Wild Palms is a six-hour sci-fi drama about the dangers of brainwashing through technology and drugs. It's
set in the year 2065, and explores the advances and dangers of
Lee Tergesen played a waiter and had one line, asking a pair of
diners: "Do we need a
little more time?"
The two men at the table are the show's star, Jim Belushi, and Ernie
Hudson. At at the time, Hudson was famous for "Ghostbusters," but would later
co-star with Lee in "Oz" as Warden Leo Glynn.
"Wild Palms" was based on a comic strip first published in 1990. The series aired in 1993 and was produced by Oliver
Stone and seemed created to capitalize on the tone and success of
Originally intended to air over several weeks, the six episodes were ultimately shown in only two installments.
It's available on VHS and DVD.