1. He notices a rubber ducky is not where it’s supposed to be. This is an urgent and all-consuming problem.
2. His girlfriend is a retriever mix, and SHE’S afraid to swim. Everybody knows Border Collies do everything bigger, better, smarter, faster. Besides, the ducky’s just sitting on this narrow ledge, and his girlfriends’s watching. No swimming required. He’s got this.
3. Whoa! Is he FALLING?
4. Don’t look. This never happened.
5. Oh, hey! A tennis ball was just sitting there unattended! It wasn’t even rolling. These things need to MOVE!