The Game  Season #1 Episode #1

Synopsis: the game
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir

4 Players walk into the frame and sit down

Gil sets up the table and hands out the cards

Shows brief background of each character with their turn

Gil Thinks:
“I am really good at poker, I mean… I think… but all you need to do is believe. Right?”

Dante Thinks:
“This is the only place where I am still welcome, at least no-one knows me, I’m going to have fun, yeah”

Tom Thinks:
“I don’t know why I keep trying, I am always getting a bad hand”

Oscar Thinks:
“I really need this money. I REALLY need this money, i need to score a girl”

Cards are handed out

Gil (Mediocre Cards): “This is going to be easy”

It’s already over for you all

“Oh man, I’ve already lost haven’t I”

”You’re obviously just trying to make us think that”

Tom Thinks:
“Yeah, yeah he’s probably right, why would he want me to think that he has bad cards. It’s not like he would tell us”

Dante (Good Cards) Thinks: “I’m actually starting to feel better now”

Tom (Good Cards) Thinks: “This isn’t good is it can bluff it… YEs I can bluff it”

Oscar (Mediocre Cards) Thinks: “Oh no”

Gil and Dante places a 20

“I’ll do you one better”

Tom places a 40

“I can spend some, I'll earn it back anyway”

Oscar places 40

First card is placed on the table

Gil (Not matching card) Thinks: “No, I don’t need this, badbadbadbadbadbadbadbad”

Dante (Matching Card) Thinks: “Ohh yes, this is in the bag.”

Oscar then raises the bet to 150

Dante thinks:
oh god

Dante matches, running low on money

Gil matches

Oscar matches, feeling confident

well, this suddenly became heated

Oscar and dante both shake their heads in disbelief, while Tom thinks

Tom (Not matching Card) Thinks: “I can still bluff it”

Eh, whatever

Tom raises to 300

Everyone looks at the table in shock

Oscar (Matching card) Thinks: “I need to spend money to earn money, for her”

Dante Thinks:
That is way too much money, I will not do that. I came here to feel better, not worse after all”

Oscar matches bet

Gil matches bet

Second card is placed on table


Dante is running very low on money

Dante starts to get worried

Dante has no matching cards

Dante Thinks:
There is no way I am gonna pay for this

Dante Folds *Takes L*

*Gil picks up card and realises that it lost him the game*

i'm going all in

Gil raises to 400

alright then

Tom raises to 400

well, i have come this far for my girl

Oscar raises to 400

Throws down cards on the table thinking his won

feeling pretty confident about this boys (says nervously)

Oscar feels very confident: “Oh really? Well what do you think of this?”

Oscar feels very confident: *throws his cards on the table eliminating Gil from the game. Oscar has a schmuck look on his face. Oscar thinks he has won the game*


Gil storms off, not even taking his bag

It is now Tom and Oscar left

“Well damn, guess I lost” *Throws down cards on table*

Oscar stands up, boasting his win to Tom

“Wait a minute? Did I win?”

of course not! You barely know the rules, never mind the game!... wait a minute...

Tom :
realises that he won the game, starts jumping in joy. “

Oscar sits there for a moment, reconsidering his life

Oscar jumps up and in rage, flips the table over, hitting the camera man and killing him…

Camera faces Oscar staring directly at it.

The end

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