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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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Leslie Stevens
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7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2002   2001   2000   1999   1998   1997   … See all »
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 17 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Kevin Conway ...  The Control Voice 146 episodes, 1995-2002
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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.


Certificate:

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Trivia

Eric Schneider and Alex Diakun each appeared in eight episodes of the series, more than anyone else. Schneider is the only actor to appear in all seven seasons while Diakun appeared in all but the third. Schneider played Detective Barclay in The Outer Limits: I, Robot (1995), Dr. Golden in The Outer Limits: Vanishing Act (1996), a Triune in The Outer Limits: Feasibility Study (1997), Dr. Miles Osgoode in The Outer Limits: Fear Itself (1998), the Voice in The Outer Limits: Nightmare (1998), High Commander Reese in The Outer Limits: Summit (1999), Dr. Stanley Miller in The Outer Limits: The Gun (2000) and the Alien Interrogator in The Outer Limits: Abduction (2001). Diakun played a Minister in The Outer Limits: The Second Soul (1995), Quasga in The Outer Limits: Beyond the Veil (1996), Mr. Wilkes / Father Claridge in The Outer Limits: Fear Itself (1998), Moses Saxon in The Outer Limits: Alien Radio (1999), Nicholas Prentice in The Outer Limits: Tribunal (1999), The Outer Limits: Gettysburg (2000) and The Outer Limits: Time to Time (2001) and a shopkeeper in The Outer Limits: Alien Shop (2001). See more »

Quotes

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

Some episodes are available on video with scenes of nudity included which are not shown in syndication. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sibling Rivalry (2017) See more »

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How about a renewal?
25 February 2019 | by rdoubleocSee all my reviews

If they can renew Twin Peaks and the X-Files after 10-15 years, why not The Outer Limits?

As a kid, and even now (watching the ones I missed back then), this was always one of my favorite shows. Too bad it didn't have more episodes.


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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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Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(154 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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