The Anthology Series “Room 104” returns for a Second Season with Back-to-Back Episodes
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Season Premiere Friday, November 9 at 11:30 PM ET/PT on HBO
From creators and executive producers Mark and Jay Duplass, Room 104 is set in a single room of a typical American chain motel and tells a different story of the assorted characters who pass through it in each episode, ranging from comedy to drama to horror.
The stories and characters featured in season two include: a 30th birthday celebration sidetracked by a jealous sister; an internet first date between a famous Russian political technologist and a veterinary nurse; a woman who hears a voice inside the walls; two men who meet to fulfill an unusual fantasy; and more.
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Season two actors include: Mahershala Ali, Joel Allen, Stephanie Allynne, Katie Aselton, Frank Birney, Josephine Decker, James Earl, Marlene Forte, Abby Ryder Fortson, Ginger Gonzaga, Judy Greer, Brian Tyree Henry, Anita Kalathara, Jennifer Lafleur, Tom Lenk, Phil Matarese, Sheaun McKinney, Natalie Morales, Kent Osborne, Zane Pais, Leonora Pitts, Mark Proksch, Pia Shah, Michael Shannon, Onur Tukel, Dolly Wells, Jud Williford, Rainn Wilson, Mary Wiseman, Charlyne Yi and Katya Zamolodchikova.
FOMO - Friday, 11/9 (11:30 PM - midnight) Grace (Charlyne Yi) and her friends (Tom Lenk and Pia Shah) take a weekend trip to celebrate Grace’s 30th birthday, only to be surprised by the arrival of her uninvited sister (Jennifer Lafleur).
Mr. Mulvahill- Friday, 11/9 (midnight -12:30 AM) Jim (Rainn Wilson) reunites with Mr. Mulvahill (Frank Birney), his third-grade teacher, and challenges him to admit to an incident from the past that left Jim forever changed.
Swipe Right- Friday, 11/16 (11:30 PM - midnight) A powerful Russian political technologist (Michael Shannon) arranges an internet first date with a veterinary nurse (Judy Greer), who tries to figure out the truth behind his shifting identity.
Hungry - Friday, 11/16 (midnight -12:30 AM) Two strangers (Mark Proksch and Kent Osborne) meet to fulfill an unusual mutual fantasy.
The Woman in the Wall - Friday, 11/23 (11:30 PM - midnight) Plagued by a host of ailments, Catherine (Dolly Wells) is comforted by a disembodied woman’s voice (Leonora Pitts).
Arnold - Friday, 11/23 (midnight -12:30 AM) After waking up soaking wet and with no memory of the previous night, Arnold (Brian Tyree Henry) tries to piece together the events that got him to Room 104.
The Man and the Baby and the Man - Friday, 11/30 11:30 PM - midnight A couple (Josephine Decker and Onur Tukel) hoping to conceive makes a video of their emotionally-charged night for their future child.
A Nightmare - Friday, 11/30 (midnight -12:30 AM) A woman (Natalie Morales) finds herself trapped in increasingly terrifying versions of the same nightmare.
The Return - Friday, 12/7 (11:30 PM - midnight) Grieving the death of her father months earlier in Room 104, a young girl (Abby Ryder Fortson) returns with her mother (Stephanie Allynne) in hopes of being able to communicate with him.
Artificial - Friday, 12/7 (midnight -12:30 AM) A reporter (Sheaun McKinney) looks to uncover the truth about a woman (Katie Aselton) who claims to be a hybrid robot warning of an impending AI takeover.
Shark- Friday, (11:30 PM - midnight) A charismatic pool shark (Mahershala Ali) tries to convince his reluctant cousin (James Earl) to stay in the hustling game.
Josie & Me (Season finale) - Friday, 12/14 (midnight -12:30 AM) A woman (Mary Wiseman) asks her slightly-younger self to recreate the events of one night at a college frat party.