What We Do in the Shadows (2019) s03e07 Episode Script

The Siren

- COLIN: What about that one?
- LASZLO: That'll do nicely.
That gaggle of human flotsam
doesn't even belong on the sea.
- Get the fuck out of here!
- Just like on Gilligan.
- MAN: Come on!
- Send us a postcard.
[WHOOPS] Just the dudes!
And away we go.
Don't sing if you want to live long ♪
They have no use for your song ♪
You're dead, you're
dead, you're dead ♪
You're dead and out of this world ♪
Now your hope and compassion is gone ♪
You sold out your dream to the world ♪
Stay dead, stay dead, stay dead ♪
You're dead and out of this world. ♪

Again, we do apologize so deeply
for taking up any of your time.
I wish I could have helped you with
whatever this was supposed
to be about, but
Is that Count Bakula?
- BAKULA: Who's that?
- Hi, Count Bakula!
- Big fan!
- No, shush!
It turns out he's not
even actually a vampire.
We got it wrong. He's actually a Scoot?
- He's a Scott Bakula.
- Scott.
Nadja, really, I-I need to
go. I got people in the pool
- NADJA: Yes, you must go. Thank you so much.
- NANDOR: But before you do,
eh, Count Bakula, could I just ask,
did you ever have an ancestral
home in the Transylvania area?
Not that I'm aware of.
Uh, we're all here in Sherman Oaks.
Oh, is that near Bucharest?
No, it's between Mulholland
and, uh, and-and the Galleria.
I do apologize for my associate.
He is demented.
Nandor and I have come
to a better agreement
on how to run the
Vampiric Council together.
- Which is a
- A diplomatic solution, whereby
Which is that we will each
be running the council
BOTH: On alternating days.
GUIDE: It's a terrible solution.
Every day is spent undoing what the
other one did on the previous day.
We are two, but we work as one.
I said say it together.
GUIDE: This is the most
poorly run Vampiric Council
since the rule of Paduk the Deranged.
Who also tried to share
his leadership duties
with what he believed to
be was a talking footstool.
But we even had good days with him.
There are no good days with these two.
This is ultimately what power-sharing
and coexistence is all about.
A real Israel/Palestine situation.
Yes, a win-win.
- Nandor!
- NANDOR: Yes?
Here we go again.
- NANDOR: What?
- Nandor!
DOLL NADJA: Ah, there you are!
- I've been looking everywhere.
- Not now, darling.
- I need a moment.
- Could you possibly pick me up and ?
- GUIDE: Busy.
- I'm going to peel the skin off your scrotum
and chew it like a gum!
What is this?
This is an agreement
for our Vampiric Council
of the Tristate Area VCOTSA!
To be the proud sponsors of the upcoming
- Fun Run for MS.
- NANDOR: Yes.
- And you think this is a good idea why?
- DOLL NADJA: Nadja!
It is a good idea because it is good
that humans are healthy.
Healthier humans mean
healthier eating choices for us.
- NADJA DOLL: Pick me up, please!
- Not now, darling!
- Please!
- GUIDE: Shoo, little one.
And so we are going to
announce to the world
on the back of T-shirts,
"Proudly sponsored
- "by the vampires that live amongst you "
- Pay attention to me!
- " that you're not supposed to know about"?
- Yoo-hoo.
- Ay!
- I am undoing this.
- It will be undone.
- NADJA DOLL: Hello?
Undo nothing!
I will put a temporary stop-work order
on the proposed undoing.
No one will even notice.
It's gonna be like
"Sponsored by Wells Fargo,
- Jersey Mike's Sub Shop "
- " VCOTSA."
Sometimes I feel like I've
become invisible to everyone.
And that hurts, you know?
Wow, so
this is what we're doing now?
Just gonna pair Guillermo
with the doll for interviews?
That's wh that's where we're going?
Really, just get all the B-team
interviews done at the same time?
Nice, real nice, guys.
Oh, boo-fucking-hoo!
My legs are five centimeters long.
Looks like you guys
have things covered here.
I have chores to do.
- Do you need help?
- No, I got it.
- Oy.
- PRODUCER: Guillermo, come on.
He's a chore, am I right?
Now I'm guessing you're wondering
why are those fellas on this boat?
We're actually on our way to
a place called Plum Island.
