The Staff Ep 1 – Pilot

The staff at a Restaurant try and survive the dick manager and the asshole customers while still living their lives.

 

 

                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                   Screenplay                              
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. MANAGERS OFFICE - AFTERNOON                                 
                                                                           
          Burgens, Restaurant.                                             
                                                                           
          Phil,30, the manager is standing in his suit. His various        
          plaques on the wall of his achievements in schooling and         
          business.                                                        
                                                                           
          Matthew,23, sits in front of the desk in his work outfit.        
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    You know why I’m here, right?                          
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Couldn’t make it in the real world?                    
                                                                           
          He smirks.                                                       
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Because, my boss, your father, and                     
                    the owner of Burgens Restaurant                        
                    wants this placed whipped into                         
                    shape.                                                 
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    So my dad hired me a baby                              
                    sitter,... Great.                                      
                                                                           
          Phil moves to the front of, Matthew.                             
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    He wants to make sure that when the                    
                    time comes you can run this place.                     
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Well, you can tell him I wont be.                      
                                                                           
          Matthew stands up from the chair.                                
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    You will listen to me. You and your                    
                    little waiter lackies will turn                        
                    this cum bucket of a restaurant                        
                    into something your father can be                      
                    proud of.                                              
                                                                           
          Matthew mouths the words cum bucket.                             
                                                                           
          He wipes his lips.                                               
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Sounds like a mouth full. Can I get                    
                    back to whipping these boys into                       
                    shape?                                                 
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              2.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          Phil, says nothing.                                              
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    By the way, Phil, love that picture                    
                    with you and your mom. Great turtle                    
                    neck.                                                  
                                                                           
          Phil looks to the picture on the table. Him and an older         
          looking woman.                                                   
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    That’s my wife you -                                   
                                                                           
          Matthew moves out and is gone.                                   
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. HALL - CONTINIOUS                                           
                                                                           
          Matthew is walking out of the office up a hallway that leads     
          to the kitchen.                                                  
                                                                           
          He stares at us.                                                 
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                         (to camera)                                       
                    I know what your wandering. What is                    
                    a man like me doing working for a                      
                    major ASSHOLE like him.                                
                                                                           
          Matthew stops.                                                   
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I maybe took a few wrong turns a                       
                    few years ago.                                         
                                                                           
          Matthew looks in thought with a smirk.                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. BEDROOM - AFTERNOON                                         
                                                                           
          Matthew is in bed with a hot girl. She is passed out asleep      
          and so is he.                                                    
                                                                           
          Suddenly,...                                                     
                                                                           
          His father voice rings from downstairs.                          
                                                                           
                              FRANK (OS)                                   
                    Matthew! You crashed the car! that                     
                    was an 80 thousand dollar piece of                     
                    machinery!                                             
                                                                           
          A severa banging on the door.                                    
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              3.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          Matthew wakes up, so does the girl.                              
                                                                           
                              FRANK                                        
                    You better not have an underage                        
                    girl in their either!                                  
                                                                           
          Matthew looks to the girl.                                       
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    How old are you again?                                 
                                                                           
                              GIRL                                         
                    18,...                                                 
                                                                           
          Matthew breaths a sigh of relief. And she continious,...         
                                                                           
                              GIRL CONTINUED                               
                    Wednesday.                                             
                                                                           
                              FRANK                                        
                    Matthew!                                               
                                                                           
          Matthew gets up out of bed, the blanket with him and the         
          girl rolls off the other side hitting the floor.                 
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. HALL - CONTINIOUS                                           
                                                                           
          Matthew starts walking again.                                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Theirs more, but we don’t need to                      
                    see that. This is my fathers                           
                    legacy. A chain of mom and pops                        
                    diners that became burgens. Best                       
                    burger in New York years back.                         
                                                                           
          Taco,48, a chef, comes up to, Matthew shaking his hand O.G       
          style.                                                           
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    You go and see the, Pendijo?                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Of course. Are we still on?                            
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                         (chuckling)                                       
                    You know it!                                           
                                                                           
          Taco O.G shakes again. Matthew looks to us.                      
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              4.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Taco. He’s been here since before I                    
                    can remember. His real names Pedro                     
                    something, but we just call him,                       
                    Taco.                                                  
                                                                           
