SEASON THREE
Episode 1: The Samurai

Scenes from the DVD set's "Final Shooting Script"
that do not appear in the episode.

 

SCENE ONE

 
MIDORI - Call me tomorrow.
 

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SCENE TWO

 
KENT - Do you recognize it?

AKIRA - [nervous] Why should I?

KENT - There was an exhibit last year at the Tokyo Museum. [pensive] It was hard losing her, even for a week. But you know how it is when you lose something you prize... [fixes Akira with a look]

AKIRA - You don't love Midori...

KENT - Don't talk to me about love! [controls himself, moves the blade closer] Imagine.
 

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SCENE THREE

 
CHARLIE - [off Jenny's apologetic look] No, no, that's okay... [rubs his jaw] Your focus is way better.

MacLEOD - [O.S.] Really.
 

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SCENE FOUR

 
MIDORI - Vengeance is still very real in my country.
 

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SCENE FIVE

 
MacLEOD - And if you want to run, I'll help. [beat] But it's no life.

MIDORI - What choice do I have?

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SCENE SIX

 
[MacLeod smiles, moves off.]

CHARLIE - [calls after him] MacLeod. [MacLeod turns.] If you need me...

MacLEOD - I'll call. [He turns and moves through the door of the dojo.]
 

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SCENE SEVEN

INT. HOTEL LOBBY DAY

[It's a large, grand lobby. MacLeod is on the house phone.]

MacLEOD - [into phone] It's MacLeod. I've got the tickets. [He hangs up.]
 

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SCENE EIGHT

 
[Midori takes a sip from the glass, wincing as it burns her throat. She takes a deep breath, tries to get a grip.]

MIDORI - For a second I was almost happy to see him. [beat] I mean I'm glad he's not dead... at least that I didn't kill him. [beat] This is crazy.

MacLEOD - No... it's human.

MIDORI - [nods to herself, not meeting MacLeod's gaze] What do I do now?

MacLEOD - When you came here you were ready to trust me with your life. Would you still do that?

MIDORI - [searches his face for a long beat] Yes.

MacLEOD - Talk to me.

[He holds out his hand to her. She hesitates -- then slowly puts her hand in his.]
 

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SCENE NINE

 
KENT - [beat] What he had for breakfast... [a pained smile] ...who he had breakfast with. You've got three hours.
 

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SCENE TEN

 
MAIA - You smell like it.

[His eyes widen as one of the women kneels, lifts a scrub brush and reaches into the tub.]

MacLEOD - [panicky] Stop! You can't do that! What do you think you're doing?

MAIA - Washing you. It is Japanese custom...
 

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SCENE ELEVEN

 
HALEY - (beat) If we had more time...

KENT - You don't.
 

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SCENE TWELVE

 
KENT - You keep it close.
 

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