PROGRAMS - THE DAYS OF THE WEEK

The Days of the Week

SCTV's soap opera, a layered and complex melodrama that says, I think, the final word on the genre.

Message from Guy: The Days of the Week [4/3 - 4 (1)]

Guy plugs SCTV's new soap opera, The Days of the Week, which has made the cover of the National Midnight Star.

Caballero - Flaherty

1 The Days of the Week episode 1 [4/3 - 4 (4)]

Clay Collins arrives at the hospital to see Dr Sabien. Sabien is talking to Wainright, and is upset about Clay's test results. Violet and Mojo are getting ready to welcome Violet's long lost son Billy, who had amnesia, home. Rocco phones Wainright, to renegotiate their deal.

Violet McKay - O'Hara; Mojo - Martin; Dr William Wainright - Candy; Rocco - Flaherty; Clay Collins - Moranis; Dr Elliot Sabien - Levy; Nurses - extras

2 The Days of the Week episode 2 [4/3 - 5 (5)]

Zach convinces the mayor to allow chemical war games in Pleasantville. Turns out the land Zach wants for his war games is owned by May Madlock, one of the wealthiest women in Pleasantville. But Zach is not from the Government as he claims. Mrs McKay waits anxiously for Billy to arrive. Clay, feeling great, arrives at Dr Sabien's office to get his test results.The results, however, are bad. May is hanging herself when Zach arrives.

Violet McKay - O'Hara; Mojo - Martin; May Madlock - Martin; Clay Collins - Moranis; Dr Elliot Sabien - Levy; Zach Harrington - Thomas; Mayor Shubb - Flaherty; Terrorist - extra; Receptionist - extra

3 The Days of the Week episode 3 [4/3 - 6 (5)]

Rocco arrives at Mrs Mackay's, pretending to be Billy, her long lost son. Zach confesses to May that he was after her land, but now he wants her. Dr Sabien tries to be compassionate. Clay tells Sue Ellen the bad news.

Violet McKay - O'Hara; Mojo - Martin; May Madlock - Martin; Dr William Wainright - Candy; Rocco - Flaherty; Clay Collins - Moranis; Dr Elliot Sabien - Levy; Sue Ellen - O'Hara; Zach Harrington - Thomas; Wayne - John Hemphill; Biker - extra

4 The Days of the Week episode 4 [4/3 - 7 (5)]

Clay and Sue Ellen talk; Clay suggests they marry right away. Mrs Mackay talks with Billy/Rocco; Billy/Rocco asks about her will. Mojo discovers Rocco's gun and confronts him. Clay visits Sabien to invite him to his wedding. Sabien has doubts about the timing (the coming Saturday). Sabien calls Mayor Schubb.

Violet McKay - O'Hara; Mojo - Martin; May Madlock - Martin; Dr William Wainright - Candy; Rocco - Flaherty; Clay Collins - Moranis; Dr Elliot Sabien - Levy; Sue Ellen - O'Hara; Zach Harrington - Thomas; Billy McKay - Short

5 The Days of the Week episode 5 [4/3 - 8 (7)]

Clay is feeling down and writes a song. Billy McKay arrives at the clubto see Clay, and offers to be his best man. He's going to surprise his mother at the wedding. Rocco calls Wainright to tell him he'll kill Mrs McKay tomorrow at the wedding. May Madlock discovers that Zach is a psychopath. Zach decides to go to the wedding as May's guest.

Violet McKay - O'Hara; Mojo - Martin; May Madlock - Martin; Dr William Wainright - Candy; Rocco - Flaherty; Clay Collins - Moranis; Zach Harrington - Thomas; Billy McKay - Short

6 The Days of the Week episode 6: The Wedding [4/3 - 9 (5)]

Rocco, Mrs McKay and Mojo arrive at the wedding. Mojo cries. Wainright tries to ignore Rocco as Sabien arrives. Zach arrives posing as the violinist. Billy, best man, greets his mother as he walks up the aisle. Clay almost doesn't make it. Sue Ellen gets a lift to the church from her friends. Bill Murray puts air in his car tires, runs out of gas. Mrs McKay recognizes her son. Clay drops. Zach pulls a gun. Murray arrives to take pictures. Rocco pulls a gun. Cliffhanger ending.

