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Anthology is a podcast exploring science fiction anthology television from TV's first golden age beginning with The Twilight Zone. Each week, join host Matt Hurt (The Obsessive Viewer podcast) as he discusses the plot, themes, and trivia of an episode of The Twilight Zone as well as how he felt as a first time viewer of the show.

Classic TV shows planned for future seasons of the podcast include The Outer Limits, Tales of Tomorrow, Science Fiction Theatre, Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond, The Ray Bradbury Theater, and more. Bonus episodes are also planned for modern sci-fi anthology shows like Black Mirror, Dimension 404, Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, and Jordan Peele's 2019 reboot of The Twilight Zone.

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    • 4.4 • 44 Ratings

Anthology is a podcast exploring science fiction anthology television from TV's first golden age beginning with The Twilight Zone. Each week, join host Matt Hurt (The Obsessive Viewer podcast) as he discusses the plot, themes, and trivia of an episode of The Twilight Zone as well as how he felt as a first time viewer of the show.

Classic TV shows planned for future seasons of the podcast include The Outer Limits, Tales of Tomorrow, Science Fiction Theatre, Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond, The Ray Bradbury Theater, and more. Bonus episodes are also planned for modern sci-fi anthology shows like Black Mirror, Dimension 404, Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, and Jordan Peele's 2019 reboot of The Twilight Zone.

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    098 - Young Man’s Fancy (The Twilight Zone S03E34) + Signals from the Heart (Science Fiction Theatre S02E01)

    098 - Young Man’s Fancy (The Twilight Zone S03E34) + Signals from the Heart (Science Fiction Theatre S02E01)

    Happy New Year! This week, I kick off 2023 with a review of episode 34 from The Twilight Zone’s third season: Young Man's Fancy. I also share my thoughts on episode 1 of Science Fiction Theatre’s second season, Signals from the Heart in a brief spoiler-free bonus review.
     
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    Timestamps
     
    Intro – 00:25
     
    From the World of Fiction and Science - 02:46
    Young Man's Fancy - 20:31
    Signals from the Heart (Science Fiction Theatre) - 1:25:45
     
    Outro – 1:35:41
     
    Related Links
     
    Science Fiction Theatre: Signals from the Heart
    Black Mirror Episodes Ranked - Letterboxd
    My Top 25 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies - Letterboxd
    My Work From Home TZ Marathon Twitter Thread
    My Twilight Zone Marathon Tweets
     
    Official Anthology Merch - Buy an Anthology shirt and support the show!
    My Letterboxd Profile
    Obsessive Viewer - Our weekly movie and TV discussion and review podcast
    Obsessive Viewer Presents: Tower Junkies - Our spinoff podcast dedicated to Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower and related topics.
     
    Where to Find Anthology
     
    Facebook: AnthologyPod - Like Anthology on Facebook
    Twitter: @OVAnthologyPod - Tweet me your thoughts on the show
    Anthology’s Full Episode Archive
    Anthology’s Main Feed Archive
    Anthology’s Bonus Episode Archive
    Anthology’s RSS Feed
     
    Mic Info
    RØDE Podmic
    RØDEcaster Pro II (Firmware: 1.0.9 BETA)
    Processing: High Pass Filter, DeEsser, Compressor, Equalizer, Big Bottom, and Master Compellor enabled
    Recorded in the Living Room
     
    Episode Homepage: http://www.anthologypod.com/098

    • 1 hr 37 min
    097 - The Dummy (The Twilight Zone S03E33) + Carol for Another Christmas (1964)

    097 - The Dummy (The Twilight Zone S03E33) + Carol for Another Christmas (1964)

    This week, I review episode 33 from The Twilight Zone’s third season: The Dummy. I also share my thoughts on the 1964 Rod Serling scripted TV movie, Carol for Another Christmas.
     
