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Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Act One, Scene Twelve



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Late Teen
Style
Period
Time/Place
A mental institution, daytime,
Act/Scene
Act One, Scene Twelve

Scene Context

CB, who is grieving for his dead dog and conflicted about his sexual identity, goes to visit Van’s

Scene Text

Start:

Van’s Sister: Well, it’s about mutherf%*&cking time!
CB: Well, if a certain someone would stop getting thrown into solitary, then another certain someone could come visit more often.
Van’s Sister: Sit down! Sit down!
CB: (reading the sign) “The Doctor Is In.”
Van’s Sister: Boy, is she ever.

End:

Van’s Sister: I have faith in you. And next time when you come, if you could just maybe stick a book of matches up your ass, I’d be your best friend forever.
CB: You already are.
Van’s Sister: Hey, Blockhead! You forgot your scarf!

Royal, Bert V. Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Dramatists Play Service, New York, NY. 2006. pp. 30-36.

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