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More purely science fiction than the sci-fi/horror hybrid as seen in first season (no more "scary monster of the week" recurring motif), the 17 episodes in this second and final season featured more action as well, including two classic episodes written by Harlan Ellison. Guest stars include a pre-Star Trek William Shatner and a pre-Batman Adam West.

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More purely science fiction than the sci-fi/horror hybrid as seen in first season (no more "scary monster of the week" recurring motif), the 17 episodes in this second and final season featured more action as well, including two classic episodes written by Harlan Ellison. Guest stars include a pre-Star Trek William Shatner and a pre-Batman Adam West.

    • EPISODE 1

    Soldier

    A quirk in time lands an soldier of the future, armed with an incredible weapon and an exaggerated instinct to kill, back to the present day. Government authorities apprehend him and hold him in custody for examination. They discover that he's the "ultimate soldier," trained solely to destroy his enemy...another futuristic soldier, who has also returned from the future and is stalking him. Befriended by a scientist, the Soldier is taken into his home. Later, armed with the rifle, he runs amuck. But he is persuaded not to harm anyone. Finally, the Enemy appears bearing a futuristic weapon and mortal combat ensues.

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    • 51 Minutes

    A quirk in time lands an soldier of the future, armed with an incredible weapon and an exaggerated instinct to kill, back to the present day. Government authorities apprehend him and hold him in custody for examination. They discover that he's the "ultimate soldier," trained solely to destroy his enemy...another futuristic soldier, who has also returned from the future and is stalking him. Befriended by a scientist, the Soldier is taken into his home. Later, armed with the rifle, he runs amuck. But he is persuaded not to harm anyone. Finally, the Enemy appears bearing a futuristic weapon and mortal combat ensues.

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    • EPISODE 2

    Cold Hands, Warm Heart

    Astronaut, Jeff Barton returns from a successful and much - heralded orbit of the planet Venus. His heroic exploit earns him full command of a proposed space flight to colonize Mars. But before funds for the project can be appropriated, General Barton must appear before the Senate Committee, with a complete report.All is well, until unexpected physiological changes begin to occur which dramatically affect Barton's appearance and well-being. In a dream, he relives an encounter with a Venus Creature he is beginning to resemble. All the facilities of space medicine are applied to effect a cure. They are only partially successful until coupled with the power of love manifest by the astronaut's wife. If he recovers in time to testify convincingly to the Senate Committee, he'll write a new chapter in Man's history in space.

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    Astronaut, Jeff Barton returns from a successful and much - heralded orbit of the planet Venus. His heroic exploit earns him full command of a proposed space flight to colonize Mars. But before funds for the project can be appropriated, General Barton must appear before the Senate Committee, with a complete report.All is well, until unexpected physiological changes begin to occur which dramatically affect Barton's appearance and well-being. In a dream, he relives an encounter with a Venus Creature he is beginning to resemble. All the facilities of space medicine are applied to effect a cure. They are only partially successful until coupled with the power of love manifest by the astronaut's wife. If he recovers in time to testify convincingly to the Senate Committee, he'll write a new chapter in Man's history in space.

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    • EPISODE 3

    Behold, Eck!

    Quite by chance, eye-specialist James Stones fashions several pairs of glasses which enable his patients to see an otherwise invisible, horrendous two dimensional monster. The creature attacks each patient, not to do harm but merely to take away his glasses. Using his own pair of special lenses, Dr. Stone discovers that all the creature wants is to find a way back to the outer world, whence he came accidentally. Failure to close this door within hours will mean the destruction of Earth. Dr. Stone, working frantically to make more lenses, is thwarted when the creature suddenly becomes visible to all and panic ensues. As the city's security forces trap the creature in a blazing room, Dr. Stone works feverishly to save him, so he can close the fateful doors that threaten the earth. The doctor succeeds, completes grinding the lenses, and enables the harmless monster to return to his two dimensional world.

