DTLA (2012) s01e08 Episode Script

Episode 8

1 [Piano music] Oh! Okay.
- How's it going? - What's with the hair? - What's with it? - What's with the bandana? Huh? - What's with the bandana? - Why are you mocking me? I'm here 'cause you called.
I know, but you you - You're like a parrot.
- What would you like? Wh What I'd like to know is what's with the hair? Why'd you do your hair like that? I can leave.
I'm Listen.
We're not talking about me, we're talking about you.
Why are we talking about me? You called me.
What would you like to talk about? - Fix my hair, I'll send you an e-mail.
- Okay.
Alright.
Can we pretend like you just walked in? Alright, go back and come back and we'll try it again.
But I'm just serious.
I like it.
- That's what I'll do.
- What? - Have a nice fucking day.
- Wh What? You walking out? Come back, you coward.
Come back, coward! Isn't that just like you? Isn't that just like you? To walk out.
To run away.
Oh, there you are! - There you are.
- How's it going? Everything is great.
How's it going with you? [Techno music plays] Have you been doing any musical things? You been singing, writing? No.
I haven't done that since junior high school.
It was a long time ago.
Oh, you I can't believe that.
It was another life.
Even the harp, the violin, everything, the piano All those things you used to do when you were a kid? Come on! You don't even play the violin? It was a stand-up bass, actually.
Never the violin.
- Harp? - I'm not into music anymore, pap.
- I'm into law.
- Now, that's great.
- I love law.
- I changed direction.
Good for you.
You used to want to help people.
I see you more as a religious person.
Silas, I am helping people.
How? By getting them out of jail? If I know you, you're helping the poor people, you're helping the homeless, people who don't have money.
I know you.
You're not helping people with money.
You never were into money.
Look at the money I sent you.
You sent it back to me.
So I know you don't like money.
Have you changed? I guess I have changed.
So you understand.
Not that it's any of your fucking business, but my lover and I broke up.
This is what I want to know Is he black, or is he white? Bryan's white.
Bryan is white.
I dated black men, I dated Latin men When? Like when? Yesterday? - Before I dated - Please.
I'm telling you, this ex-lover of yours called me and told me that he's followed you and he watched you and he has you on tape.
He says that you love sucking white dick.
Now, that's what he said.
He said you can't get enough of it.
And you know what? I never met this lover of yours.
But I bet he's a lot like your mom.
- Actually he's lot like you.
- Oh, is he a lot like me? - Now you're being vicious.
- He's a fuck up.
- He is fuck up so is like me? - Yeah.
Well, fuck you and fuck him.
How about that? Well, you are fucking him.
You never met him, but he's a nice guy.
Well, apparently he's not that nice.
You're not together.
Keep it real.
Well, you and my mom aren't together.
She's very nice.
Does that mean there's something wrong with you? You know, your mother's very domineering.
Your mother's very controlling.
Your mother's has psychological problems like a lot She has psychological problems - Just I - She was fucking there! - I know.
Okay, okay.
- She was fucking there! - You were not! - No, but you're not Don't fucking come at me about my mother! You know shit about my mother! Look, you're not understanding! You're not listening! You have to listen to me! The reason Why would I listen to you?! What the fuck do you have to say?! The reason I left, because I didn't want you to have two monsters.
Your mother was turning me into a monster.
Your mother wanted me to be her bitch.
I wasn't gonna be her bitch.
So I left.
Listen You wanna hear secrets? People have secrets.
Your mother and me put all of this together.
We planned this.
She don't even know this.
You're just a victim of your environment.
We both love you dearly.
We don't want you to become the assholes that we've become, the creeps.
I know your mother's in the hospital.
I knew it before you came here.
Your mother told me to talk to you.
It's why you're here.
We tricked you here.
You see? See how easy it is to trick you? [Sighs] You see how vulnerable you are? And you don't even know it.
You look like you're hurt.
I hope you're hurt.
Then I know that you're a person, you're a human being.
Human beings make mistakes.
We all make mistakes.
But if you don't learn from your mistakes, then it's a sad thing.
It's the saddest thing on this planet.
Don't become the person that me and your mother became.
Don't do that.
You as a kid, you always cared for people.
I want you to be that person.
I want you to be that kind person.
I want you to love yourself so you can love others.
You used to be so sensitive.
Stop being a dyke and be a sensitive gay person.
How about that? Yes.
Oh, my God.
See? At least now I know you're human.
Good for you.
Just let it out.
Let it all out.
