A tape from the hidden camera in the kitchen (kitchentape) is here as well.

-- Start: Saturday, February 1, 1997 10:47:22 am ATHEMOO time (HST)

RickS turns a covered stovepipe vent on. (preshow preset of hidden camera)
RickS heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
An entrance: TwylaM-S portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa looks around.
An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa looks around.
look (done by Mr. Samsa)
Kitchen
Rich smells pervade the room. There is a large table with six seats around it.
A pipe and tobacco sometimes lay on the table near an ashtray with apple
seeds in it. The sink is spotless and the dishes are put away.

Mrs. Samsa is standing here.
You see table, six chairs, a covered stovepipe vent (recording), and a loaf of bread here.
Obvious exits: Foyer to The Foyer and southeast to the Sitting Room
The scene continues..

Mr. Samsa takes a seat at the head of the table.
Mr. Samsa gets up from the table.
Mr. Samsa goes south.
An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa looks around.
Mr.Samsa says, "He's always been in some kind of shell."
Mr. Samsa shrugs.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Dear, what are we going to do about ..."
Mr. Samsa says, "About WHO?"
Mrs. Samsa laughs then has an asthmatic attack.
Mr. Samsa scowls, wondering about his wife's health.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Oh what's-his'name ... Gregor."
Mr. Samsa takes a seat at the head of the table.
An entrance: LeeG portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor looks around.
Mr. Samsa says, "he's really been bugging me lately."
Mr.Samsa muses, "I had the thrift and foresight to hold some stocks and bonds for just such a day. To, uh, tide us over until we got back on our feet."
Mr. Samsa gets up from the table.
Mrs.Samsa shouts, "Leave my son alone, please."
Mr. Samsa is back on his feet.
Herr Doctor says, "Mrs. Samsa, could I have some strudel? It reminds me of my youth"
Mrs. Samsa points dramatically at Herr Doctor.
Mr. Samsa hopes the neighbors don't come over to see this.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Oh ... sure, go right ahead."
Mr. Samsa considers this cruel twist of familial fate.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Um, HD, while you're here, I have this pain in my chest."
Herr Doctor says, "Now, how can I leave your son alone. I am his doctor"
Mr.Samsa sighs, "At long last, I believe it's finally going to work out for
us."
TwylaM-S . o O ( Veterinarian? )
Herr Doctor says, "Well, let me have a look at your chest, Mrs. Samsa"
Mr. Samsa finishes his toast and moves on to the slightly runny eggs.
Mr. Samsa raises an eyebrow at the doctor.
Mrs. Samsa can't figure out how to open the dress.
Herr Doctor says, "IT's all right, Mr. Samsa, I am a doctor"
Mrs. Samsa doesn't have much practice lately.
Mr. Samsa raises an eyebrow at his wife.
Mr. Samsa lowers both eyebrows gently.
Herr Doctor says, "Hmmm...I think I see the problem"
Mrs. Samsa begins to hyperventilate.
Mr. Samsa wonders if this exam will be covered by his HMO.
Herr Doctor says, "Mrs. Samsa, someone has taken your nipples!"
Mrs. Samsa wonders if that's a common cause of asthma.
Mr. Samsa is certain that was not a pre-existing condition.
Herr Doctor says, "Oh wait, here they are...I just forgot to put on my glasses"
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor looks around.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete looks around.
Mr. Samsa coughs upon seeing his son.
Gregor says, "Grete kicked Me!!"
Gregor, stammers, "Don't make things any worse for me than they are."
Mrs. Samsa says, "grete!"
Grete says, "I just, I jst"
Grete says, "you know in front of the journalist!"
Herr Doctor says, "Hmmmm...hmmmm...hmmm...yes everything seems to be working fine, Mrs. Samsa"
Gregor gurgles, "everything is a gray blur but I sure do love that old cheese."
Mrs. Samsa sighs.
Mr. Samsa hands Gregor a napkin and nods at the green drool dripping slowly onto the kitchen floor.
Grete says, "greogor, you know that i love you, remember, the time we spent together."
Gregor sidles up to his mother and drools on her foot
Mr. Samsa says, "Gregor. Really. Clean that up. Were you raised in a BARN?"
Mrs. Samsa says, "You have to give Gregor tthe cheese, Helmut."
Gregor says, "F FF Father I.."
Mr.Samsa calls, "Gregor? Gregor?"
Mrs. Samsa gently shakes off her foot.
Mrs.Samsa screams, "DON'T HURT HIM!"
Herr Doctor hears the sound of many jackboots hitting the pavement from outside
Mr.Samsa glares, "We can't afford this much longer.."
Gregor scuttles to the doctor and looks up mournfully
Herr Doctor says, "Here, here, Gregor..."
Mr. Samsa thinks only in terms of cash flow.
Grete looks around confused by the noises
Gregor drools, "I'm loyally bound to serve the chief, you all know that very
well."
Herr Doctor pats Gregor on his antennae
Gregor says, "I must get back to work soon, for the family"
Mrs. Samsa says, "son, what is it you think you're qualified to do?"
Mr. Samsa says, "Doctor, can't you give him something? "
Herr Doctor says, "Yes, let me see"
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist looks around.
Grete thinks Gregor HAS to work again, she needs money
Gregor complains to himself, "The furniture in my room is a nuisance."
Mr. Samsa says, "something that will make him a little less... well, buggish?"
