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If a pregnant actress goes into labor while on the set, would that count as an inversion? And yes, that happened at least once.
Would anyone object to splitting the motorsports examples in the accidental and near miss sections into their own folders? Because right now they\'re dominating the sports folders in those sections with the sheer number of examples they have.
Could the Deadline News and Redshirt Reporter tropes be considered versions of Fatal Method Acting? Also, could they be considered related?
No because they're not acting.
Neither are musicians or athletes, but they're listed as well.
There was a case some years ago of a BBC local news team reporting on an illegally built house that was about to be bulldozed. While they were filming, the builder shot the council's planning officer dead. Does this count as a real-life live TV murder?
What does any of that have to do with this trope?
I was asking if it did, jerk.
Don't be rude. And that's not what you asked. You asked if it counted as real-life live TV murder, which, again, has nothing to do with this trope.
If the murder occurred onscreen, it should count.
I see that my previous edit to this page got revised. I also note that there was no explanation on this page as to why. I will provide an explanation for my edit. The page is called "Fatal Method Acting", not "Non-Fatal Method Acting", not "Nearly Fatal Method Acting". The Laconic says:
"Actor dies on stage... literally."
The first sentence of the definition says
"A performer dies suddenly while on the job."
There is nothing in the description which suggests that this page is meant for instances where a person was injured but wasn't killed. Or instances where a person was almost killed, but, in point of fact, was not killed. The "near misses" clearly do not belong on this page. Not to mention that there is no way to clearly define what a "near miss" is and what isn't. That is why the "near miss" section grew so long and has taken up so much of the article. Harold Lloyd was a near miss? How so? Maybe if he'd held the bomb against his heart for some reason?
The "near miss" section 1) clearly does not fit the definition as given, 2) is not tropeable, even as trivia, and 3) cannot be subject to any clear guideline as to what is a near miss and what isn't. So it needs to go.
Look at Ask The Tropers. Ctrl+F for the trope name.
Does this really count? That's what a "snuff movie" is — somebody being deliberately murdered on camera. No "performance" involved.
I have not seen this episode, though. If it's a case where the actress was simulating being killed and somebody used it as cover to actually kill her, then the problem is just ambiguous wording in the example.
Deleted "near misses" section and other instances where the performer did not die onstage or suffer a fatal attack/injury while onstage. Seemed pretty pointless.
I don't think it's any different from when other pages have subversions/aversions folders. At the very least, there's enough examples that we could spin them off into a subtrope.
It is different. This is a page for fatal method acting, not non-fatal method acting. And the "subversion" of this trope would be every single actor or performer who completed a performance without dying.
Actually, every single actor or performer completing the performance without dying would be an aversion because the trope is not set up, nor does it pay off. A near-miss would be a subversion because the trope is set up but doesn't pay off.
to add to the music section: Mark Heard - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Heard
To add to the Theatre section: Wayne Franzen - http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1997-05-09/news/9705090201_1_franzen-lucca-circus
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