It Runs in the Family

Synopsis: It is now summer in the Parker family and the usual number of events is happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly neighbors (the Bumpuses) while eagerly awaiting the discovery of the perfect fishing spot, and Mother is attempting to collect all of the pieces of a glass china set at a local movie theater.
Genre: Comedy, Family
Director(s): Bob Clark
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
 
IMDB:
5.7
PG
Year:
1994
85 min
8 Views


Aye, Captain.

Are you ready to go?

Where are we going?

Pesach. We're going to a Seder.

Passover?

Not yet.

Gefilte fish?

Mama makes good gefilte fish.

Gefilte fish, yes.

But not Mama's.

Zabar's.

My daughter-in-law can't cook.

What are they doing? That's gross!

You don't know what that is?

That's 69.

69's all right,

but it's nothin' like oral sex.

Get off, Shea!

Anybody wet their Pampers today?

No. You?

You're in little Abby Staley's

class, right?

You tell little Abby that she

never finished what she started.

Tell her I've waited too long,

my balls are gonna burst.

- Miss Congeniality.

- Gromberg, are you following me?

Following you?

Why would I be following you?

You just called me a zoo monkey

smeared in my own faeces.

Which I actually thought

was kind of funny.

But, no, I'm on my way uptown

to go pick up my grandmother.

Your grandmother?

That is such bullshit.

No, I am. Sometimes

I pick her up from dialysis.

You are so following me,

and I wish you would stop it.

You know what, Peg? You excite me.

You are so moronic, it is unreal.

- Screw me.

- I don't think so.

No, I gotta go.

But before I do,

let me get your digits.

- Excuse me?

- Your phone number.

You don't get the message?

What do I have to do,

barf on your Nikes?

Just give me your number and

I'll quit hasslin' you.

It's on the class roster,

under "Unavailable".

At least give me some skin.

Excuse me, is Mrs Gromberg here?

You just missed her.

I put her in a taxi ten minutes ago.

Damn!

Was she OK, at least?

Listen, she's old.

It takes a lot out of her.

If you can't be here on time, get

somebody else who can pick her up.

What kinda shit-ass portion is this?

Now serve it up!

What kinda shit-ass portion is this?

Now serve it up!

Is everything OK, Suzie?

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Jean Shepherd

Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr. (July 26, 1921 – October 16, 1999) was an American storyteller, radio and TV personality, writer and actor. He was often referred to by the nickname Shep. With a career that spanned decades, Shepherd is known to modern audiences for the film A Christmas Story (1983), which he narrated and co-scripted, based on his own semi-autobiographical stories. more…

All Jean Shepherd scripts | Jean Shepherd Scripts

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Translation

Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss this It Runs in the Family script with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"It Runs in the Family" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 8 Aug. 2020. <https://www.scripts.com/script/it_runs_in_the_family_11035>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

Watch the movie trailer

It Runs in the Family

The Marketplace:

Sell your Script !

Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!


The Studio:

ScreenWriting Tool

Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.