Rain - the Miniseries
(still picture of a tornado)
VO: You were blown away by "Twister"
(shot of molten lava)
VO: You were devistated by "Dante's Peak"
(shot of meteor)
VO: You were annihilated by "Asteroid"...
This May--nature unleashes her ultimate fury--right in your own backyard!
(cut to family in living room, as the Dad tries in vain to get the TV to work)
: That's funny--the cable's out!
Mom: Guess we'll have to call the company...(thunderclap) what's that noise?
(Dad goes to the window to investigate)
Dad: Oh, God no...
Daughter: (frightened) Daddy?
Mom: Hank, what is it?
Dad: It's everywhere...
Mom: What is it?
Dad: Carol--get the kids into the closet! (family remains rooted to the floor) Do it--NOW!
Mom: Oh, my God! It's...IT'S....
VO: ...RAIN (shot of titlecard)--they said it would never happen---"never" is NOW!
(cut to Mom and Dad, as their ceiling starts to leak)
Mom: (hysterical) It's in the HOUSE!!!!!
Dad: GET A BUCKET!
(Mom grabs a bucket and holds it under the leak. Dad rushes to grab a pot, the kids--still in the closet--grab cereal bowls and hold them under the leaks. A leak springs right over the cat's head)
VO: Imagine, billions of droplets of pure water--and scream! (cut to "Rain" titlecard) RAIN--The Sky is Falling--On You!
(house is now dark--the power has gone out. Mom, who seems to be in shock, is rocking back and forth, singing to herself in a baby voice:)
Mom: "Rain, rain..go away....."
VO: RAIN (thunderclap) this May, there's a 50 to 60% chance--of TERROR
(cut to mom and dad at the window)
Dad: Oh, my God!
Mom: (crying) Whaaat?
Dad: Grandpa's still out there--he's got a suede suit on!!!
VO: Rain--the Miniseries, coming in May to NBC
Thanks to Shawn for this transcript!