The magic doctors chair
Characters required, 1 doctor and four patients.
Props required, two chairs.
Scene begins with doctor sitting on one of the chairs.
First patient enters twitching their left arm.
DOCTOR: 'And what's wrong with you sir?'
Patient 1: 'As you can see doctor I have this terrible twitch'
DOCTOR: 'Just sit on my magic chair and you'll get better'
The patient sits on the chair and stops twitching, but the doctor's left arm starts twitching.
Patient 1: 'Oh thank you doctor. you cured me'
The patient leaves, the doctor still twitching calls for the next patient.
DOCTOR: ' Next '...... 'And what's wrong with you sir?'
This patient has the hiccups. The process of sitting in the chair is repeated. The doctor now has a twitch and the hiccups.
The third patient is called in, both his legs keep flicking in the air. The process is again repeated so that the doctor now has a twitching arm the hiccups and both legs flicking in the air.
The doctor now calls patient four. This patient looks quite normal, enters and sits in the magic chair.
DOCTOR: 'And what may I ask is wrong with you sir?'
Patient 4: 'I've got a terrible case of the trots doctor' The doctor runs off the stage holding his stomach.
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Last updated: September 5, 2008