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The Twilight Zone

Wordplay/Dreams for Sale/Chameleon (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV Episode | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

"Wordplay": A salesman at a medical firm finds everyone around him undergoing a linguistic transformation. "Dreams for Sale": A woman finds that her idyllic picnic may not be what it seems. "Chameleon": Something unusual returns with a ...See more"Wordplay": A salesman at a medical firm finds everyone around him undergoing a linguistic transformation. "Dreams for Sale": A woman finds that her idyllic picnic may not be what it seems. "Chameleon": Something unusual returns with a Shuttle mission. Written by A. Nonymous See less
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Directors
Wes Craven (segments: Chameleon, Wordplay) | Tommy Lee Wallace (segments: Dreams for Sale)
Writers
Rod Serling (created by) | Rockne S. O'Bannon (segments: Wordplay) | Joe Gannon (segments: Dreams for Sale) | James Crocker (segments: Chameleon)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 4, 1985

Release date
Oct 4, 1985 (United Kingdom)
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33 cast members
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Robert Klein
Bill Lowery (segment "Wordplay") Bill Lowery (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Annie Potts
Cathy Lowery (segment "Wordplay") Cathy Lowery (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Adam Raber
Donnie Lowery (segment "Wordplay") Donnie Lowery (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Robert Downey Sr.
Mr. Miller (segment "Wordplay") (as Robert J. Downey) Mr. Miller (segment "Wordplay") (as Robert J. Downey)   See fewer
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Brian Bradley
Hotshot (segment "Wordplay") Hotshot (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Bernard Behrens
Older Salesman (segment "Wordplay") Older Salesman (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Anne Betancourt
Admitting Nurse (segment "Wordplay") Admitting Nurse (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Willard E. Pugh
Man in Elevator (segment "Wordplay") (as Willard Peugh) Man in Elevator (segment "Wordplay") (as Willard Peugh)   See fewer
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Helene Udy
Woman #1 (segment "Wordplay") Woman #1 (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Mimi Craven
Receptionist (segment "Wordplay") (as Mimi Meyer Craven) Receptionist (segment "Wordplay") (as Mimi Meyer Craven)   See fewer
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Brynja McGrady
Secretary (segment "Wordplay") (as Brynja Willis) Secretary (segment "Wordplay") (as Brynja Willis)   See fewer
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Alexandra Morgan
Nurse #1 (segment "Wordplay") Nurse #1 (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Lee Arnone
Nurse #2 (segment "Wordplay") Nurse #2 (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Raye Birk
Bearded Man (segment "Wordplay") Bearded Man (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Joseph Whipp
Doug Seaver (segment "Wordplay") Doug Seaver (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Dwier Brown
Robbie (segment "Wordplay") Robbie (segment "Wordplay")   See fewer
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Meg Foster
Jenny (segment "Dreams for Sale") Jenny (segment "Dreams for Sale")   See fewer
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David Hayward
Paul (segment "Dreams for Sale") Paul (segment "Dreams for Sale")   See fewer
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Vincent Guastaferro
Dream Technician (segment "Dreams for Sale") Dream Technician (segment "Dreams for Sale")   See fewer
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Lee Anthony
Rescue Technician (segment "Dreams for Sale") Rescue Technician (segment "Dreams for Sale")   See fewer
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Kristi Purdy
Twin #1 (Segment 'Dreams for Sale') Twin #1 (Segment 'Dreams for Sale')   See fewer
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Deanna Purdy
Twin #2 (Segment 'Dreams for Sale') Twin #2 (Segment 'Dreams for Sale')   See fewer
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Terry O'Quinn
Dr. Curt Lockridge (segment "Chameleon") (as Terrance O'Quinn) Dr. Curt Lockridge (segment "Chameleon") (as Terrance O'Quinn)   See fewer
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Ben Piazza
Dr. Vaughn Heilman (segment "Chameleon") Dr. Vaughn Heilman (segment "Chameleon")   See fewer
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John Ashton
Crew Chief Brady Simmons (segment "Chameleon") Crew Chief Brady Simmons (segment "Chameleon")   See fewer
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Steve Bassett
Gerald Tyson (segment "Chameleon") (as Steve Howell Bassett) Gerald Tyson (segment "Chameleon") (as Steve Howell Bassett)   See fewer
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Iona Morris
Annie (segment "Chameleon") Annie (segment "Chameleon")   See fewer
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Alma Martinez
Teresa Rojas (segment "Chameleon") (as Alma Martínez) Teresa Rojas (segment "Chameleon") (as Alma Martínez)   See fewer
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Chad Hayes
Peter Iverson (segment "Chameleon") Peter Iverson (segment "Chameleon")   See fewer
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Lin Shaye
Kate Simmons (segment "Chameleon") Kate Simmons (segment "Chameleon")   See fewer
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Charles Aidman
Narrator (segments "Wordplay" and "Chameleon") (voice) Narrator (segments "Wordplay" and "Chameleon") (voice)   See fewer
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Dan Gilvezan
Shuttle Columbia Operator (voice) (uncredited) Shuttle Columbia Operator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Marin
Doctor (segment "Wordplay") (uncredited) Doctor (segment "Wordplay") (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 318 votes