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Episode Info

Title:

...Thirteen Years Later


MLM Code:

#MLM-305


Production Code:

3ABC05


Season:

3


Original Airdate:

1998-10-30




Nielsen Rating:

5.4


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Alternative Episode Titles:

In France, this episode was entitled Treize Ans Plus Tard which translates into English as Thirteen Years Later. [View all]

In Finland, this episode was entitled Intohimona murha which translates into English as Passion for murder. [View all]

In Germany, this episode was entitled Halloween which translates into English as Halloween. [View all]

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Episode Summary:

To Frank Black’s dismay, a movie is being shot based upon an infamous serial killer case he himself solved 13 years ago. Things get a little out of hand when new murders begin occurring with the same pattern featured in the film and case files. Frank hopes to find the answers during the filming of the movie’s finale, at a KISS concert, while Emma searches famous horror films for clues.

Main Crew:

Written by Michael R. Perry
Directed by Thomas J. Wright
Edited by James Coblentz


Main Cast:

Lance Henriksen as Frank Black
Klea Scott as Special Agent Emma Hollis


Guest Stars:

Jeff Yagher as Mark Bianco
Jim Pirri as Rowdy Beeman
Donnelly Rhodes as Sheriff Fritz Neuenschwander
Matthew Walker as Sir Douglas Latham
Kate Luyben as Eva O'Malley/Marta Danbury
KISS as KISS (themselves)


Supporting Cast:

Stefan Arngrim as Hugo Winston
Crystal Cass as Ramona/Mary
Andre Danyliu as Mayor Dooley
Tanja Reichert as Ruby Dahl
Paul Stanley as Lew Carroll
Gene Simmons as Hector Leachman
Ace Frehley as Sick Cop
Peter Criss as Nice Cop
Dana Grahame as Sarah Cryer
Ted Kozma as Kenny Neiderman
Morgan Brayton as Assistant Director
Guy Fauchon as Movie Sheriff
Edmund Wong as Gaffer (II)
Cavan Cunningham as Gaffer (I)

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Quotation/Proverb:

"Never believe anything you see on Halloween." - Reverend M. Goodman, October 31, 1985


Promotional Episode Tagline:

If you like slasher films... You're gonna love this. Blood, guts and music's wildest band. Don't miss one hell of a show.


Seasonal Episode Tagline:

wait... worry... the time is near



Synopsis:

Please note that this is the original Fox synopsis and occasionally this may differ from the events that were actually filmed. Please also view the ...Thirteen Years Later episode transcript which has been painstakingly checked for accuracy against the actual episode.

Inside an F.B.I. classroom, a lecturer addresses a roomful of attentive agents. Though we do not see the speaker’s face, we hear Frank Black’s voice describing a horrific murder case, one that happened during the week just before Halloween.

In flashback, Frank and Emma are summoned to a motel in Trinity, South Carolina. The pair meets with Sheriff Fritz Neuenschwander, who walks them through a murder scene. The sheriff explains that two individuals, actress Marta Danbury and director Lew Carroll, were both viciously murdered inside their room. Both were in town filming a small B-movie on a nearby soundstage.

Shortly thereafter, Frank, Emma and the sheriff travel to the soundstage, where they observe several actors and a film crew shooting a picture which, it turns out, is based on a murder case Frank investigated thirteen years earlier. Frank is offended when he realizes that most of the factual evidence in the case is being completely ignored in favor of sensationalism. Frank and Emma interview the principals, as many had a motive for the killings.

Among them is producer Kenny Neiderman, who had been sleeping with Marta Danbury; Rowdy Beeman, who suddenly rose to the rank of director upon Lew Carroll’s demise; actress Ruby Dahl, whose role was drastically expanded to compensate for Danbury; Sir Douglas Latham, an aging British stage actor; Sara Cryer, the film’s unit publicist; John and Don, the film’s screenwriters, who were displeased with Carroll’s take on their screenplay; flirtatious star Ramona Tangent; and Mark Bianco, a method actor who portrays Frank Black in the film. Also included on the suspect list is Hugo Winston, whose fiancie was murdered by the killer thirteen years earlier. Hugo declares that the production desecrates the name of the deceased.

