In The Dark (2019) s02e07 Episode Script

The Straw That Broke the Camel's Back

Guys, come on! Chels, Felix.
What's going on? I made breakfast.
- Morning, Benjamin.
- What? I made you breakfast.
No, I heard you.
I'm I'm surprised.
You've been letting me stay here for free.
You gave me a job.
It's just my way of saying thank you, - or-or whatever.
- Thank you.
Looks delicious.
No problem.
Hey, are you not gonna eat with us? Oh, I ate when I got up.
Yeah, this is, uh, it's just for you guys.
I am going to jump in the shower, though.
That was really decent of you.
- Chels, don't.
- What? Yum! This is a real twist, huh? Oh, my God, are you okay? Yeah.
No, I'm fine, I'm good.
I'm actually really good.
I'm My brother's come a long way, and I think his sobriety might actually stick this time.
Oh, I-I I didn't know, um Don't say anything.
Like, it's-it's a very touchy subject.
Nobody in my family talks to him anymore because of it.
Really? That's not cool.
No, I get it.
Uh, my mom died of cancer.
I don't think I don't think you know that.
I'm so sorry.
It's okay, it was years ago.
Um Anyway, at the end, she was in an insane amount of pain, like an unbearable amount of pain.
And the doctors couldn't figure out why.
And it turns out that Ben was stealing her pain meds and replacing them with vitamin C.
Oh, my God.
I mean, addiction's a bad disease.
Hey, please don't judge him.
Okay? I've forgiven him for everything, and I wish the rest of my family would do the same.
I mean, he's a completely different person now.
Okay? I'm really, really proud of him.
Hey there.
Felix Bell.
I don't know if we've been, like, formally introduced, actually, so, um, but ver-very nice to meet you.
What is this? He's cool.
So you change your mind about turning on Nia? Yeah.
When you try and kill my best friend, I'm not really gonna want to work for you anymore.
I feel you.
So, what's the what's the secret plan? She told you, I'm cool.
All right.
There's this dude, Josiah, who's closing in on Nia.
I'm gonna help him take over her territory little by little till she has nothing left.
You said we were gonna destroy her.
That's what we're doing.
I'm gonna feed Josiah Nia's product, but only after we get all of it out of Guiding Hope.
My boy Trey told me he's losing his patience, so we gotta get this done.
Why can't Felix just give you the code to the safe, and you give it all to him now? Nah.
If Nia finds out what you're holding's gone missing, she'll come after you guys.
We need to make her realize Guiding Hope isn't a good fit for her operation so she'll move everything out.
Then we can get it to Josiah.
I need you guys to play it cool.
Meantime, I'm gonna find her a better stash house and convince her to move it.
What are we supposed to do? Nothing.
Don't do anything.
But we have a drop today.
Tell 'em you can't do it, that there's too many people around.
I don't want you guys looking good while I'm trying to convince her to move her stuff out.
Okay, so you basically brought us all the way here just to tell us to do nothing? Yeah, well, you're you.
And I need this to go smooth.
I got it.
My wife paid, Parish.
I'm getting it, okay? Swear to God.
You better get it to me.
All right, you almost done? We gotta go.
All my friends get to stay home on parent-teacher conference days.
Well, not you, because you are grounded.
So you're coming to work with me until Grandma can pick you up.
Why did Murphy say all that stuff last night? What stuff? The stuff about you getting away with murder.
Look, Murphy is an alcoholic.
And I am starting to think a pathological liar.
She's not right in the head.
Which-which is why I don't I don't want you around her.
Now, get your boots on.
I can't be late.
Jess hasn't responded to any of my texts.
Is she talking to you? She literally hasn't said a word to me in the last 12 hours.
Cool! Like So how are we supposed to include her if she Hey, Benjamin.
Thanks again for that yummy breakfast.
That was delightful.
It's like, how are we Hey Jess.
Are you feeling any better? Don't.
Come on, Jess, you know the silent treatment is particularly mean to blind people.
Wh-What's up? Uh, nothing.
Um What? I was just, um I-I was just Look, when we met, um, I wasn't looking for this.
Like, a relationship or whatever.
Oh, okay.
Yeah I didn't I didn't think we were in a relationship.
I just thought we were hanging out.
Right, well, um, we-we hang out every day.
I know.
We don't have to we don't have to do that.
We can just we can take things slow.
- I just - Mm-hmm? I just don't think this is gonna work.
