Shitty Movie Detail: Night of the Demons

Stooge and Helen griping over the music on the car radio.
FT, Fartiste Theater's frankenthing mascot.

When the car has a flat on the way to the party, Helen wonders out loud, “You know, I always wondered why they called you Stooge.” Stooge—short for Shakespeare—got his nickname because of his eloquent speech, evidenced with lines such as: “Shut up and drive, bitch!” and “We can play post orifice and you can be the stamp.” and “Eat a bowl of fuck!”

Shitty Movie Detail: The Return of the Living Dead

Frank and Freddy freaking out about exposure to 245-Trioxin.
FT, Fartiste Theater's frankenthing mascot.

The best place to hid something is in plain sight. That is why the workers at Uneeda Medical Supplies placed a hidden message in an eye chart in their boss’s office. It reads: “Burt is a Slave Driver and a Cheap SOAB who is going bald too HAHAH.” They “hid” it in an eye chart as a subtle nod to two facts. Namely, that Burt has poor vision and won’t “see” the message, and movie nerds have excellent vision and will comb over every frame of a movie to pull out even the most obscure details.

Shitty Movie Detail: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Mola Ram showing the human sacrifice's heart to the crowd of Thuggees.
FT, Fartiste Theater's frankenthing mascot.

If you do not speak/understand Hindi and find yourself being sacrificed to Mother Kali (if we had a nickel for every time that’s happened!), here’s what to expect, say, and do. When the priest/priestess says, “Kali Ma Shakti de,” and pulls your heart from your chest, respond: “Om Namah Shivaya.” Pass out if at all possible because what comes next will cause you to load your underdrawers, and you don’t want to be that person at the human sacrifice!