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The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas
Narrated by: Eric Bogosian
Length: 41 mins
4 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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A penny-pincher carts off free soil from a graveyard in which to grow his own fruits and vegetables - but eventually the free dirt gets him in over his head.

©1960 Rod Serling (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • jarrett
  • 25-01-2017

Weird Twist

Ok... Not great or surprising. Read in a very deadpan, monotone voice. Could have made this a great one !

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  • Jim "The Impatient"
  • 22-09-2015

Eat Dirt

I love The Twilight Zone and will be getting the Volumes. Beaumont, Matheson and Serling, wrote the majority of the episodes. They were great writers. This story falls a little short. It is predictable and really not scary. The production and the narration are excellent and really enhance the experience. For the small amount of money it is, you might want to give it a try.

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  • DonnaMarie113
  • 31-07-2019

Will Stick with Watching TZ not Reading It

Plot wasn't particularly engaging. Storyline not impressive. Lacked detail to paint a substantial picture. Non-climatic. Disappointing.

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  • Michelle Paschal Moore
  • 30-07-2019

Great story, sound, and voice acting

the custom foley effects made the story extra special. It was fun to listen to and the story was great!

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  • Granami
  • 03-11-2016

Disappointing

As a longtime fan of The Twilight Zone TV series and radio dramas in general, I was really looking forward to this. The performances were good, but the story didn't hold up. First, it was a 20-minute story stretched to fill 40 minutes, making for a very slow script. Secondly, there was not a single sympathetic character, leaving me in a hurry to get out of this house and this neighborhood as fast as possible. Thirdly, the ending just didn't go anywhere. I was hoping for a "juicy" revelation about the dirt, but there was nothing there. I'm glad this was free and no longer than it was; otherwise I would be asking for a refund. It certainly did nothing to encourage me to buy additional segments of this series.

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  • rosemary rodriguez
  • 27-10-2015

loved it heard it as if it was playing on tv...

love it heard it as if was playing right out ur tv I will recommend to those who loves the rwillight zone.....

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  • THoward
  • 22-12-2015

Not a complete story

This round spent so much time showing how the main character was a cheapskate that it forgot about how to wrap up the ending. Not the Best Of The Twilight Zone by any means.

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  • Numbnuttynuts
  • 09-05-2015

Awesome

This was a franchise story and had all the elements for a great storyline. This was a great storytelling told by an utter nonsense.

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  • reflectiveless
  • 28-10-2019

editing trouble

great story but sadly some sound editing errors. theres parts that arent understandable due to this, but not attect the plot at all.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-09-2019

last resort

listen only if you have nothing else, it's not only outdated, but the story really goes nowhere and has no payoff

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  • 'Elle19'
  • 09-09-2016

Loved this series "Back in the day..."

A couple of hiccups within the recording, but still listenable. Not one of the better stories, but was an enjoyable enough way to pass a little time.

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  • Highlight
  • 02-02-2015

Not As Good As Origional

Did not meet my expectations. Week depth of storyline.
Too much narrating, nothing to get your teeth into.

Best bit is the laugh at the end.

I drifted of half way through, not riveting.

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  • hat hvjv
  • 11-08-2019

Hi

Fun if v kg b oh c ugh ugh h ugh ugh hi Hugh b hunk b hun hi

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  • Susan
  • 26-07-2019

Really Bad!

1950’s ‘music’, but with a modern remote control car locking ‘beep-beep’ as the TV crew leave.

Seriously bad male lead - badly-voiced.

Weak story with two-dimensional characters.

Extremely disappointed.

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  • mich
  • 28-02-2019

Brilliant gripping story

Quite gripping story. Brilliant tension. Enjoyed the whole thing.I look forward to hearing more of these ,if added. Good old fashioned content.loved it.

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  • kubhis
  • 02-08-2018

Tes

Days naught go on to win a trophy for that matter what you are not the only

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-05-2018

Free dirt

It is a very good book.Very apt for Adults.A penny-pincher carts off free soil from a graveyard in which to grow his own fruits and vegetables - but eventually the free dirt gets him in over his head.

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  • InstrumentalFoundationMaterial
  • 07-12-2017

Decent story

I like the main character and his cheapskate ways, lol.

The story itself is okay but, not one of my favourites as there isn’t much action or intensity to the drama till literally the last 2 minutes or so.

Not bad though and def. not the worst of these.

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  • Steven Burns
  • 19-09-2017

Dirty work

Dirt,dirt,dirt! What an unusually hypnotic listen you hang on one word to the next, never knowing what's around the corner brilliant.

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  • Gregory Monk
  • 08-06-2017

Uninteresting

Would you try another book written by Charles Beaumont or narrated by Eric Bogosian?

Having never heard a Twilight Zone episode, though well aware of its place in the annuls of history I wasn't sure of what to expect but given the price of this audiobook I thought I would give it a go. All I can take from this specific story is that Beaumont has no shock value but Bogosian was fine at playing his character.