          He gives us a look like he knows what were thinking.             
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    And its not because he’s Mexican.                      
                    It’s because on his first week here                    
                    -                                                      
                                                                           
                                                                           
          EXT. BURGENS RESTAURANT - AFTERNOON                              
                                                                           
          Taco is next to the dumpster with two girls who are dressed      
          like hookers.                                                    
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    75 for both, right?                                    
                                                                           
          The girls look dumbfounded.                                      
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    I’m kidding. Lets go into the                          
                    bathroom.                                              
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    He was sandwiched between those two                    
                    girls for two hours.                                   
                                                                           
          Taco and the girls head into the restaurant.                     
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. HALL - AFTERNOON                                            
                                                                           
          Matthew shakes his head, that’s not right.                       
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Wait, why do we call you, Taco                         
                    again?                                                 
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Because, I’m Mexican!                                  
                                                                           
          Taco slaps, Matthew’s back heading into the employ bathroom.     
                                                                           
          Matthew shrugs his shoulders, walking onward.                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Where was I? Oh, yeah! He disowned                     
                    me. And made me work her in this                       
                    hell hole as punishment.                               
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              5.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          Matthew reaches the end of the hall. An old man, Anthony,60,     
          sits in a waiter uniform and is asleep, snoring.                 
                                                                           
          Matthew bends down to the old man’s ear.                         
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    The Germans are coming.                                
                                                                           
          Matthew walks out of view.                                       
                                                                           
          Anthony gets up quickly holding an imaginary gun in his          
          hands.                                                           
                                                                           
                              ANTHONY                                      
                    Damn, you boy.                                         
                                                                           
          He sits back down and falls back to sleep.                       
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. KITCHEN - AFTERNOON                                         
                                                                           
          Charlie,28, shaggy hair, is cooking a burger on the grill        
          and some fries. Alvin,24, is mopping the floor as if he is       
          dancing.                                                         
                                                                           
          Matthew comes in.                                                
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    This is the scum crew. Charlie,                        
                    Alvin, and that weasly eyed nerd                       
                    over their.                                            
                                                                           
          Matthew gestures to, a nerd with big round glasses.              
                                                                           
          Josh, picks up his glasses washing the dishes in the sink        
          and wiping them off.                                             
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Is josh.                                               
                                                                           
          Sarah,24, comes beside, Matthew hollering to, Charlie.           
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Charlie, I need that order!                            
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    Do I care!                                             
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Godammit, Charlie! Hurry, the hell                     
                    up or I’ll beat the -                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              6.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    See that. You know you did. That’s                     
                    her. The stuff that peoms are                          
                    written about. I bet Helen of Troy                     
                    didnt look that good or have that                      
                    much hemph!                                            
                                                                           
          Charlie and Sarah, continue to argue.                            
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Your wondering if me and her ever,                     
                    you know, did it. Well, we did it.                     
                    Did it real good.                                      
                                                                           
          He looks her up and down,...                                     
                                                                           
          And we -                                                         
                                                                           
                                                                           
          EXT. STREET - NIGHT                                              
                                                                           
          Matthew, and, Sarah are standing outside of an old civic,        
          Matthews car. They are making out.                               
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    You wanna come in?                                     
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Again and again.                                       
                                                                           
          Sarah looks confused.                                            
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Yes.                                                   
                                                                           
          She grabs his hand leading him.                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. BEDROOM - NIGHT                                             
                                                                           
          Her bedroom is filled with a few stuffed animals. Posters of     
          her favorite bands, and a few psychology books her major.        
                                                                           
          They are making out on the bed.                                  
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Are you mad I made you wait so                         
                    long.                                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Not waiting anymore.                                   
                                                                           
          Both chuckle lightly.                                            
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              7.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
          They continue to kiss, His hands touch her breast. She           
          reaches down, slowly moving to his crouch He is about to go      
          under her shirt when,...                                         
                                                                           
          He goes too early.                                               
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    What!? what’s wrong?                                   
                                                                           
          Matthew looks to us and rolls his eyes in disappointment.        
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. KITCHEN - AFTERNOON                                         
                                                                           
