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Ben is an intelligence analyst and family man struggling against the things he can’t control – whether it’s his son’s rare pediatric cancer or the mysterious events surrounding the return of Flight 828.

The Stone Family (101.1)

The Stone Family (101.1)

BEN: It's $400 per person. That's our next trip down to the Mayo Clinic.
What Happened? (101.4)

What Happened? (101.4)

BEN: My son has leukemia. He's not about to submit to testing of any kind.
Treatment Protocols (101.9)

Treatment Protocols (101.9)

BEN: Uh, can we manage some expectations here? You said six months. You implied it would take a miracle.

GRACE: Earth to Ben. You all came back to us. You are sitting here right now, baby. [LAUGHING] A miracle just happened!
Hearing Voices (101.12)

Hearing Voices (101.12)

BEN (to Michaela): Keep it to yourself before you end up in a psych ward having exploratory brain surgery. What do you think, the government just sent us home and forgot about us? Who knows what they'll try in order to find out what happened? And I don't want anything to happen to you. That's what I think.
Ben needs to get a job (101.14)

Ben needs to get a job (101.14)

BEN: [Olive] grew up too fast.

GRACE: She had no choice.
Set them free! - I (101.15)

Set them free! – I (101.15)

MICHAELA: That was bizarre.

BEN: You think?

MICHAELA: Now what?

BEN: I don't know. But hearing a voice in your head one time is a fluke. Twice? Now happening to the both of us? Not a fluke.
Olive's Soccer Practice (101.17)

Olive’s Soccer Practice (101.17)

OLIVE: It was a long time ago, Dad.

BEN: Not for me. Here you've been all this time, stuck, picking up the pieces. Even before I got on that plane, I'd been so caught up with trying to help Cal get better so he could live a long life. I lost sight of your life. And now you probably feel like you don't know me. But we're gonna fix that. I'm not going anywhere.
Grace's Apology (101.21)

Grace’s Apology (101.21)

BEN: Oh, what you've both been through. The only reason we were on that trip in the first place was because you insisted and bribed me with sex. [CHUCKLES]
Fast and Not So Fast (101.23)

Fast and Not So Fast (101.23)

BEN: I just got dizzy for a second. I'm fine, really. Don't worry. Everything's great.
Passengers are called (101.24)

Passengers are called (101.24)

BEN (to Michaela): What's the probability it's just you and me?
Cleanup (102.1)

Cleanup (102.1)

BEN: What'd you tell him?

MICHAELA: That I don't know anything.

BEN: Good. You don't. We want to stay far off their radar.
Stranger in the House I (102.2)

Stranger in the House I (102.2)

BEN: What is that?

OLIVE: What?

BEN: That music. You don't You don't hear that?

OLIVE: Maybe Alexa acting up in the den.

BEN: Who's Alexa?
Clinic Check-in (102.4)

Clinic Check-in (102.4)

BEN: Look, you must have a ton to take care of, so why don't I take a walk?

GRACE: No, no, no. You don't...

BEN: I can make some job-search calls, and we can meet later back home. I'll take tomorrow's shift. I'll call you later.
Times Square Music (102.5)

Times Square Music (102.5)

BEN: Eh, I'm not sure what I'm hearing or why.

RADD: For me, music is a higher power. So this music we hear, you and I together, it's for a reason. And that reason has to be my son.

BEN: He's the one who needs help.
Reunion at Rikers (102.7)

Reunion at Rikers (102.7)

BEN: You okay?

MICHAELA: Yeah, bureaucracy. What's up?

BEN: I need a favor. Know anyone at Rikers?
Out of Business  (102.9)

Out of Business (102.9)

MR. VALERO: We still doing this? What happened to the last detectives?

BEN: Uh, we're not the police. This is Adio's father.
Need for Vigilance (102.10)

Need for Vigilance (102.10)

GRACE: And what if it doesn't? You've seen the news. The whole world is obsessing over us. People can go online and find out where we live.

BEN: We will be okay. I mean, come on. We got a cop that lives in our house.
Spitballing (102.13)

Spitballing (102.13)

MICHAELA: No, Ben, not everything is a puzzle that you have to solve.

BEN: It isn't about solving a puzzle. This is understanding what my life has become — our lives. If we can't answer that, we're never gonna be able to get back to normal.
Stranger in the House II (102.14)

Stranger in the House II (102.14)

/BEGIN FLASHBACK/

Ben and Grace kissing and embracing under the covers. [SIGHS] [TICKING] [CHILDREN LAUGHING] A very much younger Cal and Grace enter the room. Ben reaches down and grabs Cal.

BEN: Ah! Ah, come here.

The children jump onto the bed.
Cal's Family Portrait (102.15)

Cal’s Family Portrait (102.15)

SAANVI: Hey, dude. Family portrait?

Ben sits down next to his son.

CAL: Yep. Me with no cancer, my mom and dad, my sister.

Cal is erasing someone.

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