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Reaper: Magic

Andi invites Sam to a Flaming Lips concert, so Sam must ask the Devil for some time off. However, the Devil informs Sam that vacation is not in his contract and sends him a box with a dove inside to capture the latest soul, who they discover is a former magician.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x4
Airdate: Tuesday October 16th, 2007


Alternate Airdates:

NL (Comedy Central) Feb 27, 2009

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (12 Votes cast)

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Guest Stars
Allison HossackAllison Hossack
As Mrs. Oliver
Recurring
Darren ShahlaviDarren Shahlavi
As Enrico Bellifiore / Dash Ariell

Co-Guest Stars
Christine WillesChristine Willes
As DMV Demon
Recurring
Jason BensonJason Benson
As Paramedic
Agam DarshiAgam Darshi
As Bubbly Employee
Murray LowryMurray Lowry
As Cabbie
Graeme McCombGraeme McComb
As Skinny Employee
Jennifer McCollumJennifer McCollum
As Little Girl
Howard SiegelHoward Siegel
As Passing Motorist
Bronwen SmithBronwen Smith
As Female Customer
Kerry van der GriendKerry van der Griend
As Customer #1 (as Kerry Vandergriend)
Kasper MichaelsKasper Michaels
As Customer #2
James WilsonJames Wilson
As Golfer
Main Cast
Bret HarrisonBret Harrison
As Sam Oliver
Tyler LabineTyler Labine
As Bert "Sock" Wysocki
Rick GonzalezRick Gonzalez
As Ben Gonzalez
Missy PeregrymMissy Peregrym
As Andi Prendergast
Andrew AirlieAndrew Airlie
As John Oliver
Donavon StinsonDonavon Stinson
As Ted Gallagher
Ray WiseRay Wise
As The Devil

Recap

Sam heads out to work but his car keys disappear out of his hand when he tries to unlock the door. He ends up taking a taxi but the money and wallet vanishes when he tries to pay the cabbie. Once he checks in, Ben finds the keys in his pocket and Sam figures it’s his new devil power kicking in. Sock is busy setting up the paint shaker as a rodeo bull ride and gets thrown into a rack of paint cans. They find Sam’s wallet in a paint can, then he goes in and waits on a customer and hallucinates the man stabbing him through the chest. Sock takes him to the vessel box that’s appeared in the back, where it’s shaking like something inside of it...

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Episode Notes
During the second commercial break, the CW ran an ad with Ray Wise as the Devil, dancing to "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" as a Halloween promotion, ending with "Happy Halloween From You-Know-Who."



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Brian BuckleyMy World 
Dave's BloodlineThe Lonely Pioneers 
DollyratsBecause I'm Awesome 
Instituto Mexicano del SonidoEl microfono 
M.WardChinese Translation 


Episode Quotes
(getting hosed down)
Sock: Not the crotch! Not the crotch!

Sam: You see that guy?
Sock: Yeah?
Sam: I just had this really weird vision that he stabbed me.
Sock: I just ate this really weird cupcake, so I guess we're even.

Sock: New devil box arrived in the middle of the back room. Scared the crap out of Ben.
Sam: What about me? I just thought I got stabbed. You know how scary that is?
Sock: All right, come on, hop on. Come on, piggyback. It’ll cheer you up. Come on! Come on!
Sam: No, I’m good.
Sock: Yeah, you’re a little big for that now, aren’t you? Just you so you know, I would have piggybacked you right back there.

Sock: I’m too disgruntled, all right. I mean, give me a break, no talking at work. I mean, what’s next, take away the air I breathe? Take away the beer that I’m about to drink on my break?

Sam: We are not machines, we are not robots.
Sock: Be cooler if we were robots.
Sam: Yeah.
Sock: You know who I’d be if I were a robot?
Sam: Who?
Sock: The hot chick from Terminator 3. First I would tear this building down brick by brick, then I would go home, lock myself in the bedroom, and stare at my boobs for as long as I wanted.
Sam: Yeah.
Sock: Which would be a long time.

The Devil: Sam, life’s too short to drink domestic.

The Devil: Minions. You know who works for me in my central office? White-collar criminals. They hate me, they hate their jobs. I’m lucky if I get coffee in the morning.

Sam: God, you sound like Ted.
The Devil: Ooh, that’s harsh. Ted is a real douchebag.

Ted: What, are you talking to yourself, Sam? That is a sad, sad state of affairs, my friend. Because no one answers. Ever. (uncomfortable pause) Ever.

Customer: How much for the flat screen?
Sock: A million dollars. Try Best Buy.

Ben: Nobody’s hurting Winston.
Sam: Who’s Winston?
Ben: The bird.
Sam: You named the vessel?
Sock: Dude, Winston is not a bird’s name, Ben.
Ben: Okay, well you tell me what a bird’s name is.
Sock: I don’t know, uh, how about Flappy? Or Paul?

Sock: So all I have to do is snap a little eyeliner and I'll get to shower with Cameron Diaz!
Ben: Or probably not!
Sock: It's her loss.

Ben: You know, I’ve never seen a dead body up close before. It’s messed up.
Sock: I know, right? I mean, you’d think that seeing Scarface all those times, I’d be better prepared for that.

Sam: You put the contract for my soul with my third-grade report card and Mr. Huggles?
Mrs. Oliver: Yeah, you're right. It's not going to be in here.

The Devil: You know, Sam, sarcasm is the lowest form of social discourse.

The Devil: Forget about the contract.
Sam: No, no. I wanna see it.
The Devil: But why?
Sam: Because I wanna know my rights.
The Devil: Oh, that's easy. You don't have any.

Driver: Go to Hell, jerk!
The Devil: I’ll meet you there, Bruce. (aside) You know that little thing on his neck? Not a freckle.

Ted: You know what, Sam? I’m not really in the habit of checking other men out. Unlike some people I know.
Sock: Huh? Sorry. I was so busy checking out your ass, I missed your funny joke.

Sock: That, my friend, was some fine hell sucking.

Sock: Hi, Gladys. You are looking ummm today.
Gladys: Place the vessel on the mat.
Sock: Whoa, it’s gonna to be kind of difficult with all that sexual tension pushing back.

The Devil: I never drink when I work. It clouds the mind.
Sam: Maybe if you drank, you’d be less of a dick.

The Devil: Filing system in the Abyss is shabby, as you might expect, but I’ll put in a request.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorMichele Fazekas  |  Tara Butters
Executive ProducerMichele Fazekas  |  Tara Butters
 
Warning: Reaper season 1 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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