LASZLO: Colin Robinson
believes that Plum Island
holds the secrets to his
energy vampire origins.
COLIN: It's owned by the government.
It's an animal disease research center.
Off-limits to average Joes
and likely highly guarded.
Centuries ago
I commanded the captain's helm
of many an important vessel.
I began my seafaring life as a
young sailor scrubbing
the poop decks
[LAUGHS] Poop decks.
That's what it's called.
- Oh.
- Yeah.
And from there I was
in charge of sloops,
battleships, brigantines,
the Titanic for two seconds.
You name it, I sailed it.
What the fuck?!
- Just hit the
- Yeah, yeah, yeah, I got it.
Sorry. [LAUGHS]
Yeah, that's loud. [CHUCKLES]
DOLL NADJA: You know,
being a ghost spirit
in a doll body has been
a complicated experience.
But I've made some good memories here.
Remember that chopping someone's
head off is an absolute last resort.
- Yeah, okay.
Which, in turn, causes
an uneven wear pattern.
- Mm-hmm.
- And that is why you were
walking weird last week.
- You'll be walking weird if you don't shut up.
- Absolutely.
Vampires are a happy folk ♪
They share a laugh,
they share a joke ♪
Oh, Nandor!
[GRUNTS] Shit.
- She's pretty good. Hey!
- I'll kill you! Aah!
- Nandor, I'll fucking kill you!
- Whoa, no hey, Nadja!
But as time has passed, I
have realized I don't fit here.
Perhaps I'm that one extra
piece leftover when a puzzle is
already completed and there
is no place where it fits.
Which is not how a
puzzle works, of course.
But who gives a shit?
That is how I feel.
I'm the extra puzzle piece.
[SIGHS] Okay.
Let's hit the road.
NADJA: Honestly, Nandor, I don't want
to sample virgin dogs. We've
already tried that before.
It doesn't work.
- GUIDE: It will be undone.
- "Vampire ice cream"?
It's just cold blood.
We can put blood in the fridge.
- We don't need to do vampire ice cream.
- Nadja?
- Undo it.
- Hello?
- I'm leaving now.
- It will be undone.
NADJA: More portraits of Nandor?
Undo that. No, we've
got enough portraits
Okay, then, I guess I'll
just be moving along.
NADJA: Vampire carnival?!
I mean, we are a secret species.
When I was a captain, life was the best.
I knew a thousand sea shanties,
I was nut-deep in prostitutes,
sword fights every other day,
as much gold as you could
shake a shitty stick
What the fuck are you doing? It's dark!
I-I know, it feels good, though.
- Hey, can you get my back?
- Uh
maybe I'll do that later.
What is this song?
It it's haunting,
yet so familiar, I
And yet like nothing I've heard before.
Kill the engine! Kill the engine!
And the radio!
I think it's coming from over there!
Coming from the starboard bow.
We should investigate!
Well, we got to. I don't
see what else we can do.
- Okay, shall do! Okay, let's go.
- Haul ass!
No, I'm I'm starting to think
- it could be a trap.
- I was just thinking that.
It definitely seems
like some sort of trap
- we probably shouldn't, uh
Ooh, ooh!
No, I think we should
definitely investigate.
- Haul ass, smoke grass, let's go!
- You got it.
- Whoa! How about that?
- Where's my tie? Where's my tie?!
LASZLO: Fucking hell!
NADJA: Oh, Nandor! Oh, Nandor, help!
- What? What?
- Help me, somebody! I can't
[CRYING]: Oh, no!
- What is it? What the ?
- She's gone!
- Who?!
- My baby dolly!
She's gone! She has left
home! I can't find her!
How do you know she has left home?
- Maybe she's just under the couch.
- No!
I can feel it inside my bones.
It is exactly what I would
do if I wanted to make
everyone worry about me
and cause a big drama.
Just give her some space,
I'm sure she will come back.
37 wives and you still
cannot read the room when a
woman needs some attention!
Come on, we have to go and find her!
- Oh, do I have to?
- Oh!
I hope she is okay out there
all by her small self you know what?
If she wants to go out
there, get kidnapped
by a Turkish horde of gangsters and
sold off as mincemeat, fine by me.
Rolled up, turned into kofta,
then I'm fine with that.
This is all my fault.
I have been neglecting her.
And when I find that little
I am going to melt her head.
I'm going to make a chalice out
of her face and drink from it.
