|The master shot used through the first part of the opening scene.|
|Medium close on Honey Bunny as the tension builds.|
|Medium close on Pumpkin as the tension builds.|
If you pay close attention during this scene you may hear Jules and Vincent talking in the background about Jules quitting “the life.” Vincent is also visible behind Honey Bunny’s shoulder on his way to the bathroom. In addition to this being one of the many ways the stories overlap, these are little gems that Tarantino peppers throughout his film. They are items that you would never pick up during your first, second or even third viewings.
|Vincent is visible in the background on his way to the bathroom.|
Honey Bunny is the impulsive half of the lovey-dovey couple. She decides on a whim to rob the diner. The description in the script of these two just before the robbery says “Pumpkin’s robbery persona is that of the in-control professional. Honey Bunny’s is that of the psychopathic, hair-triggered, loose cannon[ii].” And this is evidenced by the way they pop out of their booth with guns drawn: