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The Twilight Zone 

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

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An updated version of the famous 1960's TV series created by Rod Serling. Each week presents one to three tales about some unusual situation that turns out to be even more unusual than initially suspected. Whether the tone of the story is horror, suspense or humor, there is always a surprise twist at the end. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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(35 episodes) (Season 1-2) | (30 Episodes) (season 3)

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The Hollywood tower of terror in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park is based on this tv series See more »

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Referenced in A Night at the Roxbury (1998) See more »

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(Opening theme music)
Performed by Grateful Dead & Merl Saunders
(Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzman, Phil Lesh, Brent Mydland & Bob Weir)
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Fantastic Series. Why oh why not on DVD?
5 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

I remember the "new" series of The Twilight Zone with much fondness. I grew up with them. I don't remember many films/TV programs from childhood, but one episode from this series stood out for me more than any other. It was called "The Burning Man" and it was the most eerie piece of film making I had ever witnessed as a kid. In fact it first inspired me to start film directing.

I know now that this short episode came from a book by Ray Bradbury, but it was the way the short film was shot that awe-inspired me. I seem to remember it featured a young Danny Cooksey as the kid. Had Piper Laurie in it too.

Please CBS, bring them out on DVD. (And do it proper with extra features!)


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