Manifest Se 1 Ep 16 Recap: “Estimated Time of Departure” – Season Finale

Featured Scenes

Episode 116 - Scene Thumbnails
Back to Simpler Times (116.1)
Amping Up the Danger (116.2)
Zeke's Struggles (116.3)
"Stop Him!" I (116.4)
Difficult Encounters (116.5)
Physician Heal Thyself (116.6)
Cemetery Drawing (116.7)
Upcoming Interview (116.8)
Back Alley Purchase (116.9)
Olive's Bond (116.10)
"Stop Him!" II (116.11)
Death by Drowning (116.12)
The Major's Play (116.13)
Jared's Obsession (116.14)
Autopsy Report I (116.15)
Zeke's Mom (116.16)
Feeling Mom (116.17)
Autopsy Report II (116.18)
"Stop Him!" III (116.19)
Expiration Date (116.20)
Saanvi's Therapist (116.21)
Lingering Resentments (116.22)
"Stop Him!" IV (116.23)

Episode 16 – Estimated Time of Departure

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 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).

Back to Simpler Times (116.1)

Back to Simpler Times (116.1)

Flashback to Jamaica, two hours before the flight. Young Olive and Cal are building a sand castle, Ben and Grace are relaxing in the sun. Michaela is with her mom, Karen. They all take a photo.
Amping Up the Danger (116.2)

Amping Up the Danger (116.2)

Cal trashes his room, stomping on the popsicle Art the Dragon. He won't tell his parents what is wrong, and says he can only tell Zeke. 
Zeke's Struggles (116.3)

Zeke’s Struggles (116.3)

Zeke buys bourbon  at a liquor store while Griffin is released from lockup. Jared finds information on Zeke, and tells Michaela.
"Stop Him!" I (116.4)

“Stop Him!” I (116.4)

Griffin and Michaela share some last words before he leaves. As Griffin gets in a cab, Saanvi, Zeke, Ben, and Michaela share the same "Stop Him!" calling. Afterwards, they discuss what to do next. Ben asks Saanvi how she is doing.
Difficult Encounters (116.5)

Difficult Encounters (116.5)

Zeke is about to take a drink of bourbon when Michaela enters the apartment. Michaela says that Cal needs to see him. Michaela reminds Zeke that he needs to reconnect with his mom. Zeke says when he rang the doorbell  his mom would not let him in. Michaela confronts Zeke about the assault charge on his record. Zeke tells her that he got in a fight while at a bar. When Michaela gives Zeke a hug, Zeke makes her feel uncomfortable in the way he reciprocates. 
Physician Heal Thyself (116.6)

Physician Heal Thyself (116.6)

Troy Davis, a lab technician, that works in the lab with Saanvi stumbles upon the blood marker in Griffin's blood, and matches it with Cal's blood marker. Saanvi becomes very anxious. Dr. Matthews is concerned and wants her to see a therapist. 
Cemetery Drawing (116.7)

Cemetery Drawing (116.7)

Zeke visits Cal in his room. Zeke reminds him that he does not cause the future, only sees it. Cal wants to know how to stop it from coming true. Cal shows him a drawing of three gravestones: Ben, Cal, and Michaela.
Upcoming Interview (116.8)

Upcoming Interview (116.8)

When Ben asks Zeke how Cal is, Zeke keeps his promise to Cal and does not tell Ben about gravestone drawing. A news report on the television says that they will be interviewing Griffin in the 11 o'clock hour, and he will answer all their questions. Michaela fears that he will tell the world about the callings. They discuss different options on how to stop Griffin.
Back Alley Purchase (116.9)

Back Alley Purchase (116.9)

Officer Diaz is keeping an eye on Zeke for Jared, and takes pictures of him making a purchase at a door in the city. Zeke is handed a brown paper bag.
Olive's Bond (116.10)

Olive’s Bond (116.10)

Olive tells Grace she can't figure out the puzzle on what is going on. She tells her mom that she feels connected again with her dad. Grace is gluing Cal's Art the Dragon project back together again.
"Stop Him!" II (116.11)

