5 Best “Twilight Zone” episodes for the holidays

Designing Geek

“I was a Christmas present that was delivered unwrapped,” once joked Rod Serling, the American screenwriter, novelist and television producer who is probably best known as the creator of “The Twilight Zone,” one of the most popular science fiction anthology TV series ever made.

Born on December 25, 1924, Christmas Day, Serling began his writing career after returning from military service in WWII. In the 1950s, with television in its infancy, Serling gained praise from critics for the realistic psychological dramas he created for CBS and NBC.

While his career flourished and he enjoyed considerable professional and personal success, his growing dissatisfaction with script interference by the conservative corporate censors of the 1950s led to a desire for less compromise and more control, and Serling decided that self-producing his own show was the solution.

With “The Twilight Zone” (1959-1964), Serling craftily blended morality fable and science fiction…

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By Nicholas Maithya Posted in Reviews

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