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I saw this as a child in the 1960's. A motorist watches a young man age and die within minutes. He enters a house to investigate. It is filled with an odd assortment of people who do not get along, with an exception of one beautiful woman with whom he falls in love. The motorist learns that the house is a psychology experiment conducted by an alien who has been observing the variety of human behavior among these subjects for decades: hate, jealousy, resentment, etc. The motorist declares his love for the young woman but she refuses to allow him to remain captive in this emotional prison. While the motorist is watching she leaves the time-statis of the house and immediately ages and dies. She does this out of love so that the motorist will leave. He is heartbroken. The alien tells him that the experiment is complete: the alien has at least seen the human emotion that he was searching for: sacrificial love. The motorist leaves. the alien descends the staircase of the house; all the residents start aging. The show is over. Please identify. Thank you.

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"the alien has at least seen" should presumably be "the alien has at last seen".. – Andrew Thompson May 6 '14 at 4:15

This is the Outer Limits episode 'The Guests'. I'd quote the recap, but you already described every detail perfectly. It's available on Hulu here.

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