What Happened to Shorty in Scary Movie?

Have you ever watched the Scary Movie franchise? If yes, then you must remember Shorty, the hilarious character played by Marlon Wayans. He was one of the most beloved characters in the movie, but what happened to him?

Who is Shorty?

Shorty is a character from the Scary Movie franchise. He is portrayed as a stoner who is always high and loves to crack jokes. He is best friends with Ray, played by Shawn Wayans, and together they form a comedic duo that keeps the audience entertained throughout the movie.

What happened to Shorty?

In Scary Movie 1 and 2, Shorty survives all the scary events that take place. However, in Scary Movie 3, things take a different turn. Shorty’s fate is sealed when he accidentally inhales some alien substance while smoking weed.

Shortly after inhaling the substance, Shorty begins to transform into an alien himself. His eyes turn green and his skin starts to become scaly. But despite his transformation, he still maintains his sense of humor and continues to make jokes.

As the movie progresses, Shorty’s condition worsens and he becomes more alien-like in appearance. Eventually, he sacrifices himself to save Cindy Campbell (Anna Faris) and her son from being abducted by aliens.

Why was Shorty killed off?

It’s unclear why Shorty was killed off in Scary Movie 3. Some speculate that it was because Marlon Wayans didn’t want to continue playing the character or because they wanted to introduce new characters into the franchise.

Regardless of why he was killed off, fans were disappointed to see him go. Shorty brought so much comedy relief to the movies and will always be remembered as one of the most beloved characters in the franchise.


Shorty’s fate in Scary Movie 3 may have been disappointing for fans, but his legacy as a comedic character lives on. He will always be remembered for his hilarious jokes and stoner personality. While we may never know why he was killed off, we can still appreciate the impact that he had on the Scary Movie franchise.