Mortician breaks down 9 dead body scenes in movies and TV

  • Mortician Evie Vargas looks at nine dead-body scenes from movies and TV for realism.
  • Vargas breaks down scenes from “Six Feet Under” , “American Horror Story” and “The Crown”.
  • She uses her professional knowledge of funeral services such as embalming, casketing and cosmetics.
  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Mortician Evie Vargas looks at 10 dead-body scenes from popular TV shows and movies and rates them based on realism.

She looks at “Six Feet Under” (2001-2005), “American Horror Story: Coven” S3E2 (2014), “Weekend at Bernie’s” (1989), “The Crown” S1E2 (2016), “The Dead Don’t Die” (2019), “The Haunting of Hill House” E6 (2018), “The Sopranos” S1E8 (1999), “After.Life” (2009) and “Swiss Army Man” (2016).

Do bodies really get painted with regular makeup before funerals? How long can a body be left before it needs to be buried? Can any members of the public access funeral homes? Does anyone who has been declared dead come back to life? Are plus-sized coffins a thing?

Find out more about Vargas: TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@retseleve?