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Leanne Grayson is a young nanny hired by the Dorothy and Sean Turner to help care for their newborn child. She is portrayed by Nell Tiger Free in the Apple TV+ series Servant.

Biography

Meeting the Turners

Leanne Grayson is an eighteen year old woman who is hired by Dorothy and Sean Turner as a live-in nanny. Moving from Wisconsin to Philadelphia, Leanne's duties revolve around caring for the couple's infant son, Jericho who is, in fact, a lifelike doll!

After arriving at the Turner house, Leanne quickly forms a bond with Jericho and Dorothy, but Sean is not so welcoming. Although he agreed to hire her, Sean is not pleased to have an outsider in his house. Leanne settles herself into a daily routine, caring for Jericho while Dorothy returns to work as a report for 8 News.

An Unexpected Guest

While Dorothy and Sean are out of the house, Leanne is alone taking care of Jericho. A woman named Wanda arrives at the house with her daughter Olivia, and she claims she got locked out of her house. She asks Leanne to keep an eye on her daughter while she sorts things out. Leanne plays games with Olivia while Wanda is out and when Wanda returns, she thanks Leanne for helping. Leanne later went to the house Wanda claims she was locked out of, to find Wanda did not live there at all.

When Wanda returns to the house later, she offers Leanne a job that pays more money but Leanne said she could not leave due to her responsibilities to the baby. She gives Olivia some lobster ice cream which sends her into anaphylactic shock. When she asks Wanda who sent her, she reveals it was Julian who set her the task of persuading Leanne to leave her position as nanny for the baby.

Searching for Answers

Leanne wants to know what happened to Jericho that caused trauma to the Turner family, and she wants to hear it from the Turners themselves. When Julian comes to the house when Sean and Dorothy go on a date, Leanne asks him if he was there when Jericho died which unnerves him.

When it is just her and Julian alone in the house when Sean and Dorothy go to an awards dinner, Julian tells Leanne everything about Jericho and the history with the Turner family.

Leanne later confronts Sean about this, asking why he stayed with her after she did what she did with Jericho.

Her "Family"

One day while at the Turner house, Leanne receives a letter addressed to her in the mail that simply reads "Found you". Shortly after, her uncle George arrives in an effort to take her away. Dorothy enters and attempts to persuade George to allow Leanne to stay. Leanne remains conflicted. After offering Leanne a new contract with slightly increased pay, Leanne does decide to stay much to the dismay of George who leaves the Turner house but continues to keep a watchful eye.

At Jericho's baptism, George and Aunt May attended unexpectedly which frightened Leanne. She went to Jericho's room to try to find him, only to find May there holding the baby. She sees that May disagrees with what she is doing to the baby and to Dorothy and that she should get out. She is the cult's servant, not Dorothy's.

Later, Leanne packs her things and leaves the Turner house to join her "Aunt and Uncle" and other cult members. The baby is replaced with the Reborn Doll in the crib and the Turner home.

Making a call

The Turners are desperately looking for Leanne and Jericho, and Dorothy says this on an 8 News broadcast. Leanne calls Sean via his iPad, asking why Dorothy is looking for her. She also asks Sean why he has not told Dorothy what she did to her son.

Found

Leanne is working at Mrs Moreno's house and the Turners have a lead that's where she is. They send Tobe to deliver pizza there, under the brand "Cheesus Crust", where he meets Leanne. Leanne wonders why he is there and walks away. Later, after Tobe leaves, she orders another pizza, thus inviting Tobe back. Leanne offers him to eat the pizza with her and she explains to him that she wanted to say goodbye to him, but she was scared he would talk her out of leaving.

After being asked why she left, Leanne explains that it was Dorothy who forced this decision, claiming that she is cruel, mean, and selfish. Leanne says the Mrs Moreno treats her very well, and she proceeds to tell Tobe that he must never tell the Turners where she is. After she finds out that they already know, she stands up but collapses, having been drugged by Dorothy using the pizza.

Capture

In an attic room within the Turner house, Leanne wakes up to see Dorothy bringing breakfast to her in bed. When she sees Dorothy, she says she has to leave and after being asked where Jericho is, she responds that she does not know. With this, she is told by Dorothy she will stay until she remembers. To pass the time in the room, Leanne unboxes an old clock which she puts beside her to tell the time. As well as this, she also lays out some Christmas decorations the Turners store in that room. A mannequin called Angela (whom Leanne refers to as Mrs Berrington) is in the room and Leanne dresses her up too.

While in the house, Dorothy brings breakfast up every morning, asking about Jericho. Leanne either does not answer or will not give the information. She cites that she used to pray for Dorothy, but not any more. Dorothy grows much more impatient with Leanne on the mornings she brings food up, telling Leanne she can make this stop when she wants to. On one morning Dorothy comes up, Leanne requests to speak to Sean which Dorothy does not allow.

Against Dorothy’s wishes, Leanne gets to talk with Sean after he finds the key to Leanne’s room. Leanne asks Sean why he has not told Dorothy what she did to Jericho, and Sean responds that she does not know what this would do to Dorothy if she remembered. After this visit, Leanne is visited by Sean frequently with extra food and to talk about the family and about Jericho. When Sean asks about Jericho, Leanne responds by asking who Sean is looking for. It is here she says that Jericho died. On another visit to Leanne’s room, Leanne hears Sean talk about that she only has to bring Jericho home, the Turner’s don’t need to know where he is. This is interrupted by Dorothy returning from work, prompting Sean to leave the room.

