According to all known laws of aviation there is no way that a bee should be able to fly Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground The bee of course flies anyway Because be es don't care what humans think is impossible SEQ 75 - *INTRO TO BARRY INT BENSON HOUSE DAY ANGLE ON Sneakers on the ground Camera PANS UP to reveal BARRY BENSON'S BEDROOM ANGLE ON Barry's hand flipping through different sweaters in his closet BARRY Yellow black yellow black yellow black yellow black yellow black yellow blackoohh bla ck and yellow ANGLE ON Barry wearing the sweater he picked looking in the mirror BARRY CONT'D Yeah let's shake it up a little He picks the black and yellow one He then goes to the sink takes the JS REVISIONS 81307 1 INT BARRY'S ROOM - CONTINUOUS BARRY Coming! SFX Phone RINGING Bary's antennae vibrate as they RING like a phone Barry's hands are wet He looks around for a towel BARRY CONT'D Hang on a second! He wipes his hands on his swe a ter and pulls his antennae down to his ear and mouth BARRY CONT'D Hello? His best friend ADAM FLAYMAN is on the other end ADAM Barry? BARRY Adam? ADAM Can you believe this is happening? BARRY Can't believe it I'll pick you up Barry sticks his stinger in a sharpener SFX BUZZING AS HIS STINGER IS SHARPENED He tests the sharpness with his finger SFX Bing BARRY CONT'D Looking sharp ANGLE ON Barry hovering down the hall sliding down the staircase bannister Barry's mother JANET BENSON is in the kitchen JANET BENSON Barry why don't you use the stairs? Your father paid good money for those Bee Movie knewwham-o! Bary drives up stops in front of Adam Adam jumps in BARRY Hey A dam ADAM Hey Barry pointing at Barry's hair Is that fuzz gel? BARRY A little It's a spe cial day Finally graduating ADAM I never thought l'd make it BARRY Yeah three days of grade school three days of high school ADAM Those were so awkward BARRY Three days of college I'm glad I toolk off one day in the middle and just hitchhiked around the hive ADAM You did come back different They drive by a bee who's jogging ARTIE Hi Barry! BARRY to a bee pedestrian Hey Artie growing a mustache? Looks good Barry and Adam drive from the suburbs into the city ADAM Hey did you hear about Frankie? Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 4 BARRY Yeah ADAM You men Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 5 ADAM We are BARRY Bee-meh ADAM Amen! BARRY Hallelujah Barry hits Adam's fore he ad Adam goes into the rapture An announce ment comes over the PA ANNOUNCER VO Students faculty distinguished beesplease welcome Dean Buzzwe Il ANGLE ON DEAN BUZZWELL steps up to the podium The podium has a sign that reads Welcome Graduating Class of with train-station style flipping numbers after it BUZZWELL Welcome New Hive City graduating class of The numbers on the podium change to 915 BUZZWE LL CONT'D915 he clears his throat And that concludes our graduation ceremonies And begins your career at Honex Industries BARRY Are we going to pick our job today? ADAM I heard the factory BARRY CONT'D Wow TRUDY We know that you as a bee have worked your whole life to get to the point where you can work for your whole life Honey begins when our valiant pollen jocks bring the nectar to the hive where our top secret form ula is automatically color-corre cted scent adjusted and bubble contoured into this Trudy GRABS a TEST TUBE OF HONEY from a technician Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 7 TRUDY CONT'Dsoothing sweet syrup with its distinctive golden glow you all know as EVERYONE ON THE TRAM in unison H-o-n-e-y Trudy flips the flask into the crowd and laughs as they all scramble for it ANGLE ON A GIRL BEE catching the honey ADAM sotto That girl was hot BARRY sotto She 's my cousin ADAM She is? BARRY Yes we're all cousins ADAM Right You're right TRUDY At Honex we also constantly strive to improve every aspect of bee existence The se bees are stress testing a new helmet technology ANGLE ON A STUNT BEE in a HELMET getting hit with a NEWSPAPER then a SHOE then a FLYSWATTE R He ge ts up and gives a thumb's up The graduate bees APPLAUD ADAM re stunt bee What do you think he makes? BARRY Not enough TRUDY And here we have our latest advancement the Kre Iman Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 8 BARRY Wow what does that do? TRUDY Catches that little strand of honey that hangs after you pour it Saves us millions ANGLE ON The Krelman machine Bees with hand-shaped hats on rotating around a wheel to catch drips of honey Adam's hand shoots up ADAM Can any one work on the Kreiman? TRUDY Of course Most bee jobs are small ones But bees know that every small job if it's done well means a lot There are over 3000 diffe rent bee occupations But choose carefully because you'll stay in the job that you pick for the rest of your life The be es CHEER ANGLE ON Barry's smile dropping slightly BARRY The same job for the rest of your life? I didn't know that ADAM What's the difference? TRUDY And you'll be happy to know that bees as a species haven't had one day off in 27 million years BARRY So you'll just work us to death? TRUDY laughing We'll sure try Everyone LAUGHS except Barry Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 9 The tram drops downa log-flume type steep drop Cameras flash as all the bees throw up their hands The frame freezes into a sna pshot Bany looks concermed The tram continues through 2 doors FORM DISSOLVE TO SEQ 175 - WALKING THE HIVE INT HONEX LOBBY ANGLE ON The READING Bee Goes Berserk Stings Seven Then Self ANGLE ON A BEE filling his car's gas tank from a honey pump He fills his car some then takes a swig for himself NEWSPAPER BEE to the bee guzzling gas Hey! Barry and Adam be gin to cross the street Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 10 BARRY Yeah but Adam did you ever think that maybe things work a little too well around here? They stop in the middle of the stre et The traffic moves perfectly around them ADAM Like what? Give me one example BARRY thinksI don't know But you know what I'm talking about They walk off SEQ 400 - MEET THE JOCKS SFX The SOUND of Pollen Jocks PAN DOWN from the Honex statue J-GATE ANNOUNCER Please clear the gate Royal Nectar Force on approach Royal Nectar Force on approach BARRY Wait a second Check it out Hey hey those are Pollen jocks ADAM Wow FOUR PATROL BEES FLY in through the hive's giant Gothic entrance The Patrol Bees are wearing fighter pilot helmets with black visors ADAM CONT'D I've never seen them this close BARRY They know what it's like to go outside the hive ADAM Yeah but some of them don't come back Bee Movie - JSs REVISIONS 81307 11 The ne ctar from the pollen jocks is removed from the ir backpacks and loaded into trucks on the ir way to Honex A SMALL CROWD forms around the Patrol Bees Each one has a PIT CREW that takes the ir nectar Lou Loduca hurries a pit crew along LOU LODUCA You guys did great! You're mons ters You're sky freaks!I love it! I love it! SCHOOL GIRLS are jumping up and down and squealing nearby BARRY I wonder whe re those guys haue just been? ADAM I don't know BARRY Their day's not planne d Outside the hive flying wvho- knows - whe re doing who-lknows - what ADAM You can't just decide one day to be a Pollen Jock You have to be bred for that BARRY Right Pollen Jocks cross in close proximity to Barry and Adam Some pollen falls off onto Barry and Adam BARRY CONT'D Look at that That's m ore pollen than you and I will ever see in a life time ADAM playing with the pollen It's just a status