The mannequins in a store come to life in a creepy atmosphere as it closes. However, this is not thought odd by anyone, because on this alien world all people are made of wax, and some work as mannequins, but leave with everyone else at closing.
In a communist bloc country, a fugitive seeks shelter from an elderly couple who grant it to him. The next day they find their shack has been transplanted outside of the iron curtain and repaired to look as new. They regard the event as impossible but their guest says he was merely repaying the kindness shown to a stranger and is revealed to be an angel who was traversing the communist-occupied country for an unknown reason and then he ascends back to heaven.
If you want to know how it feels to make the biggest mistake of your life, then mister, just ask Carl Barker!!
A crooked mechanic hires a drifter to customize a car, promising enough money for him to get home. When he refuses to pay the man the drifter takes the car instead, which he converted to be able to fly him home to the stars.
He is merely a worker, inside of a typical American factory!
A Soviet spy attempts to get American factory workers to strike by acts of sabotage and by convincing them that working conditions are unsafe. He doesn't reckon with the machines, which are "Made in America", coming to life with a mind of their own and taking matters in their own hands in order to deal with him.
An impatient successor in ancient Egypt attempts to poison the queen, but is caught and sentenced to death. She bribes a sorceror to cast a spell to reincarnate her as a queen, and she is reborn as a queen bee.
Is it possible for an entire galaxy to have no sign of life?
Puzzled space explorers are unable to detect any signs of life in an entire galaxy. They set for home frustrated that no colonies can be established there, not realizing that all the planets of that particular galaxy are living beings.