Twentieth Century TV

Tales of Tomorrow

Series aired 1951 - 1953
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Season 1, Episode 1
August 3, 1951
A defendant on trial, accused of murdering a prominent archaeologist, tells the jury an incredible story of a pending alien invasion.
Season 1, Episode 9
October 12, 1951
A London university professor discovers that a mysterious crystal egg is actually a window to Mars.
Season 1, Episode 10
October 26, 1951
The CEO of an aerospace company is determined to build a spaceship for interplanetary travel and a young scientist convinces him that he can perform the task--but ony if he's the first person to travel on the spaceship.
Season 1, Episode 13
December 7, 1951
During the Cold War, a captured American spy is his country's only hope to avert an attack by a new type of bomb.
Season 1, Episode 15
January 4, 1952
On an island, a strange rock begins to grow and scientists theorize that it's an ancient meteor trying to re-assemble itself.
Season 1, Episode 16
January 18, 1952
Scientist Victor Frankenstein creates life but his creation becomes a monster.
Season 1, Episode 26
March 28, 1952
The husband of an aviatrix who disappeared on a test flight finally learns the truth about his wife's disappearance.
Season 1, Episode 29
April 18, 1952
A housewife who likes to make sure that every second counts is contacted by a bank that doesn't save money--it saves time.
Season 1, Episode 31
May 2, 1952
Four members of a space party returning to Earth from Alpha Centauri try to determine what killed the other two members of their party.
Season 1, Episode 34
May 23, 1952
A scientist discovers a solvent that is capable of dissolving the planet.
Season 1, Episode 35
May 30, 1952
A struggling doctor discovers some unusual instruments in a black bag which he purchased from a pawn shop.
Season 1, Episode 37
June 13, 1952
A man must decide whether or not he wants to survive a hydrogen bomb blast. If he does, he'll be the only person remaining on earth.
Season 1, Episode 41
July 18, 1952
A lab technician invents a time machine and uses it to travel forward to the year 2052.
Season 1, Episode 43
August 8, 1952
A rocket returns from space with a huge block of ice inside its compartment. An Air Force officer realizes that this block of ice is a form of alien invasion.
Season 2, Episode 3
September 5, 1952
When a prominent physician dons a pair of eyeglasses he discovers that he can see into the future.
Season 2, Episode 6
September 26, 1952
A 26 year old man gives a doctor a blood transfusion in return for $1,000 but the process causes the young man to age.
Season 2, Episode 8
October 10, 1952
A scientist invents a machine that has the power to control human emotions.
Season 2, Episode 10
October 24, 1952
A father discovers that his son and other neighborhood children are being controlled telepathically by an alien.
Season 2, Episode 17
December 12, 1952
Doing research in the Brazilian jungle, two biochemists develop a mysterious plant.
Season 2, Episode 19
December 26, 1952
A man brings back voices and sounds from the Garden of Eden.
Season 2, Episode 26
February 13, 1953
A man is given the chance to live the past seven years of his life over but he makes the same mistakes.
Season 2, Episode 27
February 20, 1953
The nation is hit with an epidemic in which vocal chords are paralyzed. However, it's actually an alien plot to conquer the United States.
Season 2, Episode 32
March 6, 1953
Members of an expedition into the jungle are attacked by invisible blood sucking leaches from outer space.
Season 2, Episode 28
March 20, 1953
A professor builds a robot who begins to take on the characteristics of humans including falling in love with the professor's daughter.
Season 2, Episode 29
March 27, 1953
A writer discovers to his horror that the events in his short stories are coming true.
Season 2, Episode 37
May 1, 1953
A scientist creates a formula that unlocks evil. Then his wife unknowingly ingests some of the formula.

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