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[gunfire on TV]

[groans]

[knocking on door]

[Justin's dad] Justin, let's go!

Justin. Hello, Justin.

Set an alarm for 11:00 p.m.

and set another alarm for 11:50 p.m.

[pop music playing]

[knocking on door]

Rhi, 6:30, hon.

[sighs]

Rhi!

I'm up!

Oh, my God.

[sighs]

[whirring]

-[Lindsey] Hello! -Hi!

[Lindsey] Oh, thanks, babe.

Hey...

I need you to run those errands today for me, please.

I don't really know about today.

Just try. Okay, Nick?

See you later.

Bye.

Jolene, breakfast. Come on!

-No! -We're gonna be late.

[pop music playing on radio]

[inhales sharply]

[Rhiannon] God.

Um... I could also drive, if you want.

I mean, I could actually use the practice.

Does that have spinach in it?

Yeah, Dad says spinach has antioxidants.

Mmm. You know what else has antioxidants?

-Your balls. Yeah. -My balls.

Well, Dad says it's important, so...

-[tires screeching] -Hey!

What's going on up here, huh?

Dumbass.

[Steve] Justin, my goon!

Yo, don't ignore me, bro.

Right, sorry. Hey, goon.

You okay?

-Yeah, I'm good. All good. -[school bell rings]

[sighs] I'm so tired.

I wanna drop Model UN,

but if I don't get into Stanford,

I will literally cry to death.

That campus is so beautiful.

And their mascot is, not even joking, a tree.

You're gonna apply with me, right?

Yeah. For sure.

Where even is Justin?

I mean, what's up with him?

He takes you totally for granted.

I'll be right back.

Hey!

Look, I'm sorry for texting you so much.

I was gonna text you "Sorry" again this morning,

but I'd already texted you so much,

And also, I know you don't like it when I apologize,

so I guess I'm sorry for saying "I'm sorry."

Rhiannon.

-Yeah? -Don't be sorry.

That was on me. I should've written you back.

No, you don't have to text me every time I text you.

[chuckles] I think I do.

Um...

Well, I can come watch your practice if you want.

That doesn't sound that much fun for you.

Why are you looking at me like that?

Like what?

What else do you have today?

Other than practice?

Nothing. No tests or anything.

Maybe it would be fun if we just went somewhere?

Like, after school?

Or even now?

Is that something we do?

Well, couldn't it be?

[both laughing]

[commentator 1 on radio] He's an outstanding player.

He's young, he has an ERA of 1.68.

[commentator 2] He's not that young! Twenty-three! He's...

[commentator 1] Twenty-three years old!

This what you wanna listen to?

-Yeah. -I mean, look at his record.

He got eighteen wins...

How about you throw on some music?

What are you talking about? They're gonna dump him?

[commentator 2] Eighteen wins against substandard teams...

[tuning radio]

[This is the Day playing on radio]

[Rhiannon] ♪ All the money in the world

Couldn't buy back those days

-♪ You pull back -♪ You pull back the curtain

And the sun burns into your eyes

You know this song?

How did I not know that?

You watch a plane flying

[both] ♪ Across the clear blue sky

This is the day

Your life will surely change

This is the day

When things fall into place

[both vocalizing]

[both laughing]

[This is the Day continues playing]

[Rhiannon laughing]

-[camera clicks] -[both laughing]

[Rhiannon yelps]

Saved your life! Saved your life!

All right, come on!

Hi.

"You have a nice smile."

Story checks out. Good job, cookie.

Bad job, cookie. It's not a fortune.

It's not?

No. A fortune would be, "You will have a nice smile."

Because a fortune is supposed to tell you the future.

Or something you don't already know.

Like that you have a nice smile.

[cell phone chimes]

Um...

It's just Dad.

You don't talk about him.

Like, ever.

Um...

He had a manic episode a few years ago.

It's no big deal.

I had no idea.

Yeah, I haven't really told anyone about it.

Not even Rebecca.

You don't have to, obviously.

Sometimes I want to. It's just...

I don't know.

Well, what happened, exactly?

He came home one day

and told us he got a big promotion.

He took us out to some French restaurant to celebrate.

And then we went to a movie.

He paid the guy some crazy amount

so we could have the whole theater to ourselves.

I'm guessing no promotion?

No. He had actually just gotten laid off

and snapped.

So, no new rich life.

And my mom had to take a second job

and we almost lost our house.

And now even if he could work,

I don't know who would hire him.

He just sits around and makes paintings of faces.

Sometimes people need a break.

Life gets too much.

It sounds like you resent him for checking out, though.

I want to talk to him about that day and why,

but I can never seem to figure out what to say.

I don't know why I'm telling you all this.

I'm glad you did.

It feels good.

It's your turn. Go.

Uh...

Yeah, I mean, I hate French food, too.

Snails and croissants.

Snail-croissants. I mean, what's that about?

-I meant, open your cookie. -Oh.

[both chuckle]

See you tomorrow.

What's wrong?

You know every day won't be like this, right?

I know.

But, maybe, it helps you remember

you like spending time with me?

Look, I just mean, today...

Today was the happiest day I've had in a long time.

Tomorrow is tomorrow.

