Toby auditions for the part of the Wandering Jew as he roams the dark streets. He approaches a van where volunteers are giving coffee to the homeless. Toby asks the small crowd if anyone there knows Walter Hufnagle. One of them says yes, and points Toby to Walter's brother, who is nearby. Toby thanks the guy, who mentions, "He's a little slow. I mean, he's all right and everything, he's just a little slow." Toby walks up to a man seated near a small fire, and asks if he is Walter Hufnagle's brother. The man nods and says, "I'm George." Toby tells George that his brother is dead. "Aw geez," says George. Toby nervously mentions, "It was a very cold night." The man who pointed Toby to George comes up to ask if everything's okay. George says, "Walter died." Toby introduces himself, and explains that Walter was wearing his coat when he died. The other guy asks if Toby wants his coat back. Ouch. Toby says no, and asks George, "Did you know your brother fought in Korea?" George responds, "Well, I'm sure he didn't mean nothing. Sometimes people start things..." before Toby cuts him off. "He was in the Marines about forty-five years ago." George says, "I think I remember." Toby goes on to mention that Walter got the Purple Heart. George asks, "He was wounded? I guess he wasn't too good at it, huh?" George asks if Toby served in Korea, but Toby says, "No, no," in frustration. Toby says he wasn't sure if anyone had told George about his brother. George says he slept in a shelter last night because it was so cold, and then adds, "I guess there weren't enough beds for Walter." Sniff. Toby says, "I'm sorry, good night," and turns to leave. Then he turns back and says, "I'm sorry, this is absolutely none of my business. Your brother is entitled to a proper funeral, and I think he deserves an honor guard. You don't know me, but I'm an influential person. I'm a very...powerful person," and then Toby rubs his forehead in a way that makes me want to give him an Emmy. Toby offers to arrange the funeral, and asks the other guy if he'll be there the next morning. When the guy says yes, Toby asks, "So that if I come and pick you up in the morning, and I'll bring you back after?" The guy says that he'll make sure George is there. Toby thanks him, and takes out a wad of bills. He starts to divide the money, and then hands it all to the guy and leaves. The guy says, "No, man, that's all your money! You don't live around here!" Toby protests, but at last he reluctantly accepts the return of some of his money and leaves.
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