The Tripods Series 02 Overview


Introduction

The Tripods is a television adaptation of John Christopher’s The Tripods series of novels which aired between 1984 and 1985.

It was jointly produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom and the Seven Network in Australia.

Outline

Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which places their mind under the control of the conquerors. In 2089, having learned the truth, cousins Will and Henry Parker embark on a journey to the White Mountains in search of a group of free men.

The Tripods Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Tripods here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 07 September 1985 to 23 November 1985.
  • Running Time: 25-30 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: U and PG (episode dependent).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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