publication date: Monday, July 17, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Television

clue: He wrote about a planet of apes, composed a requiem for a heavyweight, and opened a gallery at night, but he'll forever be best remembered for the zone where things get weird just before nightfall.

explanation: Serling created, hosted, and wrote most of the episodes of The Twilight Zone and Night Gallery. He also wrote the screenplays for Planet of the Apes and Requiem for a Heavyweight. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Jesse King, and Elaine Beckland


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