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235. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Monday, April 23rd, 5:00pm
Brandon and Jordan

 

Jordan: How’s the new girl working out?

Brandon: Pretty good. She caught on quick.

Jordan: Hey man, it’s great you got the manager’s job.

Brandon: Thanks. You should come by sometime. Got a lot of good looking women working there.

Jordan: Any of them single?

Brandon: Only the ones I’m not dating.

Jordan: You can do that? Date people you work with?

Brandon: Long as I don’t get caught, man.

 

Next stop: Tuesday, April 24th, 6:00pm

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214. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Monday, April 2nd, 8:00pm
Robert and Donald

 

Donald: (rubs face) Ugh. I’m going to hate Easter from now on.

Robert: Well, it had to be done.

Donald: I know. (pats Robert’s knee) Thanks again for coming with me.

Robert: I know what it’s like to come out.

Donald: Did you see the look on my dad’s face?

Robert: (nods) Same as the one on mine.

They sit in silence for a moment.

Donald: I’ll move out by the end of next week.

Robert: That’s a great place you guys found. I’m happy for you.

Donald: Thanks. Too bad about Blaine.

Robert: (flicks hand) It was never meant to last.

Donald nods.

Robert: I’m gonna miss you, you know.

Donald: Yeah, me too.

 

Next stop: Tuesday, April 3rd, 8:00am

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203. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Note: Strong language

Thursday, March 22nd, 5:00pm
Hillary (and Sean)

 

Hillary sits at the window. Sean takes the seat beside her.

Sean: Still pissed?

Hillary: What do you think?

Sean: Here. (hands her a piece of paper) I made you a drawing to cheer you up.

Hillary: (staring at the paper) What is it?

Sean: It’s a guy.

Hillary: With the head of a cow? And where’s his right hand?

Sean: Inside his coat. It’s your lover boy.

Hillary frowns.

Sean: I call it “Beef Strokinoff.”

Hillary: (throws the paper at him and pushes him) Asshole!

Sean falls out of his seat, laughing, and moves to the back of the bus.

 

Next stop: Friday, March 23rd, 9:00pm

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197. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Note: Strong language

Friday, March 16th, 9:00pm
Hillary (and Sean)

 

Hillary sits at the window. Sean takes the seat beside her.

Sean: Hey.

Hillary: What?

Sean: I just said hey. Who pissed in your Rice Krispies this morning?

Hillary snorts.

Sean: You and lover boy break up?

Hillary: I’m not talking about him.

Sean: Ohhh, trouble in Paradi–

Hillary: (cuts him off) Wanna get fucked up?

Sean: Sure.

Hillary: Good. I got the dope. Just promise me you’re not gonna talk about that fuckhead, and you might get more then just dope.

Sean pretends to zip his lips shut.

Hillary: (regards him silently for a moment) I think I like you this way.

Sean: You know me. Anything for a blow job.

Hillary: (turns to the window) Never mind.

 

Next stop: Saturday, March 17th, 10:00am

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188. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Wednesday, March 7th, 4:00pm
Terry and Shannon

 

Shannon: C’mon!

Terry: Nope, it’s a surprise.

Shannon: Can’t you at least tell me how much you won before we get there?

Terry: Nope.

Shannon: It must be a lot if we’ve gotta go all the way to the city.

Terry: Yep.

Shannon: So … you’ll be able to get your Internet back. Is it enough for a new computer?

Terry: Maybe.

Shannon: A vacation?

Terry: Maybe.

Shannon: A new house?

Terry: Nah.

Shannon: Oh c’mon, Ter. How much did you win?

Terry: Okay, fine. After I cash in my ticket, I’m getting a flight to visit a girl in London.

Shannon: A … girl?

Terry: (smiles) Yeah.

Shannon: Is she … a girlfriend?

Terry: I hope so.

Shannon stands up.

Terry: Where are you going?

Shannon: Back home.

Terry: W–w–why?

Shannon: If you can’t figure it out now, you never will.

