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THE 7TH IS MADE UP OF PHANTOMS - 12/06/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Cast: Ron Foster, Warren Oates, Randy Boone, Robert Bray,
Wayne Mallory, Greg Morris, Jeffrey Morris, Lew Brown

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"Custer? Custer who?"
"General Custer. That's where the 7th Cavalry fought the Sioux Indians."
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"Somewhere along this river they fought a pretty big battle. Custer and 200-odd men..."
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"...somebody planted this thing around here for a gag. That canteen's not eighty years old..."
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"...What was that?"
"That was the wind."
"Yeah. The wind. Yeah, that's what it was, the wind."
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Opening Narration
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"Rifle fire? According to the Lieutenant, you were down at the Little Big Horn, forty miles away from where you were supposed to be. How'd ya hear rifle fire?..."
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"...my calender says 1964. If you've got a big thing for these Indians you got hear a little late in the day!"
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"...if you meet any Indians will you take it very slow. Because they're all College graduates and they're probably running tests on th soil."
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"...we're gonna run into a war party of Sioux! Well look, I'm tellin' you man, if that happens I'm checkin' myself in with the Medics man, for the rubber room..."
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"...we're gonna wind up at a massacre. That's what."
"You gonna stop it?"
"Yeah. Stop it... or... join it."
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"When these maneuvers are over you can come back here on a vacation and dig arrowheads or anything you like..."
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"Reno's scout found an Indian village. And it was an hour after that the whole troup went into action."
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"This is where the men separate from the nutsies."
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"What about Custer?"
"He loses a right arm. And as of the moment Reno got cut off back there, Custer's column was doomed."
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"...I just seen the grand daddy of all mirages. And this one's stickin' outta my back."
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"Alright fella's."
"Let's do it!!!"
"Bang! Bang! Bang!"
QSound 3D
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"William Connors, Michael McClusky, Richard Langsford. Kind of a coincidence Sir? Quite a coincidence. Too bad they couldn't of brought the tank up, it would'a helped..."
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Closing Narration
 

A SHORT DRINK FROM A CERTAIN FOUNTAIN - 12/13/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Bernard Girard
Cast: Patrick O'Neal, Ruta Lee, Walter Brooke

 

NINETY YEARS WITHOUT SLUMBERING - 12/20/63
Written by: George C. Johnson
Director: Roger Kay
Cast: Ed Wynn, Carolyn Kearney, James Callahan, Carol Byron,
John Pickard, Dick Wilson, William Sargent

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"Please. Please don't stop. I'll never forget to wind you again. I promise."
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Opening Narration
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"You think I'm crazy, don't you?"
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"I'm fond of my clock and that makes me crazy. My, what a strange world we live in."
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"...He died at ninety. Ninety years without slumbering. Just like the song says."
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"...Yes we were. But we somehow got off the track."
"Track? Are we gonna talk about trains now?"
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"...When my clock stops ticking, I'll die..."
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"...Senile, that's what he really said, isn't it?... Yes, and he wants you to put me away, doesn't he!?..."
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"...Out of town?... Don't you realize that the clock winds down after 48 hours!?"
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"...don't you see I'm running down. And if that stops, I'll die, I'll really die!"
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"It is better this way. It has to come sometime. And I want it to come for me here."
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"...It's been a good life. But now it's time to go."
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"...Didn't they always tell you that when the clock winds down you'll die?"
"Yes, and ya know something. I used to believe that stuff..."
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"...And a strange thing happened Marnie. When that clock died, I was born again."
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Closing Narration
 

RING-A-DING GIRL - 12/27/63
Written by: Earl Hamner, Jr.
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Cast: Maggie McNamara, Mary Munday, David Macklin, George Mitchell,
Bing Russell, Betty Lou Gerson, Hank Patterson, Bill Hickman, Vic Perrin

