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Life: Farthingale

An investigation into the death of a man killed after a gas explosion reveals he was living a double life. Meanwhile, when the lead detective on Crew's case is found dead, he once again is deemed the prime suspect.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x8
Production Number: 108
Airdate: Wednesday November 14th, 2007

Director: Peter Markle
Writer: Rand Ravich

Alternate Airdates:

UK (itv3) Dec 11, 2008
NL (RTL 5) Jul 23, 2010

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (18 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Beau Dremann
As Uniformed Cop #2
Michael Harney
As John Garrity
Paul Messinger
As Fire Chief
Phyllis Lyons
As Judith Raitt
Roger Aaron Brown
As Detective Carl Ames
Victor Rivers
As Jack Reese
Aaron Norvell
As Uniformed Cop #1
Diana Parks
As Elena Farthing
Judith Moreland
As Ms. Watkins
Lori Rom
As Marissa Gale

Co-Guest Stars
Lorin McCraley
As Leonard Slatz
Main Cast
Damian Lewis
As Detective Charlie Crews
Sarah Shahi
As Detective Dani Reese
Episode Notes
Brent Sexton is not credited and does not appear in this episode.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Aimee MannOne 
RadioheadAll I Need 

Episode Quotes
Voice: We are none of us alone. Even as we exhale, it is inhale by others. The light that shines upon me, shines upon
my neighbour as well. In this way, everything is connected to everything else. In this way I am connected
to my friends even as I am connected to my enemy. In this way, there is no difference between me and my friend.
In this way there is no diference between me and my enemy. We are none of us alone.

Constance: You really should look your door.
Crews: Oh, some doors I lock, some I don't.

Reese: You still got your badge.
Crews: Yes, if you were looking to reassign to a new partner, now will is probably the moment.

Reese: No, please Crews, tell me what the chinese symbol for war is.
Crews: The chinese symbol for war is two women under one roof.

Crews: Okay, so we have one dead guy married to two women.
Reese: Half a dead guy.
Crews: Half a dead guy.

Crews: Do you wanna know if I was involved in Ames' death or not?
Reese: No.
Crews: My union rep said he wouldn't blame me if I did do it.
Reese: Oh, he said that, did he?
Crews: Off the record.
Reese: Hmm. Then I guess it doesn't count.
Crews: I'd rather not go back to prison.
Reese: I can understand that.

Reese: (to Crews) He was not looking for the person not obeying the law. He was looking for the person not not obeying the law. That kind of talk remind you of anyone?

(picking up the phone)
Reese: How come you only call me when someone is dead ?

Warning: Life season 1 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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