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Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond

Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ...


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Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Stars: John Newland

Creators: Merwin Gerard

Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond Full Episodes

S3 E1: Tidalwave

Aired: August 30th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

In 1960 a series of earthquakes activate a tsunami, which heads towards Honolulu. Wheelchair-bound Margaret North, stuck in her house, prays for help and finds it when stone deaf, elderly Thomas...


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S3 E2: Anniversary of a Murder

Aired: September 27th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

A married businessman is having a secret affair, and one night while he's driving home drunk from a rendezvous with his mistress, he runs over and kills a young boy. No one saw him so he believes...


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S3 E3: The Death Waltz

Aired: October 4th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

At a cavalry outpost in 1860s New Mexico, flirtatious, heartless Lillie takes great delight in playing her two beaus, decent Eustace Fairchild and the sexier, more dashing Henry Buchanan off...


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S3 E4: The Return

Aired: October 11th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

On patrol during the Korean war young corporal Fred Cossage gets separated from the rest of his unit who, after a fruitless search for him, give him up as dead and return behind their own lines....


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S3 E5: If You See Sally

Aired: October 18th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Pa Ellis blames his daughter Sally following the accidental death of her brother Paul and she moves to the city but Pa relents and asks her to come home. Sally sets out to hitch-hike and is caught...


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S3 E6: Moment of Hate

Aired: October 25th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

A successful but driven businesswoman, Karen Wadsworth, is convinced that she can make her thoughts become reality. She soon begins to believe that she can use the power of suggestion and turn it...


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S3 E7: To Know the End

Aired: November 1st, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Emily MacDougall, a young woman living in England during World War II, begins to have strange hallucinations of death and destruction. What she doesn't realize is that her visions may threaten not...


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S3 E8: The Trap

Aired: November 15th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Just before he falls asleep, a man is suddenly aware that there is another life that seems to be in direct conflict with his own. He is astounded to discover that he has stumbled upon what seems to...


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S3 E9: The Voice

Aired: November 22nd, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Young reporter Jared Corning travels to a small New England town to cover the trial of several local people accused of setting fire to a barn owned by unpopular Tom Goss. Jared finds it hard to...


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S3 E10: The Promise

Aired: November 29th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Following the Second World War German ex-prisoner of war Carl Bremer remains in London, working on bomb disposal units. He marries a local woman and she is about to give birth to their child when...


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S3 E11: Tonight at 12:17

Aired: December 6th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Laura Perkins is expecting a baby, and the pregnancy is worrying her. She is soon shocked to discover, however, that her condition has resulted in her having extraordinary psychic powers. She...


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S3 E12: Where Are They?

Aired: December 13th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

In 1922 the town of Chico, California was pelted by rocks falling from an empty sky. A writer who called himself The Ghost took credit for the phenomena, but was never identified. Similarly, in...


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S3 E13: Legacy of Love

Aired: December 20th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

Marianne Darelle finds that she is suddenly and forcefully drawn to a small seaside town that she has never been to before, and there she begins a strange relationship with a married man--and is...


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S3 E14: Rendezvous

Aired: December 27th, 1960 @ 11:00 PM CST

A wife is notified that her husband, a Marine, has been lost at sea. However, she refuses to believe that he is dead and knows that he will return to her. Soon afterwards she is walking alone...


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S3 E15: The Executioner

Aired: January 3rd, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

In 1862, Confederate soldier Jess Bradley and his faithful dog are captured by a sadistic Union officer, Col. Martin. When Jess' dog is killed, forces from beyond began to take a strange revenge on...


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S3 E16: The Last Round

Aired: January 10th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

A prizefighter who has fallen on very hard times is visited by the ghost of a fellow boxer, who reminds him of a terrifying old legend that may well come true.


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S3 E17: Dead Man's Tale

Aired: January 17th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

A down-on-his-luck newsman, Phillip Werris, checks into a flea-bag hotel with his wife Jan, where he finds a manual on how to prospect for gold. That night while sleepwalking, Phillip types a short...


