Photo of Rod Serling courtesy of the Museum of Television and Radio.
"There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity." TV audiences first heard Rod Serling's mesmerizing introduction to his groundbreaking CBS anthology series "The Twilight Zone," on this date in 1959. The series continued for five seasons and has lived on in syndication and home entertainment. What was your favorite episode of the series? Photo of Serling courtesy of the Museum of Television and Radio.
Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling (December 25, 1924 – June 28, 1975) was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science fiction anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone. Serling was active in politics, both on and off the screen, and helped form television industry standards. He was known as the "angry young man" of Hollywood, clashing with television executives and sponsors over a wide range of issues including censorship, racism, and war.
One of my favorite episodes... It's a Good Life with Billy Mumy