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Rivalry Week
by Max F. (hardypenguin@gmail.com)

Rated: G   Genre: Comedy   User Review: ****
Palma Rivalry Week 2012


This screenplay is copyrighted to its author. All rights reserved. This screenplay may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the author.



FADE IN:

INT. BAGPIPIES STOLEN - DAY
                                                            
Camera zooms in on the open football equipment door.
                                                            
                       DV (Disembodied Voice)
      (Panicking)
The bagpipes... What happened to
the bagpipes?! The game's tonight,
we can't play without them!
                                                            
DUN, DUN, DUNNNN
                                                            
                                         FADE OUT
                                                            
 
INT. STERRETT'S ROOM - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera is stationed within B1 doorframe. We turn into the
room and see Sterrett debriefing a student.
                                                            
                       ST (Sterrett)
      (Wearing a suit,
       black shades)
I have a new mission for you,
(student). Our Palma bagpipes have
been stolen... We suspect the
Salinas High Cowboys. It's up to
you to get them back.
                                                            
Camera zooms in on the student, sitting in his desk. Angled
view.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Shocked)
Salinas High? But we've beaten
them in football for years now!
                                                            
Student looks into the camera, winks, and gives a thumbs-up.
                                                            
Camera flips to Sterrett, standing at the Podium.
                                                            
                       ST (Sterrett)
Well...
                                                            
Sterrett whips off glasses.
                                                            
                       ST (Sterrett)
      (Facing the Camera)
This ain't my first rodeo.
                                                            

2.

"Won't Get Fooled Again"- The Who ; starts playing,
CSI:Miami style
                                                            
 
INT. MRS. DESANTIS' ROOM - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera positioned on the A Wing grass, past A1. Student
comes running out of locker room, all the way to A1 and
pokes his head in the door.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            
Camera positioned in A1. Mrs. Desantis is at her podium when
student runs in, poking his head through the door.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
Mrs. Desantis! Have you seen our
bagpipes anywhere? Some cowboy
stole it!
                                                            
                       DES (Mrs. Desantis)
      (Glaring from her
       desk)
What makes you think it was a
cowBOY? It could have just as well
have been a cowGIRL!
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Stuttering)
Um... well.. I... um...
                                                            
                       DES (Mrs. Desantis)
      (Thoughtful)
You know, this actually reminds me
of a scene from Jane Eyre-
                                                            
Camera pans left and zooms in on student's face.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Terrified)
No it doesn't!
                                                            
Camera zooms back out. Student rips open the door and runs
out of the room.
                                                            
 
INT. RUNNING THROUGH HALLWAYS - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
We replay the student running to A1, but in reverse.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            

3.

Camera positioned at the trashcan, on the left-hand side of
the flagpole's parking lot side. Student runs from beneath
the arcade to the opposite trash can.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            
Camera positioned at the bushes in front of the MPB. Student
runs from the path outside of Mr. Sullivan's window all the
way to the E Wing pathway until he is out of view.
                                                            
                                         FADE OUT
                                                            
 
INT. MR. RYAN'S ROOM - CONTINUOUS
                                                            
Camera is stationed inside of Mr. Ryan's room, angled facing
straight at the door, about 10 feet back.
                                                            
Door rips open, Student comes running in panting
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Frantic)
Mr. Ryan!
                                                            
Camera pans to the left, Mr. Ryan comes out of his material
room.
                                                            
Camera pans back halfway to its original view, encompassing
both student and Mr. Ryan.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Gasping for Air)
Mr. Ryan... have you seen... the
bagpipes?
                                                            
                       RY (Mr. Ryan)
      (Completely
       unphased)
No I haven't, but what I do know,
is that a gentleman would never
steal a bagpipe!
                                                            
Mr. Ryan looks into the Camera.
                                                            
                       RY (Mr. Ryan)
      (Emphatically,
       pointing his
       finger)
FACT!
                                                            
Awkward 5-10 second silence. Mr. Ryan keeps looking and
pointing at the camera.
                                                            

4.

