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ROOKIE05 23' 1 1/2 ROOKIES: episode: terrorism or robbery?

INT MORNING SPLIT-SCREEN: TWO POLICE PRECINCTS

(a thug enters each precinct simultaneously wearing baseball cap
with head down and sits in the waiting area, both thugs
constantly monitor men's restroom door and their wrist watches,
then, one at a time, when a man exits the men's restroom, the
thug sneaks into the restroom before the door closes, moments
later, both thugs exit restrooms simultaneously looking at their
watches and exit the buildings)

EXT MORNING SPLIT-SCREEN: TWO POLICE PRECINCTS

(both thugs look all around, then check their watches as they
walk away from the buildings, then press a button on their cell
phones. A second later small explosions rock both buildings,
smoke emits from the front doors, fire horns blast
intermittently, then civilians and policemen pour out of both
buildings)

INT MORNING WIDE: SCHOOL GYMNASIUM, SCIENCE FAIR

(Katie stands in front of her science fair project in a row of
other science projects. The other projects are a moving ferris
wheel, an erupting volcano, and a confined rocket blast off.
Katie's project, FORENSIC SCIENCE, has a working microscope
which another student looks into, a diagram showing the lenses
and how the object is magnified, several picture-captures from a
microscope showing the trace evidence along side JPGs from the
internet which Katie used to solve the previous four cases, also
pictures of the four vaults/safes where the stolen jewelry was
found, with the clues to combinations to all the safes with the
solutions to the combinations)

                           PRINCIPAL

(steps up to the microphone afar)

May I have your attention please? It's time to make the Science
Fair awards.

(the following is spoken in the background while Katie and Laura
interact in the foreground)

First of all, I'd like to thank all you students for working so
hard on your science projects. I know from personal experience
how much effort it takes to produce a quality science fair
project. I would also ask you students to thank your parents for
their help with these projects. Thanks to you and to them, this
year's Science Fair has been the biggest and best Science Fair
in the history of this school.

Now, before I present this year's winners, let me tell you the
criteria we used to measure this year's science projects. First
of all, we looked at originality. We graded down the projects
that were copied or borrowed from a previous year. Second, we
looked at the written explanations and applications of science
to your project. Third, we looked at the neatness and finish of
the models and the display.

                             LAURA

(enters frame wearing police uniform, as Katie talks inaudibly
to the girl looking through the microscope)

Excuse me, Katie, you got a minute?

                             KATIE

(rises up, smiles)

Sure.

(approaches)

Did you see how my project turned out?

                             LAURA

Ah, ya, ah, it's very professional looking.

Ah, listen, ah, I hate to interrupt your Science Fair, but...

                             KATIE

... you got another case for us to work on together?

                             LAURA

Ah, yeah, but, this is your big day and they're about to hand
out the awards. Maybe I should handle this one on my own.

                             KATIE

Oh, don't worry about that. I don't stand a chance.

                             LAURA

What do you mean? Your project is really slick looking.

                             KATIE

Naw. Most of the good ones have moving parts, and flames and
smoke and motion. Mine just sits there. So, what do you have for
us?

                             LAURA

At least two of our precinct headquarters buildings were bombed
this morning. We think it's terrorists.

                             KATIE

(exiting)

Well, what are we waiting for?!

                             LAURA

(follows)

You're sure...

                             KATIE

(points over shoulder)

This is kids' stuff.

                           PRINCIPAL

And the first place winner is Katie Archer.

Katie?

Where is Katie?

Anybody know where Katie is?

EXT MORNING WIDE: NEAR PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

(Laura parks half a block away, she and Katie exit car, approach
Sarg)

                             LAURA

(approaches)

Hiya, Sarg. Has the bomb squad arrived yet?

                             SARG

Been here and gone. The fire inspector is in there to make sure
the air is safe to breathe.

                             LAURA

Did you say the bomb squad has been here and gone... already?

                             SARG

Yeah. Turns out there were three bombs in there.

(points)

The second bomb exploded just a couple minutes after the bomb
squad arrived, but the third bomb they defused and took away
with them.

                             LAURA

They're gone already?!

(looks at watch)

It's been less than an hour since the first bomb went off. How
could they have cleared the entire building already?!

