a human. for now.
TONY ESPINO TIMEOUT V1.1 ORIGINAL DRAFT 6/3/15
INT. LIVING ROOM – DAY
OTTO and BETSY are arguing in front of their ten-year-old
Why would you say that to me?
Sorry, I just won’t say anything to
You’re such a jerk!
Mom! Dad! Knock it off! I said no
fighting. You’re ruining my tenth
birthday! Go sit in timeout!
I’m not going in timeout.
You want to talk back to me? You
can sit in timeout all day, mister.
I don’t care.
It’s not fair. I don’t want to go
Too bad. I’ve been yelling at you
two for fighting all day.
She started it!
I don’t care! You’re both going in
timeout. So shut up! I don’t want
to hear another word out of your
Betsy and Otto go sit in the corner.
Way to go. Thanks for getting us in
I said SHUT UP! What don’t you
Otto begins crying.
What, now you’re going to cry?
Seriously? You know what, Dad? I
gave you plenty of warnings and you
chose not to listen. So
whatever…go ahead and cry.
Otto cries harder.
Keep crying, Dad. Go ahead. Cry
over some stupid crap because you
can’t do what you’re told and get
along with your wife!
Otto cries harder.
Oh my God. You’re so annoying!
Betsy begins walking away.
Where you going? Get back in
I have to go to the bathroom.
I don’t care. You can go when
you’re done in timeout.
But I really have to go. It’s not
Keep talking back, Mom. See what
Really have to pee.
Shhh…you’re going to get us in
I didn’t get us in trouble the
Yes you did! Liar!
Betsy starts crying.
I did not!
SHUT UP! You’re driving me nuts.
Don’t you know how to talk nice to
each other? You two just yell at
each other all day like lunatics!
You’re yelling at us!
I’m yelling because you aren’t
listening! You guys suck! I can’t
take anymore of this! I’m leaving!
Stacy storms off.
You want to build a fort?
Sure. But I have to go to the
Betsy begins walking to the bathroom and calls back to Otto.
Don’t start without me!