                       STU (Student)
Um... I'll go ask Mr. Henry.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            
Camera is stationed in Mr. Henry's room. Its view
encompasses the entrance to the equipment shed between his
and Mr. Ryan's room.
                                                            
Student comes through, opening the door.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Searching, moving
       head back and
       forth)
Mr. Henry?
                                                            
Camera pans to the right. We see Mr. Henry searching through
papers on a counter top, with his Fedora on.
                                                            
                       HEN (Mr. Henry)
      (Peering up from
       his work)
Yes, what is it?
                                                            
Camera zooms out, so as to encompass both Mr. Henry and
student.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Pleading)
Have you seen our bagpipes?! We
think a cowboy stole them!
                                                            
Camera zooms back in on Mr. Henry, who now stares wide-eyed
at the camera.
                                                            
                       HEN (Mr. Henry)
      (Angry)
Cowboys... Why did it have to be
cowboys?!
                                                            
Camera zooms out, once again encompassing both characters.
Mr. Henry and Student face one another.
                                                            
Indiana Jones music starts playing. Both characters look
questioningly at the ceiling.
                                                            
After, a few seconds, they look at one another and
simultaneously shrug.
                                                            
Camera zooms back on student and the doorway behind, leading
to the E-Wing.
                                                            

5.

                       STU (Student)
      (Sheepish Grin,
       snapping fingers)
Alright... I'll be going now.
                                                            
Student slowly walks backwards, grabs door handle, and lets
himself out backwards.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO SCENE 5
                                                            
 
INT. RUNNING THROUGH C WING LOCKER ROOM - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera is positioned past Mr. Henry's door, closer to the
band room. It stares straight down through the locker room.
                                                            
Student bursts out of Mr. Henry's room. Door is flung
violently. Student almost falls on the grass. Student
sprints through 1/3 of the locker room.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            
Camera is positioned by where the community service hours
are posted. Student comes running out of the opposite locker
room and sprints to the guidance office.
                                                            
Student enters guidance building and runs through corridor
until out of sight. Camera, in the same position, zooms in
on the "Guidance Office" title inscribed on the door.
                                                            
 
INT. BRUNET'S OFFICE - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera is positioned within Mr. Brunet's office, straddling
the wall opposite of the door. It's POV encompasses the
entirety of his office.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Bursting through
       the door, gasping
       for a breath)
Mr. Brunet... Mr. Brunet... Mr.
Bru-
                                                            
                       BRU (Mr. Brunet)
      (Assuringly,
       Interrupting)
Calm down, son! It's gonna be
alright. Trust me, I'm a guidance
counselor.
                                                            

6.

                       STU (Student)
      (Reassured)
Alright. I was going to ask-
                                                            
                       BRU (Mr. Brunet)
      (Interrupting)
Have you updated your Naviance?
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Confused)
Wait, what? . . . Nononono, have
you seen our bagpipe?
                                                            
                       BRU (Mr. Brunet)
      (Rising from chair)
I haven't, but let me check my
office.
                                                            
Mr. Brunet rises from his seat and strikes the Captain
Morgan pose on a chair next to his desk. He puts his hand to
his forehead and scans the room, searching. Camera zooms in
onto his person and follows him during this.
                                                            
Camera zooms out, pans left, and zooms in on the face of the
student.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Befuddled,
       Exasperated)
-Speechless-
                                                            
                                         FADE OUT
                                                            
 
INT. RUNNING THROUGH MORE HALLS - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera is positioned dead center beneath the arcade, facing
at first to its left.
                                                            
Student bursts out of guidance office and runs past the
front of the gym. Camera pans right, following student.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            
Camera is positioned at the right side of the entrance to
the C/D breezeway. It faces the back entrance to the gym
locker room.
                                                            
Student runs from the wall by the gym locker room entrance
into the breezeway, until out of sight.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            

7.

Camera is positioned on the grass on the lefthand portion of
the C-Wing. It looks into the breezeway.
                                                            
Students comes running from the breezeway, takes a left, and
runs into C5. Camera pans and follows him as he does so.
                                                            
Student enters C5. Camera pans up and zooms in on black C5
                                                            
 
INT. CHIPLEY'S ROOM - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera is positioned diagonally away from the door, inside
of Chipley's room. View encompasses doorway to Mr. Chipley's
desk.
                                                            
Mr. Chipley is working at his desk when Student runs in.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Exasperated)
Mr. Chipley!
                                                            
