Return of the living dead (characters)
Posted 10.27.07 by reelz
You just can't keep a good horror villain down. When we last glimpsed Saw's fiendishly sadistic bad guy Jigsaw, at the end of the popular horror series' third installment, he was lying in a pool of blood -- unquestionably, irrefutably, undeniably dead. Deader than the Rockies' chances of winning the World Series.
And yet, not only does Jigsaw return to his torturous ways in Saw IV, star Tobin Bell is signed on to reprise his signature role in two additional installments of the lucrative franchise.
While slasher flicks are notorious for resurrecting dead characters, the dubious practice is surprisingly common in other genres as well. Check out our list of eight of the lamest excuses for bringing deceased characters back from the dead.