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(rumbling) (anxious, pulsating music) – Okay, remember
what we talked about? Use the product rule
to find the derivative. – I can’t do this. (child giggling) – Hey, Corinne, not now. Yeah, you can, Simon. I’ve seen your scratch work. Just take your time. Focus on the equation. – Okay, I can’t learn
this by tomorrow. I’m totally fried. Can’t you just give ’em to me? – Simon. – Please. (soft, suspenseful music) Thanks. – You can’t tell
anyone about this. As soon as the test
is over, destroy it. You’re lucky, that
was my last one. – Don’t you need it? – No. Hello? – Laina, this is Dr. Perkash, your mother is asking to be
discharged from the hospital. – What? – [Dr. Perkash] She’s
not so much asking as signing herself out of care against our advice. – I’ll be right there. Just please try to stall her. Okay, guys, time to go. (elevator dings) – Hi, there they are. This is perfect. Can you take that to
the car for mommy? – [Laina] Mom,
what are you doing? – I am checking out. You know what, sweetheart, I left your markers in my room. Wanna go to mommy’s room
and go get your markers? – Is mommy coming home? – Yes, I am. – Mom, you need to be here, they can’t treat you at home. – I know. – [Doctor] Laina,
can I have a word? – Here, I know
it’s not all of it, but I can get more. – Oh, um, no, we’re past that. Her white blood cell count is not doing her any favors. And this kind of
aggressive depletion doesn’t give us
a lot of options. – But she can’t
come home, right? She’s not gonna get
any better there. – I think the best thing any one can do now is to just keep her comfortable. I’m sorry. (mother laughing) – [Mother] Can you help
me carry my suitcase? – [Child] Uh huh. – Hey, I’m gonna make
a run to the kitchen, want anything? – No, I’m good Blake,
thanks for asking. You go ahead. – All right, thanks man. – All right. (anxious, pulsating music) (growling yell) (laughing) – Oh my. – I honestly think I’ve done
that to you like 19 times. – Yeah, well, that’s
the last time.. I didn’t mean it like that. – I just, I don’t
want to talk about it. – Ellie, no matter
what happens, I’ll– – I didn’t come here
to talk about the test. Come on, I wanna
show you something. – Okay. (car revving) – [Ellie] Sh! It’s a secret. – [Blake] Come on, Ellie. (Ellie shushing) Oh my god. Ellie we shouldn’t
be doing this. – Calm down. Live a little. (Ellie laughing) – Ellie, did you bring
your bathing suit? – No. (laughs) (both laughing) Go on. (water splashing) (kissing) – What’s wrong? – I’m scared, Blake. – Hey, we’re in this together. I’ll take care of you. – Hey, Blake. You know, I think I do want
something from the kitchen. I found him at
the Bilski’s pool. – Bilskis? You want a Pop-Tart? – No thanks. – Some people like
to toast these. But I never have the
patience, you know. Love ’em. Did you have fun tonight? You got anything
going on tomorrow? Oh wait, my god,
you have a test. It’s test day tomorrow. I completely forgot myself, it’s so easy to forget
something like that, isn’t it? – I get it. Hey, sorry. – Look, there’s nothing wrong
with having a little fun every once in a while, but you gotta pick your moments. The night before a
life altering test it’s not the moment. – Got it. Solid lecture. – Almost done. Now, I know that you
don’t really care what I think about this girl. – Ellie. – Ellie, but she’s
a distraction. Now you have tomorrow, and next year. And after that you have the whole rest of your
life to be distracted. Don’t eff it up. You sure you don’t
want a Pop-Tart? – Good night, Dad. – Hey…come here. (soft suspenseful music) – No, no, no. No! – [Masked Man] Move along. – [Simon] Shit! – Hey, Lana, right? – Yeah, Laina. – Laina.
