Station Eleven (2021) s01e01 Episode Script

Wheel of Fire

Ay, every inch a king.
When I do stare, see how the subject quakes.
I pardon that man's life.
What was thy cause? Adultery? Thou shalt not die.
For Gloucester's bastard son was kinder to his father than my daughters got.
To 't, luxury, pell-mell, for I lack soldiers.
Behold yond simpering dame, whose face between her forks presages snow, that minces Ah.
The fitchew, nor nor the He's having a heart attack.
He's acting.
No, look.
- Dost thou know me? - Ah - What are you doing? Jeevan, sit down.
Excuse me.
- Jeevan.
- Sorry.
Sir? Sir? Sir! Arthur.
Are you a doctor? Is there is there a doctor? Is there a doctor? Can you Is there a doctor? Can can someone stop the snow? Bob! - I I can't do this.
- Bob? I don't know how to How is there not a doctor? - Get out of the way.
Please, get out of the way.
I need a defibrillator.
Quickly! - I got it! Unpack it.
Someone please turn off the fucking snow! - Stay with me, sir.
Stay with me.
Clear! Charging again.
One more time.
One more time.
- Hold on.
So you don't know CPR? Uh, no.
But you ran on stage anyway.
Did you know the victim? No.
Uh, no, I was just in the audience.
Sorry, excuse me.
Hey, weren't you in the play? What's your name? Kirsten.
Where is your mom or dad? Who looks after you when you're here? Tanya.
The wrangler.
Like your cows? They call the person who looks after the kids the wrangler.
- Oh.
All right, come on, let's let's go find your wrangler.
Hey, excuse me, sir.
Do you know where Tanya - No.
The wrangler - Yeah.
That's what I said.
Tanya? Hey, excuse me.
Do you know a Tanya? She's the wrangler for the for the Do you think Arthur's dead? If he is he was doing what he loved most in the world when he died.
So that's cool, right? Acting is what I love most in the world, too.
- Okay, well.
It's it's it's good that you have something.
- Honey.
Oh, my God.
Are you okay? - Mm-hmm.
- Okay.
Let's go.
Thank you.
- All right.
Fuck! All I can tell you is, tonight, Arthur Leander fainted due to dehydration.
- Oh, come on.
You saw him.
That's not dehydration.
Do you have any questions? - Does this have anything to do with his weight? Hi.
What happened to Tanya the Wrangler? Oh, she's in there with Arthur.
So how do you usually get home? I take the L with Tanya.
- Okay, come on.
I'll walk you to the L.
But I can't go with a stranger unless Tanya and my parents say it's okay.
Hello, I'm Jeevan Chaudhary.
And you're Kirsten - Raymonde.
- Raymonde, okay.
So now we're not strangers.
Come on.
You know they gave me a Shakespeare coach? Yeah, when movie stars decide to do Shakespeare, they make you take a test.
I'll bet.
You know, until yesterday, I thought that I thought that I was never gonna see you again.
Why are you here? I finished.
I wanted you to have one.
She's Kiki.
She's in the play with us.
Who's that? He's the asshole that ruined my life.
Hi, Laura.
It's me again.
I'm gonna be a bit later 'cause I have I have to drop something off.
But I I wish you hadn't left.
But I I hope you're feeling better.
All right, bye.
You should save your battery.
You're in the red.
What happens if it dies before you plug it in again, do you die too? Next to Metra, South Shore Line Millennium Station.
Who's Laura? Laura is my girlfriend.
You gonna get married? - Probably, yeah.
I think so.
What kind of job do you have? I'm a I'm a reporter.
Like a reporter or, uh, a cultural critic, slash I I had a website.
I create content I don't have a job.
I thought you were a doctor.
How did you know how to do all that EMT stuff with Arthur? Yeah, I think I just I learned that watching "ER.
" But you were the first one in the theater to know.
Or just the first one who stood up.
Must be hard not knowing what you want to be.
- Takes a while.
- Yeah.
I'm eight.
Next to Metra, South Shore Line Millennium Station.
- Want a cashew? - Uh, no, thanks.
You know your parent's numbers by heart? Yeah.
In my phone.
I spy with my little eye something blue and pink.
Do you know about this flu? - What, that thing in Asia? - Mostly Europe.
Hold on.
Fuck you! You think I care at all, Sam? Northwestern ER just sent their overflow to us.
- Hi.
I wasn't supposed to be at work today, but I got called back to the ER an hour ago.
A 16-year-old flew in from Moscow last night.
Presented with flu symptoms early - Ahh! Let's go!! - Sorry, Siya.
One sec.
We've never seen a flu like this before.
It's fucking chaos.
I don't know, it sounds kind of bad.
I was gonna ask you if you wanted to get a drink, but I guess you're working late tonight.
