Twilight Zone Is Possibly The Greatest TV Show Ever Made – Marc Scott Zicree

Marc Scott Zicree, Screenwriter/Author: It holds up because it’s not about something trivial, The Twilight Zone is about something profound, deeply profound.

Film Courage: What makes The Twilight Zone different from everything else?

Marc: Quality, it’s good. The Twilight Zone is possibly the best television show ever made. I think there’s an argument that can be made that Rod Serling never wanted to be a science fiction writer, he wanted basically to be the Arthur Miller of television. When he was censored, when he couldn’t write about politics, when he couldn’t write about race, there were so many things he wanted to write about and the censors just would not allow it. He felt his work was being turned into meaningless crap because of these limitations. He thought well if I do science fiction maybe I can slide these things past and they won’t notice what I’m actually doing. That has worked, it worked exactly. He ended up writing four pilot scripts for The Twilight Zone before the show got greenlit. He was very determined to have that happen. I think it came from the fact that…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

 
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Marc also recorded the commentaries of 54 Twilight Zone episodes on a BluRay set. Now, he’s completing the commentaries of all the remaining episodes – 156 episodes in total – and YOU can be a part of it. 

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BIO:

Marc Scott Zicree is the author of THE TWILIGHT ZONE COMPANION and has written for shows such as STAR TREK – THE NEXT GENERATION, SLIDERS, DEEP SPACE NINE, BABYLON 5, SMURFS, HE-MAN, REAL GHOSTBUSTERS and many more. Marc and his wife Elaine Zicree have worked for virtually all the major studios and networks. In addition to writing, directing and producing great projects for film, TV and books (including the forthcoming GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES), Marc and Elaine mentor thousands of others toward successful careers in the Industry via The Table industry roundtable meetings. 

 

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