– It’s cool. – Sorry, um. This is kind of an
awkward question. I was hoping that I could
buy one of your study guides? – I can’t. – What do you mean I can’t. – I just gave the last one away. – Shit. – Hey Laina, wait up. So, you and Blake Renning, huh? – No, not really. He didn’t even know my name. – He didn’t know your name? But we’ve been in school
with him since first grade and there’s less and
less kids each year. – I know, it’s pretty tragic. – Geez, well, it’s
almost as tragic as being in love
with your best friend who’s in love with the guy that
doesn’t even know her name. But that’s just something
I saw in a movie once. – [Laina] Not today, Kellan. – Yeah, you’re right, tomorrow’s actually
better for me anyway. (digital scanning) – [Voiceover] No laptops,
computer devices. – [Masked Man] Hey, what the. (intense percussion music) Get back here. All units converse
at the south gate. We got a runner. Get that kid. Heading your way, now. – Whoa, I’ve never seen a kid make it past the guards before. – Kellan. Are you hacking into
your dad’s account again? – Uh, yeah. (vehicle revving) (intense percussion music) – [Voiceover] Bring him down. You’re surrounded. Move in. Come up now, on him. Move in, boys. – [Laina] So you’re
going to send the stolen security
footage to the news? – You ever heard of Wendy Banks? – No. – Well, she’s a very prominent
news reporter in Austin and I have her direct, personal, general inquiries email address, so I’m sending her hot tips (snapping) all the time. – Does she ever reply? – Whoa, I think I have
more than enough questions to answer today,
thank you, very much. (whimpering) – You’re gonna be okay, okay? You can do this, yeah? (electronic pinging) – [Voiceover] Commence
lock down sequence. – [Voiceover] Yes sir. – [Voiceover] Warning, lock
down is now in progress. 30 seconds ’til lock down. Testing to begin in 15 minutes. (metallic screeching
and thudding) – Good morning, everyone. I hope you all had
a good night sleep. I just want you to know that you’ve all
had a great year, and despite what happens today, I am proud of each
and every one of you. These questions are tough, but they are not
aimed to trick you. So, focus, take your time. And no matter how
hard something looks, there’s always a chance. – You’ll have two hours
to complete the test. No talking. Keep your eyes on
your own tablet. This time is an accurate test that will determine
your aptitude. As you know, all
grades are final. Pick up your tablets and begin. (dramatic music) (digital pinging) – You have one minute remaining. – Time’s up, tablets
down, test is over. (sniffling) (typing) – Okay, here are the results. – Donald Green. – [Voiceover] Come with me. – Kellie Jeffries. – [Voiceover] This way. – Marcus Langley. – Don’t touch me. – [Voiceover] Come on.
– Don’t touch me. – [Voiceover] Hands out.
– Touch me. – [Female Teacher] Lane Vic. – No, no, no, no,
no, no, no, no, no! – [Voiceover] He’s on the
move, he’s on the move. – [Voiceover] Hey,
get him, back row. Give him the door. (grunting)
(thwacking) – Carrie Billich. (sobbing) – [Voiceover] Come on, it’s time to go. – [Carrie] Please stop, please. – And finally. – Peter Strand. – Ellie Harper. – [Blake] No, no! – Congratulations,
you’ve all passed. (sniffling) You can go to the rec room now. – [Voiceover] Governor,
Blake’s on the phone. – Oh, good. – Blake, I just heard the
good news, congratulations. – Dad, they took Ellie, she’s going to the thinning. – Oh god. I’m sorry son. – We have to do something, Dad. Just make a phone call, you can say it was a mistake. – [Governor] You
know I can’t do that. – [Blake] Dad. – Son, we all have
to obey the law. No matter how painful it is. – I can’t lose her, Dad, I love her. – I’m sorry, son,
my hands are tied. (locker slamming) – [Voiceover] Stay in the line. Keep going. Single file. You, this way. (anxious, pulsating music) (grunting) – [Voiceover] What
are you doing? Get back in line. Put that down. (grunting) – Run, Ellie! Go, now! – [Voiceover] She
went down the hall. – Help, help, no,
no, no, please, no! No! – [Voiceover] There’s
nothing to see. – No! – Come on, hurry up, this way. – No, no, no! Let her go! Let her go! No, let her go! – Blake! – Ellie! Ellie! Ellie! – Hey Wade, come on in, boy. (laughing and clapping) (sighing) – Mr. Glass? Do you have a minute? (doorbell ringing) – Corinne, watch your brother. – Hi. – I know you told me to stop, but I made way too much of
