Nuke The Fridge

It’s like ‘jump the shark,’ only for movies.

The scene in the new Indiana Jones film in which Indy survives a nuclear blast by crawling into a lead-lined fridge is so ridiculous it’s spawned a new phrase for describing when a series of movies has stretched our disbelief past the breaking point. For example, the Star Wars series nuked the fridge with the introduction of Jar Jar Binks.

 
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