Run

Run

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One text can change everything. Ruby Richardson (Merritt Wever) and her former college boyfriend Billy Johnson (Domhnall Gleeson) made a pact more than 15 years earlier: if either of them texted the word "RUN" and the other replied with the same, they would both drop everything and meet in Grand Central Station to travel across America together. This wildly unconventional romantic comedic thriller series finds the pair traveling by train from New York to L.A. Can their new selves exist in their old lives? Will they be able to leave their baggage behind? What happens when the running ends? It all plays out over the course of seven compelling episodes in this series from writer/producer Vicky Jones and Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
One text can change everything. Ruby Richardson (Merritt Wever) and her former college boyfriend Billy Johnson (Domhnall Gleeson) made a pact more than 15 years earlier: if either of them texted the word "RUN" and the other replied with the same, they would both drop everything and meet in Grand Central Station to travel across America together. This wildly unconventional romantic comedic thriller series finds the pair traveling by train from New York to L.A. Can their new selves exist in their old lives? Will they be able to leave their baggage behind? What happens when the running ends? It all plays out over the course of seven compelling episodes in this series from writer/producer Vicky Jones and Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Season 1 (7 episodes)

  • 1. Run

    Original air date: 04/12/2020 Runtime: 30:26 min.

    Original air date: 04/12/2020 Runtime: 30:26 min. Series premiere. On a regular Tuesday morning, Ruby Richardson is shaken out of her humdrum suburban life when she receives an urgent text that prompts her to fly to New York and board a cross-country train, where she reunites with college ex Billy Johnson. As their adventure begins, Ruby and Billy fight the tension that still exists between them while attempting to root out each other's secrets.

  • 2. Kiss

    Original air date: 04/19/2020 Runtime: 26:57 min.

    Original air date: 04/19/2020 Runtime: 26:57 min. During their first night aboard, Ruby's mind is consumed by sex, while Billy probes for personal details she's reluctant to give up. Comforted by the fact that her husband believes she's on a yoga retreat--and determined to make Billy jealous--Ruby brazenly connects with Derek, a stranger on the train. Meanwhile, Billy works to shake a persistent figure from his past.

  • 3. F**k

    Original air date: 04/26/2020 Runtime: 31:03 min.

    Original air date: 04/26/2020 Runtime: 31:03 min. Ruby and Billy decide to spend a day in Chicago before making any rash decisions about their next moves. As the two anxiously await check-in at a lavish hotel, Ruby meets an exciting woman at a department store, while Billy tries to handle a relentless Fiona. Later, Billy comes clean about what drove him to run.

  • 4. Chase

    Original air date: 05/03/2020 Runtime: 25:49 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2020 Runtime: 25:49 min. Back on the train, Ruby seeks guidance from a new friend and gets a wakeup call from home that leaves her shaken. Meanwhile, Billy continues to lie about Fiona, who raises the stakes to get what she wants.

  • 5. Jump

    Original air date: 05/10/2020 Runtime: 24:05 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2020 Runtime: 24:05 min. Run centers on Ruby, a woman living a humdrum existence who one day gets a text inviting her to fulfill a youthful pact, promising true love and self-reinvention, by stepping out of her life to take a journey with her oldest flame.

  • 6. Tell

    Original air date: 05/17/2020 Runtime: 27:18 min.

    Original air date: 05/17/2020 Runtime: 27:18 min. Stranded in the middle of nowhere, Ruby and Billy argue about what to do next. Each affected by the other's desperation, the two must come together to confront their actions. Meanwhile, Laurel makes a gruesome discovery and receives an eventful visit from Detective Babe Cloud.

  • 7. Trick

    Original air date: 05/24/2020 Runtime: 24:35 min.

    Original air date: 05/24/2020 Runtime: 24:35 min. A dramatic detour finds Ruby and Billy in unknown territory as they're forced to make a life-changing decision. As Ruby tries to keep everything together and get back on course, she and an emotional Billy seek the help of an amiable local taxidermist, Laurel.