Adventurous radio station operator contacts a fellow experimenter in another galaxy. The operator locks in 3D communication, but a DJ who wants to impress his girlfriend with the station's range, boosts the signal all the way up, unknowingly sucking the alien, who's composed of electricity, into the remote desert town. Written by
Did You Know?
The shimmering Galaxy Being effect was achieved by filming actor William O. Douglas
in a brown rubber alien outfit which was coated with glycerin to reflect the hot lights shone against it. In post-production, this footage was negative-reversed and then superimposed onto the main footage. See more
The alien tells the human to move his finger due east on the star chart, however in space there are no normal compass-based directions since these relate to a planet while on the planet. The alien could have said left or right and been correct. See more
What makes you think you can invent the atom bomb? Who do you think you are?
Nobody, nobody at all. But the universe doesn't care about that.