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    Quite by chance, eye-specialist James Stones fashions several pairs of glasses which enable his patients to see an otherwise invisible, horrendous two dimensional monster. The creature attacks each patient, not to do harm but merely to take away his glasses. Using his own pair of special lenses, Dr. Stone discovers that all the creature wants is to find a way back to the outer world, whence he came accidentally. Failure to close this door within hours will mean the destruction of Earth. Dr. Stone, working frantically to make more lenses, is thwarted when the creature suddenly becomes visible to all and panic ensues. As the city's security forces trap the creature in a blazing room, Dr. Stone works feverishly to save him, so he can close the fateful doors that threaten the earth. The doctor succeeds, completes grinding the lenses, and enables the harmless monster to return to his two dimensional world.

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    • EPISODE 4

    Expanding Human

    Roy Clinton, a university professor experiments with a drug that expands human consciousness. The drug not only increases Clinton's awareness and sensitivity, but also changes his appearance, gives him hypnotic power, and superhuman strength.The effect of the drug endangers Clinton, Dr. Peter Wayne, Clinton's brother-in-law and associate - as well as the lives of those around him.

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    Roy Clinton, a university professor experiments with a drug that expands human consciousness. The drug not only increases Clinton's awareness and sensitivity, but also changes his appearance, gives him hypnotic power, and superhuman strength.The effect of the drug endangers Clinton, Dr. Peter Wayne, Clinton's brother-in-law and associate - as well as the lives of those around him.

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    • EPISODE 5

    Demon With a Glass Hand

    Alien soldiers from the distant future of the Universe invade Earth via a time-mirror. Their mission: capture the last human to survive a war that's to occur in the future between Earth and the invaders. The single Earth survivor appears to be normal in all respects save one...His right hand is glass and contains a computer chip which holds the secret of where the future generations of Earthmen are hiding after the holocaust. But finally assembled, it reveals the true identity of the Last Man of Earth.

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    Alien soldiers from the distant future of the Universe invade Earth via a time-mirror. Their mission: capture the last human to survive a war that's to occur in the future between Earth and the invaders. The single Earth survivor appears to be normal in all respects save one...His right hand is glass and contains a computer chip which holds the secret of where the future generations of Earthmen are hiding after the holocaust. But finally assembled, it reveals the true identity of the Last Man of Earth.

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    • EPISODE 6

    Cry of Silence

    Andy and Karen Thorne drive to remote Wild Canyon to inspect some farmland that they may purchase. En route, their car stalls - they've been roadblocked and surrounded by sentient tumbleweeds! Farmer Lamont discovers the beleaguered couple and rescues them. Driving them back to his farmhouse, he reveals that a meteor-like object recently plummeted to Earth in the vicinity. Andy and Karen soon realize that Lamont - like the weird tumbleweeds - is possessed by an alien power. Andy puts himself in jeopardy in an effort unravel the unearthly mystery of Wild Canyon.

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    Andy and Karen Thorne drive to remote Wild Canyon to inspect some farmland that they may purchase. En route, their car stalls - they've been roadblocked and surrounded by sentient tumbleweeds! Farmer Lamont discovers the beleaguered couple and rescues them. Driving them back to his farmhouse, he reveals that a meteor-like object recently plummeted to Earth in the vicinity. Andy and Karen soon realize that Lamont - like the weird tumbleweeds - is possessed by an alien power. Andy puts himself in jeopardy in an effort unravel the unearthly mystery of Wild Canyon.

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    • EPISODE 7

    Invisible Enemy

    A flight to Mars succeeds - but the astronauts don't come back. A second expedition sets out to discover why first men on Mars landed safely but never returned. They find wreckage of the first craft but there's no sign of life. One of the crew mysteriously disappears in a sea of sand. A trace of blood leads the crew to suspect an invisible enemy. Investigation of the strange sea imperils the flight Commander and his crew exert heroic efforts to save him from a horde of monsters that inhabits the region.

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    A flight to Mars succeeds - but the astronauts don't come back. A second expedition sets out to discover why first men on Mars landed safely but never returned. They find wreckage of the first craft but there's no sign of life. One of the crew mysteriously disappears in a sea of sand. A trace of blood leads the crew to suspect an invisible enemy. Investigation of the strange sea imperils the flight Commander and his crew exert heroic efforts to save him from a horde of monsters that inhabits the region.

