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Significance of Whiplash's presence in the very last scene of “The Unit”

At the very last scene of the TV show "The Unit", when all of the crew is in the chapel for Grey's wedding (except Col. Ryan,) you can see "Whiplash" in the back looking remorsefully at "Redcap". My ...
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Explaining wormholes using a sheet of paper

When explaining how wormholes work in movies its pretty common to see someone taking a piece of paper, folding it, and sticking a pen (or any other object) through it to show the folding of space-time ...
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What is in Pai Mei's mouth when fighting with the Bride?

I'm referring to the scene when they engage in martial arts fight (after the sword scene). Beatrix hits Pai Mei at the neck, then he smiles and it seems he throws something to her. Anyway, something ...
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Is there any other historical character in hell other than this character in Preacher?

In Preacher S02E03, due to the repeated breaking down of equipment, Eugene can leave his cell and encounters Hitler in the hallway. In the next episode he also meets many other hell-mates. Are any ...
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Why does Moe Greene speak with a strange voice?

In The Godfather, why is Moe Greene's line "I talked to Barzini" given in such as strange voice? I've heard it was dubbed, but why would it be?
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Why is Catwoman so blonde all of a sudden in Gotham S02?

In Gotham TV series, Catwoman is a poor girl and a small thief. She used to have not so blonde hair. But all of a sudden she is a blonde with straight hair rather then curls in S02E20. This ...
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Film technique at movie's end: summary of future events

Is there a name for text - mostly at a film's conclusion - that gives a summary of events that follow? For example, at the end of Savage Messiah (2002) there appears writing on the screen that ...
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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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Was Brad Pitt's '50 feet of crap' line in Moneyball a reference to Jennifer Aniston's in Friends?

In Friends S02E01 (from 1995), Rachel is sad because Ross has a new girlfriend, as she is discussing with Joey: Joey: How're you doing? Rachel: I'm okay. Joey: Ooh, that bad, huh? ...
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Did something change during Season 3 and Season 4 of Mike Tyson Mysteries?

Watching Season 4 episodes of Mike Tyson Mysteries, I've noticed that the energy from the characters is lacking and the episodes do not feel the same as the previous 3 seasons. There seems to be a bit ...
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Is Nobby Cook a real person?

I just finished watching Stan & Ollie, the 2018 biofilm starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Laurel and Hardy. In the film, Laurel and Hardy are on a stage tour of England when Hardy falls ...
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What was the first movie to be re-released with additional scenes?

Avengers: Endgame is being re-released in cinemas, with the additional of a deleted scene and a couple of newly-filmed scenes. There have been plenty of jokes on social media about it being "the first ...
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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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When did he come up with the conning scheme?

In the Spanish 2016 movie Secuestro (spoilers ahead), the protagonist's (a female lawyer) ex-lover conned her into paying a huge ransom for the alleged participation in killing a man the protagonist ...
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Why did Jane Chapman move to Monterey?

In Big Little Lies, we have Jane Chapman, a single mother of Ziggy, who moves to Monterey from her parents place (I don't remember which). Throughout the season, while Ziggy is painted as a bully ...
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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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How did David's Knife hurt Arthur?

At the start when David Kane is fighting Arthur Curry on the sub David's father's crew went to steal we see that David's blades could not hurt Arthur. When Orm Marius goes to David to track down ...
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Was there ever a plan for more titles in the The Fugitive / US Marshals universe?

Watching the Fugitive today again I was reminded about the US Marshals movie and how the US Marshals team is the same in both movies. I was happy when I found The US Marshals was an official spin off ...
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When were animal masks first used in horror or espionage in cinema?

I have recently been watching the new Netflix TV series, The Umbrella Academy, based on the comic of the same name. Two of its villainous characters are deadly assassins on the hunt for the ...
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How would the Polar Express have been able to go back the same way with the ice on the lake having been cracked?

In "The Polar Express", how would the Train have been able to go back the same way with the Ice on the Frozen Lake having cracked?
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Does Egon actually collect Spores, Molds, and Fungus?

When Janine is trying to chat up Egon in Ghostbusters, he responds with: I collect spores, moulds and fungus. However, there's no mycological samples or equipment visible in the Fire Station. We'...
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How is Itomori's demise related to its lake's creation?

During the course of Your Name. (orig.: Kimi no na wa.) we learn that in Mitsuha's time her home town Itomori is about to be hit by a splintering comet. When Taki in Mitsuha's body is going to save ...
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Did Barry affect the timeline during the episode “What's Past Is Prologue”?

So, I watched The Flash season 5 episode 8 (What's Past Is Prologue), and one thing got me confused: When Barry went back to the time where his speed had been taken by Hunter Zolomon (a.k.a Zoom) and ...
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Which was the first Indian mythological movie to use the phrase 'Narayana, Narayana' whenever Sage Narada appears on the scene?

Viewers of mythological movies made in many prominent Indian languages (such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi), for many decades now, will instantly recognize the phrase 'Narayana Narayana', as the ...
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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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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 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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All the Money in the Minotaur

In the Ridley Scott film All the Money in the World, there is a scene in which John Paul Getty III meets his grandfather. The scene revolves around a statue of a Minotaur which the billionaire claims ...
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What is the message of the movie Samsara?

