- 7+ 4- 0
Ground Control to Major Tom
Cheryl Melhoff: "Hi!"
Walter Mitty: "Hi"
Cheryl Melhoff: "How was your weekend?"
Female TIME Employee: "I had an awesome weekend! … So what'd you do this weekend"
Cheryl Melhoff: "Um, let's see. I bathed in Arctic mountain water while my Latin lover recited verse to me."
Female TIME Employee: "Sly!"
Cheryl Melhoff: "I know. Actually, I waited for my refrigerator repairman who never came."
Female TIME Employee: "So sorry. I'm going to call you later."
Cheryl Melhoff: "Okay"
[Walter's daydream begins as he breaks out of snowy picture as a mountain man]
Walter Mitty: "The ice, yes, she moves like a woman. I'm Walter… Mitty."
Cheryl Melhoff: "Cheryl… Melhoff. Where have you been?"
Walter Mitty: "Chasing the limits of the human spirit."
Cheryl Melhoff: "I'd like to climb your hair, test that out."
Walter Mitty: "Perhaps I can contact you, possibly through my poetry falcon."
Cheryl Melhoff: "Poetry falcon, I like that."
[back in the office]
Ted Hendricks: "Do you think if I hit him with a paperclip, would he move?"
Male TIME Employee: "I don't know. Do it."
Other Male TIME Employee: "Oh, hello, here you go."
Male TIME Employee: "I actually threw a toner box at him once."
Ted Hendricks: "And did he move?"
Male TIME Employee: "No, I missed."
Ted Hendricks: "That's a great story." [to Walter] "Ground control to Major Tom. Can you hear me Major Tom?" [throws paperclip] "Oh! Wow! Moving on…"
After Walter is snubbed by coworker and love interest Cheryl, he imagines romancing her as a tough mountain man. His fantasy is however interrupted by his boss who flings a paperclip at him.
- 8+ 2- 0
Todd from EHarmony
Walter Mitty: "Hello"
Todd Maher: "Hey, what's up?"
Walter Mitty: "Todd, from eHarmony?"
Todd Maher: "Yeah, yeah, what's up, man?"
Walter Mitty: "Uh, not much. How have you been?"
Todd Maher: "It's early here. I just got up, man. I was thinking about you."
Walter Mitty: "Where are you?"
Todd Maher: "Los Angeles. Hey uh so your profile still hasn't received any winks even though I put that you've been to Phoenix."
Walter Mitty: "Oh, I jumped out of a helicopter yesterday into the ocean and had a shark bite."
Todd Maher: "Uh, yeah, yeah, listen, I was mentioning before, people who daydream too much, they're not…"
Walter Mitty: "No, it was real. I really did."
Todd Maher: "Really? I'll put down adrenaline junkie. What kind of a shark? Was it a…"
Walter Mitty: "Hey, Todd, I can't really talk right now. I'm on my way to a volcano."
Todd Maher: "What the?"
Todd, the customer service representative from eHarmony, calls to check up on Walter after trying to enhance his boring and blank online dating profile. While Todd doesn't believe it at first, Walter is out living the world, bicycling to a volcano in fact, and can't talk right then.
- 9+ 3- 2
Life Is About Courage
Cheryl Melhoff: "I love mysteries. There's parts you think can't connect and then in the end they do."
Cheryl Melhoff: "Life is about courage and going into the unknown."
Cheryl shares her outlook on life to Walter. Her desire to be courageous and solve mysteries rubs off on him.
- 10+ 0- 0
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