The Twilight Zone

Season 1 Episode 22

The Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Aired Unknown Mar 04, 1960 on CBS



  • Quotes

    • Alien #1: Understand the procedure now? Just stop a few of their machines, and radios, and telephones, and lawnmowers, throw them into darkness for a few hours and then, sit back and watch the pattern.
      Alien #2: And this pattern is always the same?
      Alien #1: With few variations. They pick the most dangerous enemy they can find. And it's themselves. All we need do is sit back and watch.
      Alien #2: Then I take it that this place--this "Maple Street"--is not unique?
      Alien #1: By no means. The world is full of Maple Streets. And we'll go from one to the other and let them destroy themselves. One to the other... one to the other... one to the other...