To Serve Man Is A 1962 Episode Of The Television Series The Twilight Zone 1 The Story Is Based On The 1950 Short Story To Serve Man By Damon Knight 2 Title Has A Double Meaning Either (To Perform A Service For Humanity) Or (To Serve A Human As Food) 3 As The Episode Opens Michael Chambers Is Seen Lying Uncomfortably On A Cot In A Spartan Interior A Voice Instructs Him To Eat He Refuses He Asks What Time It Is On Earth And Begins To Tell The Story Of How He Came To Be Here (Aboard A Spaceship) In Flashback The Kanamits A Race Of 9-Foot (27 M)-Tall Aliens Land On Earth One Of Them Addresses The United Nations Vowing That His Race'S Motive In Coming To Earth Is Solely To Be Helpful To Humanity Initially Wary Of The Intentions Of An Alien Race Who Came Uninvited Even International Leaders Begin To Be Persuaded Of The Aliens' Benevolence When The Kanamits Share Their Advanced Technology Putting An End To Many Of Earth'S Greatest Woes Including Hunger; Energy Becomes Very Cheap And Nuclear Weapons Are Rendered Harmless The Aliens Even Morph Deserts Into Big Blooming Fields Trust In The Kanamits Seems To Be Justified When Patty One Of A Staff Of Us Government Cryptographers Led By Chambers Cracks The Title Of A Kanamit Book The Spokesman Left Behind At The Un Its Title She Reveals Is To Serve Man Soon Humans Are Volunteering For Trips To The Kanamits' Home Planet Which Is Portrayed As A Paradise With The Cold War Ended The Code-Breaking Staff Has No Real Work To Do But Patty Is Still Trying To Work Out The Meaning Of The Text Of To Serve Man The Day Arrives For Chambers'S Excursion To The Kanamits' Planet Just As He Mounts The Spaceship'S Boarding Stairs His Staffer Patty Appears He Waves Smiling But She Runs Toward Him In Great Agitation While Being Held Back By A Kanamit Guard Patty Cries: Mr Chambers Don'T Get On That Ship! The Rest Of The Book To Serve Man It's It's A Cookbook My Site Is http://Howgoogleservesman.Com/ * It's As Simple As That *