For a few nights at 2AM, Leanne is woken by Dorothy who assaults her. This begins with Dorothy entering her room, holding Leanne’s hand, and bending her wrist until Leanne is in a lot of pain. This escalates on another day into Dorothy dragging Leanne out of her bed by her hair and strangling her, leaving the room with Leanne gasping for air. After another assault, Leanne becomes wise to this and places Angela in her bed to confuse Dorothy. With Dorothy distracted, Leanne hits her over the head and runs for the front door trying to escape. Unable to do so, Dorothy hits her over the the head and buries her in the debris in the basement. She is rescued and comforted by Sean and after a however is escorted to her room by Sean, where Leanne reveals that she is aware that Sean can feel. Julian

In the kitchen, Julian and Sean discuss Leanne being held at the Turner house and Julian reaffirms to Sean but they are not the bad guys in this situation. Over dinner, Julian, Dorothy and Sean discuss the situation with Leanne and he recommends he get involved in interrogating George as he doesn’t let his emotions get in the way. He also offers to play ‘bad cop’ with Leanne which Dorothy declines.

Her Special Abilities

Leanne is sat in front of Angela, telling her that her name is Leanne Grayson and her specialist skill is baking cakes, repeating this over and over. She hears loud music playing downstairs and goes through her door to her room that is ajar, entering the kitchen to see Dorothy cooking. She hears Dorothy explain to her that parent Sean thought it might be nice for her to get out and about every day. Leanne is surprised to see Tobe joining them for breakfast, and sits at the table with him and Dorothy. She declines food that Dorothy offers. Tobe thinks it would be a good idea to take Leanne out to celebrate when all this is over, which Leanne smiles about.

When she is led back up to her room, Leanne turns down help for her wounds from Dorothy. While in her room, she writes a shopping list and recipe for a cake she wants to make. Later, Leanne is frustrated when Sean enters her room at 10:45 despite being told that she can go downstairs between 9 and 10am. She pushes past Sean and goes to get her ingredients ready, and then asks Sean for other ingredients she needs. When Sean answers that he is pressed for time, she suggests he asks Tobe. Back in her room, she struggles to put a dress on Angela and when Dorothy goes up to Leanne’s room, she could not believe Leanne had taken the dress.

Tobe brings the ingredients over and Leanne asks him if he will help her make the cake. He agrees to do this and Julian keeps watch on them while Sean and Dorothy go to pay the ransom. The pair begin to make a King cake which Leanne was taught to make by her mother which she was told she could use at her pageants. Her mother said it could be Leanne’s special skill as she did not have any others. Leanne never won any pageants and the cake was something that involved her mother a lot. Sundays were the only days her mother got out of bed and if there was any brandy left, she would use it in practice for glazing. Depending on if Leanne did well in pageants, she got to put the small plastic baby on the cake but she only got to do this four times. Tobe does this on this occasion. When it was time to eat the cake, Leanne’s mother would dress up in her best dress and she would always be the special one due to her always finding the baby. Leanne always had to say to her mother “you’re the special one” when she found the baby. Leanne responds that her mother is burning when Tobe asks where she is.

While washing dishes, Julian comes in and when he asks where Tobe is, she responds that he left. Julian escorts her upstairs, where before this Leanne wants to make sure he takes the cake out of the oven and glazes it. After Julia leaves the room, Tobe comes out from the back and sits with Leanne on the bed. Julian rushes back into the room later, sending Tobe out, after finding out that someone had accessed Sean’s computer to have the small plastic baby delivered. Julian asks her why she would do this to Dorothy, and she responds that she was to see Dorothy get what she deserves. With Julian preoccupied, Leanne is able to retrieve the cake. She eats it quickly in front of Angela, eventually finding the baby and holding it up to the mannequin.

Attempting to flee

When George enters the Turner house, he shouts Leanne’s name. While Sean and George talk, Leanne is in her room and is greeted by Dorothy who tells her that her uncle is here which Leanne does not believe. While in her bedroom, she listens to a conversation between Sean and George about her and her association with her uncle and the group they are part of.

Later, Sean goes to speak with Leanne to tell her plan to fix the situation by taking Leanne back to Mrs Moreno’s house. She says that she does not believe Jericho can come home and that it is not nice to talk about other people behind their backs. He notes George said they can fix things if Leanne is returned, but she does not believe her uncle.

Leanne waits by the front door with Sean and before they leave, she requests that she be taken far away from her family. After some considerable thought, Sean promises to do this and before they leave, they notice a news report on the television discussing gun shots at Mrs Moreno’s house. Leanne tenses and stares at the screen despite Dorothy, Julian, and George entering the room.

A Mistake

Leanne stares at the television, shocked at what she is seeing. She leaves the room with Sean following and goes up to her room, packing things. She is asked by Sean to tell him what happened at the Marino place, to which she responded that she should never have come here and it was a mistake. She says they were a family just like the Turners, and that someone read the signs and tells followers where to go. Leanne disobeyed him, breaking the rules. While hunting around the room, she finds a crop and begins to beat herself with it.