Okay, um Hey, Sterling, uh You know what, actually, I think do you C-Can you maybe, like, not be here? Can you leave for the day? Could you go talk to Felix and tell him you're sick or something? I just I need space.
Um This has nothing to do With me.
Thank you.
This can't happen again.
When do you want me to hit back? His guys are loyal to a fault.
If you hit Josiah, you're dead.
Josiah's almost out of product.
When we get that shipment from Mateo next week, he'll be completely choked off.
Meantime, find me another way into that prison.
Yeah? Hey, it's-it's Murphy.
Um, I know we're supposed to make a drop today, but there's just a lot of people here, and I'm thinking it might be - It's off.
- Oh.
What happened? We lost our way into the prison.
We were supplying the prison? Yeah.
Where did you think? Um, I-I didn't, I guess.
I don't know, I-I didn't think about it.
All right, bye.
Call "Max Cellmate.
" Calling Max Cellmate.
Hello? Can I talk to Max? He's in the infirmary getting stitched up.
He got jumped.
What? Why? Why you think? He owes stuff to, like, 20 guys.
You know who he's working for? He's gonna need a delivery, like, now.
I gotta go.
The whole reason you put the drugs in here is to keep Max safe.
Now Max definitely not safe.
Yes, the irony is not lost on me.
Now, I What? Go ahead.
Say "I told you so," and I'll just punch you in the face.
Did I say that? Murphy? Okay.
Come on.
Let's hear it.
Hear what? You're gonna tell me some insane idea to get drugs to Max, so bring it on.
Wait, you think we can do that? No.
No! Why do I talk? Why do I ever talk? Smoked my first cigarette last year.
Now look at me.
- Shh.
- Shh? - Shh.
- Shh! You heard Darnell.
"Don't do anything.
" Literally, that was his only instruction.
It's fine because no one's gonna know.
Is it working? - Oh, God, it is.
- Let me see.
This will definitely fit in Max's waistband.
You're a genius.
You still have a long way to go.
Now you need to contact Max, okay? His cellmate gave me his number.
What am I supposed to say? Just pretend you're one of Nia's guys and tell him he has to be at visitation today.
Um "Meet your new supplier" Yeah.
"at visitation.
- Or else.
" - Or else? I don't know, Murphy.
I've never sent a threatening text before.
It's not a threatening text, you dumb-ass.
Just say, "Be at visitation today for a drop-off.
" "Be at visitation today for a drop-off.
" One second! Jess.
Hey, what's up? You know, it's one thing to store heroin here, but it's another thing to steal medication for sick dogs.
Wha What are you talking about? Oh, you know the key to my medicine cabinet? Yesterday, it-it went missing.
And then today, it just mysteriously showed up, and all the opioids are gone, so I swear to God, we didn't touch anything.
I-I have no energy to hear any more lies from you two.
- We're not lying.
- Shut up, Murphy.
S-She left.
I heard her, Felix.
You think someone really stole her opioids? I don't know, but she didn't misplace them, so I don't, I don't know who would do that.
Oh, my God.
What? - Oh, my God.
- What? I think it was Ben.
Chelsea told me he used to be an addict, and he looks - pretty high.
- Felix.
You hired an addict? I obviously didn't know.
She just told me.
I don't know.
Maybe he's just sleepy.
Ugh, it's seriously so hard to tell.
Just ask him.
You'll know if he's lying.
No, no, no.
I-I can't do that.
Um, so we have a lot of drugs here.
If he's stealing pills, he cannot work here.
So grow a pair and go talk to him.
Okay I'll-I'll do it after we get back from the prison.
Visitation's not for another hour.
Do it now.
- Fine.
I'll help you.
- No, Murphy You have a lot of straws to do, - so you're gonna get this over with.
- Murphy.
Murphy, wait.
Felix wants to see you.
Oh, hey.
How's it going? Uh, fine.
You want to have a seat? What-What's up? Um, how you feeling? Great.
Oh, I just wanted to ask, there were some, uh, dog drugs well, painkillers uh, missing, and I just, uh You think it was me? No, no, no, no.
Definitely not.
I just My stupid sister told you, didn't she? No.
What? I don't No.
She didn't tell me anything.
- I'm asking everyone.
- Yeah? Who else did you ask? W-Well, technically, you were Look, it wasn't me, man.
Okay? I'm sober.
92 days.
I didn't Yeah, it's okay.
Just sucks, you know? I don't want to be the person that people think of first when some drugs go missing.
It's like I'm sorry.
It's fine.
Just pretend that, you know 'cause honest I'm very supportive.
Of that, of what you're doing.
