Time Enough at Last: Stories that Inspired Classic Episodes of The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits and Other Classic SF Television Series

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Categories: Science Fiction/Horror
Publisher: Renaissance E Books/PageTurner | Date published: 07/07/2005

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Great SF that Became Great Television SF! This one-of-a-kind anthology gathers together seven science fiction novelettes and short stories that were adapted into classic episodes of legendary television series like The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, Tales of Tomorrow, and From Out of This World. Here are Lyn Venable's "Time Enough at Last," the classic short story that inspired The Twilight Zone episode that was voted number twenty-five on TV Guide's list of the one hundred all time favorite TV episodes. You will also find stories that inspired other classic TZ shows as Paul Fairman's "People Are Alike All Over," Jerome Bixby's "It's a Good Life!," and Malcolm Jameson's "Of Late I think of Cliffordville," along with and Eando Binder's "I, Robot," inspiration for a moving Outer Limits episode, Rog Phillip's "The Yellow Pill," filmed for the British series, From Out of This World, and Raymond Z. Gallun's "Stepson of Space," adapted as "Many Happy Returns" for the legendary Tales of Tomorrow. In addition, you will find videographies listing each story's first appearance, the name of the screenwriter who adapted it for television, the episode's director, air date, length, cast, and more. This is your chance to read seven of the most famous science fiction stories ever written, including one, Gallun's "Stepson of Space," which is reprinted here for the first time ever since its original magazine appearance.

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