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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 Lenore Shanewise: Mrs. Densley Burt Mustin: Carlson Anne O'Neal: Mrs. Wister Russell Collins: Ben Conroy Marjorie Bennett: Mrs. Summers Earle Hodgins: Agee Marc Stevens: Boy No. 2 John Marley: Cox Eve McVeagh: Nurse Hank Patterson: Frietag Barry Truex: David Whitley Ernest Truex: Charles Whitley Gregory McCabe: Boy No. 1
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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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