Rob245

2nd Nov 2019

The Initiation (1984)

Trivia: The first role for Daphne Zuniga.

Rob245

31st Oct 2019

The Initiation (1984)

Visible crew/equipment: When Terry's killing the nurse you can see the crew's reflection in the passenger side windows.

Rob245

31st Oct 2019

The Initiation (1984)

Stupidity: It seems idiotic that only mesh gates hold the inmates of the asylum back when indoors, surely they'd use steel or have them shut in with concrete and electronic key pads.

Rob245

Question: Why is Del even homeless? I know he's a widower but that alone couldn't explain why he's homeless unless it's supposed to be some sort of cryptic answer like he couldn't live in his house without his wife.

Rob245

Answer: He's not homeless, he has a house or an apartment somewhere, or lives out of hotels. He just no longer has a 'home', ie, a place where he's happy and someone loves him.

Brian Katcher

27th Oct 2019

Graduation Day (1981)

Other mistake: When the killer and the girl's body fall out of the window she's barefoot. Given she'd been dug up she should've been wearing shoes.

Rob245

27th Oct 2019

Graduation Day (1981)

Continuity mistake: The girl who dies in the track meet's number goes back and forth from 40 to 45.

Rob245

27th Oct 2019

Graduation Day (1981)

Continuity mistake: The actress playing Dolores is suddenly played by scream queen Linnea Quigley. The original was recast due to the actress having problems with the nudity, and shots of her were cut out as much as possible.

Rob245

Question: Why did Joan Collins character let herself get beaten up by her ex husband's second wife? She surely could've used this to get her arrested for assault.

Rob245

Question: Why shut down their game system for only two days out of the week? Why not let it be on for only the weekends as they fix the world?

Rob245

Answer: Why not shut off TV or the internet so we can can concentrate on real world problems in our own universe? The game system is pretty much the only source of entertainment and joy for most of the world's population, and the kids don't want to take it away.

Brian Katcher

22nd Oct 2019

Carrie (1976)

Question: Why do Chris and her friends bully Carrie? She's never done anything to them and I've read the book which also provides no answers.

Rob245

Answer: Bullying doesn't have anything to do with whether or not someone did anything to someone else. Bullies zero in on people they know are emotionally weaker and less able to defend themselves. Carrie was extremely shy, awkward, naive, etc. These are traits that bullies tend to exploit for their own amusement and to make themselves feel superior.

raywest Premium member

Other mistake: Debbie speaks of her first husband, a heart surgeon. Then he couldn't have been attending to the Pope when he had a cold.

Rob245
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Suggested correction: For someone with a serious heart disease, or recovering from surgery, a cold can be deadly. If he was his appointed physician he would be attending in case the heart can't handle it and he needs emergency surgery.

lionhead

22nd Oct 2019

Three's Company (1977)

Jack's Tattoo - S8-E16

Question: Given they come from the Love Generation, why would Janet care about Jack having what she thinks is a vasectomy?

Rob245

Answer: There could be any number of reasons. Some people believe any form of birth control (even for men) is wrong. Janet might (erroneously) think Jack is being selfish and immature by avoiding fatherhood, and so on.

raywest Premium member

Question: Luke lost his lightsaber in Cloud City, how has it been retrieved?

Rob245

Answer: It has not yet been answered in a canon source. The novel series that continued the stories after Return of the Jedi had Luke's lightsaber being found along with his severed hand which was then used to make a clone. The new movie series has made those stories no longer canon. It is possible Rise of Skywalker will answer this question.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: In "Return Of The Jedi", after Luke turns himself over to Darth Vader, he is handed Luke's lightsaber to which Vader says, "I see you've constructed a new light saber." This would mean that after Luke lost his first lightsaber at Cloud City, he made himself another one.

Luke did make a new lightsaber after losing the first one, but he was the sole owner of it. In The Force Awakens, when Rey finds the lightsaber in the dungeon, Maz Kanata tells her that it once belonged to Luke Skywalker, and before him, it was his father's (Darth Vader). This would mean it is the same one that Luke lost when Vader sliced off his hand that was holding the lightsaber during their duel in Cloud City (The Empire Strikes Back). Somehow, that lightsaber was found on the planet's surface and made its way into Maz's possession. It now belongs to Rey.

raywest Premium member

Answer: When asked about how she came into possession of Luke's old lightsaber, which once belonged to Anakin Skywalker, Maz Kanata says that it's a tale for another time. Presumably it will be explained in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

raywest Premium member

22nd Oct 2019

Frogs (1972)

Trivia: Many of the frogs and toads used for the movie escaped during production.

Rob245

21st Oct 2019

Frogs (1972)

Revealing mistake: When Stewart's wrestling with the alligator look closely and you can see the black strap keeping its jaw shut.

Rob245

21st Oct 2019

Frogs (1972)

Continuity mistake: Grover's eyes are closed when he's rolled over by Pickett, then his right one's open a shot later.

Rob245

21st Oct 2019

Frogs (1972)

Continuity mistake: Karen's barefoot on the dock and walking to the house, but once in she's suddenly wearing sandals.

Rob245

21st Oct 2019

Frogs (1972)

Continuity mistake: Pickett Smith has his shirt sleeves rolled up at the movie's beginning, then they're rolled down and buttoned then rolled back up before his canoe gets knocked over.

Rob245

Revealing mistake: During the Turtles fight with Shredder watch carefully, the blade on his left hand bend back, made of rubber.

Rob245

16th Oct 2019

This Is Us (2016)

Show generally

Question: How is the couple, mother played by Mandy Moore, able to adopt the orphaned kid? Given they're a poor couple with two kids already, wouldn't the hospital hold off on this for awhile and try locating the child's parents?

Rob245

Answer: Where did you get that they were poor? they were middle class and had their own home.

Answer: Because that would not have made for an interesting TV series.

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