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MOVIE NOVEL

CHAPTER TEN: THE 30-SECOND QUIZ





(Audience applauces)


Announcer (voice-over): "Here's Bert! That eternal showbiz whiz!"


Announcer (voice-over): "With a family connection in the 30-Second Quiz!"


Bert: "As Janet's parents, this should be really easy."
Emily: "About Brad's family?"
Bert: "Your last clue is mental instability.  You have 30 seconds."



Harry: "Mental instability?"


Emily: "He was adopted, you know."


 j                                                      Harry: "Oh yeah.  I'd forgotten."             Emily: "Well I hadn't..."


Emily (continued): "...I was worred about inherited crazyness when they married..."


Emily (continued): "...I said to Janet, what do we know of his parents?"


Bert: "Which leads us to....?"   Announcer: "This afternoon's surprise prize, Bert..."


Announcer (continued): "...which is a delerious stay in that evergreen series 'Happy Homes'..."


Announcer (continued): "...with unlimited use of a new Dream Kitchen."


Emily: "Infantile Regression?"


Bert: "You got it."                                                                                               Emily: "I got it!"


f                                      Harry:  "She got it?  She got it!"


Emily: "Ah! I got it!  I've won!"


Harry: "Hey yea! She got it!  Ha ha!"


                                                                                                                                    Bert: "Congratulations!"


Bert: "Congratulations...and it's happy homes..."


Bert (continued):  "...to Harry and Emily Weiss..."


Bert (continued):  "...of Denton!"                                        Emily: "Oh!"      Harry: "Ha ha!"                           j


Bert: "Ah ha ha ha!"



Farley: "Ah Ha!"