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The Outer Limits 

A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

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Kevin Conway ...  The Control Voice 145 episodes, 1995-2001
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A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

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There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture.


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Sci-Fi Channel

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Outer Limits See more »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(154 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Several episodes contain plot threads that link them together. For example, the "Innobotics arc", the story of life-like androids created by the Innobotics Corporation, runs through these episodes: "Valerie 23", "Mary 25", "The Hunt", "In Our Own Image", and "Resurrection". See more »

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The Control Voice: There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are now controlling the transmission. We control the horizontal and the vertical. We can deluge you with a thousand channels or expand one single image to crystal clarity and beyond. We can shape your vision to anything our imagination can conceive. For the next hour we will control all that you see and hear. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the deepest inner mind to the outer...
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Alternate Versions

In the episode "Valerie 23" Sofia Shinas appears naked before her creator when trying to seduce him. In the syndicated version this shot was cut. See more »

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Bland.
11 May 2001 | by Nick ZbuSee all my reviews

Usually when one says that a revival of an old show is exactly like the original, it's a good thing. However, this show takes its inspiration and somehow makes it worse.

The show is basically the older "Limits" series in color and with fancy special effects, along with some plot similiarties and the twist ending. Yet that's all it has. It has none of the style or true punch that the original has, and that's it's main failing: it has none of the heart, merely choosing to restate the same old morals Rod Serling gave us in the Twilight Zone and repeating them over and over again.

Which is a shame, since there seems to be a lot of talent of every aspect in this show, which seems to scream 'I can do better!' yet is forced to peddle this simplistic mush.

Bottom line: if you want your irony, go to the masters of the genre. The only real reason to watch this show is to either waste an hour of your life or if you're too conceited to watch its better, which exists in glorious black and white and full of rubber monsters.


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