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Interview with Ryan Cartwright of "Alphas" on
Moderator: Bill Brennan
July 18, 2012
5:00 pm CT
Operator: Ladies and gentlemen thank you for standing by. Welcome to the
SyFy Alphas conference call.
During the presentation all participants will be in a listen-only mode.
We will conduct a question-and-answer session.
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As a reminder this conference is being recorded Wednesday July 18, 2012.
I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Bill Brennan. Please
go ahead sir.
Bill Brennan: Hi everyone thank you for joining us today. We will get
right to it.
I just want to introduce Ryan Cartwright who plays Gary Bell on Alphas
and Alphas premiers -- the season two premier -- Monday night at 10
o'clock. So we can start.
Ryan Cartwright: Hi.
Bill Brennan: So we're ready to open it up for questions.
Operator: Thank you. Ladies and gentlemen to register for a question,
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One moment please for our first question.
And our first question comes from the line Kyle Nolan with No (R)eruns.net.
Please proceed with your question.
Kyle Nolan: Hi Ryan thanks for taking time to talk to us.
Ryan Cartwright: You're welcome.
Kyle Nolan: Your portrayal of Gary is my favorite part of the show.
Could you talk about how you decided on his mannerisms, his cadence and
his accent and how you prepare to get into character?
Ryan Cartwright: Yes sure. Well I had luckily I was in a good position
whereby I had a like a good month and a half from getting the role to
actual production so I had plenty of time to do as much research as
would make me feel comfortable stepping into Gary's shoes.
And it was great, it was really good fun just looking at a part of the
world that you'd never seen before and also with autism if you research
it enough you end up appreciating looking at the world through their
eyes as well.
Basically I started with lots of documentaries, lots of movies and lots
of like online blogs and stuff from autistic people talking about how
they experience things and just reading the books like from (Daniel
Pampett), (Temple Grandin) and (Oliver Sachs) and stuff. And the
firsthand account stuff from autistic people in its true form really
helped because it helped me understand the neurology behind it which
gave me the grace to come up with the mannerisms and stuff myself
knowing the reason I'd be doing them as opposed to just meeting someone
and copying mannerisms.
Like towards the end they invited me to - I was invited to like go to
meet a group of autistic people in the day like a camp or whatever but
by that point I kind of didn't need to do it because I had already
figured out Gary on his own and knew the reasons I would do certain
things so it was really nice.
And I would just like pad around Toronto when I got up here, kind of
walking around as Gary and doing the voice and stuff and reading poems
and repeating things that people would say like with the
(unintelligible) an stuff so yes it was just a really nice time to - it
was a luxury to have all that time to get comfortable in his skin so
that I'm super comfortable doing it now.
Kyle Nolan: Can you talk about some of the changes that we'll see with
Gary this season?
Ryan Cartwright: Yes he's still petulant which I'm sure everyone will
enjoy. He's still outspoken, I don't think that will ever change. But
he's kind of making some different life decisions that affect that other
alphas quite substantially like I think everyone knows now he flies the
(Brewster) gang not just working at the office but he decides to move
his mother's nest and descend on the office 24/7 and tries to make it
his new home.
And also his continuance of trying to keep Anna's voice alive because
when she died at the end of the last season it affected his deeply and
made him question his place within the alphas and also kind of people's
motivations which he's not very good at figuring out but it definitely
once she died it made him question Dr. Rosen and the whole alpha
phenomenon and his place within it and he wants to keep her voice alive
and her message because it seemed to inspire him and seemed a bit more
holistic to him.
Kyle Nolan: Great thanks, looking forward to the new season.
Ryan Cartwright: Cool I hope you enjoy it.
Operator: Thank you. And our next question comes from the line of (Kathy
Huddleston) with (Blaster).com. Please proceed with your question.
Kathy Huddleston: Hi Ryan thank you for doing this.
Ryan Cartwright: Hey, you're welcome.
