Danny MacIntyre Meets the Molecule by Mike Murphy | Script Revolution

Danny MacIntyre Meets the Molecule

After a snowstorm, a pre-teen girl meets a distressed water molecule in her newly built snowman who desperately needs her help to "go out in a big way" before he evaporates.

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When 10-year-old Danielle ("Danny") MacIntyre hears a voice coming from the snowman she just built, she wonders if she's imagining things. She soon learns that what is talking to her is a water molecule - one that really needs her help. For all of his "life," he has never been part of anything big: A little snowstorm here, a sprinkle there. He wants a good story to tell the other, snooty water molecules when he evaporates and goes back up into the sky. He wants to go out "in a big way."

With the help of Danny and her mother's spaghetti pot, the molecule is able to evaporate after washing the face of Danny's little sister. After a tearful goodbye with Danny, the molecule evaporates, but has a great story to tell in the sky.

Submitted: May 2, 2019
Last Updated: November 21, 2019

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The Writer: Mike Murphy

Mike, a four-time Parsec Awards finalist, has had over 150 audio plays produced in the U.S. and overseas. He’s won a dozen Moondance International Film Festival Awards (winner, finalist, and semi-finalist) in their TV pilot, audio play, short screenplay, and short story categories. A more complete list of awards is presented below by year. In 2020, his screenplay Die Laughing was a semi-finalist in the Unique Voices Screenplay Competition from Creative Screenwriting magazine. The following year, his TV pilot script “The Bullying Squad” was a quarter-finalist in the Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition. His prose work has appeared in several magazines and anthologies. In 2015... Go to bio

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