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Thanks, I hate the USSR flag: 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 black...oohh, 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 8/13/07 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" knew...wham-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 8/13/07 4. BARRY Yeah. ADAM You men. "Bee Movie" - JS REVISIONS 8/13/07 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 (V.O) Students, faculty, distinguished bees...please 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 9:15. BUZZWE LL (CONT'D)9:15. (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 8/13/07 7. TRUDY (CONT'D)soothing, 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 (thinks)...I 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 (0.C) 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 8/13/07 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? (V.o) 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 fast...and free. (re: kites in the sky) Box kite! Wow! They fly by several bicyclists, and approach a patch of flowers. BARRY (CONT'D) Flowers! again...A 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 (0.C) 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 8/13/07 27. BARRY Yowser!!! SEQ. 1000- JS REVISIONS 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 time...this 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 (o.c) I'm not scared of them. But, you know, it's an allergic thing. ANDY (0.C) Hey, why don't you put that on your * resume-brochure?* KEN (0.C) It's not funny, my whole face could puff up. ANDY (O.C) Make it one of your "Special Skills." KEN (0.C) You know, knocking someone out is also a special skill. CUT TO: "Bee Movie"- JS REVISIONS 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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? BARRY...and 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 frosting...they 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 walk/fly 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 62. HOWARD (CONT'D) UNCLE CARL That's a conspiracy the ory. These are obviously doctored photos.JANET 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 NEWS/BEE LARRY KING "Bee Movie" - JS REVISIONS 8/13/07 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 (V.O.) Hive at Five, the hive's only full hour action news source... SHOTS of NEWSCASTERS flash up on screen. BOB BUMBLE (V.O.) (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 (V.O.) (CONT'D)..weather 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'D).is 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 67. BARRY (0.C) Quiet please. Actual work going on here. KEN Is that that same bee? BARRY (0.C) 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 8/13/07 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) Alright...Case 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 8/13/07 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 bzzz...Ahh, 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 78. VANESSA I'm telling you, I think the jury's on our side. BARRY Are we doing everything right...you 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 (V.o ) 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 96. BARRY (V.O) (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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 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 8/13/07 100. 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 8/13/07 104. BARRY (chuckling to himself) Tournament of Roses. Roses can't do sports. Wait a minute...roses. 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 8/13/07 105. 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 (V.0) 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 8/13/07 107. They ENTER the sta ging area. BARRY (V.O) 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-- BARRY...yes, 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 8/13/07 108. 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 (V.O) 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 8/13/07 109. EXT. LA FREEWAY Vanessa and Barry speed, dodging and weaving. down the freeway. BARRY (V.0) 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 (0.C) Yes. TSA AGENT Has this float been in your possession the entire time? VANESSA (0.C) Since the parade ...yes. ANGLE ON: Barry holding his shoes. TSA AGENT Would you remove your shoes and everything (0.C) 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 8/13/07 110. 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 (V.o) 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 8/13/07 111. There's a KNOCK at the door. BARRY (C.o) 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 8/13/07 112. 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 (V.O) (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 8/13/07 113. 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 8/13/07 115. Adam SPRAYS a can of HONEY-WHIP into his mouth. ADAM That's Bary. BOB BUMBLE..is 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 (V.O.) (folding her arms) Well, then it turns out I cannot fly a plane. "Bee Movie" - JS REVISIONS 8/13/07 118. 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 8/13/07 119. 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 8/13/07 120. 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 8/13/07 122. 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. INT.COCKPIT BARRY Vanessa, ainm for the flower! VANESSA Oh, okay? BARRY Cut the engines! "RUNWAY SPEECH" EXT.RUNWAY - 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 8/13/07 125. 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 8/13/07 127. 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
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