TV Repair

The Jerky Boys, album 3

Title: TV Repair

Characters: Kissel/Pico



0:01 Voice 1: “Good afternoon. Who is speaking?”

0:03 Voice 2: “All right. Enough with the small talk. I bought a TV from you there the other day. I sent one of the Mexican curds in. He brings it back to me. It ain’t workin’. He is tryin’ to fix it now.”

0:16 Voice 1: “First of all, if you’re screaming, I can’t even hear you.”

0:18 Voice 2: “I can’t hear. I got a bomb that blew off near me back in WW II. I can’t hear nothin’.”

0:24 Voice 1: “OK.”

0:25 Voice 2: “He is workin’ on the TV now.”

0:26 Voice 1: “Who was the salesman?”

0:28 Voice 2: “I don’t know. A little fellow there.”

0:30 Voice 1: “A little fellow. What TV was it?”

0:32 Voice 3: “There ain’t no picture. I thought there’d be picture.”

0:34 Voice 2: “Wait. I’m talkin’ to the man.”

0:36 Voice 1: “What TV was it?”

0:37 Voice 2: “It’s one of ’em [Jock Marines] TV. I don’t know what the hell it is. Can you help me fix this thing? Hello?”

0:46 Robert: “Hello. My name is Robert. How can I help you?”

0:49 Voice 2: “Hello? What happened to the other guy?”

0:53 Robert: “Excuse me?”

0:54 Voice 2: “I was speakin’ with the guy. He put me on hold. I bought a TV there that keeps bustin’ off all of me.”

1:00 Robert: “OK. You haven’t…

1:01 Voice 2: “I sent a Mexican guy to pick it up. He is tryin’ to work on it now. I can’t do nothing. I’m sittin’ now in one of them wheelchairs.”

1:10 Robert: “Right. Now what kind of a TV is it?”

1:12 Voice 3: [Inaudible 00:01:12].

1:15 Voice 2: “Shut up. I’m talkin’ to the guy.”

1:18 Robert: “What kind of TV is it?”

1:19 Voice 2: “The kind of TV you watch on for.”

1:21 Voice 3: [Inaudible 00:01:21].

1:22 Voice 2: “He wants to fix the back cover. What I – what should I do? I can’t do nothing. I don’t know nothing. That’s why I buy reading glasses. [Inaudible 00:01:30] because every time he is tryin’ to fix what in the back something keeps happening with the picture.”

1:37 Robert: I – I – I don’t understand what’s goin’ on. [Inaudible 00:01:40].

1:41 Voice 2: “I bought a TV. It ain’t workin’ properly.”

1:42 Voice 3: “I am only tryin’ to work with the blue one.”

1:45 Robert: “Hmmm…”

1:45 Voice 2: ‘Don’t touch nothin’ in the back. We want to – ahh!”

1:48 Man gets electrocuted.

1:52 Voice 2: “What are you doin’?”

1:53 Voice 3: Ah. [Inaudible 00:01:54].

1:56 Voice 2: “He’s burnin’ – he’s burnin’ down the house with that TV. What should he be touchin’ in the back?”

2:01 Robert: “Nothing. No one should be touching anything.”

2:04 Voice 3: “[Inaudible 00:02:03]. Ah.”

2:04 Voice 2: “He said you should be touchin’ it in the back.”

2:07 Voice 3: [Inaudible 00:02:07].

2:10 Voice 2: “Touch it in the back. The guy said touch it in the back.”

2:13 Robert: “No. Don’t touch anything.”

2:15 Voice 3: “Ah. Ah. Ahhh.”

2:17 Voice 2: “Oh. Ah.”

2:19 Voice 3: [Inaudible 00:02:17].

2:21 Voice 2: “See now his hands are smokin’ now. What the hell you tellin’ him to touch it for?”

2:26 Robert: “Pull the plug out.”

2:28 Voice 2: “He ain’t dead yet.”

2:28 Voice 3: “[Inaudible 00:02:28] plug out. That didn’t work.”

2:32 Voice 2: “Hey.”

2:32 Robert: “Do what you want then call me back. Thank you. Bye.”

2:37 [Phone ringing].