Customer: "I want a refund on this video."
Video Rental ReturnM. Stanley Bubien
Clerk: "I'm sorry sir. Store policy. We can't give you a refund just because you didn't like it."
Customer: "No. I want a refund because it was offensive."
Clerk: (Opens video.) "Hm. The Rapture. There certainly was some serious sex in this movie."
Customer: "That's not what offend me."
Clerk: "Oh? Too violent, I bet. That scene where the guy blows everyone away in the office is pretty harsh."
Customer: "No. That wasn't it either."
Clerk: "Must've been the language. It had way more swearing than was necessary."
Customer: (Shakes his head.) "Uh uh. What bothered me was all that stuff about God and heaven and everything. Totally unexpected and inappropriate in a movie like this."
Clerk: (Puts video down.) "Okay. Just a moment while I credit your account..."
Based on a true story.
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