While you’re working on your sequels to The Monsters are Due on Maple Street, reflect on how the characters behave in the original teleplay. The characters you use in your sequels should act in a similar way to how they do in the original story.
If you’d like to take another look at the original text, here’s a link: The Monsters are Due on Maple Street (teleplay).
Here’s another link if you’d like to watch the original Twilight Zone episode.
Also, here’s an updated video of the teleplay that was made for TV more recently. This version is not completely true to the original text, but view it to compare and contrast it to the original teleplay.