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The Outer Limits
  • Ep: 1/2
  • Sandkings
  • Opening Control Voice: Some of man's greatest achievements have been motivated by a driving need for love and acceptance. What happens when that need for recognition, becomes a desire to be revered, and then worshipped... like a god?

  • Starring: Beau Bridges (Dr. Simon Kress), Helen Shaver (Cathy Kress), Dylan Bridges (Josh Kress), Kim Coates (Dave Stockley)
  • Special Guest Appearance By: Lloyd Bridges (Colonel Kress)
  • Featuring: Patricia Harras (Debbie), Nathaniel Deveaux (Security Captain), Deryl Hayes (Policeman), Mark Saunders (Lab Assistant), J.B. Bivens (Mover), David Cameron (Technician #1)
  • Special Vocal Effects By: Frank Welker
  • Based on the Novella By: George R. R. Martin
  • Teleplay By: Melinda Snodgrass
  • Directed By: Stuart Gillard

  • Closing Control Voice: Increasingly, modern science pursues powers traditionally reserved for the Almighty. But those who encroach upon the province of the gods realize too late that the price for entrance... is destruction.
  • Ep: 3
  • Valerie 23
  • Opening Control Voice: Poets argue that you are truly alive if you possess the ability to feel and love. Scientists, on the other hand, choose to define life in terms of proteins and carbon building blocks. But what happens when these two beliefs come crashing together?

  • Starring: William Sadler (Frank Hellner), Sofia Shinas (Valerie), Tom Butler (Charlie Rogers)
  • And: Nancy Allen (Rachel Rose)
  • Featuring: Paula Shaw (Executive), Bruce Harwood (Technician)
  • Written By: Jonathan Glassner
  • Directed By: Timothy Bond

  • Closing Control Voice: The pursuit of technology exists to make human life easier and more pleasurable. But once such forces intrude upon the most intimate parts of our lives, will we then forfeit our very soul?
  • Ep: 4
  • Blood Brothers
  • Opening Control Voice: It is said that civilization began when man first became capable of changing his environment. What will happen when man has the ability to change himself, when no human need be cursed by heredity? Will it be the beginning of a glorious new kind of civilization... or the end of everything we know?

  • Starring: Charles Martin Smith (Spencer Deighton), Kate Vernon (Tricia Lange), George Touliatos (Darrow), Thomas Cavanagh (Carl Toman)
  • And: Martin Kemp (Michael Deighton)
  • Featuring: Colleen Winton (Patricia Fowler)
  • Written By: Brad Wright
  • Directed By: Tibor Takacs

  • Closing Control Voice: There is an old proverb that says, "Be careful what you wish for, for it might come true". And if your wish is for immortality, it is something you will have to live with... for a very long time.
  • Ep: 5
  • The Second Soul
  • Opening Control Voice: Contact happened exactly one year ago, and the world changed forever. The line between life and death was blurred, crossed... then totally erased. Not through divine intervention, but another force from the heavens. A force greeted not with rapture... but with fear.

  • Starring: D.W. Moffett (James Heatherton), Rae Dawn Chong (Karen Heatherton / Llanar), Richard Grove (Kadmis)
  • And: Mykelti Williamson (Dr. Michael Alders)
  • Co-Starring: Garry Davey (Randall Kelly)
  • Featuring: Kent Gallie (Jeffrey Littman), Madison Graie (Nancy), Julian Christopher (David Aftergood), Debbie Podowski (Talia MacGregor), Fulvio Cecere (Detective Richard Jacobs), Barry Levy (Vila), Yvonne Campeau (Jaru), Alex Diakun (Minister), Victoria S. Maxwell (First Protester), Michael-Dax Belanger (Second Protester)
  • Written By: Alan Brennert
  • Directed By: Paul Lynch

  • Closing Control Voice: What if you were to wake up to a different world tomorrow... a world of invaders? Would you raise your voice with the aliens, in a chant of remembrance and regret, bidding farewell to a vanished world? Or would you fight against those who might ultimately help us?
  • Ep: 6
  • White Light Fever
  • Opening Control Voice: The one certainty of the human experience is death. But what might happen when our effort to prolong the inevitable starts to turn that battle around? Will someone, or something, step in to ensure the final outcome?

