The Monsters are due on Maple Street was a sci-fi teleplay, written by Rod Serling. The theme as stated by the aliens, "We unleashed their greatest enemy on them." This shows how destructive distrust can be.
Maple Street is a quinessential American neighborhood. It loses all elecrtricity, when a mysterious object flies overhead.
A boy named Tommy then suggests it was aliens. The people go to people who have electricity, and accuse them of being aliens.
People begin making wild accusations against everyone.
A man shoots someone believing they are aliens.
The people of Maple Street realize began to fight more over who the aliens were.
The two aliens talk about how easy it was to destroy Maple Street.