Yeah, Dad? Oh, no, I'm-I'm actually just looking for him.
He just ran to the bathroom.
Ah, cool, coo I'm-I'm Gene, by the way.
- I'm your dad's new partner.
- Oh.
It's nice to meet you.
I've-I've heard a lot about you.
Really? He hasn't really mentioned you.
That hurts, Chloe.
That-that hurts bad.
I didn't mean it like that.
I think he just misses his old partner.
Yeah, no, I heard about the death.
Uh That must have been really, really hard.
My dad told me she got transferred.
Mm, I don't know.
I probably had my wires crossed.
- Hey.
- Dean, there he is.
- My man.
- Where you been? Uh, trying to be a hero.
Spent three hours trying to get that truck driver we busted to flip on Nia.
She still won't budge.
Maybe we'll have a little more luck with who she was delivering to.
So you want to see if Parish has access to the kitchen? Okay.
All right.
Want to get a bite? Like, all three of us? Yeah.
I was supposed to grab lunch with Felix before my shift, but he's He just left with Murphy.
They're probably banging.
- Tough break.
- Shut up, Ben.
He texted me that he had a work thing and he had to cancel, but since I was almost here, I thought I would eat with you.
We should go to a bar instead.
- That's not funny.
- All I am to you is an addict, so at the very least, I could be drinking.
What are you talking about? You told Felix? Chels.
What I was saying was how proud I am of you.
And how you've completely turned around.
Then why did he accuse me of stealing dog painkillers? He what? I'm just, I'm over this.
I am over feeling like a pile of trash every waking moment.
I'll see you later.
Why are you being so quiet? You're freaking me out.
I'm sorry, it's just one more thing I could get arrested for.
Obviously, you would take the brunt of it.
- Can you stop, please? - Sorry.
Is Pretzel good to go? Yeah, he's good.
I guess this is where I leave you guys.
I can't wait here.
There's too many guards.
Just pick us up in an hour.
Wait, wait, no.
You wouldn't hug me unless you thought I was gonna get caught.
No, that's not true.
No, it was just a-a good luck hug.
Just in case.
Not that you need luck, but you know.
In case.
You'll be fine, probably.
They're not gonna check Pretzel's vest.
They didn't last time I brought him.
Let's go, Pretzel.
Come on.
Good boy.
Text from Darnell.
Going to talk to Nia.
All good on your end? Uh, yep.
All good here.
- Next.
- Forward.
Uh, I'm here to see Max Parish.
What are you doing here? I had some time to kill, and I know I missed our lunch, so I brought you a sandwich.
You hate sandwiches.
Are you okay? What's going on? Chels, what's going on? You accused Ben of stealing dog drugs? Okay.
There I there were some missing, and I jumped to conclusions.
I trusted you with, like, sensitive information about my family because I thought we were at that place.
I know, I know.
I'm so sorry.
I panicked and Look, I can't even look at you.
- Wait, hold on.
- Can you just go? - Wait, hold on.
- Take your dumb sandwich with you.
No pets allowed.
He's a service animal.
Sorry, no animals.
You can leave him with me.
Since when? I-I've taken him in before.
Then someone wasn't doing their job.
I don't know what to tell you.
Well, can I, can I just quickly take him to the restroom, then? Or I can just guess where the toilet is.
Here's what I'm thinking.
For this district, we rent a house on the app, move our stuff in for a couple days, then we move on.
Cleaning crew contaminates any usable evidence left behind.
A mobile stash house? It's smart, Darnell.
What about transport? That's a lot of moving product around for us.
Safer than where it's at right now.
Nia, real talk, what are we doing there? It's a guide dog school.
There's no security.
There's people coming in and out.
It's weak.
And Murphy she's messy.
She doesn't know what she's doing.
She can't even take care of herself.
And she's holding your product when we're on the ropes? You and I both know we need to get it out of there.
With Josiah closing in, we got to make the smart play here, and it is not Murphy Mason.
Here you go.
One violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Murphy, what the hell are you doing here? I have another visitor.
You can't be here right now.
I'm your other visitor.
Murphy, I don't understand.
Okay, I'm gonna need you to catch up a little faster.
So, um, your old boss hired me.
Okay, I guess she needed someone to fill your old position.
And I made a deal with her.
So that's why I'm here.
So you're the reason why I'm still alive? Um, let's just talk about something else.
How was your day? Oh, well, it was surprising.
- Yeah.
- Someone did something very stupid for me.
Well, mine sucked.
My cane broke.
