9-1-1: Lone Star (2020) s01e04 Episode Script

Act of God

1 (MAN LAUGHING ON TV) (EERIE MUSIC ON TV) MAN (ON TV): Well, whether it's his temple or not, it all depends on your point of view.
Ah! (MEN GRUNTING) - Whoa.
- Exactly.
Mama says hitting is never okay or kicking or karate chopping.
Well, they're defending their monastery's honor.
Plus, you're at Dad's place now, where all we worry about is having fun.
You know, we stay up late, we eat junk food and appreciate classic kung fu cinema.
When are you and Mama getting back together? (THUNDER CRACKS, ALARM BLARING) What's that? - That's - (CAT MEOWS) That's the hiding sound.
It just means we go hide somewhere safe.
It means there's a tornado, Dad.
They told us at school.
Nico, don't scare your sister.
You'll be safe here.
I'll protect you, I promise.
- RAY: Come on.
- NICO: I hope Mom's okay.
- Me too, buddy.
- Wait, Tickles! We forgot Tickles! We'll get him as soon as it passes.
No, he's all alone.
You have to.
I'll be right back.
Stay in tub.
Don't get out no matter what.
Nico take care of your sister.
(HOUSE CREAKING) Close your eyes.
It's less scary if you close your eyes.
So how was it? What, the treatment or the puking? Oh, hell, I figured you got the puking down pretty good from the looks of you.
No (CHUCKLES) I meant coming clean.
You were gonna tell your team about the situation.
Mm, no, I don't think I said I was.
Oh, that's right.
That was my advice, which you didn't take.
I also prognosticated that you were gonna go a little crazy.
Yeah, you did.
You went a little crazy, didn't you? - I went a little crazy.
- (LAUGHS) Well, that happens.
So you told me.
(EXHALES DEEPLY) WAYNE: Now you're feeling sorry for yourself.
- Not really.
- Well, I mean, it's normal.
I mean, a guy like you: living a clean life, probably do yoga, haven't had a carb since Y2K.
There is such a thing as good carbs.
You're doing the right thing is all I'm saying.
And now you're asking yourself "why me?" There's no good answer to that question.
I wasn't asking it.
(SOLEMN MUSIC) (EXHALES DEEPLY) But cancer is a great leveler No respecter of persons.
It comes for the young and the old the rich, the poor, the wicked, same as the good.
(WAYNE SIGHS) We all have our own "why me" moments.
Yeah, this wasn't mine.
Mine was when the towers came down.
You were there 9/11.
New York City Fire and Rescue, ladder 252.
Son, you're a hero.
No, the real heroes didn't make it out that day.
Well, it seems to me like you didn't either.
Working on it.
JUDD: Hey, BeastMaster66, come in on the east flank and lay down some fire for me.
BOY (OVER HEADSET): Copy that, BigBubbaJ.
- Fire in the hole.
- (GUNFIRE CRACKS ON TV) Ba-Ba-Ba-Ba-Ba boom, son.
- (GUNFIRE CRACKING ON TV) - That's how you do in Texas-a! You are so loud.
Hey, y'all gotta give me five.
- All right.
- So 11 kills, huh? - (CLEARS THROAT) That's a new record, baby.
You think you, uh, maybe missed your calling? - Uh, no, I certainly did not.
- Mm-hmm.
You heading out? Thought you didn't work till tonight.
Actually, I was gonna hit Bible study.
You, uh, interested in making it a date? Ooh.
Uh a Church date.
(LAUGHS) I don't know.
That's kind of an oxymoron, ain't it? You know, if I didn't love me so much, I would be a little offended that you would rather spend your time with BeastMaster66 than me.
No, I don't I didn't mean it like that.
I just ain't been feeling, uh (CLEARS THROAT) Very full of the spirit lately, that's all.
Well, my experience, the best fix for that is getting back in the Word, Judd.
Pastor Eric's been asking about you.
So tell Pastor Eric that I'm doing God's work every day, every shift.
When you coming back to church? Who says I am? Listen, I understand that you have been dealing with a whole nother level of pain, but that's when we need God's help the most.
I mean, it's kind of His thing.
I don't know, you know? It's He didn't He didn't seem, uh too interested in doing his thing the night that my boys died up at the factory, and they were God-fearing men, each and every one of 'em.
