The Outer Limits (The New Series) - Time Travel & Infinity
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- Episodes: A Stitch in Time, Tribunal, Gettysburg, Time to Time, Deja Vu, Patient Zero
- 7 all-new featurettes with cast and crew interviews
- "The Outer Limits Story" documentary
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1) A Stitch in Time - season 2 - Jamie Perrin of the FBI investigates the murder of 17 men that have been killed with the same gun over the last 50 years. The gun is traced to Dr. Theresa Givens who was 5 years old at the time of the 1st murder and to add to the mystery the gun had not yet been invented.
2) Tribunal - season 5 - At the Birkenau concentration camp Leon Zgierski watches Karl Rademacher shoot his wife and send his daughter to the gas chamber. A time traveler who grabs Radermacher's jacket sees the event.
3) Gettysburg - season 6 - Andy and Vince spend their weekends reacting battles from the Civil War. When their picture is taken with an old camera they find themselves on the eve of an 1863 battle.
4) Time to Time - season 7 - A daughter travels back in time to change her father's destiny.
5) Déjà vu - season 5 - Mark Crest builds a teleportation machine to transport some animals across the desert.
6) Patient Zero - season 7 - A man from the future arrives in the present to kill the carrier of a plague that could destroy humanity.
Easily, A Stitch in Time is the best episode.... and one of the best time travel stories I have experienced in a long time. They do a very good job of exploring these holes that are created. This is also the best Outer Limits episodes that I have seen so far.
Okay, I've got a soft spot when it comes to storied dealing with families. I really enjoyed Tribunal. Other than the fact that the main character would need to speak Yidish, English, and German fluently for this story to make sense... it really pulled at the ol' heart strings.
Gettysburg really turned me off. Maybe I was surprised to see Prentice again. Maybe it was because of what Prentice was trying to accomplish. It seemed like there were a million different ways to change what he was trying to prevent from happening, and he chose the most complicated way to do it.
I said, "What, Prentice again!!!" when Time to Time came on. The statement by Prenice's co-worker on what it takes to time travel would have been cute and funny if it didn't completely put a huge hole in the former two stories. It reminded me a bit of the movie, "Millennium."
Deja Vu reminded me of a Star Trek episode where Data went through the same thing that Kevin Nealon did and also Groundhog Day (one of the best movies EVER!!!). It was entertaining once, but I think it lacked the shock and awe that the writers were going for (none of their big surprises were big surprises).
And Patient Zero.Read more ›
The show is a lot like the Twilight Zone from back in the sixties (when the original 'Outer Limits' originally ran), but with more bizare plot twists and, more often than not, a great moral at the end. This DVD is not a collection of all episodes from a particular season, but is instead a set of episodes related by the fact that they all deal with time travel (although there was one season in which time travel was featured quite prominently, although I'm not sure which it was).
The highlights of this set would have to be Patient Zero and Time to Time (I haven't watched Deja vu yet, so I can't comment on it). Patient Zero is somewhat predictable, although watching the pieces fall into place is almost as entertaining as not knowing what will happen. Time to Time is probably my favorite episode of the show, and features some great cinamatography and a perfect ending, although I found it somewhat predictable. As I sat and saw the pieces fall into place, I smiled with a sort of evil glee to see where the story was going.
The only episode I didn't really care for was the Gettygsburg episode, because it didn't really have a great plot twist, interesting characters, or even that great of a plot.
If you're a fan of the show, or just interested in stories with involving plots and great twists, this set will not disapoint.
The 90's version is actually as good or better, I am just older and more critical. There are two particular shows on this disk that are among the best of either series.
One of them has Amanda Plummer doing her best Shakespearean acting, giving a speech about the dangerous effects of time travel on the time traveler. The other has Saul Rubiniak as a time traveler delivering appropriate justice to an old Nazi.
Now what I want is the show from the old series with Donald Pleasance as the little man with the thing in his head, that causes mini-storms when he gets angry. I don't know if the new series repeated this story.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Came quickly & well packaged. But it's dated as far as both story & production. And acting is awful! Not sure if I would bother. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Linda D. Gentile
Nothing wrong with the seller. I was disappointed there were only 4 1 hour movies in each section. You know there are more out there that could have been added.Published 14 months ago by shorty 55
I'm just a sucked for time travel movies and shows and this collection has some really great stories. I'm glad I finally picked this up.Published 16 months ago by Jerry Leszyk
A time loop that keeps collapsing and eventually traps only the perpetrator of the time loopPublished 22 months ago by Len
For the Si-Fi Time travel enthusiasts, this is a must see... It is amazingly well done for a 1 hour TV episode... Read morePublished on December 25, 2013 by Richard N. Parker
Outer Limits is sci-fi gold to me. It's a shame they had to release these themed packs instead of the individual seasons past the first set available. Read morePublished on October 30, 2013 by Andrew Shegda
This is a Great Time-Travel movie, I enjoyed it very much and will definitely watch more than several times, as usual this is another fine company that I found through Amazon.Com. Read morePublished on August 6, 2013 by Buddy Massey
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