Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Gorth » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:16 am

Not a "fan" per se, but I remember watching it a long time ago. So long ago that I actually don't remember how long ago it was...

Eerie atmosphere, suspense and a quite catchy theme (instant recognisable tune) at the time.
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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Marcus » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:02 pm

I heard so much about Twillight Zone.

Do you guys recommend it?

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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Fluffy17 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:25 pm

Yes especially the classic
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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Joseph » Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:53 pm

Yes but only the classic. ;)

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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Marcus » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:13 pm

I will check that one out. Seems to be very very very very very Weeeeeird. :D

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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Joseph » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:53 pm

For anthology sci-fi/fantasy/paranormal, you can't beat the original Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits series. Both were re-made. Those remakes, while they had their moments, pale next to the originals.

They're b&w, poor special effects, no bullshit modern cgi and they are some of the best shows TV has ever produced.

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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by majestic » Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:25 am

Aw, come on, the Outer Limits remake series was wonderful. Especially the first few seasons.

Quality of Mercy in particular. Poor T1000 never gets a break. Heh. Oh, and the sequel when Wesley destroys Earth. :mrgreen:

A pity only the first season is available on DVD. It's hard to find reruns here, and if, they're mostly dubbed versions (not exactly bad, but not the original feeling either).
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Re: Twilight Zone and other non-Trek sci-fi

Post by Michael S Collins » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:56 pm

Twilight Zone is awesome. Rod Serling was one of the rare timeless insightful writers, and a lot of the messages he snuck into the show when no one was looking, because they assumed it was mere kids SF, are still important today. And some of the finest actors on American TV at the time, such as Burgess Meredith, Agnes Moorhead and a very young Dennis Hopper show up in it.

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