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Why did one pirate die when another broke off a stalactite?

Towards the end of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides when Jack, Blackbeard, and other pirates are walking through the cave, one of the pirates breaks off a stalactite and immediately another ...
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What kind of tiles or flooring was there in Ted's Bathroom? [on hold]

In one of the episodes Skyler White went crazy over the tiles in the Ted Beneke's bathroom. Does anyone know what kind of flooring was that?
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Was the Untempered Schism depicted in the episodes of any of the other Doctors?

The Untempered Schism was mentioned in the Doctor Who shows: The Sound of Drums and The End of Time. Those were with the 10th doctor. Have any other doctors from the past mentioned the Schism, the ...
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Why does Ty have so much money?

In Caddyshack (1980), Chevy Chase's character (Ty Webb) is laid back, good at golf, and apparently extremely rich. At one point in the film, when he and Lacy are at his house, Lacy mentions that Ty ...
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What happens when two bullets strike each other?

In Preacher S04E01 during the fight between Lara and Tulip, they shot each other and their bullet strike each other and fall down. Is this depiction realistic? Can this happen in the same way in ...
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Walter White cutting crust off the bread

I am re-watching Breaking Bad for 2nd time and I observed that the first time in whole series when Walter makes sandwich is to feed Krazy-8 in basement. At this instance, he gives sandwich with breads ...
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Sentenced to the Army- does this ever happen in real life? [closed]

In some movies and TV programs when a character is convicted of a crime (though not necessarily guilty), instead of sending them to prison the judge sentences the character to serve in the military. ...
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Why didn't Jim's hair and beard grow during hibernation?

In Passengers, why didn't Jim's hair and beard growing? Even after we die, beards and nails are supposed to grow?
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How did Walt poison Brock? Does the little boy know that Mr. Walt poisoned him? [duplicate]

During Breaking Bad Walt poisoned the little boy Brock using Lily Of The Valley but it's not clarified how and when he did that. I was wondering because Brock's behaviour around Mr. White was a bit ...
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Is the Scooby-verse a single universe or a multi-verse?

I just finished watching Scooby-Doo! Mysteries Incorporated on Netflix. It is set during the teens' high school years and ends with their graduation (all 4 are in the same graduating class). In the ...
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Do they still use tiger roars in the 2019 “Lion King” movie?

In the original Lion King movie, the lion's roars (or at least Mufasa's) was not actually a lion's roar; it was a combination of other sounds. From the wikia: The roar that Mufasa roars offscreen ...
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Is it really as easy to knock someone out in real life as in the movies?

As a child I watched (with my father) a boxing match which lasted 12 rounds. At the end neither fighter resembled his previous pretty self, but nobody got knocked out either. I just watched Terra ...
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If Hugh was not given back to the Borg, what did the Borg scout ship plan to do? [closed]

I always felt this episode was more a sequel to "Q Who" than "Best of Both Worlds" (and as a result creepy) simply because I always got the intention that the Borg were going to destroy the Enterprise ...
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Which people get paid in Million Dollar Listing?

The reality TV series Million Dollar Listing shows a lot of people: the main real estate agents agents that they negotiate with agents who come to their open houses real estate developers clients and ...
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Why was Karl attracted to Danny in the game?

In S05E01 of Black Mirror, Danny and his friend Karl play a VR fighting game where one of them is a girl (Karl) and the other is a guy (Danny). Within just a few minutes of their second time playing,...
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Why do the horsemen bother passing the item from one to another while being searched?

In Now You See Me 2, the main characters need to steal a card from a secured vault. At some point, each of them is searched for the stolen item and each performs a nifty collection of tricks to keep ...
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What is the history between Little Bill and English Bob in Unforgiven?

In Unforgiven, it's understandable why Little Bill beat up English Bob--because he wanted to scare off anyone else who would come to collect the reward from the women and also keep aside the Big ...
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What was Lucy doing to try to describe rice to her mother-in-law?

In one episode of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy, Lucy's mother-in-law arrives from Cuba to visit Lucy and Ricky. In one scene, Lucy is alone with her mother-in-law. Unfortunately, Lucy can't speak ...
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In Serenity, how did the woman on Miranda survive?

In Serenity (2005), the crew finds on planet Miranda a video recorded by a woman. That woman explains how the Pax was added to the air system and the effects it had on the inhabitants eventually. How ...
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Why is Annalise Keating scared to death about her adoption secret being revealed?

I am watching the fifth season of How to get away with murder. I am a bit lost with why Annalise Keating and her allies (students and friends) are worried about her adoption secret being revealed. I ...
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What is transpoil?

I just finished Preacher season 3 and right in the first episode (Angelville) Madame L'Angell request the Preacher something called "transpoil". I tried googling but couldn't find any mention of this ...
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Why is there no army of Iron-Mans in the MCU?

The Iron Man suit can be manufactured in mass easily. The Avengers initiative is to defend Earth from imminent global threats that are beyond the warfighting capability of conventional military forces....
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How was Professor Xavier resurrected [duplicate]

We saw Charles Xavier getting completely annihilated by Jean in the movie "X Men: The Last Stand". But, in the last movie in the series, "X Men: The Days of Future Past", we see Xavier alive. While ...
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What was Chandler Bing's job?

In series Friends everybody's jobs are well-known except Chandler's. He was very good in math and he did work with some kind of accounting or auditing job. sometimes with a help of computer. possibly ...
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On what story arc is the Swamp Thing based on?

On which story arc the Swamp Thing (2019) series on DC streaming based? It shows the story of Alec Holland but in the comics the story is different. So, what are the changes made for the series?
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Why do Joan and Annie's children have their names sewed on mats?

