Worst & Best Outer Limits 1963 Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: US Sci-Fi Series
Series: 2
Episodes: 49
First Transmission: 1963-1965
Channel: ABC

The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained episodes, often with a plot twist at the end. There are some similarities with the renowned Twilight Zone series, but Outer Limits episodes tend to deal more with science fiction themes than the fantasy and mystery themes of the Twilight Zone.

The series was revived in 1995, airing from 1995 to 2000.

In 1997, the episode “The Zanti Misfits” was ranked #98 on TV Guide’s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.



Best Episode ( S2 Ep4 )

Demon with a Glass Hand – Alien invaders have come to conquer the Earth, but billions of people have strangely disappeared. The only man who can help is Trent, a man with a talking glass hand that directs him in his battle against the aliens. He must stop the invasion and also discover where all the humans have gone.

17 October 1964

Imdb Score [9.0]



Worst Episode ( S2 Ep14 )

Counterweight – To prepare for a voyage to the planet Antheon, six astronauts have to pass a series of harsh mental and physical tests. During the simulated mission, a strange shifting light appears and sets the members against each other. Is this just another test?

26 December 1964

Imdb Score – [6.4]




Full Episode List

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Series One

The Galaxy Being (1963)

The Hundred Days of the Dragon (1963)

The Architects of Fear (1963)

The Man with the Power (1963)

The Sixth Finger (1963)

The Man Who Was Never Born (1963)

O.B.I.T. (1963)

The Human Factor (1963)

Corpus Earthling (1963)

Nightmare (1963)

It Crawled Out of the Woodwork (1963)

The Borderland (1963)

Tourist Attraction (1963)

The Zanti Misfits (1963)

The Mice (1964)

Controlled Experiment (1964)

Don’t Open Till Doomsday (1964)

ZZZZZ (1964)

The Invisibles (1964)

The Bellero Shield (1964)

The Children of Spider County (1964)

Specimen: Unknown (1964)

Second Chance (1964)

Moonstone (1964)

The Mutant (1964)

The Guests (1964)

Fun and Games (1964)

The Special One (1964)

A Feasibility Study (1964)

Production and Decay of Strange Particles (1964)

The Chameleon (1964)

The Forms of Things Unknown (1964)


Series Two

Soldier (1964)

Cold Hands, Warm Heart (1964)

Behold Eck! (1964)

Expanding Human (1964)

Demon with a Glass Hand (1964)

Cry of Silence (1964)

The Invisible Enemy (1964)

Wolf 359 (1964)

I, Robot (1964)

The Inheritors (1) (1964)

The Inheritors (2) (1964)

Keeper of the Purple Twilight (1964)

The Duplicate Man (1964)

Counterweight (1964)

The Brain of Colonel Barham (1965)

The Premonition (1965)

The Probe (1965)