Rod Serling Archives

The Twilight Zone: Fifth Season, 1963-1964

Script number Episode title Air date Author Draft date Notes Leaves
121 In praise of Pip. 9-27-1963 Serling, Rod 6-17-1963 Revised. 31 l.
122 Steel. 10-4-1963 Matheson, Richard 5-3-1963 #2602. Dated 4-16-1963 with revisions dated 5-3-1963. 42 l.
122 Steel. 10-4-1963 Matheson, Richard 5-20-1963 Revised excerpt. 3 l.
123 Nightmare at 20,000 feet. 10-11-1963 Matheson, Richard 4-25-1963 Prod. #2605. 34 l.
124 A kind of stopwatch. 10-18-1963 Serling, Rod 6-14-1963 Prod. #2609. Based on a story by Michael D. Rosenthal. Dated 6-10-1963 with revisions dated 6-14-1963. 33 l.
124 A kind of stopwatch. 10-18-1963 Serling, Rod 7-9-1963 Prod. #2609. Based on a story by Michael D. Rosenthal. 34 l.
125 The last night of a jockey. 10-25-1963 Serling, Rod 6-21-1963 Prod. #2616. 30 l.
126 Living doll. 11-1-1963 Beaumont, Charles 8-15-1963 Prod. #2621. Dated 8-14-1963 with revisions dated 8-15-1963. Mss. notes. 37 l.
127 The old man in the cave. 11-8-1963 Serling, Rod 4-18-1963 Prod. #2603. Based on a short story “The Old Man” by Henry Slesar. 28 l.
128 Uncle Simon. 11-15-1963 Serling, Rod 4-22-1963 Prod. #2604. 27 l.
129 Probe 7, over and out. 11-29-1963 Serling, Rod 8-5-1963 Dated 8-1-1963 with revisions dated 8-3 and 8-5-1963. Mss. notes. 30 l.
129 Probe 7, over and out. 11-29-1963 Serling, Rod 8-7-1963 Prod. #2622 29 l.
129 Probe 7, over and out. 11-29-1963 Serling, Rod 8-21-1963 Prod. #2622 30 l.
130 The 7th is made up of phantoms. 12-6-1963 Serling, Rod 4-30-1963 Prod. #2606 31 l.
131 A short drink from a certain fountain. 12-13-1963 Serling, Rod 6-14-1963 Prod. #2614. Based on an idea by Lou Holtz. 37 l.
132 Ninety years without slumbering. 12-20-1963 DeRoy, George 6-24-1963 Original title: “The Grandfather Clock” and “Tick of Time.” Based on a short story by George Clayton Johnson. 36 l.
132 Ninety years without slumbering. 12-20-1963 DeRoy, George n.d. Revised excerpt. 18 l.
132 Ninety years without slumbering. 12-20-1963 DeRoy, George 7-9-1963 Revised excerpt. 6 l.
132 Ninety years without slumbering. 12-20-1963 DeRoy, George 8-23-1963 Mss. notes. Based on a short story by George Clayton Johnson. 38 l.
132 Ninety years without slumbering. 12-20-1963 DeRoy, George 8-23-1963 Mss. notes. Based on a short story by George Clayton Johnson. 40 l.
133 Ring-a-ding girl. 12-27-1963 Hamner, Earl 8-19-1963 Prod. #2623. Formerly titled “There goes Bunny Blake” and “The Return of Bunny Blake.” Mss. notes. 39 l.
133 Ring-a-ding girl. 12-27-1963 Hamner, Earl 8-23-1963 Prod. #2623. Formerly titled “There goes Bunny Blake.” Mss. notes. 39 l.