                             SARG

I don't know. But, the damage from the two explosions were
minimal and the bomb squad gave us the CODE FOUR, so we're going
back in as soon as the fire inspector gives the all clear.

                             KATIE

Where was the bomb squad truck parked?

                             SARG

(points)

In the alley behind the building.

(Katie slips out of frame toward the alley)

                             LAURA

Something's not right here, Sarg. They can't search a building
this big and defuse a bomb in such a short time.

(turns)

What do you think, Katie, do you...

(looks around)

Where did she go?

(sees Katie turning down an alley, follows running)

Katie! We don't have the all clear yet!

(the bomb squad truck arrives, parks and the men exit truck,
then the Chief drives up and parks)

                             SARG

What's up, guys? I thought you gave us a CODE FOUR.

                            LEADER

How could we give you a CODE FOUR when we just got here?

                             SARG

Maybe it was another bomb squad, then.

                            LEADER

There's only two squads and the other one just arrived at the
third precinct. Are you saying that someone was already here
claiming to be the bomb squad?

                             CHIEF

(approaches)

What's going on? What's this about another bomb squad?

                             SARG

Apparently, the bomb squad that just left wasn't the real bomb
squad!

                             CHIEF

My daughters were supposed to be here. Where are they?

                             SARG

No idea.

INT MORNING WIDE: ALLEY BEHIND PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS

                             LAURA

(rounds corner on the run, sees Katie kneeling near a square
hole that had been blasted in the side of the building with
debris scattered all around and shining a flash light through
the hole)

Katie, something is not right. I don't think it's safe to be
this close to the building.

                             KATIE

(unimpressed, still examining hole and the pavement around)

It's okay. This was not a real terrorist attack. This whole bomb
thing was a diversion.

                             LAURA

Did you hear what I said?! There might be another bomb in there!

                             KATIE

I seriously doubt it.

                             LAURA

(grabs Katie, pulls her toward the street)

Tell me about your doubts at a safe distance.

EXT MORNING WIDE: NEAR PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

(Laura exits alley with Katie in tow, moving toward Chief and
Sarg)

                             CHIEF

(approaches)

Oh, there you are! I was worried about you. It's not safe back
there! That bomb squad was a fake.

                             LAURA

That's what Katie said.

                             CHIEF

Why. What did you find out?

                             KATIE

Well, here's my theory:

INT MORNING SPLIT-SCREEN: TWO POLICE PRECINCTS RESTROOM

(dramatization: thugs enter restrooms simultaneously, pull a
small package from their pockets, drop them into waste baskets
and exit the restroom)

                             KATIE

(voiceover)

Two noisey but harmless bombs were dropped into waste baskets in
the restrooms of two precincts to make us think that there was a
terrorist attack underway all over the city.

EXT MORNING SPLIT-SCREEN: TWO POLICE PRECINCTS

(dramatization: both thugs exit building simultaneously, look
all around, then check their watches one last time, then press a
button on their cell phones. A second later a small explosion
rocks both buildings, fire horns blast intermittently, then
civilians and policemen pour out of both buildings)

EXT MORNING WIDE: NEAR PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

                             SARG

How did you know about the restroom?

                             KATIE

Excuse me?

                             SARG

The restroom. That's where the first bomb went off. How did you
know?

                             KATIE

Because the restrooms are open to the public. But those bombs
were just noisey diversions to get everybody out of the building
so the fake bomb squad could get into this building without
being disturbed.

                             CHIEF

Why would a fake bomb squad want access to this building and not
the third precinct?

                             LAURA

That's a good question.

                             KATIE

I don't know what it was, but they blew a hole in the basement
wall

(points)

back there to bring it outside without being seen.

                             SARG

That was the SECOND bomb.

                             KATIE

The second explosion wasn't a bomb. It was a shaped charge.

                             LAURA

What's a shaped charge?

                             KATIE

The hole in the basement wall wasn't round like a bomb would
make. It was square.

                             LAURA

Oh. A SHAPED charge.

                             SARG

But why blast a hole in the basement wall?

                             KATIE

I don't know. But I saw scrape marks on the pavement in the
alley next to the square hole as if someone or something was
pulled through the hole. What was down there?

                             CHIEF

The holding cells! Did the prisoners escape?

                             SARG

No. Right after the first explosion, I had the guards transfer
both prisoners to the main jail downtown.