this casserole, so please. – Joey, turn it off. Corinne has to study. – I’m sorry, thank you so much. – Listen, do you have someone
to watch Joey tomorrow? Because I know of
a great day care. – The Consores said they’d
watch him, thank you. – [Teacher] I know it’s
Corinne’s first test. – We’re going to be fine. – You know I’m here
if you need me. I’ll see you tomorrow, okay? (jump rope smacking floor) (panting) (exhaling) – So, as far as tomorrow? – I wouldn’t worry
about a thing. – If you’re watching this video, then I am no longer alive. – How many sides
does a pentagon have? – Five. – What causes disease? – Bacteria. – How many letters
are in the alphabet? – 26. – Who loves you? – (Laughs) You do. – You’re going to do great. I love you so much. – I love you, too. (dramatic music) – Hey, you ready to go? – [Corinne] Uh huh. – Name, please? – Corinne Michaels. – Okay, thanks. Good luck, Corinne. – [Guard] Name, please? (dramatic music) – You have a sit down with
Greet the Press at 1pm directly after the announcement. – Great, what about the speech? – We got the revisions
this morning, they’re good. – Did Georgina sign off? – Yes, sir. You’re car will be
ready for you at 11. – Hey, knock knock. – What do you want,
I’m running late. – Not everything I do
has a grand intention. I just wanted to say hey. – Hey. – Blake. I wish there was something
I could have done. But none of us
are above the law. Not me, not you, not Ellie. – That’s a good line. You should use it in
your speech today. Is there anything else
you want to try out? (dramatic music) – [Voiceover] Hey. – Hey. – I can’t believe
this is the last one. I don’t know why I’m
telling you this right now but I’m sweating so much that my backpack is just wet. – [Laina] That’s gross. – I know you don’t stress
out about this stuff because you’re a
genius or whatever, but, you gotta be a
little bit relieved. I mean, think about it, this is the last time you have to worry
about grades forever. – Not exactly. You know you don’t have
to hang out with me, it’s okay. – Oh, really, sweet. Did I get you? – No, you do this everyday. – Oh, well, do I
do this everyday? ‘Ello, do I look British? Do I look like a British person? (smacking) – Out of the way, bitches. Wade Freeman, all star
quarterback, represent! – How the hell is
that guy still here? – Maybe he’s smart. – Is this your phone? Here you go. Oh, dude, oh here you go, I’m sorry. Aw man, you’re definitely
getting thinned. Go fetch, bitch. – Closeted smart. (beeping) – [Voiceover] Commence
lock down sequence, – [Voiceover] Yes sir. (beeping) – [Voiceover] Warning, lock
down is now in progress. 30 seconds until lock down. Testing to begin in 15 minutes. Warning, lock down
is now in progress. – [Voiceover] Excuse
me, Governor Redding? – [Announcer] Increased security
demonstrations in Moscow. – Sir, I think you’re gonna
want to take a look at this. It’s your son. – [Voiceover] Good
morning, class. – [Students] Good
morning, Miss Cole. Now, before we begin, I’m going to show you
a really special video before you take your
first test, okay? (twinkling music) – [Voiceover] This is
planet Earth, our home. See how happy she is? Well, she wasn’t
always so happy. You see, not so long ago, the Earth wasn’t
feeling so well. First, she got too hot. (giggling) then, the oceans
started to rise, leaving less room on the
land for Earth’s friends, and with less land and
more and more people, there was just not enough
room for everybody. Luckily, boys and girls
from all over the world got together and came up
with some very cool ways to eliminate five percent of
their population annually. (heavy breathing and sniffling) – You okay, Miss Cole? Everything all right? Because if you
are not up for it, we can have someone
else come down here. – No, I’m fine. Just need a minute. – [Voiceover] Some places
say goodbye to their oldest. Others only let mommies
and daddies have one baby. In America, what if only
the smartest boys and girls got to live here? That way, there’s
enough to go around. And America could be
the best country again. Isn’t that neat? Now, all kids from 1st
grade til 12th grade get to take the 10-241 test to
