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Question regarding the continuity of events in a film or TV series.

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Possible continuity error in The Nun?

At the end of the movie The Nun, we see that Frenchie's real name is Maurice. And as they are leaving the Abbey, an inverted cross appears on his neck indicating that he's possessed. The scene cuts to ...
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Why is everyone surprised by Jack-Jack's powers?

During tha scenes in Incredibles 2 where Bob is looking after Jack-Jack he is surprised to discover that the toddler has powers and, later, Helen is also surprised to discover he has powers. But Jack-...
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Are there any continuity issues with ignoring Mission Impossible 2?

I am watching the Mission Impossible movies for the first time, and it appears to me that if you skipped Mission: Impossible 2 there would be no problems. The love interest doesn't seem to be ...
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What is the connection between Skyline (2010) and Beyond Skyline (2017)?

I watched the 2017 movie Beyond Skyline and it did not feel like a second part of a movie. Then on Wikipedia I read this line: Beyond Skyline is a 2017 American science fiction action thriller film ...
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American Vandal leg brace: clue or continuity error?

In American Vandal, there's at least two different scenes where Christa Carlyle has a cast on. But it's on different legs in two of the shots. Did they make a mistake? Or was this supposed to be one ...
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Terminator 2- What happened to the SWAT officer?

Very minor and nitpicky question here folks, but during the hallway scene when the T800 disables the SWAT officers, I noticed that the officer to the far left is the only one who isn't seen getting ...
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How can I link The Ring Two (2005) and Rings (2017)?

At the end of The Ring Two (2005), Rachel closes the lid of the well, sealing Samara inside.What was the point of doing this? In Rings (2017), Samara still roams free in the tapes. What changed ...
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AvP and Covenant Timeline conflict?

In Alien vs Predator it is revealed, that the aliens are an ancient race that for at least hundreds or thousands of years are the greatest prey for the great predators. Alien vs Predator is set in the ...
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Where did the other Gladers get the spears from, to get out of the maze?

In the film The Maze Runner, at the near end when Thomas, Teresa, Minho, Newt and Chuck as well as the rest of the Gladers who decided to stand for the escape and fight their way through the Grievers ...
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Was the regenerating tooth an error, or something else?

So I just watched a Cure For Wellness, and wasn't very impressed by it. Normally when I watch movies I keep an eye out for plot holes and continuity errors, because it often entertains me more than ...
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Do any of these car movements near the end of Orphan Black season 2 episode 3 (& start of 4) make any sense or are they even possible?

In the TV series Orphan Black season 2 episode 3, a corporate agent is hunting for Sarah, who left a hidden location in a truck. She drives to a remote rural location down a dead-end road in the ...
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Why was Kes ignored in Year of Hell?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Before and After," Kes shifts backwards through time. Part of this time is spent during the "Year of Hell", during which she learns vital information about the ...
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Is there a canon explanation for certain holodeck differences between Star Trek shows?

Namely, I noticed that in Star Trek: The Next Generation, holographic characters and objects can actually travel a little distance/last for a few moments outside of the holodeck. (e.g. A couple of ...
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Why didn't Author, Author reference A Measure of a Man?

The Voyager episode "Author, Author" is basically a shameless ripoff homage to the TNG era episode of "Measure of a Man". In that, an android known as Data has to face a tribunal to be declared ...
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What happened to the humans?

In Underworld Blood Wars, there is barely any humans. At all. Yet just a short time before, humans had nearly exterminated both Vampire and Lycans alike, with ruthless efficiency. The entire world ...
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Differences between reboot, remake, reimagining - is my understanding correct?

I know that reboot is a term often used by the media to mean a comeback of a franchise from scratch, but is my understanding correct of the terms: Reboot: To start again from scratch, all previous ...
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Longest Continuous Plotline Across a Series of Films

After watching the thirteen films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I've been wondering if there is a longer running series of films that maps out a continuous storyline. I've found this article on ...
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Why did the marks think they recognized Hardison in s4e16 “The Gold Job”

In season 4 episode 16 of Leverage, the scoobies are attempting to con a brother and sister owners of a scamy Cash for Gold business. During the later half of the con, a land deal, the brother says "...
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Why did the plot instantly skip from the monster's escape to the townspeople's defense preparations?

The next scene after the monster escapes from the castle in Young Frankenstein does instantly show the townspeople preparing for him (the scene with Helga's grandpa and mother) which means that they ...
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Why is there a marked grave?

At the end of Buffy the Vampire season five, which was also the ending of the WB run of the series, The episode concludes with a shot of the clearly-marked grave. When the show returns in season ...
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What happened to the Federation Universal Translator Technology?

In Star Trek Beyond, an alien is recovered drifting towards the Yorktown. Her language isn't understandable, so they put her in a large round device, take a while to figure out the language, and ...
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Was the Starfleet officer connected to the later series?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are briefly introduced to a high-ranking Starfleet officer, Commodore Paris. In the original timeline, Voyager had Admiral Owen Paris, and his son Tom Paris. Is Commodore Paris ...
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How does the USS Franklin fit in the pre-Kelvin Timeline?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are introduced to the USS Franklin (NX-326). Where does this NX registry, Starship class ship fall in the pre-Kelvin timeline, as compared to the pre-reboot continuity?
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What is the significance of the piece of leather Manco wears around his right wrist?

Manco, a.k.a. the Man With No Name, wears this for pretty much the entirety of For a Few Dollars More. The one exception I could find was when he was snooping around after dark in Agua Caliente, and ...
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Why is Kirk's middle initial wrong in series 1 episode 3 of Star Trek?

In the third episode of the original series of Star Trek, "Where No Man Has Gone Before", a powerful psychic makes a grave for Kirk as part of an elaborate attempt to kill him. The grave has a ...
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How long did it take the space marines in Aliens to reach planet LV-426?

In the beginning of the 1986 movie Aliens, people lose contact with terraformers on planet LV-426. It is decided that a unit of space marines, along with Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) should fly ...
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How can Professor X walk and use his powers?

After the bullet accident in X Men First Class, Charles Xavier (Prof. X) was only able to walk if he injected the serum that Beast created: (Days of Future Past) This serum blocks his mind powers, ...
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Is the Reimagined Battlestar a reboot or a sequel to the Original Battlestar?

The Reimagined Battlestar started as a remake, or reboot (no real difference) to the original Battlestar Galactica. Due to changes in audience expectations, it was grittier, more realistic than the ...
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How does Animatrix fit into the Matrix movies world?

I've seen The Matrix when it first came out and now I wish to watch all the Matrix movies together in order of relevance including the Animatrix anime. Does Animatrix somehow fit into The Matrix ...
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How does the Flash have powers on Arrow S04E19?

Flash didn't have powers on The Flash S02E19, but has powers at the end of Arrow S04E19 just one day later. How is that possible? The answer is probably a plot hole or to not completely trust ...
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Why and to which extent was The Night Manager recut for international release?

While The Night Manager was released on its original TV channels BBC One (UK) and AMC (US) as 6 60-minute episodes, it has been repacketed in other countries (at least Germany) as 8 45-minute episodes ...
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“Fland Canyon” and Maude

I was watching an episode of The Simpsons yesterday - "Fland Canyon" - and it entailed Homer trying to get Maggie to sleep by telling a story of the family's holiday to the Grand Canyon with the ...
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When a TV commercial shows for a split second then cuts off, what is happening?

I see this from time to time during commercial breaks: all of a sudden, a commercial will play for a split second, no more than 2 or 3 seconds but then get cut off. Why does this happen? Is this a ...
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Why did Uncle Jesse's last name change?

In season 1 of the show Full House, Uncle Jesse is referred to as "Jesse Cochran" but later in the series he is always Jesse Katsopolis. So why the name change and is there any in-universe ...
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Is it necessary to watch “The X-Files” Movie before Season 6?

I have watched seasons 1-5 of the X-Files. In the first episode of season 6, the intro shows scenes from the end of season 5 and what I guess is "The X-Files" movie. Do I need to watch the movie ...
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What is the connection between the first and second parts of Full Metal Jacket?

The first part is the boot camp part where Private Pyle eventually loses his mind and kills the drill sergeant. Then, like a snap of the finger, we are with Joker in Vietnam and the second half seems ...
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith vs. The Clone Wars

According to wiki on Wikipedia about Star Wars canon: The official Star Wars canon consists of the seven released Star Wars theatrical feature films, the Star Wars animated film and television ...
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When do Arrow and Flash cross over?

I'm about to watch the last episode of season 2 of Arrow and I want to know when to start up on The Flash, since they aired at the same time. Arrow is 2 seasons ahead of The Flash, correct?
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Explanation for Gordon and Vallens in the final scene

As Blue Velvet nears the final scenes, Jeffery enters Dorothy's apartment and sees that Vallens is dead and Gordon has been inflicted with some type of grisly brain trauma. Vallens had presumably ...
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Harvey Dent black?

I was watching Tim Burton's Batman series and found out that Harvey Dent was played by a black man but he is played by a white guy in Nolan's series. What race is Harvey Dent portrayed as in the ...
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Regarding Miranda Tate's reappearance in Wayne Tower

Nearing the climax of The Dark Knight Rises we see Bruce return to Gotham while Miranda Tate gets captured together with Gordon's men. While the latter gets sentenced to "death by exile", the former ...
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Was the first season of Leverage shown out of order?

On Leverage, the first appearance of FBI agents Taggert and McSweeten in Season 1, Episode 5, The Bank Shot Job, where they briefly show up right at the end after everything's all over. Two episodes ...
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Isn't Lister an Orphan?

In Ouroboros it's shown that Lister was abandoned under a pool table to be adopted. However in Better than Life he talks about his dad dying (and how he continued to read the football results down ...
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Boston Public episode order. Was Chapter 34 aired out of order in the original run? Why?

In Boston Public Episode "Chapter 36", there is a sub-story about Zach Del Ray asking Ronnie Cooke to prom. This is odd because in Episode "Chapter 34", Zach Del Ray dies in a car accident. In my copy ...
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How does so much time pass between Prison Break seasons 1 and 2?

In Prison Break, season 1 ends with the escapees running in a field at night with the cops right behind them. Season 2 starts with the escapees running through a lush forest during the daytime with ...
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Why isn't James Bond a code name?

I first saw this when I read a Cracked article about insane fan theories that make sense. I first thought of the same thing long before I read that though because it makes sense. James Bond has had 23 ...
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Is Broccoli Rob dead?

Broccoli Rob dies in season 7 of The Office: Andy: 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 - ...
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How did they get back in “City on the Edge of Forever”?

I’ve never understood how Kirk, Spock, and Bones got back to the present at the end of “City on the Edge of Forever”. Going back to 1930 is simple enough, they stepped through the portal at the right ...
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How do the events in The Day of the Doctor relate to those in The End of Time?

In the Doctor Who episode The End of Time the war is described as being "time locked", like a bubble, nothing can come in or out - except things which were already out. In The Day of the Doctor we ...
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Why did Spock not know about Romulans in “Balance of Terror”?

I’m finally getting a chance to see the entire original Star Trek series and have gotten up to the episode “Balance of Terror” (season 1, episode 8/14). A few minutes into the episode, Spock gives a ...