She said it was reckless of the network to put the disturbing and fear-inducing poster on the stairway, and hazardous of the New York City Transit Authority for creating the condition.
Is that how far we've come? If you advertise a scary show and it scares people, you have to pay them for panicking?
In order to sue someone and win, a plaintiff has to show that the person they're suing had a legal duty to keep him or her safe.
The judge said that Showtime did not owe her a duty of care and didn't create any kind of a dangerous condition. As for NYCTA, the judge said there was nothing wrong with the staircase — she's the one who tripped.
As if in answer to the fictional Dexter's question, am I a good person doing bad things, or a bad person doing good things?
The answer: You're not a person. You're a poster. And you didn't cause her to get hurt.