sym bol I think bees make too biga deal out of it BARRY Perha ps unless you're wearing it and the ladies see you wearing it ANGLE ON Two girl bees Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 12 ADAM Those ladies? Aren't they our cousins too7 BARRY Distant distant ANGLE ON TWO POLLEN JOCKS JACKSON Look at these two SPLITZ Couple of Hive Harrys JACKSON Let's have some fun with them The pollen jocks approach Barry and Adam continue to talk to the girls GIRL1 It must be so dangerous being a pollen jock BARRY Oh yeah one time a bear had me pinned up against a mushroom He had one paw on my throat and with the other he was slapping me back and forth across the face GIRL 1 Oh my BARRY I never thought I'd knock him out GIRL 2 to Adam And what were you doing during all of this? ADAM Obviously I was trying to alert the authorities The girl swipes some pollen off of Adam with a finger BARRY re pollen I can autograph that if you want Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 13 JACKSON Little gusty on the balcony alone looking out over the city Martin Benson ENTERS snea ks up behind Barry and gooses him in his ribs MARTIN BENSON Honex! BARRY Oh Dad You surprised me MARTIN BENSON laughing Have you decided what you're interested in Son? BARRY Well there's a lot of choices MARTIN BENSON But you only get one Martin LAUGHS BARRY Dad do you ever get bored doing the same job every day? MARTIN BENSON Son let me tell you som e thing about stirring making the stirring motion You grab that stick and you just move it around and you stir it around You get yourse lf into a rhythm it's a beautiful thing BARRY You know dad the more I think about it maybe the honey field just isn't right for me MARTIN BENSON And you were thinking - JS REVISIONS 81307 15 BARRY Well no MARTIN BENSON Janet your son's not sure he wants to go into honey JANET BENSON Oh Bary you are so funny sometimes BARRY I'm not trying to be funny MARTIN BENSON You're not funny you're going into honey Our son the stirrer JANET BENSON You're going to be a stirre r?! BARRY No one's listening to me MARTIN BENSON Wait until you see the sticks I have for you BARRY I can say anything I want right now I'm going to get an ant tattoo JANET BENSON Let's open some fre sh honey and celebrate BARRY Maybe I'll pierce my thorax! MARTIN BENSON toasting To honey! BARRY Shave my antennae! JANET BENSON To honey! Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 16 BARRY Shack up with a grasshopper get a gold tooth and start calling everybody Dawg CUT TO SEQ 760 - JOB PLACEMENT EXT HONEX LOBBY CONTINUOUS ANGLE ON A BEE BUS STOP One group of bees stands on the pavement as another group hovers above them A doubledecker bus pulls up The hovering bees get on the top level and the standing be es get on the bottom Barry and Adam pull up outside of Honex ADAM I can't believe we 're starting work today BARRY Today's the day Adam jumps out of the car ADAM 0C Come on All the good jobs will be gone BARRY Yeah right ANGLE ON A BOARD READ ING JOB PLACE MENT BOARD Buzzwell the Bee Processor is at the counter Inspector No 7 Chef Lint Coordinator Stripe Supervisor Antennae-ball polisher Mite Wrangler Swatting Counselor Wax Monkey Wing Brusher Hive Keeper Restroom Attendant ADAM to Barry You want to go first? BARRY No you go ADAM Oh my What's available? BUZZWELL Restroom attendant is always open and not for the reason you think ADAM Any chance of getting on to the Krelman Sir? BUZZWELL Sure you're on Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 18 He plops the KRE LMAN HAT onto Adam's head ANGLE ON The job board THE COLUMNS READ OCCUPATION POSITIONS AVAILABLE and STATUS The middle column has numbers and the right column has job openings flipping betwe en open pending and closed BUZZWELL CONT'D Oh I'm sorry The KRrelman just closed out ADAM Oh! He takes the hat off Adam BUZZWELL Wax Monkey's always open The Krelman goes from Closed to Open BUZZWELL CONT'D And the KreIman just opened up again ADAM What happe ne d? BUZWELL Well whe never a bee dies that's an opening pointing at the board See that? He's dead dead another dead one deady deadified two more de a d Dead from the neck up dead from the ne ck down But that's life ANGLE ON Barry's disturbed expre ssion ADAM feeling pressure to decide Oh this is so hard Heating cooling stunt bee pourer stirrer humming inspector no 7 lint coordinator stripe supervisor antenna-ball polisher mite wrangler-- Bary Barry what do you think I should- - Barry? Vo You're cra - - Barry HANGS UR ANGLE ON Lou Loduca LOU LODUCA If anyone's feeling brave there's a Korean Deli on 83rd that gets their roses today BARRY timidly Hey guys BUZZ Well look at that SPLITZ Isn't that the kid we saw yesterday? LOU LODUCA to Barry Hold it son flight deck's restricted JACKSON It's olkay Lou we're going to take him bears and bats Bee Movie FLIPS their goggles down Pit crew bees CRANK their wings and remove the starting blocks We hear loud HUMMING Bee Movie- JS REVISIONS 81307 22 LOU LODUCA CONT' D LOU LODUCA CONT'D Pound those petunia's you striped stem-suckers! All of you drain those flowe rs! A FLIGHT DECK GUY in de ep crouch hand-signals them out the archway as the backwash from the bee wings FLUTTERS his jump suit Barry follows everyone SEQ 800 Splitz and Jacks on CHUCKLE LOU LODUCA Really? Feeling lucky are ya? A YOUNGER SMA LLE R BEE THAN BARRY CHET runs up with a release waiver for Bary to sign CHET Sign here Here Just initial that Thank you LOU LODUCA Okay you got a rain advisory today and as you all know bees cannot fly in rain So be careful As always reading off clipboard watch your brooms hockey sticks dogs birds JS REVISIONS 81307 21 Also I got a couple reports of root beer being poured on us Murphy's in a home because of it just babbling like a cicada BARRY That's avwful LOU LODUCA And a reminder for all you rookies bee law number one absolutely no talking to humans Alright launch positions! The Jocks get into formation chanting as they move LOU LODUCA CONT'D Black and Yellow! JOCKS Hello! SPLITZ to Barry Are you ready for this hot shot? BARRY Yeah Yeah bring it on Bary NODS terrified BUZZ Wind! - CHECK! JOCK #1 Antennae! - CHECK! JOCK #2 Nectar pack! - CHECK! JACKSON Wings! -CHECK! SPLITZ Stinger! - CHECK! BARRY Scared out of my shorts - CHECK LOU LODUCA Okay ladies let's move it out Everyone FLYING WITH THE JOCKS The bees climb above tree tops in formation Barry is euphoric BARRY Whoa! I'm out! I can't believe I'm out! So blue Ha ha ha! a beat I feel so fastand free re kites in the sky Box kite! Wow! They fly by several bicyclists and approach a patch of flowers BARRY CONT'D Flowers! againA re you reporting a moving flower? BUZZ Affirmative SEQ 900TENNIS GAME The pollen jocks land It is a tennis court with dozens of tennis balls A COUP LE VANESSA and KEN plays tennis The be es land right in the midst of a group of balls KEN 0C That was on the line! The other bees start walking around amongst the immense yellow globes SPLITZ This is the coolest What is it? They stop at a BALL on a white line and look up at it JACKSON I don't know but I'm loving this color SPLITZ smelling tennis ball Smells good Not like a flower But I like it JACKSON Yeah fuzzy BUZZ Chemical-y JACKSON Careful guys it's a little grabby Barry LANDS ona ball and COLLA PSES Bee Movie Ahem! Ken is distracted by the jock KEN What? No! He misses badly The ballrockets into oblivion Bany is still hanging on ANGLE ON Ken berating himself KEN CONT'D Oh you cannot be