133 Ring-a-ding girl. 12-27-1963 Hamner, Earl 8-27-1963 Revised excerpt. 19 l.
134 You drive. 1-3-1964 Hamner, Earl 9-6-1963 Prod. #2625. By Earl Hamner. Not final. 35 l.
134 You drive. 1-3-1964 Hamner, Earl 9-10-1963 Prod. #2625. Mss. notes. 20 l.
135 The long morrow. 1-10-1964 Serling, Rod 9-5-1963 Prod. #2624. Dated 8-27-1963 with revisions dated 9-5-1963. 42 l.
135 The long morrow. 1-10-1964 Serling, Rod 9-17-1963 Prod. #2624. Mss. notes. 28 l.
136 The self-improvement of Salvadore Ross. 1-17-1964 McNeely, Jerry 6-7-1963 Story by Henry Slesar. 31 l.
136 The self-improvement of Salvadore Ross. 1-17-1964 McNeely, Jerry 6-7-1963 Prod. #2612. Story by Henry Slesar. 33 l.
136 The self-improvement of Salvadore Ross. 1-17-1964 McNeely, Jerry 7-23-1963 Revised excerpt. 10 l.
136 The self-improvement of Salvadore Ross. 1-17-1964 McNeely, Jerry 7-25-1963 Revised excerpt. 4 l.
137 Number 12 looks just like you. 1-21-1964 Beaumont, Charles 9-4-1963 Prod. #2618. Formerly “The Beautiful People.” Mss. notes. 35 l.
137 Number 12 looks just like you. 1-21-1964 Beaumont, Charles 9-23-1963 Prod. #2618. Formerly “The Beautiful People.” Mss. notes. 27 l.
137 Number 12 looks just like you. 1-21-1964 Beaumont, Charles 9-24-1963
4 l.
138 Black leather jackets. 1-31-1964 Hamner, Earl 10-2-1963 Prod. #2628. Formerly titled: “Love Story.” 30 l.
138 Black leather jackets. 1-31-1964 Hamner, Earl 10-2-1963 Prod. #2628. Mss. notes. 36 l.
139 Night call. 2-7-1964 Matheson, Richard 6-5-1963 Prod. #2610. Formerly titled “Long Distance Call.” 31 l.
139 Night call. 2-7-1964 Matheson, Richard 6-5-1963 Prod. #2610. Formerly titled “Long Distance Call.” Mss. notes. 33 l.
140 From Agnes---with love. 2-14-1964 Shoenfeld, Bernard 10-4-1963 Prod. #2629. Mss. notes. 38 l.
140 From Agnes---with love. 2-14-1964 Shoenfeld, Bernard 10-10-1963 Prod. #2629. 17l.
140 From Agnes---with love. 2-14-1964 Shoenfeld, Bernard 10-10-1963 Prod. #2629.
12 l.
140 From Agnes---with love. 2-14-1964 Shoenfeld, Bernard 10-11-1963 Revised excerpt. 2 l.
141 Spur of the moment. 2-21-1964 Matheson, Richard 5-20-1963 Prod. #2608. Formerly titled “Pale Rider.” 30 l.
141 Spur of the moment. 2-21-1964 Matheson, Richard 5-20-1963 Prod. #2608. Formerly titled “Pale Rider.” 26 l.
141 Spur of the moment. 2-21-1964 Matheson, Richard 5-27-1963 Prod. #2608. Formerly titled “Pale Rider.” Revised excerpt. 9 l.
141 Spur of the moment. 2-21-1964 Matheson, Richard 6-26-1963 Prod. #2608. Formerly titled “Pale Rider.” Dated 6-14-1963 with revisions dated 5-27 and 6-26-1963. 38 l.
142 An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. 2-28-1964 Enrico, Robert
No MSS. available
143 Queen of the Nile. 3-6-1964 Sohl, Jerry 9-12-1963 Prod. #2626. Also attributed to Charles Beaumont. Mss. notes. 38 l.
