The Outer Limits

The Outer Limits: Season 1

MGM/UA (1995)
Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy
USA | English | Color | 16h 18min

Like the classic 1960s series of the same name, each episode is a celebration of the human imagination in which humanity's exploration of new frontiers in technology, outer space and the human experience reveal our greatest hopes and darkest fears. Stories on The Outer Limits have explored the consequences of such controversial and thought-provoking topics as genetic manipulation, alien visitation and life after death.

Cast View all

Kevin Conway The Control Voice
Alex Diakun Nicholas Prentice
Eric Schneider Alien Inquisitor
Garvin Cross Agent Bauer
Larry Musser Clerk
Kavan Smith Allan
Nathaniel DeVeaux Captain
Scott Swanson Emil Dobkins
Tom Butler Charlie Bouton

Crew View all

Director Mario Azzopardi
Brad Turner
Writer Brad Wright
Producer Pen Densham, Richard Barton Lewis
Musician John Van Tongeren

Episodes View details

1 The Sandkings (1) 60 min | Mar 26, 1995

Scientist Simon Kress finds himself the master of a colony of Sandkings -- creatures from Mars that look like insects, but have the intelligence of much higher beings.

Director: Stuart Gillard, George R.R. Martin
Writer: Melinda Snodgrass
Guest stars: eau Bridges, Nathaniel DeVeaux, Patricia Harras, Helen Shaver, Lloyd Bridges
2 The Sandkings (2) 60 min | Mar 26, 1995

Scientist Simon Kress finds himself the master of a colony of Sandkings -- creatures from Mars that look like insects, but have the intelligence of much higher beings.

Director: Stuart Gillard, George R.R. Martin
Writer: Melinda Snodgrass
Guest stars: Beau Bridges, Nathaniel DeVeaux, Patricia Harras, Helen Shaver, Lloyd Bridges
3 Valerie 23 60 min | Mar 30, 1995

Frank Hellner, a lonely paraplegic, takes part in a top-secret project -- allowing an ""inorganic human,"" or robot named Valerie, to be his companion for a week. The experiment goes awry when Valerie, unable to control her programmed emotions, becomes jealous and threatens the life of Frank's physical therapist and close friend Rachel.

Director: Timothy Bond
Writer: Jonathan Glassner
Guest stars: William Sadler, Sofia Shinas, Tom Butler, Nancy Allen, Paula Shaw, Bruce Harwood, Maria Luisa Cianni
4 Blood Brothers 60 min | Apr 06, 1995

Two diametrically opposed brothers, wrestle for control of a million-dollar pharmaceutical company. A vaccine that could hold the secret to eternal life, becomes the object of the brothers' bitter struggle.

Director: Tibor Takacs
Writer: Brad Wright
Guest stars: Charles Martin Smith (Spencer Deighton), Martin Kemp (Michael Deighton), Thomas Cavanagh (Carl Toman), Kate Vernon (Tricia Lange), George Touliatos (Darrow), Colleen Winton (Patricia Fowler)
5 The Second Soul 60 min | Apr 13, 1995

Man's first encounter with beings from another planet -- the N'Tal -- appears to be a mutually rewarding arrangement. But a leery doctor/scientist must decide whether the N'Tal are friend or foe.

Director: Paul Lynch
Writer: Alan Brennert
Guest stars: Debbie Podowski (Talia MacGregor), Yvonne Campeau (Jaru)
6 White Light Fever 60 min | Apr 20, 1995

An experiment at St. Peter's Hospital threatens nature's order of existence, when billionaire Harlan Hawkes pays a brilliant cardiologist, Dr. ""Mac"" McEnerney to help him cheat death.

Director: Tibor Takacs
Writer: David Kemper
Guest stars: Kevin Conway (La Voix de Contrôle), Jerry Wasserman (Dr Silcase), Dean Barrett (Stephen)
7 The Choice 60 min | Apr 27, 1995

A young girl with strange, supernatural powers is shunned by her friends, but welcomed by a nanny with similar gifts, while her parents must decide what's ultimately best for their child.

Director: Mark Sobel
Writer: Ann Lewis Hamilton
Guest stars: P. Lynn Johnson (Mme Hagen), Andrew Johnston (Mr Hagen), Thora Birch (Aggie Travers), Codie Lucas Wilbee (Clark Howell)
8 Virtual Future 60 min | May 04, 1995

A brilliant young scientist discovers a way to see the future, but gets caught up in a billionaire's ambitious political schemes, and must alter the future to save his own life.

Director: Joseph Scanlan
Writer: Shawn Alex Thompson
Guest stars: Kelly Rowan (Isabelle Pierce), Bruce French (Wayne Fowler), David Warner (Bill Trenton)
9 Living Hell 60 min | May 11, 1995

Ben Kohler's life is saved after having an experimental chip implanted in his brain, but when he starts seeing and experiencing violent images, it becomes clear something is desperately wrong.

Director: Graeme Campbell
Writer: Pen Densham, Melinda Snodgrass
Guest stars: Don S. Davis (Détective Wilson), Walter Marsh (Dr Lambert), Phillip MacKenzie (Détective Dofner)
10 Corner of the Eye 60 min | May 18, 1995

A disillusioned priest is given healing power by aliens who use him as they attempt to save their own planet by destroying all human life.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Writer: David Schow
Guest stars: Len Cariou (Père Anton Jonascu)
11 Under the Bed 60 min | May 25, 1995

When a little boy is abducted the only witness, his sister, claims that someone or something under the bed took him.

