The Twilight Zone Companion - Part Two: Entering The Twilight Zone Summary & Analysis

Marc Scott Zicree
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Part Two: Entering The Twilight Zone Summary and Analysis

Executives were dead set against buying "The Twilight Zone" as a serial and were eventually convinced to take on the series by producer Bert Granet and legendary comedian and Desilu Studios owner Desi Arnaz. The main objection of television executives was that "The Time Element" and similar scripts were left open ended, not resolved, as was most common for television serials at the time. Although Serling admitted that "The Time Element" was certainly not a masterpiece, the show received more mail than any other show that premiered on the "Desilu Playhouse." Serling was encouraged to write more scripts. Eventually, "The Time Element" would end up as a precursor for the pilot episode of "The Twilight Zone."

"The Twilight Zone Companion" details the first episodes of the show, including a basic synopsis...

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