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                          THE LUNCHROOM                                
                               
                          Episode Eight
                        "Comfortably Numb"

                                
                           Written by
                          Vincent Biga 
                                                               
                               
                           Created by
                          Bruce Snyder                            
                                                                                              
                                
                                
                       EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
                          Bruce Snyder
                                
                       EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
                          Vincent Biga

                       EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
                          Edward Drogos
                                
                          STORY EDITOR
                        Melinda Waterman
                                
                       CONSULTING PRODUCER
                           Max Majernik

                                

                                 
                                 CAST LIST

		Will Cooper.................................
		Joel Mayberry...............................
		Brian Vandele...............................
		Brock Warner................................
		Reicther....................................
		Casey Jennings..............................
		Chris Hughes................................
		Ellen Conner................................
		Cathy Phenis................................
		Stacy Cifaretto.............................
		Mr. John Parker............................. 

 
                              GUEST CAST LIST

		Brandon Brim................................ 
		Kirk Hoey...................................
		Dr. Erwin Carter............................
		Joseph Said.................................
 		Dr. Amy Millsaps............................
		Waitress.................................... 





     NOTE: The following episode is told in backwards form. 
     Much like the movie "Memento."




     Copyright  Bruce Snyder 

     TEASER

     FADE IN:

     INT. VANDELE HOUSEHOLD - MORNING

     TITLE CARD: "Sunday, 10:23 P.M. Vandele Household"

     We see WILL COOPER sleeping on a couch. We stay on him for a 
     few seconds until he falls off and wakes up. Will rouses 
     himself, then he gets up. He walks by a door and looks 
     in. He seems puzzled.

                                WILL
                    Where's Reicther, Casey, and Chris?

								CUT TO:
 
     INT. HOSIPITAL - ER - SAME

     CHRIS HUGHES and CASEY JENNINGS are quietly sitting on 
     bench near the doorway. Both seem nervous. Suddenly DR. 
     ERWIN CARTER approaches them with REICTHER as his side.

     Reicther's entire left side of his face is covered with 
     Scooby-Doo BANDAGE.

                                CASEY
                     Oh, man. Your all right.

                                REICTHER
                     Who are you?

     Casey and Chris exchange worried looks.

                                CASEY
                     Oh -

                                CHRIS
                            (overlapping)
                     - Shit balls!

                                CARTER
                            (to Reicther)
                     Don't worry, son. Your parents 
                     should be here soon.

     Reicther looks around.

                                REICTHER
                     Holy crap! I'm in a hosipital!

								CUT TO:

     INT. FREE HEALTH CLINIC - SAME

     STACY CIFARETTO sits on the corner edge of a bed. She 
     seems extremely nervous. She slowly rocks back and 
     forth, all the while biting her fingernails.

     Beat. DR. AMY MILLSAPS enters the room, carrying a 
     chart. She has a big smile on her face.

                                MILLSAPS
                     Your tests came back, Stacy. 
                     Congratulations your HIV negative.

     Stacy lets out a huge sigh of relief.

                                STACY
                            (to herself)
                     Oh thank God.

                                MILLSAPS
                     And congratulations on your baby.

                                STACY
                     What baby?

     Beat.

                                MILLSAPS
                     You didn't know?

                                STACY
                     Know what?

                                MILLSAPS
                     According to the tests your four 
                     and half weeks pregnant.

     Stacy is shocked. Her mouth is wide open as she just 
     stares at the wall ahead of her, unable to comprehend 
     this.     

							SMASH CUT TO:

     OPENING CREDIT SEQUENCE:

     Marvin Gaye's "Ain't That Peculiar" plays over the 
     credits.

     AFTER CREDITS:

     INT. SUNSHINE CAFé - NIGHT

     Title card: "Sunday, 3:17 a.m.: Hours Earlier"

     Will, Joel, Brian and Brock enter and sit down in a 
     booth. Everyone is really quiet and looking at their 
     menus.

     Joel starts snickering.

                                BRIAN
                    What's so funny?

                                JOEL
                    Dude, I still can't believe that 
                    your first kiss was from a man.

     Everyone but Brian laughs.

                                WILL
                    Don't worry, Brian. I'll always be 
                    there to tell people that story.

     Brian's face is red.

                                BRIAN
                    Shut up, besides it wasn't on the 
                    lips so technically it wasn't the 
                    first kiss I gave.

                                BROCK
                    Sounds like a lousy excuse to me.