          Matthew rolls his eyes at us mimicing his past self.             
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    My luck, huh? And the real down and                    
                    dirty thing is. She never gave me                      
                    another chance.                                        
                                                                           
          Sarah looks to, Matthew.                                         
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Are you going to deal with his?                        
                                                                           
          Matthew looks to, Charlie.                                       
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Lets get it finished, Charlie,                         
                    before little pencil phil, comes                       
                    out and gets us.                                       
                                                                           
          Matt holds up his pinky finger.                                  
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    Fine. But, she could of asked me                       
                    nicely. I aint going to be a cook                      
                    forever!                                               
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    What are you going to be this week?                    
                                                                           
          Charlie flips a burger.                                          
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    A counselor for school.                                
                                                                           
          Matthew looks back to us.                                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Two weeks ago he was going to work                     
                    for N.A.S.A building rockets, now                      
                    he is making patties.                                  
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              8.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          Phil comes out of the hall.                                      
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Get to work! It almost lunch time!                     
                                                                           
          The crew make fun of Phil. Mouthing words, making fun of         
          him. One of the pretends to have anal sex with him.              
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    And bring me a soup, Matthew!                          
                                                                           
          Matthew turns around, he grabs a bowl off the counter. He        
          gurgles hard, and the sound sounds in sync with the others.      
                                                                           
          Matthew spits into the bowl, and as he walks past everyone       
          else, they all do the same.                                      
                                                                           
          The bowl as a nice layer of spit.                                
                                                                           
          He comes over to Charlie who stirs the already made soup,        
          spoon in he digs some out for, Phil and into the bowl.           
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    The house special, Clam chowder and                    
                    a bit of fisher.                                       
                                                                           
          Charlie pats, Matthews back.                                     
                                                                           
          Benny, black, 24 comes over wearing a waiters outfit. He         
          taps, Matthew.                                                   
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    What up, man, You see this guy                         
                    already?                                               
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Of course, can’t you see the bowl                      
                    of spit i’m carrying?                                  
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                         (ew)                                              
                    Looks delicious. Check this out.                       
                                                                           
          Benny holds up his phone.                                        
                                                                           
          Alicia, "I can’t wait to bang your brains out in the             
          bathroom"                                                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    classy gal.                                            
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                              9.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    I had her legs up all night. Her                       
                    has was on it,.... Like,....                           
                                                                           
          Benny starts, humping, Matthew like a dog.                       
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I can do without the humping.                          
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                         (proudly)                                         
                    She couldn’t.                                          
                                                                           
          Matthew smirks.                                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    And last but not least, my best                        
                    friend since, 3rd grade. Benny                         
                    black.                                                 
                                                                           
          Benny is gesturing a figure and acting like he is banging it     
          and smacking its butt.                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW CONTINUED                            
                    Yes, he is black. Can we move it                       
                    past it?                                               
                                                                           
          Again he looks to, Benny who is now acting like he was           
          making it rain on the girl.                                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    They call him Benny black, because                     
                    when we met there were two Benny’s                     
                    on the block.                                          
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Who you talking to?                                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    How did you get that name, Benny                       
                    Black, again?                                          
                                                                           
          Benny looks confused at, Matthew.                                
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    It aint because I’m black!                             
                                                                           
          Benny shakes his head walking away.                              
                                                                           
          Matthew looks at us again.                                       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             10.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    You.                                                   
                                                                           
          He points to us.                                                 
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Are racist.                                            
                                                                           
          Benny walks past leaving the kitchen.                            
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    It was because I was, Black.                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I figured.                                             
                                                                           
          Benny walks away.                                                
                                                                           
          Matthew looks at us and shrugs.                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Were the staff.                                        
                                                                           
          BLACK:                                                           
                                                                           
                              THE STAFF                                    
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. MANAGERS OFFICE - AFTERNOON                                 
                                                                           
          Phil is sitting with a pin his in mouth, looking over a few      
          papers.                                                          
                                                                           
          Matthew knocks on the door with a bowl of hot steaming soup      
          in his hands.                                                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                         (sarcastic)                                       
                    You ordered, and I served.                             
                                                                           
          He lays the bowl right in front of, Phil, with a spoon to        
          eat it with.                                                     
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Took you long enough, now get out                      
                    to the floor and do your job.                          
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Yes sir.                                               
                                                                           
