View Larger Image SF70: Universe by X Minus One This week we’ll hear an episode that came up in our Forums a little while ago. It’s Universe from X Minus One, which first aired May 15, 1955. [audio:http://www.archive.org/download/RelicRadioSciFi/SciFi70.mp3] Download RelicRadio2009-10-05T13:47:34-04:00October 5th, 2009|Categories: Relic Radio Science Fiction|Tags: x minus 1|4 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditWhatsappTumblrPinterestEmail Related Posts A Clapper For The Bell by The Challenge Of Space December 2nd, 2019 | 0 Comments Heads You Lose by Suspense November 25th, 2019 | 0 Comments Temple Of The Pharaohs by 2000 Plus November 18th, 2019 | 0 Comments The Map Makers by X Minus One November 12th, 2019 | 0 Comments 4 Comments Joel Owens October 6, 2009 at 9:45 am - Reply This is a fascinating story, and while this was written by Heinlein in the 1950’s, I couldn’t help but be stunned by the exacting parallels in Ellison’s “The Starlost”, a TV production from the novelization “Phoenix Without Ashes”. I also noted similar and also strong parallels to Space:1999 episode “Mission of the Darians”. I’m glad to finally hear the *original* story and to see it credited to none other than the master of science fiction. Thanks, relicradio – I have really enjoyed these radio plays on my iPod. ~joel Loading... Jim October 6, 2009 at 3:50 pm - Reply Space:1999! I remember that show (not specific episodes though)! Glad you enjoyed this one. Loading... Miller David October 12, 2009 at 10:22 pm - Reply Now I’m curious to watch those TV episodes you mentioned Joel! This is probably my favorite X Minus One, it does what science fiction does best tying philosophy in with great action. Loading... jack Smith December 4, 2009 at 9:08 pm - Reply A wondferful thumbnail adaptation of Heinlein’s great novel “Orphans of the Sky”. Far,far superior to the brutal television adaptations seen in ‘The Starlost’ or ‘Space:1999’ Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.