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Why didn't Michael Scott appear in the Q&A panel in the Finale episode of The Office?

In the Finale episode of The Office, the Scranton Cultural Center hosts a public Q&A panel of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Most of the regular characters return for this after several months, ...
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Why Lucretia helped Gannicus by giving Ilithyia's information?

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving information of her departure. Lucretia hates Ilithyia but still why she will help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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Why do Dragon Ball Z telecasts always stop mid-season in India?

Dragon Ball Z was telecasting on Cartoon Network India from many years. Previously it stopped telecasting it in the middle of season 1. Then it disappeared for years and then repeated telecast till ...
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Golden magic boy can do magic by saying 'khoo'

I have this distant memory of a film I watched when I was a teenager and I would appreciate it if you could help me identify it. So I think it's Australian, it's probably a 90's movie, and it starts ...
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What is the origin of the “face behind a wall of equations” shot?

So, Hollywood really likes to make scientists and mathematicians write on plexiglass (or mirrors, or windows, or other transparent or reflective surfaces). Presumably it's so they can get shots like ...
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Did Crowley welch on his contract?

Towards the end of season 7, Crowley enters into a contract with Dick Roman (the leviathan) to share parts of the U.S./Canada with Crowley. It seems that helping the Winchesters by giving them his ...
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Why did they say the pageant was their first live show?

Multiple times throughout the movie Hairspray, they make numerous references to the Corny Collins show being broadcast live. So why, on the day of the Ms. Teenage Hairspray pageant, do they say it's ...
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Coming to America sparring scene; stunt men, or self-performed?

In the beginning of Coming to America, there is a scene where Eddie Murphy's and Arsenio Hall's characters engage in a sparring session with I think they would be bo staffs. Did they perform the ...
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A Hong Kong (probably) crime/thriller film

All I can remember is a few vague details: A scene where a group of people observe from atop a cliff face an assassination taking place on the side of the road below. A briefcase containing ...
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Identify military comedy movie/tv series - scene

I am looking for the title of army/military comedy movie/tv series I think it was from around 80s. I remember only one scene from it, I think it was from the intro or beginning of the movie. The ...
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Why wasn't Kaffee charged?

During the final court scene when Kaffee is confronting Jessup after his outburst, Kaffee gives him the following small speech: Don't call me son. I'm a lawyer, and an officer in the United States ...
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Classic Italian Film, Raindrops On Car Window

This scene sticks in my mind I'd love to know the movie ... It's a classic film, probably Italian, from sometime between 1950-1970 I think, and there is a scene with these classic old cars driving ...
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Replaces sheet music and male dancer spins a lot, gets sick

There was a goofy comedy in the mid '80's or so, it involved some unscrupulous guys trying to cheat an old lady, and also a ballet dancer, she was a friend of the good guys. I can recall 2 scenes: ...
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What was the motivation and fate of the Polish Jew?

Nearing the end of his journey in As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (orig.: So weit die Füße tragen), when Clemens is in Kazakhstan, he is recognized as a German by a man named Igor who invites him into ...
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Did Heinzmann run into the truck on purpose?

At the end of The Defector (orig.: L'espion) Peter Heinzmann meets up with Prof. Bower and Agent Adams in West Germany after he defected (more or less due to his experiences in Bower's case). Yet we ...
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Why did Michael ditch his car in the river?

After getting bailed out of jail by Jesse, Michael finds Cybil in the trunk of his Cadillac. In the following scene, they end up in a field discussing what to do next. Of course, Michael wants to move ...
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Significance of Gabriel Engel's name

The antagonist from Antibodies (orig.: Antikörper) carries the name Gabriel Engel. Given that "Engel" means "angel", this name is likely not just a coincidence and seems to refer to the Archangel ...
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Creature movie with Stodart Trucking as main characters

Trying to identify a creature movie I saw where the main characters were an American husband-and-wife big-rig trucking team named Stodart or Stoddard. They were working in Russia or at least somewhere ...
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What was the plan of Chang and the City College?

In Community Season 4, Chang came back to the college with Changnesia and said his name was Kevin. But there was an evil plan with the dean of City College, which Chang gave up at the last episode ...
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Stinkmeaner's Fighting Skills in The Boondocks

In Episode 4 of Season 1, "Granddad's Fight", of Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks, Huey eventually realizes that Colonel H. Stinkmeaner isn't any type of legendary samurai, but just an old man who got ...
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1950s/60s Film Noir Femme Fatale?

I have a feeling this was a film rather than a TV programme or TV play. I saw it in the 1960s so it could have been a 1950s Film Noir crime movie. It was in black and white I remember, but I may be ...
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A double murder

I have no idea what the film is or who the actors were, but someone might remember the scene. I have a feeling it may have been something like Play For Today or a T.V. drama rather than a film. I ...
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Parents die of food poisoning

It is an older movie, not sure when it came out but maybe 20 or 30 years ago. It was set in a desert like place, maybe India, I think the characters were British, and set in an earlier time, maybe ...
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Was Nick sent to jail for shooting his friend?

