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Episode 99 – “Young Man’s Fancy”

The term “fancy” was used in 17th and 18th century philosophy as the name of the faculty of imagination, and what one fancied is what one imagined. Although the term isn’t used that way anymore, it is used in a … Continue reading

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Episode 96 – “The Trade-Ins”

In The Twilight Zone one can often shop for items not usually thought to be available for purchase. In “I Sing the Body Electric” a family shops for a replacement grandmother. In “The Trade-Ins” an aging couple shop for replacements … Continue reading

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Episode 66 – “Two”

Serling summarizes the episode with the simple description that it is a love story in The Twilight Zone. And that it is, but a love story set in conditions hardly conducive to the fostering of love, or of anything short … Continue reading

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Episode 39 – “Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room”

A two-bit criminal is commissioned to make a hit, to commit murder on behalf of his gang. In advance of the hit he is confronted by his conscience, represented by his alter-ego in a mirror. His alter-ego critiques his life, … Continue reading

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Episode 31 – “The Chaser”

“The Chaser” echoes a theme found in “Escape Clause” and “A Nice Place to Visit,” that getting what you want can be the worst thing that can happen to you. In “Escape Clause” it’s immortality. In “A Nice Place to … Continue reading

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