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Harlan Ellison is gone

Postby Apex » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:19 pm

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Re: Harlan Ellison is gone

Postby ftldave » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:50 am

When I saw the sad news, I immediately watched my favorite The Outer Limits episode, "Soldier", written by Ellison. It had a great impact on me when I was a kid, probably the first military science fiction story shown on American television.

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Eighteen hundred years in the future, two foot soldiers clash on a battlefield. A random energy weapon strikes both, and they are hurled into a time vortex. While one soldier is trapped in the matrix of time, the other, Qarlo Clobregnny (Michael Ansara), materializes on a city street in the United States in the year 1964.

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Re: Harlan Ellison is gone

Postby B0ikat » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:07 pm

"I peep."

That episode was supposedly the inspiration for "The Terminator"

Ellison sure was one of the best SF writers.
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Re: Harlan Ellison is gone

Postby FlexibleFlier » Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:44 pm

"I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream"
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