8th Mar 2018

The Goonies (1985)

New this month Question: How did One Eyed Willie's treasure map, the key and the story get out if Willie had been caved in for all these years?

New this month Answer: According to Mikey and Mr. Walsh, one of his crewmen must have taken the map and fled when One Eyed Willie was murdering his crew. This is substantiated in the novelization.

New this month Question: What happened to all the dead weasels after they died laughing? They're nowhere to be seen on the floor when Stupid is shown lying dead or even Greasy falls from the vehicle of the Dip Machine and is not seen anywhere before the Dip flows everywhere on the floor, Wheezy also disappeared on the ladder when it hits the rope on the wall, How did they disappear after they died?

New this month Answer: It's never explained in the film, so it's up to the viewer's imagination. In the original novel, toons sort-of fade away/vanish after they die. While the novel and film are extremely different, I just always sort-of assumed that the same rule carried over- when they die, they vanish.

22nd Feb 2018

Jumanji (1995)

New this month Question: Why did anyone believe Sam killed Alan? Nobody saw it happen and everybody knew Sam loved him. What made anyone believe that Sam killed his own son?

New this month Answer: People believe the craziest things. I don't think it was widely believed Sam killed Alan, but that he ran away from home. Through the passed time stories pop up about murder and hiding Alan behind the walls of the house. It was just a rumour.


New this month Question: What happened to George's real parents and family? It's been years since the plane crash. Didn't they even search for him?

New this month Answer: They never mention what ultimately happens to his parents. However it's mentioned they "searched high and low" for George and never found him. The animation even shows all the passengers calling out for George, to suggest they also aided in the search.


21st Jan 2018

Blank Check (1994)

Question: How did Preston's backpack end up in the wide park area even though he left it in the woods?

15th Jan 2018

Rugrats (1991)

Ransom of Cynthia/Turtle Recall - S4-E15

Question: How come Drew can't let Angelica have the new Queen of the World Cynthia Doll?

6th Jan 2018

They Live (1988)

Question: Why did all the police officers destroy the shantytown? And why did they beat the blind priest to death?

Answer: As part of the alien takeover, they're suppressing any resistance and discussion of the plot. They know there's a group, led by the preacher, who are onto the conspiracy and that they're somewhere in the camp. They destroy the camp to disburse them and prevent word from getting out.

Jason Hoffman

Question: How did Harry and Marv know that Kevin would escape through the back door of the Plaza Hotel while waiting for him?

Answer: It's most likely a plot hole, but one possible explanation I can think of is that perhaps Harry and Marv observed from afar the scuffle between Kevin and the concierge and deduced that he would try to flee the hotel from a door that wasn't necessarily being watched by the hotel staff.

Serious B

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