Let's end today on a nice note.

Okay.

That's the nice note.

Also, your mouth tastes so much better

when you don't smoke.

I'll try to remember that.

Set an alarm for 11:00 p.m.

and set another alarm for 11:50 p.m.

[camera clicks]

Hello, Amy. [chuckles]

Hey, what's going on?

[Amy] Excuse me.

My family just moved here from DC.

My mom told me to shadow someone at the school today,

but she didn't set anything up.

So embarrassing. Could I shadow you?

-[car door closes] -Um...

I don't know what that is, no. What is that?

Yeah, sure.

Rebecca, Alexander, this is Amy,

who might be coming here.

Hey, Amy. You've got a great person to show you around.

Yeah, Alexander's a huge fan.

Okay, all I meant was Rhiannon

is super generous with her time.

Yeah, you wish!

Don't worry, we're friends. He likes when I tease him.

How about we get back to the lab now?

Hey, Justin!

Justin!

Coach is pissed off at me for blowing off practice.

Uh... Amy, this is my boyfriend, Justin.

Did we drink yesterday?

No, why?

We just left school and went to Baltimore yesterday.

Just out of the blue. It was amazing.

Yeah, I'll take your word for it

'cause I can't remember a thing about it.

What part?

Pretty much the whole day.

It's super foggy,

like I'm hungover or something.

Now I've to make up work

in three stupid classes by tomorrow,

but I have a shift till 10:00 tonight.

So my life basically sucks right now.

Okay, so you had an amazing day

with your gorgeous, incredible girlfriend.

And to you that sucks?

I'm sorry. Who is this and what is her deal?

Who are you?

Why are you bitching and moaning

about the only good thing in your life?

Amy!

Chill, it's fine.

Okay, great talk. Gotta go.

Rhi, don't forget about Steve's party on Saturday.

I'm sorry.

I'm just allergic to unappreciative dicks.

That's not who he is.

You deserve better.

I'm sorry. It was in your face.

It's okay. I'm okay.

You're very sweet.

But actually, I'm not feeling great.

Alexander, would you mind

taking Amy for the rest of the day?

Sure.

[Rhiannon] Thank you.

[pop music playing on radio]

I'm gonna need you to ghostwrite some texts for me.

First, text Abby.

Just a bunch of tree emojis.

And then, second,

text Will something cute but mean.

Like, over-the-top mean, but, like, still cute.

Can't it just wait until we get home?

No, why?

It's just stuff with Justin.

Is this stuff that he's a douchebag?

All right, look.

You have two options. One, break up with him!

And, two, cheat, like, a lot.

Crazy amounts. With crazy amounts of dudes.

You know, like how Lindsey does?

Mom doesn't cheat.

I don't wanna talk about it anymore.

All right. Great.

Set an alarm for 11:00 p.m.

and another alarm for 11:50 p.m.

Okay.

[indistinct chattering]

-You sure you don't mind? -No, of course not.

Thanks, babe. I just need to get super wasted tonight.

-Yup. -Steve, my goon!

-My goon! -What's up, man?

Hey, Stephanie.

Rhiannon.

Hey, guys. What's going on?

[pop music playing]

-[Rebecca] Hey! -Hi!

Justin's over there.

Thank you.

[Justin] Bro...

-That's so weak. -[both laughing]

Shoot it!

[boys] Oh! [boy] Hey!

[music stops]

[This is the Day playing]

[both] Oh!

Well, you didn't wake up this morning

♪ 'Cause you didn't go to bed

You were watching the whites of your eyes turn red

The calendar on your wall was ticking the days off

You've been reading some old letters

[both] ♪ You smile and think how much you've changed

All the money in the world

Couldn't buy back those days

You pull back the curtains

And the sun burns into your eyes

You watch a plane flying across a clear blue sky

This is the day Your life

This is the day

-♪ When things fall -♪ Into place

I don't think I know you. Do you go to Octavian?

No, I'm Nathan. Steve's cousin.

I'm Rhiannon.

That's a lovely name.

Oh, thank you.

I don't like it.

Why?

Well, everyone thinks it's Rihanna,

as in, "Bitch Better Have My Money".

Also, no one can spell it.

That's their problem. It's a beautiful name.

Thank you.

Yo! Hey! Who's this?

This is Nathan, Steve's cousin.

Hey.

Steve's gay cousin.

All right. Hey.

You got nothing to worry about, Galahad.

But your girlfriend might.

[Justin] Uh...

Thanks, I guess.

I'm gonna be upstairs.

Yo!

You wanna go someplace not upstairs?

[laughs nervously]

[soft rock music playing]

Your boyfriend,

not a dancer?

Um... [chuckles]

Not today, apparently.

So...

Why are you with him?

Um...

Because we love each other.

Sometimes, it's really good with him.

[sighs] I mean, he's my type.

Ah, okay.

And...

What's your type?

Um...

Tall, slim, nice shoulders.

[both laugh]

What?

What's wrong with nice shoulders?

No, nothing. [laughs]

I don't know, I guess I'm just more of a butt guy myself.

But, you know, I get it.

I guess when you've seen as many...

Seen as many butts?

-No, no. -[both laughing]

[Justin] Real talk?

