25 Best Horror TV Shows of All Time

From gourmet serial killers to vampire slayers, the greatest small-screen landmarks featuring scariest monsters and superfreaks

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22. 'The Outer Limits' (1963-1965)

"There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical." The words that began each episode of the Sixties anthology series were an opening monologue than a declaration of aesthetic warfare. Today the show is remembered largely as "the one that wasn't The Twilight Zone," but its tone was in some ways more confrontational, both visually and morally. Credit Psycho writer Joseph Stefano, who produced the first season and wrote more episodes than anyone else.

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