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"...It was my idea would make good publicity if the Ring-a-ding Girl collected rings."
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"Bunny, come home. Come home, Bunny..."
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Opening Narration
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"...That is no way to treat a celebrity!"
"But five years and not even one speck of warning."
"Oh, you know me. Glamorous, unpredictable, full of surprises..."
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"Sis. Is everything alright here? Are you alright?..."
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"...a very special hello to you, Bunny Blake, wherever you are. Bunny, please come home."
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"...Perhaps in Hollywood you can make an unreasonable request... But this isn't Hollywood."
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"...Maybe the most special person Howardville will ever have. So Bunny Blake. Help us. Help us."
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"...I take off every stitch of clothes and I jump in that old swimming pool and swim like a ring-a-ding fish..."
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"...They wanna know whether to go to the Founder's Day picnic, or this thing you're putting on at this High School..."
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"...That storm just tore it apart. It landed right in the middle of the picnic grounds... Bunny's dead Hildy... "
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"Disaster of magor proportions was diverted by the fact that most of the citizens in town are safe at this moment attending an announced performance by our local celebrity Bunny Blake..."
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Closing Narration
 

YOU DRIVE - 01/03/64
Written by: Earl Hamner, Jr.
Director: John Brahm
Cast: Edward Andrews, Hellena Westcott, Kevin Hagen, Totty Ames, John Hanek

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Opening Narration 1
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Opening Narration 2
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"Why do you have to disagree with everything I say?"
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"...I don't know, it was a faulty connection or something. The lights just kept going on and off by themselves..."
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"You didn't see the paper while you were out there did you?...The boy's late. Guess it's the rain."
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"...Ollie, that's your horn!"
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"...I hope they find the man who did it so they can give him what's comin' to him."
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"...we've had alot of old cars that didn't go honkin' their heads off in the middle of the night!..."
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"I thought you said the car was in the repair shop...What's it doing here?!"
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"...How did it get here!? They didn't deliver it."
"Well, it didn't drive itself home."
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"...If you don't get over these heebee jeebee's, I'm gonna call a doctor."
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"Last night a kid on our block was run down... Some maniac smashed into him and left him lying there in the rain."
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"...He died Mrs. Pope. About an hour ago."
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"...You always have said he was sneeky, after your job and all."
"Well, I don't have to worry about that anymore, eh?"
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Closing Narration
 

THE LONG MORROW - 01/10/64
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Robert Fleury
Cast: Robert Lansing, Mariette Hartley, George MacReady, Edward Binns

 

THE SELF IMPROVEMENT OF SALVADORE ROSS - 01/17/64
Written by: Henry Selsar and Jerry McNelley
Director: Don Siegal
Cast: Don Gordon, Gail Kobe, Vaughn Taylor, Douglass Dumbrille,
Doug Lambert, J. Pat O'Malley

 

NUMBER 12 LOOKS JUST LIKE YOU - 01/24/64
Written by: Charles Beaumont
Director: Abner Biberman
Cast: Suzy Parker, Richard Long, Pamela Austin, Collin Wilcox

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"If I didn't want the transformation, I wouldn't have to have it, would I?"
"...What you need is a glass of Instant-smile."
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"What's so terrible about being beautiful. After all... isn't everybody?"
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Opening Narration
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"I don't wanna be transformed. I wanna stay ugly..."
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"Is that good? Being like everybody. Isn't that the same as being nobody?"
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"I think it's time you tell me where you're getting these radical ideas."
"Daddy once said..."
"Your father was a handsome man."
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"...I had a cup of Instant-smile! I don't feel like smiling all the time! Sometimes I wanna cry or frown!"
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"...the poor child says to herself: 'Why should I be so hideous... So over-sized... So full of revolting skin eruptions?'."
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"...No one has ever been forced to take transformation if he didn't want it. You see, the problem is simply to discover why you don't want it. And then to make the necessary correction."
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"...These men wrote about life, and about the dignity of the individual human spirit, and about love."
"Zis is enough! Ze introduction of smut into zis interview will not help your case young lady..."
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"...he said; 'When everyone is beautiful, no one will be, because without ugliness, there can be no beauty...'"
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"...Stop talking about my father!... Valerie, he didn't die in the Ganymede incident, my father killed himself! Because when they took away his identity, he had no reason to go on living!"
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"...You're beautiful Marilyn. Just beautiful."
"And the nicest part of all Val. I look just like you!"
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Closing Narration
 

BLACK LEATHER JACKETS - 01/31/64
Written by: Earl Hamner, Jr.
Director: Joseph Newman
Cast: Lee Kinsolving, Shelly Fabares, Michael Forest, Tom Gilleran,
Denver Pyle, Irene Harvey, Michael Conrad


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