          Matthew backs up.                                                
                                                                           
          Phil, grabs the spoon, digging into the chowder. He puts it      
          too his lips. He sees, Matt watching.                            
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             11.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    You need something?                                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Might want to add a little salt.                       
                                                                           
          Matthew walks out.                                               
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. RESTAURANT - AFTERNOON                                      
                                                                           
          Sarah, is walking away from a table of a mother and her          
          children.                                                        
                                                                           
          Matthew comes over passing her.                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I say you and me tonight, dinner                       
                    for two at Doug’s hot dog stand in                     
                    east park.                                             
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Isn’t that where that girl was                         
                    raped a week ago?                                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Is that a no?                                          
                                                                           
          Sarah turns away from, Matt handing in the order to the          
          chef. He takes it, rolling his eyes.                             
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    Another burger and fries.                              
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    World famous.                                          
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    So that is no?                                         
                                                                           
          Sarah stops.                                                     
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    What do you want?                                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I thought I said it already. You.                      
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    You had your chance and you ran out                    
                    like a little girl.                                    
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             12.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Give me another chance? I might                        
                    sweep you off your feet again.                         
                                                                           
          Matthew smirks.                                                  
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    I doubt it.                                            
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Come on. You want me to beg in                         
                    front of our one customer?                             
                                                                           
          Matthew gets on his knees.                                       
                                                                           
          Taco and the boys look out of the kitchen, watching. Matthew     
          laying on his charm to her.                                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I’ll do anything! Anything, please!                    
                    please! You wanted me to beg, this                     
                    is me begging.                                         
                                                                           
          He reaches for her hand.                                         
                                                                           
          He sees the family, the one customer staring at him and her.     
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    She’s having my baby. She going to                     
                    Abort!                                                 
                         (william shatner)                                 
                    Don’t abort the baby!                                  
                                                                           
          Sarah looks panicked.                                            
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Fine. Fine, get up.                                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    okay.                                                  
                                                                           
          Matthew stands.                                                  
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Tonight. Meet me out front.                            
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    That worked?                                           
                                                                           
          The group in kitchen clapp.                                      
                                                                           
          Matthew raises in hands in appreciation, and bows in the         
          crews honor.                                                     
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             13.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Please, you are too kind.                              
                                                                           
          Phil comes out of the kitchen.                                   
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Matt, get to work!                                     
                                                                           
          Matt gets up going to the kitchen.                               
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Yes, sir! Oh, by the way,... How                       
                    was the soup? Good till the last                       
                    drop?                                                  
                                                                           
          Phil gestures back into the dining area.                         
                                                                           
          Sarah, heads over to the hostess.                                
                                                                           
          Michelle,22, who is all smiles.                                  
                                                                           
                              MICHELLE                                     
                    I’m surprised you said, yes.                           
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    What else could I do?                                  
                                                                           
          Sarah sees the family at the table finishing their water.        
                                                                           
          She goes to them.                                                
                                                                           
          Two older gentelmen come into the restaurant.                    
                                                                           
                              MICHELLE                                     
                    How many?                                              
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                         (angry)                                           
                    How many do you see?                                   
                                                                           
          He looks to his friend who is looks as old as he does,           
          wearing golfing clothes.                                         
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    I told you. This generation is                         
                    dumber than shi -                                      
                                                                           
                              MICHELLE                                     
                    Right, this way, sir.                                  
                                                                           
          DINING AREA:                                                     
                                                                           
          She sits them down at the table a bit away from the other        
          family.                                                          
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             14.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MICHELLE                                     
                    Waiter will be right with you.                         
                                                                           
          She goes back near the door.                                     
                                                                           
          KITCHEN:                                                         
                                                                           
          Matthew is at the corner staring out, seeing the new             
          costumers coming in.                                             
                                                                           
          Benny comes over to, Matthew all excited.                        
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Bro, stop stalking that girl, I                        
                    just got invited to a bad ass party                    
                    in Tanner Square tonight and we                        
                    both are going.                                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                         (appalled)                                        
                    Benny, You know stalking is                            
                    illegal. And I’m not stalking                          
                    because she said, Yes.                                 
                                                                           
