MONDO EXTRAS

Time of Your Death

by Keckler September 29, 2005
The Ghost Whisperer: Pilot

Next day, Melinwitt prances down the streets of Impossibly Picturesque God-Fearing Small Town, U.S.A., wig and dinners a-swinging, and sees Paul Adams standing in front of an antique shop. I don't think it's supposed to be her antique shop, but there are always at least seven antique shops in Impossibly Picturesque God-Fearing Small Town, U.S.A. Melinwitt turns her back on Paul Adams only to find him right in front of her. She tells him to follow her.

In a graveyard, Melinwitt drops her Google bomb. Paul wasn't in "a low valley," he was in Lo Valley. See what they did there? With the wordplay and the stupid? Melinwitt needs Paul to remember his last day there. Paul remembers tracers in the treetops and the chopper going down. He remembers seeing a waterfall and thinking how glad he was that the last thing he was going to see was so pretty. He remembers crying because he was never going to see his baby. It's nice how Wentworth Miller's solitary confinement haircut fits in so well with that of a Vietnam vet. Melinwitt walks over to a headstone and shows Paul that it's his memorial marker. Paul doesn't believe it. "My wife -- she's pregnant," he protests. Melinwitt tells him his wife had a son who is now thirty-three, with a wife of his own and a baby on the way. Paul gasps that he missed it all. Melinwitt tells Paul that his son is very proud of him, and he has all of Paul's medals. Melinwitt also breaks the news to Paul that his wife died a while ago. Man, he's dead, his kid's grown up, and now his wife's dead -- all in all? Tough day for Paul. Paul cries and learns that Slampiece was named for Paul's father. Paul sobs, "I just can't believe it -- I loved my life so much. I was just getting started!" Paul asks if Melinwitt can talk to his dead wife or let him see her. Melinwitt wishes she could. Yeah, well, if wishes were horses then you'd be the Horse Whisperer. Or something. Melinwitt says she can only see spirits who haven't crossed over yet. "Crossed over where?" Paul demands. Melinwitt looks at him all, "Haven't you seen Poltergeist?" and says, "Into the light." Personally, I think it's pretty rude of Melinwitt to expect Paul to see Poltergeist since he went missing in 1972 and the movie wasn't even made until ten years later. Paul asks if his son knows how he died. "Just that you were reported MIA," Melinwitt says. Paul wants her to tell Slampiece how he died. Melinwitt chokes up.

Melinwitt goes to Slampiece's house and tries to tell him about his father. When he learns that Melinwitt came by the information about his father's death through spirited means, Slampiece freaks out and starts screaming at Melinwitt about taking advantage of his loss and grief. He orders her out of the house. Melinwitt tries to give Slampiece the mysterious and cracked compass. "What kind of person would do this -- what kind of scam is this?" Slampiece yells. "What's next, I give you a hundred dollars and you'll send him a message from me?" Melinwitt just sits there looking surprised, like, you mean to tell me that in all her years of being the spirit world's answering machine, this has never happened? Melinwitt stands up to go. Slampiece continues to yell. Melinwitt whips back from the door and says she didn't ask him for anything and wants nothing from him. She begs him to call the Pentagon and ask about Lo Valley. "Must be great having supernatural powers," Slampiece says, slamming the door in her face. "Not really," Melinwitt sobs back.

Melinwitt arrives him and calls out to her husband, "Honey? I hope we have wine!" Because she brought dinners! "Right here," Jim calls out. He's sitting in the dark, drinking beer. Not a good sign. Jim wonders if it ever seems weird to her that they are both in the death business. Melinwitt doesn't get it. "You know, I used to think, in a funny kind of way, that I could keep them from you -- lighten your load," Jim says, adding, "Stupid." Okay, clearly someone died on him and it's made him reexamine his career and therefore it's time for Melinwitt to give him his dead brother's wedding message. Jim says he almost lost someone that day and while he was working the mostly dead guy over, all Jim could think about was not letting the guy get to Melinwitt. Dude, do you not get what she does? Not EVERY dead person taps Melinwitt on her perky shoulder -- just the ones with excess baggage. Get a grip, Jim. "I thought I was going to die myself if this guy died," Jim says. "Did he?" Melinwitt asks. She's so busy listening to dead people, she can't hear the living, since just a few seconds earlier, Jim clearly said he ALMOST lost someone that day. ALMOST! That's sort of a salient point, Melinwitt. Jim says he can't stand both of them dealing with death and crap. He wants to get another job, because he's one day he's going to make a mistake and that guy is not going to come back. At least, not to him. Melinwitt tells Jim that she's thinking about his brother and what he said to her. Jim, predictably, reminds her that she never met his brother -- THAT HE DIED BEFORE HE EVEN MET MELINWITT! Oh, ye gods -- what twist is this?! What veritable quagmire of -- wait, I knew that from the start. Never mind, carry on.

