Studio One

Season 6 Episode 1


Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Sep 21, 1953 on CBS

Episode Recap

The year is 1984, the place is Oceana, one of the three great totalitarian states into which the world has been divided. Oceana is headed by the mysterious dictator, Big Brother, leader of a minority party, the aims of which are to conquer the world and to abolish independent thought. In Oceana, private life has come to an end, citizens are constantly under the searching and watchful scrutiny of the all-seeing eye of television, even as they sleep. "Crimethought" police are alert for those who think anti-Big Brother thoughts and they are everywhere.