"Grandma got run over by a... plot contrivance."
— The Nostalgia Chick, The Christmas Shoes
"Scientists have determined that if you watch The Wrath of Khan and this back-to-back — the weighty theme of death culminating in Spock's death versus the vacuous nature of Kirk's here — that you are in serious danger of getting the bends and should seek out the nearest decompression chamber."
It's a story of sacrifice and betrayal. And of good people dying in stupid, pointless ways.
—Fisitron, Transformers: The Last Stand Of The Wreckers
Harvey's poor fragile brain can't possibly comprehend the concept of more than one coin being in the air at one time, and so his legs forget how to work, and he falls to his watery grave faster than you can say "anticlimax".
"What kind of end is this?"
— Yeesha, on Kadish's suicide note in Uru
How did the Sixth Doctor die? Earlier incarnations died in heroic, meaningful ways, often saving companions in the process. Here, it looks like he just hit his head on the control panel. Was death by paper cut too expensive to film?
I was going through my script and realized I never wrote an exit from this scene for No Face. So I let Mara at him, and he is now dead. Kinda anti-climactic for him. Oh well. Not everything can be epic.
— Megan Gedris, in the author's commentary of YU+ME: dream .