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This is a transcribed copy of "Sadie Killer". Feel free to edit or add to this page, as long as the information comes directly from the episode.
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Speaker Dialogue
[Open Int. The Big Donut; Daytime]
(Steven enters the Big Donut, where a tired Sadie is seen greeting farewell to some customers.)
Sadie Thanks for coming.
(Sadie, almost unconsciously, begins to mop the floor.)
Steven Hey, Sadie!
Sadie Hey, Steven. What'll it be?
Steven Sorry to be a pain, but I got kind of a long order. I hope it's not too much trouble.
Sadie What trouble? *chuckles* I'm a professional donut girl. *walks behind the counter*
Steven Okay... I'll have one jelly donut with powdered sugar on the side, three chocolate frosted, one frosted chocolate, two chocolate-frosted chocolate, one dog-nut; medium well, one coffee with milk and sugar, hold the coffee. I also have several methods of payment I'd like you to split this order across evenly.
Sadie Uh, what's all this for?
Steven Band practice!
Sadie You're in a band?!
Steven Kinda. I started jamming with Jenny, Buck, and Sour Cream!
Sadie Whoa! That's so cool! Aww man! I bet you guys sound amazing!
Steven We're still trying to figure out our sound, but it's been fun just playing music with other people. It's also nice to have an outlet that doesn't involve space and Gem stuff and everything else going on. Um... You doing okay?
Sadie Well, I worry about Lars being in space, and I hope he's safe and all, but... Ughh... Working all these shifts by myself has been a huge drag. I'm totally used to doing his work, but I'm used to at least having him here to talk to. Now, I gotta do that myself, too. "Oh, come on, Sadie, you missed a spot!" Oh, no, sorry. *mops the floor*
Steven Well, we'll all be practicing at Sour Cream's place tonight. Feel free to stop by if you have time.
Sadie I'll try! Hopefully, I can finish restocking napkins early. We're always running out for some reason.
Steven *takes a whole stack of napkins* Hmm, weird. Well, see ya, Sadie! *leaves the shop, leaving a trail of napkins*
Sadie Bye, Steven.
[Trans. Ext. Sour Cream's House]
(Steven, Jenny and Sour Cream are seen hanging outside of the garage, while Sour Cream is experimenting with his Launchpad.)
Steven What do ya call that style?
Sour Cream Beachcore.
(Buck arrives, running in with a guitar case on his back.)
Buck Hey.
Jenny What's up, Buck?
Buck Guess who's got a gig at Delmarva's number-two music and seafood festival this weekend?!
Jenny Chugi and the Woo Woos?
Sour Cream Jack and the Frosted Tips?
Steven 7-Force?
Buck ... No, us!
Steven, Buck & Jenny What?!
Steven We don't even have a name yet!
Jenny Or a set list!
Sour Cream Or even one single song to put on a set list!
Jenny *sighs* Guess we got a lot of work to do.
[Time-Skip; Night-time]
(The group continues to brainstorm ideas for their band.)
Sour Cream What if we went for a more of a rap-a-billy style?
Jenny No, thanks.
Steven How about something like... *begins playing his electric guitar* ♪ Here we are, our hearts combining. Music and friends, our souls aligning.
Buck Hold on, Steven. You got a really cool sentiment going on that can resonate with a wide audience. I just feel like this seafood festival needs to hear something challenging and provocative. Check this out. *strums his guitar* ♪ Doo-doo. *strumming* ♪ Butt. *strumming* ♪ The government. *strumming* ♪ Corrupts.
Jenny Hold on there, Bucky D. I'm all for being socially conscious and waking people up inside, but people are gonna be at this seafood fest to have fun! Let's give them something they can dance to! Sour Cream, give me a beat!
Sour Cream A what?
Jenny A beat!
(With her voice captured, Sour Cream uses the Launchpad to create a beat with Jenny's voice.)
Jenny Oh, yeah! Let's spice it up!
(Jenny begins playing a funky riff on her bass.)
Steven Cool.
Sour Cream Yeah! And then how about some...
(Sour Cream makes some screeching tones on the Launchpad, startling Jenny.)
