Servant (2019) s03e03 Episode Script


Babe? I think we're going.
We're going.
What is that? Anyway, I mean, yeah, it was really painful.
And I was so young.
- Ugh.
You know what I mean? But the one thing that my mother did right was not let me hold my baby in the hospital.
That way I didn't have any unhealthy attachments to her.
But Leanne, she's right here.
And watching another woman raise her baby.
I Blows my mind.
I know.
But even if it is hers [SIGHS.]
she seems happy enough to let Dorothy and Sean play house with him.
She's not the most stable ship in the sea, babe.
You can see the leaks springing.
Well, what happens if Leanne just decides to leave one day and takes her kid? Then what? Dorothy is going to look for her son forever? [SCOFFS.]
Seems like a shitty life.
Mmm, you have a point.
Gotta have a legal leg to stand on.
Unless we proved it was Leanne's.
Little old for the pole, sis.
Leave me alone.
I have been tasked with covering a Marilyn Monroe look-alike contest.
And I'll have you know I'm definitely not too old to strip.
Oh, would you make sure Leanne doesn't let Jericho nap too long today? He wouldn't settle last night.
I'm exhausted, and I'm fairly certain Marilyn's curves didn't include heavy bags under her eyes.
Oh, tell Sean one of the mothers is coming by today or tomorrow sometime to pick up the diaper bag she left behind.
I'll be sure not to.
This would be infinitely improved with a fifth of vodka.
So would you.
You taking the kid to Aruba? No, I'm taking Leanne to the park.
You want to come? It's a gorgeous fucking day.
I couldn't even get her down the block.
What makes you think she's gonna be cool to stroll in the park? I think she's ready.
We're all making progress.
Pretty soon we'll be a normal fucking family.
About that I was thinking we should test Leanne and Jericho's DNA.
Why the hell would we do that? To know for sure.
And maybe initiate some adoption proceedings.
Make this whole debacle legal.
Julian, things are good.
Try not to fuck with it.
You concentrate on you.
- At your place.
- I'm just trying to protect this [LEANNE.]
Protect what? Sean from himself.
He was talking about a beet latte.
I won't be party to that kind of horror.
I can't find his hat.
I'll be right back.
Julian, could you take him for a second while I do this? Oh, I'm covered in kale.
He might be allergic.
I found his sunglasses.
Look how tiny they are.
We don't have to go far.
Oh, the flowers.
Look, flowers.
Did you know you could eat those? - [LEANNE.]
You can eat flowers? - Well, some.
These are dandelions.
The whole thing's edible.
That's mustard flower.
There's a purslane.
These make a great chimichurri.
Full of vitamins and omega-3s.
You can put it in a soup or a garnish or stew.
It's nice.
Spare change? - [SEAN.]
Sure, let me see what I got.
Oh, yeah.
I want to go home.
It's hot.
Ugh, put your tongue back in your mouth, Sean.
Not in the mood.
I just found out that while I'm playing dead diva, Isabelle is covering the Kaplowitz case.
I think yours sounds more fun, Dorothy.
That's very sweet of you, Leanne.
But trust me, there's nothing like a good murder trial.
And do you know why I got stuck with Marilyn? They said I was curvier.
Can you believe that? Ugh.
You do fill out that dress, Dorothy.
Hey! Stop.
You're going to embarrass Leanne.
This tastes like spring.
Soup again, Sean? I was inspired by our walk.
It's dandelion soup.
It's good.
I'm actually not very hungry.
I think this dress has rearranged my organs.
I'm going to go cut myself out of it.
I'll take him for his bath.
- No.
I can tell he needs his mommy.
What's up with you? [ROSCOE.]
Things just aren't right.
I'm not sleeping well.
My wife and I keep getting in stupid-ass fights.
You're just coming off your weird cult high.
You'll ride it out.
Trust me, you just find your new high.
You haven't seen any of those cult freaks, have you? They're not messing with you? [ROSCOE.]
Why are we out here anyway? If your sister or Sean see me, they aren't going to like it.
Well, first, our usual gym smells like an old man with a incurable staph infection.
Oh, fuck.
Oh, fuck.
And second, I need you to help me get Jericho and Leanne's DNA.
