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Dimension X

The Outer Limit (Dramatized)
Length: 29 mins
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A test pilot with fuel enough for 10 minutes vanishes for 10 hours - and returns with a fantastic tale of alien contact. This premiere episode of Dimension X originally aired on April 8, 1950.

Featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense", Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950, through September 29, 1951. The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction, including Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon, and many others.

Future past: hear more classic science-fiction dramatizations.
©2006 Radio Spirits Inc. (P)2006 Radio Spirits Inc.

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"The landmark series was Dimension X, which was broadcast by NBC....It was the first radio series to treat science fiction in an adult way." (Mike Ashley, Transformations: The History of the Science-Fiction Magazine 1950 to 1970)

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Good old stuff

Just like going back in time instead of forward. 2006. A simple story but makes a point..

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  • Patrice
  • 11-07-14

Nostalgic listen even though predictable

What made the experience of listening to Dimension X the most enjoyable?

It was a good short story memorable as first in the series but very much olde Radio.
The sound was a little grainy.