By David C. Wright Jr., Allan W. Austin
Essays during this paintings examine the connection among our earlier and technological know-how fiction and fable tv. a few essays contextualize a selected software or sequence whereas others determine ways that a convey depicts historical past. therefore, via shut readings of televised technological know-how fiction and delusion, a few authors light up such issues as chilly battle tradition, renegotiations of race and gender, anxiousness over the effect of expertise, and the legacies of colonialism. different authors learn technology fiction and delusion tv to teach how historic narratives are built and communicated to the bigger public.
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11. Abbott, 20. 12. The ﬁlm’s script was followed more closely in the series’ ﬁftieth episode, titled “The Sky’s on Fire,” which credited the motion picture screenplay as its source. 13. Abbott, 23. 14. com/voyage-to-the-bottom-of-the-sea. 15. Abbott, 12. 16. The villains on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea are often depicted as somewhat decadent, and this character certainly falls into that category; as portrayed by the corpulent 42 Space and Time actor Victor Buono, he always dresses in solid white, is constantly eating, and may be the ﬁrst villain in television history to be shown drinking Perrier.
Undoubtedly a strong part of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’s appeal lay in the fact that it presented the United States as the leader in submarine technology and overtly stated that Americans used that technology only for good causes (even if the Seaview must be presented to the public behind a cover story, with its true missions a secret). S. military. In the series, the submarine is owned by 34 Space and Time Admiral Nelson’s private research institution. Cooperation with the Navy and indeed with the American government is clear: the Seaview receives most of its missions from the military, and the submarine’s captain, Lee Crane, is a naval ofﬁcer on loan to Nelson’s institute.
Jack Gould, “Triumph by Serling: Writer’s ‘Time Element’ Stars William Bendix on Desilu Playhouse,” The New York Times, November 25, 1958, 67. 19. Quoted in Zicree, 96. 20. Ibid. Despite garnering favorable critical reviews, ratings for The Twilight Zone were below expectations. This plagued the series during its entire ﬁve-year run and it was always on the verge of cancellation. 21. Richard M. Fried, Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective (New York: Oxford University Press, 1990), 7.