Zyborg Ragescream wrote:
I remember seeing it when it first aired. It was very well put together indeed.
As for the parallels to Blair Witch, I feel it owes more to Orson Welles's War of the Worlds
You are correct, it probably owes a lot to that. It obviously can't owe anything to Blair Witch since it was a long time before Blair Witch was even made
I wish there was the opportunity for more shows like this to be made. But I guess it'd be hard in the age of the internet.
Serial Thread Killer
I was 10 at the time too, I can't remember how it came about but it was just me, my brother and sister watching it on our own. I think my mam was in the house but it was just us in the living room watching TV.
And yeah, it was very controversial. Apparently not long after a man with a mental problem which gave him a much younger mental age committed suicide due to thinking banging pipes were ghosts like in the show.