In Chappelle’s Show, Tyrone Biggums (Dave Chappelle) is a squeaky-voiced crack addict who suffers white blistered lips and constant scratching. His favorite meal is peanut butter and crack sandwiches, which he downs with Red Balls, a crack-infused energy drink.
In Fear The Walking Dead, Nick Clark (Frank Dillane) is a troubled teen with a serious drug addiction. He’s the first to witness a mysterious illness that turns people into violent, flesh-eating, half-dead creatures, but the problem is he can’t tell if it’s real or if he’s withdrawing.
In Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a film based on Hunter S. Thompson’s novel, magazine writer Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) travels to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race. But he ends up spending most of that time picking up hitchhikers, taking psychoactive drugs, and driving through bat country.
Dr. Gregory House is the head of Diagnostic Medicine at Princeton Plainsboro Hospital. His brilliance and ability to crack seemingly unsolvable cases makes him a doctor in high demand (in spite of his cynical, sarcastic, and offensive personality.) He is often seen popping Vicodin to alleviate his leg pain that also causes his limp.
The crickets and the rust beetles scuttled among the nettles of the sage thicket. “Vamanos, amigos,” Eli Cash whispered and threw the busted-leather flint craw over the loose weave of the saddle cock. And they rode on in the friscalating dusk light.