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In The Dark
Original Broadcast Date
Joe Frank, Grace Zabriskie, Patrick Bauchau, Larry Block
Absurd Monologue, Scripted Actors, 30 minutes
Preceded by: The Loved One
Followed by: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

My fingers and toes are torn and bleeding from grasping the rock face.

Coma is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series In The Dark. It was originally broadcast in 1993.


Monologue with sound effects. Joe is rock climber carrying numbers.

Actors: woman talks to a man in a hospital - crying out of happiness. Monologue: "I'm getting bored with dying," the funny story of machine gunning Bulgarian officers, bull fighter impaled on an umbrella stand, Russian roulette, dinner with Hitler and a conference with Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt, the pope weeps for a prostitute, following women who look like a lost fiance. Actors: Joe is accused of faking a phone call from a dance club in Paris. Actors: Doctor hits on dying patient's wife. Monologue with sound effects: Rock climbing, finding a telephone booth.



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