INT. BABY’S R US CHECKOUT COUNTER – AFTERNOON
A man walks up to the checkout counter and puts down baby wipes.
Checkout woman smiles as she grabs the item.
Another woman walks up and puts random items on the counter.
Yes, the baby wipes, how old is the baby?
Uhm … 36.
36 days old?
Man glances over at the other woman and than back at the checkout woman.
No … 36 years old.
The baby wipes are for someone who is 36?
The checkout woman surprised, almost like she wants to laugh.
Yes, that was for myself.
Other woman stands more surprised, looking like she wants to chuckle.
Checkout woman, biting her lip, rings out the baby wipes.
Uhm, okay; That is not something you get much of or hear about.
Well, I just want to make sure all is cleaned up and tidied up back there.
Checkout woman turns chuckling.
Other woman laughs, looking at the checkout woman.
(in between laughing)
That’s something … that’s good.
It is just something no one really does.
Well, I like to clean up.
That’s good; I apologize for laughing, it is just not much you hear much of, at least I haven’t.
Watches woman bag item.
Based on how you are laughing, I guess it was good that I didn’t get the baby powder to powder my bottom.
Other woman tries not to laugh, but cracks up; Checkout woman turns and does the same.
Like you said, you wanted to clean and tidy up.
Were you serious about the baby powder or were you just adding on due to our laughter?
The man stands, thinking, like someone who wants to say yes but doesn’t.
Checkout woman cracks up; Other woman cracks up because she’s laughing.
Checkout woman tries to speak, but can’t; She falls to the ground laughing.
Man puts money on counter, and looks at the two women laughing.
I’m just going to put that here …
(looks at them)
and you can keep the change.
He starts to walk, but stops and looks back.
He puts down the baby wipes and takes a couple out.
Due to how much you are laughing and how hard … you both might need a little tidying up yourselves.
Checkout woman, cracking up, shakes her head yes.
Man picks up the baby wipes and slowly walks off looking at them.
Other woman tries to speak, but keeps laughing.
Man watches as the checkout woman tries to get up, but can’t.
Man walks off.
Other woman, still cracking up, tries to grab the receipt, but just hangs over the counter cracking up.
Checkout woman grabs a baby wipe, and falls again, cracking up while holding it.