The false promise of a new dawn usually leads to a most bloody sunset.
Judge Oliver Wright is Denton's leading social scientist. He is a main character in Shock Treatment, and portrayed by Charles Gray.
Judge Oliver Wright is a guest starring social scientist on Denton TV's "Denton Dossier", a news show hosted by Betty Munroe. During the show, Oliver questions Denton's anthem and notes the song's use of monetary inducements, extortion, seduction, blackmail, prejudice, and lies. After the show, Betty is fired from the the DTV studio and is replaced by her ex-husband Ralph Hapschatt and his girlfriend Macy Struthers.
Oliver and Betty decide to start an investigation on the authenticity of Denton TV. While researching, they discover that Bert Schnick isn't as blind as he says, and by looking through the records on the computer, they discover that the McKinleys aren't real doctors, but actually character actors; meaning that "Dentonvale" isn't a real mental hospital. They also discover that Farley Flavors is actually Brad's twin brother and bent on revenge.
By disguising themselves as doctors to sneak into "Dentonvale", they successfully unlock Brad's holding cell and free him. They inform Brad of the truth about Farley and tell him of Farley's plan for revenge. After leaving Dentonvale, they all immediately rush to the set of "Faith Factory" to confront Farley.
Oliver, along with Betty and Brad break through the "Faith Factory" set wall and confront Farley and his schemes ("Duel Duet"). However, Farley has them, along with Janet, shunned from the stage and jailed. They later escape by hot wiring the car given to Janet on the show and forever leave Denton ("Anyhow Anyhow") while all of it's citizens are put into straight jackets and committed to "Dentonvale" as part of the psychological program of "Faith Factory". In the end, Oliver and Betty get together.
Oliver Wright has solos in:
|"Shock Treatment" characters|
|Brad Majors • Janet Majors • Farley Flavors • Cosmo McKinley • Nation McKinley • Oliver Wright|
Betty Hapschatt • Ansalong • Ricky • Bert Schnick • Emily Weiss • Harry Weiss • Ralph Hapschatt
Macy Struthers • Nelly Pritt • Vance Parker • Floor Manager • Irwin Lapsey • Kirk • Oscar Drill and the Bits
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