'Stay at home and wait for this to blow over' - Shaun of the Dead scene gets coronavirus update

The famous "let's go to the Winchester, have a nice cold pint, and wait for this all to blow over” scene from Shaun of the Dead has had an update for the coronavirus pandemic thanks to stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

Nick Frost and Simon Pegg have updated the now-famous plan scene from Shaun of the Dead. Picture: Universal Pictures International
Nick Frost and Simon Pegg have updated the now-famous plan scene from Shaun of the Dead. Picture: Universal Pictures International

In the 2004 zombie apocalypse-themed hit, the pair discuss their plan to survive the outbreak of the undead, leading to the now-famous “Winchester” scene that, in the years since it’s become a popular phrase for people to use in the face of a crisis.

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Now, Frost and Pegg have given the hilarious scene an update, but this time, it’s for the coronavirus pandemic and not the walking dead.

Featuring jokes about panic buying, political correctness and the original film itself, the clip also features some sound advice for what people should do under the threat of Covid-19 and no, it’s definitely not to go to the pub.