Never Saying “Bye” When Ending Calls, And Other American Misconceptions from Movies/TV

This has annoyed me for years!

I point it out to my wife every single time it happens…and it happens A LOT!

A character in a movie or television show will be having a phone conversation, and all of a sudden they just hang up. No one ever says “bye” to end the call! What’s up with that!? It’s so rude!

Apparently, according to this compilation, it’s been happening for years!

It happens with such regularity that it confuses people around the world into thinking that’s actually how Americans act on the phone! How hard would it be to add that line in the script?


Check out other misconceptions about American culture thanks to movies/television in this Buzzfeed article.



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