In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 2)

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In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 2)[1]
Series
Work In Progress
Original Broadcast Date
1987
Cast
Tim Jerome, Larry Block, Arthur Miller, Nick Ullette, Laura Esterman, Ryan Cutrona
Format
Scripted Actors, 1 hour
Preceded by: In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 1)
Followed by: In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 3)

"All these morphines and pain killers, they didn't touch my body"

In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 2) is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It was originally broadcast in 1987.

Cast of characters

  • An unnamed prospector
  • Bud, a traveling salesman
  • Ray, who owns the local road house
  • Charlene, a road house dancer
  • Rider, an ambulance driver

Synopsis

  • The guys in a roadhouse talk about the Bud's father dying slowly of disease, diverting a river, the roadhouse dancer.
  • Ray offers a second person monologueto the dancer, sings For Once in my Life and yells at the band.
  • Bud talks to Charlene: she grew up in Lords, he describes his robust father dying suddenly without warning.
  • Ray and Rider play pool, compare Ray to the river.
  • Bud asks Charlene to run away with him into an idyllic scene.
  • Rider teaches Charlene to shoot.
  • Rider sings One Note Samba.
  • Charlene tries to shoot Ray.
  • Bud directs a second person monologueat his father about becoming a salesman.

Interesting Facts

Music

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Cast

Tim Jerome, Larry Block, Nick Ullett, Arthur Miller, Laura Estermann, and Ryan Cutrona


External Links

Work In Progress

Another Country (part 1) | Another Country (part 2) | Another Country (part 3) | At the Border | Bad | Best, The | Building a Church | Case Studies | Cocktails Before Dinner | Dear Annie | Dictator, The (part 1) | Dictator, The (part 2) | Dictator, The (part 3) | Dreamland (1986) | Dreams Of The River | El Cholo (The Beginning) | Emerald Isle | Emergency Room | Five Part Dissonance | Great Lives | He Hesitated | Highways West | Home | Iceland (part 1) | Iceland (part 2) | Iceland (part 3) | I'm Not Crazy | In the Dark (part 1) | In the Dark (part 2) | In the Middle of Nowhere (part 1) | In the Middle of Nowhere (part 2) | In the Middle of Nowhere (part 3) | Islands | Landing Strip in the Jungle, A | Let Me Not Dream | Lines | More I Know You, The | Nausea | Night | Nightride | No Show | On the Edge | Pact with God, A | Performer | Photography | Pilot | Policeman's Ball, The | Pretender | Rain (1986) | Redneck Rounder | Rent a Family (part 1) | Rent a Family (part 2) | Rent a Family (part 3) | Road to Hell | Rose | Sleep | Stories for Nothing | Street, The | Summer Notes (remix) | Talking About Love | Tell Me What to Do | Thank You, You're Beautiful | To the Bar Life | Truth About Women, The (part 1) | Truth About Women, The (part 2) | Two Babes | When She's Asleep, She Looks Like an Angel | Why I Don't Love You Anymore | Words