                             CHIEF

So, if they weren't after the prisoners...

                             SARG

The only things that are down in the basement are holding
cells...

                             LAURA

(gasps)

And the evidence lock-up!

                             SARG

Oh, man!

                             LAURA

You're not thinking what I'm thinking, are you, Sarg?

                             CHIEF

What are you thinking?

                             BOTH

Lucifer Snidely!

                             CHIEF

I don't get it. What about Lucifer Snidely?

                             SARG

He has his preliminary hearing tomorrow.

                             LAURA

And without the evidence against him...

                             SARG

The stolen jewelry from thirty burglaries...

                             LAURA

The judge will have to set him free for lack of evidence.

                             CHIEF

Why, that slippery little...

                            LEADER

(enters frame)

The building has been cleared. You're free to reenter the
building.

(all exit frame toward building)

                             KATIE

I can't wait to look at the surveillance videos.

INT MORNING WIDE: PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS VIDEO ROOM

                             SARG

(types on the computer keyboard and points at the various camera
images on the monitor as Katie, Laura and Chief look on)

That's the bomber there in the waiting area near the restrooms.

                             LAURA

He's wearing a baseball hat and he keeps his head down.

                             SARG

No way we're going to I.D. him from that.

(types and mouses)

Let's fast-forward a little... past where the fake bomb squad
truck arrives.

(points at screen)

This is where the fake bomb squad guy takes the third bomb out
the front door.

EXT MORNING SURVEILLANCE: PRECINCT MAIN ENTRANCE

(thug, dressed in full bomb suit descends the stairs carrying
what looks like a bomb at arm's length, then another explosion
rattles the camera)

INT MORNING WIDE: PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS VIDEO ROOM

                             CHIEF

What was that?!

                             LAURA

That's the second explosion... the one from the alley.

                             KATIE

Do we have a surveillance camera in the alley?

                             SARG

(points, enlarges image)

Sure. Here.

EXT MORNING SURVEILLANCE: ALLEY BEHIND PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS

(jump cut: the fake bomb squad truck is parked 20 feet away as a
thug dressed in a bomb squad coverall attaches shaped-charges in
a rectangle-shape to the basement wall, then backs away, ducks
and presses a button, the shape charges explode)

INT MORNING WIDE: PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS VIDEO ROOM

                             CHIEF

It was a shaped charge, just like you said, Katie.

(Katie smiles, then slips out of the room unseen)

EXT MORNING SURVEILLANCE: ALLEY BEHIND PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS

(before the smoke completely clears, a rectangular hole in the
basement wall appears and immediately someone from inside slides
six evidence bins singly out the hole. The thug reenters the
frame and loads the bins onto the fake bomb squad truck)

INT MORNING WIDE: PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS VIDEO ROOM

                             CHIEF

You guys were right, it was the evidence they were after.

                             LAURA

(voiceover)

It was like a magic act. Watch me carry a fake bomb out the
front door, while I steal you blind behind the building.

                             SARG

I hate to admit it, but this plan was a stroke of genious,
because when that second bomb went off, we all backed away from
the building giving the fake bomb squad guys even more room to
get away with it. We were absolutely sure this was a terrorist
attack.

                             CHIEF

This is really embarrassing. If we don't get those bins of
evidence back TODAY, this incident will give the whole
department a black eye. I'm counting on you, Sarg.

                             SARG

It's all hands on deck for this one, Chief.

(turns)

Laura and Katie, you....

Where is Katie?!

                             LAURA

(exiting)

Not again! I'll find her.

INT MORNING WIDE: ALLEY BEHIND PRECINCT HEADQUARTERS

(Katie kneels near the hole in the basement wall examining the
pavement with her hand-held microscope)

                             LAURA

(runs by alley entrance, stops, returns)

Oh, there you are! What are you doing here?! We're supposed to
be out catching bad guys.

                             KATIE

I'm narrowing the search for the bad guys.

                             LAURA

And how will you do that?

                             KATIE

According to the surveillance video, the fake bomb squad truck
was parked right here.

(motions broadly, then resumes examination)

And this is where the rear doors opened.

                             LAURA

And what are we going to learn from that?

                             KATIE

Well, this is where the perps climbed out of the truck. So, this
is where we'll find trace evidence from the bottoms of their
feet.