Later, she listens through the floorboards and hears Dorothy say that the incident at the Marino house is a triple homicide. After this, Leanne finds a note with “S3rg10.games” written on it. She later watches a video of Sergio Marino, a 10 year old boy currently missing, recording a video about a video game. He invites Leanne into the video and she is reluctant to do so, but eventually does. While the video plays in the background, she makes a lot of crosses, similar to the one she made when she first entered the Turner house to care for Jericho. The video later shows Leanne serving a healthy meal for Sergio which he initially refuses. They then play in the house before being interrupted by Mr Marino who Leanne apologizes to, but he says it’s not a problem - he is glad Sergio is having fun.

When Officer Reyes came into the room later, Leanne concealed herself in there but came out after she left. As time passed, Leanne went downstairs clutching a bible and turned on the TV. She was distraught to find Sergio’s body had been found. She goes back to her room and tears down all her crosses she made and finds the crop again. She snaps it in half, and the window above her room shatters.

Breaking the Rules

Leanne is in her room pacing, watching an old news report of when she met Dorothy as a child. She later hears Julian say that he is available to talk with her and eventually leaves her door ajar and plays music, and Julian comes into her room. She wants to talk with him and they discuss how Angela reminds her of her mother.

She also reveals that she is not a blood relative of George and May. They are instead her chosen family who God sent to her and she has been given a second chance. After revealing music was always taught to her as a dark temptation, she is shown pictures of her as a baby in her mother’s arms, and Leanne thinks that it looks like her mother wants to drop her. She reveals to Julian that she always thought Dorothy was the perfect, kind mother but she was wrong about that. When Julian shows her voicemail which shows he did not go to Dorothy’s house to help with a crying Jericho in her time of need, Leanne asks why he is showing her this, whether it is to change her view of Dorothy which Julian says is not the case.

Leanne, in response to this, tells Julian that she destroyed a green dress really liked by her mother and put it on the burner. A fire group that she was not scared at all and her aunt and uncle had explained to her that this was God working through her. If this was the case, she did not want anything to do with God.

Later, Leanne and Julian continue to be intimate and while doing this, Julian begins to cry and Leanne comforts him. Lying in bed next to each other, George comes in wielding a knife which Leanne questions, saying she thought George loved her. She knocks a candle over, setting the floor on fire, saying everyone has lied to her. George runs away and the fire is put out. Leanne goes to the window to see George run into the street, and get hit by a car.

Christmas Eve

Leanne is in her room and Dorothy enters looking for George. Leanne confirms that George left the previous night, and as Dorothy leaves, she continues decorating her room for Christmas. Later, she makes her way downstairs and encounters Julian in the hallway, who promptly turns away. She then makes her way into the kitchen to meet Sean, and she mentions that Dorothy is expecting Jericho back today. After Sean says there is evidence to say this may happen, Leanne asks what Dorothy would do if she was not reunited with Jericho that day.

At the dinner table, Leanne eats her food. When she asks Julian to give her the potatoes, he leaves the table and Leanne is confused. She later encounters him in the kitchen and talks about the previous night. When Julian apologizes and says it was a mistake, Leanne argues that it made her feel powerful and she can take away his pain again. Julian then leaves the kitchen.

Later in the evening, coming down from Jericho’s room, she sees Julian on the hallway floor not breathing. She does something to him, followed by kissing him, which causes him to wake up. She justifies this to him by telling him that he was not breathing.

After this, she goes to the basement to see baby clothes and a noose tied. She then goes to Jericho’s room to see Dorothy standing over his crib. Leanne is shocked to hear that Dorothy would end her life to be with her son.

Reunion ritual

Holding the reborn doll, Leanne is looking out the window and sees a figure approaching the Turner house. Later, Sean comes upstairs with a Betamax player, saying that it is Aunt Josephine. She begs Sean to not leave her alone with her aunt but is too late as her aunt ascends the stairs and greets her. In the attic, Josephine and Leanne discuss what Leanne has done. Leanne says she wants to stay with the Taylor family, but her answers that is not an option as she does not belong there, and the Turners do not love Leanne.

Later, they play the Betamax tape that had arrived at the Turner house earlier. It features Uncle Frederick who talks about something called the “Reunion ritual” which helps return lost souls to the light. Leanne is shocked to see the steps of this ritual, and the mutilation it requires. She prays after this, repeating words Josephine says. When asked to say she will forget Dorothy Turner, Leanne refuses, much to the dismay of Josephine. Leanne attempts to run, but Josephine stops her, splashing oil into her eyes causing distorted vision. Leanne eventually makes her way down into the kitchen and picks up a knife, while “Pennies From Heaven” plays. She runs to the front door to find it is locked, should so she goes down to the basement to hide and wash her eyes.

She interrupted while washing her eyes by Josephine and Leanne hides. She makes her way to the basement door to try to escape but it is locked and Josephine is able to drag her to the ground. Josephine cuts into Leanne’s right arm causing Leanne great pain and before her left arm can be cut, oratory arrives and knocks out Josephine with a shovel. As Dorothy prefers to go and get Sean to help, the answers to Dorothy that Josephine wanted Dorothy to believe Jericho was dead and that Leanne can bring him back to her. After Dorothy leaves, Leanne says to Josephine that Dorothy protected her and Leanne proceeds to heat up the blade. She is again interrupted by Josephine who attacks her and while pinned down, Leanne removes Josephine’s veil which shocks her aunt, distracting her enough for Leanne to hit away. With Josephine crawling on the floor and putting her veil back on, Leanne stands above her with the heated blade and stabs Josephine in the eye.

