Bus hits as usual

Scriptwriting Tip #253

IF YOU want to shake up your storyline but don’t really have any idea how, bring on the bus. Just have one of your characters walk or run into the middle of a roadway and make some deep or ironic declaration while totally oblivious to oncoming traffic. Then whammo!

“Creative” “genius” J.J. Abrams is the master. This could be what caused Felicity‘s hair to fall out:

Can you guess this chick’s Final Destination?:

Lost, another J.J. Abrams show, does away with one of its 478 characters:

Here’s a Nip/Tuck Bus/Hit:

Even the British love a good bus hit (double-deckers can do some real damage). From Skins:

Yet another J.J. Abrams show. This time it’s Alias:

Betcha didn’t see that coming!


4 Responses to “Bus hits as usual”

  1. Christine Says:

    Mean Girls does a good job with the bus too. Poor Regina. The Plastics were never the same after that.

  2. Bus Driver Fred Says:

    Imbedded videos are the new step-in-front-of-the-bus scene. Personally, my faves are the cartoon characters who get flattened and then inflate themselves by blowing into a thumb. That would be killer on Nip/Tuck.

  3. you’re KILLING me!

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