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    Timestamps
     
    Intro – 00:25
     
    From the World of Fiction and Science - 04:01
    The Dummy - 16:45
    Carol for Another Christmas - 1:15:42
     
    Outro – 1:32:27
     
    Related Links
     
    Carol for Another Christmas
    Black Mirror Episodes Ranked - Letterboxd
    My Top 25 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies - Letterboxd
    My Work From Home TZ Marathon Twitter Thread
    Twilight Zone Sandbox Podcast
     
    Official Anthology Merch - Buy an Anthology shirt and support the show!
    My Letterboxd Profile
    Obsessive Viewer - Our weekly movie and TV discussion and review podcast
    Obsessive Viewer Presents: Tower Junkies - Our spinoff podcast dedicated to Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower and related topics.
     
    Where to Find Anthology
     
    Facebook: AnthologyPod - Like Anthology on Facebook
    Twitter: @OVAnthologyPod - Tweet me your thoughts on the show
    Anthology’s Full Episode Archive
    Anthology’s Main Feed Archive
    Anthology’s Bonus Episode Archive
    Anthology’s RSS Feed
     
    Mic Info
    ElectroVoice RE20
    RØDEcaster Pro II (Firmware: 1.0.9 BETA)
    Processing: High Pass Filter, DeEsser, Compressor, and Master Compellor enabled
    Recorded in the Living Room
     
    Episode Homepage: http://www.anthologypod.com/097

    • 1 hr 36 min
    096 - The Gift (The Twilight Zone S03E32) + The Other Side of the Moon (Science Fiction Theatre S01E39)

    096 - The Gift (The Twilight Zone S03E32) + The Other Side of the Moon (Science Fiction Theatre S01E39)

    This week, I review episode 32 from The Twilight Zone’s third season: The Gift. I also share my thoughts on episode 39 of Science Fiction Theatre’s first season, The Other Side of the Moon in a brief spoiler-free bonus review.
     
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    Timestamps
     
    Intro – 00:25
     
    From the World of Fiction and Science - 03:01
    The Gift - 08:18
    The Other Side of the Moon (Science Fiction Theatre) - 57:01
     
    Outro – 1:09:35
     
    Related Links
     
    Science Fiction Theatre: The Other Side of the Moon
    Black Mirror Episodes Ranked - Letterboxd
    My Top 25 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies - Letterboxd
    My Work From Home TZ Marathon Twitter Thread
    My Review of Avatar: The Way of Water
     
    Official Anthology Merch - Buy an Anthology shirt and support the show!
    My Letterboxd Profile
    Obsessive Viewer - Our weekly movie and TV discussion and review podcast
    Obsessive Viewer Presents: Tower Junkies - Our spinoff podcast dedicated to Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower and related topics.
     
    Where to Find Anthology
     
    Facebook: AnthologyPod - Like Anthology on Facebook
    Twitter: @OVAnthologyPod - Tweet me your thoughts on the show
    Anthology’s Full Episode Archive
    Anthology’s Main Feed Archive
    Anthology’s Bonus Episode Archive
    Anthology’s RSS Feed
     
    Mic Info
    ElectroVoice RE20
    RØDEcaster Pro II (Firmware: 1.0.9 BETA)
    Processing: High Pass Filter, DeEsser, Compressor, and Master Compellor enabled
    Recorded in the Living Room
     
    Episode Homepage: http://www.anthologypod.com/096

    • 1 hr 12 min
    095 - The Trade-Ins (The Twilight Zone S03E31) + Operation Flypaper (Science Fiction Theatre S01E38)

    095 - The Trade-Ins (The Twilight Zone S03E31) + Operation Flypaper (Science Fiction Theatre S01E38)

    This week, I review episode 31 from The Twilight Zone’s third season: The Trade-Ins. I also share my thoughts on episode 38 of Science Fiction Theatre’s first season, Operation Flypaper in a brief spoiler-free bonus review.
     
