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  Season 1: Episode 8





75h: Candice Bergen / Martha Reeves, The Stylistics

The Laundromat

Woman.....Gilda Radner
Man.....John Belushi

[ open on Woman enter a laundromat looking for an available washer. She bumps into Man, also looking for a an available washer. They find themselves standing in front of the only available washer in the laundromat, and decide to share it instead of leaving one or the other waiting. ]

[ They deposit their dirty clothes one at a time. First, the Man tosses in a pair of socks, as the Woman drops in a pair of pantyhose. ]

[ Man deposits a shirt, as Woman deposits a blouse ]

[ Moving along, Man places a pair of pants into the washer, as Woman drops in a long skirt ]

[ Man then pulls out a sleeveless t-shirt, and drops it into the washer. Woman pulls out a bra, but is apprehensive about putting it into the washer. As a gesture of good faith, Man grabs a red rose from his laundry basket and offers it to the Woman. She takes it, smells it, then throws her bra into the washer ]

[ Man pulls out a pair of dirty underwear from his basket, then snaps it into the washer. Woman pulls out a pair of her panties, but is again apprehensive about including it in the shared washload. To talk her into her, Man pulls out a bottle of wine and two glasses from his laundry basket. They toast their glasses and drink some wine, then she finally tosses her panties into the washer. ]

[ Man deposits a quarter into the washer, as Woman closes the lid ]

[ Man pulls out two cigarettes, lights them, and offers the Woman one. She accepts it, as they sit down in front of the washer and kiss. ]

[ fade to black ]


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