WAY OUT {'WAY OUT}: THE OVERNIGHT CASE (TV)

Summary

One in this fantasy/science fiction anthology series, hosted by Roald Dahl. In this episode, a woman awakens from a bad dream only to find that she doesn't recognize her husband. She grows increasingly hysterical as people she thinks she knows switch identities at random, and the overnight suitcase from her nightmare turns up in every room she enters. She begins to fear she will never be awake again. Includes commercials. Also includes a voice-over promo by Rod Serling, advising viewers to "Stay tuned for 'The Twilight Zone.'"

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: June 16, 1961 Friday 9:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:20
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T:06393
  • GENRE: Drama, fantasy/science fiction
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Drama, fantasy/science fiction
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1961
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - L&M cigarettes^TV - Commercials - U.S. Savings Bonds^TV - Promos - "The Twilight Zone"^

CREDITS

    • David Susskind … Executive Producer
    • Jacqueline Babbin … Producer
    • Fred Wardenburg … Associate Producer
    • Paul Bogart … Director
    • Nicholas Pryor … Writer
    • Luening, Ussachevsky, Dockstader … Music (Misc. Credits) , Electronic Music by
    • Robert Cobert … Music (Misc. Credits) , Original Music by
    • Roald Dahl … Host
    • Barbara Baxley … Cast, the Woman
    • Kevin McCarthy … Cast, Dr. Paul Sandham
    • Martin Balsam … Cast, Bill Clayton
    • Leon B. Stevens … Cast, the Man
    • Helen Stenborg … Cast, Miss Wickford