In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 2)

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In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 2)[1]
Work In Progress
Original Broadcast Date
Tim Jerome, Larry Block, Arthur Miller, Nick Ullett, Laura Esterman, Ryan Cutrona
Scripted Actors, 1 hour
Preceded by: In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 1)
Followed by: In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 3)

"All these morphines and pain killers, they didn't touch my body"

In The Middle Of Nowhere (Part 2) is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It was originally broadcast in 1987.

Cast of characters


  • The guys in a roadhouse talk about the Bud's father dying slowly of disease, diverting a river, the roadhouse dancer.
  • Ray offers a second person monologue to the dancer, sings For Once in my Life and yells at the band.
  • Bud talks to Charlene: she grew up in Lords, he describes his robust father dying suddenly without warning.
  • Ray and Rider play pool, compare Ray to the river.
  • Bud asks Charlene to run away with him into an idyllic scene.
  • Rider teaches Charlene to shoot.
  • Rider sings One Note Samba.
  • Charlene tries to shoot Ray.
  • Bud directs a second person monologue at his father about becoming a salesman.



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