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Time of Your Death

by Keckler September 29, 2005
The Ghost Whisperer: Pilot

Next day, Melinwitt prances down the streets of Impossibly Picturesque God-Fearing Small Town, U.S.A., wig and dinners a-swinging, and sees Paul Adams standing in front of an antique shop. I don't think it's supposed to be her antique shop, but there are always at least seven antique shops in Impossibly Picturesque God-Fearing Small Town, U.S.A. Melinwitt turns her back on Paul Adams only to find him right in front of her. She tells him to follow her.

In a graveyard, Melinwitt drops her Google bomb. Paul wasn't in "a low valley," he was in Lo Valley. See what they did there? With the wordplay and the stupid? Melinwitt needs Paul to remember his last day there. Paul remembers tracers in the treetops and the chopper going down. He remembers seeing a waterfall and thinking how glad he was that the last thing he was going to see was so pretty. He remembers crying because he was never going to see his baby. It's nice how Wentworth Miller's solitary confinement haircut fits in so well with that of a Vietnam vet. Melinwitt walks over to a headstone and shows Paul that it's his memorial marker. Paul doesn't believe it. "My wife -- she's pregnant," he protests. Melinwitt tells him his wife had a son who is now thirty-three, with a wife of his own and a baby on the way. Paul gasps that he missed it all. Melinwitt tells Paul that his son is very proud of him, and he has all of Paul's medals. Melinwitt also breaks the news to Paul that his wife died a while ago. Man, he's dead, his kid's grown up, and now his wife's dead -- all in all? Tough day for Paul. Paul cries and learns that Slampiece was named for Paul's father. Paul sobs, "I just can't believe it -- I loved my life so much. I was just getting started!" Paul asks if Melinwitt can talk to his dead wife or let him see her. Melinwitt wishes she could. Yeah, well, if wishes were horses then you'd be the Horse Whisperer. Or something. Melinwitt says she can only see spirits who haven't crossed over yet. "Crossed over where?" Paul demands. Melinwitt looks at him all, "Haven't you seen Poltergeist?" and says, "Into the light." Personally, I think it's pretty rude of Melinwitt to expect Paul to see Poltergeist since he went missing in 1972 and the movie wasn't even made until ten years later. Paul asks if his son knows how he died. "Just that you were reported MIA," Melinwitt says. Paul wants her to tell Slampiece how he died. Melinwitt chokes up.

Melinwitt goes to Slampiece's house and tries to tell him about his father. When he learns that Melinwitt came by the information about his father's death through spirited means, Slampiece freaks out and starts screaming at Melinwitt about taking advantage of his loss and grief. He orders her out of the house. Melinwitt tries to give Slampiece the mysterious and cracked compass. "What kind of person would do this -- what kind of scam is this?" Slampiece yells. "What's next, I give you a hundred dollars and you'll send him a message from me?" Melinwitt just sits there looking surprised, like, you mean to tell me that in all her years of being the spirit world's answering machine, this has never happened? Melinwitt stands up to go. Slampiece continues to yell. Melinwitt whips back from the door and says she didn't ask him for anything and wants nothing from him. She begs him to call the Pentagon and ask about Lo Valley. "Must be great having supernatural powers," Slampiece says, slamming the door in her face. "Not really," Melinwitt sobs back.

Melinwitt arrives him and calls out to her husband, "Honey? I hope we have wine!" Because she brought dinners! "Right here," Jim calls out. He's sitting in the dark, drinking beer. Not a good sign. Jim wonders if it ever seems weird to her that they are both in the death business. Melinwitt doesn't get it. "You know, I used to think, in a funny kind of way, that I could keep them from you -- lighten your load," Jim says, adding, "Stupid." Okay, clearly someone died on him and it's made him reexamine his career and therefore it's time for Melinwitt to give him his dead brother's wedding message. Jim says he almost lost someone that day and while he was working the mostly dead guy over, all Jim could think about was not letting the guy get to Melinwitt. Dude, do you not get what she does? Not EVERY dead person taps Melinwitt on her perky shoulder -- just the ones with excess baggage. Get a grip, Jim. "I thought I was going to die myself if this guy died," Jim says. "Did he?" Melinwitt asks. She's so busy listening to dead people, she can't hear the living, since just a few seconds earlier, Jim clearly said he ALMOST lost someone that day. ALMOST! That's sort of a salient point, Melinwitt. Jim says he can't stand both of them dealing with death and crap. He wants to get another job, because he's one day he's going to make a mistake and that guy is not going to come back. At least, not to him. Melinwitt tells Jim that she's thinking about his brother and what he said to her. Jim, predictably, reminds her that she never met his brother -- THAT HE DIED BEFORE HE EVEN MET MELINWITT! Oh, ye gods -- what twist is this?! What veritable quagmire of -- wait, I knew that from the start. Never mind, carry on.

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