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The Twilight Zone 50th anniversary

I think, to a lot of people, old episodes of the The Twilight Zone are tucked away with other 50s and 60s kitsch like Leave it to Beaver and Gidget. Maybe it’s the Disneyland ride or its downright awful recent reincarnation “The Zone” that keep people from taking it seriously or seeing it as the veritable art form Rod Serling felt it was, but hearing him speak about it and what he was trying to do with the campy sci-fi genre might change your mind. In his appearance on The Mike Wallace Interview, a sort of precursor to Charlie Rose, Serling is as slick and polished as he is in his show, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.