About the TV Show

The Tripods

alien invasion teenage boy based on young adult novel

The Tripods

First Air Date: September 15, 1984

First Aired on    :   1984
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   John Christopher
Networks    :   BBC One
Genres    :   Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Seasons/Episodes    :   25 episodes in 2 Seasons

In the year 2089, an alien race stalks the land in towering machines known as Tripods. They have taken over the earth and enslaved mankind with a mind-controlling device, ceremoniously implanted at adolescence. Will Parker, desperate to escape this ritual, leaves the village with his cousin, Henry and attempts to link up with the human resistance movement.

The Tripods on IMDb 7.8


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Season 2 (1985)

12 episodes

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Season 1 (1984)

13 episodes

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