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Can you drive anything on the roads in America?

In many American reality TV shows about fixing, modifying, or restoring cars, one can see the mechanics just taking a half-built car on the road for a test drive. For example, in the first episode of ...
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When Nacho has a gun to Bolsa's head, Mike says, "Do it!" -- What did he mean?

Mike is watching from far away through a rifle scope. Did he mean to shoot Bolsa and if so why?
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Did the mechanic who gave Nacho refuge suspect who he was?

Nacho was of course worried that everyone was a potential informer for the reward the Salamancas were offering. The mechanic himself sees a physically-imposing man unaccountably drenched in oil and ...
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Was Eladio aware that Hector disliked him and if so, why did he allow this?

We, the audience, know Hector did as did Gus know. We see Eladio a little offended by the plastic ice cream toy thing. Was Hector safe because his family were the soldiers and being family, utterly ...
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Did Vincent Price play the parts of Ormond and Rinaldi?

In The Mad Magician, Vincent Price, as Don Gallico, kills his employer Ross Ormond and his colleague The Great Rinaldi, and then impersonates them. I know that Donald Randolph and John Emery are ...
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Significance of hiding in oil tanker and finding refuge in an auto repair shop in Nacho's escape? [closed]

It seems to me possible that the writers wanted to show that had Nacho followed his father's profession (also automobile related) he would be okay -- a final reminder as his life heads towards a ...
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Why would Tyrus allow Fring to pick up broken glass?

It seems much more natural that someone at Tyrus' level would without a thought pick up the broken glass that Fring had knocked off the table. Why did he not? Is this to establish that while Tyrus ...
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Why did they have to replace the safe with the same model?

In Better Call Saul S06E02 "Carrot and Stick", as I understand it, Fring's men wanted to plant evidence in Nacho's safe which could only be done if they had access to its interior so they ...
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Coraline stopmotion [closed]

Why did Beldame went through so much trouble to sew buttons on childrens face and eat their flesh .I mean she was so powerful .why didn't she just attack them once she got them.why making that perfect ...
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Why are all communications which droids receive played over a loudspeaker in Star Wars? [closed]

This seems to drive many a scene in Star Wars. In the year 2022, no device automatically receives an inbound communication and plays it through a loudspeaker... for what should be incredibly obvious ...
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Where does "Blonde" diverge from the book?

The 2022 film Blonde, which is loosely based on the life story of Marilyn Monroe, has attracted some mixed reactions, with some people indicating that it contains a number of events that never ...
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Why does Mattias have a photo?

At the end of Frozen 2 Mattias and Halima (Mattias long lost wife?) look at a photograph of each other. It strikes me as anachronistic to have photographs in this world. Why was this very minor yet ...
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Could we locate Springfield using the characters' accents?

It's a kind of game amongst The Simpsons fans to try and narrow down the state that Springfield is in, using the numerous clues within the various episodes, even though the show's creators don't ...
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What was the deal with Jeffrey Roston in "Body of Evidence" (1993)?

As far as I understood, in the movie Body of Evidence (1993), Rebecca Carlson was getting help from Dr. Alan Payly to find rich people with heart diseases. She was establishing sexual relations with ...
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Daniel/Pryce -- how would he have found the veterinarian?

The vet is normally how Mike finds work but how would "Pryce" even establish credibility with the vet so that he would refer Mike and the other two men (one of whom was referred to Saul by ...
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Is an uncensored version of Dark of the Sun available?

I notice that some modern editions of Dark of the Sun (1968) are labeled as "remastered" which means they have been censored to remove some of the scenes. However, other editions, such as ...
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Didn't Compound-V make A-Train's heart "stronger"?

A-Train got a heart transplant ("donated" by Blue Hawk), but the question is, if he was super-abled, why was his heart weak? Did the Compound-V only affect his ability to run and nothing ...
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Why did Die Hard change the name of Stockholm Syndrome?

