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Elements of the 'Saw' franchise

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Elements of the ‘Saw’ franchise

The fifth entry in the Saw horror series is out Oct. 24 (no review in this issue since it didn’t screen in advance for critics). Don’t worry if you missed the first four. We’ve kept gore — sorry, score — of the major plot points.

Fiendish Mechanical Death Trap: Saw I, Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV
Someone Hacks Off Their Own Foot: Saw I
Key Inconveniently Placed in Live Person: Saw I, Saw II, Saw III
Creepy Doll Saw I, Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV
Power-Drill-Assisted Brain Surgery: Saw IV
Something Terrible Happens to Donnie Wahlberg Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV