Why Do We Fear Isolation?

No one wants to be alone here

Isolation is actually a punishment meted out to prisoners on top of already being incarcerated, so obviously society views it as a bad thing. Solitary confinement is not a reform tactic, but purely disciplinary.

Medical research relates social loneliness to a variety of physical ailments. It impairs immune function and boosts inflammation, leading to arthritis, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. Loneliness can be even more dangerous than smoking and obesity.

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Twilight Zone Halloween Party

Twilight Zone Halloween Party

Who doesn’t get excited for a Halloween party? Halloween probably has the most parties of the year, except for perhaps New Year’s Eve. If you’re hosting the party this year, why not kick it up a notch beyond the ho hum “wear any old costume” party. If you’re a Twilight Zone fan, what could be better than a Twilight Zone Halloween party! Here are some ideas to get your Twilight Zone Halloween party started!

Start out by sending these cool Twilight Zone Halloween party invitations. Everyone loves receiving a party invitation in the mail and these are perfect!

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Twilight Zone Goes to War

Twilight Goes to War

Rod Serling was no stranger to war, having served three years in the paratroopers in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He knew first hand of the horrors that war brings. The 14 episodes outlined below depict war and the sorrow that it inflicts, along with a myriad of other emotions and feelings, including guilt and despair.

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Telly Savalas

Did he mean it when he said Who loves ya baby

Telly Savalas in Twilight Zone

Many actors guest starred in Twilight Zone episodes, but perhaps none is so closely linked to his or her role as Telly Savalas is to his part in “Living Doll.” As Erich Streator, Savalas is a bully–mean, selfish and petty. He’s jealous of a little girl who only wants to love him as her new daddy. He’s even angry when his wife, Annabelle, brings home a doll named Talking Tina for the little girl, Christie. Of course, Erich is angry about it and does everything he can to get rid of Christie’s new favorite companion.

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Earl Hamner

Good night John Boy

What’s the connection between Walton’s Mountain and the Twilight Zone?

Earl Hamner, who wrote for both of them.

Twilight Zone creator, Rod Serling, wrote 92 of the 156 episodes of the original series, so of course, he needed other writers had to contribute stories for the show. One of the well know writers who wrote stories was Earl Hamner.

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Little Girl Lost

Little Girl Lost

Chris and Ruth can hear Tina calling out to them, but can’t see her. She’s not under the bed or hiding anywhere. A search of the house yields nothing. Chris calls a science-type friend, Bill, who theorizes that Tina has accidentally fallen into another dimension. To prove the point, he pushes his hand through the wall at just the point where the entrance has opened.

To add to the drama, Chris let the family dog into the house to stop him from barking and Max ran right into the portal opening. Why can’t they just go in and get Tina? Because other dimensions aren’t like ours. You could be lost for years and never find your way back out.
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Escape Clause

Devil

Would you sell your soul to the devil in exchange for your heart’s desire? In “Escape Clause” from season 1, that’s exactly what Walter Bedeker does in order to achieve immortality. As with all contracts with Satan, though, the bargainer inevitably comes out a loser. You just can’t out think Lucifer!

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