                                WILL
                    I second that motion.

     A waitress moves to take their order.

                                WAITRESS
                    What can I get you gentlemen?

                                BROCK
                    I'll have the one pound black angus 
                    burger.

                                JOEL
                    I'll have the steak and eggs.

                                BRIAN
                    Country fried steak.

     After the waitress writes it all down she looks at Will.

                                WAITRESS
                    And you?

                                WILL
                           (embarrassed)
                    I'll have the grilled cheese.

                                WAITRESS
                    That's on the kids menu hon.

                                WILL
                    Yes, I know and I want the grilled 
                    cheese.

     The Waitress shrugs her shoulders.

                                WAITRESS
                    Grilled cheese it is then.

     The Waitress walks off.

                                BRIAN
                    What's wrong Will, to little to 
                    order off the big-boy menu?

                                WILL
                    Shut your fucking mouth.

                                JOEL
                    Dude, I still can't believe that we 
                    did so horrible in bowling. Will 
                    was the only one to break 100, and 
                    he only did it once.

                                BROCK
                    I can't believe your still going on 
                    about that, I mean its no big deal.

                                BRIAN 
                    Your just saying that because you 
                    couldn't break 45.

                                BROCK
                    Hey, I told you to shut up about 
                    that. That fucking lane was leaning 
                    to one side.

                                BRIAN
                    Sounds like a lousy excuse to me.

                                WILL
                    What I can't believe is that those 
                    guys are still playing Risk, what 
                    is been like 7 hours right?

                                JOEL
                    That sounds about right. I'm 
                    surprised Chris even brought it, 
                    you think he would have learned a 
                    lesson when I threw Casey through 
                    his wall.

                                WILL
                    Ah, good times.

								SMASH CUT TO:

     EXT. VANDELE HOME - NIGHT

     Title Card: "Sunday 12:15 A.M. Hours Earlier."

     Chris and Casey quickly emerge from the house, carrying 
     what appears to be Reicther. We quickly notice that 
     there is a lot of dried blood on Reicther's head.

                                CASEY
                    Okay, okay. No need to panic.

                                CHRIS
                    No need? I've got Reicther's blood 
                    on my pants!

                                CASEY
                    Quiet down! We just need to get him 
                    to a hosipital. 

                                CHRIS
                    Okay, okay.

     They head toward the driveway.

                                CHRIS
                    Shit! Stop!

                                CASEY
                    What?

                                CHRIS
                    There's no car!

     Casey looks over. The driveway is completely empty.

                                CASEY
                    Jesus!

                                CHRIS
                    Brian and the others took it 
                    remember?

                                CASEY
                    OH FUCK!!!

     They stop moving.

                                CASEY
                    Okay, we've got to think of a new 
                    plan.

     Pause. Suddenly Reicther mutters some gibberish.

                                CASEY
                    I've got it, we don't we take the 
                    bus?

                                CHRIS
                    What bus?

                                CASEY
                    You know...
                               (thinks of 
                           how to describe it)
                    ...The bus system.

                                CHRIS
                    I don't think we have one around 
                    here.

                                CASEY
                    WHAT?! No bus!

     Casey, in anger and without knowing it, drops Reicther.

                                CASEY
                    WHAT KIND OF PLACE DOESN'T HAVE A 
                    BUS?

     Casey shakes his head. Chris begins to struggle holding 
     Reicther by himself.

                                CHRIS
                    Uh...Casey.

     Casey finally notices.

                                CASEY
                    Oh God!

     He quickly picks up Reicther.

     Pause.

                                CASEY
                    What if we walk there?

                                CHRIS
                    A twenty minute walk?

                                CASEY
                    Yeah.

                                CHRIS
                    In the middle of the night...
                    carrying a lifeless corpse?

                                CASEY
                    What's the problem with that?

                                CHRIS
                    Nothing except the police may find 
                    that a little bit suspicious. Look 
                    we need to transport him there 
                    quickly.

     Short pause.

                                CASEY
                    Wait! I know someone that lives 
                    nearby.

                                CHRIS
                    Does he have a car?

                                CASEY
                    Oh yeah.

							SMASH CUT TO:

     INT. KIRK HOEY'S HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - MINUTES LATER

     JOSEPH SAID, the Iraqi exchange student, is sitting on 
     the floor with his eyes glued to the TV. In the 
     background, the album "Dark Side of the Moon" is 
     playing, while the movie "The Wizard of Oz" play on the 
     TV. KIRK HOEY is sitting on the couch, reading a NEWSWEEK.

