The Twilight Zone Episodes

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The Twilight Zone Episode: "Walking Distance"

Season 1, Episode 5
Episode Synopsis: Job pressures push an ad exec (Gig Young) 30 years into the past. Mr. Sloan: Frank Overton. Mrs. Sloan: Irene Tedrow. Wilcox: Bill Erwin. Young Martin: Michael Montgomery. Attendant: Sheridan Comerate. Teenager: Buzz Martin. Wilcox Boy: Ronny Howard.
Original Air Date: Oct 30, 1959
Guest Cast Joseph Corey: Soda Jerk Ronny Howard: Wilcox Boy Bill Erwin: Wilcox Michael Montgomery: Young Martin Frank Overton: Mr. Sloan Pat O'Malley: Mr. Wilson Byron Foulger: Charlie Sheridan Comerate: Attendant Nan Peterson: Woman Buzz Martin: Teenager Gig Young: Martin Sloan Irene Tedrow: Mrs. Sloan
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Season 1, Episode 5
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Length: 25:11
Aired: 10/30/1959
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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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