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Title:
Fireball
Plot:
When strange things start happening around the newly hired blacksmith, a military contractor's wife begins to suspect that he is the incarnation of the fire god, Vulcan. Her husband is inclined to believe her when he is suddenly crippled by a freak accident.
Episode:
0398
Air Dates:
First Run - December 18, 1975
Repeat - May 25, 1976
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3 Responses to Episode 0398


The wife of a defense contractor is convinced the new blacksmith(?) he hired is actually the god of fire, Vulcan. After an accident leaves th contractor lame, he starts to believe too.

A wealthy man in the weapons trade is irritated when his wife hires a blacksmith named Vulcan because of the parallels to Roman mythology. As he delves deeper into his work, his wife points out the increasing number of similarities between the myth and the man.

Excellent story. The ancient god Vulcan incognito, the scientist, his wife (very likable) and the story presentation is A-1. Two thumbes up.

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