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Why does Bender say "Please insert girder"?

To extend HorusKol's answer, the phrase is also riffing on many variations of Please insert disk that a computer might display when initially starting up. Bender is simply substituting Girder for ...
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Did Raymond Reddington lie to Liz about not being her father?

I believe that Raymond is Katarina Rostova, Liz's mother. I don't want it to be true, but the following points support this theory: He is not the real Raymond as seen in the show. Raymond changed his ...
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Why does Bender say "Please insert girder"?

Bending girders is what Bender was built for - and when his personality was removed, he defaulted to his original programming. If you notice he (almost) always has his arms out when asking to "...
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Is it confirmed who's Tronte Nielson’s father?

Episode 4 of season 3 called the origin reveals Tronte's father is actually the Unknown. We begin with a younger Tronte walking to the cave. “We are attracted to the dark like moths to the light,” the ...
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Why didn't Smiley arrest Polyakov?

Polyakov is a diplomat, with a role as a cultural attaché. As such he has diplomatic immunity. Arresting a diplomat is an incredible breach of international norms and would put your own diplomats ...
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Does Louise have a choice to change things, or why did she say this?

As explained here: Arrival depicts a virtual universe like a DVD that all exists and can be accessed at random. For example, Banks accesses future events to learn the key phrase needed to avert the ...
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Why did Ego not know this about Earth?

One interpretation would be that Ego simply didn't care. His master plan would have decimated life in the galaxy. So this incarnation of Ego seemed to have little or no respect for life other than his ...
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Why did Ego not know this about Earth?

Even if he knew about it, it's unclear whether the emergence of a new Celestial would have been a problem for Ego's plans. As explained in The Eternals, the unborn Celestial draws energy from the life ...
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How did Neal pay for the train?

Considering that a great number of scenes ended up on the cutting floor, including scenes that would explain events that did make it to the end result (e.g. why did someone break into their hotel room ...
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Could Michael have used the e-mail surveillance program to stop the distribution of his photo?

Couldn't he open the email surveillance program, access packaging@dundermifflin.com, and delete the photo? No, there is a fundamental difference between surveillance and management. Email ...
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In the Endless, why don't people trapped in time loops just leave?

It's been a while since I last watched the film, but I believe that you only become trapped in a loop if you are in the area of the loop at a certain point. Once you're trapped, you will keep ...
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Does Saul Goodman know Hank Schrader is a DEA agent when he comes to meet Badger at APD interrogation room?

In Better Call Saul S05E03 "The Guy For This", it was “retconned” that Schrader met Jimmy when Jimmy was representing Crazy-8. At the time, the implication is that Jimmy just knows all the ...
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Why Doesn't Nacho Take This Action in S06E03?

Here's my answer: Nacho has considered himself dead for a long time, maybe since he came under the control of Fring so all he wanted was for his dad to live which is pretty in doubt after he is ...
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What exactly happened in the restaurant in "All The Old Knives"?

In the closing scenes, happenings in the restaurant are intercut with scenes from the apartment, the CIA station, Celia's conversation with Vick (Lawrence Fishburne's character), and yet other times ...
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How did Mysterio (Quentin Beck) know about the multiverse?

Out of universe, this is pretty clearly an example of something that was intended to be an Easter egg to the comic lore, before that aspect later became incorporated into the actual MCU canon. There ...
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Who is the father in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness?

Sadly, Billy and Tommy were never real in WandaVision The two children in WandaVision are creations of Wanda's reality-altering magic, as is the Vision in that series. As such the WandaVision are not ...
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How did Romilly survive 23 years on the Endurance?

The question of survival is linked to the relative time Romilly spent awake on Endurance while waiting for the return of his colleagues. It is debated how realistic the gravitational time dilation was ...
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Why does Bitsey Bloom think that a full length murder tape exists?

The tape found in their motel wasn't proving anything and it could be even a fake. But Bitsey starts believing that David is innocent and that the real murderer is toying with them all hours before ...
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Was Berlin a part of the grand setup?

It is possible The fact that David was accused of rape previously was definitely a circumstance used against him in court, as the judge and jury would see him as a serial rapist. But was the first &...
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Butterfly effect in dhasavatharam movie

In one of the interviews he said the tsunami reference in Anbe Sivam was reference to history on how poombuhar port was destroyed by possibly a tsunami under a different name.We May have to get the ...
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Who tore out the pages of the logbook, and why?

