|Broadcast Date||24 February 1996|
|Writer||Gary Stephen Rieck|
|Director||Geraint Wyn Davies|
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|“||I'm not going to lie to you, Joey: it's going to hurt you just for a little bit. But I think you're brave, just like your wrestling friends. You are brave, aren't you, Joey?||”|
— Natalie, Fallen Idol
When a mentally handicapped boy witnesses the murder of a wrestler, Nick and Natalie volunteer for joint custody in the hope of finding a way to help the boy articulate the details of the crime.
- Rob Stefaniuk......Joey Martin
- Todd William Schroeder......Henry Ellis
- Jim Mezon......Miles Filbourn
- Bob King......Eddie Phelps
- Laydon Morrison......Nitro/Carl Hilbert
- Hayden Christensen......André
- Lina Giornofelice......woman in bar
- Selina Martin......policewoman
- B.J. McQueen......Tank Williams
- Tony Nappo......The Shark
- Kevin Rushton......Johnny Harris
Detailed Story RecapEdit
The following vampire lore was introduced or referred to in this episode:
- Injected vampire blood can temporarily cure brain injuries, even when the damage occurred years earlier. However, unless more blood is injected periodically, the effect wears off and the patient reverts to the previous state.
- Injected vampire blood can cause personality changes.
Behind the ScenesEdit
- The German title of this episode is "Nicki und die starken Männer" ("Nicky and the Big Guys").