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                                      ALIEN YOUTH

                              EPISODE 4 THE PERFECT COUPLE

                                V.O
                      Previously On Alien Youth.

            (WE NOW SEE SHOTS OF THINGS THAT HAVE HAPPENED OVER THE COURSE
            OF 3 EPISODES.)

            ROLL TV SHOW THEME VIDEO

                                                                   FADE IN:

            EXT. GRAVE YARD - AFTERNOON

            (WE SEE ONE OF OUR MAIN CHARACTERS NAMED MICHAEL STANDING OUT IN
            THE GRAVEYARD DRESSED IN BLACK WITH SOME FLOWERS AT HAND AND IT
            IS DARK AND RAINY OUTSIDE BUT ITS NOT NIGHTTIME THE CLOUDS IN
            THE SKY GIVE THE REPRESENTATION THAT IT IS.)

                                HEATHER
                      Some people go they're entire
                      lives without falling in love.

            (MICHAEL FALLS TO THE FLOOR AND STARTS TO BREAKDOWN IN FRONT OF
            A TOMBSTONE WE GET THE IDEA THAT THIS IS HIS GIRL FRIEND THAT
            SHE HAS JUST PASSED AWAY.)

                                V.O
                      This is my life your probably
                      wondering how I got in this
                      situation...  I have lived an
                      entire life time. Done amazing
                      things and... have fallen in
                      love.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      This is my story.

                                                                   FADE IN:

            INT. MICHAEL'S HOUSE - DAY

            SPECIAL FX OF A HOMEMADE VIDEO.

            (MICHAEL HAS A HANDYCAM AND IS VIDEO TAPING HEATHER.)

                                MICHAEL
                      This is my girl friend Heather
                      say hi to the world heather

                                HEATHER
                      Hi to the world... Where did you
                      get the camera?

                                MICHAEL
                      My uncle gave it to me he said I
                      should show the world what I see.
                      Right now I'm seeing you.

            (HEATHER STARTS TO LAUGH AS MICHAEL TURNS THE VIDEO CAMERA
            AROUND AND STARTS TO EXPLAIN THAT HE IS IN LOVE AND HEATHER
            COMES INTO THE SHOT AND KISSES MICHAEL ON THE CHEEK.)

                                HEATHER
                      Let me see the camera.

                                MICHAEL
                      Okay.

            (MICHAEL HANDS THE CAMERA OVER TO HEATHER AND SHE POINTS AND
            FOCUSES ON HIM.)

                                HEATHER
                      Tell the world something.

                                MICHAEL
                      Okay I love heather!

                                HEATHER
                      Why do You love me...

                                MICHAEL
                      Because I do.

            (TALKS JOKINGLY.)

                                HEATHER
                      You got to go into more depth
                      with it stupid.

                                MICHAEL
                      Oh I do huh?

                                HEATHER
                      Yeah.

                                MICHAEL
                      Oh well in that case Because you
                      are... fun to TICKLE!!!!

            (MICHAEL RUNS OVER AND GRABS HEATHER AND STARTS TICKLING HER AND
            SHE IS LAUGHING SO HARD SHE DROPS THE CAMERA.)

                                HEATHER
                      No....

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                HEATHER (CONT'D)
                      I love you.

                                MICHAEL
                      I love you too.

                                                                   FADE IN:

            INT. MR. DEMISE'S CLASS - MORNING

            (IT IS ENGLISH III AND WE SEE MICHAEL AND HEATHER SITTING THERE
            AND MICHAEL HAS THAT HANDY CAM WITH HIM HE HAS BEEN VIDEO TAPING
            EVERYTHING HE CAN BECAUSE HE HAS FOUND A NEW HOBBY TO DO.)

                                MR. DEMISE
                      Good morning class.

                                MR. DEMISE (CONT'D)
                      Today our bellwork is What makes
                      you, who you are.

                                MR. DEMISE (CONT'D)
                      Michael you answer this one.

                                MICHAEL
                      Okay what makes me is... Heather.

                                MR. DEMISE
                      Why?

                                MICHAEL
                      Because she is a part of me she
                      makes me who I am.

                                MR. DEMISE
                      Why?

                                MICHAEL
                      Because... people can go they're
                      entire life time without falling
                      in love and I have.

