Overview

The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end.

The series was revived in 1995, airing on Showtime from 1995 to 1999, then on Sci-Fi Channel from 1999 until its cancellation in 2002. In 1997, the episode "The Zanti Misfits" was ranked #98 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.

  1. Leslie Stevens

    Creator

  2. Joseph Stefano

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Vic Perrin

    Vic Perrin

    49 Episodes

  2. Edward Platt

    Edward Platt

    3 Episodes

  3. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    3 Episodes

  4. John Hoyt

    John Hoyt

    3 Episodes

  5. Robert Culp

    Robert Culp

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

The Outer Limits

Season 2

1964 | 17 Episodes

Season 2 of The Outer Limits premiered on September 19, 1964.

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Status Ended

Network

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Certification

  • TV-PG

    Meaning

    This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m, 51m

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71

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