A: So let me get this straight.
B: Okay, sure. Take all the time you need, sir.
A: You want me to dress up like a police officer and run after some musicians?
B: Yes. They're a rap group called N.W.A.
A: What does that stand for?
B: It doesn't stand for anything. Are you interested in the gig? It's pretty easy work, you have to admit. It's part of a bit they're doing.
A: A bit?
B: Like a scenario.
A: Okay. So I'm supposed to dress up like a cop and chase them down the stairs, until they get to the stage?
B: Yes, and then they'll do their song.
A: What if someone in the audience thinks I'm actually a cop? What if someone trips me? I don't want to get hurt.
B: They'll all know it's a gag.
A: Why would the police run after this N.W.A.?
B: It's a reference to something that is really happening to them. It's not important. It's just part of the bit. You're barely going to be on camera.
A: So they actually have problems with the police?
B: Yes. But it's different. Everyone will know the difference.
A: Is this some kind of statement? I'm just an extra. I don't want to be part of a statement.
B: Don't worry about it. Once the music starts everyone will know. Really, you're overthinking this.
B: So is everything cool? We just need you to sign some release forms.
A: I suppose everything sounds fine.
B: Great. Hey, you'll get to meet Arsenio. You like Arsenio?
A: I've already met Mr. Hall before.
A: I'd like to meet the group though, just to go over this chase.
B: Yes, they're backstage somewhere. One of them is wearing a hockey mask.
A: A hockey mask?
B: It's part of the bit.
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