Kathy Huddleston: So when the season starts Gary's in a unique place,
he's in prison and all this stuff is happening. It's really kind of a
Gary story. What do you want to tell us about where Gary starts this
Ryan Cartwright: Yes he's in a worst place than prison. He's like in
Building 7 and he's pretty much comatose because to control alphas who
are bad there's a lot more moral flexibility that people believe they
can take with them so they put like these chips in their heads which
make them completely comatose and devoid of any personality and sense so
they're pretty much like these neutered brain-dead zombies who just sit
around and drool which is my natural state normally.
So yes he's in Building 7 for he was a little bit too disruptive because
they wanted him to go and work with the other people over there, the
government agents, but they didn't appreciate Gary's idiosyncrasies and
he ended up lashing out and got in trouble. None of the other alphas
knew for awhile until they have a little visit and they can just see him
sitting there kind of gawping at the floor so Gary needs rescuing.
Kathy Huddleston: So what would you say your biggest challenge was
this season so far?
Ryan Cartwright: I just think keeping the consistency of the character
and kind of not coming out of the character to get laughs because, you
know, Gary he does change as time goes on but in a different way to
everyone else and it's a lot more subtle.
So kind of Gary's arc has to be a little bit more concentrated and
mainly just keeping his voice the same, the dialog and just how he would
react to these different situations, just keeping a close eye on that
like once again not wanting to abuse Gary's personality and where he is
on the autism spectrum.
And then once he's like taken care of that and you know that he's
character consistent then it's just all about coming up with funny lines
on the day. I have to try to make the other actors and alphas laugh and
just having - once you know he's like grounded then you can like inflate
him with all this hot air and just watch him ascend and annoy everyone.
So yes just that.
Kathy Huddleston: Thanks a lot.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh you're welcome.
Operator: Our next question comes from the line (Tony Tilatto) with
Sci-fi Talk. Please proceed with your question.
Tony Tilatto: Hi Ryan it's nice to talk to you. It's interesting
what's going to happen this year. Does the arc of this season pretty
much deal with the alphas being known and how they deal with that being
out in the public sort of thing?
Ryan Cartwright: Yes it deals with it but there's a lot more of a
storyline with regards to the kind of reemergence of Red Flag and
Stanton Parish is very heavily influential on the arc. And you kind of
the two, you know, a lot of it is obviously the alphas kind of falling
apart as a group and just trying to stick together and weather the storm
of just wearing each other down with their abilities and their own
And every alpha has their own motives and they all have their own kind
of modus operandi of what they want and they're at loggerheads with each
other a lot more this season. It's not so much just bickering about who
stole who's pudding although pretty much that is for Gary.
But the second tier to that is Stanton Parish is mixed in the pot again
and he's really coming on full force again. He comes back with a
vengeance and it gets really heavy, you know, without giving too much
away I guess. But Parish is up to his old tricks and he proves a lot
more menacing and dastardly this time around.
Tony Tilatto: Really cool, sound great. Thanks.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh you're welcome.
Operator: Thank you. And our next question comes from the line of
Sheldon Wiebe with EclipseMagazine.com. Please proceed with your
Sheldon Wiebe: Hey Ryan, thanks for doing this.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh you're welcome.
Sheldon Wiebe: Earlier questions have alluded to -- and something that
you've said also -- alludes to Gary's situation this season being more
than a little different than what we might expect what with the trauma
of Anna at the end of last season and then on top of that the trauma of
And although you've spoken about his arc overall, I'm just wondering
Gary as an autistic probably isn't the best equipped person in the world
to handle the kind of traumas that he's being dealt. Can you speak a
little bit more specifically as to how that will be handled?
Ryan Cartwright: Yes sure. Well I mean there are certain things that as
an autistic person that he's better equipped at handling, like he won't
get caught up in the day-to-day kind of brick-a-brack of people's
emotional tangles like the minor stuff kind of passes him by just
because it's not on his radar, he doesn't notice it.
