Those darn damned kids: they’ve learned to blend in and look like any ol’ ordinary Earth kids, all the better to zap our brains and stuff.
Ah, it was the beginning of the subgenre of horror movies about demonic children that would enjoy a solid run in the 1960s and 70…
DCI Sam Tyler has an accident in 2005, and wakes up in 1973. Has he fallen down a rabbit hole, or is he following the Yellow Brick Road?
*Children of Earth* is haunting me, and I mean that literally, in a lying-awake-in-the-dark-of-night, staring-at-the-dark-ceiling, unable-to-sleep kind of way. Because my head is full of all the awful conundrums and evils and necessary evils this astonishing and magnificent story weaves.
This intensely creepy show is what made an entire generation of British kids the grown-up geeks they are today.