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Why did Patty call the cops when she found out Dewey was posing as Ned?

Perhaps a weird question but in "School of Rock" Starring Jack Black, why did Patty call the cops when she found out Dewey was posing as Ned? Wasn't that ridiculous since it didn't really seem like ...
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Why did the Faceless Men want the Waif to attack Arya?

I don't understand why the Faceless Men wanted the Waif to keep attacking Ayra and then to try and murder her.
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What happened to this German plane during the Dunkirk ending?

During the final scenes of the movie Dunkirk we see a German plane attack the Moonstone when it is returning (scene begins around the 1:44 of the clip). Mr. Dawson evades the attack charge by changing ...
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How could a projectionist destroy an old black and white film accidentally?

I have a character in a book who works as a projectionist, and during the changing of the reels, I need him to accidentally destroy the print. The film is an old black and white non-silent movie, and ...
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Why didn't Gimli know the password to enter Moria?

Since Gimli was very proud of the dwarves hospitality, how come he didn't know the password to enter the mines?
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Indonesian culture and Shadowhunters / The Mortal Instruments series?

I've first remembered Maia giving Simon a free shot on Hunter's Moon, saying 'Gratis' which means 'free' in Indonesian. Magnus Bane is mix white-Indonesian. A Keris, Indonesian artistic weapon, the ...
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Who's the woman in this picture from Borat? [closed]

Borat while wine tasting brings some some Polaroids and states she's his sister. Who's the woman in this picture in real-life (name of actress)?
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Donnie Darko what is going on in movie [closed]

I was really interested in that movie i saw Donnie Darko,Only movie i didnt understand in a long time can someone explain me .I fell do depressed by watching it and a lot people in comment said that ...
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Significance of Cersei's obsession with elephants?

In Game of Thrones S08E01, Cersei was so disappointed for not getting elephants and it's being part of so many memes and joke now. But why does elephant matter? Her competition/rivalry is with ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't anyone from Kurt Weller's team wear a helmet when out on the field?

I have observed these many times in the first and second seasons of Blindspot: Why doesn't anyone from Kurt Weller's team wear a helmet when out on the field? All other FBI soldiers/officers are in ...
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Why did Frank jr and Alice need Phoebe to carry their children?

If their baby(ies) were from Alice's ova and Frank's sperm, why did they have to grow in Phoebe's womb (her oven, totally their bun, as Phoebe describes it)? I know out of universe it was to explain ...
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What is the meaning of “Different worlds”?

In Sicario Day of the Soldado (2018), Matt uses sign language to ask deaf Blandina about her baby: Matt: Is the baby deaf? Blandina: No. Matt uses sign language to ask deaf Angel about his ...
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What is this Mandarin(?) joke(?) in Armour of God 2: Operation Condor?

In the 1991 Jackie Chan movie Armour of God 2: Operation Condor, our heroes are crossing the desert, and take a small break to pee. The following image appears on the screen: Given the tone of the ...
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1answer
139 views

How did Elliott stop the DDoS attack?

In Mr. Robot, Season 1, Episode 1, Elliott stopped a DDoS attack, but how exactly did he do it? If I understand well, he notices that everything was being infected, all the servers, so he goes​ to ...
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How did Seth Powers kept the ball spinning?

In Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Seth Powers is always (or almost always, not sure) seen with a basketball spinning on his fingers. Did the actor actually do this, or was it done by some ...
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In Game of Thrones, does wearing someone's face change the wearer's body as well? [duplicate]

For example, if Arya were to wear the face of someone considerably larger than her, would she look convincing or ridiculously ill-proportioned?
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1k views

Isn't Gendry the true heir to the throne?

In Game of Thrones Robert Baratheon rebelled against the Mad King and took the Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. Doesn't this legally set the heir to the throne to the Baratheon family by right of ...
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10k views

How come Sam didn't become Lord of Horn Hill?

After both his father and brother (who was the heir) executed in Season 7 of Game of Thrones, how come that Samwell Tarly didn't become the new head of the House, i.e. Lord of Horn Hill? I would ...
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4k views

What exactly is a “Meth” in Altered Carbon?

In Altered Carbon, almost all characters refer to the ultra wealthy, powerful & famous as "Meths". What exactly is a "Meth"?
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Why didn't this character “real die” when they blew their stack out in Altered Carbon?

WARNING: Spoilers ahead. From what I understand, if someone "dies" and their stack is intact, they could be "spun back up". He not only killed himself but he also destroyed his stack, meaning it ...
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In Kurosawa's Yojimbo why did Master Homma run away?

Seibei hires Sanjuro (the protagonist) to be his bodyguard and to lead the fight against the other group. Seibei agreed to pay Sanjuro 50 ryo (25 up front); the master Homma complains that he was paid ...
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9k views

What is the meaning of the new sigil in Game of Thrones Season 8 intro?

Game of Thrones season 8 started and it comes with a new intro, where we see the wall, Winterfell, and kings landing only. And they made some difference in the sigil. It looks like a lion is eating a ...
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What does John Oliver mean by this?

In the April 14 episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver says this (emphasis mine): For legal reasons I have to tell you that the Sacklers and Purdue insist the family didn't cause the opioid ...
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What is Arya's weapon design?