  • Starring: Bruce Davison (Dr. Mac McEnerey), Sonja Smits (Anne Crain)
  • And: William Hickey (Harlan Hawkes)
  • Featuring: Jerry Wasserman (Dr. Silcase), Michelle Beaudoin (Jessie Wells), Dean Barrett (Stephen), Benjamin Ratner (Electrician), Yvonne Campeau (Nurse Thomas), Christine Lippa (Nurse Hendricks), Jason Anthony Griffith (Medical Technician)
  • Written By: David Kemper
  • Directed By: Tibor Takacs

  • Closing Control Voice: For one man, the battle against death is over. But for the rest of us, the war rages on. At what point does the cost of survival... become too high a price for us to pay?
  • Ep: 7
  • The Choice
  • Opening Control Voice: It is the differences between people that cause conflicts. Differences in religion, in race, in beliefs. What wars would be fought if the differences grew between two intelligent species; humans... and those who might ultimately replace us.

  • Starring: Thora Birch (Aggie Travers), Megan Porter Follows (Karen Ross), Page Fletcher (Joe Travers), Sandra Nelson (Leslie Travers), Matthew Walker (Terry Walsh)
  • And: Frances Sternhagen (Jean Anderson)
  • Featuring: P. Lynn Johnson (Mrs. Hagen), Andrew Johnston (Mr. Hagen), Rebecca Toolan (Mrs. Whelan), Diana Stevan (Ruth), Tracy Waterhouse (Debra), Codie Wilbee (Clark Howell)
  • Written By: Ann Lewis Hamilton
  • Directed By: Mark Sobel

  • Closing Control Voice: The wars of evolution are fought over generations. But sometimes only the fittest survive battles which last the briefest moments. A hundred years from now, a new race may look back and say, This little girl's stand was a turning point.
  • Ep: 8
  • Virtual Future
  • Opening Control Voice: Man has always been fascinated with the concept of going back in time. The question is often asked, If you could go back, would you do anything differently? But what if it goes the other way? We never hear the question, Would you do anything differently, if you could go forward?

  • Starring: Josh Brolin (Jack Pierce), Kelly Rowan (Isabelle Pierce), Bruce French (Wayne Fowler)
  • And: David Warner (Bill Trenton)
  • Featuring: Joanna Piros (T.V. Interviewer), Mitch Kosterman (F.B.I. Agent), Dee Jay Jackson (Guard), Jennifer McDonell (Young Woman)
  • Written By: Shawn Alex Thompson
  • Directed By: Joseph L. Scanlan

  • Closing Control Voice: Time is a river winding steadily through the landscape of tomorrow. There are those who would steal a glimpse around the next bend and those who would fight the current. But the wisest are those who turn their eyes from the waters and seek out a fellow traveller to share in the journey.
  • Ep: 9
  • Living Hell
  • Opening Control Voice: It is a common scientific belief that humans use but a small fraction of the brain. Researchers all over the world try to unlock the secrets hidden in these darkened parts of the mind. But do we really want to unlock some secrets? And how will we deal with the dark discoveries that lie within?

  • Starring: Elizabeth Peña (Dr. Jennifer Martinez), Stephen Shellen (Wayne Haas), Don S. Davis (Lieutenant Wilson)
  • And: Sam Robards (Ben Kohler)
  • Featuring: Walter Marsh (Dr. Lambert), Phillip Mackenzie (Detective Dofner), Doug Abrahams (Foreman), Lesley Ewen (Nurse Sally Scofield), Scott Owen (Gunman), Kymberly Sheppard (Woman in Bath), Michelle Grana (Woman in Woods)
  • Story By: Pen Densham & Melinda Snodgrass
  • Teleplay By: Melinda Snodgrass
  • Directed By: Graeme Campbell

  • Closing Control Voice: If you were offered the chance to communicate with another person's mind, would you choose to do it, knowing that in return you would have to expose your own deepest and most intimate thoughts?
  • Ep: 10
  • Corner of the Eye
  • Opening Control Voice: In a world filled with darkness, Father Anton Jonascu's faith has long been a beacon of light for those in need. But now the good father finds himself at a crossroads, in danger of losing his way.

