Monthly Archives: May 2017

Episode 45 – “The Trouble with Templeton”

Booth Templeton is a distinguished and accomplished actor. But he is also an aging actor, confronting a new world order, the order of the young. “Some of us are young. ┬áSome of us are old.” So says the new, young … Continue reading

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Episode 44 – “The Lateness of the Hour”

Technology can be marvelous. Cars whisk us to our destinations, washing machines clean our clothes. In this episode we see technology in spades: Jaina’s father has created technology that goes beyond our wildest dreams. Robotic servants and a fully controlled … Continue reading

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Episode 43 – “The Nick of Time”

Superstition – the willingness to believe based on factors other than those normal individuals would find relevant – is an ailment suffered by Don, an up and coming office manager. At first Don is just influenced by his superstition. He … Continue reading

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Episode 42 – “The Eye of the Beholder”

The notoriety of this story in the Twilight Zone corpus is surely due to the way it hits us over the head with the truth expressed in the episode’s title. ┬áBut that truth is easily misunderstood, and the power of … Continue reading

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