Episode 93 - "Broken Hearts and Burgers"

This episode received the 1992 Rogers Humanism Award.



Ext. Night - Fatso's Diner

(High wide shot of a diner and crowded parking lot.)

By the time you've made it to age sixteen...

Cut to

Int. Night - Fatso's Restaurant

(Shot past a cashier of a girl collecting her food and exiting.)

You pretty much know all there is to know.

(Kevin approaches the counter.)

KEVIN: Couple burgers, fries, and two shakes.

CASHIER: There you go.

(The cashier hands Kevin the ticket.)

KEVIN: Thanks.

(Wide shot of Kevin stepping away from the counter, as people pass by.)

About history, philosophy - the world.

BOY: Hey, Kev!

KEVIN: Hey.

(Close shot of Kevin glancing around.)

About life.

(Wide shot as Kevin approaches the pick-up counter. A pretty girl waitress brings his food and smiles.)

There's virtually no situation you can't handle.

GIRL: Here ya go.

(Shot past the girl of Kevin looking at her.)

KEVIN: Thanks.

(He looks her over and smiles.)

(Shot past Kevin of the girl looking at his tray and shrugging slightly.)

GIRL: Can I get you anything else?

(She looks at Kevin and smiles.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at her off-screen and hesitating.)

KEVIN: No. It looks great. (Smiles.)

(Close shot past Kevin of the girl looking at him.)

GIRL: I put the relish on the side. (Smiles.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at her off-screen.)

KEVIN: That's just the way I like it. (Smiles.)

(Close shot of the girl looking at Kevin off-screen and smiling slightly.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at her off-screen.)

Yeah, you're on top of your game...

(Kevin smiles and turns away.)

The pinnacle of poise, the essence of cool.

(Kevin pauses and looks over his shoulder.)

(Close shot of the girl looking at Kevin off-screen. she smiles, then winks.)

(Shot of Kevin smiling at her off-screen.)

No doubt about it...

(He turns forward.)

(Shot of Kevin approaching the camera.)

From the right thing to wear...

(The camera pans with him as he turns toward a booth.)

To the right place to sit...

(He sets the tray on the table and sits down.)

To the right person to sit with.

(The camera pans over slightly to include Winnie, who is frowning.)

At sixteen, you pretty much learned it all.

(Close shot of Kevin as he looks at Winnie off-screen and sighs, then smiles.)

(Close shot of Winnie looking off and frowning.)

Well, almost all.

(She looks at Kevin off-screen.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen and smiling slightly.)

(Close shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen and sighs.)

WINNIE: Are you sure you got enough relish, Kevin? (Frowns.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)

KEVIN: Huh?

(Close shot of Winnie frowning, then looking over her shoulder.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen, then toward the girl off-screen and frowning slightly.)

(Shot of the girl in the distance.)

OK...

(She is looking Kevin's way, and smiles.)

So there's one subject...

(Close shot of Winnie turning toward Kevin and frowning.)

You're just as dumb about as you ever were.

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen, slightly surprised.)

KEVIN: Winnie!

(Close shot of Winnie frowning at Kevin off-screen.)

KEVIN (V/O): It's not what you think. (Gestures.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen. The camera moves in slowly.)

KEVIN: I, uh, just, I, uh -

(Kevin fumbles for words and looks off. Freeze-frame on Kevin's dumb face as music "You're Sixteen" starts.)

Yeah. Love.

Fade to white

"You come on like a dream"


Clip from Ep 17

-WINNIE: What's the matter?

"Peaches and cream"

-WINNIE: Stomach feeling a little queasy is it?!

"Lips like strawberry wine"

-WINNIE: Feels like the least little thing might set it off?!

"You're sixteen"

-KEVIN: Ugh...Winnie, please...

"You're beautiful"

-WINNIE: Maybe I should get you something to eat!

"And you're mine"

-WINNIE: How about some...cole slaw?! Liver?! Fried squid?!

"You're all ribbons and curls"

-KEVIN: Winnie...Ugh...

"Oooh what a girl"

-WINNIE: Oh, you poor thing, you're not comfy!

"Eyes that sparkle and shine"

-(She jerks Kevin forward, grabs his pillows, and throws them behind her.)
-WINNIE: Let me fix your pillows!
-(She slams him back down on the bed, and puts her hand on his head.)

"You're sixteen"

-WINNIE: Oh, you have fever, you're burning up! That's OK, I'll help you!

"You're beautiful"

-(She rips the covers off the bed. Kevin is wearing only a underwear and T-shirt and tries to cover himself with his stuffed elephant.)

"And you're mine"

-WINNIE: Poor baby, now you're cold! Well here's your blankie!!
-(She throws the covers in Kevin's face.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 37

-(Winnie turns toward Kevin.)

"You're my baby, you're my pet"

-WINNIE: You're rude, insensitive, thoughtless, and smug!

"We fell in love on the night we met"

-(Paul approaches and stands next to Kevin. The schoolbell rings.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 28

"You touched my hand"

-WINNIE: That's the most insensitive thing I've ever heard in my life! (Frowns.)

"My heart went pop"

-WINNIE: You don't understand anything, Kevin!

"Oooh when we kissed"

-WINNIE: You don't understand anything at all!