I will help you find her. Guillermo!
- Guillermo!
- petty emotional drama
- GUIDE: So is this you?
- GUILLERMO: Just put it down.
Handsome then, handsome now, huh?
- Yes, you keep saying that over and over
- Guillermo!
- Oh, look.
- We are leaving!
Great, great, I'll come with
you because I'm your bodyguard.
No, no, you will stay here
and you will search the attic
for that sweet, little,
stupid bitch of a doll.
If you find her, you will kiss
her, then hit her, come on!
- But she said not to
- Doesn't matter what she said.
I'm dealing with a woman
who is having a heated
debate with an identical
version of her own mind.
Come on, I do not want
to be alone with her.
Mind if I stay in your bed
for a midevening slumber?
No! Get out of my room!
- Get out and don't touch anything!
- Okay.
I will not touch anything.
Oh, oh.
- It's beautiful.
- That voice.
It beckons me.
Really? 'Cause I-I'm getting more
of a "Colin beckoning," to be honest.
Do you have a name, my darling?
Don't interrupt my song, mm.
There'll be plenty of time
for applause at the end, boys.
The only thing I hate more
than when someone interrupts
my song is when they try and join in.
It's not right.
Is it me, or is she hideous?
- Yeah.
- Yeah, okay.
LASZLO: Nope, nothing there I want.
- Let's go.
- I'm as limp as a finger.
- Yeah, yeah, yeah.
- Fantastic stuff.
All the best, my darling.
- Toodle
- Oh, wait!
Hang on.
Shit, look.
Colin Robinson,
we are in the presence of a siren.
Sirens are creatures from
Roman and Greek mythology.
There is a common misconception
about their appearance,
but they actually take
many different forms,
mainly birds that lure
unsuspecting sailors
Yeah, they know what a fucking siren is.
- We just got to get out of here.
- Well, maybe they
Wait, perhaps one of my suitors
would want to compete
for a shiny trinket?
- Yummy.
- Or perhaps, fuck that.
- That's the most beautiful song I've ever heard.
- Yeah.
Call Dick Clark, 'cause he's
gonna want her on Bandstand.
- Yes, where are you?
- You silly bitch!
- Where have you gone?!
- How do you know she's even here?
Because this is exactly what I would do!
I would come to some toy
store and sit on a shelf
and wait for a sweet little
girl to take me home instead
of living in a house with a
bunch of uncaring assholes!
That is what you think of us,
a bunch of uncaring assholes?
All the time? No.
Sometimes? Yes!
Lately? A lot!
- Guillermo? Focus now.
- Sorry.
You know, maybe she just
needs some love and caring
and respect, you know, the things that
- are completely missing from our house!
- Hello?
- Dolly, baby! Hey, Dolly.
- Here, Dolly, Dolly, hello?
- It's okay, come out.
- Where are you, my love?
- Here, Dolly, Dolly
- Nandor!
- I'll kill you!
You're stupid, Nandor!
Aah, my fucking
- Nandor
What have you done?!
My sweet baby!
She is so limp and lifeless.
Sorry, I thought it was
a giant bug or something.
- GUILLERMO: Hey, guys, look!
- DOLL NADJA: Leave me alone.
I don't want to talk to you.
Her spirit has jumped
from one body to another!
- Come on.
Stop being so dramatic,
you stupid bitch!
I love you so much!
- What are you doing?
- DOLL NADJA: Leave me alone!
- NANDOR: That's not nice.
- NADJA: Goodness' sake!
NANDOR: Oh, shit, uh
- DOLL NADJA: Forget about me!
- Just kick them out
- Are you okay?
- Yes!
You silly cow!
Guillermo, tidy the balls, please.
NADJA: I love you so much!
If you scoot a little to your left,
I think I can get my mouth
down to gnaw through this rope.
- We're not even tied up.
- Oh.
If she found out,
she'd have me for dinner
and you for dessert.
Well, why-why would she eat me second?
Well, you don't go to the
hog roast for the coleslaw.
COLIN: Oh, God, listen,
it's useless for me.
Why don't you save
yourself? You can fly.
I'm not gonna leave you, Colin Robinson.
Shots, shots, shots,
shots, shots, shots, shots ♪
Shots, shots, shots ♪
Shots, shots, shots, shots, shots ♪
Shots, shots, everybody ♪
What a heavenly voice and
a beautiful personality.
