INT. DICKIE’S SPORTS INC. - FACTORY FLOOR - MORNINGANIMATED/STYLIZED OPENING CREDIT MONTAGECROSS-SECTION: Sports equipment factory (downstairs) pluscorporate offices (upstairs) plus adjacent car park.Cartoonish robots assuming human roles on the factory floor:flattening strips of leather by hand, operating a hydraulicpress, inserting felt padding into baseball gloves, doingquality checks, taking a coffee break. A robot supervisorberates a clumsy employee.A ROBOT PAGE carrying a baseball glove leaves the factoryfloor and gets into an elevator. On the ride up, he getscaught staring at a FEMALE ROBOT WORKER’s breasts.INT. UPSTAIRS OFFICES - CONTINUEDMONTAGE WINDS DOWNThe robot page exits the elevator and walks down the hall,then into an office. He hands the baseball glove to aMANAGER ROBOT who sports a tie and baseball cap.The manager robot puts on the glove, checks his watch, thenexits the building. He traverses the car park.END CREDITS/MONTAGEFADE INTO:EXT. OUTSIDE DICKIE’S SPORTS INC. - EARLY EVENINGJASON DELL, late 30s, sporting a tie and ball cap, glovetucked under his arm, approaches a futuristic-lookingvehicle in a corporate car park.He awkwardly inserts his two fingers into a slot(fingerprint scanner) in the car door. The car flashes red:denied. Jason grimaces like this is a familiar frustrationin his life.He impatiently thrusts his two fingers in and out of thelock slot a few times.
The car flashes red again and emits a quick high-pitchedwarning sound -- BLEEP BLOOP.(CONTINUED)