History Film / ShaunOfTheDead

17th Jan '17 11:02:59 AM MattP5557
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** A zombified Tyres (the drugged-up courier from ''Series/{{Spaced}}'') is among the zombies that Shaun leads away from the Winchester.

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** A zombified Tyres (the drugged-up courier from ''Series/{{Spaced}}'') is among the zombies that Shaun leads away from the Winchester.Winchester, technically also counts as DeathByCameo.
10th Jan '17 4:17:10 PM nombretomado
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** A fantastically in-jokey scene where the gang run into a [[SimilarSquad very similar gang]] headed by Shaun's friend Yvonne (played by Jessica Hynes, Creator/SimonPegg's co-star and co-writer on ''Series/{{Spaced}}''). The alternative gang are all played by well-known British comedy actors (Creator/MartinFreeman from ''Series/TheOfficeUK'' [[note]] who a minor role with more lines in ''Hot Fuzz'' and [[AscendedExtra finally played a main character]] in ''The World's End''[[/note]], Tamsin Grieg from ''Series/BlackBooks'', Matt Lucas from ''LittleBritain'', Reece Shearsmith from ''TheLeagueOfGentlemen'' and Julia Deakin from ''Series/{{Spaced}}'') even though they're only on screen for seconds. They synchronise man-for-man with Shaun's gang. The implication is that Yvonne's the [[HeroOfAnotherStory main character in a movie with a much higher budget]], or at least with a smarter lead character.

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** A fantastically in-jokey scene where the gang run into a [[SimilarSquad very similar gang]] headed by Shaun's friend Yvonne (played by Jessica Hynes, Creator/SimonPegg's co-star and co-writer on ''Series/{{Spaced}}''). The alternative gang are all played by well-known British comedy actors (Creator/MartinFreeman from ''Series/TheOfficeUK'' [[note]] who a minor role with more lines in ''Hot Fuzz'' and [[AscendedExtra finally played a main character]] in ''The World's End''[[/note]], Tamsin Grieg from ''Series/BlackBooks'', Matt Lucas from ''LittleBritain'', ''Series/LittleBritain'', Reece Shearsmith from ''TheLeagueOfGentlemen'' and Julia Deakin from ''Series/{{Spaced}}'') even though they're only on screen for seconds. They synchronise man-for-man with Shaun's gang. The implication is that Yvonne's the [[HeroOfAnotherStory main character in a movie with a much higher budget]], or at least with a smarter lead character.
30th Dec '16 1:53:30 AM Ciara25
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** Pete is ''still'' an asshole, but wouldn't you be pissed if your roommates were constantly leaving the front door open overnight and playing loud music at four in the morning when you had to work? This is arguably ''why'' Pete is an asshole, since he's clearly long gotten sick of both having Ed mooch around the place leeching off them and making it into a tip without contributing anything to the house in turn (except for a little bit of money he gets from selling weed) and to a lesser extent Shaun's weak-willed refusal to grow up a bit and stop enabling Ed. It's telling that Shaun's epiphany when Pete confronts him with the implication that he keeps hanging around Ed to feel less like a loser and that he should "sort your fucking life out, mate!"

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** Pete is ''still'' an asshole, but wouldn't you ''you'' be pissed if your roommates were constantly leaving the front door open overnight and playing loud music at four in the morning when you had to work? This is arguably ''why'' Pete is an asshole, since he's clearly long gotten sick of both having Ed mooch around the place leeching off them and making it into a tip without contributing anything to the house in turn (except for a little bit of money he gets from selling weed) and to a lesser extent Shaun's weak-willed refusal to grow up a bit and stop enabling Ed. It's telling that Shaun's epiphany comes when Pete confronts him with the implication that he keeps hanging around Ed to feel less like a loser and that he should "sort your fucking life out, mate!"
3rd Oct '16 7:56:00 PM larry4163
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* BigNo: First yelled by both Shaun and Liz when they see Ed [[NiceJobBreakingItHero win the jackpot on The Winchester's slot machine.]] Later screamed by Shaun in dispair as [[spoiler: he sees Ed get bitten by Zombie!Pete]]


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* DontTouchItYouIdiot: Shaun and Liz's reaction to Ed winning the Jackpot on the noisy slot machine (see NiceJobBreakingItHero below).
--> (Ed boots up the slot machine and it plays a loud Jackpot tune upon Ed winning it)\\
'''Shaun and Liz:''' [[BigNo ED NOOOOO!!!!!]]


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Ed when he unwittingly turns on the loud slot machine and subsequently hits the jackpot; [[SkewedPriorities Alerting the zombies outside The Winchester of the group's presence inside.]]
7th Sep '16 6:38:15 AM gravious
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-> ''"You've got red on you."''
-->-- '''Various characters, to Shaun'''
2nd Sep '16 4:05:30 AM erforce
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* PacManFever: Averted in the sense that actual footage of a ''VideoGame/TimeSplitters'' gaming session being shown. The exception to this was the addition of a voice saying "Player X has joined/left the game", added for [[RuleOfFunny comedic purposes]].

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* PacManFever: Averted in the sense that actual footage of a ''VideoGame/TimeSplitters'' ''VideoGame/TimeSplitters2'' gaming session being shown. The exception to this was the addition of a voice saying "Player X has joined/left the game", added for [[RuleOfFunny comedic purposes]].
23rd Aug '16 4:21:07 AM Hunn2070
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** A zombified Tyres (the drugged-up courier from ''Series/{{Spaced}}'') is among the zombies that Shaun leads away from the Winchester.
2nd Aug '16 11:34:39 PM Ciara25
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* SocietyMarchesOn: Shaun and Ed decide to hide at the Winchester because it's safe[[note]]For ''now''[[/note]], they know where the exits are[[note]]not that they're likely to survive if they use them[[/note]], and Ed will be allowed to smoke. Perfectly acceptable in 2004, but smoking in pubs (and all other enclosed spaces) in England has been illegal since 2007.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: Shaun and Ed decide to hide at the Winchester because it's safe[[note]]For ''now''[[/note]], they know where the exits are[[note]]not that they're likely to survive if they use them[[/note]], and Ed will be allowed to smoke. Perfectly acceptable in 2004, but smoking in pubs (and all other enclosed public spaces) in England has been illegal since 2007.
1st Aug '16 3:35:33 AM thatmadork
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** '''Ed. Repeatedly.''' Exhibit A: The characters need to get past a large horde of zombies and decide to try acting like zombies to go through. As they're almost to safety, Ed's phone begins ringing ''and he answers it and starts cheerfully chatting to his friend, with the zombies less than ten feet away''. Exhibit B: Previously, he "accidentally" crashed their car so he had an excuse to drive [[CoolCar the Jag]] instead. Exhibit C: Following the phone incident, when the group are cowering in the pub and the electricity suddenly kicks in, Ed decides to play a very loud fruit machine, which of course alerts a horde of zombies to their presence.
21st Jul '16 11:07:15 AM passivesmoking
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** Ed pretty much was TheMillstone throughout the film with his carelessness exasperating the situation more than once, but he redeems himself by staying behind to guard Shaun and Liz's escape [[spoiler:as he lays dying after being bitten by Pete]], even going so far as to tell them IWillOnlySlowYouDown.
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