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.
Did You Know?
William Bramley plays a police constable. He previously famously played police officer Krupke in West Side Story. See more
Grady, Kansas is in a flat area, the tall hills shown in the background do not exist there. Additionally, the Eucalyptus and palm trees seen in the show do not grow in Kansas. See more
Thirty miles from the geographical center of America, at its very heart, is the town of Grady, population 5,312. Principal industry: farming. Grady, Kansas - the American Gothic: rigid, proud of its tradition, protective of its own, resentful of any threat from the world outside.