80s Anthologies: Episode By Episode – Twilight Zone Season 1 Episode 21

Image courtesy of Claymation Werewolf.
Image courtesy of Claymation Werewolf.

The latest 80s Anthologies: Episode By Episode is up for your listening pleasure! So come join Doug and Whit as they discuss the 21st episode of the 1985 Twilight Zone first season. The group took the month of January off and sadly Claymation Werewolf and Phishbon3s had pressing matters that didn’t allow them to record for this episode but they were there in spirit at least!

There are two segments for Doug and Whit to discuss this time, “Need to Know” and “Red Snow”.

“Need to Know”
Twilight Zone - Need to Know
Edward Sayers (William Petersen), a government scientist is sent to a small town to help investigate an outbreak of insanity which is overtaking the town. With the help of a local woman named Amanda Strickland (Frances McDormand), they discover a frightening fact…the insanity may in fact be a new type of disease in the form of an idea, a short phrase that is being spread person to person. Is it too late for Edward to stop the infection?

“Red Snow”
Twilight Zone - Red Snow
Russian KGB Colonel Ilyanov (George Dzundza) is sent by train to a Siberian town because someSoviet Communist Party officials have been murdered. One of the first things he notices is that the victims have been drained of all of their blood. The mystery deepens when he is introduced to Valentina (Victoria Tennant), a young woman this the KGB agent’s records state was sent to the town over 50 years ago! Colonel Ilyanov get to the bottom of the mystery before becoming part of it himself?

So when you get a moment why not visit the link provided in this post and drop by the McCoyCast Site or iTunes or even Stitcher and give it a listen? If you like what you hear why not drop us some feedback and let Doug if you agree or disagree with his decisions on the merit of each segment?


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Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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