Not a fan of some dude mackin' on my girlfriend.

Don't care if he's gay.

Real talk.

You gotta get your cousin Nathan in line.

He is gay, right?

Bro, what cousin?

I just know that you can be attracted

to way more people than you think.

Me?

Anyone.

How do you know?

[cell phone alarm rings]

I'm sorry, I have to go.

Oh! We're not done here.

I'll call myself so that I have your number.

You don't want this number.

I'm gonna get a new number tomorrow.

-You're getting a new number? -[Justin] There he is!

Rhi! That's not Steve's cousin!

I don't even think he's gay!

-What? -I'm sorry, I have to go.

-I'll explain later. Promise. -What?

[Rhiannon] Where are you going?

Go, go, go!

[Steve] Oh, hell no!

Wait, you guys!

[Steve] Come on, come on!

[Rhiannon] Leave him alone!

Don't creep on our women, little dude!

Rhi, give me my keys!

-No, Justin, you can't! -[car engine starting]

-Justin! -[Justin] My keys!

[Rhiannon] No, you cannot drive right now.

Who even was that?

Siri. Hey, Siri!

Do I have a phone?

ELECTRONIC VOICE: It is 6:29 a.m.

[sighs]

[reporter] This teenager missed curfew,

then said the Devil made him do it.

Monroeville's Nathan Daldry, was found

asleep around 1:00, Saturday morning,

by the side of a highway with a broken back windshield.

His explanation...

He had been possessed by Satan.

Your boy took down his social media.

[reporter] So tell us what happened.

Guess I gotta talk to him in person.

Justin, what are you thinking?

Leave him alone. He's disturbed.

Then why were you even hanging out with him?

-I don't know. -[school bell rings]

[Nathan] And one day, I was fine.

So, Friday night he was super weird.

And then, this morning,

I get a text from a random number.

"If you meet me in person,

somewhere public, I can explain.

Please come alone."

Oh, my God. Are you going to?

I don't know, should I?

I think you have to.

This is the coolest, creepiest thing

that has ever happened.

[chair scraping floor]

Tell me you're alone. You're alone, right?

I'm sorry, do I know you?

Oh, Nathan sent me.

Oh, um...

Where is Nathan?

He's here.

In a way. I mean, he's not, like, "here" here,

but he also wasn't there on Friday when you met him.

Or you thought that you met him.

You know, you actually didn't.

What?

Today I'm Megan.

The day that you met Nathan, I was Nathan. All right?

And the day that Amy shadowed you at school, I was Amy.

And the day that you went to the beach with Justin...

I was Justin.

Because I am someone who wakes up

in a different body every day.

Always someone my age. Never too far from the last,

never the same person twice,

and I have absolutely no control over any of it.

Okay, did Rebecca tell you I'd be here?

She wasn't supposed to tell anyone.

I don't know why it happens, I don't know how.

I mean, this is...

No one's ever tried to explain it to me.

And this is the first time I've ever actually

told anyone about it.

And I know I'm not doing a good job.

[sighs] Okay. Um...

Thank you. This is all very good,

but I think I should go.

"You have a nice smile."

That was the fortune that you got.

The fortune that we both got.

You told me about the day that your dad got laid off.

You told me about the French restaurant.

Okay, just stop.

I told Justin those things, not you.

He has nothing to do with this.

He's the only one who does.

I spent the day with him.

And now he and you and Nathan, and God knows who else

are playing some stupid joke.

And, honestly, I don't even want to know why.

So just, please, stop.

He doesn't talk to you like this.

He doesn't spend days with you

like the one that we had together, okay?

He doesn't see you.

You have to know that that wasn't him.

It's not possible.

It is.

Hey.

Hey! I'm all right.

I seem not all right to you? I'm fine.

Great.

Do you wanna study at my place after school?

-"Study." -Who's Megan?

I don't know any Megan.

Did you tell anyone

about what I told you about what happened with my dad?

Um...

Honestly, I don't even remember

what you told me about your dad.

[cell phone chimes]

What's wrong with you? Are we hanging out or what?

Whatever.

Hey! It's me, A.

Oh.

Hi. Um...

Wait, "A"?

He's James, but I'm A.

Like, just A, like the letter.

I'm still not convinced that this is real.

Who named you A?

I did. I wanted a name that no one else was likely to have.

Okay, the day you were Justin, what was I wearing?

Peasant blouse, jean shorts.

What?

You know what a peasant blouse is?

Half the time I wake up as a girl.

Although, I will say, I think that James

could totally pull it off. I think...

Got the physique for it, all that good stuff.

Okay. [clears throat]

What was the last thing I said to you that day?

"Your mouth tastes so much better

when you don't smoke."

And the name you called Justin

to his face when you were Nathan?

What? Oh, Galahad.

And when you were Amy,

who showed you around after I did?

Alexander.

You still could be a liar.

Just a ridiculously well-prepared liar.

Or I could be telling you the truth.

Or I could be going insane.

Who are you? Who are your parents?

Do they switch bodies every day?

Hey, do you mind if we go

somewhere a little more private?

Okay, maybe if you were a petite cheerleader again.

But I'm not sure you fully realize this.

