The Booth at the End

The Booth at the End

In this psychological drama a mysterious Man (Xander Berkeley) sits at the booth at the end of a diner. People come to him with things they want: a parent with a sick child, a woman who wants to be prettier, a nun who wants to hear God again.

The Man can make these things happen. For a price. In exchange for what they want, these individuals must sacrifice their morals and do deeds normally inconceivable to them. Set off a bomb. Rob a bank. Kill a child. They must return to The Man and describe every step in detail.

As the characters' tasks begin to overlap, complications ensue. But The Man never forces anyone to do anything. It's always up to them to start or stop with one lingering question: how far would you go to get what you want?

Episode Info

Prev: 2x05 -- Nothing More, Nothing Less (Sep/03/2012)

The Man's business concludes as some of his clients get what they want, and some get death. Now he must tell Doris what he learned from completing his task... and she wants to make a deal of her own.

Available Episodes

Nothing More, Nothin..
Sep 03, 2012
Season 2 episode 5

The Rules of the Gam..
Aug 27, 2012
Season 2 episode 4

It's Not Supposed to..
Aug 20, 2012
Season 2 episode 3

There Are Consequenc..
Aug 06, 2012
Season 2 episode 1

How You Do It is Up ..
Jul 25, 2011
Season 1 episode 3

What One Begins, One..
Jul 18, 2011
Season 1 episode 2

Start. See What Happ..
Jul 11, 2011
Season 1 episode 1

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2x5: Nothing More, Nothing Less recap: Jack meets with The Man and explains how he's placed guns all along the street so he can massacre twenty-two people. The Man realizes that Jack doesn't plan to live through it, and Jack figures that some people will come to stop him. He tells The Man that there is a man hunting him, an instrument of the Devil. When Jack asks The Man to help him, The Man says that he won't and Jack responds by saying he'll continue anyway. He describes how he can feel a spiritual heat on his back from his pursuer in their battle of good versus evil. When The Man asks if he's certain he's on the side of Good, Jack says that The Man made it all possible and The Man says that he's on his side... read more.

2x3: It's Not Supposed to Be Easy recap: Bobby and Conner come back and tell The Man that things aren't going well. Most of the missing cases they've found involved kids that have been abducted by a parent in a divorce. The Man asks Conner what it's like to know there are parents that want their children that much. Conner hesitates and then insists that his dad would be there if he did, and The Man asks if he put up a fight when his mother kicked his father out. When the boy asks why his father didn't put up a fight, The Man says that he doesn't know but that it interests him that it's what Conner wants when his father won't do what it takes to come back... read more.

2x2: A New Reality recap: Dillon visits The Man and goes over what he has to do so that he can live forever. The Man reminds Dillon that he has to tell him why he wants to live forever and he explains that he has a crappy life and wants a better one. When The Man starts by asking him why he wants to be invulnerable, Dillon says that he doesn't want to decay and that everyone is just meat. The Man asks him how he knows that's all he is and Dillon claims that he just pays attention. When The Man says that there's more, Dillon admits that his dad used to write him when he was in the service. Dillon hesitates but finally says that his father is dead and the last time he saw him was when he was buried with a closed-casket funeral. He broke into the funeral home but the coffin was bolted, so he found the tools to break it open. Dillon then asks what he has to do and The Man tells him that he has to mark three people. When Dillon says that he doesn't know what that means, The Man tells him that he'll find out... read more.

2x1: There Are Consequences recap: At a new diner in a new city, a boy, Bobby, comes to see The Man. The Man says that he doesn’t know what he’s talking about, and Bobby says that his friend Conner’s dad got kicked out of his house and hasn’t been seen, and he was really sick. Bobby wants to help his friend but The Man warns him that when someone makes a deal with him, anything can happen. After a moment, Bobby turns and leaves... read more.

1x5: Our Deal Here Is Done recap: The Man meets with Allen, who says that his son was spotted on surveillance footage robbing a bank, along with the girl who broke into Allen’s house to steal guns. When Allen complains that his son may get killed before The Man can deliver on the deal and reunite them, The Man points out that was always the case. Meanwhile, Allen’s captain is on his case for not doing his job, and he’s dealing with a girl who think she’s an amateur detective, claiming she’s tracked down a serial killer agoraphobic. The Man feigns astonishment and Allen dismisses it as a crazy theory, but notices The Man’s interest. The detective moves onto protecting his son, and The Man reminds him that he has to protect Terrence, the crooked cop, by warning the man to be careful... read more.
Recurring Guests

Jennifer Del Rosario as Melody (10 eps)
Jenni Blong as Doris (9 eps)
Noel Fisher as Dillon (5 eps)
Danny Nucci as Henry (5 eps)
Dayton Callie as Jack (5 eps)
Abby Miller as Theresa (5 eps)
Matt Boren as Willem (5 eps)
Michelle Allsopp as Cheryl (5 eps)
Norma Michaels as Mrs. Tyler (4 eps)
Sarah Clarke as Sister Carmel (4 eps)

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