“Stop Him!” II (116.11)

Griffin shows up outside news studio where there is a large crowd gathered. Zeke who was waiting for his arrival takes a gun out of a bag. While Griffin is shaking hands and signing autographs, Michaela and Ben try to talk Griffin out of conducting the interview. Griffin tells Michaela that he is about to become a rich man. As Griffin walks away, Michaela, Ben and Zeke have the "Stop Him!" calling again.
Death by Drowning (116.12)

Death by Drowning (116.12)

Griffin then stops, and a huge volume of water comes out of his mouth. He collapses and ends up dead. All the signs are that he drowned. Michaela sees Zeke in the crowd. When she asks him what he was doing there, Zeke stops short of telling her that he was going to shoot Griffin. Zeke tells her that he is fine.
The Major's Play (116.13)

The Major’s Play (116.13)

Jansen informs the Major that Griffin is dead. The Major tells Jansen to find everything he can about Cal Stone and his abilities.
Jared's Obsession (116.14)

Jared’s Obsession (116.14)

Michaela thinks Jared is obsessed with Zeke. Jared thinks he is just like Griffin. Jared tells Michaela that all he cares about his her, and that he has not given up on her. Michaela says she needs to be there for Zeke. Jared thinks Zeke is a junkie.
Autopsy Report I (116.15)

Autopsy Report I (116.15)

Saanvi asks for Griffin's autopsy report.
Zeke's Mom (116.16)

Zeke’s Mom (116.16)

Michaela visits Zeke's mother wanting to know why she turned him away. She says that Zeke disappeared for a whole year, and just turns up. She thinks nothing has changed. Michaela tells her that he went through a life changing experience. Zeke's mother refuses to believe it, and says Zeke is an addict.
Feeling Mom (116.17)

Feeling Mom (116.17)

Michaela wants to fix things for Zeke. Michaela says she still feel Mom. Ben tells her that he likes that theory.
Autopsy Report II (116.18)

Autopsy Report II (116.18)

Saanvi tells Ben and Michaela that the autopsy showed death by drowning. Michaela says drowning on dry land is impossible. Saanvi says science cannot explain it. Michaela's theory is that he abused the callings, and that is what got him killed. Saanvi tells them that Cal's blood markers have been discovered.
"Stop Him!" III (116.19)

“Stop Him!” III (116.19)

When Ben grows anxious about the medical community finding out about Cal, Michaela has another "Stop Him!" calling, but this time she is the only one who hears it. Jared thinks she needs to stop Zeke, who just made a buy, and may be using again. Ben tells her to go find him. Meanwhile, Jared is following Zeke. He watches him enter a building, and then Jared puts bullets in his gun.
Expiration Date (116.20)

Expiration Date (116.20)

Grace is throwing up in the bathroom when Ben arrives home. Ben is a nervous wreck looking through some papers, and freaks out Olive. According to the police report Griffin was underwater for 80 hours and 8 minutes. His death was exactly 80 hours and 8 minutes later.  Olive then realizes that June 2, 2024 is Ben, Michaela, and Cal's expiration date. Peacock is Goddess Juno (June), Gemini Twins (2), Cal's wooden dragon (2024). When Olive starts crying, and says they cannot tel Cal, he appears in the living room and says he already new, but did not know how to tell everyone.
Saanvi's Therapist (116.21)

Saanvi’s Therapist (116.21)

When Saanvi knocks on the door of her therapist, the therapist turns out to be the Major
Lingering Resentments (116.22)

Lingering Resentments (116.22)

Grace tells Ben she is six weeks pregnant, and the baby is more than likely Danny's.
"Stop Him!" IV (116.23)

“Stop Him!” IV (116.23)

Jared knocks on Zeke's door and barges into the apartment looking for drugs. Jared finds the bourbon, but Zeke tells him he hasn't had any. Jared tells Zeke to get out. They have a fist fight. Zeke pulls his gun out. Jared tries to grab the gun. As Michaela enters the apartment, the gun is fired. The screen goes black.

 

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