Rod Serling Archives

Night Gallery: Second Season

Manuscripts by Rod Serling, held by the Rod Serling Archives at Ithaca College.

The collection contains only segments written by Rod Serling and the numbering reflects the holdings of the collection rather than the total sequence of segments.

Script number Episode title Air date Draft date Notes Leaves
12 The boy who predicted earthquakes. 9-15-1971 n.d. Titled "Herbie" 31 l.
12 The boy who predicted earthquakes. 9-15-1971 4-19-1971 Titled "Herbie," previously titled "And now Danny Dingle." Revised. 13 l.
12 The boy who predicted earthquakes. 9-15-1971 4-22-1971 Titled "Herbie" Based on the story "The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes" by Margaret St. Clair. 24 l.
13 A death in the family. 9-22-1971 n.d. Based on a short story by Miriam Allen DeFord. 25 l.
13 A death in the family. 9-22-1971 5-12-1971 Revised. 10 l.
13 A death in the family. 9-22-1971 5-13-1971 Revised. 5 l.
13 A death in the family. 9-22-1971 5-13-1971 Revised. 25 l.
14 The class of '99. 9-22-1971 3-22-1971
25 l.
14 The class of '99. 9-22-1971 3-29-1971 Spec. Run. Prod. #33510. 21 l.
14 The class of '99. 9-22-1971 6-4-1971 Spec. Run. Prod. #C-33578, formerly Prod. #33510. 20 l.
15 A fear of spiders. 10-6-1971 n.d. Based on a short story "The Spider" by Elizabeth Walter. 25 l.
15 A fear of spiders. 10-6-1971 5-20-1971 Based on a short story "The Spider" by Elizabeth Walter. Spec. Run. 22 l.
16 Academy. 10-6-1971 5-3-1971 Based on a short story by David Ely. 20 l.
16 Academy. 10-6-1971 5-11-1971 From the short story by David Ely. Spec. run. Prod. #22532. 20 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 n.d. Revised. 27 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 n.d. Excerpt. Former title: Nightmare Morning. Based on the story "They" by Robert A. Heinlein. 18 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 5-7-1971 Excerpt. Former title: Nightmare Morning. 2 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 5-12-1971 Revised.Spec. Run. Based on the story "They" by Robert A. Heinlein. 16 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 5-17-1971 Revised.Spec. Run. Based on the story "They" by Robert A. Heinlein. Dated 5-12-1971 with revisions daetd 5-17-1971. 16 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 5-17-1971 Excerpt. Revised. 4 l.
17 Midnight never ends. 11-3-1971 5-25-1971 Sp. Run. Revised. 24 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 n.d.
35 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 n.d. Prod. #32301. 28 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 4-6-1970 Revised. 21 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 5-20-1970 Revised. 9 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 5-20-1970 No date on cover, date from a revised page. 36 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 6-15-1971 Prod. #E-33579, formerly #32301. 30 l.
18 The diary. 11-10-1971 7-2-1970 Cover, cast list and changes only. 3 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 n.d.
27 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 n.d. Excerpt. 24 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 3-29-1971 Excerpt. 3 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 3-31-1971 Excerpt. 9 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 4-1-1971 Excerpt. 12 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 4-12-1971 Excerpt. 8 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 5-6-1971 Excerpt. 2 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 5-7-1971 Excerpt. 1 l.
19 Dr. Stringfellow's rejuvenator. 11-17-1971 5-24-1971 Prod. #A-33578 (formerly #33527) F.R. 22 l.
20 The dear departed. 12-1-1971 6-7-1971 Excerpt. Revised. 3 l.
20 The dear departed. 12-1-1971 6-14-1971 Excerpts. 15 l.
20 The dear departed. 12-1-1971 6-15-1971 Excerpt. 3 l.
20 The dear departed. 12-1-1971 6-15-1971 Dated 6-14-1971 with revisions dated 6-15-1971. From a story by Alice-Mary Schnirring. 34 l.
20 The dear departed. 12-1-1971 6-17-1971 Prod. #33530. Sp. Run. From the story by Alice-Mary Schnirring. 29 l.
21 Cool air. 12-8-1971 n.d. Based on the story by H.P. Lovecraft. 31 l.
21 Cool air. 12-8-1971 5-28-1971 Excerpt. Revised. 9 l.
21 Cool air. 12-8-1971 6-1-1971 Revised. 22 l.
21 Cool air. 12-8-1971 6-4-1971 Revised. Excerpt. 4 l.
21 Cool air. 12-8-1971 6-8-1971 Prod. #33554. Sp. Run. From the story by H.P. Lovecroft. 26 l.
22 Camera obscura. 12-8-1971 n.d. Based on the story by Basil Copper. 29 l.
22 Camera obscura. 12-8-1971 6-9-1971 Excerpt. Revised. 2 l.
22 Camera obscura. 12-8-1971 6-11-1971 Excerpt. Revised. 4 l.
22 Camera obscura. 12-8-1971 6-14-1971 Based on the story by Basil Copper. Sp. Run. Prod. #33556. 23 l.
23 The messiah on Mott Street. 12-15-1971 n.d.
48 l.
23 The messiah on Mott Street. 12-15-1971 5-25-1971 Excerpt. Revised. 5 l.
23 The messiah on Mott Street. 12-15-1971 7-7-1971 Prod. #C-33582 (formerly #33555). F.R. Revised. 38 l.
23 The messiah on Mott Street. 12-15-1971 n.d. Short story by Rod Serling. 36 l.
23 The messiah on Mott Street. 12-15-1971 3-28-1972 Short story. Revised excerpt. 9 l.
23 The messiah on Mott Street. 12-15-1971 4-3-1972 Short story. Revised excerpt. 4 l.
24 The different ones. 12-29-1971 n.d.
21 l.
24 The different ones. 12-29-1971 5-18-1971 Revised excerpt. 7 l.
24 The different ones. 12-29-1971 5-26-1971 Revised. 23 l.
24 The different ones. 12-29-1971 5-31-1971 Sp. Run. Revised. 17 l.
24 The different ones. 12-29-1971 n.d. Short story by Rod Serling. 20 l.
25 Green fingers. 1-5-1972 4-20-1971 From the story by R.C. Cook. Prod. #33522. Sp. Run. 21 l.
25 Green fingers. 1-5-1972 5-13-1971 From the story by R.C. Cook. Prod. #33522. Formerly #33522. F.R. 22 l.
26 Lindemann's catch. 1-12-1972 n.d.
35 l.
26 Lindemann's catch. 1-12-1972 11-11-1971 Sp. Run. #34356. 28 l.
26 Lindemann's catch. 1-12-1972 n.d. Short story by Rod Serling. 29 l.
26 Lindemann's catch. 1-12-1972 n.d. Short story by Rod Serling. Typescript p. 16 at end. 29 l.
27 A miracle at Camafeo. 1-19-1972 n.d. From the story by C.B. Gilford. Two pages revised 11-17-1971. 26 l.
27 A miracle at Camafeo. 1-19-1972 11-17-1971 From the story by C.B. Gilford. 21 l.
28 The waiting room. 1-26-1972 n.d. Formerly titled: "A Nice Place to Visit But I Wouldn't Want to Die Here." 30 l.
28 The waiting room. 1-26-1972 11-8-1971 Revised. Titled: "A Nice Place to Visit But I Wouldn't Want to Die Here." Excerpt. 9 l.
28 The waiting room. 1-26-1972 11-11-1971 Revised. Titled: "A Nice Place to Visit But I Wouldn't Want to Die Here." Excerpt. 19 l.
28 The waiting room. 1-26-1972 11-18-1971 Prod. #34354. Sp. Run. 24 l.
29 Deliveries in the rear. 2-9-1972 12-20-1971 Revised. Sp. Run. 29 l.
30 You can't get help like that anymore. 2-23-1972 n.d.
29 l.
30 You can't get help like that anymore. 2-23-1972 12-10-1972 Prod. #34364. Sp. Run. 23 l.
31 The caterpillar. 3-1-1972 n.d. Based on the short story "Boomerang" by Oscar Cook. 43 l.
31 The caterpillar. 3-1-1972 12-9-1971 Revised excerpt. 5 l.
31 The caterpillar. 3-1-1972 12-10-1971 Prod. #33569. Based on the short story "Boomerang" by Oscar Cook. Revised. 32 l.
32 Finnegan's flight. 12-17-1972 6-26-1972 Prod. #35230. F.R. Revised. 29 l.

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