directed by Jaime Robledo
12/15/07 - 4/19/08
Stop in. Have some pie.
(Eps. 1-9 & 11)
(Eps. 2-9 & 11)
(Eps. 3-7 & 11)
(Eps. 4 & 7-8)
(Eps. 4-5 & 7)
The Man Selling
Red Tie Man
(Eps. 5 & 10)
(Eps. 8-9 & 11)
(Eps. 8 & 11)
(Eps. 8 & 10-11)
(Eps. 9 & 11)
by C.M. Gonzalez
ONE & TWO (12/15/07 & 1/26/08)
Dougal (Scott Leggett), a trucker who's seen too
Marvin (Eric Johnson), a trucker who keeps his
New waitress Kris (Carrie Wiita), who is
get that spoon as clean as it can possibly be.
Seasoned waitress Red (Franci Montgomery), who
Kris on pie protocol, and janitor Ramiro (Jaime Robledo),
who may be - as may we all be - a helpless pawn of...
...The Stranger (Chris Gyre), who harbors
dark secrets... and darker powers.
"There is no story," he continually warns us.
"This is not happening."
Starla (Jaime Andrews) recoils in horror..
Gunner is back. God help us all, he's back.
Earlier: Coleman (Stephen Simon) is
unnerved that Gunner's gone missing.
Reality shift: The Stranger holds a gun to
Coleman's head, and
Kris seems to have something to do with the spooky goings-on.
This week, we go back. Back in time.
A prequel, of sorts.
A mysterious blind peddler (Joe Jordan) sold Red
a box. (See video above)
Starla wants Gunner to take her away from here,
but Gunner... may not be her best option.
Gunner and Carly (Fleur Phillips) were an item,
he's done something awful to her... and she doesn't even
know what it was. Just that it was bad. (See video below)
the darkness wants you inside of it
The Stranger stays Strange.
Back in the present (perhaps), Coleman is wounded
Nobody can remember what happened the other day.
Marvin thinks it was all a dream.
Phone call for Ramiro.
The Red Tie Man (David LM McIntyre) demands
Some puppyfucker stole Dougal's stamp book.
He is righteously pissed off.
As the Red Tie Man unspools an infinite tie, both
Kris and Gunner -
both with another voice speaking through them - threaten
to show Coleman the true nature of the Darkness.
Reality - such as it is - snaps back into focus..
and Coleman is unconscious on the floor.
The mysterious Flores (C.M. Gonzalez) seeks
Ramiro - and gifts him with an equally mysterious vial.
wonders if anybody saw a goat in here.
And Coleman warns, "Beware the goat - his teeth and fire!"
The Past: After a night with Carly, Marvin warns
her against getting involved with Gunner.
Dougal is convinced that the red key that was
inside the egg that
came out of his mouth will open Red's red box. He's
The Diva (Pat Towne).
Song of the
Starla comforts Red, who has been having bad dreams about
and a goat... ever since Coleman brutalized Kris and then shot
Surly waitress Loann (Kat Bardot) - a temporary replacement for
Kris - waits
on Officer Ratzschmidt (Bruno Oliver), who is investigating
Brain-damaged Deupty Pongo (Paul Plunkett).
He and Dougal quickly forge a bond of friendhsip.
In a vision, Carly begs Marvin to find her.
Kris can't move. Ramiro brings Kris flowers, and assures
her this is real.
The Stranger tells her that she'll be fine... something just has
to... come out.
Marvin can't move - it feels like a
mighty wind is keeping him in place.
Ill-tempered Josie (Kathi Copeland) stops in for some pie.
Starla's pimp Horace (Philip Newby) stops
by to clarify that nobody touches his girls.
Dougal can't take it any more - he has to find out what's
in that box. He breaks it open - and it's empty.
...as soon as it's broken, Marvin can move again.
And he leaves, destination unknown.
EPISODE TEN (4/12/08)
The Red Tie Man has mysteriously appeared in Marvin's truck.
He warns Marvin, "You will not find her. You will not
find... all of her."
After Marvin throws him out, he produces a human
heart - Carly's? - and brays. Like a goat.
Visiting Kris at the hospital.
As Pongo has a doom-laden vision, Marvin collides with something
on the road.
EPISODE ELEVEN (4/19/08)
Pongo tells us what he saw:
Loann and Starla talk about their lives.
Loann and Starla.
Josie has a warning for Starla, but she won't heed it.
"If it rains fire, I'll draw a bath and get underwater."
Loann has Dougal's missing stamp book. Officer Ratzschmidt
catches her with it - and brutally beats
her and drags her off, telling her that if she screams, people
will simply think... they're back together.
The Stranger muses on the nature of Apocalypse,
while Coleman wonders what to do now that he's dead.
It's happening. Apocalypse is coming. This is what
it's all been leading up to.