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Was the Starfleet officer connected to the later series?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are briefly introduced to a high-ranking Starfleet officer, Commodore Paris. In the original timeline, Voyager had Admiral Owen Paris, and his son Tom Paris. Is Commodore Paris ...
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How does the USS Franklin fit in the pre-Kelvin Timeline?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are introduced to the USS Franklin (NX-326). How does this NX registry, Starship class ship fall in the pre-Kelvin timeline, as compared to the pre-reboot continuity?
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Where did the backpack come from?

At the end of Ocean Girl season 1 episode 4 Jason and Bret are coming to Neri's Island by boat. When they get out from the boat Jason didn't have any backpack. The same time at a different ...
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What is the significance of the piece of leather Manco wears around his right wrist?

Manco, a.k.a. the Man With No Name, wears this for pretty much the entirety of For a Few Dollars More. The one exception I could find was when he was snooping around after dark in Agua Caliente, and ...
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Why is Kirk's middle initial wrong in series 1 episode 3 of Star Trek?

In the third episode of the original series of Star Trek, "Where No Man Has Gone Before", a powerful psychic makes a grave for Kirk as part of an elaborate attempt to kill him. The grave has a ...
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How long did it take the space marines in Aliens to reach planet LV-426?

In the beginning of the 1986 movie Aliens, people lose contact with terraformers on planet LV-426. It is decided that a unit of space marines, along with Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) should fly ...
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How can Professor X walk and use his powers?

After the bullet accident in X Men First Class, Charles Xavier (Prof. X) was only able to walk if he injected the serum that Beast created: (Days of Future Past) This serum blocks his mind powers, ...
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Is the Reimagined Battlestar a reboot or a sequel to the Original Battlestar?

The Reimagined Battlestar started as a remake, or reboot (no real difference) to the original Battlestar Galactica. Due to changes in audience expectations, it was grittier, more realistic than the ...
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How does the Flash have powers on Arrow S04E19?

Flash didn't have powers on The Flash S02E19, but has powers at the end of Arrow S04E19 just one day later. How is that possible? The answer is probably a plot hole or to not completely trust ...
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Why and to which extent was The Night Manager recut for international release?

While The Night Manager was released on its original TV channels BBC One (UK) and AMC (US) as 6 60-minute episodes, it has been repacketed in other countries (at least Germany) as 8 45-minute episodes ...
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“Fland Canyon” and Maude

I was watching an episode of The Simpsons yesterday - "Fland Canyon" - and it entailed Homer trying to get Maggie to sleep by telling a story of the family's holiday to the Grand Canyon with the ...
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When a TV commercial shows for a split second then cuts off, what is happening?

I see this from time to time during commercial breaks: all of a sudden, a commercial will play for a split second, no more than 2 or 3 seconds but then get cut off. Why does this happen? Is this a ...
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Why did Uncle Jesse's last name change?

In season 1 of the show Full House, Uncle Jesse is referred to as "Jesse Cochran" but later in the series he is always Jesse Katsopolis. So why the name change and is there any in-universe ...
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Is it necessary to watch “The X-Files” Movie before Season 6?

I have watched seasons 1-5 of the X-Files. In the first episode of season 6, the intro shows scenes from the end of season 5 and what I guess is "The X-Files" movie. Do I need to watch the movie ...
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What is the connection between the first and second parts of Full Metal Jacket?

The first part is the boot camp part where Private Pyle eventually loses his mind and kills the drill sergeant. Then, like a snap of the finger, we are with Joker in Vietnam and the second half seems ...
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith vs. The Clone Wars

According to wiki on Wikipedia about Star Wars canon: The official Star Wars canon consists of the seven released Star Wars theatrical feature films, the Star Wars animated film and television ...
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When do Arrow and Flash cross over?

I'm about to watch the last episode of season 2 of Arrow and I want to know when to start up on The Flash, since they aired at the same time. Arrow is 2 seasons ahead of The Flash, correct?
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Explanation for Gordon and Vallens in the final scene

As Blue Velvet nears the final scenes, Jeffery enters Dorothy's apartment and sees that Vallens is dead and Gordon has been inflicted with some type of grisly brain trauma. Vallens had presumably ...
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Harvey Dent black?

I was watching Tim Burton's Batman series and found out that Harvey Dent was played by a black man but he is played by a white guy in Nolan's series. What race is Harvey Dent portrayed as in the ...
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Regarding Miranda Tate's reappearance in Wayne Tower

Nearing the climax of The Dark Knight Rises we see Bruce return to Gotham while Miranda Tate gets captured together with Gordon's men. While the latter gets sentenced to "death by exile", the former ...
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Was the first season of Leverage shown out of order?

