Transcript: Counting Money
A blue slate appears. Tumbleweed pops on the screen, he’s a brown hamster.
The screen reads "Tumbleweed presents."
Tumbleweed says TUMBLEWEED
The title changes to "Tumbleweed Tales."
Tumbleweed says TUMBLETOWN TALES!
The last S turns into a green dollar sign as he says CHA-CHING!
Four hamsters work in booths at the Tumbletown Gazette office.
Tumbleweed asks HEY, GUYS, WHY DO THEY CALL IT
COTTAGE CHEESE 'CAUSE
APPARENTLY, IT DOESN'T HAVE
ANYTHING TO DO WITH COTTAGES.
A large brown hamster says AND IT DOESN'T EVEN LOOK LIKE
Tumbleweed says THIS IS
I'M PUTTING THAT IN MY ARTICLE.
The boss hops in and says EVERYONE, I HAVE GOOD NEWS.
Tumbleweed says NEWS?
She says THE NEWSPAPER IS DOING
The large hamster says THANKS TO MY PICTURES.
Tumbleweed says THANKS TO MY
A small brown and white hamster says OH, COULD YOU KEEP IT DOWN,
The boss says THANKS TO ALL OF YOU AND YOUR
He says TUMBLEWEED KEEPS TALKING.
She says I HAVE A SURPRISE FOR YOU.
LOOK UNDER YOUR CHAIRS!
Tumbleweed says OH, UNDER MY
Tumbleweed looks under his chair and sees an envelope.
She says YOU GET A BONUS AND YOU GET A
The other hamster says WHERE IS IT!?
The boss chuckles and says I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO
The large brown hamster, Lewis looks at two pink 50 dollar bills and says WOW, IT'S A PAY BONUS.
TWO 50 dollar BILLS.
A small black hamster says I GOT FIVE 20s!
Tumbleweed says I ONLY GOT ONE
The brown and black hamster says SHE MUST LIKE ME THE BEST
BECAUSE I HAVE 10 BILLS AND
THAT'S MORE THAN ALL OF YOU
An envelope shows 10 ten dollar bills.
Tumbleweed says OH, WELL.
AT LEAST WE ALL HAVE MONEY TO
Lewis suggests WE CAN TAKE THE NEWS TRUCK.
Now they all drive down the street in the Tumbletown Gazette van.
The boss walks into the office, she looks around at the empty chairs and says EVERYONE, I ALSO WANTED TO
TELL YOU THAT,
I DIDN'T GIVE ANYONE THE DAY
The brown and white hamster says I TRIED TO STOP THEM, BUT
NOBODY LISTENS TO ME.
They park the van in front of the general store.
Chinchilla and Black bunny sniff at the door.
Chinchilla says CHINCHILLA!
Inside the general store; the friends look for things to buy.
Tumbleweed says SO, LEWIS, WHAT
ARE YOU GOING TO BUY?
Lewis sits on his 2 50 dollar bills and says WELL, I LIKE THIS TREADMILL.
Tumbleweed says YEAH, BUT IT'S
80 dollars AND YOU HAVE TWO 50s.
He says YOU'RE RIGHT.
I NEED TO FIND TWO THINGS THAT
COST 50 dollars.
Tumbleweed says I REALLY LIKE
THIS ULTIMATE DISC SET, BUT
A phone beeps and the chief appears on the screen.
The voice mail reads WHERE ARE YOU?
Tumbleweed says BUT IT COSTS 50 dollars!
The small black hamster says THIS VIDEO GAME COSTS 20 dollars,
WHICH IS PERFECT BECAUSE I HAVE
Tumbleweed says I WANT STUFF,
A small gray mouse says YES.
They call out SALES PERSON?
She says CAN I HELP YOU?
Tumbleweed says YES, I HAVE A
100 dollar BILL.
WHAT DO YOU HAVE THAT COSTS
EXACTLY 100 dollars?
She says WELL, SIR, I THINK YOU'RE
MAKING A MISTAKE BECAUSE,
The small black mouse says ME FIRST.
I NEED FIVE THINGS THAT COST
She continues IT'S NOT REALLY HOW MONEY
Lewis says PEOPLE SAY I HAVE NICE EYES.
The gray mouse yells QUIET!!!!
Tumbleweed says WHAT?
She Gasps and says OH. THANK YOU.
YOU ALL HAVE THE SAME AMOUNT OF
They say WHAT!?
She explains YOU, MADAME, HAVE FIVE $20
THAT ADDS UP TO 100 dollars.
She counts 20, 40, 60, 80. 100!
The gray mouse continues YES!
AND YOU HAVE TWO 50 dollar BILLS.
50 PLUS 50 IS...
Lewis says 100.
She says YES!
AND TUMBLEWEED, YOU HAVE A 100 dollar
Tumbleweed says WAIT, I KNOW
His phone beeps and the chief angrily says COME BACK TO THE OFFICE NOW!
Tumbleweed says LATER, CHIEF.
The salesperson says YES!
IT'S THE TOTAL THAT COUNTS, NOT
THE NUMBER OF BILLS.
Lewis says SO, TWO 50s IS WORTH THE SAME
THING AS FIVE 20s?
Tumbleweed says OR 100?
She says YES!
BECAUSE THEY ALL ADD UP TO 100 dollars.
Tumbleweed says BUT IF THE PRICE
IS 50 dollars, HOW DO I USE MY 100 dollar
BILL TO BUY IT?
'CAUSE I WANT IT.
She says EASY.
I'LL GIVE YOU CHANGE.
GIVE ME 100 dollars AND I'LL GIVE YOU
Tumbleweed says OH.
She explains BECAUSE 50 PLUS 50 EQUALS
Lewis asks SO, WE CAN BUY WHAT WE WANT
AS LONG AS IT COSTS LESS THAN
She says YES!
I'LL GIVE YOU BACK THE
DIFFERENCE IN CHANGE.
They cheer and say YAY!
Tumbleweed says YAY, I CAN GET
THE ULTIMATE DISC SET!
She says YES!
Lewis says I'M GETTING THE TREADMILL AND
The phone rings and
Tumbleweed says UGH, WHAT DID THE
The cell phone says GET BACK HERE OR YOU'RE
They all talk together.
They get back in the light blue van and Lewis says AN HOUR AGO, WE ALL GOT
NOW, WE'RE ALL GOING TO GET
Tumbleweed says I WONDER WHAT SHE
MEANT BY FIRED.
DO YOU THINK SHE MEANT LIKE
ACTUALLY FIRED OR MAYBE FIRED IS
THE BRITISH EXPRESSION FOR
Lewis says I DOUBT IT.
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