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Big SCENE 1 JOSH You are standing in the cavern of the evil wizard.All around you are the carcasses of slain ice dwarfs...Melt the wizard.What do you want to melt him with?What do you think I want to melt him with...(Josh, don't forget to take out the garbage)Just a second!Throw the...(Josh, did you hear what your mother said?)One minute!(Josh Baskin!)Your hesitancy has cost you dearly.The wizard, sensing your apprehension, unleashes a fatal blow from the ice scepter.With luck, you will thaw in several million years.Great. MOM C'mon Josh, it's starting to get awfully late! JOSH Okay. Okay. Okay. SCENE 2 JOSH Take the garbage out.Every day, take the garbage out...Rick Rodin is on the mound for the Yankees!He looks into the catcher's mitt, shakes off the first signal, takes the turn, wipes the sweat off his brow, leans back and fires... BILLY Yeah!Good-bye Mr. Spaulding!...Here, here!Quick! SCENE 3 JOSH Got it.Need it.Need it.Got it. BILLY Hey.Hey.Hey!You ever go by Simpson's desk when she's grading papers or somethin'?When she's leaned over, you can see right down her shirt. JOSH No! BILLY Swear to God. JOSH Bra? BILLY No.No.She's got one of those undershirt things.So if you get real close to the board, you can see all the way down to her flowers. JOSH Woah! BILLY Yeah.Give me your gum. JOSH Need it.Got it.Got it.Need it... BILLY Hey.Hey.Hey!Oh my God, it's Cynthia!How did a geek like Freddy Benson get a sister like that? JOSH Beats me. CYNTHIA Hi Josh. BILLY Hi!...

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Published 01 January 1988
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Big SCENE 1
JOSH

You are standing in the cavern of the evil wizard.All around you are the carcasses of slain ice dwarfs...Melt the wizard.What do you want to melt him with?What do you think I want to melt him with...(Josh, don't forget to take out the garbage)Just a second!Throw the...(Josh, did you hear what your mother said?)One minute!(Josh Baskin!)Your hesitancy has cost you dearly.The wizard, sensing your apprehension, unleashes a fatal blow from the ice scepter.With luck, you will thaw in several million years.Great.

MOM

C'mon Josh, it's starting to get awfully late!

JOSH

Okay. Okay. Okay.

SCENE 2

JOSH

Take the garbage out.Every day, take the garbage out...Rick Rodin is on the mound for the Yankees!He looks into the catcher's mitt, shakes off the first signal, takes the turn, wipes the sweat off his brow, leans back and fires...

BILLY

Yeah!Good-bye Mr. Spaulding!...Here, here!Quick!

SCENE 3

JOSH

Got it.Need it.Need it.Got it.

BILLY

Hey.Hey.Hey!You ever go by Simpson's desk when she's grading papers or somethin'?When she's leaned over, you can see right down her shirt.

JOSH

No!

BILLY

Swear to God.

JOSH

Bra?

BILLY

No.No.She's got one of those undershirt things.So if you get real close to the board, you can see all the way down to her flowers.

JOSH

Woah!

BILLY

Yeah.Give me your gum.

JOSH

Need it.Got it.Got it.Need it...

BILLY

Hey.Hey.Hey!Oh my God, it's Cynthia!How did a geek like Freddy Benson get a sister like that?

JOSH

Beats me.

CYNTHIA

Hi Josh.

BILLY

Hi!...He says hi!...Unbelievable!God!She likes you!I know she likes you!I'll find out, okay!

SCENE 4

BILLY & JOSH Shimmy, shimmy cocoa pop!Shimmy, shimmy rock!Shimmy, shimmy cocoa pop!Shimmy, shimmy rock!I met a girlfriend a triscuit!She said, a triscuit a biscuit!Ice cream, soda pop, vanilla on the top!Ooh, Shelly's out, walking down the street, ten times a week!I read it!I said it!I stole my momma's credit!I'm cool!I'm hot!Sock me in the stomach three more times!

