Breathe deep. Deeper than that. Get far below sea level and breathe. Breathe in a cave. Breathe in a deeper cave. Breathe deeper and deeper until you can’t find your way back. Welcome to Night Vale.

"The List" is the 57th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on December 1, 2014.


Do you remember that list you were given to memorize? You should have memorized that list exactly. Plus, a finding in the desert, what is opera, and meatless Mondays.

Plot Developments

  • Refers to the list provided by the Sheriff's Secret Police in episode 16. The list is as follows:
    • Hazelnut, Mystify, Cuttlefish, Lark, Lurk, Robert, Anglican, Pheromone, Halter top, Marmalade, Hardware, Laser, Pepper, Release, Kneecap, Falafel, Period, Chaste, Chased, Leggings, Wool, Sweater, Heartbeat, Heartbeat, Heart, Beat, Heart, Beat, Beat, Beat, Beat, Beat.
  • Old Night Vale Opera House: Construction is stated to be in full swing, and the initial arches, the outer flood banks, and the primary stables are complete.

Recurring Segments

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts. Also beware of gifts of Greek bears. Gifted and bare Greeks are totally OK.

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