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Living The Life:Episode One(Animated Comedy) (1 Viewer)

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luke_mushu_2010

Hello everyone! My name is Luke, and I have been working on scripts for a show called Living The Life. It is a animated series that I plan on creating in college. Please tell me what you think of the script after you read it. Below is a list of the character's information. Some of the characters may not appear until future episodes.

Character Info:

Sam Smith-Sam is the crazy and unpredictable one. He is fourteen years old and always speaks his mind. So he mainly says random and odd things. He is also very scared of his mother, Tracy.


Todd Woods-Unlike Sam, Todd tends to take things a little more seriously. Todd is also fourteen years old and doesn't like to get into trouble. But just because he doesn't like it, doesn't mean he wont.

Harvey Woods-Harvey is Todd's big brother. He is sixteen and enjoys watching Todd and Sam getting into trouble, unless the trouble involves him.

Vicki Woods-Vicki is the mother of Todd and Harvey. Vicki is 37 years old and is very strict when it comes to Todd and Harvey. She is married to Dan Woods.


Dan Woods-Dan is the father of Todd and Harvey, and the husband of Vicki. Dan is not very strict and enjoys a good laugh. He also has a crazy obsession with the anime show "Yokimon".

Tracy Smith-Tracy is your typical white trashy women with a very high temper. She is 39 years old and the mother of Sam. Tracy hates any kind of pest, whether rat or mailman, she will hunt it down.


Great Uncle Leo-Leo is a little out of it most of the time. He is 68 years old and is a former fisherman. He enjoys spending time with Todd and Sam, but doesn't think too much of Harvey.

Living the life episode one


EXT.todd's living room.day

Todd is sitting in a chair watching a Football game on television. The screen zooms to the television. A commercial starts playing.


FOREST GUMP

Mamma says "Life" is like a box of chocolates...


FOREST GUMP(Cont'd)
(Now In Salesman Voice)

So get your copy today!


Forest Gump pulls out a copy of the game "Life". The screen goes back to Todd sitting in a chair watching television.

Todd

(Yelling while keeping his eyes on the television.)


Hey mom, can you get me a soda?

There is a 2 second pause.

TODD

(Yelling while keeping his eyes on the television.)


Hey dad, can you get me a soda?

Todd's big brother, Harvey, walks into the room.

Harvey

Mom and Dad aren't home, they're grocery shopping.

TODD
(Yelling while keeping his eyes on the television.)

Hey Harvey, can you bring me a soda?

HARVEY
(Frustratingly)


I'm right here!

Todd turns his head slowly to Harvey.

TODD

(In a Smart Aleck Tone)


Then where's my soda?

Scene Ends: Opening Credits Roll

EXT.todd's kitchen/living room.day


Todd's parents, Dan and Vicki, walk into the kitchen and set down groceries on the counter.

VICKI

It seems like every time we go in that place the prices get higher and higher.

Todd walks in and grabs a flat sack of popcorn and starts to walk back into the living room.

VICKI


Todd, you have to heat that up first.

TODD

(While Walking Back To His Chair)


No time, games on.

Todd leaves the room.

VICKI


Hey Dan, I wont be home until late tomorrow night, me and Tracy have to stay at the restaurant late to get ready for the Health Inspection.
DAN
(Suspiciously)


Yea, uh, I wont be home until late also, I got some, uh, some business I need to take care of.

Vicki walks into the living room and sees Todd watching football while crunching into the popcorn seeds.

VICKI

That's gross!


TODD

Yea, tell me about it. Where's the expiration date on this stuff?

VICKI

Todd, me and your father wont be home until late tomorrow night, so I'll leave you some money to order a pizza for dinner.

TODD

Don't worry about it, I'll eat at the party.

VICKI

"What party?"


TODD


Sam's party, but don't worry, his mom will be there.

VICKI

Sam's mom wont, because she will be working at the restaurant with me.

TODD
(Nervously)

Oh, uh, I meant his dad.

