You may remember that we recently counted down ten of science fiction's most undignified demises. One of the most ignominious deaths was the passing of Donald Gennaro, the lawyer who is consumed whilst sitting on the toilet by a hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex.
With Piranha 3D already in line to get a sequel, it's time to admit that penis-severing is the special effect of the year. But the now-infamous piranha cock-chomp wasn't the first. Let's contemplate its forerunners, shall we?
1987's Street Trash is best known for its game of severed-penis keepaway. But this dissolving-person scene deserves nearly as much fame. Whoever drinks the cheap liquor known as Viper melts from the inside out into a purpley technicolor goop.