                                JOSEPH
                    I don't think this is syncing up at 
                    all.

     Chris and Casey enter carrying Reicther.

                                JOSEPH
                    Hey, how did you get in?

                                CASEY
                    The front door was wide open.

                                JOSEPH
                    Oh, yeah. Kirk said he was cold but 
                    I thought he was having one of his 
                    "fits."

                                CHRIS
                    "Fits?"

                                JOSEPH
                    I bet him fifty bucks that he 
                    couldn't go a week without drugs. 
                    Since then he keeps shaking and 
                    twitching.

                                CASEY
                    How long has he been like this.

     Joseph scoffs.

                                JOSEPH
                    We only started the bet like an 
                    hour ago.

                                KIRK
                    My God!
                          (off Newsweek)
                    Did you hear about this? The 
                    President has the authority to kill 
                    anyone he suspects of being a 
                    terrorist. They don't even have to 
                    be confirmed terrorist, just 
                    "suspected" ones.

     He hurls the magazine across the room.

                                KIRK
                    God, this country makes me sick!

     Casey and Chris seem to be taken back by Kirk's new 
     behavior.

                                CASEY
                    I never knew Kirk could get so...
                    "serious."

                                CHRIS
                    It's quite "frightening" actually.

                                JOSEPH
                    I'll fix this.

     Joseph reaches into his pockets and pulls out a JOINT 
     and a LIGHTER.

                                JOSEPH
                              (giggling)
                    Here's some spinach, Popeye. 

                                KIRK
                    Wait a minute, what about our bet?

                                JOSEPH
                    Ah, forgot about it. You can pay me 
                    in whatever food you have.

                                KIRK
                    All I've got left are some moldy 
                    old Oreos which -

                                JOSEPH
                    Deal.

     They shake hands.     

                                CHRIS
                    Um, don't want to ruin the moment 
                    but our friend is kind of dying 
                    here.

     Joseph hands the items to Kirk, who quickly lights up 
     and takes a long puff. A smile comes across his face.

                                KIRK
                    Let's save your friend!

								FADE TO:

     EXT. FREE HEALTH CLINIC - NIGHT

     Title Card: "Saturday, 11:59 p.m."

     Stacy is sitting on a bench just outside of the clinic. 
     She is deep in thought. A green VAN pulls up in front 
     and Dr. Amy Millsaps jumps out.

                                MILLSAPS
                    Thanks for the ride, Mark.

     The Van pulls away. Millsaps shuffles through her purse 
     and is about to go before she notices Stacy.

                                MILLSAPS
                    Are you okay?

                                STACY
                    ...Yeah. I'm fine.

     Beat.

                                MILLSAPS
                    You know it' cold. Maybe you should 
                    come in.

                                STACY
                    I was going to come in, I was just
                    thinking.

     Beat.

                                MILLSAPS
                    Did you come for a test or are you 
                    waiting for someone?

                                STACY
                    Actually I came to get an HIV test.

                                MILLSAPS
                    Oh. Well if you want I can give you 
                    the test. I'm a doctor in there.
				(holds out hand)
                    Amy Millsaps.

                                STACY
                           (shaking hand)
                    Stacy Cifaretto.

     Beat.

                                STACY
                    That'd be good. But...um, how long 
                    before I can get the results?

                                MILLSAPS
                    Well we normally get the results 
                    back to the patients two days after 
                    we administer the tests.

                                STACY
                    Is it possible to get results 
                    quicker then that?

                                MILLSAPS
                    Well, if we gave you the test now 
                    you could get the results in say 
                    six hours or so, but I don't know 
                    if you want to wait around here for 
                    that long of time.

                                STACY
                    I don't mind.

     Millsaps gives Stacy an odd look, but can see that Stacy 
     is serious.

                                MILLSAPS
                    All right, Ms. Cifaretto. If you'll 
                    just follow me.

     Stacy stands. Millsaps notices that Stacy isn't smiling.                                 

                                MILLSAPS 
                    Remember to keep smiling.

     Stacy is caught completely off guard.

                                STACY
                    Why?

                                MILLSAPS
                    Well someone once told  me it makes 
                    people wonder what you're up to.

     Stacy smiles, and Millsaps leads her in.

								CUT TO:        

     INT. MOVIE THEATER - NIGHT

     TITLE CARD: "Saturday, 11:43 p.m."  

