American Masters examines the life and work of television writer and producer Rod Serling. It focuses on his life and war experience, his early writing during the Golden Age of television drama, and his work writing and producing the popular fantasy series 'The Twilight Zone'. It also examines his later television and film work on 'Seven Days in May', 'The Loner', and 'The Night Gallery'.
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Self - Daughter of Rod Serling
I think he was expressing himself, he was expressing a lot of his fears, a lot of his worries. Just a lot about himself. A wish to go back in time where things were a lot easier, quieter and calmer, the Tom sawyer type of place. So Writing was probably to him some sort of therapy, it really helped him work out a lot of unresolved pain that he might have had.