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What's the Big Deal About Death Note? A Guide for the Uninitiated

He’s at the top of his class, but has severe disdain for a lot of the people around him—particularly bullies and criminals, who he thinks have turned society “rotten.” Meanwhile, another disaffected soul—a Shinigami named Ryuk—finds himself bored, and drops his Death Note down to Earth for his own entertainment.

As Bloody Disgusting ’s Daniel Kurland notes , “The work done to bring the crazy creature to life is phenomenal, and Willem Dafoe is clearly having a great time getting in this monster’s head.” Similarly, Kurland notes that although the adaptation changes “L” a bit, Stanfield also maintains certain characteristics, like the character’s constant snacking and the bizarre manner with which he carries himself physically.

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There’s a claustrophobic woman chanting “big open spaces,” a homeless guy telling everyone to “get out of my house,” and a dog that unexpectedly gives birth to puppies, bringing everyone together.

This one isn’t technically a subway story, but it’s a Golden Girls classic: remember the time our favorite four ladies got stuck at a train station overnight?

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