     Will, Joel, Brock and Brian have just sat down and are 
     waiting for the movie to start.

                                WILL
                    For opening night this place isn't 
                    very full.

                                JOEL
                    That's because this is Batman, its 
                    not a historic event like Star Wars 
                    was.

                                BROCK
                    Yeah, they needed how many theaters 
                    for the midnight showing?

                                BRIAN
                    Three.

                                WILL
                    And how long did you wait in line?

                                BRIAN
                    2 hours 17 minutes.

                                WILL
                    And how big a star wars geek are 
                    you?

     Brian stretches out his arms as far as they will go.

                                BRIAN
                    This much.

                                JOEL
                    How much longer till the movie 
                    starts?

                                BROCK
                    Let me see here...

     Brock pulls out a pocket watch.

                                BROCK (CONT'D)
                    About 15 minuets I'd say.

                                JOEL
                    God your old fashioned.

                                BRIAN
                    Too bad bowling isn't old fashioned.

                                BROCK
                    Hey, I said shut up about that!

                                BRIAN
                    Your just mad because you're the 
                    only one who couldn't break 50.

                                BROCK
                    Shut up, I told you that lane was 
                    leaning to one side.

                                BRIAN
                    Sounds like a lousy excuse to me.

                                WILL
                    Do you think their in the right 
                    theater?

     Will points to an elderly couple have taken a seat.

                                BROCK
                    Why would they want to see Batman?

                                BRIAN
                    Duh, their the first generation of 
                    Batman faith fulls.

                                BROCK
                    I guess.

     The lights dim, the movie starts.

                                BRIAN
                    Shut up, no talking!

     After a short moment of silence Will leans over to Joel.

                                WILL
                    Give me some of you gummy worms.

                                BRIAN
                    I said no talking, you dare 
                    disrespect Batman!?

                                WILL
                    You should know better than that 
                    considering what kind of dirt I 
                    have on you.

                                BRIAN
                    Do your worst.

     Brian starts drinking from a large soda.

                                WILL
                    Brandon Brim was your first kiss.

     Brock and Joel break out laughing while Brian drops his 
     drink, spilling it everywhere.

							   WHITE FADE:
 
     INT. VANDELE DINING ROOM - EARLIER

     Title card:  "Saturday 10:57 P.M."

     The room is very dark with only the hanging light 
     illuminating the Risk board and all those who sit around 
     it. Reicther, Casey and Chris are gathered around the 
     Risk board, no one moves anything, they all appear to be 
     deep in thought. Chris glares at Casey, who glares at 
     Reicther who glares at Chris.

     Suddenly a door flings open and the main light is 
     switched on.

                                WILL
                    Hey guys get ready to go, were 
                    going to see Batman at the old time 
                    theatre.

                                CASEY
                    Count me out.

     Reicther and Chris nod in agreement.

                                WILL
                    What? Your not going?

                                CHRIS
                    Righto.

                                WILL
                    But you guys spent 5 extra bucks  
                    for the advance tickets and your 
                    not even going to use them?

                                REICTHER
                    Nope.

                                WILL
                    Its that game, its evil its like 
                    swallowing your souls.

     Casey glares up at Will. They're dark circles under 
     his eyes.

                                CASEY
                    Take that back!

     Will stumbles back surprised.

                                WILL
                    Dude, your eyes!

                                CASEY
                    Shut up and leave!

                                WILL
                    A-alright, I'm gone.

                                CASEY
                    Shut off the light.

     Will flicks the light switch and starts to close the 
     door.

                                CHRIS
                    Gently!

     Will closes the door softly and we can hear him walk 
     away.

								CUT TO:

     INT. VANDELE LIVING ROOM - SAME  

     Joel, Brian and Brock are in the living room. Will 
     enters.

                                JOEL
                    Are they coming?

                                WILL
                    No, I don't think so.

                                BRIAN
                    Why not?

                                WILL
                    They're too busy playing Risk.

     Joel, Brian and Brock look a little surprised.

                                BRIAN
                    Okay. Well, lets get going.

     They leave, Will is the last one out Will starts to 
     close the door, but stops and grins. 

								CUT TO:

     INT. VADNELE DINING ROOM - SAME

     Casey seems to be in deep thought.

                                CASEY
                    Alright Chris, China attacks 
                    Mongolia.

     We hear Will slam the front door. A curtain bar falls 
     onto Reicther's head causing him to slam his head into 
     the Risk board. The pieces fly everywhere.

