Synopsis

Mickey Rooney delivers a tour de force solo performance in the Twilight Zone playlet "The Last Night of a Jockey." Barred from the track for life, crooked jockey Grady (Rooney) boozily expresses the wish to escape his sordid surroundings and become a truly "big man." His wish is granted by his lookalike alter ego (also Rooney), but there's a heavy price to be paid at fadeout time.

Aired on 10/25/1963
 
25 :
 
6.7/10 • 693 voting


The Twilight Zone • S05E05
ActorRole
Rod Serling Rod SerlingHimself/Host
Mickey Rooney Mickey Rooney
NameJob
William FrougProducer
Rod SerlingExecutive Producer
Herbert HirschmanProducer
Bert GranetProducer
Buck HoughtonProducer
Rod SerlingWriter
Joseph M. NewmanDirector
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  • Original title

    The Twilight Zone

  • Type

    TV series

  • Episodes

    5 Seasons • 156 Episodes

  • Rating

    9/10 (50 733 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

  • Country of origin

    US

  • Original language(s)

    en

  • Running time

    30 :

  • Website

    http://www.cbs.com/shows/…

  • Status

    Ended