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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The joy of the cliffhanger, of course, is that there's always the promise of resolution as long as a show is re-commissioned.
The importance of scheduling issues became clear in another less publicized election-eve cliffhanger.
The same kind of resurrection of male sensitivity shines through even in so mindless a movie as Cliffhanger, in which Sly Stallone tries to mumble deep sentiments as he recovers from a lapse of pure heroism--he failed to save a young woman's life--with the help of Janine Turner.
This was the amazing cliffhanger fans of TV's How Do They Do That?
Every TV show ends each season with a huge cliffhanger so that fans would be desperate to know what will happen next.
Whether it's Den and Angie with the 'I'm dying' and 'Oh really, here's the divorce papers' stand-off, or poor Lofty being jilted by Michelle back in 1985, or more recently the will-they, won't-they cliffhanger surrounding the marriage of secret bisexual Syed and bride Amira.
I love the cliffhanger," says Elisabeth, who's been playing Sarah Jane on and off since 1973.
84) Carmen eventually goes to jail, but the book ends with a cliffhanger for the next novel "Imagine That.
CLIFFHANGER, Randy Sandke, Harry Allen, Mulgrew Mill Trio.
CLIFFHANGER (1993) Stallone's rescue ranger found himself playing a mountainside game of cat and mouse with a master thief (John Lithgow).