My article on the history of this New Year’s Eve (and once also July 4th & Thanksgiving) tradition on the SyFy Channel:

“…these Hall of Fame television episodes—these gems of storytelling substance and economy, saying more philosophically and metaphysically in 23 minutes than other shows muster in an entire season—these works of video art one might give to the aliens as representative of the best television earthmen ever made—are simply, as writer Hamner told Marc Zicree, author of the definitive episode guide, The Twilight Zone Companion, “…great stories well told.”