Holy shit it’s so creepy, even after all of these years.
Our favorite Twilight Zone episode: “It’s A Good Life” (1961/1983)
From the movie.
From the original.
It’s so creepy. The whole scenario is just scary and surreal. The kid has crazy mental powers and controls the whole town.
“The adults, including his own parents, tiptoe nervously around him, constantly telling him how everything he does is “good”, since displeasing him can get them wished away into a mystical “cornfield”, from which there is no return. At one point, a dog is heard barking angrily. Anthony thinks the dog is “bad” and “doesn’t like [him] at all”, and wishes it into the cornfield. His father and mother are horrified, but they dare not show it.”