            (MICHAEL LOOKS DOWN AT HEATHER AND SHE BLUSHING AND HAS A BIG
            SMILE ON HER FACE.)

                                MR. DEMISE
                      Very good.

            (MICHAEL SITS DOWN AND GRABS HER HAND AND HOLDS IT AS THE
            TEACHER CONTINUES TO TALK.)

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                V.O
                      Isn't he great I mean anything
                      and everything he did he always
                      thought of me and how I affected
                      his life he has affected my life
                      in the biggest way, he does it
                      everyday.

            INT. SGA ROOM - AFTERNOON

                                                     (HANDY CAM VIDEO LOOK)

            (MICHAEL IS RECORDING VIDEO OF HEATHER AS SHE WORKS ON SOME
            STUFF FOR PROM.)

                                MICHAEL
                      So what do we have here Heather?

                                HEATHER
                      Well I'm working on a prop for
                      this year's prom.

                                MICHAEL
                      Our 6 and a half year anniversary
                      is coming up soon what kind of
                      presents are you going to get me.

            (HEATHER LOOKS UP AT MICHAEL AND SMILES LIKE SHE HAS JUST BEEN
            INSULTED BUT IN A FUNNY WAY.)

                                HEATHER
                      What makes you think I'm getting
                      you something?

                                MICHAEL
                      That cheese ball grin on your
                      face.

                                HEATHER
                      Want to know what I'm getting
                      you...

                                MICHAEL
                      Yeah?

                                HEATHER
                      Nothing...

                                MICHAEL
                      Ouch...

                                HEATHER
                      Sorry I still love you though.

                                MICHAEL
                      Love you to hey check out this
                      cool transition I can make the
                      video fade out.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                HEATHER
                      That's cool.

                                                                    CUT TO:

            EXT. MAINSTREET HANDY CAM VIDEO - DAY

               (MICHAEL AND HEATHER ARE WALKING DOWN A HALLWAY OF SCHOOL AS
               MICHAEL VIDEO TAPES HEATHER HE WALKS BACKWARD.)

                                   MICHAEL
                         Where are we going today?

                                   HEATHER
                         Well right now I'm getting ready to
                         leave to go to the doctor to get my
                         yearly checkup and you are going to
                         go home.

                                   MICHAEL
                         Why just go home?

                                   HEATHER
                         To ice your head down.

                                   MICHAEL
                         What?

               (MICHAEL CONTINUES TO WALK BACK AND WALKS DEAD INTO A POLE
               AND HEATHER LAUGHS AND MICHAEL TRIPS.)

                                                                    CUT TO:

               NORMAL CAMERA 

               (HEATHER WALKS OVER TO MICHAEL AND TRIES TO HELP HIM UP.)

                                   HEATHER
                         Sorry.

                                   MICHAEL
                         Yeah thanks for telling me that
                         pole was there.

                                   HEATHER
                         I did.

                                   MICHAEL
                         Yeah whatever.

                                   HEATHER
                         Okay I love you got to run.

                                   MICHAEL
                         Love you to.

               (MICHAEL KISSES HEATHER AND WALKS THE OTHER WAY AND PUTS HIS
               HAND ON THE BACK OF HIS HEAD.)

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                                                    CUT TO:

            INT. MICHAEL'S HOUSE - EVENING

            (ITS NIGHT TIME AND MICHAEL IS HANGING OUT IN HIS ROOM DOING
            HOMEWORK WHEN HE LOOKS UP FOR SOME WEIRD REASON AND THE PHONE
            RINGS. HE PICKS UP THE PHONE ITS HEATHER ON THE PHONE.)

                                MICHAEL
                      Hello?

                                HEATHER (V.O.)
                      Hey it's Me

                                MICHAEL
                      Oh hey say there is a movie
                      coming out this weekend I was
                      wondering if you wanted to go
                      check it out or something?

            (HEATHER DOESN'T RESPOND TO MICHAEL SHE HAS SOME TERRIBLE NEWS.)

                                HEATHER (V.O.)
                      I have to tell you something I
                      just got back from the doctors
                      office...

                                MICHAEL
                      Yeah and...

                                HEATHER
                      ... I have cancer.

