Clark Kent and Lois Lane travel to Silsby, site of the deepest well ever drilled. But when they arrive, the well is being shut down and the oil company manager present isn't saying why. Meanwhile, two short beings with large heads and furry hands come up from the well to explore. Luke Benson leads a mob of townspeople wanting to kill the "unknown people." Despite Superman's efforts to calm things down, the mob has tracked the two creatures to the top of a dam, trying to kill them. What the mob doesn't know is the creatures cause things they touch to glow in the dark -- and may be radioactive.
Did You Know?
This episode, and the next one, The Unknown People: Part II (#1.26), was originally part of theatrical film Superman and the Mole-Men (1951). The producers of the series later edited the film into episodes of the show. See more
When the little men are exploring by the flower bush they are walking on grass but then they get scared when they see a snake slither by but the snake is on dry dusty ground with no grass. See more
Edited from Superman and the Mole-Men