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The Twilight Zone Episode: "Kick the Can"

Season 3, Episode 21
Episode Synopsis: A nursing-home resident tries to convince others that a youthful mind means age doesn't matter. But his lifelong friend is disdainful. Whitley: Ernest Truex. Ben: Russell Collins. Cox: John Marley. Frietag: Hank Patterson. Agee: Earle Hodgins. Mrs. Summers: Marjorie Bennett. Mrs. Densley: Lenore Shanewise. Mrs. Wister: Anne O'Neal.
Original Air Date: Feb 9, 1962
Guest Cast Marjorie Bennett: Mrs. Summers Marc Stevens: Boy No. 2 Ernest Truex: Charles Whitley Russell Collins: Ben Conroy Gregory McCabe: Boy No. 1 John Marley: Cox Eve McVeagh: Nurse Anne O'Neal: Mrs. Wister Barry Truex: David Whitley Earle Hodgins: Agee Burt Mustin: Carlson Hank Patterson: Frietag Lenore Shanewise: Mrs. Densley
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Season 3, Episode 21
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Length: 24:58
Aired: 2/9/1962
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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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