serious We hear the ball WHIS TLING and Barry SCREAMING Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 27 BARRY Yowser!!! SEQ 1000- JS REVISIONS 81307 28 FATHER I'm driving! Barry flies by the little girl in her CAR SEAT She waves he llo LITTLE GIRL Hi bee SON He's back here! He's going to sting me! The car SWERVES around the road Barry flies into the back whe re the slobbery dog SNAPS at him Barry deftly avoids the jaws and gross flying SPITTLE MOTHER Nobody move If you don't move he won't sting you Freeze! Everyone in the car freezes Bary freezes They stare at each other eyes going back and forth waiting to see who will make the first move Barry blinks GRANNY He blinked! Granny pulls out a can of HAIR SPRAY SON Spray him Granny! Granny sprays the hair spray everywhe re FATHER What are you doing? GRANNY It's hair spray! Extra hold! MOTHER Kill it! Barry gets sprayed back by the hair spray then sucked out of the sunroof CUT TO Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 29 EXT CITY STREET CONTINUOUS BARRY Wow The tension level out here is unbelievable I've got to get home As Barry flies down the street it of himself and a resume in the middle ANGLE ON Bary hiding behind the curtains as Ken CLOSES THE WINDOW Bee Movie ANGLE ON Barry BARRY No wonder we're not supposed to talk to them They're out of their minds KEN When I walk out of a job inte rview they're flabbe rgasted They can't believe the things I say Barry looks around and sees the LIGHT BULB FIXTURE in the middle of the ceiling Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 31 BARRY re light bulb Oh there's the sun Maybe that's a way out Barry takes off and heads straight for the light bulb His POV The seventy-five watt label grows as he ge ts closer BARRY CONT'D I don't remember the sun having a big seventy five on it Barry HITS the bulb and is KNOCKED SILLY He falls into a BOWL OF GUACAMOLE Andy dips his chip in the guacam ole taking Barry with it ANGLE ON Ken and Andy KEN I'll tell you wvhat You JS REVISIONS 81307 30 BARRY Oh no more humans I don't need this Barry HOVERS up into the air and THROWS him self into the glass BARRY CONT'D dazed Ow! What was that? He does it again and then multiple more times BARRY CONT'D Maybe this timethis time this time this time this time this time this time this time Barry JUMPS onto the drapes BARRY CONT'D out of breath Drapes! then re glass That is diabolical KEN It's fantastic It's got all my special skills even my top ten favorite movies ANDY What's your num ber one? Star Wars? KEN Ah I don't go for that makes Star Wars noises kind of stuff any less value than mine? Is that your statement? VANESSA I'm just saying all life has value You don't know what he's capable of fee ling Barry looks up through the glass and watches this conversation astounde d Vanessa RIPS Ken's resume in half and SLIDES it under the glass KEN wistful My brochure There's a moment of eye contact as she carries Bary to the window She opens it and sets him fre e VANESSA There you go little guy KEN oc I'm not scared of them But you know it's an allergic thing ANDY 0C Hey why don't you put that on your * resume-brochure?* KEN 0C It's not funny my whole face could puff up ANDY OC Make it one of your Special Skills KEN 0C You know knocking someone out is also a special skill CUT TO Bee Movie- JS REVISIONS 81307 33 EXT WINDOWSILL CONTINUOUS Bary stares over the window frame He can't believe what's just happened It is still RAINING DISSOLVE TO SEQ 1200 BARRY SPEAKS EXT WINDOWSILL - LATER Barry is still staring through the window Inside everyone's saying their good-byes KEN Vanessa next we e k? Yogurt night? VANESSA Uh yeah sure Ken You know whatever KEN You can put carob chips on the re VANESSA Good night KEN as he exits Supposed to be less calories or something VANESSA Bye She shuts the door Vanessa starts cleaning up BARRY I've got to say sometlhing She saved my life I've got to say something Alright he re it goes Barry flies in Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 34 INT VANESSA'S Anyway VANESSA And a bee is talking to me BARRY I just want you to know that I'mn grate ful and I'm going to leave now VANESSSA Wait wait wait wait how did you learn to do that? BARRY What? Bee Movie - JS REVISIO NS 81307 36 VANESSA The talking thing BARRY Same way you did I guess Mama Dada honey you pick it up VANESSA That's very funny BARRY Yeah Bees are funny If we didn't laugh we'd cry With what we have to deal with Vanessa LAUGHS BARRY CONT'D Anyway VANESSA Can I uh get you something? BARRY Like what? VANESSA I don't know I mean I don't know Coffee? BARRY Well uh I don't want to put you out VANESSA It's no trouble BARRY Unless you're making anyway VANESSA Oh it takes two minute s BARRY Really? VANESSA It's just coffee BARRY I hate to impose Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 37 VANESSA Don't be ridiculous BARRY Actually I would love a cup VANESSA Hey you want a little rum cake? BARRY I really shouldn't VANESSA Have a little rum cake BARRY No no no I can't VANESSA Oh come on BARRY You know I'm trying to lose a couple micrograms he re VANESSA Where? BARRY Well These stripes don't help VANESSA You look great BARRY I don't know if you know anything about fashion Vanessa starts POURING the coffee through an imaginary cup and directly onto the floor BARRY CONT'D A re you alright? VANESSA No DISSOLVE TO SEQ 1300 ROOFTOP COFFEE Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 38 EXT VANESSA'S R0OF LATER Barry and Vanessa are drinking coffee on her roof terrace He is perched on her keychain BARRY He can't get a taxi He's making the tie in the cab as they're flying up Madison So he finally gets there VANESSA Uh huh? BARRY He runs up the steps into the church the we dding is on VANESSA Yeah? BARRYand he says watermelon? I thought you said Guate malan VANESSA Uh huh? BARRY Why would I marry a watermelon? Barry laughs Vanessa doesn't VANESSA Oh! Is that uh a bee joke? BARRY Yeah that's the kind of stuff that we do VANESSA Yeah diffe rent A BEAT VANESSA CONT'D So anyway what are you going to do Barry? Bee Movie - JS REVISIO NS 81307 39 BARRY About work? I don't know I want to do my part for the hive but I can't do it the way they want VANESSA I know how you feel BARRY You do? VANESSA Sure my parents wanted me to be a lawyer or doctor but I wanted to be a florist BARRY Really? VANESSA My only interest is flowers BARRY Our new queen was just elected with that same campaign slogan VANESSA Oh BARRY Anyway see there's my hive right there You can see it VANESSA Oh you're in Sheep Meadow BARRY excite d Yes! You know the turtle pond? VANESSA Yes? BARRY I'm right off of that VANESSA Oh no way I know that area Do you know I lost a toe-ring there once? BARRY Really? Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 40 VANESSA Yes BARRY Why do girls put rings on their toes? VANESSA Why not? BARRY I don't know It's like you're back you can pick out your job and everything can be normal Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 43 ANGLE ON LAB BEES examining a CANDY CORN through a micros cope BARRY Well ADAM Well? BARRY Well I met some one ADAM You met some one? Was she Bee-ish? BARRY Mmm ADAM Not a WASP? Your parents will kill you BARRY No no no not a wasp ADAM Spider? BARRY You know I'm not attracted to the spiders I know to everyone else it's like the hottest thing with the eight legs and all I can't get by that face Barry makes a spider face ADAM So who is she? BARRY She 's a human ADAM Oh no no no no That didn't happen You didn't do that That is a bee law You wouldn't break a bee law BARRY Her name's Vanessa Bee Movie BARRY It's bread ADAM Come in here! BARRY and cinnamon ADAM Be quiet! BARRY and frostingthey heat it up-- ADAM Sit down! INT ADAM'S OFFICE- CONTINUOUS BARRY Really hot! ADAM Listen to me! We are not the m We're us There's us and there's them BARRY Yes but who can de ny the heart that is yearning Barry rolls his chair down the corridor ADAM There's no yearming Stop yearming Listen to me You have got to start thinking bee my friend ANOTHER BEE JOINS IN ANOTHER BEE Thinking be e WIDER SHOT AS A 3RD BEE ENTERS popping up over the cubicle wall 3RD BEE Thinking bee EVEN WIDER SHOT AS ALL THE BEES JOIN IN Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 46 OTHER BEES Thinking bee Thinking bee Thinking bee CUT TO JANET BENSON Would it kill you to just make a little honey? Barry ROLLS off the raft and SINKS to the bottom of the pool We hear his parents MUFFLE D VOICES from above the surface Bee Movie - JS REVISIO NS 81307 47 JANET BENSON CONT'D muffled Barry come out from under there Your father's talking to you Martin would you talk to him? MARTIN BENSON Barry I'm talking to you DISSOLVE TO EXT PICNIC AREA DAY MUSIC Sugar Sugar by the Archies Bary and Vanessa are having a picnic A MOSQUITO lands on Vanessa's leg She SWATS it violently Barry's head whips around aglhast They stare at each other awkwardly in a frozen moment then BURST INTO HYSTERICAL LAUGHTER Vanessa GETS UP VANESSA You coming? BARRY Got everything? VANESSA All set Vanessa gets into a one-man Ultra Light plane with a black and yellow paint scheme She puts on her heImet BARRY You go ahead I'll catch up VANESSA come hither wink Don't be too long The Ultra Light takes off Barry catches up They fly sideby-side VANESSA CONT'D Watch this! Vanessa does a loop and FLIES right into the side of a mountain BURSTING into a huge ball of flames Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 48 BARRY yelling anguished Vanessa! EXT BARRY'S PARENT'S HOUSE - CONTINUOUS ANGLE ON Barry's face bursting through the surface of the pool GASPING for air eyes opening in horror MARTIN BENSON We're still he re Barry JANET BENSON I told you not to yell at him He doesn't respond when you yell at him MARTIN BENSON Then why are you yelling at me? JANET BENSON Because you don't listen MARTIN BENSON I'm not liste ning to this Barry is toweling off putting on his sweater BARRY Sorry Mom I've got to go JANET BENSON Where are you going? BARRY Nowhere I'm meeting a friend Barry JUMPS off the balcony and EXITS JANET BENSON calling after him A girl? Is this why you can't decide? BARRY Bye! JANET BENSON I just hope she's Bee-ish CUT TO Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 49 SEQ 1700 BARRY So they have a huge parade of just flowe rs every year in Pasadena? VANESSA Oh to be in the Tournament of Roses that's every florist's dream Up on a float surrounded by flowers crowds cheering BARRY Wow a tournament Do the roses actually compete in athle tic events? VANESSA No Alright I've got one How come you don't fly everywhere? BARRY It's exhausting Why don't you run everywhe re? VANESSA Hmmm BARRY Isn't that faster? VANESSA Yeah okay I see I see Alright your turn Barry and Vanessa walkfly down a New York side street no other pedestrians near them BARRY Ah! Tivo You can just freeze live TV? That's insane Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 50 VANESSA What you don't have anything like that? BARRY We have Hivo but it's a disease It's a horrible horrible disease VANESSA Oh my They turn the corner onto a busier avenue and people start to swat at Bary MAN Dumb be es! VANESSA You must just want to sting all those jerks BARRY We really try not to sting It's usually fatal for us VANESSA So you really have to watch your temper? They ENTER a SUPERMARKET CUT TO INT SUPERMARKET BARRY Oh yeah very care fully You kick a wall take a walk write an angry letter and throw it out You work through it like any em otion-- anger jealousy under his breath lust Barry hops on top of some cardboard boxes in the middle of an aisle A stock boy HECTOR whacks him with a rolled up magazine VANESSA to Barry Oh my goodness Are you okay? Bee Movie - JS messenger's backpack The honey farms truck starts to pull away Barry uses the bungee cord to slingshot himself towards the truck He lands on the windshield whe re the wind plasters him to the glass He looks up to find him self surrounded by what appear to be DEAD BUGS He climbs across working his way around the bodies BARRY CONT'D Oh my What horrible thing has happened here? Look at these faces They never knew what hit them And now they're on the road to nowhere A MOSQUITO ope ns his eyes M0OSEBLOOD Pssst! Just keep still BARRY What? You're not dead? MOOSEBLOOD Do I look dead? Hey man they will wipe anything that moves Now where are you headed? BARRY To Honey Farms I am onto something huge here MOOSEBLOOD I'm lowering the aerial EXT TRUCK WINDSHIELD - SAME TIME Barry and the other bug do a choose up to the bottom Barry wins BARRY Aha! Then he finally has to let go and gets thrown into the truck horn atop cab Mooseblood is inside MOOSEBLOOD Hey what's up bee boy? BARRY Hey Blood! DISSOLVE TO Bee Movie own BARRY But what if you get in trouble? MOOSEBLOOD Trouble? You're a mosquito You're in trouble! Nobody likes us They're just all smacking People see a mos quito smack smack! BARRY At least you're out in the world You must meet a lot of girls MOOSEBLOOD Mosquito girls try to trade up get with a moth dragonfly mos quito girl don't want no mosquito A BLOOD MOBILE pulls up alongside MOOSEBLO0OD CONT'D Whoa you have got to be kidding me Moose blood's about to leave the building So long bee Bee Movie 3000 BARRY Smoker? FREDDY 90 puffs here? Do you know you're in a fake hive with fake walls? HOWARD pointing to a picture on the wall Bee Movie than anything the bears have done to us And I intend to do something about it JANET BENSON Oh Bary stop MARTIN BENSON Who told you that humans are taking our honey? That's just a rum or BARRY Do these look like rumors? Bary throws the PICTURES on the table Uncle Carl cleaning his glasses with his shirt tail digs through a bowl of nuts with his finger Bee Movie - JS REVIS IONS 81307 62 HOWARD CONT'D UNCLE CARL That's a conspiracy the ory These are obviously doctored photosJANET BENSON Bary how did you get mixed up in all this? ADAM jumping up Because he's been talking to humans! JANET BENSON Whaaat? MARTIN BENSON Talking to humans?! Oh Bary ADAM He has a human girlfriend and they make out! JANET BENSON for no reason what-soever MARTIN BENSON Even if it's true Barry what could one bee do? BARRY I'm going to sting them where it really hurts MARTIN BENSON In the face? BARRY No MARTIN BENSON In the eye? That would really hurt BARRY No MARTIN BENSON Up the nose? That's a killer BARRY No The re's only one place you can sting the humans One place wihe re it really matters CUT TO SEQ 2300 HIVE AT 5 NEWSBEE LARRY KING Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 64 BARRY CONT'D INT NEWS STUDIO DAY DRAMATIC NEWS MUSIC plays as the opening news sequence rolls We see the Hive at Five logo followed by shots of past news events A BEE fre eway chase a BEE BEARD prote st rally and a BEAR pawing at the hive as the BEES flee in panic BOB BUMBLE VO Hive at Five the hive's only full hour action news source SHOTS of NEWSCASTERS flash up on screen BOB BUMBLE VO CONT'D With