Getting pulled over by the cops is never a good thing, but some circumstances are worse than others. When you forget your license, for instance. Or you’re drunk. Or, if you live in the U.S, just simply being black.

Having fake murder weapons scattered across your front seat has gotta be up there too, as this director found to his cost. On the way to the theater, Imgur user  had gathered together all the props required to ‘kill’ each of the characters. It was now, of all times, that he got caught speeding. No biggie, he thought, just a fine, a slap on the wrist and I’ll be on my way. But then he remembered his stockpile of death-tools, placed menacingly beside him on the front seat.

Now when panic sets in, it can be very hard to disguise. And looking panicked in front of cops can only lead to suspicion, and ultimately, trouble. How to extricate oneself from this particular situation?

Scroll down below to check out how it all unfolded and let us know what you think in the comments. How would you have dealt with this situation? Join the debate!

Nobody likes getting pulled over by the cops

Image credits: Oregon Department of Transportation (not an actual photo)

Especially when you’re driving with the most suspicious package on the front seat

Best thing about it? He didn’t get a ticket!

People were quick to congratulate him on this outcome