EXT. THE LARSON DECK - THE NEXT SATURDAY - MORNING
The deck is clear except for a portable record player set up
on a small table by the railing. Emily and Joanie are
standing by the table with a box of records.
I thought you were enjoying giving
David dancing lessons all week.
Why did you ask me to have Stuart
meet us here today?
You've been talking to Stuart on
the phone all week but you
haven't actually met him. The
prom is only a week away. I
thought you two should at least
get to know each other a little
bit before you spend a whole
That's a good idea, but..
what if he doesn't like me, and
calls it off?
Then I'll strangle him with my
bare hands just for being
The girls laugh and put a record on the player.David comes
out onto the deck through the back door.
I heard what you just said Joanie.
You think like Stuart. He told me
that he was concerned that you
might call it off. The difference
there is that I didn't offer to
Kyle and Judy cross the lawn with Stuart and climb the steps
to join the others.
Hi you guys. Didn't you and Kyle
work the night shift, Judy?
Hi everybody. Yeah, we just got
off work, but Kyle said there was
going to be a dance party this
morning, so I thought it might be
a good way to unwind. We met
Stuart just getting out of his
It's not going to be much of a
party without food, unless you
count coffee and waffles. It's
the only thing I know how to
make, and mom is out grocery
Stuart produces a Tim Horton's box.
I brought muffins, does that count
as party food?
Joanie and I don't really know
you, but we like you already!
David takes the box and puts it on the table. Every one digs
Kyle and I are going to the prom
as chaperones. I know I'm only
19, but that's technically an
adult. At least that's the way my
dad sees it.He's the principal at
the high school, so he roped me
into it. I think he feels bad
that I missed my own prom two
years ago. I was in the hospital
getting my appendix out.
So the one junior Larson, and the three junior Maxwells and
the principal's daughter are going to be at the 1971
graduation prom. That ought to be interesting to say the