Bob Bum ble at the anchor desk BOB has a big shock of anchorman hair gray temples and overly white teeth BOB BUMBLE VO CONT'Dweather with Storm Stinger sports with Buzz Larvi and Jeanette Chung JEANETTE is an Asian bee BOB BUMBLE CONT'D Good evening I'm Bob Bumble JEANETTE CHUNG And I'm Jeanette Chung BOB BUMBLE Our top story a tri-county bee Barry Benson INSERT Barry's graduation picture BOB BUMBLE CONT'Dis saying he intends to sue the human race for ste a ling our honey packaging it and profiting from it illegally CUT TO Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 65 INT BEENN STUDIO- BEE LARRY KING LIVE BEE LARRY KING wearing suspenders and glasses is interviewing Bary A LOWER-THIRD CHYRON reads Bee Larry King Live BEE LARRY KING Don't forget tomorrow night on Bee Larry King we are going to have three former Queens all right here in our stu dio discussing the ir new book Classy Ladies out this weelk on Hexagon to Barry Tonight we're talking to Barry Bens on Did you ever think I'm just a kid from the hive I can't do this? BARRY Larry bees have never been afraid to change the world I mean what about Bee-Columbus? Bee-Ghandi? Be-geesus? BEE LARRY KING Well where I'm from you woul dn't think of suing humans We were thinking more like stick ball candy stores BARRY JS REVISIONS 81307 66 BARRY No I mean he looks like you And he has a show with suspenders and different colored dots behind him BEE LARRY KING Next week on Bee Larry King BARRY Old guy glasses and there's quotes along the bottom from the guest you're watching even though you just heard them BEE LARRY KING Bear week next week! They're scary they're hairy and they're here live Bee Larry King EXITS BARRY Always leans forward pointy shoulders squinty eyes lights go out Very Jewish CUT TO SEQ 2400 FLOWER SHOP INT VANESSA'S FLOWER SHOP - NIGHT Stacks of law books are piled up legal forms etc Vanessa is talking with Ken in the other room KEN Look in tennis you attack at the point of weakness VANESSA But it was my grandmother Ken She's 81 KEN Honey her backhand's a joke I'm not going to take advanta ge of that? Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 67 BARRY 0C Quiet please Actual work going on here KEN Is that that same bee? BARRY 0C Yes it is VANESSA I'm helping him sue the hum an race KEN What? Barry ENTERS BARRY Oh hello KEN Hello Bee Barry flies over to Vanessa VANESSA This is Ken BARRY Yeah I - JS REVISIONS 81307 71 INT COURTHOUSE - CONTINUOUS Barry SHUDDERS VANESSA What's the matter? BARRY I don't know I just got a chill Montgomery ENTERS He wallks by Barry's table shaking a honey packet MONTGOMERY Well if it isn't the B-Team re the honey packet Any of you boys work on this? He CHUCKLES The JUDGE ENTERS SEQ 3000 WITNESSES BAILIFF All rise! The Honorable Judge Bumbleton presiding JUDGE shuffling papers AlrightCase number 4475 Superior Court of New York Barry Bee Bens on vs the honey industry is now in session Mr Montgomery you are repre senting the five major food companies collective ly ANGLE JS REVISIONS 81307 72 Montgomery the stenographer and the jury lean in CUT TO EXT COURTHOUSE - CONTINUOUS The spectators outside freeze The helicopters angle forward to listen closely CUT TO INT COURTHOUSE BARRY Bzzz bzzz bzzzAhh I'm kidding I'm kidding Yes your honor We are ready to proceed ANGLE ON Courtroom hub-bub JUDGE And Mr Montgomery your opening statement please Montgomery rises MONTGOMERY grumbles clears his throat Ladies and gentlemen of the jury My grandmother was a simple woman Born on a farm she believed it was man's divine and a briefcase in the other MONTGOMERYA privilege JUDGE Mr Benson Barry STANDS JUDGE CONT'D You are representing all bees of the world? Bee Movie just an ordinary bee And as a bee honey's pretty important to me It's important to all be es We invented it we make it and we protect it with our lives Unfortunate ly the re are some pe ople in this room who think they can take whatever they want from us cause we're the little guys And what I'm hoping is that after this is all over you'll see how by taking our honey you're not only taking away everything we have but everything we are ANGLE ON Vanessa smiling ANGLE ON The BEE GALLERY wiping tears away CUT TO INT BENSON HOUSE Barry's family is watching the case on TV JANET BENSON Oh I wish he would dress like that all the time So nice CUT TO INT COURTROOM LATER JUDGE Call your first witness CUT TO Bee Movie big company you have there? MR VANDERHAYDEN I suppose so BARRY And I see you also own HoneyBurton and Hon- Ron MR VANDERHAYDEN Yes They provide beekeepers for our farms BARRY Beekee per I find that to be a very disturbing term I have to say I don't imagine you employ any bee free-ers do you? MR VANDERHAYDEN No BARRY I'm sory I couldn't hear you MR VANDERHAYDEN louder No BARRY No Because you don't free bees You keep bees And not only that it seems you thought a bear would be an appropriate image for a jar of honey? MR VANDERHAYDEN Well they're very lovable cre atures Yogi-be ar Fozzy-bear Build-a-bear BARRY Yeah you mean like this?! Vanessa and the SUPERINTE NDANT from her building ENTER with a Thank you Liotta LAUGHS MANIACALLY BARRY I also see from your resume that you're devilishly hands ome but with a churning inner turmoil that's always ready to blow LIOTTA I enjoy what I do Is that a crime? Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 77 BARRY Not yet it isn't But is this what it's come to for you Mr Liotta? Exploiting tiny heI pless bees so you don't have to rehearse your part and leam your lines Sir? LIOTTA Watch it Benson I could blow right now BARRY This isn't a goodfella This is a badfella! LIOTTA exploding trying to smash Barry with the Emmy Why doe sn't some one just step on this little creep and we can all go home? You're all thinking it Say it! JUDGE Order! Order in this courtroom! A MONTAGE OF NEWSPAPER HEADLINES FOLLOWS NEW YORK POST Bees to Humans Buzz Off NEW YORK TELEGRAM Sue Bee DAILY VARIETY Studio Dumps Liotta Project Slams Door on Unlawful Entry 2 CUT TO SEQ 3175 CAND LE LIGHT DINNER INT VANESSA'S APARTMENT Barry and Vanessa are having a candle light dinner Visible behind Bary is a LITTLE MISSY SET BOX with the flaps open BARRY Well I just think that was awfully nice of that bear to pitch in like that Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 78 VANESSA I'm telling you I think the jury's on our side BARRY Are we doing everything rightyou know legally? VANESSA I'm a florist BARRY Right right Barry raises his glass BARRY CONT'D Well here's to a gre at team VANESSA To a great team They to a st Ken ENTERS KEN Well JS REVISIONS 81307 80 VANESSA Ken I let Barry borrow your razor for his fuzz I hope that was alright Ken hits his head on the table BARRY I'm going to go drain the old stinger KEN Yeah you do that Barry EXITS to the bathroom grabbing a small piece of a VARIETY MAGAZINE on the way BARRY Oh look at that Ken slams the FRESHENER KEN CONT'D I think something stinks in here He sprays at Barry BARRY I love the smell of flowers KEN Yeah? How do you like the smell of flames? Ken lights the stream BARRY Not as much Barry flies in a circle Ken trying to stay with him spins in place ANGLE ON Flames outside the bathroom door Ken slips on the Italian Vogue falls backward into the shower pulling down the shower curtain The can hits him in the head followed by the shower curtain rod and the rubber duck Ken rea ches back grabs the handheld shower head He whips around looking for Barry ANGLE ON A WATERBUG