Season 5
The Twilight Zone
36 EPISODES • 1963
The fifth and final season of The Twilight Zone aired Fridays at 9:30–10:00 pm on CBS from September 27, 1963 to June 19, 1964. It featured the same intro as the fourth season, but reverted to the original half-hour format.

Season 4


1: In Praise of Pip
Sep 27, 1963
Max Phillips is an alcoholic bookie that regrets that he wasn't a better father to his son, Pip, critically wounded in South Vietnam. A visit to an amusement park gives them both a second chance.
2: Steel
Oct 4, 1963
A small-time promoter desperately in need of money takes the place of his broken-down robot in a prize fight where humans are barred from participating.
3: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
Oct 11, 1963
No one can see the gremlin tearing apart an airplane's wing, except a newly released mental patient.
4: A Kind of a Stopwatch
Oct 18, 1963
The world's biggest bore and most avid talker gets a magical stopwatch that can stop everything except him.
5: The Last Night of a Jockey
Oct 25, 1963
Barred from the track for life, crooked jockey Grady boozily expresses the wish to escape his sordid surroundings and become a truly "big man." His wish is granted by his lookalike alter ego, but there's a heavy price to be paid at fadeout time.
6: Living Doll
Nov 1, 1963
Erich is displeased when his wife buys an expensive doll for his step-daughter. He becomes even more displeased when the doll tells him it doesn't like him!
7: The Old Man in the Cave
Nov 8, 1963
A mysterious guardian helps a tiny community survive after the Bomb destroys much of the Earth.
8: Uncle Simon
Nov 15, 1963
To inherit her insufferable Uncle's estate, a woman learns she must serve his latest invention, which is endowed with his own persona.
9: Probe 7, Over and Out
Nov 29, 1963
The lone survivors of two annihilated worlds are stranded on a distant planet.
10: The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms
Dec 6, 1963
A modern day National Guard unit find themselves in the middle of Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
11: A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain
Dec 13, 1963
Trying to keep up with his younger wife, Harmon convinces his brother to inject him with an experimental youth serum.
12: Ninety Years Without Slumbering
Dec 20, 1963
An old man fears that he will die if his grandfather clock stops running.
13: Ring-a-Ding Girl
Dec 27, 1963
A fan-club gift draws a movie star back home, where she disrupts local plans for a town picnic by offering a one-woman show.
14: You Drive
Jan 3, 1964
Driving home one rainy evening, Oliver Pope accidentally hits a boy on a bicycle. Pope flees the scene, determined to hide his guilt, but his car has other ideas.
15: The Long Morrow
Jan 10, 1964
Before leaving on a decades long mission, astronaut Douglas Stansfield meets a woman and falls in love.
16: The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross
Jan 17, 1964
A man finds that he can trade characteristics with others.
17: Number 12 Looks Just Like You
Jan 24, 1964
In a future where everyone must undergo an operation at the age of 19 to make them identical to everyone else, one woman desperately tries to hang onto her own identity.
18: Black Leather Jackets
Jan 31, 1964
Three tough-looking men on motorcycles disrupt a peaceful suburb when they move in. Yet the neighbors could never imagine just how dangerous these men really are.
19: Night Call
Feb 7, 1964
An elderly, wheelchair-bound lady receives strange anonymous phone calls in the middle of the night.
20: From Agnes – With Love
Feb 14, 1964
A computer technician must deal with the queen of all femme fatales: a computer named Agnes who wreaks havoc on his love life.
21: Spur of the Moment
Feb 21, 1964
After being chased on horseback by a terrifying, unidentified figure in black, Anne Henderson faces the biggest decision of her life.
22: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Feb 28, 1964
As a Confederate spy is about to be hanged, the rope breaks and he falls to the water below. Finally free, he races for his home where his family awaits... as does the terrible truth of his future...
23: Queen of the Nile
Mar 6, 1964
A columnist interviews a famous movie actress who has a secret to her eternal beauty.
24: What's in the Box
Mar 13, 1964
A cheating husband sees his secret revealed and it's horrible consequences on his just-repaired TV set.
25: The Masks
Mar 20, 1964
A wealthy dying man invites his family to a Mardi Gras party and insists that they wear masks specially made for them, threatening to cut off their inheritance if they refuse.
26: I Am the Night - Color Me Black
Mar 27, 1964
On the day an unpopular idealist is to be executed for the killing of a racist bully, the townsfolk are shocked to see the skies have turned pitch black.
27: Sounds and Silences
Apr 3, 1964
A man's wish to listen to loud noise backfires.
28: Caesar and Me
Apr 10, 1964
A ventriloquist's dummy goads him into committing burglaries.
29: The Jeopardy Room
Apr 17, 1964
A KGB agent plays games with a defector, whose life he's been ordered to take, by giving him three hours to find and defuse a bomb he has hidden in his room.
30: Stopover in a Quiet Town
Apr 24, 1964
Bob and Millie wake up to find they are in a strange town. Everything appears to be props - trees, animals even cars.
31: The Encounter
May 1, 1964
A World War II veteran and a Japanese-American gardener battle each other over a war that ended more than 20 years ago.
32: Mr. Garrity and the Graves
May 8, 1964
Jared Garrity arrives in the Old West town of Happiness, Arizona, proclaiming he can revive the dead.
33: The Brain Center at Whipple's
May 15, 1964
A factory CEO replaces human workers with machines.
34: Come Wander with Me
May 22, 1964
A singer searches for an authentic folk song.
35: The Fear
May 29, 1964
Two people in a remote cabin find signs of an extraterrestrial.
36: The Bewitchin' Pool
Jun 19, 1964
Two unhappy children find a happy escape in a swimming pool.
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