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Bud Brewster
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

orzel-w wrote:
In an earlier episode (I neglected to write down the name), Truman Bradley informs us, "Recently a chemist discovered certain medicinal powers in hemp." (I think it might have been the episode where a scientist has slowed his aging process by consuming a special honey produced by the bees he kept.)

The last sentence above applies to two separate episodes, one of which is about a man who has lived for over a hundred years by using a rare herb to extend his life (One Hundred Years Young), and the other is about a scientist who developed a remarkable honey which speeds healing and cures diseases (The Strange Dr. Lorenz).

But neither of these has the comment you mentioned by Truman Bradley. All the SFT episodes are on YouTube, and I searched diligently for one which had the amusing remark you mentioned, either at the beginning of the episode or the end!

Perhaps you imagined the remark after enjoying some kind of "recreational" activity. Shocked

Or maybe you heard it in this movie!

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:34 pm    Post subject: Late 1970s Reply with quote

In about 1978 or so, I read one SFan's critical history of TV shows of the genre, and he added, that one show he left off of his list was SF Theatre, since he didn't think it was even worth discussing. I think the writer was unjustly maligning SFTheatre, just like some film fans and pro critics, in my opinion, also unjustly malign as actors, Keanu Reeves and Robby Benson. I'll admit I don't know much about what is good acting, and that others might not agree with me on that statement.

I found SFTheatre a worth while show that I fondly remember first seeing it over Channel 2 from Charleson, SC in the Summer of 1963.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Without Science Fiction Theatre one cannot ptoperly understand the in-jole of Back to the Future.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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orzel-w wrote:
In an earlier episode (I neglected to write down the name), Truman Bradley informs us, "Recently a chemist discovered certain medicinal powers in hemp."

I have to correct my previous post in which I said I didn't remember that comment by Truman Bradley. I don't know which episode it was in, but have heard it.

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