Starring: Regina Hall. Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Justin Hartley, Tone Bell, Caleb Emery, JD McCrary, Mikey Day, Luke James
Comedy written and directed by Tina Gordon Chism. The story centers on tech mogul Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall), who when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear gets the chance to relive the carefree life of her younger self (Marsai Martin) just before a do-or-die presentation. Jordan’s long-suffering assistant April (Issa Rae), is the only one in on the secret, that her daily tormentor is now trapped in an awkward tween body just as everything is on the line.
[gets woken by a call from her boss, Jordan]
Jordan Sanders: Wake up!
[quickly gets out of bed]
April: Uh, hey, Jordan?
Jordan Sanders: I need you awake when I call!
April: But I don’t know when you’re going to call, so when would I sleep?
Jordan Sanders: When I’m not calling. Am I being unreasonable?
[mouths the words to herself]
April: Yes, bitch!
[then replies out loud]
April: No, it’s not unreasonable at all.
Man: Take it the boss lady’s on the warpath this morning.
April: Every morning.
April: I really think I can help this company if you just gave me a chance.
Jordan Sanders: Just concentrate on being my assistant.
Stevie: Were you always mean?
Jordan Sanders: I got big and I got rich. So now who’s going to check me, boo?
Stevie: I wish you were my age, the I’d check you, boo.
[looks like she’s doing a spell]
Stevie: I wish you were little.
[referring to Jordan]
April: What in the black Jesus!
[comparing photos of Jordan as a teenager and as an adult]
April: How did you go from this to this?
April: You went to bed grown and then you woke up…
Young Jordan: Little!
April: That’s for white people, because black people don’t have the time.
[answering her front door]
Young Jordan: What?!
Child Protective Services Worker: Child Protective Services.
Child Protective Services Worker: Enroll this child in school or somebody is going to jail.
April: By somebody, do you mean…
[she points to the younger Jordan]
April: Jordan, to everyone else you’re a child, so you have to start acting like a kid.
Young Jordan: You don’t understand what school was like. These kids were mean, cruel.
April: It’s not all bad at your school though.
April: You have a chance anyone would kill for. Maybe you have to do something differently at this age.
[Jordan looks at her with confusion]
Young Jordan: Botox?
Young Jordan: Get back to work!
Preston: Who’s child is this walking around in a tiny pink pantsuit?
Young Jordan: I need you to cover for me in my office.
April: I should probably dress the part.
Young Jordan: Your body can’t fit into my clothes!
[referring to her body]
Young Jordan: This is squats. This is Pilates.
April: That body looks like Baby Gap, Gymboree, OshKosh B’gosh to me.
Young Jordan: Fine.
[dressed in Jordan’s clothes]
Young Jordan: Damn girl. Looking like Cookie from Empire.
Young Jordan: Think you’re the boss of me?
April: Say one more thing, I dare you!
Young Jordan: You’re too fat for that skirt.
April: Okay, see, I’ve been looking at you like a little girl, but you’re a grown-ass woman.
[watching April getting ready to beat up Jordan; into his radio comm]
Security Guard: We have a BMW situation, Black Mama Whooping.
[April starts spanking Jordan’s behind]
April: I told you not to test me! Yes! Start spanking your kids!
Security Guard: Remind me of my mama.
Jordan’s Teacher: Your daughter’s adorable.
April: Oh, she’s not my daughter. Ew!
[the teacher looks confused at her reaction]
Jordan’s Teacher: I could tell that you’re a special young lady.
Young Jordan: I feel like you get me.
[looks at her teacher seductively]
Jordan’s Teacher: Really? I feel like I get you too.
Young Jordan: So you feeling what I’m feeling?
Jordan’s Teacher: No, I’m not feeling that at all. Don’t, don’t look at me like that. You just look, look the other way. Look the way, look the, look up there.
[as a man is dancing seductively in Jordan’s balcony]
April: Put me in the middle of that.
[he tears his shirt off, April covers Jordan’s eyes with a blanket]
Man: Who are you?!
April: Well, I’m April with A for available.
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