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The Event: The Beginning of the End

Martinez recovers and goes to confront the person responsible for putting him in the hospital. Meanwhile, Simon, Sterling, Vicky, and Sean finally team up to stop Sophia, unaware that she has already used Leila to develop a viable viral strain and is distributing it throughout the U.S.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x21
Airdate: Monday May 16th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CityTV) May 16, 2011
UK (Channel 4) May 24, 2011
NL (RTL 5) Aug 18, 2011
DE (RTL Crime) Mar 07, 2017

  • Currently 7.1/10
7.1/10 (17 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Alexandra Bokyun Chun
As Dr. Lu
Roger Bart
As Chief of Staff Richard Peel
José Zúñiga
As Carlos Geller
Sam Ball
As Aaron (as Sam Ball)
Ned Vaughn
As Dr. Reed
John Prosky
As Gerard
Chet Grissom
As Kroll
Bruce Nozick
As Captured Sleeper

Co-Guest Stars
Sean Carrigan
As Devon
Kevin Cotteleer
As Rogers
Charles Halford
As Roman
Alex Luria
As Delgado
Josh Novak
As NSA Agent / Signals Analyst
Isabella Acres
As Mary "The Little Girl"
Matt Byrne
As Sleeper Guard
Antonio D. Charity
As Garbage Man
Madison Michele
As News Reporter
John Eric Montana
As Food Manager
Scott Thewes
As Lab Tech
Main Cast
Jason Ritter
As Sean Walker
Sarah Roemer
As Leila Buchanan
Laura Innes
As Sophia Maguire
Ian Anthony Dale
As Simon Lee
Taylor Cole (2)
As Vicky Roberts
Lisa Vidal
As Christina Martinez
Bill Smitrovich
As Vice-President Raymond Jarvis
Zeljko Ivanek
As Blake Sterling
Blair Underwood
As President Elias Martinez


Sophia is walking through a city street filled with the bodies of people dead from the Spanish Flu. She spots a young girl locked in a car with her dead brother, and the girl asks Sophia if she’s a doctor. The girl begs Sophia for help and then pounds on the window, blaming Sophia for everyone’s death...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorNick Wauters
Executive ProducerSteve Stark  |  Jeffrey Reiner  |  Evan Katz
Co-Executive ProducerJay Beattie  |  David H. Goodman  |  David Schulner  |  James Wong (1)  |  Dan Dworkin  |  Nick Wauters
ProducerStephen Sassen
Co-ProducerCathy M. Frank
Production DesignerStuart Blatt
EditorJoshua Charson
CastingKendra Patterson  |  Jason La Padura  |  Natalie Hart
Unit Production ManagerBruce Carter (2)
First Assistant DirectorRandol Perelman-Taylor
Second Assistant DirectorDouglas Carter
MusicScott Starrett
Music EditorGordon Fordyce
Music SupervisorOliver Hild
Costume DesignerJill M. Ohanneson
Key GripMarc Christie
Set DecoratorSandy Struth
Location ManagerChris Campbell (2)  |  Wes Hagan
Transportation CoordinatorGary Preece
Property MasterRoss Anderson
Construction CoordinatorTed Wilson (2)
Production Sound MixerScott D. Stolz
Script SupervisorHilary Momberger
Production CoordinatorKim Barnhart Posly
Script CoordinatorDeirdre Mangan
Assistant EditorNicholas Ferrell
Post Production SupervisorBettina Zachariah Treviranus  |  Tyson Hilgenberg
Re-Recording MixerElmo Ponsdomenech  |  Robert Edmondson
GafferJohn Farr
Director of PhotographyFeliks Parnell
Story EditorLeyani Diaz
Stunt CoordinatorTim Gilbert
Art DirectorLeonard Harman
Assistant Production CoordinatorJo Brake
Visual Effects SupervisorVictor Scalise
Main Title DesignLeigh French (2)  |  Jesse Rodriguez (3)
Production AccountantMargaret Scarpello
"A" Camera OperatorGuy Skinner
Department Head HairRaissa Patton
Sound SupervisorDaniel Colman
Special Effects SupervisorGary D'Amico
Department Head Make-upKathy C. King
Assistant To The ProducerNathan Taylor  |  Adam DaSilva  |  Rebecca Forwood
Technical AdvisorJames D. Dever
"B" Camera OperatorVictor Macias
Final ColoristGeorge Cvjetnicanin
"C" Camera OperatorPaul Horn
Warning: The Event season 1 episode 21 guide may contain spoilers
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