The Stand: Season 1, Episode 1

The Plague (8 May 1994)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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When a deadly virus escapes from a government research facility, few prove to be immune to its effects. With symptoms similar to the flu, those who come into contact with it quickly die. ... See full summary »

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When a deadly virus escapes from a government research facility, few prove to be immune to its effects. With symptoms similar to the flu, those who come into contact with it quickly die. One survivor is Stu Redmond, a gas station attendant from Texas, who suffers no ill effects whatsoever. Kept in a medical research facility in Vermont, doctors try to determine why he is still alive. Others that also survive include Frannie Goldsmith who lives with her dad; Nick Andros, a deaf-mute; a rock musician, Larry Underwood; and Lloyd Henreid, in jail for murder. Survivors begin to have dreams, either about an old Afican-American woman, Mother Abigail, or a much scarier evil man. Written by garykmcd

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Trivia

Kathy Bates:  As Rae Flowers (uncredited), a radio DJ. In the book, this character was male. See more »

Goofs

When Stu Redman leaves the isolation room in the Vermont CDC, the camera and cameraman are reflected in the glass of the door. See more »

Quotes

Stu Redman: I think we're in big trouble.
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Crazy Credits

The film opens with white words on a black screen: This is the way the world ends/This is the way the world ends/This is the way the world ends/Not with a bang but a whimper. (These four lines are the final stanza from T.S. Eliot's poem "The Hollow Men".) See more »

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References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

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Sharp Dressed Man
Written by Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons, and Dusty Hill
Performed by ZZ Top
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