                       CHI (Mr. Chipley)
      (Peering up from
       his work)
Yessss?
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Desperate)
Mr. Chipley... please tell me
you've seen our bagpipes
somewhere!
                                                            
                       CHI (Mr. Chipley)
      (Wry Grin)
Well, have you checked the mole
box?
                                                            
Camera zooms in on Mr. Chipley's face
                                                            
                       CHI (Mr. Chipley)
      (Smiles and winks
       at the camera)
                                                            
                                         FADE OUT
                                                            
 
INT. C WING - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
Camera is on C-Wing grass, looking straight ahead at C5.
                                                            
Student walks out of C5, dismayed. He has his hands in his
pockets and his looking at the ground while he walks.
                                                            

8.

Camera pans to the left, looking at the breezeway. We see
SHS cowboy marching through the breezeway, toward the gym.
                                                            
                       SHS (SHS Cowboy)
      (Triumphant,
       puffed out chest)
Those stupid Chieftains, there's
no way they'll win tonight without
their precious bagpipes!
                                                            
Camera snaps back to the right. Student is at the bench
between C4 and C5. He looks up in shock, towards the
breezeway.
                                                            
Camera zooms in on student's face.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Mouth Agape)
                                                            
Camera pan back left, zooms in on the bagpipes in cowboy's
hand, then pans up and zooms in on cowboy's face.
                                                            
                       SHS (SHS Cowboy)
      (Mouth Agape)
                                                            
Camera zooms out, pans to the right just so, to encompass
both characters.
                                                            
Cowboy makes a break for it, sprints down the breezeway out
of sight. Student dashes after him until he is also out of
sight.
                                                            
                                         CUT TO
                                                            
Camera is stationed to the right, diagonally, of the
breezeway's entrance. It's view encompasses this entrance
all the way to where it leads into the gym locker room.
                                                            
We see Mr. Beasley walking from the locker room to the
breezeway playing his guitar and singing.
                                                            
SHS Cowboy bursts from the breezeway, closely followed by
Student.
                                                            
                       BEA (Mr. Beasley)
      (Self-Righteous)
Stop, thief!
                                                            
Camera zooms slightly in Mr. Beasley's direction as he lifts
his guitar above his head.
                                                            

9.

SHS Cowboy runs past Mr. Beasley and around the turn into
the locker rooms before Mr. Beasley can hit him with the
guitar.
                                                            
                       SHS (SHS Cowboy)
      (In Passing)
Ha ha!
                                                            
                       BEA (Mr. Beasley)
      (Flailing)
ARGH!
                                                            
Mr. Beasley brings down his guitar right when Student runs
past him. He gets hit in the shoulder and flys into the wall
of the gym.
                                                            
Camera adjusts so as to get a full view of student.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Slumps to floor,
       looks up at
       camera dazed)
Ugh...
                                                            
Camera pans to Mr. Beasley. His mouth is agape and his
hands, with one holding the guitar, are held out in front of
him in shock.
                                                            
                       BEA (Mr. Beasley)
      (Apologetically)
Oh my God, are you ok?!
                                                            
Camera zooms out, encompasses view of both Mr. Beasley and
Student.
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Shakes his head,
       gets up, dusts
       himself off)
I'm fine...
                                                            
                       STU (Student)
      (Dawning
       Realization)
But I have to get those bagpipes!
                                                            
Student runs past Mr. Beasley, around the corner into the
locker rooms, out of sight.
                                                            
Camera pans and zooms so as to encompass the entirety of Mr.
Beasley.
                                                            

10.

                       BEA (Mr. Beasley)
      (Looking into the
       Camera)
Well, what are you waiting for? We
gotta help him!
                                                            
From this point on, Mr. Beasley runs from his spot, through
the locker rooms, up to the Chieftain sign right next to the
locker room door that opens to the interior of the gym.
                                                            
The camera is running behind him this entire time.
                                                            
When Mr. Beasley reaches the sign, he turns to us. The
camera stops and focuses on him.
                                                            
                       BEA (Mr. Beasley)
      (Looking at the
       camera)
They went through here! Let's get
those bagpipes back!
                                                            
Camera stays in its position but Mr. Beasley turns his back
to us, rips open the gym doors, and runs into the gym.
                                                            


FADE OUT.


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From emma Date 11/29/2012 ****
very entertaining! :)


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