版本一： 描写洛杉矶的一家外科整型医院，常有众多美女前来求诊，希望整容后成为名模。不料别具野心的院长利用一个神秘的黑箱来窥视这些女顾客，其中一些人又发生离奇死亡。阿尔伯特·芬尼饰演的医生涉有重嫌，他决定追查真相还自己清白，终于发现了院长詹姆斯·科伯恩的阴谋。 ...更多>
Television can control public opinion more effectively than armies of secret police, because television is entirely voluntary. The American government forces our children to attend school, but nobody forces them to watch T.V. Americans of all ages *submit* to television. Television is the American ideal. Persuasion without coercion. Nobody makes us watch. Who could have predicted that a *free* people would voluntarily spend one fifth of their lives sitting in front of a *box* with pictures? Fifteen years sitting in prison is punishment. But 15 years sitting in front of a television set is entertainment. And the average American now spends more than one and a half years of his life just watching television commercials. Fifty minutes, every day of his life, watching commercials. Now, that's power.