How Well Do You Remember the Most Famous Episodes of the Twilight Zone?


By: Heather Cahill

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You're now entering the Twilight Zone! The Twilight Zone was written by Rod Serling, who created disturbing, incredible and memorable stories that hooked viewers around the world. The show ran for 5 seasons and produced over 156 episodes, but this quiz will focus on some of the most famous episodes.

Do you know the events of 'The Invaders?' What about the characters in 'The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street?' Maybe you can recall what happened in 'Eye of the Beholder?' Each episode revolved around different characters with different struggles. The episodes were thought-provoking and spooky.

You might know 'Where is Everbody?' best, or maybe you're more of an expert of 'Nightmare at 20,000 feet?' Or could 'The Hitch Hiker' may be more memorable for you? It's hard to forget these hard-hitting episodes and their events because they have been ranked among the best televisions shows of all time; it has featured stars such as William Shatner and Burt Reynolds. 

There's no denying how well written and produced the show truly was! Experts on the Twilight Zone won't have trouble to recall these famous episodes. So, if you're ready to give it a shot, get ready to enter the Twilight Zone and take this quiz!

What was the final message of the episode 'The Eye of the Beholder?'

The final message of the episode is that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This means that Janet's beauty was dictated according to the rest of the world.


What happened when Nan Adams was on her way to Los Angeles in 'The Hitch Hiker?'

She got a flat tire on her way to Los Angeles. The tire caused an accident but it was repaired and Nan was able to continue on her way.


What happened when Martin talked to his younger self in 'Walking Distance?'

When Martin talked to his younger self, he scared him, causing him to fall. This fall translated into future Martin, who was later seen with a limp from the accident.


Where did Anthony wish people into, in 'It's A Good Life?'

Anthony wished everyone into the cornfield. Because of this, everyone was afraid of him and tried to avoid him at all costs, but it was impossible to stop him.


What did Bob see on the wing of the airplane in 'Nightmare at 20,000 feet?'

Bob saw a gremlin on the wing of the airplane. Since he had a breakdown before, the crew didn't believe him when he told them.


What planet did the creatures in 'The Invaders' turn out to be from?

The creatures in this episode turned out to be humans from Earth. This is revealed by the writing on the side of the ship indicating that the episode was not taking place on Earth, like it seemed to.


What did Henry enjoy doing in 'Time Enough at Last?'

Henry enjoyed reading. His wife and the head of the bank that he works at, on the other hand, weren't very happy about the time he spent reading.


What did the woman do to the ship in 'The Invaders?'

The woman destroyed the ship in this episode; it was her only way to defend herself from the tiny intruders that were attacking her.


What were the results of Janet Tyler's procedure in 'The Eye of the Beholder?'

Janet Tyler's procedures did not make a change to her looks. She looked beautiful to viewers, but she and the rest of the people in the episode were unhappy with the way she looked.


How old is Anthony in 'It's a Good Life?'

Anthony is six in this episode. He has superhuman powers and he controls his entire town because of this.


What turned off after the residents of Maple Street saw a shadow in 'The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street?'

The electricity turned off after a shadow appeared on Maple Street. The electricity ultimately caused panic after a child mentioned that it was due to aliens arriving.


Is it true or false that Janet Tyler was considered ugly in 'The Eye of the Beholder?'

This is true. Her beauty was criticized due to the standards of everyone else. Ultimately, because she was considered ugly, she was segregated.


What was Mike missing during the episode 'Where is Everybody?'

Mike was missing human interaction. The world he was placed in was beyond lonely and proved that humans have a need for friends, family, and basic human interaction.


Where did Martin visit in 'Walking Distance?'

Martin visited his hometown in this episode. He had to stop at a garage on the way and decided to kill some time going back to the place that he grew up in.


Who did Nan Adams see continuously throughout her trip in 'The Hitch Hiker?'