"We could not stop"

-(Winnie slams her locker and exits. Kevin looks after her, puzzled.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 36

-(Winnie slams the door in Kevin's face.)

"You walked out of my dreams"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 17

-(Winnie stomps out of Kevin's room and Kevin sits up with the blanket over him.)

"And into my arms"

Fade to

Present

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)

"Now you're my angel divine"

KEVIN: Well, I, uh, I just, uh -

"You're sixteen"

(Close shot of Winnie frowning at Kevin off-screen.)

"You're beautiful"

WINNIE: I hope you're hungry!

"And you're mine"

(Shot of both as Winnie rises and stomps off past the camera. Kevin looks after her.)

Like I said, at sixteen - you've learned nothing.

(Kevin sighs and glances off, then after Winnie off-screen.)

Nothing at all.

(Music fades.)

Fade to
Opening Sequence

Fade to

Later

(Close shot of Kevin sitting alone, looking dejected.)

Adolescence. The age of maturity, confidence, boundless self-assurance.

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie and her friends at another table. They look toward Kevin and frown.)

And let's not forget...

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)

Unutterable misery.

(Closer shot of Winnie and a friend. She looks down, frowns, and shakes her head.)

(Wider shot of Kevin in the booth.)

Fortunately...

(Ricky sits next to Kevin.)

In times of crisis...

(Chuck, Randy and Paul approach and sit down.)

Every teenager has a secret weapon.

(Close shot of Kevin as Chuck settles in next to him.)

His friends.

RANDY (V/O): So, uh...

(Close shot of Randy looking at Kevin off-screen.)

RANDY: What happened?

(Close shot of Kevin looking slightly puzzled at Randy off-screen.)

KEVIN: What?

CHUCK (V/O): Winnie!

(Close shot of Chuck looking at Kevin off-screen.)

CHUCK: What did you do? (Nods.)

KEVIN (V/O): That's just it.

(Close shot of Kevin looking toward Winnie off-screen.)

KEVIN: I didn't really do anything. (Shrugs.) I just ordered some food.

(Wider shot of all the guys. They look at the girl off-screen.)

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of the girl wiping the counter, then pausing and looking at him. She smiles, slightly embarrassed.)

(Shot of all the guys as they turn to Kevin.)

GROUP: Right!

(Close shot of Paul looking at Kevin off-screen.)

PAUL: Man, you blew it!

(Shot of Chuck, Kevin, Ricky and Paul. Kevin sighs.)

KEVIN: Thanks, Paul.

(Kevin looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

CHUCK: Hey, come on.

(Close shot of Chuck looking toward Kevin off-screen.)

CHUCK: Take it easy on the guy. I mean, his best girl just walked out on him.

(Close shot of Ricky looking down.)

RICKY: Yeah, that's right. (Nods.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at the others off-screen.)

Yeah, that's the thing about friends. They're always there. With sympathy...support.

RICKY (V/O): So...

(Close shot of Ricky.)

RICKY: She's probably not going to eat that hamburger, right? (Smiles.)

(Close shot of Randy looking at Kevin off-screen.)

RANDY: Yeah, can I have her fries?

(Wider shot of all as they reach for the food.)

CHUCK: Don't let that shake go to waste!

But most of all, growing up...

(Close shot of Kevin.)

They're the guys that never fail you.

(Close shot of Paul eating a French fry.

Who never lose faith in you.

Fade to

Clip from Ep 11

-PAUL: You can't do that. (Smiles.)
-(Paul shakes his head.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Yes, I can. (Frowns.)
-(Close shot of Paul looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-PAUL: Kevin, we're talking about Winnie Cooper here. I mean, get real. (Smiles.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Well, what's your point?
-(Close shot of Paul looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-PAUL: Look, I just know that if Carla dumped me, I could never go and talk to her about liking the guy she dumped me for.
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: She didn't dump me, Paul. (Frowns.)
-(Close shot of Paul looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-PAUL: Especially if it's somebody like Kirk McCray. (Nods.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: It doesn't bother me, OK? (Frowns.)
-(Kevin looks forward and frowns.)
-PAUL (V/O): Somebody older who's, like, twice my size.
-(Kevin looks at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: What difference does that make?
-(Shot of both. Kevin is looking away as Paul looks at him.)
-PAUL: Who's got muscles out to here...(gestures)...and a dark tan in the middle of the winter.
-(Kevin turns toward Paul.)
-KEVIN (Yelling): Well, maybe I'm not like you, Paul!
-(The cafeteria gets quiet as kids look at him.)
-(Close shot past Paul of Kevin noticing people staring and lowers his voice.)
-KEVIN: Maybe I'm just a little more secure than that, OK? (Frowns.)
-(Wide shot as Kevin angrily stands and picks up his lunch tray, spilling the empty milk carton.)
-PAUL: Yeah, sure.
-(Paul frowns and gestures as Kevin walks around him, then slams down the tray again, losing the rest of what's on it. Kevin leans on the table and looks at Paul.)
-KEVIN: There's no way that I can't talk to Winnie! We're still friends! (Gestures.)
-(Closer shot of Kevin looking at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: All I have to do is go up to her and say...

Fade to

Clip from Ep 10

-KEVIN (Singing, with voice of Tony from West Side Story): Somehow!
-WINNIE (As Maria from WSS): Someday!
-KEVIN (As Tony): Somewhere!
-WINNIE and KEVIN (As Maria and Tony) Somewhere!

