Monthly Archives: April 2013

Episode 15 – “I Shot an Arrow into the Air”

This is the lifeboat dilemma with a twist. You’re on a lifeboat with others. There’s a limited supply of water, not enough for everyone to survive until rescued. Some are hurt; others not. How do you justly allocate essential resources … Continue reading

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Episode 14 – “Third From the Sun”

This is one of several Twilight Zone episodes about the terror of nuclear war, and the second in the first fourteen episodes. In contrast to “Time Enough at Last,” where Henry Bemis is oblivious to the coming peril, is episode … Continue reading

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Episode 13 – “The Four of Us are Dying”

Serling is quite good at describing losers. In “What You Need” Mr. Fred Renard is described as “a sour man, a friendless man, a lonely man, a grasping, compulsive nervous man. This is a man who has lived 36 undistinguished … Continue reading

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