And a lot of that, you know, there's a lot of kind of love triangle
stuff this year and obviously Gary's not getting involved in love trysts
quite yet. I guess you know the closest he came was Anna but that more
of a - it wasn't sexual, it was a kindred spirit kind of thing.
So I think his main struggle is it's kind of that gut, he just knows
there's something wrong in hit gut this year and he's one of those
people who will if he feels that something's wrong in his gut he'll turn
and go the other way and then he'll have to try and assess it and figure
out what's going on after the fact. He's very much, you know, he's very
impulsive and it's difficult for him to understand the literalness of
what's going on and also his own feelings.
It's not that he only has to contend with understanding everyone else's
motives and emotions, it's also just his own because certain feelings
will flare up that don't fit the situation or everyone else will be
quite neutral yet he's feeling terrible. And I think this year he's
speaking up a lot more and going with his gut a lot more.
There was a bit of trepidation before and he would often defer to Bill
and the other alphas and especially Dr. Rosen and to a lesser extent his
mother whereas this year he's kind of accepting his instincts a lot more
and following those obviously for the drama dangerous places yes.
Sheldon Wiebe: That sounds pretty cool. And just to follow up you
mentioned Bill, it seems like this season his relationship with Bill
might be a little different and between Bill and Nina those are the two
people really he's closest to even more so than Dr. Rosen. So what can
you tell us about his relationships with those people?
Ryan Cartwright: He's kind of - he still respects Bill and he likes him
as his partner. I think the main wedge for him is Erin who joined as the
character Kat. That kind of drives a bit of a wedge between himself and
Bill. And he doesn't like it. He starts throwing all the toys out of his
cot because Erin -- Kat -- is the new baby and Gary's like put in the
backseat. And as we all know Gary likes to be in the front driver's
So he kind of loses a lot of the attention which makes him a little bit
more insular as well on top of how he's already kind of mediating on his
position within the alphas. So it's mainly like Kat coming in pushes him
away and a lot of people don't have as much time for Gary this year.
Like there was a lot more people would mother Gary a little more in the
first season than this season. They just don't have enough time so he's
kind of spinning around out there.
But I think it's good for him in the long run to kind of not have people
look out for him. He'll get his hand burned but, you know, he'll learn.
Sheldon Wiebe: Great thanks very much.
Ryan Cartwright: You're welcome.
Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Jamie Ruby with
Sci-fi Vision.com. Please proceed with your question.
Jamie Ruby: Hi Ryan thanks for talking to us today.
Ryan Cartwright: That's all right.
Jamie Ruby: So you talked about Gary making people laugh and all that,
is any of that improv or do you guys really stick close to the script
with this? Because I think he would be a character you could have a lot
of fun with.
Ryan Cartwright: Yes a lot of it is improv. I mean normally the beat
will be there, there will be like a joke beat. Sometimes there's a
surprise moment when you're like oh you know what a joke can happen here
or something funny but a lot of the times the beat is already there and
it's just about working it in a way that Gary would say it that's a lot
more Gary-ish and funnier and sometimes just pushing it that little bit
further and just like kind of rewording it as Gary, through Gary's lens
And a lot of it is just me trying to make the rest of the cast laugh and
stuff which is good fun. It makes the days go. And everyone jumps in,
everyone will mess with some of their jokey lines and stuff and often
that's all it takes, just a slight rewording to make a decent joke
hilarious. And as you'll see it's not joke jokes. Sometimes when Gary
will make a joke it's quite clear because it's normally a mess but it's
that thing of just having a joke that's with the character not against
him kind of thing.
Jamie Ruby: Right, right. So if you could write your own scene for Gary
what would you like to see happen to him on the show?
Ryan Cartwright: My own scene? Oh it would be a day off. Gary, covers
over his head, Gary in bed and I'd just be at home. (Unintelligible) Or
just Gary playing X-Box and then I'd come in Gary in his pajamas with a
nice coffee and the X-Box on.
