Manifest Se 1 Ep 14 Recap: “Upgrade”

Featured Scenes

Episode 114 - Scene Thumbnails
Best Brother Ever (114.1)
Church of the Returned I (114.2)
The Bigger Picture (114.3)
Jared Needs More Time (114.4)
"It's Coming!" I (114.5)
Start of Saanvi's Day  (114.6)
"It's Coming!" II (114.7)
On the Look Out (114.8)
"It's Coming!" III (114.9)
Doctor's Home Visit (114.10)
Church Flier (114.11)
Grace's Intervention (114.12)
Church of the Returned II (114.13)
Saanvi's Playbook (114.14)
Broken Marriage (114.15)
"It's Coming!" IV (114.16)
Ben Rescues Saanvi (114.17)
Church of the Returned III (114.18)
Eye on the Prize (114.19)
Like Father, Like Daughter (114.20)
An End or a Beginning? (114.21)
"It's Coming!" V (114.22)

Episode 14 – Upgrade

Scene Recaps

Click on titles to go read entire dialogue of each scene, tweets by creator Jeff Rake and others, gifs, and commentary (when available).

Best Brother Ever (114.1)

Best Brother Ever (114.1)

Michaela brings Zeke back to her apartment confident that the calling is about her and Zeke. When Zeke sees a picture of Cal and Olive, he has a flashback of Chloe. Michaela warns Zeke to keep a low profile.
Church of the Returned I (114.2)

Church of the Returned I (114.2)

Adrian leads a prayer service for Believers who pray, "Blessed be Flight 828." He tells them that he and other returnees are "miracles unto you." They call themselves the Church of the Returned.
The Bigger Picture (114.3)

The Bigger Picture (114.3)

Olive helps Ben try to understand the petrograph. On the phone, Ben tells Michaela this is not just about the flight anymore, that they have to figure out what Zeke's return means for the bigger picture. 
Jared Needs More Time (114.4)

Jared Needs More Time (114.4)

Jared and Lourdes are in bed kissing, and although Lourdes wants to go further, Jared is unresponsive telling her that he needs more time. Lourdes asks him if Michaela is back yet.
"It's Coming!" I (114.5)

“It’s Coming!” I (114.5)

Zeke hears a scratch and opens the door to find a wolf growling at him. The wolf then leaps toward him. The scene immediately cuts to Ben and Grace who hear noises from Cal's room. They find him on the floor and saying, "It's coming."
Start of Saanvi's Day  (114.6)

Start of Saanvi’s Day (114.6)

When Saanvi arrives at work a woman, Alice, who asks her for help. Her husband, Jacob, is dying of cancer. Saanvi says that she does not see patients, and that her medical treatment is for juvenile patients. The woman is a nervous wreck, dropping her husband's medical files on the floor.
"It's Coming!" II (114.7)

“It’s Coming!” II (114.7)

Ben and Michaela try to connect Zeke's wolf calling with Cal's calling. Zeke explains that after the wolf leapt at him, "it just vanished." Ben speculates that it might mean the Major, the red X tagger, or some other threat they don't know anything about.
On the Look Out (114.8)

On the Look Out (114.8)

At the police precinct, Michaela tells Jared that she does not want to continue her relationship with him because he needs to be with Lourdes. Captain Riojas interrupts saying one of the them needs to go to the recovery effort by the river while the police search for the getaway vehicle. Initially divers couldn't go into the water because of an electrical storm. Now they can't even find it. Michaela suggests that Jared take the day shift so he can be at home in the evening with his wife. She will take the night shift.
"It's Coming!" III (114.9)

“It’s Coming!” III (114.9)

Cal is nervous to connect with Zeke.  Ben thinks something might be wrong when Saanvi has not texted him.
Doctor's Home Visit (114.10)

Doctor’s Home Visit (114.10)

Saanvi visits Jacob at his house. Saanvi tells her that his cancer is too far along, and will not be able to treat him. Alice insists saying that she is a returnee and is the only one who can help him. Alice slaps Saanvi on the face, then pushes her on the floor. Grabbing a gun from a cabinet, Alice says. "You are going to save him."
Church Flier (114.11)

Church Flier (114.11)

