Rescue Me Teaser Season 4 Opener
Author's Note: This is a teaser for Rescue and is complete; I am not doing the whole show. Please read, review, and offer constructive critiscism. This is for my creative writing class.
INT. SHEILA'S HOUSE—LIVING ROOM
Camera focuses on TOMMY, who is lying down on Sheila's couch. Smoke from a fire fills the air. TOMMY sits up.
Camera moves right to TOMMY'S daughters, KATIE and COLLEEN. Behind KATIE and COLLEEN is JANET, TOMMY'S ex-wife.
Daddy? Come on, Daddy, you need to get up. Please, Daddy, get out of the house.
Come on, Dad. I love you. We need you. We already lost Connor.
I want you back. I love you, Tommy. I can't handle loosing someone else I love.
TOMMY P.O.V (cont.)
Camera scans left to TOMMY'S son's ghost, CONNOR.
Daddy, stay with me. Everything will be alright. I miss you. I don't want to be alone any more.
CUT TO TOMMY
collapses to the floor Connor? Is that really you?
Flames and smoke pour out of the house.
ZOOM on SHELIA, who is on her knees, on the ground.
Help! Tommy! raises her hands to her face and sobs
PAN OUT TO THE STREET
A fire truck speeds to the front of the house, with the siren and lights on, and pulls into the driveway. FRANCO, SEAN, PROBIE, KENNY, and JERRY get out of the truck with their gear on.
CAMERA FOLLOWS AND ZOOMS IN ON FRANCO
FRANCO crosses the yard to get to SHEILA. He helps her to her feet and holds her in his arms.
Calm down, Sheil.
SHEILA points to the house. FRANCO runs to the rest of the crew.
CAMERA FOLLOWS FRANCO.
Guys, Tommy's in the house.
What? I told Tommy to quit seeing Jimmy's widow shakes head nothing but trouble. Lou, Probie go in first with the hose. Franco, Sean, you two follow behind. We gotta get Tommy out of there.
CAMERA PANS TO FRONT DOOR
LOU and PROBIE go in first carrying the hose. FRANCO and SEAN follow behind them.
Tom! pause and search around Tom!
Tommy! Where are you?
CAMERA FOLLOWS FRANCO AND SEAN
CUT TO FRANCO'S P.O.V, SHIFTS TO THE GROUND TO FIND TOMMY
I found him.
EXT. FRONT DOOR
SEAN and FRANCO carrying TOMMY out through the door. They lay TOMMY on the lawn. FRANCO bends down to check for a pulse.
I ain't got a pulse.
SHEILA enters frame by running towards FRANCO and TOMMY. SEAN stops here and holds her back.
I'm sorry, Tommy. I didn't mean for it to turn out like this. I still love you. I'm sorry. You can't die. You can't leave me like Jimmy did. You can't go.
CAMERA FADES OUT on FRANCO giving TOMMY CPR.
CONNOR appears behind FRANCO
Be with me daddy.
JIMMY, SHIELA'S dead husband and TOMMY'S cousin, appears behind CONNOR.
Time's up, Tommy.
FRANCO (voice fading)
(giving CPR) 1…2…3…4…Damn it, Tommy.
sobbing in the background
Fallen, dead firefighter ghosts surround Tommy and cannot be seen by the living.
END OF TEASER