For a story to draw you in, you need conflict. Constantly. Or there is no impetus to continue watching.
Every scene must have purpose and drive. Leave the meandering to improvisational drama groups.
Don’t believe that?
Matt Stone & Trey Parker are an Oscar away from EGOT. Well, unofficially, Trey’s already there since he did win a student academy award. Either way, they know their way around a script. And guess what their first rule of writing is…