"I love you more than anything in this world... You're the only "world" I can discover over and over again, every time I come home to you, every time I'm close to you. You're the best of all possible worlds."
Colonel Jeff Barton
"Cold Hands, War Heart"
Series The Outer Limits
Season 2, Episode 2
Outer Limits - Cold Hands, Warm Heart
Air date September 26th, 1964
Writers Daniel Ullman
Director Charles Haas
Producers Leslie Stevens; Ben Brady; Sam White
Starring William Shatner; Geraldine Brooks; Lloyd Gough; Malachi Throne
Episode guide
"Behold Eck!"

"Cold Hands, Warm Heart" is the second episode of season two of the original 1960s sci-fi anthology series The Outer Limits. It was directed by Charles Haas with a script written by Dan Ullmans. It first aired on ABC on Saturday, September 26th, 1964. This episode stars William Shatner as Colonel Jeff Barton, an astronaut who returns from a journey to the planet Venus only to find that no matter what he does, he cannot keep warm. Moreover, he is plagued with dreams of a wraith-like alien being floating outside the window of his ship.

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Actor Role
William Shatner Colonel Jeff Barton
Geraldine Brooks Ann Barton
Lloyd Gough General Claiborne
Malachi Throne Doctor Mike
James Sikking Botany
Lawrence Montaigne Construction
Henry Scott Electronics
Julian Burton Reporter
Peter Madsen Reporter
Louie Elias Guard
Vic Perrin Control voice

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  • Filmed at TRW Space & Defense in Redondo Beach, California.
  • William Shatner's space mission is identified as Project: Vulcan. Vulcan is also the name of a planet and an alien race featured in Shatner's later television series Star Trek. [1]

Bloopers Edit

  • The two wires holding up a creature that Jeff Barton sees through the window of his space ship are clearly visible.

Control voice quote Edit

The eternal, never-ceasing search for knowledge often leads to dark and dangerous places. Sometimes it demands risks not only of those who are searching, but of others who love them. These, in their own special way, know that knowledge is never wasted, nor is love.

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Astronaut | Dreams | Planet | Venus

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