Outer Limits

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  • TV-PG
  • 1995
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.7  (13,853)

Outer Limits was a science fiction television series that aired on Syfy from 1995 to 2002. The show was a revival of the original anthology series of the same name, which aired in the 1960s. Outer Limits explored a variety of scientific and philosophical themes through stand-alone episodes, each with its own unique story, characters, and setting.

The show often blended elements of horror, suspense, and drama with its science fiction themes, creating a tense and thought-provoking viewing experience. Some episodes explored the boundaries of human consciousness and intelligence, while others delved into the limits of human morality and ethics. The show also featured a number of fantastical creatures and concepts, including time travel, parallel universes, and alien life forms.

One of the key features of Outer Limits was its strong cast of actors, which included Kevin Conway and Joe Pascual among others. Conway, a veteran character actor, played a variety of roles throughout the series, showcasing his range as an actor. Pascual, on the other hand, was a relative newcomer to the series, but quickly proved himself as a talented and reliable performer.

The direction and cinematography of Outer Limits were also notable, with each episode featuring a unique visual style and tone. The show often used a mix of practical and digital effects to bring its fantastical concepts to life, and the result was a consistently engaging and visually stunning viewing experience.

Despite its strengths, Outer Limits faced a number of challenges over the course of its run. The show struggled with low ratings and inconsistent scheduling, and was eventually cancelled in 2002 after seven seasons. However, the show continues to be remembered fondly by fans of science fiction and is often cited as one of the most innovative and thought-provoking shows of its era.

Overall, Outer Limits was a groundbreaking television series that pushed the boundaries of science fiction storytelling. With its strong cast, inventive concepts, and innovative direction, the show remains a beloved classic of the genre.

Outer Limits is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (187 episodes). The series first aired on March 26, 1995.

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Human Trials
22. Human Trials
January 18, 2002
A test to find the right soldier for a secret mission pushes the limits of loyalty of each of the candidates.
The Human Factor
21. The Human Factor
January 11, 2002
A rogue computer on an outpost on Ganymede threatens to destroy Earth's last hope of survival.
Dark Child
20. Dark Child
January 4, 2002
A woman's past alien abduction comes back to haunt her.
The Tipping Point
19. The Tipping Point
September 15, 2001
A computer whiz must destroy a deadly artificial intelligence.
Lion's Den
18. Lion's Den
September 8, 2001
A pressured wrestling coach gives his team an experimental new drug.
Rule of Law
17. Rule of Law
August 25, 2001
A judge must determine the truth behind an attack on settlers on a remote planet where aliens and humans live...
16. Abduction
August 18, 2001
An alien forces five high school students to decide which one of them should die after they are abducted and...
Time to Time
15. Time to Time
August 11, 2001
A young woman travels back in time to try and change her father's destiny.
14. Mindreacher
August 4, 2001
A psychiatrist creates a device that allows her to enter the thoughts of her patients.
Free Spirit
13. Free Spirit
July 28, 2001
An experiment is terminated resulting in the deaths of six subjects spawning a murderous entity that seeks...
Flower Child
12. Flower Child
July 21, 2001
A beautiful woman is really an alien flower that seduces men in order to feed and reproduce.
In the Blood
11. In the Blood
July 6, 2001
On a outer space mission through a wormhole, an American Indian woman scientist discovers that the entire...
Worlds Within
10. Worlds Within
June 29, 2001
A mutant child is a link to another dimension and a scientist tries to save him from secret government...
Alien Shop
9. Alien Shop
June 22, 2001
In a strange shop, an unemployed man is given a wallet that becomes filled with the belongings of anyone he...
Think Like a Dinosaur
8. Think Like a Dinosaur
June 15, 2001
A man has second thoughts about a process that transmits a copy of a person light years away but requires...
7. Replica
April 27, 2001
A man clones his near-dead wife only to discover that she has awoken from her coma and he now has two wives.
Mona Lisa
6. Mona Lisa
April 20, 2001
A blue-collar repo woman discovers and befriends an escaped android.
The Vessel
5. The Vessel
April 13, 2001
The lone survivor of a space shuttle disaster discovers he's indestructible and has become spiritually linked...
The Surrogate
4. The Surrogate
April 6, 2001
A surrogate mother finds that her pregnancy is actually changing her into an alien.
A New Life
3. A New Life
March 30, 2001
A religious cult goes to live in the woods and finds they are really abductees on an alien ship destined for...
Patient Zero
2. Patient Zero
March 23, 2001
A man travels to the past to kill a girl who is about to infect the world with a deadly virus that will...
Family Values
1. Family Values
March 16, 2001
A man gets a robot so that he can spend more time at work, but loses his place as head of the household.
Where to Watch Outer Limits
Outer Limits is available for streaming on the Syfy website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Outer Limits on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    March 26, 1995
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (13,853)