 

Next stop: Thursday, March 8th, 6:00pm

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181. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Wednesday, February 28th, 8:00pm
Drommen (and Hillary)

 

Drommen sits at the window. Hillary takes the seat beside him.

Hillary: Hey Jake!

Drommen: Hey, Jessica, how are you?

Hillary: Great! Tomorrow’s my nineteenth birthday.

Drommen: Wow. Well, happy birthday!

Hillary: (pulls a baggie part-way out of her pocket) Wanna celebrate?

Drommen: (frowns) I have to get home. My sister needs me.

Hillary: (puts baggie away) Oh.

Drommen: But thanks for the offer.

Hillary: Yeah, no problem.

Drommen: Do you have anything special planned for your birthday?

Hillary: Nah.

Drommen: That’s too bad.

Hillary: You gonna be around tomorrow?

Drommen: I don’t know. But if I am …

Hillary: (smiles) I’ll save you some just in case.

Drommen: I have to warn you, that stuff … does things to me.

Hillary: Like what?

Drommen: I’m afraid you’re about four hours too young for an answer to that question.

Hillary grins.

 

Next stop: Thursday, March 1st, 4:00pm

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177. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Note: Strong language

Saturday, February 24th, 7:00pm
Hillary and Sean

 

Hillary: I was so fucked up yesterday when I left your place.

Sean: Yeah, that was some good shit. I can get some more.

Hillary: Can I buy it off you?

Sean: Fuck no. Why?

Hillary: Oh, nothin’.

Sean: You want to smoke that guy up that you meet on the bus.

Hillary: (crosses arms) No I don’t.

Sean: Yes you do. I don’t know what you see in that creepy old perv.

Hillary: He’s not creepy or old or a perv!

Sean: Oh fuck, girl, you got it bad.

Hillary snorts and looks out the window.

Sean: Okay, fine. I’ll let you have some. But I he’s gonna say no.

Hillary: No he won’t.

Sean: HA! I knew it! I fuckin’ knew it!

Hillary: (mumbles) Asshole.

 

Next stop: Sunday, February 25th, 10:00am

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174. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Wednesday, February 21st, 3:00pm
Colm and Harvey

 

Colm: I need to tell you …

Harvey: What? What is it?

Colm: I can’t do it anymore.

Harvey: Neither can I.

Colm: Seriously? I thought you’d be upset.

Harvey: No. I understand. Completely.

Colm: (exhales deeply) Good. To be honest, I was getting tired of putting on makeup and prancing around the living room until the neighbours called the cops.

Harvey: (stares) I thought you meant taking the bus!

Colm: Damn it.

 

Next stop: Thursday, February 22nd, 6:00pm

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173. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Tuesday, February 20th, 4:00pm
Jordan (and Brandon)

 

Jordan sits at the window. Brandon takes the seat beside him.

Brandon: Hey, man, haven’t seen you around. What you been up to?

Jordan: Oh, this and that.

Brandon: Yeah? How’d Valentine’s go with Marissa?

Jordan: It didn’t.

Brandon: It … what?

Jordan: It didn’t. I changed my mind.

Brandon: So, what did Marissa do?

Jordan: (shakes head) It’s over. She called me a pussy.

Brandon: That’s tough, bro.

Jordan: Yeah, whatever.

Brandon: Hey, you wanna go for a beer?

Jordan: May as well. Nothin’ better to do.

Brandon: ‘At’s my bro.

 

Next stop: Wednesday, February 21st, 3:00pm

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166. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Tuesday, February 13th, 5:00pm
Brandon and Jordan

 

Brandon: So tomorrow’s the big day?

Jordan: Yeah. What are you planning to do for Valentine’s?

Brandon: I’m going to have a seizure.

Jordan: (stares) A … what?

Brandon: A seizure. There’s this really hot nurse at the hospital.

Jordan: You’re mocking me for breaking my ankle to get Marissa’s attention, aren’t you.

Brandon: Who me? Nah.

Jordan: Ass.

 

Next stop: Wednesday, February 14th, 8:00pm

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