I want to go to the hospital to see your mother, I'll be right behind you.
I can't go today, I'm going to I'm going tomorrow, but I appreciate that.
Thanks.
Okay.
Are you going tomorrow? At least you're going.
I always go.
Well, at least let me see you go.
Why don't you go? [Chuckles] Hmm? Just let me see you go.
I want to see you walk away, like an old movie, like an old black movie from the '70s.
- Yeah, yeah, yeah.
- Good shoulder.
Yeah.
- Take care, Silas.
- Okay, yes.
Look at you.
Hey, that's it.
At least just say goodbye.
- Waylon, where are we going? - Don't worry about it.
I can't leave town.
Why are we going to the airport? What do you think I'm gonna do with you? I can't leave town.
I have a job.
Don't worry about it.
Just relax.
Okay.
You should hit that pipe.
[Laughs] I should hit that pipe.
[Music] [Airplane approaching] [Music] - Hey.
- Hey, Lenny.
- What's up, brother? - Uh, not much.
I'm sorry to bother you, man.
Um What's up? You wouldn't happen to have any of the, uh Remember the stuff we were talking about? - Oh, you want a smoke? - Yeah, yeah.
- I'm happy to pay you.
I got money.
- Oh, my God.
Oh, my God! No, no.
Come inside, bro.
How much you need? Uh, just enough to take the edge off.
Thanks.
Hey, Lenny.
Len-dog, what's up, man? Ain't see you in a minute.
How you feeling? I'm good, I'm good.
Oh, shit.
- What's wrong now? - Oh, bro.
Just let the man smoke first.
- Thanks.
- Gotcha.
[Inhales deeply] Up, yeah.
Appreciate it.
Ooh! [Laughs] So, last year, we had this issue with water seeping through the walls.
Paid a butt load to get it re-mediated.
In the last week, we've had water seeping through the walls.
Really? The the plumbing is what's stressing you out? What are you trying to say, Chef? - I mean, seriously.
- Len, come on, man.
I mean, you're moving out of your place.
We all know you officially just ended your relationship.
We get it.
It's a lot to process.
I was Yeah, the same.
I was thinking the same thing.
There we go.
[Inhales deeply] Yeah.
[Laughs] [Coughs] [Laughs] Thank you! [Coughs] So, Chef, how do you get through the airport with all that stuff? Surgical stainless steel that they make these out of It doesn't beep in the sensors.
Doesn't matter to me, though.
I can't go to the airport.
I'm on a list.
[Laughs] [Laughter] Damn, Chef! Shit! God damn it! Aah! - Hey, Bryan.
- Hey, Ricky.
- How are you? You all right? - Uh I don't know.
Yeah? You're not looking too good.
Do you need a hug or something? - Yeah, I could use a hug.
- Come here.
Watch my finger.
What happened to your finger? Uh, jammed it over here trying to move this damn chair.
Why does she have you lifting that shit? 'Cause I'm the only man around here.
Now that you're around, I think you can help out.
Hey.
[Chuckles] - Hey.
- Hey.
I've been calling you.
Where have you been? Hello.
- I miss you.
- I miss you, too.
You don't call.
You don't write.
No nothing.
I know.
It's just I'm busy.
- How you doing? - Good.
How are you? I'm okay.
I just hurt my finger a little bit moving.
You did? Aww! Can you move it? Kiss it and make it better.
Thank you.
[Laughs] - Mm.
You okay? - Yeah, I'm good.
- I'll let you two talk.
- All right.
So, what's up? I don't know.
Things are not really good right now.
Why don't you call me back? I know.
I just And you don't text me back.
I text.
Isn't that the new thing now The texting? I know, I know.
It's just it's just been really rough for me.
- Yeah? - Yeah.
Okay.
You want to talk? - Yeah.
- Want to have a cigarette? - Yeah.
[Laughs] - Come on.
Sit down.
Sneak it around here, you know? Ooh! Here you go.
So, the store looks good.
Thanks.
Yeah.
I like it.
So, what's the deal with, um, you and Ricky? Come on.
She's my age.
I know! [Laughs] - She's younger, actually.
- Look at you.
She is younger.
Yeah.
You're getting up there now, you know? I know.
I am getting older.
[Laughs] So, what else? What's happening? [Exhales deeply] Um - I broke it off with Lenny.
- Yeah.
I heard.
I don't know if it was the right thing to do.
I'm just hanging out here all alone on all this.
You're not alone.
You have me always.
- I know.