When Ben visits the hospital, he is told that Saanvi never made it down to the laboratory, and has even missed a meeting. Ben finds a "Church of the Returned" brochure that Alice left in Saanvi's office.
Grace's Intervention (114.12)

Grace’s Intervention (114.12)

Grace asks Zeke if he has reached out to his family. She tells him that every parent needs to know that their child is safe. When Zeke says his coming back is a fluke, Grace says it is not random. Grace shows Zeke Cal's drawing and how he risked his life to save him. 
Church of the Returned II (114.13)

Church of the Returned II (114.13)

Adrian welcomes Ben to the church. He says he has found his calling. Adrian says they are saints, that they have come back from the dead to help others. Ben says to him that he has lost his mind. Then while looking around Ben finds a prayer request posted on a bulletin board. Its handwriting matches the writing on the church flier he found on Saanvi's desk.
Saanvi's Playbook (114.14)

Saanvi’s Playbook (114.14)

Jacob tells Saanvi to lie to Alice and to tell her that she has healed Jacob. Saanvi tells Jacob about someone who said they loved her, but it was complicated. That they made plans to go to Jamaica, but when she arrived at the airport, that person was not there.
Broken Marriage (114.15)

Broken Marriage (114.15)

Lourdes asks Michaela if something is going on between her and Jared. Michaela tells her she regrets it, but that Jared belongs to Lourdes. Lourdes blames Michaela for her "broken marriage."  Meanwhile, Jared is with divers who are looking for the getaway vehicle in the river when he receives a text from Michaela, "Lourdes knows."
"It's Coming!" IV (114.16)

“It’s Coming!” IV (114.16)

The bond between Zeke and Cal grows after Zeke shares that he once had a little sister. When Zeke asks him to draw the roof, Cal says he can't help. "If I draw it, it will happen." Grace and Zeke encourage Cal to draw something fun, to test out the theory that whatever he draws will happen.
Ben Rescues Saanvi (114.17)

Ben Rescues Saanvi (114.17)

Outside Alice's apartment, Ben tells Michaela that Adrian is a false prophet, "A wolf in sheep's clothing" (Mt. 7:15).  Inside, Jacob tells Alice that this has gone too far. Saanvi at gunpoint tries to talk Alice down. Ben and Michaela see Saanvi in the window holding her hands up. Ben calls Alice on intercom to tell her that Adrian sent him to help her. Alice says her miracle has arrived, then pulls the gun on him. Meanwhile, Michaela sneaks into the apartment and is able to handcuff her. 
Church of the Returned III (114.18)

Church of the Returned III (114.18)

Ben confronts Adrian telling him that he is responsible for what happened with Alice and Saanvi. After Adrian says, "Who's to say we aren't the answers to the world's prayers?" he says, "And I don't have to believe. They do, and that's more than enough." Unknown to them both is that the Major's man, Jansen, is watching.
Eye on the Prize (114.19)

Eye on the Prize (114.19)

The Major's purpose is to protect the country from whatever power that the 828ers have, to find out what it is, and then to weaponize it. She tells Jansen until they are sure that Cal is the Holy Grail, they are to sit tight.
Like Father, Like Daughter (114.20)

Like Father, Like Daughter (114.20)

Olive has been busy doing research for her dad. She tells him the petrograph is a drawing of the constellation Gemini. She wonders if the drawing is somehow related to her and Cal being twins.
An End or a Beginning? (114.21)

An End or a Beginning? (114.21)

Michaela wants to talk to Lourdes, but Jared tells her that she is not home. Jared tells her that she packed her bags. Jared says that this was meant to be and that they are destined for one another. Michaela receives a text that the police have found the van in the river.
"It's Coming!" V (114.22)

“It’s Coming!” V (114.22)

Cal is drawing a picture of a table with a whole lot of money on it. Zeke and Grace then tell him that his drawings do not make the future happen. He then begins to draw a picture of the wolf, saying it wasn't just a wolf. Saanvi is back in her office crying. The police are pulling up a vehicle from the river. People are putting money in baskets at the Church of the Returned. Cal completes his picture. It is a wolf attacking Michaela. When Michaela opens the door of the vehicle that was submerged and a man lunges toward her.

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