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iZombie: Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind

While Liv and Clive investigate the murder of a coffee shop owner with an extremely sunny outlook on life, Ravi tests the new cure on a rat before administering it to Major. Meanwhile, Boss discovers who has been moving in on his turf.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x14
Production Number: 3J5914/T2712914
Airdate: Tuesday February 23rd, 2016

Director: Jason Bloom
Writer: Kit Boss

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Shomi) Feb 24, 2016


Guest Stars
Enrico ColantoniEnrico Colantoni
As Detective Lou Benedetto
Eddie JemisonEddie Jemison
As Stacey Boss
Greg FinleyGreg Finley
As Drake Holloway
Leanne LappLeanne Lapp
As Gilda
Bryce HodgsonBryce Hodgson
As Don E
Yves Lola St. VilYves Lola St. Vil
As Pam
Oscar NuñezOscar Nuñez
As Stan Mendoza
Kacey RohlKacey Rohl
As Darcy
Aliocha SchneiderAliocha Schneider
As Gilbert Lambert

Co-Guest Stars
Robert SalvadorRobert Salvador
As Detective Cavanaugh
Chad RileyChad Riley
As Detective Vega
Carrie FlemingCarrie Fleming
As Candy Baker (as Carrie Anne Fleming)
Bradley StrykerBradley Stryker
As Kenny
Mike CarpenterMike Carpenter
As Second Goon
Cole VigueCole Vigue
As Uniformed Officer
Suzy JoachimSuzy Joachim
As Leslie Morgan
Dan JoffreDan Joffre
As Gary Derryberry
Daniel JosephDaniel Joseph
As Lowlife #1
Jannen KarrJannen Karr
As Lawyer
Panta MoslehPanta Mosleh
As Counter Girl
Mitch FillsMitch Fills
As Agitated Suspect
Sarah AffulSarah Afful
As Troop Leader
Main Cast
Rose McIverRose McIver
As Olivia “Liv” Moore
Malcolm J. GoodwinMalcolm J. Goodwin
As Clive Babinaux
Rahul KohliRahul Kohli
As Ravi Chakrabarti
Robert Buckley (2)Robert Buckley (2)
As Major Lilywhite
David AndersDavid Anders
As Blaine DeBeers


Liv, Ravi, and Major return to the morgue with the bodies and later Ravi confirms that one of them stashed some Utopium in his prison wallet. He's created more cure, but Liv points out that's it's temporarily. Ravi agrees but points out that it should keep Major human for a few more months until he can create a permanent cure. Major starts to pull up his sleeve, but Ravi injects the rat New Hope with the cure...

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The ErniesFireLiv and Clive go to Daily Grind
Gillian Hills (1)Zou bisou bisoiuLeslie is killed
Joe DassinLes Champs-ElkyssesLiv and Clive go to Positivities
Johnny HallydayNoir c'est noirCher sells out to Stan
Procol HarumA Whiter Shade of PaleBlaine sings; Blaine comes back to life

Episode Quotes
Liv: What's your notion of Heaven, Clive?
Clive: Just, you know, Heaven-heaven.
Ravi: Except in "Clive-Heaven" things are a little bit tougher than here on Earth.

Liv: "A work of art is a confession." You know who said that?
Gilbert Lambert: Albert Camus.
Liv: A French literary rock star.
Gilbert Lambert: He was Algerian.
Liv: Of French descent. Work with me.

Cultural References
Title: Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 romance science fiction movie about a couple who decide they can't stand each other and have their memories of the other person erased.

Title Card: Wild World of Corpse

Wide World of Sports was a popular ABC sports anthology series that ran from 1961 to 1997, and covered sporting events around the world.

Clive: We're in The Twilight Zone.

The Twilight Zone is a 60s TV series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction, often accompanied by a "twist" ending.

Ravi: So, apologies if my hair looks like I've been driving with my head outside the window of the Millennium Falcon.

The Millennium Falcon is the heavily-modified freighter that Han Solo and Chewbacca fly in the Star Wars movies.

Title Card: Undercover Lover

"Undercover Lover" is a 2010 song by Kids in Glass Houses, featuring Frankie Standford.

Boss: You ever play Dungeons & Dragons, Blaine?

Dungeons & Dragons is the first of the role-playing games, letting gamers play fantasy characters using 20-sided dice to generate random numbers to simulate combat.

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperRob Thomas (1)  |  Diane Ruggiero
Executive ProducerRob Thomas (1)  |  Dan Etheridge  |  Danielle Stokdyk  |  Diane Ruggiero
Co-Executive ProducerKit Boss
ProducerScott Graham (3)
Co-ProducerJoseph Berger-Davis
Consulting ProducerJustin Halpern  |  Patrick Schumacker
Production DesignerMatthew Budgeon
EditorJohn Reyes Nguyen
CastingGarrett McGuire  |  Anya Colloff  |  Michael Nicolo
First Assistant DirectorDan Miller (1)
Second Assistant DirectorAdrian Diepold
MusicJosh Kramon
Music EditorChris McGeary
Music SupervisorKasey Truman
Costume DesignerMichelle Hunter
HairstylistLisa Leonard
Key GripJeff Plecas
Set DesignerGavin McKenzie
Set DecoratorAlida Jung
Location ManagerSheri Mayervich
Property MasterAleya Naiman
Production Sound MixerJames Kusan
Supervising Sound EditorWalter Michael Bost
Re-Recording MixerColette Dahanne  |  Vicki Lemar
GafferTodd Lapp
Director of PhotographyMichael Wale
Story EditorDeidre Mangan  |  Graham Norris
Stunt CoordinatorErnest Jackson
Art DirectorDustin Farrell
Production ManagerGeorge Horie
Special Effects CoordinatorTony Lazarowich
Visual Effects ArtistBob Lloyd
Makeup ArtistAmber Trudeau
Canadian CastingCoreen Mayrs  |  Heike Brandstatter
Head PainterJenny Seinen
Based On The Comic ByChris Roberson  |  Mike Allred
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