The Pat Hobby Stories - Boil Some Water—Lots of It Summary & Analysis

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Boil Some Water—Lots of It Summary

Pat Hobby is working on a polish job on a Western. The only line Pat can think to put in the scene is 'boil some water, lots of it'. The producer tells Pat to be sure anything medical in the script is authentic, so Pat goes to the infirmary to speak to the doctor. Unfortunately the doctor is not there, but a pretty young woman is. Pat convinces the girl to go to lunch with him so they can discuss the script. Over lunch, Pat happens to notice a man attempting to sit at the exclusive Big Table. Pat is shocked by this ignorance of studio etiquette and even more shocked by the executives' apparent inability to put an end to the man's outrageous behavior. Pat takes things in his own hands. Pat hits the...

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