Tales of Tomorrow

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Episode Guide

  • Season 2
    • What Dreams May Come
      6/12/53
      0.0
      Telepathic thoughts alert a woman to her future murder.
    • Lazarus Walks
      Lazarus Walks
      Episode 41
      5/29/53
      0.0
      After being resuscitated following his death, a man discovers he is a walking lie detector.
    • The Spider's Web
      The Spider's Web
      Episode 40
      5/22/53
      6.0
      The inhabitants of a remote island find that they are beginning to change after receiving radiation.
    • Ink
      Ink
      Episode 39
      5/15/53
      0.0
      When a man decides to move out of the house he shares with his older sister to get married, she plots against him with a chemist's ink that forces compliance to what is written and read.
    • The Vault
      The Vault
      Episode 38
      5/8/53
      0.0
      When a scientific test goes array, it traps four people in a vault deep in the Earth. They wonder if they are the last humans alive.
    • The Evil Within
      Episode 37
      5/1/53
      8.0
      Peter Crane invents a solution that releases the evil desires and intentions of people. He stores the potion in his home fridge at the house and some of it drips on leftovers. His wife Anne accidentally eats some food contaminated by the serum and becomes a different woman with evil consuming her mind. Peter finds out and prevents his own murder by his neglected and abused wife.moreless
    • Please Omit Flowers
      4/24/53
      6.0
      Looking for a way to boost his business clientele, a ruthless mortician comes across a potion that causes a very deep sleep to come on people, making others think that they are dead.
    • The Rivals
      The Rivals
      Episode 35
      4/17/53
      0.0
      After finding love again at a late age, an old man introduces his new bride to what will become her competition...a cat.
    • Homecoming
      Homecoming
      Episode 34
      4/10/53
      7.0
      An Air Force pilot who was long thought to be lost returns to his wife and hometown after being stranded in the arctic for five years. During that time, he's become a changed man and can only exist in extreme cold.
    • Past Tense
      Episode 33
      4/3/53
      6.5
      Dr. Harry Marco is neglecting his practice in order to build a time machine in his basement. Once he succeeds, he travels to the past to sell the secret of penicillin to the highest bidder.
    • Ghost Writer
      Episode 32
      3/27/53
      7.5
      Going against his wife's wishes, freelance writer Bert Tyler accepts a job finishing stories begun by a mysterious author. Initially delighted by the great money and easy work, Bert becomes horrified when he sees the tragic endings he's been supplying actually begin occurring in real life.
    • 3/20/53
      7.9
      After an old inventor can no longer read, he builds a robot to read to him. Only the robot soon desires to become what he is reading about, and puts demands on the old man, and his daughter, that can not be fulfilled, ending in tragedy.
    • The Squeeze Play
      The Squeeze Play
      Episode 30
      3/13/53
      0.0
    • 3/6/53
      6.8
      An expedition into the tropics is plagued by dissent, desertion, and an invisible blood sucking leech that has arrived from outer space. The remaining members of the expedition use an insecticide to escape.
    • Lonesome Village
      Lonesome Village
      Episode 28
      2/27/53
      0.0
    • The Great Silence
      Episode 27
      2/20/53
      6.8

      When thousands of people in the northwestern United States suddenly lose their ability to talk, the U.S. Government blames H-Bomb testing and its radioactive fallout. Only a mountain man living in the mountains actually knows the real reason and he's not talking.

    • Another Chance
      Episode 26
      2/13/53
      0.0
    • The Build Box
      The Build Box
      Episode 25
      2/6/53
      0.0
    • Two Faced
      Two Faced
      Episode 24
      1/30/53
      0.0
    • The Picture Of Dorian Gray
      1/23/53
      5.0
      An aristocrat owns a painting that grants him eternal life, but at a terrible price. Based on a story by Oscar Wilde.
    • Discovered Heart
      Discovered Heart
      Episode 22
      1/16/53
      7.0

      A scout for a hostile invasion force from outer space comes to a lighthouse hoping to use it as a signalling station. A precocious little girl wins the alien's heart and moves the extraterrestrial to surrender his life to prevent invasion.

    • Conqueror's Isle
      Conqueror's Isle
      Episode 21
      1/9/53
      0.0
    • The Mask of Medusa
      The Mask of Medusa
      Episode 20
      1/2/53
      0.0
    • The Bitter Storm
      Episode 19
      12/26/52
      7.6
      A man of science, filled with hate and bitterness, can save lives, including his own, with a special device that can "hear" into the past, by warning of an impending savage hurricane. That is, if he wants to.
    • The Machine
      The Machine
      Episode 18
      12/19/52
      0.0
    • The Fatal Flower
      Episode 17
      12/12/52
      7.4
      A botanist is working in the Brazilian jungle to develop a giant carnivorous plant. His breakthrough finally occurs just as his new assistant begins to crack from the heat and isolation.
    • The Glacier Giant
      The Glacier Giant
      Episode 16
      12/5/52
      0.0
    • The Invigorating Air
      11/28/52
      0.0
    • The Quiet Lady
      The Quiet Lady
      Episode 14
      11/21/52
      0.0
    • The Camera
      The Camera
      Episode 13
      11/14/52
      7.5
    • The Window
      Episode 12
      11/7/52
      7.8
      A show within a show. It would appear that the regular Tales Of Tomorrow episode keeps getting interrupted by another broadcast, this one depicting a couple having an affair and plotting to kill the woman's husband. The broadcast crew tries to find the location before the unsuspecting man takes a long fall.moreless
    • The Tomb of King Tarus
      10/31/52
      6.0
      When a archaeology team open an Egyptian tomb, they find an ancient king who's been alive for 4,000 years.
    • Double Trouble
      Double Trouble
      Episode 9
      10/17/52
      0.0
    • The Horn
      Episode 8
      10/10/52
      8.1
    • Substance X
      Substance X
      Episode 7
      10/3/52
      8.0
      A young woman goes to her hometown at the behest of a food conglomerate. Her assignment is to discover what the people of the community are using for food after their only food outlet closes. She discovers a scientist who has developed a food substitute called 'Substance X'. Anyone who diets on Substance X is unable to eat normal food from that time on.moreless
    • 9/26/52
      7.0

      Jeff is under pressure from is fiancé to raise a large sum of money so they can buy a gas station and get married. Against his better judgment, he agrees to a strange doctor's offer of $1000 for a pint of his blood. It's only after the blood has been taken that Jeff learns the grave mistake he's made, thanks to an elderly gentleman who bursts into the room.

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    • The Chase
      The Chase
      Episode 5
      9/19/52
      0.0
    • The Cocoon
      The Cocoon
      Episode 4
      9/12/52
      0.0
    • 9/5/52
      7.8
    • Thanks
      Thanks
      Episode 2
      8/29/52
      0.0
    • A Bird in Hand
      A Bird in Hand
      Episode 1
      8/22/52
      0.0
  • Season 1
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