Much Ado About Mara
Haven 504
Season 5
Episode 4
Premiere date October 2, 2014
Written by Speed Weed & Shernold Edwards
Directed by TW Peacocke
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"Much Ado About Mara" is the 56th episode of Haven and the fourth episode of Season 5.


With Dwight now leading The Guard, Nathan and him come to a crossroads over what to do about Mara. Dwight wants her to end the troubles-at any cost-but Nathan is convinced that Audrey’s still in there.



Main CastEdit

Guest StarringEdit

Cast Edit

  • Brent Robertson as Rhett
  • Adam Smith as Tall Guardsmen
  • Becca Babcock as Guard Deb

Uncredited Edit

  • Justine Hyslop as Riley


  • Dave: Well, at least I know there's no "e" in "grammar."
    Vince: At least I'm not the one who printed the worst dangling participle in the history of our newspaper.
    Dave: Of what is it you are speaking?
    Vince: The boy collided with a telephone pole running down the street.
    David: No one's gong to think a telephone pole was running down the street.
    Vince: In Haven, they might. Oh, thank god Strunk and White don't read the Herald.
    Dave: Strunk and White can funk my Wagnalls.
  • Dwight: Why?
    Mara: Why? Why what? Why? Oh, the Troubles. Right. Why not? Did you ever pull the wings off of a dragonfly or... set fire to your cats fur so you could see what it smells like?
    Dwight: Setting fires, torturing animals--you wet the bed, too?
    Mara: You're less than insects to me.
  • Nathan: If you didn't think you had a Trouble, why'd you join the Guard?
    Rhett: To meet chicks.
    Duke: Guys have done stranger things to get laid.


  • The title references the William Shakespeare play Much Ado About Nothing.
  • Croatoan is a reference to the lost colony of Roanoke which disappeared in 1590. It has appeared in other Stephen King work such as Storm of the Century.
  • This is the second episode after "Spotlight" to take place on the same day.
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