            (THERE IS DEAD SILENCE FOR A BRIEF MOMENT WHEN MICHAEL COMES OUT
            WITH A BURST.)

                                MICHAEL
                      So they have stuff to fix it
                      though I mean it'll be alright...

                                MICHAEL (CONT'D)
                      ... Won't it

            (THEY BOTH HAVE A LOOK OF DEATH IN THEY'RE EYES THERE IS NO HOPE
            FOR THE FUTURE BETWEEN THEM.)

                                HEATHER (V.O.)
                      No it won't be alright.

            (HEATHER STARTS CRYING AND THE BOY'S EYES SWELL UP WITH WATER
            BUT IT DOESN'T POUR OUT.

                                MICHAEL
                      What...

                                HEATHER. (V.O.)
                      I'm sorry...

            (HEATHER HANGS UP THE PHONE SLOWLY LEAVING HIM ALONE ON THE
            PHONE.)

            INT. HEATHER'S HOUSE - DAY

            (MICHAEL VERY UPSET IS VISITING HEATHER WHO IS TO REMAIN IN BED
            AND IS LAYING IN IT LOOKING UPWARDS TOWARD THE CEILING WHEN HE
            WALKS IN.)

                                MICHAEL
                      Hey...

                                HEATHER
                      ... Hey

            (BOTH HEATHER AND MICHAEL ARE FEELING NERVOUS ABOUT WHAT
            HAPPENED ON THE PHONE THE OTHER NIGHT WHEN HEATHER NOTIONS FOR
            MICHAEL TO COME AND SIT DOWN WITH HER IN THE BED.)

                                MICHAEL
                      I love you more than you ever
                      will know.

                                HEATHER
                      Same.

                                MICHAEL
                      So what did they say.

                                HEATHER
                      They said I only have maybe one
                      to three months to live and that
                      there really isn't much they
                      could do.

                                MICHAEL
                      But they could do something
                      couldn't they I mean there has to
                      be something out there some kind
                      of kemo or therapy something...

                                HEATHER
                      Yeah there is but not for me it's
                      too late for me.

                                MICHAEL
                      So Thats it your just going to
                      die just like that!

                                HEATHER
                      No... I have already lived just
                      not as long as you.

            (MICHAEL IS GETTING VERY UPSET AND TEARS START RUNNING DOWN HIS
            EYES.)

                                MICHAEL
                      No... You are still alive there
                      are still things, we have to
                      fight it!

                                HEATHER
                      No... many people go they're
                      entire lives without falling In
                      love I have.

                                MICHAEL
                      I need you...

                                HEATHER
                      I'll always be here.

                                HEATHER (CONT'D)
                      Its okay...

            (MICHAEL PUTS HIS HEAD INTO HEATHERS SHOULDER AND CRIES AND
            HEATHER LOOKS UP AND CLOSES HER EYES.)

            CAMERA PULLS BACK SLOWLY

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                HEATHER (V.O.) (CONT'D)
                      In a twinkling of an instance A
                      dream comes to an end The winds 

                                                                   FADE IN:

            EXT. GRAVEYARD - DAY

            (SHOTS OF A GRAVEYARD ARE SEEN AND WE SEE ONE PERSON STANDING
            BEFORE A GRAVE IT IS MICHAEL HE IS JUST STANDING THERE.)

                                HEATHER 
                      of change presented Coming round
                      the bend And so your world is
                      shattered A breaking of your
                      heart The fabric of your being So
                      quickly ripped apart It's all
                      that you imagined In all your
                      wildest dreams The emptiness
                      surrounds you With pain or so it
                      seems But this is not the ending
                      For strength lives on through
                      will My love is always with you
                      And I am with you still.

                                HEATHER (CONT'D)
                      Some people go they're entire
                      lives without falling in love.

            (MICHAEL FALLS TO THE FLOOR AND STARTS TO BREAKDOWN IN FRONT OF
            A TOMBSTONE.)

            CRANE UP AWAY FROM MICHAEL AND INTO THE AIR.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                     INSERT TEXT:
                      In the year 2001, 551,768 people
                      died from cancer. That is equal
                      to 22.9% Of deaths that occur in
                      the United States.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                      END OF SHOW

      

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