The Twilight Zone

Season 2 Episode 29

The Obsolete Man

Aired Unknown Jun 02, 1961 on CBS

Episode Fan Reviews (12)

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  • Great concept but not a great episode

    I found this episode tried to pull off a great idea for a story but did not have adequate time to do it justice. I found the acting and dialogue of the chancellor to be way over the top in getting the audience to see how utterly evil he and the state was. I understand this was a half hour show but it just felt quite unbelievable at times and corny. I am a huge fan of the show regardless and there are many that I love with only seeing the first two seasons so far. I find that the episodes I'm not as crazy about are mostly like this one. Great ideas that are so two dimensional (good vs evil etc) due to time and the need to push the plot forward.