I think the most interesting episodes of the MONSTERS TV show are the ones based on classic pulp-era fiction, like FAR BELOW; the source is the short story of the same title by Robert Barbour Johnson, and I think this is the only time it's been filmed.
FAR BELOW is a creepy and atmospheric little effort that fits a lot into a very short running time. The central character is an obnoxious suit trying to find out why the team running the subway are spending so much money on upkeep, and he soon learns of a sinister underground world of troglodyte creatures with a taste for human flesh.
What follows is quite predictable if you've seen DEATH LINE, CREEP, or C.H.U.D., and yet it's a lot of fun too. The monsters are effective-looking men in suits and the acting from Barry Nelson is pretty good. A nice ominous atmosphere is built up throughout. The obvious twist ending is a bit pointless but apart from that this is all good.
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