Twilight Zone New Year’s Marathon 2019 / 2020 Schedule

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The Twilight Zone is as timeless as infinity. In this dimension, 2019 was a special year for the iconic sci-fi anthlogy as it marked the series’ 60th anniversary. We may be entering a new decade, but Rod Serling will be there to greet us once more with the annual New Year’s Twilight Zone marathon on SYFY.

The marathon begins on Tuesday, Dec. 31st at 6:00 a.m. with “One For The Angels” and concludes on Thursday, Jan. 2nd at 3:30 a.m. with “A Piano in the House.” 

This time of year is always special in The Twilight ZoneRod Serling was born on Christmas Day in 1924. The New Year’s Marathon is just one of the many ways Serling’s legacy lives on. Earlier this year, his daughter, Anne, wrote in an op-ed for Den of Geek about her father and the anniverary of a series that will live on forever: 

Writing was what my father believed in, what he was passionate about, what he thought had a chance to save society. In 1968, when the country was in the midst of the divisiveness and turmoil of the civil rights and anti-war movements that were tearing it apart, my dad ended a speech at the Library of Congress in Washington by saying, “So long as men and women write what they want, then all of the other freedoms—all of them—will remain intact. And it is then that writing becomes an act of conscience, a weapon of truth, an article of faith.”

The Twilight Zone marathon has become a holiday tradition in itself. We wrote more about the history of the marathon here

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Here’s the full schedule:

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

6:00am — One for the Angels

6:30am — Mr. Denton on Doomsday

7:00am — The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine

7:30am — Walking Distance

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8:00am — Escape Clause

8:30am — Perchance to Dream

9:00am — Judgment Night

9:30am — And When The Sky Was Opened

10:00am — What You Need

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10:30am — The Four of Us Are Dying

11:00am — Third From The Sun

11:30am — The Fever

12:00pm — The Last Flight

12:30pm — The Purple Testament

1:00pm — Elegy

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1:30pm — A World of Difference

2:00pm — Long Live Walter Jameson

2:30pm — People are Alike All Over

3:00pm — Execution

3:30pm — The Big Tall Wish

4:00pm — A Nice Place to Visit

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4:30pm — Nightmare as a Child

5:00pm — A Stop At Willoughby

5:30pm — The Chaser

6:00pm — A Passage For Trumpet

6:30pm — Mr. Bevis

7:00pm — Where Is Everybody?

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7:30pm — Time Enough At Last

8:00pm — The Hitch-Hiker

8:30pm — The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street

9:00pm — Eye of the Beholder

9:30pm — The Invaders

10:00pm — It’s a Good Life

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10:30pm — Five Characters In Search of An Exit

11:00pm — The Dummy

11:30pm — Living Doll

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

12:00am — The Mighty Casey

12:30am — A World of His Own

1:00am — King Nine Will Not Return

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1:30am — The Man in the Bottle

2:00am — Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room

2:30am — A Thing About Machines

3:00am — The Howling Man

3:30am — The Lateness of the Hour

4:00am — The Trouble With Templeton

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4:30am — A Most Unusual Camera

5:00am — Night of the Meek

5:30am – Dust

6:00am — Back There

6:30am — The Whole Truth

7:00am — A Penny For Your Thoughts

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7:30am — Twenty-Two

8:00am — The Odyssey of Flight 33

8:30am — Mr. Dingle, The Strong

9:00am — Static

9:30am — The Prime Mover

10:00am — Long Distance Call

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10:30am — A Hundred Yards Over the Rim

11:00am — The Rip Van Winkle Caper

11:30am — The Silence

12:00pm — Shadow Play

12:30pm — The Mind and the Matter

1:00pm — The Obsolete Man

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1:30pm — Two

2:00pm — The Arrival

2:30pm — The Shelter

3:00pm — The Passersby

3:30pm — A Game of Pool

4:00pm — The Mirror

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4:30pm — The Grave

5:00pm — Deaths-Head Revisited

5:30pm — Still Valley

6:00pm — The Jungle

6:30pm — Once Upon a Time

7:00pm — The Lonely

7:30pm — I Shot An Arrow Into the Air

8:00pm — Mirror Image

8:30pm — The After Hours

9:00pm — Nick of Time

9:30pm — Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?

10:00pm — The Midnight Sun

10:30pm — To Serve Man

11:00pm — Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

11:30pm — The Masks

Thursday, January 2, 2020

12:00am — A Quality of Mercy

12:30am — Nothing in the Dark

1:00am — One More Pallbearer

1:30am — Dead Man’s Shoes

2:00am — The Hunt

2:30am — Showdown With Rance McGrew

3:00am — Kick the Can

3:30am — A Piano in the House