In a TV News segment within Die Hard, the author of "Hostage Terrorist: Terrorist Hostage" describes the hostages as undergoing the early stages of "Helsinki Syndrome". Why bother ...
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What did The Elder mean by "A plum does not resent the hungry man, but the farmer who planted the tree"?

In Bullet Train (2022), The Elder tells the other assassins a metaphor regarding plums to get them to stop fighting each other and cooperate: The Elder: A plum does not resent the hungry man, but the ...
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Why do the police suspect Antwon Mitchell before he has committed any crime?

Antwon Mitchell is introduced in the show as a peaceful former gangster, who works for his community. Yet the police (Monica Rawling and the Strike Team) decide that he must be condemned and sent back ...
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What is the name of this main character cliche?

I know that there is a name for this cliche but I can not remember it or find it anywhere. The cliche consist in the main character matching some specific conditions, and it is usually referred to ...
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Why didn't she use magic?

In Cursed S01E01 we saw that Nimue's magic manifests when threatened (scene in the forest with enchanting a bow) Despite claiming she doesn't control it it seems she can make it do specifically what ...
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Why does Scarecrow in The Wizard Of Oz get the Pythagorean Theorem wrong?

After receiving a "brain," the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz famously says the following: “The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root ...
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Did the eight-episode miniseries (The Rook) end in a cliffhanger?

I have an opportunity to watch the miniseries, The Rook. But before I do, I would like to know if it ended in a cliffhanger. Does anyone know? Please no spoilers. From Wikipedia: “The Rook is an ...
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What is Arthur referring to when he says "This is where it capsized"?

In the movie Bone Tomahawk, Arthur has managed to get near the hillside cave of the "troglodytes" and says to himself something like, "This is where it capsized." He may have been ...
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Does the attempted assassination in In the Line of Fire reference the assassination of William McKinley?

In In the Line of Fire, the attempted assassination scene bears striking resemblance to the assassination of President William McKinkey (assassin waiting to shake hands with the president, both ...
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How do prescription creature contact lenses prevent an actor from falling on the ground while running?

In an article about the movie Barbarian, it says the following: Before filming began last summer, he received advice from legendary creature performer Doug Jones, including the fine line between ...
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In Breaking Bad, why didn't the Cousins attack Hank at the same time?

They were experienced hitmen and had been planning this attack for some time. It seems extremely sloppy that they didn't coordinate. I know it had to happen this way for the story, but it still ...
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What's the movie title [closed]

I just saw the trailer of a film where a woman and her child wants pay with cash and store clerk told her cash was not accepted then a man comes in the store and gets his groceries by getting his ...
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Are military movies humor on near death or dangerous situations a real thing? [closed]

It is very common in Hollywood movies about wars that soldiers constantly prank each other and tell jokes even in very dangerous situations. Is that a real thing? This is specially common in the US ...
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Who poisoned Oliver's dog in “Only Murders in the Building?”

In the first season of mystery drama series Only Murders in the building, 3 amateur crime podcasters investigate on the murder of a tenant in their building. At the end of episode 3, one of the ...
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What is the effect called which uses color to show events that happened in the past?

What is the effect called which uses color to show events that happened in the past? Attached are two screenshots from an episode of suits. Here the past has a darker maybe even orange tint. Other ...
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What was the point of a fake Apple grove

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) Dr. Strange visits Wanda pruning what look like live apple trees. She first says it’s all real. Then, not even 2 minutes later, reveals it’s not ...
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Military tactics in Band of Brothers on the night prior to D-Day invasion

While watching Band of Brothers, in the second episode, after the paratroopers drop in the night prior to D-Day, Winters and Hall run into each other in the field in the dark and walk out together. ...
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The Box Jesse Made in Breaking Bad

In Breaking Bad, Jesse attends an addiction circle for drug addicts where they share their experiences and things and in the episode “Kafkaesque“ Jesse talked about a box he made. At first, he says he ...
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What is the canonical origin of the Druun, and where can it be found?