  • Starring: Len Cariou (Father Anton Jonascu), Justin Lewis (Father John Royce)
  • And: Chris Sarandon (Dr. Pallas)
  • Featuring: Bill Croft (Officer Fletcher), Callum Keith Rennie (Carlito), Tamsin Kelsey (Victorine), Tamara Stanners (T.V. Reporter), Paul Raskin (Morgue Attendant), Vanessa Morley (Miranda), Terry Arrowsmith (Fletcher Demon), Kymberly Sheppard (Victorine Demon), Andrew McIlroy (Pallas Demon)
  • Written By: David Schow
  • Directed By: Stuart Gillard

  • Closing Control Voice: From the dawn of time people have believed that angels walk among us. Some believe that demons are also in our midst. But who's to say exactly what form either will take? They could be your spouse, your boss at work, even the person sitting with you... right now.
  • Ep: 11
  • Under the Bed
  • Opening Control Voice: It is said only children are willing to believe in the possible existence of unknown creatures. When these creatures are discovered scientists will classify them by genus, class, order and species. But to children aren't they simply the monsters that they already know?

  • Starring: Timothy Busfield (Dr. Jon Hoffman), Barbara Williams (Caitlin Doyle), Laura Bruneau (Sharon Rosman), Colleen Rennison (Jillian Rosman)
  • And: Henry Beckman (Brad Hoffman)
  • Featuring: Joel Palmer (Andrew Rosman), Jan Burrell (Elizabeth Doyle), Frank Cassini (Miguel Enriquez), Wm. MacDonald (Gary Rosman), Dave Hurtubise (Bernie), David Myrlea (Boogeyman), Randall Wong (Ming), Jo Bates (French Mother)
  • Written By: Lawrence Meyers
  • Directed By: Rene Bonniere

  • Closing Control Voice: Our world has been mapped, the oceans charted, animals and plants named and indexed... or so we believe. But there are still places grownups forget they've been and it is children who remind us that there are creatures that lurk in the dark, and, under the bed.
  • Ep: 12
  • Dark Matters
  • Opening Control Voice: For the crew of the transport vessel Nestor, their moment has come. The eternal night of space has vanished and the night to come will be longer, and darker, than they can possibly imagine.

  • Starring: Annette O'Toole (Lydia Manning), Michael Dolan (Rob Anderson), Allison Hossack (Erin Whitley), David Cubitt (Kevin Stein), Blu Mankuma (Captain John Owens)
  • And: John Heard (Paul Stein)
  • Featuring: Jesse Moss (Jason), Gregory Smith (Young Paul), Shane Meier (Young Kevin)
  • Written By: Alan Brennert
  • Directed By: Paul Lynch

  • Closing Control Voice: Within the human soul reside mysteries dark and deep; about our frailties, our fears, our shame. Today, or a hundred years from now, the darkest matter will still lie in the human heart.
  • Ep: 13
  • The Conversion
  • Opening Control Voice: For every human act there is a moment of decision; a single thought, a breath, a heartbeat... after which all possible outcomes narrow to one.

  • Starring: John Savage (Lucas), Beau Starr (Detective)
  • Special Appearance By: Rebecca De Mornay (Woman), Frank Whaley (Henry Marshall)
  • Featuring: Kerry Sandomirsky (Mary), Roger R. Cross (Bartender), Tom Butler (Mr. Evans), Kamilyn Kaneko (Receptionist), Ric Reid (Coroner), Ken Tremblett (Businessman), Brent Chapman (Officer), Michael Cram (Father), Nichole Spinola (Daughter), William B. Davis (Ed), Angela Gann (Ed's Wife)
  • Based on the Short Story "Two Strangers" By: Richard B. Lewis
  • Teleplay By: Brad Wright
  • Directed By: Rebecca De Mornay

  • Closing Control Voice: A second chance. But redemption follows not a change of body, but a change of heart.
  • Ep: 14
  • Quality of Mercy
  • Opening Control Voice: Men of war have long known that warriors must often abandon those verities they defend. Peace, human kindness, love... for they hold no meaning to the enemy. And so, to win, do we become what we despise... and despise what we become?

