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A Natural Disaster[1]
Series
In The Dark
Original Broadcast Date
1994
Cast
Joe Frank, Arthur Miller, Ryan Cutrona, Larry Block
Format
Absurd Monologue, Telephone, 30 minutes
Preceded by: Hit Man
Followed by: Joe Frank's America

"I'm at 1305 Lindbrook Road, about three houses past the blinking traffic light."

A Natural Disaster is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series In The Dark. It was originally broadcast in 1994.

Synopsis

  • A man trapped in his house calmly telephones for help long after an earthquake.
  • Monologue: taking vengeance upon the earth for natural disasters; stabbing earth with a knife.
  • Old man preacher character prophesies doom, laughs at the earthquake.
  • Prank telephone spirit and prayer call ("Repeat after me.").
  • Monologue: an address to a lit match; contemplating fire. Imprisoning the air in balloons as revenge for Hurricanes and tornadoes; torturing air by passing it through a filthy vacuum cleaner.
  • Larry describes making love in the rubble after an earthquake.
  • Joe reads a list of historical earthquakes and their death tolls.

Interesting Facts

The "repeat after me" prayer call originally appeared in Prayer.

Music

Commentary

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In The Dark

Anthology of Love (part 1) | Anthology of Love (part 2) | Coma | Cruise, The | Either Or (part 1) | Either Or (part 2) | God | Green Cadillac | Haiti | Hawaii | Hearing, A | Hit Man | Hot Line | Insomnia (1995) | In a Lonely Place | Jerry's World (part 1) | Jerry's World (part 2) | Jerry's World (part 3) | Joe Frank's America | Just a Closer Walk with Thee | Just Hold Me | Last Run, The | Lila and the Professor | Loner | Loved One, The | Natural Disaster, A | Pilgrim | Prayer | Problems | Smile | Soul Mate | Special Family, A | Streetwise | That Night | Third World Country (Includes Raymond) | Tomorrow | When I'm Calling You