Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by thegreatgazoo, Jul 3, 2007.
SciFi Channel has a marathon of the shows on now, One of the best shows ever.
5 Characters In Search of an Exit is my favorite episode and its airing tomorrow at 1:30 pm EST.
The last Flight - the one about the wwI pilot who gets thrown into the future and has to go back and save his commander because he chickened out , one of the best.
direct tv says thats on 1:30pm tomorrow.
i love a good marathon.
You're all wrong. The Obsolete Man is by far the absolute best Twilight Zone episode ever.
check it out fuckers:
Custer's last stand with the tank is right up there.
Watched that one yesterday. Great episode, but still....not the best.
To Serve Man is the greatest. It just ended.
That, or Nightmare at 20,000 feet....I mean, you got William Shatner overacting, and the worst/most hilarious looking 'gremlin' getting pulled in and out of view by visible wires. AWESOME.
Love the show, I watch as much of the marathon as possible every year. Last year I caught around 40 hours of it, this year...haven't changed the channel since yesterday morning.
To Serve Man is great. But to me, knowing the turn, it loses a little on repeat viewing. Surely though some of the finest fantasy scripts ever made it to the show. I can watch Burgess Meredith's fine acting in that title all day. Plus it has Rod smoking in the intro. Not to mention the episode is just so hauntingly true to form with the way things turn.
I totally forgot it was on until 10:30 tonight
I sing the body electric is on now (robot nanny) and next is the mighty casey (robot pitcher)....
SHIT Lateness of the hour is on at 230 Eastern!!!! I always loved this ep.
I missed the bookworm today
Simpsons did it.
So what if it was 30 years later.
I was just going to start a thread about the Twilight Zone.
I coincidentally "acquired" all 156 episodes this week.
I've got a few of the box-sets they put out as well.
I love "The Masks"
The other week I saw one I hadn't seen where this old man keeps fixing this really old beat up clock. Where he thinks that if he lets the clock stop working he'll die.
I also like "Night of the Meek" about Santa and Xmas eve.
Always loved the show, probably seen all of the episodes, like Anthony said when Jimmy Fallon was on and they were discussing it, Rod Serling was way ahead of his time, as was the show, my favorite episodes were of course the bookworm episode, "Time Again at Last" or something to that effect. Then, I loved "Eye of the Beholder", where the woman, who doctors told was severely disfigured from an accident removes her head bandages only to realize she looks like a normal human being and the doctors and people all have shrunken faces, and that is the "norm". Also, "Nick of Time" with a young William Shatner is great too. It involves himself and his wife entering a town, (to get they're car fixed), while traveling, and eating at a diner waiting for the car to be repaired, only to start using a fortune telling machine, that predicts all the bad things that happen to them, and won't let them leave the town.
Once again, awesome show, :clap::clap::clap:
I bought 3 out of the 5 volumes they were selling a few years back. I was poorer back then so 75$ a pop was a luxury.
One that that did bother me though was I found out they were made from a second hand source. I noticed that they edited out a few minor things such as cigarette ads at the end since cigarette ads were banned from TV. I was hoping they'd be taken from the original stock for the DVDs and not the TV rerun stock. A minor thing but still, I hate watching something I know to be edited.
Bump. Marathon starts Thursday.
Thur. July 3 8:00 AM SCIFI The Passersby #3.4
Thur. July 3 8:30 AM SCIFI The Arrival #3.2
Thur. July 3 9:00 AM SCIFI The Lateness of the Hour #2.8
Thur. July 3 9:30 AM SCIFI The Masks #5.25
Thur. July 3 10:00 AM SCIFI Elegy #1.20
Thur. July 3 10:30 AM SCIFI The Bewitchin' Pool #5.36
Thur. July 3 11:00 AM SCIFI I Sing the Body Electric #3.35
Thur. July 3 11:30 AM SCIFI The Silence #2.25
Thur. July 3 12:00 PM SCIFI And When the Sky Was Opened #1.11
Thur. July 3 12:30 PM SCIFI A Thing About Machines #2.4
Thur. July 3 1:00 PM SCIFI I Shot An Arrow Into the Air #1.15
Thur. July 3 1:30 PM SCIFI The Invaders #2.15
Thur. July 3 2:00 PM SCIFI Nightmare as a Child #1.29
Thur. July 3 2:30 PM SCIFI The Eye of the Beholder #2.6
Thur. July 3 3:00 PM SCIFI The Fever #1.17
Thur. July 3 3:30 PM SCIFI A World of His Own #1.36
Thur. July 3 4:00 PM SCIFI The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street #1.22
Thur. July 3 4:30 PM SCIFI Dead Man's Shoes #3.18
