SHELDON (Standing): Hey Gramp... why are actors called "thespians"? GRAMP (reading a book): After the 1st century Greek king THESPOS. ARTHUR (sleeping on a lamp)
GRAMP (reading a book): Thespos knew that the opposing army from Crete would crush his troops. SHELDON (Standing) ARTHUR (sleeping on a lamp)
GRAMP: But by using a combination of monologues, interpretive dance, and improvisational dramedy, Thespos convinced the Cretans to stop the war... and share in the upcoming gyro harvest.
SHELDON GRAMP (reading a book)
SHELDON (Standing): "Gosh Sheldon, I'm not sure WHAT thespian means! Let's go look it up like TWO NORMAL HUMAN BEINGS... GRAMP (reading a book): King Thespos. ...they say he ruled from the throne, but acted from the heart.