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Prometheus and Alien deliberately share a lot of themes, as well as the same universe, but they are not directly prequel and sequel (spoilers follow...) The Space Jockey in Alien is old enough to be fossilised. Possibly by the same events that wiped out the Engineers in Prometheus (2000 years ago according to Shaw's carbon dating) but too close to Alien's ...


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The first thing that comes to my mind is Tracy (Diana Rigg), the woman Bond (George Lazenby) marries in On Her Majesty's Secret Service:   [Source] The follow up film, Diamonds Are Forever , shows James Bond (Sean Connery) tracking down Blofeld in the pre-title credits, but it is only assumed that Bond is doing so out of revenge for Tracy's death. ...


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The moon visited by the Prometheus, called LV-223, is not the same planet visited by the Nostromo in Alien, which is called LV-426. I believe that the latter was not named on screen until the second film, Aliens. So they are two different Engineer ships and two different dead Engineers. Similarly, the distress call/warning intercepted by the Nostromo was ...


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When James Bond points his gun at Valentin Zukovsky it is clear that his gun is a Walter PPK. Notice there are no grooves on the side of the gun towards the back When Valentin's henchman points his gun at James, grooves can be seen on the side of the gun towards the back of the gun. This to me shows that the henchman is using a different gun and not a ...


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OliverC s answer is great. Just adding something to make it more informative. Searched the net and found an interesting note on the continuity of the Bond film series. In 1995 producer Michael G. Wilson in a fan convention in New york stated: Bond films weren’t one big film series but rather a “series of series.” when asked about continuity of the ...


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All the series of Blackadder are related in the sense that the main character is meant to be a descendent of the previous Blackadder, but in each case several generations apart - they are not the same person. Each generation is hundreds of years apart: Blackadder is set in the Middle Ages. The Prince Edmund character lives 1461–1498. Blackadder II is set ...


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On the technical side, as Jonny Bones said, because Ian Fleming didn't write a code-name, he wrote a character. A character with his own backstory, personality, mannerisms likes & dislikes. A code-name would explain the changing faces and gadgets, but if you went with that idea, you would then have to explain how all the "James Bonds": Were Commanders ...


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There's no concrete answers to why it's never acknowledged, but as Johnny Bones points outs, most of the films are based on books: Film                                        ...


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Each season is set in a different time, therefore it's not the same character: The Black Adder: An alternate history set during the period of the Wars of the Roses Blackadder II: Elizabethan London Blackadder the Third: During the Regency Period Blackadder Goes Forth: World War I, in the trenches of the Western Front     ...


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John Stamos' character was originally named Jesse Cochran; Stamos reportedly wanted his character to better reflect his Greek heritage so producers decided to change the character's surname to Katsopolis Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Full_House_characters In terms of an explanation: In the first season, Jesse's last name was Cochran, but ...


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I think it has to do with how technology has changed since then. During that time, we could only 'time-shift' TV shows with: VCRs (notoriously hard to program) Betamax (while it lasted) Now we have: DVRs (TiVo, from your TV service provider, etc) Internet/Digital video services (Netflix, Hulu, network websites) DVDs and Blu rays. Video On-demand. ...


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I would hazard a guess that, if you were a kid in the 70's/80's that you may just not have watched many of the serialized shows. (of course, I was a kid in the 80's and remember watching all of these...) Off the top of my head, from the 80's, you've got: Hill Street Blues St. Elsewhere Cheers M.A.S.H. Moonlighting Family Ties L.A. Law ...


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It can be argued that Joker is the main character since he narrates the film and it basically follows his experiences. During the time period depicted (1967-68) soldiers were commonly sent directly from boot camp to assignments within Vietnam. In the film, all of the characters who were training at the bootcamp get their MOS assignments (Joker gets Military ...


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The time of the division was marked by violent upheaval on Vulcan. It isn't hard to imagine the records being lost, or the Vulcans never making the connection between those warlike Vulcans who disappeared thousands of years earlier and the Romulan Star Empire. From the Wikipedia entry on Surak: During the "Time of Awakening" a Vulcan schism of those ...


