New Girl: Nine Lives
Television Script | First Act | Comedy
INT. LOFT – LIVING ROOM – DAY
JESS sits on the couch sipping tea and reading a magazine. NICK enters the living room, plops down next to her, and props his feet on the coffee table.
Instantly, he springs from the couch, screaming.
Needles! Needles! If there’s anything I hate worse than doctors it’s needles.
INT. HOPSITAL – HALLWAY – FLASHBACK (18 YEARS EARLIER)
YOUNG NICK sprints down the hallway.
A DOCTOR follows close behind, hypodermic needle in hand.
He tackles Young Nick.
BACK TO PRESENT
Nick points at the couch.
A cat’s tail and paws protrude from behind Jess. She scrambles from the couch and removes the pillows. FERGUSON, lies unconscious.
WINSTON shuffles into the room rubbing his eyes.
Nick snatches the pillow from Jess, throws it over Ferguson, and pushes Jess onto the couch.
What’s going on?