15/27 top horrible histories moments: Historical Crime Squad
They even swapped out the dragon noises for train whistles.
"Once upon a time, there was a giant floating eyeball that flew across the land in search for human souls to devour. It trapped its victims with its long tentacles and sucked out their souls with a terrifying stare. These poor, doomed saps became the Floating Eye’s soldiers, forced to help it on its quest to suck out the soul of every human on the planet. Finally, a brave wizard banished the Floating Eye to another dimension with powerful magic, and now the only way to summon it back to earth is to say ‘Floating Eye of Death’ backwards three times, like this: ‘Htaed fo eye gnitaolf, htaed fo eye gnitaolf, htaed fo eye gnitaolf.’”