- Always.
I need to come see you more.
I know! Fuck! I miss you.
I know.
I've been fucking up.
Yeah.
Come on.
[Gasps] Shit.
Okay, she's coming.
- She's coming to pick up a table.
- Fuck.
- Wait! We can't be smoking! - Don't tell her I'm here.
Um, j-just come here.
No, take the cigarette.
Don't take the ashtray.
Just the cigarette.
Wait.
Get the ashtray quick! - Get it? Okay! - Oh, no.
Leave it, leave it, leave it.
No.
Bring it, bring it, 'cause it'll be dirty and she'll know.
Come on.
Aah! Come on! Quick, quick, quick! She'll kill me! Or try to kill me.
So, why don't you just move in with me? I-I can't, mom.
I just I'm living with a friend, and mom would bust a fucking neck thing She's always busting a fucking neck thing.
- Hi.
- Hey.
What the fuck?! - I tried to stop her.
- Really? I did.
I tried to stop her.
Yeah, I know.
Probably couldn't do that, could you? Clearly.
[Sighs] Okay.
- I didn't quit for real.
- Well, I can see that.
And you're smoking? - Come on.
- I made him do it.
- Okay.
- Well, that's great.
- I am such a bad influence.
- That's old news.
You know what? - I'm I'm done.
- No, no, no, no, no.
No.
Seriously.
Stop being such a fucking drama queen.
Shit! - Oh, for Christ's sake.
- Oh, great.
See? What the fuck? You stand here, and you've let him trounce all over me for 27 years.
- Really? - Yeah, seriously.
- 28, actually.
- Well, yes, I know.
- I missed his birthday.
- And you know what? You treat him like a goddamn criminal.
Well, you know what? He hurts me.
I'm there for him.
I try to, like, walk him through life - Really? - In a practical way.
I'm gonna go see him, all right? You know, you and Kim should get on the same page about this.
You know? Stay in your own fucking Lane.
Wait, wait, wait, wait.
Come here.
Don't No, no, no, no, no.
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Here, take that.
Wait, wait.
There's more.
Here.
I love you.
I love you, too.
We need to talk.
I'll see you at home.
Okay? Will you lock up? What is your problem? I can't fucking believe you.
- Really.
Jesus.
- Well He's been sponging off his boyfriend now for for years, and it's not okay.
- It's left him - Oh, oh.
It's not okay? It's not okay? Who sponged off of who when we met? - Sweetie - Who was sponging off of who? Sweetie, that was Wait a minute.
- That was - Well, come on.
- That was not sponging.
- Okay.
I don't think it's sponging for him either.
But the different No, think about what I'm saying.
He really loved that guy, you know? He wasn't thinking that he was sponging.
He is destroyed, but he's gonna figure it out.
- That's what happens.
- But He's a good kid.
- Sweetie, - I know he's a good kid, but he could be a better man.
I think that maybe he can if we give him a chance.
I mean, what he needs is love from us, not He doesn't need you to be like you are being, because you are so fucking hard-ass.
Okay, but, listen I'm a grown woman Really grown.
I am over 50, and I was scared to have you find me smoking.
What the fuck is that? Well Don't say anything.
I'm not gonna say anything about the smoking Although that does drive me insane and I don't like it.
- But that's a sidebar.
- I know.
And who's this chick you're hanging out with, by the way? Who What's that all about? - Yeah.
Well, she's she's nice.
- I mean, that doesn't She's not up to your standards.
I mean, I don't get it, and I'm not buying it, but Really? Are you jealous? I'm not jealous.
I'm just concerned, you know? Like, I'm concerned about my son, and occasionally I'm concerned about you.
- Oh.
Really? - Yeah.
Oh.
Cool.
I'm concerned about you, too.
You know, I love you.
I always will No matter how bad you are [Laughs] And how tough you are and how much your bark is really loud.
But I still love you.
I always will.
Really.
You were the best thing in my life.
And, look it.
You gave him to me.
- You had him.
- Well You're gonna make me cry now.
Well, I know.
I-I don't You know, I feel the same way.
And as you know, I couldn't have done it without you, and we never would have done it without each other.
I know.
'Cause it was not easy at that time.
- No, it wasn't.
- We weren't getting a lot of support from our own family, let alone the world.
From anybody.
Yeah.
I mean, everybody was totally, like, blown away, and we really hung in there, even when things were not always easy for the two of us.
No shit.
So, maybe this is an opportunity for all of us to, you know, really come together again in a different, new, wonderful way.
