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Under the mountain

Under the mountain was a science-fiction children's serial, based on a novel by Maurice Gee, which aired in 1981. The series followed redheaded twins Rachel and Theo in their battle against the alien Wilberforces, who were able to change from humans into giant slugs. In this scene the twins encounter the scary Mr Wilberforce.

View the full episode on the NZ On Screen website.

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Trisha Dunleavy, 'Television - Television drama', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/45704/under-the-mountain (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Trisha Dunleavy, published 22 Oct 2014