THE cliffhanger in a flooded cellar on Emmerdale is to launch the soap’s new sub-aquatic era.
Desperate to differentiate itself from rival Coronation Street, waters will continue to rise until all of Emmerdale Farm, and by implication Yorkshire, is submerged.
Producer Eleanor Shaw said: “Murderer Cameron sheds his human skin and becomes a six-foot barracuda.
“He hunts the cast down while they craft makeshift harpoons from farming equipment.
Meanwhile hotties Priya and Alicia, whove been transformed by the deluge into sexy mermaids, make out underwater in slow motion.
TV blogger Julian Cook said: Its the same desperate ploy every soap tries when its had its years quota of serial killers.
I admit the reincarnated Seth looks absolutely magnificent with his trademark whiskers stretched across the elongated pectoral fins of a ray, but I predict Emmerdale: Atlantis will last about as long as Brookside in Space.
Then everyonell forget about it, just like they did with Eastenders 1888 with Dirty Den as Jack the Ripper, and the ill-judged Coronation Street XXX hardcore period in the Deep Throat years.
“Oh – and Hollyoaks.