“The Leftovers” Season 1 Episode 7 “Solace for Tired Feet” aired on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. on HBO. Kevin reunited with his crazy father while Tom got another task from Holy Wayne. Read on to learn more about Episode 7 “Solace for Tired Feet” recap and a sneak peek of Episode 8 “Cairo.”
Previously on Episode 6 “Guest” (air date: Aug. 3, 2014), Nora (Carrie Coon) was featured on the episode. Her life after the disappearance of her husband and two kids has caught the attention of the others. Thanks to Holy Wayne (Patterson Joseph), Nora might start to move on from the problem that kept on haunting her.
Episode 7 Solace for Tired Feet” was directed by Mimi Leder and written by Damon Lindelof and Jacqueline Hoyt. The rebellious kids from the Mapleton, New York played a game where they “honor” the departed by trapping themselves inside a refrigerator. One of them was Jill (Margaret Qualley). She made a new record, but she had got trapped inside for real. When the kids panicked, a mysterious man arrived to save her. She was going to thank him and found out that it was her grandfather, Kevin Garvey Sr. (Scott Glenn).
Kevin (Justin Theroux), on the other hand, was having dinner with Nora. They were about to go to her home until they found out that they have company. Meg (Liv Tyler) and another member of Guilty Remnant (GR) were there to stalk them. Kevin warned them while Nora tried to hose them down. Unfortunately, that also marked the end of their date.
The older Garvey asked his granddaughter not to tell Kevin (Justin Theroux) about it. He was actually a patient at a mental institution.Kevin was called by Mayor Lucy (Amanda Warren) to investigate and find his father. Kevin also got another hallucination about a dead Laurie (Amy Brenneman) with several GR corpses at the back of Dean’s (Michael Gaston) car. He later woke up and saw Aimee (Emily Meade) )bandaging his dog-bitten hand.
Kevin learned that Jill knew that his father attacked the same library he burned down years ago. He also found out about the jar of money Reverend Matt Jamison (Christopher Eccleston) got from Garvey Sr. He went to the reverend’s home and found his father. At a diner, Garvey Sr. tried to give him a copy of National Geographic May 1972 edition. According to his father, he must accept his destiny as a “crazy person” just like him.
The episode also featured Tom (Chris Zylka). He was tapped by Holy Wayne to take his remaining money and insert it to a mailbox. He was tasked to follow the guy after he got the money. The guy also worked like his role as a protector of another Asian girl. Tom also found out that Christine gave birth to a baby girl.
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