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Deadly Manners

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Rank #97 in Arts category

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Comedy
Society & Culture
Performing Arts
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Deadly Manners is a 10 episode, dark comedy murder-mystery series set in the winter of 1954. It follows the events during the night of the affluent Billings family annual dinner party with their distinguished, eccentric guests. However, all is not fun and games as shortly after the party starts, a snowstorm begins to rage outside, trapping all the partygoers inside their host’s mansion. When a murderer starts killing off those in attendance, the guests must figure out who is responsible, or at least how to stay alive -- lest they be next.Deadly Manners was created by Ali Garfinkel and Alex Aldea.Deadly Manners stars Kristen Bell, Denis O'Hare, Alisha Boe, RuPaul, Anna Chlumsky, Timothy Simons, Michelle Visage, Alona Tal, David Cummings and is narrated by LeVar Burton.Artwork by Kina Lee.

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Deadly Manners is a 10 episode, dark comedy murder-mystery series set in the winter of 1954. It follows the events during the night of the affluent Billings family annual dinner party with their distinguished, eccentric guests. However, all is not fun and games as shortly after the party starts, a snowstorm begins to rage outside, trapping all the partygoers inside their host’s mansion. When a murderer starts killing off those in attendance, the guests must figure out who is responsible, or at least how to stay alive -- lest they be next.Deadly Manners was created by Ali Garfinkel and Alex Aldea.Deadly Manners stars Kristen Bell, Denis O'Hare, Alisha Boe, RuPaul, Anna Chlumsky, Timothy Simons, Michelle Visage, Alona Tal, David Cummings and is narrated by LeVar Burton.Artwork by Kina Lee.

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Quirky and unpredictable!

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I loved it!! Where is season two!?

Fun

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It’s like a book turned into a pondcast

iTunes Ratings

2535 Ratings
Average Ratings
1929
323
91
83
109

Quirky and unpredictable!

By MartineSesma - Aug 07 2019
Read more
I loved it!! Where is season two!?

Fun

By falconeerfan1 - Jun 04 2019
Read more
It’s like a book turned into a pondcast
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Deadly Manners

Updated 12 days ago

Rank #97 in Arts category

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Deadly Manners is a 10 episode, dark comedy murder-mystery series set in the winter of 1954. It follows the events during the night of the affluent Billings family annual dinner party with their distinguished, eccentric guests. However, all is not fun and games as shortly after the party starts, a snowstorm begins to rage outside, trapping all the partygoers inside their host’s mansion. When a murderer starts killing off those in attendance, the guests must figure out who is responsible, or at least how to stay alive -- lest they be next.Deadly Manners was created by Ali Garfinkel and Alex Aldea.Deadly Manners stars Kristen Bell, Denis O'Hare, Alisha Boe, RuPaul, Anna Chlumsky, Timothy Simons, Michelle Visage, Alona Tal, David Cummings and is narrated by LeVar Burton.Artwork by Kina Lee.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: The First Mrs. Claus

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This is the debut of The First Mrs. Claus podcast.

Under rigorous pressure from DICK (the Department of Internal Christmas Knowledge), Hot Coco reveals the truth about the origins of Christmas as we know it, as well as her own past with the man who became Santa Claus.

Cast List:

Hot Coco - Michelle Visage

Ari Aka Santa - Lewis Black

Coco Claus - Kristin Chenoweth

Attorney Sal Vation - Cecil Baldwin

Judge Green - RuPaul

Olivier de Elf - Ross Matthews

Ed N. Forcer - David Cummings

Nancy Grace - Nancy Grace

Written by Michael Ross and Alex Aldea

Directed by Alex Aldea and Michael Ross

Edited by Alex Aldea

Score composed by Andrew Joslyn and Alex Aldea

Believe was written by Alex Aldea and features Camila Recchio as well as Ray Dalton

Foley and Sound Design: Alex Aldea

Mixed by Dave West

Dec 04 2018
27 mins
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Rank #2: Chapter 9

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In the ninth chapter of Deadly Manners, the police are finally called to the house.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings

Written by Ali Garfinkel. Directed by Alex Aldea and Ali Garfinkel. Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and Audible.

Nov 21 2017
29 mins
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Rank #3: Chapter 6

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In the sixth chapter of Deadly Manners, the party learns the origins of Nancy's marriage to Roger and the wine starts flowing.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal

Written by Michael Kastelein and Ali Garfinkel. Directed by Alex Aldea and Ali Garfinkel. Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and TodayTix.

Oct 31 2017
25 mins
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Rank #4: Chapter 7

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In the seventh chapter of Deadly Manners, Olivia starts interrogating several of the evening's suspects and a dark secret is unearthed.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Fortune Teller - RuPaul

Written by Michael Varrati and Ali Garfinkel. Directed by Alex Aldea and Ali Garfinkel. Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and TodayTix.

Nov 07 2017
27 mins
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Rank #5: Chapter 3

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In the third chapter of Deadly Manners, we find out what happened when the lights turned back on and the house is faced with a food emergency.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage Fortune Teller - RuPaul George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal Chef - Marlene Forte

Written by Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and Audible.

Oct 10 2017
26 mins
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Rank #6: Chapter 4

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In the fourth chapter of Deadly Manners, news of the party's latest casualty spreads and the fortune teller takes center stage.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage Fortune Teller - RuPaul George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal

Written by Kim Ndombe and Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and SundanceNow.

Oct 17 2017
28 mins
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Rank #7: Chapter 8

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In the eighth chapter of Deadly Manners, one of the party's biggest secrets becomes jeopardized. 

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings

Written by Michael Varrati and Ali Garfinkel. Directed by Alex Aldea and Ali Garfinkel. Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and TodayTix.

Nov 14 2017
28 mins
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Rank #8: Chapter 5

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In the fifth chapter of Deadly Manners, the party deals with corpse tampering and there is something fishy about the beef wellington.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal

Written by Kim Ndombe and Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and Shudder.

Oct 24 2017
24 mins
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Rank #9: Debut of Darkest Night Season 3

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Today we debut Episode 1 of Season 3 of Darkest Night!

Chapter 21 - Safari Valley

In this episode, Project Cyclops takes us to an amusement park family trip gone wrong.

Cast List:

Narrator - Keith David

Savannah Roth - Kim DeJesus

Katie Reed - Brynn Langford

Agent Han Ziggler - Denis O'Hare

Matt - Richie Cottrell

Emily - Mary Malloy

Dylan - Zach Crowley

Park Speaker - David Ault

Written by C.K. Walker.

Directed, Edited, and Produced by Alex Aldea and Victor Figueroa.

Music composed by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn.

Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa.

Oct 03 2018
21 mins
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Rank #10: Chapter 10

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In the final chapter of Season One of Deadly Manners, the killer is confronted and the night's festivities come to a close.

Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer).

Cast List:

Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe George the Butler - Mark Berry Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings

Police Officer - Terry Miles

Reporter #1 - Jamey Jasta

Reporter #2 - Atticus Jackson

Reporter #3 - Jon Grillz

Reporter #4 - Nicole Goodnight Reporter #5 - Andrew W.K.

Written by Ali Garfinkel. Directed by Alex Aldea and Ali Garfinkel. Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn.

Chapter 10 features a rendition of God Bless America and the National Anthem of U.S.S.R.

Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea. 

Here is a link to the script.

This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and Squarespace.

Nov 28 2017
36 mins
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