Episode One, 8:45 p.m.:
Me: Susannah, it is is time to go to bed. Quit turning your light on.
Sukie: But I like to thleep in the light. I alwayth thleep in the light. I do. I alwayth do.
Me: You need to close your eyes now.
Sukie: I can't. I can't clothe my eyeth. I need to thee. I need to thee, (sotto voce) if I am DEAD.
Sukie: (eyes darting, followed by a lengthy intake of breath): I AM ALIVE!
Episode Two, 9:15 p.m.:
Me: You know that you can't go to preschool tomorrow if you don't get a good night's sleep.
Sukie: Not at that prethchool.
Me: Yes, at every preschool they require in the rules that you get a good night's sleep.
Sukie: Nope. Not at BSF they don't.
Me: Yes, you HAVE to sleep before you go.
Sukie (triumphantly): But they have a bed there.
Me: No, they don't have a bed there.
Sukie (raising eyebrows smugly): Maaaaybe. Maaaaaaybe they do.
Episode three, 10:13 p.m.:
Sukie (settling in to the couch): You wanna watch Pound Puppies or Kipper?