Thursday, May 27, 2010

Order Now!

Mommy needs just a few minutes to get her clothes changed before she, Bean and Goobs head out for their afternoon activity. Bean is begging to watch a video on the computer. Since her shirt is covered in peaches and yogurt from lunch, Mommy relents and searches for firetrucks, which is the favorite topic of the week. She comes across the "Lots and Lots of Fire Trucks" promotional video. It has a song and moving pictures of fire trucks. He has seen it once before so Mommy knows it is safe to let him watch. She starts the video and heads upstairs to change.

The video has finished and Mommy can hear Bean downstairs yelling something at her.

Mommy: "I can't hear you honey. If you want to talk to me you have to come upstairs."

Bean: (Running up the stairs he stands in front of Mommy out of breath) "Mommy! We need to order now!"

Mommy: (Very confused and feeling like she missed something) "What are you talking about?"

Bean: (Becoming a little frustrated with Mommy that she isn't immediately ordering whatever it is that he wants) "'Lots and Lots of Fire Trucks' Mommy. It's for anyone who loves fire trucks. I love fire trucks. We get two video's for the price of one."

Mommy: "What the heck were you watching down there."

Bean: "The fire trucks video Mommy. You need to go order them right now."

Mommy: (Finally catching on to what Bean is trying to tell her) "Oh, I get it. They were selling the video after they showed the clip. I don't know if we are going to order them. We can't buy everything people tell us to buy."

Bean: (Now with great urgency) "Mommy! We need to order now. We get a bonus audio CD."

Mommy: (Slightly amazed that her three year old has managed to remember an entire commercial in one sitting) "What? How old are you kid? How do you remember this stuff?"

Bean: (Looking at Mommy as if she just asked the dumbest question he has ever heard) "Mommy, I'm three. Satisfaction is guaranteed. Call today!"

Two days later, with the "Lots and Lots of Fire Trucks" song stuck in her head, Mommy orders the videos. Satisfaction better be guaranteed.

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1 comment:

  1. Funny! I hope that there are lots of firetrucks and that they are cool!