The Resource The Twilight zone FAQ: : all that's left to know about the fifth dimension and beyond, Dave Thompson, (ebook)

The Twilight zone FAQ: : all that's left to know about the fifth dimension and beyond, Dave Thompson, (ebook)

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The Twilight zone FAQ: : all that's left to know about the fifth dimension and beyond
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The Twilight zone FAQ:
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all that's left to know about the fifth dimension and beyond
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Dave Thompson
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Language
eng
Summary
The Twilight Zone is among the most beloved shows in American television history, a pioneering fantasy behemoth that bridged the cultural gap between the 1950s and 1960s with thought-provoking mystery, mind-boggling theorems, and occasionally outright horror. The Twilight Zone FAQ takes the reader back to that halcyon era, looking back on the show and its impact as a force for societal change, via reflections on the manifold topics and controversies that the show took on from the space race to the Red Menace, from paranoia to madness and beyond. Dave Thompson traces the history of the show from its earliest flowering in the mind of then-unknown Rod Serling through its slow birth, shaky beginning, and breathless five-season run and he shows how it became the blueprint for so much of the fantasy television that has followed. Chapters deal with the comic books, novels, and many other spin-offs, including the movie, the TV revamps, and even the amusement park ride. In addition, this FAQ offers a full guide to every episode, providing details on the cast and music and pinpointing both the best and the worst of the series, all adding up to a brightly opinionated time machine that catapults the reader back to the true golden age of American television
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Thompson, Dave
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791.45/72
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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The FAQ Series
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adult
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The Twilight zone FAQ: : all that's left to know about the fifth dimension and beyond, Dave Thompson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781495046100
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MWT11544088
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The Twilight zone FAQ: : all that's left to know about the fifth dimension and beyond, Dave Thompson, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781495046100
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11544088
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11544088
System control number
MWT11544088
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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