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Question: What episode is it that Ellen admits she's a lesbian?

Chosen answer: This groundbreaking episode was in the fourth season, episodes 22 and 23.

Jason Feng

Question: Can anyone tell me why the role of Jennifer was recast?

Chosen answer: Claudia Wells, the actress who played Jennifer in the first film, dropped out of acting shortly after the film was made, apparently for unspecified medical reasons, only returning to acting in 1996. As such, she was simply not available to play the part.


Season 4 generally

Question: In the episode where Kyra gets her license. What does Barbara-Jean yell before she jumps on the hood of the car at the beginning of the episode?

Chosen answer: "Crosswalk" She is imitating being a pedestrian getting hit by the car while walking across the street.


Question: On Alcatraz, who was the mutant that teleported around like Nightcrawler?

Chosen answer: That was Callisto, a morlock in the original comics. Rather than teleporting as such, she is just moving very fast. This is why she could only get to a flying storm from jumping off the roof (if she was teleporting she may as well have gone straight there).

Question: What is the name of the song the girls are singing in the bar (the one with the "Bluest eyes in Texas" line) and who (if there is) is the original performer?

Chosen answer: "The Bluest Eyes in Texas". Original performers are Restless Heart.


Question: Why do they never show Mandy? They obviously did it on purpose.

Chosen answer: Most likely just to leave it up to your imagination.

Jason Riley

Question: After leaving Larry for Dan, why did Anna break up with him and reunite with Larry?


Chosen answer: Guilt. Dan tells Larry so when he confronts him in his office.


Question: At the end, when Riley meets the 'freedom fighters', why aren't they bothered by the zombies who are still walking around, or the defences being completely useless, as the zombies tore the defences down or went through the river?

Chosen answer: Riley feels that they have just the right to be there as the living do. Besides, those zombies survived all the missles and are coming to the city while Riley and the gang are leaving. So why waste the ammunition?

Jason Riley

Blues Brothers - S1-E14

Question: Who was the girl that kept coming up to Drake talking about the talent show?


Chosen answer: It's just a screaming fan that knows everything about Drake.


Question: When I watched both films in succession, I noticed the same person played both the man on desk at the morgue and Newton, the video store owner in the second film. Is there a reason for him being in both films?

Chosen answer: The person in question is actor/comedian David Cross. In the first MIB film, Cross is listed in the credits as "Morgue Attendant," and he ends up glued to the morgue ceiling, presumably killed by The Bug. If he had survived, the Men in Black would have certainly neuralized him, anyway, and he would have no memory of the alien encounter or the Men in Black. In MIB 2, David Cross is listed as "Newton" (the video store nerd) who apparently recognizes K, because K had asked Newton to reserve a videotape for him at some time in the past. K made this video request before he ever met J, and then K neuralized himself after leaving a trail of clues leading to the video store. Newton remembers K, so Newton hasn't been neuralized in years. Therefore, Newton in MIB2 cannot be the same character as the Morgue Attendant in MIB.


Answer: David Cross plays Newton in both movies. In the first he is attacked by the Bug but survives and something went wrong with his neuralyzing as in the sequel he knows small things about the men in black like how they appear and he recognises the neuralyzer from his previous encounter with it, which isn't a coincidence. It appears J's neuralyzing of Newton did work and we don't see him in the 3rd movie (probably because he is in jail for the murder of his mother).


Answer: ... Unless K and J were already partners, but K neuralized J at some point after reserving the video.

Question: What happened when Bond was fighting Zao in the Cuban clinic? He threw a bottle of flammable liquid at something on the wall, which seems to have activated a magnet of some sort. What was that system, and what is it intended for?

Chosen answer: When the bottle hit the machine it hit the on button, so it activated the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (or also known as MRI for short) machine which scans your body using very powerful magnets.

Jason Riley

Question: How did Tarzan know the proper way to put the clothes on?

Chosen answer: From the picture of his parents. He knows where everything goes, and it's not too hard to work out how to put them on.

Jason Hoffman

Question: What exactly happens to the bodies of the Separatist leaders during the Obi-Wan/Anakin fight on Mustafar. When they first enter the control room fighting, the floor remains littered with the corpses from earlier (Nute Gunray most prominently visible). Yet as the fight progresses the Separatists' bodies either shift position or partially/completely disappear in the scene. Is there a logical explanation for this or is this simply a digital error and thus a visual mistake?

Chosen answer: I'd say its most likely just a lazy mistake. Unless all the vibrations on the planet surface moved them around, or one of the Jedi moved them using the force during their fight (unlikely).

Question: Why does ray drop his trap on the altar?It can be seen all through the 'choose' conversation and when Staypuft first appears.

Chosen answer: He places it on the altar just after they believe they have "vaporized" Gozer with the proton packs. At this point, thinking the ghost to have been destroyed, he sets it down as he beleives the job is done and will not need it.


Question: What are the torches in the tunnels under Trinity church made out of that they light instantly after how many tens or hundreds of years?

Sheri Hartman

Chosen answer: Oil soaked linens, like most torches in such environments, I would suppose.


Question: The killer arrives at the farm in an old rusty truck which Maria stows away in with the captive Alex. Then from the gas station she follows the truck in the murdered station attendant's car, and both vehicles end up at the scene of the final confrontation. Yet at the end we learn that Maria is actually the killer and has insanely hallucinated virtually the entire movie. Can anyone offer any explanation of where that big truck came from in the first place and what the truth is about which vehicles were really present at the end and how exactly Maria and Alex arrive at the scene of their final confrontation?

Chosen answer: It is impossible to know which vehicles were actually used, or even what really happened throughout the movie. The plot twist at the end of this film, while certainly surprising, was not very thoroughly planned out. It's almost as if the writer decided at the last minute to add it for no better reason than he couldn't think of a way to end the movie.


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Question: Can anyone tell me what Kenny actual sings during the opening credits? I know it changes through the series, but I don't know what he sings in any of the versions.

Chosen answer: In Series 1 and 2: "I like girls with big fat titties, I like girls with big vaginas." In Series 3-5: "I have got a ten inch penis, use your mouth if you want to clean it". Kenny doesn't appear in Series 6. From Series 7 onwards, he says, "Someday I'll be old enough to stick my dick in Britney's butt."


Question: This seems like a stupid question, but is Jack really gay, or are they all teasing him? I'm just a little curious as to whether there's a deleted scene or something on the special DVD which clarifies that point.

Chosen answer: They are just teasing him, like all good brothers do.


Answer: Yes he actually is gay and the other brothers tease him but as more of a loving way.

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Question: This may seem a bit stupid, but I'm new to the show, and didn't start with the pilot: what is that place where Max, Cindy, Sketch, etc. hang out (Where Normal works)? Judging by the presence of lockers, I would assume it's a gym.

Chosen answer: It's their job. They are bike messengers and have lockers to hold personal stuff.


Timeslides - S3-E5

Question: At the end of 'Timeslides', even though all has returned to normal, Rimmer has altered history sufficiently so that he is now alive rather than a hologram. As the Dwarfers walk through the cargo decks Rimmer excitedly yells "I am alive.", the end of which is punctuated by an explosion that presumably kills him. The question is: What in God's name causes this explosion? And why do Lister and the Cat appear completely uninterested that one of their crewmates has just been killed?


Chosen answer: Rimmer pounds his fists on two large crates labelled "Explosives", which causes the explosion. The others had wandered off by the time Holly and Rimmer realised he was alive, so they heard Rimmer yelling followed by the explosion but didn't know Rimmer had been harmed, as they didn't know he was alive to start with.




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