PAUL (V/O): Kev...

Cut to

Present

PAUL: You gotta do something about this.

KEVIN: Like what? (Gestures.)

PAUL: Like...(gestures)...talk to her.

(Close shot of Chuck.)

CHUCK: Yeah, it always worked for me.

(Chuck sucks the straw of his chocolate shake.)

(Close shot of Paul looking at Chuck off-screen.)

PAUL: When did it work for you?

(Close shot of Chuck looking toward Paul off-screen.)

CHUCK: Well, hypothetically. (Smiles.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking toward Paul off-screen.)

KEVIN: Yeah, you're right.

(Kevin looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

After all...

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie and a friend.)

There are some quandaries in a young man's life...

(Winnie glances at him and looks off.)

That even his friends can't solve for him.

(Winnie looks at Kevin.)

CHUCK (V/O): Go on, Kev.

(Close shot of Kevin looking down.)

CHUCK (V/O): Give it a shot!

(Kevin shrugs and frowns.)

RANDY (V/O): Yeah!

(Kevin starts to slide over.)

(Wider shot of Kevin and Chuck as Kevin slides past him and stands up.)

Times when a teenager needs to stand up and act from his heart.

(Kevin pauses and looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie and a friend. She frowns and looks at Kevin, then looks down.)

("Winnie's Theme" starts.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 37

-(Close shot of Kevin standing in front of the custodian room door, holding the valentine and smiling.)
-Draw on his vast experience. And let poetry do the rest.
-(Shot of Winnie spotting Kevin off-screen, and frowning slightly.)
-(Shot of Kevin smiling as he walks up the hallway.)
-(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie and Melissa walking up the hallway. Winnie slows up as Melissa walks toward the camera.)
-(Shot from behind Melissa as she steps in front of Kevin. "Winnie's Theme" grinds down.)
-MELISSA: Is there something I can do for you, Kevin?
-(Close shot of Melissa looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-(Wider shot of Melissa and Kevin, as Winnie passes them, looking off.)
-KEVIN: I need to talk to Winnie.
-(Kevin turns after her as he passes the camera.)
-(Closer shot of Kevin as Melissa blocks him.)
-MELISSA: I'm sorry, but that won't be possible.
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)
-KEVIN: I just have to explain...!
-(Shot past Kevin of Melissa looking at him.)
-MELISSA: Gwendolyn doesn't wish to speak to you right now. I hope I made myself clear.

Cut to

Clip from Ep 36

-(Close shot past Kevin as Winnie opens the door and smiles.)
-WINNIE: Kevin!
-(Close shot of Kevin smiling.)
-KEVIN: Winnie? I just want you to know that...I know...
-(He smiles broadly and nods.)
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie. She frowns slightly.)
-KEVIN: You don't have to say anything.
-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin as he smiles and nods.)
-KEVIN: Just...know that I know. OK?
-(Kevin smiles and nods.)
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie. She frowns slightly.)
-WINNIE: Know what?
-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin smiling.)
-KEVIN: Winnie! (Gestures.) Paul told me! And I'm glad he did -
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking a little shocked.)
-WINNIE: Paul told you? (Frowns.)
-(Close shot of Kevin.)
-KEVIN: Well, yeah! Isn't that great?! (Smiles.)
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie frowning.)
-WINNIE: Paul told you?!
-(Close shot of Kevin smiling.)
-KEVIN: He says you're crazy about me!
-(Shot from behind Kevin as Winnie slams the door.)
-(Close shot of Kevin frowning and sighing slightly.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 46

(Kevin holds an open jewelry box with a ring in it.)

-KEVIN: I got this for you.
-(Shot of Winnie looking at the ring.)
-(Shot of Kevin looking at the ring and smiling.)
-KEVIN: It's not much, but...
-(Kevin looks at Winnie and pauses, then smiles at the ring again.)
-KEVIN: I mean, they had this great one for 48 bucks...
-(Kevin looks at Winnie, then the ring.)
-KEVIN: But, uh...anyway...it's stainless...
-(Kevin looks at Winnie uncertainly.)
-KEVIN: And rustproof, and...(gestures)...I'd like you to wear it. (Smiles.)
-(Close shot of Winnie.)
-WINNIE: I can't take it.
-(Close shot of Kevin as his smile fades.)

OK...

Fade to

Present

(Shot of Kevin looking over his shoulder toward the guys.)

So vast experience doesn't always apply.

(Kevin looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

(Close shot of Winnie frowning and looking off.)

(Shot of Kevin looking toward Winnie off-screen.)

When you're sixteen, you have other tools at your disposal...

(Kevin approaches the camera.)

Things like...

(Winnie's girlfriend (Donna from Ep 17) stands up and blocks Kevin.)

GIRLFRIEND: Yes?

(Shot past Kevin of the girlfriend looking at him.)

GIRLFRIEND: Can we help you?

(Shot past the girlfriend of Kevin looking at her and frowning.)

Logic.

(Kevin looks pat the girlfriend toward Winnie off-screen.)

KEVIN: Winnie...

(The girlfriend tilts her head in front of Kevin, who leans to the other side.)

KEVIN: Come on...

