The Ray Bradbury Theater

Season 3 Episode 5

The Man Upstairs

Aired Unknown Mar 05, 1988 on USA



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Mr. Koberman: Young man, what were you doing?
      Douglas: Just looking.
      Mr. Koberman: Just looking.
      Douglas: Yes, sir.
      Mr. Koberman: And.. what do you see?
      Douglas: Things. Places. All kinds of worlds. Blue ones, red ones. All different.

  • Notes

    • Among other minor rewrites when adapting his original work, Bradbury updated the story's technology. In the original, Douglas uses pieces of stained glass to determine Koberman's nature. Here he uses a high-tech child's toy.

    • This episode is based on the short story "The Man Upstairs" by Ray Bradbury. This story was first published in Harper's (March, 1947).

  • Allusions