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Homecoming - S3-E8

Question: What did David's mother die from?

Chosen answer: An illness, although it's never stated what kind of illness. David blames his dad for her death because his father never took her to the hospital. So in all likelihood, her illness was never diagnosed anyways and David might not even have known what it was.

Bishop73

Question: After Maurice finished his invention at the beginning, where was he heading?

Chosen answer: He tells Belle that he is going to a fair but he doesn't say where it is.

Question: What was up with the kissing of Kent Winkdale (the host) in the game show "Pig in a poke"?

Chosen answer: Kent was a parody of Richard Dawson and other classic game show hosts; Richard Dawson was well known (and somewhat notorious) for kissing all female contestants when he hosted "Family Feud" in the 1970s and 1980s.

zendaddy621

Question: On what grounds could the judge fire Lizzie? She didn't do anything wrong and when she got to the courtroom, she explained why she was late.

Chosen answer: Being late and unreliable is what she did wrong. It's possible it was a pattern and she was warned about her tardiness before and not just a one time thing. Even though we can only speculate this, since that is all we see, it makes sense and adds to showing her life spiraling downwards.

Bishop73

Question: Why was Otis trying to get rid of Alvey with an explosive rattle and traps?

Chosen answer: Otis had been feeling neglected because Tim hasn't had as much time for him ever since Alvey was born, so he attempted to take Alvey out of the picture so he could have Tim all for himself.

Casual Person

Question: Exactly what was Otto expecting his demonstration to do?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Chosen answer: Essentially he created a nuclear fusion machine to produce energy, more efficiently than anything else on Earth. Currently, nuclear power plants work by nuclear fission, the splitting of atoms to produce energy. Fusion is the combing of atoms to produce energy and is how the Sun (and all stars) works. Which is why Otto says "the power of the sun, in the palm of my hands".

Bishop73

Question: Tavington says he can never go back to England. Why?

Chosen answer: Because he would be viewed as a dishonorable, brutal, un-British man for the extremely immoral things he is about to do (e.g., burn a church filled with women and children), and would be shunned by society. He's willing to do this in exchange for a manor and land in America when (as he believes will happen) the British win the war.

Question: Who exactly are the masked cult of which the Sheriff is a member, shown at the beginning when he unmasks and demands that Robin's father join them or die? If memory serves, the cult and the Sheriff's affiliation with them isn't referenced again at any point in the film. I know the Sheriff and the Witch are dark magic practitioners, but that was suggested to be a private thing between them in the bowels of the castle.

Purple_Girl

Chosen answer: The masked men weren't part of a cult, they were the Sheriff's soldiers, the same ones that Robin meets when he first returns home. They are just in hoods and masks to appear intimidating while trying to kill the noblemen, like Locksley.

Bishop73

Question: Did the Comedian know that he was the biological father of Laurie/Silk Spectre II? His interaction with her during a flashback doesn't seem to indicate so, but since Sally knew the truth of the matter, wouldn't the Comedian have at least some suspicion that he was Laurie's father?

zendaddy621

Chosen answer: Yes he knew, when he first meets Laurie and Sally scolds him for talking to her he is distraught and asks why he can't talk to his own... he cuts off there but he is saying he knows she's his daughter.

lionhead

Question: Did K meet J when he was a boy in the original timeline as well? I mean the one where Boris was arrested?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Chosen answer: Yes, he did. Mentioned earlier in the movie, it was stated something happened to K when he stopped Boris the Animal at Cape Canaveral. This event was when he met J as a child after Boris killed his father and that he erased this from younger J's memory.

Casual Person

Question: Exactly what was that phone call between K and J about when J was playing a video game?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Chosen answer: K was trying to explain to J why he suspended him, but without fully having to explain to him why. Later on in the movie, we find out that Boris killed J's father and that K erased it from J's memory as a child and the reason why he suspended J was because he did not want J to try and continue searching for Boris or it may lead him to finding out the truth. He called J to try and explain why he suspended him the best way he could without having to reveal everything to him.

Casual Person

Question: How long did Baby serve time in prison?

Chosen answer: Baby is sentenced to twenty five years in prison, and is given a parole hearing after serving five years of the sentence. Baby is then released after the parole hearing, spending five years in prison.