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    • EPISODE 8

    Wolf 359

    Professor Jonathan Wragg reproduces a planet in miniature and introduces the DNA factor: life. Evolutionary forces on the planet progress at such a rate that life on the small planet soon advances in time to the present day. Further evolution, beyond the present, reveals what life on Earth has in store for mankind. Electronic photos of the microcosm's "future" show the existence of a grotesque monster of violence on the planet. The creature escapes the laboratory and attacks the scientist. Wragg's quick-witted wife, witnessing the attack, goes into action to save her husband and possibly - the world.

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    Professor Jonathan Wragg reproduces a planet in miniature and introduces the DNA factor: life. Evolutionary forces on the planet progress at such a rate that life on the small planet soon advances in time to the present day. Further evolution, beyond the present, reveals what life on Earth has in store for mankind. Electronic photos of the microcosm's "future" show the existence of a grotesque monster of violence on the planet. The creature escapes the laboratory and attacks the scientist. Wragg's quick-witted wife, witnessing the attack, goes into action to save her husband and possibly - the world.

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    • EPISODE 9

    I, Robot

    Dr. Charles Link, a small town research scientist constructs a robot. Link's murdered. The robot, Adam, is blamed and declared to be a Frankenstein monster. Grotesque in size and make-up, Adam has a computer-like brain that affords him a gentle personality and most human capabilities. Apprehended, the robot is threatened with destruction by authorities. Nina, Link's niece, gets a defense attorney, Thurman Cutler, to force the matter into court for an official judgment in trial without precedent.

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    Dr. Charles Link, a small town research scientist constructs a robot. Link's murdered. The robot, Adam, is blamed and declared to be a Frankenstein monster. Grotesque in size and make-up, Adam has a computer-like brain that affords him a gentle personality and most human capabilities. Apprehended, the robot is threatened with destruction by authorities. Nina, Link's niece, gets a defense attorney, Thurman Cutler, to force the matter into court for an official judgment in trial without precedent.

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    • EPISODE 10

    The Inheritors, Pt. 1

    A soldier falls in Vietnam, felled by an unusual bullet. Miraculously, he survives long enough to be sent to the US for an operation. Adam Ballard, the Assistant to the Secretary of Science, apprises his boss of the situation. Lt. Minns survived, but now has a second brainwave pattern, much stronger than his own. Just like the other three. All four experience dramatic increases in intelligence, over 200. And new interests: biochemistry, metallurgy, physics and finance. And each seem to be driven to a mysterious goal, unknown even to themselves. Ballard tracks down each of them, or tries to. Conover turns away from the Swedish shipyard where he was working because he seems to sense that Ballard is inside, talking to his supervisor. Ballard learns that Hadley (now in South America searching for the herb rara coelensis) was working on ventilation systems. Conover had devised new alloys which were stronger and lighter than the original metals. And he finds that Renaldo has invented an anti-gravity device. "I've beaten gravity" he tells Ballard bitterly. He has no joy over his accomplishment. He had no choice in the matter. The unknown mission required that he do it, and he did. Minns, with his interest in finance, is financing the whole operation. And more. He's contacting children, asking them to accompany him. As Part one closes, Ballard and other feds have Minns' apartment surrounded.

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    A soldier falls in Vietnam, felled by an unusual bullet. Miraculously, he survives long enough to be sent to the US for an operation. Adam Ballard, the Assistant to the Secretary of Science, apprises his boss of the situation. Lt. Minns survived, but now has a second brainwave pattern, much stronger than his own. Just like the other three. All four experience dramatic increases in intelligence, over 200. And new interests: biochemistry, metallurgy, physics and finance. And each seem to be driven to a mysterious goal, unknown even to themselves. Ballard tracks down each of them, or tries to. Conover turns away from the Swedish shipyard where he was working because he seems to sense that Ballard is inside, talking to his supervisor. Ballard learns that Hadley (now in South America searching for the herb rara coelensis) was working on ventilation systems. Conover had devised new alloys which were stronger and lighter than the original metals. And he finds that Renaldo has invented an anti-gravity device. "I've beaten gravity" he tells Ballard bitterly. He has no joy over his accomplishment. He had no choice in the matter. The unknown mission required that he do it, and he did. Minns, with his interest in finance, is financing the whole operation. And more. He's contacting children, asking them to accompany him. As Part one closes, Ballard and other feds have Minns' apartment surrounded.