Nan kept coming across the same hitchhiker throughout her trip. This made her feel scared and uneasy and she eventually tried to run him over.


Is it true or false that there were actually aliens in 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street?'

This is true. However, the aliens weren't living as people as they thought, they turned out to actually be watching the chaos from afar.


What was Arthur planning to do with his wife in 'A World of Difference?'

Arthur was planning to go on vacation with his wife. When he realized that he was Gerald rather than Arthur, he panicked. Luckily, he did eventually get to go on a vacation with his wife.


How many treatments has Janet Tyler had previously in the episode 'The Eye of the Beholder?'

Janet Tyler had previously had 11 treatments in the episode titled, 'The Eye of the Beholder.' She was trying to make herself beautiful to the world's standards, but the procedures would not work.


How did Bob kill the monster in 'Nightmare at 20,000 feet?'

Bob shot the monster while the plane was still in the air. The monster was trying to undo the wires of the plane to make it crash.


What did the creatures in 'The Invaders' use to attack the woman?

The intruders attacked the woman with a gun. Although they were tiny, they did inflict damage on the woman and it was their only method of defense.


What did Henry's wife do to his book in 'Time Enough at Last?'

Henry's wife ripped up his book. She also defaced the book so that Henry couldn't read it. His wife saw the time that he spent reading as time badly spent.


What was Mike training to be in 'Where is Everybody?'

Mike was training to be an astronaut. The world he was immersed in was a test to see if he could handle extreme isolation, similar to what he would experience in space.


What did Martin try to convince his parents of in 'Walking Distance?'

Martin tried to convince his parents that he time traveled. As that type of information would make people skeptical, his parents didn't believe him.


What did Anthony turn Dan into in 'It's A Good Life?'

Anthony turned Dan into a jack-in-the-box. Despite how everyone felt toward Anthony after the incident, he still had control over them.


What was odd about the world Mike was in during the episode of 'Where is Everybody?'

There were no people in the world. Everywhere that Mike went, he found that there was nobody around; this eventually started to take a toll on him.


What did the crew make Bob take in 'Nightmare at 20,000 feet?'

The crew made Bob take a sedative in this episode. The sedative was to calm him down and make sure that he could relax while on the plane.


Is it true or false that Martin time traveled when he visited the town drugstore in 'Walking Distance?'

This is true. Upon entering the drugstore, he time traveled to the past. When entering the drugstore again, he time traveled again, back to the present.


Where is Arthur actually when he believes he is in his office in 'A World of Difference?'

Arthur was actually on a movie set in this episode. He was a movie star who was named Gerald and was playing the role of Arthur in the movie.


Is it true or false that the movie Arthur was supposed to be filming was about himself in 'A World of Difference?'

This is true. The movie that Arthur (as Gerald) was filming was about Arthur's life. It was titled, 'The Private World of Arthur Curtis.'


Who was first accused of being an alien in 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street?'

Les was first accused of being an alien. After he was accused, many other people were accused as well. This caused more chaos throughout the street.


What happened to Nan Adams in 'The Hitch Hiker?'

By the end of the episode, Nan found out that she had, in fact, died when the tire went flat. The hitchhiker symbolized her death throughout the episode.


Is it true or false that the woman in 'The Invaders' lived alone?

This is true. The woman in this episode lived alone and there was no help around when she was attacked by the 'invaders' that landed on her roof.


Is it true or false that the movie was going to be canceled in 'A World of Difference?'

This is true. After the actions of Arthur (as Gerald) in the studio, the movie was going to be canceled. Arthur did not like living Gerald's world.


Where did Mike go first in 'Where is Everybody?'

Mike first went to a diner. This was the first place that he noticed the suspicious things going on. When he tried to order breakfast, there was nobody around to serve him.


What happened to the world while Henry was in the bank vault in 'Time Enough at Last?'

The entire world was destroyed while Henry was in the bank vault. His time spent reading in the vault kept him safe from the war that happened.


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