Casual Person

Question: Why did Baby Driver surrender himself to the police when he and Deborah could've gotten away?

Chosen answer: Baby had spent years being coerced into a life of crime, something which he was never happy with, and by that point had gotten tired of continuously running from his problems. He surrendered because he knew he had done a lot of terrible things and realised it was time to pay the price for it, as well as that he did not want Deborah to go through the same life of crime that he has gone through.

Casual Person

Question: When the cop arrives at Luke's house and informs Helga of his parents' death, what was he holding in his hand?

Chosen answer: It is the mother's scarf or shawl.

Question: Why is Mathilda abused by her father, mother, and older sister?

Chosen answer: No specific reason is given; it's most likely intended to highlight that her family are bad people (they are drug dealers after all) and to show in contrast that Mathilda and her little brother are not, so we feel badly for them.

Purple_Girl

Question: Was J lying when he said that Boris kills K at the Apollo launch? If not, how did he know he died there?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Chosen answer: This can be a little confusing, but here goes: Early in the film, Boris escapes from the lunar prison and returns to Earth, confronting both agents K and J and telling Agent K that he's "already dead" (Boris was implying that he was going back to 1969 to kill K at the Apollo launch site, thus preventing K from deploying the ArcNet). When Boris does kill K in 1969, it changes the timeline, so only Agent J can remember K's existence in 2012. When Agent J goes to MIB headquarters the next day, he is baffled that nobody remembers K, and Agent J has to convince Chief Agent O that K was alive just the day prior. It is Chief Agent O who deduces the timeline fracture, and J suddenly understands that Boris killed Agent K in 1969 at the Apollo launch, preventing K from deploying the ArcNet (which necessitates J going back in time to save Agent K). Although J tried to keep all of this a secret from 1969 Agent K, he eventually admits to K that Boris killed K at the Apollo launch.

Charles Austin Miller

Question: Why did Peter Dawson lie to the shell-shocked soldier about George and not retaliate or have him charged for George's death?

Chosen answer: When George got injured, before he died, Peter did not understand what the soldier had been through. In fact he was honest with him when he asked if George was OK the first time. After he got to Dunkirk he saw what happens in war. What people went through. He understood why someone would be shell-shocked and empathized with the soldier more. After that he wanted to spare the soldiers feelings and not make him feel worse.

Question: How was Sandman capable of surviving the massive water purge down in the sewer? Can he not die?

Chosen answer: Sandman's powers make him pretty much immortal. If he falls apart like that and parts of his sand-like body makes contact with other sand he can regenerate. Even 1 grain will do. Even as mud he could still survive.

lionhead

Question: When Harry returns with Cedric's body, and the students are in the stands, shocked and saddened, who is the girl standing to Neville's right? Pretty girl with long strawberry blonde hair and bangs. My husband thinks it's Susan Bones.

Chosen answer: The girl is not identified. If it is Susan Bones, it's a different actress playing her. Eleanor Columbus, daughter of director/producer Chris Columbus, played Susan Bones in the first two Harry Potter films. The Susan Bones character is not in the cast listing on IMDB for HP and the Goblet of Fire. This looks like Hannah Abbott, who was played by Charlotte Skeoch.

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Question: At the start of the movie, Connie hates Michael. Was it just the death of their mother that made her change her feelings towards Michael? Or were there other factors?

Answer: Connie always hated Michael for ordering the death of Carlo (unaware that he was responsible for Sonny's murder) however she puts away her hatred to get Michael and Fredo to make up.

Connie didn't hate Michael. In the book, she was initially upset and angry that he had Carlo killed and confronted him, but within a few days, she apologized, telling Kay, Michael's wife, that it was all a mistake. Carlo was a physically abusive husband who never loved Connie and only married her because she was Don Corleone's daughter. Connie quickly realised she was far happier and much better off without Carlo.

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Chosen answer: Connie never hated Michael. Their relationship became strained because he disapproved of her jet-set, life-style, she was neglecting her children, and he dislikes the men she has relationships with. She is dependent on her brother for money and resents having to beg for more. She changes somewhat towards the end of the movie, partially because of her mother's death and Fredo being killed, and after Michael so cruelly cut Kay out of his life. Gradually, Connie starts to become more like Michael and by the third film, takes a more active role in the family business.

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