Live Poll: In Memoriam: Harlan Ellison

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Prolific American writer Harlan Ellison died at the age of 84 on June 27, 2018. He is known for his influential work in speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality. His published works include over 1,700 short stories, novellas, screenplays, comic book scripts, teleplays, essays, and a wide range of criticism covering literature, film, television, and print media. Ellison won numerous awards including multiple Hugos, Nebulas, and Edgars.

Which of Harlan Ellison’s teleplays do you most associate with him? If you are unfamiliar with Mr. Ellison’s works, which television episode would you most wish to see?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls022387985/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/VtBrsA-dZ7U/
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Article from Variety.

Harlan Ellison, Sci-Fi Writer Who Contributed to ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Babylon 5,’ Dies at 84
https://www.imdb.com/news/ni62113518

Speculative-fiction writer Harlan Ellison, who penned short stories, novellas and criticism, contributed to TV series including “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5” and won a notable copyright infringement suit against ABC and Paramount and a settlement in a similar suit over “The Terminator,” has died. He was 84.

Christine Valada tweeted that Ellison’s wife, Susan, had asked her to announce that he died in his sleep Thursday.

Susan Ellison has asked me to announce the passing of writer Harlan Ellison, in his sleep, earlier today. “For a brief time I was here, and for a brief time, I mattered.”—He, 1934-2018. Arrangements for a celebration of his life are pending.

— Christine Valada (@mcvalada) June 28, 2018
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R.I.P.
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Those unfamiliar with Harlan Ellison, should find this article illuminating.

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/06/29/j-michael-straczynski-pens-heartfelt-letter-about-his-friend...
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Dan, remember that the poll layout will only display the episode title, not the series title, so you may want to include the series title in the descriptions.
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Peter,
Thanks for the reminder. I've added the series and episode title to each description.
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Errors:

#6 - The psychiatrist assigned to examine the soldier realizes that he has been bred purely as a killing machine, but he believeS he can reawaken the warrior's humanity. 

#11 - T.H.R.U.S.H. is an acronym, so should be capped as UNCLE is.

#13 - Francis tells Crown about how...

#14 - Sister Bertrille crash-lands...

#22 - A day in the life of two maintenance workers on Babylon 5; as crisis arises, they encounter the command staff, and the ambassadors each dealing with the crisis.

#24 - A female vampireS

#25 - You have the description for #24 listed again here.

#26 - Garibaldi and Lise are going to get married and he'll run her....

#27 - The first sentence is a fragment.
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Jen,
Thanks for the copy edit. I've made all of the changes that you recommended.
I simply copy and pasted the description of the episodes. I had planned to copy edit the text, but did not have a chance to do so. You saved me a lot of effort.
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I figured (on you copy/pasting the text).
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Remembering Harlan Ellison: Kevin Smith & Robert Kirkman Pay Their Respects (1:45)

Writer Harlan Ellison recently passed away, leaving behind a lasting legacy of contributions to science fiction and fantasy as well as scripting and inspiring "Star Trek," 'The Terminator,' and "The Twilight Zone" to name a few. Kevin Smith and "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman pay their respects to this influential genre godfather.
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls025720609/videoplayer/vi249936665
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Thanks, Jessica.
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