Boys standing in a line, first boy scratches, then second
on down the line, last boy feels it and says "Oh there you are
Marvin, I've been looking all over for you. You've got to stop
hopping around, Marvin (boy acts as though Marvin has hopped
away) you come back here.(goes out into the audience looking and
touching people) There you are Marvin, you've got to stay here
(looks at pretend speck) Hey you aren't Marvin, (puts it back
into the audience) Oh Marvin where are you?
The Firing Squad
A firing squad lines up with a prisoner. The
leader of the firing squad calls out "Ready ... Aim ..." The
prisoner shouts, "Tornado!" The soldiers all run for cover and
the prisoner escapes. A Second prisoner is brought out, the
leader calls out "Ready ... Aim ..." and the prisoner shouts,
"Landslide!", the firing squad runs for cover and the prisoner
escapes again. Repeat this for other natural disasters. The last
prisoner is brought out and having seen the other prisoners
escape decides to do the same thing except he yells "Fire" and
the firing squad does.
Two people, one a fisherman and the other a fish
market managar come on stage and hold a long cord between them.
The fish market man attempts to call the fisherman on the
telephone to see if he has any fish today, the fisherman acts as
if he can't hear him. Volunteers are brought out of the
audience and hold the cord between the fish market man and the
fisherman one or two at a time with the market man attempting to
call each time. When several people are holding the line, the
market man is able to communicate with the fisherman. The
fisherman says that he doesn't have any trout but he does have a
lot of suckers hanging on a line showing the line the
volunteers are holding up.
Boys on a flight to Germany or other destination.
They act up and really give the stewardess or steward (den
leader, 11 year old patrol leader etc.) a hard time. Finally,
one of them bumps into her/him and knocks a tray on him/her. The
steward/stewardess smiles and says, "Why don't you boys just run
outside and play."
Four Leaf Clover
A person finds a four leaf clover. He feels
sure that it will bring him good luck. Another person runs into
him. They accuse each other of running into each other. They
start hitting each other. A policeman comes along, the other guy
accuses the lucky person. The lucky person is hauled off to
jail. The lucky person reappears, disgruntled and unhappy.
Garbage is dumped on him as he walks along and gets fined by a
policeman for littering. The lucky man throws away the four leaf
clover. Another finds it. The former lucky man comes back on
stage. The person who found the four leaf runs on stage saying
he just won a million dollars and has good luck since he found
it. The former lucky man slumps down, groans, and begins to cry.
Friends of Years
Three guys are sitting on a park bench.
Goober is quietly reading, Gomer is pretending to swim in a lake
(jumps off bench and swims around). Gopher is pretending to be
fishing, reeling fish after fish. Policeman comes in and watches
them. Policeman asks Goober if he knows the other two men.
Goober says they are his friends. The policeman thinks Goober
ought to take care of his friends. Goober says okay and asks the
others to climb into his boat. Goober pretends to row off stage
(the policeman staring after them, shaking his head in