After an anonymous phone call about a spacecraft that crashed in a frozen wood, two police officers find evidence that the event really happened. Apparently one alien had walked away from the spot. They drive to the nearby highway Café and they find a bus with seven passengers waiting for the reopening of a snowed in bridge. However the driver says that he had only six passengers when he parked the bus. While interrogating the travelers, weird things happen in the diner, with the lights switching on and off and the turntable turning on and off. When the passengers are released and the bus follows his travel, one passenger returns to the diner and discloses a plot of the invasion of the Earth. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When I was in junior high, my friends and I used to write stories. They always had to have surprise endings. When I see the plot of this offering, it reminds me of the stories we would write. Oh, they weren't as polished, and we didn't know what an exotic dancer was, but we had Martians and Venutians and all these people sparring with each other. This is an OK episode with a good deal of tension, though like "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" it happens a little fast. I guess it's just a half hour show. Anyway, the acting is just fine and Serling has a lot of fun with the camera. It has one of those memorable last moments too.
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