Your what? Yeah.
It's jammed or something, but maybe you could, um, maybe-maybe you could try to fix it for me.
This keeps happening, Murphy.
Told you, you should get a new one.
Probably should.
I'm just not really great with change.
I like what I like.
All fixed.
Thank you.
You're-you're insane.
Max, it's you.
I'll do anything to make sure you're okay.
You should go.
Uh, Murphy What? Nothing.
Yo, yo.
Wait up.
Max Parish works in the kitchen.
- Are you serious? - Yeah.
- Oh, he's such an idiot.
- I know, right? Well, we got to check every package, every phone call, every visitor.
I have no doubt that Nia is trying to figure out another way to get her product to him as we speak.
Well, Max had visiting hours today.
- Great.
I'll call the warden.
- Yeah.
Oh, hey, uh, how did, you know, lunch go? Like, was it You had - Like, how did, how did - What are you saying to me right now? We talked about this.
Full sentences.
I think I might've kind of messed up with your daughter.
- I'm sorry? - I told her that Jules died.
- You what? - I'm so sorry.
- I-I thought she knew.
- Well, she didn't.
Murphy Mason was his only visitor today? Yeah.
All right, well, I guess let me know if he has any other visitors and, um, double-check any packages coming in through the kitchen.
- You got it.
- Thanks.
Hey, I got the shipment.
I don't want you guys to use Murphy Mason to get to me.
It's really dangerous and you must have another person.
Murphy got it to him? - Did you know about this? - No.
I thought your girl was supposed to be our eyes in that place.
Yeah, I don't know.
Before I deal with Murphy, bring me your girl.
Hi, I'm Dr.
How are you? I've been better.
Wallace, I read your file, and It's impressive, isn't it? Your condition is clearly worsening, and it's affecting your ability to move around safely.
Uh, well, I'm usually better, it's just that periphery that It is my strong recommendation that you learn to use a cane.
What, that It's just a fluke accident.
No, it wasn't.
And next time it might be a car and not a meter.
Here is the address for The Chicago Institute for the Blind.
They can get you set up with whatever you need.
They do have, of course, a number of different resources for patients.
I'm calling to refill a couple of my prescription orders.
Yeah, uh, actually, sorry, can I call you back? Yeah.
Hey, it's me.
It's Jess.
Um, I'm just wondering if we could talk, maybe we can meet up? - Hi.
- Hi.
- What am I doing here? - I don't know.
I'm sorry.
I just, um, my my life is falling apart, and I just, I needed someone that I feel safe around.
What's going on? Um So, um, just, well, Murphy got me into trouble, like, more than just trouble, she, like What? It's just I don't know.
Typical, I guess.
Yeah Wait, what-what's typical? You do realize you blame Murphy for literally everything that goes wrong in your life? - No, that's not, that's not true.
- It's true, Jess.
Did Murphy make you cheat on me? Did Murphy make you announce it to all my friends? Because I'm pretty sure that was you.
Oh, my God.
I can't believe I actually thought you were finally gonna apologize.
When in reality, I'm just the last resort for a hug.
You are unreal.
- No, that's actually not why - You think you're so much better than Murphy when you guys are exactly the same.
And you can keep walking around choosing to believe that you're the victim and that she's the reason that you do bad things, when she's not.
You're the reason you do bad things, Jess.
Okay No, I'm sorry I couldn't help.
I love that everyone left for the day and no one bothered to lock the door.
- It's fine.
- Is it? Thanks for Thanks for today.
No problem.
So, do you still love Max, or? Why are you asking me that? You're not, like, my gal pal.
Oh, that's a yes.
Shut up.
Are you going to Are you going home after this? No, I'm gonna stay here.
I haven't done any actual work in, like, three days.
Plus I'm super depressed about Chelsea.
Well, I'm going to the Linsmore, I'm gonna grab a drink with Josh.
I can gauge her level of hatred for you.
You've been spending a lot of time with this Josh dude lately.
I have not.
Sucks to be Max.
You're an idiot.
Just try to keep it cool, you know? Don't want any trouble in Murphy town.
I'm leaving.
What's I What's going on? I didn't know you were still here.
Here I am.
Hey, um listen.
I wanted to say, uh, I'm really sorry, again, for accusing you of stealing our drugs.
That wasn't cool.
And I'm sorry.
Oh, uh, I did.
You you what? Uh, I stole them.
Well your sister is Pretty pissed at you? Yeah.
I kind of figured that would happen, sorry.
Well then y-you can't work here if you're stealing drugs.
