No Body Like Jimmy
By Burton Bumgarner
On the evening of Ralph and Eloise Vanlandingham's political fundraising dinner, Ralph's best friend from college shows up with a problem. Harold has a dead body in the back of his van and he needs a place to stash Jimmy. Harold's timing couldn't be more awful as the Vanlandinghams are expecting a house full of major campaign donors in about five, four, three, two...
The set is the living room of an elegant home in suburban Philadelphia.
Harold: Works for a mobster
Ralph: Friend of Harold's, married to Eloise
Eloise: Running for Congress, married to Ralph
Baxter: A server with an attitude
Diane: Eloise's campaign manager
Nigel: Eloise's speech writer
Jimmy: A dead guy
Rick Pitman: A wealthy Texan
Emma Pitman: Rick's wife
Officer Linda: A police officer
Officer Cooper: A police trainee