The Layover

Synopsis: Two friends on a road trip compete for the affections of a handsome man when their flight is redirected due to a hurricane.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): William H. Macy
Production: Vertical Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min


[KATE] "I'm warning you, I'm

going to get angry. Do you see?

"We are going to have fun

on this island, understand?

"We are going to have fun

on this island.

"'Come now,' said the

Lord of the Flies.

"Get back to the others and

we'll forget the whole thing.

"This has gone quite far enough,

my poor, misguided child.

"Do you think you know

better than I do?"

Okay, so we have civilization

versus savagery,

and reason versus impulse.

So many exciting themes

in one little book, right?

Over the break, I want you to

read the next three chapters.

That's three chapters, and

I want you to write two pages...

on either one of our themes,

your choice.


Care to read us out to the bell?

No, no, no, not that one.

The one that you have on your

lap there. What is it?

Uh... Demon Sword Z.


Okay, let's hear it. Oh, come

on. Let's finish class strong.

"Now I have the power

of the five souls.

"Let us see what the

Gauntlet of Destiny...

"has to say about that,

demon lover.

"Then, the squid leg splits

Okami-san in half.

"Blood sprays everywhere."

This is 26% stronger than

anything else on the market.

It lasts up to four hours.

Not only are the lips fuller...

they're the most fantastic


Slight tingle at first,

but it's so worth it.

Better than collagen.

Where is this from?

The Orient... a lot of the

formulas are secret.

I own the North American rights.

Oh, that's lovely.

And this would be an exclusive

for Harold's.


That's really starting to work.

What kind of comic is this?

It's not a comic, it's manga.

"Put your demon powers in me,


"I want to feel your might

deep within."

Damn, its tentacles are like

its dicks.

Zack, your right.

"Hold back nothing, my pet.

After I summon the demon,

all you can..."

Mr. Moss. Hello.

We found some surprising

thematic similarities...

between Lord of the Flies...


Okay, all right.

You owe me two pages.

Have a really good break.

Where is this from?


D-P-R-K... isn't that

North Korea?

You're trying to sell Harold's

a North Korean product?


The North Korea against which...

the United States has

an embargo?

Now, that embargo is kind

of like Cuba, you know?

It's sort of symbolic.

20 years, Kate. Seen it all.


Well, maybe not sex

with an octopus.

That was a first.

That was mine, too.



I wanted your help to strategize

a big picture issue...

because I see something

we both share.

A deep love for this school.

Go Falcons.

I wanna do a little

right-brained thinking...

about a left-brain problem.

Are we talking about the ARB

test scores?

I'm talking about empowerment.

I'm saying let's be the change.

Let's not squander our energy

on acrimony and recriminations.

Um... are you firing me?


I'm sorry.

I'm trying to ground floor

the discussions...

so we don't waste our school's

resources on arbitration...

and severance packages.

Those things threaten the school

that we love.

Yeah, of course. Absolutely.

Sometimes a school can avoid

all that heartache...

if a teacher simply vacates

his or her post.

You want me to quit?

No. That's a personal decision.

What I want doesn't matter.

But I will say this...

I see you flourishing in a

slightly less urban teaching...

environment or perhaps in an

altogether different...

Can I admit something?

You always have great hair.

Perhaps you'd be happy

cutting hair.

Look, I took this meeting...

because Lucas spoke

highly of you.

He better have.

But I don't think this

is a good fit for Harold's.

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David Hornsby

David Hornsby (born December 1, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. He is known for a recurring role as defrocked priest Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara on the comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, for which he also writes and co-produces. more…

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