The Leftovers (2014–2017)
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Laurie Garvey, a former therapist, must become one again as she heads to Australia to help Nora and Kevin along their paths.


Carl Franklin


Tom Perrotta (based on the book by), Damon Lindelof (created by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Theroux ... Kevin Garvey
Amy Brenneman ... Laurie Garvey
Christopher Eccleston ... Matt Jamison
Margaret Qualley ... Jill Garvey (voice)
Chris Zylka ... Tom Garvey (voice)
Carrie Coon ... Nora Durst
Kevin Carroll ... John Murphy
Jovan Adepo ... Michael Murphy
Scott Glenn ... Kevin Garvey, Sr.
Lindsay Duncan ... Grace Playford
Katja Herbers ... Dr. Eden
Vanessa DeSilvio ... Well Dressed Woman (as Vanessa De Silvio)
Natalie Gold ... Young Mother
Francis Greenslade Francis Greenslade ... Officer Gerard
Victoria Haralabidou ... Dr. Bekker


Laurie Garvey, a former therapist, must become one again as she heads to Australia to help Nora and Kevin along their paths.

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Drama | Fantasy | Mystery


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Release Date:

21 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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After swallowing the pills, Laurie takes ipecac and begins vomiting immediately. Ipecac takes 15 to 20 minutes to work, as it has to reach the chemoreceptor trigger zone in the lower intestine for it to cause the vomiting. See more »


Laurie Garvey: So is this the part where you call the DSD and shut this operation down?
John Murphy: [to Matt] Do you remember when we were kids? After Mom and Dad died, when everyone at the church wouldn't take their eyes off us? They'd take us to the movies, and bowling, and putt-putt, just to keep us busy?
Matt Jamison: Of course I do.
John Murphy: And this one time they brought us to a baseball game, and I was too young to get the rules, so I watched these people in another section hitting a beach ball. And the whole stadium was getting into it,...
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References The Wizard of Oz (1925) See more »


Wherever I May Roam
Written by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich
Performed by Apocalyptica
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14 December 2018 | by lakers8See all my reviews

Ok. I get that this episode goes back and forth in time.

But Episode 5 ended with Laurie, Matt, John and Michael arriving in Australia together.

In this episode Matt & Laurie are with Nora and John & Michael are with Kevin Sr at the ranch.

When and why did they part ways for Laurie to leave Matt & Nora and go to the ranch and reunite with John & Michael?

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