Small Time

Synopsis: A young guy decides to skip college in favor of joining his father on the lot of his used-car business.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Joel Surnow
Production: Anchor Bay Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

This is the story

about my father

and the summer we spent

together many years ago.

It was the summer

that changed my life.

Ah, your love is fading

I feel it fade

Ah, your love is fading

Woman, I feel it fade

Ah, woman,

woman your touch

Your touch has gone cold

As if someone else

controls your very soul

I've fooled myself

long as I can

Can feel the presence

of another man

It's there when you

speak my name

It's just not the same

Ooh, baby

I'm losing you

It's in the air

It's there everywhere

Baby, baby, babe

I'm losing you

And later on in the show,

I'm gonna wash it out

right in front of you

so you can see how it looks.

Burger maker,

the ingenious kitchen gadget

that lets you stuff, stuff,

stuff your way to the best

tasting burgers ever...

Thanks to the upper winds.

The upper wind pattern

right now is warmer

through the middle part

of the country,

right through the

midsection of the U.S.

that'll keep the warm air

coming from the west.

Our temperatures

look above normal,

probably through the beginning

of next week.

You coming to bed?

In a minute.

Are you crying?


Babe, you're crying.

Does weather make you sad?

I don't know what it is.

Everything just

makes me cry lately.

Maybe I have high

blood pressure.

I don't think you have

high blood pressure.

I'm driving

down the street today,

I see this guy bought

his little boy a snow cone,

you know, from the back

of a truck, and...


I start blubbering

like a baby.

I had to pull over.

Maybe you're thinking

about your son.

I mean he's graduating

high school tomorrow.

It's not like

he's going off to war.

No, but

he's getting to that age.

It's an adjustment.

I'll say.

You've been

a great dad to him, Al,

and you always will be.

I have an idea.

Why don't I come over

next weekend and...

I can cook dinner

for the three of us,

and get to finally meet

the legendary Freddy Klein.

Yeah, maybe.

Yeah, maybe?

What am I doing wrong here?

You're not doing

anything wrong.

Then why can't

we be together?

I mean, really together?

Linda, we are.

Come on,

don't, don't do that.

Don't do that.

Who the hell is calling

at this time a night?

Oh, I wonder.


Hey, Al.

We have a little situation

here at the lot.

What are you

doing at the lot?

My TV crashed.

I wanted to catch the game.


there's a young man here,

uh... What's your name?


- Jason what?

- Sanders.

His name is Jason Sanders.

Any relation

to Phil Sanders of B of A?


Jason here tried to boost

the silver Mustang

we traded in last month.

Luckily, I was here

to catch his felonious ass.

You called the cops?

No, I did not

call the police.

I wanted

to talk to you first.

Well, what do you think?

Well, I don't know yet.


Well, no, I-I don't... the fact

this keeps happening

any more than you do.


He is trespassing.

What, you mean

like in the leg?

Wait, wait, Mister.

Let's not get crazy here, okay?

Come on.

He says he'll do anything

to make it right.

I'll be right down.

Put it back,

pretty boy Floyd.

You make me nervous.

We think that Herman's

been washed out to sea.

So what's the problem?

Nothing, all right?

Ash, we gotta

fix that clock.

This is classic.

Am I interrupting anything?

Yeah, Herman's getting the sh*t

beat out of him tonight.

What's with the gun?

Oh, good, isn't it?

It looks real.

Oh, thank God.

You were here the other day

with your friends.


He was driving a BMW.

What are you doing

trying to steal a car from us?

Mister, I wasn't gonna

keep the car, okay? I swear.

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Joel Surnow

Joel Surnow (born December 18, 1955) is an American television writer, producer and director. He is the co-creator of the action series La Femme Nikita and 24. more…

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