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In search of water. Horn decides to explore a nearby hill a hundred yards away, but when he gets to the top of the rim, he spots a strange black road, with giant metal towers, travelling along the road are giant wheeled monsters.

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In search of water. Horn decides to explore a nearby hill a hundred yards away, but when he gets to the top of the rim, he spots a strange black road, with giant metal towers, travelling along the road are traveled by giant wheeled monsters.
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* NewspaperDating: Chirs realizes that he is in the future when he sees a calendar dated 1961 in Joe's diner.
* StableTimeLoop: Chris Horn's eight-year-old son Christian is dying of pneumonia in 1847. When he is sent forward in time to September 1961, Chris finds an encyclopedia which states that Dr. Christian Horn, Jr. was a pioneer in vaccine research for childhood diseases in California who died in 1914. After returning to his own time, Chris tells his wife Martha to give Christian a dose of penicillin that he obtained in 1961, which cures his pneumonia.
* TimeTravelEpisode: A simple search for water sends Christian Horn 114 years into the future into the year 1961.

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* NewspaperDating: Chirs Chris realizes that he is in the future when he sees a calendar dated 1961 in Joe's diner.
* StableTimeLoop: Chris Horn's eight-year-old son Christian is dying of pneumonia in 1847. When he is sent forward in time to September 1961, Chris finds an encyclopedia which states that Dr. Christian Horn, Jr. was a pioneer in vaccine research for childhood diseases in California who died in 1914. After returning to his own time, Chris tells his wife Martha to give Christian the boy a dose of penicillin that he obtained in 1961, which cures his pneumonia.
* TimeTravelEpisode: A simple search for water sends Christian Horn to the year 1961, 114 years into the future into the year 1961.future.

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Air date: April 7, 1961


* TheFutureIsShocking: After arriving in 1961, Chris is shocked by the sight of a truck, which almost runs him down. He thinks that it is a monster.

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* TheFutureIsShocking: After arriving in 1961, Chris is shocked by the sight of a truck, which almost runs him down.over. He thinks that it is a monster.

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* InjunCountry: Charlie, a member of Chris' wagon train, is worried about being attacked by the Apache as the expedition is approaching their territory.


In search of water. Horne decides to explore a nearby hill a hundred yards away, but when he gets to the top of the rim, he spots a strange black road, with giant metal towers, travelling along the road are giant wheeled monsters.

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In search of water. Horne Horn decides to explore a nearby hill a hundred yards away, but when he gets to the top of the rim, he spots a strange black road, with giant metal towers, travelling along the road are giant wheeled monsters.



* DramaticDrop: The lady at the diner drops a glass of water when Chris says he's come from 1847.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Christian Horn.

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* DramaticDrop: The lady at the diner Mary Lou drops a glass of water when Chris says he's come from 1847.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Christian Horn.TheFutureIsShocking: After arriving in 1961, Chris is shocked by the sight of a truck, which almost runs him down. He thinks that it is a monster.



* NewspaperDating: Chirs realizes that he is in the future when he sees a calendar dated 1961 in Joe's diner.



* TimeTravelEpisode: A simple search for water sends Christian Horne 114 years into the future into the year 1961.

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* TimeTravelEpisode: A simple search for water sends Christian Horne Horn 114 years into the future into the year 1961.


Two stars of later 1960s TV series appear in this episode. Creator/JohnAstin, who was Gomez Addams on ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'', appears as a pioneer in Horn's wagon train. And the doctor who treats Chris at the truck stop in 1961 is Edward Platt, who played the Chief on ''Series/GetSmart''.




* TimeTravel: The theme of the episode. A simple search for water sends Christian Horne 114 years into the future into the year 1961.

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* TimeTravel: The theme StableTimeLoop: Chris Horn's eight-year-old son Christian is dying of the episode. pneumonia in 1847. When he is sent forward in time to September 1961, Chris finds an encyclopedia which states that Dr. Christian Horn, Jr. was a pioneer in vaccine research for childhood diseases in California who died in 1914. After returning to his own time, Chris tells his wife Martha to give Christian a dose of penicillin that he obtained in 1961, which cures his pneumonia.
* TimeTravelEpisode:
A simple search for water sends Christian Horne 114 years into the future into the year 1961.


The year is 1847, and Christian Horn is the leader of a wagon train expedition from Ohio to seek a new life in California. The journey so far has been long, arduous, and perilous. Supplies are running low, Morale is sagging, and to make matters worse, Christian's son has come down with a mysterious illness and has been battling a fever over the past week.

