From the Episode: Life During Wartime

They Also Serve

| March 10, 2014

CalArts / 2011 / 11 minutes / English / Color

“In Honor. Our Hero. Welcome Home Bobby!”

They Also Serve
The grill is scrubbed, the cake is baked and the backyard is decorated for a welcoming party. Needless to say, Liz is hard at work. After all, her son Bobby is returning from combat today and she wants this celebration to be perfect. With only a few finishing touches left, her son’s girlfriend Crystal swings by to help prepare for the big night. But something unspoken is wrong. Why is Liz so distracted? As the reunion draws near, underlying tensions reach a fever pitch.

Directed by Michael Meehan. Principal cast: Michelle Joyner, Lindsey Shope and Marc Hickman.

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer