Professor Firstdraft’s GOODTIME SCRIPTORIUM

Dispatches from the far reaches of the WGF.


Remembering Harris Wittels

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Last night, PARKS AND RECREATION ended. But a week before the end, one of its writers, the truly funny Harris Wittels, died. Here are pages from two of his PARKS scripts.

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A Love Letter to Friday the 13th

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I have a confession to make. I don’t like horror movies. My imagination is already a little too overactive for them to be very fun for me… or non-disruptive to my sleep schedule. But. I love Friday the 13th, the

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Cool Scripts: FAKING IT

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Real quick, you guys: This week we got a ton of scripts from the first two seasons of the incredible MTV series FAKING IT. Here are the first three pages of the pilot.

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Not That Kind Of Slap

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Tonight THE SLAP premiers on NBC, and whether or not it gets good reviews (so far they’ve been mixed), we’re excited to watch a show in which a direct open-handed facial assault features so prominently. Sure, the slap in THE SLAP is a catalyst for an important national conversation about child-rearing and corporal punishment, but I can’t help but be reminded of the last time we saw some truly compelling slap-centered narrative.

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