The Twilight Zone Episodes

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The Twilight Zone Episode: "It's a Good Life"

Season 3, Episode 8
Episode Synopsis: The townspeople of Peaksville bow in fear before a six-year-old (Billy Mumy), who has the power to create and destroy at will. Fremont: John Larch. Mrs. Fremont: Cloris Leachman. Soames: Tom Hatcher. Aunt Amy: Alice Frost. Dan: Don Keefer. Ethel: Jeanne Bates. Thelma Dunn: Lenore Kingston.
Original Air Date: Nov 3, 1961
Guest Cast Tom Hatcher: Bill Soames Billy Mumy: Anthony Lenore Kingston: Thelma Dunn Cloris Leachman: Mrs. Fremont Don Keefer: Dan Hollis Jeanne Bates: Ethel Hollis John Larch: Fremont Casey Adams: Pat Riley Alice Frost: Aunt Amy
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Season 3, Episode 8
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Length: 24:54
Aired: 11/3/1961
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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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