Video: Urban Legend Of The Corpse On The Tube

By Scott Wood Last edited 25 months ago
Video: Urban Legend Of The Corpse On The Tube

Ever heard the urban legend of the corpse on the tube? Scott Wood (and friends) demonstrate how it works...

Scott is co-organiser and host of London Fortean Society, and author of London Urban Legends.

Last Updated 30 October 2015

hostile_17

And just like all good urban legends the authors add detail that isn't needed to make it sound authentic. In this case... I'm a doctor, and I can tell she's dead because she has scissors in the back of her head.
"Wow, it's a good job you're a neurosurgeon" said the woman.

Anthony Farrimond

I had not heard this tale before, loved the presentation!

Slugabed

Scott
I was at Brockley Max this evening and we touched on a few topics of mutiual interest.
Further to what I was talking about:
http://www.utopia-britannica.o...
Scroll down to "Phantom Swastika in the Woods"and
https://groups.google.com/foru...
Scorpions at Ongar
http://www.nature.com/hdy/jour...
Underground mosquitoes
Plenty more where that came from.
Give me a shout anytime.
Nick
https://www.facebook.com/nick....

James

An incident like this (set on the New York subway) takes place in the noir-ish 1943 film 'The Seventh Victim'.