help planet Earth feel great. (clapping) – ‘Kay, now, it’s
time for everyone to pick up your tablets, okay? You have a very exciting test
today, just like we practiced. – These questions are hard, but if you take your time, and focus, remember there’s
always a chance. Okay, pick up your
tablets and begin. Good luck. – If you’re watching this video, then I am no longer alive. Today, I will be filling
in enough incorrect answers to definitely fail
my 10-241 examine. My dad wants to
stand by this system. He’s gonna have to
stand by a system that put his own son to death. – I want him home now. – Sir, we can’t– – I want my son home now! – Testing’s already begun, the school’s on
complete lock down. – [Governor] God
damnit, god damnit! (chair breaking) – Sir, they’re ready for you. – Take a walk. (beeping) (electronic pinging) – This is Mason King. (dramatic music) (electronic pinging) – Yes, Nathan. – I don’t know this one. Can you help me? – Sorry, I can’t. Just do your best, okay? – Okay. (dramatic music) (electronic pinging) (dinging) – Time’s up, tablets down, test is over. (electronic pinging) (dramatic music) (typing and electronic pinging) – If I call your name, I want you to stand up
and follow the leader. We’re gonna play a song
while we grade the test. (“My Country, ‘Tis of Thee”) ♪ My country ’tis of thee ♪ Sweet land of liberty ♪
– Kevin Barrow. ♪ Of thee I see. ♪ Land where my fathers died ♪ Land of the pilgrims’ pride ♪ – Nicole Chung. ♪ Of every mountainside ♪ – No, no! ♪ Let freedom ring ♪
– [Voiceover] Marissa Gomez. – [Marissa] Get off me. ♪ My native country, thee ♪
– Nathan Hill. ♪ Land of the noble free ♪ Thy name I love ♪ I love thy rocks and rills ♪ Thy woods and templed hills ♪ – Mark Salazar. – [Voiceover] Come with me. ♪ Like that above ♪ – Sarah Foster. – No, no, no! No, no, please no, don’t, no! – Congratulations, the
rest of you passed. – And lastly. – Laina Michaels. (anxious, pulsating music) – What? – [Voiceover] Come on, it’s time to go. (heavy breathing) – [Teacher] Class dismissed. (anxious, pulsating music) – Is he safe? – [Voiceover] The
transfer is complete. Everything is in
order, governor. – Mason, I appreciate
your discretion. – [Mason] As always, I
need the word from you to make it official. Are we approved to
commence the thinning. – You are approved. – [Voiceover] Yes, sir. – Good. – Good, are you ready? – Time to sell the dream. (clapping and applause) (electronic pinging) – Officer, wait,
I’m Kendra Birch, I’m Laina’s teacher. Laina’s the best
student I’ve ever had. I’m finding it very
difficult to believe that she failed the exam. Maybe there was a
problem with her tablet? Do something, please? Make it right. (beeping) – [Officer] Chang, there’s a
teacher in the west corridor who thinks there’s a mistake
with a student’s test. Please advise. – [Voiceover] What’s
the name of the student? – Michaels, Laina Michaels. – [Officer] Look up, Michaels. First name, Laina. – [Voiceover] There’s
no mistake, proceed, and don’t hold up
the line again. – No, I can’t. (shushing) – There’s always a chance. Get the hell out of here. – [Voiceover]
Let’s go, move out. (fast-paced electronica music) – Hey, congratulations,
you made it! Frank Halloran, EG Electric. Aren’t you Governor
Redding’s son? I’d like to talk to
you about your future. Hey, Clare! (fast-paced electronica music) – Come on. Thata boy. Thata boy, Kellan. (uptempo rock music) (applause) – When my grandfather
started at Server Global, he only worked with
people he could trust. And I can tell you, today, that he would trust no
one more than my friend and the leader of the
great state of Texas, Governor Dean Redding! (applause and cheering) – Thank you, Georgina. Thank you. Thank you, thank you. What a great day in Texas! (cheering) Being governor of this great
state for the past six years, we’ve accomplished some
pretty incredible things. We balanced the budget. We even had a little bit
of change left to spare. (cheering) We cracked down on crime by 26%, and above all, we are number one in education in the entire United
States of America. (cheering and applause) – [Voiceover] Move
down the line. Move down the line. – [Governor] Our
world is crowded. We had to look facts
square in the eye. – You must be really proud.
