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SEASON 2 EPISODE 7 FLIGHT INTO YESTERDAY Synopsis complete

This excellent script was an idea from Martin Worth who took an idea, current at the time that people suffering from jet lag could be manipulated, almost brainwashed. As the author himself concedes, this was nonsense. Jet lag can and does affect people – irritability and disorientation are just two of the side effects. So this can go down as another example of 'nothing to worry about,' Doomwatch episode, like By The Pricking of my Thumbs. That episode dealt with how 'bad science' can destroy lives through the misinformed or lazy media. Flight Into Yesterday does not try to demolish the idea. It has bigger fish to fry...

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