A schoolteacher with a nervous disposition visits one of her students in his barn and sees something she shouldn't: a metallic box that seems to be controlling locusts. No one takes her story seriously, and even she believes she imagined the whole thing. But her story hits the newspapers, which brings David Vincent to her small Kansas town to investigate. The trouble is, the townsfolk resent strangers - none more so than the ones who are aliens in disguise. Written by
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When David gets roughed up and rendered unconscious in the diner, he gets his suit all dirty from laying on the floor. In the next shot when he is in the jail, his suit is clean. See more
Grady, Kansas, proud of its tradition, protective of its own, resentful of any threat from the world outside. David Vincent has faced the Invader here, and, for little while, that threat has been pushed aside.