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1998-04-26 00:00:00 - early OL episodes - (jstrongbow@aol.com)

I just purchased a great early episode called The Hundred Days of the Dragon, where a Chinese agent assassinates a presidedntial candidate and impersonates him due to a new science development that makes one's skin totally malleable . I thought this was a good episode, except the ending, although positive, seemed a little unbelievable. I thought to myself, if this was the New Outler Limits, the Vice President would have met the same fate as the President. Anyway, on some of the guides I've seen on the net, this episode wasn't rated very high, when in rfact, I thought it was a truly great episode. Also, take note, one of the first, if not THE first Harlan Ellison script was an outer Limits Episode called SOLDIER, which is no longer in print, unless you buy the Columbia collectors edition, which I guess I'll have to do, as the man at TNT told me they have exclusive rights to the early Outer Limits, but they won't show them for awhile, because they got poor ratings last summer when they ran them. Apparently today's TV watching gen doesn't like black and white, according to him.

1998-04-26 00:00:00 - Re: early OL episodes - (stoodin101@aol.com)

>I thought to myself, if this was the New Outler Limits, the Vice >President >would have met the same fate as the President. That's a Pretty Clear Assessment of the Facts In The Case, I'd say. I think DRAGON was written by the guys who went on to do MISSION IMPOSSIBLE. Its main stumbling block is the lack of security around the Presidential candidates; of course, it aired just weeks before Kennedy's assassination, and things were very different before that event. Perhaps security really was that loose at that time. NECRONOMICON, all-instrumental electronic music inspired by H.P.Lovecraft, now available on c-60 cassette. E-mail StoOdin101@aol.com for details.