(The girlfriend again leans in front of Kevin.)

KEVIN: You're being ridiculous.

(Kevin leans the other way, and looks at the girlfriend.)

(Shot past Kevin of the girlfriend as she looks at him and squints.)

(Shot past the girlfriend as Kevin leans over and looks at Winnie off-screen.)

KEVIN: You're blowing this whole thing out of proportion.

(Close shot of Winnie looking off and frowning.)

KEVIN (V/O): You're completely over-reacting.

(Shot past the girlfriend of Kevin as he quickly leans one way then the other and looks at Winnie off-screen.)

KEVIN: I mean, haven't you ever looked at another girl?

(Close shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen.)

(Shot past the girlfriend of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)

And there you have it - logic...

(Kevin looks off.)

Reason...

(Kevin looks toward the girlfriend.)

Experience.

(Close shot of Winnie frowning heavily at Kevin off-screen and rising.)

(Shot of Kevin and the girlfriend as the girlfriend exits after Winnie.)

When you're sixteen...

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie walking away quickly, followed by three other girls.)

None of it means a thing.

(Winnie enters the ladies' room.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking after her off-screen.)

And nothing counts but the way you feel...

(Kevin starts to turn around.)

(Reverse angle as Kevin turns toward the camera.)

And the way you felt, the first day you ever really knew -

("Winnie's Theme" plays.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 2

-KEVIN: Hi! (Smiles.)
-WINNIE: Hi.
-KEVIN: Hi. (Smiles.)

About love.

-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking at him.)
-WINNIE: Whatcha doing?
-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin as he shrugs slightly.)
-KEVIN: Nothing.
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking at him.)
-WINNIE: Oh.
-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin looking at her.)
-KEVIN: When are you coming back to school?
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking at him.)
-WINNIE: Monday.
-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin frowning slightly at her.)
-KEVIN: Oh...(Nods.)
-(Kevin bites his lip slightly.)
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking at him.)
-WINNIE: But...maybe we could do something, tomorrow.
-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin looking at her.)
-WINNIE: I mean, if you want.
-KEVIN: Yeah.
-(Kevin shakes his head and shrugs slightly.)
-KEVIN: I mean, sure! If you want.
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking at him.)
-WINNIE: Well, I'm going to my uncle's in the morning. But I'll be back around three.

("Brown-Eyed Girl" starts.)

-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin looking at her.)
-PAUL (V/O, Shouting): Come on, Kev!
-(Kevin looks toward Paul off-screen.)
-(Shot of Kevin and Winnie in profile. Paul stands between them in the distance, next to a lamp post at the sidewalk, motioning to Kevin.)
-PAUL (Shouting): Let's go!
-(Kevin and Winnie look at each other.)
-KEVIN: OK, well...bye! (Smiles.) See you tomorrow.
-WINNIE: OK, bye.
-(Kevin takes a step toward Paul and looks over his shoulder at Winnie.)
-KEVIN: Bye.
-(Kevin trots over to Paul as Winnie watches.)
(The music is in the foreground and no dialog is heard in the following several scenes.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 1

-(Shot of Winnie as she picks up the football and frowns.)

"Hey, where did we go"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 1

-(Winnie is facing Kevin and Paul at the bus-stop.)

"Days when the rains came"

-WINNIE: I don't want to be called Winnie anymore. My real name is Gwendolyn.

Cut to

Clip from Ep 6

-(Shot of the balloons at the entrance to the dance as Winnie enters and pauses.)

"Down in the hollow"

-(Close shot of Kevin noticing Winnie.)

"Playin' a new game"

-(Close shot of Winnie smiling.)

"Laughin' and a runnin', hey, hey"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 11

-(Close shot of Winnie throwing her hair back, making her a little dizzy.)

"Skippin' and a jumpin'"
"In the misty..."

Cut to

Clip from Ep 23

-(Kevin and Winie are sitting next to each other.)

"Morning fog"

-(Kevin slowly puts his arm around Winnie.)

"Ah"

-(She quickly looks at him as he touches her shoulder.)

"Our hearts a-thumpin'"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 37

-(Kevin puts Winnie's books on the stack under his arm.)

"And you, my brown-eyed girl"

-(He takes her hand and they smile at each other.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 40

-(Shot of Kevin and Winnie in class. She tosses a note to him, then looks forward.)

"You my brown-eyed girl"

-(He reads the note. She smiles.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 2

-(Walking next to Winnie, Kevin looks at her, then starts to put his arm around her.)

"Now whatever happened"

-(Shot from behind them as Kevin holds his arm out behind Winnie, then drops it.)

"To Tuesday is so slow"

-(He holds his arm behind her again, drops it, then holds it near her shoulder.)

"Going down to the old man"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 22

-(Shot of Winnie spraying the front lawn with water from a hose.)

"With a transistor radio"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 10

-(Shot of Winnie at the edge of the skating rink looking at Kevin off-screen.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 22

-(Winnie looks over her shoulder quickly.)
-WINNIE: Hi! (Smiles.)

"Standing in the sunlight laughin'"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 40

-(Shot of Kevin and Winnie in the cafeteria, next to a window with venetian blinds. They feed each other Tater-tots.)

