The Best Episodes of The Outer Limits

Demon With A Glass Hand

#1 - Demon With A Glass Hand 8.29

Season 2 - Episode 5

An amnesiac with a strange glass hand is pursued by alien assassins as he seeks the key to his true identity.

Directors: Byron Haskin
Specimen: Unknown

#2 - Specimen: Unknown 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 22

The crew aboard a space station investigates the death of a young lieutenant and uncovers a strange and deadly new life form.

Directors: Gerd Oswald
Expanding Human

#3 - Expanding Human 7.67

Season 2 - Episode 4

A consciousness-expanding drug provides a professor with superhuman abilities and endangers the lives of his associates.

Directors: Gerd Oswald
The Zanti Misfits

#4 - The Zanti Misfits 7.60

Season 1 - Episode 14

Exils from the planet Zanti arrive on Earth, and a startling truth is uncovered when two human renegades invade their privacy.

Directors: Leonard Horn
The Bellero Shield

#5 - The Bellero Shield 7.57

Season 1 - Episode 20

An ambitious scientist, with hopes of taking over his father's corporation, creates a laser that inadvertently brings a gentle alien to earth.

Directors: John Brahm
The Invisible Enemy

#6 - The Invisible Enemy 7.50

Season 2 - Episode 7

An encounter with extreme terror awaits a crew sent to Mars to investigate the disappearance of an earlier expedition.

Directors: Byron Haskin
Wolf 359

#7 - Wolf 359 7.43

Season 2 - Episode 8

When a scientist recreates the environment of a distant planet, its accelerated rate of evolution suggest a shocking future for mankind.

Directors: Seeleg Lester, Laslo Benedek

#8 - ZZZZZ 7.41

Season 1 - Episode 18

A queen bee with sinister intentions assumes human form in order to seek out the perfect mate.

Directors: John Brahm
I, Robot

#9 - I, Robot 7.33

Season 2 - Episode 9

A grotesque, but gentle, robot is put on trial for the murder of his creator.

Directors: Leon Benson
The Galaxy Being

#10 - The Galaxy Being 7.31

Season 1 - Episode 1

A radio station engineer named Allan Maxwell establishes contact with an alien being. But when the station's power is turned up, the alien is teleported to Earth, where its radioactive nature causes havoc.

Directors: Leslie Stevens
The Sixth Finger

#11 - The Sixth Finger 7.28

Season 1 - Episode 5

There are unforeseen consequences when a brilliant but guilt-ridden scientist performs an evolutionary enhancement procedure on an embittered miner.

Directors: James Goldstone
The Children of Spider County

#12 - The Children of Spider County 7.27

Season 1 - Episode 21

A powerful alien from the planet Eros returns to Earth to rescue and claim his son who has been charged with murder.

Directors: Leonard Horn
The Man Who Was Never Born

#13 - The Man Who Was Never Born 7.27

Season 1 - Episode 6

A horribly mutated man from Earth's bleak future travels back in time in an attempt to alter the past and save mankind from its hideous fate.

Directors: Leonard Horn
The Architects of Fear

#14 - The Architects of Fear 7.25

Season 1 - Episode 3

A noble scheme goes horribly awry when a group of scientists plan an elaborate hoax designed to frighten and ultimately unite humankind.

Directors: Byron Haskin
The Chameleon

#15 - The Chameleon 7.25

Season 1 - Episode 31

A government agent faces a crisis of conscience when he infiltrates a band of aliens marooned aboard the wreckage of a flying saucer.

Directors: Gerd Oswald
Production and Decay of Strange Particles

#16 - Production and Decay of Strange Particles 7.20

Season 1 - Episode 30

A nuclear accident creates a rift in the space/time continuum, and allows deadly creatures to emerge.

Directors: Leslie Stevens

#17 - Soldier 7.00

Season 2 - Episode 1

A soldier who knows nothing but killing and warfare struggles to adapt when he is transported back in time to a more peaceful era.

Directors: Gerd Oswald

#18 - Counterweight 7.00

Season 2 - Episode 14

An alien invader unleashes fear and panic aboard a simulated flight to a distant planet.

Directors: Paul Stanley
Don't Open Till Doomsday

#19 - Don't Open Till Doomsday 6.94

Season 1 - Episode 17

A young couple's honeymoon is cut short by the horrifying contents of a mysterious box.

Directors: Gerd Oswald
Controlled Experiment

#20 - Controlled Experiment 6.79

Season 1 - Episode 16

Two Martians conduct an investigation at the scene of a murder to try to determine why humans kill one another.

Directors: Leslie Stevens
The Invisibles

#21 - The Invisibles 6.77

Season 1 - Episode 19

A government agent infiltrates a secret criminal organization that uses repulsive alien parasites to control its members.

Directors: Gerd Oswald
Behold, Eck!

#22 - Behold, Eck! 6.71

Season 2 - Episode 3

The fate of the Earth is at stake when an optometrist discovers special lenses which enable him to see a frightening, and otherwise invisible, two-dimensional creature.

Directors: Byron Haskin
The Hundred Days of the Dragon

#23 - The Hundred Days of the Dragon 6.65

Season 1 - Episode 2

A sinister foreign power replaces the President of the United States with its own agentvia the use of a powerful drug allowing the skin to be molded into any likeness.

Directors: Byron Haskin

#24 - Moonstone 6.63

Season 1 - Episode 24

Lunar colonists find themselves in grave danger when they attempt to aid five fugitive alien scientists.

Directors: Robert Florey
Second Chance

#25 - Second Chance 6.57

Season 1 - Episode 23

Believing that they're going on a mere carnival ride, a crew of discontented dreamers unknowingly boards a space ship bound to save the future of the human race.

Directors: Paul Stanley