Sour Cream What? Can't let your audience get too comfortable.
Steven Maybe we should just call it a night, and try again tomorrow.
Jenny Agreed.
(Just then, Sadie arrives.)
Sadie Oh, hey, guys! Sorry, I'm so late. Took longer to close up than I thought it would. Ya'll still practicing?
Jenny Oh sorry, Sadie, we just wrapped up. We were getting nowhere.
Sadie Aww shoot! I really wanted to hear you guys. Well, let me know if you have another band practice when I'm not working. See ya, guys. *walks off*
Jenny Bye, Sadie!
Buck Bye, Sadie!
Sour Cream Later.
Jenny See ya, girl.
(Steven looks on with pity as Sadie leaves.)
[Trans. Ext. Miller Residence, The Next Afternoon]
(Sadie returns home one afternoon, holding a bag of donuts, and is about to enter her house, when...
Steven Hi, Sadie!
Sour Cream Hey, how's it goin'?
Buck S'up?
Jenny Hey, girl.
Sadie *startled* Whoa! Hey, guys! I just got home from work. *chuckles*
Steven We know. We followed you. Sorry if that's weird.
Buck We know how busy your schedule is, so, we decided to bring the jam to you.
Sadie Aw, shucks, guys! But... *groans nervously* My room is such a mess right now. Okay, ah- okay, just give me a moment to tidy up!
[Trans. Int. Sadie's Room]
(Sadie puts away a pile of clothes, as the group enters her room.)
Jenny Dang, Sadie! You've got so much space in here!
Sour Cream Yo, Sadie, do you have any free outlets to plug into?
Sadie *hides her movies under her blanket* Oh, yeah, check over by the TV.
(The group begins setting up their music instruments.)
Jenny Let's get serious now. The show is this weekend!
Buck Wait... I can't really... feel the music in this... cramped spot. *walks over to Sadie's bed* This looks comfy.
Sadie No, wait!
(Buck sits on Sadie's bed, and crunching noise are heard underneath the blanket.)
Buck Aw, doo-doo. I think I broke your bed.
Sadie Gah!
(Sadie shoves Buck off her bed and lifts the blanket to see if her video cassettes are okay.)
Sour Cream Whoa! Scary movies! Hey, Sadie, you've got a dark side.
Sadie It's more of a... dork side.
Jenny Hey, is that "The Lurch"?
Sadie You know this one?
Jenny Yeah! It's a classic! I can't believe you have a copy! Guys, we have to watch this.
(The group watches the movie on Sadie's TV with the lights off. On-screen, groaning gray zombies approach a man and woman huddled in fear.)
Zombie (TV) Brains... *groans*
(The woman in the movie then screams in fear.)
Sadie I can't believe you like this one. Not everyone appreciates Bulgarian horror.
Steven *covers his eyes in fear* Uh, guys, don't we need to find our sound?
Sour Cream I kinda like this sound.
(Sour Cream walks over to his laptop and adds a dark electronic beat over the eerie music from the movie.)
Jenny Ooh. I like that.
(Jenny picks up her bass and adds a rhythmic tune to the music.)
Steven And then, we can do this.
(Steven begins strumming his electric guitar in short rhythms.)
Buck Now, we just need some provocative lyrics.
Sadie ...♪ Tired... from work.
Buck Nice.
Sadie *chuckles* ♪ Hate... my job.
(Buck adds an acoustic solo to the music, and Sadie begins to sing.)
Sadie ♪ I really oughta be in mourning, / But I've got another shift this morning. / Every day feels like it's never-ending. / What's the point of all this time I'm spending, / Here... / At this, / Dead-end job! / Ooh! / We are the Working Dead. / And we lurch for minimum wage. / But I'd really rather be... / Eating your brain!
(Sadie starts to roam the room more intensely, intimidatingly taunting each of the band members with her song lyrics.)
Sadie ♪ Look at you - You seem so bright and healthy. / ♪ And your minds are full of joy and wonder. / Stay a thousand miles from the condition, / That I've got from all the stress I'm under. / Don't come near me or you might encourage, / All these terrifying sudden urges. ♪
(Sadie begins rummaging through her closet while the others look on anxiously. She then puts a jacket and smudges a red lipstick over her eyes, creating a gothic appearance.)
