Slimy snakes slither through an upscale housing development in a flick picture guaranteed to send shivers down the spines of viewers suffering from ophidiophobia. Big city sheriff Vic Rondelli (Harry Hamlin) expects non-demanding assignments during his new gig in a California desert town. What he doesn't factor into this equation is a serpent population unearthed by real estate honcho Max Farrington (Jack Scalia). Construction-site demolitions unleash a swarm of poisonous reptiles looking for shelter; unfortunately, they're not ordinary snakes. They're accidental hybrids of tropical rattlesnakes and Western diamond-backs that escaped from a nearby research lab 20 yea...