The Twilight Zone Episodes

1959, TV Show

The Twilight Zone Episode: "Mr. Dingle, the Strong"

Season 2, Episode 20
Episode Synopsis: Burgess Meredith plays a meek man turned strong thanks to a Martian experiment. Bettor: Don Rickles. Bartender: James Westerfield. Callahan: Edward Ryder. Martian No. 1: Douglas Spencer. Venusian No. 1: Donald Losby. Venusian No. 2: Greg Irvin. Written by Rod Serling.
Original Air Date: Mar 3, 1961
Guest Cast Donald Losby: Venusian No. 1 James Westerfield: Bartender (O'Toole) Frank Richards: 3rd Man Greg Irvin: Venusian No. 2 Bob Duggan: Photographer Jay Hector: Boy Phil Arnold: Ist Man Jo Ann Dixon: Nurse Douglas Evans: 2nd Man Michael Fox: Martian No. 2 Burgess Meredith: Luther Dingle James Millhollin: Abernathy Douglas Spencer: Martian No. 1 Don Rickles: Bettor Edward Ryder: Callahan
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Season 2, Episode 20
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Length: 25:18
Aired: 3/3/1961
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Premiered: October 02, 1959, on CBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A classic anthology of sci-fi, suspense and goose-bump-inducing tales that explore 'a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man.' Filled with invention and irony, the stories are tightly constructed, ingenious flights of imagination with often cautionary themes---and frequently a terrific twist at the end. Host and prolific writer Rod Serling penned most of the episodes himself. Influential and often (poorly) imitated, the series was resurrected twice, in 1985 on CBS and in 2002 on UPN.



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