John Sensebe
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How did Marty meet Doc in 1955 after Doc has travelled to 1885?
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The Doc Brown in 1955 is younger than the Doc Brown in 1885, by 30 years. The Doc Brown in 1955 will still live for another 30 years before traveling back to 1885 and being shot by Buford.

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Why does the DOA: Dead or Alive film have an additional DOA in the title?
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Quite possibly to avoid confusion with the 1999 Japanese film Dead Or Alive, which was a yakuza film having nothing to do with the video game series. There was also a 1950 film D.O.A. and its 1988 ...

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What was the first tv show that successfully continued after losing a co-star from an established pair of characters?
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The Goldbergs is possibly the earliest example, running from 1949 to 1957, originally starring Phillip Loeb as Jake Goldberg, but the Red Scare forced him off the show and he was replaced by Harold ...

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Why was David's happiness so important to the Mecha descendants?
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David was of great historical interest to the future A.I.s, since he had actual memories of human beings, who are apparently long extinct by their time. Beyond that, he was actually built by humans, ...

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Why do TV shows use multiple directors and screenwriters?
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I believe it's mainly because of time constraints. TV shows produce a lot of content in a fairly small amount of time. By having multiple screenwriters and directors, they can prepare more content ...

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Why did the Strangers make up Shell Beach in human's heads when they were not even supposed to go there?
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The people of Dark City are kept in the city in darkness. Part of the way the Strangers keep the human populous from suspecting they are part of an experiment is to keep them from realizing that fact. ...

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In one episode of this cartoon series some copying slime appeared with a real creepy scene
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If the "slime creature" looked like this: Then you've got The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, season 2, episode 9, "DNA Doomsday". One of the features of this series was "Questworld", a virtual ...

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Are vampires really immune to garlic or was that a bluff?
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I have to spoiler pretty much all of this since it gives away a major twist in the movie. When Max eats dinner with the Emersons, Sam and Edgar test him using garlic and holy water, among other ...

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Why look and shake your gun after ammo runs out?
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Probably to give the audience a clear indication of what's going on. If the guy said, "Oh, no! I'm out of bullets!" he'd look like an idiot.

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Where did the second Marty go?
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The second Marty travels back to the same point Marty originally traveled to, and becomes the Marty that prevented his father from being hit by his future father-in-law's car and endangered his ...

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How did he set up time bomb?
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The villain worked out exactly how long it would take for Slater to find the cards and flip through them, and set the timer on the bomb appropriately. It's not meant to be realistic, since this is in ...

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How does that private prison in The Flash work?
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The jails are not equipped to handle people with the powers metahumans have. In Season 2, alleviating that particular problem. As to the question of eating or bathroom facilities, they have never ...

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What are the two rectangles on videos before release?
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Historically, these "safe areas" were used in TV because as picture tubes get older, they tend to expand the image. Therefore, things on the edge of the picture--outside the "safe area"--would be lost ...

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Was it actually possible to change past in Time Lapse?
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From what we see in Time Lapse, I'm pretty sure that time is immutable. The characters kept trying to change the outcome once it started going south, but because their information was limited to a ...

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What is the meaning of Frank-N-Furter's words to Rocky?
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The song lyric is a play on the old ads claiming that a short course at the gym could give you a muscular body by using the euphemism "make you a man", which means to take a "boy's" virginity. Of ...

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In Back to the Future Part II, how could old Biff have made it back to 2015?
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Old Biff lest 1955 before young Biff had started to use the Almanac, or even realize its potential, so old Biff was ale to beat the ripple effect in the time machine to 2015. Remember that in the ...

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Why was Tyler's hair cut?
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He's a figment of the Narrator's imagination, and that's how he looks to the Narrator at this point. He's the leader of the Space Monkeys. He's an extremist. The Narrator has unknowingly indulged his ...

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