There's plenty we could talk about, like how a guy named David wound up known as 'vid. But let's traffic in screenplays, for now.
When an OCD crossword-writer finds the finger of the mayor’s kidnapped daughter clogging the sink of the gay ex-Mafia hit man who lives upstairs, he must overcome his neuroses and solve the mystery of the finger before the wrong person gets arrested, or worse.
A bumbling scholar accidentally summons a smart-aleck genie-like imp, but when the magic reveals a menacing dark side he must rely on his own wits to save the day and win the heart of the woman he loves.
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Having deserted the Crusades, a disillusioned Englishman must rediscover his humanity as he transports a hunted Egyptian princess and her elephant through hilarious misadventures across medieval Europe.
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