Laura and I are in a fight Ronny, where the fuck is my 'Cause I lost my job at the flower shop.
Jeevan, it's too late to run.
You need to get to Frank.
Don't believe a word the news says.
The city's gonna be fucked.
People are walking around already exposed and they don't know it.
Avoid contact with anyone.
Just you, just Frank.
Okay, but this happens, though, right? I mean, this happens Is this happening? - Get to Frank.
Lock yourselves in, build a barricade.
It's your best chance of surviving.
- Surviving? - Yes.
Jeevan, that is what I'm trying to tell you.
Hold on.
I want this in the lobby.
Wherever they fit.
I don't care.
Yes! What part of "yes" do you not fucking understand? Send them here instead, then.
Yes! Yes, yes! Whoo! Yes! Yes! Text me when you get to Frank's, okay? Send a picture on the Chaudhary chain.
Hey, these kids just came in.
Do you remember the time you barfed strawberry Yoo-Hoo on Jenny Kemkin? - Yeah.
- Everyone had chocolate, but you found that one strawberry and you were like, "What? I like strawberry.
" And then you barfed on her when we were playing, um - Sardines, yeah.
- Yeah, sardines.
And you were like, "It was good.
" Yeah, I remember.
I liked when we were kids.
Siya, why are you Get to Frank's.
- No, no.
Siya, what about The next stop is Chicago Avenue.
Jeevan! Are you okay? Yeah.
How far is your house? It's pretty far.
We got off at the wrong stop.
It's this way.
In the last few moments, new guidance from the WHO, the World Health Organization, they're recommending you drink plenty of water and avoid contact with those who are displaying What happens if your phone dies? Do you die? Can you slow down? I have snow in my boots.
- No, come on.
- Hello, you've reached Frank Chaudhary.
Please leave a message and I'll get back to you when I can.
This is the one time you should take my call, you hermit idiot.
I think Tanya and Arthur were boyfriend and girlfriend.
- Yeah.
If it's for Arthur, I'd believe anything about Tanya.
Do you think she loves him? Definitely not.
This is it.
Bye, Jeevan.
I'll wait until you get in the door.
Hi, you've reached Laura.
I can't answer the phone right Don't you have a key? - Tanya has it.
- Fucking Tanya.
Okay, what about your neighbors? My dad hates the neighbors.
What about those neighbors? - They're really old.
- Okay.
Kirsten, please tell me one person in the world who cares about you and I will take you to them, please.
I'm really cold.
Come on.
Come run an errand with me.
I can't leave you here.
Come on.
Let's go.
All right, come on.
- Miranda, is that you? Miranda Carroll.
Clark? How how are you calling this phone? I wanted to tell you this directly.
Um, Arthur has died.
I I'm so sorry.
He he he um, he had a heart attack on stage tonight, doing "Lear.
" Um, I mean, I don't know how much you've been in touch lately or Miranda? What did you say? Miranda? In the U.
, the FAA has not set any travel restrictions into or out of the country.
or ahead of it, no one's certain.
But the holiday travel season is likely to remain Looks like your flight's safe.
- Yeah.
You should sleep another hour.
We don't have to leave until 7:00.
I'm not coming.
It's your friend's funeral.
I just can't take two weeks off.
No, you're right.
It's my burden.
I can't share my weight every time.
I accept this.
No fucking thank you.
This thing is a lot bigger than the major governments expected.
This is not the boy cries wolf.
This is the wolf.
Do you have money? Of course.
- You don't have a job.
- Okay, but I have money.
What's it like having a brother? It's annoying.
Why? Because brothers and sisters know you too well.
Was that your sister on the phone? Yeah.
What did she say? Jeevan, what did she say? Do you like Yoo-Hoo? She talked for way longer than that.
No, I mean the drink.
Come on.
Come on, it's the best.
Is that chocolate milk? 'Cause I'm not allowed to have sugar.
Even on a sleepover, I can't break the rule.
What? Now is usually when I when I would have a panic attack, but I I did that already back there.
It's kind of like I planned it.
Come on.
Let's go.
We need way more stuff than this.
Uh, we don't take check.
Yeah, I mean, are people really paying for their groceries with checks still? When they're fake.
Never any doubt.
- Yeah.
Uh, hey, excuse me? Is this because of that thing? Uh, the flu? Uh, should I go somewhere? You should go home.
Is everyone still feeling okay? Yeah? Any coughing? Any sore throats? Anyone feeling hot? No? Okay, that's great.
That's great.
Now listen, all of your parents are getting really, really good treatment right now.
Okay? You guys stay warm.
I'll see you.
Tell them to keep their masks on as much as they can.
Who did you call? My ex-husband.
