Tag: Jacob Hood

Eleventh Hour: "That Drank The Milk From The Cow That Ate The Fish That Ate The Maggot My Father Bought For Two Zuzim…"

By Eric Wolff | February 20, 2009 6:36 pm

Eleventh Hour LogoForgive my indulgence in an old Jewish folk song in the title—it just seemed to fit  the plot of last night’s episode of Eleventh Hour so neatly.  We open on a helicopter pilot who died in a fiery crash after mercury poisoning caused him to go blind mid-flight. Soon, other people in the town start showing symptoms of the same contamination, forcing Hood and Young and the newly introduced Felix Lee to trace the mercury down the food chain. Here’s what they found by the end: Mercury in Lake Michigan -> maggots -> herring -> fish meal -> dairy cows ->milk -> people.

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