Screenplay By Kyle Fieldman, Stephanie Henthorn, Ashley Kraus, and Zach Dodson
EXT. INDIANA UNIVERSITY ARBORETUM-DAY
It is a beautiful Fall day on campus, the leaves are changing color and the air is cool and crisp. SMITH, a relatively handsome but insecure man, is standing next to JENNY, a high maintenance girl arguing. A mysterious woman can be seen in the background. JENNY What is the matter with you? SMITH What do you mean? JENNY We have been dating for over 4 months now, four months Smith. Do you know how long that is? SMITH Of course I know what four months is. JENNY Well four months can be long time without any sex Smith. There are plenty of guys out there who would love to be with me. Why won’t you open up to me? SMITH It’s...I...I just can’t OK! I can’t! JENNY Is it me? is it something I did or said? do you think I’m ugly?Wait...are you gay? SMITH (interrupting her) Wait a minute...I am not gay, why would you say something like that. JENNY (yelling) Then why in gods name will you not have fucking sex me me Everyone in the Arboretum turns to see what is going on, including the mysterious women who begins to take an interest in the argument that is taking place.
SMITH Jenny! Quiet down would ya, everyone is looking at us. JENNY I don’t give a fuck, let them look and realize what a shallow asshole you are. SMITH (trying to calm her down) Jenny...you know there are some things in my life that I have been working through, I just can’t talk about them. It isn’t anything you said or did, I’m just not ready. JENNY Well you better get over it soon cause I’m way to impatient to wait any longer. I want to be with you Smith but your making it so hard for me to. SMITH I know, and I’m sorry. Just give me a little more time. You’re everything to me Jenny, you know that. SMITH hugs JENNY, and gives her a kiss on the forehead. SMITH You know, I kinda like you... (winking) JENNY I know. I know. Just tell me when. SMITH Thanksgiving... Can you wait til then? JENNY (sighing) I guess. Only because I like you a lot too. Smith puts his arm around Jenny’s shoulder and they walk off towards the Business school.
INT. INDIANA MEMORIAL UNION-DAY
Smith is sitting at a table across from his best friend and roommate, TY, who is a very athletic and good looking man. They are eating Burger King. Smith is distraught about the argument and promise he just made to Jenny. TY (chewing on his food) What’s up man, you seem upset about something. You get laid or something. SMITH (sarcastically) Ha! Ha! Ha! Real funny Ty. TY No man. seriously. What’s up? you look really upset. SMITH Its nothing man, don’t worry about it. TY Bullshit man. Something is bothering you and you’re going to tell me. SMITH No...I’m not. I don’t want to hear anything you have to say about it. TY Its Jenny again isn’t it. She’s begging for your "D" and you’re holding out on her. SMITH (getting aggravated) Shut up Ty, I don’t want to talk about it. TY Dude! You seriously need to figure this whole no sex thing out. It can only benefit you...trust me... (winking and smiling) SMITH Dude...lay off.
TY OK..OK...but seriously what happened that has you this upset. SMITH Its Jenny. TY I knew it. SMITH Shut up! We got into an argument today in the arboretum. TY What about? The sex? SMITH Yeah...the sex. TY How’d it go? SMITH We were having a fight remember. TY Oh yeah...go on. SMITH I kind of promised her I would have sex with her on Thanksgiving. TY What! Really! That’s great man. SMITH Is it. TY Yeah man. Here’s what you have to do. First you have to............. Smith nods with a half smile as Ty’s voice starts to fade off. Smith is having a flashback. 3
INT. SMITH’S FAMILY HOME-NIGHT