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Old April 24 2013, 09:24 PM   #55
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Re: Episode of the Week: 2x12 "The Royale"

Jeyl wrote: View Post
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A well-preserved old man would have been far less evocative than the skeleton.
Than fix the script to reflect the fact that it's a skeleton and not a well preserved body.

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Well, the old man in the picture still looks alive. I think he should look like a mummy. Dried out but still intact.
The reason I used picture of an old man sleeping was to sell the fact that he was a bit preserved and gives the impression that he died in his sleep. Even if you were to go with a dried up mummy phase, you would still have to change the dialogue to reflect the stages of decomposition.
My mistake, although I thought the existing dialogue would have fit if they borrowed said mummy prop rather than recently unearthed corpse they used.
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