222 Second Sight continued...
Written by H. Wiggins; Directed by Daniel Attias; (as "fanscribed" by Paper Caper)
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And in the "something's better than nothing" category, we have the last two scenes of this episode for your viewing pleasure -- thanks Paper Caper! :)
[At McGintys while drinking beer and watching the news]
[Man in suit with gray hair walks in.] Charles Fishman?
[Chuck slowly and anxiously turns around] Yeah?
Man: I represent the law firm of Gilder and Smith. Earlier this week you helped an old woman across the street.
Man: That woman is a client of ours.
Crumb: That bag lady?
[Man looks at Crumb.] Only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. [looks back at Chuck] The rest of the time shes Camilla Danforth.
[Gary raises his hand and moves it around] Wait, Camilla Danforth, the uh department store heir?
Man: [nods] The same.
Marissa: Shes a bag lady?
Man: Mrs. Danforth likes to walk the city unobserved, in search of the needy, and deserving. She asked me to give you this. [hands Chuck a package wrapped in brown paper]
[Chuck accepts curiously and looks at Crumb, Gary, and Marissa. He holds it up to his ear curiously.] [jokingly] Its not ticking.
[Gary has a "Yeah, I get the joke" look on his face while Marissa quietly clears her throat.]
[Man holds out clipboard and pen to Chuck.] If youll just sign here.
[Crumb looks jealously in awe.]
[Chuck hands the clipboard back after signing it and the man accepts it and says:] Good day. [leaves the bar]
Chuck: Yeah, take care. [examines package curiously]
Marissa: What is it?
Chuck: [taps package] I dont know, but Im sure its somethin good.
[Crumb looks frustrated and impatient] Well just open it, Fishman!
[Chuck optimistically unwraps it, then a look of disappointment and confusion overcome him as he sees its a book.]
Gary: [confused] Its a Bible.
[Crumb laughs maliciously]
Chuck: Hmm [flips through Bible and finds an envelope inside]
Gary: What is that?
[Chuck takes a piece of paper out of the envelope and unfolds it.] Its a Its a check.
[Crumbs malicious smirk disappears]
Gary: Well for how much?
[Chuck holds the check near Gary so he can read it]
Gary: [reads check] A hundred thousand do
[Chuck snaps the check back greedily and Marissa interrupts and says:] One hundred thousand dollars?
Gary: [points at card in envelope] Well whatsat - Whats the card say?
[Chuck opens card and reads it] Dear Mister Fishman, Im sure youll use this for a worthy cause. The world needs more good people like you. Camilla Danforth.
Crumb: [excitedly and amusedly yells] Woooah she got the wrong guy there! [laughs]
Chuck: [seriously] No she didnt. Shes right. [stuffs card back into envelope] I said Im gonna change and I am.
[Gary and Marissa have confused and doubtful expressions]
Marissa: [doubtful] What?
[Chuck looks at Bible and then at everyone] I need to think. [walks away]
[Crumb raises his head as Chuck leaves] Is he serious?
[Marissa raises her hands in a shrug and Gary confusedly watches Chuck leave and says:] You never can tell with him.
[Scene: Street outside McGintys]
[Chucks car rolls by as he beeps the horn. He steps out of the car and beeps the horn again.]
[Marissa and Gary come outside McGintys as Chuck approaches]
Gary: Well, this is it.
Chuck: Yep. [takes off his sunglasses]
Marissa: Youre really gonna do it, huh?
Chuck: [optimistically] Absolutely. Im supposed to put that money to good use and thats what I intend to do.
Marissa: In LA?
Chuck: LAs the place! Fishman Productions Wholesome Family Entertainment.
Gary: [looks at Chuck like hes crazy] Youre kidding.
Chuck: [confident] No. I even got my first idea. Its gonna be about a guy who gets tomorrows news today.
Marissa: You **gotta** be kidding!
[Chuck looks at Marissa] No, and he has this friend, this uh, sidekick, this second banana, who uh is an incredible pain in the butt. [looks at Gary jokingly]
[Gary smiles back at Chuck with a twinkle in his eye. He looks at Marissa for a millisecond until Chuck interrupts him.]
Chuck: Whaddya think?
[Gary looks at Chuck.] What do **I** think? Itll never float.
Chuck: [happily] Its Hollywood, baby!
[Gary and Marissa smile and almost laugh]
[Chuck looks at Marissa and smiles] Goodbye, Marissa. [hugs her]
[Marissa pats his back and says:] Who am I gonna argue with, Chuck?
[they stop hugging and Chuck says] Theres always the cat.
Marissa: [nods] Hmm.
Chuck: Oh and uh, [pulls out Marissas Saint Jude medal] Dont forget this. [places the medal in Marissas hand] In came in uh, incredibly handy. Appreciate the loan.
Marissa: [blinks] Youre welcome.
[Chuck approaches Gary]
Gary: [uncomfortably] Oh youll be fine, well, well well see each other.
[Chuck nods incredulously]
Gary: I mean, you know, well talk. Uh, we got the phone.
Chuck: And you got my cell phone number?
[Gary interrupts] Yeah yeah yeah. I got your number. You get in trouble, you give me a call.
Chuck: If you need me, I got your back, you know that.
Gary: [smiles] Yeah. Yeah. [looks at Chuck for a moment then holds out his hand to shake. They shake hands as Chuck sadly smiles]
Gary: Listen, uh, about that second banana thing, you you were never second banana.
[Chuck looks thoughtfully at the ground] I appreciate it.
[Marissa appears surprised and happy]
[Chuck sighs] Ill miss you, buddy. [hugs Gary]
[everyone stands silently and looks uncomfortable]
Chuck: Okay, Im leaving now.
Marissa: [softly] Bye Chuck.
Chuck: Im goin. [looks at the bar and halfheartedly waves] Bye McGintys. [walks to car and puts his sunglasses back on] Ill Ill call you when I get there, okay?
[Gary and Marissa nod]
Chuck: I may stop in Vegas first. Arividerci! [drives away]
Marissa: Wow [sighs] Hes really gone, huh?
[Gary watches Chuck drive away] Yeah I have a feeling though hes never gonna be too far away.
[Gary looks at Marissa] Hey how are you, uh, you know about, uh
Marissa: My sight?
Marissa: Well, [sighs] its still the same. You know, I dont know, Gary. Maybe I, maybe I did just imagine that tugboat, or or maybe I really did have a vision like in the Bible.
[Gary looks at the road] Hmm
Gary: Nothing, its just that uh, you had a vision and he got his sight.
Marissa: [halfhearted laugh] Maybe.
Gary: Buy you a cup of coffee?
Marissa: Sure, why not.
[Gary escorts Marissa into McGintys as end credits appear]
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