Milquetoast college teacher Harold lacks tenure, and the ability to stand up to anyone, especially his shrewish wife. But after a brain operation so he can aide in a space project to mine asteroids, a giant electrical vortex appears when he's angry at someone, unleashing the earth's Magnetic Fields against the offender. Harold is unaware of the new power of his Id, while the rocket scientists are thrilled at compliant Harold's conscious ability to focus massive energy. Written by
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The first episode to have a teaser before the opening monologue by the Control Voice. Every remaining episode of the series would do this, although most first-season teasers were flash-forward clips; all second-season teasers (and a few from the first season) were cold-opening prologues that commenced the narrative. See more
One of the scientists at the space center wrongly describes titanium as a fissionable element. See more
Deep beyond the kindest, gentlest soul may lurk violent thoughts, deadly wishes. Someday Man will learn to cope with the monsters of the mind. Then, and only then, when the human mind is truly in control of itself, can we begin to utilize the great and hidden powers of the universe.