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For the reference, the test scene can be watched here. Kay and Zed are observing the participants take the test, and discussing them. The whole thing is absurd: the chairs are good only to crouch inside, but not to do any work (like taking a simple test) in them; the test are sealed in a way that makes them hard to open (the paper rips easily, the pencil ...


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Officially, Men in Black II received no funding, but some anti-smoking groups claim secret payments are regularly made by tobacco companies to film-makers. Both Men in Black (1997) and Men in Black II (2002) show Marlboro cigarettes. Men in Black II was made after the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, originally between the four largest United ...


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He had to have passed the tests or he wouldn't have been an agent. These aren't real tests, they're psyche tests. Presented with a problem, how do you solve it? The tests are conducted in a way that conformists, with no imagination or natural problem-solving ability, will give predictable results. Only the most perceptive candidate will pass by applying ...


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I honestly wouldn't read too much into the color change matter, as the neuralizer itself is really a sort of MacGuffin. They aren't the main driving point of the movie like an actual MacGuffin, but they exist simply to provide an explanation to the question, "What about the people who witness aliens or the problems they cause while on Earth?". We're never ...


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I think that @tylershads hit the Jeebs on the head. When J was erased, everything that consisted of his human existence was erased. If Jeebs only knew him through J’s law enforcement duties he probably doesn’t have any personal information on J, making it almost impossible for Jeebs to find out any other information. He would have to do a lot of leg work ...


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Using the US government as an example: There are agencies and functions which exist within the Executive Branch of the government whose purposes are to perform certain intelligence gathering operations which may violate US law or which may create embarrassment for a sitting administration. These agencies and functions thus operate under "black budgets" and ...


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It is never implied in the movie whether the color of the neuralizers are any indication of their technological progress. You can simply put them as having different colors without reading too much into it. There are many possibilities to your doubt, but I maintain that the colors were simply design choices, and nothing conscious. According to you, the mass ...



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