The Curse

  • Season 1, Ep 8
  • 07/27/2011

Jon runs over an old gypsy woman whose vengeful husband puts a curse on him.

AND I'M GOING TO GO INTOTHIS SURVEILLANCE SHOP

WHICH SPECIALIZESIN SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT.

AND I'M GOING TO TRY ANDSTEAL SOMETHING FROM THEM.

[ominous music]

HOW YOU DOING?

[indistinct chatter]

[dramatic music]

- OKAY.I CAN COME BY.

- OKAY, GREAT.

- SIR, DID YOU--CAN I SEEWHAT YOU HAVE IN YOUR POCKET?

- WHAT DO YOU MEAN?MY CELL PHONE.

- JUST YOUR CELL PHONE?- YEAH.

- 'CAUSE I SAW YOUTAKING SOMETHING.

- OH, YOU DID?

YOU SAW ME.

DID YOU SEE ME TAKE THIS?- I SEE IT NOW.

- THIS ONE.- YES.

CAN YOU PLEASE RETURN IT?

- I--- JAVAN!

- DO YOU HAVE IT ON CAMERA?

- YES, I DO,ACTUALLY.

- THAT'S TAPING IT.- HOW STUPID CAN YOU BE?

- JAVAN!- I--I--

- JAVAN![indistinct female voice]

- [speaking Hebrew]

- YOU DON'T HAVE TOSPEAK HEBREW FOR THIS.

IT'S A MISUNDERSTANDING.I WAS--

- IT'S NOT A MATTER OF HEBREW.

- IT'S A MISUNDERSTANDINGBECAUSE WE--

WE HAVE IT ALSO ON CAMERA.

- WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU HAVE ITALSO ON CAMERA?

- WE HAVE IT ON CAMERA,AS WELL.

WE'VE BEEN DOING SURVEILLANCEON YOU AS WELL.

- SO IT'S A--- IT'S A DOUBLE SURVEILLANCE,

BASICALLY.

ARE YOU THE OWNER?

- YES.- YES, HE IS THE OWNER.

- HEY, I'M JON...

BENJAMIN.- SO--

- OH.

- [speaking Hebrew]

- I WAS TRYING TO, UH,STEAL SOMETHING

FROM A SURVEILLANCE SHOPJUST FOR FUN.

I'M SORRY I TRIED TO STEALFROM YOUR SURVEILLANCE SHOP.

- [laughing]OKAY.

YOU GOT CAUGHT.- ALL RIGHT.

HAD A BEAUTIFUL BABY GIRL,CANDICE.

A YEAR AFTER,A TRAGIC ACCIDENT OCCURRED,

LEAVING CANDICE IN A COMA.

IT'S BEEN TWO YEARS NOW,

AND THE PARENTS ARE STILLSTRUGGLING TO COPE.

SO HOW HAS IT BEEN?

- I MEAN, WE WERE NOT WELL OFFWHEN THIS HAPPENED...

TO CANDICE,SO IT'S JUST LIKE,

YOU KNOW,ONE THING ON TOP OF THE NEXT.

THE GOOD THING ISWE HAD SO MANY PEOPLE HELP OUT.

YOU KNOW?

LETTERS OF SUPPORT,DONATING THEIR TIME.

PEOPLE HAVE...

JUST BEEN SO GENEROUS.- YEAH.

- WHAT'S EVEN MORE SHOCKINGTHAN THE RANDALL SITUATION

IS THAT ONLY 20 YARDS AWAYON THE SAME BLOCK

IS ANOTHER HOUSEHOLD DEALINGWITH THE EXACT SAME TRAGEDY--

ANOTHER BABY IN A COMA.

I'VE JUST SPOKEN TOTHE RANDALLS.

HOW HAS IT BEEN FOR YOU?

- OUR LIVES HAVECOMPLETELY CHANGED.

- IT'S BEEN GREAT.

IT'S JUST BEEN AN INCREDIBLEYEAR AND A HALF.

- IT'S BEEN--IT'S BEEN GREAT?

- I MEAN, ONCE WE STARTEDTELLING PEOPLE

ABOUT JEREMY AND HIS COMA,

MONEY AND GIFTS,DONATIONS,

UH, TV APPEARANCES,

WHICH LEADS TOMORE MONEY AND GIFTS.

UM, OH, [bleep],WE GOTTA SHOW HIM THE POOL.

DO YOU WANT TO SEE THE POOL?

- THE POOL.- WHOA.

- YEAH, HUH?- IT'S REALLY NICE.

- BRAND NEW, HEATED.UM, WE ACTUALLY JUST BOUGHT

A THIRD OF AN ACRE ONTHE OTHER SIDE OF THAT WALL...

- DO YOU THINKIT'S A STRANGE COINCIDENCE

THAT YOUR BABY SUFFEREDTHE SAME FATE

AS THE RANDALLS' BABY,AND YOU GUYS LIVE

BASICALLY ACROSS THE STREETFROM EACH OTHER?

- COINCIDENCE?NO. NO.

NO, WE GOT THE IDEAFROM THE RANDALLS.

SEE, WE SAW HOW BENEFICIAL,UH, A BABY IN A COMA

WAS FOR THE RANDALLS,

AND WE DECIDEDWE WANTED TO GET ONE.

- SO YOU FOUND A PLACE WHERE YOUCOULD OBTAIN A BABY IN A COMA?

- ADOPT.- ADOPT.

[gunshot, distant scream]

- [exhales]

- WE TRAVELEDTO NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

TO TALK TO THE RYAN FAMILY.