So you gotta forgive me if the last thing I wanna do in the world right now is, you know, like, raise my hands up like some sort of singing half-wit and praise His name.
That's what you think I am some singing half-wit? - I didn't mean you.
- (GRACE SCOFFS) Okay, well, you know, you're not the only one on this ride.
But it's all right.
You have fun with Mr.
Maybe he can cook your dinner too.
- (DOOR CLOSES) - (GROANS) All right, I'm back.
Okay, so these are short rib enchiladas with a ay, what is it? Oaxaca mole reduction.
Who are you and what have you done with my mother? I'm taking this cooking class down in the warehouse district.
You should come with me sometime.
Well, you know it's tough with my work.
Cooking's not really my thing.
Yeah, it was more of your sister's domain.
Um I was wondering if maybe after lunch, I could go and look in the shed at some of her old stuff.
Why would you wanna do that? (FOREBODING MUSIC) I've got something, Mama, a lead.
I went by Dustin's house and his neighbor told me that he saw Iris leave the night she disappeared in a blue truck.
And he he told me that she had some new friends that she was hanging out with just before she disappeared.
He said he'd never met them, but they seemed shady to him.
Did he tell all this to the police? Yeah, of course.
But there wasn't enough evidence, and so they didn't do anything with it.
Sweetheart, I I just I wish you could hear yourself.
You used to be so much fun.
You were free.
- Now you have no friends.
- Oh, Mom.
THERESA: You have no hobbies.
You don't date.
Let the police do their job.
(THUNDER CRACKS) I'm gonna go, Mom.
Storm's picking up.
It's gonna be messy at work.
I'm sorry, Mama.
(THUNDER CRACKING) MAN (OVER TV): We have a severe weather advisory.
Oh, boy, it's gonna be a long shift today.
That is why we are kicking things off with Paul's world-famous spicy sausage rigatoni.
Sausage? Really, dude? Chill.
It's turkey.
Hey! How spicy are we talking? 'Cause my Scotch-Irish constitution rejects any and all things cayenne.
- I like spicy.
- Yes.
All right, well, you can have bathroom duty then.
Somebody's on one today.
(UPBEAT ROCK MUSIC PLAYING) Is it that obvious? (INHALES SHARPLY) I don't know.
Me and Grace had a little, uh little disagreement before work.
- You wanna talk about it? - Hell no.
(THUNDER CRACKING) It's like the end of days out there.
Hey, go take down the colors, 'cause we don't fly the flags in rough weather.
SINGER: Boom, boom Well, why why me? I got the salad? - 'Cause you're the probie.
- Yep.
SINGER: Baby, you're the one I adore Right.
- Hey.
- MATEO: Got me.
- I'm so sorry.
You okay? You look a a little pale or something.
No, I'm good.
You okay? You have a little mascara.
It looks like you were Oh, I, um something in my eye.
(LAUGHS) Okay.
You want me to fix you a plate? Oh, no, no.
I'm good.
PAUL: Aw, hell, no, Cap.
You're not about to do my rigatoni like that.
Man, it is halal, gluten-free, nitrate-free, because y'all are hardest bunch of people to cook for.
That's okay.
I got a burger on the way in.
You eat burgers? Seriously, I haven't seen you eat a burger since Derek Jeter retired.
Yeah, I passed a place, and it looked good so I went in.
What place? Um, the one over by the the Addison.
It's that place I told you about.
King's Broiler.
Grace says it's the best veggie burger in town.
Did you do the whole, uh the lettuce bun thing? - I did.
- JUDD: Oh.
- It was delicious.
- JUDD: Good.
Thanks for the invite.
- (THUNDER CRACKS) - MATEO: Help! Some help out here! (TENSE MUSIC) - MATEO: Oh, God! - OWEN: Mateo! Banner came loose in the wind, Cap! Yeah, we can see that! Guys, let's get him down.
Probie, let go! You're good? First time saving a firefighter at a fire station.
Well, welcome to Texas.
- You got the colors, Probie? - Right here.
(LAUGHS) Holy crap, are those Tornadoes! Judd, you must have some experience with this.
What's the protocol? JUDD: First step is OPCON 1.
We don't get our asses killed so we can save everybody's ass later.
You heard the man.
Let's get inside.
