The Wet Box
Rachel is standing in front of a supermarket with a box. As Johnny is passing by Rachel stops him.
Rachel: Excuse me. Would you please hold my box while I run into the supermarket to get a couple of things?
Johnny: (surprised) Um, yeah I guess I could do that.
Rachel: (grateful) Thank you so much. I’ll be right back.
Rachel exits the stage and Sandy enters.
Sandy: (curious) Hey, your box is leaking.
He looks at the bottom of the box.
Sandy: What it is it?
Johnny: I don’t know. I’m just holding the box for someone.
Sandy touches the wet spot with her finger and tastes it.
Sandy: (as though she is solving a mystery) It tastes like pineapple juice. Well, maybe the person went back in the store for more pineapple juice.
Sandy exits and Mindy enters.
Mindy: (worried) Uh, your box is wet on the bottom.
Johnny: Yeah, I am just holding the box for someone. I think its pineapple juice.
Mindy: Let me check.
She touches the wet spot and tastes it.
No, it tastes more like mango juice. Hmm, now I’m thirsty. See ya.
Mindy exits and Luke enters.
Luke: (surfer type guy) Whoa! You’re leaking.
Johnny: (annoyed) Yeah, I know.
Luke: Let’s see. He touches the wet spot and tastes it. Lemonade?
Johnny: (still annoyed) I don’t know.
Luke shrugs his shoulders and leaves.
Rachel comes out of the store.
Rachel: (cheery) Thank you so much for holding my box.
Johnny: (tentative, not wanting to upset Rachel) Uh, it seems to be wet. Something must have spilled.
Rachel gasps and opens the box. She pulls out a puppy.
Rachel: (like an understanding mother) You naughty puppy. She grabs the box and walks off stage.
Johnny gags and runs off stage.