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Fridge: Eminem
Fridge Horror
  • Stan by Eminem. Not for the listener, but for the Eminem character in the song. Upon getting a letter from the eponymous Stan, Eminem writes a response back to him. Near the end (and for the character's fridge horror, keep in mind that the events of the song have already concluded while Eminem is writing the letter), Eminem writes this:
    I seen this one shit on the news a couple weeks ago that made me sick
    Some dude was drunk and drove his car over a bridge
    and had his girlfriend in the trunk, and she was pregnant with his kid
    and in the car they found a tape, but they didn't say who it was to
    Come to think about, his name was... it was you
    Damn...
    • And the video has, while Eminem is writing this, Stan flash in the windows of the train, watching him....
      • One line that Stan says, saying "He (Stan's brother) likes you more than I do". Now, having seen how bad Stan's obsession with Eminem was, imagine how bad Matthew's could be....
      • Does this count as Ascended Fridge Horror, considering "Bad Guy" from The Marshall Mathers LP 2?

Fridge Brilliance
  • Stalker+fan= Stan.
  • In "Stan", the titular character mentions the common Urban Legend about "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins, namely that it is about a situation where Collins saw a man drowning with another man deliberately choosing not to save the drowning man, and then Collins singling out the latter when playing a concert. The fact that Stan mentions this urban legend as though it were fact, despite the common knowledge that it pure myth, rather neatly ties in with the same way that Stan perceives Eminem's Slim Shady persona to be truth ("See everything you say is real, and I respect you cos you tell it"), rather than pure fiction.

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