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In the movie Dodgeball, Patches O'Houlihan was once a spry ADAA All-Star. But by the time Peter LaFleur and the team meet him, he's in a wheelchair.

My Question: Does the movie ever explain why Patches O'Houlihan is in a wheelchair? Did he suffer some sort of an injury?

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It's never stated in the film why he needs the wheelchair other than his advanced age and infirmity. It can be inferred that years of hard living are the primary reason; but it is never explicitly stated in the film.

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I don't remember seeing any references either. – Dredd Dec 30 '13 at 21:49

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