                             LAURA

And tell me what you found.

(pulls out pad and pen)

                             KATIE

(repeatedly comparing the microscope finding to her cell phone
screen)

Six or eight different things so far. The first thing is dirt.

                             LAURA

Dirt? You mean soil?

                             KATIE

Black dirt, like what Mom uses in her flower pots. I also found
some juniper berries, and three kinds of plant pollen, and
these... little things tiny black things... so they can't be
plant pollen grains... it looks like they're spores... fern
spores.

                             LAURA

What do you make of all that?

                             KATIE

(looks up and down the alley)

I don't see anywhere around here for soil to be planted, no
juniper bushes, no flowers, no ferns and there are no florists
in this area.

(stands)

I think... the fake bomb squad truck was actually a delivery
truck from a plant nursery.

                             LAURA

(cell phone to ear)

Yeah, Sarg, Katie thinks the fake bomb squad truck was a stolen
delivery truck from a plant nursery. You got any BOLOs for that?

You do? Can you check to see if traffic division has any
sightings of this truck?

It was?

(writing)

Fire away.

Thanks Sarg. I'll call you if we get a lead from the truck.

(pockets cell phone)

The truck was stolen last night from a nursery and it was just
reported abandoned in an alley about a mile away.

(exiting)

Let's go.

INT MORNING WIDE: DOWNTOWN ALLEY

(both wear rubber gloves)

                             LAURA

(peeling the magnetic BOMB SQUAD sign off the rear door
revealing the nursery company logo, examines both sides for
finger prints)

These guys were good! They didn't leave a single finger print
anywhere. I hope you found some evidence, Sis.

                             KATIE

(kneeling on the floor inside the truck examining the fake BOMB
SQUAD coveralls abandoned by the robbers with a magnifying
glass)

Hello! What have we here?!

(pulls out pocket microscope, peers)

                             LAURA

Find something?

                             KATIE

Yeah, all the robbers left their coveralls behind when they
abandoned this truck. I'm looking for trace evidence that may
have rubbed off on the insides of the coveralls from their
street clothes.

                             LAURA

Anything specific?

                             KATIE

Fish scales.

(pulls out cell phone, pokes screen)

                             LAURA

Fish scales. Do you think the evidence is pointing at Snidely's
fishing boat again?

                             KATIE

(repeatedly comparing the image in the microscope with the
pictures on the cell phone screen)

No. These scales are from tuna fish.

Specifically, albacore tuna.

(pages through cell phone data)

It says here the closest albacore tuna fish are off the coast of
Mexico.

                             LAURA

Lucifer Snidely's boat could easily go that far.

                             KATIE

Yes, but remember...

                             LAURA

Oh, of course! Lucifer Snidely's boat was impounded after he was
arrested! So, do we have to search every boat in the marina?

                             KATIE

I don't think these fish scales are from a boat.

                             LAURA

Why not?

                             KATIE

These scales are from the insides of the robber's coveralls. I
found two scales on the inside of the left knee and one scale on
the inside of the right knee.

                             LAURA

How does that eliminate a boat?

                             KATIE

(poking the screen of her cell phone)

This truck is full of potting soil and plant fragments, but no
fish scales. And I didn't find any soil or plant fragments
INSIDE the coveralls.

                             LAURA

Keep going.

                             KATIE

That means the fish scales didn't rub off of his feet while he
was putting on the coveralls or taking them off.

                             LAURA

You think they rubbed off the knees of the street clothes he was
wearing underneath the coverall?

                             KATIE

That's what it looks like to me.

                             LAURA

How does a guy get fish scales on the knees of his pants?

                             KATIE

From the floor... from kneeling on the floor where there's fish
scales on the floor.

                             LAURA

He COULD HAVE knelt on the deck of a boat that went down to
Mexico.

                             KATIE

OR, he knelt on the floor of an abandoned tuna cannery.

(shows screen)

                             LAURA

(poking cell phone)

That's the abandoned tuna cannery down by the harbor!

(to phone)

Yeah, Sarg, it's me again. Katie and I have a lead. Just a sec.

(to Katie)

You think it's owned by Lucifer Snidely?

                             KATIE

(pokes cell phone screen)

Not likely. Lucifer Snidely is too smart for that.

(shows screen)

Yes. It says here the cannery is owned by...