Most of the crew members gather to watch the filming of a scene in which Ruby Dahl goes skinny-dipping in a pool. Once the scene is photographed, the crew assembles around folding tables where a caterer distributes sandwiches. As the director bites into his sandwich, he realizes that the "meat" is, in fact, a human finger. Rowdy recognizes a ring on the severed digit, and proclaims that producer Niederman has been killed.

Despite protests from an irate cast and crew, the sheriff closes down the shoot. Meanwhile, Emma speculates that the murderer may be using classic horror films as the inspiration for the manner in which he kills. The pair conclude that the suspect may strike at the motel where the crew is staying. A figure lures them upon the roof of the building, where they discover body of publicist Sara Cryer dangling upside down from a rope, a death that mirrors killings seen in the films Halloween and Friday the 13th. Meanwhile, one of the film’s extras, a man named Hector, confesses to the crimes. Frank destroys his credibility. Nonetheless, the mayor proclaims that production may resume.

Frank and Emma realize that horror films were playing on television on the nights of all the murders. The pair consult a television listing and discover that the film Motel Hell is being broadcast that evening. They race to the soundstage, where it is discovered that several members of the crew had their vocal cords severed, a la Motel Hell. Frank also discovers Hugo Winston, his body hanging by the neck, a butcher knife nearby.

Frank finds it difficult to believe that Hugo is the killer. Emma consults the television listings, but because it is Halloween, the airwaves are filled with movie marathons, making it impossible to predict how the killer will strike next. Emma stays at the hotel to watch television, hoping for some insight into how the murderer thinks. Meanwhile, Frank drives back to the soundstage, where the crew films a climactic scene set at a nightclub. He scrutinizes his surroundings as movie extras dressed in Halloween costumes mill about the sound stage. Suddenly, Sheriff Neuenschwander’s corpse crashes down from the rafters. Pandemonium breaks out, and during the confusion, Frank realizes that in most B-movies, the leading lady dies last. But Ramona is spotted nearby, safe and sound. Frank realizes the killer will target Emma.

He races to the motel, where Mark Bianco, armed with a chainsaw, is on the loose. Emma manages to shoot at the chainsaw, causing it to stop. Bianco produces a gun and takes aim at Frank. The pair aim their guns at each other. Bianco explains that, as the consummate professional actor, he wanted to be Frank, to see what the killer saw. Frank manages to get off a shot, and a wounded Bianco falls to the ground.

Back at the F.B.I. classroom, the lecturer concludes his story. But we see that the speaker is not Frank Black. It is Mark Bianco. And his audience is not comprised of F.B.I. agents, but of fellow inmates inside an insane asylum.



1013 References:

The name of the cameraman shown on the clapper board is Sluvap Enitnelav. In reverse, this is Valentine Pavuls, assistant property manager.

Credit: Libby of TIWWA

The quote that begins the episode ("Never believe anything you see on Halloween." -- Reverend M. Goodman, October 31, 1985) was created as a deliberate nod to Mr. Morry Goodman. Michael R. Perry, the episode's writer, has noted that Goodman was one of the censors working on the show's third season and that he often gave the series great leeway when it came to presenting the necessary gore, violence, and sexuality.

Credit: Brian Dixon of The Millennial Abyss



Episode Trivia:

"I shot a whole music video with Kiss during that episode. We were going to cut it as a music video. In fact, Kiss wanted it done as a music video for them. The material that we shot - it was terrific... We shot it in half a day, their music number, and it was pretty wild, but it was fun. It was a lot of fun. They were great."

Thomas J. Wright - Episode Director



Mortality Count: 
8 Deaths


(Comprised of 8 murders + 0 kills in self defence + 0 justifiable homicides + 0 suicides.)

NB. Where applicable, large groups of victims (such as multiple victims in a plane crash) are represented by a count of group count of 1 due to impracticalities with listing so many unidentified persons. For enhanced details, see the Violence Markers below.



Original Fox Episode Stills:

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Available Violence Markers:

  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the attempted murder of Special Agent Emma Hollis during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the attempted murder of Frank Black during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Lew Carroll during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Eva O'Malley/Marta Danbury during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Kenny Neiderman during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Sarah Cryer during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Gaffer (I) during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Gaffer (II) during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Hugo Winston during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).
  • Mark Bianco was responsible for the murder of Sheriff Fritz Neuenschwander during this episode of Millennium (...Thirteen Years Later).

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