Discovering a decapitated body shouldn’t be funny.
It should be macabre, shocking, maybe even a tad bit sobering. But when we discovered it, we laughed. We laughed hard.
Because when the intrepid P.I. (and sometimes Dance Instructor) Tex Murphy pulls back the curtain to reveal the horror, he instantly emits a girlish shriek of terror. It’s silly, it’s cheesy, and it’s the perfect response to break up the actual seriousness of the situation.