Drive (2007– )

The Starting Line 

A landscaper joins the race to search for his kidnapped wife.


Greg Yaitanes


Ben Queen (creator), Tim Minear (creator) | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Fillion ... Alex Tully
Kristin Lehman ... Corinna Wiles
Mircea Monroe ... Ellie Laird
Riley Smith ... Rob Laird
Kevin Alejandro ... Winston Salazar
JD Pardo ... Sean Salazar
Emma Stone ... Violet Trimble
Rochelle Aytes ... Leigh Barnthouse
Taryn Manning ... Ivy Chitty
Melanie Lynskey ... Wendy Patrakas
Dylan Baker ... John Trimble
Michael Hyatt ... Susan Chamblee
Richard Brooks ... Detective Ehrle
Patrick Fischler ... Brad
Brian Bloom ... Allan James


An assortment of various people are randomly chosen to meet in Key West, Florida by a shady emissary, known only as 'Mr. Bright', to compete in a cross-country, illegal car race for a $32 million prize. Among the characters introduced is Alex Tully, a Nebraska landscaper searching for his kidnapped wife when he's partnered with a shady woman, named Corinna Wiles, who claims to know more about the race and those behind it. Wendy Patrakas is Ohio housewife and recent mother fleeing from an apparently abusive husband, and during the first leg of the race to from Key West to Jupiter, Florid, she gets arrested for speeding. Winston Salazar is a recently paroled ex-con who joins forces with his younger half-brother, Sean, as a means to prove himself. Others include U.S. Army serviceman Rob Laird and his wife Ellie. Violet Trimble is a rebellious teen traveling with her nebbish father John who tries to keep the event to himself. Ivy Chitty is a teen from New Orleans traveling with two nurses... Written by Anonymous

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15 April 2007 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


Brooks, Richard (IV) is credited in this episode as "Detective Ehrle". He played "Jubal Early" opposite Fillion, Nathan in the Firefly Episode "Objects in Space". See more »


Driving up I-95 in Florida, supposedly going to Boca Raton, you see a mountain in the background. There are no mountains in South Florida. See more »


Mr. Bright: Mr. Tully. You're late. Not a good way to start.
Alex Tully: Late for what? What is this?
Mr. Bright: This was the orientation which you have now missed. You're feeling disoriented. Only natural.
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