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"Past Perfect"
Series Castle Rock
Season 1, Episode 8
Castle Rock 1x08 001
Air date August 29th, 2018
Writers Mark Lafferty
Director Ana Lily Amirpour
Producers Robin Sweet; J.J. Abrams; Stephen King; Sam Shaw; Dustin Thomason; Ben Stephenson; Mark Lafferty; Liz Glotzer; Michael Uppendahl; Tamara Isaac; Scott Brown; Tom Spezialy; Gina Welch; Vinnie Wilhelm; Colin Walsh; Lila Byock
Starring André Holland; Melanie Lynskey; Bill Skarsgård; Jane Levy; Sissy Spacek
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"Past Perfect" is the eighth episode of season one of the supernatural drama series Castle Rock, which is based on the literary works of famed horror novelist Stephen King. It was directed by Ana Lily Amirpour with a script written by Mark Lafferty. It first premiered on Hulu on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018.

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Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode is rated TV-MA. It contains violence and strong language.
  • There are twenty-three credited cast members in this episode.
  • Actor CJ Jones is credited as Charlie Jones in this episode.
  • This is the first and only appearance of Gordon; dies in this episode.
  • This is the first and only appearance of Lilith; dies in this episode.

Allusions Edit

  • Jackie Torrance brandishes an axe, which is a wink towards her more infamous uncle, Jack Torrance, who attempted to kill his wife and son with an axe in the 1980 film adaptation of The Shining.
  • A span of twenty-seven years exists between when The Kid first encountered Henry Deaver as a child, and when he meets him again as an adult. This is the same span of time the evil clown Pennywise waits between his first encounter with the Losers' club as adolescents and his final confrontation with them as adults as seen in the films It: Chapter One and It: Chapter Two. Coincidentally, actor Bill Skarsgård plays both The Kid and Pennywise.

Body Count Edit

  1. Bird - Smashes into a windshield. Poor bastard.
  2. Gordon - Get an axe to the head from Jackie Torrance.
  3. Lilith - Accidentally stabs herself in the throat with a knife. Dumb bitch.

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Automobile | Axe | Birds | Bus | Castle Rock | Corpse | Dead animals | Dismemberment | Eye injuries | Flashback | Head injuries | Jerusalem's Lot | Knife | Maine | Police officer | Priest | Recreational vehicle | Screwdriver | Slit throat | Stabbings | Throat injuries | Van


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