[Tamara (the resident of the room) is talking with a guest who is hardly visible in this scene. There is a knock at the door.]
Tamara: Please come in.
Elderly female neighbor: (to Tamara's guest) Hello. Hello, Tomochka.
Elderly male neighbor: Good evening.
Tamara: Good evening.
Elderly female neighbor: You're not watching? Excuse us, then, we were just wondering who the anchor was today —Ninochka or Valechka?
Tamara: Please, please, come in.
Elderly female neighbor: Thank you. May we? Thank you.
Elderly male neighbor (to Tamara's guest): I'm not blocking your view, am I?
Tamara (to her guest): I'm the only one in the apartment who has a television, so I have the others over to watch.
Television anchor: In recent days, all across the country, a new consumer trend has taken hold among young people...
Slava (sings): Nadya Kovrova will say three words...
Radio: About the movement of the third Soviet artificial satellite around the Earth...
Radio: Since the middle of September, the third Soviet satellite has once again become visible over the territory of the USSR. A total of seventy viewing and twenty-six photographic stations in the USSR have been observing the satellite...
Katya: Yesterday I was walking across the little park...
Slava: Katyusha, Katyusha, that's not ours, what are you doing?!
Slava: Over here.
Katya: So I was saying...
Slava: You were saying..?
Katya: Yesterday I was walking across the little park.
Katya: And a female sparrow was dragging a male sparrow along by its wing. Probably he cheated on her. What do you think?
Elderly female neighbor: May we?
Slava: Oh yes, please. Hello.
Elderly female neighbor: Hello.
Elderly male neighbor: Hello.
Elderly female neighbor: Oh dear, we thought for some reason that you were watching.
Slava: Please, please, come in. We're just running a little bit behind here... come in.
Elderly female neighbor: Thank you very much.
Slava: Just a moment. Here you go.
Elderly female neighbor: Thank you.
Elderly male neighbor: Thank you very much.
[Slava goes over to the other side of the room where Katya is waiting for him.]