Couldn't be simpler.
I already have all the equipment you'll need.
You just shove this up the baby's nose.
No way.
Just Just get one of those kits.
Ah, you have to register, use a credit card.
It takes weeks.
I need this now.
You'll be compensated more than fairly.
Julian, I'm done playing pet detective.
And don't shove this up anyone's nose.
That's not how it works.
Just this one last thing, for old times' sake.
I'll make a call.
For old times' sake.
I got a dude who owes me a favor.
He works in a lab.
But I'm only gonna consult.
I'm not stepping foot in that house, and you're still gonna pay.
I don't know what I'd do without you.
Homeless or hipster? Who's to tell? [GRUNTS.]
Who's that for? Kids in the park.
It looked like they were starving.
You want to help me bring it out? No.
I have to put Jericho down.
Hey! I got some food.
What is it? Hope you like it.
It's, uh pizza al taglio.
It's a basic Pinello tomato sauce, and I top it off with a whipped lardo, and I finish it with a a grape and onion mostarda.
It's weird, but it's kind of good.
All right, so Well, look No, I'll just, uh I'll leave you this.
You guys help yourself.
Oh, great.
Hair from Leanne and Jericho.
Yeah, but it has to have follicles.
And more is better in case the sample is bad.
Not as easy.
Well, then you'll love this.
I need it in the next 30.
He's got a window to process it this evening.
- Results tomorrow.
- Okay, head over now, I'll have it ready.
Wait, where are you? [ROSCOE.]
I'm in a hospital, seeing a relative.
And bring the cash.
This kind of turnover isn't cheap, Julian.
I know.
Nothing is.
Juju? [SOBS.]
Dad? Help.
Please help us.
Sorry, kid.
This might sting.
It's okay.
It's okay.
Oh, come to me.
You're fine.
You're fine.
It's okay.
What are you doing? - Fuck! [BREATHES HEAVILY.]
I was just A couple of weeks ago when we were, you know Having sex.
Um, I I lost my watch.
Looks like you found it.
But being in here made me realize I miss you.
I miss being close to you.
Touching you.
You're lying.
I think about you all the time.
Ow! That hurt.
I I got carried away.
Ow! Fuck! No, Julian.
I don't know what you're doing, but I want you to leave.
- [VEERA.]
Hey! - [JULIAN.]
You know that thing I was doing? I got the kid's hair but nothing from Leanne.
It's like she never sheds.
Did you try her brush? And her pillow? Great idea.
Of course I tried that.
So Okay, maybe get Dorothy's hair instead? To To prove that she's not the mother.
I thought the point was to prove that it's Leanne's kid, and then convince her to hand him over legally? I've been ruminating on this, and I don't think anything is going to change.
Not until Dorothy faces her truth.
After that, steps can be taken for her to keep the baby.
- Hey.
Try the couch cushions.
Dorothy's hairs.
Oh, fuck.
Roscoe's here.
Dorothy's hairs.
Oh, fuck! There's nothing.
I found her brush.
- I'll call you later.
- Okay.
This was harder than you think.
I thought you were keeping it simple? What, are you feeding those squatters again, Sean? I mean, is that a good idea? They're like stray cats.
- They'll never leave.
- They're hungry kids, Dorothy.
I'm sorry.
I know this means a lot to you.
I'm just cranky.
They've got me covering a pet parade in Eastwick.
Oh! My leopard print.
- Hey.
- Hey, man.
Can I use your shitter? Sure.
Follow me.
- There you go.
- Thanks, man.
Sean! What if they're casing the place? One break-in isn't enough for you? Dorothy.
They're not hardened criminals.
It was a kid who needed to shit.
We must consider our own child, Sean.
I think we can do both.
Listen, I understand you feel for these kids [LINE RINGS.]
Hello? - Hi, Carlos.
Cancel the pet parade.
- What do you mean? - I have our story! - What? Where? - Bring the crew to my house.
- Leo too? - Oh, yeah, Leo too.
Of course.
I'm Dorothy Turner from 8 News.
And I'd really like to talk to you about your plight.
I'd really like to discuss your terrible situation.
I'm not trying to scare you.
I just really want other people to become aware of your plight.
