01x08 - Trophic Cascade

Episode transcripts for the TV show, "Wolf Pack". Aired: January 26, 2023 - present.
A teenage boy and girl have their lives changed forever when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature.
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01x08 - Trophic Cascade

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♪ MTV ♪

I can't stop it.

I can help you.



Everyone around you,

he'll k*ll them all,

and then he'll come for you.

You're superstitious enough

to load your g*n with silver b*ll*ts.

Let's catch a werewolf.

It's right behind me!

- Shut the door!

I can't lose my kids.

What are you not telling me?


♪ ♪


♪ ♪

- I think...

What did you do?

We need to get him to the hospital!

If we pull the Kn*fe
and he changes back...

I gotta pull the Kn*fe.

It's too dangerous.


- wait.
- I'm doing it!

♪ ♪


♪ ♪



♪ ♪


♪ ♪

How you feeling, Everett?


Let me get you some water.

You're probably a little dehydrated.

It's all perfectly normal.

Now, if you're comfortable,

we can bring your parents
in now for the follow-up.

Mr. and Mrs. Lang, come on in.

♪ ♪

- Hey, Ev.

How you doing?

He looks drugged.

Well, your son was
just given milligrams

of a rather powerful anesthetic.

I would say Everett's quite drugged.

That's not...

He's here for the
therapeutic benefit, remember?

Well, I certainly hope so.

Because otherwise, we just
spent $ , to get our son high.

- Everett.
- That's not my name.

Is he drugged or brain-damaged?


Do you know where you are?

- My name...
- Do you have any nausea?

My name is...

Is this normal?

Doesn't seem normal.

Or particularly therapeutic.


Do you feel dizzy?

Headache, heart palpitations?


Did you feel any anxiety
during the session,

experience any hallucinations?

♪ ♪

I saw f*re.

♪ ♪

What kind of f*re?


♪ ♪

You know what?

I don't think we accurately
estimated his tolerance.

Another round of milligrams?

Make it .

- Is that safe?
- Absolutely.

The dose we give for pain
management is much higher.

♪ ♪


Wait, I...

I don't want any more.






Come on, give me the phone.

I said no.

- Why not?
- Because it's private!

I'm allowed one privacy in my life.

You let Blake look at
your phone, right, Blake?

God, I let Blake take
my phone when I'm driving

and I need her to send a text for me.

Oh, she can look at it but not me?

Yeah, 'cause she's not
searching through my messages.

What's the problem with me
looking at my wife's messages?

The problem is, you're not
looking; you're digging.

You're trying to find
something that justifies

your paranoid bullshit.

It's not paranoid if it's true!

Danny, hey.

Take your fidget cube.


All right, give me the phone.

You are not looking at
my f*cking phone, Rob!

Give it to me.

- Hey, don't do that.

Remember, no hitting.


- No hitting.

Give me the phone!

- No!
- I said Danny, no hitting.

Give me the g*dd*mn phone!

- Danny, no hitting!
- Give me the f*cking...

[SNARLING] No hitting!

Give it to me!



[b*ll*ts CLATTERING]




♪ ♪

Keep the g*n loaded.

Keep an extra two clips with it.

[b*ll*ts RATTLING]

Keep it close.

Want to tell me what's going on?

It's about last week.

You mean what happened to Luna's horse?

It wasn't an accident.

What did she do?

Something a nine-year-old
girl shouldn't be able to do.

She doesn't remember doing it...

doesn't remember the blood, the body...

♪ ♪

none of it.

Does Harlan know about it?



I think it's better
if it stays that way.


♪ ♪

Go back to sleep, Luna.

Did something happen?

♪ ♪

It's not your problem.

Did I do something?

No it's... look, it's my problem.


♪ ♪

Let's go back to bed.

♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪

What do you think you're doing?


Why do you keep drawing me?

♪ ♪

Give me that.

♪ ♪


It was a wolf!


When we were on that bus...

♪ ♪

When all the animals came
running out of the woods...

♪ ♪

They were scared of you.

♪ ♪

No, it wasn't me.

You k*lled a cop.

You k*lled my doctor and a nurse.

You k*lled Phoebe.

It was the f*re. The
wolf, he got caught.


I got caught.

♪ ♪

I got caught in the f*re.

But the f*re didn't k*ll you.

It changed you.

That's why I brought this.

♪ ♪


You know, your friends don't like me.

