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Work In Progress
Original Broadcast Date
Joe Frank
Serious Monologue, Absurd Monologue, Narrative Monologue
58 minutes
Preceded by: Night (Part 2)
Followed by: The Truth About Women (Part 1)

A Jacuzzi is a small pool of water, around seven to eight feet in diameter, with jets of water and air to produce a massaging effect while people sit inside on benches.

Night is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It is a shorter version of Night (Part 1) and Night (Part 2).


The story of Kevin, who works as a pool cleaner. The owners don't know or care how anything works, and the surfer wonders how they would survive a catastrophe. Earthquakes, storms, floods, and mudslides occur in Los Angeles. Kevin gets into car accidents. Kevin works at a bar and restaurant full of antiques, takes drugs; someone gets shot, and Kevin acquires the gun. The bar burns down and he gets a job working in an airport, crashes the airport truck, and explores a luxurious plane. A description of strip clubs. The story of Donna, a masseur. She grew up in a poor rural house with an abusive father. She becomes pregnant, marries someone, gets an office job. Her mother dies in a car wreck. She runs away with a stripper and becomes a stripper.

Turner is an Army private who advances rapidly and becomes a pilot. After being discharged, he ends up in jail for selling marijuana. After being released, he lives in a campsite in California. An old derelict named Hardy sings a religious hymn.



This edited version is mostly the character studies from Night (Part 1) along with a small amount of Night (Part 2), eliminating the cult material.