The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street - Theme - Don't Draw Conclustions About People and Their Actions
That's Pete van Horn!
You just shot Pete van Horn!
It's the kid! He's the one!
There's something wrong with that kind of person.
Why do you stare at the sky at night, Les?
There are many scenes in The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street that convey the theme of don't draw conclusions about people and their actions. For one, there is a scene in which Charlie tries to defend the neighborhood by shooting a mysterious figure approaching the townspeople. The mysterious figure turned out to be Pete van Horn. Second, there is a scene where Charlie accuses a young boy, Tommy, of being associated with aliens to escape the accusation himself. The last piece of evidence of this is when the character Steve accuses Les Goodman of being associated with the aliens because of the fact that his car randomly started. All of this proves that the theme of the Monsters are due on Maple Street is truly Do Not Jump to Conclusions About people and Their Actions.