Later, Leanne is in Jericho’s room comforting a live baby with a nursery rhyme. Dorothy and Sean pick this up on the baby monitor, and they rush in. Leanne presents the baby to them and while they comfort the baby in their bedroom, Leanne sits on her bed saying she doesn’t know why she does bad things and she can feel the darkness rising within her. With this, the lights go out in the street, and Leanne acknowledges that killing Josephine - and placing her charred remains between two walls in the Turner house - has started a war and she knows they are coming for her but she will be ready.

Standing guard

Three months after the events that lead to Josephine’s death, Leanne has a dream of those events and is awoken by them. She prays using her dagger and goes to write in her journal which is filled with blank pages just with the day written at the top. After taking a shower, she places a dead moth in her palm and focuses on it, but it remains dead after she opens her hands. She goes into Jericho’s room and notices he is missing, and goes into the kitchen to find the Turners giving Jericho his first baby food.

When the Turners discuss a trip to the shore the next day, Leanne is very uncertain about this, fearing the cult will get to her and her new family. She is also anxious when the door is left open in the kitchen and quickly closes it, checking outside the blind to see if anyone is watching. She eventually concedes to going for a walk to the park with Julian but is very on edge during this. They discuss their physical relationship, and Leanne is very unhappy at Julian wanting to end it. She tells him that he is trying to be a good person and he should stop trying to be someone he is not. On the way to the park, she spots an old man facing the other way who she thinks looks like George. She approaches the man and hurriedly turned him around only to discover it is not her uncle. She moves away and goes back to the house taking Jericho with her.

Later that day, Leanne sits in the basement, joined by Sean, looking at the cracked floor from past events. That night, Leanne is given two-piece beach clothing by Dorothy and is encouraged to fill out her journal with her feelings. After Dorothy leaves, Leanne looks at a picture on the wall and a moth crawls out from a hole above it.

The next day, as the Turners prepare to leave for the shore, Leanne says she doesn’t want to go and is reluctantly allowed to stay. After the Turners leave, she locks all the doors and windows and checks the burglar alarm. She then does chores around the house, and notices the door slam closed while vacuuming which she attributes to the air conditioning unit which she duly turns off. While eating in the basement, she video calls Sean to see how their vacation is going and wants to see the two people following Sean, but is satisfied they are nobody to worry about. She is advised by Sean to have a bottle of wine to go with her tomato soup. As she is drinking the wine, she sees the water bubbling in front of her on the floor and begins scribbling symbols in her journal which she cannot interpret. It is after a call from Dorothy telling Leanne that Julian was attacked by seagulls does Leanne deduce the symbols she drew were of a flock of birds. As she deduces this, she hears a noise and sees a burglar in the house. She hides and phones Sean who tells her to hide. She does so and after making a noise quickly moves to the hole in the wall where Josephine’s remains are. The moths on the remains cover Leanne and she is later able to trap the burglar in a closet. She asks him who is in charge now and explains the state of things, but he is able to escape just before the police arrive who were called for by Sean.

She sits on a chair while the police do their investigation, and the Turners return home, where Dorothy immediately checks to see if Leanne is alright. Leanne leaves Dorothy’s present and goes to her room to find one of her personal possessions is missing. She is later told by Dorothy that the Turners are here for her and security cameras will be fitted around the house. Dorothy leaves and Leanne sees a moth flying around her lamp.

Unwanted guests

Leanne comes downstairs and wonders what Dorothy is doing and how many Sean is cooking for in the kitchen. She learns that the Turners are preparing a meal for guests Dorothy is having over, to which Leanne responds that as a family they should make the decision together, noting how Sean forgot to tell her. She reluctantly agrees to this, and stresses Jericho in something smart for Dorothy. As she goes up there to dress and bring Jericho downstairs, she hears noises from the top floor and hides before discovering it was a security engineer who had finished installing a system. She hid from him in Jericho’s room to get him ready. Bringing Jericho downstairs, she is greeted by Riley Gallagher (otherwise known as “Mr Smiley”) who Leanne keeps her distance from, introduces herself, and then goes into the kitchen. Dorothy takes Jericho and answers the door to the other parents in the group, and Leanne is offered by Sean to stay in the kitchen to help out which she accepts. She also says to Sean that she believes Dorothy is doing this for her own gain.

As Leanne is helping Sean, she sees Julian and Vera walk into the room and is surprised to see then. She has it explained to her that they are there to monitor the security system to make Leanne feel more comfortable. During the period which the guests do stimulating activities for the children, Leanne takes dishes in and out of the living room. While taking food into the living room, she is scared of who is in there and who they might be, even hallucinating thinking the group are cult members. In one visit to the room, she is beckoned over by Dorothy and Leanne reluctantly sits down beside her. She is uncomfortable with the conversation surrounding Julian’s drug addiction and the events surrounding Jericho’s death one summer. She goes out to see Sean, where she is reassured again that she is safe. She does however say to Sean that the Turners don’t know what to look for with cult members and teaches Sean the signs to look out for, such as wounds on their backs and the way they dress. Delivering a meal into the room, Leanne scans the backs of the guests while they are doing there exercises and discovers one has wounds. Moving quickly toward the kitchen, she runs into Sean who spills source over her.

