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Only Connect - S11-E11

Question: Sam and Luka are arguing after Luka allowed Neela to practice when the patient was dead. When they were arguing I swear I hear him calling her Abby. I have re watched it a few times and the issue was never addressed so I'm not sure what to think other than me not hearing correctly. Anyone have any ideas?

Robin

Answer: I watched the scene and never heard Luka say "Abby." After Neela and Jane leave, Sam says "what?", but never a name. Later, when Sam's mad about doing chest compression for 30 mins, Luka says "what are you really mad about"?" Perhaps with his accent it came across as "mad Abby"?

Bishop73

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Question: Does Mark McKinney wear a fatsuit for this series or did he gain weight in real life? I ask because he was on the skinny side when he was on Kids In The Hall and SNL as well as the many films he's been in. So which is the case?

zendaddy621

Chosen answer: He's just gained weight. It looks like he slowly started gaining more weight around 2006 or so. In "Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town" (2010) he's noticeably heavier than his younger days (he was on SNL 21 years ago). By the time he was in "Man Seeking Woman" he looks very similar to how he looks in "Superstore."

Bishop73

Question: Why would the owners of Casa de Toros just give the bulls away at the end? It's a nice thought that the bulls could just run free at Ferdinand's home on the hills, but I'm sure the trainers would have been asking for a pretty big monetary exchange.

Answer: There could be any number of reasons. The owners may have felt that just letting the bulls go was the morally right thing to do without profiting from it.

raywest Premium member

Question: Why didn't Tinkerbell grant Rufio the ability to fly? He was the de facto leader of the Lost Boys in Peter Pan's absence, and they looked up to him when he is first introduced.

Phaneron Premium member

Answer: It's possible Tinkerbell didn't feel Rufio deserved the ability to fly, especially with him being a bit of a jerk.

Answer: It's unknown why Tinkerbell didn't do this.

raywest Premium member

Question: How is it this takes place after Avengers, yet Tony's home can get blown up on national TV after which he is then presumed dead, yet not a peep from not only the Avengers but S.H.I.E.L.D. either? Something that big happening should warrant a very strong response, but...nothing.

Answer: Nothing that's shown. Just because the reaction isn't mentioned in the films doesn't mean it didn't happen.

Jason Hoffman

Question: All 3 boys have their last names mentioned in the movie at some point, but the 2 girls do not have their last names mentioned at all. In the credits at the end of the film, it mentions the full names of the girls... Claire Standish and Allison Reynolds. Why would these last names be created just for the credits if they were never used? Was there a relevance for doing this?

Answer: This happens frequently in films. It's likely there were deleted scenes mentioning the girls' last names, or showing them on screen (i.e. on a form, in a yearbook, etc).

Jason Hoffman

Question: How did Joker rig the hospital and the ferries with explosives? And how did no one notice them in either situation?

Kwjduff

Answer: We aren't shown exactly how the Joker pulls off any of his stunts, it's part of the mystery of his character. In order to pull off the two that you mentioned, the Joker would need meticulous planning and impeccable timing. It seems impossible to pull off either crime without anyone noticing but that's kind of the point. The Joker is apparently prepared for any contingency.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: What is the story behind the strange makeup blunders in Justice League? Early in the film, both Henry Cavill's and Ben Affleck's facial features seem oddly, almost creepily unrecognizable (in the smartphone sequence of Superman and in the private jet sequence with Bruce Wayne and Alfred). Also, Bruce Wayne's hair color seems to randomly change throughout the movie. As I understand it, between the directing upheaval and editing, many old scenes were deleted and new scenes added, requiring a lot of re-shooting. Is that the reason for the sloppy makeup continuity?

Charles Austin Miller

Answer: I don't know about the Ben Affleck portion of your question, but when the film was going back for reshoots, Henry Cavill had grown a mustache for his upcoming role in "Mission: Impossible Fallout" which he was contractually obligated to keep. The special effects crew had no choice but to digitally erase his mustache in post-production, which is why his mouth area looks so odd in some scenes (if you have seen the trailer for "Deadpool 2," Deadpool makes reference to this when he notes that the special effects for Cable's metal arm are not finished, and remarks that it's not like they are trying to remove a mustache). Interestingly, a person on YouTube posted a video of them removing Henry Cavill's mustache using a $500 computer, and it looks remarkably better than what this film did with a $300 million budget.

