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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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New Lease

S03, E11  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1997)
A resurrected scientist ignores his family to seek revenge on his killer. Starring Michael Ontkean and Stephen Lang.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Double Helix

S03, E12  (First Aired: Mar. 28, 1997)
A reckless scientist's experiments initiate a close encounter.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Dead Man's Switch

S03, E13  (First Aired: Apr. 4, 1997)
A soldier inhabits a bunker with doomsday devices as aliens land on Earth.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Music of the Spheres

S03, E14  (First Aired: May. 9, 1997)
A music broadcast from distant planets turns young listeners on Earth into aliens. With Kirsten Dunst.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Revelations of Becka Paulson

S03, E15  (First Aired: Jun. 6, 1997)
A woman (Catherine O'Hara) suffering an accidental gunshot wound to the head later discovers she can talk to pictures. Steven Weber stars and directs.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Bodies of Evidence

S03, E16  (First Aired: Jun. 20, 1997)
When the crew members of a space station die, the captain is accused of murder.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Feasibility Study

S03, E17  (First Aired: Jul. 11, 1997)
Aliens take a human community into space to see if they will make good slaves.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

A Special Edition

S03, E18  (First Aired: Jul. 25, 1997)
Mysterious forces try to prevent a journalist from broadcasting his story about cloning.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Rite of Passage

S04, E08  (First Aired: Mar. 13, 1998)
Two humans (James Marsden, Emmanuelle Vaugier) wonder if their ``mother'' is a monstrosity or a savior.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

In the Zone

S04, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 20, 1998)
An experimental treatment makes an athlete unbeatable but costs him his life.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Quality of Mercy

S01, E14  (First Aired: Jun. 16, 1995)
A fighter pilot is taken prisoner during an intergalactic war and locked in a cell with a woman who is being transformed into an alien.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

In Another Life

S04, E04  (First Aired: Feb. 16, 1998)
A suicidal man is transported to another dimension to kill a homicidal alter ego.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Caught in the Act

S01, E15  (First Aired: Jun. 23, 1995)
An alien presence invades the body of a chaste woman, forcing her to crave sex and prey on willing partners.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Hearts and Minds

S04, E03  (First Aired: Feb. 6, 1998)
Soldiers battle insectlike aliens trying to steal an energy source from Earth.
  • Tue 1/17
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Criminal Nature

S04, E01  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1998)
Genetic engineering creates two strains of newborns, one eminent, one deformed and violent.
  • Wed 1/18
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Voyage Home

S01, E16  (First Aired: Jun. 30, 1995)
Astronauts (Matt Craven, Jay O. Sanders, Michael Dorn) returning from Mars carry an alien in their craft.
  • Wed 1/18
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The New Breed

S01, E17  (First Aired: Jul. 5, 1995)
A scientist's experimental potion yields disastrous results when his close friend decides to test it upon himself.
  • Wed 1/18
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The Hunt

S04, E02  (First Aired: Jan. 30, 1998)
After animal hunting is banned, sportsmen hunt androids which are no longer useful.
  • Thu 1/19
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Relativity Theory

S04, E06  (First Aired: Feb. 27, 1998)
A biologist (Melissa Gilbert) discovers a race of aliens but loses control of her ship to a mutinous crew.
  • Thu 1/19
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

The Message

S01, E18  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 1995)
A woman who has been deaf since birth receives coded messages from aliens after having a revolutionary device implanted in her ear.
  • Thu 1/19
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

I, Robot

S01, E19  (First Aired: Jul. 23, 1995)
A humanoid robot (Jake McKinnon) is accused of murdering its creator; with Leonard Nimoy, Cyndy Preston; directed by Adam Nimoy.
  • Thu 1/19
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Josh

S04, E07  (First Aired: Mar. 6, 1998)
A reporter in the company of military officers comes into contact with a higher, and possibly alien, power.
  • Fri 1/20
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Glyphic