I don't like you.

They're not gonna accept
me as part of your pack.

♪ ♪

I don't want them to.

♪ ♪

- How come?
- Because you're a thr*at.

♪ ♪

And I'll k*ll anyone
who threatens my pack.



Because I have to k*ll.

♪ ♪

Because I can't help myself.

If I'm gonna die,

then there's nothing I can do about it.

♪ ♪

[SNARLING] You can run.



♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪

Wait, I know you.

♪ ♪

You're like me. We... we're the same.

♪ ♪

It's OK. I... I'm not gonna hurt you.

That's right.

He'll rip your throat out so fast,

you won't feel a thing.


We have to pull the Kn*fe out!

Everett, wait.

I'm doing it!

If we pull the Kn*fe
and he changes back...


Careful, put him down. Put him down.



We need him up here.



Oh, God.

Look out.

What the f*ck's happening to him?

- How should I know?

- Just hold him.
- Guys, look.

- Look.

Someone help me.


Oh, he's still bleeding!

We need to do something to help him!

No, we're not...

we're not taking him to a hospital.



I can't breathe!

Why can't I catch my breath?

Why are you looking at me?

Because you're giving me a panic att*ck.


I'm not.

♪ ♪

Why are my hands shaking?

That's your anxiety, not mine.

♪ ♪

Can we stop fighting and figure out

what to do with him?

Guys, you can literally
see the silver in his blood.

Oh, God.

How do we know it's not the
silver that's keeping him

- from changing back?
- We don't!

We don't know anything!

- f*ck.

Maybe he does.

♪ ♪


The bleeding won't stop
until you get that silver out.

You have to figure out
how to do that first.

Is he dying?


Then we should get him to a hospital.

Of course,

if you want everyone to know
his secrets... and yours.

Tell us what to do!

Find a way to get that silver out,

or let him die and break the bond.

What does that mean, break the bond?

Blake feels it already, don't you?

♪ ♪

They both do.

You felt it as soon
as the Kn*fe went in.

Now you know why Baron
was supposed to k*ll you

the night of the full moon.

My strength and her
speed, it comes from him.

If Baron dies now, the bond fades.

The power fades.

You'll be ordinary again.

But maybe that's what you want.

Personally, I don't know why anyone

would choose to be ordinary.

♪ ♪

Let him die.


Luna says it wasn't them.

They don't know anything about it.

You think she's lying?

I'm not sure anymore.

I'm not sure I even want to
know what happened in here.

You should go home and get some sleep.

Be with the kids.

I'll deal with this tomorrow.

I know I'm asking a lot.

If you can hold out with
me a little bit longer...


I'll take care of it.

Go home.

♪ ♪

We need to talk to Dad about everything.

How about first you make sure
Austin keeps his mouth shut?

I don't think we
should tell Garrett yet.

He'll probably take Baron
to the cops like Cyrus.

So what are we gonna do with him?

He's not getting any better.


His heartbeat still sounds the same.

Luna, how's he smell?

Obviously not good...

but I don't think he's dying.

Then he can just stay here for now.

My parents don't come home for an hour.

I can lock the door.

What do you think he can do?

You mean like us?

You're strong.

I'm fast.

We each get one thing.

♪ ♪

So what do you think he can do?

♪ ♪

We already know what he can do.

♪ ♪

He can turn people into werewolves.

♪ ♪

Can't leave Baron there all day.

Can't just let him die.

If he turns back, we
can't let him live either.

OK, let's...

let's talk to Dad or
Prisha, now that she knows.

She always knew.

♪ ♪


♪ ♪

Remember when we saw the
marks on Garrett's truck?

♪ ♪

I said what about wolves? She said...

A wolf couldn't have done that.

She lied, pretended like she
didn't know anything about us.

- When did she find out?
- It was after your horse.

I... I heard them talking about it.

You didn't tell me?

You really wanted me to tell you

that you k*lled your own horse?

♪ ♪

I want you to tell me the truth.

♪ ♪



He's been like that for hours.

Maybe he's not dying.

Would it be such a tragedy if he did?

He's basically a mass m*rder.

We could've k*lled Garrett
the other night, remember?

Wouldn't that be like the same thing?

Not for you and me.

We didn't ask for any of this.

We didn't want any of this.

I wouldn't give it back.

I don't have anxiety anymore.

It's gone.

Anxiety's not such a bad thing.

