Nuts to You

The Jerky Boys, Stop Staring at Me!

Title: Nuts to You



The skit is a humorous phone conversation between two individuals, Voice 1 and Voice 2, presumably at a nut shop. Voice 2 engages in a quirky and erratic dialogue, expressing interest in various types of nuts and dry fruits while continuously misnaming them, like referring to Brazil nuts as “bisinji nuts” and asking about nonexistent “Bryan nuts.”

Voice 1 tries to assist despite the confusion, patiently attempting to understand Voice 2’s requests for specific nuts. Throughout the conversation, Voice 2 also suggests bringing beer into the shop to pair with the nuts, assuming it’s a common practice. Despite Voice 1’s reluctance and clarification that the shop doesn’t sell beer, Voice 2 persists with the idea of sharing a beer and nuts together.

The skit revolves around the miscommunication, absurd requests, and the persistence of Voice 2 in wanting to create an unconventional scenario of sharing beer and nuts with Voice 1, who politely declines the invitation.

The humor stems from the misinterpretations, mistaken nut names, and the persistent yet light-hearted nature of Voice 2’s attempts to create a social setting around purchasing nuts, showcasing the comedic value of misunderstandings and mismatched expectations in a simple phone conversation.



0:03 Phone rings…
0:04 Voice 1 picks up and says: “[Inaudible 00:05] help you?”

0:06 Voice 2: “Hello.”

0:07 Voice 1: “Hello.”

0:08 Voice 2: “Hello! Hi, how are you doin’ there honey?

0:09 Voice 1:  “Fine. How are you?”

0:10 Voice 2: “What kind of nuts you got there?

0:12 Voice 1: “All different ones.”

0:13 Voice 2: “Dry fruits too, I suppose?

0:15 Voice 1: “Excuse me?”

0:16 Voice 2:  “You’re got dry fruits too?

0:17 Voice 1: “Yeah.”

0:18 Voice 2: “Alright, what kinds of nuts you got though? I gotta have assorted in a wide array. I’m having a party.”

0:22 Voice 1: “We have all different kinds.”

0:24 Voice 2: “Yeah? You have bisinji? Like bisinji nuts?”

0:27 Voice 1: “What’s a bisinji nut?”
0:28 Voice 2: “What other types you got? Let me know.”

0:32 Voice 1: “We have…What’s a bisinji nut? I’m asking you.”

0:34 Voice 2: “They are like these tiny little dried up like sack nuts. What do they look like? You know, you got [Inaudible 00:38].

0:39 Voice 1: “Is it the Brazil’s?”

0:40 Voice 2: “Yeah, like that’s right. Like…”

0:42 Voice 1: “Yeah, I have Brazil’s. I have all kinds of nuts.”

0:43 Voice 2: “Now, they are still in their tight little sack they come in or no? No, I was thinkin’ about you know how they make them nice, the two nuts and a sack there. The bigger one is from Brazil.”

0:56 Voice 1: “I don’t know. You’ll have to come in and see.”

0:58 Voice 2: “What else you got there? You got any… There’s a wonderful nut that I tasted. I think it’s from down south. It’s like a…They call ‘em Bryan nuts. You don’t have any of those in?”

1:07 Voice 1: “What are Bryan nuts?”

1:08 Voice 2: “They are a special breed in nuts, you know. Do you sell beer there?”

1:12 Voice 1: “No.”

1:13 Voice 2: “You don’t sell beer, alright. You won’t…”

1:14 Voice 1: “Why would we stock beer?”

1:15 Voice 2: “Pardon me?”

1:16 Voice 1: “Why would we have a liquor license?”

1:18 Voice 2: “I thought you know, with the beer and the nuts, they go together, you know?”

1:21 Voice 1: “No, I doubt that.”

1:22 Voice 2: “How about this. I come in and can I bring a six pack in and try it with different types of nuts you got?”

1:27 Voice 1: “Yeah, go ahead.”

1:28     Voice 2: “Me and you will eat some nuts and we’ll drink the beer.”

1:30    Voice 1: “No thanks! I’m not a alcoholic.”

1:31 Voice 2: “Well, how do you like… what do you think about the idea though? We have a couple of beers, me and you?”

1: 35 Voice 1: “No. I’m not an alcoholic”

1:37 Voice 2: “We’ll eat a few nuts, the two of us, you know?”

1:40 Voice 1: “No, I doubt it. You have your own nuts.”

1:41 Voice 2: “Oh, thank you, honey!

1:42 Voice 1: “You’re welcome, dearie!”

1:44 Voice 2: “Bye Bye”

1:45 Voice 1: “Bye!”