It is just another day in the small town of Hamlin until something disastrous happens. Suddenly, news breaks that a series of nuclear warheads has been dropped along the Eastern Seaboard and, more locally, in California. As people begin coping with the devastating aftermath of the attacks — many suffer radiation poisoning — the Wetherly family tries to survive.
- Year: 1983
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
- Studio: American Playhouse, Entertainment Events, Paramount
- Keyword: small town, california, nuclear war, dystopia, disaster, based on short story, woman director
- Director: Lynne Littman
- Cast: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Ross Harris, Roxana Zal, Lukas Haas, Philip Anglim