Where Mr. and Mrs. Samsa Sleep

There is a tape of the parent's room (parent-tape) here.

-- Start: Saturday, February 1, 1997 10:48:37 am ATHEMOO time (HST)

RickS turns a Grandfather clock on. (this is the hidden camera preshow preset)
RickS goes east.
the journalist looks under the bedsheets... Nothing...
the journalist goes east.
An entrance: TwylaM-S portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa has arrived.
Mrs. Samsa sits softly on the bed.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
look
The parent's room
It is warm and dark in this room. Mr. and Mrs Samsa's bedroom is comfortable and yet somehow, mysterious. You feel tempted to 'sit' on the bed.
Mrs. Samsa and Herr Doctor are sitting on the bed.
You see Mr.and Mrs. Samsa's bed and a Grandfather clock (recording) here.
Obvious exits: east to The Hallway
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Mrs. Samsa says, "Have a seat"
the journalist sits softly on the bed.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
Grete says, "is he here? i am looking for gregor"
the journalist grins.
Grete says, "oops I am sorry"
Mrs. Samsa says, "No Grete, try his room."
Grete glances at her mother
Grete says, "well, ..."
the journalist feels superfluous and leaves.
Mrs. Samsa mumbles something about the doctor and looks at Grete ...
the journalist gets up from the bed feeling rested.
the journalist goes east.
Grete says, "seems I gotta leave now"
Mrs. Samsa says, "No point now. Sit down"
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist takes a photograph.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Grete goes east.
Gregor sits softly on the bed.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
Mrs. Samsa says, "I think Grete was just looking for you ... Oh good. Here
she is."
Grete says, "I knew he was here, did you hide him under the bed?"
An entrance: LeeG portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor has arrived.
the journalist hides under the bed waitng for Gregor to leave.
Gregor says, "sister! I'm starving and yet I'm nauseated"
TwylaM-S . o O ( Ditto )
Gregor says, "I'm going to my room "
Gregor says, "...to play with the picture on my wall"
MonikaW . o O ( Ditto )
Gregor gets up from the bed feeling rested.
Gregor goes east.
Grete goes east.
the journalist thinks "Only Mr. Samsa is missing now..."
Mrs. Samsa says, "You can come out from under the bed now..."
the journalist gets up and cleans his suit.
Mrs. Samsa helps him clean his suit.
the journalist smiles at Mrs. Samsa.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
the journalist says, "Its so dusty."
Mrs. Samsa smiles back.
Herr Doctor thinks Mrs. Samsa is a kind woman
the journalist had forgotten about the Doctor.
Mrs. Samsa says, "come, you sit too, Doc ..."
the journalist grins.
the journalist sits softly on the bed.
Herr Doctor says, "Gregor, what is like to be a cockroach?"
Gregor says, "Oh it's ok I guess. WHAT DO YOU THINK!!!"
Gregor scampers up the wall thinking, "The chief clerk will probably begin
dunning my parents again for the old debts"
The reporter says, "Incredible."
Mrs.Samsa shouts, "Leave my son alone, please."
Gregor says, "I'd like to get back to work"
Gregor muses as he nibbles some rotten vegetables, "Milk used to be my
favorite food Now the thought of it nauseates me."
the journalist thinks "Leave us alone please."
Gregor begins leaving dejectedly
Mrs. Samsa wonders how long it's been since she was dunned.
Herr Doctor says, "Maybe we can find a position for you, Gregor, at the
hospital"
Gregor says, "AHHH perhaps there is hope."
Gregor burbles incoherently, "I'm not obstinate and I'm willing to work."
Herr Doctor says, "Would you be open to research, Gregor?"
Gregor goes east.
the journalist thinks he probably didnt like that idea.
Mrs. Samsa says, "He's just a monkey to you people!"
Herr Doctor says, "I'm worried about Gregor's attention span"
Mrs. Samsa says, "I'm worried about his diet."
Herr Doctor says, "You know, Gregor does resemble his father"
the journalist gets up from the bed feeling rested.
Mrs. Samsa says, "I had noticed that, myself. He used to even more when he only had two legs."
Herr Doctor goes to window and looks out
Herr Doctor sees youths in brown shirts beating defenseless old men
Mrs. Samsa says, "same old, same old."
the journalist hurries out to photograph that.
the journalist goes east.
Mrs. Samsa stands very close behind the doctor also looking out the window.
Herr Doctor places his arm around Mrs. Samsa
Herr Doctor says, "does your husband know about us?"
Mrs. Samsa says, "Come sit here ... No ... I don't want to tell him."
Herr Doctor sits softly on the bed.
Mrs. Samsa says, "I like the excitement of the secret."
Herr Doctor says, "I hope he never finds out"
Herr Doctor says, "what with his other problems"
Mrs. Samsa places her hand on the doctor's chest.
Mrs. Samsa says, "Which other problem would that be?"
Herr Doctor heart pounds furiously
Herr Doctor says, "You know, his son being a bug"
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.

-- End: Saturday, February 1, 1997 12:24:59 pm ATHEMOO time (HST)


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