MGM to release 'Outer Limits' on DVD

Box set of all 49 episodes due out Oct. 21

"The Outer Limits" will get the complete-series treatment this fall from MGM Home Entertainment.

The studio is releasing all 49 episodes of the sci-fi series that aired from 1963-65 in a boxed set on Oct. 21, the series' 45th anniversary.

"Outer Limits" has been hailed by author Stephen King as "the best program of its type to ever run on network TV" and has racked up a string of accolades and awards, including two Gemini Awards, two Saturn Awards and four Cable Ace Awards.