The Twilight Zone/A Thing About Machines

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A Thing About Machines
Season 2, Episode 4
Airdate October 28, 1960
Production Number 173-3645
Written by Rod Serling
Directed by David Orrick McDearmon
Produced by Buck Houghton
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The Twilight ZoneSeason Two
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A Thing About Machines is the fourth episode of the second season of The Twilight Zone, and the fortieth episode overall.

Starring: Richard Haydn (Bartlett Finchley)

with Barbara Stuart (Edith), Barney Phillips (TV Repairman), Henry Beckman (Policeman), Jay Overholts (Intern), Margarita Cordova (Girl)

Uncredited: Rod Serling (Host)


Plot Overview

Finchley, an uppity author, abuses all machines when they don't work right, including his typewriter. The machines, in turn, begin, one by one, to turn on him.



The Show

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