Short Story about the film Samsara (2001): Tashi (Shawn Ku) began his training as a Buddhist monk at the age of five. Twenty years later, his relationships at the temple became strained after a meet ...
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How does the internationalization of Forensic Files work?

The true crime docutainment series Forensic Files is broadcast on German TV under its original title Medical Detectives. The episodes (and thus the actual cases) are thereby the original American ones,...
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First film with a stewardess landing a plane

In its article about 1956 film Julie, starring Doris Day, Wikipedia claims that it is “potentially the first film to feature the subplot of a stewardess piloting a plane to safety, later used in ...
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Seven Samurai: Chirping bird sounds - possible symbolism

A TV station here decided to broadcast "Seven Samurai" with the original japanese soundtrack (it has subtitles in german.) It is running as I write. During the opening scene in the village, while ...
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How did Superman know that Lois was falling to catch her in time?

When Lex Luthor pushed Lois Lane from the roof in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice he may not have been worried about Lois dying and taken a chance in pushing her. But how did Superman know that ...
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Does the act of Bobby rescuing his friends affect whether or not Joyce's chains pull her down?

I just joined the Movies & TV Stack Exchange, so I hope my question deems appropriate for this site. If not, then please let me know as soon as possible; feedback is much appreciated. BEWARE: ...
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Who was the first Alien in The Worlds End?

In The Worlds End, the 5 main characters' town gets taken over by aliens who convert the inhabitants into what they call "blanks". Later on, after reaching the last pub they find themselves talking to ...
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What is the significance of the sketch of Lenin on Clouseau's apartment wall in The Return of the Pink Panther?

I was recently re-watching The Return of the Pink Panther when I noticed a sketch of Lenin on the wall of Clouseau's apartment (early in the film, about 10 minutes, I think). Does anyone know why it's ...
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Why did Anakin and Obi-wan need to blow up Invisible Hand’s hangar shield to land inside?

In Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Obi Wan tells Anakin that the shields are still up and Anakin destroys them before going into the hangar of the Invisible Hand. Why does it matter that ...
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Why specifically 3 meters above the sky?

In Tre metri sopra il cielo (IMDB) aka Three Steps Above Heaven, Babi and Hugo are measuring how happy they are. Hugo: My happiness reaches Barcelona! Baby: Mine reaches the sky! Hugo: ...
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Why does Jesus side with Maggie in S08E16?

Jesus has always been the voice of mercy and reason in The Walking Dead, even in the last episode of S08E16 when he talks to Morgan. In the last scene of S08E16, he agrees to this: Maggie has her ...
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What tickets is Molly referring to?

In Molly’s Game (2017), Molly, a defendant, says to Charles, attorney: If I had a testimony that would lead to the conviction of a bad guy, no one would have to coerce me into cooperating. But I ...
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Is there any connection between Indiana Jones's whip and his fear of snakes?

Indiana Jones is famous for using a whip as his primary weapon and tool of choice for most situations. Equally well known about him, and a major part of his character, is his fear of snakes. Given ...
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What's with the porch lights?

Something I noticed while watching The Strangers: Prey At Night, is the porch lights. When the family arrives at their trailer, the porch light is off. After the 2nd time the girl knocks on the door,...
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Mental illnesses in Carrie's family

In Homeland Carrie and her dad have bipolar disorder. Does Carrie's niece have ADHD? This is based on the drug, Adderall that Carrie stole in S07E03. In the same scene, there is a bottle of Ritalin ...
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What is the purpose of having the IMF and CIA

In Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Brandt is seated along with the head of the CIA Alan Hunley, before an oversight committee. Brandt has to explain the IMFs actions and early on the IMF is ...
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How Mundy's arm knew the gyroscope was inside Volkov?

In the movie The Cloverfield Paradox, Mundy's arm gets pulled into a solid wall, and is severed clean off; and after sometime they found the hand moving its on. When they recognize that it is trying ...
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Esoteric quote that inspired Nolan's 'Inception'

I remember once reading a very esoteric, borderline nonsensical quote somewhere on the old IMDb boards which was apparently one of Nolan's inspirations for the film Inception. It had very few ...
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What is the object found by the bed?

In Planetarium by Rebecca Zlotowski an object was found near her bed: What is that object?
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Why does Farrier land his plane like this?

Note that this is not a duplicate of this question, which asks why he doesn't use a parachute. At the end of Dunkirk, Farrier lands his plane in the enemy zone, sets it on fire, and is captured by ...
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Is Chance Gilbert Based On Real Life Historic Figures or Cult-Leaders?

In the TV series Longmire, there is a reoccuring villainous character named Chance Gilbert (Peter Stormare); a verbally-whimsical, urban, & sociopathic (by TV standards) cult-leader with idealisms ...
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What does Baa-ram-ewe actually do?

In Babe when Babe is in the Sheepherding Competition he is unable to talk to the Sheep who act....well how we see act. this results in Rex going to Farmer Hoggett's sheep and pleading them for help. ...

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