The Twilight Zone

Season 5 Episode 12

Ninety Years Without Slumbering

Aired Unknown Dec 20, 1963 on CBS

Episode Recap

Sam believes that when a grandfather clock he has owned all his life stops, he will die. To make his granddaughter happy, he sells the clock to a neighbor. While the neighbor is away on vacation, the clock begins to wind down. When it stops, Sam's spirit begins to leave his body, but Sam realizes the spirit is just his imagination and it disappears.