     EXT. VANDELE HOUSE - SECONDS LATER

     Brian, Will, Joel and Brock are walking to the car. We 
     hear an ungodly scream come from the house.

                                BRIAN
                    What the hell was that?

                                JOEL
                    I didn't hear anything.

     Will snickers.

								CUT TO:	

     INT. VANDELE HOUSE - STACY'S ROOM - NIGHT

     Title Card: "Saturday 10:04 p.m."

     There's no one in sight. The radio is blasting Queen's 
     "Under Pressure." Suddenly the phone begins to ring.

                                STACY (O.S.)
                    I got it!

     Stacy runs into the room and picks up her phone.

                                STACY
                           (into phone)
                    Hello?
                           (pause, surprise)
                    Oh, my God! How are you? I never 
                    expected you to call.
                               (pause)
                    I'm doing fine. I'm actually 
                    leaving for college in a couple of 
                    weeks.
                               (pause)
                    It's in Chicago.
                               (pause)
                    Yeah, I know. So what's new with 
                    you?
                               (pause)
                    What kind of news?

     After this there is a very long pause. At first Stacy is 
     carefully listening, occasionally nodding and saying 
     "right." After a while those looks fade into a very 
     stern and serious look. Her mouth begin to open a bit. 

     She quickly drops the phone and covers her mouth. She 
     slowly falls to the ground and puts her back up against 
     a wall. Tears begin to form around her eyes.

     The music gets louder just as Stacy begins staring at 
     the wall ahead of her.

								FADE TO:

     INT. BOWLING ALLEY - NIGHT

     Title Card: "Saturday 9:43 P.M."

     We focus on bowling pins all set up, suddenly a bowling 
     ball crashes into them sending them everywhere. As all 
     the pins fall down we see that one is still standing. 
     The camera pans to see Will at the end of the lane, 
     Brian, Joel and Brock are behind him. We zoom in on the 
     group.

                                WILL
                    Damnit! I always miss that one pin!

     We see Joel is wrapping his feet in toilet paper.

                                JOEL
                            (still wrapping)
                    Stop whining. At least you got the 
                    other 9. And its only the first 
                    frame.

     Will walks back to take a seat.

                                WILL
                    Yeah, but you don't understand, I 
                    always miss that one.

     Brock moves up to take his turn.

                                BROCK
                    Stop bitching, at least you can hit 
                    the pins.

     Brock steps up to the lane. Brock bowls, the ball seems 
     to be going dead on, but as it nears the pins it swerves 
     to the left into the gutter.

                                BROCK
                    Damn it all to hell!!

     We see that there is a little girl in the lane next to 
     them, she looks like she's about to cry.

                                BROCK
                    Oh, like you haven't heard it before!

                                WILL
                    Calm down dude, we've just started. 
                    You'll find your groove.

                                JOEL
                    Alright Brian, your up I don't 
                    think it will be too hard to beat 
                    your first frame of zero.

     Brian gets up to bowl.

                                BRIAN
                    I told you I haven't done this in a 
                    long time. I have to get the rhythm.

                                JOEL
                    Yeah right, whatever you say buddy.

     Brian bowls and gets a strike.

                                JOEL
                    I think I'll just shut up now.

     Brian walks back to a table where Will and Brock are 
     sitting. Joel finishes wrapping his feet in toilet 
     paper.

                                WILL
                    How's that working for you Joel?

                                JOEL
                    Just fine, although I bet socks 
                    would do a whole lot better.

     Joel starts to bowl.

                                BROCK
                    So do you think they really won't 
                    let us in Wal-Mart again?

                                WILL
                    Who cares? I'm more of a K-mart man.

     Joel walks back after he takes his first shot.

                                JOEL
                    What did you guys do anyway?

                                BRIAN
                    Well...

     Brian stops and seems to be trying to think. He looks at 
     Will who also seems to be thinking.

                                WILL
                    Oh my god, we didn't do anything!

     There is a short pause. Joel and Brock eye Will and 
     Brian.

                                BRIAN
                    Well, nothing 'banned from the 
                    store' worthy.

								FADE TO:

     INT. WAL-MART PARKING LOT - EVENING

     Title Card: "Saturday, 8:36 P.M."

     Will, Joel, Brock and Brian are walking into the store.

                                JOEL
                    Why are we here again?

                                WILL
                    We're hear to buy a light saber.

