When threads turn serious or big revelations are made, shit does in fact get real.

When shit gets real, we turn to one of thethumb|300px|right classics of american cinema, Bad Boys II, to express our noticing of shit getting real. It is either in the form of video or picture from the most dramatic scene of the movie. When Det. Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) discovers that is sister is kidnapped by a Cuban drug king pin and taken to Cuba, he and his partner Det. Mike Lowrery (Will Smith) gaze into the distance and Burnett utters the classic line, "Shit just got real"