103.16 SYNOPSIS: Ben and Michaela make a visit to Kelly’s mall and when one of the store employees sees her badge, she flees. They chase her in a backroom where she reveals that many of the store owners are illegal. They learn that Kelly was trying to own her truth and shut down the family business.
Script & Commentary
MICHAELA: Okay, I’ve got something.
BEN: That’s what the housekeeper said.
Scene switches to the mall.
/MUSIC PLAYING – “We’re gonna make it happen Gonna make it happen, yeah”/
MICHAELA: Fair point.[MUSIC PLAYING – “I’m gonna tell everybody I need a change”]
They see a woman locking up a glass display of sunglasses.
MICHAELA: Excuse me. Can we have a word?
The woman starts off running.
BEN: You didn’t say there’d be running!
MICHAELA: [TO WOMAN] Hey, stop! We just want to talk!
As they chase the woman to a back storeroom, they pass a digital clock which reads 828.
You see that? #Manifest
TAMI: Mr. Taylor, he only rents to illegals. He takes 40 percent of your profit, and if you don’t pay, he calls immigration.
TAMI: I didn’t attack her. I-I was trying to get away. I push her and she fell. I-I didn’t have the money. I thought she was there to collect, but she wasn’t. She said she was going to stop him now that she’s back. She said she was sorry.
MICHAELA: Did she say anything about owning her truth?
TAMI: Those were her exact words.
BEN: You’re thinking it was the husband?