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    Timestamps
     
    Intro – 00:25
     
    From the World of Fiction and Science - 03:51
    The Trade-Ins - 09:39
    Operation Flypaper (Science Fiction Theatre) - 1:10:46
     
    Outro – 1:19:35
     
    Related Links
     
    Science Fiction Theatre: Operation Flypaper
    Black Mirror Episodes Ranked - Letterboxd
    My Top 25 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies - Letterboxd
    My Work From Home TZ Marathon Twitter Thread
    Trailer: Circuit Breakers - AppleTV+ Sci-Fi Anthology Series
    The Twilight Zone in Color
    A Stop at Willoughby
    Time Enough at Last
    It's a Good Life
    Nothing in the Dark
    Walking Distance
    Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
    Little Girl Lost
     
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    Obsessive Viewer - Our weekly movie and TV discussion and review podcast
    Obsessive Viewer Presents: Tower Junkies - Our spinoff podcast dedicated to Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower and related topics.
     
    Where to Find Anthology
     
    Facebook: AnthologyPod - Like Anthology on Facebook
    Twitter: @OVAnthologyPod - Tweet me your thoughts on the show
    Anthology’s Full Episode Archive
    Anthology’s Main Feed Archive
    Anthology’s Bonus Episode Archive
    Anthology’s RSS Feed
     
    Mic Info
    ElectroVoice RE20
    RØDEcaster Pro II
    Processing: High Pass Filter, DeEsser, Compressor, and Master Compellor enabled
    Recorded in the Living Room
     
    Episode Homepage: http://www.anthologypod.com/095

    • 1 hr 23 min
    094 – Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (The Twilight Zone S03E30) + Sound of Murder (Science Fiction Theatre S01E37)

    094 – Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (The Twilight Zone S03E30) + Sound of Murder (Science Fiction Theatre S01E37)

    This week, I review episode 30 from The Twilight Zone’s third season: Hocus-Pocus and Frisby. I also share my thoughts on episode 37 of Science Fiction Theatre’s first season, Sound of Murder in a brief spoiler-free bonus review.
     
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    Timestamps
     
    Intro – 00:25
     
    From the World of Fiction and Science - 04:50
    Hocus-Pocus and Frisby - 11:33
    Sound of Murder (Science Fiction Theatre) - 1:06:06
     
    Outro – 1:14:43
     
    Related Links
     
    Science Fiction Theatre: Sound of Murder?
    Black Mirror Episodes Ranked - Letterboxd
    My Top 25 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies - Letterboxd
    My Work From Home TZ Marathon Twitter Thread
    Trailer: Circuit Breakers - AppleTV+ Sci-Fi Anthology Series
     
    Recent Patreon Episodes
    Dark Reviews ($2/month tier)
    Immediate Reaction - Don't Worry Darling (2022) - Oct 4, 2022 ($2/month tier)
    For All Mankind S01E01: Red Moon - Sept 1, 2022 ($2/month)
    For All Mankind S01E02: He Built the Saturn V - Sept 2, 2022 ($2/month)
    For All Mankind S01E03: Nixon's Women - Sept 5, 2022 ($2/month)
    Patreon Potpourri - 015 - "Spielberg Sci-Fi" - Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and War of the Worlds (2005) - Aug 27-29, 2022 ($5/month tier)
    Patreon Potpourri - 016 - "Sci-Fi Duos" - The Thing from Another World (1951) & Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) - Sept 5, 2022 ($5/month tier)
     
    Official Anthology Merch - Buy an Anthology shirt and support the show!
    My Letterboxd Profile
    Obsessive Viewer - Our weekly movie and TV discussion and review podcast
    Obsessive Viewer Presents: Tower Junkies - Our spinoff podcast dedicated to Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower and related topics.
     
