Cut to the film shoot, which has relocated to the Capeside High Football Stadium, and an extremely bumpy hand-held shot of two jockstraps running along and discussing the big game, and a shot of Cliff and Nellie peering at a monitor (whatever) and looking unhappy, with Dawson behind them, carrying a boom mike and making I'm-so-above-this faces. Cliff yells "cut," and Nellie asks if they can get "somebody who's not epileptic" to hold the camera, and the cameraman takes her head off, and when Dawson pipes up with a technique the cameraman can use to steady his arm, Nellie snaps, "Did you say something?" and Dawson, chastened, mutters, "Looking good." Cliff gets up and whips his light meter over his head (whatever), and Nellie tells Dawson to "go fetch" more film from the film lab (whatever). In the chute, Dawson runs into Jen, and when she asks how it's going out there, he responds, "Let's just say that, as a director, your friend Cliff is a great quarterback." Jen reminds him, "Well, we can't all be prodigies." Dawson seethes, "Helmets Of Glory? I mean, can you even say it with a straight face?" Oh, okay, Dawson -- like your creature feature is the lofty peak to which we all should aspire. And by the way, shut up. Jen admits, "Barely." Dawson asks, almost tenderly, "Why are you here? I don't get it -- I mean, except to watch me get humiliated." Jen moves a little closer: "Because I knew you'd be here -- hello?" Dawson smiles as if to say, "Of course," and asks if she wants to work on his film later, if they ever get out of there, and Jen says, "I'd love the chance to work with a real director," and if I didn't know that La Filmette would eviscerate Dawson's "work" in the second season, I would have speeyacked. They agree to see each other later and Jen heads up to the field.
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