On Leverage, the first appearance of FBI agents Taggert and McSweeten in Season 1, Episode 5, The Bank Shot Job, where they briefly show up right at the end after everything's all over. Two episodes ...
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Isn't Lister an Orphan?

In Ouroboros it's shown that Lister was abandoned under a pool table to be adopted. However in Better than Life he talks about his dad dying (and how he continued to read the football results down ...
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Boston Public episode order. Was Chapter 34 aired out of order in the original run? Why?

In Boston Public Episode "Chapter 36", there is a sub-story about Zach Del Ray asking Ronnie Cooke to prom. This is odd because in Episode "Chapter 34", Zach Del Ray dies in a car accident. In my copy ...
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How does so much time pass between Prison Break seasons 1 and 2?

In Prison Break, season 1 ends with the escapees running in a field at night with the cops right behind them. Season 2 starts with the escapees running through a lush forest during the daytime with ...
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Why isn't James Bond a code name?

I first saw this when I read a Cracked article about insane fan theories that make sense. I first thought of the same thing long before I read that though because it makes sense. James Bond has had 23 ...
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Is Broccoli Rob dead?

Broccoli Rob dies in season 7 of The Office: Andy: Ooh, says here Dan Becker fell off the side of Kilimanjaro in a climbing accident. It appears Dan's Sherpa survived to tell the tale - ...
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How did they get back in “City on the Edge of Forever”?

I’ve never understood how Kirk, Spock, and Bones got back to the present at the end of “City on the Edge of Forever”. Going back to 1930 is simple enough, they stepped through the portal at the right ...
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How do the events in The Day of the Doctor relate to those in The End of Time?

In the Doctor Who episode The End of Time the war is described as being "time locked", like a bubble, nothing can come in or out - except things which were already out. In The Day of the Doctor we ...
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Why did Spock not know about Romulans in “Balance of Terror”?

I’m finally getting a chance to see the entire original Star Trek and have gotten up to the episode “Balance of Terror” (season 1, episode 8/14). A few minutes into the episode, Spock gives a speech ...
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How much time has passed between Series 1 and 2 of Game of Thrones?

We watched the first episode of the second season last night and I'm a little unsure. On the one hand Daenerys' story and the plot of Rob's crusade doesn't seem to have moved on very far at all. On ...
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How is the Tesseract still in Odin's trophy room during Thor?

The Tesseract ends up on earth because it was lost during the battle between Odin and the Frost Giants. During Thor we see Thor talking (as a child) about how he wants to wage war on the Frost ...
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How do the Dallas movies fit between the old and new shows?

The last episode of the original Dallas aired in 1991. Two reunion movies were made. The first, J.R. Returns, aired in 1996. The second, War of the Ewings, aired in 1998. The series was revived in ...
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Linking between Season 1 and Season 2 of Black Adder?

Is the Season 2 of Black Adder, in any way a continuation of the season 1? I have just finished watching the First episode of the Season 2 and not able to relate it to Season 1. The main character is ...
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How does Gibbs get his boats out of his basement?

In most episodes, Gibbs in seen working on his boats in the basement. He gets a couple of them done, but it doesn't show how he gets them out of the basement. Anybody know how he gets them out?
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Has the continuity timeline been established for the new X-men movies?

With the recent twitter announcement from director Bryan Singer that reveals Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will be in the new film, X-men: Days of Future Past, this has further cemented (following the ...
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How the new Omnitrix watch connected to the old Ultimatrix plot?

In the Ben 10 Omniverse there are so many continuity issues i observed But the main issue is with his new watch, Is there anything mention in any episode which i have missed? I mean how can this new ...
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Is there any continuity between James Bond movies that have different actors portraying the title character?

There was a foolish (in my opinion) question asked on Scifi.SE Is James Bond a timelord? James bond keeps returning with a different face, albeit usually a similar one, and often operates with ...
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When/Why did American television change from primarily episodic to primarily serialized?

My recollection of the prime-time television I watched growing up -- the 70s and 80s plus whatever were on at the time -- are almost invariably of episodic television. At the end of each episode, ...
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How to explain the discrepancies between the end of Prometheus and the beginning of Alien?

At the end of Prometheus, the alien that Elizabeth Shaw extracted from her womb kills the Engineer. Later on, a primary form of alien xenomorph is seen bursting out of the Engineer's chest. The scene ...
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Gun Scene in Goldeneye

In the James Bond film Goldeneye there is a scene were Bond threatens Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky. Zukovsky says something along the lines of: Walther PPK, 7.65mm. Only three men I know use such ...