Blood Everywhere

April 7, 2016

 

Directed by Mario Gonzales

With Melissa Ortiz, Laura Peterson & Sarah David

 

 

Three female police investigators are working around a crime scene. All three have the same dark blue windbreaker on, dark pants, gloves, paper booties over their shoes, and their hair up in ponytails.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
Drops tented numbered evidence markers where drops of blood are found on the ground.

CAMERA
Takes a photo of the drop of blood and the evidence marker along with a brightly colored ruler she carries with her.

NOTEBOOK
Takes notes on where the drop was found and its relation to other drops.

 

NOTEBOOK is engrossed in her work. The other two are kind of asshole jokesters who don’t really seem to be paying much attention.

 

CAMERA
Did you watch it?

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
The whole thing. I was going to do laundry or something, but fuck it, you know?

 

CAMERA
Do you think he did it?

 

NOTEBOOK

Here’s one.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

Got it.

 

CAMERA

Got it.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
I don’t know. I mean. What was the timeline of events?

 

CAMERA
Did you read that one theory? About the brother?

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
No, but I saw the headline.

 

CAMERA
I know it’s just reddit assholes, but it’s an interesting theory. You should read it.

 

NOTEBOOK

There.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

Got it.

 

CAMERA

Got it.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
I can’t believe I watched the whole thing.

 

CAMERA
I know, right? It was kind of dull. But every time one episode ended I just couldn’t help it, you know?

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

Did you see it?

 

They both look at NOTEBOOK expectantly.

 

NOTEBOOK

Me? No.

 

CAMERA
What about “How To Get Away With Murder”?

 

NOTEBOOK

Nope.

 

CAMERA

“The Killing”?

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
Oh! That podcast? Serial?

 

NOTEBOOK
Not really my thing.

 

CAMERA
What about “True Detective?”

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS Or the “The Wire”?

 

NOTEBOOK

Guys -

 

CAMERA
Oh! What about “Twin Peaks”?

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
“Numbers”? “Castle”? “Cold Case”? “Without a Trace”?

 

CAMERA
“The Mentalist”? “Medium”? “Monk”? “Murder She Wrote?”

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
“Broadchurch”? “Wallander”? “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries”? “Prime Suspect”?

 

NOTEBOOK

Guys!

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

Got it.

 

CAMERA

Got it.

 

Slight pause.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

That one?

 

NOTEBOOK

Yup.

 

CAMERA

Got it.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
Also: “BONES”? “NCIS”? “NCIS LA?”

 

CAMERA
“Law and Order”, “Law and Order SVU”, “Law and Order Criminal Intent”.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
“Criminal Minds”, “CSI Las Vegas”, “CSI New York”, “CSI Miami”, “CSI New Orleans”

 

NOTEBOOK
Hey, how many hours have you two been on?

 

CAMERA and EVIDENCE MARKERS

6.

 

NOTEBOOK
I’ve been on 24. This is my job. Ok? This is what I do. I don’t watch it on TV.

 

Guilty pause.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
24 hours is a long time man.

 

CAMERA
A long time.

 

Apologetic pause.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
But...in a way...it’s like you are binge watching work.

 

CAMERA
It’s like, we are living Law and Order.

 

NOTEBOOK
I hate you two so much.

 

CAMERA
Wow. How come I never thought of it like this before? I’m like...what? That chick from “The Killing?”

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS
Oh my God! Totally! You are so brooding! Hey, am I Dr. Brennan from “Bones?”

 

CAMERA
You totally are!

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS and CAMERA

AWESOME!

 

NOTEBOOK

Can I be Scully?

 

They look at her.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

From the “X-Files”?

 

CAMERA

Eeeeeeeehhhh... I don't see it.

 

NOTEBOOK

Fuck you guys.

 

CAMERA

Here’s one.

 

EVIDENCE MARKERS

Got it.

 

NOTEBOOK
Yeah yeah. I got it. I got it.

 

The End

 

 

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