I thought I would begin recovering the series on Television, beginning with The Twilight Zone.
I had engaged recently in a conversation in which TV shows were discussed. Afterwards, I was thinking that I consider the 1950s and the 1960s to have been the era which produced the best television shows.
I am not claiming that the special effects were good or that the shows were slick in any way. In some cases that I will mention, the acting was not the finest, but, and this is my point, the writing was extraordinary.
I will mention one show per post and will cover more in the not too distant future. In all cases, I am referring primarily to the writing, the story-telling, and the themes of the shows. First is The Twilight Zone, which ran from 1959-1964 and dealt with the moral, ethical, and social problems of the time. Certainly, this show is memorable for the famous actors who appeared at…
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