skulking permit Air Date: (February 15, ) Plot: + "Skulking Permit". A long-lost colony of Earth tries to prove itself civilized by creating a criminal! The script was subsequently used on "X Minus One" on July 4, Date: August 16th year To: Central Colonial Administrative Authority. Jul 13, · X-Minus One: Skulking Permit by Robert Sheckley. Wednesday, July 13, Jesse Willis Audio Drama, Online Audio. skulk (v.) /skəlk/ – Keep out of sight, typically with a sinister, evil or cowardly motive Example: The thief skulked in the shadows. Skulking Permit is a cute Robert Sheckley story. Frankly, it is not one of his best. X MINUS ONE. X Minus One aired on NBC from 24 April 55 until 9 January 58 for a total of episodes with one pilot or audition story. There was a revival of the series in when radio was attempting to bring back radio drama and it lasted until The show occupied numerous time slots through out its run in the 50's and thus was never able to generate a large following.