Rod Serling on Sci-fi

Serling candidly discusses the genre of science fiction in the medium of television: it’s history, it’s limitations on the small screen versus cinema, and the capacity to communicate and address issues of the day. In addition, Serling elaborates on the popularity of “The Twilight Zone” during its original run and syndication and practical aspects of producing a quality, weekly television program on a very tight schedule, with minimal resources:

How badass does he look smoking that cigarette? Nobody smokes on television anymore. What a shame… Watch PART TWO.


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