It’s that time of year again. Syfy’s Independence Day Twilight Zone marathon is upon us. But if you got spoiled by Syfy’s epic marathon of all 156 episodes over New Year’s, I’ve got some bad news for you: They’re only airing 57 episodes this weekend. We’ve still got the entire schedule below.
There are plenty of other ways to watch The Twilight Zone on streaming services if you’re so inclined. Amazon Prime currently has Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 5 streaming. And Netflix has the same. Hulu Plus even has the odd duck season 4. (That’s the one where the episodes are an hour instead of a half-hour.) And all five seasons are available for purchase on iTunes.
Some people prefer to watch the Twilight Zone marathon on Syfy out of a sense of tradition, and I begrudge no one that privilege. But if you want to cheat on an episode here and there I promise not to tell. The schedule is below, but I’ve included links to each episode on streaming services. Your secret is safe with me.
July 3rd, 11:30pm: A Kind of Stopwatch
The one where a man has a watch that can stop time.
July 4th, Midnight: Night Call
The one where a woman keeps getting mysterious calls. At night.
July 4th, 12:30am: The Changing of the Guard
The one where they do the whole It’s a Wonderful Life thing, but it’s about a teacher and his students or something.
July 4th, 1:00am: The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms
The one where soldiers travel back in time to Little Big Horn.
July 4th, 1:30am: Probe 7 Over and Out
The one where a man stranded on a distant planet meets a stranded woman from a different planet.
July 4th, 2:00am: The Last Flight
The one where a WWI British pilot lands in the future which is our past if you really think about it.
July 4th, 2:30am: The Little People
The one where two astronauts land on a planet of tiny people and one astronaut decides to rule them as a god which goes about as well as you’d expect.
July 4th, 3:00am: A Nice Place to Visit
The one where a cop-killer gets everything he could wish for from a mysterious guy who’s definitely not Satan.
July 4th, 3:30am: Twenty-Two
The one where a woman is having nightmares, a nervous breakdown, or both.
July 4th, 4:00am: Queen of the Nile
The one where a reporter gets mixed up with a Hollywood beauty who has a secret about why she never seems to age.
July 4th, 4:30am: The Rip Van Winkle Caper
The one where criminals steal a bunch of gold and then put themselves in suspended animation so that they can spend their gold in the future and give it to Ron Paul 2012.
July 4th, 5:00am: The Lonely
The one where a prisoner living on an asteroid falls in love with a robot woman.
July 4th, 5:30am: In Praise of Pip
The one where a bookie tries to make amends to his son.
July 4th, 6:00am: Mr. Bevis
The one where a man gets some help from his guardian angel.
July 4th, 6:30am: The Old Man in the Cave
The one where people in a post-apocalyptic world worship an unseen man in a cave, which you shouldn’t read anything into at all.
July 4th, 7:00am: Mr. Dingle, the Strong
The one where a guy who’s always getting picked on gains super-human strength because a two-headed alien wants to experiment with Earthlings.
July 4th, 7:30am: Mirror Image
The one where a woman waiting for a bus starts seeing her doppelganger at the bus station but she’s not sure what to do about it.
July 4th, 8:00am: A Penny for Your Thoughts
The one where a man can read people’s minds and learns that literally everybody is terrible.
July 4th, 8:30am: People Are Alike All Over
The one where a man crash-lands on Mars and discovers a strange race of people.
July 4th, 9:00am: Two
The one where the entire world has destroyed itself and just two people from opposing factions remain and everybody learns that war isn’t good.
July 4th, 9:30am: The Hunt
The one where a hunter comes back from a hunt and nobody can see or hear him because he’s probably dead, which is unfortunate because he’d really prefer to be alive.
July 4th, 10:00am: Walking Distance
The one where a man accidentally travels into the past and talks with himself as a young kid.
July 4th, 10:30am: Stopover in a Quiet Town
The one where a couple wakes up in a strange town and tries to figure out what they did last night after partying too hard.
July 4th, 11:00am: A Game of Pool
The one where a guy plays pool against a ghost to prove that he really is the best of all time but even if he wins he’ll have to say that he beat a ghost which is a hard thing to prove when you think about it.
July 4th, 11:30am: One for the Angels
The one where a traveling salesman makes a deal with Death to live just a little bit longer.