VICKI

His dad is dead thanks to some unmentionable people. I told you a hundred times, you cant go to an unsupervised party at Sam's house, you know what happened last time.

EXT.Flashback scene.sam's house.kitchen

Todd and Sam are pouring Gasoline into a bottle of soda.


Sam

So you're sure putting this in his drink wont hurt him.

TODD

Of course, it makes cars faster, so it should just make him faster.
Flashback Scene Ends.


TODD
(Angrily)

Fine!


Vicki leaves the room. Then it zooms to Todd's face, his eyes grow and he starts smiling.

EXT.school.day

Todd is getting out of the car in front of his school.

TODD


See you later mom.

Todd enters the school from a far view. Then it shows Todd and Sam sitting beside each other in class.


TODD

Sam, I wont be able to go to the party at your house tonight.

SAM
(Surprised)

Why?! Did your parents find out how Harvey's hamster really died?

TODD

No, my mom found out that your mom isn't going to be there.

SAM
(Annoyed)

How'd she find that out?!

TODD
(Angrily)

She freaking works with your mom!

SAM

Really? Down at EeagleBluffs? Huh, isn't that something.

TODD

Yea, I thought that was pretty weird too, but the point is, she said I couldn't go to the party at your house.


SAM

And that means?


TODD

We can have the part at my house.


SAM

How are we going to do that?


TODD

My mom wont be home until late tonight.

SAM

What about your dad?


TODD

Hmm,I'm not sure. But my mom said that they would both be gone tonight.

EXT.dan's work.day

You see a clock with 4:57 on it. Then it zooms out to where you see Dan staring at it.

DAN

Almost time...


EXT.TODD'S LIVING ROOM.night

Todd walks in and looks to the left and the right.


TODD

Clear!


Sam runs in holding a stereo and a disco ball.

SAM


Were going to need some entertainment, we don't want people to think we cant throw a decent party.

TODD


I know a guy that can ring a chickens neck, but he doesn't come for cheap.
SAM


That will have to do. I'll go round up some chickens and you go find some money and get that guy over here.


EXT.hotel hallway.night

Dan is walking down the hallway and knocks on a door. A woman answers the door.


Woman

I was afraid you wouldn't make it.


DAN

Yea, me too. My wife is working late, so she wont have to know anything that goes on here.

Dan closes the door after he walks inside the room.


EXT.Todd's Kitchen.night

Todd is searching through cabinets and drawers.


TODD

Now where did she leave that pizza money?

Todd looks on top of the counter and sees it.


TODD

Aha!

Todd grabs the money and runs out the door.


EXT.petting zoo.night

Sam is holding a trash bag looking at the chicken cages. He opens the only two cages and stuffs the only two chickens in the bag. Chickens are squawking in the background.


SAM

Only two chickens? Well that sucks!

Sam looks over to the left and sees a pound full of ducks.

SAM

Well their basically the same thing.

EXT.street sidewalk.night

Todd walks up to Frank, a hobo.


TODD

Hey frank, can you come do that chicken thing at one of my friends parties?

Frank

Alright Sergeant Andrews, just take the cat and leave!

TODD

Uh, Frank, what are you talking about?

FRANK

Oh, its you, sorry. I think the stuff they prescribed to me is talking.

TODD

The doctor?

FRANK

No, the guy in that alley over there. Now what is it that you need?

TODD

Can you come do that thing with the chickens and the neck ringing and all that good stuff? And don't worry, I got the twenty bucks right here.

FRANK

You got the chickens?

TODD

I have someone working on that right now.

EXT.flashback scene.petting zoo/duck pond.night

Sam is in the pond grabbing ducks and putting them into the trash bag. The ducks keep trying to bite him.


SAM
(Yelling at ducks)

Hey quit it!


Flashback Scene Ends.

FRANK


Alright, I'll do it.

EXT.STREET SIDEWALK.NIGHT

Frank, Todd, and Sam meet each other in the middle of the sidewalk. Sam is holding the trash bag which is moving and making chicken and duck noises.


