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The Twilight Zone

Profile in Silver/Button, Button (Season 1, Episode 20)
TV Episode | 60 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

"Profile in Silver": After preventing the assassination of President Kennedy, a historian from the future faces the consequences of his act. "Button, Button": A couple receives a box with a button -- and an unusual offer.
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Directors
John D. Hancock (segments: Profile in Silver) (as John Hancock) | Peter Medak (segments: Button, Button)
Writers
Rod Serling (created by) | J. Neil Schulman (segments: Profile in Silver) | Richard Matheson (teleplay by) (segments: Button, Button) (as Logan Swanson) (based on the short story by) (segments: Button, Button) | Rockne S. O'Bannon (story editor)
Composers
Robert Folk (segments: Button, Button) | Basil Poledouris (segments: Profile in Silver)
Cinematographer
Editors
Noel Rogers (segments: 'Profile in Silver') | Greg Wong (segments: 'Button, Button')
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 7, 1986

Release date
Mar 7, 1986 (United Kingdom)
Awards

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Cast

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15 cast members
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Lane Smith
Prof. Joseph Fitzgerald (segment "Profile in Silver") Prof. Joseph Fitzgerald (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Andrew Robinson
President John F. Kennedy (segment "Profile in Silver") President John F. Kennedy (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Louis Giambalvo
Raymond Livingston (segment "Profile in Silver") Raymond Livingston (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Barbara Baxley
Dr. Kate Wange (segment "Profile in Silver") Dr. Kate Wange (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Jerry Hardin
Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson (segment "Profile in Silver") Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Mark L. Taylor
Inspector (segment "Profile in Silver") (as Mark Taylor) Inspector (segment "Profile in Silver") (as Mark Taylor)   See fewer
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Charles Lanyer
TV Anchorman (segment "Profile in Silver") TV Anchorman (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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David Sage
Professor (segment "Profile in Silver") Professor (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Ken Hill
Presidential Aide (segment "Profile in Silver") Presidential Aide (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Huck Liggett
Texan (segment "Profile in Silver") Texan (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Gerard Bocaccio
Student (segment "Profile in Silver") Student (segment "Profile in Silver")   See fewer
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Mare Winningham
Norma Lewis (segment "Button, Button") Norma Lewis (segment "Button, Button")   See fewer
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Brad Davis
Arthur Lewis (segment "Button, Button") Arthur Lewis (segment "Button, Button")   See fewer
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Basil Hoffman
Mr. Steward (segment "Button, Button") Mr. Steward (segment "Button, Button")   See fewer
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J. Neil Schulman
ER Doctor (segment "Profile in Silver") (uncredited) ER Doctor (segment "Profile in Silver") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 338 votes