          Benny pretends to fall asleep and snaps back awake.              
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Sorry I do that when people get                        
                    hung up on girls or when I’m bored.                    
                    So? The party?                                         
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I can’t.                                               
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Don’t do this. Victoria’s going to                     
                    be there.                                              
                                                                           
          Matthew raises an eyebrow.                                       
                                                                           
                               MATTHEW                                     
                    Is she? What times the party?                          
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Starts at 7.                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I’ll see you there.                                    
                                                                           
          Matthew walks out into the Dinning Area.                         
                                                                           
          up to the old men.                                               
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             15.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Hello, I’m Mike,... and I’ll be                        
                    your waiter.                                           
                                                                           
          The old man is holding the bread rolls looking angry. He         
          pushes them on Matthew.                                          
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    You call this bread, their colder                      
                    than a turkey’s balls. Bring me                        
                    some hot bread! Or is that too hard                    
                    high school drop out!                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    No, sir. Not hard at all. In fact,                     
                    we have our own in house personal                      
                    warmer right here.                                     
                                                                           
          Matthew grabs one of the rolls, opens his pants and puts the     
          roll down into his crotch.                                       
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    What the hell are you doing, boy!                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Just another few seconds, sir.                         
                    Their sticking.                                        
                                                                           
          Matthew takes the bread out of his pants and puts it in          
          front of the old man who is angrier than hell.                   
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Eat up, you don’t want them to get                     
                    cold.                                                  
                                                                           
          The old man is looking at the bread with disgust.                
                                                                           
          Matthew sees a hair on the bread, he reaches to it grabbing      
          it.                                                              
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Sorry, thats mine.                                     
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    I,... I want to speak to the                           
                    manager now! What is your name!                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Mike, sir.                                             
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    Mike, what!?                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             16.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Hunt.                                                  
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    Get me the manager, now! Mike!                         
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    At once.                                               
                                                                           
          Matthew walks away.                                              
                                                                           
          The old man tosses the bread away. His friend looking            
          disturbed by all this.                                           
                                                                           
                              OLD #2                                       
                         (whispers)                                        
                    I told you this place was bad.                         
                                                                           
          Phil comes over in a huff.                                       
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    I’m the manager, Phil Roberts. How                     
                    can I help?                                            
                                                                           
          The crew hears the yelling, most coming out to watch.            
          Matthew stands near Phil.                                        
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    Mike Hunt!                                             
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Who?                                                   
                                                                           
          The crew laugh.                                                  
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    Mike Hunt! Mike Hunt! Mike Hunt!                       
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Sir, we don’t use that kind of                         
                    language here at Burgens                               
                    Restaurant.                                            
                                                                           
          The family at the other table, the mother covers her             
          childerns ears.                                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I told you, Phil. He’s got a potty                     
                    mouth.                                                 
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    Him! That employee! took the bread                     
                    and, -                                                 
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             17.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    You don’t even know my name!                           
                                                                           
                              OLD                                          
                    Mike Hunt!                                             
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Sir, excuse me!                                        
                                                                           
          Phil grabs, Matthew.                                             
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. MANAGERS OFFICE - AFTERNOON                                 
                                                                           
          Phil pushes, Matthew against the wall angry.                     
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    You think this some kind of game!                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I know the difference between real                     
                    life and a game, Phil.                                 
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    You’re a schmuck you know that,                        
                    right? Your a waste of talent.                         
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Ouch, Phil.                                            
                                                                           
          Phil pushes on, Matthew again.                                   
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    This isn’t just some restaurant to                     
                    your dad, its his legacy. Its the                      
                    first -                                                
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    First, Burgen restaurant built? He                     
                    slaved away. I know, I heard                           
                    everything growing up. And You know                    
                    what, I could care less.                               
                                                                           
          Matthew moves past, Phil who lets him go.                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I’m taking off. Got a party to go                      
                    to.                                                    
                                                                           
          Matthew leaves, Phil kicks the desk a little too hard and        
          holding his foot in pain.                                        
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             18.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Dammit!                                                
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. RESTAURANT - AFTERNOON                                      
                                                                           
          Time Lapse:                                                      
                                                                           