In Hereditary (2018), I noticed Joan and Annie's children have mats with their names sewed on them. Why do Joan and Annie's children have their names sewed on mats?
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Peter Sellers dancing “mambo italiano” [closed]

I recently saw this famous scene from "Pane amore e..." where Sophia Loren dances with Vittorio De Sica: I'm pretty sure to remember this same scene (with the same ...
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In Avengers (2012) what was the reason for the Galaga reference?

In the Avengers (2012), Tony Stark aka Iron Man announces on control deck of S.H.I.E.L.D's flying base "That man is playing Galaga!" source. After the scene finishes the bits and pieces related to ...
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Relation between Warlock Lord and Allanon in The Shannara Chronicles

What is the relation between Warlock Lord and Allanon in The Shannara Chronicles? The two characters are played by the same person Manu Bennet in the TV series. It is also shown that both are druids. ...
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Has Sheldon ever lied perfectly? [closed]

We all know Sheldon doesn't lie. But when he was fed up on Penny's game addiction, he created a matrimony profile for Penny and added additional information asking her. Whenever Penny counter-asked ...
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Why did the Borg ignore the rest of the Enterprise-D?

I understand why they kidnapped Picard, but why did the Borg ignore the rest of the Enterprise-D in the Star Trek TNG episode "BOBW"? Why not assimilate all on the ship? They only assimilate Picard.
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Product placement in Thieves Like Us?

Having just watched Thieves Like Us (1974), I was struck by how often we saw characters drinking bottles of Coke and pointing out how much they "needed" it, or how "healthy" it was. Also many Coke ...
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Has there ever been a TV show VHS/DVD/bluray/4K release in THX?

I'm wondering. We know movies get THX remasters all the time. But what about TV shows? Has there ever been a TV show release in THX?
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Were the Borg originally their own race, before assimilation started?

Part of what makes the Star Trek TNG episode "I, Borg" so confusing for me is that the Borg in their first episode, "Q Who", seemed like their own species. Half robot, half biological entity race. ...
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Why did “Star Trek: The Next Generation” become more militaristic in later seasons?

I always wondered why Star Trek: The Next Generation took a formula of being militaristic (and the scores got more militaristic too) in later seasons? I'm thinking "Best of Both Worlds" and "The ...
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Was the later description of the Borg nursery a retcon?

In their first ever appearance, in "Q Who", from TNG it kinda was made clear that the Borg were born as biological entities, later to have implants. In Voyager ("Collective" and "Unimatrix") they ...
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Denzel's Russian in “The Equalizer”

Can anyone tell me what Denzel says to the Russian mobster (at 33:11), after shoving the corkscrew through his lower jaw up to his mouth, and after counting "1/1000"? He says something which I ...
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What lullaby do the mothers sing in Better Than Us? [closed]

In Netflix's Better Than Us, what lullaby are the mothers singing? Where can I find an English translation?
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Numbers on the wall in Cuba in “Guys and Dolls” film

In the 1955 film version of Guys and Dolls, there is a series of scenes which take place in Cuba. One of the odd features of this sequence is a series of four digit numbers on the various walls ...
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What is Star Sapphire's relationship with Green Lantern?

What was the relationship between Green Lantern and Star Sapphire in the movie Justice League: Doom? Was she his ex-girlfriend?
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Which movie started the common practice of 2 sets of closing credits?

All movies have credits rolling at the end of the film. But some, many really, tend to have two sets of them. By that, I mean the first set tends to be very animated, and at the mid point, switch into ...
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What's the significance of the trucks in these scenes?

In the episode Bleak City from Preacher (Season 4 episode 5) there are 2 scenes that caught my eye: When Jesse is driving out of the parking lot a truck comes unexpectedly from one side, he suddenly ...
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How did Angier perform The Real Transported Man?

I always thought that in The Prestige Angier, like Borden, cloned himself just once, and then, for his 100 performances, again like Borden, used that one clone for the show. I did not think that he ...
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What's the longest period of time over which a time lapse film has been recorded?

Time lapse photography can create some pretty impressive visuals. I think we mostly see time-lapse photography in non-fictional works about nature, plants, or the stars. But sometimes it's used in ...
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Is there a term for shows where each episode has a different setting

There are some shows where each episode feature a new setting with some unique attribute. Examples include Doctor Who or Star Trek (which have a recurring cast), and Twilight Zone or Black Mirror (...
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Why was the actor for Ned on Ghost Whisperer replaced?

In season 3 of Ghost Whisperer, the character Ned (Son of Melinda's co-worker Delia Banks, originally played by Tyler Patrick Jones was replaced by Christoph Sanders. Given that there is a very ...
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Did Picard get in trouble when he was in command of the Stargazer and lost his ship?

I always wondered if the gap between his time as Captain of the Stargazer and Captain of the Enterprise was because he was barred from captaincy.
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Did Mary really attend the French class?

In The Caller, Mary attends a French class and she sits there with all the other children and is taught my a teacher (John). But later it is revealed that John died when he was a child and the body ...
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The Last Kingdom: how does this character end up at this location?

In The Last Kingdom S1E8, Uhtred discovers his infant son dead and buried at his farmstead. How did the child end up (back) at the farmstead? Unless I missed something, the last time the child was ...
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What was Paul trying to achieve by lying to his wife in the final episode of the first season?

When Sally Ann confronted Paul in The Fall S01E05 about the real reason of his late night absences in home he lied to her about having an affair with Katie. In my understanding he (later) started the ...

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