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I remember a black-and-white television show a long time ago where a man received a message from an alien and he could not decipher it. It turned out that it was not a message but rather a digital picture of what the alien looked like.

Can anyone help me identify the name of the TV show and the name of the episode?

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Based on what you describe this could feasibly be A for Andromeda. Black and white series from 1961 that features the decoding of a digital alien message. Have never watched it in full so cannot say if there is a scene where the message renders an image of the alien. You can view the series on YouTube.

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FYI The 1995 season of The Outer Limits featured an episode called "The Message" which except for the fact it is in colour contains a premise and scene very much as you describe. You can see a still from the episode showing the drawing, decoded from binary notation on this web page.

Still from the episode showing the drawing of the alien alongside a human

Initially I posted this as part of one answer but it was suggested that I split my answer in two so that if one of these is what you are looking for you can easily mark it as correct.

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