“666 Park Avenue’s” fifth episode, ‘A Crowd of Demons,’ had Gavin frantic over the safety and whereabouts of his wife Olivia. The show aired Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 9:00 p.m.
Gavin Doran (Terry O’Quinn) and his wife Olivia (Vanessa Williams) were preparing for The Drake’s annual Halloween costume party. As they strolled the city streets, Olivia received a call and asked Gavin to put her packages in the car parked across the street. As he waited for her, he received a mysterious text – “You’re gonna pay for everything you’ve done.” Puzzled but nonplussed, he puts the phone away. Just then an black SUV comes tearing down the street, headed for Olivia. Gavin screams her name and she steps back just in time to avoid being hit. At that very moment, Gavin gets another text – “Just thought I’d introduce myself. Next time I won’t miss. See you tonight.”
Gavin asks Tony (Erik Palladino), the front desk clerk to keep an eye on Olivia tonight at the party, giving him a gun to carry, too. Gavin checks on his safe but tells Tony that Olivia is the most valuable ting in the world to him.
Later, during the party, Olivia takes 2 ladies to see the apartment where Peter Kramer murdered his wife, playing up the haunted factor. One lady backs out and leaves but the other goes inside. Olivia remains in the hallway and closes the door to the apartment. When she turns around, a mysterious man in a gas mask sprays something in her face and then catches her as she falls unconscious.
Moments later, Gavin gets a call from the kidnapper, informing him that he has Olivia. Then the kidnapper cuts the power to the building and everything goes dark. Lou (Mercedes Masšhn) and Dr. Scott Evans (Enrique Murciano), another resident of The Drake are trapped in the elevator while Jane (Rachael Taylor) is running for her life from the deranged smoke man, Peter Kramer (Jim True-Frost).
At Gavin’s request, Tony heads up to the penthouse to see if Olivia is there. He encounters the kidnapper opening Gavin’s safe. When Gavin arrives a few minutes later, he finds Tony dangling from the ceiling, still alive but left to die. He cuts him down and Tony tells him about the safe. There is no sign of Olivia. Gavin sends Tony to check on the rest of the guests, and then finds Olivia unconscious on the terrace. He wakes her and she has no recollection beyond letting the woman into the haunted apartment. She has no idea how she got on the terrace.
Gavin tells her everything is fine and takes her inside. He looks in the safe and the ornate box that was there earlier is gone. The kidnapper calls again. He tells the thief/kidnapper to return the box before it’s too late for both of them. As the show fades to black, Gavin puts the gas mask in the safe and closes the door.
Who is the mysterious man in the mask? Why is he after Gavin? What is in the box and why is Gavin so worried about it? Tune in next week to find out.
For more juicy details on the residents of The Drake, read
- ‘666 Park Avenue’ episode 5 ‘A Crowd of Demons’ smoke man revealed (spoiler)
- ‘666 Park Avenue’ episode 5 ‘A Crowd of Demons’ is Lou cheating on Brian? (spoiler)
- 666 Park Avenue Halloween style Brian, Louise, Alexis and Dr. Scott
- 666 Park Avenue Halloween style Gavin, Livia, Jane and Henry
Southern Illinois fans can catch “666 Park Avenue” on ABC, WSIL Channel 3 on Sunday nights at 9 p.m.
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