Dental Malpractice

The Jerky Boys, album 1

Title: Dental Malpractice

Characters: Ali Kamal



0:00 Phone rings..
0:02 Voice 1: “Hello. May I help you?”

0:03 Ali Kamal: “Yes. Hello.”

0:05 Voice 1: “Hello.”

0:06 Ali Kamal: “Are you dentist… dental malpractice?”

0:09 Voice 1: “Umm, yes. Well, you should [Inaudible 00:12].”

0:11 Ali Kamal: Moans and cries.

0:13 Voice 1: “Where did you get our number?”

0:15 Ali Kamal: “I went to dentist. I… I went for tooth decay. They did awful thing. He ripped my teet and my gum. I cannot talk. I cannot eat. He cursed me and… and he hit me while I’m sleeping.”

0:35 Voice 1: “He hit you.”

0:36 Ali Kamal: “And then, he put me under sedation. I wake up my pants unbuttoned. It is… my teet, gum is blee… dripping blood. I cannot even blow bubbles when I chew gum, when I drive cab. Why they…” Screams

0:55 Voice 1: “What? I don’t believe.”

0:57 Ali Kamal: Screaming. “You gotta help me.”

1:02 Voice 1: “Huh! You…”

1:03 Ali Kamal: “You can’t be cursing me. I went there. I crying. They curse me, threw me out. I’m b…oh.” Screams. “You got to help me.”

1:20 Voice 1: “So which dentist is this?”

1:22 Ali Kamal: “This man name Mr. Rocco, one browns… Mr. Rocco, Louie Rocco.”

1:31 Voice 1: “Louie Rocco?”

1:33 Ali Kamal: “[Inaudible 01:33]… yes, I go there for cab. I stop cab. My tooth hurtin’. I go in. He say sit down. Then he punched my teet. I’m bleeding and then they… my pants unbuttoned and then they cursed me.”

1:51 Voice 1: “Okay. Umm…”

1:52 Ali Kamal: Screams.

1:53 Voice 1: “Give me your number.”

1:54 Ali Kamal: Screams.

1:55 Voice 1: “Can you give me your number?”

1:57 Ali Kamal: “Yes, 555-2591.”

2:03 Voice 1: “Five five five three three nine o.”

2: 06 Ali Kamal: “Yes. It’s okay. Then I wake up my pants unbuttoned.”

2:13 Voice 1: “Okay… uh.”

2:14 Ali Kamal: “But why they do this thing. They don’t… what… why? I am new in this country and then this is the treatment by people.”

2:24 Voice 1: “Okay, what is your name?”

2:26 Ali Kamal: “My name is Ali Kamal.”

2:30 Voice 1: “Can you spell that?”

2:31 Ali Kamal: Screams.

2:34 Voice 1: “Why are you screaming?”

2:36 Ali Kamal: “They tear my teet. The guy took my teet and punched them. The blood can’t make even the chew popcorn. Nutting! Oh, you got to help me, Allah. I pray to Allah that somebody help me. Please help me. This man must be stopped.”

2:56 Voice 1: “[Inaudible 02:56]… did you call another ka.. firm?”

2:59 Ali Kamal: “No, I call you.”

3:01 Voice 1: “Where did you get our number?”

3:02 Ali Kamal: “I… from newspaper.”

3:04 Voice 1: “[Inaudible 03:04].”

3:05 Ali Kamal: “Okay… okay. I am too much pain, too much pain.”

3:10 Voice 1: “Okay. Bye.”

3:11 Ali Kamal: Screams.

Read more about Frank Rizzo’s adventure with the dentist here.

Jerky Boys Dentist

In the skit, a distressed man named Ali Kamal calls a dental malpractice hotline seeking help. He claims to have suffered severe mistreatment at the hands of a dentist named Louie Rocco. Ali Kamal describes a traumatic experience where his teeth and gums were allegedly damaged, leading to his inability to speak or eat properly. He emotionally recounts being cursed, hit while sedated, and finding himself in a terrible state after visiting the dentist for tooth decay.

Despite Ali Kamal’s frantic pleas for assistance due to the agony he’s enduring, the person on the hotline seems skeptical and repeatedly asks for details, including how Ali Kamal obtained their number. The conversation becomes increasingly chaotic as Ali Kamal continues to express his pain and distress, praying for help and urging the hotline responder to take action against the abusive dentist.

The skit ends abruptly with the hotline responder seemingly unconvinced or unable to assist further, leading to Ali Kamal’s continued screams of agony and desperation before the call ends.

Throughout the conversation, Ali Kamal’s anguish and desperation are palpable, but the hotline responder’s response remains detached and somewhat skeptical, leaving the audience with a sense of unresolved tension and Ali Kamal’s unresolved plight.