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TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson, Writer

List of TV episodes written by Richard Matheson, listed alphabetically. This list of television episodes written by Richard Matheson also includes any episodes that were co-written by Richard Matheson. Various bits of information are available for these episodes, such as what season the episode is from and when it originally aired. If you want to know more about a particular episode you can click on its name for additional details.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Young Man's Fancy and Samson the Great.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV episodes were written by Richard Matheson?" and "What shows has Richard Matheson written for?"

Viewers rarely pay attention to who wrote a television episode, so use this list to further your appreciation for TV writers. Richard Matheson may not only be a writer, as there are potential producer and director credits as well. (40 items)


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    Mar 11 1960 "A World of Difference" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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    Jul 01 1960 "A World of His Own" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It was the last episode of the show's first season, and the series' first episode that was

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    Dec 11 1959 "And When the Sky Was Opened" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It was first aired on December 11, 1959.

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    Big Surprise Nov 10 1971 An eccentric farmer promises a ""big surprise"" to a group of boys . . . if they dig for it.

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    Mar 07 1986 A mysterious man offers a couple a bizarre deal: if they will push a button on a box that will kill one person they don't know, they will get a million dollars. After some contemplation, the couple

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    Cornered Dec 11 1960 Johnny kills a notorious gunman only because the killer's gun misfires. Although the town wants to make him a hero, he knows the truth. Then he learns that the gunman's son is going to be coming to

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    Nov 11 2005 This story revolves around a post-apocalyptic town where re-animated corpses of friends and enemies dance on stage for the few people who survived a nuclear holocaust. Peggy a naïve girl

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    Feb 07 1963 A three-man spacecraft lands on a planet only to discover the wreckage of a spacecraft identical to their own. Two of the crew are convinced that they are dead, but the captain refuses to see the

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    Feb 16 1996 "First Anniversary" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 16 February 1996, during the second season.

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    Oct 02 1962 Saunders and his men go in to find out what happened to the patrol that was sent to get location of a German big gun. The find a German deserter hidden in the dye factory and all of the Black Rook

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    Home Is the Brave Mar 14 1960 The enemies of a dead hero try to prevent his honorable burial.

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    Mar 16 1962 "Little Girl Lost" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It is about a young girl who has accidentally passed through an opening into another

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    Jan 31 1963 "Mute" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It was written by Richard Matheson, based on his own short story of the same name.

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    Nov 18 1960 "Nick of Time" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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    Feb 07 1964 "Night Call" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. Night Call is based on Richard Matheson's short story, although his ends much differently.

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    Oct 11 1963 "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" is a 1963 episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone, based on the short story of the same name by Richard Matheson.

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    Dec 15 1961 Woodrow, a janitor living in the year 1890, accidentally activates a time travelling helmet which transports him to 1962 - then promptly breaks down!

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    One For the Books May 11 1986 An elderly custodian suddenly gains incredible knowledge.

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    Samson the Great Nov 20 1960 A boxing promoter arrives in Laramie with ""Samson the Great,"" a champion prizefighter. A number of local men pay for a chance to fight Samson in the hope of winning $50 but

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    Feb 21 1964 “Spur of the Moment″ is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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    Oct 04 1963 "Steel" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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    The Atlantis Affair Nov 15 1966 April and Mark are looking for Professor Antrum who has been searching for Atlantis. Rumors indicate that crystals able to concentrate the power of the sun into a beam more powerful than a laser are

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    The Dead We Leave Behind Sep 15 1972

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    The Doll May 04 1986 A lonely bachelor is fascinated by a doll he bought for his niece.

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    Oct 06 1966 "The Enemy Within" is an episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek. It was first broadcast on October 6, 1966. It is the fifth episode of the first season, written by

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    The Expeditions Jan 15 1980 January 1999: The Zeus Project makes its first manned flight to Mars. Its ultimate goal: colonisation. On Mars, Ylla dreams of the coming astronauts and her husband, Mr K, plots their doom... The

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    The Funeral Jan 05 1972 A vampire plans his belated, lavish--and noisy--final obsequy.

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    Jan 27 1961 "The Invaders" is season 2, episode 15 of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It was directed by Douglas Heyes, written by Richard Matheson, scored by Jerry

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    The Lady on the Wall Feb 20 1960 Paladin is accused of stealing a painting in the small town of Bonanza.

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    The Last Flight Feb 05 1960 "The Last Flight" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. Part of the production was filmed on location at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino,

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    The Martians Jan 29 1980 November 2006: Earth is an amber cinder, all life annihilated by total nuclear war. A handful of settlers left on Mars are the sole survivors of the human race, facing a desolate future, cut off and

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    The Night Stalker Jan 11 1972 A vampire stalks Las Vegas by night, and only a reporter believes that he is anything other then a serial killer.

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    The Night Strangler Jan 16 1973 A serial killer is on the loose in Seattle, a killer who drains small amounts of blood from the women he strangles. Only reporter Carl Kolchak suspects that the killer's abilities and origins may be

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    Dec 11 1961 A man inherits his uncle's estate on the condition that he spend twenty-four hours a day in the house and guard his uncle's grave against a supernatural intruder.

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    The Settlers Jan 22 1980 February 2004: The colonisation of Mars proceeds rapidly, the rockets arriving like 'silver locusts'. Settlers pour in, each in search of a dream - Fr Peregrine wants to meet Christ; the Lustigs want

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    May 16 2010 "The Splendid Source" is the 19th episode of the eighth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. Directed by Brian Iles and written by Mark Hentemann, the episode originally aired on

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    Jan 08 1960 With all-out nuclear war about to ignite, a scientist and his pilot friend plot to escape on an experimental spaceship.

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    Thirty Minutes Mar 20 1960 In this show, which really is about 30 minutes in the town's life, bad guy (really bad guy) Jake Wilson (Jack Elam) comes to town. At 2:30, he goes into the BirdCage and is soon recognized by a young

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    Time of Flight Sep 21 1966 Private detective Al Packer had his legs broken by two hoods after he put their friend behind bars. Now, barely able to hobble around his apartment, Packer receives an attractive offer for a routine

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    May 11 1962 "Young Man's Fancy" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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