It's like a survival tool, right?

Everyone always says that to me.

Use your anxiety. It motivates you.

Make your anxiety work for you.

You know what anxiety does for me?

It... it makes me want to f*cking die.


That doesn't feel like
a survival tool to me.

I'm sorry.

You really want out of all this?

I don't want to see my brother die.

If we get control of
this, no one has to die.

We can protect anyone.

We could hurt anyone.


It's a minor follow-up to
what happened at the party.

She's promised me the
questions are all yes and no.

All the two of you say from
this moment on is yes and no.

Anything we shouldn't tell her?

I don't know.

There anything you haven't told me?

Yes and no.

♪ ♪

I'll give you five minutes with him.

Why are you doing this?

You think you can listen in

and get a confession or something?

There are no listening
devices in my office.

Go ahead.

Turn the white noise
machine on if you want.

What do you really want?

If you know something
that can help Cyrus,

you need to tell me.

I know that he didn't set the f*re.

How do you know that?

I'm really good at knowing
when someone's lying.

He's not lying.

♪ ♪

Can you tell if I'm lying?

Because I don't think Cyrus
is the arsonist either.

Say that again.



Don't think...


is... the arsonist.

♪ ♪


You OK?


I know you're not the arsonist.

I know you're not a f*ck boy.

How'd you solve that mystery?

♪ ♪

Because I know you like me.

I kind of like you.

- I think you really like me.

f*ck you.

See, we keep talking about that,

but we never get around to it.



Harlan, I know you're trying
to help me get out of this,

but you shouldn't.

Why not?

Remember how I said
I wasn't the arsonist

and you said you were really
good at spotting a liar?

Well, I wasn't lying
about being this arsonist.


I did set a f*re.

♪ ♪

- When?
- I was only nine.

I was curious about my Dad,

curious about f*re, and...

I wanted to watch something burn.

♪ ♪

What did you burn?

You know those housing developments

that all kind of look the same?

I thought maybe no one
would notice one missing.

- Did anyone get hurt?
- No, no, it was empty.

But it was still arson,

and it was a shit ton
of property damage.

And they're gonna use
it against me and...


I'm sorry, Harlan, but I
think I'm pretty f*cked.


♪ ♪

I'm getting you out of this.

♪ ♪

Sorry, Harlan, this conversation's over.

♪ ♪


♪ ♪


We need to open up
the freezer downstairs.


We've got bodies coming in,

including Officer Trent Miller.

Where were they found?

Same construction site.

Someone called in an anonymous tip.

♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪

Guys, go home.

Don't go anywhere else.

- I'm not waiting around.
- Harlan, please.

I need you to trust me on this.

Get Cyrus out.

Then I'll trust you.


♪ ♪


Sorry. I have to watch him.

I didn't know where else to take him.

It's OK.

Baron's still completely knocked out.





Fear and pain.

♪ ♪

Fear and pain.

♪ ♪

F-f-fear and pain.

♪ ♪

He knows who Baron is.



Come on.


You heard us the whole time?

Remember when they brought
us in for interviews

and we could all hear each other?

It was the white noise machine.

It did something, and she knows it.


♪ ♪

What is that?

I think it was Ramsey.

♪ ♪

- This is Garrett Briggs.

This message is for my
kids, Harlan and Luna.

Hey, guys, I don't know if
I'm gonna make it out of here.

And if I don't, I want to
make sure there's a message.

Luna, I want you to know that things are

gonna change, all right?

I know you haven't
made the kind of friends

you were hoping to
find the last few years.

I promise you, you'll find your people.

♪ ♪

You'll find your pack.


Harlan, I know all we
do right now is argue.

I'm sorry I couldn't
figure out how to fix that.

Do me a favor and remember when...

when things were good between us.

Remember that I took you to
every R-rated horror movie

you ever wanted to see,
even though you were only .

[CHUCKLES] And I was the one

who ended up having nightmares.

Remember that I love you
even though I'm not your...

even though you don't
see me as your real...



♪ ♪

We need to tell him about Baron.

♪ ♪

Everything changes now.

Once the FBI gets here, I'm out,

so I need you to talk to me...

and not in vague allusions.

I need details.

Do you trust me?


Not at first...

not until I saw you myself

with Harlan and Luna.

That's when it changed.

♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪

- This is a message

for my kids, Harlan and Luna.

Hey, guys, I don't know if
I'm gonna make it out of here.

