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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 did Light have to kill 23 lesser criminals during the period Dec 19 to Dec 27?

In Episode 6 ("Unravelling") of Death Note, L reveals that during an 8-day period from Dec 19 to Dec 27, Kira deviated from his usual behaviour by killing 23 "lesser" criminals, and that the reason ...
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How do White Walkers change the dead people into Zombies?

How can the White Walkers in Game of Thrones change the dead people/dragon into zombies? Let us take the example of the dragon that was killed by the leader of the White Walkers and then he turned ...
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Can Wanda destroy all the Infinity Stones? [closed]

Saw this question about Avengers: Infinity War and the accepted answer says that Wanda is the only one who can destroy the MIND stone. But what about the other stones? Can Wanda destroy them all to ...
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How did Carl not die when he got shot in the eye in The Walking Dead?

Most people would die from being shot in the eye. I know when Denise got shot with a arrow in the eye, she died, so why didn't Carl? Don't get me wrong I'm happy he lived but why did he?
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Why didn't Hank arrest Walt as soon as he found out?

In Breaking bad, at the very end of season 5, Hank finds a book (Leaves of Grass) in Walter's bathroom. This book has a handwritten note reading "To my other favourite W.W., it's an honour working ...
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Why is the portal so hard to close in Stranger Things 2, when the monster opened many in the first season?

In Stranger Things 2, they say the portal takes a lot of energy to close, and that only El has the power to close it. But in the first season, portals to the Upside-Down crop up all over the place- in ...
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Why did those German Dancers chase after the Griswolds?

In National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985), when there's a fight with the German dancers Clark dances with and the Griswolds run away and drive away as fast as they can, why do those German ...
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How did Gerard Butler resolve the ending of Hunter Killer?

During the final scene of Hunter Killer, Gerard Butler's character gets a Russian warship to fire two missiles upon Russian defense headquarters, blowing up the bad guys and ending the saga and movie. ...
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How did they know where to locate the Indominus Rex's corpse?

In the opening scene of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, a team inside a submersible collected a sample of the I-Rex's bone so that its DNA could be extracted. How did they know that the I-Rex was ...
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Syd and Pirate in a relationship?

In Breakfast with Curtis, I can't tell whether Syd is in a relationship with Pirate or they're just house mates. Also, I can't tell who the old lady is in relation to any of them. Are they in a ...
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Why was Flash affected by the prison pudding in Season 4?

In Season 4 of The Flash when Barry Allen was in prison, when the warden figured out he was the Flash and gave him pudding tainted with tranquilizers, why did the tranquilizer in the pudding affect ...
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Why is Eobard Thawne not affected by the side effects of creating a flashpoint

When Barry Allen creates a flashpoint at the end of The Flash Season 2, he suffers major memory and power loss as a consequence, but the same doesn't happen with Eobard Thawne. Seeing the fact that ...
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What happened to Gideon after Season 4 in The Flash?

In Season 4 of The Flash The Thinker infects Gideon with a virus and she goes out of control. What happens to her after that?
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In which timeline was Gideon created in The Flash?

In Season 1 of The Flash we see Eobard Thawne having conversations with Gideon and when Team Flash discovered Gideon she tells Barry Allen "I will obey all your commands because you created me". ...
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What happened to Jaeger?

What happened to Jaeger who was after Tak in Altered Carbon? He was looking for Takeshi after Tak killed some CTAC officers and escaped with Rei. We can see Jaeger was there in the forest where they ...
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When did the cosmic event first occur in Coherence?

In the movie Coherence, when Halleys comet passes near to Earth... We, the audience still don't know whether the above is just an assumption or the fact about the cosmic anomaly. I'm just confused ...
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What happened to the spiders in this “Dr. Who” episode?

In the October 28 episode of Dr. Who, titled Arachnids in the UK, a group of spiders are lured into a vault. What happened to them after? Was the plan to lock them up and let them die of hunger or ...
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How can Skyler buy a $800k car wash

I don't get how an unemployed teacher can buy a car wash? I know it's just a plot, but do the writers ever refer to loaning the amount or justify buying Bogdan's car wash? Any money laundering ...
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Who rang up Mike to find out where he was after Dan Waxberg flipped?

In Breaking Bad, season 5, Mike's nine guys' lawyer Dan Waxberg is caught red handed by the DEA while transferring Mike's cash to his nine men's safe deposits. Right after that, we learn from a ...
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Why there are chains hanging from the book shelves in libraries [duplicate]

What is the purpose of chains hanging from the book shelves of libraries in the Citadel and Castle Black in Game of Thrones?
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Is the Doctor doing anything in this scene?

During the Day Of The Moon, the 11th Doctor, River and Rory have come to rescue Amy and broadcast the subliminal message to kill the Silence on sight. This makes the silence angry and there is a ...
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Why would Odin keep a fake gauntlet?

We all know that Odin's vault has hinted us at some potential surprises in the MCU(maybe,maybe not). But why in the world was he having a fake gauntlet in there ? (As pointed out by Hela in Thor : ...
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Who taught Michael Myers how to drive?

Myers escapes from prison and drives away. Later in the movie, his Doctor has this conversation WYNN: Sam, Haddonfield is a hundred and fifty miles from here. How could he get there, he can't ...
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Is the “people expecting to die don't lie” catch really admissible in court?

Two last episodes of Marvel Daredevil Season 3 bring two plot twists regarding gathering evidence against Fisk: Firstly So the last legal way of taking down Kingpin seems to be closed. But then ...
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Is Salazar really what Jack fears most?

During the course of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, we come to learn that Jack's compass can be "betrayed" and it releases one's greatest fear! But is Salazar really what Jack ...
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Did Hiro rebuild Baymax all by himself?

