34 Things Movie and TV Characters Do That No Real Person Does
For the most part, movies and TV shows are supposed to be about us, right? They’re either directly or indirectly about the human condition and are packed with human behavior. Except that a lot of the time, they really aren’t. They play more like an alien’s vague idea of what our species does. Yea, yea, yea, we know, actors playing characters never have to go to the bathroom (except if the plot demands it), and they’re teeth always look great. But it extends beyond those cliche examples.
Have you ever noticed how effortlessly fictional characters drop whole literary quotes? Don’t blame your English teacher, it really helps to have a script. How about the fact that fictional characters are just constantly revealing incredible details and secrets while having ‘relations’ with one another. We don’t know about you, but we can barely string a sentence together when we’re within the throes of passion.
The fact is, it would be pretty awesome (in some ways!) to be a character in a fictional universe. At the very least, you almost never have to wait for the check. Keep on scrollin’ for more amazing examples…