BRAINDEAD Tuesdays (from 21 June) M-Net Edge (*102) 20:30
Alien ants are taking over Washington DC in fun sci-fi show BrainDead (2016-current). How? By crawling into politicians’ ears and eating parts of their brains!
The alien ants crashed 1
to Earth in episode 1 (21 June), trapped in a comet that landed in Russia and was shipped to the US.
Doccie filmmaker 2
Laurel Healy (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) linked the comet in the US to her Democrat Senator brother Luke (Danny Pino) who’s in the middle of a government shutdown (episode 1).
Opposing Luke is 3
Republican Senator Red Wheatus (Tony Shalhoub), whose brain is eaten at the end of episode 1.
Infected people 4
love ’80s song You Might Think (I’m Crazy) by The Cars and their heads explode – Laurel connected the bugs and brain blowups in episode 2 (28 June)
Mega-smart Gustav 5
(Johnny Ray Gill) and Laurel teamed up episode 3 (19 July) after his pal’s head blew up during an MRI.