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Bullet in the Face: Angel of Death

Gunter and Karl work Gunter's first case: the apparent suicide of a priest that turns out to be much more. Meanwhile, Tannhauser considers baby names.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Thursday August 16th, 2012
Special Airtime: 10:30 pm

Director: Erik Canuel
Writer: Alan Spencer

Special Guest Stars
Eddie IzzardEddie Izzard
As Johann Tannhauser

Guest Stars
Alex BispingAlex Bisping
As Physician
Scott FaulconbridgeScott Faulconbridge
As Police in Uniform #1
James KidnieJames Kidnie
As Oral Surgeon / Isaiah
Alix SidorisAlix Sidoris
As Landlady
Michelle LebianoMichelle Lebiano
As Mother in Waiting Room
Stéphanie BretonStéphanie Breton
As Police Woman
Pierre ChavesPierre Chaves
As Priest #1
Michael DozierMichael Dozier
As Priest #2
Claire JacquesClaire Jacques
As Mrs. Delmuth
Madison McAleerMadison McAleer
As Little Girl
Sharlene RoyerSharlene Royer
As Lab Technician
Main Cast
Max WilliamsMax Williams
As Gunter Vogler
Neil NapierNeil Napier
As Karl Hagerman
Jessica SteenJessica Steen
As Eva Braden
Kate KeltonKate Kelton
As Martine Mahler


At a church, a priest prays and then shoots himself as the housekeeper, Mrs. Delmuth, looks on in horror...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Armando Bauman & Patrick DoyleDispatch 
The Bucky Burro BandRestless Dreams 

Episode Quotes
Gunter: You are not taking out my teeth, you raspberry-flavored asshole. I killed the last dentist I went to then stole his car. His office still sent me a bill.
Karl: Calm down, Gunter, you’re only making it worse.
Gunter: Worse? How could it get any worse? What’s next? They amputate my penis and replace it with an eggbeater. I could school them while scrambling the eggs.

Braden: I’m using you to fight evil with evil.
Karl: But if you fight evil with evil, evil wins either way. (they glare) Just saying.

Karl: The man you killed had impeccable taste.
Gunter: Only in killers.

Gunter: Ohh… Barry Manilow. Celine Deon. The soundtrack to Xanadu? What did he use music for? To torture the birds outside.
Karl: I like that music. It’s... pleasant.

Gunter: Religious people have many reasons to kill themselves. They are under too much pressure to be good all the time. It is much easier to be rotten. I can do no wrong, as long as I do wrong.

Karl: Gunter, don’t you ever get tired of being so relentlessly evil all the time?
Gunter: Of course. That’s why I take naps.

Gunter: To be sincere, you still need sin.

Johann Tannhauser: I’ve been giving thought to the idea of naming my child. It’s a great responsibility, choosing the right name. If I call him “Zeus”... but that would cause problems of high expectations. Maybe I call him “Awful.” Would cause him problems of low expectations. Maybe I call him “Fire”! That would cause panic whenever someone calls his name. I would like this. But you know, I’m really looking forward to disciplining our child. Because without discipline, how can he ever learn... discipline.

Martine: You don’t even trust the mother of your child?
Johann Tannhauser: : It’s 'cause I don’t. Do you know how many species there are where the female kills the male after copulating? Scorpions! Black widow spiders! Preying mantises! That’s it. Three. Not that... many.

Johann Tannhauser: I’m going to put a marker chip in your vagina. See when you’re coming and going. (Martine winces) That’s a joke.

Landlady: I’m so happy we made a deal for orgasms in exchange for rent. You’ve paid six months in advance now.

Karl: Gunter, you are in the house of God.
Gunter: I know, but he's not home.

Karl: If you know more than you’re telling us, tell us so we’ll know more than we now know.

Isaiah: What are a few lives lost when it allows you validated parking?

Cultural References
Gunter: The soundtrack to Xanadu?

Xanadu is 1980 movie starring Olivia Newton-John as a Greek muse sent to modern-day Earth to inspire an artist.

Gunter: A hobbit could kick your ass.

Hobbits, or halfling, are fictional characters in the Middle Earth books of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperAlan Spencer
Executive ProducerGilbert Rozon  |  Alan Spencer  |  Bruce Hills  |  Michael Prupas  |  Dan Pasternack  |  Debbie DeMontreux
Co-Executive ProducerErik Canuel
ProducerEvi Regev  |  Jesse Prupas
Co-ProducerSandrine Gros D'Aillon
Associate ProducerEvan Tussman
Production DesignerDanielle Labrie
EditorMax Chalifoux
CastingAndrea Kenyon  |  Randi Wells  |  Larissa Mair  |  Ivy Isenberg
Line ProducerMichael Solomon (1)
First Assistant DirectorNormand Labelle
Second Assistant DirectorNatalie Plante
MusicJames Gelfand
Music SupervisorHolly Fagan
Costume DesignerSharon Scott
Key GripPaul Duchesne
Location ManagerRoman Martyn
Production Sound MixerDimitri Medard
Script SupervisorPauline Beraud
Production CoordinatorColleen Hanafin
Assistant EditorGabriel Joseph
Supervising Sound EditorSteve Gurman
Re-Recording MixerRoger Guerin
GafferRene Guillard
On-Line EditorSerge Verreault
Director of PhotographyPierre Gill
Stunt CoordinatorMarc-Andre Boulanger
Production SecretaryJane Lu
Art DirectorElise Deblois
Post Production CoordinatorMichelle Caron
Key Makeup ArtistChristiane Fattori
Art Department CoordinatorAnnette Belanger
Visual Effects SupervisorMario Rachiele
Production AccountantGuy Aumond
Extras CastingCarole Dionne
Casting AssistantShari Libman  |  Sheena Clowater
"A" Camera OperatorGeoffrey St-Hillaire
AssistantRena Hundert  |  Samuel Morin  |  Adora Law
Key HairstylistManon Joly
Unit PublicistBetty Palik
Unit ManagerDaniel ( Dan B. ) Boudreau
ColoristEtienne Patry
Additional MusicLouise Tremblay
Foley ArtistFrancois Maurice
Best Boy GripTommy Bellefeuille
Dialogue EditorPaul Hubert
"B" Camera OperatorBoris Roy
Special Effects Make-upErik Gosselin  |  Edwina Voda
"A" Camera First AssistantEric Godbout
Props BuyerMarc C. De Lery
"B" Camera First AssistantIsabelle Cole
Assistant Unit ManagerAlain Caporicci
Key Set Production AssistantGabrielle Cantin
1st Assistant AccountantCharlene Hodge
Best Boy ElectricJulien Brisbois
ConstructionLouis Fortin
Head PainterChristian Corvelleo
Sound DesignerDavid Gertsman
Data WranglerVincent Gouin
ArmorerAndrew Campbell (1)
DecoratorChristophe Lavigne  |  Genevieve Burt
Unit Publicity ManagerAnisha Rangi
Mechanical EffectsSimon Martineau  |  Michel Gagnon  |  Sebastien Roussel  |  Guillaume Murray
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