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Questions tagged [plot-explanation]

Seeking to understand a story plot better, or to clear up confusion about certain aspects or plot points.

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Why didn't obliviate spell work on wizards? [duplicate]

I have just watched first part of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and I can't understand the final scene. Rain influences everybody's memory except wizards. Is there is a spell which works ...
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Why and how does the assassin end up using Tyrion's blade?

In Game of Thrones, is it ever explained why the assassin who attempts to kill Bran (he finds Catelyn Stark and tries to kill her as well, only to be killed by Bran's direwolf) uses Tyrion's blade in ...
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Why were Dawson and Downey found guilty of conduct unbecoming of a marine? [duplicate]

Can someone give me a good long answer on why they were (or should have been) found guilty for unbecoming of a marine instead of not guilty? What did they do wrong?
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What was Colonel Douglas Mortimer's relation to the woman shown in the photograph in his watch?

In Sergio Leone's For a Few Dollars More, is Colonel Douglas Mortimer (Lee Van Cleef's character) the brother of the girl killed by El Indio, or is he her dad, and the girl was in love with her ...
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What happened to Rose's mother after the sinking?

In Titanic, what happened to Rose's mother after the sinking? I'm curious because she made it very clear while she was lacing up Rose's corset, that she was entirely dependent on Rose's match with ...
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How did Han join the Empire at the beginning of Solo?

How does Han join the Empire at the beginning of Solo: A Stars Wars Story?
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Why does Graves want to find an Obscurial so badly?

In the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) movie, why does Graves want to find an Obscurial so badly?
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What is the duration of the power of the heart shaped herb?

In Black Panther the black panther of Wakanda consumes the heart shaped herb to gain powers. But what is the duration of that power? If a black panther eats the herb once, will it be effective for ...
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How did Grindelwald know about Second World War and nuclear bombings?

Grindelwald delivers a speech in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. [Image src: pottermore] The Crimes of Grindelwald take place in 1927. But Gellert Grindelwald revealed a vision of ...
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Was it merely coincidence that Lord Blackwood ended up in the wrong place and the wrong time for the chain of events to kill him?

In Sherlock Holmes (2009), Lord Blackwood dies through a set of circumstances that cause him to be hanged via chain. My question is this - was it merely coincidence that he ended up in the wrong ...
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How are TV series written/filmed? [closed]

I am extremely amazed by how some tv-series like Lost is able to do future flashforwards that will only show in later seasons and astounded by how some minor details are planted in earlier seasons and ...
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Why was Michael's mother so ruthless to him in Prison Break?

In Prison Break, why was Michael's mother so ruthless and why did she want to kill Michael?
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Why could only Logan take Laura to Eden?

In Logan (2017), Gabriela tracked down Logan and took his help in sending Laura to Eden, in the process getting killed by the Reavers/henchmen who tracked her down. Of course, she was aware of Laura's ...
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Why did Diana's mom lead a war for freedom?

Why did Diana's mom say she lead a war for freedom in Wonder Woman? Freedom from what exactly? I thought the Amazons were created to live with man? When were they ever enslaved?
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Who wrote 'Welcome home Nell" on the wall in 'Haunting of the Hill House'

In episode 5, Olivia reprimands Nell for scribbling this line on the wall. Later in the series, we see Olivia writing this line (in Nell's visions). Did the ghosts write this line? Or did Olivia's ...
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How did Nick get to know the weasel?

Nick claims he knows every animal in Zootopia, including Duke Weaselton. How did Nick get to know the weasel and how did he figure that Duke was involved in the crime of turning predators feral?
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How can Credence cast such a powerful spell

In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, how can Credence cast such a powerful spell when he receives his first wand from Grindewald?
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What was Wonder Woman doing during the events of Man of Steel?

Wonder Woman makes an appearance in Batman v Superman. During World War I, she is active. She may or may not have been active in events between these two events, like World War II or Cold War. But ...
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How did Peter rise so high?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 starts with a scene where Peter is shown falling down from a great height. He couldn't rise so high with his webs. How did he do that?
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Why did Voldemort choose Narcissa to verify that Harry was dead?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, why did Voldemort choose Narcissa to verify that Harry was dead? I also read this scene in the book, but there was no explanation.
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Did Harry originally intend for Veronica to sell his criminal notebook and come to no further harm?

In Steve McQueen's twisty cerebral heist movie, Widows, a group of criminal's widows enact Harry Rawling's next criminal plan. He leaves clues so that his wife, Veronica, can find the notebook ...
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Did Veronica plan to frame her husband for the murder?

In Steve McQueen's twisty cerebral heist movie, Widows, a group of criminal's widows enact the next heist planned by Harry Rawlings (one of their dead husbands who died in a robbery gone wrong) to ...
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Is Alice Kingsleigh not able to return for a Wonderland visit ever again?

Time: [Alice has given Time her father's fob watch] It is said that time is no man's friend, but I will remember you. Please don't come back. Is Time actually being sarcastic to remind Alice not to ...
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How is the bloodpact between Dumbledore and Grindelwald even possible?

For those who have watched the newly released Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, you will find a "bloodpact" (which is something very similar to the Unbreakable Vow) mentioned there between ...
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Why does Dumbledore see Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised?

In the newly released Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald movie, we find a scene where Professor Dumbledore sees Gellert Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised. Now, this doesn't seem to make sense ...
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Who is the one asking Flamel to fight?