– [Governor] And make some hard decisions. We had to collectively decide, what kind of world do
we want to live in? 25 years ago, America
was in trouble. (intense, suspenseful music) – [Voiceover] Prepare
for decontamination. Remove all clothing. – There are those that say
the thinning is barbaric. Well, I ask you, is it barbaric
to be leading in innovation? (cheering and applause) Is it barbaric to
be the number one most informed and
educated population in 196 countries? (mixed cheering and booing) Is it barbaric to be the best? (booing) If you don’t work, if you don’t support
our great society, then you are living
off the system. That is a parasite. And do you know what
we do with parasites? We wash them out. (intense, dramatic music) Today’s average student is yesterday’s valedictorian. Tell that to Vermont. Tell that to Oregon. (cheering) We introduced competition
in the classroom and the results
speak for themselves. (cheering and applause) – [Voiceover] Put these on now. – Our great country has many challenges still ahead. And with your help, we can take the good
things we’ve done in Texas and lead the rest of America
into an even greater tomorrow. (applause) (grunting) – [Blake] Sir, please, help me. – [Officer] You know, you
shouldn’t be in the hallway. (grunting)
(thudding) (dramatic music) (smacking)
(grunting) (intense, dramatic music) (upbeat rock music) (typing) (electronic pinging) (suspenseful music) (upbeat rock music) (beeping) – This hour, this minute, this moment. (typing) (clanking)
(heavy breathing) I have looked inside myself and in front of the people
of the great state of Texas. (buzzing) (crying) – [Woman] No, no! – I came here to
declare my candidacy for president of the
United States of America. (applause and cheering) (grunting)
(buzzing) (music stops) (buzzing) (buzzing) (buzzing) – [Voiceover] Stay in your seat. (grunting) – [Voiceover] Hey,
back to the chair. – [Voiceover] Remain seated. – [Voiceover] Sit down! No!
(thudding and grunting) Get down! – [Voiceover] Hey you, sit down! Now! – [Voiceover] Get
them in control! (anxious, pulsating music) (grunting) (electronic pinging) (hitting keys on keyboard) – System is down,
commence containment mode. Send Victor Woods directly
to the control room. We need a full patch of
the electrical system. – [Voiceover] Copy that. (gasping) (murmuring) – [Voiceover] Victor Woods,
report to the control room. – [Voiceover] Everybody
stand back, stand back. – Uh, Victor Woods, thanks. – [Voiceover] We’ve had
a minor power outage. Nobody leave this room
until further notice. (thudding and clanking) (door shutting) – What are they doing
out of the chairs? – [Voiceover] Some of
the restraints shorted during the power outage. But we got it under control. – Have you done a head count? – [Officer] Sir,
the door’s locked. There’s no way they could have. – This isn’t a discussion. When’s the power back? Power’s about 30 away. The cameras are gonna
need a separate patch. – Just get it done. (electronic pinging) – [Voiceover] Hey! What are you doing down here? – It’s about time. I called for you 10 minutes ago. – [Voiceover] What? – I’m Miss Birch. I teach 10th to 12th grade. – [Voiceover] Wait,
why are you wearing– – I just saw a student
go down that stairwell. (grunting) (thudding) (electronic powering up) (locker clanking) (grunting and thudding) (grunting and thudding) (electronic pinging
and murmuring) – What’s the count? – [Officer] There’s
one unaccounted for. – You lost a student. – [Officer] I don’t
know how she got out. – She? – [Officer] Her name
is Laina Michaels. – And where is she? (heavy breathing) – Blake? – Lauren? You failed the test? – It’s Laina, and no. There’s no way I
failed that test. What are you doing here? Didn’t you pass? – I failed the test on purpose. – You did what? – I put my dad between
a rock and a hard place and he moved the rock. – Something’s not right. – Come on, I think
I know where to go. (soft, undulating music) (clanking) (siren blaring)
– [Voiceover] Level four breach, level four breach. Level four breach. – Come on.