Jamie Ruby: Okay great thanks and I loved the premiere.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh thank you very much.
Operator: Thank you. And our next question comes from the line Lisa Fary
with Pink Raygun. Please proceed with your question.
Lisa Fary: Good afternoon Ryan. First off I want to express to you how
much I appreciate the work that you're doing as Gary. My background is
in special education and I've had many, many students with autism come
through my classroom over the years and I feel like your portrayal with
him is probably the truest, most honest and most respectful portrayal of
autism that I've see on American television so thank you for that.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh thank you very much.
Lisa Fary: Your efforts are appreciated. I tell everyone I know to watch
this show. But that being said I do wonder if Gary's autism overshadows
any other work that you want to do with the character or are trying to
do with the character.
Ryan Cartwright: No because like I say it's like that kind of - his
stuff is just a little bit more micro, he's just a little bit slower
moving with his dealings with people and his arc. But the wonderful
thing about this medium is that you can quite literally zoom in on those
moments and see the changes.
It's like people -- because I've being living in L.A. for like 10 years
now -- and people are like oh don't you miss the seasons and to an
extent I do but when you're there long enough, if you look closely
enough, there are seasons and there are certain plants that come out at
certain times of the year and there is still a season for everything and
there are the changes. It's just like Gary, it's how you look at things
and the angle that you view them from.
So I'm having a ton of fun still with the character. I don’t think
there's anything lacking. It's just he has the same emotions as everyone
else, it's just that he will - it will be for different reasons that
don't seem dramatic to everyone else but when presented to Gary and he
sees them, you know, people I think watching it realize how important
certain things are to him and if he doesn't get them it really upsets
And obviously when you see autistic people get upset with certain things
to an unknowing outsider it's like oh why is he overreacting but once
you get to the know them and the day in and day out thing and how they
relate to it, you appreciate that it's - it is actually
(unintelligible). So, it's nice to show that, but it's not all - it
doesn't have to be woman slapping you in the face or breaking your heart
or, you know, someone you know blowing up. It's, you know, there can be
a lot of emotion attached to the small things in life and the
devil-in-the-day (unintelligible) kind of thing.
Lisa Fary: Right, it could just be the water being to cold and it's just
Ryan Cartwright: Yes.
Lisa Fary: ...difference is the filter and the way they experience the world
is different. But, thank you so much (Ryan) I appreciate the chance to
talk with you today.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh, you're welcome, take care.
Operator: Our next question comes on the line of John Schultz with
Hollywood Soapbox, please proceed with your question.
John Schultz: Yes, hi, thank you for the time today. I was curious...
Ryan Cartwright: Oh, you're welcome.
John Schultz: ...you know, you're - seems like your (unintelligible)
show and the cast is really interesting. Can you talk about, you know,
talking - working with these actors? Is it a joy to go to work and work
Ryan Cartwright: Oh yes, now everyone's lovely, you know, and we spend a
lot of down time with each other as well. It's just everyone's like
really relaxed and there's no - there's no like ego on the set. It's all
about the product and the characters and it's just so much fun to work
with a cast who cares so deeply about the end product and, you know,
we'll have like script meetings and tone meetings and we're always -- a
lot of our down time apart from Warren and I, like playing X-box in his
room and, you know, massaging each other.
A lot of it is just talking about or how can we play this scene, what's
an interesting angle to come at it from, what's a way it's never been
done before? So, it's just wonderful knowing that everyone cares. And if
you go to work one day and you're not quite bothered, you know, oh,
let's just get the day done -- normally one of the actors will be, you
know, it's like they've come in to have a big acting day and you're like
- alright, alright, alright let's get on with it, let's make sure it's
really, really good.
