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Victoria and Iggy hypothesize about zombies, and Eli interrupts with upsetting news.
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Frankenstein MD is a multi-platform series based on Frankenstein, a novel by Mary Shelley.
The series is developed by Lon Harris, Brett Register, and Bernie Su
The series is produced by Pemberley Digital.
and distributed by PBS Digital Studios.

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Victoria Frankenstein - Anna Lore -
Iggy DeLacey - Steve Zaragoza -
Eli Lavenza - Brendan Bradley -
Dr. Abraham Waldman - Kevin Rock

Executive Producer - Bernie Su -
Executive Producer - Matt Vree -
Executive Producer - Hank Green -
Co-Executive Producer - Lon Harris
Co-Executive Producer - Brett Register -
Producer - Tracy Bitterolf -
Co Producer -Tamara Krinsky -
Director - Brett Register -
Writer – Taylor Brogan -
Production Coordinator – Derek Van Valkenburg
Cinematography - Matt Ryan -
Editor – Sam Mollo -
Transmedia Editor - Christine Linnell -
Associate Producer - Ariana Nedelman
Science Advisor - Joe Hanson -
Assistant Director - Terrisha Kearse
Production Designer - Katie Moest -
Stylist - Jessica Snyder -
Wardrobe Assistant - Lisa Curtis
Assistant Editor - Brennan Barsell
DIT – Scott Sison
Propmaster - Audrey Lee
Set Decorator - Kim Brunner
Script Supervisor - Charese Mongiello
Makeup - Roxanne Pike
Makeup Assistant - Elizabeth Bursick
Sound Mixer/Boom - Geoff Allison
Key Grip - Kevin Chiu
Gaffer - Eric Clark
Colorist - Brennan Barsell
Camera Assistant - Kelsey Taylor
Camera Operator - Tristain Starr
Camera Operator – Ali Brocato
Intro Music - Sally Chou
Intro Design - Andrew Swaner
Social Media Manager - Christina Cooper -
Graphic Designer - Becca Rodrigues -
Production Assistant – Dakota Eckenroth
Production Assistant - Alex Bromberg
Channel Manager for PBS Digital Studios - Raymond Schillinger
Closed Captions and Annotations - Jared M. Gair
(PBS theme plays)

Victoria: There's no such thing as zombies. We are studying the affects of cryopreservation and subsequent revitalization on brain tissue following severe traumatic injury!

Iggy: Hmm, sounds like a riveting introduction. Will you at least listen to my version? 

Victoria: Fine! Speak.

Iggy: Today, on Frankenstein MD: Zombies! Why they gots to eat so many brains? What do you do if they try to eat your brain? How come they're so slow except for like one out of every twenty movies when they're super fast? All these questions and more will be answered, right now, on...

(Frankenstein MD theme plays)

Victoria: None of these hypothetical zombie scenarios have any bearing on our work with Robert's body.

Iggy: Last one, I promise.

Victoria: /eye roll/ Fine.

Iggy: /clears throat/ You're in a library-

Victoria: What kind of library?

Iggy: Why does it matter?

Victoria: Local public library? Huge campus library?

Iggy: A big library! 

Victoria: How many stories?

Iggy: A five story library! It's in the art-deco style. Next month, they have an exhibit featuring Jane Austen's private letters, but that's only open Monday through Thursday until 4 PM! Enough details?

Victoria: Sufficient.

Iggy: So, zombie loose in the library. Too many civilians around. You can't risk a shotgun blast! You're out of time. What do you do?

Victoria: Ah... I would try to reason with it.

Iggy: Okay, let's say that... uh, the undead don't listen to reason. 

Victoria: Zombie violence is stimulus driven. Don't stimulate and they won't respond. 

Iggy: But let's say you're not agitating the subject at all, and it's still trying to slurp up your delicious juicy brains like Ramen noodles.

Victoria: Then, the explosive behavior could be linked to an improperly functioning orbital frontal cortex. Or, an overactive hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis!

Iggy: Hmm... okay, interesting. How would you treat that?

Victoria: A treatment could include -

Iggy: Okay, hold on, I'm going to write this down.

Victoria: Why would you need to write this down?

Iggy: Um, can't be too prepared?

Victoria: For zombies?

Iggy: Zombies, werewolves, vampires...

Victoria: Frankenstein's monster?

Iggy: Hey, that's catchy!

Victoria: You're going to look for him! That's what this is all about!

Iggy: Vic, come on, that's crazy! You said yourself he's already dead.

Dr. Waldman: Doctor DeLacey did you find a straight jacket?

Iggy: Err, yes. I hope we find crazy Aunt Bethany soon Dr. Waldman! We'll get her the help she needs. Poor old Bethany. 

Victoria: If you find the creature call me immediately.

Iggy: Vic

Victoria: Promise me!

Iggy: OK, OK I promise.

Eli: Victoria?

Victoria: Gotta go. You promised!

(Eli enters)

Victoria: What's wrong?

Eli: When's the last time you saw Rory?

Victoria: Before she left for her camping trip. Why?

Eli: Justine just called me - Rory's missing.

Victoria: Missing?

Eli: They went hiking and then they got separated and Rory didn't come back.

Victoria: Has she filed a police report?

Eli: Justine was really upset on the phone, I didn't get to ask many questions.

Victoria: Okay, well, Rory is pretty adventurous-

Eli: But not reckless.

Victoria: Where was she hiking?

Eli: Mount Falcon. What? 

Victoria: (whispering) It fits the pattern.

Eli: Okay, I'm not in the mood to play FBI agents right now.

(Eli's phone buzzes)

Eli: Hey, Justine. Ye-Yessir. This is he. Lavenza. L-A-V-E-N-Z-A.  ... I understand.

Victoria: Eli?

Eli: The police need to speak to us.

Victoria: (voice breaking) Because Rory is missing?

Eli: They found her.

(Victoria sobs)

(Frankenstein MD outro plays)