So we see that Hiro finds health care chip in Baymax's rocket fist. Fast forward we see him greeting the Baymax built exactly like he was before. All good. There is just one thing that I cant get ...
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How do the other 5 Winter Soldiers get subdued and stored in cryogenic tubes?

In a flashback sequence, we get to see the other 5 serum subjects revolting against their Russian controllers. If I remember correctly, the scene basically ends with one of the Russian overlords ...
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How does Michael Myers choose his victims

I'd like to keep this question specific to Halloween (2018) as I know other installments of the film have somewhat changed the lore and ideas behind Michael Myers, and I haven't seen them all so I'm ...
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Why did Allie's Mom disapprove of Noah?

In The Notebook, why did Allie's mom disapprove of Noah? At the beginning, she said he was "trash" and she also hid the 365 letters that he sent to Allie. Of course one explanation is that Allie's mom ...
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Why does Charlie want to kidnap the little girl?

In the American movie Security, Charlie kidnapped the little girl Jamie. She escaped from him and hid herself in a mall. Still, he was stalking her. Why does Charlie want to kidnap the little girl?
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How did Megatron learn English?

In Transformers, when Megatron was able to break free, he says "I am Megatron.". But how was he able to do it, given that the Transformers had to learn English from the world wide web and Megatron ...
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Was Gus ready to have Walter White killed if he refused to cook after he shows him the lab for the first time?

I finished watching Better Call Saul. No spoilers -- but in light of the methods Gus employs to ensure the secrecy of the lab... can we retrospectively suggest that Gus would have had Walt killed if ...
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Wasn't Agent Poindexter suspended when he tried to use his FBI credentials?

In Daredevil S03E08, when the police arrives at Dex's house responding to a 911 call wherein Matt and Agent Nadeem had entered his house, he claims to be an FBI agent, and requests the police offer to ...
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Roger Strong clearly knows Frank is lying at dinner, but in the very next scene seems oblivious. Why?

During the dinner at the Strongs' house in Catch Me If You Can Roger Strong clearly knows Frank is lying, but in the very next scene seems oblivious. Are we supposed to believe that he bought the lie ...
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Why did Van Helsing not follow through?

In Episode 6 of Dracula, after being effectively fired by Van Helsing Mina reveals she found a vial of what we assume is Dracula's blood given her description of what she observed it doing. As Mina ...
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Were the main characters not fired?

In the movie Role Models, the main characters start off as energy drink salesmen. After a harsh breakup, their next couple sales pitches go terribly - to the point where they are telling school ...
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Did Sherlock explain to John why he faked his death?

Sherlock fakes his death to stop his 3 only friends from being assassinated, but does he explain to John that if he didn't fake his death John would have died?
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Was Geeta working for Tamraj Kilvish?

I was a great fan of Shaktimaan from my childhood. I watched all the episodes, including the sorry Shaktimaan section in last. As we know Geeta was close to Shaktimaan, and Tamraj Kilvish used to ...
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How did Snape allow his old advanced potions book to be used by Harry?

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, how did Snape allow his old copy of "Advanced Potion-Making" to be used by Harry? Was this by the instruction of Dumbledore in order to let Harry get closer ...
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How does Eames get access to Fischer's office?

In the movie Inception, Cobb employs Eames for his Inception task as a forger. As a part of the task, Eames observes Browning and his behavior and mannerisms so he can forge his identity seamlessly ...
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Why did Christine start the fire at the bookshop?

At the close of the 2017 movie The Bookshop starring Emily Mortimer as Florence, Florence's young friend Christine starts a fire at the bookshop. As Florence departs forever onboard a boat, she looks ...
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Why does Thor entrust The Collector with the Aether/Reality Stone?

Is there a particular reason that Thor/Asgard entrusted the Collector with the Reality Stone (Aether) in Thor: The Dark World? Besides the stated reason of having two stones together, but why with ...
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How does Walt know that Gus intends to kill him?

In Breaking Bad, season 3, after Walt kills the two dealers who murdered Tomas, he drives out into the desert where he meets Mike who then escorts him back to Gus's car. He suggests to Gus that he has ...
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Why didn't Lt. Kellaway thank Stanley Ipkiss at the end of The Mask?

At the end of the 1994 Comedy Film "The Mask" starring Jim Carrey, why didn't Lt. Kellaway (Peter Riegert) thank Stanley Ipkiss for saving everyone's lives in the Casino when Mayor Tilton (Ivory Ocean)...
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How did the deserter get south? [duplicate]

In the first episode of Game of Thrones, a Night's Watchman deserts his patrol after seeing his two comrades killed by White Walkers, is caught (south of the wall), and beheaded. My question is, how ...
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How does Howard Stark get the vibranium for Capt America's original shield?

How does Howard Stark get the vibranium for it? Is there any MCU explanation for it? Or just left to wonder?
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If Kaecilius and the zealots were able to “break out” of a Time Stone backward motion, why couldn't Dormammu as well?

In Dr Strange, in the final battle, Strange and Mordo arrive at the Hong Kong Sanctum to it having been destroyed and the Dark Dimension leaking(?) in. Strange immediately realizes the only weapon is ...
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Why are license plates reading “Industrial State” and “Highway State” used in Jarmusch's “Ghost Dog”?

I'm making a podcast about movies. One episode is about Jim Jarmusch's Ghost Dog. I can not find out in which city is the story happening. There are just some cars and their license plate numbers. As ...
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In Ocean's Twelve, how did the Night Fox make the switch?

At the end when the Night Fox is explaining that he actually stole the Golden Egg on the first night it arrived, there's a flashback montage of how he got through the randomized lasers. He stole the ...
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Where did Samantha go? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie Her (2013), Scarlett Johansson's character Samantha the OS leaves Joaquin Phoenix's character Theodore stating that she and all the other OS personalities are going. Even Amy ...