  • Starring: Robert Patrick (Major John Skokes), Nikki de Boer (Cadet Bree Tristan)
  • Featuring: Mark McCracken (Jailer)
  • Written By: Brad Wright
  • Directed By: Brad Turner

  • Closing Control Voice: In the darkest of hours... in the greatest of battles... we must never forget who, or what, we are.
  • Ep: 15
  • Caught in the Act
  • Opening Control Voice: Humankind has long tried to tame the forces of nature, to harness their power for our needs. But what if the very needs that drive us are the greatest power of all? Will we be able to control ourselves?

  • Starring: Jason London (Jay), Saul Rubinek (Professor Hugaro), Gary Chalk (Detective Barnett)
  • And: Alyssa Milano (Hannah Valesic)
  • Featuring: Stephen Fanning (Karl), Kavan Smith (Quarterback), Fred Henderson (John), Sarah Strange (Lisa), Shaun Johnston (Cop), Garry Davey (Doctor), Larry Musser (Clerk)
  • Written By: Rob Forsyth
  • Directed By: Mark Sobel

  • Closing Control Voice: The urge to hunt and kill -- the need to mate and multiply -- these are our most primitive human drives. But they pale in comparison to the most powerful human drive of all... the need for love.
  • Ep: 16
  • The Voyage Home
  • Opening Control Voice: The Book of Job tells us that, "He who discovereth deep things out of darkness, bringeth out to light the shadow of death". Will man's unquenching thirst for discovery, ultimately be his undoing?

  • Starring: Jay O. Sanders (Ed Barkley), Matt Craven (Alan Wells)
  • And: Michael Dorn (Pete Claridge)
  • Featuring: Akiko Morison (Megan Halliwell), Dominique Durosier (Laura Claridge), Maxine Guess (Jenny Claridge)
  • Written By: Grant Rosenberg
  • Directed By: Tibor Takacs

  • Closing Control Voice: The true measure of a hero is when a man lays down his life with the knowledge that those he saves... will never know.
  • Ep: 17
  • The New Breed
  • Opening Control Voice: Man has long worked to stave off the disease that can ravage us. But what can happen when the cure grows more fearsome than the disease?

  • Starring: Richard Thomas (Dr. Stephen Ledbetter), Peter Outerbridge (Dr. Andy Groening), Tammy Isbell (Judy Hudson)
  • Featuring: L. Harvey Gold (Dr. Merritt), Veena Sood (Dr. Katzman)
  • Written By: Grant Rosenberg
  • Directed By: Mario Azzopardi

  • Closing Control Voice: Over millions of years man has become the very paragon of animals but we must take care not to alter what nature has taken so long to forge -- or risk being burned by the very fires of creation.
  • Ep: 18
  • The Message
  • Opening Control Voice: There is the silence of the oceans and the unending silence of space. There is the welcome silence of serenity and the everlasting silence of death. A cry for help is lost in the shrill noise of the world, but the faintest of whispers, when spoken in silence, can resonate across a universe.

  • Starring: Marlee Matlin (Jennifer Winter), Robert Wisden (Sam Winter)
  • And: Larry Drake (Robert Vitale)
  • Featuring: Ken Camroux (Dr. Madison), Kevin McNulty (Dr. Leiberman)
  • Written By: Brad Wright
  • Directed By: Joseph L. Scanlan

  • Closing Control Voice: There is no sound, no voice, no cry in all the world that can be heard... until someone listens.
  • Ep: 19
  • I, Robot
  • Opening Control Voice: It is said that God made man in his image, but man fell from grace. Still, man has retained from his humble beginnings the innate desire to create. But how will man's creations fare? Will they attain a measure of the divine? Or will they, too, fall from grace?