"Hiding behind a rainbow's wall with you"
"My brown-eyed girl"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 57

-(Kevin and Winnie walk side-by-side and smile at each other. Kevin pauses as Winnie passes the camera.)

"You my brown-eyed girl"

(Music fades out.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 11

-BECKY: "Friends"?
-(Becky punches Kevin in the stomach.)
-KEVIN: Ugh!
-(Shot past Kevin of Becky.)
-BECKY: I'll give you "friends." (Frowns.)
-(Becky slugs Kevin on the chin.)
-(Shot past Becky as Kevin falls to the ground. She turns and stomps of past the camera.)
-(Close up from above as Kevin rolls onto his back, flopping his arms out and frowning, slightly dazed.)
-(He puts his hands on his chest and frowns. Sound of the door closing.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 1

-(Shot down the row of lockers as Kevin is having trouble opening his.)

When you're twelve years old, and a guy, the whole subject of women tends to be pretty much...

-(A girl approaches her locker and dial the combo.)

A mystery.

-(Shot from Kevin's perspective as the girl opens her locker and smiles at Kevin.)

Communications with the opposite sex are...

-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Debbie off-screen and smiling slightly.)
-(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Debbie smiling and glancing down.)

Still kinda rudimentary.

-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Debbie off-screen as he opens his locker and hits his head with the door.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 6

-(Shot of Lisa talking to her girlfriend. Kevin is behind her.)
-KEVIN: Um, Lisa?
-(Close shot of Lisa as she turns around in surprise.)
-LISA: Oh, Kevin!
-(Shot of Kevin frowning.)
-KEVIN: Yeah. Um, did you just say...you'd go to the dance with Brad?
-(Close shot of Lisa glancing around, then looking blankly at Kevin.)
-LISA: Well, yeah.
-(Close shot of Kevin frowning.)
-KEVIN: But...you just said you'd go with me.
-(Close shot of Lisa.)
-LISA: That was before Brad asked me.
-(Lisa looks worried.)
-LISA: Well, I mean...you're not gonna...be weird about this or anything, are you?
-(Shot of Kevin looking at Lisa off-screen.)
-LISA (V/O): I mean, I really like you, Kevin.
-(Close shot of Lisa.)
-LISA: As a -
-(Freeze-frame of Lisa in mid-sentence. Sound of a diving airplane.)
-(Close shot of Kevin frowning and glancing away.)
-LISA (V/O): - friend.
-(Sound of a plane crashing.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 51

-(Kevin stands up in class and turns toward Madeline off-screen.)

Still, little by little, you begin to catch on.

-(Shot of Madeline standing turning toward Kevin off-screen. A halo of light glows behind her.)

You master the language of love.

-MADELINE: J'ai attendu toute ma vie pour toi. (Subtitles appear on screen: I've waited for you all my life.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Madeline off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Voulez-vous de beurre? (Subtitle: Do you want some butter?)
-(Close shot of Madeline looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-MADELINE: A l'instant je t'ai vu, je n'ai su qu'il etait personne d'autre. (Subtitle: The moment I saw you I knew there was no one else.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Madeline off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Voulez-vous de beurre? (Subtitle: Do you want some butter?)
-(Close shot of Madeline looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-MADELINE: Mon coeur est remplit de toi. (She fingers her heart necklace.) (Subtitle: You fill my heart.)
-MADELINE: T'a pensť m'obsede. (Subtitle: You haunt my mind.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Madeline off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Voulez-vous de beurre? (Subtitle: Do you want some butter?)

Until, by the time you leave junior high school...

-(Close shot of Madeline looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-MADELINE: Kevin! (With a Fr. accent.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Madeline off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Madeline! (With an Amer. accent.) (Music ends.)
-(Close shot of Mrs. Falcinella.)
-MRS. FALCINELLA: Kevin! (Amer. accent.)
-(Shot of Kevin turning around as the class laughs.)
-(Shot of Madeline smiling as she sits down.)

You're right back where you started.

Cut to

Clip from to Ep 10

-BECKY: "Friends"?
-(Becky punches Kevin in the stomach.)
-KEVIN: Ugh. (Frowns.)
-(Shot past Kevin of Becky.)
-BECKY: I'll give you "friends." (Frowns.)
-(Becky slugs Kevin on the chin.)
-(Shot past Becky as Kevin falls to the ground. She turns and stomps of past the camera.)
-(Shot of Kevin on his back.)

Yeah, you're on top of your game...

Fade to

Present

(Kevin is waiting outside the ladies' room.)

The pinnacle of poise, the essence of cool.

WAYNE (V/O): Hey, Butthead!

(Wayne approaches behind Kevin.)

WAYNE: Watcha doin'?

KEVIN: None of your business.

WAYNE: Yeah, I heard the Coopster dumped ya.

KEVIN: Hey, she didn't dump me!

(Winnie comes out of the ladies' room, pauses slightly in front ogf Kevin, frowns, and walks past the casmera followed by her girlfriends. Kevin takes a step after Winnie.)

KEVIN: Winnie!

(Winnie's girlfriend looks over her shoulder toward Kevin.)

GIRLFRIEND: We're not talking to you...

(Wayne point toward the girls off-screen.)

WAYNE: Yeah, you're right, Kev, the girl's all over you.

KEVIN: Bug off, Wayne!

WAYNE: Hey, man, I'm sorry.

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen.)

