Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Host: Good evening. have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the absolute ruler of a nation? I'm finding out. I am the winner on a television show called King for a Day. I'm a trifle disturbed, however. I just learned how they are able to provide for a different winner each day. This country, like the earth, has one revolution every 24 hours. It is reassuring to know, however, that the state funerals are among the best. As usual, this prologue has absolutely nothing to do with tonight's play, which tells the story of a little man who becomes involved in a very odd charade. One of my first acts as king was to ban from the country forever all television commercials. They were deported to the United States. Here is one of them.