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When the Wyld Stallyons in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure have a breakdown in their time-machine, they just have all of their historical buds chew some gum and patch the antennae back together in a feat of extreme engineering that would make the Mythbusters proud. But where did they get all of the gum from? Never mind the ridiculous amount of it.

I don't expect an answer that explains the amount but it's definitely more than a pack. In a phone booth that is already packed to its limits like some kind of college prank, where did they get the gum to do the repairs?

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They were recruited outside a convenience store –  chcuk Jun 7 '12 at 21:27
@Chcuk a Circle K to be exact. "Strange things are afoot at the Circle K." –  Kevin Howell Jun 7 '12 at 21:29
only knew it wasn't a 7/11 –  chcuk Jun 7 '12 at 21:31

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The simply answer is a Deus Ex Machina. As with most movies when the hero needs a item (or knows just what to do) to save the day he/she/it will somehow have just the item needed.

Since we also have not only do Bill and Ted have a magical item, they someone have acquired cans of beans and franks. Also they have somehow acquired the knowledge to fix a future device.

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I don't remember the cans of beans and franks. I may have to watch it again. The only thing is that despite being a comedy and centered on idiots it actually takes care to explain almost all of it's mechanics in general (the missing keys) –  Kevin Howell Jun 8 '12 at 15:38
That could be a possibly that they went back in time and gave the other selves a note on how to fix the time machine with the items in their backpack. –  OrionDarkwood Jun 8 '12 at 15:51
I believe it was tins of pudding as opposed to beans & franks. –  Cage Feb 4 '13 at 19:26

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