WAYNE (V/O): Really!

KEVIN: Yeah, right.

(Close shot of Wayne looking at Kevin off-screen.)

WAYNE: No, no, I am - I've been there.

(He looks after Winnie off-screen.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen.)

KEVIN: Yeah?

WAYNE (V/O): Sure. Lotsa times.

(Shot of both.)

WAYNE: Hey, I got an idea...(gestures)...maybe I should...

(He looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

WAYNE: Go over and talk to her for ya.

(Wayne looks at Kevin.)

KEVIN: No, no, really, Wayne. (Frowns.)

WAYNE: Come on, I'm your brother! (Gestures.) Who else you gonna turn to? (Nods.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen.)

KEVIN: Well...

And of course the guy did have a point.

(He glances at Winnie off-screen then Wayne off-screen.)

(Close shot of Wayne looking toward Winnie off-screen and frowning and nodding slightly.)

I mean, he was family...

(Some Snuffy guitar plays as Wayne looks at Kevin off-screen.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 2

-(Paul and Kevin are looking at the book "Health and Human Sexuality".)

Or so my parents told me.

-(Wayne enters the bedroom where Kevin and Paul are looking at a "sex" book.)
-WAYNE: Ha...
-(Paul and Kevin look past the camera.)
-(Shot of Wayne smiling as he approaches the camera.)
-WAYNE: Working on your sex education I see.
-(Shot of Kevin and Paul as Wayne passes the camera and takes the book from Kevin.)
-WAYNE (V/O): Not sure you boys are old enough for this.
-(Kevin and Paul look at Wayne off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Give it back, Wayne. (Frowns.)
-WAYNE (V/O): Let's see....
-(Shot of Wayne sitting on his bed, looking at the book.)
-WAYNE: Oh, pretty hot stuff. Ya know...
-(Wayne looks at Kevin off-screen.)
-WAYNE: I bet the guys who wrote this stuff have never even been to second base.
-(Close shot of Paul frowning at Wayne off-screen.)
-PAUL: Well, what's that supposed to mean? (Nods.)
-(Close shot of Wayne looking at Paul off-screen.)
-WAYNE: You don't know what second base is?
-(Wayne makes a little face.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Paul off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Course we know what second base is.
-(He looks forward and frowns slightly.)
-KEVIN: Sort of.
-(He looks at Wayne off-screen.)
-(Shot of Wayne turning a few pages of the book.)
-WAYNE: Awright...
-(Wayne sets the book down and nods.)

Come to think of it...

-(Shot of all as Wayne "walks" his finger away from himself.)

Maybe that was the problem. Much of my early formal education in the subtleties...

-(Wayne holds his hands out and squeezes the air, then shrugs.)

Of male-female relationships...

-(Wayne swings and imaginary baseball bat, and gestures.)

Came from a guy who was even more ignorant...

-(The boys follow the imaginary ball.)

Than I was.

-(Shot of Wayne looking at the boys off-screen.)
-WAYNE: And I'm tellin' ya...(gestures)...everybody gets to at least second base, by the...(gestures)...seventh grade.

Which is not to say the Wayner didn't mean well enough.

-(Kevin and Paul glance at each other, then look off.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 1

-(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Wayne and his friend, Steve, standing near another table, then approaching.)
-WAYNE: Hey Steve...
-(Close shot of Kevin sighing, looking down, and putting his hand on the bridge of his nose.)
-WAYNE (V/O): It looks like my baby brother...
-(Closer shot of Wayne and Steve approaching and pausing just behind Winnie.)
-WAYNE: And his girlfriend have found each other. (Laughs.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen.)
-KEVIN: She's not my girlfriend. (Frowns.)
-(Wayne looks at Kevin off-screen but talks to Winnie.)
-WAYNE: He thinks you are so...cute!
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen as he tries to control his anger.)
-KEVIN: I don't think she's cute. (Frowns.)
-(Shot of Wayne, Steve and Winnie. Wayne leans slightly toward Winnie, who looks down.)
-WAYNE: He wants to give you a big...
-(Wayne looks at Kevin off-screen.)
-WAYNE: Wet...
-(Close shot of Winnie looking down.)
-WAYNE (V/O): Kiss.
-(Winnie looks at Kevin off-screen as Wayne makes sucking noises.)
-(Shot of Wayne, Steve and Winnie. Wayne is looking at Kevin off-screen with his mouth open. Winnie is looking down. Wayne smiles.)
-WAYNE: Hah-hah.
-(Wayne looks at Winnie.)
-WAYNE: He told me.
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen.)
-KEVIN: You liar! (Frowns.)
-(Close shot of Winnie looking down.)

Still, the truth was, when it came to Winnie Cooper...

-(Winnie looks at Kevin off-screen.)

Cut to

Present

(Close shot of Winnie looking over her shoulder at Kevin off-screen as a car horn honks.)

I'd always been a desperate man.

(She turns forward.)

(Close shot of Wayne looking at Kevin off-screen.)

WAYNE: Come on, I won't say anything...

(Wayne looks at Winnie off-screen and gestures.)

WAYNE: Lemme just do this.

(He looks at Kevin off-screen.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Wayne off-screen, then glancing off.)

KEVIN: Well...

(Shot of both as they look at each other.)

And sometimes desperate times...

