Other People

Synopsis: Follows David as he moves back home to be with his mother for the year between her giving up her fight against cancer and slowly dying. Davids relationship with his family is, at best, strained (especially in regard to his father) because of an apparent difficulty in accepting his homosexuality. Although the subject matter is genuinely distressing, his mothers death ultimately helps restore his familial bonds and become an integrated part of the family unit again.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Chris Kelly
Production: Gettin' Rad Productions
  3 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

It's okay. Look how calm...

We love you so much.

Oh, she's gone. She's gone.

We love you, baby.

We love you so much.

I love you.

I love you.

I love...

Joanne hello,

you've reached the Mulcahey...

Residence. We aren't able to

get to the phone right now...

But leave a message and

we'll call you back.


hi, Joanne. It's Cathy Colombo.

From Bemidji state?

I heard from Kay and Rick

you were sick.

I'm so sorry, I didn't know

that, honey.

I'd love to hear how

you're doing...

Whenever you're up for it, okay?

And, uh... hold on one sec,


Um, yes. I'd like two bean and

cheese burritos, please?

And a small Pepsi.

We don't serve Pepsi, ma'am

we only have coke.

No, no, I always...

Only coke, ma'am.


oh, sh*t! Sorry.

I thought it was taco bell.

Am I on Eucalyptis?

Del taco employee

this is Del taco.

I'm all turned around.

We only have coke.

Okay, no, no, no, yeah,

I hear you.

Yeah, okay, coke's fine, then,

thank you.

Del taco employee

okay, that all?

Yeah, thank you.

$3.11 at the first window.

Cathy I am so

sorry about that, Joanne.

Uh, where was I?

Oh, right, how sick you are...


There's our New York City boy!

That's right. Hi, grandma.

They gotcha workin' this party?

It's good to work. Good for ya!

You know, I'm glad that you're

movin' home for a bit.

Your mom's gonna need a lotta

help. She does not deserve this.

You know, Rebeccah and Alex

helped set up, too!

We did it all...

You were "writing."

Are you drinking?

You're like 15-years-old.

I'm 17.

Alex, didn't help at all.

You were gone picking up friends

for like five hours.

Please tell me, not Paige.

I haven't talked to Paige since,

like, middle school.

Oh, hey there, is this where

I can get some chips?


Oh, hi, my name's Fletcher, just

live here in the neighborhood.

Hi, Fletcher.

Hoping to get some chips.

Oh, my god.

That's funny.

Isn't that great?

99 cents at the gas station.

99 cents.

Isn't that something?

David! David, what do you hear

about your show?

Uh, it didn't get picked up...

So they don't pick it up,

you know, it's over.

Yeah, but ya never know, maybe

they'll change their minds!

That's not really how it works.

Ya know, we turned on SNL

the other week...

Lookin' for ya on there!

Uh, why? I don't work there.

Well, it's only a matter of time

before we see ya on there!

Well, I'm a writer, so I'd never

actually be like, on the show...

Sure you're gonna get a lot

of material tonight.

Won't he, grandpa?

I'll give you some material.

Whaddya need?


You just need these.

This is a sketch.


Give these to Lorne Michaels.

Okay, I gotta show you this.

Remember that wand that I bought

on the Internet?

The one that can heal people?

Yes, and can you believe

at only $400?

I mean, that's crazy.

Everyone at your church

bought one?

Yeah, well, my pastor sells them

on his website.

And, uh, anyway, I looked it up,

and it doesn't cure cancer.


Yeah, so it just works on, if

you like, throw your back out...

Or something, but boy,

is it amazing.

Thanks for researching that,

that's good to know.

How you doin', Sacramento?

Here it comes...

We were gonna dedicate this

first song to Joanne...

But she's still upstairs

gettin' ready apparently.

So get your butt down here,


Jo-anny! Come on down!

Hey, Joanne!

Well, we got our New York City

boy in the house tonight.

You're not too good for us now,

are you?



We're gonna start you off

with a lil' appetizer.

I'm almost ready, I'm so sorry!

No, no rush.

Taking me forever.

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