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American Masters

Rod Serling: Submitted for Your Approval (Season 10, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

The life and career of the renowned television writer and creator of the classic science fiction series, "The Twilight Zone."
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Updated Nov 29, 1995

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Nov 29, 1995 (United States)

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Lee Grant
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Rod Serling
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Richard Kiley
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Carol Serling
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Del Reisman
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Martin Manulis
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Robert J. Serling
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Marc Scott Zicree
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Buck Houghton
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Mike Wallace
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George Clayton Johnson
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Alan Brennert
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Don Gordon
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Mike Dann
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Jodi Serling
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Vernon Hartung
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Helen Foley
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Bert Granet
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Elliott Novak
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Anne Serling
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John Henry Cox
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7 / 10 | 154 votes