The Twilight Zone Companion
The Twilight Zone Conpanion, a 1983 American Book Award nominee, is the complete show-by-show guide to one of television's all-time greatest series. Zicree's account of the series...more
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Lauren is an average human being, an arbitrary book reader and sometimes blogger of fiction. Though overly eager on the topic of books, she treats grammar as something more of a whim than a hard and fast rule.
She is situated at a library just like any other. Bored of the usual fantasy fare, she took a turn off the beaten path into the shadowy unknown of black and w...more
Don't get me wrong. Zicree's book is a nice read, but no facts. "Four O'Clock" and "Mr. Garrity and the Graves" is left to one paragraph of commentary and opinion. Information regarding "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is so w...more
I began this review before I finished the book, and now that I am done my opinion has not changed. The amount...more
Still, it's an engaging and well-illustrated resource, and is especially good when talking about the early days...more
It was fun to revisit "The Twilight Zone" and learn about the characters and background that went into each of the 156 episodes. "The Twilight Zone" was Rod Serling's brilliant creation which persuasively played on human fears, prejudices and dream...more
like many of the things i like today, my love of twilight zone ressurrected from my childhood fear of some key episodes. fear turned into interest and then into fanaticism. this provides any twilight zone fan more than enough reading material, although the a number of the author's episodic verdicts i do not agree with. however, thats what made much of the book a great read, seeing as how many people my age do not/have not watched an episode....more
A good overview for the Zone fan. In the late 80s before
cable was omnipresent we'd watch the reruns after the news
at 10:30pm. This book was key to figuring out what season
the episode was from, if we had seen them all, who was
that actor, etc.
With this I was able to figure out I probably saw the
original airing of 'Nightmare at 20000 feet' with the
long before Star Trek Shatner. My folks woke me up
to see it cause I liked monsters. I viewed the
terrifying gremlin behind the curtain on the
wing, and th...more
Each episodic chapter begins with Rod Serling’s opening narration, a brief synopsis of that episode...more
The book is a must have for the fans. It features everything a fan would want to know about the show including the background of the show's creation and its' creator. The book includes synopses of each episodes and some...more