The Outer Limits

The Voyage Home

Season 1, Ep 16, Aired 6/30/95
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  • Episode Description
  • When an astronaut returning from Mars discovers an alien aboard ship, he must face the loss of his shipmates, and make the ultimate sacrifice in order to prevent the alien from reaching Earth.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Kevin Conway

    The Control Voice

  • Grant Rosenberg

  • Tibor Tak√°cs

  • Jay O. Sanders

    Ed Barkley

  • Matt Craven

    Alan Wells

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Control Voice: (Closing Narration) The true measure of a hero is when a man lays down his life with the knowledge that those he saves... will never know.

    • Control Voice: (Opening Narration) The Book of Job tells us that, "He who discovereth deep things out of darkness, bringeth out to light the shadow of death." Will man's unquenching thirst for discovery, ultimately be his undoing?

    Notes (2)

    • This episode features Michael Dorn, who was a regular on two Star Trek series, adding up to a total of 11 seasons.

    • A clip of this episode is featured in the episode "The Voice of Reason".

    Trivia (1)

    • Early in the episode, there is a live exchange between the astronauts and Megan Halliwell at ground control. However, there should have been a couple second of delay between question and response, the time it takes for the radio signal to reach a spacecraft three days' travel from Earth.

    Allusions (1)

    • Control Voice: The Book of Job tells us..
      The Book of Job is a book from the Bible. It tells a story about a man named Job whose life has been decimated to prove that he will always follow God.

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