TODD

Sam, how are people going to know to come over to my house instead of yours?

SAM

Don't worry, they'll know.

EXT.sam's house/front yard.night

A group of people are looking at the front door reading a note which reads:


Note

The party has moved to Todd's house.


Party guy #1

Who the heck is Todd?


EXT.restaurant.night

Vicki and Tracy are washing the tables.


VICKI

Sorry my son wont be able to make it to Sam's party.
tracy


Party? What party?

VICKI

Todd said Sam is having a party tonight.

TRACY

You actually think I would let him throw another party after what happened to his father, God bless his soul.


VICKI

Good point. Maybe we should go check on this so called party.

EXT.TODD'S LIVING ROOM.night

Todd's house is full of people dancing and talking. Loud music is playing and a disco ball hangs above everyone. Todd is talking to Sam.


TODD

This is freaking awesome! The best part is, we are actually going to get away with it! Hey, have you seen Harvey?

EXT.flashback scene.todd's living room.night

Sam is standing nervously beside Harvey.


HARVEY

Uh, Hi Sa-

Sam pushes Harvey into a nearby closet.

Flash back scene ends.

SAM

Uh, why no, I haven't seen him.

Ext.vicki's car.night

VICKI


Oh my God, I am so nervous! There is no telling what all is happening at that party.

EXT.TODD'S LIVING ROOM.NIGHT

People at the party start staring to the right. Viewers cant see what they see.


PARTY GUY #2

Hey! What is that guy doing with that chicken?

You hear bones cracking and blood covers people's faces. Everyone is still and shocked. The screen turns towards a Gothic looking person dressed in all black covered in blood. He is turning in circles and bowing as if he was worshiping the dead chicken while murmuring things to himself.


EXT.hotel room.night

Dan is taking off his coat.

WOMAN

(In the distance)


Are you ready?

DAN

(Nervously)


Yea, just a minute.

EXT.TODD'S LIVING ROOM.NIGHT


People are dancing again with blood still on their faces. Then Vicki and Tracy walk in with angry looks on their faces.

VICKI


Todd!

TRACY


Sam!

PARTY GUY #2


Parents!

A bunch of people start running out the door. One second later, two headless chickens run out the door with a flock of ducks with crooked necks following behind. Vicki turns her head towards Frank.

VICKI

*Coughs Loudly*

Frank is still sitting there.

VICKI

(Angrily)


Get out!

FRANK


Yes Ma'am.

Frank turns and whispers to Todd.

FRANK

You owe me extra for this pal.

Frank then walks out the door.

VICKI

(Angrily)


I leave you alone for one night and this is what happens?!

TRACY

Why would you two even think you could get away with something like this?
VICKI


Wait, where's Harvey?

They hear a loud banging noise in the distance. The scene turns towards the closet.


HARVEY


Help! Come on you guys, this isn't funny! This broom is uncomfortable.

VICKI

Why on earth would you do that?

TODD


I swear, I have no idea how he got in there.

SAM


Yea well, I think I'm going to go, I'm getting tired.

Sam runs quickly out of the front door.

TRACY


Now come on back here boy!

Tracy runs out of the front door chasing after him. The scene shows Todd while Vicki is speaking to him. In the background window, you can see Tracy chasing after Sam and then jump on top of him.

VICKI


Todd, you have no idea of how much trouble your in, just wait until your father gets ho-

Scene turns towards Vicki again.

VICKI (Cont'd)


Where is your father?

EXT.HOTEL ROOM.night

While the woman and Dan talk, the scene only focuses on their heads.


WOMAN

You ready Dan?


DAN

Yea I'm ready! What about the rest of you guys?

The scene zooms out and you can see that they are sitting at a table with more people holding cards.

Crowd


Off course!

WOMAN


God I love Yokimon!
DAN


Well you wont love it for too long, because my squittle just beat your Kipachu! In your face!

Scene Ends: End Credits Role.
 
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