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Adventures in Babysitting
2.13.2003 by Dan Beirne, every Wednesday.

Nathan Lane comes over every Wednesday to the house to watch a movie, or just chat with Dan. Dan found these little chats so interesting, he decided to tape-record them and tell the world all the neat things Nathan had to say about movies and stuff.

Wednesday, February 14th, 1990

Adventures in babysitting (1989) (TV): Television pilot for a series that was never picked up. Based on the movie of the same name, it stars Jennifer Guthrie, Joey Lawrence, and Brian Austin Greene.

(it's Valentine's Day in 1990, and I brought my girlfriend at the time over to watch a tape of the TV version of Adventures in Babysitting. Nathan was there too.)

Me: Hey, Nathan, how are you?

Nathan: Hi, I'm Nathan Lane.

Elizabeth: Hi.

Me: Oh, sorry, this is Elizabeth. I thought she could watch the show with us. It's kind of a--

Elizabeth: Special day.

Nathan: Oh, of course.

(a really loud ringing)

Nathan: Oh, hold on, I think I might be getting a call on my enormous cell phone!

Me: Sorry there's no seats, Elizabeth.

Elizabeth: Oh, that's all right.

Nathan: Hey, it's rock music on the phone, they're ready for the grunge revolution!

Elizabeth: Ha ha!

Nathan: Nirvana!

Me: What are you talking about?

Elizabeth: He's funny! Has he always been this funny?

Nathan: Let's ride our banana boards over to the video arcade!

Elizabeth: Oh, Dan, ha ha!

Me: Why are you laughing at him?

Nathan: Hammer time!

Me: I think you're hysterical.

Elizabeth: Oh, let me straighten my frilly pink dress. I was laughing so much it wasn't straight!

Nathan: I dress like Miami Vice!

Elizabeth: Yay, ha ha!

Me: Elizabeth, please.

Nathan: Everybody's humpin' around! Everybody!

Elizabeth: Everybody!

Me: I think my watch is broken.

Nathan: Your what?

Elizabeth: What?

Me: My watch.

Nathan: Your what?

Elizabeth: C'mon Dan.

Me:...my Thundercats watch.

Nathan: That's right!

(a car horn from the driveway)

Nathan: Oh, that's Diana in her boxy Trans Am! I hope she brought Battle Bots and Hungry-Hungry Hippos!

Me: (sigh)

Elizabeth: Oh, yay, can I get a ride home with you?

Me: But we--

Nathan: Sure, do you like--

(the door closed with a WHAM and Elizabeth walked out of my life forever.)

as always you can e-mail Nathan at homewrecker@hotmail.com to talk about movies, or just chat about whatever.


nothing to explain.

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