So, yes, everyone, you know, all the actors get each others back and we
like to play with the dialogue and make it fresh and stuff. So, yes,
it's just an absolute joy, you know, it's quite a privilege, the kind of
system that we've ended up sitting up here, it's lovely.
John Schultz: Have you ever thought, you know, it's kind of a corny
question, but did you yourself run after what kind of power you would
Ryan Cartwright: I guess as a kid it would have been flying, but I think
I'd be petrified now. I think I'd fly, but I don't think -- I think I'd
just hover. If I was a brave man - flight - I've have to get used to it,
but trying to think what else, I don't know, just cheering people up,
that would be nice. If you could just like nod towards someone and they
just cheer up instantly, that would be nice -- cheering people up,
making them laugh, that would be nice.
John Schultz: That's all right mate.
Operator: Thank you and our next question comes from the line of Ernie
Estrella with BuzzFocus.com. Please proceed with your question.
Ernie Estrella: Hi Ryan. My question is with the new show on Bruce
Miller, what is his emphasis on - what does he like to focus in on in
the show as opposed to (Iro) and the differences that you see as well as
where the story wants to go this season as opposed to the first season?
Ryan Cartwright: I mean, like I still haven't seen any of the episodes,
but I know there's a lot more like fireworks and stuff and there's a lot
more action and there's a -- I believe there's a lot more effects. I
wouldn't be able to completely confirm that, because I'm never invited
to set on those days (unintelligible) all right.
But, I think it's pretty much the same, you know, it's like red flag and
there seems to be, I mean, this season like I was saying, it seems to be
a lot more -- just a lot more (unintelligible) thing. There's a lot of -
these guys just aren't good for each other, why don't they just kind of
And there's a lot of new blood and like some new Alpha's and stuff that
mix the part. But I don't think it's changed that much. I mean, I know
there was some lovely like, political analogies and stuff when (Iro) was
on it, that were nice. And I think those carry over, I can't see how
they can't. But, I guess won't know until I see, like the full, you
know, until I've seen the whole season, how it blends. But it seems
pretty much the same, you know, on a day-to-day basis. It's been nice,
but, you know, I won't know if it's different until I've seen them all.
Ernie Estrella: What about - will there be any evolution of Gary's
powers, perhaps something with more and more cloud technology being
implemented in the real world? Is that something that we'll see
(unintelligible) or Gary's evolution take place?
Ryan Cartwright: It's almost like a backward step for him, well, I guess
it's - I guess it's a forward step, but it's kind of - there is one
episode where, how can I put it -- basically Gary is taken away from -
he's taken to a bit of a blind spot with regards to electromagnetic wave
lengths and stuff. And he starts noticing other streams and that's quite
a new opening to him, because having like being brought up in the city,
I don't think he knew he had access to certain wave lengths that he
experiences in the countryside.
Ernie Estrella: I see, okay. Great, thank you.
Ryan Cartwright: Oh, you're welcome.
Operator: Thank you, our next question from the line of Brandon Rowe
with Spoiler TV. Please proceed with your question.
Brandon Rowe: Hi Ryan. Gary's always trying to be like the rest of the
team, but he seems to be hindered by his autism. Do you think we'll get
to see him in a bit of a leadership role this season? And how does his
autism play into that?
Ryan Cartwright: I think it's - he becomes later kind of just onto
himself, like he doesn't need the people as much this year like - the
whole idea of people being above him and their being kind of maternal
father figure, he kind of disappears from that and he goes off on his
own. He's very much his own boss this year and will do stuff behind the
backs of the Alphas.
And I think the autism plays into it and he doesn't feel as guilty about
doing the stuff. Like he kind of knows that you shouldn't, it's the
rules though - once you see everyone else breaking the rules they've
set, why can't you kind of thing, you know. The do as I say not as I do
and he's seen everyone doing and saying bad stuff they shouldn't, you
know, everyone - he was following examples I guess. There was no
specific leader, it was just everyone else's example and now that
they're all breaking these rules and following their own passions
against the grain of what the Alphas are supposedly standing for.
