From his cell, Jake hears sickening thumps and wet smacks combined with groans. The door to the interrogation room opens. "What's going on?" Jake yells at the deputy. "What are you doing to him?!" Without a word, the deputy brings a naked cot spring into the room. The door closes and we hear more odd noises and yells. Can't be sure if they were electric shock sounds or the twang of the cot spring, or even if knees were involved in any way. Jake cups one hand over his ear and leans against his bars. Maggie begs him to give her a chance so they can end this. A loud noise -- definitely buzzing -- comes from the room. Followed by sounds of Eric gagging. Jake flinches and winces. "Okay, okay," Jake whispers desperately. More buzzing and screaming. That's pretty creepy, although it did remind me to remove my hairdryer from the bathtub.
Maggie is in the interrogation room. She tells Perkins about Hawkins and also about Ted's cabin. Perkins sends a deputy to follow it up. Maggie looks up and pleads desperately, "You're supposed to take me with you. That's the deal I made with Constantino. I go with you, and as soon as you see the guys there, you drop me off at the checkpoint." More and more desperate, Maggie screams at them to talk to Constantino, insisting, "He was supposed to be here!" Perkins tells the deputy to bring Maggie along, and if Hawkins isn't there, to kill her. They yank Maggie from her chair.
Dad and Russell pull up to the checkpoint. Russell explains who Dad is and says that they need to talk to Constantino. "He's up at the cabin," the checkpoint says. "We have orders he's not to be interrupted." Yes, these police state potentates do need their down time. Otherwise their Zen gardens would be in a complete disarray. Dad looks calmly at the guard and says, "He'll want to be interrupted for this." Just give him time to put his wooden rake away.
Hawkins and Ted hide behind a charred-out car as Hawkins eyes the Town Hall. "Not exactly Mayberry, is it?" Hawkins observes and then asks if Ted can handle a rifle. Ted's hunted jackrabbits before. Hawkins nods and looks away, saying nothing. "Well, I've never shot a person, if that's what you're asking," Ted adds nervously. Hawkins nods and looks away, saying nothing. He's so effective when he does that. Hawkins decides that they have to get mortars from the factory. "What for? We can't launch them over the fence," Ted says. "We're not going to launch them from here," Hawkins says, understated. Confident. Awesome. Ted sort of flares his eyes at this, like, "All righty, then." I secretly always wanted a Zen garden, but I was worried the cats would get too comfortable in it, if you know what I mean.