The Vessel (The Outer Limits)

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"The Vessel"
The Outer Limits episode
Episode no.Season 7
Episode 5
Directed byJimmy Kaufman[1]
Written bySam Egan
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"The Vessel" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show directed by Jimmy Kaufman, starring Jere Burns, Bruce Gray, and Tom Butler while featuring Jay Brazeau, Zachary Ansley, Marie Stillin, and Chilton Crane. The episode's executive producer is Michael Sloan, co-executive producer Brent Karl Clackson. It first aired during the seventh season.


The lone survivor of a space shuttle disaster discovers he is indestructible and has become spiritually linked to an alien living within himself.

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Jake Worthy is a cynical writer sent along as the civilian member of a space expedition. Upon re-entry into Earth, the shuttle malfunctions, and crashes. Jake is the only survivor, suddenly incapable of being harmed physically, as well as being endowed with flashes of brilliant insight.

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