You're a big, threatening dude today,

so, absolutely not.

Right. [clears throat] I get it.

I don't know if I have parents.

Um...

I assume so, but I have no one to ask.

So, every day of your life, you've just woken up, and...

Just tried to live that day for that person.

Not mess anything up for them, make no mark, leave no trace.

And you're never that person again?

No. I might see them at school

a week or a month later. If I'm in the same area.

So, like, when you're somebody,

are you them or still you?

I'm me.

You know, my consciousness, my memories.

But then I can also access

their history and their memories.

But not all at once.

The longer I'm in someone that day,

the more I know about them.

Who else have you told this?

I told you, no one else.

That sounds really lonely.

Can be.

And sad.

But it isn't

because I've seen so much.

I know what makes each person different,

and what makes everyone the same, you know?

I've seen the same color blue

look 50 different ways with 50 different pairs of eyes.

But you never get to stay

with anything long enough to watch it grow.

It's true.

But I'd like to, though.

If I show you something,

will you promise to show no one else?

Check out my Instagram.

I've posted pictures any days that I could.

Of people I've been, and the things that I've seen.

Of course it's a risk.

I have to scrub the login information

every night before I go to bed

but it's good to have a record.

This still doesn't prove anything.

I mean, you could just be getting these

from other people or the Internet.

I could, but I'm not. Wait, wait.

Can we please meet again?

I don't know. Yes, maybe.

Just let me process this for a little while, okay?

Okay.

Bye, A.

-Bye. -[exhales shakily]

[breathing heavily]

Did you need me?

No.

I'm good.

Hey!

It's me.

Remember?

Yet another person has the unique idea

to prank me by pretending to be the Devil.

What?

No, no.

I'm hoping to write something for my school newspaper.

Actually, I do recognize you.

You do?

I'll meet with anyone interested in the truth.

Okay.

See, he did something to my memory

so the whole night's kind of hazy.

But...

I remember dancing.

Then,

I was in this unnaturally tiny house.

Then running for my life.

Apparently, that evening,

I told my mom that he needed to borrow a car

so I could go help some friends

write a musical about Jesus.

And this should go in your story.

When he was within me

he used my phone to access his Instagram account.

I was on Satan's social media.

It was intense.

It was a record of all the other teenagers

that he's taken over.

Can I see?

He kicked me off and changed the password

before I could save any of the photos

but I recognize you.

What do you mean?

From one of the photos. In the aquarium.

That was you.

He possessed you, too, didn't he?

No.

No, I wasn't possessed.

When he was within you, did he talk to you?

[Reverend Poole] I think that's enough for today.

Did you get a sense of what he was like?

Like, his personality?

I know his personality.

It's pure evil. He's Satan.

Thank you.

[exhales]

Justin, you cannot threaten him!

It's not a threat.

I'm just gonna tell him,

"Little dude, next time you talk to my girlfriend

I'mma help you out

by beating the Devil out of you."

How is that a threat?

Justin, that's the literal definition of a threat.

Rhiannon, tell him.

[Justin] Rhiannon, tell her. No. Are you a dictionary?

[Rebecca] Are you a child?

I'm not a child.

[Rhiannon] Hey!

How did you know it was me?

Just the way you looked at me.

Also, she doesn't go here.

He doesn't go here.

You're not very good for his attendance record.

I'm not good for anyone's attendance record.

[bell rings]

[Rhiannon] Come on.

Look, I thought you said

you didn't wanna mess anyone's life up.

Speaking of which, what happened to Nathan?

I had to see you.

I tried to get him home, put him to bed

but at 11:59, I pulled over and passed out

except I screwed up

and forgot to erase my Instagram info.

He thinks you're the Devil.

[chuckles nervously]

If I'm the Devil,

humanity has nothing to worry about.

That's exactly what the Devil would want humanity to think.

I can't win with you suspicious mortals, can I?

Seriously, why are you doing this?

The day we met,

I felt something I've never felt before.

And I don't wanna let that go.

About that day, how is it okay, what you did?

I let you kiss me because I thought you were Justin.

I told you something incredibly personal

because I thought you were Justin.

He never would've understood.

I was in his mind, Rhiannon. I know him.

Are you serious?

I know him better than you do. He is my boyfriend.

You know you shouldn't be with him.

Who should I be with, then? You?

I mean, off the top of my head, that's an option.

This isn't funny, A.

This is so weird. I mean, today you're...

[sighs] Not everyone's body aligns with their mind.

But I'm not asking you to give Vic a chance, Rhiannon,

I'm asking you to give me a chance.

[soft hip-hop music playing]

What do you remember from that day at the beach?

Um...

That it was super good?

I also remember this.

Can I ask you something else?

Yeah.

What do you like about us?

Us?

Yeah, like, our connection.

Uh...

Um...

We're so connected. Because we're...

We make a really great team.

Like, we've always got each other's backs,

like, when you wouldn't let me drive drunk

the other night at Steve's.

That was super clutch.

And, I mean, that night with that weird dude,

it reminded me

that I would fight like crazy not to lose you.

You know?

'Cause our connection is really powerful.

[Justin] Steve was so wasted at the party.

He's flirting with this girl from Monroe

and turns out that's Stephanie's best friend.

