Next on Twilight Zone, we move into New Orleans for the Mardi Gras, and we do it with a vengeance. Robert Keith and Milton Selzer appear in a bizarre story of men, masquerades and masks. This is a small shocker to wind up a week, and if it doesn’t send you to a psychiatrist, it’ll send you at least to a mirror. On Twilight Zone next, “The Masks.
Mr. Jason Foster, a tired ancient who on this particular Mardi Gras evening will leave the Earth. But before departing, he has some things to do, some services to perform, some debts to pay – and some justice to mete out. This is New Orleans, Mardi Gras time. It is also the Twilight Zone.
Season 5, Episode 25
Original air date: March 20, 1964
A wealthy old man is about to die. But he won’t die alone. He’ll be surrounded by his family. Sadly, they aren’t there to comfort the dying man in his final hours. No. His daughter Emily, son-in-law Wilfred, grandson Wilfred Junior, and granddaughter Paula, are here for one reason and one reason only: Greed. Continue reading