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==Give Me Back My Son==
 
 
 
Players in a circle, one in the middle. The one in the middle must approach players one at a time and yell "Give me back my son!" in the over-dramatic style of Mel Gibson in the movie "Ransom." If the player on the outside of the circle laughs, then that player becomes the player in the middle.
 
Players in a circle, one in the middle. The one in the middle must approach players one at a time and yell "Give me back my son!" in the over-dramatic style of Mel Gibson in the movie "Ransom." If the player on the outside of the circle laughs, then that player becomes the player in the middle.
  
===Purpose===
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==Purpose==
 
To practice emotional commitment, even when doing something silly. And to make your teammates laugh.
 
To practice emotional commitment, even when doing something silly. And to make your teammates laugh.
  
===History===
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==History==
 
[[Pete Bosniak]] used to do this with his friends in Philly for fun, and he brought it to his improv team [[Monkeydick]] as a warm-up.   
 
[[Pete Bosniak]] used to do this with his friends in Philly for fun, and he brought it to his improv team [[Monkeydick]] as a warm-up.   
  
===Links===
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==Links==
 
*Chris Gethard's [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LbXjJ4OkBA|video tribute to this warm-up]
 
*Chris Gethard's [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LbXjJ4OkBA|video tribute to this warm-up]
 
*The [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iIYGlNEXjg|original line from the movie Ransom]
 
*The [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iIYGlNEXjg|original line from the movie Ransom]
  
 
[[Category:Warm Ups]]
 
[[Category:Warm Ups]]

Revision as of 22:10, 12 October 2008

Players in a circle, one in the middle. The one in the middle must approach players one at a time and yell "Give me back my son!" in the over-dramatic style of Mel Gibson in the movie "Ransom." If the player on the outside of the circle laughs, then that player becomes the player in the middle.

Purpose

To practice emotional commitment, even when doing something silly. And to make your teammates laugh.

History

Pete Bosniak used to do this with his friends in Philly for fun, and he brought it to his improv team Monkeydick as a warm-up.

Links