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The Outer Limits

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The Outer Limits

In the tradition of the 1960s cult show of the same name, this anthology series features different actors, many well-known from their previous work, in each episode. The episodes often explore eerie and often supernatural themes with a science-fiction element.

Premiere:
Sep 11, 1995
Original Network:
Showtime
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Down to Earth

S06, E10  (First Aired: Apr. 21, 2000)
A mysterious stranger who claims to have a piece of an alien spaceship causes paranoia and chaos at a UFO convention.
  • Mon 9/26
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Inner Child

S06, E11  (First Aired: Apr. 28, 2000)
After recovering from a near-fatal head injury, a woman realizes her body is being taken over by a second brain -- the remnants of a Siamese twin that was absorbed into her body.
  • Mon 9/26
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Glyphic

S04, E09  (First Aired: Mar. 20, 1998)
Hypnosis unravels the mystery of an ailment that killed a town's children.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Identity Crisis

S04, E10  (First Aired: Mar. 27, 1998)
A rival kills a soldier whose mind has been transferred into an android.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Vaccine

S04, E11  (First Aired: Apr. 3, 1998)
A dozen survivors of a fatal plague must decide who will get the only three vaccinations available.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Fear Itself

S04, E12  (First Aired: Apr. 10, 1998)
A man being treated for extreme fear resulting from a traumatic incident ends up with startling powers.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Joining

S04, E13  (First Aired: Apr. 17, 1998)
To survive in a hostile environment, a scientist combines his DNA with that from creatures from Venus.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

To Tell the Truth

S04, E14  (First Aired: Apr. 24, 1998)
No one believes a discredited scientist when he claims that the world must be evacuated.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Mary 25

S04, E15  (First Aired: May. 29, 1998)
A desperate inventor uses his family as guinea pigs to test a nanny robot.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Final Exam

S04, E16  (First Aired: Jun. 5, 1998)
A college student blackmails the government with a cold-fusion bomb.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Lithia

S04, E17  (First Aired: Jul. 3, 1998)
A man held in suspended animation reawakens on a planet inhabited only by women. Stars Julie Harris and David Keith.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Monster

S04, E18  (First Aired: Jul. 10, 1998)
A CIA experiment using telekinesis in assassinations backfires.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Glitch

S06, E12  (First Aired: May. 5, 2000)
An intelligent military android makes a bid for freedom, guided from beyond the grave by its pacifist inventor.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Sarcophogus

S04, E19  (First Aired: Aug. 7, 1998)
Archaeologists make what they believe is the find of the century.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Decompression

S06, E13  (First Aired: Jun. 30, 2000)
A mysterious woman visits a presidential candidate on his plane, saying she has come from the future to save his life.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Nightmare

S04, E20  (First Aired: Aug. 14, 1998)
A voice interrogates aliens' captives and probes their weaknesses.
  • Tue 9/27
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Promised Land

S04, E21  (First Aired: Aug. 21, 1998)
Human survivors terrorize a handful of aliens who remain on Earth after an interplanetary war.
  • Wed 9/28
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Balance of Nature

S04, E22  (First Aired: Sep. 4, 1998)
A doctor finds a way to reverse the process of aging, but at a cost.
  • Wed 9/28
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Abbadon

S06, E14  (First Aired: Jul. 7, 2000)
A space salvage crew gets a deadly history lesson from a genocidal militia leader supposedly executed 150 years earlier.
  • Wed 9/28
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The Grid

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jul. 14, 2000)
Investigating his brother's murder, a man discovers a mind control project operated by a computer. Stars D.B. Sweeney, Jessica Steen, Colleen Rennison and Brent Strait.
  • Wed 9/28
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Origin of Species

S04, E23  (First Aired: Nov. 27, 1998)
Trying to communicate with aliens, a scientist and his students are drawn into a black void.
  • Thu 9/29
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Phobos Rising

S04, E24  (First Aired: Dec. 4, 1998)
Soldiers on Mars fear an explosion on Earth marks the end of a long truce between opposing alliances.
  • Thu 9/29
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Revival

S06, E16  (First Aired: Jul. 21, 2000)
A faith healer bites off more than he can chew when his gifted protege turns out to be a man-eating alien.
  • Thu 9/29
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Gettysburg

S06, E17  (First Aired: Jul. 28, 2000)
A pair of Civil War re-enactors are transported through time to 1863 Gettysburg on the eve of battle.
  • Thu 9/29
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Something About Harry

S06, E18  (First Aired: Aug. 4, 2000)
A youth becomes suspicious of his mother's new boarder when three townspeople suddenly disappear. Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Chalk, Judd Nelson and Barbara Tyson.
  • Fri 9/30
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Zig Zag

S06, E19  (First Aired: Aug. 11, 2000)
A cybercolumnist leads a daring attack against supercomputers that have taken control of society. Stars Frank Whaley, Leslie Hope, John Amos and J.R. Bourne.
  • Fri 9/30
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Black Box