(THUNDER CRACKING) - - RAMOS: Streets of the city - Nothing is Everything - Smiling at everybody she sees Who's reaching out to capture a moment? You getting enough air back there? RAMOS: It's Windy Well, uh, there's some mints in the seat pockets if you want some to go, okay? RAMOS: Stormy eyes that flash - (CELL PHONE BEEPS) - AUTOMATED VOICE: Arrived.
Okay, guys, I think we're here.
(BRAKES SQUEAK) RAMOS: Wings to fly Hey.
Hey, y'all into knitwear? 'Cause I have my own little Etsy shop.
It's called Knitty Nancy's, and I make hoodies, beanies, scarves.
I'm just doing this ride-share thing till it gets off the ground.
- I - (DOOR SLAMS) RAMOS: And Windy has stormy eyes That flash at the sound of lies - (RADIO INTERFERENCE WHIRS) - MAN (OVER RADIO): Warning.
Multiple tornadoes have touched down in central Travis County.
- Warning.
RAMOS: Who's tripping down (TIRES SQUEALING) - (ENGINE REVVING) - Come on, come on, come on.
Come on! RAMOS: Reaching out to capture - (TIRES SQUEAL, CRASHES) - Oh! (THUNDER CRACKS) (SCREAMING) (WIND ROARING) (DRAMATIC MUSIC) OWEN: Keep your eyes open for street signs.
Dispatch says the driver's GPS last pinged at 4th and Brazos.
There's not a lot of 4th Street left, much less street signs.
Hell of a thing, the randomness of tragedy.
One side of the street just lost everything, and the other side looks like it could be open for business tomorrow.
Allah the most merciful, help all of them.
JUDD: I mean, if he was merciful, he wouldn't have let it happen in the first place, right? I'm not about to question the Almighty, but I have faith.
You sound like my wife.
Slow down.
This is Brazos.
Good God.
(SIREN WAILING) Hello? Anybody in there? Austin FD.
I'm here.
We're gonna get you out.
Just hang tight.
It's not like she has a choice.
PAUL: Yeah, that thing's gonna drop any second.
OWEN: We can't get the truck in there.
How the hell are we getting up to that? We're not.
We're gonna drop down onto it.
- Call in a crane and get it stabilized.
- All right.
Marjan, Paul, harness up.
You're gonna rappel down from that roof right there.
- MARJAN: Copy that.
- OWEN: Take Probie with ya.
PAUL: Copy.
Let's go.
Judd, deploy the rescue cushion.
Yes, Sir.
(DOG BARKS DISTANTLY) (TENSE MUSIC) (METALLIC CLANG) Hey, any update on that crane, boss? Dispatch says it's hung up across town.
We have to go without it.
- (RADIO BLEEPS) - Copy, copy.
Look, I think I should go alone.
I'm lighter.
That is very brave of you, Marj.
- Thanks, buddy.
- And the fact that you're such an eager beaver would have nothing to do with that news van that just pulled up? Hey, someone's gotta make tonight's top story.
- Why not me? - Or me? Check out how I rock this gear.
Wait till they get a taste of this chocolate.
That's what I'm afraid of.
- Don't move, okay? - (WHIMPERS) Okay.
- (NANCY WHIMPERS) - I'm Marjan.
- Nancy.
Don't worry.
I'm not going anywhere.
Every time I move - (CAR CREAKS) - (GASPS) (PANTING) It moves.
Does anything hurt, Nancy? I'm okay.
I'm just afraid of heights.
Does insurance cover this? Let's just focus on holding still.
- (WHIMPERING) - (CAR CREAKING) Paul, get her out of there now.
(GRUNTS) It's not working, Cap.
I think the rope is stuck on something.
Tell me you have a new plan, Cap.
I do, but you're not gonna like it.
You see the rescue pad? Aim for the middle of it.
(EXHALES DEEPLY) Copy that, Cap.
(DRAMATIC MUSIC) (ROPE WHIPS) Nancy, I need you to cross your arms.
- No.
- (CAR CREAKING) I can't.
And keep 'em hugged in real tight, okay? - I can't.
- Oh, no, you can.
- MAN: Get down! - MAN: It's ready to fall.
(NANCY GASPS) Okay, on the count of three.
All right, when I say "now.
Okay, here I go! (CREAKING) (CRASHES) (SIREN WAILING) (UPBEAT MUSIC) Tell me you guys got that.
