The Hammer & the Butterfly

Director(s): Brian H. Crawford
Actors: Natalie Cake


They say you should never

let go of your dreams.

But if your dream

is to be a Mouseketeer,

and you're 45,

you may wanna let that one go.

On the other hand,

if your dream's to be

a Wal-Mart greeter,

you can hang on to that baby

until, like, a year after you die.

Me, I don't even know

what my dream is.

But it's all right.

I got time.

I won't be turning 40 for another...

Ugh. I just turned 40.

Jerry, what are you doing?


Good morning, sweet pea.

No, it's not morning until the sun's up.

Oh. If you just get

your contractor's license,

you could set your own hours.


God damn it.

Oh, that's perfect, Speed Racer.

Happy birthday, Jerry.

Oh, Ozzie.

You shouldn't have, buddy.

What is it?

Is this that Clapton box set

I've been wanting?

Open it, man.

Open it.

It's for you.

Oh, a commuter mug.

- Just what I wanted.

- Happy birthday, man.

Thanks, buddy.

What you gonna do

for your birthday, Jerry?

Ah, thought I'd go to my crappy job

and get yelled at by my angry boss.

You did that last year.

Yeah, I know.

It's a Jerry Ferro tradition.

I bake a cake for you.

Do me a favor,

don't put the novelty candles

on it this year.

Yeah, why not?

It's funny.

No, it's not funny.

I almost blew a lung out

on those things.

And by the way,

who's the joke on?

I'm blowing snot all over the cake,

and then you eat three pieces?

Very funny.

You blew out, I eat the cake.

No, Ozzie, you're not listening.

It's not funny.

You're eating booger cake.

Morning, Mike.

Nice truck.

Yeah, you like it, Ferro?

You know, someday,

you get your own crew,

you might be able to upgrade

from your piece of shit.

Thanks, buddy.

I think this chicken's

gone south, Ozzie.

It's cactus.


It's good.

It's good if your plane

goes down in the desert,

but not if you can walk

to a supermarket.

What'd the old lady pack

for dessert, a pinecone?

What do you take of marriage, Jerry?

What do I take of marriage?

I'm not getting married

until I get health insurance.

Health insurance, then marriage.

That's my policy.

You just turned 40.

Yeah, but I'm not gonna do it like you.

Marriage, 30 kids,

with a wait-and-see approach

to health insurance.

Hey, you two get 10 minutes for lunch.

You're way behind on this wall.

Behind what?

Behind schedule, dipshit.

You know, Ferro,

you think you're smarter than everyone

'cause you got a quick tongue.

But you're just a grunt

working with illiterates,

amounting to nothing.

Leave him alone.

No, hablo retardo,

Speedy Gonzalez.

You know, you're lazy

even for a Mexican.

Hey, Nicaragua.

Oh, well, same difference, Sanchez.

Now come on, get back to work.


Nice try, assholes.

Mike, somebody threw a belt sander

at your windshield.


Mike, Mike, calm down.

It's the heat.

It's getting to both of us.

Yeah, you better run, you pussy.

And take the wetback with you!

Here, take this with you, too.

Got a little going away present for you.

How about that, huh?

Yeah, get the hell off

my job site, you pussy!

And take the beaner with you!

I hope the Minutemen get you!

Thanks for the mug, buddy.

I'll talk to Steve about getting you

some work around the gym.

See you.

Why don't you have me and Ozzie

come in here and spruce it up?

If you're looking for work,

why don't you just add another class?

You're still the people's choice.

That's not gonna help Ozzie.

I'm running a gym here,

not an unemployment agency.

Good job, Gus.

Good work.

Tree, can you give me

a couple of rounds?

Sure, Hammer.

Work it. Yeah.

Right there.

You training this guy?

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