Sadie ♪ Seeing you makes skipping work so tempting. / Don't you know that in the night, I'm temping, / Here... / At this, / Dead-end job! / Ooh! / We are the Working Dead. / And we lurch for minimum wage. / But I'd really rather be... / Eating your brain!
(Sadie chomps into a jelly-filled donut, squirting the red jelly out like blood, as the woman from the movie screams in terror.)
Steven, Buck, Jenny & Sour Cream Whoa!
Steven Sadie, that was awesome!
Jenny Yeah, girl, yeah!
Sour Cream That was so rad!
Buck You're not Sadie Miller. You're Sadie Killer.
Jenny This is it! This is our sound! Sadie, you should be our frontman!
Sadie Really?! *chuckles* Wow, I... Uhh, wait, no, I can't. Ugh, I've got to work tomorrow. Actually, you guys should probably pack up. I got to get some rest before my shift.
(The groups stare at Sadie in somber.)
Buck Aww, doo-doo.
[Trans. Int. the Big Donut, The Next Day]
(Sadie is wiping the glass donut cabinet, when Steven enters and idles excitedly.)
Sadie Hey. What're you doing here?
Steven I was just wondering if I could get some advice. We've been trying to write some more spooky songs without you, but... They sound so phony coming from me. "Rawr, I'm a bad, bad boy!" Yeesh... I don't know. I can't do it like you. You got any tips?
Sadie Let's see. First, lose your youth to your boring job. Then, lose the only person you've ever felt truly close to. And then, lose your mind working all his shifts.
Steven I don't think I can do all that before the show tomorrow. *chuckles nervously* Are you sure you can't come?
Sadie I'm the only employee at the shop. I can't just leave. Singing is fun, and-and being in the band would be really fun, like the most fun ever. Bu-But a lot of things could be a lot of things. This job is a drag, but at least I know it's a drag. It's normal. There's something nice about that, you know? Hanging out, singing and stuff, it feels so not normal. It's like- You ever feel so bad that you feel good? Like, when you get so cold that it burns. Sometimes, I just want to scream my guts out. Well, no, not my guts, but whatever thing is squirming in my guts.
Steven *scribbling notes* Wow! Tha-that's poetry! You're such a natural at this! All right, I'll try my best. How's this? ♪ Hate my job! Hate my job! Obligations! No vacations! Kinda saaaaad! ♪
Sadie Do I really sound like that?
Steven No, no, y-you sing it like it's really a problem for you. Don't worry, I'll get it, I promise. *singing to himself* ♪ Squirming in my guts, "I got to sell donuts." Big Donut! ♪ *humming*
(Steven grabs some napkins, scattering a few on the floor, before leaving, and Sadie looks down, contemplating.)
[Trans. Ext. Fish Stew Pizza, Dusk]
(The Cool Kids are waiting by Jenny's Car at the parking lot behind the pizzeria.)
Sour Cream I can't believe your car can hold all these amps.
Steven Hey, guys.
Buck Hey~ It's Steven Universe. Is that the scariest jacket you could find?
Steven Mmhmm. Hope it doesn't scare anyone too much.
Jenny So... No Sadie Killer, huh?
Steven 'Fraid not. She's just... too busy with work.
Jenny Aww, man!
Sour Cream This gig won't be the same without her.
Buck All right, Steven, you're gonna have to up your scary game to fill Sadie's shoes.
Steven Got it! *tries to be scary* Rawr!
Buck You can't help being cute, no more than I can help being cool. Let's go.
Steven Okay...
(The group gets into Jenny's car and she begins to drive off.)
Jenny Buckle up, ya'll.
Sour Cream Hope the seafood at this thing is good.
Jenny So, where is this place exactly?
Buck I gave you the directions.
Jenny Oh, that tiny piece of paper? *stops the car* Where'd I put it?
Steven Did it fall under the seat?
Sour Cream I don't see it back here.
Buck Yo, what if this... was all a dream?
Jenny *scoffs* This is not-
Sadie Hey!
(Just then, Sadie is seen running from behind up to the car.)