Those pages of the logbook relate to the communications around the time that Ricki Tarr communicated that he knew someone (Irina) willing to give information about a mole. The Istanbul office was hit ...
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How did the ending happen from Neil's perspective?

I partially agree with MovieMe's answer. It was an autolocking gate. However, Neil DID unlock the gate (or pick the lock if you will), just not when we all think he had to. In the forward timeline, ...
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Who killed the assassin?

It was done by CIA. At the end of the movie, the FBI director Voyles has this conversation with Darby From the script: DARBY Who killed the man who masqueraded as Gavin Verheek? VOYLES You mean ...
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Why/how is the Reality Stone an actual stone now, instead of a liquid?

The "Stone" is A STONE! The dark elves turned it into "Aether" (or liquid) for their "universal takeover plan". But they were stopped before it could be used how they ...
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Did Adam have a chance to live?

I believe Adam wasn't left for dead since the police were already on their way and they would want to see all the crime scenes. It doesn't matter if Dr. Gordon didn't tell the location, they could ...
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Why Control and his team are singing Russian national anthem?

It is a dark ironic joke. The Circus job is (mostly) to oppose eastern-block spys who are controlled by the Soviet Union. Their enemy is the Soviets. But their enemy is also the group they most need ...
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What happened in the interrogation scene in Sicario?

As I read arguments against this as a rape scene, I see a lot of extra information that is not exactly part of the scene. Villeneuve is a filmmaker that uses all tools at his disposal, and every ...
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Why Control and his team are singing Russian national anthem?

As explained here: That’s when the show-stopper comes on, the office Santa (I’m fairly sure that’s a drunk Roy Bland (Ciarán Hinds), aka Soldier), slovenly dressed, adorned with a Lenin mask, and ...
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Why didn't Peter continue to receive money after he made the first withdrawal?

He didn't make a withdrawal, he closed the account and they gave him the balance in a cashier's check. The virus would have been written to stop working after it discovers the closed account.
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Why did Voldemort leave the ministry temporarily the first time?

He wanted to get into Harry's mind in order to torture or probably kill him. But since Dumbledore was there who was he fighting with, he couldn't do it while being physically present in the ministry. ...
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What are the other tribes that live in Wakanda and why didn't they help during the uprising?

There are five tribes! "Millions of years ago, a meteorite made of vibranium, the strongest substance in the universe, struck the continent of Africa, affecting the plant life around it. And ...
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Why is Killmonger's "ancestral plane" vision different?

Killmonger's Ancestral Plane vision is different because each person perceives the "planes of untethered consciousness" differently. The Ancestral Plane is expounded upon in Moon Knight ...
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Why has the Time Variance Authority not intervened in the events of "What if...?"?

Loki Director Kate Herron has given some insight into this. "So, there’s the branches, right, which is like the alternative reality. But then something, you’ll see it. It’s very subtle, but in ...
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Why does Gus want the cartel to find Nacho?

To establish that, Nacho did stuff on his own rather than on the orders of Gus(who is his employer). By doing so...it would look like he's in the clear.
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How can Credence be Dumbledore's brother?

With Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022), we now know that Credence is
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How was the diamond outside the brief case?

Watching in deleted scenes, I found out that Franky Four Fingers opened the brief case without telling the combination to anyone (time 2:10)
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Why did Arthur not leave the train just like that girl?

If Arthur had left, they likely would have simply followed him. The reason the woman was able to leave without them following her was that their focus had shifted to Arthur. In addition, given that he ...
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Why did North Korea, the last country with nukes, self-destruct its nukes?

Aside from being an absolutely absurd premise, North Korea at that point doesn't have any nukes in their reserve because they just launched them all. They also don't have enough to destroy every ...
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What "come back" is Ezra referring to?

(This was a comment but I guess it could also be an answer..) Its a fairly common 'line' in 'thrillers' indicating he does not want a trail of evidence leading back to him - ie. No one must know that ...
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Why does Neelix cook, when the replicator can produce any meal?

Voyagers case, it's lightyears between various stars and features which have access to it's most prized source... Deuterium. With only 1 out of every 6500 hydrogen atoms in abundance.protium-protium ...
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Why does Gus want the cartel to find Nacho?

The cartel has orders to bring Nacho in alive for information on who he works for. If he is killed by someone else it may look suspicious, Nacho being silenced while Gus is the prime suspect for the ...
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