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Episode 156 – “The Bewitchin’ Pool”

This final offering fromĀ  The Twilight ZoneĀ  takes up a theme treated in at least four prior episodes, the nature of marriage, but with a difference. “Young Man’s Fancy,” “Passage on the Lady Anne,” “Spur of the Moment,” and “What’s … Continue reading

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Episode 141 – “Spur of the Moment”

You are a person. At this moment, you are reading this essay. But you have existed at other moments; at those moments, the person who existed was you. At each moment, your body is extended in space. But from moment … Continue reading

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Episode 140 “From Agnes — With Love”

Agnes is an electronic digital computer, an intelligent machine that can solve complex problems in physics, engineering, mathematics, and chess. It can also fall in love. But unlike any of the artificially intelligent machines portrayed in episodes that come before … Continue reading

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Episode 139 – “Night Call”

When Miss Elva Keene, and elderly and infirm woman living in rural Maine, appears to be getting phone calls in the middle of the night, what is really happening, or at least what really matters, is that she is remembering … Continue reading

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Episode 136 – “The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross”

An early Beatles song begins: I’ll buy you a diamond ring, my friend If it makes you feel all right I’ll get you anything, my friend If it makes you feel all right ‘Cause I don’t care too much for … Continue reading

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