The Haunted Davenport Podcast

Season 3, Episode 4: A Trip to the Uncanny Valley in The Twilight Zone

April 27, 2021

You are about to embark on a journey that takes you to a place familiar, but somehow strange and frightening. You find yourself with four people on a davenport in the middle of The Twilight Zone...

Join us as we talk about scary dolls, mannequins, and mistreated robots in four episodes of The Twilight Zone. There will be spoilers for the following classic episodes: "The After Hours" (season 1, episode 34), "The Lateness of the Hour" (season 2, episode 8), "The Dummy" (season 3, episode 33), "Living Doll" (season 5, episode 6).

We also talk about plot elements from the following films: Her, Magic, Jacob's Ladder, Mannequin, Blade Runner, Westworld, The Matrix, and Pixel Perfect.


Check out Retro Movie Geek's Spooky Flix Fest featuring scary dolls:

Check out The Sci-Fi Podcast episode: "More Human Than Human":

The trailer for "Primal Screen" on Shudder:


Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Showroom Dummies" by Señor Coconut (a cover of the original song by KRAFTWERK)


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