Leanne goes into the bathroom to clean off her clothes, and witnesses someone walking into her bedroom. She confronts the parent with a child, asking what she is doing. When Julian and Vera enter, she asks them to ask the parent why she is there and Leanne believes the parent is lying when she said she wanted some privacy with her child and that she had dropped something underneath Leanne’s bed. Leanne is taken away by Julian into another room where she is told to stop being paranoid and to let Dorothy have this day. Lying on her bed alone, a wasp lands on her hand. She talks to Josephine’s remains in the wall, saying she will stay and defend her family. Going downstairs, she encounters Mr. Smiley coming out of the bathroom and the rest of the house being empty. She points kitchen shears at him as Dorothy comes in with the rest of the group. Hearing they went out to an ice cream truck, Leanne asks Mr Smiley to take his shirt off so the others can see his scars. He does so, and Leanne sees no scars on his back. In Leanne’s bedroom, Leanne listens to Dorothy telling her there is nothing to worry about and the Turners are doing all they can to keep everyone safe.

Later, after an incident involving a bee hive in the fireplace, Leanne brushes Dorothy’s hair, telling her the family have everything they need at the house.

A trip to the park

Leanne walks into the kitchen, interrupting a conversation between Sean and Julian about saving something. Not long afterwards, they make a trip to the park and Leanne is very uneasy, watching around her for anyone suspicious. In the park, she is shown by Sean various herbs they can collect to make food. She enjoys this, and looking up at how scary she is, interrupted by Sean giving spare change to a homeless person. Leanne, seeing that person, is startled and makes a move to go home where Sean follows her. At home, Leanne enjoys dandelion soup that Sean made for her. She does, however, refuse to go with Sean back to the park to deliver more food to the homeless people.

Later, Leanne is tending to Jericho and leaves him in his room. Going into her room, she finds Julian under her bed and she wants to know why he is there. Leanne doesn’t believe Julian's reasoning for being there, but goes along with what he wants to get back with her and they embrace. She is shocked that Julian pulled her hair and she returns the favor by pulling his. She tells Julian to leave. Downstairs, she sees Julian giving something to Roscoe. Later in the kitchen, Leanne is with the Turners and sees someone at the backdoor. It is one of the homeless people who Leanne saw earlier who wants to use the Turner’s toilet. She is very shocked by this, and holds Jericho tight, going upstairs.

In the living room at the end of the day after Dorothy’s news report with Sean, they watch it back as she holds on to Jericho. In her bedroom, she looks out the window as three homeless people stare back at her.

Exercise

Leanne is getting ready for a dance lesson with Dorothy, and looks out the window to see the same homeless people she had seen before staring at her. Dorothy enters the room and begins the dance lesson for Leanne. Leanne tells Dorothy that she is terrible at dancing, citing that is what her mother used to say and that her mother would not let her have dinner unless she got her dance routines absolutely perfect. The lessons are interrupted by Sean calling Dorothy, to which Leanne asks Dorothy if she is coming back to which she hears lessons will have to resume the next day. She looks out the window, and the homeless people are gone. In the kitchen, Leanne checks on Dorothy, Sean and the safety guy. She reassures Dorothy that nothing will happen to Jericho as long as she is there, and also tells Dorothy that Jericho needs feeding. In another room, Leanne tells Dorothy that she is not sure about the safety guy and is reassured by Dorothy that he is not a member of the cult. When Dorothy says to Leanne she wonders why Jericho is having problems feeding, Leanne says Dorothy is not drinking enough and not sticking to the routine, and gets an angry response back.

Sitting on the porch later, Leanne sees Dorothy leave, not before she receives a hug from Dorothy checking they are still friends. As Dorothy is driven away, a man approaches Leanne who she does not know saying he just wants to talk to her. Leanne flees back into the house. Later, Leanne is enlisted by Sean to help with some work in the kitchen which Leanne is excited about. The next day however, Leanne is informed by Dorothy that she can no longer help Sean and has to take care of Jericho due to Dorothy going out to do a news report. Leanne asks Dorothy how long she will be away and also assures Dorothy that she would never let anything happen to Sean - Dorothy would not need to support the household. In response to Dorothy saying to her that the Turners can help Leanne with her own goals, Leanne responds that all she cares about is this family.

Later in the kitchen, Leanne watches as Sean, Tobe and Sylvia prepare food for the catering job. Leanne sees the language Sylvia is using towards Tobe and is shocked, asking Sylvia why she is treating Tobe that way. There is an interruption and Leanne has to answer the door to the safety guy. When talking to him, she is intimidated by him, who wants to take her away somewhere to a place where she would not have to show her ID. She flees upstairs and shouts into the wall where aunt Josephine’s remains are, asking her if she is happy with how Leanne’s clothes make her look. She gets dressed into her normal clothing, and heads back downstairs. She sees Sylvia treating Tobe badly and she follows Tobe outside as he takes the trash out and she says it is not fair that Tobe is being taken advantage of like this. The phone rights and Leanne has to speak with Dorothy and she puts on Dorothy’s news broadcast. In the kitchen however, Jericho is crying and Leanne tends to him while in the kitchen many incidents are happening all at once and Leanne finds this overwhelming. Taking Jericho outside, she hears Sylvia slip and fall, slicing her finger off on the candy pole.

After Dorothy comes home feeling humiliated after what happened on the TV, Leanne hugs Dorothy, gives her Jericho, and watches Dorothy go upstairs with him. Leanne goes upstairs and dances to her records, wearing the ring that previously belonged to Sylvia, as the "homeless people" watch on.