[boys laughing]

[cell phone chimes]

Jolene, can I have the car when we get home?

That's the shit I don't like.

I have to hit the library.

Nerd.

Hey.

I hope we still have some time to do stuff.

I basically had to steal my sister's car.

You were easy to find, at least.

You're the only person here my age.

Do I know you?

Oh, my God. I'm so sorry.

I mistook you for someone else.

I don't know what he looks like.

It's not a Tinder thing.

[laughs]

I'm kidding. It's me, A.

Oh, my God!

-That was not funny! -It was a joke.

I can't believe you just did that.

-I never get to do this. -That was not funny!

[librarian shushing]

Maybe it was a little funny.

No.

Nice shirt, by the way.

His mom buys his clothes.

Actually, I kinda like it.

Well, he hates it.

I've been in homeschool situations before,

and some were great.

But this one's prison.

And the warden is a mom

who speaks really slowly.

But you got her to take you to a library?

Yeah, for an hour.

And I have to have 50 new facts

memorized by the time she picks me up.

Okay, so let's get you some facts.

It can wait.

Tell me about your day.

It was just a day.

I was thinking about you.

-You were? -[librarian shushes]

Jeez.

You were?

Yeah, well, I mean,

what was it like when you were younger,

being you?

Best I could tell,

I was born somewhere in Phoenix, maybe.

But the family I was with, this one day,

they flew to Detroit for a wedding.

And I bounced around Michigan for a while.

You couldn't get back to Arizona?

No. Like I told you,

I can't choose who I wake up in.

Right.

But I meant,

what was it like for you?

Well...

I didn't figure out I was different from other people

until I was six or so.

What tipped me off

was the way people would talk about tomorrow.

The things we'd do, the places we'd go.

Tomorrow.

As though we'd all be together.

Which I knew we wouldn't.

But anytime I tried to say that,

the people, they wouldn't understand.

They'd think it was a joke or a game.

Or else they'd get worried.

After a while, I just realized my tomorrows

are very different from everyone else's.

[Rhiannon] And you never found anyone else like you?

No.

I mean, I search online,

message boards

people talking about being taken over.

There's a subreddit that's interesting.

[librarian shushes]

Should we get you some facts?

-Yeah. Yeah. -Okay.

47, chicken.

Chicken gestates for 22 days.

48, goat.

Goat gestates for 136 to 160 days.

49, groundhog.

Groundhog gestates for 31 to 32 days.

50, kangaroo.

Kangaroo gestates for 32 to 39 days.

Wow. These are great.

They're really gonna unsettle his mom. [laughs]

So, how'd I do?

I don't know, I didn't check.

You didn't check?

I think I did all right.

I think so, too.

Where's my reward?

[George's mom] George!

What kind of a whore...

-She really does talk slow. -Yeah.

-...seduces my son? -Hey, just run.

-Are you sure? -Yeah, run!

[Rhiannon laughing]

Rhi, 6:30.

Holy shit!

What is it?

Nothing.

[breathing heavily]

I will be cool about this.

I promise.

Nick, it's Walmart, not the Yukon.

I can't. Please?

Hey.

Everything okay?

Yeah. Just, have a good day at work.

Hey, wait.

Come here.

I need to go to DC on Sunday with my team for a pitch.

We could squeeze in a little sightseeing,

little shopping, if you wanna come?

I wanna come.

Good.

Okay, have a good day.

I love you.

Be cool, be cool, be cool.

I'm sorry!

I didn't mean to look.

Dude, were you gonna wake me up? We're gonna be late.

Sorry.

What the shit are you doing?

Siri, set an alarm for 11:00 p.m.

Your makeup looks different.

It's good.

Breakfast?

Oh, my God!

I'm sorry, I completely forgot.

It's okay, I hate that shit.

[chuckles]

Everything okay with you?

You just look really pretty today.

So do your balls.

[laughing]

[both laughing]

All right, keep your panties on.

Hey.

You're lookin' sexy today.

Oh.

I mean, more than usual.

Well, thanks.

Thank you for lookin' so sexy.

So...

Do you wanna get out of here, and go back to my place?

Maybe not today.

I thought you like when we do that.

You have no idea what I like, do you?

Excuse me?

I like leaving with you

if you're going to give me a special day.

If you're going to give me a day

of fooling around in your gross room

watching you play video games,

and maybe getting McDonald's for lunch

that does not qualify as special.

Qualifies as awesome, though.

No, it doesn't.

We've had one awesome day in months.

I'm sick of hearing about this day!

Is that because you don't remember it,

because you weren't really there?

Do me a favor

and don't talk to me again today.

Are you on your period already?

It's been, like, a week and a half.

Congratulations, you're not a father!

I'm sorry.

I lost control.

[sighs]

Please, please don't be mad at me tomorrow.

[Nick] Everything okay?

Mmm-hmm.

Thanks.

Dad, why do you paint?

You never ask about my work.

Uh...

I think when I started doing insurance

and gave up on painting,

that maybe I bottled up things that I shouldn't have.

All those years, doing something that wasn't me.

Took its toll?

Yeah.

So why faces?

I suppose it's like "Write what you know."

