My Insurance Company and I

August 19, 2009

A sketch regarding the notion that ObamaCare would ruin the relationship you have between you and your insurance company.  This sketch was featured in the Improv Olympic show Top Story Weekly on August 16, 2009.

MY INSURANCE COMPANY AND I

Spot on RICK as he dials the phone.  SFX: DIAL TONE.  Spot on opposite side of the stage on AUTOMATED OPERATOR as she answers with her soothing mechanical responses.

AUTOMATED OPERATOR
Welcome to the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Help Line.  We’ll be right with you.

RICK
That’s OK, I’ll wait.  I’m just glad we have this chance to chat before the Democrats pass their Socialist Health Care plan and ruin my relationship with my insurance company.  When Glenn Beck was talking about that this week, I nearly soiled myself.  Because the government doesn’t care who I am – you care.

AUTOMATED OPERATOR
Thank you.  For English, press one.  Por Espanol, après numero dos.
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Like Father, Like Son

August 19, 2009

A sketch on Tom Cruise and his son Connor, who was recently cast in the remake of “Red Dawn.”  This sketch was featured in the Improv Olympic show Top Story Weekly on August 16, 2009.

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

Lights up on CONNOR, ADRIANNE, and CHRIS in a scene.  DAN the director, directs them.

DAN
Okay, guys, this was one of the pivotal scenes in the original Red Dawn.  Patrick Swayze’s character, that’s you Chris, really gets in Daryl’s face.  And Jennifer Grey’s character will come in as the sympathetic one.

ADRIANNE
I’m sorry Dan, why do you keep referring to me as Jennifer Grey’s character?  My name’s Adrianne.  My character’s name is Toni. .

DAN
It’s just my process.  Don’t take offense.

ADRIANNE
OK.

DAN
OK, let’s roll one.  Chris, you good?  Adrianne?  OK, good.  Tom Cruise’s adopted son Connor Cruise, you ready?

CONNOR
(ala Tom Cruise)
I’m ready!  Let’s do a take!
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