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Title:
The Walking Dead
Plot:
In the future, all androids are mindless robots with one exception-- Rex, who is the most advanced of his kind. Society is threatened when he acquires a macabre obsession-- murdering women.
Episode:
0484
Air Dates:
First Run - May 20, 1976
Repeat - September 12, 1976
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6 Responses to Episode 0484


A futuristic tale of a time when humankind has been able to genetically reproduce androids which are then used as slave labor. James Valentine owns Rex, an advanced model android capable of doing almost anything...including murder. This story deals with everything from bigotry to the nature of what it means to be "human." A good listen, particularly for the sci fi fan. Genre: Science Fiction

In a future society, androids are mindless servants. However, Rex -- the most modern and complex of the androids -- develops a passion for killing women.

A Spanish war soldier killed in action at the now-president's side is a local hero. His widow, mourning him for three years is planning now to marry a wealthy man long known to her and her dead husband. In fact, the wealthy man had some influence in the husband's perilous assignment, as did the wife. The conspiracy is uncovered when the dead husband appears just the day before the wedding.

Pretty good show. I want to say it was written to symbolize some social issues - using Science fiction to get the point across - kinda like Rod Serling did in many episodes of TWZ.

Good episode! I have written before about my love for Sci Fi. This is like that. One of the better ones.

I'm usually not one for the SciFi episodes, but I enjoyed this one. I love Jack Grimes'voice especially when he's exuding devilish wiles (ep. 236, The Stuff of Dreams) or boyish charm as he does for a little bit in this one. Substantial build-up in the first two acts and nice action in the 3rd act with a clever ending.

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