It's no wonder these kids are distrustful of adults.
We are the architects of the broken system that has left them on the streets.
Hi, what's your name? [CHUCKLES.]
Let's talk to this young man over here.
Excuse me.
Do you mind if we speak to you? Can you tell us how long have you been on the streets? Since I aged out of foster care.
That is terrible.
And tell us some of the obstacles you've faced.
Yeah, a bunch.
I haven't really been able to find any help.
At least at first.
Not even for my heart problem that [JARED.]
Damn it! I lost picture.
Can we [SIGHS.]
All right.
We need a different story.
Sean? - I'm crafty for the day.
- Hey, man! Hey, what's going on? I got you a sandwich.
It's simple.
Chicken and cheese.
It's not that simple because it's, you know, artisanal cheese from Amish country.
You know, it's on a cracked sourdough Get some of that.
This is great! [SEAN.]
Sandwich? Sandwich? Why don't you ask him some questions about what he's doing, why he's doing it? - We'll make this a whole family affair.
- Uh-huh.
Yeah, you could see.
Well, there's your sandwich.
Sandwich? Dig in.
Dig in, dig in.
The plight of these kids is dire.
Ugh, why do I keep saying that word? But a neighborhood angel has stepped in with a helping hand, creating healthy and delicious meals to feed these homeless youth.
Okay, take it.
Sandwich? All right.
Chicken and cheese.
- Thanks for helping.
They loved those.
- Sure.
I've been on the streets.
I know what it's like to be hungry.
And I'm just trying to give back.
Look at that.
That's your daddy! Ah, he's going to be a big star.
- I don't know about that.
- It'll happen.
You'll see.
Let me take him, Leanne.
I just wish more people would help, because I only have two hands.
Sean, you're doing so great.
The camera loves you.
Aw, thanks, Leanne.
You should have come out.
No, I wouldn't want to steal your spotlight.
Do you feel that what you're doing here will motivate others? [SEAN.]
I hope so.
It's heartbreaking to see people anywhere but, um, especially in our community.
This should be my wrap-up.
I was pretty pleased with it.
It's nice and healthy, grass-fed, pasture-raised You got to love it.
That's a real hero.
Now here's Courtney with the weather.
I guess they ran out of time.
that Philadelphia will continue That was fantastic, darling.
I'm so proud of you.
- Yeah, so proud.
- Hi.
Oh, no.
No, no, no, no, you're not going to slip on my watch.
Besides, I need it.
Oh, Juju, what's wrong? And don't try lying to me.
I can always tell.
I don't want to lose you too, Dottie.
I'm not going anywhere.
Is this about Mom? I I want you to keep the baby.
Of course, I'm keeping Jericho.
What are you worried about? [GROANS.]
What is that? I had Jericho's DNA tested.
What? - Why? - And yours.
Julian, what is going on? Jericho isn't your baby.
Of course Jericho is my baby.
What is going on with you? - Oh, God, are you using again? - [GRUNTS.]
Oh, Juju, we'll get you proper help this time.
Someplace nice.
- We are all here to support you.
- You don't understand.
I saw Jericho.
I saw him [SOBS.]
I saw him when I died.
He was there with me.
He's gone, Dottie.
I tested your hair and his.
Jericho is not your baby.
This proves it.
Okay, I believe you.
I believe you saw something.
That was a terrible night.
- Dottie.
- And you aren't fully recovered yet.
You need more time.
I see that now.
I'll get the door.
- [WOMAN.]
Hey, can I pick up my bag? - [DOROTHY.]
Of course, of course.
Come in.
Leanne! Do we know where Brooke's diaper bag is? [CHUCKLES.]
Hope it's all there.
That was so chaotic.
You didn't get stung, did you? [BROOKE.]
I'm fine.
No biggie.
Oh, that's my brush.
Must have fallen out.
Okay, great.
All here.
- Thanks again.
- Yeah, yeah.
Do you need anything else, Dorothy? Uh No, thank you, Leanne, I'm just going to speak with my brother.
That was her brush.
I see.
You took her hair, not mine.
That's why your report was wrong.
Never do anything like that again.
It was a serious breach of trust.
Yeah, I won't.
I promise.

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