TV Mini-Series | R | | Horror, Sci-Fi
The small town of Haven becomes a hot-bed of inventions all run by a strange green power device. The whole town is digging something up in the woods, and only an alcoholic poet can discover... See full summary »
The original home video release of the miniseries was heavily edited down to cut it into a two hour movie. This is why there seems to be so many gaps in the plotting, something the movie was largely criticized for. Years later the DVD release of the complete miniseries would finally allow audiences to once again see The Tommyknockers intact.
Roberta 'Bobbi' Anderson:
It wasn't the plate that kept them out. It was you.
When Gard and Bobbi are first lowered into the ship, Gard has nothing in his hands. On the way down, he suddenly has a flashlight.
After the initial television broadcast, Vidmark released a cut version of the miniseries for home video. This version ran for 120 minutes, cutting out several characters and even a few sub-plots (including the romance between Ruth and Butch).
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