One of the funniest – and cringiest – scenes in The King of Comedy is the scene where Rupert visits Jerry’s house uninvited, waits for him to get back, and ultimately gets kicked out by Jerry, which is what drives him to kidnap Jerry subsequently. I’ve always wondered something about this scene: is it real? Does Rupert actually visit Jerry’s house, or is it just one of his delusions? There are two reasons for this:
Any thoughts? If this scene is truly a figment of Rupert’s imagination, it paints an even more concerning picture of Rupert – because this means he is pushed to take the drastic step of kidnapping Jerry because of something that didn’t even really happen.
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