Way to Die #193
"Art Attack"
Name of the death is a pun on "heart attack" and the popular art show "Art Attack"
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"It's the age-old battle of the sexes. Men will do whatever it takes to bed down the babe-a-licious beauties of the world. Mr. Amnesia just used the wrong weapon and wound up...killed in action."
Date June 11, 2006
Location New York, New York
Episode this death
was featured in
"Stupid Is As Death Does"
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Art Attack, Way to Die #193, is the seventh and last death featured in "Stupid Is As Death Does", which aired on March 29, 2011.

Plot

A pervert posing as a French artist named "Mr. Amnesia" tries to seduce a women. But the women rejects him and leaves. In a fit of rage, He punches something he found at a junkyard called a butterfly bomb and called it a "sculpture". But when he punches it, The bomb explodes and metal shrapnel get lodged in his face, killing him.

"Mr. Amnesia thought he could sweet-talk any woman into bed, and he did not like to be turned down. In a rage, he lashed out at his worthless sculpture."

Segment Nickname

  • Scrap-Nel
  • Bush Whacked VIII: Artist Killed Himself

Alternative Description

This was the description for this death as seen on Spike TV's website. "An egotistical French sculptor is showing off his bizarre works to a female art student when he chisels his signature into a scrap-metal sculpture and triggers a vintage Butterfly bomb."

Notable Interviewees

  • William Calderon - Art Critic
  • Peter Fowler - Bomb Specialist (Himself)

Trivia

  • In 1981, Paul Gauci was killed from an explosion after welding a butterfly bomb to a metal pipe and using it as a mallet, thinking it was a harmless can.
  • This death is also known as "Scrap-Nel" on the Spike TV website.
  • According to the narrator, the faux artist's French accent is phony, indicating that he himself is not French at all. But, in the Spike (now Paramount Network) website description, he is described to be French. The latter could be an error.
    • Additionally, the website version, he is only said to be a sculptor, not an artist with various techniques.
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