Life & Beth (2022) s01e08 Episode Script


- JILL: Okay, break, girls.
Really good work.
Nice hustle.
I love to see that.
Drink plenty of water.
Uh, AA meeting's in the cafeteria.
Oh, no, no, no.
Coach, it's me, Beth.
Beth Jones.
Oh, my God, Beth? It's so good to see you.
The AA meeting's are in the cafeteria.
Yeah, no, I'm not here for that.
I barely even drink anymore.
Well, that's great.
Hey, girls, this is Beth Jones.
She was an outside hitter and one of the best defensive players we ever had here, effort-wise.
Yeah, and also just in general, but How are you doing? So great.
- Great.
- Really never better.
- Great.
- Yeah.
How's your mom? Dead.
She died.
- Oh.
- Yeah.
So sorry.
- Yeah.
- Yeah.
I remember she was she was such a big part of your life.
Yeah, huge.
Listen, so, Coach, I have an exciting no, a thrilling idea for you.
- Okay.
- Okay.
So there was a time in my life where volleyball was just my greatest passion.
Well, that's nice to hear.
And it's really a lot thanks to you.
So basically, all roads have kind of converged in in the wood, and I took the path that led to volleyball.
Uh, great.
You know, um, they have an over 40 league on Tuesday nights.
Maybe you could Okay, but no, I don't think that I was meant to play.
I believe that I was meant to coach.
That's why I wanna coach right here with you.
I'll assistant coach for free for about four to six weeks, you know.
Probably closer to four, just 'cause it's free, and, you know, everybody needs money and then I'll take over as head coach.
You know, Beth [CLEARS THROAT.]
I really appreciate your enthusiasm for the program, but I have to say, I I don't think you're being very realistic.
I know what's going on.
You don't think I have what it takes anymore.
Well, let me tell you that I do.
Girls, line up! [WHISTLE BLOWS.]
All right, let's just get you out of the way here.
All right.
Here we go.
Who's up? Let's go.
Show me what you got.
My eyes are open, I'm seeing who's got what? All right.
Even better, defense.
Get down.
Here we go.
- Oh, God, I'm sorry! Oh, God.
Listen She's okay, right? She seems like a tough cookie.
- Listen.
- Yeah.
Talk to me.
This team already has a coach.
Right, right.
- And that's me.
- Yeah.
And I'm not going anywhere for a very long time.
All right, you want me to break it to the girls? - No.
- No.
All right, well, I think I'm gonna split.
My bad about that.
Live your dreams, ladies.
Hope you bitches like cards, 'cause here comes an ace.
- Hey.
- Hi.
- How you doing? - Good.
Am I talking to the new Downside Middle School volleyball coach? Uh, no, you're not.
It was it wasn't big enough, but I'll I'll find something.
I need a job now.
- What do you mean? - I quit my job.
- You quit your job? - Yeah.
I quit my job, inspired by you.
Thank you very much.
I didn't tell you to quit your job.
Hi, John.
I think we're all set.
- No, you know I wasn't happy.
- Oh.
- Hey, Gerald.
- Hey, Beth.
What's up, Gerald? How's it going? Everything looking good here? It's good, right? Yeah.
Hey, I gotta tell you.
Uh, I owe you a big thanks.
You're quite the sales gal.
Oh, yeah.
People are really digging the wine.
- Yeah.
- Yeah.
Especially this Pinot, the hero.
I mean, do you have any left after we sold so much of it? We're getting pretty low.
You know, with all the wine commission I'm getting from this, I was able to afford this MasterClass.
Kinda had my eye on it for a while.
From one Laird Hamiltone.
The surfer? Is he a surfer? I know him as a model.
- Oh, someone's coming.
- All right.
I got this, guys.
Speaking of MasterClass.
Gerald, your nose is bleeding.
Oh, God.
- It is? - Yeah.
There's a lot of blood.
Oh, God.
Got it.
Why don't you go inside? - Yeah, it's really bad.
- Clean up.
- Okay.
- I'm good.
They're coming.
I have to continue setting up.
- Are you up for it? - What should I do? Just sell them produce.
Hi, welcome to the farmer's market.
Um, this is our farm stand.
Uh, I am Beth.
I'll be your server.
- Take it easy.
- Okay.
