1 INT. NICK'S APARTMENT - LATE NIGHT 1
Looking incredibly weary, NICK WATERS, 30's, enters his
apartment in his business suit. He stumbles into --
2 INT. NICK'S BEDROOM - CONTINUOUS ACTION 2
He drops his briefcase, strips off his jacket, loosens
his tie and collapses onto the bed like a dead man. PAN
OVER TO the alarm clock which reads "1:23 AM."
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3 INT. NICK'S BEDROOM - EARLY MORNING 3
The alarm clock now reads "4:59 AM." It switches to
00" and a BLARING BUZZER goes off. Nick sits up in
bed, shuts off the buzzer and painfully forces himself
out of bed. He hurries out of the bedroom, passing the
saddest, deadest houseplant in history.
4 INT. NICK'S KITCHEN - MOMENTS LATER 4
Nick opens his fridge to reveal a wasteland of moldy
leftover containers and crusty condiments. The orange
juice container he grabs is empty.
He opens the freezer. It contains nothing but multiple
boxes of "Jimmy Dean's Breakfast Bowl -- with Bacon!" He
pops one in the microwave, then glances over at a framed
photo of a slightly younger Nick kissing a smiling OLD
WOMAN on the cheek. The frame reads: "I Y Grandma!"
Nick sighs sadly.
5 INT. NICK'S BATHROOM - MINUTES LATER 5
Nick sits on the toilet eating his breakfast bowl with a
fork. He takes some toilet paper from the roll and wipes
his mouth with it.
6 INT. NICK'S SHOWER - MOMENTS LATER 6
Nick showers while simultaneously brushing his teeth and
shaving. He loses track and brushes his face with the
7 INT. NICK'S BEDROOM - MOMENTS LATER 7
Nick hastily grabs work clothes from his messy drawers
and closet. Clearly, no laundry has been done in a
8 INT. NICK'S APARTMENT ELEVATOR - MOMENTS LATER 8
Nick hurriedly buttons his shirt, tucks it in and begins
tying his tie as the elevator reaches the lobby.
9 INT. NICK'S CAR - SHORT TIME LATER 9
As he drives to work, he dials a number and transfers it
Hey, Jenna, it's Nick.
It's five-thirty in the morning,