Sit tight, boys. I'll
be there in just a sexy,
- tiny, little second for you!
- Not again!
Just a little second, actually.
Bloody hell. We're being enchanted.
You want to go ♪
Carmel is the number to know ♪
It's the most beautiful
thing I've ever heard.
It reminds me of the first
time that I met my love Nadja.
That's how I know
that this is true love.
Yeah, I'd give a year's salary
to watch her lay a couple eggs.
Yoo-hoo, boys! Who's
up for a little fun?
One word springs to mind.
- What's that?
- Bat!
Alone at last. [LAUGHING]
- Nadja!
- What?
No, I'm calling out for the doll.
- Well, that's not her name.
- What is her name?
I I didn't give her one, okay?
- Real nice.
- Doll?
- My love.
- Dolly.
- Where the hell are you?!
- Hey.
- NANDOR: Oh, shit.
Please stop this
- And come home!
- You don't love me anymore.
None of you do! Just let me go.
Of course we love you, you stupid bitch!
Too little too late.
- NADJA: Ah.
- Where did she go?
Okay, enough! You can forget it!
I am not indulging in this anymore!
Go and live your stupid life,
and good luck trying
to make it on your own!
Fine! I will! I'm going
to have a lot of fun
- as this big rat!
Well your ass looks huge!
Ha! Not as big as yours, darling.
- Shots fired.
Taking it up a notch.
You better not have said
what I think you just said!
She did.
Enjoy the view, baby!
- Oh.
Oh, Laszlo, thank goodness!
You can help me with my
Not now, my darling!
- Come on.
- Now I need you
to come up with a device that'll make me
impervious to all external sounds.
GUILLERMO: Yeah, we, we
can go somewhere for that.
NANDOR: You're protesting.
By that, I mean making
me temporarily deaf.
Yes, I-I know exactly where to go.
LASZLO: What is all this stuff?
Is this stuff any good
or is it just shit?
- Okay, just find it and let's
- Hi.
Can I help you guys find anything?
No, we're just looking for
some noise-canceling headphones,
but we have it under
control. Thank you so much.
Now hang on, what is the purpose
of this propelled plastic spider?
Oh, this is our Magic Mini tri-copter
- with the special-edition chrome propellers.
- Oh, wow.
Gizmo, I think we need one of these.
No, we don't. We should
get going, Laszlo.

Between you and I,
could I really notice a difference
between 5.1 and 7.1 surround?
Look, 5.1 is absolutely fine
for most standard home use.
Right, but it's not 7.1.
That's what you're really saying.
Well, me, I'm a bit of an audiophile.
And I have a sneaking suspicion
that you might be,
too, Mr. Cravensworth.
[LAUGHS] Guilty as charged.
Hey, did you find everything
you were looking for today?
- Yes, I did, Kevin.
- Great.
Now, will this be, uh, cash or card?
I will not be paying for anything today.
Got it. No charge.
Now, will you be wanting the
extended warranty coverage?
I won't be talked into
any extended warranty.
Got it. Now if you just
punch in your email
Nor will I punching in my email address.
I won't be talked into any
kind of Best Buy membership card
or charge card.
Right, but we really do need
your email to keep
you up to date about
- promotional Geek Squad.
- Oh, for the Geek Squad?
- Not a problem at all.
- Okay.
Lcravensworth @nyconnex.com.
I have no idea what my home
phone number is what is it?
- 718
- Okay, yeah.
Quadrophonic sound was a great gimmick.
But I don't think the
wider public gave a shit
about that kind of detail.
What exactly does all these electronics
have to do with Colin Robinson?
Oh, shit.
Enchanted twice in one evening.
Once with Sheila.
And then Judi from Best Buys.
I-I don't know who Sheila is, so
- No, don't
- Bat!
Sail away with me to another world ♪
Where we rely on each other ♪
Ah, ha ♪
From one lover to another ♪
Ah, ha ♪
BOTH: Islands in the stream ♪
That is what we are. ♪
You know, um, Rascal Flatts,
they have a song called
"Life Is a Highway."
- I don't know that song.
- And, uh,
this detour tonight has
kind of changed my mind.
Maybe life isn't a highway.
You know, maybe life is an ocean.
- Yeah, yeah.
You're an odd one, Colin Robinson.
Listen to me babbling on.
