The Outer Limits
The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. The series was revived in 1995, airing on Showtime from 1995 to 1999, then on Sci-Fi Channel from 1999 until its cancellation in 2002. In 1997, the episode "The Zanti Misfits" was ranked #98 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.
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Season 1Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 16, 1963
The Galaxy Being Sep 16, 1963 A radio station engineer named Allan Maxwell establishes contact with an alien being. But when the station's power is turned up, the alien is teleported to Earth, where is radioactive nature causes havoc.
S01 E02Sep 23, 1963
The Hundred Days of the Dragon Sep 23, 1963 ""An oriental power"" develops a radical medical advance that temporarily makes skin malleable. They then manage to replace a Presidential candidate with one of their own.
S01 E03Sep 30, 1963
The Architects of Fear Sep 30, 1963 A group of intellectuals decides that the best way to avoid World War III is to give us all a common enemy. To that end, they transform a man into an alien creature.
S01 E04Oct 7, 1963
The Man With the Power Oct 7, 1963 A radical experiment gives a college professor incredible power, which his subconcious mind uses to destroy his enemies.
S01 E05Oct 14, 1963
The Sixth Finger Oct 14, 1963 A scientist discovers a way to speed up evolution and tries out the process on a simple miner.
S01 E06Oct 28, 1963
The Man Who Was Never Born Oct 28, 1963 An astronaut travels to the 23rd Century, where he finds the Earth a blasted wasteland inhabited by monsters.
Season 2Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 19, 1964
Soldier Sep 19, 1964 Two soldiers from the future are thrust back through time to the present day.
S02 E02Sep 26, 1964
Cold Hands, Warm Heart Sep 26, 1964 After returning from a mission to Venus, an astronaut can't seem to stay warm enough and has strange dreams about encountering a wraith-like being outside his spaceship window.
S02 E03Oct 3, 1964
Behold, Eck! Oct 3, 1964 A scientist invents a pair of glasses which enable him to see and communicate with a two dimensional being.
S02 E04Oct 10, 1964
Expanding Human Oct 10, 1964 A man experimenting with conciousness expansion drugs becomes super-human and not really human at all.
S02 E05Oct 17, 1964
Demon with a Glass Hand Oct 17, 1964 A man with a glass hand attempts to unravel the mystery of who he is.
S02 E06Oct 24, 1964
Cry of Silence Oct 24, 1964 A couple of motorists stranded in the desert are stalked by a bunch of tumbleweeds.