Season 1 Episode 4
"What Happens to Idiots"
Rhonda and Leanne run from the law, while Jude reveals his troubling past. Jamie finds his mother, and Ariel cooks up a devious plan.
26 days until impact...
Desperate to see her family again, Rhonda (Jenna Fischer) finds herself acting more like Leanne (Megan Mullally). After she holds a boy at gunpoint to escape U.S. Marshals, she and Leanne flee into the backwoods of Arkansas.
Jude (Rob Lowe) is forced to share his investigations with famous but punchable Father Christophe. On their first joint investigation, a man claims he will perform a miracle, but just wants the media to broadcast his suicide. Jude convinces him to not jump by revealing a part of his troubling past. Christophe takes all the credit.
Jamie (Mathew Baynton) and Dave (Joel Fry) sneak into the Glenmuir Psychiatric Facility in Scotland to find Jamie's mother. Although she is too medicated to speak, they find a bill for her care paid for by Ariel that lists his address. Feeling guilty about leaving her, they break her out.
Spike (Fabian McCallum) hacks the NSA. Once in, Ariel sees documents that prove the comet is real and wants in on the secret government survival plan. He also sees Scotty McNeil (Kyle Soller) is behind Operation Savior and realizes Spike is his nephew.
The mysterious couple obtains a sample of Jude's blood for reasons yet unknown.