(INDISTINCT CHATTER) Come on, how could you not get that? Looks like somebody missed your close-up.
(SIREN WAILING) ELLIOT: We have confirmation at least three tornadoes have touched down in the metroplex.
I'm not gonna lie to you.
It's ugly.
One cut south along I-35, that's three miles of pin-in MVCs, an overturned gas tanker, at least a dozen fatalities, lots more hurt.
University Medical's triage unit is already spilling out into the parking lot, so route everything north.
And what about all these people up here that are west of MoPac? Yeah, severely limited access, downed trees, power lines.
We anticipate first responder backup from Hays and Williamson Counties, but until then, we need to be resourceful.
And so concludes our State-mandated break.
Godspeed, everybody.
Austin's counting on ya.
(FRANTIC MUSIC) Sir, I need you to find a clean towel to try to stop the bleeding.
If the boat's in the tree, I'd advise you to steer clear of that tree.
Ma'am, please do not move him.
Yes, ma'am, the coroners will do that.
GRACE (OVER PHONE): Do you know if he's conscious? Yes, he is crying like a little baby, which serves him right, actually.
Because he ran in there when the tornado hit, and he left me out to die.
And now he's the one in there, worried about suffocating.
I'm sorry, Bri.
I wasn't thinking.
Don't waste your oxygen, coward.
Uh, anyway, we cannot figure out the code, so He doesn't know the combination to his own gun safe? How'd he get in there in the first place? BRIANNA (OVER PHONE): Well, it's not his.
It's his parents', and they took all the rifles out to go on a hunting trip, and they left the safe open.
And they're the only ones who have the code, and we cannot get ahold of them.
GRACE (OVER PHONE): Okay, well, I'll send firefighters as soon as I can, but they're spread thin today.
What's the safe made out of? I don't know.
Reinforced steel.
I'm gonna die in here, aren't I? Quit it, Caleb! I cannot hear her! Hey, take a breath, both of y'all, okay? I'ma try to help.
Now people usually keep their combos pretty simple.
Did you try one-two-three-four, all zeros, the home address? Yes, yes.
That that was, like, the first thing I tried.
Okay, what about birthdays? CALEB: Try mine.
It's zero-two-two-four.
- (CALEB COUGHS) I guess not everything is always about you, Caleb.
Ask him his mother's birthday.
Oh, what's your mom's birthday? Um um Caleb, you don't know your own mother's birthday? CALEB: I don't know, okay? I think it's, like, August something.
Oh, my God.
Sandra Frankel's birthday is March 4th.
So try zero-three-zero-four.
If that doesn't work, Caleb's dad's is 10-16.
(CALEB COUGHS) Please get me out of here.
It's hard to breathe.
Oh, okay, okay.
Caleb, we're working on it.
Okay, I think he's actually starting to run out of air.
Okay, stay calm.
We'll try something else.
What room are you in right now? BRIANNA (OVER PHONE): We're in his dad's office.
I want you to check around the desk.
Maybe he left the combination on a Post-it, look for notebooks, journals Um uh (DRAWERS CLANG) No, there there's nothing like that.
There's just a bunch of signed UT footballs and helmets and crap.
Brianna, listen to me.
Whose signature is on the football? What? Who's um (TENSE MUSIC) Um uh, Vance? Vance? Try two-zero-zero-five, okay? Right now.
(BUTTONS BEEP) (GRUNTS) Oh, my God! - Bri.
- Thank God! How did you know that that was gonna work? Uh, signature belongs to Vince Young.
He won UT a national championship in 2005.
Oh, thank you.
Thank you so much.
Don't mention it.
- But Brianna.
- BRIANNA (OVER PHONE): Yeah? Find yourself a new boyfriend.
- (PANTING) - Yeah, thanks.
9-1-1, what's your emergency? (SIRENS WAILING) (DRAMATIC MUSIC) Hey! Hey, over here! Hey, hey, hey, hey, sir, sir.
Sir, we got it from here.
Hey, do me a favor.
We need you to see the EMS, make sure you get yourself checked out.
- Get off me! - JUDD: Hey.
Don't put your hands on me, Sir.
- My kids are in there! - Whoa, whoa, whoa! - I'm not going anywhere.
- It's okay.
