The Stand: Season 1, Episode 2

The Dreams (9 May 1994)

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The plague has taken its toll and only those immune to the virus are alive. The forces of good and evil are slowly taking shape. Those that have been dreaming about Mother Abigail are ... See full summary »



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Lucy Swann


The plague has taken its toll and only those immune to the virus are alive. The forces of good and evil are slowly taking shape. Those that have been dreaming about Mother Abigail are slowly making their way towards her in Nebraska. Stu Redmond joins up with Frannie Goldsmith and others. When Nick Andros and the first of the travelers arrive, Mother Abigail tells them they will soon be moving further west, to Colorado. Randall Flagg is gathering his own forces as he releases Lloyd Henreid from jail. Through her dreams, he also recruits Nadine Cross, who had been traveling with Larry Underwood. Written by garykmcd

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Did You Know?


In the original novel, Larry journeys out of Manhattan with Rita Blakemoor. Blakemoor is much older than Larry and addicted to pills, eventually dying of a deliberate overdose in New England. In the miniseries, Rita's character is subsumed into that of Nadine, who continues on to the finale. See more »


Harold's zits fade a bit on Glen's porch when everyone is drinking beer, then reappear distinctly when he is puking at the Vermont Disease Center. After this, they disappear for the rest of the movie. See more »


Stu Redman: We'll try to find the old black woman, assuming she's real...
Glen Bateman: Folks around these parts call me Mother Abigail, I'm 106 years old and I still make my own bread.
Stu Redman: That's her.
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References Kojak (1973) See more »


What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Music by Charles Crozat Converse
Lyrics by Joseph M. Scriven
Performed by Ruby Dee
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