Twilight Zone DVD Set

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Twilight Zone DVD Set

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feb 10, 2008, 6:46 pm

Anyone else have this? I spent enough time dropping very usubtle hints to my better half, and found this under the tree!

As I slowly but surely make my way through this set, it strikes me that in it's own way, TZ presented some of the best "ghost-like" stories ever put on TV. Just like the best ghost stories are at their best in the short story form, the greatest, scariest TZ episodes are 1/2 hours. It's almost painful to watch the writers, etc., trying to stretch some stories to an hour.

The black and white helps also - "The After Hours" and "Long Distance Call" (among others) scared the crap out of me as a little kid; not grossed out, but genuinely creeped out. I still can't watch too many at a time, esp. at night!

feb 11, 2008, 7:28 am

Ooooo, you're lucky! I don't own it, but I've been obsessively checking it out of the library for a while now. I love TZ!

feb 18, 2008, 3:17 am

I own this although I haven't watched the entire series yet. One of my favorites, which I saw as a kid and never forgot is "Little Girl Lost," about the child who gets lost in another dimension.