The Obsolete Man is an episode that ran on the popular 1960’s T.V series, The Twilight Zone. In a future totalitarian society a librarian (Burgess Meredith) is found to be obsolete. What to do with such a man in a state that has declared books obsolete and that there is no God? Thank you to Fr. John Rickert for bringing this to my attention. Parts 1, 2 & 3 are below.
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