Submitted For Your Perusal - The Rod Serling Sound Collection

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CAESAR AND ME - 04/10/64
Written by: A. T. Strassfield
Director: Robert Butler
Cast: Jackie Cooper, Suzanne Cupito, Stafford Repp, Sarah Selby,
Don Gazaniga, Sidney Marion, Ken Konopka

 

THE JEOPARDY ROOM - 04/17/64
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Martin Landau, John VanDreelen, Robert Kelljan

 

STOPOVER IN A QUIET TOWN - 04/24/64
Written by: Earl Hamner, Jr.
Director: Ron Winston
Cast: Barry Nelson, Nancy Malone, Denise Lynn, Karen Norris

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"Bob, where are we?"
"I had hoped we were in the bedroom of an apartment on West 12th Street, New York City..."
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"...And you drove."
"I had to. Remember, you were ah... Let's just say unable to drive."
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"...The thing wasn't wired in!"
"Well, you pulled it too hard!"
"It still has to be wired in..."
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"...It's a good thing I don't believe in ghosts."
"Well, neither do I, but... lets get out of here anyway."
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Opening Narration
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"...I'm not needling, but if you'd been sober enough to drive maybe we'd be home now instead of wherever this is!..."
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"...I touched him and he fell over dead."
"Yeah. The thing's been dead for years... Stuffed."
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"Here's the church. There's the Steeple, open the door... nobody."
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"There isn't a person or a thing alive in this town... And yet... We're being watched..."
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"That tree is real."
"Ah... Tree, I love you..."
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"This isn't grass... It's papier-mache..."
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"Is there somebody watching us? Are you watching us there behind those curtains? Is this a test?! Are you trying to point out how much of this we can take before we turn into blabbering idiots?! Is this some kind of a joke?!!"
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"I was driving along somewhere above Riverdale... and then something, a shadow, something enveloped the car..."
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"...Yeah... a crash. Maybe we're dead, Bob. Maybe this place is hell."
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"...Oh, did you ever see such a beautiful train?!"
"I never saw a more beautiful train in my life!"
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"...Maybe it's not the same Centerville."
"It's the same one... We're still on this street... Nothing real."
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Girl Laughing
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"Be careful with your pets dear, daddy brought them all the way from Earth..."
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Closing Narration
 

THE ENCOUNTER - 05/01/64
Written by: Martin M. Goldsmith
Director: Robert Butler
Cast: Neville Brand, George Takei

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"...A rose is a rose."
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"I'm a tub of rancid lard now..."
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"...ever see one of these? It's a genuine Samurai sword..."
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"I'm gonna kill him..."
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Opening Narration
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"I've tried to give it away, sell it...throw it out with the garbage. But it always comes back."
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"...It says: 'The sword will avenge me'."
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"...He has to be a highly trained combat machine. With split second reactions in place of emotions..."
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"...You shot that officer after he surrendered...You killed him in cold blood."
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"Now if you ever try to come at me with that thing again, I'll chop you up like hamburger."
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"...That's not the way it happened. He was a traitor."
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"No, it wasn't the booze. That was just an excuss. It's all that cheap labor they're bringin' over here..."
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"...But she's gonna come back. She knows what side her bread's buttered on."
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"Just because your old man was a sneakin' little, double dealin' traitor, that doesn't mean you are."
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"Put that sword down Arthur, and let's have a beer together."
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"...I can't make it Arthur, or Taro, or whatever your name is. There's nothin' left! Nothing!..."
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"Bonzai!"
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Closing Narration
 

MR. GARRITY AND THE GRAVES - 05/08/64
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Ted Post
Cast: John Dehner, Stanley Adams, J. Pat O'Malley, Norman Leavitt

 

THE BRAIN CENTER AT WHIPPLE'S - 05/15/64
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Richard Deacon, Paul Newlan, Ted DeCorsia, Burt Conroy

