Insight (1960–1984)

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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

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The religious nature of the program attracted a wide variety of actors and directors such as; Jeff Hunter, Ed Asner, Jack Albertson, Beau Bridges, Carol Burnett, Ron Howard, Cindy Williams, Patty Duke, Ann Jillian, Wesley Eure, Bob Hastings, Cicely Tyson, Ricky Kelman, Jack Klugman, Robert Lansing, Randolph Mantooth, Walter Matthau, Deborah Winters, Bob Newhart, Bill Bixby, John Ritter, Michael Shea, Martin Sheen, Marc Daniels, Arthur Hiller, Norman Lloyd, Delbert Mann, Ted Post, Jay Sandrich, and Jack Shea, and writers Rod Serling, John T. Dugan, Lan O'Kun, and Michael Crichton. See more »

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The series was produced in the United States, and nearly all of its episodes were set there, but the animated opening credits show cars driving on the left-hand side of the road. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Accuse My Parents (1993) See more »

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It filled the strangest of niches
4 September 1999 | by (Bayville, NJ) – See all my reviews

Insight was a show that I used to see _early_ Sunday mornings after "Davey & Goliath". The best way to describe this show is a sort of religious "Twilight Zone". In fact, if I remember correctly, there was one episode that was a blatant rip-off of the "Zone" episode about the six dolls. The twist in the plot would be some sort of morality play. It was an interesting show that was pretty subtle in its message.


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