Entertaiment is an art form that has demonstrated a remarkable capacity for crossing media. As such, what appears as entertainment for one person may be work or a way of achieving insight and intellectual growth for another. What is more, there is a strong sense that many familiar forms of entertaintment are able to resonate with the subconscious and tap into the themes that the human brain was evolutionarily shaped to react deeply to. This includes themes of backstabbing, murders and other things that are a part of our social world. This article aims to explore some of these themes.