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INT. MAIN ROOM - NIGHT
Very late. Empty. Everyone's gone home, including STAFF.
NICK and HILLARY make their way behind bar, where SID stands.
Sid and I were talking about the
three of us being partners -- but
Sid, you said it best.
Y'know, about the three men in a
One of them has the oars...
No, it was a sailboat. Hoisting
the sails --
Oh, yes, yes, that's right. There
were three of us. I was port --
(points to SID)
You were starboard -- And Nick was
(starts to go)
No, wait. What I want to say is, I
know we've made a lot of
alterations, but the heart of
Tattinger's remains the same. You.
(reaches above bar, takes
down framed photograph)
In its place, HILLARY hangs up framed Tattinger's original
There. Now everything's back where
NICK smiles at HILLARY.
G'night, you two.
What'd'ya say we head up to my
place for a nightcap.
No. I don't want to go all the way
down-town at this hour.
You forget. I live upstairs...
(puts arm around her)
Nick, we're not going to start that
(takes his arms off)
The changes you made are
tremendous. Because of them, I see
you in a whole new light.
That doesn't mean you also get to
see me in the dark.
Fair enough. Ours is a business
relationship. I'll treat you
exactly the way I treat Sid.
He grabs her, kisses her, bending her below the bar. Beat.
HILLARY (O.C., CONT.)
Doesn't Sid's moustache tickle?
On the empty bar,