Cal Stone

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Played by Jack Messina

Episode 1 – Pilot

Young Cal struggles with a terminal illness, and his world is upended even more when he returns from Flight 828 and must reconcile the sister and mother he knows with a new reality.

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101.1 SYNOPSIS:  In 2013, Michaela, her parents, brother Ben, sister-in-law Grace, and twin nieces Olive and Cal, are at the airport in Jamaica. The flight home is overbooked, so Michaela , Ben, and Cal , who has Leukemia, opt to take vouchers for a later fight.
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101.2 SYNOPSIS:  On Montego Air Flight 828, Michaela is undecided on whether or not to marry Jared. The plane encounters extreme weather and experiences turbulence. Later, when the pilot identifies the plane, air traffic control is confused and diverts it to a different airport.
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101.3 SYNOPSIS:  The passengers and crew learn that five years have passed since their flight left Jamaica, with all on board presumed missing or dead.
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101.4 SYNOPSIS:  The passengers and crew are interviewed by the authorities who are trying to figure out what happened.
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101.14 SYNOPSIS:  Grace tells Ben that Olive had to go to therapy to deal with his and Cal's loss.
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101.23 SYNOPSIS:  At home, Ben is playing Banagrams with his family. Although he just learned how to play, Cal is dominating. Ben starts to get dizzy. Meanwhile, Grace receives a text.  Olive asks what she is going to do.
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101.24 SYNOPSIS:  Michaela is in a church and is approached by a priest. She is curious if she is chosen for some higher purpose when Ben arrives. Michaela questions why they were chosen. Later, some of the passengers return to the airport and witness the plane explode on the other side of the fence from them.
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Episode 2 – Reentry

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102.2 SYNOPSIS:  Ben brings home a blueberry scone for Grace who is embarrassed when Ben sees her half dressed. In the kitchen, Ben hears music playing. No one else does. Olive confronts her mom about telling Ben the truth.
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102.4 SYNOPSIS:  Ben introduces Grace to Saanvi, who is treating Cal, and whom he met earlier at the airport.  Grace wants to tell Ben something, but cannot bring herself to tell him.
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102.8 SYNOPSIS:  Grace and Cal are walking home from the store when a zealot woman grabs Cal while saying, “He is risen. He is not here.”
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102.14 SYNOPSIS:  Olive says no when Ben invites her to go for ice cream after dinner.  Ben has a flashback to when Cal and Olive are young. Ben notices a mark on Grace’s back which she says came from scuba diving. The next morning, Michaela overhears Grace have a conversation with her presumed new partner and  then confronts her but Grace tells her she hasn't decided who she wants to be with.
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102.15 SYNOPSIS:  Kelly Taylor, a passenger, talks to the media on the TV, while Ben and Saanvi share there experiences since returning. Ben notices that Cal has drawn a family portrait with a mysterious shadow figure in the background. In the parking garage of the news station, a shadowy figure watches Kelly get into her car.
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102.19 SYNOPSIS:  Although Grace has bought new LEGO sets for Cal, he  wants his own stuff back. Olive takes Ben to a storage facility where she has kept Cal's toys and tells him she knew that one day he would come back. When Ben discovers scuba flippers Olive tells him about Grace’s secret. He then starts hearing the music again and finds Blake, the jeweler’s son, with a locker full of the stolen jewelry.
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102.21 SYNOPSIS:  While unpacking his toys, Cal finds his favorite stuffed animal, Art the Dragon. Olive confronts her mom about how she is not willing to let go, the very thing she accused Olive of doing.
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Episode 3 – Turbulence

Cal realizes that being Olive’s twin after five and a half years apart is harder than he thought.

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103.2 SYNOPSIS:  Grace is worried about her family's safety while watching news coverage of Kelly's murder. Ben tells Olive to come straight home from school the next day. Michaela wants to find out what is going on.
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103.3 SYNOPSIS:  Cal goes upstairs to find Olive sneaking out her window and asks him to keep it a secret.—>
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103.07 SYNOPSIS:  Grace tells Ben he needs to find a job because expenses have doubled since he and Cal have returned.
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103.11 SYNOPSIS:  At work, when Grace tells a coworker that she is going to end her relationship with Danny because he husband is home, he tells her that sounds she's cheating Danny, and she agrees.
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103.14 SYNOPSIS:  Cal’s best friend Kevin who is all grown up makes a visit. He says he is there to see Olive.
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103.15 SYNOPSIS:  After Ben tells Grace he found footprints outside in the garden, Cal tells him how Olive sneaks out at night.
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103.17 SYNOPSIS:  Olive asks Cal why he broke their code. When Cal tells her he just wanted everyone to be safe, and that he wasn't mad at her even though she stole away his best friend, she tells him that she is his best friend.
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103.25 SYNOPSIS:  At the house, Cal and Olive play cat's cradle.
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103.26 SYNOPSIS:  Grace tells Ben she never stopped loving him. Michaela is at Evie’s playing cards with Beverly. Jared sits at the office looking over Vance’s business card before tearing it up. The episode ends with Ben finishing his resume when Michaela arrives saying they need to go see Saanvi.
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Episode 4 – Unclaimed Baggage

