Cliffhanger

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Drug slang A regional term for PCP
Alternative—fringe medicine An exercise in polarity therapy intended to loosen the chest and shoulders, expand the lungs, stretch the vertebral column, and release pelvic tension
Vox populi A moment of extreme—Hollywood-esque—tension
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A regular episode of a soap opera or drama series can be compelling but there's nothing quite like a dramatic cliffhanger to get pulses racing, especially if your curiosity isn't resolved for months while you're waiting for a new series to start.
I love the cliffhanger," says Elisabeth, who's been playing Sarah Jane on and off since 1973.
IT has been the greatest Coronation Street cliffhanger of them all - who will survive Richard Hillman's death plunge into the Weatherfield Canal?
SMALLVILLE'' closed its maiden season with a doozy of a cliffhanger.
The launch of The Price is Right Cliffhangers on the Get It Now deck is the latest chapter in our long-standing and positive relationship with Verizon Wireless and its subscribers," said Brent Brookler, president of Mobliss' Games Division.
New fall prime-time lineup note: Do the Dodgers or Angels have any cliffhangers in their season finale?
Broadcast includes full-length sitcom episodes as well as selected clips from classic commercials, celebrity interviews, health and wellness shows, comedy television, movie clips, golf tips, extreme cliffhangers, and selected music videos from current to classics.
What: Momentum and cliffhangers continue to build in the action thriller starring Kiefer Sutherland, Dennis Haysbert, Leslie Hope, Elisha Cuthbert and Sarah Clarke.