The plague has taken its toll and only those immune to the virus are alive. The forces of good and evil are slowly taking shape. Those that have been dreaming about Mother Abigail are slowly making their way towards her in Nebraska. Stu Redmond joins up with Frannie Goldsmith and others. When Nick Andros and the first of the travelers arrive, Mother Abigail tells them they will soon be moving further west, to Colorado. Randall Flagg is gathering his own forces as he releases Lloyd Henreid from jail. Through her dreams, he also recruits Nadine Cross, who had been traveling with Larry Underwood.
Did You Know?
Outside Des Moines, Lucy and Joe find Larry sitting on the front end of a 1973 Oldsmobile convertible. This car belongs to Sam Raimi, who lets it appear in most of his films. Raimi plays Bobby Terry. See more
Harold's zits fade a bit on Glen's porch when everyone is drinking beer, then reappear distinctly when he is puking at the Vermont Disease Center. After this, they disappear for the rest of the movie. This was intentional. The suggestion is that Randall is causing the change so that Harold will eventually follow him. See more
M-O-O-N! That spells NEBRASKA!
The US DVD by Artisan contains a few uncensored scenes which were edited for the TV release. The back of this DVD lists the run time as 366 minutes but is actually 361 minutes. The US DVD released by Paramount is the edited TV version and runs 2 minutes shorter at 359 minutes. All other DVDs in other regions contain this edited TV version but run times vary only because of NTSC to PAL transfers, not because of any added or deleted scenes. See more
What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Music by Charles Crozat Converse
Lyrics by Joseph M. Scriven
Performed by Ruby Dee See more