King and Maxwell script
King and Maxwell  Episode #Pilot (2013)
Synopsis: King & Maxwell is an American drama television series that debuted on June 10, 2013, and aired on TNT. The series featured Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn as Washington, D.C.–based former Secret Service agents solving crimes as private detectives. NCIS: Los Angeles creator Shane Brennan created the show based on David Baldacci's novels. The series was canceled on September 20, 2013.

SEAN:

That’s why the Senator hired privateinvestigators. And don’t call him arabbit, you’ll hurt his feelings.

SERGEANT:

Hamster?

SEAN:

Beaver.

MICHELLE:

(off the Sergeant’s look)

Don’t go there.

The Sergeant thinks better of it, goes back to his paperwork.

Michelle clips on her holster, pockets her cellphone andwallet. And waits as Sean struggles with his shoelaces, belt,

tie, keys, wallet, cellphone, sunglasses, pocket-knife, combopen-

laser-pointer and loose change.

SEAN:

What?

MICHELLE:

Did I say something?

SEAN:

It’s easy for women. Dump it in apurse and you’re good to go. Guy’sgotta distribute the load. Then

you’ve got all the self-harmaccessories - the belt, the shoelaces, the tie

He takes the combo-pen-laser-pointer from her

SEAN (CONT’D)

The combo-pen-laser-pointer...

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MICHELLE:

Never leave home without it.

SEAN:

Hey, saved your butt this morning.

She turns for the door. Sean clumps along behind her in hislaceless shoes, struggling to loop his belt.

EXT. METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT - DAY

They exit, Sean pausing to lace his shoes.

MICHELLE:

What was plan ‘B’ if he didn’t put thegun down?

SEAN:

But he did.

MICHELLE:

You didn’t have a plan ‘B’, did you,

Sean?

SEAN:

You were plan ‘B’. You had the gun.

MICHELLE:

And yours was...?

SEAN:

In the glove compartment.

(off her look)

We were chasing an overweight guy in aBeaver suit.

MICHELLE:

An armed Beaver.

SEAN:

Who didn’t even know the safety was on.

She watches him tie his laces.

MICHELLE:

Ever heard of slip-ons?

SEAN:

First slips-ons. Then pants withelastic tops. And before you know ityou’re wearing a hoodie and peoplethink you’re from L.A.

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Shane Brennan

Shane Brennan is an Australian-born U.S.-based television writer and producer, best known as the executive producer of the American CBS drama NCIS, as well as the creator of the NCIS spin-off series, NCIS: Los Angeles. more…

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