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Character mistake: When Wood is telling Harry the rules of Quidditch he says that if you catch the Snitch the game is over, which is true. But then he also says that which ever seeker catches the snitch, their team wins, but that isn't true. Granted that the 150 extra points probably would give you the winning lead, but as JKR pointed out in the 4th book at the Quidditch World Cup, you can catch the Snitch but lose the match. And you'd think explaining the rules to a first-timer you would want to get it right. (01:05:40)

troy fox

10th Apr 2004

The Stand (1994)

Visible crew/equipment: When Stu is running down the fire escape stairs of the Medical centre, for a bare second when he turns left after a section of steps you can see a cameraman's shadow on the floor. (01:23:25)

troy fox

24th Mar 2004

Phoenix Nights (2001)

8th Mar 2004

The Shining (1980)

Trivia: Stephen King has admitted not liking this version of his book.

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Season 7 generally

Trivia: Anyone who has read some of the BtVS books will notice that the background plot for season 7 (killing all the Potential Slayers and then the actual Slayers to end the line and let evil rule) is the plot of the book Pretty Maids All In A Row - Spike and Dru are trying to do just that.

troy fox

1st Feb 2004

Demolition Man (1993)

Question: Does anyone know what that whole "three sea shells" thing is all about? Was there anything that let us know exactly how they worked?

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Chosen answer: No, they kept it a joke throughout the movie.

T Poston

28th Jan 2004

Freddy Vs. Jason (2003)

Trivia: If you watch carefully when Freddy's head is coming through the wall you can see what looks like a little alien's head on his forehead. It's probably just a trick of the light but it is interesting. (00:36:55)

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Trivia: The sticker on the bumper of the car that gets the roof pulled off reads "I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing" It echoes how the Creepers' victims are described on the radio report, not one complete body as they all have one or more parts missing.

troy fox

15th Jan 2004

The Ring (2002)

Question: I know that the images in the tape represent things that happened to or around Samara, but what is the point of the nail going through someone's finger? I know they can't show every second of Samara's life so we might not see a connection, but that part of the tape really grossed me out and so I want to know if someone knows why it was put there, or was it just the gross-out factor?

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Chosen answer: Samara broke her finger nail clawing at the walls of the well... I guess that's why it's on the tape also.

Paul Plesser

Answer: In the movie Rings, the main girl gets her finger nail stabbed by a nail.

5th Jan 2004

Phoenix Nights (2001)

Season 1 Episode 6 - S1-E6

Question: In this episode Brian addresses Den Perry as Dennis, but in another episode in series 2 he calls him Denzel, I'm sure as they are rivals that they would know each other enough to get each other's name right, so why did Brian call him two different names?

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Chosen answer: He doesn't have a longer name eg. Dennis or Denzel it's simply Den. Brian simply says this to make Den annoyed by giving him a long name. Another theory is Brian is so stupid that he just doesn't know Mr. Perry's name or is unsure of it but I'm sure it's the first one.

23rd Dec 2003

Thunderpants (2002)

Question: Does anyone know why there is so much green in this movie? The doors, the painted walls, the furniture, clothes, cars, the school uniforms, lamps, why are they all green? There has to be a reason.

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Chosen answer: It is the director's favourite colour.

gandolfs dad

21st Dec 2003

Event Horizon (1997)

Factual error: When Justin is in the air lock and activates the outer door he freaks out as he sees the veins in his arms bulge and then he starts bleeding from his eyes and maybe his mouth too. This wouldn't happen. Movies get this wrong a lot. All that would happen is that he would lose gravity, he would be sucked out of the ship and unless he was holding his breath tightly the air would rush out of his lungs. He would die within about 30 seconds from lack of oxygen, maybe 60 if he was holding his breath, but he would not bleed from anywhere.

troy fox

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Suggested correction: It was the possession of whatever was in him that was causing his body to react this way. If the air had actually been pumped out of the air lock, he wouldn't have been able to speak. These were reactions to what has entered his body, which would have done to him similar to what happened to Weir.

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Question: I really don't get the ending of the movie. Nothing actually changes, the Matrix still exists, making humans prisoners until they are used as batteries and Zion still exists. But wasn't the whole point of Zion and its inhabitants to free people so they aren't used as power cells? The machines are still using people as energy and no one is bothered by that? Doesn't that make all three movies kind of pointless?

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Chosen answer: The Architect says to the Oracle in the final scene that those who wish to be freed will be. He is, naturally, referring to those humans still inside the Matrix. It is reasonable to assume that the people of Zion will continue to contact those inside the Matrix, and now that the Architect has promised they will be freed without a struggle, there is no longer a reason for conflict between the machines and humans. Check out this link from a user review who explained it in very good detail. http://movies.yahoo.com/mvc/drv?mid=1808402448.

Phil C.

29th Nov 2003

The Simpsons (1989)

Sunday, Cruddy Sunday - S10-E12

Question: When Homer, Moe and Walter are talking about which football teams they like Moe says the Atlanta Falcons, Homer says the Denver Broncos and Walter says that president Clinton will be watching with his wife Hilary, but every time one of them says a name they hold a beer mug in front of their mouth, why?

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Chosen answer: It's a gag based on the fact that this episode was presumably recorded well in advance of the actual match. Not sure whether the teams are accurate, but it's just so they could dub in the appropriate team and president's name (for a joke/reality/both)because they cant afford to change it . The fact that the president's wife's name is dubbed as well is either because if the president changed so would his wife, or else a dig at Clinton's then-current infidelity issues.

Jon Sandys Premium member

26th Nov 2003

The Simpsons (1989)

You Only Move Twice - S8-E2

Question: When the Simpsons are walking down the street and stop outside the sport store Bart says something like "Wow, a baseball made entirely of secretariat" Not sure of the spelling but what's secretariat?

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Chosen answer: A famous race horse.

J I Cohen

Trivia: In the deleted scene that shows a baby Lloyd, the thing that makes all the people leave him on someone else's doorstep is "the most annoying sound in the world," which he demonstrates in the first movie.

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer mistake picture

Teacher's Pet - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Buffy finds Dr. Gregory's glasses on the lab floor she places them on the table, from the long shot she places them at the left end of the table near a plastic tub with a white lid, with the glasses open. Then it cuts to a close up where they are in front of a book on the right side of the table and are closed. Then cut back to the long shot and they are in the original place. (00:10:25)

troy fox

7th Sep 2003

Gremlins (1984)

Deliberate mistake: During the scene with the malfunctioning juice maker, when it goes nuts there is no possible way that all that juice and pulp could have come from just one orange. (00:22:45)

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