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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Nachdenkliche Geschichten  »

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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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The show with a wobbly halo.
17 August 2002 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

This syndicated series was produced by the Paulist Fathers, an evangelistic Catholic order of priests. For years, it was a staple of local TV programming in the USA, usually being aired on Sunday mornings or at very odd times, such as just before the station signed off for the night. To the Fathers, it was a way to spread the Word. To the stations, it was a cheap way to plug holes in their schedules and meet the community service requirements of their licenses.

I've also heard that the series was sometimes shown in Sunday schools and church group meetings, usually as the basis for a discussion.

As for the show itself, I found it to be a very mixed bag. Some episodes were interesting, thought provoking, and a bit offbeat, such as the one in which a group of people held a trial to impeach God. Many were preachy, predictable, and even unintentionally funny, like the one that ended with Edward Andrews signing "My Way." And some were just pulpits for 1960's-style liberalism, with noble criminals, brutal cops, and GI baby killers.


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