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* Near the end of the first film, [[spoiler:Billy]] stabs [[spoiler:Stu]] to make it smooth, like they were both victims. However, instead of just superficial wounds, the latter gets seriously wounded. That might be just an indication of [[spoiler:Billy's]] unstable mental state, or... Maybe he judged the severity of wounds based on what he had seen in a number of slasher films, where people have a bad tendency of surviving wounds that would be lethal in reality.
* The fact the ''Stab'' movies are so popular is an illustration of how sick the culture is in the ''Scream'' world. They're, essentially, true crime slasher movies. An illustration of the cultural sickness may be how all of the students wanted to see their [[spoiler: Principal]]'s horrifically maimed body.
* What may be obvious to some but struck me was the reason movie tropes are so important is that everyone is indirectly or directly tied to film somehow [[spoiler: but Billy and his mom.]] Most of the killers want to be touched by fame so they go to an obvious but psychotic source. Likewise, many of the people around the killers are fame obsessed themselves.
* Ghostface, no matter the identity, is a terrible killer. His victims are constantly kicking him and damn near getting away. Who is the one person Ghostface kills nice and smooth, no muss, no fuss? Billy, in Scream 1. [[spoiler: Hint to the viewer that his death isn't what it appears.]]
* In Scream 4 after [[spoiler: Jill]] is revealed to be one of the killers, she goes through a lot of trouble to pull off a WoundedGazelleGambit. It makes you feel a tad bit sorry for her that the whole thing would go bust, and probably sooner rather than later, given that she grabbed the IdiotBall immediately before she started kicking the crap out of herself. Her newfound fame would have vanished and she'd of likely ended up in jail instituionalized if she was lucky. Anyone who watches Lifetime (and certainly a detective or forensics expert) knows that [[spoiler: shooting a man in the groin]] is not a defense wound. It's a revenge wound. Gazelle Gambit fail.
* At first it seems strange that [[spoiler:Ghostface doesn't kill Gale, even though he had a chance, instead choosing to wound her. It makes a lot more sense once you realize that Jill not only wants to steal Sidney's "celebrity victim" fame, but also her friends.]]
* The supposed EndingFatigue in ''4''. They discuss how the original ending in the first film will be the false ending in this one. They say that the party is the false ending. However the original film's ending was the house, therefore the house is the false ending in ''4''. [[spoiler: Thus the extra bit at the hospital]].
* Billy's callous disregard for Maureen's death, evidenced by him telling Sidney (her daughter) that she should just "get over it already" makes perfect sense considering that [[spoiler: he's the one who killed her.]]
* As noted above, Ghostface is a lot worse at killing people than other slashers. Why is this? Because the Scream
series is a Deconstruction of Slasher films! The victims are not TooDumbToLive, unlike other slasher victims.
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* In ''3'', had Tori Spelling and David Schwimmer remained on the cast of ''Stab 3'', they would have suffered the same fate as the rest of their fellow actors, who all ended up dead. It's an even more harrowing thought if you put them in the shoes of their replacements during their death scenes: the actress who won the part of Sidney was stabbed multiple times and the actor who played Dewey was blown up along with the rest of Jennifer Jolie's house.