JOSH

Don't forget to call me after supper.

BILLY

Okay.

JOSH

Remember about Cynthia!

BILLY

Don't worry!I'm as interested as you are.

SCENE 5

JOSH

So, will you tell me?

BILLY

You're in!

JOSH

What do you mean, I'm in?

BILLY

Cynthia Benson!

JOSH

What about her?

BILLY

You ready for this?She doesn't like Barry anymore!

JOSH

So?

BILLY

So what do you mean so?!That's it!She's available!

MOM

Josh...?

JOSH

It doesn't mean...

MOM

Hey, it's after midnight.Now say goodnight to Billy.

JOSH

Goodnight Billy.I've gotta go.

BILLY

Goodnight Mrs. Baskin!Sweet dreams.

SCENE 6

DAD

Are you sure you want to go on this thing, Son?

JOSH

Yeah!

MOM

Nah!Nah!I don't know about this one, Bob.No, this looks too scary.

DAD

It's okay.

JOSH

Oh my gosh!

MOM

See, I told you he doesn't want to go on it. DAD Son, you know, you don't have to go on this thing if you don't feel like it.

JOSH

No!No!It's just that I...I want to go on it myself.

MOM

You do?

JOSH

Yeah.I think it's something...yeah, I think it's something I should do.

DAD

Great!Why don't we meet you at the ferris wheel.

JOSH

Half hour.

SCENE 7

CYNTHIA

Josh?

JOSH

Oh, hi!

CYNTHIA

Hi!Have you been on this before?

JOSH

This?

CYNTHIA

Yeah.

JOSH

Yes.

CYNTHIA

Is it scary?

JOSH

Yes.

CYNTHIA

Are you here alone?

JOSH

Yes.

CYNTHIA

Look.Aren't those your parents?

JOSH

Where?

MOM

Honey!

CYNTHIA

Right over there.

MOM

Smile!

JOSH

Why, yes.

DARIN

Hey, who's this?

CYNTHIA

This is Josh Baskin.

DARIN

How ya doin'?

CYNTHIA

This is Darin.He drives.

MAN

Next!

DARIN

Go ahead.

MAN

Yo next!

DARIN

Go ahead!

MAN

Yo next!Woah!Read this sign.You must be at least this big to ride this ride!

CYNTHIA

What?

MAN

Hey, I don't make the rules here.Next!Next!

CYNTHIA

Well, it's a stupid rule.

MAN

Look, why don't you try the kiddy ride?

SCENE 8

JOSH

Drop twenty-five cents here.C'mon!C'mon!C'mon!...Neat!...Make my wish....I wish I were big....Your wish is granted.

SCENE 9

MOM

Josh!Josh!Josh!

JOSH

What?

MOM

It's seven-thirty.Are you up?...Come on Sleepy Head!You're going to miss the bus and I can't drive you today! ...What does he do in his sleep?...Honey?I put out some clean clothes.Bring down your dungarees and stuff for the laundry, okay?

JOSH

Okay.

MOM

Are you getting a cold, Josh?

JOSH

No!Fine!

MOM

He's got a cold.Then Rachel's gonna get a cold and I'm gonna get a cold...

JOSH

Oh my God.

MOM

Breakfast is ready, Josh!

JOSH

Be right there!

MOM

Josh!Hurry up!Your eggs are getting cold!...Bring down Rachel with you, all right?

JOSH

Okay!

MOM

You want orange juice or...What about your breakfast?!

SCENE 10

MOM

Oh, you...don't!Don't!

JOSH

I'm sorry! ...Mom, it's me.It's Josh.Mom, I'm a grown up!

MOM

Stop it!Oh God! JOSH I made a wish last night...I turned into a grown up, Mom!I made this wish on a machine...

MOM

Go away!Go away!Please!

JOSH

...and it turned me into a grown up!It was last night at the carnival!My birthday is November 3rd...I got a B on my history test!

