A suburban kitchen decorated in bright greens and yellows. MRS. R, dressed in a business suit, is stirring batter in a large bowl.

MRS. R. In this day and age, it's not enough for a working mother to have her cake and eat it too. She's got to bake the darned thing as well!

[The laugh track erupts into giggles. RITA storms through the door stage right.]

RITA. Mom, you've got to do something about Reid. He's stopped going to school, in case you didn't notice, and all he does is watch television.

MRS. R. Honey, as long as my kids aren't robbing convenience stores or selling drugs, I feel like I've done my job well.

[Appreciative guffaws from the laugh track].