Allergy Treason

  • Season 3
  • Aired 08/01/2011
  • 7,743 Views

A fired DMV worker decides to get revenge with a sniper rifle, but an allergic reaction to pollen causes severe vertigo and he falls to his death.

announcer: PEOPLE DON'T ALWAYSBECOME SOCIOPATHIC JERKS.

- YOU WEARING A BRA WITH THAT?

announcer: SOMETIMESTHEY'RE BORN THAT WAY.

LEE WAS NOT ONLYA FIRST-CLASS JERK.

- CALL SOMEBODYWHO CARES, SIR.

HAVE A NICE DAY.

announcer: HE WAS ALSOA POSTER BOY FOR INCOMPETENCE.

- OOPS.

- I'M AFRAID WE'RE GONNA HAVETO LET YOU GO.

announcer:BUT IN TODAY'S WORLD,

YOU NEED TO BE CAREFUL WHEN YOUFIRE A NUT JOB LIKE LEE...

- YOU'RE GONNA REGRETFIRING ME.

[muttering]

announcer:BECAUSE THAT MAY BE

JUST ENOUGHTO TURN A JERK

INTO A KILLER.

THERE ARE AN AVERAGEOF 500 WORKPLACE SHOOTINGS

IN THE UNITED STATESEACH YEAR,

AND LEE WAS ABOUT TO ADDHIS NAME TO THE LIST.

HIS WEAPON OF CHOICE--

A SINGLE-SHOT,BOLT-ACTION RIFLE.

- SINGLE-SHOT,BOLT-ACTION RIFLES

HAVE A MUCH EASIER WAYOF BEING ASSEMBLED

AND DISASSEMBLED,

AS OPPOSEDTO A SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAPON.

THE OTHER THINGTHAT MAKES THEM DIFFERENT

IS THAT THE ROUNDSARE LOADED AND EJECTED

MANUALLY BY THE SHOOTER.

THE VALUE OF HAVING A RIFLE

THAT REALLYDOESN'T SELF-EJECT BRASS

IS THAT THE SHOOTER DECIDES

WHEN THAT BRASSCAN BE EJECTED,

SO THAT WON'T COMPROMISEHIS POSITION

TO PREY OR AN ENEMY SNIPER.

announcer: BUT TODAY

LEE HAD MUCH MORE THANAN ITCHY TRIGGER FINGER.

- [sneezes]

announcer:IT WAS ALLERGY SEASON,

AND HE WAS SUFFERINGFROM A FULL-BLOWN BOUT

OF HAY FEVER.

LEE DIDN'T KNOW IT,BUT HE WAS ONE OF 5% OF PEOPLE

WITH SEVERE ALLERGIESTO OAK POLLEN.

BY THE TIME HIS BOSSSTEPPED OUT OF THE OFFICE...

[gunshot]

- [sneezes]

announcer: LEE WASSUFFERING THE EFFECTS

OF ALLERGY-INDUCED VERTIGO.

- [sneezes]

[screams]

- IN THIS INDIVIDUAL,WHO'S IN A TREE

WITH LIKELY TENS OF THOUSANDSOF POLLEN PARTICLES,

IT ONLY TAKES MINUTESTO DEVELOP

A SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION.

HE DEVELOPED A SENSEOF VERTIGO

CAUSED BY AN ALLERGICINFLAMMATION IN THE EAR CANAL.

HE FELT A SENSE OF DIZZINESS

AND SUBSEQUENTLY FELLFROM THE TREE.

THE FALL FROM THE TREERESULTED IN THE COMPRESSION

OF THE CERVICAL SPINAL CORD,

CAUSINGTHE PERSON'S PARALYSIS

AND SUBSEQUENT DEATH.

announcer:LEE WAS AN ANGRY BIRD...

- CALL SOMEBODYWHO CARES, SIR.

announcer: WHO DIDN'T LIKEWHAT HE HEARD.

- I'M AFRAID WE'RE GONNAHAVE TO LET YOU GO.

announcer:SO HE CLIMBED A TREE

AND SQUEEZED...

THEN SNEEZED.

IT DOESN'T TAKEMUCH ANALYSIS.

HE DIEDFROM INSTANT PARALYSIS.

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