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The Twilight Zone Episode: "The Bard"

Season 4, Episode 18
Episode Synopsis: Jack Weston plays an aspiring TV writer who inadvertently conjures up the ghost of William Shakespeare (John Williams), and takes credit for the Bard's brilliant teleplay. Burt Reynolds plays method actor Rocky Rhodes. Shannon: John McGiver. Sadie: Doro Merande. Hugo: Henry Lascoe. Dolan: William Lanteau. Bramhoff: Howard McNear. Secretary: Marge Redmond. Bus Driver: Clegg Hoyt.
Original Air Date: May 23, 1963
Guest Cast Howard McNear: Bramhoff Judy Strangis: Cora Burt Reynolds: Rocky Rhodes John Williams: William Shakespeare Marge Redmond: Secretary Jack Weston: Julius Moomer Henry Lascoe: Gerald Hugo Doro Merande: Sadie John McGiver: Shannon William Lanteau: Dolan Clegg Hoyt: Bus Driver
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Season 4, Episode 18
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Length: 50:55
Aired: 5/23/1963
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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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