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The Fever
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The Fever

The Fever was an episode of The Twilight Zone, a celebrated American science fiction television show.

Episode name: The Fever

Episode number: 17

Season: 1

Original airdate: January 29, 1960

Writer: Rod Serling

Director: Robert Florey

Notable cast members: Everett Sloane, Vivi Janiss

Episode Summary: A man goes to Las Vegas with his wife because she won a competition. The man quickly becomes addicted to gambling on the slot machine, or 'one armed bandit'. He hears the slot machine calling out his name, and when he is almost out of money and the machine breaks down he becomes convinced that the machine is mocking him. He imagines the machine is chasing him, and then falls backwards out of the window to his death.


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