Image Union episode featuring "I'd Like to Hate Myself in the Morning" by Michael Carlin. Black and white film that depicts the grim consequences of going on a diet and giving up smoking at the same time.
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0:46Copy video clip URL “I’d Like To Hate Myself In The Morning” by Michael Carlin. Black and white film that depicts the grim consequences of going on a diet and giving up smoking at the same time.
1:00Copy video clip URL Open to alarm clock, radio playing. Man lights a cigarette. He trips over a toy firearm laying on the ground, almost waking his wife, Sheila. Their youngest daughter, Julie, whines, trying to get pancakes for breakfast.
3:22Copy video clip URL Sheila weighs herself, puts on makeup, only to discover that her daughter is making a big mess in the kitchen trying to make pancakes.
5:00Copy video clip URL Boy at door sells the woman cigarettes. Eldest daughter wakes up and hides her mother’s cigarettes and then conspires with her sister to flush their mother’s cigarettes down the toilet.
6:51Copy video clip URL Sheila leaves the house in search of cigarettes.
7:42Copy video clip URL Woman riding an exercise bike on her porch. Sheila is at her door. Sheila says her doctor wants her to lose thirty pounds. On their way to the woman’s husband’s car, the two get scared at the sight of two young men.
13:08Copy video clip URL The women sit smoking at a card game. Conversation and argument ensues.
18:10Copy video clip URL Sheila returns home.Her family is out getting food without her. Upon the family’s return they argue.
20:45Copy video clip URL Sheila and her husband in bed. She is reading weight watchers.She leaves the bed.
21:15Copy video clip URL Sheila is on the roof of her building smoking. Julie comes to the roof. Sheila puts her to bed.
24:20Copy video clip URL Sheila still on the roof, smoking.
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