S04, E09  (First Aired: Mar. 20, 1998)
Hypnosis unravels the mystery of an ailment that killed a town's children.
  • Fri 1/20
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

If These Walls Could Talk

S01, E20  (First Aired: Jul. 30, 1995)
A haunted house develops an appetite for a grieving mother (Alberta Watson) and a scientific researcher (Dwight Schultz).
  • Fri 1/20
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Birthright

S01, E21  (First Aired: Aug. 13, 1995)
Following a press conference, Sen. Richard Adams is involved in a serious car accident and his doctor discovers he is an alien.
  • Fri 1/20
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Identity Crisis

S04, E10  (First Aired: Mar. 27, 1998)
A rival kills a soldier whose mind has been transferred into an android.
  • Sat 1/21
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 1/21
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Voice of Reason

S01, E22  (First Aired: Aug. 20, 1995)
A man with strong military connections tries to convince a powerful committee that aliens are trying to take over the human race.
  • Mon 1/23
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

A Stitch in Time

S02, E01  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1996)
An FBI agent's investigation of a baffling 30-year string of murders leads her to a doctor's laboratory.
  • Mon 1/23
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

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 1/24
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 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 1/24
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 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 1/24
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 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 1/24
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Final Exam

S04, E16  (First Aired: Jun. 5, 1998)
A college student blackmails the government with a cold-fusion bomb.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 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 1/24
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Monster

S04, E18  (First Aired: Jul. 10, 1998)
A CIA experiment using telekinesis in assassinations backfires.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Sarcophogus

S04, E19  (First Aired: Aug. 7, 1998)
Archaeologists make what they believe is the find of the century.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Nightmare

S04, E20  (First Aired: Aug. 14, 1998)
A voice interrogates aliens' captives and probes their weaknesses.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Resurrection

S02, E02  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1996)
Two androids (Nick Mancuso, Heather Graham) try revitalizing mankind after biological warfare eliminates all human life on Earth. With Dana Ashbrook.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Unnatural Selection

S02, E03  (First Aired: Jan. 19, 1996)
Two expectant parents who desire a perfect child opt for an illegal and risky procedure designed to genetically enhance their baby.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 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.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

I Hear You Calling

S02, E04  (First Aired: Jan. 26, 1996)
A persistent reporter latches onto the trail of a deadly stranger after she overhears a message on her cellular phone.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Mind Over Matter

S02, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 2, 1996)
A doctor (Mark Hamill) uses his revolutionary virtual-reality device to enter the mind of a comatose colleague. Also starring Debrah Farentino and Peter Breck.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Black Box

S04, E25  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 1998)
A war veteran envisions his traumatic final mission.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 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.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Beyond the Veil

S02, E06  (First Aired: Feb. 9, 1996)
Thoughts of alien abduction continue to torment a troubled patient undergoing therapy at a medical institute.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

First Anniversary

S02, E07  (First Aired: Feb. 16, 1996)
A man's relationship with his wife drastically changes following the celebration of their first year of marriage.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 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.
  • Fri 1/27
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Straight & Narrow

S02, E08  (First Aired: Feb. 23, 1996)
A new student at a renowned academy discovers his classmates are being controlled by computer chips implanted in their brains.
  • Fri 1/27
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

Trial by Fire

S02, E09  (First Aired: Mar. 1, 1996)
Alien ships are headed for Earth, and a newly sworn-in U.S. president must make his first foreign-policy decision.
  • Fri 1/27
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

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.
  • Sat 1/28
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 1/28
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 223
  • CHILLER

Worlds Apart

S02, E10  (First Aired: Mar. 22, 1996)
A presumed-dead astronaut from a doomed mission 20 years past re-establishes contact with Earth from another world.
  • Mon 1/30
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2

The Refuge

S02, E11  (First Aired: Apr. 5, 1996)
A man finds himself in a desolate world where the ruler, a sadistic industrialist, pits his ``guests'' against one another for his own entertainment.
  • Mon 1/30
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 988
  • WCGVDT2