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S3 E18: The Sacred Mushroom

Aired: January 24th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Newland and his associates visit a remote Mexican village to determine if eating a rare mushroom can enhance one's extrasensory perception capacities.


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S3 E19: The Gift

Aired: January 31st, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

It's May in England and a Gypsy fortuneteller and her rakish son set to work rooking a gullible public. But when the phony fortuneteller actually receives the gift of clairvoyance she has long...


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S3 E20: Person Unknown

Aired: February 7th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

In Mexico, an escaped convict hides out in a monastery. Unfortunately, it is on the night when the ghost of an Aztec warrior is said to roam the halls. When a murder is discovered later that night,...


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S3 E21: Night of Decision

Aired: February 21st, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

During the American Revolution, Gen. George Washington is suddenly visited by visions that convince him the revolution will be successful. However, he is also troubled by visions that tell him...


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S3 E22: The Stranger

Aired: February 28th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Following an earthquake in Asia Minor three living people are dug out of the rubble. They claim that a fourth man, who has died, was the driving force who sustained their battle for survival, but...


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S3 E23: Justice

Aired: March 7th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

A man confesses to murdering a child, but the members of his church swear that at the time of the killing the man was asleep in a pew.


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S3 E24: The Face

Aired: March 14th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

From early childhood Stephen Bolt has frightening dreams of a man's ominous face. Later he sees that the man's hand threatens him with a knife. Stephen knows the dreams are a premonition of his...


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S3 E25: The Room Upstairs

Aired: March 21st, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Will and Esther Hollis, a childless American couple, rent an old house in London. Esther is convinced she can hear a child crying though nobody else can. She locates the cries to an upstairs room,...


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S3 E26: Signal Received

Aired: April 4th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

In 1941 two sailors from HMS Hood, Watson and Breed, hear a strange radio broadcast stating that the ship has been sunk with heavy loss of life. Their shipmate Robin Hughes, however, hears that he...


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S3 E27: The Confession

Aired: April 11th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Standing on a soap-box, Harvey Lawrence proclaims that he killed a man. A flashback reveals that when he was an up-and-coming lawyer prosecuting a man for murder he deliberately allowed the man to...


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S3 E28: The Avengers

Aired: April 25th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

During the Second World war a Nazi general invites locals, whom he later plans to send to death camps, to a château for a celebration which, in its detail, copies one held there a hundred and fifty...


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S3 E29: The Prisoner

Aired: May 2nd, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Ruth Goldman, a survivor of the Nazi death camps, receives a visitor, Hessler, a German officer who oversaw her cruel treatment during her imprisonment and she kills him. However when she confesses...


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S3 E30: Blood Flower

Aired: May 16th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Professor Carroll is a political theorist who nonetheless has a neutral stance when it comes to radical involvement. However he becomes strangely political after sniffing a rare Latin American...


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S3 E31: The Sorcerer

Aired: May 23rd, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

In World War One German officer Reitliger enlists the help of Karnak, a man with supposed psychic powers, to find out how his girlfriend Elsa is faring back in Germany. Seeing a vision of her...


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S3 E32: The Villa

Aired: June 6th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

A group of Britons are holidaying at an Italian villa where young medical student Tony Hudson hypnotizes his friend's wife, Mary Low. Whilst in a trance Mary becomes hysterical, claiming that she...


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S3 E33: Midnight

Aired: June 13th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

While walking across a fog-covered London Bridge one night, a struggling writer falls in love with a beautiful woman he meets there. Howewver, she isn't quite what she seems to be, and he stands a...


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S3 E34: The Tiger

Aired: June 20th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

Miss Cartwright is hired to be the new governess to young Pamela. Cartwright immediately dismisses Pamela's beloved nanny, Mrs. Murphy, and finds a punishment room for the child in the basement....


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S3 E35: Nightmare

Aired: June 27th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

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S3 E36: Eyewitness

Aired: July 4th, 1961 @ 11:00 PM CST

In 1883, a Boston newspaperman writes a detailed eyewitness account of a natural disaster -- a full day before it happens. Working in his office late one night, Henry Soames finds his concentration...


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