SEASON 3 EPISODE 4. (65)
October 11 1960.
** Spoiler Alert **
SYNOPSIS: On patrol during the Korean War a young corporal, Fred Cossage, gets separated from the
rest of his unit who, after a fruitless search, give him up as dead. But Cossage is still alive and, despite
being blinded and severely wounded, is able by psychic help to save himself.
COMMENTARY: This episode may be understood as confirmation of another One Step Beyond theme:
that those who are sightless may in fact have greater insight/knowledge/wisdom than those with perfect
vision. In this case, a soldier is able to find his way home through psychic means . . .
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":