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A Demon Once Removed
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Show Marvellous Boxes
Webpage http://www.decoderringtheatre.com/showcase/
Air Date 15 March 2012
Episode Number 1
Episode Length 34 min
Genre Sci Fi
Director Gregg Taylor
Writer Tim Prasil
Music By [[]]
Players


The first in a six-part series from author Tim Prasil, presenting all-new anthology tales that take us on a tour of endless worlds of the imagination. This week, a remarkable new invention gives a chance for last goodbyes... but is that a blessing, or a curse? One family finds out as they meet... A Demon Once Removed.

Cast of Characters

Don McElroy

Diane McElroy

Cloyann McElroy

Jacob, Don's grandfather

Nicole, the funeral home trainee

Funeral Home Representative

Jason, Don's son

Plot

Don McElroy's mother very recently passed away. The representative of the funeral home offers him a device--a box with a button--that will let him have a final conversation with his mother. Given Don's habit of placing blame, should he press that button?

Quotes

DON: Did you just say 'harken'? If I may ask, where are you from?
FUNERAL HOME REPRESENTATIVE: Oh, up . . . north?

JASON: I said you need to let her go! Now!
JACOB: Or what? Believe me, she don't need the Lone Ranger. Doin' fine on her own!

NICOLE: If we're gonna shoot him, I want to do it! Seriously, I want to shoot him!

Trivia

Diane mentions that she heard about "the box with a button" on the radio. A radio promo for a news story on such a device is heard in "Remembering the Martians," another Marvellous Boxes play produced by Decoder Ring Theatre.

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