I think the (unintelligible) just makes him - he just switches, his
moral switch just flips because he realizes - all done after if everyone
else commits a crime, I can commit a crime. So, he, yes it's just about
coming into his own, becoming the boss of himself kind of thing this
Brandon Rowe: No peer pressure kind of kicks in for him?
Ryan Cartwright: No, no, like I think it would have and he knows that
there are responsibilities, but it all just - as soon as, because he's
very literal and takes people at their word if they say, "Oh, you must
do this and this is what I do, you know, this is illegal" then he still
stick to that. But the second he sees you do it and it's noted then he's
realizing this year that -- not to take people at their word as much,
which is a huge change for someone with autism, because that's the world
that they often live in, is the literalness of the spoken word and the
images it creates. But, when he starts paying attention to the actions
that follow these sayings, then he quickly changes his own suit and
pursues his own passions.
Brandon Rowe: I'm looking forward to watching the premier. Thank you for
Ryan Cartwright: Oh, you're welcome, I enjoy it.
Operator: Our next question comes on the line of Monique Jones with
tvequals.com, please proceed with your question.
Monique Jones: Hi, how are you today?
Ryan Cartwright: I'm good thanks, how're you doing?
Monique Jones: I'm good, so this season Erin Way has joined the series.
Can you tell how Gary might react or act with Erin Ways character?
Ryan Cartwright: Yes, well he hates it to begin with, because it's, you
know, like I said it was like the new baby in the push chair kind of
thing. The new baby in the bathtub and he wants to drown her. He's
intrigued by her, but completely intimidated and just wants her gone,
because she doesn't follow the supposed Alpha code. She's more rebel
than anyone, she's on the outskirt, she comes from a bit of a darker
background. He - and he thinks she's unprofessional, he just doesn't
want this cute little blond girl grabbing everyone's attention, because
he's the one that needs care and the one that wants all the attention.
So, he just wants - he wants her gone. But, maybe he'll end up liking
her, we'll have to see.
Monique Jones: Okay and I think, someone else touched on your role with
autism and how it affects the autistic community. Has any fans come up
to you saying how they appreciate what you're doing with your character?
Ryan Cartwright: Yes, yes, - it's - I've had nothing but really nice
comments and people in the autistic community and, you know, friends of
friends and stuff. And once again, you know, he's never going to be
exactly like everyone who's autistic because it's such a wide spectrum.
Like, you know, it's like, you know everyone else that (unintelligible),
your average folk on the street, we're all in this huge spectrum and
we're all seem different, but it seems, it seems everyone likes it and I
don't think anyone's taken offense or anything like that.
And, you know, as I said before that he is his own individual person.
He's not just - he should never represent autism. It's not that Gary is
- you can never betray a whole disorder with one character. He's just an
individual within autism, but I think on the whole part everyone's
enjoyed it and liked it.
Monique Jones: Well, great, thanks for speaking with me.
Ryan Cartwright: That's all right.
Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Renee Martin with
Fangs for the Fantasy, please proceed with your question.
Renee Martin: Hi Ryan, thanks so much for taking time out today.
Ryan Cartwright: That's all right.
Renee Martin: I was wondering, there's been a big push by this Bully
Rights Activist, to have disabled people actually play disabled roles
because there's so few opportunities within the media. So I was
wondering did any of that come in to play or did you consider this at
all when you were thinking about taking on the role of Gary?
Ryan Cartwright: Well, I believe, I believe it was - there was an
autistic person who auditioned for it. I think, I mean I think it
depends on the role, you know, I mean, this is, you know, just being
cast in a role and the business of getting a role and everything it's
never fair to, you know, to anyone. I think that, you know, that does
need to be, I think it did start, you know, like I say with this group
since - I believe everyone deserves the opportunity to audition and to
go in, but you know, I think the producers and stuff felt that I was
right for the role.
