My absolute favorite is "It's A Good Life", with Billy Mumy (ya'll know, the Lost in Space kiddo), who, if he didn't like something/someone, he "wished it/them" into the cornfield. Cloris Leachman was his mom. I was always afraid of Perry Como LPs after I saw that. It was based on a short story by Jerome Bixby, which I had read prior to seeing the TZ episode. Exceptional.My second favorite, although right up there with "It's A Good Life" is the one where this guy happens upon a watch that can stop time, so he stops time and steals stuff, but then he drops the watch, while he has stopped time, and then everything around him is stopped - and he's all alone - a precursor to "The Omega Man" to me, I guess. Sorry I can't recall the title right now. B, I'd say there were about 30% GREAT and the rest were always bearable, back in those days of B&W TV. Even better than "Outer Limits". Good post - thanks for the memories - makes me want to pull out all my VHS copies of TZ.
Good marathon. Also good was the marathon of old Hee Haw episodes on CMT on New Year's Eve. "You met another and pfft you were gone."
The SciFi channel has been doing that marathon on New Years for a long time -- I used to watch it every year, but now I have a 3yo son, & I don't think it would work out well. But my sister did call me to let me know that "Talking Tina" was on. It's the one with Telly Savalas & an evil doll. It still freaks me out.
That show has always scared the sh*t out of me....I've never watched a complete episode....something about that awful, eerie background music....[oofph shudder]......
The episode I MOST remember is the one where there is some type of gremlin creature ripping at the wing of a airplane and the bloke watching the gremlin goes mad. The second most memorable episode is where everyone at a party must wear horrid masks that reflect their inner personalities until midnight and upon removing the masks find their faces have frozen to resemble the masks. To this very day when flying in an airplane I always recall the gremlin episode.
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