S04, E25  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 1998)
A war veteran envisions his traumatic final mission.
  • Sat 10/1
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

In Our Own Image

S04, E26  (First Aired: Dec. 18, 1998)
An android goes on a killing spree and takes Celia hostage.
  • Sat 10/1
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Nest

S06, E20  (First Aired: Aug. 18, 2000)
A pair of old buddies must overcome their haunted past while battling a strange infestation at an Arctic research station.
  • Mon 10/3
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Final Appeal

S06, E21  (First Aired: Sep. 3, 2000)
A time traveler accused of violating laws against technology receives a death sentence in a sequel to the episode ``A Stitch in Time.''.
  • Mon 10/3
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The Alien Radio

S05, E01  (First Aired: Jan. 22, 1999)
A radio host pooh-poohs callers' UFO encounters until one caller kills himself.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Better Luck Next Time

S05, E22  (First Aired: Aug. 20, 1999)
A detective investigates which one of two unusual suspects has committed a series of murders, and whether they are even human.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Blank Slate

S05, E08  (First Aired: Apr. 2, 1999)
A brilliant doctor being pursued by government agents recovers memories stolen by a top-secret program.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Deja Vu

S05, E16  (First Aired: Jul. 9, 1999)
While trying to open a controlled wormhole, a scientist (Kevin Nealon) becomes caught in a time loop. With Ronny Cox.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Descent

S05, E14  (First Aired: Jun. 25, 1999)
After injecting himself with primitive DNA, a mild-mannered professor becomes bold and powerful. With Leland Orser, Jenny Levine and Greg Thirloway.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Donor

S05, E02  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1999)
The first recipient of a full-body transplant starts having mysterious visions about strange people and a murder.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Essence of Life

S05, E18  (First Aired: Jul. 23, 1999)
An agent assigned to nab a doctor illegally peddling a drug that can bring the dead back to life becomes hooked on it himself.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Fathers and Sons

S05, E20  (First Aired: Aug. 6, 1999)
A man tries to rescue his grandfather from a rest home where a doctor is conducting sinister brain experiments.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Grell

S05, E04  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1999)
A government official and his family are shot down over slave territory.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Haven

S05, E15  (First Aired: Jul. 2, 1999)
A high-tech building malfunctions disastrously, compelling its previously isolated inhabitants to work together to get free.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Final Appeal

S06, E22  (First Aired: Sep. 3, 2000)
A time traveler accused of violating laws against technology receives a death sentence in a sequel to the episode ``A Stitch in Time.''.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Human Operators

S05, E07  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1999)
A woman inspires an enslaved man to rebel.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Sandkings

S01, E01  (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1995)
A scientist searches for a way to continue his experiments when the top-secret government project he is working on is shut down.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The Inheritors

S05, E17  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 1999)
Killed when a meteor explodes over their city, three people come back to life as geniuses with a single mission.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Joy Ride

S05, E06  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1999)
An aging astronaut returns to space to right a wrong turn in his life.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Other Side

S05, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 19, 1999)
A doctor discovers a parallel consciousness.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Sandkings

S01, E02  (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1995)
A scientist searches for a way to continue his experiments when the top-secret government project he is working on is shut down.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Valerie 23

S01, E03  (First Aired: Mar. 31, 1995)
A robotic companion's emotional shortcomings prove dangerous when a paraplegic scientist becomes involved with his therapist.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Ripper

S05, E11  (First Aired: May. 7, 1999)
A doctor in Victorian London discovers Jack the Ripper is an alien. With Cary Elwes, David Warner and Clare Sims.
  • Thu 10/6
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Blood Brothers

S01, E04  (First Aired: Apr. 7, 1995)
Two brothers wrestle for control of their late father's pharmaceutical company and a newly discovered vaccine.
  • Thu 10/6
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Second Soul

S01, E05  (First Aired: Apr. 14, 1995)
Aliens exchange advanced technology for human cadavers, which they use as hosts for their dying spirits.
  • Thu 10/6
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

White Light Fever

S01, E06  (First Aired: Apr. 21, 1995)
An eccentric billionaire (William Hickey) finances a research project in a selfish attempt to prolong his life. With Bruce Davidson, Michelle Beaudoin.
  • Fri 10/7
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The Choice

S01, E07  (First Aired: Apr. 28, 1995)
Parents face a difficult decision when their young daughter exhibits psychic abilities and is kicked out of school.
  • Fri 10/7
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Small Friends

S05, E03  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1999)
Inmates blackmail a brilliant inventor jailed for murder to get his secret invention. With Ralph Waite and Roddy Piper.
  • Sat 10/8
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Star Crossed

S05, E21  (First Aired: Aug. 13, 1999)
Cosmic ``Casablanca'' tale of a cynical cafe owner who encounters an old flame in a world dominated by alien invaders.
  • Sat 10/8
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER