An Arbogast-on-Film ongoing question/poll/post thingie is to contemplate the one you may have saved from a horror movie and to write a few words about it. Now, there is something you need to grasp before I get to my two choices (though I'm sure there are many, many that will be mentioned as I review those films, here I want to just put two choices - one from movies, one from television). This isn't about whether you feel the death had a storytelling point or was 'justified'. It isn't about whether the death so avoided would have destroyed the narrative (which is the fact when it comes to my TV choice).
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Newt on the slab. (image borrowed from here)
And Poor Jenny:
It was hard to run in that long skirt. (Image borrowed from here.)