                                JOEL
                    But Brian already has a light saber.

                                BRIAN
                    Yes but it takes to light sabers to 
                    duel.

     The guys enter the store and look around, the store in 
     huge.

                                WILL
                    Now, where would the toy section 
                    be?

                                BROCK
                    I think the place where the bikes 
                    are hanging from the ceiling would 
                    be a good start.

                                WILL
                    One would think.

     They start off in the direction of the toys, Joel stops.

                                JOEL
                    You guys go ahead, I'm going to go 
                    buy some socks.

     Joel points to his feet, he has sandals on with no socks.

                                WILL
                    Socks, why?

                                JOEL
                    Because I don't have socks and 
                    we're going bowling later, which 
                    means we have to rent shoes and I 
                    have to wear socks.

                                BRIAN
                    You could just go barefoot in the 
                    shoes, they don't care.

                                JOEL
                    Yes but I do!

                                WILL
                    Wait don't you remember that one 
                    time -

								FADE TO:

     INT. PARK - DAY (FLASHBACK)

     Will and Joel are walking and talking.

                                JOEL
                    So I said to him-

     Joel stops walking and looks down, we pan down to see 
     that he has just stepped in dog poop bare foot.

                                WILL
                    That's disgusting.

     Joel just shrugs his shoulders and wipes his foot in the 
     Grass.

                                JOEL
                    As I was saying-

								CUT TO:

     INT. WAL-MART - SAME

     Back to present.

                                JOEL
                    That's different. Bowling shoes are 
                    a breeding ground for all kinds of 
                    germs!

                                WILL
                    And a dog's ass isn't?

     Beat.

                                JOEL
                    I won't dignify that with a 
                    response.

     Joel heads off.

     INT. TOY AISLE - SECONDS LATER

     Will, Brian and Brock and are starting at the Star Wars 
     toys.

                                WILL
                    I don't believe it. They don't have 
                    a god-damned light saber.

                                BRIAN
                    I find it ironic how all they have 
                    is Chewie's blaster.

                                BROCK
                    Well, technically they do, but 
                    those are the cheap kind that are 
                    just colored plastic cones over a 
                    flashlight and only extend 2 feet 
                    and don't even come in a box.

                                WILL
                    Fuck that, that's no light saber. I 
                    want one that makes sound and shit!

                                BROCK
                    They might have those light sabers 
                    somewhere else.

                                WILL
                    Good idea Brock, you go look that 
                    way. We'll look this way.

     Brock leaves.

                                BRIAN
                    We're not going to look are we?

                                WILL
                    Hell no.

     Will grabs a cheap light saber.

                                WILL
                    En guard, bitch.

     Brian grabs a light saber and they start fighting in the 
     aisle. They fight for a few seconds before a Wal-Mart 
     EMPLOYEE breaks it up.

                                EMPLOYEE
                    Cut it out, no fighting in the 
                    store!

                                WILL
                    But we weren't really fighting.

                                GIRL
                    I don't care cut it out!

                                BRIAN
                    Fine.

     Will and Brian put the toys on the shelf and start to 
     walk away.

                                GIRL
                    Put them back where you found them.

     Will and Brian eye each other, then slowly move and put 
     the light sabers back on the hook.

     The girl turns and walks away. She turns a corner.

     Will and Brian start walking.

                                WILL
                    What a bitch.

                                BRIAN
                    Yeah, she was talking to us like we 
                    were little kids.

     Brian stops and picks up a toy revolver.  Will now has 
     his back to Brian.

                                BRIAN
                    Reach for the sky ya rat bastard!

     Will turns around and we see that he's holding a toy 
     shotgun.

                                BRIAN
                    Oh crap.

     INT. ANOTHER TOY AISLE - SAME

     Brock is standing in front of a light saber display.

                                BROCK
                    Here they are.

                                VOICE (O.S.)
                          (over a p.a. system)
                    Security check on section E, 
                    security check on section E.

     Brock looks around and sees Section E clearly marked on 
     the wall.

     Brock sighs

                                BROCK
                    Why do I feel that Will and Brian 
                    had something to do with this?

								CUT TO:

     INT. TOY AISLE - SAME
     
     Will and Brian are still playing with the toy guns.

                                VOICE (O.S.)
                         (over a p.a. system)
                    Security check on section E, 
                    security check on section E.

                                WILL
                    Did that voice sound familiar to 
                    you?

                                BRIAN
                    Look.