Cal does not appear in this episode.

Episode 5 – Connected Flights

The first calling seems to be the one that calls Cal in 105.28 where (during a flashback the viewer learns more about what happened on Flight 828.)  Cal sees a bright light out the window of Flight 828, and says, “It’s all connected.”  (As the first one called, it almost makes one wonder if Cal’s name is, in fact, an intentional derivation by the creator Jeff Rake of “calling”.

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105.06 SYNOPSIS: When Ben decides to spend the entire day with Cal, he hears the voice again. He then asks his son if he ever feels like someone is controlling his life. Cal says yes, but starts naming all of the adults around him. Citing chaos theory, they flip a coin to determine what they will do for the day.—>
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105.10 SYNOPSIS: At Coney Island, Ben and Cal enjoy everything the carnival has to offer. They decide to continue the coin flip decision making that results in them heading to the subway to get home.—>
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105.14 SYNOPSIS: On the subway, Ben continues to hear the voice as people take photos of them. Cal decides to jump off the train and be a master of his own destiny goading Ben to chase after him. He manages to slip away before saying the voice’s words: It’s all connected.—>
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105.16 SYNOPSIS: Ben continues to chase Cal through an abandoned subway platform, and through a grate in the wall that leads him to Thomas. Cal introduces himself and says Thomas’ name even though they’ve never met. Ben questions how Cal could have known.  —>
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105.23 SYNOPSIS: Ben questions how Cal could have known where this place was and starts to get a bit angry. Thomas diffuses the situation and lets Ben talk to him about his concerns. He asks why Bethany isn’t there and Thomas proclaims she never showed up. —>
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105.27 SYNOPSIS: The episode ends on the flight as a large light appears outside Cal’s window. He looks out as the beam intensifies stating: It’s all connected.—>
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Episode 6 – Off the Radar

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106.1 SYNOPSIS: “Off Radar” starts off with a flashback to the plane where Cal exits the bathroom and is touched on the head by a passenger roaming the cabin speaking a foreign language. In the present day, he awakes from a nightmare with a high fever, screaming and shouting, causing the Stone family to rush him to the hospital. —>
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106.4 SYNOPSIS: At the hospital, Grace pulls another doctor aside to question Saanvi’s experimental treatment of Cal, but the doctor reassures her that this is the best option. Ben opens up to Saanvi about when he first found out about Cal and she reassures him that the odds are much better now. They bond a bit when it’s interrupted by Cal randomly mumbling a phrase, the same phrase that Saanvi overheard the passenger saying on Flight 828. —>
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106.7 SYNOPSIS: Back at the hospital, Ben reveals to Grace that passengers are getting voices and visions after the flight and he thinks it may be associated with Cal’s fever. She thinks he’s going down another rabbit hole like the last time Cal get sick and ignores what he’s saying. She demands he let this go. —>
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106.10 SYNOPSIS: Cal's repeating a new word in Bulgarian: Hurry. And it looks like he’s connected to Marko, who’s connected to wires in some lab and chanting the same phrase.—>
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106.13 SYNOPSIS: Marko is being zapped and his doctors decide to up the voltage which starts to affect Cal on the other side.—>
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106.15 SYNOPSIS: Doctors recommend that they take Cal off his cancer treatment to give him antibiotics that will fight the infection and Ben blatantly disagrees. Grace thinks they should do what the doctors say and again Ben tries to explain the situation to her, but she won’t listen. —>
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106.21 SYNOPSIS: Grace questions Saanvi’s decision for her son when he starts to have a seizure. She demands antibiotics for her son, but Saanvi reveals that they won’t work because the seizure was caused by a viral infection. Grace breaks down, but thankfully Cal is saved after Marko’s experiments are finished for the time being.—>
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