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Science Fiction Theatre 

In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »
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Cast

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Truman Bradley ...  Narrator / ... 78 episodes, 1955-1957
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Storyline

In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space flight, UFO's and mental telepathy. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Every story is based on scientific facts dramatically demonstrated by your host...Truman Bradley. (Trade paper ad). See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Science Fiction Theater See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ivan Tors Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Black and White (season 2)| Color (season 1)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

As already noted, this show was mentioned in Back to the Future between Crispin Glover and Michael J. Fox. Ironically, an actor named Michael Fox (no relation) appears in seven episodes. This actor, who worked until the 1990's, is a reason the J. had to be inserted in Michael J. Fox's name. See more »

Quotes

[first lines of each episode]
Host: How do you do, ladies and gentlemen? I'm your host, Truman Bradley. Let me show you something interesting.
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Connections

Featured in Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) See more »

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A wonderful predecessor to the Twight Zone.
10 May 2006 | by georgeeedsSee all my reviews

Long before the Twilight Zone and the Outer Limits there was Science Fiction Theater. I haven't seen this wonderful TV show in 40-45 years but it still fires my imagination and possibly my nightmares. Every Friday night my 8-10 year-old's heart would begin to race as the show opened with its dramatic theme music and the camera's eye scanning the working apparatus in a "real" scientist's lab: microscope, oscilloscope, bubbling titration beakers,test tubes, and something like a radar unit. Finally the camera would settle on Truman Bradley who would introduce the episode with his resonating voice. Oh the heroes of my spent boyhood, John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Clayton Moore, Fess Parker, and Truman Bradley! I would love to see some of the old episodes—or maybe not. Would it be a disillusioning experience? Probably. By today's special-effect standards, the episodes would no doubt have a cheesy aspect to them. But I'd sure love to find out. I hope the show is still out there, somewhere. Anyway, a 2-disk DVD set of the best episodes would be about right.


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