“There are two ways we can do this: The easy way or the reality TV way,” said the officer as he handcuffed me.
I know an opportunity when I see one. ”Reality TV way, please!”
“Very funny, wise guy.”
I didn’t see any cameras around but I had a feeling this was the start of something big. Do the criminals on COPS get an IMDB credit, I wondered?
“Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.”
“SAG has a court now?!” I hadn’t read about that in Variety.
“Sure, kid. Whatever.”
“In that case, I should tell you that I trained with Lee Strasberg and he gave me very positive notes in class last week.”
“Good for you.”
“I also have a web series. It’s about me and all these funny things that happen to me. This whole arrest bit will actually make a great episode.”
“I’ll check it out,” he said as he ducked my head into the prowler.
“Yay!” I thought. “Another YouTube subscriber.”
The script was a little rough but I think it went well. The other guys in the holding cell seemed really nervous, but not me. I’m a pro and when you have a shot like this, you have to rise to the occasion.