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"Enough, already !" cameo

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In action/adventure/horror movies, when a female character is starting on the whole hands-to-the-face-and-screaming thing just prior to falling over photogenically when trying to fight/hide/run away, a previously unmentioned character - preferably a cameo by a famous performer, male or female - walks on, slaps them across the face, shouts "Oh for Christ's sake, get a grip ! This isn't helping. It's not big, and it's not clever. Just get on with it !" and then walks out of shot, never to reappear.

If it's a male character, then a brisk kneeing in the groin is an entirely acceptable equivalent .

8th of 7, Feb 08 2018

https://www.youtube...watch?v=d1Cpc8Vw-2A [2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 08 2018]


       So, basically like the hysterical woman scene in Airplane, but less so?
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 08 2018

       Wow, [Ian], that link is amazing. Not only did the bastards copy "Airplane!" almost word-for-word, but they had the nerve to predate it by over twenty years!
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 08 2018

       // What role does “already” in the title fulfil? //   

       It indicates that, since we are a non-discriminatory equal-opportunity opressor, we anticipate that famous performers with Hebrew ancestry may be persuaded to perform their cameo role as an amusingly self-referential stereotype, thus demonstrating our willingness to tackle edgy and contentious issues without fear or favour, in the hope of cheap laughs and free publicity from critical media comment.
8th of 7, Feb 08 2018


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