          The servers moving fast, serving.                                
                                                                           
          People coming and going. The restaurant holding more than 15     
          people and fading.                                               
                                                                           
          Everyone gone.                                                   
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. RESTAURANT - NIGHT                                          
                                                                           
          A boy with long hair dances mopping the floor, while others      
          wipe down the tables.                                            
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. PANTRY - NIGHT                                              
                                                                           
          Taco is on his cell phone.                                       
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Yeah, baby, I’ll be home in an                         
                    hour. Okay?                                            
                                                                           
          He opens the pantry door and inside, Charlie and Alvin are       
          getting high and eating a bag of chips.                          
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    Shut the door man!                                     
                                                                           
                              ALVIN                                        
                         (mouth full)                                      
                    Yeah, man!                                             
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Yeah, bye baby.                                        
                                                                           
          Taco puts his phone away.                                        
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    What the hell are you two doing?                       
                    Your going to lose yours jobs.                         
                                                                           
                              ALVIN                                        
                    Who cares man.                                         
                                                                           
          Alvin’s eyes are glosses over, its his first time.               
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             19.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Man, are you okay? Your eyes.                          
                                                                           
          Charlie looks to, Alvin and starts laughing. He takes            
          another hit.                                                     
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Come on you guys got to get out of                     
                    here and go home.                                      
                                                                           
          Charlie holds out the joint to, Taco.                            
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    Take a break with us, It’s like the                    
                    best feeling. It really helps you                      
                    think.                                                 
                                                                           
          Taco gestures it away.                                           
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    No, I shouldn’t I’m going to drive.                    
                                                                           
                              CHARLIE                                      
                    PERFECT! this stuff makes you the                      
                    perfect driver! Everything slows                       
                    down its like gives you spider                         
                    sense.                                                 
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Spider sense?                                          
                                                                           
                              ALVIN                                        
                    From spiderman, Taco.                                  
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Really?                                                
                                                                           
          Both Charlie and Alvin looking high as hell, smirk.              
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Maybe a few hits. Just a few.                          
                         (in spanish)                                      
                    Please, God, help me for this.                         
                                                                           
          Taco takes the joint and smokes it, puff puff.                   
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Wow, that is some good -                               
                                                                           
                              ALVIN                                        
                    Don’t hog it man.                                      
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                 20.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          EXT. BURGENS RESTAURANT - NIGHT                                  
                                                                           
          Sarah is standing outside of the Restaurant. She is sitting      
          on the hood of her honda, blue. She is dressed nice, she         
          went home took a shower and changed. She looks at her watch,     
          past 8.                                                          
                                                                           
          Phil comes out of the restaurant removing the keys from his      
          pocket, Sarah is parked next to him. Bmw.                        
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Thought you went home?                                 
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Meeting, Matt here for a date.                         
                                                                           
          Phil has his eyes about to unlock his door.                      
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Unbelievable.                                          
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Excuse me?                                             
                                                                           
          He turns.                                                        
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Where is he?                                           
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Probably running a little late.                        
                                                                           
          Phil smiles shrugging.                                           
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Probably right. Or he could be at                      
                    that kick ass party at Tanner                          
                    street.                                                
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Party?                                                 
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Yeah, You didn’t know? Benny and                       
                    Matt were talking about it earlier.                    
                    How their going to rock out!                           
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                         (disapointed)                                     
                    Oh?                                                    
                                                                           
          Phil sees this.                                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             21.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Why do you waste your time?                            
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    I -                                                    
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    You know he only cares about                           
                    himself right?                                         
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    He cares about -                                       
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    About you? No, he doesn’t. He                          
                    doesn’t care about you, them,                          
                    benny, he only cares about himself.                    
                    Because if he cared, instead of                        
                    joking around all day being rude to                    
                    customers, he would be helping this                    
                    place, but he’s not.                                   
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    He just doesn’t see this place as                      
                    his future.                                            
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    Wow, your really in denial. He’s                       
                    left you waiting here. You know,                       
                    hey, maybe your right. Maybe, he                       
                    doesn’t, but this place as two                         
                    month to get into shape or we                          
                    close.                                                 
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    What? Two months?                                      
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    That’s it. If we don’t start                           
                    showing major profit, were done.                       
                    You and the laughing crew will have                    
                    to find another job, but everyone’s                    
                    Hero Matt, well he is a trust fund                     
                    baby, he doesn’t have to work,                         
                    unlike you, or me.                                     
                                                                           