  • Starring: Cyndy Preston (Mina Link), Barbara Tyson (Carrie Emerson), Nathaniel DeVeaux (Colonel Burch)
  • And: Leonard Nimoy (Thurman Cutler)
  • Featuring: Ken Kramer (Judge Clancy). Eric Schneider (Detective Barclay), Robert Clothier (Dr. Linstrop), J. B. Bivens (Security Guard), Robert Moloney (Lab Technician), Don Mackay (Dr. Link), John Novak (Voice of Adam)
  • Uncredited: Jake McKinnon (Adam)
  • Based on the Short Story By: Eando Binder
  • Written By: Alison Lea Bingeman
  • Directed By: Adam Nimoy
  • Note: Remake of the episode "I, Robot" from Season Two of the original series

  • Closing Control Voice: Empathy, sacrifice, love. These qualities are not confined to walls of flesh and blood but are found within the deepest, best parts of man's soul... no matter where that soul resides.
  • Ep: 20
  • If These Walls Could Talk
  • Opening Control Voice: Ghosts. Haunted houses. Many maintain that such concepts have no place in our computerized twentieth century reality. But until man conquers death one inevitable question will always linger within the recesses of the human mind. What lies beyond?

  • Starring: Dwight Schultz (Levi Mitchell), Alberta Watson (Lynda Tillman), Tom McBeath (Detective Roth)
  • Featuring: Molly Parker (Jennifer), Ryan Reynolds (Derek Tillman), Elisabeth Rosen (Nadia Torrance), Frank C. Turner (Luther), Robert Lewis (Gould), Garvin Cross (Officer #1), Gary Jones (TV Host)
  • Written By: Manny Coto
  • Directed By: Tibor Takacs

  • Closing Control Voice: What lies beyond? For each of us, the answer awaits at the end of life's journey. Until then, we must live with the ghosts that dwell, not in some musty basement, but within the recesses of the human soul.
  • Ep: 21
  • Birthright
  • Opening Control Voice: The Roman philosopher Boethius said, "In other living creatures, the ignorance of themselves is nature, but in men it is a vice." Imagine treading into the deep recesses of one's self and finding someone you never knew existed.

  • Starring: Perry King (Senator Richard Adams), Mimi Kuzyk (Dr. Leslie McKenna), John Novak (Dave Pettigrew), Ken Ryan (Agent Tennyson), Garvin Cross (Agent Bauer)
  • Featuring: David Neale (Evan Branch), Jan D'Arcy (Martha Adams), Scott Swanson (Kyle Haller), Catherine Lough (Reporter)
  • Written By: Michael Berlin & Eric Estrin
  • Directed By: William Fruet

  • Closing Control Voice: People have long feared invasion by forces from other worlds. If that horror comes to pass our leaders will stand as our first line of defense unless, of course, our leaders themselves... are the invaders.
  • Ep: 22
  • The Voice of Reason
  • Opening Control Voice: What is our last line of defense? Is it the military, with all of their power and might? Or is it the courage of a solitary man?

  • Starring: Gordon Clapp (Randal Strong), Lochlyn Munro (Waters), Don S. Davis (Callahan)
  • And: Daniel J. Travanti (Thornwell)
  • Featuring: Kate Robbins (Perry), Gillian Barber (Fisk), D. Neil Mark (Guard), David Birznieks (Horner)
  • Excerpts From: Sandkings, The Voyage Home, Caught in the Act, If These Walls Could Talk, The New Breed, Corner of the Eye, Birthright
  • Written By: Brad Wright
  • Directed By: Neill Fearnley

  • Closing Control Voice: Sleep soundly in the knowledge that the dawn will come. Rest assured that our leaders are watching over us. But beware. For it is only their vigilance that stands between our restful slumber... and the end of the world.


Season One
Kevin Conway ....................... Control Voice