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    • EPISODE 11

    The Inheritors, Pt. 2

    In Part Two, Ballard follows up on a lead from Minns' apartment: a list of names. He finds that they're all children -- special children. Minerva Gordon is blind, Danny Masters is a deaf mute, others are handicapped in various ways. He makes preparations to protect the kids from Minns, to no avail. He then sets up a series of roadblocks on the road to Wichita, where a spaceship is being built. Ballard and Minns have a confrontation at the warehouse. At first, Minns and the others are in the dark about what will happen to the children. Then the alien intelligence reveals the final explanation to Minns and he takes Ballard inside the ship. He finds that the damaged children are whole again, and well. Crutches and leg braces lay on the deck, unneeded. Minerva can see, and Danny can hear and speak. Minns tells Ballard that the atmosphere in the ship duplicates that of the planet they'll be travelling to. And that, if taken off the ship, the children will immediately revert. He says that they will be going to a planet that had been wiped out by a catastrophe, and they would be colonizing the planet. All four of the soldiers would accompany the children. Now that the doubts about their mission have been erased, they all agree readily.

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    In Part Two, Ballard follows up on a lead from Minns' apartment: a list of names. He finds that they're all children -- special children. Minerva Gordon is blind, Danny Masters is a deaf mute, others are handicapped in various ways. He makes preparations to protect the kids from Minns, to no avail. He then sets up a series of roadblocks on the road to Wichita, where a spaceship is being built. Ballard and Minns have a confrontation at the warehouse. At first, Minns and the others are in the dark about what will happen to the children. Then the alien intelligence reveals the final explanation to Minns and he takes Ballard inside the ship. He finds that the damaged children are whole again, and well. Crutches and leg braces lay on the deck, unneeded. Minerva can see, and Danny can hear and speak. Minns tells Ballard that the atmosphere in the ship duplicates that of the planet they'll be travelling to. And that, if taken off the ship, the children will immediately revert. He says that they will be going to a planet that had been wiped out by a catastrophe, and they would be colonizing the planet. All four of the soldiers would accompany the children. Now that the doubts about their mission have been erased, they all agree readily.

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    • EPISODE 12

    Keeper of the Purple Twilight

    Scientist Eric Plummer comes under the sinister influence of a creature from outer space. It's capable of materializing in human form but lacks normal emotions. Plummer agrees to exchange his emotions for scientific data known only to the creature. The monster takes command of the scientist's emotions but has great difficulty in understanding such things as love and beauty, which are unknown in his totally physical world. With the data, Plummer harnesses a fantastic energy source and fashions a weapon capable of destroying all life. The creature begins to feel compassion for humanity and returns the scientist's emotions to him...and is now vulnerable to attack by those of his own weird world who resent his defection.

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    Scientist Eric Plummer comes under the sinister influence of a creature from outer space. It's capable of materializing in human form but lacks normal emotions. Plummer agrees to exchange his emotions for scientific data known only to the creature. The monster takes command of the scientist's emotions but has great difficulty in understanding such things as love and beauty, which are unknown in his totally physical world. With the data, Plummer harnesses a fantastic energy source and fashions a weapon capable of destroying all life. The creature begins to feel compassion for humanity and returns the scientist's emotions to him...and is now vulnerable to attack by those of his own weird world who resent his defection.

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    • EPISODE 13

    The Duplicate Man

    Henderson James, a Twenty-First Century space anthropologist, secretly studies a strange animal from another planet. Captain Karl Emmett, a retired interplanetary explorer, had smuggled the creature back to Earth in spite of the 1976 ban on importation. The creature, a Megasoid, possesses intelligence higher than man's but it is obsessed with only one emotion....hate. When the creature escapes its confinement, James has the Federal Duplication Bureau create an exact duplicate of his human body for the sole purpose of finding and killing the creature. The two Henderson James's, original and duplicate, soon find themselves endangered not by the Megasoid but by each other.

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    Henderson James, a Twenty-First Century space anthropologist, secretly studies a strange animal from another planet. Captain Karl Emmett, a retired interplanetary explorer, had smuggled the creature back to Earth in spite of the 1976 ban on importation. The creature, a Megasoid, possesses intelligence higher than man's but it is obsessed with only one emotion....hate. When the creature escapes its confinement, James has the Federal Duplication Bureau create an exact duplicate of his human body for the sole purpose of finding and killing the creature. The two Henderson James's, original and duplicate, soon find themselves endangered not by the Megasoid but by each other.

