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Five Episodes of The Twilight Zone That Are Only Slightly More Horrifying Than Our Current Reality

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Captain America is the new fascist supreme leader of Hydra.

Today’s National Twilight Zone Day—a totally real holiday that people celebrate—where we’re all meant to reflect on Rod Serling’s legacy of dreaming up some of the most unsettling “what ifs” in sci-fi history.

While Twilight Zone Day is nothing new, this year’s celebration is somewhat different considering the current state of politics here in the States.

Put simply, the Trump administration has openly flirted with the sorts of draconian policies that eventually lead to the nightmare scenarios that The Twilight Zone was famous for depicting.

And so, on this hallowed day of cautionary tales, you might want to consider checking out some of these classic episodes of The Twilight Zone that, in their own ways, feel eerily familiar and timely.

Anthony, like many children, is very fond of television and seeing the kinds of things on television that make him happy.

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