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Quatermass and the Pit was a British science fiction and horror miniseries created by Nigel Kneale for the BBC. It ran from 22 December 1958 to 26 January 1959. It followed The Quatermass Experiment and Quatermass II.

Series summary Edit

Having been ousted from his position at British Experimental Rocket Group, Professor Bernard Quatermass (André Morell) finds himself called in to consult on an unusual archaeological dig that has unearthed a deformed, pre-human skeleton under London, along with an inexplicable, indestructible capsule that may be five million years old. Soon, the crew finds itself plagued by ghosts and hallucinations.

Parent Edit

Quatermass and the Pit followed Quatermass II.

Spin-off Edit

A fourth and final Quatermass story, titled simply Quatermass, screened in 1970.