Chapter 1: Dig

Chapter 1: Dig

Update: 2022-10-318


A hoodoo apprentice accidentally invites a demonic book bound in human flesh to the town of Gunnaway, Texas, causing supernatural earthquakes, tornadoes…and more.

See the end of the show notes for spoilery content warnings.

A transcript of this episode is available on the Afflicted website (


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Cast & Crew


M'Shai Dash as Mamma Cherrie

Amanda Hufford as Becky Harrison

Christian Young as August Caldwell

Kamran Nikhad as Sheriff Robert "Bob" Daugherty

Kim Gasiciel as Rhonda Caldwell

Marion Toro as Gemma Caldwell

Calvin Joyal as Deputy Andre Pierce

Cass Minter as Kelly

Ivy Le as Dana Griggs

Raiden T. as Ethan Caldwell

Jen Zink as Janice

Tonia Ransom as Agatha Williams 


Creator & Writer: Tonia Ransom

Director & Executive Producer: Tonia Ransom & Jen Zink

Sound Design: Jen Zink

Music & Theme: Lillian Boyd


Co-Executive Producer: Mike Flanagan

Associate Producer: Crystal H.

Sponsored in part by: Allison Bagley


Afflicted is produced by Ransom Media Productions.


Content Warnings (may contain spoilers)


Grief, death of a child, graphic murder, gore, supernatural horror, medical trauma, natural disasters, mental health slurs


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Chapter 1: Dig

Chapter 1: Dig

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