“Nothing within the Darkish” is an episode from the third season of “The Twilight Zone,” a traditional horror anthology created by a number of Emmy Award-winning TV author Rod Serling, who shot to stardom together with his scripts for traditional TV films like “Patterns,” “Requiem for a Heavyweight,” and “The Comic.” It was an anthology sequence the place each episode featured a brand new story of the weird or supernatural, with episodes devoted to terror, kindness, and every little thing in between … simply as long as it was bizarre and, normally, fairly ironic.
The episode stars Gladys Cooper — the co-star of traditional movies like “Rebecca, “The Tune of Bernadette,” and “My Honest Girl” — as Wanda, an aged girl residing alone in a ramshackle tenement, who lives in absolute terror of going exterior. When a younger police officer is shot exterior of her entrance door, she’s compelled to confront her fears or let him die, and after a fraught jiffy, she decides to convey the younger man inside, the place she tends to him and explains what she’s so afraid of.
His title is “Mr. Demise,” and she or he’s been in a position to see him all her life. He seems as completely different individuals, and when he touches you, you perish eternally. And Wanda is aware of that if she by no means goes exterior and meets anybody, he’ll by no means be capable of take her. However with the police officer in her home, and a demolition man (R.G. Armstrong) who needs to raze the constructing making an attempt to bust down her door, she’s left herself weak for the primary time in her life.
She’s welcomed Mr. Demise into her home. He was the police officer the entire time, and he is performed by a younger Robert Redford.