EXT. ZOO — PRIMATE EXHIBIT — DAY

TRAY the siamang hangs in his tree. WALLY the parrot perches atop enclosure wire above. He holds a juice box.

TRAY
‘EY! YOU! BIRD! BEAK! CHOO
COME FROM? WASSA MATTA?
LUNCHROOM TOO RITZ?

WALLY
(to himself)
It’s Wednesday. Wally
Wednesday. Wally Wednesday.
Not Tuesday. Can’t be Tuesday
only water on Tuesday.

TRAY
‘EY! CHOO PROBS? CHOO DEAF?
FAT BEAK? …CHOO EVEN DOIN’
HERE, YO LUNCH?

WALLY
On Wednesday—Wally Wednesday,
Waterless Wednesday—it’s juice
day. It’s juice day. It’s juice day.
Not like Tuesday.

TRAY
OI! WASSA TIME? WHERE’S
ZOOKEEP? HE EATIN’? MY
LUNCH WAITIN’ ON HIS?

WALLY
Oh. I got it. I got it. A new one.

TRAY
‘EY! FRUIT.

WALLY
A new one. New for juice day.
Good for juice day—

TRAY
FOOD FAIRY.

WALLY
Okay, here: Guy’s offered
silverware. Says, “No thanks.
I ape.”

TRAY
SAY WHAT?

WALLY
Another: Guy’s offered snake
skin. “How tasteless. I’ve fur.”

TRAY
SAY AGAIN. BIRD.

WALLY
Guy’s in waste management.
“Good leaders arm themselves
with the passed.”

TRAY
YOU F’REAL?

WALLY
Guy’s hit on, asked if talented.
Says, “Sorry, I don’t sing that
way.”

TRAY
THASSIT. YOU DONE. BIRD.
I’MA GIT CHOO. S’RIGHT. WE
SEE WHO LAUGHIN’ DEN.