Oh No, You Pull It by Daniel Broderick | Script Revolution

Oh No, You Pull It

Two siblings, whose mother is on life support, debate who should pull the plug. And yes, this is a comedy.

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Mother Teresa, their mother, not the saint, is on life support, after a sex-induced heart attack. Either the son or daughter must decide when to pull the plug. You do it, you're older. No, you're the favorite. But you need to get back in good with her. In the afterlife, are you kidding? How about Dad doing it? She hated him; he hates her. He'll probably ask if he can pull it twice. No, it has to be one of us.

We have to do it soon. I have to make arrangements for her. What, in your business? Are you kidding. Who sells time shares in a cemetery? They are joint plots, not time shares. Elevator operator: third floor, Uncle William; coming up, fourth floor, Aunt Gladys. Okay, I'll do it.

But then, a miracle. Don't worry son, all is forgiven. Just one thing I'd like you to do. Yes? Read this note at my funeral. Sure, what's it say????????

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Submitted: April 9, 2021
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The Writer: Daniel Broderick

California native. Born in Los Angeles after my parents moved there from Chicago, where my father wrote for television after WWII and college. Have lived in San Fernando Valley, Orange County, Palo Alto, Florence (Italy), Washington, D.C., New Haven (Connecticut), West Los Angeles, Germany, and Sacramento. Currently live in Pasadena, California. Stanford undergrad. Played basketball until hurt my sophomore year, Yale Law School. Non-lawyer jobs include assembling board games, gas station attendant, assembling yachts, picking up trash at the beach, washing dorm windows, maintenance at a golf course, painting the take off boards for the long jump and triple jump (jock job, where I was... Go to bio

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