The Twilight Zone Episodes

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The Twilight Zone Episode: "Showdown with Rance McGrew"

Season 3, Episode 20
Episode Synopsis: Larry Blyden as an impudent cowboy star whose self-assurance vanishes when he encounters the real Jesse James (Arch Johnson). Director: Robert Cornthwaite. Property Man: William McLean. Cowboy No. 1: Troy Melton. Cowboy No. 2: Jay Overholts. Bartender: Robert J. Stevenson. Old Man: Hal K. Dawson.
Original Air Date: Feb 2, 1962
Guest Cast Robert Kline: TV Jesse James Jay Overholts: Cowboy No. 2 Arch Johnson: Jesse James William McLean: Property Man Troy Melton: Cowboy No. 1 Robert J. Stevenson: TV Bartender Larry Blyden: Rance McGrew Hal K. Dawson: Old Man Jim Turley: Rance's Double Robert Cornthwaite: Director
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Season 3, Episode 20
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Length: 24:49
Aired: 2/2/1962
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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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