The Twonky
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The Twonky is ostensibly based on a wickedly funny short story by Henry Kuttner, though the resemblance between the original and the adaptations is thin indeed. In one of his few starring roles, Hans Conried plays philosophy professor Kerry West, who despairs when his wife (Janet Warren) squanders his money on a new television set. Professor West is even more upset when the TV turns out to be "The Twonky," a futuristic creature that does all of West's work, censors his books and newspapers, and reads everybody's thoughts. The Twonky has been designed to help people, but the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Some films are so moronic that even seeing is not believing how foolish they are."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Would have made an ideal hour-long episode for Rod Serling's Twilight Zone."
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
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