I'd have done the same thing.
I'm a father too, but you gotta calm down so you can help us.
How many kids are in this house? Two.
Ada, she's eight and and Nico.
They were supposed to be safe.
I I put them in the tub.
That's what you're supposed to do, right? I just left for a second to get the damn cat.
So why am I the one who's still out here while they're in there? We're gonna do everything we can.
So what are you waiting for? This house is very unstable.
I can't send anybody in there until I get signs of life.
But when we do, we're going right in.
TK, prep the extraction tools.
Judd, Marjan, set up the seismic sensors on the north side.
Paul, take the south and west.
And everybody, work on your poker faces.
Copy that, Cap.
What about me? What can I do? You wanna help, Probie? Hand out waters.
I think I got a load-bearing beam here.
(RADIO BLEEPS) Hey, Cap, north side's up.
Copy that.
How you doing, Paul? PAUL: South side's unstable, but west side is going live now.
Go with what we got.
So the sensors we put inside the house will let us hear anything.
Your kids so much as whisper, we're gonna hear 'em.
All right, everybody quiet.
Nobody move, nobody breathe.
Call to your kids.
Nico, Ada! Can you hear me? Again.
It's Dad! Say something, please! (SNIFFLES) (BIRDS CHIRPING, DOG BARKS DISTANTLY) - (WHIMPERING OVER HEADSET) - Did you hear that? That's Ada.
That's my daughter! All right, we have signs of life on the north side.
I'm gonna need jaws and all the cribbing we got.
Let's go, people! (SAW BUZZING) (UNEASY MUSIC) (INDISTINCT CHATTER) (SAW BUZZING) All right, that's it.
Hey, Cap.
We are this close to a secondary collapse.
TK, give me the use of your helmet.
What? Why? - I'm gonna go in.
- No, you're not.
- You're the captain.
- Exactly.
(SIGHS) Nico! Ada! You in here? (UNEASY MUSIC) (OWEN COUGHING) Ada! Nico! (OWEN COUGHING ON SCREEN) I gotta go in.
Something's wrong.
Hey, hey! It's just dust.
Look, he's made it through a lot worse than that.
TK, where am I going here? Reservoir Dogs poster was in the dining room.
The kids are in the bathroom, to the right.
TK (OVER HEADSET): Ray says that the kids should be - in a room to the southwest.
- Roger.
Who's in there? JUDD: Who do you think? OWEN (ON SCREEN): Ada! Nico! (DOOR RATTLES) You guys in there? NICO (ON SCREEN): We're in here.
- Please help.
- (EXHALES DEEPLY) (BANGS) They're okay.
They're okay.
(EXHALES DEEPLY) Hello, you must be Ada and Nico.
- My sister's scared.
- OWEN: It's okay.
I'm Owen.
You guys come with me, get you out of here.
(GRUNTS SOFTLY) It's all right.
Tickles the cat wants to see you.
He's okay? OWEN: Come see for yourself.
Here you go.
Put one of those on.
Follow me.
Watch your head.
Watch your heads.
ADA: All our stuff.
NICO: It's ruined.
OWEN: Well, the good thing about stuff always make your dad buy more.
(HOUSE CREAKING, LOUD CRASH) Oh, my God! (SOBS) Captain Strand, do you copy? Captain Strand, do you copy? Dad! OWEN (OVER RADIO): It's okay.
Nobody's hurt.
We're coming out to you.
That's right.
Okay, watch your head.
We're almost there.
- JUDD: She's gonna take you.
- MARJAN: I got you.
Hey, hey, hey.
Come here, come here.
There you go, watch your head, buddy.
MARJAN: We got you.
There's your daddy.
JUDD: All right, let's get you checked out, chief.
Here you go.
Good job, man.
Love you.
(SENTIMENTAL MUSIC) - RAY: I love you two so much.
- ADA: Love you too, Dad.
(SOBS) (COUGHS) You scared the crap out of me, you know that? (COUGHS) You and me both.
Can you just give us a minute so we can make sure the children are okay? - RAY: Yeah.
- MICHELLE: Come with us.
I don't think the dust is gonna help with that cough.
Does it hurt anywhere? Speak up, sweetie.
You don't have to be quiet.
Thank you guys so much.
