and now on with the show.........
INT. D.C. SUBWAY TRAIN CAR - NIGHT
It's gloomy... there is a stupid DJ on the radio... Mulder looks at the radio like it has just commited a sin.... Mulder is beat... his zoned out gaze falls to the floor.
MULDER'S POV - THE FLOOR AND HIS SHOES
The floor is a war zone... of bacteria and fungus... and a more frightening sight... a scary boy band magazine cover. His shoes, are dirty, he sees he is standing on some tickets, he lifts his shoe to get off the tickets... and they stick... we see a bright/dusty pink piece of chewed gum on his shoe....
NEW ANGLE - MULDER
Standing up... (**NOTE: No one else is on the train car**) He is hanging on to a pole, as he looks both ways to see if anyone is watching... shruggs his shoulders, lifts his foot up... and falls forward... but catches himself on an empty seat... and snatches the tickets from his shoe... the gum is still on the tickets... Mulder picks off the gum and drops it to the ground... a disgusted look is on his face....
INT. MULDER'S APPARTMENT - NIGHT
The light of the fish tank luminates the room... with a blue tint. Mulder, we see is dialing the phone ... speed dial to Skinner's office, Skinner told him he was gonna work late. We hold on this angle of Mulder for a few beats.
Oh hi Scully!
I found these two tickets
on the subway, some nice man
gave them to me. And I was wondering
if (long beat)
Isn't this (beat)
I-I thought I was calling
Oh yeah. Here he is.
(irritated... he was busy...)
Mulder shrugs ... hmmmmm ...
SMASH CUT TO:
ANGLE - KRYCEK'S DOOR
Flies open!! WHAM! Krycek looks startled and quickly turns off the TV. We see Mulder standing in the doorway ... he looks wired... possesed even.
We hear the muffled sounds of conversation... beeps of car horns... angry words toward someone...
EXT. ANDERSON THEATRE - DAY
Stands looking at the threatre in all it's glory... as angry drivers pass him... he is in the middle of the road.... Krycek is on the sidewalk behind him....
has to quickly pull Mulder away before he is run over by a semi... beeping at him...
INT. ANDERSON THEATRE - BALCONY
ANGLE - MULDER AND KRYCEK
Getting comfy in their seats.
Is bouncing in his seat... he leans over to Krycek...
THE LIGHTS DIM
INTERCOM ANNOUNCEMENT COMES ON.
Wasn't the Arabian
Dancer from November's
issue of Play Pen Magazine?
Yeah... I think so.
TIME CUT TO:
INT. ANDERSON THEATRE - BALCONY - 20 MIN LATER
Lights are out, Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcraker" is playing. There are two women making their way to their seats ... they finally find their seats in front of Mulder and Krycek... Mulder has to remove his feet from their seats, after they look at him a few times ... he says "oh" ... he didn't realize they were gonna sit there.
Right away, Mulder and Krycek start to sniff the air. Their little noses cringe. There is a GOD AWFUL smell in the air!!! Kinda like the smell from teeny-bopper magazines... perfume. BLAH!
Mulder leans in towards Krycek ...
Smells like (beat)
NEW ANGLE - STAGE
The male lead dancer prances out ... from behind the right wing ... ummm ... how to put this:
hearing Mulder's comment..... laughs and spits out his root on DITZ #1, then spills the rest of his can of Root Beer on DITZ #2. They run out... to refresh their magazine perfume. Krycek CHUCKLES to himself... Mulder gives him a HIGH FIVE.
Is laughing at his own dumb joke.
On the other hand..... wait... he only has one arm.... ok... anyways... GLARES at Mulder (still laughing out loud)... but before Krycek will hurt him... "The Arabian Dance" starts....
Huh? (beat) (gets it)
Start to take pictures.
TIME CUT TO:
Finale of "The Nutcracker" ... Mulder and Krycek stand up clapping ... they realize that everyone else thought it sucked so they stop ... all is quiet, as they sit back down.
THE LIGHTS COME ON!
MULDER AND KRYCEK
Are all alone ... they must have pissed off everyone!!!!!