- Um, Sheila
I-I think that you're something
really special.
Most people don't like
me when I'm not singing.
Most people don't like me
when I'm talking either.
- Oh.
I'm sorry, I got nervous.
I did a little poopy on you.
Nothing to be nervous about.
It's not the first time
a beautiful woman has shit on my shoes.
[CHUCKLES] Thanks.
- Probably
- Human form! [GRUNTS]
Fear not, Colin Robinson!
- Oh, shit.
- A captain never abandons
his crew, so, siren, release him.
- Can you give me just
- one second, sweetie?
- Yeah.
- Leave him alone and come on.
- Laszlo, no.
- What?
- I'm in love.
- I mean, she's the one.
It might be a little unconventional,
but love can't always be explained.
What, even when she's not singing?
Well, when she's singing,
I-I can't resist her, but
when she's not singing, I don't
want to, want to resist her.
- LASZLO: Look at what she's doing.
- Yeah.
He's mad.
- My lovely bitch, we've got you!
- Leave me alone!
There's nowhere left to
run just give it up!
Stop chasing me! Let me be free!
You don't even want me!
- Hey!
- What are you talking about?!
- Of course we want you!
- Ooh!
You're the one who ran away!
- Are you fucking kidding me with this?
- Ouch!
What have you done?! Oh, my love!
She was only gonna jump
into another vessel anyway.
DOLL NADJA: I am very tired.
Just let me go.
It would be easier for you.
You have so much to do
already, without having to worry
about me and my silly emotions.
Yes, I have been very busy recently.
But you have to understand.
I have been working so fucking hard
in that house to be taken seriously.
To get anyone to give me any respect.
I've been trying to be
professional, but I've been
squishing down and mincing up my own
silly emotions.
I am so sorry.
It is not okay.
And I am going to do better for you.
And for myself.
NADJA DOLL: I am too
tired. Switching hosts
is extremely draining.
I don't think I can do it anymore.
How about one last home?
Do you feel like coming
back and living with a bunch
of uncaring assholes?
Okay, why not?
For what it's worth, I
also think you're doing
- a great job as coleader
- NADJA: Shut up.
- This isn't about you.
- NADJA DOLL: Not even a little bit.
And I'm taking the day off tomorrow!
Oh, yes, a day out!
We can crush grapes and spit
all the pits at the pigeons
and torture mortals
- Right.
Listen to me, Colin
Robinson, she is a siren.
It's her job to enchant you.
You're not in love.
You may think you are,
you dumb fuck, but you're not.
Yeah, well, how do you
know the difference?
She's half-chicken.
Yeah, nobody's perfect.
You go away, my friend.
I'm in love.
- Did you eat your dinner?
- Yeah.
All right, this is going to end
badly, so what you need to do
is cut the mics, turn all
the sound equipment off,
and put your fingers in
your ears, and do it now.
- PRODUCER: Okay. Do it.
- Now!
PRODUCER: Oh, shit.
look? Do I look all right?
- Yes, you look great. You always look great.
- Mm-hmm.
This has all made me realize
that in my efforts to be taken
more seriously as a leader
of the Vampiric Council,
I have been neglecting
my gorgeous, sweet,
cutie, silly, little, dolly mama-moo.
Yes, exactly.
And because, uh, she is me, the same,
it means I have been neglecting
the gorgeous, sweet, juicy,
lovely, silly part of my
own excellent personality.
And what I've realized, since I am her,
I've got to communicate
my emotional needs
to everyone and to myself.
I love this little slut.
And I love you, my little whore.
Potty mouth, the same.

Oh, hello.
I say, um, apologies for
not making it to Plum Island
to find out more about
your energy vampire origins.
Yeah, well, I-I guess
I remain an enigma.
Which is pretty cool.
Right, has that
chicken's spell worn off?
I guess.
I mean, maybe I didn't experience
true love today, but
it-it-it sure felt like it.
I'd say that you didn't
experience true love today.
I didn't, no. [LAUGHS]
All right, well, I'll leave you
to whatever the hell you were doing.
Okay, then. [CHUCKLES]
If-if you guys could
maybe give me a-a minute?
Um, I'm gonna beat off now.
Nightingale of paradise ♪
You sing of love ♪
Flooding all the world ♪
With light ♪
Heedless men ♪
Hear not your song ♪
Of life eternal. ♪
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