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What is/was the thing about armed postmen in the US?

Since I was a child, I was intrigued by two similar apparent inside jokes that I never understood: in an episode of "The Simpsons" when Ned Flanders runs amok, he shoots various people from a church ...
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Why the Angels and not the Dodgers in The Naked Gun?

This question has plagued me since I was a kid. The culminating scene at the end of The Naked Gun takes place at a baseball stadium, purported to be occupied by the California Angels. But that ...
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What is meaning of movie title “The Naked Gun”?

What is the meaning of the title "The Naked Gun" in the series of detective-spoof movies starring Leslie Nielsen? Is it a joke based on an existing detective movie with a similar name? Or perhaps a ...