The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone (1985)

32 mistakes

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The Hunters - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: The shot behind shows Dr.Cline swinging her flashlight to her far right to illuminate the cave drawings. The next shot to her front shows the flashlight straight and centered close to her body.


Ye Gods - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: At the cocktail party, Ettinger and Bacchus are sitting with their shoulders touching in close-ups, but they're more than a foot apart in all the full shots. (00:07:05)

Jean G

Room 2426 - S3-E22

Audio problem: When Decker and the professor walk across the college campus, there's a badly-looped bit of dialogue that causes the professor's line to continue after his lips have stopped moving. (00:05:05)

Jean G

A Game of Pool - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: During their game, Jesse points at Fats Brown and brags about being the best. When the camera angle reverses, however, Jesse is no longer pointing: both of his hands are on his pool cue instead. (00:10:45)

Jean G

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Examination Day - S1-E14

Question: At the end of the episode, Dicky's parents are called and informed that the government has killed him? Why did they do this?

Answer: They live in a totalitarian state where people who are deemed too smart (and therefore a threat to the authorities) are done away with. That's the point of the test, to eliminate potential troublemakers.

Brian Katcher

Answer: It's the opposite - not smart but dumb. The voice said he failed to get a perfect score, less than one hundred percent.

Quote: "We regret to inform you that your son's intelligence quotient has EXCEEDED the government standard, according to section blah blah blah of the New Code." As in the original short story, they were eliminating intelligent people.

Brian Katcher

Where can I find the short story?

It's in the compilation "100 Great Science Fiction Short Stories" edited by Isaac Asimov.

Brian Katcher

It's by Henry Slesar and a quick Google search will show you some online copies. It's only two pages.

Brian Katcher

According to Wikipedia, it was first published in the February 1958 issue of Playboy magazine; it may have been reprinted elsewhere since then.


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