The Outer Limits - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Galaxy Being

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Sep 16, 1963

The Galaxy Being

Engineer Allen Maxwell draws power from his brother's radio station to contact an alien explorer in a distant galaxy. However, when the transmission is overloaded, the Being is transported to Earth with disasterous results.

The Hundred Days of the Dragon

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 23, 1963

The Hundred Days of the Dragon

An Asian despot successfully infiltrates an imposter for an American Presidential candidate... and the imposter is elected President.

The Sixth Finger

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 14, 1963

The Sixth Finger

A Welsh miner volunteers for an experiment to advance him 20,000 years up the evolutionary ladder.

The Man Who Was Never Born

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Oct 28, 1963

A mutant from a doomed future travels back in time to the present day, to stop the series of events that lead to his world. However, he falls in the love with the fiancee of the man he intends to kill.

O.B.I.T.

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Nov 4, 1963

Corpus Earthling

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Nov 18, 1963

Corpus Earthling

After he's concussed in a lab accident, surgeon Paul Cameron hears two nearby rocks discussing their plans to conquer Earth.

Nightmare

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Dec 2, 1963

Nightmare

In the war between the planets Ebon and Earth, the Ebonites capture several enemy prisoners and put them through a series of grotesque tortures to determine what they know.

It Crawled Out of the Woodwork

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Dec 9, 1963

It Crawled Out of the Woodwork

An unstoppable and insatiable energy cloud is created at a physics center in California... and the director attempts to control it no matter the cost in human life.

The Zanti Misfits

Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Dec 30, 1963

The Zanti Misfits

Alien beings, the Zanti, send their criminals to Earth because they are morally opposed to killing them. They instruct the U.S.military not to approach the Zanti spacecraft... but a man and woman break through the cordon, risking the destruction of Earth.

The Mice

Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Jan 6, 1964

Controlled Experiment

Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Jan 13, 1964

Controlled Experiment

Two undercover Martians use a time-control device to analyze the quaint human custom of murder.

ZZZZZ

Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Jan 27, 1964

The Invisibles

Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Feb 3, 1964

The Invisibles

Alien parasites plan the conquest of Earth by attaching themselves to the spinal columns of men in power. They recruit disaffected loners to spread their infection... unaware that one of the loners is a government agent sent to infiltrate them.

The Bellero Shield

Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: Feb 10, 1964

The Bellero Shield

When Judith Bellero's father-in-law refuses to grant her scientist husband--Richard Jr.--control of his company, Judith sees a way to win Richard acclaim by murdering an alien that he accidentally summoned to Earth and claiming that Richard invented the protective shield device it wears.

Moonstone

Episode: 1x24 | Airdate: Mar 9, 1964

The Mutant

Episode: 1x25 | Airdate: Mar 16, 1964

The Guests

Episode: 1x26 | Airdate: Mar 23, 1964

The Guests

Fun and Games

Episode: 1x27 | Airdate: Mar 30, 1964

Fun and Games

A crook and a divorced wife are abducted from Earth to participate in a battle of life and death against two aliens. The stakes: the winners' planet will be spared while the other is destroyed as entertainment for the aliens responsible for the game.

A Feasibility Study

Episode: 1x29 | Airdate: Apr 13, 1964

A Feasibility Study

An alien race teleports away six square blocks of a city in the hopes that they can use the residents as slaves.

Production and Decay of Strange Particles

Episode: 1x30 | Airdate: Apr 20, 1964

Production and Decay of Strange Particles

Exposing a quasi-stellar sample to nuclear radiation opens a crack between universe, allowing entities from another dimension to enter this world, enter the suits of the workers, disintegrate their bodies, and animate the suits. Now the beings intend to set off a nuclear explosion to widen the crack.

The Chameleon

Episode: 1x31 | Airdate: Apr 27, 1964

The Chameleon

A government assassin is given a unique assignment: undergo alien DNA grafts to "become" an alien, infiltrate their ship which crashed on Earth, and find out if they pose a threat.

Season 2

Soldier

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 19, 1964

Soldier

A soldier from a future Earth is blasted back through time to the present day and must learn how his new world works. Meanwhile, his opposite number also travels back in time.

Behold, Eck!

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 3, 1964

Behold, Eck!

A scientist sees a energy being that has become trapped on our plane of existence after making special pairs of glasses out of meteorite material. He then tries to help the creature to get home.

Expanding Human

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 10, 1964

Expanding Human

A doctors experiments with mind altering drugs leads to a changed body and consciousness as he starts using more and more of his brain.

Demon with a Glass Hand

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 17, 1964

Demon with a Glass Hand

A man named Trent travels from future Earth to the present via a time mirror. Aliens who have invaded Earth come after him, seeking the secrets of Trent's glass hand,,,which will reveal where Earth's population has disappeared to.

Cry of Silence

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Oct 24, 1964

Cry of Silence

When a couple goes to look at where they will be buying a new farm to move to, they accidentally hit a rock, then start to have encounters with very strange tumbleweeds.

The Invisible Enemy

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Oct 31, 1964

The Invisible Enemy

On a world of unending sand, Earth astronauts are picked off one by one by an unseen killer.

Wolf 359

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 7, 1964

Wolf 359

Scientists create a miniature replica of Wolf 359 in the laboratory. A world that is over 8 light years from Earth. Terraforming the contained environment, they get surprisingly unexpected results.

I, Robot

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Nov 14, 1964

I, Robot

A sentient robot is put on trial for the crime of murder.

The Inheritors (1)

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Nov 21, 1964

The Inheritors (1)

Four soldiers come back to military bases wounded in the head by bullets, it is discovered that each of the four men have a second set of brain waves. The men then vanish off the military base and the U.S. government tries to find out what they are up to.

The Inheritors (2)

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Nov 28, 1964

The Inheritors (2)

The four men's project and Minns gathers several handicapped children as the government agents try to stop their plans.

Keeper of the Purple Twilight

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Dec 5, 1964

Keeper of the Purple Twilight

A alien offers advance knowledge to a scientist in exchange for his various emotions that the alien knows nothing about.

The Duplicate Man

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Dec 19, 1964

The Duplicate Man

A duplicate man is sent out to destroy a dangerous alien creature after a scientist realizes that a dangerous megasoid is on the loose.

The Brain of Colonel Barham

Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Jan 2, 1965

The Brain of Colonel Barham

With a developing space program, a experiment to use a human brain to control and direct a future flight to another world is undertaken. Colonel Barham who has been gravely injured in the past and will never walk again, volunteers for the project that will use his brain as a sort of artificial intelligence. However things go awry as unexpected consequences of the project occur.

The Premonition

Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Jan 9, 1965

The Premonition

A air force test pilot crashes and discovers that everyone is in a time warp except for him and his wife. They investigate the local air force base he is stationed out of and discover a terrible event is about to happen that will affect both their lives.

The Probe

Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Jan 16, 1965