Director: Rene Bonniere
Writer: Lawrence Meyers
Guest stars: Henry Beckman (Brad Hoffman), Jan Burrell (Elizabeth Doyle), Frank Cassini (Miguel Enriquez)
12 Dark Matters 60 min | Jun 01, 1995

Dropped out of hyperspace by a mysterious chunk of dark matter, Pilot Paul Stein must save the transport vessel by facing his past and ultimately trusting his own decisions.

Director: Paul Lynch
Writer: Alan Brennert
Guest stars: David Cubitt (Kevin Stein), Annette O'Toole (Lydia Manning)
13 The Conversion 60 min | Jun 08, 1995

Henry Marshall is a greedy man who has paid for his greed with a prison sentence but has yet to learn his lesson. His life abruptly changes when he encounters visitors from another planet who instill new sense of compassion for others.

Director: Rebecca DeMornay
Writer: Brad Wright
Guest stars: Nichole Spinola (La fille), Michael Cram (Le père), Brent Chapman (Le policier)
14 Quality of Mercy 60 min | Jun 15, 1995

Major John Skokes is taken prisoner by the enemy during a savage galactic war and a seemingly undefeatable alien race. The tension increases when his cellmate, a cadet named Pri, is being transformed into one of them. Skokes must find an escape to save his cellmate and to avoid a disturbing revelation of the course of this war.

Director: Brad Turner
Writer: Brad Wright
Guest stars: Robert Patrick (John Strokes), Nicole de Boer (Bree Tristan)
15 Caught in the Act 60 min | Jun 22, 1995

A chaste co-ed is enveloped by a strange power that gives her an insatiable sexual appetite, which is perpetuated by encounters with consenting men who, after making physical contact, morph into her body and disappear.

Director: Mark Sobel
Writer: Robert Forsyth
Guest stars: Jason London, Saul Rubinek, Gary Chalk, Alyssa Milano, Stephen Fanning, Kavan Smith, Fred Henderson, Sarah Strange, Shaun Johnston, Garry Davey, Larry Musser
16 The Voyage Home 60 min | Jun 29, 1995

When an astronaut returning from Mars discovers an alien aboard ship, he must face the loss of his shipmates, and make the ultimate sacrifice in order to prevent the alien from reaching Earth.

Director: Tibor Takacs
Writer: Grant Rosenberg
Guest stars: Maxine Guess (Jenny Claridge), Dominique Durosier (Laura Claridge), Jay O. Sanders (Ed Barkley)
17 The New Breed 60 min | Jul 04, 1995

The discovery of a gifted scientist falls into the wrong hands, bringing what at first appears to be a lifesaving miracle, but ultimately the untimely death of his closest friend.

Director: Mario Azzopardi
Writer: Grant Rosenberg
Guest stars: L. Harvey Gold (Dr Merritt), Veena Sood (Dr. Katzman), Tammy Isbell (Judy Hudson), Peter Outerbridge (Dr. Andy Groening), Richard Thomas (Dr. Stephen Ledbetter)
18 The Message 60 min | Jul 15, 1995

A deaf woman with a transplanted device, which is supposed to enable her to hear, turns into a transmitter for aliens, who are crying for help.

Director: Joseph Scanlan
Writer: Brad Wright
Guest stars: Kevin McNulty (Dr. Leiberman), Ken Camroux (Dr. Madison), Robert Wisden (Sam Winter), Marlee Matlin (Jennifer Winter), Larry Drake (Robert Vitale)
19 I, Robot 60 min | Jul 22, 1995

Adam, a powerful robot, kills his creator when the scientist attempts to convert him into a military killing machine by destroying his more human qualities.

Director: Tibor Takacs
Writer: Brad Wright
Guest stars: Nathaniel DeVeaux (Colonel Burch), Eric Schneider (Détective Barclay)
20 If These Walls Could Talk 60 min | Jul 29, 1995

Levi Mitchell, a physicist and skeptic, meets Lynda Tillman, a woman whose strength and faith help him unravel the mystery of a haunted house.

Director: Tibor Takacs
Writer: Manny Coto, Eric Estrin
Guest stars: Dwight Schultz (Levi Mitchell), Ryan Reynolds (Derek Tillman), Elisabeth Rosen (Nadia Torrance), Alberta Watson (Lynda Tillman)
21 Birthright 60 min | Aug 12, 1995

An environmentally-friendly U.S. Senator's life changes drastically after a freak accident, when he realizes he's actually an alien in disguise, with a "" mission"" to surreptitiously reconfigure the earth's atmosphere.

Director: William Fruet
Writer: Michael Berlin, Eric Estrin
Guest stars: David Neale (Evan Branch), Jan D'Arcy (Martha Adams), Catherine Lough Haggquist (journaliste), John Novak (Dave Pettigrew)
22 The Voice of Reason 60 min | Aug 19, 1995

A civilian with strong ties to the military tries desperately to use concrete evidence to convince a high level committee that alien forces are trying to overcome the human race.

Director: Neil Fearnley
Writer: Brad Wright
Guest stars: Gordon Clapp (Randall Strong)


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