Season 2, Episode 59 The Sins of the Fathers

First Aired: February 23, 1972

"The Sins of the Fathers," based on the old Welsh custom of sin-eating: cleansing a man of his sins by feasting in the presence of his corpse. Richard Thomas. Mrs. Evans: Geraldine Page. Servant: Michael Dunn. Widow: Barbara Steele. Rod Serling is the series host.

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  • Premiered: December 16, 1970
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A stylish anthology of tales focusing on the nightmarishly macabre and the supernatural. Some episodes were adaptations of classic stories, others based on original scripts---including some by host Rod Serling, creator of `The Twilight Zone.' His entries i… (more)

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