My current binge is Lie to Me, streaming on Hulu. In it, Tim Roth plays a gnomish expert in detecting deception and Kelli Williams plays his elegant partner. In one episode, the running gag was her coming up behind him silently and his being arm-flappingly startled by it.
“And it just gets funnier every time.”
It did, too.
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A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Someone gets startled.