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Dead Air
Season 1, Episode 8
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Episode Information
Air Date

May 5, 2015

Written By

Aiyana White

Directed By

Zetna Fuentes

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Dead Air was the eighth episode of Season 1. It aired on May 5, 2015 and had a total of 1.62 million live U.S. viewers.[1]

PlotEdit

A group of teens get a scare when a disheveled young pregnant woman approaches them muttering for help. Unfortunately, the woman doesn't survive but her baby does. Liv and Clive begin questioning suspects in her murder, and after consuming the victim’s brain, a fierce maternal instinct kicks in for Liv. Meanwhile, Major makes a shocking discovery. Ravi Chakrabarti and Blaine DeBeers also star.[2]

RecapEdit

The episode opens with Lowell giving Liv a foot massage. Ravi is at the police station awaiting Major’s release. Enter Peyton who piques Ravi’s interest. Major emerges from the doors where he has been quite worked over, and Ravi breaks the news that Jerome and Eddie’s bodies were discovered in the aftermath of their last case. At the morgue Liv and Ravi witness a murder over the air on a radio show. Clive and Liv begin the investigation by procuring 30 hours of radio footage. Liv is listening to the show as she prepares her brains. Ravi tells Liv he has a thing for Peyton. They discover the zombie rat, which is nice to Liv, as they are both zombies.

Ravi explains in medical speak how he will attempt to cure the zombie plague. Liv’s new brains make her quite outspoken and overly analytical, especially of others' relationships and psychological states. At the radio station, Clive and Liv talk to a coworker of the victim, as Liv has her first vision, of the victim being confronted by the coworkers wife. Liv doesn’t believe that his wife and the caller are one in the same.

Major's girlfriend stops by his house, and breaks up with him after criticizing him for acting out-of-character. The police captain meets up with Blaine to explain that he cannot be part of the operation anymore. They speak briefly about Liv. Liv listens to more broadcasts and has another vision of Sasha’s producer and her arguing. Ravi tells Liv that Corrine broke up with Major. As she proceeds to lambaste him about chasing after Peyton. She stops by Major’s to check on him, after being beaten for investigating the missing kids, he was fired. Major tells Liv that he found a brain in the Candyman’s car.

Liv plays dumb regarding the brains, but is still supportive. Major needs Liv to believe him, but it’s hard for her to talk about brains. Liv makes him promise to back off the investigation, he doesn’t. Liv is hurt that Major calls her friend, she misses the ‘girl’ modifier. She heads to Lowell’s to talk about their relationship and they begin to do it, interrupted by a vision. Liv comes home and finds Peyton, she asks about her love life. Ravi asks about Peyton again and Liv tells him that she is out of her league. They have their first fight.

Liv and Ravi aren’t speaking she is listening to more recordings, and finds the voice of ‘Cheated on in Chattanooga,’ it was recorded by her Sasha’s assistant Kailey- as they arrive at her house Liv sees the man from her vision. However it wasn’t Kailey; it was her producer, who planted an ad on the recordings so she would be a suspect. Clive and Liv go to the station and arrest the real culprit who curses Sasha as she sees them arrive. Liv enters the apartment as Ravi is calling Peyton, and on Liv's advice she agrees to go out with him. The zombie rat bites him as Major buys an array of guns and she enjoys scramble brains and eggs with Lowell. She catches a glimpse of Blaine and has another vision, one involving Jerome and Blaine.

CastEdit

StarringEdit

Guest StarringEdit

Co-StarringEdit

  • Bart Anderson as Kevin Barker
  • Drew Tanner as Sam
  • Olena Venidiktova as Oksana
  • Jennifer Kitchen as Impervious Clerk
  • Rob Carpenter as Creepy Looking Man

Liv's Zombie Skills Edit

  • Sasha - Sass / psychological insight.

Brain FoodEdit

  • Liv has brains on a mixed green salad.
  • Liv also eats Jerome's brain mixed in scrambled eggs chez Lowell before she leaves for work.

Body Count Edit

  • To be added.

TriviaEdit

  • Liv makes a reference to Game of Thrones when she says "The Lannisters send their regards".
  • Lowell tells Liv that he can't pull off the Tinkerbell look. Rose McIver played Tinkerbell on the television show Once Upon A Time.
  • The episode opens with the French text La Petite Mort. Literally, the little death, it is also commonly used as a euphemism for an orgasm. This play on words occurs right before a misleading foot massage.

Soundtrack Edit

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