Sadie Wait up! *panting*
Steven & Jenny *excitedly* Sadie!
Sadie *catches up to the car, and catches her breath* I can do it! I can do the show! I can come!
Jenny All right! Yeah!
Steven *in relief* Oh, thank goodness!
Sadie *hops onto the car* And I can come to practice, and I can come to the next show, and the show after that!
Steven But Sadie, don't you have work?
Sadie Heh! I QUIT!
(Sadie takes off her Big Donut uniform, as the star iris closes in on her smug face.)

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Pilot Pilot
Season 1 A: Gem GlowLaser Light CannonCheeseburger BackpackTogether BreakfastFryboCat FingersBubble BuddiesSerious StevenTiger MillionaireSteven's LionArcade ManiaGiant WomanSo Many BirthdaysLars and the Cool KidsOnion TradeSteven the Sword FighterLion 2: The MovieBeach PartyRose's RoomCoach StevenJoking VictimSteven and the StevensMonster BuddiesAn Indirect KissMirror Gem/Ocean Gem

B: House GuestSpace RaceSecret TeamIsland AdventureKeep Beach City WeirdFusion CuisineGarnet's UniverseWatermelon StevenLion 3: Straight to VideoWarp TourAlone TogetherThe TestFuture VisionOn the RunHorror ClubWinter ForecastMaximum CapacityMarble MadnessRose's ScabbardOpen BookShirt ClubStory for StevenThe MessagePolitical PowerThe Return/Jail Break

Season 2 Full DisclosureJoy RideSay UncleLove LettersReformedSworn to the SwordRising Tides, Crashing SkiesKeeping It TogetherWe Need to TalkChille TidCry for HelpKeystone MotelOnion FriendHistorical FrictionFriend ShipNightmare HospitalSadie's SongCatch and ReleaseWhen It RainsBack to the BarnToo FarThe AnswerSteven's BirthdayIt Could've Been GreatMessage ReceivedLog Date 7 15 2
Season 3 Super Watermelon Island/Gem DrillSame Old WorldBarn MatesHit the DiamondSteven FloatsDrop Beat DadMr. GregToo Short to RideThe New LarsBeach City DriftRestaurant WarsKiki's Pizza Delivery ServiceMonster ReunionAlone at SeaGreg the BabysitterGem HuntCrack the WhipSteven vs. AmethystBismuthBetaEarthlingsBack to the MoonBubbled
Season 4 The Kindergarten KidKnow Your FusionBuddy's BookMindful EducationFuture Boy ZoltronLast One Out of Beach CityOnion GangGem HarvestThree Gems and a BabySteven's DreamAdventures in Light DistortionGem HeistThe ZooThat Will Be AllThe New Crystal GemsStorm in the RoomRocknaldoTiger PhilanthropistRoom for RubyLion 4: Alternate EndingDoug OutThe Good LarsAre You My Dad?I Am My Mom
Season 5 Stuck TogetherThe TrialOff ColorsLars' HeadDewey WinsGemcationRaising the BarnBack to the KindergartenSadie KillerKevin PartyLars of the StarsJungle MoonYour Mother and MineThe Big ShowPool HoppingLetters to LarsCan't Go BackA Single Pale RoseNow We're Only Falling ApartWhat's Your Problem?The QuestionMade of HonorReunitedLegs From Here to HomeworldFamiliarTogether AloneEscapismChange Your Mind
Film Steven Universe: The Movie
Future Little HomeschoolGuidanceRose BudsVolleyballBluebirdA Very Special EpisodeSnow DayWhy So Blue?Little GraduationPrickly PairIn DreamsBismuth CasualTogether ForeverGrowing PainsMr. UniverseFragmentsHomeworld BoundEverything's FineI Am My MonsterThe Future
Shorts Lion Loves to Fit in a BoxThe Classroom Gems: What Are Gems?We Are the Crystal GemsThe Classroom Gems: How Are Gems Made?UnboxingThe Classroom Gems: FusionCooking with LionGem KaraokeSteven ReactsVideo ChatSteven's Song Time
Other We Deserve to ShineCrossover Nexus