SEASON 1 EPISODE 5.
"Twelve Hours to Live"
February 17 1959.
** Spoiler Alert **
SYNOPSIS: An angry, jealous husband scorns his wife's mind-reading abilities, but on one rainy night his
car goes over a collapsing hill during a mud slide. Miles away, the man's wife, Carol, hears his screams for
help, knows he is in danger, and sets out to save his life, even though authorities are skeptical.
COMMENTARY: "Twelve Hours to Live" commences with series host John Newland standing under an
umbrella during a downpour as he poses the question that will inform the episode: "How many ways are
there for humans to communicate (?)" Our Guide to the World of the Unknown then offers several
possibilities . . .
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":