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How did Happy get holes in her clothes?

In the Scorpion episode "True Colors" as Happy and Toby leave the wine celler, Happy's clothes are fine, but in the next scene as they approach the van, Happy's clothes are swiss cheese. What ...
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3answers
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What does Francis Underwood's ring mean to him and why does he bury it?

At the end of House of Cards episode S02E05, when Frank attends the groundbreaking ceremony at the Civil War reenactment site he places (and ultimately buries) his ring in the soil (of what I assume ...
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4answers
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What makes the dance sequence from Pulp Fiction so iconic?

Various sources say that John Travolta and Uma Thurman's dance sequence is "now-famous" and "iconic", some compare it to how Travolta danced earlier in movies like Grease and Saturday Night Fever. But ...
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1answer
319 views

Man buys a book on how to find ghosts

This is a movie I watched quite some time ago and I can't remember the title of it. I can only remember some scenes from it. (I'm not sure if everything here is accurate though). It's an Asian horror ...
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1answer
284 views

Star Trek - Khan and Chekov

Why does Chekov say that he remembers Khan in "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" if in Star Trek TOS Chekov doesn't appear in the episode "Space Seed"? Also why is Chekov in "Star Trek Into Darkness"? ...
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339 views

How were starfields / streaming stars created in the pre-computer era?

Starfields or streaming stars are ubiquitous to give the impression of movement of space crafts. I am thinking of flying directly and frontal into the starfield, as in the beginning of the intro or ...
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1answer
8k views

Why does Indiana Jones say 'I like Ike'?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, short while after the beginning of the movie, Irina Spalko captured Indy and force him to lead the U.S soldiers military base which contains ...
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1answer
69 views

How did Nucky rise to power?

How did Nucky Thompson wrest power over Atlantic City from The Commodore?
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57 views

What does “Yippee-ki-yay” even mean? [duplicate]

In the Die Hard series, John Mcclane often uses this phrase before delivering the punch-blow that exterminates whatever he's aiming to blow up. But Mcclane ain't from Texas or anywhere in the ...
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269 views

How did walking dead characters get cured?

I remember in season 4 of The Walking Dead that Glenn, Sasha and a few others were infected with some type of illness and that they were still sick even when the Governor attacked them. How were they ...
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74 views

surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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138 views

Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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99 views

Which (godzilla/dinosaur) Monster movie is this?

I know there are about 35 of them out there. I watched it long ago, so not even sure if it is colour or black and white. since I am not sure if it is Godzilla, I am calling it monster. What I do ...
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1answer
146 views

Dying boy is cryogenically frozen and attempts to kill his parents once revived

It was a story about a family and they had a son who was really sick. so the parents cryonically preserved the boy until they found a cure. after all, they found the cure and healed the boy and the ...
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1answer
182 views

Morning cartoon show from late 80s, early 90s; boy's family turned to stone

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a boy's family is turned to stone and he has to journey somewhere far away - is never like just around the corner - ...
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1answer
329 views

How do Ocean's 13 rip Bank of 500 million dollars in one night?

In the movie Ocean's 13, they rig every game in the casino in order for Bank to lose as much as possible. But once everyone is on a winning streak, Danny gives the green light to start the ...
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1answer
57 views

Star Trek TOS Season 2 - how long does the change in musical style last?

The tone of the music of Star Trek changed dramatically from Season 1 to Season 2. Whereas Season 1 was subtler (as subtle as it could be being a science-fiction show in the 60's), and the title track ...
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1answer
137 views

What's the word for an actor not getting a part in a movie?

What's the word for an actor not getting a part in a movie?? It's like some verb, it starts with an S. It's not scooped, but something like that. There's an entire website about actors getting ...
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1answer
232 views

Magic Trick perfomed at a theater and people wake up at a different place

I cant seem to recall a movie where a magician tries to perform a trick where he ends putting people to sleep and then these people wake up at a different place. There is a scene where these people ...
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1answer
361 views

Robot is prize for winning arcade game, then tries to kill everyone?

A local teen gets the high score on an arcade game, and he wins a real life replica of the main enemy in the game. It arrives at his door one day. At first he and his (I'm pretty sure girlfriend, ...
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2answers
527 views

Understanding the Flight of the Dead

I was watching the Sherlock episode A Scandal in Belgravia the other day. Everything seemed fine but I didn't get the flight of dead part and those people in the beginning who reported of missing ...
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1answer
225 views

Why did Ashur face Spartacus's gladiator army alone?

Why did Ashur take such a foolish risk facing Spartacus's army all alone, resulting in his death at the hands of Naevia? It should have been so easy for him to run away. Why follow Glaber's commands ...
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3answers
22k views

Is The Big Bang Theory shot in front of an audience?

In The Big Bang Theory, do they shoot the show in front of a live studio audience?
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1answer
143 views

TV Series for kids, Don't be afraid, The Sandman is here

I'm looking for an old TV show, probably 1990s or earlier. It's a mix of live actors and cartoons. A typical episode goes as follows: We look in at a family, a character, and we explore the flaws ...
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1answer
65 views

Group makes movie in protest against Hollywood

I remember seeing this movie from when I was young about a group of people making a movie (within a movie) which was made in a protest against (this is what it's about) hollywood. People in the movie ...
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2answers
217 views

How could Harry and his friends survive the fall without the charm?

We have seen several instances where Harry - or in special cases, his friends - survive several falls by using the "Arrestro Momentum" spell like in Prisoner of Azkaban and Deathly Hallows 2. But in ...
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1answer
64 views

Why do the people at the pub make David and Jack leave?