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The year It is 1847, and Christian Horn is the leader of a wagon train expedition from Ohio to seek a new life in California. The journey so far has been long, arduous, and perilous. Supplies are running low, Morale is sagging, and to make matters worse, Christian's son has come down with a mysterious illness and has been battling a fever over the past week.


The Year is 1847, and Christian Horn is the leader of a wagon train expedition from Ohio to seek a new life in California. The journey so far has been long, arduous, and perilous. Supplies are running low, Morale is sagging, and to make matters worse, Christian's son has come down with a mysterious illness and has been battling a fever over the past week.

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The Year year is 1847, and Christian Horn is the leader of a wagon train expedition from Ohio to seek a new life in California. The journey so far has been long, arduous, and perilous. Supplies are running low, Morale is sagging, and to make matters worse, Christian's son has come down with a mysterious illness and has been battling a fever over the past week.




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Two stars of later 1960s TV series appear in this episode. Creator/JohnAstin, who was Gomez Addams on ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'', appears as a pioneer in Horn's wagon train. And the doctor who treats Chris at the truck stop in 1961 is Edward Platt, who played the Chief on ''Series/GetSmart''.



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* DramaticDrop: The lady at the diner drops a glass of water when Chris says he's come from 1847.


[[caption-width-right:270: This isn't VideoGame/TheOregonTrail anymore.]]

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[[caption-width-right:270: [[caption-width-right:350: This isn't VideoGame/TheOregonTrail anymore.]]



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[[caption-width-right:270: This isn't VideoGame/TheOregonTrail anymore.]]


->'''Creator/RodSerling''': "Mr. Christian Horn, one of the hearty breed of men who headed west during a time when there were no concrete highways or the solace of civilization. Mr. Christian Horn, and family and party, heading west, after a brief detour to The Twilight Zone."



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->'''Creator/RodSerling''': "Mr. Christian Horn, one of the hearty breed of men who headed west during a time when there were no concrete highways or the solace of civilization. Mr. Christian Horn, and family and party, heading west, after a brief detour to The Twilight Zone."


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->'''Creator/RodSerling''': "Mr. Christian Horn, one of the hearty breed of men who headed west during a time when there were no concrete highways or the solace of civilization. Mr. Christian Horn, and family and party, heading west, after a brief detour to The Twilight Zone."
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->'''Creator/RodSerling''': ""Mr. Christian Horn, one of the hearty breed of men who headed west during a time when there were no concrete highways or the solace of civilization. Mr. Christian Horn, and family and party, heading west, after a brief detour to The Twilight Zone."

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\n\n->'''Creator/RodSerling''': ""Mr. Christian Horn, one of the hearty breed of men who headed west during a time when there were no concrete highways or the solace of civilization. Mr. Christian Horn, and family and party, heading west, after a brief detour to The Twilight Zone."----

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->'''Creator/RodSerling''': "The year is 1847, the place is the territory of New Mexico, the people are a tiny handful of men and women with a dream. Eleven months ago, they started out from Ohio and headed west. Someone told them about a place called California, about a warm sun and a blue sky, about rich land and fresh air, and at this moment, almost a year later, they've seen nothing but cold, heat, exhaustion, hunger, and sickness. This man's name is Christian Horn. He has a dying eight-year-old son and a heartsick wife, and he's the only one remaining who has even a fragment of the dream left. Mr. Chris Horn, who's going over the top of a rim to look for water and sustenance and in a moment will move into the Twilight Zone."

The Year is 1847, and Christian Horn is the leader of a wagon train expedition from Ohio to seek a new life in California. The journey so far has been long, arduous, and perilous. Supplies are running low, Morale is sagging, and to make matters worse, Christian's son has come down with a mysterious illness and has been battling a fever over the past week.

In search of water. Horne decides to explore a nearby hill a hundred yards away, but when he gets to the top of the rim, he spots a strange black road, with giant metal towers, travelling along the road are giant wheeled monsters.

Where is Horn exactly, and how can he survive in this strange new world?

!!A Hundred Tropes Over The Rim:

* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Christian Horn.
* HappyEnding: Horn gets back to his family in 1847. With the modern medicine he acquired from 1961, he cures his ailing son and carries on with the expedition with a renewed purpose.
* TimeTravel: The theme of the episode. A simple search for water sends Christian Horne 114 years into the future into the year 1961.


->'''Creator/RodSerling''': ""Mr. Christian Horn, one of the hearty breed of men who headed west during a time when there were no concrete highways or the solace of civilization. Mr. Christian Horn, and family and party, heading west, after a brief detour to The Twilight Zone."

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