A Penny for Your Thoughts

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Dick York from the Twilight Zone television episode A Penny for Your Thoughts

Template:Infobox TTW season two "A Penny for Your Thoughts" is an episode of the television series The Twilight Zone.

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Details

Episode number: 52

Season: 2

Production code:

Original airdate: February 3, 1961

Writer: George Clayton Johnson

Director: James Sheldon

Music:

Cast

Synopsis

A bank clerk gains telepathic powers after making a coin stand on its edge. Able to read other people's thoughts - he is surprised to hear what people are thinking. Eventually he uncovers an apparent plot to steal money from the bank he is working for. The plot proves to be disproved - the veteran bank employee admits he was thinking about stealing money, but would never go through with such a plan. After work, the bank clerk returns home and inadvertantly knocks down the coin he stood up earlier and to his relief, is unable to read minds anymore.

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Themes

A play on the idea that people sometimes don't mean what they say, this episode proposes that sometimes people don't actually believe what they think.

External links

  • TV Tome episode page (http://www.tvtome.com/tvtome/servlet/GuidePageServlet/showid-237/epid-12650/)

References


Back to: The Twilight Zone, Episode List, Season 2

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