     Brian points to a wall labeled Section E.

                                WILL
                    Oh, damn it. Well Brian, I think 
                    its time to go.

     Will and Brian up down the toys and start walking down 
     an aisle. They turn a corner and see the girl from 
     before talking to a security guard. The girl sees Will 
     and Brian and points at them. The security guard turns 
     and starts walking towards the two.

                                WILL
                    Lets evade the law!

                                BRIAN
                    Sounds like fun!

     Will and Brian run away. The guard starts running also.

								CUT TO:

     INT. ANOTHER TOY AISLE - SAME

     Brock is examining a box. At the end of the aisle Will 
     and Brian suddenly turn a corner, and continue running 
     down the aisle.

                                BROCK
                    Will I found -

                                WILL
                    Less talky, more runny.

     Will and Brian run by. Brock looks confused, he turns 
     to see a security guard walking down the aisle.

     We zoom in on Brocks face, he closes his eyes.

                                BROCK (V/O)
                    Okay, just stay calm and he won't 
                    know your with them.

     Brock opens his eyes and we zoom out, we see he's 
     running and has already caught up to Will and Brian.

                                BROCK
                    Oh damn it!

     INT. DIFFERENT AISLE - SAME

     Joel has two packages of socks in his hand. One says 
     "Athlete" the other says "Construction Crew." He seems 
     to be having a hard time deciding.

                                JOEL
                    "Athletes" run a lot, so they must 
                    have good socks. But construction 
                    workers lift heavy stuff, so they 
                    must have good socks too. But, 
                    which has the better sock?

     Joel looks around.

                                JOEL
                    I wonder where the fitting rooms 
                    are?

     At the end of the aisle we see Will, Brian and Brock run 
     by. Joel doesn't notice.

								CUT TO:

     INT. DIFFERENT AISLE - SAME

     Will, Brian, and Brock have just turned a corner into an 
     aisle. They are all out of breath.

                                WILL
                    I think, we lost him.

     Will looks around the corner. We see the Guard looking 
     in the opposite direction scratching his head.

                                WILL
                    Oh damn it!

                                BRIAN
                    Maybe we could just avoid him 
                    altogether and leave.

                                WILL
                    Great plan but he's blocking the 
                    way to the exit.

                                BRIAN
                    Hey, I've contributed my share. It's 
                    someone else's turn.

                                BROCK
                    Oh my God.

                                WILL
                    What?

                                BROCK
                    Its just like Metal Gear Solid. the 
                    guard armed to the teeth guarding 
                    the only escape while we try to 
                    escape naked and unequipped...

                                WILL
                             (to Brian)
                    What the hell is he talking about?

                                BRIAN
                    A video game apparently.

                                WILL
                    Figures.

                                BROCK
                    Follow me.

     Brock slowly sneaks out of the aisle, careful not to 
     make a sound to alert the guard. Will and Brian 
     hesitate, but then begin to follow Brock as well.

     INT. DRESSING ROOM - SAME

     Joel is trying on the socks, on his left foot is the 
     construction crew sock, on the right is the Athlete 
     sock.

                                JOEL
                           (to himself)
                    The crew sock is much more sturdy 
                    and supportive, but the athletic 
                    sock is flexy and puts a spring in 
                    my step, its also much cooler than 
                    the crew sock...

     Joel looks at his feet seeming unable to make up his mind.

                                JOEL
                    I wonder what it would be like if I 
                    wore a crew and athlete sock on 
                    each foot...

     Joel starts to put on more socks.

     INT. AISLE - SAME

     The three are now directly behind the guard and are 
     still undiscovered.  

     The three slowly sneak their way past the guard who 
     doesn't suspect a thing. They appear to be in the clear, 
     when suddenly Brock sneezes.

     The Guard turns quickly and sees the three.

                                WILL
                    Okay, so what happened in that game 
                    when the guard caught you?

     Will turns to see Brian and Brock already running.

                                WILL
                    Oh damn it!

     Will starts running after them.

     INT. DRESSING ROOM - SAME

     Joel has just walked out of the dressing room. We see 
     Brian, Will and Brock all running through the store, 
     after they disappear around a corner, we see the guard 
     chasing after them.

                                JOEL
                    That's interesting.

     INT. WAL-MART PARKING LOT - LATER

     We see Joel walking with a Wal-Mart bag in his hand. He 
     gets in a car, we see that it is Will's.

