#2352. A Baby at any Cost, May, 2022. Monica and Brad Hunt are a couple desperate to have a child. The Hunts have decided to use a surrogate, Lily. Problems arise as the new parents begin favoring Lily over Monica’s sister, Jennifer who has a short termper and is dealing with a custody case for her own child Ruby. Lily uses the opportunity to try and get baby Olivia back as well as a husband and a suburban life using Jen as the perfect foil for her actions.
A Stephen King universe-centric show better be scary, or else it didn’t understand the assignment. Taking pieces of King’s novels and jamming them together seemed like it was going to be a mess, but Castle Rock manages to tell an amazing story with great characters, all while still scaring the daylights out of you.