TV Mini-Series | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.
You can hear Triffids in the night with the intermittent rattling of their hard sticks against their stems but they can't pass quietly over shingles.
At several places in the series, Bill Masen calls out for Emma instead of Jo. Emma Relph was the actress who played Jo Payton.
This series was originally distributed in six parts (6 x 25min) for the BBC transmissions and in three parts (3 x 50min) for the original American airings. Since that time, both versions, as well as a combined "omnibus" version (all episodes aired as one "movie") have been distributed worldwide.