Another thing he doesn't know anything about
So this is happening in Funky Winkerbean. A bit of background if you're smart enough not to be reading it: Les has written a script for a movie to be made of his bestseller about his wife's death from cancer. He slaved over the script and sent it off to "Hollywood", and is finally getting this call:
Yeah. You see, Tom - movies don't have pilots. And a table read? That happens as part of the rehearsal process.