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Fridge: Death Becomes Her
  • Fridge Brilliance: Ernest becomes a great surgeon again because his right hand was affected by the serum, and he quit drinking.
    • Fridge Horror: Of course, this means Ernest had a zombie hand.
      • Ernest didn't die, so his hand was probably normal - the potion itself doesn't zombify the imbiber, only dying after drinking it does. Now that he's dead, however...
  • Fridge Horror: Take a step away from the comedy of the film and think about it, being forced to live in a body that is literally falling apart for the rest of eternity? No, not good...
  • At Ernest's funeral, we learn that he not only remarried and fathered six children (while adopting many more), but went on to found a marriage counseling center, a center for the study of women, and a chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous. Ernest didn't just fix everything that was wrong in own life (a bad marriage, a drinking problem), he went out of his way to make sure others didn't have to suffer the same things he did.
    • Not only that, but the "Center For the Study of Women" suggests that he was trying to help women like Madeline and Helen (vain, shallow, bitter, obsessed with outdoing other women), and help prevent future generations of women from falling prey to the same character flaws they did.

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