“Blackstone” (APTN) was renewed for a 4th TV season with an 8 episode order 2014. “First Nations” fans can now watch the Canadian TV series in the United States over at the website called, “Hulu.” The first three TV seasons are streaming online there. You have to be a member of “Hulu” to watch because the show is for mature audiences only.
“Blackstone” stars a dominant “first nations” aboriginal cast. Here are 8 characters, Carmen Moore (Leona Stoney), Eric Schweig (Andy Fraser), Steven Cree Molison (Daryl Fraser), Michelle Thrush (Gail Stoney), Nathaniel Arcand (Victor Merasty), Andrea Menard (Debbie Fraser), Trevor Duplessis (Greg Nepoose) & Justin Rain (Alan Fraser).
This a rewind back to season one, episode seven called, “Bingo Night” which aired on March 8, 2011. It opened with Leona & Victor showing up at the court house for testimony in the sexual assault of Tim by his uncle Phil. Andy also shows up & it appears he is paying for Phil’s defense as band chief of Blackstone.
Leona takes the witness stand along with the other council members who worked with her. Andy has a confrontation with Phil & asks him directly what he told Leona & the prosecutors. Andy physically beats him & says he better not have said anything about “Bingo Night.”
As more “first nations” members take the witness stand. They all talk about “Bingo Night.” Leona tells the court she found out that there were two more sexual assaults on that night by Phil. Victor tells Leona’s boyfriend Chris that Blackstone needs her, but Chris hates what Blackstone did to her. Andy goes to the motel & threatens Tim before he takes the witness stand. Just as Leona shows up at the motel, Andy tells the news reporter that Tim lied about what happened. Tim then runs away.
The judge allows Leona to find Tim that day by 4 p.m. Leona wants help from Chris, but he tells her to let it go. Later, Chris finds out where Tim is, but decides not to let Leona know about it. Andy gets a call from that news reporter’s boss at the TV station. His father told the reporter something that the station might run. Andy confronts his father about what he said & their family dysfunction tears them apart.
Leona finds out that Chris knew where Tim was two hours ago. She brings Tim to Stew who takes control of the situation. Leona then calls Chris & he still tells her hasn’t found Tim yet. She is furious.
Will Tim testify against his uncle? Does Leona break up with her white boyfriend? What did Andy do on “Bingo Night” that he’s trying to hide? You can watch “Bingo Night” over at Hulu.