On a quiet suburban Maple Street, somewhere in America, the residents notice a meteor-like object flying overhead. As the residents question the incident, all the electricity in the neighborhood goes out.
While the neighbors discus the meteor-like object, Tommy shares his idea about aliens disguised as humans in their neighborhood.
Pete Van Horn goes to check on Floral Street to see if they have the same power issues. Les Goodman's car starts up by itself making him a suspect to the neighbors. The radio that Steve builds makes him another suspect.
Charlie shoots Pete Van Horn on his way back to Maple Street because he thinks Pete is the alien. Charlie's house lights turn on making him the new suspect.
Charlie says Tommy is the alien to help save himself. Lights turn on and off all over the neighborhood. The neighbors become very fearful and start attacking each other.
The aliens watch Maple Street as the residents destroy each other. The aliens used the residents's fear to destroy Maple Street.