I'm nervous.
How much is your Swiss chard? Swiss chard.
Oh, I love that question.
Great question.
And great scarf.
Uh, Swiss chard.
Now, what is that? Is that a cheese? - It's, uh - Oh, yeah.
It's here it is.
It's, um, it's $10.
Just because well, no.
It's just it's the lush red stemmage, which makes it more Swiss.
- Even more Swiss.
- That's actually true.
The darker stems give them a nice beet-like flavor.
- Beet-like.
- Beet-like.
- Who doesn't like beets? What kind of a sick person? - All right.
- Okay.
Okay, great.
Um, so just take like a bunch of them.
- Grab them, yeah.
- Oh, okay.
Oh, okay.
And then you go like this.
That's how you do it.
Did you need a bag? - No.
- We recycle.
Oh, my God.
Heroes, saints.
Thank you.
Thank you.
See you next week.
Yes, we'll be here.
Thank you.
Enjoy the market.
That was awesome.
We just ripped that woman off.
- Nice.
- Hi.
- Hi.
- Do you guys have any leeks? - I don't even have my period.
- Jesus, Beth.
Yeah, we have leeks right here actually.
We're just having fun.
He doesn't get it.
- $2 each.
- You sure, not four? No, it's fine.
Thank you so much.
- Okay, thank you.
- Just the one? - Namaste.
- Bhagwan.
Thank you.
What's Bhagwan? Oh, my God.
Wild Wild Country.
You never saw that show? It's about a cult.
This guy, like, totally, you know, like most cult leaders, winds up just kind of fucking everyone.
You need a TV.
So I can watch people join a cult? Yes.
Oh, I mean, there's so much more than that.
What's it called? You can get inside the mind of a serial killer, you know.
Or there's this doc that you have to see where all these nuns get raped.
- Well, I'm sold.
Why are we in this shitty corner? The woman who assigns the spots doesn't like me.
How could she not like you? My pigs escape onto her land a lot.
That was gonna be my guess.
Uh You know what? Just gimme a minute.
All right.
I think I'm good, John.
Hey, can we put the reds in front? We swap the, like I want to push the - Are you okay? - Yeah.
- That's a lot of blood.
- I'm good, it's gonna stop.
But I wanna switch.
I wanna push the reds.
So if we could maybe move the reds up front Okay, we will, we will.
It's still coming out, I think.
It's just slowing down.
It was gushing at first.
Let's pack it up.
We're moving.
What? - That looks better.
- Moving what? Oh, we're moving stands.
The marmalade people sold out.
Fucking marmalade.
When we reset, reds up front? Sure, Gerald.
He's bleeding a lot.
How'd you do that? Oh, I just told the organizer that I had IBS, so I needed to be near the toilet.
- You lied? - Well, yeah, I don't have IBS.
So let's go.
Well, this is kind of our spot.
People know to find us here.
They'll find us up front, 'cause we'll be the first stand that they see, okay? Okay.
Will you? Okay.
'Cause it is a little heavy.
- Thank you.
- Okay.
These red bamboo.
Here, here, right here.
This is where we're talking.
Don't leave the fucking money just sitting here, guys.
I'm sorry.
I'm sorry, young lady.
And I believe this is $8.
- Two is fine.
- Two? - For just the one.
- Okay.
Thank you.
See you, Chris.
I love selling this stuff.
Like, so much more than wine.
Maybe because this stuff actually nourishes people.
Don't talk shit about wine.
- No, wine's great.
- It's good too.
You just have to be okay with the fact you're slowly poisoning people to death.
BETH: Okay.
Hey, Bob.
Anybody see Elena? She took off with my flask.
That's how it starts.
I'll help you find her, Bob.
You good? I was born good.
I'm going to take a leek.
- You take a leek, Bob.
- Come on, Bob.
She's probably in the men's room.
- I found her there last week.
I told you she was here.
I'm dying.
BETH: Oh, shut up.
What are you doing here? Oh, you think we were gonna miss this? Why are you here? Okay.
There's real customers coming over here.
Say something farmery.
- Fuck you, okay? - [GASPS.]
- How about that? Okay, this is not cool.
- Elena drank every drop.
These are my friends, Jen and Jess.
This is John.
- That's too many Js.
That's funny.
