The Twilight Zone

Season 5 Episode 15

The Long Morrow

Aired Unknown Jan 10, 1964 on CBS

Episode Recap

Before leaving on his mission, Douglas meets a woman, Sandra Horn. They fall in love, but realize it can't work: when he returns from he trip he'll still be young, while she will be an old woman. When Douglas leaves, Sandra has herself put in suspended animation. When Douglas returns she is revived, but the doctor has some bad news: six months into the mission, Douglas came out of suspended animation for her. Now he is an old man, and she is still young.