I keep asking him where he saw Baron,

and all he keeps saying
is parking garage.

So it had to be that night
when I took him to work.

Not parking lot.

I know.

Parking garage.


How would Danny know it was Baron?

He would have seen the werewolf.

Not parking lot!

Jesus, Danny!

We get it... parking
garage, not parking lot.


♪ ♪

Did you see Ramsey in
the parking garage too?

Remember, I kept saying you met
her in the motel parking lot,

but you kept saying parking garage?

Is that what you were
trying to tell me yesterday?

Did you see Ramsey in
the garage where I work?

Did she talk to you?
Did she say something?

N-nice to meet you.

Do you remember me?

We never got the chance to say hello.

It's nice to meet you, Danny.

What does that mean?


She shook your hand?

That's it? That's all that she did?

The day of the full moon,

Ramsey came to my house to talk to me.

That's all right, shaking my hand

is not an admission of guilt.

♪ ♪

She talked to you right after me.

Did she do the same thing?

Kind of.

I was on the ground,

and she held out her hand to help me up.

♪ ♪

That's why Baron didn't k*ll him.

He saw Danny h*t you.

But after Ramsey shook his hand,

Danny wasn't a thr*at anymore.

She marked him.

What if she knows everything?

Maybe she's the voice on the phone.



♪ ♪


All right, let's put
some clothes on him.

We're taking him to the hospital.

What if he wakes up?

I came prepared.

♪ ♪

Come on, come on. He's gonna die. Move!

Move! Start the car!

♪ ♪

You're not coming.

My dad's gonna be here
soon to pick us up.

What about Ramsey?

We don't even know if
we're right about her.

That's a pretty big guess.

I don't want you to go.

- I'm sorry.

Everett, come on.

If Baron dies, we go back to normal.

That fixes everything.

I'm sorry.

♪ ♪

Need some help, please!

This boy's been stabbed.

♪ ♪

He's in the ER getting
checked out by doctors now.

- Did Garrett say what to do?
- Don't come in.

He said it might take hours
and we should just go home.

Everett, come on.

I'm not going home.

They can't connect us to Baron.




I'm not leaving him alone.

Everett can take care of himself.

But he's part of the pack, right?

There is no pack, Harlan.

♪ ♪

There never was.

♪ ♪


No. No, Danny.

Hey, Danny, don't open the door!


Hey, there's my little guy.


♪ ♪

What is this?

Blake, social services is
gonna be looking after you

and Danny for a while.

Hey, look, they're
not giving me a choice.

But since Danny has special needs,

they're saying you're
not gonna be together.

I have to file some kind of appeal.


Can they do this?

I know it's my fault. I know.

I... I know that I'm
the real problem here.

- No.
- I know that.

No, Dad. Wait, please.

Dad, this is not your
fault. This is my fault.

Please, you can't let them do this.




♪ ♪

You know, you have
really beautiful skin.

It wasn't always like that, was it?

♪ ♪


Something helped change
things for the better.

What would you think if
we could help Danny change?


That's right, Blake.

Just like you.

What if I don't want him to change?

I think you do.

You can say that you don't want Danny

to be any different

because it's the right thing to say.

It's what you're supposed to say.

♪ ♪

But even Harlan would know you're lying

without listening to your heart.

♪ ♪


They're not letting me through.

But they said if you
need to talk to Garrett,

they'll let you by.

They're probably calling the cops.

This is getting complicated.

I need to talk to my dad.

Wait for me.






♪ ♪


We need to talk about something.


Wait... wait a second, Dad.

- You're not really doing this.
- You're right. I'm not.

You did this.

These are the results of your behavior.

You need to accept
responsibility for that.

You want to me?

You're a minor. It's a .

It's a -hour hold.

I'm not a danger to myself.

But you might be to others.

- Like who?
- You threatened your mother.


Is that what she said?

You came threateningly
close to your mother.

She swore that you were gonna become

physically violent with her.

I never touched her.

You ripped the car keys from her hands!

The arson detective said
that you brought a kid in here

with a Kn*fe in his chest.

Everett, for Christ's sake,

there's blood all over your room.

♪ ♪

Dad, please, please.

Don't do this, OK?
This is not gonna help.

Please. Dad, please don't do this!

This is not gonna help, OK?

Dad, please don't do this!

♪ ♪



What are you doing here?

Weekly STI check?

