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Science Fiction Theatre 

In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »
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1957   1956   1955  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Truman Bradley ...  Narrator / ... 78 episodes, 1955-1957
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space flight, UFO's and mental telepathy. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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anthology | anthology series | See All (2) »

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Stirring TV drama! Daring photography! Authentic staging! Everything to make this the most talked about show on television! (Trade paper ad). See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

In Back to the Future (1985), George McFly tells his future son Marty that he can't go to the Enchantment Under the Sea dance with his future wife Lorraine Baines on November 12, 1955 as he'll miss his favourite television series Science Fiction Theatre (1955). He does eventually go to the dance, missing Science Fiction Theatre: The Hastings Secret (1955) in the process. See more »

Quotes

[last lines of each episode]
Host: I hope you enjoyed our story. We'll be back one week from today with another exciting adventure from the world of fiction and science. Untill then, this is your host, Truman Bradley, saying, see you next week.
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Connections

Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #8.24 (1958) See more »

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I was just thinking about this old show this evening so I decided to see if anyone else remembered it.
8 February 2005 | by probinson4150See all my reviews

I think I first saw "Science Fiction Theater" in about 1961 or 1962 (so I was 11 or 12)sitting around my family's den on an early Saturday morning or perhaps Saturday afternoon. I think the show was already considered "re-run filler" at that point and only on local stations, but I really enjoyed the stories...they were as good as anything else being shown at the time...the acting was pretty good and the stories interesting and thought-provoking...I recall the Space colonists test episode a little and bits and pieces of others...there was one where a scientist was trying to enhance human physical strength and endurance by using animal hormones...I specifically recall the main character in it was trying (and succeeding) in running a mile in under 3-minutes. But the hormones did a number on him in other ways and he died as a result. Anyway, I'm glad it's around on DVD, the other thing I recall about the show was that the music to the opening sound-track was ALWAYS warped and distorted when I saw the show...I even remember the first few distorted notes and how they sounded...I wonder if the DVD versions have cleaned that up...I might not recognize them if they did...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1955 (USA) See more »

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Ivan Tors Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Black and White (season 2)| Color (season 1)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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