Yes, I guess, I don't know it's a tricky one I think. I think you can
have a little bit of both and, you know, if someone's a really good
actor and they can do it then why not? But, at a certain point it's the
business and the industry that would have to change and I guess why I
feel good about it in a way, portraying Gary is that, hopefully it will
open the flood gates for more, you know, neurodiverse people and
disabled people to be considered. Because before it was - a lot of the
autistic roles I've seen portrayed before were pretty much one note. And
were, there were, you know, there was a lot of clichés out there.
So, I think that showing Gary that it's not - you don't have to write it
like (unintelligible) every single damn time, hopefully people will just
think about writing for more autistic people and, you know, disabled
people as well. If there are other roles like that - that are being
taken good care of.
So, I think the first step, that I guess Alpha's is helping is just
showing a different side to autism and just more of a truer face to it.
So, hopefully it will just - it will just create more - in roles I think
that's where it would have to start. And then a lot of it's just, you
know, if you're a good actor, if you can do it, then yes, everyone
should have a chance, but then you got to get the role man. I'm always
auditioning against skinny white kids, that's my battle.
Renee Martin: Thank you, I just have one more question. In the first
season, Gary faced a lot of ableism and (unintelligible), particularly
from Bill, but one of the things I like about it is that he always had a
comeback and he was sure and assertive. Did you have anything to do with
the fact that Gary always stood up in the face of the so-called benign
impression that he played?
Ryan Cartwright: No, there was a lot of it already there in the script.
There was one specific moment last year that I was quite adamant about.
When he was being bullied at school and the kid pushed him and called
him a retard. And I think the original comeback that was scripted was
just to say, "Oh, I'm not a retard…I'm autistic." And I was quite
adamant that Gary should call him a retard back, because you live with
those curses that you get off other people. And an autistic person
should be able to fight fire with fire. The bully uses the R word. He’s
the dickhead in that situation and he should have the same curse flying
straight back at him.
I always wanted him to be just as confrontational and just as robust and
throw it right back in their face. You know, because fuck them if
they're going to lower themselves to that disgusting level. Then an
autistic person should be able to fight back blow for blow.
I don't want him restricted, I guess because there's that danger people
think, oh, he - if he's offensive himself then, you know, or that's what
Well no, he's a good guy. Good guys can swear too. So, I just felt a lot
more comfortable making sure that he did stand up for himself and not
just stand up for himself in an apologetic way. Let him be rude.
Renee Martin: Thank you.
Ryan Cartwright: You're welcome.
Man: We have time for one more question.
Operator: Our next question comes from (Nicole Duditz) with
bigdandys.com. Please proceed with your question.
Nicole Duditz: Hi Ryan, I know that you talked on red flag earlier.
What can we expect from them this season?
Ryan Cartwright: Oh man, they just want to blow everything up. Then you
got - they kind of, they infiltrate the Alpha's group a lot more and
tear us apart from the inside and yes, they completely kind of start
destroying the Alpha's as a group. And Stanton Parish is, you know, he
makes a comeback and he's quite adamant about pursuing his vendettas to
the end. And he just exhausts all the Alpha's trying it, you know, he
finds everyone's weaknesses and abuses them. You know, he's the perfect
bad buy, especially for Dr. Rosen.
So that is, you know, that's the big fight this year - is just trying to
keep the Alpha's group together, because they can't take down Parish
Nicole Duditz: Thanks, well thank you. I'm sure we're looking forward
Ryan Cartwright: Oh, cool, thanks.
Man: Thank you all very much for joining us today. Thank you Ryan and
just a reminder, the Alphas' Premier Season Two, Monday at 10:00 pm only
Have a great day everyone.
Ryan Cartwright: Thanks guys.
Man: Thank you.
Operator: Ladies and gentlemen that does conclude the conference call
for today. We thank you for your participation and ask that you please
disconnect your line.
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