Horror 101 – Episode 50: Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone

Episode 50: Rod Serling’s the Twilight Zone (1959-1964) – February 26th, 2016

“Beyond this door is a dimension of sight, sound and mind. You’ve just crossed over into…The Twilight Zone!”

Welcome back to the Horror 101 podcast. Finally, we bring you our 50th episode! Horror 101 has gone from this small little project that began several years ago to being one of the most popular Horror Podcasts on the net. You listeners have catapulted us to the top of the Podomatic TV/Film list time and time again and we thank you for your support. We began this show with the hope to give you an entertaining reflection on some of the best genre films that you might have missed and it was our job to get you to watch these movies. After listening to this many Horror 101 podcasts we can certainly say that you have graduated Horror 101 with honours!

And for this 50th episode the Horror 101 team is going to spotlight a television show that has, to this day inspired many genre authors. In late 1959 writer/producer Rod Serling gave us his imaginative half hour show called the Twilight Zone. This show would delve into a litany of social commentary and wonders that the 50s TV viewer had never seen before. Sometimes they were frightening, sometimes heart warming but always fantastic and bizarre. We will focus on some of the more terrifying episodes and what they meant to us. Its a special 35 minute podcast that will bring you to another dimension of sight, sound and mind. Join us as we open the gates to The Twilight Zone.


01:00 Congratulations on making it to 50…Graduation Day!
02:10 Selecting the theme of the show…
03:25 Introducing the Twilight Zone…
09:40 Where is Everybody?
12:15 Lost in time
14:40 Third Planet from the Sun
16:30 A Nice Place To Visit
19:15 The Howling Man
23:10 The Obsolete Man
25:07 Will the Real Alien Please Stand Up
27:15 The Living Doll
28:37 Eye of the Beholder
31:20 A compendium of clips…
34:32 Conclusion…

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