INT. ZOO — RAINFOREST EXHIBIT — NIGHT

MANNY and LOU, crows, pick from a garbage. CHIN the chameleon watches from the habitat. They’ve been at this awhile…

MANNY
‘Ey, what is it with this guy, uh?

LOU
Manny, don’t. He ain’t mean it,
he ain’t mean it.

CHIN
Fat bird come through glass. Like
see try. Glass real fat like bird.

MANNY
(to Chin)
‘Ey, you’s a problem ‘ere? You
wants be wise-guysin’?

CHIN
Fat bird need apron. Give to wife.
(indicating Lou)
Wife like present can wear. Wear
for fat bird. Fat bird nice, only
wear apron. Lucky bird.

MANNY
‘Eys!

Manny snaps, makes for the glass.

CHIN
Wife no wear for long. Like
hooker.

LOU
Manny, please.

MANNY
(to Lou)
Dis dope ain’t know what he
askin’. Bird’s no doormat, see.

LOU
I knows, Manny, I knows. He’ll
get his, he’ll get his.

CHIN
Hear, fat bird? Chin get Chin’s.
From bird wife.
(to Lou)
Hear, bird wife?
(with surprise)
Oi! Fat bird wife bird too! No
realize! Hard tell, wife so skinny.
How fly?

LOU
That’s it, Man.

He snaps too, joins Manny.

LOU
That’s enough, that’s enough.

MANNY
(searching)
Help me widdis glass, ‘ere, will ya?

CHIN
Fat bird whale and stick bird wife.
Maybe make normal baby. If girl,
tell Chin. Chin like girl. Chin give
apron, get lucky.

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