Remember. Never go on a bridge that's swaying back and forth like (WARNING: MPEG and Quicktime links ahead) this.
Okay, just to prove that I have too much time on my hands, I will prove that the bridge wasn't swaying quite that fast. Check out this Quicktime movie, with the orginal music, with swaying that is noticeably slower, and yet weirdly fast for a bridge. According to that engineering article I linked to earlier, it would be physically possible to stand on the bridge (even drive on it) during many such oscillations, but most ordinary humans wouldn't venture onto such a bridge. Leave that for the Indiana Jones wannabees, I guess.
BTW, the nickname for the bridge is the "Galloping Gertie," and apparently the bridge that replaced it (and still stands today) is still called that.
I don't have cable. How was the show?
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