Come on Donny. Everyone’s waiting
He turns off the engine.
Do I look high?
Laney fumbles around in her purse. She finds the Visine and
puts a couple of drops in each eye. She’s a pro.
You look beautiful.
Donny tries to pin Laney against the wall next to the front
door to kiss her but she wiggles out of it. Flashes a smile.
Tosses what’s left of the lollipop into the bushes.
5 OMITTED 5
6 INT. KITCHEN - DAY - CONTINUOUS 6
We’re back! Who’s hungry?
Through the french doors we see BRUCE and SUSAN (both mid-
30’s). Three kids, ELI (8), JANEY (6) and HENRY (8) are
playing happily on the trampoline. Donny starts removing food
from the bags. Laney heads outside.
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7 EXT. BACKYARD - DAY - CONTINUOUS 7
Bruce and Susan are bundled up and watching the KIDS play.
Hearing the door open, Bruce turns around to see Laney. He
has a vaguely suspicious look on his face - is that always
What took you so long?
Laney wraps her arms around Bruce’s neck and gives him a
They forgot the Moo-Shu Pork and I
know it’s your favorite.
She is well versed in identifying a suspicious look. Even
more so in knowing how to dismiss it with a kiss.
Food’s here! Everybody inside!
Susan, you hungry?
8 INT. KITCHEN TABLE - DAY - SAME 8
Bruce, Laney, Donny and Susan are sitting around the kitchen
table eating. There are open boxes of Chinese food and a few
open beer bottles on the table. The KIDS are milling around
the kitchen. Eli, in head-to-toe Nike sweats looks like a
mini version of his father. He’s dribbling a basketball.
Susan passes Donny a manuscript.