Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
(Closing Narration) Narrator: Practical joke perpetrated by Mother Nature and a combination of improbable events. Practical joke wearing the trappings of nightmare, of terror, of desperation. Small human drama played out in…the Twilight Zone.
(Opening Narration) Narrator: Her name is the Arrow One. She represents four and a half years of planning, preparation and training, and a thousand years of science and mathematics and the projected dreams and hopes of not only a nation but a world. She is the first manned aircraft into space. And this is the countdown, the last five seconds before man shot an arrow into the air.
Much of this episode was filmed in Death Valley National Park.
Included on volume 18 of Image-Entertainment's DVD collection.
The episode title is a reference to the poem "The Arrow and the Song" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.