Nightmare at Noon



- Howdy fellas!

Them's pretty lights, what'cha

doing, making a movie?

- Shit...

Good boy.

- Good morning

Canyonland it's 9:05,

you're listening to

KCNY, your buddy Billy.

Take a look-see at weather

today, mostly cloudy today

with gusty winds so

watch out for your hats

and I'll be right here

I'm not going anywhere.

Playing more country classics from the

country classic coral, on KCNY.

I But it's too hard to hide I

I Seize me J"

I What I wouldn't give to have you I

I Please me J"

- Why'd you do that?

I'd rather not have

the urban cowboy stuff

this early, I'm allergic.

- When in Rome dear do as the Romans do.

- When in Rome dear, I go shopping.

- Thank god for the wilderness.

Thank you.

- How is it?


I hate microwave croissants.

- Well, it's the price you

pay for roughing it dear.

I Forget the yesterdays I

- Looks like somebody just

checked out of the Hilton.

- Oh, maybe he's

looking for a safety valve too.

You guys might have a lot to talk about.

- No, he could be trouble.

- Oh come on now, where's your

sense of adventure I've been

hearing about so much lately?

' So?


I didn't catch your name?

- Reilly.

- First or last?

- Both.

- Well I'm Ken Griffiths,

this is my wife Cheri.

I'm an attorney, you know

the pressure sometimes,

you just, you gotta unwind,

hunting's my release.

You headed anywhere in particular?

- Nope, just cross country as

long as the ride holds out.

- The only way to go, it

takes one of these babies.

And good company.

- Seems to me you got both.

- Yeah, but not the time.

One week, seven short days

of freedom I tell 'ya.

- Big case?

- Court would be a

big adventure for Ken.

See he's a show-business

attorney, rock and roll.

He draws up contracts

with assholes and then

he sues them when they don't

meet their end of the bargain.

Right dear?

Sometimes when he's

out hunting he pretends

like the deer are his clients.

It's wish fulfillment you know,

it makes him very vicious.

- I can see that.

- Uh oh.

- What is it?

- It my dear is the unmistakable aroma

of ham and eggs breakfast.

No more soggy croissants for this boy.

- Morning!

Can I get you all anything to start with,

coffee or something?

- You know I'd like a--

- Just water.

- Water, fine, coming right up.

- No I'd like a, I'd like a beer.

- You got it!

- Make that two.

- You got it!

- Morning.

Well howdy darling.

- Morning Charley!

Sit anywhere you like, I'll

be with you in a second!

- Ah take your

time darling, no hurry.

- There you go.

- Well it's not exactly

continental cuisine.

- Honey this is real meat

and potatoes country.

I wouldn't.

You don't know where that's been.

- What am I supposed to do huh?

Order Pierre, get real!

- Fine it's your body.

- Yeah, and I know

what's good for it.

- Anything else for you today Charley?

- Steak must have been a little tough.

- Oh no Charley!

- What the f*ck is the matter with you?

Hey I'm talking to you, what

the f*ck is the matter with--

- Enough!

Excuse me, excuse me.

Oh, shit!

- Benny!

Benny this is Lori!

Benny, gimme the sheriff quick!

- Get him Reilly!

- Charley, that's enough!

- First name

Robert, last name Durell,

an employee of...

- Let him go!

Charley, come on.


Don't do it it's me, come on!


Yeah I copy, did you tell the sheriff?

Dispatch can you copy?

Can you hear me?


- Now what?

- We wait.

The sheriff will have a

few questions for you.

I'll relieve you of that piece.

- That's the kind of thanks I get

for doing your dirty work?

- Thanks.

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