I'm not a great writer, so be gentle.
BASED OFF OF MATTCONLEY'S TEXT RECORD - I had this idea of a funny, fast-paced, educational video on 'Getting to Know YOUR MOM.' In the original text RECord, I mentioned an idea similar to last season's HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF, but I think a parody of those '50s educational films would be more entertaining.
Character Descriptions The NARRATOR is the stereotypical 1950’s voice in those terrible (but hilarious) educational films. Nicely dressed (in a suit and tie). The TWENTY YEAR OLD is very ignorant and chipper, like many of the characters from Pleasantville. Not sure whether this character should be male or female yet. Might end up being younger as well.
-We FADE IN to reveal a the title of our short, 'GETTING TO KNOW YOUR MOM.'
CROSS-FADE TO: -Different shots of moms holding and caring for their children.
NARRATOR: Mothers... It's been said that they know best. But, what do we know about them? Who were they before they were 'Mom?' To answer that question, we'll have to go back before even you were born. That's right. At one point in her life, your mother was your age.
EIGHT YEAR OLD: My age?
NARRATOR: That's right.
TWELVE YEAR OLD: My age?
NARRATOR: You betchya.
TWENTY YEAR OLD: Even me?
-The TWENTY YEAR OLD hangs his/ her head.
NARRATOR: Of course she was.
-The TWENTY YEAR OLD raises his/ her head and shoots a corny smile at the camera.
NARRATOR: In fact, let's go back to when your mom was your age.
TWENTY YEAR OLD: Okay!
NARRATOR: It wasn't that long ago that she was just a young lady. But, back then, your mom wasn’t, well,...