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THE INCREDIBLE WORLD OF HORACE FORD - 04/18/63
Written by: Reginald Rose
Director: Abner Biberman
Cast: Pat Hingle, Nan Martin, Phillip Pine, Ruth White,
Vaughn Taylor, Mary Carver, George Spicer, Bella Bruck

 

ON THURSDAY WE LEAVE FOR HOME - 05/02/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Buzz Kulik
Cast: James Whitmore, Tim O'Conner, James Broderick, Russ Bender,
Paul Langton, Jo Helton, Mercedes Shirley, John Ward, Daniel Kulik

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"...In six months time, we'll all be drinking chocolate ice cream soda."
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Opening Narration
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"...This woman and the others took their lives because living became intolerable..."
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"...when that ship does arrive, it won't find a society. Just a pack..."
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"There's a ship coming. There's a ship coming. There's a ship coming. There's a ship coming. There's a ship coming..." QSound 3D
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"Jo Jo, I was just a boy when we arrived here..."
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"What's night Captain?"
"Night, night is a quiet time Jo Jo..."
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"Captain, why did you leave there?"
"We thought we could find another place like Earth, but with different beauties, Jo Jo..."
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"...All of you, do you hear that? That's not a meteor... Those are rockets. It's a ship..."
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"...Our orders are to transport you all back to Earth..."
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"...You've done quiet a job Captain Benteen. But I think you can rest easy now, we'll handle the responsibility."
"Well, I've become quite use to the function..."
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"...I'll tell you what we might do, we might sing here in the cave, we haven't done that in some time..."
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"...I've never been able to think only of myself. I've been confessor, Governor, father figure if you will..."
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"He's really quite a guy you know. He just has one aberration. He thinks he's a god, and we're booting him out of his heaven."
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"...we won't be splitting up. Not those people. Not my people. We'll stay together..."
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"...You don't understand Captain. We don't plan to stay together..."
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"Now it's time to be what God meant you to be. Individuals. "
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"The Earth is a place we have never lived in. It is a society we do not belong in. If we leave here we will die..."
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"...There won't be any Captain Benteens down there for you. There won't be anybody to tell you when to eat and when to sleep..."
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"May God help you. May God help you all. Tomorrow you thing you'll be getting on a ship on it's way to paradise. And you'll be on your way to hell!..."
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"Benteen it has to be now! ...If we leave without you, there'll be no ships returning here..."
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"...don't leave me here!... Don't leave me here! I want to go home."
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Closing Narration
 

PASSAGE ON THE LADY ANNE - 05/09/63
Written by: Charles Beaumont
Director: Lamont Johnson
Cast: Joyce Van Patten, Lee Phillips, Wilfred Hyde-White,
Gladys Cooper, Cecil Kellaway, Alan Napier

 

THE BARD - 05/23/63
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: David Butler
Cast: Jack Weston, Henry Lascoe, John Williams, Marge Redmond,
Doro Merande, Clegg Hoyt, Judy Strangis, Claude Stroud

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"...I mean she's palpitatin'. She calls the champ a dirty, rotten..."
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"...Number one: You will never make a writer. Number two: You'll starve to death if you try..."
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"...Let me have it by four o'clock Monday. I'll submit it for you. Why? I'll never know."
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"You won't live to regret it. And I mean it from the cockles of my heart."
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Opening Narration
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"Basilatante...Rougibottomum...Nordhoff."
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"...What are you doing?"
"Don't ya dig? I'm conjurin' baby, I'm conjurin'."
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"Four tufts of feathers from a falcon. I got em' from a pigeon..."
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"...Ask not what I want of thee. But what does thou ask of William Shakespeare."
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"...Oh man, what language. Don't let nobody knock your stuff, Will."
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"...What I mean is, you do the rough draft, and I'll do the polishing."
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"Gilbert & Sullivan, Lerner & Lowe...Moomer & Shakespeare."
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"...Monday, I knock myself. Tuesday, I knock myself. Wednesday, I knock myself."
"Got any ouside openings for Thursday? I'd like to make an application."
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"...Well, you've got to say this for it. It has imagery."
"Imagery it has."
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"Onion? Sponsor conflict. "
"Could we make it, ah, turnip?..."
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"...I think it was your agent...who showed me some of your earlier material."
"You've come a long way, Mr. Moomer."
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"I mean, just because you're a heal, that don't make you unhuman."
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"The Tragic Cycle, written by Julius Moomer!...From an original story by Julius Moomer!..."
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"It's a good thing I'm modest Will. You know a thing like this could go to a guys head."
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"...In short, Mr. Moomer. You have not been prone to extend credit where it's due."
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"...the name of William Shakespeare has survived the test of time without the support of Julius Moomer."
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"...So I gotta ask myself. Would I walk through that door? It's on the basis of that answer, that I find my motivation. So the question is; What's my motivation?"
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"The guy who plays Jeremy is gonna have to know what it's all about. A mature guy, ah, who knows the score..."
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"It's gettin' so they let any uncultured, uncouth ham in here."
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"...I was gonna mention that to ya Will. Ya see, we can't live with the suicide..."
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"...Blow, blow, thou winter wind. Thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude..."
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"To you Julius Moomer, who has succumb to the rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril. to you Julius Moomer...Lots a luck."
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"I'd like you to meet my staff...General Robert E. Lee... General Ulysses S. Grant... George Washington..."
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Closing Narration


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