May 05, 2009

Lie to Me* Script

Lie to Me*
*The Truth is written all over our faces.
Season 2
Episode 4- Love, Lust, Death

INT. HIGH SCHOOL HALLWAY, BOY AND GIRL WALKING AND HOLDING HANDS—AFTERNOON.
Mike
Will I see you after school today?

Robbin
No, I have a project to work on. I will text you when I
get home.
Mike
(Smiles)
Okay. I love you.
Robbin
(Hesitating)
I love you too.

INT. BELL RINGS, SCHOOLS OUT. MIKE SEES ROBBIN NOT GOING TO WORK ON HER PROJECT. HE FOLLOWS HER. ROBBIN ENTERS CLASSROOM. MIKE WATCHES TROUGH WINDOW.
Robbin
Mr. Gainix?

Mr. Gainix
Hello, Robbin. How was your day? (Robbin kisses on cheek)
Not at school, someone might see.

Robbin
(Throws herself on to Mr. Gainix)
I don’t care.

INT. SHOW INTRODUCTION, BEGINnING CREDITS.

IN PRINCIPLAL’S OFFICE, MR. GREEK AND MR. LIGHTMAN.

Dr. Lightman
Was there anyone who was close to Mr. Gainix in the school?
Mr. Greek
He and Miss. Jared are good friends; she might be able to help
you find who you are looking for.

INT. MR.LIGHTMAN AT MISS.JAREDS CLASSROOM. LIGHTMANS TEAM VIDEOS.

Dr.Lightman
Do you mind if I speak with you Miss. Jared?

Miss. Jared
No, come in.

Dr.Lightman
Did you have any relations with Mr. Gainix?

Miss. Jared
Yes, we dated for a week or two then he just told me that
he wasn’t interested in me.

Dr. Lightman
Had he been acting funny in any way the past weeks?

Miss. Jared
Yes, I saw him in his classroom the other day, after school,
with a girl. I would say she was a student but I only saw the
back of her head.

Dr.Lightman
Was she one of his students?

Miss. Jared
I would think so. He is close to his students though,
he says it helps them to learn from someone they know.

Dr. Lightman
We need to interview all of his students. Thank you Miss. Jared.

INT. DARK ROOM IN LIBRARY. TABLE INBTWEEN LIGHTMAN AND STUDENTS ENTER ONE AFTER ANOTHER. TEAM IS
VIDEOING ALL INTERVIEWS FOR LATER REFERANCE.

Dr. Lightman
Hello. What is your name?

Addie
My name is Addie.

Dr.Lightman
Do you know any useful information about Mr.Gainix’s
relationships with students?

Addie
(Wrinkles nose)
No

Dr.Lightman
Are you sure? Because your expression says otherwise.

Addie
I don’t know anything. I am just upset over Mr.Gainix’s
death.

Dr.Lightman
Okay. Thank you, you may go back to class.
(To team)
She knows something, get her friends.

INT. ROBBIN AND MIKE ARE WAITING IN LINE TO GET INTERVIEWD. ROBBIN GOES IN, MIKE GIVES AND

EVIL LOOK.

Dr. Foster
Dr. Lightman will be with you in a moment.

DR. FOSTER LEAVES. ROBBIN IS LEFT ALONE. SHE PLACES HANDS BY MOUTH, FINGERS OVER LIPS.

LIGHTMAN IS OUTSIDE THE ROOM TALKING TO FOSTER.

Dr. Lightman
Do you see that?

Dr.Foster
She is hushing herself. Deciding what to tell us and
what not to tell us. She knows something.

Dr. Lightman
And I’m going to find out.

INT. LIGHTMAN, SIT DOWN AT TABLE AND ASK QUESTIONS. VIDEO ON.

Dr. Lightman
Hello. What is your name?

Robin
Robin.

Dr. Lightman
Were you and Mr.Gainix close?
Robin
(turns corners of mouth down)
He was close to all of his students.

Dr. Lightman
He was especially close to you wasn’t he?

Robin
We had a connection. He said I was unlike any of
his other students.

Dr. Lightman
Do you have a boyfriend that is a student?

