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Tales of Tomorrow: Time to Go

A housewife who likes to make sure that every second counts is contacted by a bank that doesn't save money--it saves time.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x29
Airdate: Friday April 18th, 1952

Director: Don Medford
Writer: Mann Rubin

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Guest Stars
Ed Peck
As Michael (Michael Davis)
Truman Smith
As Ed Harris
Vera Massey
voiced Virginia
Sylvia Sidney
As Natalie (Natalie Davis)
Robert H. Harris
As Mr. Tickton (as Robert Harris)


A woman, Natalie Davis, is at home barricading the doors and windows. She glances nervously at the grandfather clock, which shows the time approaching midnight, and then calls her sister-in-law Virginia. Natalie asks if Michael has been there and Virginia says that he hasn't been in since the last time Natalie called. She tells Virginia that there isn't much time left and asks Virginia to apologize to Michael for her. Virginia promises to tell Michael when she sees him and asks if there's anything she can do, and Natalie tells her that there isn't. ..

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Episode Quotes
Mr. Tickton: I'm sorry, we're taking everything.
Natalie Davis: But that's impossible, I won't let you! I won't! I'm young, my whole life is ahead of me!
Mr. Tickton: You call this dull existence life? This is nothing. Up there, a million light years, that's where life is. Full and beautiful. The greatest civilization ever created is moving toward oblivion and nothing can save it but time, time, time!

Episode Goofs
During her phone call with Michael, Natalie calls the bank president "Tipton." However, later throughout the episode, his name is "Tickton."

Other Episode Crew

ProducerGeorge F. Foley, Jr.
Warning: Tales of Tomorrow season 1 episode 29 guide may contain spoilers
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