          Phil opens his car door getting in it, turning the car on        
          and rolling down the window.                                     
                                                                           
                              PHIL                                         
                    I hate to say it, but you might                        
                    want to start looking for another                      
                    job.                                                   
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                 22.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          Phil backs out of the parking spot and drives away. Sarah        
          looking upset.                                                   
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. HOUSE - NIGHT                                               
                                                                           
          Music blares as a house full of people rock out!                 
                                                                           
          People crowd the living room, dancing to rave music. Red         
          cups in their hands filled to the brim with beer.                
                                                                           
          KITCHEN:                                                         
                                                                           
          Matthew and Benny around a table taking different colored        
          shots off the stomach of a girl.                                 
                                                                           
          Matt goes first than, Benny. They high five, the crowd goes      
          wild.                                                            
                                                                           
          A girl hand them a couple more shots.                            
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    I told you this party would be                         
                    CRAZY!                                                 
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I never doubted you, crap. I’m                         
                    drunk!                                                 
                                                                           
          Benny and Matt laugh.                                            
                                                                           
          A girl with red hair comes over, grabbing Benny by the arm.      
                                                                           
                              RED                                          
                    Come on, lets take a walk.                             
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Guess thats my cue.                                    
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Lay it down, black magic!                              
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    They don’t call me benny Black for                     
                    nothing!                                               
                                                                           
          Another high five and Benny dissapers with Red into the          
          crowd of people.                                                 
                                                                           
          Matthew grabs another shot, shooting it back. He wobbles         
          when he walks. He moves through the people, staring up and       
          down at all the girls he passes, moving to a set of stairs.      
          He sits down.                                                    
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             23.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          His head in his hands.                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I know what your thinking. He is                       
                    drunk.                                                 
                                                                           
          Matthew stares at us.                                            
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I am. And for the oddest reason I                      
                    feel like I’m forgetting something.                    
                                                                           
          Taco enters the party with a six pack in his hands.              
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Hey, Matty, I thought you were                         
                    going out with this girl tonight!                      
                                                                           
          Matthew raises his head suprised.                                
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    That’s excatly right. What are you                     
                    doing here?                                            
                                                                           
                              TACO                                         
                    Charlie got me high, can’t home. So                    
                    I drink!                                               
                                                                           
          Taco passes.                                                     
                                                                           
          Matthew again looks at us.                                       
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I know what your thinking, I am an                     
                    Asshole, right? Your thinking it.                      
                    I’m not, I just forgot.  I forgot.                     
                                                                           
          Kimberly comes over flopping down beside, Matthew.               
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    Who are you talking too?                               
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Them.                                                  
                                                                           
          Matthew points to us.                                            
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    I must be really drunk.                                
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I’m kidding. I just think outloud.                     
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             24.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    Ok. So, like you wanna make out?                       
                                                                           
          Matthew looks appuald.                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I don’t even know your name.                           
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    It’s Kimberly.                                         
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I’m Matthew.                                           
                                                                           
          He holds out his hand they shake.                                
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    Now?                                                   
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Yes.                                                   
                                                                           
          They both start kissing each other.                              
                                                                           
                                                                           
          EXT. SHED - NIGHT                                                
                                                                           
          A shed with a sock on the door.                                  
                                                                           
          Benny and the red hair girl are inside.                          
                                                                           
                              RED                                          
                    You ever done it in a shed before?                     
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Baby, Their aint a place Benny aint                    
                    dont it.                                               
                                                                           
          The sound of them kissing.                                       
                                                                           
          A squeak.                                                        
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    What was that?                                         
                                                                           
                              RED                                          
                    Don’t stop.                                            
                                                                           
          The kissing continues.                                           
                                                                           
          A sqeak again.                                                   
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             25.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    I heard it.                                            
                                                                           
                              RED                                          
                    Me too.                                                
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Holy hell!                                             
                                                                           
