CTVA US Anthology - "Out There" (CBS)(1951-52) Sci-Fi

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Tales Of Tomorrow (ABC)(1951-53) Out There (CBS)(1951-52)Science Fiction Theatre (ZIV)(1955-57)

One Step Beyond (ABC)(1959-61)  - The Twilight Zone (CBS) (1959-64) The Outer Limits (ABC)(1963-65)

 Out There (1951-52)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
http://ctva.biz/index.htm

with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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OUT THERE
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CBS Production
for
CBS (Sundays)
Created by Executive Producer Donald Davis
Produced by John Haggott
Directed by Byron Paul & Andrew McCullough

US Sci-Fi Anthology series 1951-52 12 episodes x 30min (live/film) (Oct 28, 1951 to Jan 13, 1952)

Premise:
One of the first Sci-Fi anthology series, and one of the first shows to mix filmed special effects with "live" action.

Background:
John Haggott also produced the 1953 series "Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers"

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CBS Sundays

Ep 1.1 Out There: OUTER LIMIT
28-Oct-1951 CBS Sunday
story by Graham Doar
starring
Wesley Addy as Commander Xegion
Robert Webber as Captain Bill Hurley
Augusta Dabney
Harry Hess
Michael de Marais
Robert Allen
Jack Bittner
Richard Snyder
John Straub
Stewart Bradley
Charles Welch
Liam Dunn
Jim Holland
An extraterrestrial being attempts to convince a captured American jet pilot that earth infatuation with atomic weapons
is viewed with alarm by other worlds and that Earth will be destroyed if it fails to curb its experimentation in
atomic weaponry. [RF]

Ep 1.2 Out There: ORDEAL IN SPACE
04-Nov-1951 CBS Sunday
written by Edward Waldo
story by Robert A. Heinlein
starring
John Ericson
Robert Paige
Rod Steiger
Edward Maroney
Joe Mantell
Howard Wierum
William A. Lee
William Coles, communications officer of a cruising spaceship, goes outside his craft to fix a radar antenna and
tumbles into the abyss of an interplanetary ether. He is rescued by a miracle and lives to tell a spine tingling tale. [RF]

Ep 1.3 Out There: THE SENSE OF WONDER
11-Nov-1951 CBS Sunday
story by Milton Lesser
starring
Paul Anderson as Rikud
Nancy Franklin
Joseph Sweeney
Russell Collins
Noel Leslie
Casey Allen
Wright King

The story of a spaceship captain that refuses to land his ship after a
voyage of hundreds of years because he lacks the courage to bring on
change to an established order. During the long trip the passengers have
become like robots, but Rikud opts for change when the Captain dies. [RF]

Ep 1.4 Out There: MISFIT
18-Nov-1951 CBS Sunday
written by Joseph Kramm
story by Robert A. Heinlein
starring
Wendell Phillips
Gene Saks
Thomas Cole
Eddie Hyans
Jerry Paris
Arthur Batanides
Ray Danton
John Sylvester
The superhuman task of moving an asteroid to a position between the orbits of Earth and Mars, as a potential rescue
landing station for spaceships. The job is accomplished by a futuristic Earth Foreign Legion, assigned to risky
enterprises, and it is specifically the work of a young astronaut, a recalcitrant fellow, who by instinct can
figure out involved mathematical problems. [RF]

Ep 1.5 Out There: SUSCEPTIBILITY
25-Nov-1951 CBS Sunday
story by John D. MacDonald
starring
Leslie Nielsen
Bethel Leslie
Fred Stewart
Susan Steele
Joe Silver
Jack Weston
An expedition is sent to investigate the centuries-long blackout on a
planet known as Able XII in the third galaxy, at a time when the
universe is run by push buttons controlled from Earth. The pilot of the Milky
Way safari falls in love with the female leader of a lost planet's
civilization, causing an un-scheduled twist to the expeditions mission. [RF]

Ep 1.6 Out There: THE GREEN HILLS OF EARTH
02-Dec-1951 CBS Sunday
story by Robert A. Heinlein
starring
Mary Sinclair
John Raitt
Logan Field
David McKay
Eddie Hyans
Harry M. Cooke
Herbert Nelson
Jay Barney
Rhysling, one of a fading breed of "jetmen" who had blazed the trails
to newly-discovered planets in the age of futuristic spacecraft, sets
out on a tragic mission to the Wolf Pack asteroids with a research party,
including a blonde biologist. [RF]

Ep 1.7 Out There: MEWHU'S JET
09-Dec-1951 CBS Sunday
written by Theodore Sturgeon
story by Theodore Sturgeon
starring
Janie Alexander
Richard McMurray
Mort Marshall
Eileen Heckart
John Boruff
Dennis Alexander
A strange little man emerges from a totally demolished spaceship that crashes on an isolated homestead. [RF]

Ep 1.8 Out There: SEVEN TEMPORARY MOONS
16-Dec-1951 CBS Sunday
starring
Ann Gillis
G. Albert Smith
Robert Pastene
Robert P. Lieb
The appearance of a new cluster of star-like bodies in the firmament threatens the survival of the Earth. [RF]

Ep 1.9 Out There: THE MAN
23-Dec-1951 CBS Sunday
story by Ray Bradbury
starring
Henry Worth
Philip Bourneuf
Peter Hobbs
Stewart Bradley
John McGovern
Logan Field
Jennifer Bunker
Florence Anglin
Advance agents of two rivaling commercial companies set out from Earth to a distant planet on which radio-active
materials have been detected, precipitating a keen contest with some slightly non-commercial angles. [RF]

Ep 1.10 Out There: THE BUS TO NOWHERE
30-Dec-1951 CBS Sunday
written by Reginald Rose
starring
Whit Bissell
Kim Stanley
Bruce Hall
Leonard Barry
Arthur Batanides
Eddie Bruce
Nancy Franklin
Julian Noa
Allan Frank
Bruce Druy
Six people are stranded late at night in the middle of the Mojave desert. And encounter a strange little man named
Mr. Kik, who explains that they are about to be picked up by fellow Venusians and taken to their planet to study
human behavior patterns. [RF]

Ep 1.11. Out There: GUEST IN THE HOUSE
06-Jan-1952 CBS Sunday
starring
Butch Cavel
Perry Wilson
Joy Hilton
Robert Webber
Dan Morgan

Ep 1.12 Out There: THE CASTAWAY (final episode)
13-Jan-1952 CBS Sunday
starring
Ernest Graves
Robert F. Simon
Herbert Berghof
Fred Scollay
George Pleasant
Jack Carron
Casey Allen
Grant Gordon
A strange man who has lived for thousands of years and cannot die is
taken aboard a passing spaceship after being abandoned on a distant
planet. [RF]

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