- TWINS. UH, TWO BABIES,BOTH IN COMAS.

A BROTHER AND SISTER.

UM, WE HAVE A BOOK DEALAND A TV SHOW IN THE WORKS.

AND WE MET THE VICE-PRESIDENT.

- UH, WHY WOULD PEOPLE DO THIS?

- I MEAN, WHY WOULD PEOPLEEXPLOIT INNOCENT BABIES IN COMAS

FOR FINANCIAL GAIN?I MEAN,

HONESTLY, I MEAN, HAVE YOUNO DECENCY? I--REALLY.

- OKAY, YOU KNOW WHAT?

I TAKE CARE OF TWO BABIESIN COMAS EVERY DAY. DO YOU?

- OH, MAN.

THAT WAS SO STUPID.

ONE LESS GYPSY, RIGHT?

[laughter]

- HEY, GUYS, MY GRANDMOTHERWAS PART GYPSY, OKAY?

- WAS SHE KILLED BY A VAN?

[raucous laughter]

I MEAN, I'M SORRYI HIT THE WOMAN,

BUT, I MEAN,COME ON.

WE GET OURSELVESIN SOME CRAZY SITUATIONS, RIGHT?

[gasps]

- TERRIBLE EPISODE.EVERY CLICHE!

- [panting]

OH, IT WAS A DREAM.

WAIT, WAKING UP AND REALIZINGIT WAS ALL A DREAM.

THAT IS A CLICHE.

AND IN VOICEOVER?UGH, TERRIBLE.

[yawns]

- HAPPY ANNIVERSARY.

- HAPPY ANNIVERSARY.

I CAN'T BELIEVE I FORGOTMY ANNIVERSARY.

[laugh track]

- DAD, YOU OVERSLEPT.[laugh track]

- I SHOULD BE TELLING YOU THAT,SON.

[laugh track]

WAIT A MINUTE,I'M NOT MARRIED.

I DON'T HAVE A KID.[whimsical music]

I DON'T SMOKE.

- DAD!

- OH, TO BE 11 AGAIN.NO STRESS, NO BILLS,

NO ANNIVERSARIES TO REMEMBER.[magical chimes]

- I WISH I WAS OLDER, SO I COULDHAVE A COOL BEARD TOO.

both: I WISH I WAS HIMFOR JUST ONE DAY.

[coughing]

- OH, MY GOD.

[eerie music]

[chuckles]

[coughing]WELL, I'M OFF TO SCHOOL.

BYE, MOM.

BYE, DAD.[laugh track]

[coughs]

- I SHOULD NEVER HAVE HITTHAT GYPSY'S PONY.

- DRIVING. EVERYBODY DOES IT.IN FACT,

I'M DRIVING RIGHT NOW.

BUT DRIVING CAN BEEXTREMELY DANGEROUS.

LAST YEAR ALONE,THERE WERE OVER 50,000 DEATHS

AS A RESULT OF CAR ACCIDENTS.

80% OF THOSE WEREA DIRECT RESULT OF THIS--

ORAL SEX WHILE DRIVING.

OR WHAT SOME CALL O.S.D.

OOH.OR WHAT OTHERS CALL...

ROAD HEAD.

[R&B music]

- SO IT HAPPENED HERE.

THE CAR, IT VEERED OFF THIS WAYAND CRASHED INTO THIS TREE.

- WOW.AND YOU WERE IN THE CAR?

- YEAH.I WAS ASLEEP IN THE BACKSEAT,

AND MY MOTHERWAS IN THE FRONT SEAT,

GIVING MY FATHER ROAD HEAD.

- HOW HAS THISAFFECTED YOUR LIFE?

- WELL,I DON'T HAVE PARENTS ANYMORE.

- YEAH,BUT BESIDES THAT.

- UM, WELL,I CAN'T FALL ASLEEP IN CARS.

AND I ALSO CAN'TPERFORM ORAL SEX

ON SOMEONE WHO'S DRIVING.- WOW.

IT'S BEEN OVER THREE MINUTESOF ME RECEIVING ROAD HEAD,

AND WHEN IT'S ACTUALLY HAPPENINGYOU CAN REALLY FEEL

HOW IT CAN IMPAIRYOUR ABILITY TO DRIVE.

I MEAN, I'VE BEEN, UH, THROWINGMY HEAD BACK A LOT, AND--

THE SENSATION ALONEIS REALLY--

IT'S DIFFICULT TO CONCEN--[thud]

[tires screech]

- JESUS.WHAT THE [bleep]?

- WHAT HAPPENED?

- WHAT HAPPENED?- WHAT HAPPENED?

- WHAT HAPPENED?

- I DON'T KNOW, I--I THINK I HIT SOMETHING.

[Bleep].

- ARE YOU OKAY?- OH, NO.

- WHAT IS IT?

OH, MY GOD.[Bleep].

- IT'S A PONY.

- OH, MY GOD,WE HIT A PONY.

[microphone thumps]- IS THAT BAD LUCK?

- YES.

- JON.

[ominous music]IT'S AN OLD GYPSY WOMAN.

SHE MUST HAVE BEENRIDING THE PONY.

- OH, NO, DAVE, NO.

OH, MY GOD.

IS HITTING A GYPSY BAD LUCK?

- YES.

- NO!

SIMZA!MY LOVE!

NO...

YOU...

KILLED HER.

- NO.

YOU KILLED MY SIMZA.

- NO, I--I DIDN'T, SIR.I'M SORRY--

- I...CURSE YOU!

[ominous music]

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