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Pursuit of the Donut Bandit

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(To be shot in black and white and styled as a noire.)

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INT. Office

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Detective reading stuff and working. Jazz music playing.

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Detective

(Mumbles while reading.)

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Phone Rings.

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Detective (CONT'D)

Yes? This is he. What seems to be the problem.

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Police Man

We've been hearing about a large job that has taken place recently.

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Detective

Yes? What are they moving?

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Police Man

Donuts. They aren't moving - they're monopolizing.

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Detective

My god. This may be the trickiest case we've seen yet.

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Johnny Worthington

I bet you can do it boss... but the stakes are too high and a society deprived of donuts is no society at all...

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Detective

Well said Johnny Boy, well said.

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Hangs Up. Returns To Work.

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Goes about normal business, continues work.

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EXT. Town - Day

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Walks about town, looking for clues. Passes by Wanted Poster.

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People on street are suffering from hunger from having no donuts.

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EXT. Park - Day

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Sits at bench and reads the paper, looking for clues.

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Looks up.

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Detective

Hmmm... Trees... Plants... Wheat... Flour... Donuts!

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Runs to Car, Slides On Hood, Begins To Drive Off.

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Detective

We must check back at the source.

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Int. Various Stores and shops

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Checks in stores and donut shops.

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Detective

My god... It's a heist for the ages. I'll be damned if I can't catch this culprit, he deserves life in prison for depriving these hard working Americans from their delicious donuts.

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Johnny Worthington

Look you can already see the life draining from these sorry folks... Makes we kind of want to cry. I can almost... taste the sprinkles...

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Motions with hands as if reaching for an imaginary donut.

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Sees Newspaper Article on Crime. reads "Crime rises, Donuts Fall" and "legendary gangster, Wang lee, released from prison"

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Detective

Holy smokes I've got it! It can only be Wang Lee, fresh out on parole and in need of a new hustle.

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Johnny worthington

We must check his old hideout.

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Drives to Wang Lee's Past Hideout location

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Detective

Just as I suspected. Now what do we have here?

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Finds a dozen donuts

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johnny worthington

Shucks! Only a dozen... We must persevere, this surely can't be all.

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INT. Office - Next Day

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Wang Lee

Someone is getting too nosy. Send him a message and make an example of this fool.

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Henchman 1

Yes, boss. This fellow must see who runs this town.

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EXT. Parking Lot - Day

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Detective (VOiceover)

Just when I thought it would all be over, the real fun began.

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Moves toward car.

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Bomb explodes, car erupts into flames!

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Detective

(Groans, mutters) A classic Wang Lee move. I am sure now.

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Wang Lee

Go cuff the fool. Take him to the trunk.

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Ext. Parking Lot, Car Trunk

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Wang Lee (CONT'D)

Get him out.

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Detective

I knew it was you, you son of a gun.

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Wang Lee

Yes, tis I, the so-called "Donut Bandit."

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Wang Lee (CONT'D)

Get him to talk. Tell us what you know. Use the method.

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Detective

The method... NO.

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Wang Lee

That's right, it works - Every. Single. Time. (Evil Laugh.)

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Henchmen remove a dozen donuts from the car. Use the donuts as a form of torture.

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Detective breaks free of henchmen.

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Detective

Powers of the Almighty Donut, I summon thee!

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Bites donut, Becomes ready for battle, Draws Pistol.

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Detective

Dear bad guys, time to meet you baker!

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Hucks Donut at the bad guys, explodes like a grenade.

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Meanwhile, Johnny is sitting on the sidelines eating a donut.

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Johnny Worthington

Yeah you get 'em partner!

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Shoot-out ensues.

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Wang Lee

If you let me go, I'll leave you my whole stock of the Gods' food.

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Detective

Nice try buddy, I need you and the stock.

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Only Detective, Johnny, Henchman 1, and Wang Lee remain.

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Henchman 1 and Johnny throw donut grenades at each other, hit targets.

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Henchman 1 dies.

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Johnny WORTHINGTON

Sorry boss, I've failed you...

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Detective

Thank you for your service Johnny Boy.

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Single tear runs down Detective's face.

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Feeds Johnny a last bite of a donut.

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Johnny Worthington

Thank you Chief, I can die in peace now. Go save society as we knew it.

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Car chase ensues.

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Detective (Voiceover)

Poor Johnny... just a by-product of the needless war on donuts. So many innocent donut lovers lost. Well I must return to work. Wang Lee thought he could get away... Ha!

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Wang tries to make a run for it. Detective pursues.

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Small gunfight.

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Detective wounds Wang Lee, wins.

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Detective

That's what you deserve for taking away every man's basic right to donuts. This one was for the people.

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INT. Outside of car.

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Men take away many boxes of donuts.

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Detective (Voiceover)

And that was the end of that. I solved my case as usual, and restored the basis of human society. Americans lived once again - until they died from heart failure from eating all the donuts that we returned to the people.

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Detective gives a child a box of donuts.

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Detective

Here kid, have a box of heaven.

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Kid

Gee thanks mister, you're a lifesaver.

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