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Question: Could someone please identify the character voiced by John Ratzenberger?

Johman

Answer: Juan Ortodoncia - he's the one who gets to cross over to the Land of the Living because he's remembered by his dentist. It seems like he also still has braces on his teeth.

Bishop73

Question: What is the dance Dr. Evil does when he first meets Scott to try to show he was "hip"?

Answer: The "Macarena" by Los Del Rio.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: When JP is taking a bath in the jail, his leg is propped up out of the water. It reveals a significant ankle injury. From what?

Answer: Earlier in the movie, Colt and Mississippi are doing a nighttime patrol of the town, when men on horses charge at them. There is a shoot out and JP comes running to help. He gets shot in the leg.

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Question: Why was Magic School never brought up before season 6? Did the writers just not come up with the idea until then? The amount of times they used it for refuge you'd think Leo would have mentioned it earlier.

Answer: There are several reasons. One, Magic School was a new concept, that only been active for a few years. Two, like any private school, it accepts only the truly gifted ones. Those who will become real fighters in the battle between good and evil. Third, Leo had to prove he and Piper are truly good parents in raising Wyatt. The future king of the magical realm and not hide every time trouble occurs. Fourth, once Wyatt was drawn to magic school, they knew it was his destiny to be there.

Question: Where did Conrad get the money to pay CRS?

Answer: Nicholas offers to split the bill with Conrad, in fact expressing shock at the total amount. We are never told how Conrad earned his wealth: inheritance from their late father seems the most plausible guess, along with possible investments, income from interest etc.

Answer: He didn't, at the party where the everything is explained, Michael Douglas is signing receipts, one after another. Sean Penn says, this is payment for this and for that.

Question: Why did the bandit pay for Buford's meal?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: For two reasons, one to be polite and not act suspiciously, if he acted nervous or uncomfortable, the sheriff would be weary of him. Second, so the sheriff would leave quickly in case he had no cash or wanted to pay with a credit card. There were no slide cards back in the 1970's.

Question: What is the background music playing when the kids first enter the Mullins house?

Answer: It's an original piece called 'A New Home' by Benjamin Wallfisch.

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Question: Why was Tom bringing the football team to his house?

Answer: Because he needed a way to coach the team while also watching his kids.

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Question: In one episode in season 10, Phoebe asks Joey to help her get Mike to do something in bed. Does anyone know what it was she wanted Mike to do?

Answer: It wasn't specified. It's left to the viewer's imagination.

raywest Premium member

The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel - S6-E2

Question: Right after the lawyer says to Ross, "of course you did," the camera cuts to Ross. If you look closely, you can see something waving in front of the lawyer's mouth. It is either his tongue or finger. It looks funny, like the actor did it on purpose. Also, the hair looks different, like a chunk has been cut out. It is most likely a different actor for that section of the scene. Why was something waiving in front of his mouth?

Answer: While it does look funny, there's no chunk missing, it's just the way his forehead curves and his hair sticks out on top. It's just more noticeable at that one angle. And, it's the same actor. The thing waving is his finger that he's wagging, and it does seem to be because of a continuity error. Shortly after, when Ross says he'll look into the therapy, the lawyer then points his finger and shakes it (as if to non-verbally say "yes, do that"). It is this action that we see the lawyer doing, from behind, even though he doesn't wag his finger until later.

Bishop73

Question: What's the name of the actress that plays Nick's secretary? The only with the Ivy League education and a boyfriend in Israel. Her character's name is never mentioned so I can't use IMDb. She has a passing resemblance to Piper Perabo. I know it's not her.

Answer: The actress is Sarah Paulson who played Annie.

raywest Premium member

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Question: Why was Ripley cloned?

Answer: In Alien 3, Ripley discovers there was an Alien queen embryo growing inside her, so she chose to kill herself. By cloning her, scientist were hoping the Alien queen embryo she had in her at the time of her death would also become cloned, which finally happen after the 8th try. This is also why the Alien queen they extracted from Ripley has some human traits.

Bishop73

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