Half a tiger

Woken up in bed, Leanne sees people setting up a block party outside. She puts on some of Dorothy’s clothes in the attic and makes her way downstairs, to the Turners delighted to see she will be attending the party. Leanne goes outside to the party, holding Jericho, where Dorothy gives her and Julian a tour of the activities on offer. As they do this, Leanne has Jericho taken off her as Dorothy wants to use him in front of camera when she spots Isabelle. Watching Dorothy’s news report, Leanne is distracted by the homeless people she had seen previously sitting at the table. She talks to an event staff member about this and expresses her discomfort, asking if the staff member can ask them to leave which duly happens. After watching them go, Leanne walks towards the face painting booth where she asks for a tiger to be painted on her face. As the face painter does this, their phone rings with a notification and is called away. Leanne feels pressure on her forehead and assumes the face painter has returned. She opens her eyes however, and sees the face painter has only just then come back into the booth. Leanne realizes someone else touched her, and quickly flees the booth looking for the mystery person.

Leanne takes a break, having a drink, and overhears Isabelle talking to another person about the Turners. Leanne interrupts the pair, saying it is rude to talk about other people behind their backs. The other person leaves and Leanne hears Isabelle saying Dorothy is a friend and respects her. Leanne gives her full name to Isabelle after Isabelle recognizes her as the Turners’ nanny. Later, Leanne watches Dorothy doing activities with children and Tobe speaks with her, asking her if she wants to go and do some activities at the party which Leanne agrees to, including going to a bouncy castle. At a party game booth, Leanne speaks with Tobe about Sylvia, where she hears that Sylvia has not spoken with Tobe since the accident. Leanne wins a llama at the booth and wants Tobe to have it, but Tobe insists he will carry it for Leanne, saying it is her’s to keep. Leanne instigates dancing with Tobe and together they do so. Feeling hungry, Leanne interrupts the dancing and goes to a food booth, checking if it is open. As she walks in, she sees two people standing over a grill with a dagger on it. Leanne tenses and begins to move away just as they make a lunge for her. She splashes hot water on one of them, and runs away trying to find Tobe, and eventually making her way to the front porch of the Turner house. She is unable to unlock it, get in, and close the door in time as her assailants jam the door, forcing it open pushing Leanne to the ground. She is able to scramble to her feet and escape out the back of the house and into the park where she is surrounded by people.

Time passes and Leanne goes into the Turner house and heats a kettle and begins cleaning the floor from the chaise earlier. She also begins cleaning her clothes as they are splashed in blood but as she is doing this, the Turners come back home and Leanne stops cleaning. She meets Dorothy in the hallway and explains the reason they could not find her was because Leanne went home due to feeling tired. She offers to take Jericho back to bed but Dorothy declines. In her bathroom upstairs, Leanne stares in the mirror and smears blood from the back of her head down the center of her face.

Dinner with Nancy

Leanne has dreams about the assault she received on the night of the block party. As she is dreaming about this, she is awoken by Dorothy who reveals to Leanne it is noon. Leanne is shocked by this but is told by Dorothy not to worry. Leanne is later called down by Dorothy to help her with gardening in the backyard. When Dorothy tells Leanne about Nancy, Leanne is surprised as Sean had not told her and Dorothy goes on to explain. Leanne also hears about Sean’s potential upcoming appearance on Gourmet Gauntlet. With this knowledge, Leanne meets Sean in the basement as he is measuring a crater in the floor. She tries to convince him that taking this TV appearance would be a good idea and approaches him, where he trips one leg into a puddle. Leanne apologizes, and makes her way quickly out of the basement.

The next day, Leanne reluctantly goes out with Dorothy to the park to celebrate the arrival of Spring as Dorothy wanted. Leanne felt cold however and wrapped up warm. While at the park, Leanne sees the same homeless people she had witnessed on the night of the assault sitting near a tent. Seeing them triggers a flashback from Leanne back to the assault, where she sees her attackers say to her that they know what she has done. Back at the Turner house, Leanne consoles herself in the bedroom. Later, Nancy arrives for the dinner with the Turners and Leanne does not say much to Nancy, leaving the door open for the guest to let herself in. In response to Sean entering and asking why Leanne had not let him know that Nancy had arrived, Leanne responds that she thought he was busy. Soon after, Dorothy calls Leanne upstairs where Leanne finds out that Dorothy has seen the security footage and is aware of what transpired at the night of the block party. Leanne says to Dorothy that she is not afraid any more but just not ready. As Dorothy asks what she is not ready for, the pair are interrupted by Julian who wants Dorothy downstairs to keep him company with Nancy.

Over dinner, Leanne remains largely quiet and stares at Nancy. Sean accidentally tips a bottle of wine onto Leanne’s plate, triggering a flashback to the events of the assault. Leanne is being attacked by two assailants who are subsequently pulled off her by other individuals who then kill them. They reveal to Leanne they used to serve him but do not any more. At the dinner, A point arises about religion and Leanne’s relationship with the Turners, where Sean tells Nancy that Leanne is religious. Leanne responds that she is not any more, saying that she is not a big believer in make-believe. After Nancy expresses that Leanne is young and should be exploring, Leanne thanks Nancy for her permission, much to Sean’s dismay. Leanne later reveals to Nancy that she knows her, telling Nancy her past of assaulting someone and enjoying it. This causes Nancy to leave. In the garden, Leanne is by the plants and is found by Julian. She asks him to teach her how to smoke marijuana which he duly does. While the pair talk, they are interrupted by one of the homeless people Leanne saw in her flashbacks and in response to him asking Leanne if she is okay, she responds that she is fine. Later in the attic room, Sean asks Leanne what happened at dinner, how Leanne knew Nancy’s story, and how he thought they were all on the same side. Leanne reveals to Sean that she wishes Sean was on her side for once, that God did not bring back Jericho, and leaves the room after recommending Sean take the TV show opportunity.