                             LAURA

(reads)

Bellview Properties.

(beckons Katie, exiting toward patrol car with cell phone to
ear)

Sarg, Katie and I are heading over to the abandoned tuna cannery
down by the harbor. Can you call Bellview properties and ask
them to open the building for us?

EXT MORNING WIDE: ABANDONED CANNERY

(Laura and Katie exit patrol car and are greeted by Agent)

                             AGENT

(offers hand)

Hi, I'm Clare Robison from Bellview Properties. They said you
wanted to look around in there.

(points and beckons as they move toward Cannery entrance)

                             LAURA

By any chance has Snidely Industries had anything to do with
this building?

                             AGENT

It's odd you should ask. We had an unsolicited cash offer to buy
the building yesterday, but the lawyer I spoke with said he
wouldn't sign the papers until after his engineers had a chance
to evaluate the building this morning.

                             KATIE

(softly)

Engineers, yeah right.

INT MORNING WIDE: ABANDONED CANNERY

                             LAURA

(shines flashlight under conveyors and around exhaust hoods,
walks past an inverted stainless steel tank, shouts)

How you doing, Sis? Find anything?

                             KATIE

(shot widens to show Katie following stealthily shining a
flashlight, sings)

Found it!

                             LAURA

(turns back, shines light)

I already looked at that. There's nothing there.

                             KATIE

(to Agent while pointing at the inverted tank)

I'll bet this tank wasn't here last time you were in this
building, was it, Ms Robison?

                             AGENT

As a matter of fact, no it wasn't. It was over against that...

(points to the wall where two other identical tanks stand next
to a gap)

wall next to the other ones. Why would Snidely's engineers move
it?

                             LAURA

Actually, they weren't really engineers.

                             AGENT

They what?!

                             LAURA

They were actually criminals who stole some evidence from police
headquarters this morning.

                             AGENT

Oh, dear! I'm not in trouble here, am I?

                             LAURA

No. You had no idea this whole thing was a scam.

                             KATIE

I'll bet Snidely Industries decided to go through with the
purchase this morning, didn't they?

                             AGENT

Why, yes. Escrow closes in two weeks. How did you know?

                             KATIE

Because they dumped about fourteen million dollars worth of
jewelry here...

(points)

this morning.

                             LAURA

Katie, are you sure about this?

(points)

It's not like Lucifer Snidely to use a tank as a dead drop. It
doesn't have a lock on it.

                             KATIE

(grabs the control for an overhead crane and pushes the UP
button, the tank lifts off the floor, revealing a large safe.)

The dead drop is not the tank. It's UNDER the tank.

                             LAURA

(bending to see the refrigerator-size safe)

Well, I'll be!

                             KATIE

Okay, let's look for the combination to the safe.

(jump cut: the tank is now clear of the safe, Laura examines the
outside of the safe for clues, while Katie shines flashlight all
around the area in the distance looking for clues)

                             LAURA

Katie, I don't know how to tell you this, but the only numbers
I'm finding are the serial number and the part number. There's
nothing out of place here. You don't suppose Snidely changed his
M.O., do you?

                             KATIE

(turns)

That's it!

                             LAURA

What's it?

                             KATIE

Lucifer Snidely knows that we found his combinations in the past
when the robbers left them at the dead drop. I'll bet this time
one of the robbers delivered the combination to Lucifer Snidely
in jail.

                             LAURA

(cell phone to ear)

I think you might have something there. I'll call the jail.

INT AFTERNOON WIDE: JAIL CONTROL ROOM

(Cop stands behind the guard who is seated at the computer
scrolling fast-forward through the videos)

                             GUARD

According to our visitor logs, Lucifer Snidely's visitor checked
in at 9:16 am this morning.

                              COP

That's just over an hour after the fake bomb squad left the
precinct.

                             GUARD

(presses PLAY, points)

Yes, here is the visitor sitting at the table with Lucifer
Snidely.

(visitor on the video slides his hand slowly across the table
toward Snidely who slides his hand forward until their hands
touch, then both withdraw their hands)

                              COP

(points)

There! Did you see that?! The visitor passed something across
the table to Snidely.

                             GUARD

It's against the rules for visitors to give things to prisoners
without having them inspected first. This gives us grounds to
search Snidely's jail cell.

