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Synopsis: Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph (Robin Williams), the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy (Edward Norton), a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ratings and the affections of a network executive (Catherine Keener) - Randolph makes the unsuspecting rhino the target of his numerous outrageous attempts to exact revenge and reclaim his status as America's sweetheart.

man in a puffy foam-rubber rhinoceros costume dancingunder the bright friendly lights of a television studio.

Another rhino and various foam-rubber animals dance

behind him to the happy MUSIC. The rhino finishes his

number and takes a bow. A bleacher full of kids bursts

into wild applause.

INT. BACKSTAGE - MOMENTS LATER

After the taping. The rhino lumbers down the hallwaytoward wardrobe. He is suddenly grabbed by two large menand dragged out through the exit into...

INT. DARK PARKING GARAGE

... where several thugs in overcoats emerge from theshadows and start beating him with lead pipes. One of

the men pulls out a GUN and SHOOTS the rhino severaltimes. The SHOTS REVERBERATE through the empty garage.

FINAL CREDIT:

CUT TO BLACK:

SUPERIMPOSE:
ONE YEAR EARLIER

FADE UP ON:

INT. TELEVISION STUDIO - DAY

It's the taping of another children's show -- "RainbowRandolph and the Krinkle Kids." RANDOLPH SMILEY, a

clean-cut man with a happy face and yellow bow tie,

dances through Rainbowland with the "Krinkle Kids"

(little people in top hats). He sings one of hissignature songs: "Friends Come In All Sizes." One of

the main Krinkle Kids -- ANGELO PIKE -- dances behind

him.

RANDOLPH:

(singing)

'Friends come in all sizes

That's a fact! It's True!

All colors of the rainbow

from Mauve to Blue...

(MORE)

(CONTINUED)

2.

CONTINUED:

RANDOLPH (CONT'D)

Their names may not be differentand their shoes may not matchOne might say 'grasp' while the

other says 'snatch'Some like to toss while others

like to caaaaatch... Beeee

caaaause...

Friends come in all sizes

Take it from me! Golly Gee! Size

never matters when you want somefriendly patterFrom a pal who is true and canlift you when you're blueYou can count on him and he can

count on yoooouuuu!

It's true... that...

(big finish)

Friends come in all sizes!'

DISSOLVE TO:

MONTAGE - RAINBOW RANDOLPH MERCHANDISE

"Sugar Rainbows Cereal," plastic toys lined up on storeshelves, kids playing with Randolph dolls, kids eating"Rainbow Potato Chips" and "Rainbow Candies." A "Rainbow

Burster," a kind of gun that shoots plastic rainbows.

Marquees announcing upcoming live appearances, etc. We

get the picture. Rainbow Randolph is the king of thekid shows.

INT. DIMLY-LIT BAR - NIGHT

A suburban-looking HUSBAND and WIFE enter. They findRainbow Randolph sitting alone, drinking a Scotch. Hair

slicked back, sans bow tie, the friendly face no longerlooks so friendly. He nods for them to sit down. After

a nervous beat, the Husband puts a briefcase on the tableand slides it to Randolph. Randolph takes a gulp of hisScotch. He unsnaps the briefcase and opens it. Five

grand stares him in the face.

HUSBAND:

So... uh... you'll make sure myboy dances up front, right? Where

he'll get the most camera time?

Randolph slams the briefcase shut, startling the couple.

RANDOLPH:

You want your kid on the show?

(CONTINUED)

3.

CONTINUED:

HUSBAND:

Of... of course.

WIFE:

Yes, very much.

RANDOLPH:

Then don't tell me how to run myfucking business.

HUSBAND:

No, no, we were just -

Randolph rises. He takes a final gulp of his Scotch andpicks up the briefcase.

RANDOLPH:

I'll call you if a spot opens up.

He starts to walk off. Suddenly, the Husband and Wifejump up from the table holding guns.

HUSBAND:

Freeze, you cocksucker!

WIFE:

Drop the briefcase!

Federal agents storm into the bar and surround Randolph.

EXT. TIMES SQUARE - DAWN

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Adam Resnick

Adam Resnick is an American comedy writer from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his work writing for Late Night with David Letterman. Additionally, Resnick co-created and wrote for Get A Life with Chris Elliott. more…

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