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    • EPISODE 14

    Counterweight

    A group of carefully selected passengers board a space ship for a simulated flight to a space ship for a simulated flight to a distant planet. A panic button is the only contact they'll have with the outside world for the duration. Pressing it will end the flight. The long confinement plays upon their nerves and the interplay of their emotions. Gradually fear spreads throughout the group. Fear gives way to panic when an alien influence actually invades the ship. The alien power fears that its own security is in jeopardy if the research continues. Seizing one of the passengers, the "power" tries to force him to push the "panic button" to end the experiment.

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    A group of carefully selected passengers board a space ship for a simulated flight to a space ship for a simulated flight to a distant planet. A panic button is the only contact they'll have with the outside world for the duration. Pressing it will end the flight. The long confinement plays upon their nerves and the interplay of their emotions. Gradually fear spreads throughout the group. Fear gives way to panic when an alien influence actually invades the ship. The alien power fears that its own security is in jeopardy if the research continues. Seizing one of the passengers, the "power" tries to force him to push the "panic button" to end the experiment.

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    • EPISODE 15

    The Brain of Colonel Barham

    Brilliant space explorer Colonel Alec Barham is about to die of a fatal disease. As part of a scientific project, developed by Dr. Rahm and despite the protests of Mrs. Barham and army psychologist Colonel McKinnon, Barham consents to having his brain transplanted in computer-like mechanical man. This advanced robot will man space flights never before undertaken. The transplant is successful. The half-human-half-robot not only talks but develops a strength and power far beyond anything the scientists had ever anticipated...and becomes a menace that all agree must be destroyed at all costs.

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    Brilliant space explorer Colonel Alec Barham is about to die of a fatal disease. As part of a scientific project, developed by Dr. Rahm and despite the protests of Mrs. Barham and army psychologist Colonel McKinnon, Barham consents to having his brain transplanted in computer-like mechanical man. This advanced robot will man space flights never before undertaken. The transplant is successful. The half-human-half-robot not only talks but develops a strength and power far beyond anything the scientists had ever anticipated...and becomes a menace that all agree must be destroyed at all costs.

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    • EPISODE 16

    The Premonition

    Under instructions from flight control director Baldwin, test pilot Jim Darcy executes a maneuver which causes his supersonic plane to exceed heretofore known velocities. The plane goes out of control...Darcy prepares for a crash landing...and, at the same time, his wife is racing to the scene. Suddenly...time stands still. The world about them is frozen. Darcy's guess that a "time barrier" has been broken is confirmed when a "limbo" creature appears and threatens to prevent the Darcy's from returning to the animate present.

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    Under instructions from flight control director Baldwin, test pilot Jim Darcy executes a maneuver which causes his supersonic plane to exceed heretofore known velocities. The plane goes out of control...Darcy prepares for a crash landing...and, at the same time, his wife is racing to the scene. Suddenly...time stands still. The world about them is frozen. Darcy's guess that a "time barrier" has been broken is confirmed when a "limbo" creature appears and threatens to prevent the Darcy's from returning to the animate present.

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    The Probe

    Pilot "Cobe" Coberly heads the crew of a transoceanic cargo plane inflight to Tokyo with only passenger, Amanda Frank. A hurricane forces the plane to ditch directly within the "eye" of the storm. The people scramble into a life raft....and run "aground" on a strange, solid surface in mid-Pacific. Dexter, the navigator, sets out to investigate the odd place. His distant screams are heard. Then an amorphous glob advances threatening the remaining crew. Further exploration reveals that they are all captives within a laboratory equipped with instruments and mechanization far in advance of anything known to scientists of Earth.

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    Pilot "Cobe" Coberly heads the crew of a transoceanic cargo plane inflight to Tokyo with only passenger, Amanda Frank. A hurricane forces the plane to ditch directly within the "eye" of the storm. The people scramble into a life raft....and run "aground" on a strange, solid surface in mid-Pacific. Dexter, the navigator, sets out to investigate the odd place. His distant screams are heard. Then an amorphous glob advances threatening the remaining crew. Further exploration reveals that they are all captives within a laboratory equipped with instruments and mechanization far in advance of anything known to scientists of Earth.

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