Setting: DOCTOR and NURSE standing over a table performing surgery on a patient.

DOCTOR: Scalpel!

[NURSE hands DOCTOR a scalpel. It’s blue.]

DOCTOR: [Looks at scalpel and hands it back to NURSE] Give me the yellow one.

NURSE: [Sets blue scalpel down, hands over yellow one] You do realize they’re both the same, right?

DOCTOR: Oh, you’re one of those. Forceps!

[NURSE hands DOCTOR a forceps. It’s yellow.]

DOCTOR: [Just looks at forceps in NURSE’s hand] The mauve one.

NURSE: Sorry, the best I can do is…

Story Start 11: A matter of life and death (in script format)
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