The Twilight Zone

10 Best Episodes of The Twilight Zone

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#1 - The Who of You (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Struggling actor Harry risks everything to catch his big break, but an impulsive scheme takes a few turns no one saw coming.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 396 votes.

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#2 - Meet in the Middle (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Lonely bachelor Phil finds meaningful human connection when he discovers a telepathic link to a stranger named Annie. Their connection quickly sparks a romance, but not everything is as it seems in this seemingly idyllic fantasy.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 462 votes.

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#3 - Among the Untrodden (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Transfer student Irene's unusual interests make her an easy target at her new all-girls boarding school until she discovers that popular classmate Madison possesses a unique talent.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 350 votes.

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#4 - Nightmare at 30,000 Feet (Season 1 - Episode 2)


A journalist listens to a podcast detailing how the plane on which he's a passenger will disappear.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 1509 votes.

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#5 - Try, Try (Season 2 - Episode 9)

When the quick-witted Claudia has a chance run-in with Mark at a museum, he dazzles her with his seemingly miraculous abilities. But after the true source of his charisma is revealed, the encounter takes a dark turn.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 336 votes.

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#6 - A Small Town (Season 2 - Episode 8)


A quiet church handyman uncovers a magical scale model imbuing him with the power to help his struggling small town. But with the sleazy Mayor Conway taking all the credit, will Jason's good intentions be corrupted?

The episode was rated 7.25 from 342 votes.

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#7 - Replay (Season 1 - Episode 3)

A self-made lawyer and mother named Nina Harrison takes her son Dorian to his first year at college. Her old camcorder can rewind time, but can it help her ensure her son's future?

The episode was rated 7.20 from 1275 votes.

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#8 - The Blue Scorpion (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Following the death of his dad, an anthropology professor finds the re-emergence of a gun called the Blue Scorpion which is about to become his most personal research project.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 685 votes.

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#9 - Downtime (Season 2 - Episode 2)

After a recent promotion to hotel manager, Michelle feels like she's on top of the world, but any cause for celebration is short lived when the nature of her reality is called into question.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 389 votes.

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#10 - Six Degrees of Freedom (Season 1 - Episode 6)


A space crew preparing for the first human flight to Mars is faced with a life-altering decision… and its consequences.

The episode was rated 7.03 from 887 votes.

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#11 - The Comedian (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Taking advice from a famous comedian, a stand-up comic makes fun of his own life - with unexpected results.

The episode was rated 7.02 from 1742 votes.

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#12 - Blurryman (Season 1 - Episode 10)


A writer is haunted by a mysterious figure.

The episode was rated 6.95 from 674 votes.

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#13 - A Traveler (Season 1 - Episode 4)

On Christmas Eve in Iglaak, Alaska, a mysterious traveler wishes to be pardoned by Captain Lane Pendleton.

The episode was rated 6.91 from 1075 votes.

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#14 - A Human Face (Season 2 - Episode 7)


A grieving couple's move is interrupted by an otherworldly encounter, leading them to second guess what's worth leaving behind.

The episode was rated 6.84 from 278 votes.

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#15 - Point of Origin (Season 1 - Episode 8)

A suburban housewife wants to go home. But where - and what - is home, really?

The episode was rated 6.83 from 755 votes.

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#16 - 8 (Season 2 - Episode 6)


At the outer reaches of the world, a team of scientists discover a new highly intelligent species, but its existence may endanger more than their research.

The episode was rated 6.80 from 300 votes.

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#17 - Ovation (Season 2 - Episode 4)

The music career of struggling singer Jasmine takes off overnight after she witnesses a tragic incident. Jasmine begins receiving rapturous applause everywhere she goes, but she soon realizes the relentless recognition comes at a steep cost.

The episode was rated 6.71 from 361 votes.

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#18 - Not All Men (Season 1 - Episode 7)


A meteor shower spreads infection across an entire town, affecting some of the inhabitants more than others.

The episode was rated 6.67 from 810 votes.

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#19 - The Wunderkind (Season 1 - Episode 5)

A down-on-his-luck campaign manager is determined to get a kid elected as the President of the United States.

The episode was rated 6.66 from 940 votes.

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#20 - You Might Also Like (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Stay-at-home housewife Mrs. Warren looks forward to acquiring the widely marketed 'Egg,' an enigmatic device that promises to make everything better for everyone forever. But further investigation soon reveals the unsavory truth about this mysterious product.

The episode was rated 6.37 from 325 votes.


Last updated: jan 24, 2023

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