near the drain WATERBUG Waterbug Not taking sides Barry is on the toilet tank He comes out from behind a shampoo bottle we a ring a chapstick cap as a helmet BARRY Ken look at me! I'm wearing a chapstick hat This is pathetic ANGLE ON Ken turning the hand shower nozzle from GENTLE to TURBO to LETHAL Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 82 KEN I've got issues! Ken fires the water at Barry knocking him into the toilet The items from the vanity emory board lipstick eye curler etc are on the toilet seat Ken looks down at Barry KEN CONT'D Well well well a royal flush BARRY You're bluffing KEN Am ? Ken flushes the toilet Barry grabs the Emory board and uses it to surf He puts his hand in the water while he's surfing Some water splashes on Ken BARRY Surf's up dude! KEN Awww poo water! He does some skate board-style half-pipe riding Barry surfs out of the toilet BARRY That bowl is VANESSA Whew! Ken EXITS then re-enters frame KEN And for your information I prefer sugar-free artificial sweetene rs made by man! He EXITS again The DOOR SLAMS behind him VANESSA to Barry I'm sorry about all that Ken RE-ENTERS Bee Movie - JS REVIS IONS 81307 84 KEN I know it's got an aftertaste! I like it! BARRY re Ken I always fe It the re was some kind of barrier between Ken and me puts his hands in his pockets I couldn't overcome it Oh well VA NESSA Are you going to be okay for the trial tomorrow? BARRY Oh I believe Mr Montgomery is about out of ideas CUT TO SEQ 3300 - ADAM STINGS MONTY INT COURTROOM - NEXT DAY ANGLE ON Medium shot of Montgomery standing at his table MONTGOMERY We would like to call Mr Barry Bens on Bee to the stand ADAM whis pering to Vanessa Now that's a good ide a to Barry You can really see why he's conside red one of the very best lawyers -- Oh Barry rolls his eyes He gets up takes the stand A juror in a striped shirt APPLAUDS MR GAMMIL whispering Layton you've got to weave some magic with this jury or it's going to be all over Montgomery is holding a BOOK The Secret Life of Bees Bee Movie Only to losing son Only to losing Montgomery approaches the stand MONTGOMERY CONT'D Mr Bens on Bee I'll ask you what I think we'd all like to know What exactly is your relationship to that woman? Montgomery points to Vanessa BARRY We're friends MONTGOMERY Good friends? BARRY Yes MONTGOMERY softly in Barry's face How good? BARRY What? MONTGOMERY Do you live toge the r? BARRY Wait a minute this isn't about-- Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 86 MONTGOMERY Are you her little clearing throat bed bug? BARRY flustered Hey that's not the kind of-- MONTGOMERY I've seen a bee documentary or two Now from whatI understand doesn't your Queen give birth to all the bee children in the hive? BARRY Yeah but-- MONTGOMERY So those aren't even your real parents! ANGLE ON Barry's parents MARTIN BENSON Oh Barry BARRY Yes they are! ADAM Hold me back! Vanessa holds him back with a COFFEE STIRRER Montgomery points to Barry's parents MONTGOMERY You're an illegitimate bee aren't you Benson? ADAM He's denouncing bees! All the bees in the courtroom start to HUM They're agitated MONTGOMERY And don't y'all date your cousins? Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 87 VANESSA standing letting go of Adam Objection! Adam explodes from the table and flies towards Montgomery ADAM I'm going to pin cushion this guy! Montgomery turns around and positions himself by the judge's bench He sticks his butt out Montgomery winks at his team BARRY Adam don't! It's what he wants! Adam shoves Bary out of the way Adam STINGS Montgomery in the butt The jury REACTS aghast MONTGOMERY Ow! I'm hit! Oh lordy I am hit! The judge BANGS her gavel JUDGE Order! Order! Please Mr Montgomery MONTGOMERY The venom! The venom is cours ing through my veins! I have been felled bya wing-ed beast of destruction You see? You can't treat them like equals They're strip-ed savages! Stinging's the only thing they know! It's their way! ANGLE ON Adam collapsed on the floor Barry rushes to his side BARRY Adam stay with me ADAM I can't feel my legs Montgomery falls on the Bailiff BAILIFF Take it easy Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 88 MONTGOMERY Oh what angel of mercy will come forward to suck the pois on from my heaving buttocks? The JURY recoils JUDGE Please I will have order in this court Order! Order please! FADE TO SEQ 3400 ADAM AT HOSPITAL INT HOSPITAL STREET LEVEL ROOM DAY PRESS PERSON #1 Vo The case of the honey bees versus the human race took a pointed turn against the bees yesterday when one of the ir legal team stung Layton T Montgomery Now here's Don with the 5-day A NURSE le ts Barry into the room Barry CARRIES a FLOWER BARRY TIhank you Barry stands over Adam in a bed Barry lays the flower down next to him The TV is on BARRY CONT'D Hey buddy ADAM Hey BARRY Is there much pain? Adam has a BEE-SIZED PAINKILLER HONEY BUTTON near his head that he presses is folding a piece of paper into a boat ADAM and assuming you've done step 29 correctly you're ready for the tub Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 91 ANGLE ON The jury all with paper boats of their own JURORS Ooh ANGLE ON Montgomery frustrated with Gammil who's making a boat also Monty crum ples Gammil's boat and throws it at him JUDGE Mr Flayman? ADAM Yes? Yes Your Honor? JUDGE Where is the rest of your team? ADAM fumbling with his swords tinge r Well your honor it's interesting You know Bees are trained to fly kind of haphazardly and as a result quite often we don't make very somewhere You get back the court and stall Stall anyway you can CUT TO SEQ 3500 SMOKING GUN INT COURTROOM THE NEXT DAY Adam machines in man-made wooden slat work camps? Living out our lives as honey slaves to the white man? Barry gestures dramatically towa rds Montgomery's racially mixed table The BLACK LAWYER slowly moves his chair away GAMMIL What are we going to do? Bee Movie crashing to the table He bounces right back up VANESSA CONT'D Oh sorry BARRY Ow!! I'm okay Vanessa do you know what this means? All the honey is finally going to belong to the bees Now we won't have to work so hard all the time Montgomery approaches Barry surrounded by the press The cameras and microphones go to Montgomery MONTGOMERY waving a finger This is an unholy perversion of the balance of nature Benson! You'll regret this ANGLE ON Barry's 'deer in headlights' expre ssion as the press pushes microphones in his face Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 95 I believe we're all aware of what they do in the woods We will no longer tolerate derogatory beenegative nick-names unne cessary inclusion of honey in bogus health products and la-de e- da tea-time human snack garnishments MONTAGE IMAGES Close-up on an ATF JACKET with the YE LLOW LETTERS Camera pulls back We see an ARMY OF BEE AND HUMAN AGENTS wearing hastily made Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Honey jackets Barry supervises The gate to Honey Farms is locked permanently All the smokers are collected and locked up All the bees leave the Apiary CUT TO EXT ATF OUTSIDE OF SUPERMARKET - MONTAGE Agents begin YANKING honey off the supermarket shelves and out of shopping baskets CUT TO EXT NEW HIVE CITY -MONTAGE The be es tear down a honey-bear sta tue CUT TO EXT YELLOWSTONE FOREST MONTAGE POV of a sniper's crosshairs An animated BEAR character looka- like turns his head towards camera BARRY Wait for my signal ANGLE ON Bary lowering his binoculars BARRY CONT' D Take him out The sniper SHOOTS the bear