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Why did they have to replace the safe with the same model?

Why did they have to replace the safe with the same model? Gus wanted his plan to be foolproof, and replacing the safe with the exact same model will lessen suspicion that the safe had been tampered ...
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If Rachel helped Samara, then why is Samara still killing people?

Other than she wanted to do more harm, she wanted a do-over, that's why she possessed Aiden's body and was calling Rachel mommy.
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Why does Scarecrow in The Wizard Of Oz get the Pythagorean Theorem wrong?

I don't think it's a invalidation of the scarecrow. I think it's saying in fantasy land that math is fantasy too. Or it's being not serious about math, when the moral of the story was the part that ...
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Why does Scarecrow in The Wizard Of Oz get the Pythagorean Theorem wrong?

Seem pretty obvious that the Wizard, being a fake himself, could only give fake gifts -- he sort of says this. The scarecrow obviously did have brains and perhaps armed with a belief in his own ...
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Why does Scarecrow in The Wizard Of Oz get the Pythagorean Theorem wrong?

There is a version of the script that had more to say to make it obvious that it was intentional, according to: Hollywood Science: The Next Generation, From Spaceships to Microchips (ISBN 331954215X, ...
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Does Ron have Stockholm Syndrome in The Walking Dead?

Clinically speaking, the answer can only be "No". I say that because, from a clinical standpoint, Stockholm Syndrome is defined by these 4 characteristics: A hostage's development of ...
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How did Maester Mellos know to bring "Moon Tea" to Princess Rhaenyra?

King Viserys told Grand Maester Mellos. Relevant dialogue (emphasis mine): Rhaenyra: I'm sorry, what is that? Mellos: A tea, Princess. From the King. It will rid you of any unwanted consequences. In ...
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What happens to the mom in A Bronx Tale

She didn't go anywhere. She is looking out the window when C and his father are returning home from the funeral parlor. Look real closely. Soon as they go into the building, she goes back inside.
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Why and How does Algren not face any punishment from either government in The Last Samurai?

The inspiration for Algren's character was Jules Brunet, a French military officer and artillery instructor. In reality, it was the French who had been contacted to give military instruction to the ...
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Why didn't they hit this target in Top Gun Maverick?

I am copying the following from Pulie_D's answer, as it is accurate and I have nothing to add to it but without it my answer would not address both questions in OP's... uh... question. Second, ...
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What caused the shape of Jean Jacket to be altered in Nope?

It's related to or a reference to the behavior of the real-life animals that were the inspiration for Jean Jacket. Its final form references the "Angels" in anime series, Neon Genesis ...
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Why didn't Maverick's plane's targeting system get confused by the terrain?

Based solely on your question, the answer is that Maverick flew so close to the terrain that the other pilot's plane couldn't get a lock. Once Maverick pulled his move, they were high enough above the ...
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What exactly did they show to the big audience in "Windy City Heat"?

This movie was produced by Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. Jimmy is famous for his deeply involved long form pranks. Carolla has said on multiple occasions that Perry had no idea this was a prank Don ...
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Why does Kido not wish to pursue Frank as a more likely suspect for shooting the crown Prince?

Why is he more intent on convicting Ed than in pursuing and then later simply entertaining Frank's guilt? The issue really is not a matter of entertaining Frank's guilt or even anything to do with ...
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Why does Catelyn get angry at Jon Snow when he talks to the unconscious Bran?

The other answers have most of it covered - she always bitterly resented what she sees as Ned's decision to bring walking evidence of adultery into their home and treat a bastard the same as her ...
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Is the Devil actually at work in Ohio?

After watching the entire series it doesn't seem (to me) that the actual devil or a literal demon is at work in Ohio. The only supernatural-looking events are the ones you mention, and could be easily ...
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Why does Catelyn get angry at Jon Snow when he talks to the unconscious Bran?

Catelyn knows Jon Snow as the bastard son of her husband Ned Stark and some unknown woman. Unlike most bastards of a lord, Jon was living with his father, his father's wife, and his trueborn half-...
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Why does Catelyn get angry at Jon Snow when he talks to the unconscious Bran?

Because he is a bastard of her husband, which was mentioned already in episode 1: BENJEN: You got bigger. I rode all day. Didn’t want to leave you alone with the Lannisters. Why aren’t you at the ...
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How much money did Charlie Harper have?

His biggest source of Income was his Pepsi Half Time Commercial. That would have given him millions for the song plus royalties over the next few months. A steady income from his other jingles, and ...
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How did Mysterio (Quentin Beck) know about the multiverse?

To add to what @galacticninja has said the existence of extra-dimensional phenomena was public knowledge by at this time in the MCU, millions of people had seen the wormhole above New York during the ...
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How did the Mosasaurus survive that long?

One thing many people tend to forget is the mosasaur is an aquatic reptile. It has been proven that large snakes and crocodilians can go a year or more without food. Most reptiles can enter a type of ...
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In films, especially horror, Why does the devil interact with random people?

The theological answer is there is no one beneath Satan's notice just as God sees every sparrow fall. Moreover, Satan is not limited by mortal constraints -- if Santa Claus can visit millions of ...
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In films, especially horror, Why does the devil interact with random people?

Why would the Devil interact with just normal people who, especially to him, are random nobodies? But what do you consider a special person to the Devil? It doesn't need money or power, the key ...
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In films, especially horror, Why does the devil interact with random people?

Someone who is already powerful or important either made a deal with the devil to get there or doesn’t need to make a deal with the devil any more. There’s also the trope that the rich and powerful ...
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What does Vincent inject himself in Titane?

According to Wikipedia: Vincent tries to preserve his strength by injecting steroids into his aging body, but he finds that he seems to be building an immunity to them.
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In films, especially horror, Why does the devil interact with random people?

Character building. When a character interacts with random people and does random things, it builds the character. A couple of scenes that come to my mind is: In the movie No Country for Old Man the ...
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Who is the chosen one?

Based on movies only and what the characters have said. Updated with SW sequels. (Question converted to answer: When was the 1st time in the Star Wars movies that a character has confirmed Anakin over ...
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