Espenson drafts - Gingerbread
The next in my series of draft scripts provided to me by Jane Espenson is Gingerbread. Credited as a co-write with Thania St. John, see below for what that really means.
This spooky little number is a great take on mass hysteria, scapegoating and the dangers of being turned into a rat.
Here is the outline to the episode - note the 'embarrassing parents moment': would love to see that revived somewhere.
Draft one is here.
Espenson notes in an email to me (the whole transcript of which will be in my forthcoming book, Joss Whedon, for Manchester Universality Press, the following: