Monthly Archives: February 2013

Episode 5 “Walking Distance”

A forty year old executive in the fast track, Martin Sloan is impatient, tired, and unfulfilled. Stopping to get gas for his fast little sports car, he finds himself just “walking distance” from Homewood, his childhood town. While the car … Continue reading

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Episode 4 “Sixteen Millimeter Shrine”

“Picture of a woman, looking at a picture…” – Serling’s opening narration is about representation. The picture is a film – a sixteen millimeter film being projected in the living room of Barbara Jean Trenton (played by Eda Lupino!), a … Continue reading

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Episode 3 “Mr. Denton on Doomsday”

It’s difficult to watch the opening scene without feeling embarrassed and sad for Al Denton.  Serling’s description of Denton’s character captures the key issue: Denton would give an arm or a leg for a “second chance.”  We’re placed in a … Continue reading

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