Below watch 7 episodes of the legendary 1960 science fiction television show Men into Space written by Jerome Bixby. Bixby is celebrated by Star Trek fans for his four scripts for the original series, Mirror, Mirror, By Any Other Name, Who Morns for Adonis?, and Day of the Dove. But six years earlier he had learned the craft of creating top-quality science fiction for television as a staff writer for Men into Space.
The episodes Jerome Bixby wrote for Men into Space showcase many of the qualities that would later make his Star Trek episodes among the best written for TOS. We hope you will enjoy watching them and that you will consider looking at Mirror, Mirror, a new collection of his science fiction stories from the golden age of the pulp magazines that features three stories he later used ideas and themes from in his Star Trek Scripts.
24 Is There Another Civilization? (story)
His first contribution to the series, a story outline. The script was written by someone else, but Bixby provided a strong and intriguing plot.
32 Mission to Mars (as Lewis Jay)
With his first script for the series, Jerome Bixby seems to have become the chief script writer, as he procuces all but one of the remainder of the season's teleplays.
33 Moon Trap (as Lewis Jay)
His skills as an early television writer, when tense dialogue was as important as action, show off well in this episode.