    Where to Find Anthology
     
    Facebook: AnthologyPod - Like Anthology on Facebook
    Twitter: @OVAnthologyPod - Tweet me your thoughts on the show
    Anthology’s Full Episode Archive
    Anthology’s Main Feed Archive
    Anthology’s Bonus Episode Archive
    Anthology’s RSS Feed
     
    Mic Info
    ElectroVoice RE20
    RØDEcaster Pro II
    Processing: High Pass Filter, DeEsser, Compressor, and Master Compellor enabled
    Recorded in the Living Room
     
    Episode Homepage: http://www.anthologypod.com/094

    • 1 hr 18 min
    093 - Four O’Clock (The Twilight Zone S03E29) + Are We Invaded? (Science Fiction Theatre S01E36)

    093 - Four O’Clock (The Twilight Zone S03E29) + Are We Invaded? (Science Fiction Theatre S01E36)

    This week, I review episode 29 from The Twilight Zone’s third season: Four O'Clock. I also share my thoughts on episode 36 of Science Fiction Theatre’s first season, Are We Invaded?, in a brief spoiler-free bonus review.
     
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    Timestamps
     
    Intro – 00:25
     
    From the World of Fiction and Science - 02:51
    Four O'Clock - 09:23
    Are We Invaded? (Science Fiction Theatre) - 1:24:17
     
    Outro – 1:34:18
     
    Related Links
     
    Science Fiction Theatre: Are We Invaded?
    Black Mirror Episodes Ranked - Letterboxd
    My Top 25 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies - Letterboxd
    My Work From Home TZ Marathon Twitter Thread
    The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street - Theodore Bikel Audiobook
    Trailer: Circuit Breakers - AppleTV+ Sci-Fi Anthology Series
     
    Recent Patreon Episodes
    Dark Reviews ($2/month tier)
    Immediate Reaction - Don't Worry Darling (2022) - Oct 4, 2022 ($2/month tier)
    For All Mankind S01E01: Red Moon - Sept 1, 2022 ($2/month)
    For All Mankind S01E02: He Built the Saturn V - Sept 2, 2022 ($2/month)
    For All Mankind S01E03: Nixon's Women - Sept 5, 2022 ($2/month)
    Patreon Potpourri - 015 - "Spielberg Sci-Fi" - Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and War of the Worlds (2005) - Aug 27-29, 2022 ($5/month tier)
    Patreon Potpourri - 016 - "Sci-Fi Duos" - The Thing from Another World (1951) & Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) - Sept 5, 2022 ($5/month tier)
     
    Official Anthology Merch - Buy an Anthology shirt and support the show!
    My Letterboxd Profile
    Obsessive Viewer - Our weekly movie and TV discussion and review podcast
    Obsessive Viewer Presents: Tower Junkies - Our spinoff podcast dedicated to Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower and related topics.
     
    Where to Find Anthology
     
    Facebook: AnthologyPod - Like Anthology on Facebook
    Twitter: @OVAnthologyPod - Tweet me your thoughts on the show
    Anthology’s Full Episode Archive
    Anthology’s Main Feed Archive
    Anthology’s Bonus Episode Archive
    Anthology’s RSS Feed
     
    Mic Info
    ElectroVoice RE20
    RØDEcaster Pro II
    Processing: High Pass Filter, DeEsser, Compressor, and Master Compellor enabled
    Recorded in the Living Room
     
    Episode Homepage: http://www.anthologypod.com/093

    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Mr. M88 ,

Thoughtful Stuff

Discovered this looking for Black Mirror recaps, and have enjoyed the handful of eps I’ve heard. I’m also a Twilight Zone fan as it turns out, so looking forward to listening Matt’s TZ rundowns after I finish with the Black Mirror bonus eps.

Jake986050 ,

Love this

Great podcast, Matt does an excellent job!

Bwayjay ,

Wonderful! And inspiring too!

I think Matt and this podcast are terrific. I love the added trivia, the perspective of a first time viewer and the connections drawn between episodes and culture at large. I am totally inspired to watch all the other shows and movies included here as bonuses. Keep it up, Matt! You have a big fan here!

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