The Twilight Zone (2019– )
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Six Degrees of Freedom 

A space crew preparing for the first human flight to Mars is faced with a life-altering decision...and its consequences.

Director:

Jakob Verbruggen

Writers:

Rod Serling (created by), Simon Kinberg (developed by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
DeWanda Wise ... Alexa Brandt
Lucinda Dryzek ... Katherine Langford
Jefferson White ... Jerry Pierson
Jessica Williams ... Rei Tanaka
Jonathan Whitesell ... Casey Donlin
Jordan Peele ... The Narrator
Lynnanne Zager ... Public Affairs Officer (voice)
Joyce Kurtz Joyce Kurtz ... TINA (voice)
Dennis Singletary Dennis Singletary ... Superintendent Range Operation (voice)
James Bannon ... Launch Control (voice)
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A space crew preparing for the first human flight to Mars is faced with a life-altering decision...and its consequences.

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TV-MA

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Release Date:

2 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

The Mission Specialist, stated the caloric requirements are calculated precisely for each crew member, and any additional personnel or increased caloric requirements would lead to starvation. The episode is reminiscent of The Twilight Zone: The Cold Equations (1989), where a stowaway threw the fuel calculations out of balance by her very presence, and as a result the spaceship would fall short of its target, with respect to the delivery of vital supplies to a remote outpost. See more »

Goofs

The first "Duration to Arrival" message says that they have 230 days and 18 hours. That is 63.21% of a year, or just over 7 and a half months. After another update, they are at 188 days and 2 hours. The progress map behind Jerry shows where the Earth was whey they launched and where the Earth will be when they arrive. It is nowhere near 63% of its orbit. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: [opening narration] Five voyagers setting sail to a mysterious red light 35,000 miles across an empty sea, soaring in the greatest invention every created by the human spirit to escape a catastrophe made possible in the most destructive regions of the human mind. Individual madness or shared nightmare? The answer lies in their search for safe harbor here in the Twilight Zone.
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Connections

Features The Munsters (1964) See more »

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California Dreamin
Performed by The Mamas and the Papas
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Different for the sake of different.
6 May 2019 | by bakisineSee all my reviews

I understand how as a creative you are looking for a fresh new angle of storytelling but you should always ask yourself if it makes sense within the narration.

Being different for the sake of different is the perfect way to set yourself up for failure. Once again, another episode which has lacked depth, especially for a space-related story.


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