Paint what you see.

In my mind's eye...

This is what I see.

Some face of someone I don't know.

They're just there.

I wanna give 'em the space to exist, live...

Be.

I could use a fresh face.

Wanna sit for me?

Yeah.

-Yeah? -Yeah.

Okay.

[A as Rhiannon] So I was you yesterday.

And I tried to leave you every memory.

I tried to change things for you as little as possible.

Although, I did do a week of your homework.

And I'm amazing at homework.

No need to thank me. Okay, fine, you're welcome.

I need you to know that I didn't choose to be you.

I wouldn't choose that, even if I could.

And in all of my years

I've never woken up in the body

of someone I care so much about.

It was the best

and most terrifying day of my life so far.

You are the only reason why.

Yours, A.

[lighter clicking]

Hey.

Hey, babe, what are you doing here?

I think we need to take a break.

But this stuff between us is great, our connection.

It's really not.

You don't see me.

I can see you.

You have no idea who I am.

Have a nice life.

Hey.

Are you kidding?

I woke up feeling clearer than I ever have in my entire life.

Where are you today?

I wanna see you.

[soft rock music playing]

[Rhiannon chuckles]

[A] What?

Nothing.

[A chuckles] What?

Your hand feels different.

Yours feels the same.

Thanks for not breaking up with Justin.

-Honestly, it was not easy. -[Rhiannon laughing]

[Rhiannon] My uncle's in California right now.

He barely uses this place, anyway.

But I have to be home by Sunday afternoon

to hang with my mom.

Oh, yeah. Right.

So this is our weekend?

This is our weekend.

Was that just because I look like this?

It's because you're you.

And ten percent because you look like that.

So, you actually remember everything?

Well, it was like I went to bed Thursday

and woke up today

wearing a really strange bra, thank you very much.

But with all these memories, somehow, with you in them.

That must be really weird.

No, it's amazing.

A, I think you should let people remember you.

I think you should leave

more memories behind for more people

and make more of a mark.

You're such a bright, beautiful, kind, funny...

Thing.

Person.

You're not freaked out anymore

that the first time that we met,

I let you kiss me, and tell me all this personal stuff

without knowing that... That I was there?

Well, you must kiss a lot of people.

And hear a lot of personal stuff.

Yeah, I...

I've been a lot of boyfriends and a lot of girlfriends.

How does that not sound terrible to you?

A, it sounds incredible.

[Rhiannon] So why midnight?

[A] As far as I can tell, I get 24 hours in each house.

After that, I get pushed out.

[Rhiannon] "Pushed out"?

[A] By the person whose place I'm taking.

When they return,

I don't know, it's just what it feels like.

[Rhiannon] What happens when you push back?

[A] I don't. When it's time to go, it's not my body.

Look, we just haven't gotten that far

in AP paranormal biology, yet.

But I think it's being covered in the spring.

[Rhiannon] Come on.

So, do you consider yourself a boy or a girl?

[A] Yes.

See you tomorrow.

[A] I promise.

[thunder rumbling]

[Lindsey] You wanna up and disappear, fine.

You do it on a day

when we're supposed to go to DC together, rude!

I didn't forget. I just...

You can't expect me to drop everything

that I'm doing for this family

to drive for three hours

to pick you up from a vacation

you just up and decided to give yourself.

Apparently this family's not the only thing

keeping you busy after work.

Excuse me?

Rhiannon, what the hell is going on with you?

I just...

You just what?

I...

Nothing. Nothing's wrong.

Michael! I thought you were already up and showered!

Oh, my goodness! We are gonna miss our flight!

[father] Hustle your ass, Michael!

[groans]

Hey! Can you pick me up today?

Mikey! God damn it, Michael!

My family's supposed to fly to Honolulu today.

If I go,

tomorrow, I wake up as a kid who's not flying back here.

Silver Springs.

There's a Target down the highway.

Meet me in the parking lot.

Oh, my God! This kid does not exercise!

-[mother] Michael! -Shit!

-Hey. Over here! -Michael! Michael, get...

Get back here!

Okay! Slow down but don't stop!

I can't hear you!

-Shit! Do stop! -What?

-Stop! -Shit! Shit!

Michael!

-[A] Got it! -Oh, God.

Jolene's gonna kill me.

[mother] Michael!

-Get back here! -Go! Go!

Okay, okay.

What are you doing with my son?

I'm sorry.

Well, had to be done. Couldn't lose you to Hawaii.

But where were you?

I couldn't come.

Well, I was alone, and cold, and freaked out!

And if my mom hadn't come,

I don't know what would've happened.

Not to mention that she's pissed at me,

and I can't even begin to explain why!

-I'm sorry! -Where were you, A?

-Getting a lung transplant. -Shut up!

I woke up in the evening. I had no way to call you.

I couldn't contact you. They wouldn't even give me a phone.

You're serious?

Yes.

Well, was it successful?

I think so.

Oh, God!

I feel awful about abandoning you.

[Rhiannon] No. No, it was my fault.

The weekend was my terrible idea.

You think it was a terrible idea?

What? No.

I mean, it was amazing, too.

I just...

I think we need to be more careful.

Yeah.

