Deadpan comedy is best

Background: Detective Raines is visited by the ghost of a murder victim, when he solves her murder, she disappears. Scene: Graveyard in late afternoon. The set up: Detective Raines has been talking to his recently dead partner’s ghost, trying to figure out why he keeps hanging around him–and his partner wants to know why he’s walking with a cane when he got shot in the head. The hook: When asked by a grave tender who he was talking to, he explains, deadpan…”The dead. They hunger for human brains, the feasting will begin at sundown”…as they walk away his partner quips “jerk” and he says “I know”… Raines, NBC Click here for scene, forward to about 2 minutes left in clip.
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