The Twilight Zone: Season 1 Reviews

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May 22, 2018
Ultimately, The Twilight Zone is indispensable to both sci-fi and horror.
May 9, 2018
So far ahead of its time... that the episodes resonate thrillingly 50 years later.
May 9, 2018
This episode should be required viewing for anyone who worries about the current state of America.
May 9, 2018
Unlike a number of science fiction properties, be them books or movies, The Twilight Zone didn't have a grudge against actual science.
May 9, 2018
This show is at its best when it makes us re-examine the harder subjects of life.
May 9, 2018
The most iconic, referenced, and imitated shows in science fiction history.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 9, 2018
Everything gets real dystopian, real fast.
May 8, 2018
Features one of the most iconic commentaries on human nature the series ever explored.
May 8, 2018
Twilight Zone's first season is not its finest though its fifth episode... gets my vote as Twilight Zone's greatest episode.
May 5, 2018
Not every chapter is a pot boiler, but when it does start to simmer, it's hard to make it stop.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
May 4, 2018
Every episode is its own story, and that story can be thoughtful or provocative or goofy. Or it can just be downright terrifying.
May 4, 2018
The godfather of this genre, a show that gave audiences 156 episodes of terrifying morality plays between 1959 and 1964: The Twilight Zone.
May 4, 2018
The very first episode of The Twilight Zone set a standard for themes and elements that would crop up regularly over five seasons: a mysteriously empty city, an isolated man, the military, paranoia, and the hopes and fears of 1960s America.
May 4, 2018
Serling's show never cut artistic corners. It didn't just rely on the twist.
May 3, 2018
A series that pushed the boundaries of what genre television had done until that point, paving the way for all the other groundbreaking genre series... that followed.
May 3, 2018
Quality varies from episode to episode, but at its best, season 1 of The Twilight Zone is original, unpredictable and compulsive viewing.
May 3, 2018
Despite passing the five-decade mark, these stories have aged surprisingly well... and [they] deserve to be appreciated by each new generation of viewers.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 2, 2018
The Twilight Zone is probably one of the 10 or 15 most influential television programs of all time.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 2, 2018
Rod Serling, along with a talented group of writers, actors, and directors, managed to establish a clear concept and style right off the bat, and made some absolutely terrific television in the process.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 25, 2018
Serling turned small towns, suburban homes, and city streets into staging grounds for the nightmares his audience was already having.
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