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Opening Narration
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"Tell me Mr. Whipple, why are you so eager to replace men with machines?"
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"...I'm not selling pride, I'm selling product!"
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"...perhaps they didn't have plant managers like yourself who went off into a crying jag everytime a pinkslip was attached to a timeclock!"
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"...It's nearly progress, Mr. Dickerson. Progress. Out with the old, in with the new..."
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"...I'm gonna turn it into nuts and bolts. And if that slob with the keychain gets in my way, I'm gonna strangle him with it!"
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"I've worked here for thirty years!...In my book that gives me some rights, Mr. Whipple!"
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"When you're dead and buried, who do you get to mourn for you!?"
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"Two of those machines replace 114 men... And that in my book, Mr. Dickerson is worth considerably more than you are!"
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"I'm a man, Mr. Whipple!... And that makes me better then that hunk of metal... " QSound 3D
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"...As a matter of fact Hanley, it replaces you."
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"You'll have to forgive me Mr. Whipple. But if we keep up with this sorta thing, we're gonna have wonderful products. But mighty few people to buy them."
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"...They said that being alone with the machines had warped me... It's not fair Hanley! It's not fair! A man has value!..."
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Closing Narration
 

COME WANDER WITH ME - 05/22/64
Written by: Tony Wilson
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Gary Crosby, Bonnie Beacher, Hank Patterson, John Bolt

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Opening Narration
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"That song is secret. It belongs to somebody..."
"It can't belong to anybody...It's public domain."
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"Rayfords...Yeah, yeah, I know them... Ah, nah... That's the Raytones."
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"Come wander with me..."
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"...Bespoke? What is that supposed to mean? Bespoke. You're Bespoke, I'm Floyd Burney. So what?!"
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"Let me make it plain to you honey... Now I need that song."
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"Honey, anything can be bought. It's a buyers market with a price tag on everything..."
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"Would you really take me away?"
"Oh, far from this sad world Mary Rachel."
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"...I'm gonna really run with this one."
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"Tell me you'll take me away."
"Just as soon as we finish listenin' to the playback."
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"Sure, put your own name in the song. Why not? Every play you get a free plug."
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"I'm gonna take you back to my brothers. They know how to deal with your kind..." QSound 3D
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"You killed Billy Rayford..."
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"Maybe if you didn't run this time. If I hid you..."
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"...I've come to far, too fast to get buried out here in Sticksville! "
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"They wept by the lakeside and vowed he must die..."
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"This is my stuff! Here, listen! My baby's like a honey tree..."
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Closing Narration
 

THE FEAR - 05/29/64
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Ted Post
Cast: Hazel Court, Mark Richman

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Opening Narration
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"You got two beds? I might like to do a little crawling under one of them myself. Your phone is dead."
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"...There are fingerprints on the car. Big fingerprints..."
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"...It's a footprint. Look at the size of it!..."
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"I've got to fight that with this. That's like trying to bring down a bomber with a pea shooter..."
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"It's a balloon! Fantastic. It's unbelievable! But that's what it is..."
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"...Must report failure...Entire operation ended by Earth mans failure to be frightened..."
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"I wish them luck. Maybe the next place they land, they can be the giants..."
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Closing Narration
 

THE BEWITCHIN' POOL - 06/19/64
Written by: Earl Hamner, Jr.
Director: Joseph Newman
Cast: Mary Badham, Tim Stafford, Kim Hector, Tod Andrews, Dee Hartford

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"They're not down there!... They're not down there."
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Opening Narration 1
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Opening Narration 2
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"Darn you load mouth kids! Now pipe down out there!"
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"What makes you think I'm gonna cook for you after the way you talk to me!?..."
"Oh, you witch!"
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"Where are we?"
"You're at Aunt T's..."
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"...The way I figure it, there's a hole in the bottom of our pool that nobody knows about..."
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"No hitting below the belt. You know the rules."
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"I'll chew you up and spit you out in little pieces boy!"
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"...You're not funny, you're nice."
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"Those voices you hear calling, at first they seem quite strong. But after awhile they fade, then one day you just simply can't hear 'em anymore."
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"...You're lyin'. I looked in the pool."
"We really were daddy..."
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"Don't you know what happens to little children who lie?"
"They go to hell and get burned up."
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"...we don't have to stay with neither one of you. come on Jeb."
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Closing Narration


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