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) | (seasons 2-3)

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Showrunner Philip DeGuere Jr. shared the same agent as fantasy writer, George R.R. Martin. The agent provided a copy of Martin's 4th novel, The Armageddon Rag, a rock 'n roll dark fantasy, to DeGuere because he was a Grateful Dead fan. DeGuere liked the novel so much that he planned to write and direct an adaptation but the novel failed in sales. DeGuere and Martin stayed friends and DeGuere recruited Martin for his first Hollywood position as a staff writer in this Twilight Zone reboot. 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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An outstanding series
11 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Here's hoping that the 1985 and 1986 versions of The Twilight Zone will one day be released on DVD as it was an outstanding series with well written episodes. The beginning titles have a half-second animation of Rod Serling in them as a salute to the originator of the series. The episode "Nightcrawlers" was directed by William Freidkin and is brilliant. One episode called "Shatterday" features the TV debut of Bruce Willis. There is also a small budget third season which was made after cancellation to make up the numbers for syndication,but it's budget was small and apart from one good episode,where a man is possessed by what looks like Christ,it is a poor third season. But the first two seasons are brilliant.


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