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Cult: The Kiss

Jeff discovers that one of Nate's friends, Dustin, is planning on attending a Cult fan costume party held by the network. Skye gets the two of them in posing as Billy and Kelly, and soon discover that Dustin is slipping hallucinogenics into the punch... and Skye inadvertently drinks one. Meanwhile, Roger meets a mysterious stranger who claims to be a big fan of the actor's non-Cult performances.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x5
Production Number: 3X7705
Airdate: Friday March 22nd, 2013

Director: Tim Hunter
Story: David Kemper
Teleplay: Lindsay Sturman

  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (4 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Aisha Hinds
As Detective Rosalind Sakelik
Marie Avgeropoulos
As Kirstie Nelson
Jeffrey Pierce
As Stuart Reynolds
James Pizzinato
As Nate Sefton
Ben Hollingsworth
As Peter Grey
Julian D. Christopher
As Bert Quinn (as Julian D. Christopher)
Ona Grauer
As Lexi

Co-Guest Stars
Chad Rook
As Dustin (Dustin Wattrell)
Larissa Albuquerque
As Female Fan
Simon Chin
As Adam
Patricia Drake
As Lissa (Lissa Wattrell)
Desiree Elyda
As Young Woman Fan #1
Matthew Mandzij
As Security Guard
Conrad Nedelec
As Buddy #1
Main Cast
Matthew Davis
As Jeff Sefton
Jessica Lucas
As Skye Yarrow
Alona Tal
As Kelly Collins / Marti Gerritsen
Robert Knepper
As Billy Grimm / Roger Reeves


Billy is in the woods at Temple Rock with the other members of The Blood, performing his marriage to Kelly. He gives her a tab of acid, and takes one himself, and then talks about how a freed mind lets one see the unseen. Billy turns her toward the fire and undresses her, and then throws her dress into the fire. He then asks Kelly if she gives herself to the joining and she agrees with all her heart. As Billy kisses her, he assures Kelly that she's his only love...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Leonard CohenFamous Blue Raincoatclosing scenes

Episode Quotes
Jeff: I am finishing the last paragraph now. Done. Seven hundred and fifty words on Santa Monica's feral cat problem. It's bigger than you think.
Bert: Marvelous.

Lissal: You know how when something bad happens, like when someone goes nuts and... starts shooting a bunch of people. Or they find some guy with ten bodies in his basement. Howe everyone says, "I know I should have seen the signs. I knew something wasn't right."? Well, that's exactly the feeling I got here yesterday when my boy was here.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRockne S. O'Bannon
Executive ProducerJosh Schwartz  |  Stephanie Savage  |  Len Goldstein  |  Rockne S. O'Bannon
Co-Executive ProducerHans Tobeason
Supervising ProducerMegan Martin
ProducerJ.B. Moranville
Consulting ProducerDavid Kemper  |  Lindsay Sturman
Associate ProducerRick Hubert
Production DesignerRachel O'Toole
EditorMatt Barber
CastingElizabeth Barnes  |  Corbin Bronson
First Assistant DirectorDavid MacLennan
Second Assistant DirectorMichele E Dutka
MusicTim Jones (4)
Music EditorScott Schirle
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerSusan De Laval
HairstylistLinda Jones
Set DecoratorLouise Roper
Property MasterTyler Lee Smith
Production CoordinatorJill Christensen
Supervising Sound EditorGregory M. Gerlich
Re-Recording MixerEd Carr  |  Todd Grace
Director of PhotographyAttila Szalay
Production ManagerPenny Gibbs
Sound MixerRuth Huddleston
"A" Camera OperatorRichard Wilson (2)
Visual EffectsDan Curry  |  Michael Davidson (2)
Canadian CastingJennifer Page  |  Corinne Clark
Key MakeupNatalie Cosco
Warning: Cult season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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