– [Voiceover] Level four breach. Level four breach. – [Voiceover] Hey, hey, come on. Stay back. – [Voiceover] Hey, what
the hell’s going on? – [Voiceover] Everybody
stay where you are. This will all be over soon. – [Voiceover] Sir,
it’s past noon. – We’re still in lock
down until this is done. No one comes in or out. – [Voiceover] Parents
are already asking when they’ll see their children. – What’s the status on
the missing student? – [Voiceover] All
clear on level four. – I want every teacher brought to holding
room A immediately. – [Voiceover] Yes, sir. (suspenseful tones) – Okay. Where do you want to go? – We need to find where
they keep the tests. – What are you gonna do? Steal the answers for next year? – Excuse me? – You know, for your
little side business. Where you sell the answers
to desperate kids for money. – You don’t know what
you’re talking about. – No, I do. Innocent kids are killed
to meet a bottom line. And you found a way
to profit off them. Tell me, Laina, what did you spend
the money on first? Was it a car? A nice dress, maybe? – My mom. We had to figure out a way
to pay for the treatments. We sold everything
we could, but, it still wasn’t enough. I’m not proud of what I did. I just didn’t know
what else to do. In the end it
didn’t even matter. You know, it’s funny, every day in school they teach
us how to solve problems. But none of those answers
are on the real world. – I’m such a dick. I’m sorry. – It’s okay. Thank you for admitting
you’re a dick. I’m sorry, too. I just always liked you and I guess I was kind
of jealous of Ellie. – You like me? – Liked, past tense. Now, can you help me? – Um, yeah, I can get
us to the control room but with the power out
there’s not much we can do. – Right. Excuse me.
– [Blake] Sorry. – [Laina] We can follow
the network cables, which will lead
to the server room which runs on reserve power. – Yeah, but don’t
all computers require administrator access–
– [Laina] Access card? Come on. – Yeah, we’re doing it. – I’m great, I’m glad we
could finally get this on the calendar. – As am I. – [Voiceover] 10
seconds, 10 seconds. – Got it, thank you. (suspenseful music) (door sliding open) – Key cards and I.D.s (dramatic music) – Thank you for
joining us, governor. – Thank you for
having me here, Vince, it’s a pleasure to be here. – Governor, I apologize. We’re getting breaking
news right now. There is a story developing
at Vista Point High School, right here in Austin. We’re getting word that the
school is still under lock down. Now, the test should
have ended hours ago. Parents are growing concerned as the school is said to be
holding students indefinitely with no word as to whether or
not their children are safe. Now, governor, what do say to these
concerned voters? – Well, while, I don’t
have any immediate details on the incident, I can say that we do have the best team in
the nation on site and that any problems
or confusion will
be resolved shortly. Somebody tell me what the hell
is going on at that school. (electronic pinging) – It’s worse than we thought. – Show me. – Parents have been
waiting for over two hours with little to no information
on what has happened to their children
at Vista Point High. – We don’t know if our son passed the test or
failed or anything. This day is hard
enough for all of us and we deserve answers. This community has
been through enough. – No parents of
students at Vista Point have been notified as of yet. We’ll keep you updated
as this bizarre story. – Get King on the
emergency line. (intense tones) – Key card and I.D. (electronic pinging) – This is Mason King. (metallic crashing)
(yelping) (water splashing) (deep breathing) (water splashing) (dramatic, pulsating music) – I’m about to have a thousand
royally pissed off parents talking to news vans in front
of a school with no power. I need you to explain to me how this is even
remotely handled. – The cables are
nearly patched through. We’ll have power back shortly. – As soon as the power is on, the thinning continues,
you understand? The eyes of the
nation are on us. We have zero room for failure. – Understood, sir. We’ll find her. – We’ll find her. Find who? (panting) – Blake! Blake! Blake, breathe. Blake, breathe! (panting) (coughing water) – So that happened. – Go put these on. So, am I going to
have to ask you or are you going
to be a gentleman? – I’ll be a gentleman. Do I need to ask
you to be a lady? – Sorry. – It’s all good. I got like a three quick
peeks, so we’re even. – Okay, are you decent? – No, but I am wearing clothes. (laughing) So I guess we’re gonna
have to figure out a way to get back up there, somehow. – You do that, I’m going
to go through here. – What the hell is this? – We passed the test,
this is bullshit. – I want to go home. – No one has told us anything. Are we just supposed to