Captain Strand, I can't tell you Whoa, whoa, whoa! Hey! Michelle! (DRAMATIC MUSIC) He was trapped under the house before we got here.
Sir, can you hear me? Oh, man, blunt trauma.
It feels like his spleen's ruptured, maybe his kidneys too.
Get the LIFEPAK.
(MACHINE BEEPING) He's got a weak pulse.
He's coding.
He has hypovolemic shock.
His pupils are blown.
GILLIAN: Starting CPR.
Damn it.
(SIGHS) He bled out internally.
Daddy? - Move them back.
- Daddy? Hey, guys, let's give them some space.
Let's go check out the park.
Why didn't he say something? He wanted to save his kids.
(SIGHS) If he would have spoken up, maybe we could have saved him too.
We are waiting for any comment.
Don't even think about it.
(VELCRO STRAP RIPS) (TRUCK BEEPING) (ENGINE RUMBLES) (MELANCHOLY MUSIC) Keep waxing that thing, you'll peel the paint.
Sorry, I guess I got distracted.
Scoot over.
Cap, I I can do that Shut up, Probie.
Yes, Sir.
That last call was pretty rough.
How you doing? All I did was pass out water bottles.
That's not what I asked you.
At the academy, they tell you no matter what you see out there, you man up and you suck it up.
- Totally, and I'm - And it's crap.
Okay? You try to bottle that stuff up, it'll eat you alive.
So how are you doing? (CLICKS TONGUE) It's those kids, Cap.
I mean, I just stood there and watched their dad die, and I couldn't help.
OWEN: Sometimes that's not under your control.
Sometimes nothing is.
It doesn't do you any good to beat yourself up about it.
Thanks, Cap.
(SPITS) (FLEET FOXES' "IF YOU NEED TO, KEEP TIME ON ME") PECKNOLD: How could it all fall in one day? Were we too sure of the sun? If you need to Keep time on me If you need to You realize the amount of time it's taken you to gel your hair, I was able to shower, shave, and update my fantasy basketball roster.
Eh, you can't rush style.
How do I look? - You look perfect as always.
- Well, thank you, Judd.
Yeah, but looks can be deceiving.
Um, I'm I'm guessing that you didn't skip supper last night 'cause you're watching your figure.
No, that was the chemo.
Yeah, this, uh this whole PTSD thing, man, if I didn't have Grace, uh you know, I'd be up a creek.
And you shouldn't have to deal with this cancer crap on your own either.
You need to tell your boy.
I'm just waiting for the right time.
That dad at the collapsed house Ray.
I'll bet he was waiting for the right time too.
PECKNOLD: If you need to Keep time on me JUDD: I mean, look, one way or another, the truth's coming out, 'cause it always does.
Yeah, you're right.
I need to tell him.
Speak of the devil.
Hey, Dad.
I was thinking maybe we could try that paleo place on Lamar.
I have a bunch of AARs I gotta go through.
You know, after the storm comes the paperwork.
No worries.
I'll see you at home.
That went well.
GILLIAN: I've never seen the bus this empty, completely out of compression bandages, saline bags, cold packs.
ROSEWATER: Don't forget about the antimicrobial towelettes.
There's a huge run on those.
- More.
- Okay.
(CLEARS THROAT) Um, Hey, I I know I don't say it enough, but you two killed it out there.
Enough? You've never said it.
Wait, there was that one shift on Christmas Eve when she no.
No, first time.
- Maybe the last.
- (CELL PHONE BUZZING) No, it's maybe (CELL PHONE CLICKS) Mom? What's going on? Okay, um um, I'm leaving right now.
Can you guys finish up? Yeah, is everything okay? I'm not sure.
ROSEWATER: Yeah, we got it.
Go on.
REPORTER (ON TV): Austinites are picking up the pieces after a series of tornadoes that meteorologists have rated as EF4s.
35 fatalities, scores more injured, damages are estimated in the billions.
But the people in the city are banding together, in no small part due to the brave efforts of first responders, who have proved that not even tornadoes can mess with Texas.
- (TV BLEEPS) - MARJAN: Wait, what? I almost got crushed by a hybrid.
I opened up a house with the jaws of life.
And the probie makes the news for what, passing out water? This world makes no sense.
Do I look that swole in real life? Only your head.
Go shine the pole, Probie.
(LAUGHS) Curls for the girls.