Sent Away

Leanne watches Sean’s appearance on Gourmet Gauntlet Philadelphia and is really pleased for him. After Dorothy says the same, Leanne asks her if that is the case and takes Jericho out of the room. Later, Leanne is spoken to by Dorothy about how Dorothy is worried about her and her decision making. Leanne says in response to this, and Dorothy’s claim that she knows Leanne has been sleeping with Julian, that she would be disappointed if Dorothy had been looking through her things as when she was in the cult, she was not allowed private things. Leanne also tells Dorothy not to worry about her, and the people in the park. Later, Leanne goes to the park with Jericho. There she is greeted by someone who gives Leanne a necklace to wear. At the encampment with other homeless people, Leanne greets them and shows Jericho to them, allowing Some to hold him. She also sees Roscoe there and she waves to him. She is interrupted by Dorothy who pushes through the crowd and takes Jericho back home, asking Leanne to bring the stroller with her. When confronted by Dorothy about this, Leanne says that Dorothy does not understand, and that Jericho is safe with the people Leanne took him to. Furthermore, Leanne accuses Dorothy of being like Aunt May in how she is controlling her.

At dinner with Sean, Leanne is the only one to join him as Dorothy goes upstairs after a dispute about Leanne. Leanne discusses with Sean the situation with the homeless encampment, and says she deserves to be treated the way she is and that they want to learn from her. The next day, Leanne is called into the living room by Dorothy, where she finds Vera as well. Leanne is offered an opportunity to go to dance semiotics classes in New Jersey for two months. Leanne hears the reason from Dorothy is that the reason the two have not been getting along recently is due to Leanne not having enough freedom and independence. Later that night, Leanne declines a parting gift from Dorothy which is one of Dorothy’s dresses. That night, Leanne removes her old necklace and puts on the new one given to her by the homeless person. She then begins to dance round the house while music plays. In the basement, she lifts up a floorboard, to the view of the water bubbling.

The next morning, Leanne is getting ready to go, and declines to sit with Dorothy and Sean in the living room. Julian and Vera enter, with the former telling the Turners how he disagrees with the decision regarding Leanne. While the debate happens, Vera takes Jericho into the kitchen, and Leanne says she is happy to go. She hugs everyone and then leaves the house, standing out in the rain as Tobe prepares to give her a ride to the train station. Leanne stays outside in the rain, and ignores Tobe’s calls to her. Eventually Vera leaves the house, telling Leanne to leave and not look back. Soon after, Leanne tells Tobe to go home, while she goes back into the Turner house. She sees the Turners looking for Jericho, and tells Dorothy that Jericho is and has always been in the nursery. When Dorothy and Sean return from there having found Jericho, Sean apologizes on Dorothy’s behalf, saying to Leanne that she can stay as long as she wants. She tells Dorothy that she is thankful for her attempts to broaden Leanne’s horizons, but says she could not leave Jericho.

Aftermath

Leanne enters the park, where homeless people are gathering with balloons and are dancing. As she enters the park, they stop and look at her, where she asks whether she gets a balloon. When she does, the homeless people gather around her and she lets the balloon go into the sky. Later, in the Turner house, Leanne makes Dorothy a drink, but this is quickly tipped away. Furthermore, Leanne tries to do Dorothy’s laundry and when she meets Dorothy in the hallway, she is told firmly not to do this. After hearing Dorothy turn down a job, citing lack of childcare, Leanne offers to take care of Jericho, saying it is her job. She is told by Dorothy that she will never touch Jericho again. Leanne then goes to the park, where the homeless people there say they will go and scout out the streets. She is then met by Isabelle, who tells Leanne about Dorothy and her past and that Dorothy can be difficult to work with. When Isabelle is called away, Leanne agrees to meet her again on Wednesday.

Back at the Turner house, Leanne meets Julian in the kitchen where Leanne asks him to pour her some milk. He duly does so but Leanne asks him to carry on filling it up to the top. He keeps pouring and Leanne puts her hand over his and milk spills on to the floor. Julian says he should go, and Leanne comments that he should if that is really what he wants to do. Upstairs that evening, Leanne is listening to music and is interrupted by Sean who offers her the chance to go on set with him at Gourmet Gauntlet to get out of the house. She asks Sean to stay with her and listen to music, where she hears him confide in her about his relationship with Dorothy. Later one morning, Leanne hears sirens outside and moves to investigate. Outside the front of the house, she sees an ambulance and EMTs seeing to a man lying on the pavement. She then sees Isabelle talking to an EMT, with the former then approaching Leanne. Leanne invites Isabelle in and makes coffee for her. Leanne is wondering why Isabelle is looking at Dorothy’s news recordings, and hears about a news story that Dorothy took credit for from Isabelle. When Isabelle brings up Dorothy, Leanne says that Dorothy is fine and is just busy. When the incident involving an ambulance last summer is brought up, Leanne spills coffee over her top and is helped by Isabelle to take her top off, which reveals a scar. Leanne quickly brushes off any worry about it.

