Satan's Shrink by Daniel Broderick | Script Revolution

Satan's Shrink

After convincing a patient that the devil is not real, who should show up for a consult but Satan herself. It's just not as much fun anymore. Any suggestions doctor?

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A woman psychiatrist's patient, having undergone one exorcism, swears that the devil has returned. The psych convinces her that there is no such thing as the devil. It is a just a psychological manifestation of the patient's guilt. But once she leaves, an attractive woman named Lucy appears, claiming to be the devil. She seeks advice. Being the Lord of the Underworld just isn't any fun anymore. After some verbal jousting, the two make a bet: if the next patient will acknowledge Lucy's identity, the psych must take her to dinner. Sure enough, the doctor loses and must take Lucy Ferr to a meal, where she gives the devil a present, guaranteed to increase both their practices.

Submitted: April 21, 2022
Last Updated: April 21, 2022

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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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