MOM

Here's my purse!You can have anything that's in it!Go away!

JOSH

My, my, my baseball team is called the Dukes!Uh, I made this for you! Who are you calling?Ah!I have a birthmark behind my left knee!

MOM

You bastard!What did you do to my son?

JOSH

I am your son, Mom!

MOM

Where is my child?!Where is my son?!Police!

SCENE 11

COACH

Heads up!Heads up out there!

BILLY

I'm open!Here!I'm open!

COACH

I want you to gather up these balls, go to the locker room and get on to your next class!Wash shirts and shorts!Billy.Do us both a favor.Put the balls in the equipment closet and you practice your lay up.

SCENE 12

JOSH

Billy.

BILLY

Yeah?What?

JOSH

It's me.It's Josh!

BILLY

Coach Burns!Coach Burns!Coach Burns!

JOSH

Wait a minute!Shut up!Shut up!I'm your best friend, you've gotta believe me!I'll prove it to you!Billy, please!

BILLY

Help!Help!

JOSH

God damn it Billy Kopecky!Look, I know that I don't look like myself, okay!But something really strange happened and I'm really scared and I need your help!You're my best friend!I can prove it to you! ...Ooh!The spades go, Down!Down! Baby!Down!Down the roller coaster!Sweet, sweet baby!Sweet, sweet delectable!Shimmy, shimmy cocoa pop!Shimmy, shimmy rock!Shimmy, shimmy cocoa pop!Shimmy, shimmy rock!I met a girlfriend a triscuit!She said a triscuit a biscuit!Ice cream, soda pop, vanilla on the top!Ooh Shelly, walking down the street, ten times a week!I met it!I said it!I stole my mother's credit!I'm cool!I'm hot!Sock me in the stomach three more times!

BILLY

Josh?You look terrible.

JOSH

I know. SCENE 13

POLICE

That's right.We're at the scene right now.Well, she's pretty upset and she's not making any sense at all.There's no ransom note, no prints, there's no nothin.'Tell you what, file a report and to be on the safe side...

KID#1 I bet he ran away.Wish I could.

KID#2 Want me to pack your bags?

SCENE 14

BILLY

We go to the city, we lay low for a couple of days, find that Zoltar Machine, make your wish...you'll be home by Thursday!

JOSH

Well, I'm not supposed to go to New York without my folks!

BILLY

C'mon!You'll be fine!...Here.

JOSH

Where did you get this?!

BILLY

From my Dad's top drawer!

JOSH

You stole it?!

BILLY

It's his emergency fund!

JOSH

Jesus Billy!

BILLY

Well what do you call this?!

SCENE 15

WOMAN

You lookin' for some fun tonight sweet thing?

JOSH

No, thank you.

MAN

Hey man, can you spare some change?

JOSH

No, not really.

BILLY

Hey, this looks okay.

JOSH

No it doesn't.

BILLY

Saint James, Josh, it's religious.

SCENE 16

BILLY

Hi.

JOSH

Hi.

MAN

Burp!

JOSH

Uh, we would like a hotel room, please.

MAN

$17.50 a night for the room, $10.00 deposit for the sheets....You go straight to the top of the stairs.It's the last door on the right. Next to the bathroom.Wait a second, I'll show you.

SCENE 17

BILLY

It smells bad.

JOSH

Shh!

MAN

Have a pleasant stay....Hey Angel!Get out of that bathroom now!

JOSH

I don't want to stay here by myself.

BILLY

I can't help it Josh.I've gotta be home by ten.Look, I'll cut classes tomorrow and we'll find that Zoltar thing before you know it, okay?It's just one night.All right?

JOSH

All right.

BILLY

Good.

JOSH

What if I can't sleep?

BILLY

It's probably better if you don't.See you in the morning.

JOSH

Well, you mean like what time?

BILLY

8:30.I'd use the chain if I were you.

JOSH

Mom...Mom....

SCENE 18