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The Brain of Colonel Barham (Season 2, Episode 15)
TV Episode | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A dying astronaut volunteers his mind be linked to a supercomputer, to enable the U.S. to beat the Soviet Union to Mars. His wife and an Air Force psychiatrist oppose the brain removal, fearing that the arrogant spaceman's brain won't ...See moreA dying astronaut volunteers his mind be linked to a supercomputer, to enable the U.S. to beat the Soviet Union to Mars. His wife and an Air Force psychiatrist oppose the brain removal, fearing that the arrogant spaceman's brain won't adapt, making his death futile. But the Cold War space race takes precedence, so the experiment proceeds, despite eerie developments. Written by David Stevens See less
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Director
Charles F. Haas (as Charles Haas)
Writers
Robert C. Dennis (teleplay by) | Sidney Ellis (story by)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Anthony DiMarco (as Tony Di Marco)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 2, 1965

Release date
Jan 2, 1965 (United States)

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10 cast members
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Grant Williams
Maj. Douglas McKinnon Maj. Douglas McKinnon   See fewer
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Elizabeth Perry
Jennifer Barham Jennifer Barham   See fewer
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Anthony Eisley
Col. Alex Barham Col. Alex Barham   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
Gen. Daniel Pettit Gen. Daniel Pettit   See fewer
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Paul Lukather
Ed Nichols Ed Nichols   See fewer
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Martin Kosleck
Dr. Leo Hausner Dr. Leo Hausner   See fewer
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Wesley Addy
Dr. Rahm Dr. Rahm   See fewer
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Peter Hansen
Maj. Locke Maj. Locke   See fewer
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Vic Perrin
Control Voice (voice) (uncredited) Control Voice (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.6 / 10 | 159 votes