Logan's Run (1977–1978)

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In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.

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 Logan (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Jessica (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Rem (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Francis (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
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This television series portrays a futuristic society where citizens are only allowed to live until age 30. Logan is a Sandman (police assassin) who is 26 years old; he decides to try to escape to freedom and a mythical place called 'Sanctuary.' He is pursued by his former friend, another Sandman, who attempts to terminate him. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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The man who fell to Earth's future and skinned his knee.
28 April 2009 | by (Staten Island, New York) – See all my reviews

The best episode from the most underrated television series from the 1970's, the aptly titled, "Man out of Time" entry, sings a story that can only be described as wonderfully compelling. Science Fiction doesn't have to be dumbed down for the masses. "Logan's Run" (in my opinion) never did that. This teleplay proves it. A man from the past drops in for a visit with Logan, Jessica and Rem. He's coy at first. Evasive. He tells the trio--who wonder where the heck he came from--that he's traveled here in this matter scrambling thingamajig, from somewhere in the western provinces or something. After a few greetings, and a visit from a patrol of Sandmen, they come to a consensus that they will search for "Sanctuary" together. Pool resources. An elderly fellow soon arrives and escorts them to the village HE calls "Sanctuary," a seemingly popular destination for (time) travelers. The people of this enclave are friendly but scientifically backward. They worship at a temple the man from the past use to work in when it was a science lab. He grouses about "Project: Sanctuary" being a failure. The others are bemused and perplexed at his assertions. He knows he will soon have to leave and return home to the past. He's on a strict timetable. When he does return home to his time with the new found knowledge of what is to come, will that be the catalyst he needs to stop the hostilities from occurring in his time? But will that also negate the births of Logan and Jessica, and the design and production of Rem? Tune in and see for yourselves. It's a gasser of a tale. "Logan's Run," the series, deserves a DVD release.


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