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Sheriff Brackett at the end


Was Sheriff Brackett originally intended to be more involved in the finale of the film? Loomis tells him he has found Michael’s car and he drives off but we don’t see him for the rest of the movie. Was he originally supposed to arrive to find the crime scene or meet Laurie and Loomis at the end?

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Bracket gets one of the best lines in the whole movie: “And if he is here...damn you for letting him out.”

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It's funny because Loomis didn't let him out.

"Two roadblocks and an all-points bulletin wouldn't stop a five-year old!"

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I don't think so. Loomis finds the car and tells him to check the back of the houses while he takes the front. Loomis just lucks out with Tommy and Lindsey screaming, and running out of the house.

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Sidha108, no, because the point of the climax was to emphasize that Dr. Loomis was the only person who had enough of a connection to and comprehension of his patient to stop Michael, at least in theory. He needed to rescue Laurie by himself and then be alone with the girl afterward in order to demonstrate the idea.

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