9

So travelling forward at the normal rate could only be a good thing No, it would be the opposite. Sarah and Pops only waited because they needed a Future Tech cpu to power their homemade Time Displacement Engine. Waiting longer could risk being injured, or loosing strength, being caught stockpiling weapons, having the TDE being discovered (it's tapping ...


9

The events of Genisys changed everything. In essence, the events of T1, T2 and T3 never occurred. The T-800 Arm that caused Skynet to be created in 1997 was only found due to the events of T1. The events in T2 stopped that from happening by destroying the Cyberdyne lab where the Arm and research was being conducted, along with Miles Dyson (Main researcher, ...


9

They got help from someone This guy is from future and he might have brought a skynet chip with him else helped creating a one with the name Genisys. As skynet himself sent him in past, so he must have secured his existence too.


8

It's established early in the film that the poly-alloy can be used to repair the terminator. When the T1000 finds the "killed" young Arnie T800 you'll notice it drops some of itself into the head wound. This brings the T800 back to functioning again to chase Kyle Reese. So the remains of Pops landing in a tank of polyalloy was more than fortuitous.


7

As the movie explains, time travelers experience multiple time lines when traveling, in a super imposed state (Schroeder's Cat principal). Kyle experienced and remembered the original Cyberdyne timeline and the new Genisys timeline. Since both time lines exist until a definitive event happens in real time. Before that happens, Infected John is sent back. It'...


7

As was mentioned in the other answers, the movie never answered this question. However, we have this official answer from io9: Who sent the Terminator back to 1973 to protect a young Sarah Connor? This question is purposely left unanswered in the film, but would potentially be answered in a sequel, if that happens. However, writers Laeta Kalogridis and ...


6

Think of Terminator: Dark Fate as Terminator 3: Redux—it completely ignores all the Terminators after Terminator 2. The producers explained it by saying those movies took place in an alternative universe. The rights to the Terminator franchise reverted back to James Cameron around 2018, and he didn’t want hemmed in by anything anyone had done since T2 so he ...


6

This is not easy to answer outside of the context of the storyline as a whole. To answer this we have to start at the very beginning. The original Terminator movie offered a consistent causal loop or, more specifically, a Self-fulfilling prophecy in which John Conner sends his friend Kyle Reese back in time to protect his mother, where in turn Reese ...


5

As T-800 himself explained: Polyalloy requires programming to take permanent form. Without the CPU, it is harmless. And T-800 does have a CPU, so this mishap acquired him a new body, similar (identical?) to the one that T-1000's have.


4

I belive the 2017 machine that we see being invented with the help of John Connor is the time machine that matures for travel in 2029. In Genisys this machine is built at an accelerated rate hence can possibly get completed much ahead in time. But the machine is also damaged in the end so according to the now new timeline they have not mentioned the date of ...


4

It is in Sarah's genes to develop leukemia. Unless someone with that prior knowledge (like Pops) warns Sarah and she gets it treated early on, Sarah will die if leukemia when she hits that age.


4

The two people who say non-living matter are Kyle, who was told by John, and John, who was told by Sarah, who was told by Kyle... who was told by John. Both John and Kyle are using the Time Displacement Engine for the first time in their respective timelines, and the TDE is the "first tactical time weapon". As we see later on in Genisys, the same Time ...


4

The T-800 sent back in Genisys is initially sent to kill Sarah Connor but is immediately disabled by Pops and Sarah on arrival at the Observatory. They load it in their truck/van and take it with them when saving Reese from the T-1000. As they are attacked in the abandoned factory by the T-1000 (after it tracks them down) the T-1000 drops some of itself (...


4

We never see the T-1000 nor do we find out how it was killed. They are extraordinarily difficult to kill (in 1984 Sarah and the T-800 are able to dispatch one after A LOT of planning and a lot of acid). While it's not explicit, it's almost certainly the same Terminator. T-1000s are difficult to Terminate, so it will survive until 1984. If it failed to ...


3

Considering the conflicting canon of movies with A) time travel and B) Creator disputes, it's hard to tell. In Terminator 3, the T-X can infect multiple things with borg nanomachines. Supposedly, it was specifically designed to do this as the Resistance was capable of reprogramming Terminators to use against Skynet. The T-X could reprogram the human ...


3

It's not actually answered in the movie - several theories have been given such as Jacobs answer but there is no official explanation. Most likely this information will be brought up again in a later movie.


2

Right, so listen carefully as this is tricky to keep track of. We have 3 terminators sent back and 1 Kyle Reese: T800 Arnie - sent to 1984 (as is Kyle), and this happens in both T1 and Genisys Good Arnie - reprogrammed by (a) John Conner in the future T1000 prototype - sent to same time as good T800. So in T2, good T800 goes to when John is a youth and ...


2

Pops (Arnold) did what Sarah Connor said and in the credits Genisys survived the blast. This means that there could still be terminators in the future and Sarah Connors can reprogram a T-800, erased its memory, and sent it back to save her in the early 70's.


2

Hair and fingernails are classified as keratins. "Keratin is the protein that protects epithelial cells from damage or stress that has potential to kill the cell." Keratin is also part of the outer layer of skin and the tongue and hard palate. While keratin is formed from dead cells, it is clearly a key biological element in the survival of a living ...


1

Firstly from memory it is the T1000 that drips some of its liquid metal into the downed T-800 to reactivate it, not John Conner, but the point is this: The act of re-activating the T800 only makes it function again, there is no change to its programming. If John performed this on Pops he would maybe restore functioning, but the fundamental program to ...


1

No. The movies do not delve into the specifics of the time machine's workings, other than what is stated. The Time Displacement Equipment must work on physical properties that are different from real world physics, as we know it. We know that even a common MRI machine would affect the nanites in the infected John, so the Time Displacement Equipment does not ...


1

You may recall that he explains this; he didn't die, he was 'upgraded'. They never really specify what that means, but I believe it has to do with him being coated with the liquid metal.


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