In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, a person is asking Flamel to go and fight. We only hear the voice. Who is it?
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How did Hermione Granger join Hogwarts?

If Hermione's parents from the Harry Potter film series are Muggles how did she know about Hogwarts in the first place? How come her parents didn't wonder about her school?
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The whoomping willow continuity error

In the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald movie, there is a scene between Newt & Leta in their Hogwarts years. There we can see the famous whoomping willow. But according to Remus Lupin ...
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Why did it take Thanos 3 years to get to the Space Stone? [duplicate]

Here is the storyline: Avengers: Age of Ultron         Thanos decides to do it by himself. Captain America: Civil War    Scott Lang is put under ...
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What is Leta Lestrange afraid of in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald?

Boggart takes the shape of the thing the viewer is afraid of. Boggarts lurk in cupboards and when confronted, take the form of your worst fears. In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, ...
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How is this character resurrected in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' without giving a life for life?

In the show 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina', episode 8 - 'Chapter Eight: The Burial', is resurrected. But its clearly stated that to resurrect a person from the dead, another life has to be ...
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In Passengers, why is Jim waking up in the first place?

I remember that there was initially a meteor strike, but It does not come clear to me why this, above all things, would cause a hibernation pod to malfunction. No debris or similar event is not seen ...
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How much did the parents know in season 1 of The Sinner?

In season 1 of "The Sinner", Cora and Phoebes parents mention during one of the police interviews, that Cora ran away and Phoebe died one month later. This doesn't make sense to me. At that point in ...
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Why did it take Carlton the entire epsiode to realize he was a virgin?

In the Fresh Price episode Mama's Baby, Carlton's Maybe, Carlton's previous girlfriend shows up and claims that Carlton is the father of her child. By the end of the episode, in the chapel, Carlton ...
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Who is the future “us” that Cooper mentioned while he was in the black hole? [duplicate]

While Cooper was in the black hole at the end of Interstellar, TARS mentioned that the walls (which is a 3D space in 5D) were up put by "them" (some other higher form of being) and Cooper replied that ...
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Why would W'Kabi go against T'Challa?

What I found on the Fandom Wiki here about W'Kabi from Black Panther: Having lost his faith in his king due to his failure to capture Ulysses Klaue, the man who was responsible for the death of ...
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Why was Morgan/Ares pressurizing to negotiate peace?

In Wonder Woman, when Trevor and Diana enters the assembly hall, we hear following dialogues from Sir Patrick Morgan AKA Ares. Germany is an immensely proud nation. They will never surrender. Now ...
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Where did Credence get this animal?

I don't know if i missed it somehow, but where in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald did Credence get the baby from? Was there a scene where it came to him? Or did Grindelwald give/plant it ...
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Why did the aliens wait until the Robinsons were into the orbit to get their energy source?

In the Netflix series Lost in Space, we see that the Robot is damaged and its ship has fallen into the planet with the rest of the Jupiter spacecraft. In the final episode we see that something gets ...
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What's with the fire on Stormbreaker?

I am aware of the new uru weapon in Avengers: Infinity War, the Stormbreaker, and how it can summon the bi-frost etc. But what's with the fire around it? Is it not supposed to have lightning/sparks ...
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What is Spider-man's support for his webs here?

Every time I watch Avengers: Infinity War, I can't figure out how Spider-man is able to swing in an open area. Is it a mistake in the movie? Please watch the Ebony-Cull invasion scene following: Let ...
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How did an inverted cross appear on Frenchie's neck?

At the End of the movie The Nun, I was wondering how the cross appeared on Frenchie's neck. I would also like to know what it means and what it can be there for.
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Why did Gaitonde kill himself in Sacred Games?

Why did Gaitonde kill himself when inspector Sartaj Singh enters the building to arrest him in Sacred Games?
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What happened to the baby in “An American Tail”?

Right at the beginning of An American Trail the whole family migrated to America. Mom cared for a baby the whole time. Not sure, if it appears at the market, but afterwards you won't see the baby ...
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Is there any explanation for the differences to the existing Harry Potter timeline?

In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald two facts are revealed that challenge the existing timeline: A. Dumbledore was born long after Percival was sent to Azkaban and Albus was magically bound ...
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Why not travel back in time earlier?

In the recent season of American Horror Story - Apocalypse, we learn that the witches can travel back in time (well, one special witch can anyway). Why did they wait until after everyone died to go ...
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How did they switch Benji with real Solomon?

In the scene that IMF is meeting with Alan Hunley in Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Hunt asks Benji to play Solomon Lane, by wearing a mask. Then the scene is shown that Luther is helping Benji wear ...
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Why did Nick Fury wait this much long? [duplicate]

Nick Fury didn't call Captain Marvel until the end of the movie. Why did he not call her until the last moment? Why did he wait that long to call Captain Marvel? He could do it when children of ...
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How did Tigress reach the panda village? [duplicate]

In Kung fu Panda 3, the panda village was a secret place. But when Kai attacked and destroyed Jade Palace, Tigress reached the panda village and informed Po about what happaned to everyone. But if the ...
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Why does Homer handle a rod of uranium in the opening?

In The Simpsons opening Homer handles a rod of uranium, that he gets rid of while commuting to home afterward. However, as he works as a safety inspector, it doesn't seem to be part of his work ...