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18th Jun 2018

Waco (2018)

Day 51 - S1-E6

New this week
Gary Noesner: You cannot remove these people by force. The more you push them, the more they think it is a test of their faith.

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New this week Character mistake: In her speech outside the bank, Mary Lou Barebone mentions "the wireless" as one of the wonders of modern technology, which is the British term. A New Yorker in 1926 would use the Americanism "radio."

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10th Jun 2018

Young Sheldon (2017)

Pilot - S1-E1

New this month
Georgie: Admit it, he's adopted.
Sheldon: How can I be adopted when I have a twin sister? Think, monkey, think.
Missy: I wish I was adopted.
Mary: That can still be arranged.

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New this month Trivia: Because of his commitment to the film, Harrison Ford was unable to play Han Solo in the NPR radio dramatization of Star Wars. The role was taken over by Perry King, who had been among those auditioning for the role in the movie before Ford was cast.

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New this month Trivia: The seventeen-year manhunt for Ted Kaczynski was the longest and most expensive in the history of the FBI. Before he was turned in by his brother David, the now-famous composite sketch of Kaczynski in a hoodie and aviator sunglasses was the closest they ever came to IDing him.

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10th Jun 2018

The Orville (2017)

Krill - S1-E6

New this month Trivia: While reading the Anhkana, Ed compares its gruesome contents to writing by Bret Easton Ellis. Ellis is famous for having written the graphically violent novels on which American Psycho and its sequel The Rules of Attraction are based.

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New this month Trivia: The "synchronize our watches" dialogue was improvised by Peter Sellers and Graham Stark.

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UNABOM - S1-E1

New this month Trivia: In one scene, Fitz explains to his superiors what an emordnilap is, a word or phrase similar to a palindrome that reads one thing forwards and something else backwards. The word "emordnilap" is itself "palindrome" spelled backwards.

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5th Jun 2018

Merlin (2008)

New this month Trivia: For her role as Morgana, Kate McGrath uses her natural Irish accent.

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24th May 2018

Beetlejuice (1988)

New this month Trivia: A copy of the film was the first DVD Netflix ever shipped.

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Trivia: Director Ron Howard appeared with Harrison Ford, who originated the role of Han Solo, in American Graffiti.

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27th Apr 2018

Supergirl (2015)

In Search of Lost Time - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When Samantha sees the surveillance video of her transformation into Reign, which was triggered by Lena's provocations, their dialogue is slightly, but very distinctly, different than it was a few minutes earlier.

00:20:15 - 00:25:25

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A Bad Reflection on You - S1-E38

Stupidity: The decision to risk revealing their identities to Bulk and Skull is one that the Rangers could have easily avoided. Since they tell the bullies to cover their eyes and ears, under the false pretense of a magic trick, they could have simply teleported to the Command Center, or any other secure location, and then morphed, well away from prying eyes.

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10th Apr 2018

Waco (2018)

Day 51 - S1-E6

Trivia: The finale aired on February 28, the 25th anniversary of the ATF raid that instigated the siege.

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9th Apr 2018

Waco (2018)

Day 51 - S1-E6

Deliberate mistake: Likely for safety reasons, the fire that engulfs Mount Carmel is more clean and controlled than the fire from the real incident.

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8th Apr 2018

The Simpsons (1989)

Trivia: Sideshow Bob's passion for singing is a dimension to the character that was uniquely Kelsey Grammer's, stemming from his own personal history of singing standards on the set of Cheers.

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20th Feb 2018

Supergirl (2015)

For the Girl Who Has Everything - S1-E13

Other mistake: In Kara's hallucinations of Krypton, the planet is shown with a yellow sun. Rao, the supergiant around which Krypton orbited, was red.

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Trivia: Bobby McFerrin's arrangement of "The Pink Panther Theme" is unique in that it was the only version performed a cappella.

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Spectacle - S12-E16

Elliot Stabler: It's called the bystander effect. No one does anything because they think someone else will.

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27th Dec 2017

Star Wars (1977)

Trivia: At one point during production, George Lucas lost his voice; because he was so non-communicative anyway, none of the cast or crew knew about it for a number of days.

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