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Why did the Dread Pirate Roberts kill Vizzini?
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The reason for this is because the Dread Pirate Roberts was actually a good man and a man of honor. When meeting Inigo he is promised that he will not be killed before reaching the top, with Inigo ...

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Why do assistant type characters tend to have British accents in movies?
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There is no real official reason but it's mainly because of the (old) British culture. Namely, butlers were/are servants in large households who tended to their employer’s wishes. Despite being in a ...

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What does Adrian Monk mean by "B.M." in Monk?
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BM is short for Bowel Movement: A bowel movement is the last stop in the movement of food through your digestive tract. Your stool passes out of your body through the rectum and anus. Another name ...

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Why is the movie called "Midsommar" instead of "Midsummer"?
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The movie takes place in Hälsingland, a province in central Sweden. Sommar is Swedish for summer (Just as Midsommar is Swedish for Midsummer).

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Vought and non-white races in The Boys
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9 votes

Although the founder of Vought was a literal Nazi he is long dead and no longer in charge (remember the founder was already an adult male by the time Hitler rose to power). Over the years their ...

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Why is "Night of the Living Dead" banned in Gemany?
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It is apparently banned by mistake. It is the 1990 remake that was supposed to be banned not the original 1968 version. (https://www.schnittberichte.com/special.php?ID=194&Seite=21) The 1990 ...

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Did Talia and Bane plan to die in the destruction of Gotham?
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The League of Shadows philosophy can be seen as a form of religion, with Bane being a religious fanatic. As mentioned before the League even excommunicated him prior to the movie for being too extreme,...

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In Futurama, why does Nixon howl?
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The voice actor for the character, Billy West, once stated he does the howl because Nixon reminded him of a werewolf... I personally don't see the resemblance though.

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What’s the deal with code red in 28 weeks Later?
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Alice who is found earlier in the movie was shown to be an asymptomatic carrier of the rage virus. After kissing Don he gets infected and kills her. so the logic behind it is that somebody can get ...

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How do some of the X-Men come back in "Days of Future Past"?
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It is never addressed. In one of the last scenes it is hinted that the cure doesn't work (permanently) with Magneto seemingly being able to move a chess piece. But the Marvel Fox universe is filled ...

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Why does Jules laugh in the Pulp Fiction bar scene?
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He's laughing because Mia is Marsellus' wife, and he is known to be jealous. In a previous conversation between Vincent and Jules (While driving to get the briefcase) they discussed his jealousy, ...

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Why was Michael Myers not in Halloween 3?
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The creators John Carpenter & Debra Hill were, to put it bluntly, done with Michael Myers after the second movie and wanted to move on/do something new. But the Franchise did carry a noteworthy ...

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Does it make sense that Bronn can get a castle by pretty much robbing?
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Admitted it makes little sense (just like him becoming master of coin while previously not even knowing what a bank is, but hey that's the later seasons for yea), but the way it works is that Tyrion ...

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How did the plot unfold from the point where it ended in Season 1 to the start of Season 2?
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This already got addressed in the show. with the gaps being filled in with character logic. Homelander is a complete psychopath, he loves tormenting people and for Butcher knowing that Becca was still ...

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What planets are these witnessing the fall of Imperial Destroyers?
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It's Bespin (more specifically Cloud City), which is included because it played a major role in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back This is the home of Lando Calrissian who had a major role ...

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Why doesn't the Green Lantern ring do this?
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A possible explanation is that Abin Sur was (artificially) comatose and not dead, therefor his ring would not seek a new owner. A second explanation might be that in this reality, just like many ...

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What happened to the group at Grady Memorial Hospital?
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Gregory Nicotero an special effects creator, actor and director on the show stated during a Live Q&A (hosted by Shindig.com on May 29, 2020) that they are all dead. No reason was given to how or ...

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When/ why did Barnabas kill the hippies?
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As seen here, he says he is going to kill them and seconds after you can hear the screams. The reason the act itself isn't shown is because it's still a comedy that includes some younger audiences. ...

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What kind of "link" is Saint referring to?
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I think you misheard "ink" for "link" as in their communication equipment is hidden in the tattoos. According to the transcript you use as a source it even says: "It's a subdermal transmitter."...

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Why is Jimmy Carter "history's greatest monster"?
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No presidency is perfect and the Simpsons (as with all comedy) exaggerates most of the things about the target of their joke. But on President Carter himself he has often been criticized for his ...

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