In the 1981 film, An American Werewolf in London, Jack and David are backpacking across the Yorkshire moors, when they enter a pub called The Slaughtered lamb at night. When they ask about the five ...
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1answer
642 views

Did cunnilingus actually happen in Basic Instinct?

In Basic Instinct, it seemed to me that rather using awkward props or various ways to fake it, it would have been logistically simpler if cunnilingus had actually taken place between Michael Douglas ...
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5answers
6k views

What is the history between Little Bill and English Bob in Unforgiven?

In Unforgiven, it's understandable why Little Bill beat up English Bob--because he wanted to scare off anyone else who would come to collect the reward from the women and also keep aside the Big ...
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1answer
73 views

Episode of Rugrats where Phil pushes Lil over and says it's because he likes her

This has been driving me crazy but I remember years ago watching an episode of Rugrats and Phil pushes Lil to the ground.. Lil responds with "why did you do that for?" Phil replies "Cause I like ya" ...
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1answer
147 views

What was Bob blubbering about?

In this week's episode of The Walking Dead, towards the end of the episode Bob started, in my mind, acting funny. He seems more emotional, and finally goes outside and starts crying while leaning up ...
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1answer
86 views

Tigers or lions killing group of construction workers

Probably late 90s or early 2000 movie. Do not remember much other than, a group of people are supposed to build a bridge or a railway line in some remote area, where they take the help of locals. ...
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0answers
35 views

Why doesn't Walden kick Alan out? [duplicate]

In Two and Half Men, Charlie kept Alan around since they were brothers from the same mother. But why does Walden continue to keep him around? He's certainly not paying rent, helping and certainly not ...
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694 views

Dolores Umbridge: Misguided or Sinister?

This is an on-going debate between my husband and I stemming from our viewing of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix this weekend. In OOTP, Umbridge really appears to be more of a misguided ...
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3answers
631 views

Why does Umbridge always wear pink dresses?

In Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix, Dolores Umbridge always seems to be wearing pink color dresses. Is there any significance for this?
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1answer
173 views

Telekinetic villain incapacitated by mirror shard

So all I remember is the movie came out possibly in the 90s, was set possibly in the 50s or earlier. There's a villain who has telekinetic powers, but at the end a mirror shatters and a shard hits ...
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1answer
85 views

Name of kids TV show where dog was the messiah

This was a kids show which would have been on TVO (TV Ontario) around twenty years ago. It was a live action show, I think from Britain or Australia, as I recall them having funny accents. Now then, ...
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4answers
13k views

What Disney animated film was the first to feature blood?

Yesterday, my buddies and I were watching the movie UP, and in the scene where Mr. Frederickson hits the worker for moving his mailbox, the worker moves his hand to reveal blood on his head. One of ...
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2answers
400 views

As of S03EP01, does walker blood have an effect on open orafices/wounds?

During the first episode of Season 3 of The Walking Dead, I noticed the group is now very cavalier about taking down walkers: This is a staunch contrast from the first season when they covered ...
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2answers
261 views

Where did Rick get the matches?

In The Walking Dead season 1, episode 1 (maybe it was the pilot?) when Rick wakes up in the hospital he stumbles around looking at all the carnage until he heads toward the stairwell exit. In the ...
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4answers
2k views

Why is the Professor still in a wheel chair?

Charles Xavier died in X-Men Last Stand. But according to the post credits scene of that movie and this link, Charles transferred his mind to his brain-dead twin brother's body. So now that he is ...
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1answer
385 views

Getting a free meal at a restaurant by putting an insect in the food

Forgot the name of the movie, but as the title says, it's the only scene I remember from this movie. I also remember that it was a great movie, I think it was made for not so long ago. It was in ...
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1answer
59 views

Future movie with androids with guns on their arms?

I saw a movie in the late 90's on tv and have been trying to figure out what the name of it was. I believe it was an 80's movie and took place in the future. There was a group of soldiers with a ...
7
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1answer
16k views

Does Nymphomaniac have real sex scenes?

I have just watched Nymphomaniac 2013 film. I heard the actors and actresses have real sex scenes. Is that true?
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2answers
691 views

What kind of surgery was operated on Root's ear in episode / (S03E17)

In S03E17 - / (/ is the name of episode) of Person of Interest, Root undergoes a surgery at an otolaryngologist. Did the device operated by the Decima guy impact so badly that it broke her ear ...
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7answers
31k views

In Fight Club is Marla Singer a second figment of Jack's imagination?

After reading this article on the existence of Marla Singer, I am fairly convinced she represents his guilt and remorse. It seems entirely plausible Marla Singer materializes to remind Jack he is ...
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0answers
45 views

The best “negative motivation” movies? [duplicate]

Requiem for a Dream is the best negative motivation movie I ever seen. This movie really helped me. And recently I started to notice that negative motivation is the only type of motivation that ...
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0answers
49 views

Why don't they send the files through the mail channel?

In the series 24, season 4, episode 12, as Jack Bauer is in the corporation building restoring deleted files, why don't they send those files via the given mail channel opened with Tony Almeda, but ...
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1answer
74 views

WW2 musical with specific lyrics

I'm looking for a musical set in WW2 which has a song in it where the lyrics are "oh/how I yearn to return where they're thinking of me, when I'm up there above. When the night is clear and the bombs ...
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0answers
179 views

the secret of the Tesla letter in The Prestige [duplicate]

In the movie The Prestige, I realized that But I don't understand anything about that specific letter that Borden gave to Angier. He wrote Tesla on it. What was that about? Is there a ...

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