Re: Transhumanism in The Outer Limits?

Roy Roberts (
Mon, 02 Mar 1998 10:51:37 -0700

At 10:40 PM 2/28/98 +0100, you wrote:
>> That would be quite amazing, considering that I watched The Outer
>> Limits, oh, roughly 15 years ago.
>Apparently someone is using the title again, 'cause the Outer Limits I'm
>referring to are definitely 90's, and clearly trying to cash in on the

The Outer Limits dates back to the 70's. It was contempory with The
Twilight Zone. The 'flavor' of The Outer Limits remains basically unchanged
from way-back-when in my opinion. Most of the episodes are directed at
providing a graphic and usually (IMO) a simplistic 'truth' about the human

During the 70's The Outer limits seemed to trail behind the more
sophisticated story telling of Rod Sirling and crew. But had some good
episodes anyway. Today The Outer Limits seems to trail behind the much more
sophisticated story telling of Chris Carter and crew. But still has some
good episodes anyway. :-)

Or so it seems to me. :-)

Roy Roberts, 1998