You? One of my brothers won a Pulitzer when he was 23.
I picked the one who owes me 18 grand and eats cereal for dinner.
- Which one is that? Frank? - Jeevan.
Anyone heard anything else from the CDC? Our doors are not closing, people! They said the tamivir shipment was sent to the east tower.
Something about a new shipping process.
What? Hey, Terrence.
Who did you call? Oh, I just tweeted, "Bye.
" Dodson thought tamivir would work.
- At least he died hopeful.
- Would you want to know if tamivir doesn't work if you were dying? You want that hope.
- Can someone help me? Anyone? Hey.
I'm I'm sorry to bother you guys.
Where do I take her? - Come with me.
I'll be right back.
Why did you say that to that man? Jeevan? Why did you tell him to go home? When are you gonna take me home? My parents don't know where I am.
Look, Kirsten, I know I know this is all a little scary, okay? But they're saying that there's a a health scare coming, okay, and people are supposed to get inside.
And the problem is we we can't reach anyone who knows you even exist.
That's not fair! If you want to go back to your house, you want to try and get in, we'll call a cab.
We'll figure it out.
Or you you can spend the night at my brother's apartment.
I'm not allowed to say you have to 'cause that's kidnapping, I think.
And people should choose for themselves what they want.
- I'm eight.
- I know, but You have to choose.
I'll go home.
You got enough money for a cab? - Yeah.
It was nice to meet you.
Hey, Kirsten.
Uh, yeah, it's really weird.
Your your parents just messaged me.
I messaged them earlier.
I think they just got it.
Uh, yeah.
Turns out their car got stuck in Lake Forest.
So so, yeah, they want you to come with me and and stay the night at Frank's.
It turns out they know Frank from from work things, so they're cool with it.
Also, I was wrong.
The world's not ending.
So that's cool.
- Okay.
- Okay.
You're gonna steer, okay? I'll push.
- Okay.
- You got it? - Yeah.
- Okay.
Frank's gonna be excited.
Hello, you've reached Frank Chaudhary.
Please leave a message and I'll get back to you.
- Just wait here, okay? - Okay.
Hello? No.
Don't open the door.
I'll call an ambulance for you.
I'll have an ambulance come.
Don't open it, man.
I've got a kid with me.
- I have to get to the Okay, come on.
Let's go.
- What was wrong with him? - Don't look at him.
Let's just go.
We're going for that door.
Just watch out for the ice.
All right.
It's to the left.
All right.
Stop, stop, stop, stop.
Okay, okay.
Uh, I'm the brother of Frank Chaudhary who lives on the 42nd floor, I think.
And this is his niece.
Our niece.
Both our niece.
- I gotta call up.
- Yeah, that's fine.
I mean, he knows we're coming.
And we got some things for for his Christmas party.
- Good evening, Mr.
I've got a Jeevan down here.
Says he's your brother.
He's with your niece.
Want to come up.
They've got some items for your Christmas party.
- Hey, Frank.
Hi, Uncle Frank.
- Freight elevator's that way.
- All right, thank you.
Hold that, please! Oh! Oh.
I'm so sorry.
This thing is huge.
Can I squeeze in with you guys? It's really full.
Uh, I think if I just kinda angle it, I can squeeze the thing It's fuckin' full! It was really full.
Frank, open the door, Frank.
- Hold on! - Come on! - Hold on! - Open it! Jeev.
Little white girl.
- Okay, it's all coming in.
Back up.
Frank, this is Kirsten.
Kirsten, Frank.
- Hi.
- Hi.
Do you know what's happening? No, what's happening? Have you spoken to Siya? - No, I've been working.
What are you do No.
I don't need all this.
- Back up! I need to get it in.
- I don't need it! I got groceries.
- The world's ending, Frank! Okay? It's actually ending.
I I lied.
It's it's ending.
I spoke to Siya at the hospital.
How how do you know my brother? Now she's not answering her phone.
We met at the play.
She told me that this thing, this flu, it's it's it's mutated.
I appreciate you bringing me stuff.
And that this This is not a storage facility.
You know my neighbors No one knows anything, Frank.
- Just sit down.
Just calm down.
Just just breathe.
Yeah, I think it's the flu! - The flu? The flu made you buy groceries? - I did see.
- But then turn on the TV for one minute, and and maybe you'll see that What is that? I think it's that.
We have to go get Siya.
She told me to come get you.
And to build a barricade.
I'm glad you guys are together.
It's quiet here now.
I love you.
I love you.
Miss you.
Let's get to the lake.
Hello, I'm Jeevan Chaudhary.
And you're Kirsten - Raymonde.
- Raymonde Kirsten! We're rehearsing again.
- Okay.
I'll be there in a minute.
- See you over there.
- Okay.

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