In the CSI: NY episode "Battle Scars", Nick confesses he shot his friend (Jesse), but it was an accident and it was Jesse who planned all of this. In the end they believe he was telling the truth but ...
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Need help identifying (possibly 1970s) movie

The male protagonist is imprisoned in an apartment and tries to attract the attention of a young woman in an apartment across the street in order to get help. She misinterprets his gestures, and ...
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On two occasions, the main character opens a capsule hatch and the hatch blows open violently

Surely the character knows this will happen through her training. Why wouldn't the hatch have a better mechanism such that astronauts do not run the risk of flying into space.
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Which Mad Men episode with Lane instructing Joan on what bills to pay and not pay?

I was wondering if anyone remembers the season and episode where Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (Don's new agency) is going through hard times and there is a scene where Lane calls Joan into an office ...
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Why does the ex-undercover cop in Homefront keep sensitive files about his identity unprotected at home?

The recent Jason Statham action movie Homefront has a lead character who used to be an undercover DEA cop, Phil Broker. Phil has moved to some small town in the country so his daughter can have a ...
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What was Petit Pierre's contribution to the scheme in Micmacs?

In Micmacs, each member of Bazil's crew has a speciality. This includes Petit Pierre who can build impressive stuff (like automatons) out of just about anything. Each member assists in Bazil's plots ...
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Father returns home but his family begins to doubt his identity

Black and white film, maybe from 50s about a family who puts the father in different tests to make him identified himself. one of which is a race car, because the father loves driving. I think it is ...
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Which actor plays young Harold Oxley on the picture with Mutt?

I have just rewatched Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), and this picture of young(er) Mutt with young Harold Oxley got me wondering: The thing is, young Harold looks to me ...
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Man runs away from two women

I'm looking for the title of a b/w film: Two women (sisters?) host a man in their home, they fight over him. The man runs away, later returns to town, asks directions, is told that the women have been ...
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Divorced convict leaves prison, travels to California with daughter

I saw a bit of a movie about a guy who goes to prison and had a daughter with a woman. The woman divorces from him because there was another guy and because, well, he was in prison. After the main guy ...
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What is the meaning of the veiled woman with the hawk?

In the opening scene of Secret Things (2002), and again three times throughout the movie, including the climax scene at the end, a veiled woman is seen, holding a hawk. Sometimes the hawk is seen ...
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Why does Liz change her wigs so frequently in the episode “Aus der Tiefe der Zeit”?

In the Dominik Graf directed Tatort episode "Aus der Tiefe der Zeit" Liz Bernard always wears a different wig in nearly each and every scene (the only scene when she doesn't seem to wear a wig is ...
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What was the meaning of the country song in the episode “Aus der Tiefe der Zeit”?

The Dominik Graf directed Tatort episode "Aus der Tiefe der Zeit" repeatedly employs a certain country song as in-scene background music at various occasions. More or less anytime when some music ...
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In The Counselor, why does Malkina go to the church and try to confess?

In the movie The Counselor, Malkina shows up to a Catholic church and tries to get the priest to let her confess her sins? She taunts him. We understand from the previous scene that Malkina is not ...
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Would the plot have worked without Salino?

Would the plot of The Sting have worked if the character of Salino had never been introduced? While she does kill one of Lonnegan's other assassins, she doesn't appear to impact the plot in any other ...
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The confusion between Hooker and Kelly

In The Sting, a key element lies in the fact that Lonnegan and his people do not realise that Hooker and Kelly are the same person. Why is this? Questions to consider: How do Lonnegan's two goons ...
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Who is this man changing the name of Little Dice to Li'll Z?

In the movie City of God, who was the man that Changes the name of Li'll Dice to Li'll Z?
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What were the numbers shouted by the dwarf woman?

A dwarf woman character appeared a few times in The Best Offer, reciting some numbers. During her final appearance, the numbers and their meaning were obvious. During a previous scene, she probably ...
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Why wasn't another EVA performed to repair the communications array?

After the "hydrazine incident", why didn't Andrei go back out to repair the communications array? It didn't take very long to fix it on the ground. Fixing it would have allowed resumption of contact ...
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The hydrazine incident: could both astronauts have been saved?

In Europa Report, two of the astronauts (James and Andrei) are coming to the end of a space walk (and are low on air) when there's an emergency in the form of an explosion. Andrei finds a tear in his ...
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What is the meaning of this Snap Pops scene?

Near the end of the first third of the movie We Are What We Are, there is a scene of a kid asking for some food, and his sister putting some "Snap Pops" into his glass of milk. Then the kid whispers: ...
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Weird boy dancing with his mother's corpse

I remember one scene where a boy dances with his dead mother. Also, there's another where there is a skull in a lot of cabbages. I think the boy later got to live with monks or something. Anyone ...
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What is the mirror half-moon object used in production?

I was watching Pacific Rim Special Features disc last night. In one brief production scene, I saw a half moon shaped object which was chrome or mirror like. In another movie special features, I saw ...
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Is there something behind Alyson Stoner's appearance in only odd numbered sequel of step up films?

In Step Up (film series), Alyson Stoner only appeared in 1st film then 3rd film and now she is confirmed for 5th film. In some speculation i have heard that she is only going to come in odd no of ...
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Noelle and the 2nd Segment

What is the deal with Noelle in the 2nd segment of The Nines? I understand that she's supposed to be something like Melissa McCarthy's character, a 7 (or human) that has been allowed to remember all ...
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Does the wife know about Ja-sung's double life?

In the Korean gangster film, New World, does Ja-sung's wife know that he's actually a cop?

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