One night, Leanne is sitting with the homeless people in the park. She gets up and tells the two people in front of her to open their eyes and explain what they saw today with the ambulances. They say they do not know why the ambulances were called out, saying the person they were called out to see was perfectly fine. One presents Leanne with a dagger, and Leanne holds this up saying that it used to be a symbol of fear but she is not afraid any more. She pricks her finger with it and then passes the dagger round for the others to do the same. Leanne walks back into the house, concealing the dagger, saying to Dorothy that she was out seeing her friends and that they could be Dorothy’s friends too. She goes up to her room and puts the dagger in a box. The next day, there is a knock at the door and at it is Isabelle talking with Dorothy. Leanne sneaks out the way and something falls which distracts Dorothy and causes her to go and check. Leanne sneaks out the front door to speak with Isabelle, asking her if he asked the EMTs about Dorothy. Isabelle confirms this, along with finding a death certificate for Jericho. When going back into the house, Leanne is confronted by Dorothy who accuses her of wanting revenge on her. Leanne assures Dorothy that any mother would have done what she did to get their son back. She walks past Dorothy and past Julian, telling the latter that she is up in her room.

Later, Leanne and Julian come back down and Leanne goes into the kitchen to help with appetizers. She then interrupts a conversation between Dorothy and her father, Frank, presenting appetizers to them.

Friends

Leanne is downstairs having breakfast with Sean, Julian, and Jericho and Dorothy walks into the kitchen. She, along with Sean and Julian, offer Dorothy anything she needs to make her feel better. After Julian and Sean bring up issues surrounding Frank, Leanne says there are still issues between her and Dorothy and she asks Dorothy to stop fighting her and let her help. She hears Dorothy apologize to her, saying she took things too far. Later, Leanne and Dorothy do a dance session but Dorothy wobbles doing this, and Leanne offers for Dorothy to stop which Dorothy agrees to. Leanne asks Dorothy if she wants her to take care of Jericho, to which Dorothy says she can. Later, in the cupboard in her bedroom, Leanne sees the remains of Josephine again and moths fly off it. She then touches Josephine’s hand which disintegrates. Leanne disposes of something in the trash and is greeted by Roscoe, who says he has not been able to find out anything new about the whereabouts of Milo. She responds by saying they are responsible for what happened to Milo. In the bath that day with Julian, Leanne discusses with him as to whether he believes what Dorothy is saying. After hearing a story from him indicating that Dorothy may not have truly forgiven Leanne, Leanne says it is time to put the past behind them.

That night, Leanne sees Sean sitting at the bottom of the staircase and asks him if he is okay. In response to him asking her if she had anything to do with Isabelle’s death, Leanne says Sean has been drinking too much. She is grateful to Sean for making her aware that Dorothy might do something ‘stupid’ but takes issue with him asking her not to hurt Dorothy. She says good night to him and goes back up to bed. The next morning, she wakes Dorothy up and takes Dorothy for a walk to the homeless encampment. There, she tells Dorothy that she has nothing to fear and her friends are here to help. Furthermore, she presents Dorothy with a job advert for a news anchor on 11 News, saying the job would be ideal for Dorothy as she could be at home more to spend time with Sean and Jericho. Later, Leanne joins the family as Dorothy prepares a meal and opened a bottle of wine once owned by her mother. Leanne assures Julian that she will not let him relapse, in an effort to persuade him to indulge Dorothy. While tasting the wine, the Turners say what they taste and Leanne says something that causes the Turners to laugh. Later that night, Leanne meets Dorothy on the stairs as she prepares to leave with a packed bag and with Jericho. After Leanne’s attempt to go with Dorothy fails, Leanne says she is doing this for Dorothy as she proceeds to get on her hands and knees, holds on to Dorothy’s legs, and screams. This brings out Sean and Julian and the three of them try to convince Dorothy to calm down. When this is unsuccessful, Leanne apologizes to Dorothy as the banisterDorothy is leaning on gives way and she falls. Leanne is able to grab Jericho as this happens and stares down at Dorothy who is lying on the ground floor.

Abilities

She seems to possess a variety of powerful supernatural abilities that gradually begin to develop, which she appears to have no control over. Ever since her arrival, cracks have started to appear on the basement floor, splinters to be caught in Sean's skin, creating a large sinkhole in the center. A few more of these cracks seem to emerge whenever Leanne is down there or whenever something out-of-the-ordinary occurs; such as the sudden "disappearance" of nine-month-old Jericho in the spring of 2020.

She even seems to be a master at performing certain sacred/spiritual rituals to achieve certain results with relative ease; namely the sudden resurrection of Baby Jericho on Christmas Day, leaving her deeply linked to the infant to the point that Jericho seemingly is replaced by the reborn doll as she just outside the house with him not in her arms. Her unique ability to resurrect the deceased was also used on a dog and moth as well as baby Jericho.

They seem to activate due to her strong and intimate faith in Almighty God, such as her consistent praying at nighttime. As these hidden powers grow ever stronger, they appear to be gradually wrapping their possessor's quiet personality to carry out darker tendencies and make disruptive choices.

Trivia

  • Leanne is religious, praying nightly and keeping a wooden cross that she puts above Jericho's crib.
  • Leanne's favorite food is apparently soup, as she eats the meal for dinner every night.
  • Her mere presence seems to keep Jericho alive, as when she was about to leave, he was replaced by said doll.
  • She exhibits supernatural abilities that activate instinctively.
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