Okay.
Okay? Sounds good.
See, I'm, like, seeing you like when I first met you.
It's so nice.
You're really cool.
Thank you, honey.
You're welcome.
I love you, too.
[Chuckles] I love you a lot.
I always will love you.
I always have.
And I should go.
I should go.
Okay.
Okay? Sounds good.
- Thanks.
Okay.
- Okay.
[Dance music plays] [Indistinct conversations] So, why don't you just tell him what the play's about? It's not like you're cheating on him.
You're acting.
The other guy's straight, right? S.
J.
, you don't understand.
I mean, Marky's like a hard-core monogamist.
You know what I mean? He's into marriage and, like, not being butt-ass naked all the time in public.
I just don't want him to think I'm some kind of huge slut, you know? Shut up.
Believe me, lying to him is worse than anything else you could do.
[Stefan laughs] It is.
Sit around talking about somebody else's emotions, you'll never please them.
What you need to do Start working on somebody else.
I mean, I have been waiting for this role a long time, you know? So, basically you'd do anything to further your career.
You don't care whose feelings you hurt.
What you talking about? All right.
Which one of you fools needs some more water? - I hate your ass.
- Yeah.
Where did Lenny go? Lenny went to the store or something.
You feel like you can talk to me any old kind of way.
Yo.
What what are you talking about? I'm not down with this.
Thomas.
[Cup thuds] He's not down with this.
[Laughs] What the hell just happened? What did I just walk into? You don't You don't know who he is? I mean, I met him I think.
- I haven't.
- Honestly, I don't know.
Ain't nobody bad like me Yo! What's up? What is wrong with you? Why are you sitting here, embarrassing yourself, acting like a little bitch?! Who the hell are you calling a bitch? I'm not one of your little faggot-ass boyfriends that you can just talk down to.
Really? Is this what we're gonna do? Look, you do not come in here acting like this with my friends.
- You do not.
- Fuck your friends.
You're the one who needs my friends, remember? I don't give a shit about them.
Why are you getting all bent out of shape? Just talk to me, man.
I feel disrespected.
I feel set aside.
I feel like you used me for Jamin.
For Jamin? For Jamin.
Do you even know who the fuck I am? Jamin came to me because I'm good at what I do.
I'm a fucking rock star! So, where does that leave us? We were just having a good time.
Exactly.
[Knocking] Child, I am devastated that it's too cold to party on the roof.
You know I have this sexy backless ensemble ready and everything.
Well, you know, I'm staying in the building, so just rock that shit when it warms up.
Warm it up, Kris I'm about to warm it up You guys are clearly not from the east coast.
It's like, what, 60 degrees? Fucking Queens are a bunch of pussies.
[Laughs] This lady I see She gets a little festive when she has a couple cocktails or two.
Oh, Rod's here.
I'm gonna go downstairs and get him.
I love that guy.
Love that guy! Yeah, well, if it wasn't for that guy, we wouldn't have sold this place.
Do I look upset? I love him.
But I was being real! [Man laughs] Hey.
- Look who finally got here.
- Hey, everybody.
Oh, hey, Bosco.
I know what you want.
[Laughter] Oh, Len, I saw this, like, water coming out by the bathroom or something? Nope.
Not not doing that.
Obviously, I need another drink or a bump or something, 'cause y'all are off the chain.
- I mean, seriously.
- You know what? Let's go get your pretty ass a drink.
Okay, girl.
- Norm! Norm! - Norm! What's up, man? This is flawless.
All right, so, wait.
Well, let's go get that bitch.
All right, let's go get her, man.
[Laughs] [Indistinct conversations] [Knock on door] [Hip-hop music plays] Hey, S.
J.
S.
J.
, you in there? [Door opens] S.
J.
S.
J.
Out.
S.
J.
Oh, my God! Go! Get out! S.
J.
, baby, you have to get up.
Wake up, baby.
S.
J.
! Jesus.
S.
J.
Get up! S.
J.
There you go, there you go.
Come on.
Norm is here.
You know your husband, Norm? - Norm.
- Norm is here? You know Norm, your husband? - Norm is Norm is here?! - Yes! Yes, Norm is here! He's waiting for you outside.
Why is there water on the floor?! I just oh, my God.
- I just - Get me a Red Bull.
Do you have a cup of coffee? Just do it.
Just do it.
- Just go.
Get it! - Red bull, man.
Please? Thank you.
Thank you.
Thank you.
Thank you! Okay, come on.