sit here, indefinitely? – [Voiceover] Nobody
leaves this room until we get the all clear. – Don’t tell me what to do. Do you have any idea
who my parents are? I’m leaving. – [Voiceover] Stay back! (thudding)
(crowd gasping) (thudding) (anxious, pulsating music) (clanking) (clanking) – Shit. (intense, suspenseful tones) – We can’t go down there. There’s too many of them. – We need that card. I don’t think we can get
to the computer without it. – Okay, well, there’s
got to be another way. Where are you going? (soft, pulsating music) – [Laina] This is the one. – [Blake] All right. You ready? (clanking) (draws closing and opening) (anxious, pulsating music) – Perfect. (door thudding) Blake, hurry. (door opening) – Go, go, go. (anxious, pulsating music) (electronic powering up) (anxious, pulsating music) – Blake? – [Blake] You take care of that. I’m going to the thinning. – Okay, the major
networks should be here within the hour. I still don’t understand
what you’ll say. – The press are
like sharks, Ted. They smell blood,
they’ll come swimming. We just need to give
them some fresh meat. (door shutting) – [Voiceover] We found
him beat up pretty bad. – You got beat up by a girl. – No, sir, well, yes sir. It was two of them. – Two girls? – No, it was a male student. They got the jump on me. The other said
she was a teacher. – What was the teacher’s name? – This is ridiculous. – Yes, this whole thing is. – I don’t know about you, but I could use a
drink after this. – Me too. You want to join
me for one later? – Sure. – Good. – I have to warn you, I get a little
handsy when I drink. (laughing) – I can deal with handsy. – So I’ll see you after school? – I’ll see you then. – ‘Kay. (soft inquiring music) (electronic pinging) – Shit. Kellan. (typing) Come on. – Miss Birch, right? Let’s continue
where we left off. Key card and I.D. Very well. Key card and I.D. – I must have dropped it. – No, I don’t think so. – Excuse me, this is a mistake. – Everybody out. – I had it two seconds ago. – Where is she? – Who? (punching) (panting) I don’t know who
you’re talking about. (punching) (thudding and panting) I’m broke. – This is the last time
that I’ll ask nicely. (electronic powering up) Where’s Laina? (electronic powering up) (whimpering) (anxious, pulsating music) – Oh my god, Laina. (anxious, pulsating music) (laughs) (electronic pinging) (typing) (electronic pinging) (encouraging instrumental music) (intense, pulsating music) – All the information
we have as of now is this morning,
approximately 11:45am, Laina Michaels, a student
at Vista Point High, failed an exam. She then proceeded to
attack several DPC officers, injuring two and tragically
killing two others. Since then, the
students have been moved to a safe place and
are being protected under the watchful
eye of our teachers until Miss Michaels
can be apprehended. – Corinne, do you
need a ride home? – [Governor] I would like
to speak to you as a father. – Come on. – I understand your pain. My son is in that
school as well. And I will do
everything in my power to bring him and
everyone else home safe. Blake, if you’re watching, I love you son. This is a trying
time for all of us. I ask for your patience
and understanding as we move to
resolve this matter and bring Miss
Michaels to justice. – Wendy, you need to see this. – This was taken from
inside the high school. – Yeah, that’s
definitely a DPC guard hitting a passing student. – This doesn’t add up. Who’s the source on this? (anxious, pulsating music) This footage was sent to
us by a student source inside Vista Point High. – Kellan? (electronic pinging) (anxious, pulsating music) – Hello. All units converge
to the server room. We have her. (intense, percussion music) (door opening) – [Blake] Attention. I was just told to
move these students to the recreation
hall immediately. – [Officer] I didn’t hear that. The students are staying until
Mason King says otherwise. – [Blake] I was just
told to take everyone to the recreation hall
without any hold ups. So, let’s get moving. Undo the restraints. (relieved whimpering) – [Officer] No, we
do don’t do anything without direct confirmation
from Mason King. Identify yourself now. – Of course. I’m sorry, let me show
you the confirmation. (thudding) – [Voiceover] He’s not a guard! (thudding and grunting) (anxious, pulsating music) – I have proof. I passed that test. – Congratulations. (electronic powering up) Take her to the thinning. – Holy shit. (anxious, pulsating music) (thudding) – [Voiceover]
Good, get him down. Get his mask. (yelping) – I don’t care where you
pull the graphics from, we’re going live now. – [Voiceover] Wendy,
this hasn’t been approved by the network. – Karl, it’s called
