Behind this door lie some of the biggest spoilers in TV and film. What you are about to see cannot be unseen.
Spoilers. A piece of information, delivered via utterance or a vignette of clips, that gives away future plot points and potentially casts earlier scenes in a different light. Is [person X] a liar / cheater / impersonator / ghost / vampire / time traveling ancestor / lizard person? Did the husband / wife / sister / brother / toddler commit the murder? Will [two attractive romantic leads] end up together?
I don't care about spoilers. If the experience of watching a two-hour movie or a 20-episode television season can be ruined by a 20-second clip, then for me it probably wasn't much of a story to begin with. If you feel the same way — or if you at least think you do — here's your chance to prove it.
Netflix has created a spoiler torture device. Skip past eye-rolling sections like "Which Spoiler Are You?" and go straight to "Spoil Yourself." If you click through the multiple levels of warnings, you'll find yourself watching a rotating set of small clips showing pivotal scenes from late in a TV show or film's storyline. Some are innocuous enough (good triumphs over evil in [action movie]), but others are legitimate twists — and there's no warning what scene you're about to see. Trust me, I just watched them all.
Meta-spoiler time: here's a list of every video clip I've found in Netflix's vault of spoilers. Don't worry, since Big Red doesn't have the rights to play Star Wars, the identity of Luke Skywalker's father remains a secret.
- Battlestar Galactica Season 4 (series finale)
- Bojack Horseman Season 1
- Breaking Bad Season 4
- Breaking Bad Season 5 (two different scenes)
- Desperate Housewives Season 8
- Grey's Anatomy Season 7
- Hell on Wheels Season 2
- House of Cards Season 2 (two different scenes)
- Lost Season 6 (series finale)
- Orange is the New Black Season 2
- Pretty Little Liars Season 4
- Revenge Season 3 (two different scenes)
- Scandal Season 3
- Skins Season 2
- Twin Peaks
- A Single Man
- American Psycho
- Forrest Gump
- Good Morning, Vietnam
- Jane Eyre
- Kill Bill Volume 2
- My Girl
- Old Yeller
- Primal Fear
- Reservoir Dogs
- The Fifth Element
- The Graduate
- The Hunger Games
- The Usual Suspects
- World War Z