Film 1988. Written by Rowdy Herrington. Directed by Rowdy Herrington. Starring James Spader, Cynthia Gibb, Robert Picardo.
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BOGUS BUSINESS BUREAU
1The Cave BBBEntertainmentMovie Theaters

The Cave
Adult movie theatre where Rick Wesford buys a gun.



2Channel 10 News BBBTelevisionTV-News

Channel 10 News
Local TV news.



3Dr. Carlos Battera BBBHealthcareTherapy

Dr. Carlos Battera
Consulting psychiatrist working with the police on the Ripper murders.



4Echo Park Free Clinic BBBHealthcareMedical Services

Echo Park Free Clinic
Clinic where John Wesford works.



5Echo Park High BBBEducationHigh Schools

Echo Park High
John Wesford's alma mater in Los Angeles.



6Le Sex Shoppe BBBServicesSex Services

Le Sex Shoppe
Sex store where Rick Wesford buys a gun.



7Los Angeles Tribune BBBPeriodicalsNewspaper Tribunes

Los Angeles Tribune
Newspaper headline: Jack's Back!



8Second Sole BBBApparelShoe Stores

Second Sole
Athletic shoe store where Rick Wesford works.



FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
9September 23, 1957 Dates20th Century: 50sBirth Dates

September 23, 1957
Echo Park Free Clinic employee and the Ripper's fifth victim Denise Johnson born.



10July 10, 1987 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

July 10, 1987
Date of Arrest on the Evidence Tag in the police report for the Ripper's fourth victim.



11August 30, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

August 30, 1988
Friday night. According to his friends Tom Dellerton and Neil Finchley, John travels with them to San Diego. In their sworn statement to police, they tell police that John was with them in San Diego on the night of the 31st when one of the murders took place. They were playing in a basketball tournament for medical students. Seven of them went down on Friday night and came back Sunday. They stayed at the Highland Inn. The day of the week is wrong - August 30, 1988 was a Tuesday, not a Friday. Most likely a production error.



12August 31, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

August 31, 1988
The first victim in the Ripper Murders is killed - Sgt. Gabriel fills in consulting psychiatrist Dr. Carlos Battera. Four murders so far, each date mirroring that of Jack the Ripper's victims exactly 100 years earlier.



13September 1, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

September 1, 1988
Sunday. According to his friends Tom Dellerton and Neil Finchley, John returns to L.A. with them after their trip to San Diego. In their sworn statement to police, they tell police that John was with them in San Diego on the night of the 31st when one of the murders took place. They were playing in a basketball tournament for medical students. Seven of them went down on Friday night and came back Sunday. They stayed at the Highland Inn. The day of the week is wrong - September 1, 1988 was a Thursday, not a Sunday. Most likely a production error.



14September 8, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

September 8, 1988
The second victim in the Ripper Murders is killed - Sgt. Gabriel fills in consulting psychiatrist Dr. Carlos Battera. Four murders so far, each date mirroring that of Jack the Ripper's victims exactly 100 years earlier.



15September 30, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

September 30, 1988
The third and fourth victims in the Ripper Murders are killed - Sgt. Gabriel fills in consulting psychiatrist Dr. Carlos Battera. Four murders so far, each date mirroring that of Jack the Ripper's victims exactly 100 years earlier.



16November 9, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

November 9, 1988
Modern day serial killer called the Ripper murders his fifth victim, the date mirroring the date of Jack the Ripper's fifth victim exactly 100 years earlier. He also murders John Wesford, a doctor that discovers the act in progress.



17November 10, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

November 10, 1988
After being interviewed by police, John Wesford's twin brother Rick meets John's coworker Chris. When Jack shows up at his apartment, Rick and Chris go buy a gun. Rick goes to Jack's house, where they get into a fight until the police arrive and arrest Jack.



18November 11, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

November 11, 1988
Jack claims he only killed John Wesford (in self defense), and that John murdered the women. But police do not believe him, and arraign him on 6 counts of murder.



MAKE BELIEVE MAP
19Hargrove StreetMapTransit RoutesStreets

Hargrove Street
Street in Los Angeles that John Wesford's coworker mentions, the address of young boy that she suspects of being abused.

20Highfield Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Highfield Street
Address of Echo Park Free Clinic employee and the Ripper's fifth victim Denise Johnson.



21Justiceville MapUrban AreasCommunities

Justiceville
Homeless camp that doctor John Wesford works to assist.



OTHER
22AcesOtherCriminalsGangs

Aces
Rick Wesford's old street gang.

23John Wesford OtherQuotesQuotes

John Wesford
John Wesford: You know, Sidney, the people that come in here that need help, not condemnation. What ails them can't be cured by some dose of your morality. They deserve the same respect that you'd give any paying patient.



24The Ripper OtherCriminalsSerial Killers

The Ripper
Serial killer murdering victims in Los Angeles, the dates mirroring Jack the Ripper's murders exactly 100 years earlier.



25Scott Morofsky & Sam Hilliard OtherQuotesQuotes

Scott Morofsky & Sam Hilliard
Scott Morofsky: What do you think - he's some kind of Swami?
Sam Hilliard: My grandma had the sight.
Scott Morofsky This isn't Twilight Zone, Sam, this is real life.
Sam Hilliard: I tell you man, it's deep. Shit happens.


26Untitled OtherThemesSolo


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