Gregor, hanging off the light fixture says indignantly, "I wouldn't ever think of deserting my family."
Mr. Samsa thinks there are two sides to every issue.
Mrs. Samsa wishes sometimes that gregor might occasionally think of it.
Herr Doctor hands Gregor a book
Mr. Samsa nods knowingly at his wife.
The reporter says, "Incredible."
Herr Doctor says, "Maybe this will do some good"
Mr. Samsa says, "A book??"
Gregor tries to read but has forgotten how.
Mrs. Samsa reads the title, "Amazon Goddesses from Venus"
Herr Doctor says, "That's all right, Gregor, it's a coloring book"
the journalist thinks that will help the sales...
Grete tries to grab the book out of Gregor's hand but doesnt want to come too close to him
Herr Doctor thinks he should stop giving Mrs. Samsa those hormone pills
Mrs. Samsa says, "Grete, sit down and don't take your brother's toys."
Gregor spits at the doctor, "I Can't Color!"
Mr. Samsa pulls out a box of crayolas, but wonders how the antennae will deal with them.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Gregor, it's rude to spit."
Grete wonders what the doctor meant with the pills, can she get some too?
Mrs. Samsa says, "Apologize."
Gregor eats a crayon
Gregor heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
Mr. Samsa says, "I thought he'd never leave."
Grete grumbles at her mother
LeeG [to Grete]: Yes, my dear, I would be glad to help
Mrs. Samsa says, "I'm sorry Doctor. Helmut, give Gregor a time out, please."
Grete sighs
Mr. Samsa counts. "one... two..."
the journalist heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
LeeG [to Grete]: here, try some of these
Mrs. Samsa says, "Grete, if you keep up with that attitude, you'll be
grounded."
Mrs. Samsa says, "are those contraceptives?"
Grete says, "maama! "
Herr Doctor looks around the room and sees nothing but gray
Grete mourns, she is always kept like a little baby
Mr. Samsa hands the doctor Forest Green crayola.
Herr Doctor to Mrs. Samsa: I'm afraid that's confidential
Mrs. Samsa thinks that that may signal the end of asthma exams.
Grete picks up a loaf of bread.
Herr Doctor says, "Thank you, Mr. Samsa, but Iwas hoping for a purple one"
MonikaW throws a loaf of bread across the room.
Mrs. Samsa sighs.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Okay Grete you can go out. But no more kicking your
brother."
Mrs. Samsa heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
Herr Doctor says, "Grete, have you and your brother been getting along?"
Grete shows her tongue to the back of her mother
Mr.Samsa glares about.
Mr. Samsa takes a seat at the head of the table.
Mr. Samsa crosses his legs abruptly.
Grete says, "well, to be honestly ,..... ghm"
Herr Doctor injects himself with morphine to ease the pain of existence
Herr Doctor says, "Ah...feeling much better now"
Grete wants to have one of these as well
Herr Doctor says, "Grete, what have you done to your hair"
An entrance: TwylaM-S portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa looks around.
Grete blushes
Grete says, "coloured them a little? only a little!"
Herr Doctor injects Grete with morphine to ease the pain of existence
Grete says, "aahhhhh!"
Grete sighs in relief
Mrs. Samsa says, "Grete, your brother and that cute young journalist want you to play for them."
Herr Doctor sighs
Mr. Samsa gets up from the table.
Mr. Samsa glares at each of you.
Grete says, "play?"
Mrs. Samsa says, "Helmut, what's going on here!"
Mr.Samsa looks up wild-eyed, "He wants to cover me..."
Herr Doctor smiles
Mrs. Samsa says, "Just go into the other room?"
Mrs. Samsa nods.
Mr. Samsa goes south.
Grete walks around as if the ground was a purple cloud
Mrs. Samsa says, "I meant you Grete."
Herr Doctor says, "Grete, your hair is wonderful"
Grete says, "ok, ok ,"
Mrs. Samsa says, "Stop that."
Herr Doctor has purple spots in his eyes
Grete is on her way to the violin
Grete says, "i am in the right mood now!"
Grete says, "rock it!"
Grete heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
Herr Doctor says, "shall we join them, Mrs. Samsa?"
Mrs. Samsa says, "I think we're a ... right. Just what I was about to say..."
Herr Doctor heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
Mrs. Samsa goes south.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
An entrance: Ho portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
Gregor says, "I hate you!!"
the journalist hides near the sink so gregor won't see him.
Gregor picks at himself
the journalist has to sneeze.
Gregor climbs the wall and steaks fluid across it
the journalist says, "Hachew!""
Gregor says, "AH hahha"
the journalist stands up and faces Gregor.
Gregor moves toward the reporter
the journalist backs away a litlle.
Gregor opens his mouth and a horrid stench is emitted
the journalist says, "You just try to hurt your family!""
Gregor says, "No No No "
Gregor goes south.
the journalist goes south.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist looks around.
the journalist heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
Grete goes south.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist looks around.
the journalist heads southeast to the sitting room in search of some peace.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist goes south.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.

-- End: Saturday, February 1, 1997 12:26:33 pm ATHEMOO time (HST)


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