I want to show you something.
See that shed out there? It's about as sturdy as a soda can.
The wind blew everything else in this yard all to hell.
(SOLEMN MUSIC) But it's still standing.
Almost makes you believe there's a reason for it.
You still want to go through Iris' old things? Maybe that's exactly what you should do.
GRACE: Lord, we pray that you please bless those who were affected by the storm.
Give them strength.
And we pray that you please grant us with wisdom and guidance as we help those during their time of need.
It's only in your son's name that we pray, Father.
- Amen.
- ALL: Amen.
- Okay.
- JUDD: Hey.
You weren't at the house, so I thought I'd swing by and bring you a latte and, you know, maybe say howdy.
Thank you for the dinner you left in the Crock-Pot.
That was good.
Judd, I thought you weren't coming back to this house of half-wits.
I'm sorry for what I said to you, and, uh, yeah, I was being a jackass.
- Judd, not in church.
- Oh, um, yeah, I know.
Uh (CLEARS THROAT) Look, I saw things today that were So clearly miracles, you know? And I saw some things that were just heartbreaking beyond all comprehension.
And I don't I don't know where He is in all that and I don't know where I stand with any of it.
Well, I get it.
I do.
But you and I both know that sometimes bad things just happen, my love.
And that's why they call us.
So maybe you just need a little time.
Yeah, I guess in my time, I'll figure it out.
And that's okay.
(TENDER MUSIC) Where does that leave us, though? Yeah, that I don't need to figure out.
That no, look.
This is important to you, so it's important to me.
So I will be here with you same way you've been with me.
So that means you'll start coming to Tuesday night Bible study again? I'll be at Sunday service.
- Oh, you'll come Sunday? - Mm-hmm.
Yeah, I might even sing for you.
Really? But I draw the line at doing the praise hands thing.
- I ain't doing it.
- Well, that's fine.
I'll meet you there 'cause I got enough praise hands for both of us.
- Yeah, good.
- All right? Good deal.
And thank you.
I love you.
I love you too.
Are you staying or are you going to go? - Yeah, y'all need help.
- Absolutely we do.
GRACE: Oh, look, this gotta go.
Thought you'd be asleep.
I'm not tired.
Is something wrong? When I was in your office today, I was looking for some gum, and I found a pill bottle instead.
At least I think that's how you pronounce it.
I looked it up, and it's anti-nausea meds for chemo patients.
The cough it's lung cancer, right? (KEYS JINGLING) I was gonna tell you.
Sure you were.
(SCOFFS) How long have you known? (EXHALES DEEPLY) - Since before we left New York.
- Wow.
Wow, you must think I'm so weak.
(SOFT MUSIC) Admit it.
You didn't think that I could handle it.
No, it's not that at all.
You thought that fragile TK would spin out and OD again? That's what you thought, right? - It's not like that at all.
- Then why would you lie to me every single minute of every day? The reason I didn't tell you about my diagnosis is not because I think you're weak.
It's because I am.
I knew that if I told you and looked in your eyes and saw grief or fear It would make it real.
(EXHALES DEEPLY) Dad, look at me.
Do you see fear and grief? No.
You know why? Because you are gonna kick the crap out of this cancer, especially because from now on, I've got your back.
I've got your back, Dad.
SINGER: Oh, where have you been My blue-eyed son? Thanks, Son.
SINGER: And where have you been My darling young one? I stumbled down the side of twelve misty mountains (PAGES CRACKLING, THERESA GASPS) Look at you two troublemakers.
Remember that? MICHELLE: Yeah, Mom, I remember - the Alamo.
- (THERESA LAUGHS) What's wrong? Your wrists bothering you? Yeah, they just sort of seize up in the weather.
The joys of being a certain age.
(GROANS) Watch it, you.
You know what would help? Yoga.
My knees were killing me; I'm a new woman now.
Really? Maybe I'll come with you sometime.
You know she'd want you to be happy, Michelle.
I know.
Then I'm gonna fix you up on a date.
I'm sure you could stand to get laid.
Mom! I haven't been dating, but it doesn't mean I haven't gotten laid.
(GASPS) What? You said Iris got in a blue truck that night? Yeah.
Why? SINGER: It's a hard And it's a hard And it's a hard Oh, my God.
SINGER: It's a hard rain's Gonna fall
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