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1x06 DROPConvention



Air dateAugust 3, 2014

Running time51:46

Production code4X5706

Written byDamon Lindelof & Kath Lingenfelter

Directed byCarl Franklin
Nora Durst
1x06 NoraDurstCloseUp

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"Guest" is the sixth episode of Season 1, and overall the sixth produced hour of The Leftovers. It originally aired on August 3, 2014.

Plot Edit

Nora takes care of unfinished business in Mapleton before heading to New York for the Second Annual DROP conference (Departure Related Occupations and Practices). Upset that her ID has been pinched, she scours the convention for her imposter while wearing a “Guest” badge, and ends up getting detoured by an amorous salesman, a best-selling author and a rogue attendee.


  • David Aaron Baker as Ron Bickel
  • Max Baker as Prophet's Dilemma Academic
  • Liza J. Bennett as Angel/Denise
  • Daniel Bielinski as Hotel Front Desk Clerk
  • Hannah Cabell as Margery Rasmussen
  • Anthony Cieslak as Jeremy Durst
  • Greg Coughlin as Columbia Guy
  • John Cramer as DSD Panel Moderator
  • Molly Crowley as Conference Organizer
  • Ross Degraw as Joey Delorangus
  • Brandon Espinoza as Ray
  • Craig Fox as Pope Guy
  • Julian Gamble as Gus Hickey
  • Mary Ann Hay as Gale Sawicki
  • Curtis l'Cook as Patrick Johansen
  • Sean Kenin as Cornell Guy
  • Chris McKinney as Jeffery Stewart
  • Tarikk Mudu as Grocery Store Cashier
  • Mel Nieves as Business Suit
  • Jennifer Onvie as Kylie
  • Ellen Parker as A-F Check-In Aide
  • Marisa Ryan as Impostor
  • Vaishnavi Sharma as Mital Shahane
  • C.L. Simpson as Judge L. Awad
  • Samuel Smith as Hotel Bartender
  • Wass Stevens as Letts
  • Ella Taylor as Erin Durst
  • Pernell Walker as Celia Odalys
  • Noel Wilson as Mr. Johnson


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