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scene from Twelve Years Old
[ It's 2011, 8:57 p.m. on a Friday night, and no one is tired. LEIGH BETH, SADIE, MAKAYLA, and HALAYNA squeeze onto one small couch in front of a television. ]
LEIGH BETH lets a fistful of stale popcorn fall from her palm.
LEIGH BETH: Do you like cheese?
MAKAYLA: rolling her eyes Uh, yes.
LEIGH BETH: Good.
SADIE: You're crazy.
LEIGH BETH: True dat! she shoves what's left of the popcorn into her mouth.
MAKAYLA giggles before stealing the remote from HALAYNA.
HALAYNA: You suck.
HALAYNA: Shut up.
LEIGH BETH stands and sets off towards the kitchen, but promptly trips over thin air.
SADIE: It takes skill to trip over flat surfaces. You have a lot of skill.
LEIGH BETH ignores her, stands up, and exits to the kitchen.
HALAYNA: I'm cold.
LEIGH BETH: from the kitchen Go get my Bieber blanket.
LEIGH BETH: Fine, dorkface. Get up and maybe I'll let you use this one. she reenters, a fluffy brown blanket over her like a cloak.
HALAYNA: I don't want that though. It's got your germs all over it.
LEIGH BETH collapses, rolling on the floor and dirtying the blanket.
LEIGH BETH: How about now?
HALAYNA: Screw you.
SADIE: What do you want, then, princess?
MAKAYLA: to LEIGH BETH Get off the floor! Wait- popcorn!
LEIGH BETH: Pickles!
LEIGH BETH: What the fluff?
MAKAYLA: No, seriously- she points to MRS. KEYE as she enters with another bowl of popcorn- Popcorn.
SADIE: Oh, I thought we were playing the alliteration game.
MRS. KEYE: What do you girls want to watch?
LEIGH BETH: Is there a movie called "Do You Like Cheese"?
MRS. KEYE: Uh, no.
LEIGH BETH: That sucks cheese.
MAKAYLA gasps, nearly dropping the remote.
MAKAYLA: I found you guys' movie!
SADIE, LEIGH BETH, and HALAYNA: What?
MAKAYLA: Dumb and Dumber.
HALAYNA: I'm dumb.
SADIE: I'm dumber.
LEIGH BETH: I'm... wait, what am I?
MAKAYLA and HALAYNA: Irrelevant.