[Rhiannon] You know, I thought you'd "left" left.

[A] I'd never leave.

[Rhiannon] Other than every day.

[A] Do you think we can keep doing this?

I mean, not knowing who I'm gonna be

or where I'm gonna show up next?

I guess I should probably go clean up

whatever chaos we caused for this kid.

[Rhiannon] We'll figure this out.

I promise.

Weird hands?

Less than you'd think.

[tires screeching]

[rock music playing on radio]

Jo, I'm really sorry about the car.

I feel horrible.

[turns music off]

Can I tell you what's happening?

I'm in love with someone

who wakes up in a different body every day.

Always the same age, never the same person twice.

Yesterday it was a kid

I needed to save from his family.

Saturday, it was the guy in the pickup.

And Sunday, it was someone who couldn't make it to the cabin.

So, that's what this is.

Look,

whatever weird, fake, role-playing,

polyamorous-type shit you're into nowadays,

just don't involve me.

Jolene, it's real.

And don't involve my goddamn car.

Because I'm stupidly nice,

I'll excuse yesterday's absence.

[school bell rings]

Can't happen again, Rhiannon.

It won't.

Hey, where'd you go yesterday?

I just didn't feel like being at school.

Rhiannon, why are you not telling me anything anymore?

And who is that rando you hooked up with

-over the weekend? -[Rhiannon] What rando?

What are you talking about?

Jolene told her friends that some guy abandoned you

in the middle of the woods with no car.

That's, like, the ultimate rando move.

Why is this everyone's business?

It's not.

But I figured it's mine because I'm your friend.

At least I used to be.

[cell phone chimes]

[A] Hello?

Is it you?

Yeah.

I got your message. Wow.

Yeah. I knew she had some dark thoughts.

Maybe an hour ago I decided to draw

something cheerful in one of her notebooks.

Make her feel better.

That's where she had it written down.

She's got it all planned out.

If her dad finds her pills,

she's gonna drive into the side of an overpass.

When does her dad come home?

He doesn't leave the hospital

until 5:00 a.m. He's in surgery until then.

You've got to stop her.

There's nothing I can do.

You don't believe that.

Call her father! Call a counselor.

It's Kelsea's life, not mine.

So, if she were gonna kill someone,

what would you do then?

-I'd turn her in. -Right!

So how is this different?

It's not fair of me to do something

that makes up her mind for her.

So you never, ever get involved

in the lives of the people you're inhabiting?

I can't.

What about Justin? What made that so different?

You.

If you leave her at midnight,

she's going to go through with it.

So, you're just gonna have to try and stay.

I believe you can do it.

And I need you to believe it, too.

How?

Push back.

Stay with me?

[panting]

Honey?

You need to get me help, Dad.

I've been thinking about it for a long time.

[door opens]

[knocking on door]

Ugh! I'm up, Mom! Jeez.

Sweetie?

You feeling okay?

Jo said you told her something kinda strange.

About meeting someone who's in a different body every day?

It was a joke.

All right.

Hey.

I love you, Rhi.

If you ever need to talk, I'm always here.

Dad?

Do you still love Mom?

Of course I do, sweetheart.

I don't think we can know what it's like

when you're in love with someone

and they change.

[boy] Hey, what's up, slut?

Hey, don't shame the slut. Rhi, I'm proud of you.

Stay slutty.

Shut up, dumbass!

Hi.

Hi.

I really missed you yesterday.

I'm sorry about those guys. It's my fault.

It's nothing. So tell me everything.

She's got more appointments tomorrow.

Doctors, maybe an overnight stay.

Probably she goes on medication.

I hope it turns out okay. I mean, I think it could,

but it's her life, so...

It is. And you saved it.

You stayed.

I stayed.

So that means you can stay in someone else, maybe?

Maybe I could.

What are you doing tonight?

Date.

Not with you.

With her boyfriend. It's their anniversary.

I probably shouldn't miss it.

Well, maybe tomorrow then.

Can I kiss you?

Yeah.

Hi.

What are you doing up so late?

I thought you had a test tomorrow.

Mom, I know you and Dad are trying to make it work.

But every day you can

grow a little bit closer to each other

or you can grow a little bit farther apart.

Okay.

Look, I know Dad is not who he was.

But you're not who you were, either.

Because we all change.

And you've changed, too.

So,

please, just grow closer.

He's amazing, Rhiannon.

He's curious and kind, and handsome.

It's funny, I've known him for so long,

but I don't know much about him.

He's so shy at school.

Yeah, he's not the kinda kid that's built for high school.

He's built for what comes next.

He remembers beautiful things beautifully.

He reads and he sees.

And he listens with every part of himself.

He sees what's funny in people without ever being cruel.

Excuse me, I'll take this guy

if you don't want him. Who is he?

He's talking about himself.

Hi.

[all chuckle]

[school bell rings]

So, do you have plans after school?

It is after school.

What is happening?

Where are we going?

[pop music playing]

[Rhiannon laughing]

Do you think you could stay in Alexander

for one more day?

I'm not sure.

You did it with Kelsea.

With Kelsea it was easier, I think, 'cause

I guess she didn't wanna be here anymore.

It's fine.

I get it. It's all good.

