The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Thirty “A Stop At Willoughby”

Original Air Date: May 6, 1960Writer: Rod SerlingDirector: Robert Parrish "I've never seen such serenity... the way people must have lived a hundred years ago." "This is Gart Williams, age thirty-eight, a man protected by a suit of armor all held together by one bolt. Just a moment ago, someone removed the bolt, and Mr. … Continue reading The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Thirty “A Stop At Willoughby”

The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Nine “Nightmare As A Child’

Original Air Date: April 29, 1960Writer: Rod SerlingDirector: Alvin Ganzer "Nightmare As A Child" delivers a shocking story of psychological repression and confrontation as one woman suddenly remembers her long-forgotten childhood trauma from her younger self. "Month of November, hot chocolate, and a small cameo of a child's face, imperfect only in its solemnity. And … Continue reading The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Nine “Nightmare As A Child’

The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Eight “A Nice Place To Visit”

Original Air Date: April 15, 1960Writer: Charles BeaumontDirector: John Brahm The title of this episode comes from the popular expression "It's a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there." This was the last episode written by Charles Beaumont for Season 1, and also it was last episode directed by John Brahm … Continue reading The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Eight “A Nice Place To Visit”

The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Seven “The Big Tall Wish”

Original Air Date: April 8, 1960Writer: Rod SerlingDirector: Ron Winston "If you don't believe, Bolie, it won't be true. That's the way magic works." "The Big Tall Wish" offers a rare all-black cast for a 1960s television show. Regarding the plight of Black American actors Rod Serling, a known civil rights advocate, said the following, … Continue reading The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Seven “The Big Tall Wish”

The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Six “Execution”

Original Air Date: April 1, 1960Writer: George Clayton Johnson/Rod SerlingDirector: David Orrick McDearmon "I died once, mister. I've been to hell. Now I'm back..." "Commonplace—if somewhat grim—unsocial event known as a necktie party, the guest of dishonor a cowboy named Joe Caswell, just a moment away from a rope, a short dance several feet off … Continue reading The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Six “Execution”

The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Five “People Are Alike All Over”

Original Air Date: March 25, 1960Writer: Paul Fairman/Rod SerlingDirector: Mitchell Leisen The basis for "People Are Alike All Over" comes from Brother Beyond the Void, a short story published in 1952 in Fantastic Adventures by Paul Fairman. Rod Serling changed a couple of elements from the original story for this episode. In the original story … Continue reading The Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode Twenty-Five “People Are Alike All Over”