Hi, John.
He's cute.
Your hair's very curly.
Do you have a perm? - JEN: I don't.
- John.
JEN: Do people get perms anymore? I don't know.
Are you gonna buy anything? - Uh - Um How about just, like, nice to meet you? Like, these are my good friends, you know? - Nice to meet you.
- JEN: Hi.
I'm gonna go get some more cabbage from the truck.
Would you grab some more fennel? - Yeah.
- JESS: Fennel, I'm dead! Stop.
- Get John back over here.
I wanna learn how to hoe.
- You are a hoe.
- Eat my ass.
Can you please? This is like a respectable market.
Okay? I'm sorry he was rude.
I don't know what that was about the perm.
- JEN: I don't care.
- It was a little off, but I think I might really like him.
Oh, it's so adult.
Adult film.
Gingham shirt.
You guys are such assholes.
Where's Maya? I can't believe she's missing this humiliation.
Oh, well, she's busy making all the arrangements.
For what? Oh, uh, you you didn't hear? What are you talking about? Grandpa Don passed away this week.
- JESS: Sorry.
- JEN: I thought you knew that.
No, I I had a missed call from her, but, um How long will the funeral take, do you think? Like an hour, I think.
I don't know.
They don't call it a funeral.
It's called a Homegoing Service.
Like the person's going home.
I like that.
That's what Maya said.
I don't know why she didn't want Jen and Jess there.
They're texting me.
Jess humped a table at the farmer's market.
Maybe she's afraid she would do something like that there.
I think I thought you were gonna kind of dress up a little more.
You know, I don't like what the weather is doing.
Do you mind if we go check on the boat really quick? No, we're late already.
We gotta go.
- Okay.
- It's just a funeral.
I think I thought you'd wear like a suit or something.
I don't have a suit.
Maybe you should get one.
Do you believe in God? [SCOFFS.]
- Not really.
- Yeah.
But like, you know, if I'm in like, turbulence on a plane or someone I know is sick, I pray, you know, to God.
Do you believe in God? Hm, no, not really.
I don't really ever pray, but I kind of think nature is God or something.
When does this start? - Just keep going, girls.
- I missed it? Will you please get out of her way? - LEONARD: What? - Hi, Daddy.
LEONARD: Hi, my sweethearts.
- Come on.
- LEONARD: Come on.
JANE: Let's go.
Let's go.
Did you win? Yeah, we won.
They don't start these things on time anymore.
It's starting to rain.
I know.
Yeah, can we hurry a little? I should check the boat.
What? I should check the boat.
Oh, we're like the last ones.
Come on.
She's right there.
Oh, I don't John.
I don't think these are Sorry.
Oh, I'm so sorry.
Seems like we should've come down the middle.
- Hi, my love.
This is John.
- Hi, John.
- Hi, nice to meet you.
- Hey, Beth.
- Hi.
LaVar, this is John.
- Hi.
- LaVar.
Nice to meet you.
- You too.
- [SIGHS.]
This is crazy.
Would you mind not texting? Yeah, I just have to text Skyler to check on the boat.
He's at a tournament.
Can you put it away? I think we're the only white people in here.
That's not a whisper.
Remember? I taught you whispering.
CHOIR: Amazing Grace We have come together today to celebrate the life of Mr.
Don Green.
CHOIR: The sound PASTOR: It is with that in mind that we stand with this family.
Green family, we want you to know that we support you and we are with you.
Damn it, Douyon, not now.
We're in a funeral.
Come on, man.
CHOIR: He'll be there In storms and through trials, - that we face every day.
- CHOIR: He'll be there My God said, he said, I'll be with you even through the tough times.
He said, no matter what it seems, God will.
CHOIR: God will take care He'll be Did they do this at your mother's funeral? No.
What is it? We call it a praise dance.
Y'all don't do something like this? No, nothing like this.
It's beautiful.
He said I'll never leave you - We kinda had a flash mob.
- A flash mob? Hey, both of you stop talking.
This is amazing.
God will meet you there CHOIR: God will take He will answer your prayer And take care of you Yes, God will.
I remember one time we was playing baseball.
He was pitching and he was throwing strikes.
The umpire just wasn't calling them.
He got so upset, he wound the umpire.
