Eat the Dead Guy's Apple YKTTW Discussion

Eat the Dead Guy's Apple
Kill someone, casually snack on their food
(permanent link) added: 2012-02-20 22:07:40 sponsor: Skaolloaks (last reply: 2012-05-03 04:37:05)

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This usually crops up in crime dramas as a way to show how cold-blooded a killer is. The victim comes home with an armload of groceries and is brutally ambushed. After the deed, the murderer will stoop to pick up a dropped food item, usually an apple, and take a bite as they calmly leave the scene. Most recently, this appeared in an episode of "Boardwalk Empire" to illustrate the violent and callous nature of a young Al Capone.
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