Let's get you up.
Come on, baby.
Here.
S.
J.
S.
J.
, look at me.
Look at me.
- Norman - I love you, too.
I love you, too.
Okay.
Let's get you up! [Grunts] - I got it.
- S.
J.
, right.
- Okay, right.
- Left.
Jacket.
Okay.
- I'm gonna be outside, okay? - Okay.
Please, just get cleaned up, all right? All right.
Do it.
[Door opens, closes] [Sighs] [Retches] [Coughs] Hey.
You okay? Need some fresh air? Mind if I join you? Okay.
Well, I'm gonna come out here anyway.
Uh [Sighs] [Chuckles] I got you these flowers.
Let me tell you.
It wasn't easy.
Everything was closed, so I went to a cafe, and I gave a waitress 5 bucks if I could take these out of the vase.
- You did? - Yeah.
You like them? No? They're kind of crappy.
I don't know.
No.
They're okay.
[Sighs] Are we gonna talk? About what? I love you.
You love me? Yes, I love you.
You're my wife.
I want you to move back in.
What what's up with the pills? I saw them.
Okay, that's cool.
I'm taking antidepressants.
The shrink gave them to me because I'm depressed about the situation.
You're depressed? Yeah.
Really? Do you want the truth? Yeah.
Okay.
I want to have good sex with you, S.
J.
I want to do a good job.
I love you.
I miss you.
You cheated on me, Norm.
I wouldn't have done that to you.
Well, you're right, you're right.
You would have never done that.
[Sighs] Just go.
[Mid-tempo music plays] Well, actually, I'm glad everybody's here.
I wanted to, uh I wanted to say thank you to somebody who I thought Originally thought was a complete douche bag.
It turns out I was wrong.
- I've been wrong before.
- Spit it out.
You know, he's just a cheesy straight guy.
I want to say thank you.
We owe a huge debt of gratitude to to Rod, our realtor.
If you ever want to sell your house in one day, talk to this motherfucker, 'cause he can do it.
He fucking rocks 'Cause he just does.
And thank you to Bryan for insisting that we use him, 'cause I wasn't - I wasn't on board.
- I told you.
But, um, I just yeah.
- Cheers, bitches, for that.
- Cheers.
- Cheers! - Cheers! Cheers! Cheers to me.
Thank you, Lenny, you uptight pole smoker.
[Lenny chuckles] And judging by the size of your pupils, that's not all you've been smoking tonight.
Ooh! Yeah.
Anyway, I've got cards if anybody wants them.
I, uh, may be a straight douche, but I'll sell the shit out of your place.
- The shit out of your - Promise you I will.
No, but in all seriousness, you guys, I mean, this is kind of bittersweet.
This is probably gonna be the last time we're all together in the In the same spot, so I mean, this is like the end of an era.
It's also the beginning of a new one.
Bryan! What the hell is that? It's getting worse.
That plumbing thing.
- Catch you guys later.
- Bye.
Didn't he show up with a dude? - I don't know.
- So long.
Thanks for coming.
Okay, what what do we do about this? We have to give them the key in the morning.
It's all right.
- We'll do it tomorrow.
- I can't.
No! There is no tomorrow.
We have to get this shit done now! Let's get everyone out of here, and then we'll put towels down.
We'll figure it out.
It's fine, fine.
Hey! Thanks for coming.
Oh, my God.
[Laughs] Isn't this, um Whoa! Isn't that Oh, my God! It is.
[Laughing] Yes! We'll figure it out tomorrow.
What the hell? What? What? - You are so gonna die.
- What? - What?! - What is so funny? It's your surf buddy, Bobby.
What are you talking about? He's on broke straight boys.
Wait, wait.
What's broke straight boys? It's a porn site where straight guys have gay sex for pay.
No, no, no.
This says Jimmy.
Don't you know anything about anything? Nobody uses their real name for porn.
Porn stars count as celebrities, right? Ow! Oh, he's sucking somebody's dick.
All right, come on.
Put it away.
- Shh! - Come on.
Seriously, Stefan, watch your gay porn at home.
We got to get this stuff cleaned up.
[Laughter] You knew about this? All I know was that he was in between jobs.
Between blow jobs.
- [Laughter] - That's priceless.
We have to get this cleaned up! Get out! I love you, but get out! Your straight friend is a bona fide butt pirate.
And you are a mess.
Good night, Stefan.
I'm coming.
Geez! Go, go, go.
[Laughs] [Music] [Music]