Heartwarming: 1000 Ways to Die
- #1: "Ichi-Boned". A repressed Japanese couple who were so scared of having sex that they never slept together on their wedding night finally consummate their love, but they end up quietly passing away from heart attacks since their bodies weren't used to the effects of an orgasm. The narrator said that this was such a heartbreaking way to die that it was given the number one spot (or, as it's called in Japanese, "ichiban").
- #1000: "Premature Endings". We see several idiots admitted to an emergency room who are about to die after various bizarre and stupid accidents. Then we see a woman who calmly and obliviously walks through the madness to see her ailing father who is in hospice care. The father then passes away peacefully from natural causes, after a long and rewarding life, with his daughter holding his hand. May be the one death that actually outranks Ichi-Boned as the most sympathetic death.
- #1 and #1000-Book Ends, anyone?