(Kevin looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

Require desperate measures.

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie and her friends looking at him.)

(Shot of Wayne and Kevin looking at each other.)

KEVIN: OK.

(Wayne points at Kevin and smile, then exits past the camera. Kevin looks after him.)

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie and her friends looking at him.)

WAYNE (V/O): Winnie! Hi!

(Wayne sits opposite Winnie, frowns in thought, then gestures. Some dramatic music plays.)

WAYNE: Here's the deal...(Gestures.)

Besides...

(Close shot of Kevin looking at them off-screen apprehensively.)

Think of it this way - when the whole world...

(Shot from Kevin's perspective of Winnie, her friends, and Wayne as he talks and gestures.)

Hangs in the balance, help often comes from the least likely places.

(Close shot of Kevin looking at them off-screen apprehensively.)

(Close shot past Winnie of Wayne.)

WAYNE: I think you oughta...

(Winnie slaps Wayne. Wayne frowns at her.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at them off-screen apprehensively.)

WINNIE (V/O): Creep!

(Close shot past Winnie of Wayne looking at her, then glancing off and nodding.)

WAYNE: Huhhh...

(Wayne slides out of the booth.)

(Wide shot of Kevin as Wayne joins him, looking over his shoulder.)

WAYNE: She's all yours! (Points.)

(Wayne walks off. Kevin looks at Winnie off-screen then Wayne off-screen.)

(Close shot of Kevin.)

And there you have it. The awful truth...

(Kevin looks toward Winnie off-screen.)

(Close shot of Winnie facing away.)

The bottom line.

(Winnie looks over her shoulder toward Kevin off-screen.)

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)

When it comes to love...

(He sighs and glances off, then looks at Winnie off-screen again.)

There's no simple fix.

(Close shot of Winnie looking over her shoulder at Kevin off-screen, then sighing and turning forward.)

You're out there, on you're own...

(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen. "Wild Heart of the Young" starts.)

And maybe all you can do is hang on...

(Kevin takes a small step forward.)

And hope for the best. And lead with your heart.

Fade to

Clip from Ep 37

-(Shot of Winnie walking on the sidewalk, looking down. She glances at Kevin off-screen, then looks forward again.)
-(Shot of Kevin walking on the sidewalk.)

"These days""

-WINNIE (V/O): You're such a jerk!

"When I take a look"

-(Kevin pauses, then looks toward Winnie off-screen.)
-KEVIN: Huh? (Frowns.)

"Behind"

-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie on the opposite sidewalk.)
-WINNIE: Why did you have to embarrass me in front of everyone like that?

"I think about you"

-(Shot of Kevin pausing.)
-KEVIN: I didn't mean to! (Gestures.)

"And all that time"

-(Closer shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-WINNIE: You're such a jerk!

"We were as one"

-(She walks off.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 23

-(Close shot of Winnie, as Kevin approaches from behind. He pauses, but Winnie doesn't notice him behind her. Kevin is angry.)

"Kids on the run"

-KEVIN: What is with you, huh?!
-(Winnie turns suddenly to look at him. She looks sad and turns away.)
-(Shot of Kevin. Wayne and Karen are in the background with other guests.)
-KEVIN: One minute you like me and then the next minute you don't!

"You spoke of the dream"

-KEVIN: First you kiss me...

"We made come true"

-KEVIN: And then...you act like you don't even know me.
-(Shot of Kevin from behind him. Winnie is in the background, with her back turned to the camera and Kevin.)
-KEVIN: You've been doing this all year!
-(Close shot of Kevin gesturing, then stepping toward the camera.)

"I remember how"

-KEVIN: I mean, if you like me, then say so.

"I looked up to you"

-KEVIN: But if you don't...then...(shrugs)...don't act like you do, OK?
"It was then in your touch"

-(Winnie keeps her back turned.)
-(Close shot of Kevin.)
-KEVIN: OK?!

"You knew so much"

-(Close shot of Winnie turning around.)
-WINNIE: Kevin, I have to go away this summer.
-KEVIN: What?!
-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie as she hurries off. He looks after her.)

"I loved you like I'll never love another"

-(Shot of Winnie running through the party crowd, away from the camera into the house.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 37

-(Winnie is in a library aisle looking at a book.)

"With the wild heart of

-WINNIE: I don't want to talk to you.
-(Shot of Kevin standing at the end of the bookshelf.)
-KEVIN: Look, Winnie.

"The young"

-KEVIN: I'm sorry everything got messed up, but we can straighten it out!

-(Shot past Kevin of Winnie as she shuts the book and puts it on the shelf.)
-WINNIE: Just leave me alone!

"But it took until now to uncover"

-(She hurries past Kevin, and he follows her toward the camera.)
-KEVIN: Winnie. Winnie!
-(Kevin grabs her arm.)
-(Shot from behind Kevin as Winnie turns around to face him.)
-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen.)
-KEVIN: I know you like me!
-STUDENT (V/O): Shhh!
-(Close shot of Winnie as she glances off, then at Kevin off-screen.)
-WINNIE: Kevin...

"Oh, if I'd only known it then"

-WINNIE: I lied to Paul.
-(Close shot of Kevin frowning slightly at Winnie off-screen.)
-(Close shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-WINNIE: I did tell him I liked somebody else.