Robin
(Shaking head)
Yes, but he didn’t know about our relationship and he
wouldn’t have killed him if he
did .

Dr. Lightman
Please send him in, you are free to go.

MIKE ENTERS. GIVES A MEAN LOOK TO ROBIN AS SHE LEAVES.

Dr. Lightman
Hello, what is your name?

Mike
Mike.

Dr. Lightman
The girl that just left, Robin, she is your girlfriend correct?

Mike.
(Wrinkles nose)
Yes.

Dr. Lightman
Have you two gotten into a fight lately?

Mike
No, why?

Dr.Lightman
Because you just showed disgust when asked about
your relationship. Something must have happened.

Mike.
Well it didn’t. What does this have to do with Mr. Gainix’s death?
Dr. Lightman
Everything. Just tell me why you are disgusted with Robin
and you can go back to class.

Mike
Mr. Gainix and Robin got close; I got jealous and told Robin
she needed to watch out before it turned into
something serious.

Dr. Lightman
We will need you to come with us. Eli we are going to
need to talk to his parents.

LEAVE ROOM, MIKE LOOKS AT ROBIN WHO IS TALKING TO ADDIE IN THE HALLWAY.

COMMERCIAL BREAK.

INT. IN MIKES HOUSE. LIGHTMAN AND TEAM TALK TO PARENTS.

Dr. Lightman
Did you know about your son’s girlfriend’s involvement with
Mr. Gainix?

Mrs. Burke
I had no clue. Honey, did you?

Mr. Burke
(surprised)
No, I am appalled. Robin is such a nice girl.

Dr. Lightman
Mr. Burke, I am going to need to talk to your wife alone.

Mr. Burke
Why?

Dr. Lightman
Because when I asked if you knew about Robin, you
looked surprised and she wasn’t.

Mrs. Burke
(eyebrows pulled up and together)
You don’t think Mike killed Mr. Gainix do you?

Dr. Lightman
He is our prime suspect.

Mrs. Burke
(Shaking head)
My son wouldn’t kill anyone he is such a
good Christian boy.

Dr. Lightman
I am sure he is but what do you know about your son
and Robin’s relationship?

Mrs. Burke
They were happy until this year, when she meet
Mr. Gainix. She would find ways to stay after
school to see him. Mike got tired of her acting
like they weren’t dating and spending so much
time with Mr. Gainix.

Dr. Lightman
Did he ever plan to attack Mr. Gainix?

Mrs. Burke
(crying)
No, he was a good boy. He was just in so much
pain. She was hurting him. He loves her so much.

Dr. Lightman
Did he kill Mr. Gainix?

Mrs. Burke
No, I did. I just went to talk to him and he got angry,
and pushed me so I pushed him back. I didn’t mean
for him to fall out the window.

POLICE MEN STEP FORWARD AS IF TO ARREST.
Dr. Lightman
Mrs. Burke, I know what it’s like as a parent to
Want to protect your kid. What he has done can’t
be protected.

Mrs. Burke
I told you I killed him not Mike.

Dr. Lightman
You didn’t kill him. Your son did. You showed fear ,
for your son, and disbelief in everything you said about
how you killed Mr. Gainix.

AT JAIL, LIGHTMAN IS LOOKING THROUGH BARS TALKING TO MIKE.

Dr. Lightman
Tell me why you killed Mr. Gainix and how it happened?

Mike
I was jealous of how much time Robin was spending with
Him, she was my girlfriend and I loved her, I gave her everything
,she was my everything. And as far as how I killed him…
I just simply went to talk to him about it asking him to
Leave Robin alone. He told me it was not my decision,
it was hers and that he loved her. He said that if I really
loved her, I would let her make the decision to say with
me or go with him. This made me mad so I told him
that he had to leave her alone or I would go to the school
board. This made Mr. Gainix mad and he told me I was not
to talk about this to anyone and get out of their relationship.
So, I picked up the soda bottle on his desk and hit him with it.
I didn’t know it killed him, I though it just knocked him out. I drug
his body to outside the window to make it look like he had fallen.
When I punched the glass to make it look like where he had fallen , some of the glass fell and cut his throat.


Dr. Lightman
Now that’s the truth.

ENDING CREDITS.

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