                                JOEL
                    So, are you guys banned from the 
                    store or what?

                                BRIAN
                    Yeah, we would gotten away but they 
                    locked down the automatic doors so 
                    we couldn't get out.

     Joel nods his head.

                                JOEL
                    Well, at least you'll have an 
                    interesting story to tell your 
                    grand children some day.

                                WILL
                    I'm looking forward to it.

     Will starts the car and we see it start to move off.

                                WILL
                    What fucking took you so long?

                                JOEL
                    I had to pay for my socks, oddly 
                    enough that didn't get me chased by 
                    security.

     We see the bag Joel was carrying thrown out the window.

                                JOEL (O.S.)
                    My socks!

								FADE TO:

     INT. VANDELE DINING ROOM - EARLY EVENING

     Title card reads "Saturday 7:57 p.m." 

     We see that Chris, Reicther, Casey and Brian are all 
     crowded around the board.

                                CASEY
                    Brian, the Western US attacks the 
                    Eastern US.

                                BRIAN
                    You bastard we had an agreement!

                                CASEY
                    Don't you know? I'm a dick, I don't 
                    make alliances with anyone. Now 
                    roll bitch.

     Will pops his head in.

                                WILL
                    Hey, Brian. Some guy named Brandon 
                    Brim is at the door.

     Brian gets up and begins to leave.

                                CASEY
                    Hey what about our game!

                                BRIAN
                    Fuck it. Game over. And since it's 
                    my house I win.

     He leaves.

                                CHRIS
                    At least he didn't put you through 
                    a wall this time.

								CUT TO:

     INT. BRIAN'S LIVING ROOM - SAME

     Brian enters and heads for the front door. Will, Joel, 
     and Brock are sitting around the couch. Joel has a pad 
     of paper and a pen.

     Brian opens the door to reveal BRANDON BRIM.

                                BRANDON
                    Hey man.

                                BRIAN
                    Hey.

                                WILL
                    Well, Brian. Aren't you going to 
                    introduce us.

     Without saying a word, he steps outside and slams the door.

                                WILL
                    Jeez.

     Will turns back to Joel and Brock.

                                WILL
                    I need of a change of scenery, 
                    lets go do something.

                                BROCK
                    Funny you should ask, we've been 
                    making a list.

     Brock hands Will a piece of paper, Will looks over it. 
     In the background with can see through the front window, 
     Brian standing talking to Brandon. Brandon is explaining 
     something in detail with a piece of paper in his hand.

                                WILL
                    Buy light saber to light saber 
                    duel...Go bowling...That's a 
                    short list.

                                JOEL
                    It was all we could come up with...

     From this point on we focus on Brian and Brandon. 
     Brandon is still showing him the paper.

                                WILL (O.S.)
                    Well, guess what film classic is 
                    playing at the old time theater.

                                JOEL (O.S.)
                    What classic?

                                WILL (O.S.)
                    The original 1966 Batman movie with 
                    Adam West.

     Suddenly Brian looks really excited and begins to 
     explain something to Brandon. Brandon laughs.

                                JOEL (O.S.)
                    You really want to see that?

                                WILL (O.S.)
                    Well, it's that or "Pee-Wee's Big 
                    Adventure."

                                BROCK (O.S.)
                    Oh God, not that movie.

                                WILL (O.S.)
                    What do you have against Pee-Wee 
                    Herman damn it!

     Brandon pulls out of his pocket, what appears to be 
     Concert tickets. Brian is extremely happy. He jumps up 
     and down a bit. He quickly gives Brandon a massive bear 
     hug followed by a quick KISS on the forehead.

     THE CAMERA PULLS BACK until we can see Joel, Will, and 
     Brock again.

                                BROCK
                    He's just too weird for me.

                                WILL
                    Trust me Brock. Nothing's too weird 
                    for you.

                                JOEL
                    I like the idea of seeing Batman 
                    then Pee-Wee.

     Outside the window. Brandon pats Brian on the back and 
     departs. Brian kinda of looks a bit off.

     He enters the house.

                                JOEL
                     Me and Brock will go call the 
                     theatre and get tickets.

     Joel and Brock get up and leave the room. Brian comes 
     over and flops on the armchair.

                                WILL
                     So what did old Brandon want?

     Beat. Brian is about to say something, but considers it.

                                BRIAN
                     Can you keep a secret?

                                                        FADE OUT.

     (Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb" plays over the credits.)
                           
                            END OF EPISODE




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