Saturday, November 12, 2016

1x07 "A Scythe for Sore Eyes"

This week, we wrap up our epic two-part exploration of The Twilight Zone’s three encounters with Mr. Death with the best of the lot, “The Hitch-hiker.” Craig compares the original radio play against the TZ adaptation, commits a near-unforgivable blunder when he confuses military branches (on Veteran’s Day of all days!), and once again leans heavily on fan favorite Dr. Reba Wissner for knowledge and guidance. raig...Disclaimeraig the spouse

Dr. Reba Wissner’s A Dimension of Sound: Music in The Twilight Zone

Dr. Reba Wissner’s We Will Control All That Your Hear: The Outer Limits and the Aural Imagination

Opening theme: “Neither Here nor There” by Twin Loops

Closing music: “Route 66” by Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters (from the album Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters: Their Complete Recordings Together, copyright 1996 by MCA)

“The Lonely Man Theme (The Incredible Hulk)” composed by Joe Harnell

“Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins (from the album Top Gun: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, copyright 1986 by Columbia/Legacy/Sony Music)

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Multiple, *multiple* viewings (not strictly my choice) in the late '70s/early '80s burned this episode into my head, so...

Another piece of - foreshadowing? Black humor? - was the tire repairman's line in the show's teaser:

"Lady, you're on the side of the angels."

--Dave Jessup