Dimension X

  • by Isaac Asimov
  • 0 hrs and 24 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

A beaten, radioactive Earth seeks to reclaim its power, its colonies, and its empire. Based on the novel by Isaac Asimov, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on June 17, 1951. Featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense", Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950, through September 29, 1951. The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction, including Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon, and many others.

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What the Critics Say

"The landmark series was Dimension X, which was broadcast by NBC....It was the first radio series to treat science fiction in an adult way." (Mike Ashley, Transformations: The History of the Science-Fiction Magazine 1950 to 1970)

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Needs Sound Editing!

Great story, Great Actors, but the experience is ruined by very poor audio... the sound effects overwhelm the dialog to the point of making it unbearable to listen to. PLEASE PLEASE check the Levels and re-release.
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- James

Great story -- horrible period narration / sound

This is a good story, by a great author, that became a great book. However, the period sound effects are so annoying that it ruins the enjoyment of the story. It has frequent random sounds (thought 'cool' or 'futuristic' at the time) that are jarring in their frequency and volume relative to the speaking.

Skip this version of this audiobook and just read the short story or the book it became.
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- James

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-04-2007
  • Publisher: Radio Spirits, Inc.