INT AFTERNOON SPLIT-SCREEN: JAIL AND CANNERY

(phone conversation)

                              COP

You were right, Archer, the visitor passed something to Snidely
this morning right after the robbery, but it's not what you
think.

                             LAURA

What was it?

                              COP

A pack of chewing gum.

                             LAURA

(to Katie)

A pack of chewing gum.

                             KATIE

(shares phone with Laura)

That's it! That has to be the combination to the safe!

                              COP

It can't be. We pulled out all the gum from the package and
opened each piece. There were no numbers written anywhere.

                             KATIE

Then, it's not numbers we're looking for. Look for writing on
the outside of the package, small writing that wouldn't be
noticed.

                              COP

(examines the outside of the package closely)

No, it just has the ingredients.

                             KATIE

Look carefully. Are the words in the ingredients really food
items?

                              COP

Oh. No. They're listed like ingredients, but they're nonsense
words.

                             KATIE

(readies pen and pad)

Read them to us slowly.

(writes)

                              COP

(reads)

Straight

Snore

Heaven

Tree

Spine

Tricks

Alive

Nun

Clue

Hero


                             KATIE

(reads)

Straight

Snore

Heaven

Tree

Spine

Tricks

Alive

Nun

Clue

Hero

Is that right?

                              COP

Yes. But no way that's a combination to a safe.

                             KATIE

Yes, it is! It's a code. We just have to decode it.

(turns toward safe)

                             LAURA

Okay, thanks, Malloni.

(pockets cell phone)

(end split screen)

So, what do you think, partner?

                             KATIE

(reads numbers referring constantly to the ten-key pad)

Straight

Snore

Heaven

Tree

Spine

Tricks

Alive

Nun

Clue

Hero

                             LAURA

Maybe Malloni is right, Sis. Maybe this is just one of Snidely's
tricks to waste our time.

                             KATIE

I got it!

                             LAURA

Got what?

                             KATIE

These words are rhymes of numbers.

                             LAURA

Rhymes... of... numbers.

                             KATIE

Yeah, push the buttons. Here we go.

(points to the ten-key pad on the safe)

The word Straight rhymes with 8

(Laura repeats each number and pushes the button)

Snore rhymes with 4

Heaven rhymes with 7

Tree rhymes with 3

Spine rhymes with 9

Tricks rhymes with 6

Alive rhymes with 5

Nun rhymes with 1

Clue rhymes with 2

Hero rhymes with 0

(the green LED glows, and Laura opens the door showing the bins
of evidence)

INT MORNING WIDE: COURTROOM

                             JUDGE

(pounds gavel)

This court will come to order. The next matter before this court
is a preliminary hearing in the case of the State vs Lucifer
Snidely. I will now entertain motions from counsel.

                            LAWYER

(stands)

The defense moves for dismissal of all charges.

                             JUDGE

On what grounds?

                            LAWYER

On the grounds that there is no physical evidence against my
client.

                             JUDGE

What say you, Mr Prosecutor?

                          PROSECUTOR

(stands)

On the contrary, your honor, we have physical evidence to
support our case against the defendant.

                            SNIDELY

Show me!

                             JUDGE

(pounds gavel)

Mr Snidely, you're out of order. You may only speak through your
attorney.

                            SNIDELY

(whispers, gestures)

                            LAWYER

(stands)

Your honor, my client is charged with possession of stolen
property and conspiracy to commit grand theft. In order to prove
these charges, the state must have the stolen property in
custody. But we have reason to doubt said stolen property is in
custody, so we would like to SEE the stolen property.

                             JUDGE

Mr Prosecutor?

                          PROSECUTOR

(stands, shouts toward rear)

Bring in the evidence.

(double doors at the back of the courtroom open with a thud when
Laura and Katie push two cartloads of bins of evidence toward
the judge)

As you can see, Your Honor, all items of evidence are still in
their original sealed pouches and with their original labels.

(Laura and Katie smile broadly)

                            SNIDELY

(softly)

I think I'm going to be sick.

                             JUDGE

The motion for dismissal is denied. The defendant will stand
trial.

(pounds gavel)

Next Case.

                             LAURA

(high-fives with Katie subtly as they exit)

What could be sweeter than this?

                             KATIE

Did I mention that I won first prize at the Science Fair?

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