Violet McKay - O'Hara; Mojo - Martin; Dr William Wainright - Candy; Dr Elliott Sabien - Levy; Rocco - Flaherty; Clay Collins - Moranis; Zach Harrington - Thomas; Sue Ellen - O'Hara; Wayne - Hemphill; Billy McKay - Short; usher - extra; soloist - extra; priest - extra; biker - extra

7 The Days of the Week episode 7 [5/5 - 1 (8)]

The aftermath of the Clay Collins wedding. Elliott, concerned about Wainright's mental state, talks with Wainright. Mojo gets a call from Mrs McKay, who has gone to New York. Billy arrives, despairing at not finding a job. Mojo has taken a liking to Billy. Rocco decides to finger Wainright. Janet visits May, who is still suicidal. May has a flashback.

Dr Elliott Sabian - Levy; Wainright - Candy; Mojo - Martin; Billy McKay - Short; Rocco - Flaherty; Rocco's lawyer - Hemphill; May Madlock - Martin; Janet Halsey - Wilcox; Zach Harrington - Thomas (in clip from previous season); prison guard - extra

8 The Days of the Week episode 8 [5/5 - 2 (10)]

The newspaper headline is "Rocco Fingers Wainright". Wainright reflects on his problems. Elliott comes in, and Wainright asks him an ethical question. Mojo's prepared a meal for Billy and makes out with his picture. Janet drops in and spoils Mojo's plans. Billy visits Rocco in jail to see just what kind of low-life Rocco is.

Dr Elliott Sabian - Levy; Dr Wainright - Candy; Mojo - Martin; Billy McKay - Short; Rocco - Flaherty; Janet Halsey - Wilcox; Prison guard - extra

9 The Days of the Week episode 9 [5/5 - 3 (9)]

Elliott makes a house call to May Madlock. Janet joins them in time for his prognosis - she's nuts. Wainright visits Rocco in jail, brings him a sandwich, and convinces him, after hard bargaining, to keep his mouth shut. Mojo's throwing herself at Billy, and foils a date, so he fires her.

Dr Elliott Sabian - Levy; Dr Wainright - Candy; Mojo - Martin; Billy McKay - Short; Rocco - Flaherty; May Madlock - Martin; Janet Halsey - Wilcox; Prison Guard - extra

10 The Days of the Week episode 10 [5/5 - 4 (8)]

May Madlock is concerned about bacteria. May has been asked to testify at Wainright's trial. Wainright has a flashback to the first day he met Rocco and revealed the plan to get McKay's money. Sabian brings news that Rocco has escaped. Rocco arrives at the McKay apartment and takes Mojo and Billy prisoner.

Elliot Sabien - Levy; Dr Wainright - Candy; Mojo - Martin; Billy McKay - Short; Rocco - Flaherty; May Madlock - Martin; Janet Halsey - Wilcox

11 The Days of the Week episode 11 [5/5 - 5 (9)]

Rocco ties Mojo and Billy up, and Mojo confesses her love for Billy. Janet arrives at May's to find her on the phone. Sabien is trying to calm Wainright down. Rocco shows up at Wainright's window. Wainright gets rid of Sabien. Wainright convinces Rocco to turn himself in and take the rap once again.

Elliot Sabien - Levy; Dr Wainright - Candy; Mojo - Martin; Billy McKay - Short; Rocco - Flaherty; May Madlock - Martin; Janet Halsey - Wilcox

12 The Days of the Week episode 12: The Trial [5/5 - 6 (6)]

The courtroom. Wainright and Sabien are sitting together, each lost in his own thoughts. Janet congratulates Billy and Mojo. Rocco is brought in. Mojo takes the stand, but gets the oath wrong. Billy trips over the rail on the way to the stand. Wainright tells Rocco to confess to speed things up. As Rocco looks about to spill the beans, Wainright confesses the whole thing, and then says he was just kidding. Wainright and Sabien get thrown out.

Elliot Sabien - Levy; Dr Wainright - Candy; Mojo - Martin; Billy McKay - Short; Rocco - Flaherty; May Madlock - Martin; Janet Halsey - Wilcox; Rocco's lawyer - Hemphill; Prison guard - extra; Woman in courtroom - Carol Burnett; Late Woman - O'Hara; judge, clerk, prosecutor, public - extras