‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’: 3 Emotional Moments from Episode 1 That Will Make You Cry

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jane Levy as Zoey

“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” options lots of dancing and singing, but it surely’s additionally very emotional. There are lovely and deeply touching moments throughout the present that can seemingly take you off guard and depart you tearing up only a bit. Here are three moments from the pilot episode of “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” that can make you cry.

What is ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ about?

Jane Levy as Zoey | Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Jane Levy as Zoey | Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

In “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” we get a peek into the lifetime of a younger lady making an attempt to climb the ladder as a coder. After affected by complications for some time, she decides to get an MRI. During the MRI, there’s an earthquake, and the constructing begins shaking whereas she’s contained in the machine. Somehow, that have magically offers her the power to listen to and see individuals’s innermost ideas by way of tune and dance.

There are a number of scenes that can trigger you to chortle and cry. Here are a few of the most emotional scenes:

1. Zoey’s father sings to her

Jane Levy and Peter Gallagher in Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. |  Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesJane Levy and Peter Gallagher in Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. |  Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Jane Levy and Peter Gallagher in Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. | Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

Zoey’s father, Mitch (Peter Gallagher), is dying. As a
result of his sickness, he’s in a catatonic state. His household is pissed off
as a result of he can not communicate, eat solids, or work together with others. Zoe is
distressed as a result of the one particular person she used to open up to (her father), is
unable to speak together with her.

During one scene, she sits subsequent to him on the sofa and
tells him how unhappy she is and the way a lot stress she has been experiencing at work.
She will get up to take a look at an image of them collectively when she sees her father’s
reflection within the glass. He then begins singing the 1986 tune “True Colors” to
her. At the tip of this emotional scene, Mitch returns to the sofa and goes
again to being catatonic.

2. Zoey’s co-worker cries at work

John Clarence Stewart | James Dittiger/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesJohn Clarence Stewart | James Dittiger/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
John Clarence Stewart | James Dittiger/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

Zoey’s good-looking co-worker, Simon (John Clarence Stewart),
appears to be pleased and carefree when he’s at work. In one scene, he’s taking part in
desk tennis early within the morning with a co-worker, and he appears to be like like he’s
having the time of his life. However, appears to be like could be deceiving. We later discover out
Simon isn’t as pleased as he tries to make others imagine. He’s in deep ache
after the suicide of his father.

Now that Zoey has the power to listen to and see different’s
ideas, she is ready to perceive what Simon is experiencing. While she’s
working within the workplace late one evening, she hears him singing the 1982 tune “Mad
World,” written by Tears for Fears co-founder Roland Orzabal and sung by Curt
Smith. Simon is at his desk crying whereas an image of his late
father and him as a toddler.

3. Zoey’s father holds her mom’s hand

Jane Levy and Peter Gallagher | Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesJane Levy and Peter Gallagher | Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Jane Levy and Peter Gallagher | Sergei Bachlakov/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

Mitch used to love spending time exterior. However, his sickness forces him to stay indoors. He now spends most of his time sitting on the sofa, staring off into area. However, after Zoey’s imaginative and prescient of Mitch singing to her, she has a sense that he can perceive what individuals are saying to him. This offers Zoey the concept to ebook time on a ship so the household can go crusing. It was one in every of Mitch’s favourite actions.

During their tour, Mitch’s spouse, Maggie, leans over and tells him the boat journey brings again good recollections. A second of disappointment flashed throughout her face when he doesn’t acknowledge her. However, Mitch all of the sudden reaches over and holds Maggie’s hand, letting her know that he understands her and nonetheless loves her.

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