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Idea for first clip of hypothetical 5th SKAM season starring Even:

It’s kind of like a cold open or a recap of what’s been going on since the end of Season 4. This takes place a few years later (maybe like 5 years or something). It would be shot like “Gutten som ikke klarte å holde pusten under vann”, as kind of a home-movie of Even and Isak’s life up to this point.

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They made a statue of us

Then put it on a mountain top

Now tourists come and stare at us

Blow bubbles with their gum

Take photographs of fun, have fun

So during the intro and first verse of this song we see several things from their lives shortly after Season 4. Maybe footage from vacations (Morocco?) Isak’s Graduation from high school, going to university, making films, maybe adopting a cat and moving into a bigger apartment, and cute little things like were in the birthday video.

They’ll name a city after us

And later say it’s all our fault

Then they’ll give us a talking to

Then they’ll give us a talking to

Cause they’ve got years of experience

Now we see more serious things. Perhaps some steamy stuff, but really emotional moments too. Maybe something like Isak and Even helping each other through hardships (Isak being afraid to visit his mother and Even suffering through another depressive episode). There may be some clips of them fighting a little but by the end of the verse they’re as in love as ever.

[Chorus]
Living in a den of thieves

Rummaging for answers in the pages

Living in a den of thieves

And it’s contagious

And it’s contagious

And it’s contagious

And it’s contagious

During this first chorus we see them with their friends “spreading the love” as the lyrics imply. Study sessions with Sana, Hei Briskeby filming with the Balloon Squad, smoking weed with the boys, helping and supporting Vilde when she comes out, parties, things like that.

We wear our scarves just like a noose

But not cause we want eternal sleep

And though our parts are slightly used

New ones are slave labor you can keep

Living in a den of thieves

Rummaging for answers in the pages

Living in a den of thieves

And it’s contagious

And it’s contagious

And it’s contagious

And it’s contagious

The camera appears to be in the hands of Jonas following a very confused Isak to Nissen at night long after they’ve graduated. He says that Even has told him to meet there and has no idea why. Suddenly, he enters through the gates and sees their bench and the surrounding area covered in candles and rose petals when Even bursts out of the school doors (a la O Helga Natt), walks tentatively to Isak, then gets down on one knee and proposes. Isak tearfully accepts and then the two hug and kiss in tears and we can hear Jonas cheer and it looks like Jonas is jumping with the camera. 

They made a statue of us

They made a statue of us

The tourists come and stare at us

The sculptor’s marble sends regards

They made a statue of us

They made a statue of us

Our noses have begun to rust

[Chorus Again]

In the instrumental before the bridge and during the bridge is when we see the wedding footage. Isak and Even at the altar in matching suits with Jonas, Sana, or Eskild as their minister. They kiss, everyone cheers, they have their first dance, eat cake (maybe throw some at each other), party with their friends, look into each other’s eyes on the dance floor, etc. The end chorus and the end are glimpses into their married life up (maybe honeymoon too) until the last chords of the song when we hear: “Even, baby?” “What is it Issy?” “I think I want to have a baby.” 

Cut to: SKAM in big bold yellow letters on a black screen.