I'm just f*cking with you.

Is that a bag full of...

Toys for sick children.


Where do you think I
got the epinephrine?

You get everything here?

From my dad.

He's still a piece of
shit but he hooks me up.


♪ ♪

What's your last name?


You didn't know that?

♪ ♪

Where are you taking me?

To meet your mother.

She's been trying to
find you for a long time.

She started the wildfire.

She knew it was the only thing that

could bring you out of hiding.

She k*lled all those
people just to find you.

Some kind of motherly love, isn't it?

♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪

The nurse told me he was
being taken to surgery.

Nobody can seem to find him now.

Does that mean anything to you?

It does.

It's from a former
firefighter, guy named Malcolm.

Before Cyrus, he was our
number one arson suspect.


You think he took this kid?

I don't know.

I do know that the FBI is here.

I'm out.

♪ ♪

Garrett, you asked me to trust you.

I'm asking... can you trust me now?

♪ ♪


♪ ♪

Harlan Briggs.

You're under arrest for the m*rder

of Officer Trenton Miller.

Turn around and put your
hands behind your back.


♪ ♪

♪ You can try to resist,
try to hide from my kiss ♪

I found you.

♪ But you know that you
can't fight the moonlight ♪

♪ Deep in the dark, you'll
surrender your heart ♪

♪ But you know, but you know ♪

♪ That you can't fight the moonlight ♪

♪ No ♪

♪ You can't fight it ♪

♪ It's gonna get to your heart ♪

♪ ♪


♪ You can try to resist ♪

♪ Try to hide from my
kiss, but you know ♪

♪ But you know that you
can't fight the moonlight ♪

♪ ♪

Where is he?

You think I brought you
here for a touching reunion?

I brought you here so I could k*ll you.

So you could try to k*ll me.

Let's not get ahead of ourselves.

Your head is exactly
what I'm hoping for.

An a* made of silver.

♪ ♪

- No.


I used most of the
silver for the b*ll*ts.


♪ ♪



♪ ♪

[RAPID g*n]



♪ ♪



♪ ♪


♪ ♪




♪ ♪


Who is this?

Besides the anonymous
caller who found bodies?

You think you made them a pack?

They wouldn't be alive without me.

I've helped them every step of the way,

and I'm still helping them.


Because I called Garrett first.



♪ ♪

Who are you?

♪ ♪

I'm Harlan and Luna's mother.

♪ ♪

Baron is their brother.

He's gonna die if we don't help him.

That's all you need to know right now.

Blake, Everett, Harlan, and Luna...

only they could do it.

Only a pack could make him human again.

Do they know that?

They're learning.

They don't quite trust me yet.

Yeah, neither do I.

You should.

Let me show you why.

♪ ♪

Everett is strong.

Blake is fast.

Harlan and Luna have sound and smell.

Baron, you have what used to be called

the power of transmutation.

I turn people into werewolves.

Every member of the pack has an ability.

Let me show you what I can do.

♪ ♪


♪ ♪


♪ ♪



♪ ♪

- [g*n]

- [g*n]


♪ ♪


♪ ♪


You're not as strong
as you think you are.

You've been human for too long.







You need him alive.



♪ ♪

You know what would have
happened if he k*lled me.

Harlan and Luna would be next.

Do you know what a Trophic
Cascade is, Garrett?

Predator impact on an ecosystem.

♪ ♪

Then you know what
happened when they brought

the wolves back to
Yellowstone National Park.

The elk...

are no longer safe.

Because the wolves kept them in check.

It had such a profound
and cascading effect,

changed the flow of rivers.

That's the power of an apex predator.

You want Baron because
you want more wolves.

I want my family back.

What if I try to stop you?


This isn't a moral quandary, Garrett.

I knew you were a good parent.

I need you to help protect our children.

♪ ♪

Baron is gonna be just
like Harlan and Luna.

He's gonna need both of us.

Think about it.

Blake and her brother
can have a normal life.

Everett never has to feel anxious again.

♪ ♪

Luna can have the pack that
she's been searching for.

♪ ♪

And Harlan can have the father

that he has always wanted...

♪ ♪

In you.

♪ ♪

Not the human father.

No, the wolf.


♪ ♪

♪ Can't fight the moonlight ♪

♪ Deep in the dark, you'll
surrender your heart ♪

♪ But you know, but you know ♪

♪ That you can't fight the moonlight ♪
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