The dumping of radioactive waste in the ocean disturbs a prehistoric monster than can project electric shocks and radioactive beams. After terrorizing the English coast, it is discovered that if the creature is destroyed with conventional weaponry it would spread a dangerous amount radioactive contamination over the entire country, with this fact preventing the military from attacking the monster as it nears London. Written by
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First sighting of Leonard Rossiter (Reggie Perrin and Rigsby) A non-speaking part about 60 minutes in he runs from the docks to report the monster's presence to a policeman. Uncredited. See more
Just before the monster first appears on a city street, a car drives onto the street and is stopped by the crowd. When the monster appears, the driver opens the door and runs away. A few moments later, in a close-up shot of the car, the driver opens the door and runs away a second time. The same car (license plate 911 MMF) is seen a few minutes later abandoned on an entirely different street. See more
Dr. Sampson, the Paleontologist
Oh, it's heading for the Thames. They always made for the freshwater rivers to die. That's where their skeletons have been found - some irrestible instinct to die in the shallows that gave them birth. You know, all my life I hoped this would happen. Ever since childhood I expected it. I knew these creatures were alive somewhere, but I had no proof, scientific proof, and I had to keep it to myself, or my colleagues would have all laughed at me. See, no form of life ceases abruptly, and all those...
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