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  • Foe Yay: Amanda and Lynn have some serious sexual tension between them. Amanda certainly looks like she enjoys Lynn shoving her up against a fence.
  • Nausea Fuel:
    • Drowning in liquified rotting pig carcasses. 'Nuff said.
    • The brain surgery scenes. Good god, the brain surgery scenes.
  • Signature Scene: John Kramer's death at Jeff's hands.
  • What an Idiot!:
    • In the Ice Shower trap, rather than instantly go to get the key (which he needs to escape even if he doesn't free the woman), Jeff spends a good couple minutes blaming her for fleeing the scene of his son's murder. Which is idiotic in two senses: that he wastes time yelling at her instead of trying to escape a death trap, and that he blames her enough to be willing to leave her to die until the last minute. Naturally, she doesn't survive.
      • Jeff in general takes too long with snapping at and arguing with the would-be victims and generally wasting time so that when he DOES decide to help them he is far too late. The fact that he saves anyone is astounding, and they die in an accident within the next trap anyways.
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    • Jigsaw, of all people. Jeff has to take buckshot to get the key that disables The Rack... not only is buckshot much more lethal than a simple bullet (especially at point blank range), but it actually does kill the judge when he gets in the way. If Jeff had taken the buckshot, he probably wouldn't have made it out of the room, let alone to his final test.
  • The Woobie:
    • Jeff has been severely broken by the death of his son. All he does is sit in his son's old room, debating with himself over whether he can bring himself to kill the driver who hit him. When he has to burn some of the kid's old possessions, he goes from rage to tears pretty quickly.
      • Jerkass Woobie: Still a jerk for not being there emotionally for his daughter, berating her for taking things out of her dead brother's room, not having the foresight or patience to "forgive" John and slitting his throat without heeding his warning of grave consequences.
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    • There's also Lynn. She does everything that is asked of her and still ends up dying due to Jeff's anger.
    • Don’t forget Jeff and Lynn’s daughter Corbett. As mentioned above, she’s neglected by her parents due to their grief over the death of her brother Dylan. Her mother eventually leaves, and her father yells at her for touching Dylan’s things, even for something else to sleep with. And if that wasn’t enough, herself and her family is then captured by Jigsaw as part of Jeff’s test. Her mother winds up dying due to her father’s refusal to show forgiveness, and she’s trapped in a space with limited air. Then in Saw IV, while she’s rescued by Hoffman, the man who had captured her family in the first place, Jeff is killed by Strahm in self-defense. And when we see her after her so-called “rescue”, she’s asking the paramedic that’s treating her where her parents are, having no idea that they’re already dead. So yeah; not only had she lost her brother, but by the end of one traumatic night, she’s lost both parents, and is now completely alone. Someone give this poor girl a hug...
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