What things do you see all the time on TV or in Films?

Adverts with 'blended' families or same sex couples.
 
Have a bit of an argument or a scuffle in your home and someone has a fall, hits their head and dies? Don't bother calling the police and explaining it was an accident, much better to dismember the corpse and dispose of the parts and evidence.

For the purposes of spoiler avoidance I'm not going to mention any BBC drama where they double down on this one.
Real life.

A friend of ours Dave was taken in for questioning when he woke up in the morning to find his wife dead at the bottom of the stairs covered in blood. He dialed 911 asap, Fire Dep't arrived 1st, Cops 2nd, Ambulance 3rd, CSI 4th. Not only found on the body blood was also found in the kitchen, the hallway, and on the stairs.

Dave's story was that they both had finished more than a few beers in the back garden when he decided to go to bed leaving his wife on the patio. This was not uncommon, his wife preferring to have a quiet drink alone before coming to bed. His wife had a gammy leg and required a cane to get around btw.

He was held in local custody until the Coroner and Forensics' report concluded that his wife slipped on spilled Wine in the kitchen and probably tried to climb the stairs to alert Dave but fell backwards and hit her head on the wall.

Although a rumour started by people who didn't know them, he was never arrested on suspicion of murder and said he was treated respectfully at all times.

After Dave was released, who rather than go home wanted to stay at his brothers place, a Detective drove Dave to the brothers house 50 miles away.
 
Real life.

A friend of ours Dave was taken in for questioning when he woke up in the morning to find his wife dead at the bottom of the stairs covered in blood. He dialed 911 asap, Fire Dep't arrived 1st, Cops 2nd, Ambulance 3rd, CSI 4th. Not only found on the body blood was also found in the kitchen, the hallway, and on the stairs.

Dave's story was that they both had finished more than a few beers in the back garden when he decided to go to bed leaving his wife on the patio. This was not uncommon, his wife preferring to have a quiet drink alone before coming to bed. His wife had a gammy leg and required a cane to get around btw.

He was held in local custody until the Coroner and Forensics' report concluded that his wife slipped on spilled Wine in the kitchen and probably tried to climb the stairs to alert Dave but fell backwards and hit her head on the wall.

Although a rumour started by people who didn't know them, he was never arrested on suspicion of murder and said he was treated respectfully at all times.

After Dave was released, who rather than go home wanted to stay at his brothers place, a Detective drove Dave to the brothers house 50 miles away.

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Cool story, bro.
 
In recent times I'm seeing Victorian/ Regency Britain with a predominantly "ethnic" populace apart from the occasional scheming villain or haughty twat who is so stereotypically white.

Never used to see so many BAME faces on a Quality Street tin. Rowntrees Mackintosh were white supremacists it seems.
 
In recent times I'm seeing Victorian/ Regency Britain with a predominantly "ethnic" populace apart from the occasional scheming villain or haughty twat who is so stereotypically white.

Never used to see so many BAME faces on a Quality Street tin. Rowntrees Mackintosh were white supremacists it seems.

Yes, black lords of the manor, high ranking military etc. I'm sure your local #BLM activist* will tell you that the miniscule amount of black people in the UK back then were living in abject poverty in those days. The only black people with wealth seen in the UK would be African dignitaries, visiting merchants etc.

* I mean a proper, black working class activist, not some woke, white, middle-class bandwagon jumper.
 

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Die Hard 2... So, they've flown all the way to Washington DC from LA and are in the pattern for finals and then they decide that there's no room in First for Thornberg and move him aft? And why would they be serving the meal, First Class or otherwise, when they're a half hour from landing (before the colonel and his boys screw up everyone's plans)...?
 
Wallander remake. Ken's questioning a ferry captain where someone sees a MoB incident but the muster reveals no-one missing. Captain says, "We followed standard procedure: cut engines, perform a Wilsons Turn, take a roll-call of the passengers and crew."

Erm... It's a Williamson Turn and if you cut the engines you can't perform one.
But the ferry does stay afloat doesn't it?
 
They always seem to crawl through the cleanest air conditioning ducts. And never ever come across any screens they can't get past.
Not to mention the sharp self tappers that stick out everywhere and puncture your knee and rip your coveralls. Blood everywhere. Still got the f*****g scar.
 
Fires in films. A number of half frozen trekkers enter an abandoned log cabin and there are still logs in the grate. Somebody lobs a cardboard book match in the fireplace and WHOOF, instant blazing fire. Place cosy in minutes. As a kid, my job was to get the grate into life with paper, thin kindling, sticks and wet coal. Occasionally paraffin out of the Primus or even shavings off a candle. Why don't more people notice this stuff?
 
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