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There are many possible reasons for this. Assuming automated control: A sequence of commercials has been cued up to play from a video server, and then one was removed from the schedule after the video server had started playing it (to allow frame-accurate play-out, the command to start a commercial is sent a little before it is needed to account for ...


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Ripley's shuttlecraft "Narcissus" floated through from the outer rim where LV-426 was, all the way into the core worlds. She's found, and taken to Gateway Station, a space station orbiting around/near Earth. Where she's interrogated and eventually finds a job. But in those 57 years, technology has improved. Faster than Light travel allows for what was a 1~2 ...


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There has never been enough detail provided in the episodes that have aired to date - there are a few hints and a few jokes along the way (like knocking down a wall and using a ramp) - but this one doesn't really have an answer currently. The boat "Diane" does have an answer as to what happened to it; In the episode "Kill Ari" (3x02) Jen goes home with ...


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Reading up on this Marvel Universe article about Cosmic Cubes tells us that there is possibly more than one cube in the universe itself. If we are to believe that the Cinematic Universe (Earth-199999 as it is known in the Marvel Multi-verse) has similar canon then we can assume the same to be true that there is more than one Tesseract a.k.a. Cosmic Cube a.k....


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It seems you simply misunderstood the quote. Here's the full quote: Andy: [reading Cornell magazine] Whoa. Libby Dirketts got married. Big Red mazel tov to the Libster. 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-Oh, my God! Phyllis: What? Is Dan okay? Andy:...


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Ignoring that these are plot holes born from decades of films, there is two possible explanations. Xavier isn't really there. Xavier, the most powerful telepath in the world, has been shown to (in comics and cartoons): Make people see things. He is simply projecting his image into people's minds, like he does his voice at various points. Use Astral ...


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Not much time at all. Apparently less than a month. The first season closes with Dany hatching her dragons, and the second season opens with Tyrion assuming his position as Hand of the King. According to this fan-created spreadsheet (WARNING major spoilers for viewers who haven't read the books) the hatching happened in the first month of year 299 AL, 20th ...


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There is a part in the episode at approx 12:30 where Kirk asks the Guardian if they are successful what will happen. The Guardian tells them all will be set back to normal and they will be returned as though nothing happened. The Guardian sends them back. Also notice they come back with uniforms back on, where at the point in the episode, Kirk and Spock do ...


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From my understanding it's no plot inconsistency. At least it's explained in the episode. In one of the earlier episodes, the Doctor hides the TARDIS by shifting it out of time by a second or so, which causes it to disappear. To me, it's time locked in some way. Could this be the same or a similar effect? However, I don't think the Time Lock and Gallifrey ...


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The henchman's gun is a copy of the PPK that was produced in Soviet Russian known as the Makarov. It is also a larger caliber, a 9x18mm. I do believe that design is still being used by the Russian military to this day, as well as being a rather popular civilian gun. Thousands of them have been imported to the US.


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I'm not entirely sure what your question is here, but to confirm: The Clone Wars takes place between Epsiodes II and Episodes III. Lucas has confirmed this himself in interviews: Q: Why is it important for you to tell the story of The Clone Wars? A: The interesting thing about the Clone Wars is that in the films, in the normal course of the ...


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I don’t think Joker completely buys into the military mind-set the way the others do, so it not very likely he will talk about boot-camp with other members of his graduating class when he runs into them. I don’t know what basic training is like now, but when I went through it (early 70’s) it was no high school that one might sit around reminiscing about for ...


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I'm not sure how there's any confusion about Professor X being in the wheelchair. He's clearly "shot" (bullet deflected) in the First Class movie, as well as being IN the wheelchair at the end. As for Emma's story, there was a lot of confusion about the character thanks to the Wolverine: Origins movie. There's a young girl being held captive by Stryker ...


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Ridley Scott has stated clearly before this movie was released that it is not a prequel to the Alien film. It takes place almost a hundred years before LV-426 is found. With that said, Ridley Scott has talked about making a trilogy of the Prometheus films. We can assume that the strange looking xenomorph shown at the end of Prometheus is an early ancestor ...


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The answer seems much more obvious than comparing moons and what not. At the end, David informs Elizabeth Shaw that: 'There are many more ships'. In Alien, it's just another ship with another Engineer.



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