Near the town of Chester's Mill, a mother bird watches over its nest. It finally flies off and through the woods, past a man digging a hole in the forest. The man, Dale "Barbie" Barbera, gets a corpse from his car, tosses it in, and buries it...Read the full recap
Linda: Are you sure you're okay, Duke?
Duke: Yeah, yeah, I'm fine. My damn pacemaker. Must've skipped a beat.
Linda: And that's supposed to make me feel better?
Duke: I'm fine.
Joe: What if the government built this thing?
Dale: I doubt it.
Dale: Because it works.
Dodee: We're the only thing on air right, now--AM, FM, anywhere.
Phil: Yeah, the blackout, I know.
Dodee: No, even if that were statewide, every station our size has its own generator. So why is the whole dial still static?
Phil: I don't know. But our ratings are gonna be amazing.
Dodee: Phil, something bad is going on out there. It could be solar flares disrupting the entire grid.
Phil: Dodee! The cable's out--it doesn't mean it's the end times.
Dodee: When roving packs of mutants start swarming this place, don't say I didn't warn you.
Alice Calvert: Is everyone all right?
Carolyn: Nothing about this... is all right.
Phil: Dodee, just tell me what you heard.
Phil: It sounds alien.
Dodee: Sounds like Bjork.
Linda: Why Chester's Mill? Why us?
Duke: Maybe we're being punished.