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"The Proxy" is an action/sci-fi webseries which ran from March 8-17, 2012.
The story starts when YouTube tat reviewer Stuart Ashen attempts to review the contents of a package addressed to his neighbour, Tom Bishop--a USB flash drive. Suddenly, he is interrupted when two men break into his house and attack him, forcing him to go on the run. After running into Tom, and after both are rescued by an amnesiac woman with bizarre powers, who they dub "Sarah", the three go on a quest to find out the story behind the drive and their assailants.
- Alternate Reality Game
- Amnesiac Hero: Sarah.
- Bandage Mummy: Christine Baker.
- Bedmate Reveal: Tom wakes up in bed next to Stuart after Sarah puts them there.
- Big Bad: Peter Baker.
- Big Damn Webseries
- Deadpan Snarker: Ashens, naturally.
- Fingore: One of Baker's minions' methods of torture. Fortunately for Tom, it gets better, thanks to Sarah's Healing Hands.
- Genre Blindness: Most of the cast but surprisingly Ashens at one point where he doesn't seem to notice how odd a police officer is acting.
- Genre Savvy: Ashens, who points out that going to the bad guy's hangout, especially after escaping it once, is not a good idea. Lampshaded by Peter.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Peter Baker is played by Nathaniel Parker. Harry Partridge appears in a minor role, as well.
- Invisibility: One of Sarah's powers.
- The Man Behind the Man: Shown in the final part where he burns Peter Baker instantly for failing.
- New Powers as the Plot Demands: Sarah, although there really isn't much room for foreshadowing in the first place.
- Product Placement: The series is sponsored by Alienware.