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IN PRAISE OF PIP - 09/27/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Joseph M. Newman
Cast: Jack Klugman, Connie Gilchrist, Billy Mumy, Bob Diamond,
John Launer, Ross Elliot, Gerald Gordon, Stuart Nesbet

 

STEEL - 10/04/63
Written by: Richard Matheson
Director: Don Weiss
Cast: Lee Marvin, Joe Mantell, Merritt Bohn, Frank London, Tipp McClure

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"...it'll be a miracle if he goes two rounds."
"It's not that bad Paul."
"It's worse."
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Opening Narration
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"...we got us a piece of dead iron here!"
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"...I just want a good fight. "
"You'll get it, Mr. Nolan. You'll get it."
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"...You'll get your money after you deliver a fight."
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"...this heap's been goin' on borrowed time for the past three years...don't you talk to me about breakages!"
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"Steel, use your head, will ya. It's a B7. You'll get mangled...I'm not gonna let you do it!..."
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"Ladies and gentlemen...featuring from Philadelpia...The B2...Battling Maxo!..."
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"...the robe. Get the robe."
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"...Go get the money...Now!"
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"...He said he wouldn't pay five c's for a one rounder..."
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"...Ya, Maxo's gonna be alright."
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Closing Narration
 

NIGHTMARE AT 20,000 FEET - 10/11/63
Written by: Richard Matheson
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: William Shatner, Christine White, Edward Kemmer, Asa Maynor, Nick Cravat

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Opening Narration
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"Here! Quickly! There's a man out there. Look, he's crawling on..."
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"Julia. There's a man out there. I don't mean a man, I mean a...What did they call them during the war?... Gremlins..."
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"...He's not there now. He jumps away whenever anyone might see him..."
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"Do I look insane?"
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"I didn't tell you before because I wasn't sure whether it was real or not, but I am sure now. It is real. There's a man out there!"
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"Look, for the last time, that creature is out there. And the reason I'm telling you is, he's starting to tamper with one of the engines."
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"Listen, keep your voice down...Mr. Wilson, I'm warning you..."
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"Mr. wilson, please. Alright you saw him. But there are other people aboard, we mustn't alarm them..."
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"Aaaaahhhh!...Bang, bang, bang..."
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"It's alright now darling."
"I know. But I'm the only one who does know...right now."
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Closing Narration
 

A KIND OF STOPWATCH - 10/18/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: John Rich
Cast: Richard Erdman, Herbie Faye, Leon Belasco, Doris Singleton, Roy Roberts

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"...I have been feeding suggestions into that suggestion box for 11 months...suggestions, any clod can make, but dynamic blueprints for the future, only McNulty can make. You think about that now." View Graphic
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Opening Narration View Graphic
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"It takes a very special kind of employer to realize that one of his men has got it. Obviously, McNulty has got it." View Graphic
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"...here is one of you suggestions...Make hotdogs flat so that they can fit easily into a hamburger bun." View Graphic
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"The key to a successful modern business is diversification. You think about that now."
"I have thought about it. You're fired!" View Graphic
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"...the apartments a six floor walk-up, and it's boiling hot. But I tell you there's one thing the apartment don't have that makes it all worthwhile. It don't have McNulty!" View Graphic
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"Don't tell me, you got canned."
"...we mutually agreed that I wasn't gonna work there anymore." View Graphic
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"...every night of every week...you come in here, drive everybody out of their skull walkin' on your lower lip. Now you think about that will ya..." View Graphic
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"...I say fifty four forty or fight. I also say, damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead..." View Graphic
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"...It's a gift, a small remembrance of our friendship...a stopwatch..." View Graphic
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"Joe? Hey, Joe, say somethin'. You look like you were frozen..." View Graphic
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"...McNulty, you're the one guy that makes me wish they'd never repealed prohibition..." View Graphic
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"Somethin' tells me this is a very unusual watch..." View Graphic
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"...It works. I push the button, I stop the watch, and I stop the world..." View Graphic
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"...I came here to see Cooper. It is time to diversify." View Graphic
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"...Kitchy, kitchy, koo. Kitchy, kitchy, Cooper..." View Graphic
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"...I'm the only one who knows. I'm the only one... The greatest conversation piece in the world...and what does it do? It stops conversation." View Graphic
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"...As of tomorrow evening, McNulty is gonna be loaded...Tomorrow, I'll be able to buy Honolulu." View Graphic
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"Come on, everyone, move, move, come on everybody, up, up, move, do something..." View Graphic
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"...Oh Joe, say something, do something, move..." View Graphic
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"Someone, help! Help me! Please somebody move! Talk! Say Something! Help!" View Graphic
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Closing Narration View Graphic
 

THE LAST NIGHT OF A JOCKEY - 10/25/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Joseph Newman
Cast: Mickey Rooney

 

LIVING DOLL - 11/01/63
Written by: Charles Beaumont
Director: Richard Sarifian
Cast: Telly Savalas, Tracy Stratford, Mary La Roche