One of the players on the other team ran out on the field and said, "You disrespected my woman.
" And my brother said, "What? You married to the umpire?" [LAUGHTER.]
He was always funny.
We love you, brother.
He owes me $3,000.
Does anybody know how I can get that? - Talk to God.
God it is.
BETH: What an amazing way to honor Don.
MAYA: Thank you, baby.
Thank you for coming.
- BETH: Of course.
- MAYA: I love you so much.
- The dancer? Come on.
- Girl, every I'm sorry about your grandfather.
Heard he drove you to school.
Thank you.
Yes, he did.
Yeah, every day.
He was a beautiful man.
He was an asshole, but we loved him.
Um, so I hear you're a farmer.
That's so interesting.
Really? Why is that interesting? It is.
It just is, you know? Hey, you guys hungry? My aunties make some delicious food.
Hey, coming.
- I need to check on my boat.
- It smells so good.
It's fine.
I don't think I tied it up so well.
No, I'm I'm sure you did.
No, I don't think so.
We were on mushrooms and the weather is getting kind of iffy.
What? You did mushrooms? Can we just check on it later? This is more important, right? - Where did you get mushrooms? - I'd like to check on it now.
It was just a crazy night.
No, I wanna stay, I you know.
No, forget it.
Listen, go, okay? Because I just Come on, let's go.
Well, I didn't know he was gonna go.
- I - Hey.
Beth, you mind if we hurry? I'm Shlomo.
- You mind if we hurry? - Okay.
I'm so sorry.
I'm sorry, guys.
No, it's fine.
I don't even know what this is.
I was so proud of you.
It was such an exciting game! - It was.
- Thank you, Mom.
Thank you.
Oh, that's me.
Wait, can I uh, can we sleep over tonight? - Yeah.
- Okay.
I'm gonna take my bandage off.
- Is it itchy? - Oh, gross.
It is.
I know, it's so gross.
Come on.
- Oh, my God.
- Honey.
- Oh, my God! Oh, my God! Seems pretty secure at both points.
They thought I had a worm in my leg.
Excuse me? After my boating accident, when I was a kid.
Even the doctor looked, and it looked like a worm, but it wasn't.
It was these internal stitches called sutures, and they have to grow out.
Like, they have to.
They can't stay inside.
I'm using a metaphor.
Well, I'm saying you really bummed me out today.
You bummed me out too.
I sold everything at the market.
How could I have bummed you out? You lied to people and overcharged them and made weird lewd remarks.
That's sales.
No, it's not.
You know, at least I tried.
I was out there trying to do a good job.
I wish you had tried to do a good job at the funeral.
It was a Homegoing Service, and I needed to see about the boat.
I know, okay? I heard you.
I know you had to see about your boat.
All right? I'm not even mad at you.
I'm not even mad at you.
I'm mad at myself.
It's not how someone treats you.
It's it's how you how you allow yourself to be treated.
Or no, that's not it.
It's you know what it is? It's the Einstein goldfish quote.
You're throwing around a lot of quotes and metaphors and I'm Here.
"Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it'll live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
" - Does that apply here? - Yeah.
It's like, don't try and change people, 'cause like, you can't.
I just needed to make sure I know you needed to make sure that your boat was safe.
Stop repeating yourself.
I heard you every time you've said it.
Are you okay? No, my back hurts because you asked me to carry that really heavy table.
I just needed to check on the boat and I don't have a suit.
I know you don't have a suit.
I stop repeating yourself.
Are you fucking with me? Stop it.
I don't understand why you're so upset.
Because sometimes, you're so amazing.
And then other times, I feel completely alone when I'm with you.
Can you explain that to me? No.
Well, then can you please take me home? [RADIO TUNING.]
If you wanna roll the window up, you can put it up.
- What? - If it's too windy, you can put the window up.
I actually know how wind wind works with windows.
- What? - Nothing.
I think it's nice.
SINGER: I don't wanna waste your time I don't wanna waste your time I just wanna say I've got to say You are young Darling But you don't have no control You're out of control And I don't wanna see it Your way I don't wanna do it your way I don't wanna think about it your way I just wanna be there I don't wanna change your mind I don't wanna waste your time I just wanna know you're all right I've got to know you're all right You are young Darling For now, but not for long Under control It's so easy.

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