breaking news for a reason. We’re going with this, now. Three, two. (suspenseful percussion music) – No, no, not Laina. – Less than an hour ago, Governor Redding
announced a situation inside Vista Point High involving a dangerous failed
student, Laina Michaels, said to be wreaking
havoc on campus leaving behind her
a trail of terror. Just moments ago, we received
official documentation from inside the high school revealing falsified test scores, possibly to favor or
target specific students to evade or endure the thinning. Among those wrongfully
accused of failing the exam, Laina Michaels, received
one of the highest scores in the school. Blake Redding, son of
governor Dean Redding passed the exam, despite
having the lowest score at Vista Point High. (phone ringing) – Hi. – I thought you
said that you had the situation under control. – Well, the
situation’s changing. – Yes it has. I’m starting to think I
backed the wrong horse. Congressman Sandoval
doesn’t come with these kinds of problems. – Georgina. – Don’t Georgina me. Fix it or you won’t
have enough money to run for city comptroller. – [Voiceover] This explosive
development calls everything said today by the governor’s
office into question and reveals a larger
scandal at play. – This is bad. This is bad. You got to shut it down. Dean, it’s over, you
got to let the girl go. You need to shut
this down, right now. Goddammit, Dean, are
you listening to me? It’s over. There’s no more moves. – There’s one more move. – No, please. No, no! (intense music) – Sir, everything is in order. As always, I need the word
from you to make it official. Are we approved to
commence the thinning? Sir, are we approved to
commence the thinning? – No. There’s been a change. We need to revise the list. – Sir? – [Governor] That’s an order. (typing) (electronic release) – All released students are free to proceed to
the recreation hall. Congratulations, you’ve passed. (whimpering) Round them up. – [Laina] What’s going on? – [Officer] Let’s go. – Blake. Blake what’s happening? – It’s okay. – [Laina] No, what’s going on? – [Blake] It’s okay, I did this. – Get her out of here. – Blake, no! – Get her out of here! – [Laina] Put me down, no! – [Voiceover] Out of the way. Wade Freeman, time to go. – Get off me, bro. Bro, that’s my
throwing arm, bro. Do you know who I am? Wade Freeman, you bitch. (anxious, pulsating music) (drilling tones) (soft, somber music) – It’s all over. The school-wide lock
down has been lifted and passing students
have been reunited with their loved ones
after what has been a long, trying day,
here in Austin. As always, our hearts
go out to the families of the failing students who scored in the
lowest percentile. The head of the DPC, Mason King, has been taken in
for questioning in connection with the
altered test scores. – I am appalled by the alleged
criminal action of Mr. King. As of tomorrow morning, I am appointing a
special committee to fully investigate what
really happened at Vista Point. If Mr. King is guilty, he will dearly pay for
his unlawful actions. – Earlier reports indicating
a scandal involving Governor Redding
falsifying test information were discredited when the
presidential hopeful revealed his son Blake was among this
year’s failing students. – My son, as much as I love him, is no different than any
of your sons or daughters. I’m not a hypocrite. The laws apply to all of us. It just doesn’t
make it any easier. I lost my son today. But I know in my heart
that he died for a purpose. All of our fallen students have
made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of ensuring
a better tomorrow and in keeping
America’s future bright. I’d like to take a moment and
thank them for their courage. (car revving) – [Voiceover] Hold it. Okay, they’re all clear. (buzzing) (gate screeching) (anxious, pulsating music) (“DNA”) ♪ Dark as midnight ♪ Six pack Coors Light ♪ You don’t look the same ♪ Past my bedtime ♪ Blue and red lights ♪ Come take you away ♪ Hate to see you like a monster ♪ So I run and hide ♪ Hate to ask but what’s it like ♪ To leave me behind ♪ I won’t be, no I
won’t be like you ♪ Fighting back, I’m
fighting back the truth ♪ Eyes like yours
can’t look away ♪ But you can’t stop DNA ♪ No, you can’t stop DNA ♪ Twice a year, you
come in crashing ♪ Nice to see you too ♪ Johnny Cash and
backseat laughing ♪ Always ends too soon ♪ Hate to say hello ’cause
I know that it means goodbye ♪ Hate to ask but what’s
it like to leave me behind ♪ I won’t be, no I
won’t be like you ♪ Fighting back, I’m
fighting back the truth ♪ Eyes like yours
can’t look away ♪ But you can’t stop DNA ♪ No, you can’t stop DNA ♪ All the pieces of you ♪ And the pieces of me ♪ I’m just so scared ♪ You’re who I’ll
be when I erupt ♪ Just like you
do, they look at me ♪ I can’t look at you ♪

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