It hits him in the shoulder The bear looks at it He gets woozy and the honey jar falls out of his lap an ATF&H agent catches it Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 96 BARRY VO CONT'D ATF&H AGENT to the bear's pig friend He 'll have a little nausea for a few hours then he 'll be fine CUT TO EXT STING'S HOUSE MONTAGE ATF&H agents SLAP CUFFS on Sting who is meditating STING But it's just a Μoνie stop The bees look around be wilde re d WORKER BEE 5 What do we do now? A BEAT WORKER BEE 6 Cannon ball!! He jumps into a HONEY VAT doesn't penetrate the surface He looks around and slowly sinlks down to his waist Bee Movie - JS REVISIO NS 81307 98 EXT HONEX FACTORY THE WHISTLE BLOWS and the bees all stream out the exit CUT TO INT J-GATE - CONTINUOUS Lou Loduca gives orders to the pollen jocks LOU LODUCA We're shutting down honey production Mission abort CUT TO EXT CENTRAL PARK Jackson receives the orders mid-pollination JACKSON Aborting pollination and ne ctar detail Returning to base CUT TO EXT NEW HIVE CITY ANGLE ON Bees putting sun-tan lotion on the ir noses and antennae and sunning themselves on the balconies of the gyms CUT TO EXT CENTRAL PARK ANGLE ON THE FLOWERS starting to DROOP CUT TO INT J-GATE J-Gate is deserted CUT TO Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 99 EXT NEW HIVE CITY ANGLE ON Bees sunning them selves A TIMER DINGS and they all turn over CUT TO EXT CENTRAL PARK TIME LAPSE of Central Park turning brown CUT TO EXT VANESSA'S FLORIST SHOP CLOSE-UP SHOT Vanessa writes Sorry No more flowers on a Closed sign an turns it facing out CUT TO SEQ 3700 - IDLE HIVE EXT NEW HIVE CITY-DAY Barry flies at high speed TRACKING SHOT into the hive through the lobby of Honex and into Adam's office CUT TO INT ADAM'S OFFICE - CONTINUOUS Barry meets Adam in his office Adam's office is in JS REVISIONS 81307 100 ADAM exiting with a cardboard box of belongings No they're just home They don't know what to do BARRY Hmmm ADAM They're laying out they're sleeping in I heard your Uncle Carl was on his way to San Antonio with a cricket BARRY At least we got our honey back They walk through the empty factory ADAM Yeah but sometimes I think so what if the humans liked our honey? Who wouldn't? It's the greatest thing in the world I was excited to be a part JS REVISIONS 81307 104 BARRY chuckling to himself Tournament of Roses Roses can't do sports Wait a minuteroses Roses? Roses!? Vanessa! Barry follows shortly after He catches up to it and he pounds on the window Barry follows shortly after Vanessa's cab He catches up to it and he pounds on the window INT TAXI - CONTINUOUS Barry motions for her to roll the window down She does so BARRY Roses?! VANESSA Bary? BARRY as he flies next to the cab Roses are flowers VANESSA Yes they are BARRY Flowers bees pollen! VANESSA I know That's why this is the last parade BARRY Maybe not The cab starts pulling ahead of Barry BARRY CONT'D re driver Could you ask him to slow down? VANESSA Could you slow down? The cabs slows Barry flies in the window and lands in the change box which closes on him Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 105 VANESSA CONT' D Barry! Vanessa lets him out Barry stands on the change box in front of the driver's license BARRY Okay I made a huge mistake! This is a total disaster and it's all my fault! VANESSA luggage handle going up Across the nation! CUT TO SEQ 3950 ROSE PARADE EXT PASADENA PARADE BARRY V0 Alright Tournament of Roses Pasadena California They've got nothing but flowers floats and cotton candy Security will be tight VANESSA I have an idea CUT TO EXT FLOAT STAGING AREA ANGLE ON Barry and Vanessa approaching a HEAVILY ARMED GUARD in front of the staging area VANESSA Vanessa Bloome FTD Official floral business He leans in to look at her badge She SNAPS IT SHUT VANESSA CONT'D Oh it's real HEAVILY ARMED GUARD Sorry ma'am That's a nice brooch by the way VANESSA Thank you It was a gift Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 107 They ENTER the sta ging area BARRY VO Then once we're inside we just pick the right float VANESSA How about the Princess and the Pea? BARRY Yeah VANESSA I can be the princess and-- BARRYyes I think-- VANESSA You could be - - BARRY I've-- VANESSA The pea BARRY Got it CUT TO EXT FLOAT STAGING AREA - A FEW MOMENTS LATER Bamry dressed as a PEA flies up and hovers in front of the princess on the Prince ss and the Pea float The float is sponsored by Inflat-a-bed and a SIGN READS Inflat-a - be d If it blows it's ours BARRY Sorry I'm late Where should I sit? PRINCESS What are you? BARRY I believe I'm the pea PRINCESS The pea? It's supposed to be under the mattresses Bee Movie - JS REVISIO NS 81307 108 BARRY Not in this fairy tale sweetheart PRINCESS I'm going to go talk to the marshall BARRY You do that This whole parade is a fiasco! She EXITS Vanessa removes the step-ladder The princess FALLS Barry and Vanessa take off in the float BARRY CONT'D Let's see what this baby will do ANGLE ON Guy with he a ds et talking to drivers HEADSET GUY Hey! The float ZOOMS by A young CHILD in the stands TIMMY cries CUT TO EXT FLOAT STAGING AREA- A FEW MOMENTS LATER ANGLE ON Vanessa putting the prince ss hat on BARRY VO Then all we do is blend in with traffic without arousing suspicion CUT TO EXT THE PARADE ROUTE - CONTINUOUS The floats go flying by the crowds Barry and Vanessa's float CRASHES through the fence CUT TO Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 109 EXT LA FREEWAY Vanessa and Barry speed dodging and weaving down the freeway BARRY V0 And once we 're at the airport there's no stopping us CUT TO EXT LAX AIRPORT Bary and Vanessa pull up to the curb in front of an TSA AGENT WITH CLIPBOARD TSA AGENT Stop Security Did you and your insect pack your own float? VANESSA 0C Yes TSA AGENT Has this float been in your possession the entire time? VANESSA 0C Since the parade yes ANGLE ON Barry holding his shoes TSA AGENT Would you remove your shoes and everything 0C Then if we 're lucky we'll have just enough pollen to do the job DISSOLVE TO SEQ 4025 your pockets? Can you remove your stinger Sir? BARRY That's part of me TSA AGENT I know Just having some fun Enjoy your flight CUT TO EXT RUNWAY Barry and Vanessa's airplane TAKES OFF Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 110 BARRY COCKPIT FIGHT INT AIRPLANE Vanessa is on the aisle Barry is on a laptop calculating flowers pollen number of bees airspeed etc He does a Stomp dance on the keyboard BARRY Can you believe how lucky we are? We have just enough pollen to do the job I think this is going to work Vanessa VANESSA It's got to work PILOT Vo Attention passengers This is Captain Scott I'm afraid we have a bit of bad wea ther in the New York area And looks like we 're going to be experiencing a couple of hours delay VANESSA Barry these are cut flowers with no water They'll never make it BARRY I've got to get up there and talk to these guys VANESSA Be careful Barry flies up to the cockpit door CUT TO INT COCKPIT - CONTINUOUS A female flight attendant ANGELA is in the cockpit with the pilots Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 111 There's a KNOCK at the door BARRY Co Hey can I get some help with this Sky Mall Magazine? I'd like to order the talking inflatable travel pool filter ANGE LA to the pilots irritated Excuse me CUT TO EXT CABIN - CONTINUOUS Angela opens the cockpit door and looks around She doesn't see anybody ANGLE ON Barry hidden on the yellow and black caution' stripe As Ange la looks around Barry zips into the cockpit CUT TO INT CO CKP IT BARRY Excuse me Ca ptain I am in a real situation here PILOT pulling an earphone back to the co-pilot What did you say Hal? CO-PILOT I didn't say anything PILOT he sees Barry Ahhh! Bee! BARRY No no! Don't freak out! There's a chance my entire species-- CO-PILOT taking off his earphones Ahhh! Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 112 The pilot grabs a DUSTBUSTER vacuum cleaner He aims it around trying to vacuum up Barry The co-pilot faces camera as the pilot tries to suck Bary up Barry is on the other side of the co-pilot As they dosey-do the toupee of the co-pilot begins to come up still attached to the front CO-PILOT CONT'D What are you doing? Stop! The toupee comes off the co-pilot's head and sticks in the Dustbuster Barry runs across the bald head BARRY Wait a minute! I'm an attorney! CO-PILOT Who's an attorney? PILOT Don't move The pilot uses the Dustbuster to try and mash Barry who is hove ring in front of the co-pilot's nose and knocks out the co- pilot who falls out of his chair hitting the life raft release button The life raft inflates hitting the pilot knocking him into a wall and out cold Bary surveys the situation BARRY Oh Barry CUT TO INT AIRPLANE CABIN Vanessa studies her laptop looking serious SFX PA CRACKLE BARRY VO in captain voice Good afternoon passengers this is your capta in speaking Would a Miss Vanessa Bloome in 24F please re port to the cockpit And please hurry! Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 113 ANGLE ON The aisle and Vanessa head popping up CUT TO INT COCKPIT Vanessa ENTERS VANESSA What happened he re? BARRY I tried to tallk to the m but then the re was a Dustbuster a toupee a wings huge engines VANESSA I can't fly a plane BARRY Why not? Isn't John Travolta a pilot? VANESSA Yes? BARRY How hard could it be? VANESSA Wait a minute Barry we're headed into some lightning CUT TO Vanessa shrugs and takes the controls SEQ 4150- BARRY FLIES P LANE INT BENSON HOUSE The family is all huddled around the TV at the Benson house ANGLE ON TV Bob Bumble is broadcasting BOB BUMBLE This is Bob Bum ble We have some late-breaking news from JFK airport whe re a very suspenseful scene is developing Barry Benson fresh off his stunning legal victory Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 115 Adam SPRAYS a can of HONEY-WHIP into his mouth ADAM That's Bary BOB BUMBLEis now attempting to land a plane Haven't we heard this million times? The surface area of the wings and the body mass doesn't make sense? JEANETTE CHUNG Get this on the air CAMERAMAN You got it! CUT TO INT BEE TV CONTROL ROOM An engineer throws a switch BEE ENGINEER Stand by We're going live The ON AIR sign illuminates CUT TO INT VARIOUS SHOTS OF NEW HIVE CITY The news report plays on TV The pollen jocks are sitting around playing paddle- ball Wheel-o and one of them is spinning his helmet on his finger Buzzwell is in an office cubicle playing computer solitaire Barry's family and Adam watch from their living room Bees sitting on the street curb turn around to watch the TV BARRY Mr Ditchwater the way we work may be a mystery to you because making honey takes a lot of bees doing a lot of small jobs But let me tell you something about a small job If you do it really well it makes a big difference More than we realized To us to everyone That's why I want to get bees back to doing what we do best Bee Movie what happened? BARRY noticing the control panel Wait a minute I think we were on autopilot that whole time VANESSA That may have been helping me BARRY And now we're not! VANESSA VO folding her arms Well then it turns out I cannot fly a plane Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 118 BARRY CONT'D Vanessa struggles with the yoke CUT TO EXT AIRP LA NE The airplane goes into a steep dive CUT TO SEQ 4175 AIRPLANE COCKP IT BARRY Our only chance is if I do what I would do and you copy me with the wings of the plane! VANESSA You don't have to yell BARRY I'm not yelling We happen to be in a lot of trouble here VANESSA It's very hard to concentrate with that panicky tone in your voice BARRY It's not a tone I'm panicking! CUT TO Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 119 EXT JFK AIRPORT ANGLE ON The bees arriving and massing at the airport CUT TO INT COCKPIT Barry and Vanessa altermately SLAP EACH OTH ER IN THE FACE VANESSA l don't think I can do this BARRY Vanessa pull yourself toge the r Listen to me you have got to snap out of it! VANESSA You snap out of it! BARRY You snap out of it! VANESSA You snap out of it! BARRY You snap out of it! VANESSA You snap out of it! CUT TO EXT AIRPLA NE A GIGANTIC SWARM OF BEES flies in to hold the plane up CUT TO INT COCKPIT- CONTINUOUS BARRY You snap out of it! VANESSA You snap out of it! Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 120 BARRY You snap-- VANESSA Hold it! BARRY about to slap her again Why? Come on it's my turn VANESSA How is the plane flying? Barry's antennae ring BARRY I don't know answering Hello? CUT TO EXT AIRP LA NE ANGLE ON The underside of the plane The pollen jocks have massed all around the underbelly of the plane and are holding it up LOU LODUCA Hey Benson have you got any flowers for a happy occasion in the re? CUT TO INT COCKP IT Lou Buzz Splitz and Jacks on come up alongside the cockpit BARRY runway BARRY Wait a minute I think I'm fee ling something VANESSA What? BARRY I don't know but it's strong And it's pulling me like a 27 million year old instinct Bring the nose of the plane down Bee Movie JS REVISIONS 81307 122 LOU LODUCA CONT'D EXT RUNWAY All the bees are on the runway chanting Thinking Bee CUT TO INT CONTROL TOWER RICK What in the world is on the tarmac? ANGLE ON Dave OTS onto runway seeing a flower being formed by millions of bees BUD Get some lights on that! CUT TO EXT RUNWAY ANGLE ON AIRCRAFT LANDING LIGHT SCAFFOLD by the side of the runway illuminating the bees in their flower formation INTCOCKPIT BARRY Vanessa ainm for the flower! VANESSA Oh okay? BARRY Cut the engines! RUNWAY SPEECH EXTRUNWAY - CONTINUOUS The INFLATA BLE SLIDES pop out the side of the plane The passengers escape Barry and Vanessa slide down out of the cockpit Barry and Vanessa exhale a huge breath VANESSA Barry we did it You taught me how to fly Vanessa raises her hand up for a high five Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 125 BARRY Yes No high five VANESSA Right ADAM Bary it worke d Did you see the giant flower? BARRY What giant flowe r? Where? Of course I saw the flower! That was genius man Genius! ADAM Thank you BARRY But we 're not done yet Barry flies up to the wing of the plane and addresses the bee crowd BARRY CONT'D Listen everyone This runway is Oh yeah! ANGLE ON Martin and Janet Bens on JANET BENSON That's our Barry All the bees descend upon the flowers on the tarmac and start collecting pollen CUT TO SEQ 4250- RE-POLLINATION EXT SKIES - CONTINUOUS The squa dron FLIES over the city REPOLLINATING trees and flowers as they go Bary breaks off from the group towards Vanessa's flower shop CUT TO EXT VANESSA'S FLOWER SHOP - CONTINUOUS Barry REPOLLINATES Vanessa's flowers CUT TO EXT CENTRAL PARK- CONTINUOUS ANGLE ON Timmy with a frisbee as the bees fly by TIMMY Mom the bees are back! Bee Movie - JS REVISIONS 81307 127 Central Park is completely repollinated by the bees DISSOLVE TO INT HONEX - CONTINUOUS Honex is back to normal and Law Bee Movie Thanks I hate the USSR flag Meme

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