This has been on the to watch list forever. Unfortunately through fear of spending too much time I have never really indulged in it. I caught certain episodes back in the 80s or 90s but can't remember when it was on.
There have been a few revivals.
How good or bad is it? Worth a punt?
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Daley & McCann are, as good as, holding hands, on the exercise yard, in the scrubs.
The remakes aren't much cop IMO but the original series'are fantastic. There were 5 series in total but for series four the format was changed to one hour episodes which didn't really work,as the episodes dragged on.
I'd love to own the box set but it's always been very expensive.If you want to take a punt jno get series 1 first or have a look on youtube.There used to be quite a lot of episodes on there.Have fun spotting all the then unknown hollywood stars.
The film was very good, it really was, BUT poorly promoted and distributed because of the real deaths making the film involving Vic Morrow and 2 Chinese kids. Director John Landis broke a few laws hiring the kids and working them so late, but at the end of the day, it was a tragic accident.
I used to watch this a lot on cable TV many years ago, a fantastic series. I noticed a channel called "the horror channel" was showing this a short while back, but not sure if it was new or old episodes.
Post by I used to think I was a parrot on Jan 23, 2016 0:05:23 GMT
This is an all time classic.
Some of the longer episodes are good, such as On Thursday We Leave for Home, which is one of my favourite episodes. Here a colony has been founded on a barren planet led by a man who has almost turned into a cult leader. He reacts badly when a ship arrives from earth to take the people home and they don't need him anymore.
The last episode I watched (a few weeks ago) was Nick of Time, where a man (William Shatner) and his wife stop at a small town after a car breakdown and become obsessed with a machine that tells peoples fortunes at a diner.
I finally bought the complete series DVD and have been watching random episodes starting with my favorite, "It's A Good Life". It's great to see the episodes again uncut and the original network promos and logos are fun to see.
I recently started watching Season Five of the original series of The Twilight Zone, I watched an episode (Steel), this afternoon, wasn't one of the best episodes, but still worth watching, next episode that I will be watching, will be one of all time favourite episodes of The Twilight Zone - Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, already mentioned earlier on this Thread.
The Twilight Zone, is one of my favourite American TV series, many memorable episodes, another episode in Season Five of The Twilight Zone, that I look forward to watching - Black Leather Jackets (starring Shelley Fabares), I can remember watching lots of episodes of the original series of The Twilight Zone, in the 1990's (on the Sci-Fi Channel), I have never seen any episodes of the revived series (from 1985 and 2002) of The Twilight Zone.
I remember seeing the episode Steel for the first time in the early '70s around the time the story is set. That amused me. The original story that inspired this episode also inspired the movie Real Steel with Hugh Jackman.
Still watching random episodes and enjoying them a great deal. At some point I'll start watching with the first episode and go through the entire series chronologically. It's interesting to see episodes from the first year again since the theme music is different. It's more somber but still fitting, just different from the iconic theme used for the rest of the series.
still enjoying watching Season Five of the original series of The Twilight Zone, watched a very good episode (The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms), yesterday, will probably become one of my favourite episodes from Season Five (when I have finished watching Season Five), the 7th (in the episode title), referred to the famous US 7th Cavalry.
The two revivials were decent, the one in the late 80s and the one around 2002, and both featured a lot of good actors. However, while the original Twilight Zone was better than the original Outer Limits, the revival Outer Limits beats both of the newer Twilight Zones.