          The doors swing open, the girl with the red hair is pushed       
          out of the way in her panties and bra, as Benny runs out of      
          the shed with his pants down and shirt off.                      
                                                                           
                              DUDE                                         
                    Dude, what’s wrong?                                    
                                                                           
          Benny opens his mouth to answer, but the squeak becomes          
          clear. A racoon comes out of the shed and runs away.             
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Were all good here.                                    
                                                                           
          Benny walks over to Red helping her up.                          
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Ready to give it another go?                           
                                                                           
          Red looks at him disgusted, she turns and walks away.            
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Is that a no? Your leaving your                        
                    clothes? I aint bring back to you!                     
                    I aint.                                                
                                                                           
          Benny pulls up his pants goes in carefully, scared, grabbing     
          his shirt and putting it back on.                                
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Now, my balls going to be blue!                        
                                                                           
          Benny walks away sulking.                                        
                                                                           
                                                                           
          INT. HOUSE - NIGHT                                               
                                                                           
          Matthew and Kimberly are still kissing.                          
                                                                           
          They pull apart, Sarah is their watching them. She can’t         
          believe it.                                                      
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    No, no! Sarah!                                         
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             26.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
          Matthew gets up to go, after Sarah, but Kimblery pulls at        
          him.                                                             
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    Don’t leave me, we can go upstairs,                    
                    I’m wearing red panties.                               
                                                                           
          She tries to be sexy about it.                                   
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Reds not really my color.                              
                                                                           
          Matthew leaves.                                                  
                                                                           
                                                                           
          EXT. TANNER STREET - NIGHT                                       
                                                                           
          He rushes up to the end of the lawn where, Sarah is              
          unlocking her car door.                                          
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Hey, Wait. Let me explain.                             
                                                                           
          Matthew goes to touch her, but she rejects him like his          
          touch hurts.                                                     
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Don’t touch me.                                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    It’s not my fault. I meant to only                     
                    stay for five minutes, but Benny.                      
                    He shoved drinks in my hand and                        
                    time passed.                                           
                                                                           
          Sarah just stares her eyes watering.                             
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Look come back inside, we can drink                    
                    and dance.                                             
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    He’s was right.                                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    What? Who was right?                                   
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    He told me you only care about                         
                    yourself. I didn’t see it before,                      
                    but its true.                                          
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             27.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    It’s not my fault.                                     
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    Grow up, Matt. No one made you                         
                    drink, no made you kiss that girl.                     
                    You did that. Don’t talk to me                         
                    again, don’t ask me out again. This                    
                    is it.                                                 
                                                                           
          Matthew touches her arm, and she pushes him away. A slap         
          across his face.                                                 
                                                                           
                              SARAH                                        
                    That’s for making me like you and                      
                    taking it away.                                        
                                                                           
          Sarah gets in her car and drives away. Matthew standing          
          rubbig his face.                                                 
                                                                           
          He stares at us.                                                 
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Maybe, I was wrong. Maybe I am an                      
                    Asshole.                                               
                                                                           
          Benny comes behind, Matthew.                                     
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Was she pissed?                                        
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Very. Hows red?                                        
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    Not too good.                                          
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Better luck next time I guess.                         
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    What you doing?                                        
                                                                           
          Matthew doesn’t turn to face, Benny he keeps his eyes on us,     
          ahead.                                                           
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    I think I’m walking home. You?                         
                                                                           
          A heavy set girl walks past looking, Benny up and down. She      
          blows him a kiss as she enters the house.                        
                                                                           
          He slowly backs up from Matthew.                                 
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                           (CONTINUED)     
                                                                           
          CONTINUED:                                             28.       
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                              BENNY BLACK                                  
                    I’ll see you tomrrow.                                  
                                                                           
          He runs into the house.                                          
                                                                           
          Matthew starts to walk away, when, Bam!                          
                                                                           
          A car hits him and knocks him on the ground.                     
                                                                           
          He is flat on his back.                                          
                                                                           
                              KIMBERLY                                     
                    Oh my god are you okay!                                
                                                                           
          He looks at us.                                                  
                                                                           
                              MATTHEW                                      
                    Yep, I’m an asshole.                                   
                                                                           
          FADE OUT:                                                        
                                                                           
                              END.                                         
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
                                                                           
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s