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TV TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson

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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 episodes, 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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A World of Difference is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
A World of Difference The Twilight Zone Season 1 - Businessman Arthur Curtis finds his phone dead. He is then surprised to hear a voice yell, ""Cut!"" and see that his office is just a set on a soundstage. Everyone tells him ...more

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A World of His Own is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
A World of His Own The Twilight Zone Season 1 - "A World of His Own" is episode thirty-six of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It was the last episode of the show's first season and essentially comedic in ...more

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And When the Sky Was Opened is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
And When the Sky Was Opened The Twilight Zone Season 1 - Three astronauts have returned from this first space flight. Major Gart is hospitalized with a broken leg. The other two, Colonels Harrington and Forbes head for a bar. Harrington gets a strange ...more

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Big Surprise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Big Surprise Night Gallery - Season 2 - An eccentric farmer promises a ""big surprise"" to a group of boys . . . if they dig for it.

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Button, Button is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Button, Button The Twilight Zone (1985) - Season 1 - "Button, Button" is the second segment of the twentieth episode from the first season of the television series The Twilight Zone. The episode is based on the short story of the same ...more

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Cornered is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Cornered Lawman - Season 3 - 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 ...more

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Dance of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Dance of the Dead Masters of Horror - Season 1 - "Dance of the Dead" is the third episode of the first season of Masters of Horror. It originally aired in North America on 11 November 2005. Richard Christian Matheson adapted the ...more

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Death Ship is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Death Ship The Twilight Zone Season 4 - "Death Ship" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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First Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
First Anniversary The Outer Limits (1995) - Season 2 - As he celebrates his first wedding anniversary, Norman Glass thinks he's the luckiest man alive. His wife Ady, whom he met after the tragic death of her first husband, is stunningly beautiful ...more

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Forgotten Front is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Forgotten Front Combat! - Season 1 - 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 ...more

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Home Is the Brave is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Home Is the Brave Cheyenne - Season 4 - The enemies of a dead hero try to prevent his honorable burial.

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Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Little Girl Lost The Twilight Zone Season 3 - A six-year-old girl rolls under her bed and vanishes into a fourth dimension. Her parents and a neighbor struggle to free her before the hole between the dimensions closes forever.

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Mute is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Mute The Twilight Zone Season 4 - A 12-year-old girl who lost her parents in a fire doesn't speak because she has grown up in a secret telepathic community. The couple who take her in, and her teacher, are determined to help her ...more

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Nick of Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Nick of Time The Twilight Zone Season 2 - A superstitious newlywed becomes obsessed by a penny fortune-telling machine when he and his new wife are stranded with car trouble.

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Night Call is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Night Call The Twilight Zone Season 5 - An elderly, wheelchair-bound lady receives strange anonymous phone calls overnight when she's alone.

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Nightmare at 20,000 Feet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet The Twilight Zone Season 5 - Mr. Wilson believes he sees a gremlin on the wing of his commercial aircraft.

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Once Upon a Time The Twilight Zone Season 3 - "Once Upon a Time" is a 1961 episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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One For the Books is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
One For the Books Amazing Stories - Season 1 - An elderly custodian suddenly gains incredible knowledge.

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Samson the Great is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Samson the Great Lawman - Season 3 - 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 ...more

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Spur of the Moment is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Spur of the Moment The Twilight Zone Season 5 - After being chased on horseback by a terrifying, unidentified figure in black, Anne Henderson faces the biggest decision of her life.

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Steel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Steel The Twilight Zone Season 5 - Boxing robot ""Battling Maxo"" breaks down before the scheduled bout, forcing his manager to take its place.

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The Atlantis Affair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Atlantis Affair The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - Season 1 - 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 ...more

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The Dead We Leave Behind is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Dead We Leave Behind Ghost Story - Season 1

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The Doll is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Doll Amazing Stories - Season 1 - A lonely bachelor is fascinated by a doll he bought for his niece.

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The Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Enemy Within Star Trek: The Original Series Season 1 - A transporter malfunction causes Captain Kirk to split into his "good" and "evil" selves, and a landing party will freeze to death if they don't merge the two back together.

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The Expeditions is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Expeditions The Martian Chronicles - Season 1 - 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... ...more

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The Funeral is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Funeral Night Gallery - Season 2 - A vampire plans his belated, lavish--and noisy--final obsequy.

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The Invaders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Invaders The Twilight Zone Season 2 - An old woman in an isolated farmhouse encounters tiny, hostile aliens.

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The Lady on the Wall is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Lady on the Wall Have Gun^! Will Travel - Season 3 - Paladin is accused of stealing a painting in the small town of Bonanza.

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The Last Flight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Last Flight The Twilight Zone Season 1 - A cop pursues the last known criminal in Earth's future society. But as it turns out, the criminal is fighting on the same side of the cop, to rid the world of androids.

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The Martians is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Martians The Martian Chronicles - Season 1 - 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 ...more

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The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Night Stalker Kolchak: The Night Stalker - Season 0 - 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 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Night Strangler Kolchak: The Night Stalker - Season 0 - 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 ...more

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The Return of Andrew Bentley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Return of Andrew Bentley Thriller - Season 2 - 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 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Settlers The Martian Chronicles - Season 1 - 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 ...more

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The Splendid Source is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
The Splendid Source Family Guy - Season 8 - "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 ...more

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Third from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Third from the Sun The Twilight Zone Season 1 - "Third from the Sun" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. It is based on a short story of the same name by Richard Matheson which first appeared ...more

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Thirty Minutes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Thirty Minutes Lawman - Season 2 - 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 ...more

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Time of Flight is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Time of Flight Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre - Season 4 - 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 ...more

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Young Man's Fancy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Episodes Written By Richard Matheson
Young Man's Fancy The Twilight Zone Season 3 - When a newlywed couple briefly return to the groom's childhood home, the ties of the past prove too strong to resist.