In Disney's Raya and the Last Dragon, what is the canonical origin of the Druun, and where can it be found (EG, is it in a comic, a movie tie in novel, etc)?
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What is the meaning of the Staten Island joke in 'Seth Brings Jon Snow to a Dinner Party - Late Night with Seth Meyers'?

What's the explanation of the Staten Island joke at 2:13 when Jon Snow visits Seth Meyers please? Jon Snow: It's 400 leagues North of King's Landing. Someone: So, like, Staten Island? Audience: (...
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In By Any Other Name, did the Kelvans modify the ship to allow it to pass through the galactic barrier?

The leader mentions modifying the engines which may have been done already. But it seems like getting through the barrier was dicey; even the Kelvans looked relieved when they got through. Did the ...
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Can there be multiple astras of same type?

In the movie Brahmāstra: Part One- Shiva, we see that Junoon possesses Agni Astra. The lead character shiva himself is Agni Astra. Does this mean there can be many Astras of the same type?
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Is the food of the type created by the synthesizer in By Any Other Name ever shown again?

The crew of the Enterprise is shown eating colorful food (almost like a fruit salad at first glance) from the synthesizer which they introduce one of the Kelvans to. It is my sense that the food is ...
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How did Gus fulfil his promise that Hector et al wouldn't return?

I already forgot this particular storyline. In Better Call Saul S03E04, Gus assures Lyle and the other Los Pollos Hermanos employees that Hector Salamanca, Ignacio Varga, et al wouldn't return: "...
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Is there anything to suggest or signify that Goertzmann's bullyings of Smith was not deliberate and sincere until it was revealed after Himmler died?

After Smith kills Himmler his deal with Goertzmann is explicitly revealed and no doubt it is intended to come across to viewers as something of a surprise. But there is a difference between something ...
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How did Maester Mellos know to bring "Moon Tea" to Princess Rhaenyra?

In episode 1.04 of the Game of Throne's spin-off series, House of the Dragon, Princess Rhaenyra gets herself into a tryst when her Uncle Daemon sneaks her out of the Red Keep where he eventually takes ...
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Is there a timeline for Girls' Last Tour?

Girls' Last Tour leaves a lot of breadcrumbs to suggest that a technologically advanced future civilization was destroyed, rebuilt at lower level hundreds of years prior to the events of the series, ...
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Why don't we see Lyle from BCS in BB? [closed]

There's this character in Better Call Saul named Lyle, who is a Los Pollos Hermanos employee, and who is not in Breaking Bad. Last I checked, I think we'd expect Lyle to still be alive and continue ...
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Is the inscription on this known dagger completely new mythology for the TV series House of the Dragon?

In the Game of Thrones spin-off TV series, House of the Dragon it has been revealed in the first four episodes that King Viserys Targaryen has knowledge, both through dreams and by an inscribed family ...
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Does Ron have Stockholm Syndrome in The Walking Dead?

From re-watching, I started to think about Ron's psychology. Obviously, we all know that Ron hates Carl because of the whole Enid situation, and while some of that anger could have seeped into Rick, ...
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How old is Uthred at the end of the series?

Wikipedia, S01E01: "In 866, ... 10-year-old son Uhtred" Fandom Siege of Winchester (911) in S04E10. S05E01 picks up a few years after S04E10. So altogether would Uhtred be close to 60 at the ...
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Why wasn't the Bank of Evil called Lehman Brothers?

In Despicable Me (2010), the Bank of Evil has a sub-title: "Formerly Lehman Brothers". A subtle and clever joke, this reference seems to be missing from the Minions universe in Minions: The ...
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Why didn't Maverick's plane's targeting system get confused by the terrain?

When the 5th generation fighter pursues Maverick's F14, its targeting system gets confused by the terrain, so it couldn't get a missile lock. After Maverick performs his cobra maneuver and gets behind ...

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