The Leftovers -- Season 1
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1x05 GladysAndPatti



Air dateJuly 27, 2014

Running time56:13

Production code4X5705

Written byDamon Lindelof & Tom Perrotta

Directed byMimi Leder

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"Gladys" is the fifth episode of Season 1, and overall the fifth produced hour of The Leftovers. It originally aired on July 27, 2014.


Laurie’s resolve is put to the test in the wake of a brutal hate crime. After his latest initiatives to maintain the peace in Mapleton fall short, Kevin turns down an outside offer to rid the town of its problems. Matt brings his pulpit to the street. Meg takes on a new role.


  • Remy Auberjonois as ER Doctor
  • Dan Bittner as Craig MacNary
  • Jeremy Burnett as Young Cop
  • Ray Cassar as Another Dude
  • Samrat Chakrabarti as Faisal
  • Calvin Dutton as Young ATFEC Agent
  • Jason Furlani as Cop
  • Aimee Laurence as Amanda
  • Frank Harts as Dennis Luckey
  • Traci Hovel as Mom in Parking Lot
  • Dennis Jordan as Beleagered Guy
  • Bill Krakauer as Elderly Man
  • Stephanie Kurtzuba as Sabrina
  • David Neal Levin as Morgue Colleague
  • David Mason as Father in Parking Lot
  • Katt Masterson as Waitress
  • Danny Mastrogiorgio as Agent Kilaney
  • Wade Mylius as Dog Owner
  • Antonio Oritz as Donnie
  • Jeremy Paschall as Guy in Crowd
  • Frank van Putten as Morgue Attendent
  • Alberto Vasquez as Burt
  • Anne Rutter as Town Hall Meeting Woman
  • Akaash Singh as Dry Cleaner Employee
  • Tony White as Tough Man
  • Ray Wiederhold as Moustache ATFEC Agent


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