Of Course the ‘Sandy Was Dead the Whole Time’ Fan Theory Wasn’t Real

The Internet was set ablaze this week with a new fan theory about Grease, that involves Sandy actually being dead the whole time, and the plot as you know it was actually just her coma-induced fever dream. It sounds crazy when you first hear it, but then once you actually think about it…it still sounds crazy.

Here’s how the theory goes. You know the line in “Summer Nights” when Danny sings, “I saved her life, she nearly drowned?” People believe that she actually did drown, and the rest of the movie is her dream while she’s in a coma. Sandy “dies” at the end of the movie when she and Danny drive their car into the clouds.

As insane as it sounds, a lot of people actually got on board with the theory, including Sarah Michelle Gellar, who took to Facebook to post about it:

Obviously, this is not what happened.

Jim Jacobs, one of the writers of Grease spoke to TMZ today and said that “whoever made up the theory must have been on acid.”

Do you know why it ended that way? Because Grease is a musical, and believe it or not, sometimes things happen in musicals, and movies and on television that don’t actually happen in real life. That’s our theory.

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[H/T Huffington Post]

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