Millennium (1996–1999)
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Somehow, Satan Got Behind Me 

Four devils gather at a donut shop and swap stories about their dealings with mankind.

Director:

Darin Morgan

Writers:

Chris Carter (created by), Darin Morgan
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Lance Henriksen ... Frank Black
Megan Gallagher ... Catherine Black (credit only)
Bill Macy ... Blurk
Richard Bakalyan ... Abum (as Dick Bakalyan)
Alex Diakun ... Greb
Wally Dalton ... Toby
Dan Zukovic ... Waylon Figgleif
Gabrielle Rose ... The Aging Stripper
Stephen Holmes Stephen Holmes ... Perry
Bill Mackenzie ... Brock
Austin Basile Austin Basile ... Donut Clerk
Fawnia Mondey ... Stripper (as Fawnia Louise Mondey)
Kett Turton ... Devil Worshipper
Michael Sunczyk Michael Sunczyk ... Johnnie Mack Potter
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Storyline

Four devils gather at a donut shop and swap stories about their dealings with mankind.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Only the second - and last - episode to be written by Darin Morgan. See more »

Quotes

[quoting Frank Black when he saw the demon mourning his dead lover]
Toby: "You must be so lonely."
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Connections

References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

My War
(uncredited)
Performed by Black Flag
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A funny self-parody episode from writer Darin Morgan (X-Files).
6 April 2008 | by rufus_t_fireflySee all my reviews

This is the wittiest episode of the brooding, unrelentingly dark and gloomy series 'Millennium.' It's a stand-alone in the tradition of the funny "X-Files" shows written by Darin Morgan, and can be enjoyed without knowing the mythology of the series. Four earth-bound demons (disguised as normal middle-aged men) discuss the human condition and their latest adventures in finding souls to damn to Hell for Satan. There are 4 stories, and all are fine examples of very dark humor. One demon tells of his escapades with a stereotypical serial killer's efforts to "be Number One in US history"; another works to drive a TV-network censor towards an insane, murderous rampage; a third uses subtlety in showing a man the tedious boredom of his mundane, hopeless life (whereupon he commits suicide); and the fourth expresses regret in igniting, then extinguishing, the love-life of an aging stripper. In true Morgan fashion, the writing has biting social commentary, cultural satire, observant insight into the human psyche, and a lot of funny lines. This is the only "MilleniuM" episode I saw fit to record on VCR and keep after 10 years. It's now been transferred to DVD - a real keeper.


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