The show might have appeared as ingenious sixty years ago, but from the lens of a modern viewer it is but a compilation of already tired ideas that are conveyed with naivete and superficiality more reminiscent of a cartoon.
If you’re curious, I would recommend only checking the episodes that make it to “best of twilight zone” lists.
|Some of the better episodes might explore fairly interesting ideas||Acting can be quite cringeworthy depending on the episode|
|Some of the episodes are good at building expectation for that upcoming twist||Lots of weak episodes|
|Most of the ideas are given very superficial treatment|
2 thoughts on “[TV Series] The Twilight Zone”
What episodes did you like the most? ‘Walking Distance’ is probably my favourite. Although, it’s not very typical for Twilight Zone and is a bit dated, with all the time-travel stories these days.
I liked the Hitchhiker, Time Enough at Last, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, To Serve Man, and Nick of Time.
I don’t think I’ve seen Walking Distance actually, since I started with episodes best rated on imdb and worked down until I got tired of it. Maybe I’ll check it out.