Would make things easier, though, wouldn't it?

[knock on door]

Rhi?

Hey.

[school bell rings]

-Oh, my God! You stayed! -[laughing]

That's so exciting!

I knew exactly what it was.

Date night again tonight?

Tomorrow? I have to study for a test.

Tomorrow.

Wow. Okay.

Wow.

Someone's excited for learning.

I love you.

I love you, too.

I better get home, or my mom will kill me.

Should we call it a night, then?

Actually, I guess I could come in for a minute.

[Rhiannon] I think I should go now.

Yeah.

[door opens]

[door closes]

[Alexander's mother] Who forgets their own birthday?

Is that the new girl's fault?

Mom, I said I was sorry.

Past few days, I don't even recognize you.

I don't know if this is some teenage angst bullshit,

but I won't have it.

Mom, please don't be mad.

I'm not mad.

Your aunts and I cooked literally all day

preparing that dinner

which was at your request.

All of your favorites.

I'm just disappointed.

That was a shitty, selfish thing you did.

I'll make it up to them somehow.

You have a family that loves you.

Don't take that for granted.

Hey!

Hey.

Where have you been? You weren't in class.

Rhiannon.

Did you get in trouble?

Not as much as you might think.

-Oh. -Rhiannon.

Hey, are we still on for tonight?

His parents went out of town. So, my place at 8:00?

Yeah, great. I'll see you then.

Hey, Rebecca!

TGI Friday.

I've been a bad friend.

I'm sorry. I'll tell you everything.

I don't need an explanation.

Well, good, because I'm not really sure

I would give you one that would make any sense.

Are you and Alexander a thing now?

Uh...

Yeah.

I always thought you should be together.

You did?

Yeah.

I'm glad you're happy, Rhi.

I got practice, so, gotta go.

[doorbell ringing]

[sighs deeply]

Wow!

What is this, the Last Supper?

More like a first date.

Turns out, he's a really great cook.

He's a really great guy.

Okay. I know.

So are you.

I mean, really great.

I've never had your cooking so I can't speak to that.

Rhiannon, he's got a family that loves him,

and that he loves.

It's everything I've ever wanted.

Yeah. It's been nice.

But it's not mine.

I'm forcing Alexander out of his own life, and it's wrong.

And the longer I stay, the more I'm damaging him.

We'll go back to how it was.

Do you know Flynn in my algebra class?

You cannot, under any circumstance, be him.

If that's who you wake up in, then don't even call me.

I mean, it can be Flynn. It's not a deal-breaker.

I can't do it to anybody.

Not to Alexander, not to Flynn.

-Not to you. -What are you saying?

I've been thinking about this over and over and over.

I'm always going to be blocking you

from being with someone who's perfect for you.

How could you say that?

Because Alexander's perfect for you.

He's your type!

You're my type.

Do you think I wanna live without you?

Do you think I'll ever be happy in a place you're not?

Go back to a life that you're not in,

back to seeing only faces that aren't yours?

Hearing only voices that aren't yours?

You should be with him.

He's tall, slim, nice shoulders.

He's really smart.

He's incredibly kind, he's interesting,

and thoughtful on so many levels.

No! We can make it work, A.

I wanna believe that!

You know I wanna believe that.

Think about what happens if you and I stay together.

I mean, really, truly, imagine it.

What does that look like in a year?

In 10 years?

What will happen to your life

if I'm the person in the world that you're closest to?

How alone will it make you

if the one that you love is me?

And the one that you're with is me.

And you can't tell anyone about me.

How much is that gonna cut you off from your family?

How much is that gonna cut you off from everyone you know?

And what happens when I start waking up

as someone in a marriage?

Someone with kids?

What if we want a kid?

How will it feel for you to raise that kid

almost entirely alone

and not be able to explain to anyone

why that's what you chose?

Whose kid is that gonna be?

Is that gonna be my kid?

Or will she be the kid of some guy

that you'll never see again

while my kid leaves you the day after she's born?

Will my kid ever know her parents?

Or is she gonna have a life like mine and always wonder--

Stop.

Most people know that their first love

won't be their only love.

But for me, you're both.

Say something.

We have three hours until midnight.

Let's not waste it.

[Rhiannon] What else?

[A as Alexander] In some minds,

everything feels muted and dim.

And in others,

it's like everything is supercharged and unfocused.

Like a radio flipping from station to station.

Hard to get control of.

What else?

Um... [laughs]

I'm thinking.

Am I going to see you again?

I have to believe that we will.

But you have to believe that we won't.

[Rhiannon] Where are you going to go?

[A as Alexander] Far away.

New York.

Chicago, if I can get there.

Just some big, dense city

where there's lots of people to be.

There's still some things

I need to figure out about myself.

Make marks, okay? Leave traces.

Yeah.

It's time.

Will you remember this tomorrow?

I'll remember everything.

So will I.

This is the nice note.

Good night.

[Rhiannon] Good night.

[door closes]

[alarm beeping]

-[Katie's mother] Katie! -[knocking on door]

Katie, you up?

Katie!

[car engine starting]

[pop music playing on radio]

Hi.

Has anyone ever told you you have a nice smile?

Just being honest.

[inaudible]

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