Anyway, I couldn’t help thinking of The Haunted House after watching the scene from last night’s episode that involved a guy smacking himself in the head. It was Agent Sebso, a Federal officer who is secretly on the take. We see him driving a key government witness out of Atlantic City, when he stops the car on a beachside road, saying he has to take a pee. Then, he shoots the government witness. To make it look as if he has endured a struggle with a prisoner attempting escape, Agent Sebso hits himself in the center of the forehead with a nice-sized rock.
Read more at Little Gold Men at Vanity Fair.