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Had the Parkers been cruising at another five hundred feet, he would have managed a bumpy but passable landing, reducing the incident to just another anecdote about the kind of cliffhanging hair's-breadth escape that came so frequently in the lives of top undercover agents like Richard and Mary Parker.
The plot – trying to find the nutter responsible for the growing heap of corpses and the Welsh girl found in the hospital carpark with locked-in syndrome – kept us guessing right up to the cliffhanging moment when Tom got clobbered from behind and jabbed with a needle right in the middle of his favourite yodelling track.
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The people who made it know we already know the hoary plot: There's a competition, they'll win the semifinals, then they'll go from their humble town in rural Georgia to glamorous Los Angeles and win the finals, though not without some cliffhanging complications.
Therefore, after the cliffhanging events of The Search For Spock (the Enterprise destroyed, the crew fugitives), I was thrilled to see that DC's Star Trek comic was picking up directly from the movie.
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Some were definitely fleeting — too much so in the fantastic Carnivale, which never returned after the last cliffhanging episode.
You have to remember that for every cliffhanging situation provided in Temple of Doom, there were stressful moments of Harrison Ford questioning himself, deciding to do something fairly crazy, and then bracing for the worst.
They presumed their shows and careers would last forever and spent every penny they made on clothes, jewelry, fast cars, and cliffhanging Hollywood Hills homes with eye-popping views of Los Angeles and the ocean beyond.
During the investigation, they discover a surprising link between Grant and Eureka femme fatale Beverly Barlowe, whose latest schemes result in — what else — a cliffhanging catastrophe.
Cue a major cliffhanging CGI shot and the Tron Legacy logo.
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The state always has been disputed territory in war and politics, but never more than it is now, in the final, cliffhanging days of a close-run but unedifying presidential campaign.
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