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FlashForward: No More Good Days

An otherwise normal day becomes a life-changing event when every single person on Earth appears to have blacked out for 2 minutes, 17 seconds. To compound this, during The Event, each person had a dreamlike vision, apparently of their own future, of what was happening to them on April 29, 2010, at 10pm Pacific time, while they were blacked out.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Thursday September 24th, 2009

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) Sep 28, 2009
NL (Veronica) Jul 01, 2010


Guest Stars
Alex KingstonAlex Kingston
As Fiona Banks
Barry Shabaka HenleyBarry Shabaka Henley
As Agent Vreede
Lee Thompson YoungLee Thompson Young
As Agent Al Gough
Rachel Roberts (1)Rachel Roberts (1)
As Alda Hertzog
Genevieve CorteseGenevieve Cortese
As Tracy Stark

Co-Guest Stars
Lennon WynnLennon Wynn
As Charlie Benford
Ryan WynottRyan Wynott
As Dylan Simcoe #2
Ken RudulphKen Rudulph
As Pundit #1
Cynthia Addai RobinsonCynthia Addai Robinson
As Nurse
Kent ShocknekKent Shocknek
As Medical Correspondent
Bryce RobinsonBryce Robinson
As Dylan Simcoe
Kelly Elaine GalindoKelly Elaine Galindo
As Distressed Woman (as Kelly Galindo)
Loren LesterLoren Lester
As Neurologist
Bill LagattutaBill Lagattuta
As Pundit #2
Ted GarciaTed Garcia
As Pundit #3
Daniel ZacapaDaniel Zacapa
As Hector
Ammar DaraisehAmmar Daraiseh
As Arabic Man #1
Raj MaanRaj Maan
As Arabic Man #2
Brandon P BellBrandon P Bell
As Paramedic #1
Pete KochPete Koch
As Paramedic #2
Jim LauJim Lau
As Asian Man
Chyna LayneChyna Layne
As Nervous Woman
Cooper HuckabeeCooper Huckabee
As Trucker
Drake KemperDrake Kemper
As Teenaged Boy
James CarrawayJames Carraway
As Older Man
Derwin JordanDerwin Jordan
As Person in the Crowd

Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
As FBI Agent
Main Cast
Joseph FiennesJoseph Fiennes
As Mark Benford
John ChoJohn Cho
As Demetri Noh
Jack DavenportJack Davenport
As Lloyd Simcoe
Zachary KnightonZachary Knighton
As Bryce Varley
Peyton ListPeyton List
As Nicole Kirby
Brian F. OBrian F. O'Byrne
As Aaron Stark
Courtney B. VanceCourtney B. Vance
As Stan Wedeck
Sonya WalgerSonya Walger
As Olivia Benford
Christine WoodsChristine Woods
As Janis Hawk


The world is swept up in chaos as people wake up to discover that everyone has been rendered unconscious at the same time...

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Episode Quotes
Mark: Come on, Aaron, just call. She's cool.
Aaron: Nurses freak me out, man.
Mark: It's a date. She's not giving you a frigging enema.
Aaron: How do you know that's not my thing?

Nurse: You're lucky you have a girl.
Olivia: Are you kidding me? You only have to worry about one penis. I got to worry about all of them.

Nicole: Sweetheart, are you okay?
Charlie: I had a bad dream. I dreamt there are no more good days.

Stan: So you're saying what? Everyone's consciousness just jumped forward six months to April 29th?
Mark: Crazy as that sounds, yeah.

(a medical expert is being interviewed on TV)
Medical Correspondent: When the world-wide blackout occured, earlier today, people were undergoing brain scans at that exact moment.
Interviewer: So, like MRIs, or PET scans, that kind of thing?
Medical Correspondent: Exactly. And in each of these cases, the hippocampus, the memory center of the brain, was actively engaged for the entire two minutes and seventeen seconds. These thought patterns are consistent with a waking experience. People were not asleep, they were not dreaming.
Interviewer: So then, what is it that they were experiencing?
Medical Correspondent: Well, by all appearances, memories of events that haven't occurred yet.
(channel shifts, different people)
Pundit #1: So, everyone saw the future, but did they see the same future, I mean, are these accounts consistent?
Pundit #2: Well they certainly seem to be. Hundreds of thousands of people were watching the news broadcasts, reading newspapers, and their details seem to be the same. Senator Glenway will be facing ethics charges, the Dow will be in an upswing, there will be food riots in Ghana, the list goes on...

Aaron: You're worried your future's gonna come true. I'm worried mine won't.

Janis: Who the hell is that? Why are they awake?

Cultural References
As Mark and Demetri are in the car and Demetri asks Mark what he and his wife danced to at their wedding, on the right side of the car a Oceanic Airlines billboard can be seen. Oceanic is a fictional airline used in several movies and television shows. It's best known as the airline in Lost, but was first mentioned in the movie Executive Decision (1996).

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBrannon Braga  |  David S. Goyer
Executive ProducerVince Gerardis  |  Ralph M. Vicinanza  |  Jessika Borsiczsky  |  David S. Goyer  |  Brannon Braga
ProducerMark Ovitz
Co-ProducerSamantha Thomas  |  Cleve Landsberg
Associate ProducerCathy M. Frank
Production DesignerAaron Osborne
EditorJeff Betancourt
Unit Production ManagerCleve Landsberg
First Assistant DirectorTodd Amateau
Second Assistant DirectorAnthony J. Nahar
MusicRamin Djawadi
Music EditorDavid Klotz
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerKathleen DeToro  |  Robyn Williams
Key GripGary Dagg
Camera OperatorBob Gorelick  |  Don Devine
Set DecoratorJennifer M. Gentile
Location ManagerMichelle Latham
Transportation CoordinatorWayne Williams (2)
Property MasterChristopher Amy
Construction CoordinatorSteven Desantis
Production Sound MixerEd Novick
Script SupervisorRebecca Poulos
Production CoordinatorJamie Stern
Assistant EditorJacqueline Bisbano  |  Nathan Gunn
Post Production SupervisorCourtney Cowan
Supervising Sound EditorCurt Schulkey  |  Thomas A. Harris  |  Aaron Glascock
Re-Recording MixerTom Dahl  |  Mark D. Fleming  |  Mike Casper  |  B. Tennyson Sebastian III
Director of PhotographyKramer Morgenthau
Stunt CoordinatorDanny Weselis
Art DirectorEric Cochran
Sound EditorJoe Schultz
Based On The Works OfRobert J. Sawyer
ConsultantRobert J. Sawyer
Visual Effects SupervisorKevin Blank
Production AccountantJanet Latham
Chief Lighting TechnicianBrett Laumann
Department Head HairDennis Parker (2)
Special Effects SupervisorAllen Hall (2)
Department Head Make-upAngela Nogaro
Production AssociateIsabella Hyams
Production StaffZuzanna Cernik  |  Maureen Dunn  |  Katie Greisiger
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