Tire Straits

An anti-government extremist in the "sovereign citizen" movement is struck by a runaway tractor-trailer tire during a standoff with the police.

- THIS IS A STORYABOUT JED, AN OUTLAW,

TED, A JUNK SCAVENGER,

AND A TIRE.

IT ALL STARTS WHEN TEDSTOPS FOR A ROADSIDE PICKUP.

MEANWHILE, DOWN THE ROAD...- OOH, YEAH, DOGGIE!

- JED IS TRUCKIN.'

HE IGNORES ALL LAWS,HATES THE GOVERNMENT,

AND REALLY HATES...[siren blaring]

- AW, PIGS.

- THE POLICE.

- DANG!

- HOW YOU DOINGTODAY, SIR?

- I WAS DOING A LOT BETTERTILL YOUR ASS SHOWED UP,

THAT'S FOR SURE.

- JUST UP THE ROAD,TED'S STILL TRYING

TO WRESTLE THAT TIREINTO HIS TRUCK.

- HAVE YOUBEEN DRINKING?

- YEAH, I BEEN DRINKING.

I'M AN AMERICAN.

- I'M GONNA NEED YOUTO STEP OUT OF THE VEHICLE.

- LOOKS LIKE JED'SGONNA LAND IN JAIL.

MAYBE NOT.

[fighting grunts]

JED ZAPS THE TROOPERWITH HIS OWN TASER...

- AAH!- WHOO! WHOO!

- AND NOW, THE OUTLAWHAS THE UPPER HAND.

- YEAH, HOW DO YOULIKE ME NOW, PIG?

- BACK WITH TED:HE'S ALMOST GOT THAT TIRE.

- WHOA!

OH, NO, NO, NO,NO, NO, NO!

- GUESS WHO'SIN CHARGE NOW?

- JED'S ALL SETTO POP A COP.

- GOT YOUIN MY SIGHTS, PIG.

- INSTEAD...- AAH!

- JED GETS SOME TREAD.

- THE TIRE HIT HIM SO HARDTHAT HE FLEW THROUGH THE AIR.

HE PROBABLY BROKE ALL THE BONESON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS BODY.

HE LANDED WITH SUCH IMPACT THATHIS FRONTAL LOBES WERE CRUSHED.

THAT'S THE PART OF THE BRAINTHAT HAS YOUR PERSONALITY

AND THINKING PROCESSES.

THAT'S HOW HE DIED.

- JED WAS A BAD GUYABOUT TO KILL A GOOD GUY.

- GOT YOUIN MY SIGHTS, PIG.

- BUT THEN, IN ROLLED FATE.- AAH!

- AND HE BECAMEDEAD...TIRED.

[ominous music]

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