SEASON 1 EPISODE 3.

"Emergency Only"
February 3 1959.

** Spoiler Alert **

SYNOPSIS: At a ritzy Manhattan cocktail party, a psychic name Ellen Larabee, who is capable of reaching
a hypnotic sleep, is goaded into predicting the future of a skeptic, Arthur Douglas. The fate she envisions
for him is a frightening one: a terrifying encounter on a train, and a meeting with a mysterious dark-haired
woman (armed with a knife!) who may just be Douglas's murderer.

COMMENTARY: A slowly dawning sense of horror permeates "Emergency Only", One Step Beyond's
second story in a row about precognition. An unsettling atmosphere of doubt hangs heavily as cocky skeptic
Arthur Douglas is driven to the point of hysteria because elements of a psychic's prophecy keep coming true . . .


For full episode commentary . . . plus cast credits, series production details,
cultural and television history, and much more . . . see John Kenneth Muir's
                  "An Analytical Guide to Television's One Step Beyond":

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