July 4th, 12:00pm: Number Twelve Looks Just Like You
The one where “old” people take new bodies in a utopian future where nobody ever gets old which sounds awesome because in reality we’ll all be dead really soon.
July 4th, 12:30pm: Nick of Time
The one where Captain Kirk and his new bride play a fortune-telling machine at a diner and get spooked.
July 4th, 1:00pm: The Bewitchin’ Pool
The one where two kids can access a magical land through a portal in the bottom of their swimming pool.
July 4th, 1:30pm: Five Characters in Search of an Exit
The one that clearly inspired Saw but without all the super gross stuff, although it does have a creepy clown so there’s that.
July 4th, 2:00pm: The Dummy
The one where a ventriloquist thinks his dummy is alive which seems to be a recurring theme in The Twilight Zone.
July 4th, 2:30pm: I Sing the Body Electric
The one where a robot grandmother is written by Ray Bradbury.
July 4th, 3:00pm: Little Girl Lost
The one where a man’s daughter goes missing but he can hear her cries for help.
July 4th, 3:30pm: It’s a Good Life
The one where children are again shown to be history’s greatest monsters.
July 4th, 4:00pm: Kick the Can
The one where an old man thinks he’s discovered the secret of youth through an old game but I forget the name of the game exactly.
July 4th, 4:30pm: The Invaders
The one where a rural woman is terrorized by alien invaders that definitely aren’t from Earth.
July 4th, 5:00pm: The Odyssey of Flight 33
The one where a commercial plane travels back in time and there’s dinosaurs and stuff.
July 4th, 5:30pm: The Hitchhiker
The one where a woman keeps seeing the same hitchhiker over and over again.
July 4th, 6:00pm: The Masks
The one where greedy people must wear ugly masks for a night to claim their inheritance.
July 4th, 6:30pm: The Obsolete Man
The one where a librarian in a futuristic totalitarian dystopia goes on trial.
July 4th, 7:00pm: Living Doll
The one where a father goes to war with his daughter’s doll.
July 4th, 7:30pm: A Stop At Willoughby
The one where a big city business man falls asleep during his commute and dreams of a small town community of the past, then gets a chance to go there if he wants.
July 4th, 8:00pm: The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street
The one where everybody turns on each other when mysterious things happen and it’s probably aliens or Communists or something.
July 4th, 8:30pm: Eye of the Beholder
The one where beautiful people learn that they’re super ugly or something.
July 4th, 9:00pm: To Serve Man
The one where an alien race lands on Earth to help humans out and nothing else happens and everybody lives happily ever after.
July 4th, 9:30pm: Time Enough At Last
The one where a book nerd survives a nuclear apocalypse only to get bullied by God, who apparently hates people with poor vision.
July 4th, 10:00pm: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
The one where Captain Kirk starts seeing something on the wing of a plane that’s probably just a teddy bear that’s come to life oh god why is he shooting at it oh god why.
July 4th, 10:30pm: Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up
The one where some local cops try to find out which stranded bus passenger is actually a Martian.
July 4th, 11:00pm: Where Is Everybody?
The one where a test pilot doesn’t remember where he is and has no idea why the town he’s wandering is vacant.
July 4th, 11:30pm: The Howling Man
The one where there’s this dude that howls to be let out of his prison cell but you probably shouldn’t let him out of his prison cell.
July 5th, Midnight: The Midnight Sun
The one where the sun never sets and the heat is unbelievably oppressive but there’s a twist and I bet you can’t guess what it is.
July 5th, 12:30am: Third From the Sun
The one where nuclear destruction is going to wipe out the earth so two people plot to steal a spaceship.
July 5th, 1:00am: Long Distance Call
The one where a young boy can talk to his dead grandma through a toy phone.
July 5th, 1:30am: A Most Unusual Camera
The one where some crooks get ahold of a camera that can see the future.
July 5th, 2:00am: A Hundred Yards Over the Rim
The one where a man from olden times leaves his wagon train to go find help for his son but he slips into the future and what he finds is that future people aren’t so bad after all.
July 5th, 2:30am: The After Hours
The one where a woman tries to return something to a department store but discovers a floor where the mannequins are creepier than usual.
July 5th, 3:00am: Nightmare as a Child
The one where a creepy little girl reminds a young woman about her mother.
July 5th, 3:30am: Death’s Head Revisited
The one where a Nazi piece of shit finds himself back at the concentration camps on trial.