Thur. July 3 5:00 PM SCIFI Kick the Can #3.21
Thur. July 3 5:30 PM SCIFI Death's Head Revisited #3.9
Thur. July 3 6:00 PM SCIFI Mr. Denton on Doomsday #1.3
Thur. July 3 6:30 PM SCIFI Nick of Time #2.7
Thur. July 3 7:00 PM SCIFI Shadow Play #2.26
Thur. July 3 7:30 PM SCIFI The Grave #3.7
Thur. July 3 8:00 PM SCIFI A Quality of Mercy #3.15
Thur. July 3 8:30 PM SCIFI Nightmare at 20,000 Feet #5.3
Thur. July 3 9:00 PM SCIFI A Game of Pool #3.5
Thur. July 3 9:30 PM SCIFI In Praise of Pip #5.1
Thur. July 3 10:00 PM SCIFI Living Doll #5.6
Thur. July 3 10:30 PM SCIFI Caesar and Me #5.28
Thur. July 3 11:00 PM SCIFI Mr. Dingle, the Strong #2.19
Thur. July 3 11:30 PM SCIFI The Obsolete Man #2.29
Fri. July 4 12:00 AM SCIFI The Trouble With Templeton #2.9
Fri. July 4 12:30 AM SCIFI Nothing in the Dark #3.16
Fri. July 4 1:00 AM SCIFI Steel #5.2
Fri. July 4 1:30 AM SCIFI The Jeopardy Room #5.29
Fri. July 4 2:00 AM SCIFI The Thirty-Fathom Grave #4.2
Fri. July 4 3:00 AM SCIFI He's Alive #4.4
Fri. July 4 4:00 AM SCIFI The Miniature #4.8
Fri. July 4 5:00 AM SCIFI The Bard #4.18
Fri. July 4 8:00 AM SCIFI Stopover in a Quiet Town #5.30
Fri. July 4 8:30 AM SCIFI The Shelter #3.3
Fri. July 4 9:00 AM SCIFI The Chaser #1.31
Fri. July 4 9:30 AM SCIFI Nervous Man in a Four-Dollar Room #2.3
Fri. July 4 10:00 AM SCIFI To Serve Man #3.24
Fri. July 4 10:30 AM SCIFI The Whole Truth #2.14
Fri. July 4 11:00 AM SCIFI The Man in the Bottle #2.2
Fri. July 4 11:30 AM SCIFI Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up #2.28
Fri. July 4 12:00 PM SCIFI Long Distance Call #2.22
Fri. July 4 12:30 PM SCIFI The Odyssey of Flight 33 #2.18
Fri. July 4 1:00 PM SCIFI King Nine Will Not Return #2.1
Fri. July 4 1:30 PM SCIFI Twenty-Two #2.17
Fri. July 4 2:00 PM SCIFI A Nice Place to Visit #1.28
Fri. July 4 2:30 PM SCIFI A Most Unusual Camera #2.10
Fri. July 4 3:00 PM SCIFI Mr. Bevis #1.33
Fri. July 4 3:30 PM SCIFI The Howling Man #2.5
Fri. July 4 4:00 PM SCIFI Mirror Image #1.21
Fri. July 4 4:30 PM SCIFI The Hitchhiker #1.16
Fri. July 4 5:00 PM SCIFI Five Characters in Search of an Exit #3.14
Fri. July 4 5:30 PM SCIFI The Midnight Sun #3.10
Fri. July 4 6:00 PM SCIFI Showdown With Rance McGrew #3.20
Fri. July 4 6:30 PM SCIFI The Last Night of a Jockey #5.5
Fri. July 4 7:00 PM SCIFI It's a Good Life #3.8
Fri. July 4 7:30 PM SCIFI Once Upon a Time #3.13
Fri. July 4 8:00 PM SCIFI A Penny for Your Thoughts #2.16
Fri. July 4 8:30 PM SCIFI Two #3.1
Fri. July 4 9:00 PM SCIFI The Purple Testament #1.19
Fri. July 4 9:30 PM SCIFI The Mirror #3.6
Fri. July 4 10:00 PM SCIFI Cavender Is Coming #3.36
Fri. July 4 10:30 PM SCIFI The Prime Mover #2.21
Fri. July 4 11:00 PM SCIFI A Passage for Trumpet #1.32
Fri. July 4 11:30 PM SCIFI The Lonely #1.7
Sat. July 5 12:00 AM SCIFI A Hundred Yards Over the Rim #2.23
Sat. July 5 12:30 AM SCIFI The Rip Van Winkle Caper #2.24
Sat. July 5 1:00 AM SCIFI Death Ship #4.6
Sat. July 5 2:00 AM SCIFI Of Late I Think of Cliffordville #4.14
Sat. July 5 3:00 AM SCIFI Printer's Devil #4.9
Sat. July 5 4:00 AM SCIFI Mute #4.5
Sat. July 5 5:00 AM SCIFI On Thursday We Leave for Home #4.16
WhiteHonkyDevil, thanks for the heads up! In my most humblest of opinions, TZ was one of the best written series ever.
I've been watching this on SciFi for a while now. Good stuff.
Good call on the bump. I think Sci Fi does this every year on the 4th and TZ is timeless. The shit they were pulling off back then was crazy.
The 4th AND New Year's Eve.
Come on....what series was better written?
I seriously want to get the DVD collection! Something always comes up that I'm not home to watch the marathons. They still show them after the news on the San antonio abc station.
"The Obsolete Man"
"I Shot an Arrow into the Air"
"A Nice Place to Live"
You need to have the collection to see some of these because they're not that popular. Amazon had a great deal on it around Christmas, so I picked it up. The hour-longs tend to suck. Serling was the greatest.
It never fails that I get sucked into the TZ marathon at some point over the
4th of July weekend....usually while nursing a hangover.
I borrowed the entire series from the internet. 185 episodes I think.
Shit, how long did THAT take?
And where? PM me.
Unfortunately, it seems this year the marathon ends at 6am Saturday.
Less than an hour before the Rod Serlingygoodness starts.
One thing I'm wondering...why aren't they starting with "Where is Everybody?" Not only is it great, but it was the first one....
That, and I'm just waiting for the one marathon where Sci-Fi runs the whole series in order. I'm still not sure how they came up with this lineup.
Oh well...at least "The Bard" is airing at an hour where nobody will have to watch it.