The Twilight Zone became the role model for TV anthologies. The parables which usually resided in the world of fantasy or science fiction expertly explored humanity's hopes, despairs, prides and prejudices in metaphoric ways conventional drama cannot.
A scientist creates an android that has the qualities which he feels he's lacking.
A US naval destroyer investigates a mysterious tapping sound coming from a sunken submarine.
A reporter finds himself trapped in a small town where people can reverse time and do many other amazing things.
Peter Vollmer, a small-time neo-Nazi leader, yearns for more power. Advised by a shadowy benefactor, Vollmer's following grows, as does his ego.
A 12-year-old girl who lost her parents in a fire doesn't speak because she has grown up in a secret telepathic community. The couple who take her in, and her teacher, are determined to help her adapt to their society, no matter the cost.
A three-man spacecraft lands on a planet only to discover the wreckage of a spacecraft identical to their own. Two of the crew are convinced that they are dead, but the captain refuses to see the truth.
Jess-Belle enlists the aid of a local witch who casts a spell that makes Billy-Ben fall in love with her.
A lonely man falls in love with a mini museum doll, which he believes is alive.
Douglas Winter, the editor of a famous newspaper, makes a deal with the devil.
A man travels back in time to try to prevent some of history's catastrophes.
An astronaut arrives back on Earth, then notices several differences.
A man considers several possibilities when offered one wish by a genie.
The curator of a murderers' row in a soon-to-be-defunct wax museum persuades the owner to let him keep the figures for awhile. When his wife attempts to destroy them, a new murderous rampage begins.
A bored, wealthy businessman gets a chance to go back in time and start over, armed with all the knowledge he's acquired...an arsenal that's not as powerful as he thinks.
Toy designer Horace Ford spends most of his time reminiscing about his idyllic childhood. But when he gets a chance to go back to those years he gets a bitter taste of reality.
A man named Benteen leads a colony of Americans stranded on a desert planet for 30 years.
A husband and wife take a cruise they will never forget.
An untalented would-be writer's career takes off when the ghost of William Shakespeare writes his script.