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"She's alive Daddy, and her name is Talky Tina."
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"...My name is Talky Tina, and I love you very much."
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"My name is Talky Tina, and I don't think I like you."
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Opening Narration
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"My name is Talky Tina, and you'll be sorry."
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"I didn't know your doll could wink..."
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"My name is Talky Tina, and I'm beginning to hate you."
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"My name is Erich Streator, and I'm gonna get rid of you..."
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"...Then I can hurt you."
"Not really. But I could hurt you."
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"My name is Talky Tina, and I'm going to kill you."
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"...Enough is enough, and a joke is a joke! But you're carrying it too far!..."
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"I told you you'd be sorry. Christie. Christie. Wake up Christie..."
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"Daddy, Daddy, please!"
"I'm not your Daddy!"
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"I thought you said you had feelings."
"I can stand it if you can..."
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"...That doll said things no doll should say! I had to get rid of it."
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"My name is Talky Tina, and I don't forgive you."
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"...My name is Talky Tina, and you'd better be nice to me." QSound 3D
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Closing Narration
 

THE OLD MAN IN THE CAVE - 11/08/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Cast: James Coburn, John Anderson, Josie Lloyd, John Craven,
Natalie Masters, John Marley, Frank Watkins

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"We've just had communication from the old man in the cave...the canned goods there, the old man says that they're contaminated. And should be destroyed."
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Opening Narration
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"Major French is my name. Central States Command. We're being sent around to organize..."
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"...If you give us any trouble. Any trouble at all. I'm gonna hang you."
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"What is all this?"
"Poison. Contaminated food."
"Who says so?..."
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"We've survived Major French. The rest of the world has died of radioactivity...we survived..."
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"We are now going up to the cave and check your favorite recluse!"
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"Don't get that food out! Do you hear, it's contaminated!...Stop it! Listen to me all of you!..."
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"Stop it! Don't eat the food!"
"Hey, look at this! We just repealed prohibition!"
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"Well if it isn't the illustrious Mr. Goldsmith. Keeper of the legend, protector of the fables, and the lord high chamberlain of the cave."
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"You came as intruders. But now you're murderers. Only God knows how many people will die because of tonight."
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"Now hear this! There is no old man in the cave!"
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"Open the cave Goldsmith!"
"You'll have to kill me first."
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"It's a computer. Right here's your old man. Is your tyrant! Kill it. Well, you've got to kill it! You've been hungry long enough, now kill it!"
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" Alright you're all free now. You understand, you're free!" QSound 3D
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"Maybe this has to be the destiny of man..."
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Closing Narration
 

UNCLE SIMON - 11/15/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Don Siegal
Cast: Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Ford, Ian Wolfe, John McLiam

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"...Garbage head! I'm right behind you, there's no need to yell."
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"Well, my wilting blossom. What's on your mind?"
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"...It means I've dropped dead on root. And you can bring me a bottle of formaldehyde and a rose."
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"You're such a humorous uncle. You should have gone into burlesque."
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"You have all the grace and femininity if a high buttoned shoe."
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"...My gardener is an ancient relic, made out of dry skin and ice water."
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"Some day I would like to find out what it is you putter around with down there."
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"Keep your...long, thin, probing nose out of my business."
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"...use the English Bone, China cup. And if it's not hot enough, I'll throw it on the floor."
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"When I come back from your funeral, I'm going to open a bottle of wine..."
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Opening Narration
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"You night-crawling imitation of the female gender!"
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"If I catch you sneeking around outside my door, I'll break your head!"
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"Why do decent men die and animals like yourself keep living on?"
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"...Who came here and nursed you, and kept you alive?!..."
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"Barbara, help me. Barbara, why won't you help me?..."
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"I think my back is broken."
"Did you say you want some hot chocolate?..."
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"...As of right now, I am going to reep!"
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"My beloved niece Barbara would be responsible for the wellbeing of my latest experiment..."
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"How do you do. I'm a mechanical man."
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"I bid you greetings. Hello Barbara."
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"I am like an infant. I am maturing gradually."
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"...It's coming through now. A new craving. Hot chocolate..."
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"Barbara, won't you bring me some hot chocolate."
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"Would you please close all the windows and pull the drapes. I don't like the lights. I don't like the draft..."
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"...If you can prevail upon that Raggedy-Ann carcass of yours to exert itself, I'd like a cup of hot chocolate."
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"I'll fix it for you now... Uncle."
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Closing Narration
 

PROBE 7 - OVER AND OUT - 12/29/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Ted Post
Cast: Richard Basehart, Antoinette Bower, Frank Cooper, Barton Heyman

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"...if you check out your ship, we can transmit instructions to you for it's repair... "
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Opening Narration
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"Any point in my trying to contact you further?"
"...One: To help your loneliness. Two: To see if your own world still exists."
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"I've got company. I've got company! Whoever and wherever! Welcome! Welcome!"
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"...We wiped them out. They wiped us out... Whoever you meet there... I hope it can come without fear. I hope it can come without anger..."
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"My name is Cook. I come from another planet... I'm the wingless spaceman with no place to go and all the time in the Universe to get there."
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"You could dissappear any time now. Understand?"
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"...Anyway, we're stuck here. A one-armed man with a broken rib and...a tired woman."
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"Well, I can offer you food. And I can offer you companionship... But the brighter of us will have to learn the others language eventually."
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"...I can give you an observation as to the psychological makeup of man. He's a frightened breed. He's a very frightened breed."
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"...We've just given this place a name. Alright. We'll call it Earth."
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"Cook. Adam Cook."
"Adam Cook."
"Norda."
"Norda. Eve."
"...This is our home now. This is Earth."
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"Is that your food. Is that what you've been living on. What is it?"
"Eat. Food."
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Closing Narration


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