SUMMARY: In the economically depressed little town of
Muddirt, the perpetually-ill Francine is mother to an 8-year-old
boy who has the body of a full-grown adult. Though innocent and
sweet-tempered, the boy is clumsy – and hated by the townsfolk.
The boy's kindly doctor diagnoses him with a pituitary problem
brought on by radioactive waste buried nearby; he'll grow bigger
and bigger, covered with hair, and getting ever more clumsy, an
inadvertent danger to everyone. Francine keeps the boy at home
and out of sight of the townsfolk, but when the boy grows to be
18, she reluctantly takes the doctor's advice to send him off
into the wilderness alone before the townfolk can discover him
and become an angry mob.
Photos by Mandi
EPISODE TWO (3/19/16)
SUMMARY: Bigfoot, who has accidentally been killing small
animals, is sad about his exile to the woods, but his mother
insists it's for his own good. And indeed, as the town of
Muddirt goes bankrupt, the townsfolk choose to blame him for all
their ills instead of the Mayor's drinking and gambling
problems. Bigfoot sings of his loneliness - and then finds
himself at gunpoint when Muddirt native Joanne goes hunting for
him in the woods.
EPISODE THREE (3/26/16)
SUMMARY: Joanne turns out to be an outcast herself; she's
a paranoid conspiracy theorist who thinks the government is out
to control people via chips in their brains, and is the
mysterious "Midnight Smasher" who has been smashing everybody's
TVs. Realizing Bigfoot is a friend, she invites him to her
cabin. Meanwhile, the Doctor attempts to keep the townspeople
from forming an angry mob, but the Mayor manages to incite them,
and they storm off to the forest to hunt and capture Bigfoot.
EPISODE FOUR (4/9/16)
- PLAYOFFS ROUND 1!
SUMMARY: The Doctor tries to rouse Francine to go off
into the woods to rescue her son from the angry mob, but when
Francine is too ill to so much as stand, the Doctor sets off by
himself. Meanwhile, outcasts Bigfoot and Joanne are thrilled
with their new friendship, and forest creatures join in as they
sing of their happy mutual regard. They agree that it's the best
day ever. However, the Doctor arrives bearing new of the
approaching angry mob. It's the worst day ever!
EPISODE FIVE (4/23/16)
- PLAYOFFS ROUND 2!
SUMMARY: The Doctor gets Bigfoot and Joanne to hide just
as the angry mob catches up with them. The Doctor tries to turn
them against the drunken Mayor by revealing that he's sold their
entire town to be turned into a water park - but somehow the
Mayor manages to convince them that having a season pass to
Splash Town will be really cool. The day is temporarily saved
when the Mayor is too drunk to remember why he's out in the
woods and leads everyone off to watch Hulk Hogan. Meanwhile,
Francine, sicker than ever, hopes her son is okay, and reflects
that he's the only thing she's ever done right. As she collapses
to the ground, the Doctor arrives to update her on the situation
and finds her unconscious.
EPISODE SIX (4/30/16)
- PLAYOFFS ROUND 3!
SUMMARY: The Doctor attempts to rouse Francine, but
(aside from some sucker punches) she is too weak to stand. She
wants to see her son one more time before she dies, but as she's
too weak to travel, the Doctor agrees to find him and bring him
to her. On the way, he runs into the Mayor, who is well aware
that the angry mob will tear him to pieces the moment they
realize that he lied to them about how great it will be to live
in a water park after their homes are destroyed. The Doctor is
unmoved, and tells the Mayor that he's gong to get what's coming
to him. However, the Mayor finds the Doctor's medical records
about Bigfoot, learning that he really does exist, and is
Francine's son. He decides his only hope of winning over the mob
is to kill Bigfoot and tell them he was the source of all their
troubles - though when he goes to Francine's, he finds her,
unsurprisingly, unwilling to cooperate with his plan.
EPISODE SEVEN (5/7/16)
- PLAYOFFS ROUND 4!
SUMMARY: Bigfoot's newfound happiness to find Joanne's
friendship is interrupted when the Doctor arrives and tells him
that his mother is dying and wants to see him. Bigfoot thinks
his love will heal his mother, but the Doctor sadly tells him
that's not now the world works. They desperately race to
Francine's home before it's too late. Meanwhile, the Mayor riles
up the angry mob of townspeople, revealing that Bigfoot is
Francine's son so they'll follow him to her place. Bigfoot and
the Doctor get to Francine first, but the mother and child
reunion is cut short when Francine dies in her son's arms...
just as the Mayor arrives with the angry mob in tow. Faced with
this tableau, the townspeople seem to suddenly be having second
thoughts, but the drunken and ranting Mayor takes out a gun and
places it to the grieving Bigfoot's head, ready and willing to