A Teacher (2020) s01e06 Episode Script

Episode 6

I'm having an affair.
I'm having an affair.
I'm having an affair.
What? I'm sleeping with my student.
- Phil, look! - All right - Oh! - Okay.
Put that down.
- Oh, sorry.
- That's all right.
- Have you seen my phone? - No.
All right, you guys, um I'll get it.
We have to go in five minutes, okay? - Okay.
- Okay! Why? Hi.
Eric Walker? Yeah.
Yeah, yeah, I'm Eric.
Wilson is your English teacher, right? Yeah.
So you and Ms.
Wilson are friends? Um I mean, she's like a really good teacher.
She helped me get my My SAT scores up.
Have you ever spent any time with her alone? Like, uh, after school or off school grounds? I'm sorry.
I don't understand.
Is she okay? Eric, have you ever met her outside of school? Um I mean, yeah, she, uh, she tutors me.
So she met me at the place I work a few times, restaurant.
But I I don't really know that much about her.
You guys do anything else besides tutoring? Hang out at her place or drive around? I mean, she's she's dropped me off at home a couple of times.
Eric, has Ms.
Wilson ever been inappropriate with you? No! Yeah, it sounds weird when she says it that way.
Have you ever fooled around or anything like that? - Are you saying that - I-I totally get it.
She's an attractive lady.
I-I can see how maybe things could get a little confusing.
What's confusing? No Uh, nothing's confusing.
The school was notified this morning.
A report's been filed.
We know the whole story.
We know you guys went away together this weekend.
Oh, my God.
Sweetheart The most important thing right now is for you to tell the truth, because it's gonna be easier on Claire and everyone else if we know the real story.
Lying isn't gonna help her.
Or you.
She's having an affair.
She's, um - Fuck, man.
- Yeah.
You know, Lisa and I, we went through a rough patch too, and, um, we just saw somebody It's with her student.
It's with some, uh, kid that she's been tutoring.
All right, who told you that? She did.
Does anyone else know? Um Yes.
She told another teacher.
All right.
If he doesn't confirm it and it was consensual, then then they most likely won't press charges, you know? What do I do, Nate? Hi.
I'm I need to see you.
The police came to my house today.
They I didn't know what to say.
I didn't know what to do.
I just I they said that they knew everything.
Can we meet? Please, Claire, please.
Can we meet? I just I don't know what to do.
I don't know what to do.
Are you there? Yes, I'm here.
Can you say something? I'm sorry.
I have to go.
I can't believe it's happened.
Well, I already had Bill call the D.
Okay, Peggy.
Okay, thanks.
All right, bye.
Do you know what's going on with Eric? I mean, yeah, I guess he's, uh he's been acting like too cool for us 'cause he started dating some college girl and No, he's not dating a college girl, okay? He is having a sexual relationship with a teacher at school.
What are you talking about? That doesn't That doesn't make any sense.
He Okay, you know what? We'll get back to this.
Danielle, hi.
I know.
It's crazy! Hey.
I wanna save this.
How can you even look at me? Because I love you.
I messed everything up.
Yeah, you fucked up.
You fucked up real bad.
And I'm so fucking mad at you.
But this is ten years, Claire.
And I do not wanna lose you.
Okay? I saw Nate and I told him.
Oh, Jesus.
We're gonna get a lawyer.
And we're gonna go to therapy.
We can get past this.
Everyone's freaking out about this, man.
This is insane.
My mom fucking knows.
Dude, you gotta fucking tell us everything.
Jesus! You're gonna be like a legend, like a fucking god, dude.
Don't say that, man.
Fucking cops came to my house, all right, they In front of my mom.
I don't know what's gonna happen to her.
That's not your problem.
She's an adult.
She's like 30, right? It's on her.
You didn't do anything wrong.
She's under investigation because of me.
I mean she won't talk to me.
She won't pick up the phone.
Well, I mean, she She's probably busy with her husband, like, fuck, dude! She's got a fucking husband! - Eric, look - Fuck! I get it, all right? I do, like like you probably really, really like her.
But she's been having sex with her high school student.
It's like she's she's got issues, man.
You guys don't get it.
Eric, come on, we're j Dude, it's true.
Holy shit.
So I'm gonna take a few days off work.
I already called in.
I need some air.
I'm gonna go for a walk around the block or something.
I'll be back.
I am so, so sorry.
I don't know why I told them.
I don't I should have lied.
It's okay they would have found out anyway.
I'm so sorry.
Say something.
I'm scared.
I'm really, really scared.
W-we can just go.
Just leave.
I mea just drive you know? - I can't be without you.
- That's crazy.
No, it's not.
Look, we're good together.
We are, and Just look me in the eye and tell me that you don't want to do this.
We can figure it out.
We can! We're we're good together.
We're good.
This is fucking crazy.
- Just drive off now? - Yeah.
Yeah, just Look, I love you.
I'll be there in a sec.
- You sure? - Yeah.
Where the hell are you? Look, I have been calling and calling you.
We are very worried about you.
I am very worried about you.
Are you there? Yeah, I'm here.
Well, you need to come back home, okay? They they could look at this thing as a kidnapping, all right? Just please do the right thing.
Hey, Nate.
I'm sorry.
Just come back home.
I feel sick.
Oh hey.
I was a good teacher, right? The best teacher.
Oh, well That's that.
You're so fuckin' beautiful and you chose me.
My entire life gone for you.
No, wait.
Come here.
Come here.
Look at me! Please look at me.
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