|General Script posted January 6, 2019||Chapters:||...59 60 -61-|
a one-scene script.
A chapter in the book Scenes
Scene at a Carnival Midway
by Bill Schott
Pons and Ned meet at a carnival.
Ned: Hey, Pons. Good ta see ya here at the circus.
Pons: Well, it's not exactly a circus, Ned.
Ned: What don't this place got that a circus does?
Pons: Gee, Ned, lots of things. There aren't any clowns.
Ned: I think there is , Pons. Some dudes said earlier, "Look there at that clown!" I didn't see 'im though.
Pons: There aren't any elephants.
Ned: Not a one. That could be anutter elerphant joke. "Where do they keep all the elerphants?"
Waits for Pons' reply.
Pons: Ah, I don't know. Where do they kee--
Ned: Not at the dern carnival! Whatta think? Funny?
Pons: Like most elephant jokes.
Ned: Y'know I just made that one up.
Pons: They don't have any high wire acts here either.
Ned: Ya mean like them trap-tease artistes?
Pons: Right. Tight rope walkers and suspended acrobats. Circus acts.
Ned: What's an elerphant got that no utter aminal's got?
Pons: Baby elephants?
Ned: Well, any kind, big er small.
Pons: Oh, okay. I don't know, Ned. What do --
Ned: They got a trunk, Pons. That's as plain as the nose on yer face.
Pons: That's funny, Ned. Nose on your face.
Ned: My nose funny, Pons?
Pons: No, Ned. I was just saying --
Ned: What's worst than a elerphant wit a nose bleed?
Pons: A giraffe with a sore throat.
Ned: We're talkin' elerphants, Pons.
Pons: I don't know, Ned.
Ned: An elerphant wit diarhea. Man, Pons! That's gotta be ten times worser than a nose bleed.
Pons: Maybe ten TONS worse, as well.
Ned: I s'pose, Pons. Making no expression at all.
Pons: So, Ned, you want to go to the midway and win a stuffed elephant?
Ned: Sure, Pons. First though, I'm a gonna go alookin' fer that clown.
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