Yeah, I guess that makes sense.
All right.
So, we'll get the paperwork started, then.
Thing is, if you fire me, I'll tell everyone about the heroin you're hiding in the bathroom.
Certainly explains the IRS, the, uh, lack of customers, why you guys are so weird all the time.
How about this? I keep my job, and I won't call the police on you.
In fact, I want a raise.
How's an extra $500 a week sound? Yeah.
Yeah, that'll-that'll work.
And, um it's probably a given, but yeah, I wouldn't, I wouldn't tell my sister about this.
See you tomorrow, boss.
Hey, Murph, I'm about to head out.
- Do you want a beer? - Oh, always.
Um look, about Felix - I don't want to talk about it.
- Okay.
I can't believe you beat me here.
Yeah, my driver was, like, a total psycho.
What's up? Not much.
Just Is that what I think it is? - It is.
- Mm.
- Yeah.
- You got a cane.
Yeah, well, I took a bit of a tumble, so yeah.
How's it feel? Oh.
Yeah, the fun thing about having one of these while you still have your eyesight is you can see how everyone stares at you.
Well, one good thing, uh, to look forward to when you're fully blind is that you don't have to look at people's stupid faces anymore.
You-you wanted to see me? Sam tells me that Murphy Mason delivered product into the prison today.
You know about that? I didn't.
And why not? Uh, well, Jess and I sort of, um, ended things.
We were in a thing and I don't care how you get your information, just get it.
Now go get me Mason.
Hello? Right now? Yes.
I can be there.
Um I'm really sorry.
I I would love to stay, but I Don't worry.
I'll, uh, I'll drink alone.
Try hitting on some chicks with your cane.
Girls love a sob story.
Listen, uh I know that Gene told you about Jules today.
But I just figured it was another thing you were keeping from me.
Well, it is actually the thing that I've been keeping from you.
It's, um honestly hard for me to talk about but the weekend that Murphy and I went away Jules took her own life.
We were supposed to be working together but I took a couple days off to go out of town, and, uh When the chief called to tell me what Jules had done, I I blamed myself for not being there.
And Murphy wasn't exactly sympathetic, which led to a big fight between us, and, um, that is the real reason that we broke up.
But what Jules did, it wasn't your fault.
I know that now.
But in the moment being so far away uh it was just easier to blame myself.
And that's why Murphy called you a murderer.
She knew saying that would hurt me on a very deep level.
I am so sorry I didn't tell you.
I love you so much, Chloe.
I love you, too.
How you doing? Um I'm good.
How I'm good.
How are you? Alive.
Thanks to your friend.
She's good to have around.
I heard you been smuggling my product.
I'm sorry.
I-I Look, I don't know how you did it, but I want you to keep doing it.
And you're gonna start delivering to the women's prison, too.
You know, everybody thinks it's stupid for me to keep my stash at Guiding Hope, but what they don't realize, ain't that dog school I see potential in, it's you.
- Me? - Yeah.
You act like you don't like it, but you're good at it.
You don't ask permission, you don't rely on anybody, you just do.
And you do it for yourself.
That's exactly how I got to where I am right now.
But if we're gonna keep working together, - you need to know a few things.
- What? I can see how loyal you are to the people you love.
And I admire that.
But I'm gonna need some of that loyalty, too.
Be careful who you trust.
I learned that the hard way.
People are just out for themselves.
And when their back's against the wall, that's when you got to watch out.
Take it from me.
Relationships are the death of this business.
Jess? Hey.
I was just heading out.
Um, where are you going? Mm just to a motel or something.
I just can't be here right now.
Well, if anyone should go, I feel like it should probably be me.
- Hey.
- Yeah.
How'd it go? - She go for the mobile stash house? - Not yet.
But I can get her there.
- When? - I don't know.
She's a little paranoid right now, given the fact that she was just shot.
Just get her stash moved, or tell me where it's at right now.
I told you I can't do that.
But I'll get it moved, don't worry.
Hey, what's up? Yeah, I thought about what you said, but I think I'm gonna keep everything where it is.
Guiding Hope is working for us.
That Murphy girl really stepped it up today.
Really, she-she stepped it up? What do you mean? She found me a new way into the prison.
Seem like she knows what she is doing to me.
It's Darnell.
We need to talk.
What were you thinking? I didn't think she'd find out.
Of course she did.
And now she's keeping her H here for good.
You blew this whole thing.
- What was I supposed to do? - Nothing! I told you to do nothing, and you couldn't even do that.

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