144 What’s in the box. 3-13-1964 Goldsmith, Martin 1-21-1964 Mss. notes. 33 l.
144 What’s in the box. 3-13-1964 Goldsmith, Martin 1-21-1964 Prod. #2635. 28 l.
144 What’s in the box. 3-13-1964 Goldsmith, Martin 1-29-1964 Prod. #2635. Mss. notes. 30 l.
144 What’s in the box. 3-13-1964 Goldsmith, Martin 1-31-1964 Revised excerpt. 8 l.
145 The masks. 3-20-1964 Serling, Rod 3-22-1963 #2601. 34 l.
145 The masks. 3-20-1964 Serling, Rod 5-20-1963 Revised excerpt. Includes revisions dated 4-10, 5-3 and 5-20-1963. 16 l.
146 I am the night - color me black. 3-27-1964 Serling, Rod 12-18-1963 “Not final shooting script.” 30 l.
146 I am the night - color me black. 3-27-1964 Serling, Rod 1-23-1964 Revised excerpt. 4 l.
146 I am the night - color me black. 3-27-1964 Serling, Rod 2-5-1964 Revised excerpt. 4 l.
146 I am the night - color me black. 3-27-1964 Serling, Rod 2-5-1964 Revised excerpt. 4 l.
146 I am the night - color me black. 3-27-1964 Serling, Rod 2-6-1964 Revised excerpt. 3 l.
146 I am the night - color me black. 3-27-1964 Serling, Rod 2-6-1964 Revised excerpt. 3 l.
147 Sounds and silences. 4-3-1964 Serling, Rod n.d.
27 l.
147 Sounds and silences. 4-3-1964 Serling, Rod 11-19-1963 Revised excerpt. 11 l.
147 Sounds and silences. 4-3-1964 Serling, Rod 12-18-1963 Revised. 29 l.
147 Sounds and silences. 4-3-1964 Serling, Rod 12-18-1963 Revised excerpt. 12 l.
147 Sounds and silences. 4-3-1964 Serling, Rod 12-18-1963 Revised. 28 l.
148 Caesar and me. 4-10-1964 Strassfield, Adele T. 1-23-1964 Prod. #2636. Mss. notes. Formerly titled: “Caesar’s husband.” 31 l.
148 Caesar and me. 4-10-1964 Strassfield, Adele T. 1-23-1964 Prod. #2636. Formerly titled: “Caesar’s husband.” 26 l.
148 Caesar and me. 4-10-1964 Strassfield, Adele T. 1-28-1964 Prod. #2636. Extensive mss. notes. “Final Draft” Titled “Caesar’s husband.” 33 l.
148 Caesar and me. 4-10-1964 Strassfield, Adele T. 2-14-1964 Prod. #2636. Revised final draft. 33 l.
148 Caesar and me. 4-10-1964 Strassfield, Adele T. 2-18-1964 Revised excerpt. 3 l.
149 The jeopardy room. 4-17-1964 Serling, Rod 2-14-1964
32 l.
149 The jeopardy room. 4-17-1964 Serling, Rod 2-14-1964 Prod. #2639. 50 l.
149 The jeopardy room. 4-17-1964 Serling, Rod 2-20-1964 Revised excerpt. Mss. notes. 18 l.
150 Stopover in a quiet town. 4-24-1964 Hamner, Earl 6-11-1963 Prod. #2611. Not final revised copy. Formerly titled “Strangers in Town.” 32 l.
151 The encounter. 5-1-1964 Goldsmith, Martin 2-24-1964 Prod. #2640. 34 l.
151 The encounter. 5-1-1964 Goldsmith, Martin 2-27-1964 Revised excerpt. Mss. notes. 12 l.
152 Mr. Garrity and the Graves. 5-8-1964 Serling, Rod n.d.
30 l.
153 The brain center at Whipples. 5-15-1964 Serling, Rod 1-6-1964 This draft titled “Automation.” Excerpt. 19 l.
153 The brain center at Whipples. 5-15-1964 Serling, Rod 2-24-1964 Prod. #2632. Formerly titled “Automation.” 33 l.
153 The brain center at Whipples. 5-15-1964 Serling, Rod 2-24-1964 Formerly titled “Automation.” 28 l.
154 Come wander with me. 5-22-1964 Wilson, Anthony 3-9-1964 Prod. #2641. Mss. notes. 41 l.
155 The fear. 5-29-1964 Serling, Rod 1-15-1964 Prod. #2633. Formerly titled “The Fear Itself.” 26 l.
156 The “bewitchin” pool. 6-16-1964 Hamner, Earl 8-19-1963 Prod. #2619. Formerly titled “The Marvelous Pool.” Extensive mss. notes. 37 l.
156 The “bewitchin” pool. 6-16-1964 Hamner, Earl 8-19-1963 Extensive mss. notes. Revised excerpt. 19 l.

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