Once Upon a Time

The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas
Narrated by: John Rhys-Davies
Length: 40 mins
4 out of 5 stars (139 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Janitor Woodrow Mulligan escapes to the future thanks to his employer's time-helmet invention. Once there, though, he's not so sure the future is all that it's cracked up to be.

©1960 Rod Serling (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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A time travel story

Time travel from 1890 to the 21st century. Life isn't so bad when we see what others live with. This story is a humorous view of the problems a curmudgeon has when he jumps forward to our time. Quick story and great performance.

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THE HELMET OF THE FUTURE

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE
The story itself is extremely predictable. I got this because I am a huge fan of Richard Matheson, but he didn't earn his money on this one.

John Rhys-Davis who was in Sliders and the Dwarf in Lord Of The Rings, does an excellent job as narrator.

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Quick Indonesian sound. Imaging dimension identified inside. Kangaroos. Khakis jammed inalienable khakis Irishman melodious pajd

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Time Travel Fun

A great episode with the amazing John Rhys-Davies. Loved him in the Raiders films. A great episode that shows the grass isn’t always greener in someone else’s backyard.

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Amazing

First things first: I loved this TV series and it’s amazing I see a full season (or seasons) available at Audible. Full casts, a nice radio drama, a must listen.

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Great time travel story!

I really liked this funny time travel story! I would recommend it for a good laugh. Very entertaining!

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Slow and dull

Adam West sounds like he is bored to death! His lazy drawn out speech is horrible. This could've. Even so much more!

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Hilarious!

I laughed and laughed. Suberb acting and narration. The characters were colorfully and vividly portrayed. I did not want the episode to end.

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Slapstick comedy in the Twilight Zone.

A pretty funny episode. Totally devoid of any trademark T Z creepiness. Just a very light and humorous episode. Well written comedy about anachronisms regarding 1890s vs. today's life. "Knock yourself out". - "Does that mean yes?"

Surprisingly enjoyable. Recommended.

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Good story

It is a well done play with a good ending. I really enjoyed the story.

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  • ian brown
  • 01-30-20

Great stuff.

Loved it. Great performances and a great story. Gripping stuff. Can't wait to listen to more like this.