Don’t show or tell

Two television shows in a row showed the same thing.  Or more like didn’t show the same thing.  Supernatural on Thursday night had Dean pick up a picture and drop it, without showing the audience.  Ghost Whisperer had Jennifer Love Hewitt look into a casket and gasp, without our seeing who it was.  Of course, we connected our own dots shortly thereafter.  It’s just a little reminder in the quest to be visual, visual, visual, that sometimes not showing anything at all can be more powerful. 



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