In season 8 episode 1, Arya asks Gendry to forge her a dragonglass weapon (which we can see drawn). What is the purpose of this weapon?
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Three eyed raven and Bran

I want to know the answer to the below questions, based on your understanding of Game of Thrones. If Bran is the Three-eyed-raven/Old man on the tree that was inside the cave in seasons 4 and 5. ...
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How does this phrase illustrate the difficulty of translation [closed]

How does the aliens’ statement “There is no time. Many become one,” illustrate the difficulties of translation that Louise is dealing with? What do the world’s governments seem to think it means ...
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Did Kevin spill real chili?

In the Office season 5 episode 26 in the cold open Kevin makes a big pot of chili and spills it all on the office floor when bringing it in. Is it real chili? I am wondering if there is any episode ...
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What is the ending music used on the Heart Guy? [closed]

The Australian series shown on the Drama channel as "the Heart Guy" (originally "Doctor, Doctor") uses a great piece of music. I believe that in the UK it is different from the original. Does anyone ...
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542 views

Why didn't the Night King try this before? [closed]

In the last episode of Game of Thrones season 7 we saw that the Night King broke the Wall and invaded Eastwatch with all his troops and White Walkers. Maybe I haven't caught it, but how could the ...
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Do Tinkers like the one from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” still exist?

I just wonder if "Tinkers" like the one in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" who has a cart of meat cleavers still exist to this day?
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What's this Japanese bomber machine gunner gesturing with his arms?

At 1:27 of this clip from Pearl Harbor (2001), Japanese bombers are flying over teenagers somewhere in Hawaii playing baseball. The Japanese machine gunner then gestures his arms vertically, but why?...
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What is the symbolic significance of the Night King's message?

In Game of Thrones S8E1, Is there some meaning to that symbolic message? If yes, then what is that?
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Why didn't Miguel follow the trail?

In Sicario Day of the Soldado (2018), Miguel gets down the bus and crosses the river with the Mexican migrants. As the Mexican migrants get into the truck, Miguel is met by one of them: Mexican: ...
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Where was the location of the Band of Brothers scene with Wild Bill firing at a German Patrol

I’ve been to most Band of Brothers locations but one escapes me. Shortly after the brothers parachute into Normandy, they come across a German patrol with horses and carts etc. Winter signals ...
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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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Did the Tuckersoft director give enough money to the intern?

In the first minutes of Bandersnatch we can see the director of the "Tuckersoft" company - Mohan Thakur - sending one of his younger employees (I'm assuming an unpaid intern) to get him "20 B&H ...
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Why is “Captain Marvel” translated as male in Portugal?

In Portugal, Captain Marvel (2019) is translated to Capitão Marvel, which is the male term for captain, female being capitã. Is there a reason for this, or just a gross mistake from Portuguese ...
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Why did Pazuzu not possess Regan after Damien got killed?

At the end of The Exorcist, when Father Damien got possessed and killed himself, why didn't Pazuzu enter Regan's body again?
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Why couldn't Sherlock figure out that there was no glass between him and Eurus?

I don't really get the episode The Final Problem in the Sherlock series. But what I find most amazing is that Sherlock who can basically predict the future 2 weeks in advance can't notice that there ...
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Why did all the guest students take carriages to the Yule Ball?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, why did all of the guest students take carriages to the Yule Ball if the Yule Ball takes place at Hogwarts?
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Why is the release date of the “His Dark Materials” TV series never revealed? [closed]

The TV adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials has been announced since November 2015 by the UK-based BBC. It seems like it has been in production for eons. We've waited forever like a ...
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What happened to the UN guards outside Hôtel des Mille Collines?

Clip 4/13 shows the fictional Col. Oliver ordering UNAMIR soldiers to guard the entrance to Hôtel des Mille Collines. But did they remain? How did Rwanda Armed Forces soldiers enter the hotel, ...
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Can Jon be released from his vow to the Knights Watch? [duplicate]

Jon Snow took the vow to join the Knight's Watch for the rest of his life...but he has died so that would release him. Since he came back to life he has not retaken the vow.
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In Sympathy for Mr.Vengeance, is the audience expected to assume a kidnap scene?

When I watched Sympathy for Mr.Vengeance, I remember a scene where a guy stops a car, pulls out a knife and makes cuts on his stomach. Ryu and Yeong-mi are shown seated in a car nearby, watching the ...
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Hugh Jackman's World Record for longest live-action superhero duration

Hugh Jackman shares a world record with Patrick Stewart for longest career as a live action Marvel superhero From the article linked: Jackman holds the record with fellow X-Men star and Star Trek ...
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What was the ultimatum in “The Bourne Ultimatum”?

Cambridge definition of "ultimatum": a threat in which a person or group of people are warned that if they do not do a particular thing, something unpleasant will happen to them. It is usually ...
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Why would they redact it if they didn't think Toby wrote it down?

In the The Office episode Conflict Resolution, Michael goes through a folder and finds complaints about various members of the office. Some of the complaints are redacted, which means they went to ...
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Cookie Monster's first appearance

I think to have heard that the Cookie Monster first appeared in a commercial rather than Sesame Street itself. Is this true? If not, where was Cookie Monster's first appearance if not in Sesame Street?...
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Why did Peik Lin say, “I'm not an animal”?

In Crazy Rich Asians (2018), before she eats dinner at Nick Young's grandmother's residence, Peik Lin picks a cocktail dress out of her car trunk: Rachel: You have a cocktail dress in your trunk? ...
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Did Jud bury his wife at that place?

In Pet Sematary (2019), Jud resurrects his doggo. At a point in the film, zombie-Ellie takes the shape of his wife and says that both Ellie and his wife are burning in hell and suffering. My ...

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