And when it's finally calm, Mason continues like nothinghappened.
So anyway, after all that, he endsup coming back with me, but onlybecause he’s so excited to tell
everyone on our unit that I poopedmy pants. And he does. He tells
everyone, somehow it even got backto my mom. You heard that story,
Sammy catches his breath...he shakes his head "no", then nods"yes", then no again.
How you guys doing over there!
Jessica watches them from the door.
How ya feeling Sammy? You got itall out?
Sammy looks exhausted.
You wanna go take a nap?
Alright. Let’s get you up.
Alright, i’ll see you back at theoffice.
Nate nods nervously as she walks off.
Welcome to Short Term 12, man.
Mason stands Sammy up.
CREDIT SEQUENCE INTRODUCING THE GROUP HOME
INT. COOL DOWN ROOM -- MORNING
A static shot of the "Cool Down Room," a toy punching bagbobbing in the center.
INT. GIRL'S ROOM 1 -- MORNING
A large girl, lies in bed, feet on the wall, head hanging off
the side, looking at the world upside down, filing her nailswith a non-metal file.
INT. GIRL'S BATHROOM -- MORNING
A girl sits on the toilet (fully clothed) with wet hairwrapped in a towel, applying Nair to her legs.
INT. GIRL'S ROOM 2 -- MORNING
One girl braids another girl's hair.
INT. MARCUS' ROOM -- MORNING
MARCUS, 17, an intimidating quiet presence, sits on his bed
reading a science book. He pinches some worms into afishbowl and watches his pet fighting fish gobble them up.
INT. LUIS' ROOM -- MORNING
LUIS, 15, sleeps in bed with a pillow between his legs,
drooling on his sheets. Family photos cover his wall.