The life and creative times of Rod Serling, the creator of one of the greatest series in television history, The Twilight Zone.
Rod Serling died in 1975 at the young age of 50 and he was a WW II veteran. Like many men of his generation, the war scared Serling, but being a naturally thoughtful man, Rod took advantage of the G.I. Bill and went to university to better himself, and get past his war experiences.
Author Martin grams talks about his classic book, “Twilight Zone: Unlocking The Door To A Television Classic.
The Twilight Zone is the Grand Daddy of all strange television shows, although it was not the first. John Newland’s One Step Beyond started in January 1959 – nine months BEFORE Twilight Zone. But One Step Beyond didn’t have that catchy four-note theme. It made all the difference!