"Well, they watched"

-(Close shot of Kevin frowning slightly at Winnie off-screen.)
-WINNIE (V/O): He asked me who...and I said you.

"While you broke all the rules"

-(Close shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen. She shakes her head slightly.)
-WINNIE: But I didn't really mean it.

"And everyone thought"

-(Close shot of Kevin looking at Winnie off-screen and sighing.)
-(Close shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen.)

"I was your fool"

-WINNIE: I just wanted to let him down easy. OK?

"But I paid the price"

-(Close shot of Kevin looking off, then at Winnie off-screen.)
-(Close shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen, then turning around and walking away.)

"Never even thought twice"

-(Close shot of Kevin looking after Winnie off-screen.)

Fade to

Clip from Ep 58

-(Shot of Winnie facing away from the camera, looking at Kevin. Kevin faces away, leaning on the washing machine.)
-WINNIE: Kevin...
-(Close shot of Kevin facing the camera, with Winnie in the background.)

"I loved you"

-KEVIN: Look, Winnie, let's just do both ourselves a favor and keep away from each other.

"Like I'll never love another"

-WINNIE: You really mean that?
-KEVIN: Of course I really mean that!

"With the wild heart"

It was the biggest lie I ever told.

-KEVIN: I'll tell you another thing, Winnie.

"Of the young"

-(Shot from over Winnie's shoulder as Kevin turns and walks up to her.)
-KEVIN: This whole thing's stupid. It's really not that big a deal.

"But it took until now"

-(Kevin is close in Winnie's face.)
-KEVIN: And to tell you the truth our relationship didn't mean that much to me, alright?!

"To uncover"

-(Shot of Winnie looking at Kevin off-screen.)
-(Shot of Kevin looking at innie off-screen.)
-(Shot of Winnie near tears.)

"Oh, if I'd only known it then"

(She hurries toward the doorway and exits.)

"Oh, if I'd only known it then"

Fade to

Present

(Close shot of Kevin looking forward.)

When you're sixteen, passions run high.

(Kevin looks down.)

A simple misunderstanding...

(Kevin leans back and looks over his shoulder, revealing Winnie in the background.)

Becomes a matter of life or death.

(Winnie looks at Kevin and frowns, then gets up and exits.)

(Kevin looks after her off-screen, then slides out of the booth.)

Cut to

Outside

(Shot of Winnie hurrying out of the front door.)

KEVIN (V/O): Winnie!

(The camera rolls back as Winnie approaches then turns and hurries down the sidewalk.)

You live from moment to moment.

(Kevin hurries outside and pauses.)

KEVIN: Winnie!

(He hurries after her.)

KEVIN: Can't we at least talk about this? (Gestures.)

(Winnie keeps walking quickly.)

WINNIE: There's nothing to talk about! (Frowns.)

(She turns a the corner of the restaurant toward the parking lot.)

KEVIN: Winnie, stop! (Gestures.)

(Close shot past Kevin of Winnie turning around and looking at him.)

WINNIE: Leave me alone, Kevin.

And sometimes, when you're sixteen...

(Shot past Winnie of Kevin looking at her.)

The only way to get your love back...

"If I thought about"

Is to take it.

"All the loves"

KEVIN: Fine. (Points.) You want to go home? Then go!

"I knew"

(Shot past Kevin of Winnie frowning and glancing off, then looking at Kevin.)

KEVIN: But I'll tell you this - if you don't know how I feel about ya...

"I know they'd all fade"

(Shot past Winnie of Kevin looking at her.)

KEVIN: How much I care about ya, then you don't know anything, OK?

"Except for you"

KEVIN: You're the only girl I ever think about.

(Shot past Kevin of Winnie looking at him and sighing.)

"And someday you'll see"

KEVIN: In fact you're the only girl I've ever cared about.

(Shot past Winnie of Kevin looking at her.)

KEVIN: The only girl I ever -

WINNIE: Oh, shut up!

(Winnie grabs Kevin head and kisses him.)

"How much you taught me"

(Shot past Kevin of Winnie as they kiss.)

(Wider shot of both as they kiss. The camera pushes in on them, then circles around them.)

Cut to

Clip from Ep 40

-(Wide shot as they kiss on the bridge.)

"I love you like I'll never love another"

-(Close shot of both as they kiss.)

"With the wild heart of"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 85

-(Kevin kisses Winnie on the eye.)

"The young"
"But it took until now"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 23

-(Shot past Kevin as Winnie holds him by the shoulders and kisses him.)

"To uncover"

-(Shot past Winnie of Kevin as she pulls back and he looks at her.)

"Oh, if I'd only known it then"

Cut to

Clip from Ep 1

-(Kevin has his arm around Winnie's shoulder. They look at each other and kiss.)

"Oh, if I'd only known it then"

Cut to

Present

(Kevin and Winnie are kissing in the middle of the parking lot as the camera circles them, then pulls back and up.)

"I loved you like I'll never love another"
"With the wild heart of the young"
"But it took until now to uncover"
"Oh, if I'd only known it then"

Fade to
CLOSING CREDITS

Music
"You're Sixteen" - B. & R. Sherman > Ringo Starr
"Brown-Eyed Girl" - Van Morrison
"Wild Hearts Of The Young" - Karla Bonoff



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