1 BLACK SCREEN1
KITCHEN APPLIANCES. SHOWERS. FIGHTING. PEOPLE YELLING. DOG
FATHER'S VOICE (TOM)
Where's my wallet?!
I NEED A TOWEL!!
When you turn ten, your head's going
to swell up real big like a watermelon
and we're going to have to put you
to sleep like they do with a dog.
Wait! Hold still!
through the kitchen, down the hall, up the stairs, up the
hallway. A door open.
What's the matter?
What's wrong? For Christ's sake!
Look at him!
2 CLOSE-UP. FERRIS2
His mouth's open. His eyes are bugged-out. His tongue is fat
and dry in his mouth. He's laying in bed, on his side.
3 INT. BOY'S BEDROOM 3
Handsome, upper-middle class parents. They're both dressed
He doesn't have a fever. But he says
4 CLOSE-UP. FERRIS4
His lifeless eyes blink.
5 INT. BEDROOM. PARENTS 5
What's the matter, Ferris?
Feel his hands. They're cold and clammy.
Tom takes one of Ferris' hands.
Should you call the doctor?
He doesn't want me to.
Why don't you want Mom to call
manage is a choked gasp.
Ferris tries again.
Don't make a fuss. I'm fine. I'll get up.
I have a test today. I have to take it.
I want to get into a good college
so I can have a fruitful life...
tell them I won't be in.
I'm okay, Mom. I feel perfectly...Oh, God!
for school. She's cute and stuck-up. A major pill.
Oh, fine. What's this? What's his problem?
He doesn't feel well.
Yeah, right. Dry that one out
and you can fertilize the lawn.
That's enough, Jeanie.
You're not falling for this, are you?
Tell me you're not falling for this.
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