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Question: How did the bad guys manage to sneak Kim and Amanda out of the apartment without being noticed?

Answer: It's not shown, but they probably drugged the girls and then put them into large trunks or boxes and posed as moving guys, probably using a back entrance or alley.

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Answer: In addition to the other answer, it's likely that, since they always bring girls to the same apartment for the kidnappings, they have a deal with the owners of the place to look the other way and provide them an escape route free from observers.

The apartment belonged to Amanda's relatives who were away traveling. She had lied to Kim about it. The guy from the airport found out where they were staying by sharing the cab with them.

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Question: Is it a coincidence, or does the abandoned house from a million dreams look like the mansion that P.T. loves later?

Answer: It's the same house, Barnum had it fixed up. He did it because that's where he and Charity first fell in love.

Question: Two questions here: 1. Maybe this is left to viewer's own discretion, but did Webster kill Al after confronting him about where to find Vincent? A gun was held to Al's head but then the scene changes without knowing. 2. How did Webster even know about asking Al about Vincent when he didn't even know of Vincent - just that the car was missing. Technically, ANYBODY could have stolen that car and Al easily could have legitimately not known what happened to it (even though he did in this case).

Answer: It's safe to assume he killed Al since he was killing people for seeing his face. As for the other part of your question, you're just assuming he personally asked for Vincent. More than likely he went to Al to see what happened to his car. With a gun pointed at his head, of course he's gonna give up Vincent in hopes of surviving.

lartaker1975

It is a bit confusing about the killing for "seeing his face" part because Webster seemed throughout the film to only kill those that knew about his work scheme (stolen engine for millions). The two workers, Beetroot and his partner and the Benedicts all knew about it, but Al and the Klane bros. Did not physically know about it (which is why the Klane bros. Were only shot in the feet and not killed).

Question: Why did Ollivander pause for a moment after getting the third wand for Harry to try?

Answer: Because Ollivander, like everyone, knew about the connection between Harry and Voldemort. He had a sudden thought that the "brother" to Voldemort's wand might be destined to be Harry's wand. The two wands shared the same core material (a phoenix feather supplied by Fawkes). The wand chooses the wizard.

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Question: When Terry was on the couch, why was there not a wheel chair or crutches nearby for her use?

Answer: This question has already been asked and answered.

Bishop73

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Question: Leo mentions he was born in 1924 and it's mentioned that he died in 1942. That's 18 years. Supposedly before dying he got married, started medical school and got promoted to corporal how? The time line makes no sense, plus he doesn't look 18 when the girls meet him.

Answer: According to the Charmed Wiki, Leo was attending medical school, when he met his first wife. He was drafted shortly thereafter. Leo could have been an overachiever and entered college at an early age.

Question: I had a Grease Novelbook in 1979 (a book version with movie pictures and most of the script from the full movie popular shortly after the movie's release) and in that, during the end of the pep rally scene (before Frenchie's house where Sandy is crying and talking with Frenchie about Danny), the line Frenchie says ("The only man a girl can depend on is her daddy") has the added line "if he doesn't drink." I then noticed the movie didn't have that last line added. Did the play version ever have that line in it?

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Question: Whenever Rose shows up, why does she always climb onto the patio deck instead of just walking through the front door?

Answer: She is a stalker, a voyeur, she doesn't expect or even intend to be welcomed, or invited into the house. So she arrives at a location where she is harder to ignore. Also, at some point in the show she points out she doesn't actually know the way from her house to the front door or the other way around. So she is also used to it.

lionhead

Question: Laurence Fishburne is obviously a person who would be familiar with the workings of the entire spacecraft. Wouldn't he have known that the Autodoc had the capability of putting a person back into hibernation? Why wouldn't he have informed Aurora of this after being told that she was purposely awakened?

Answer: I suspect he was too busy with fixing the ship and his own health.

lionhead

He's a technician, not a medical person, and likely had no idea if the autodoc could safely keep someone in suspended animation for long periods. It is also possible he may not have known it had this particular function.

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You can't call a service rep if equipment on a spacecraft, billions of miles from Earth, has a problem. An onboard technician would have to be highly trained on every system on the ship. He wouldn't necessarily have medical training, but would have to have been trained on all the systems on something as important as the Autodoc. It was the only one on board.

It may be the only Autodoc, but there would be many highly-trained technicians on board to tend to the ship, each specialized to work in particular areas on certain types of equipment.

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Sacrifice of Angels - S6-E6

Question: Kira was going to plant a bomb to take out the computer to stop the mine detonation, but instead Rom spends some time trying to disable it. Why did they not use a bomb, which would have been much quicker?

Answer: The bomb was to be used as a last resort. They knew by taking it out, it could crash the entire system. Air, gravity and environmental systems. That's why Kira was happy for Rom's escape but only had minutes to disable it.

Question: When Joker informs Hartman that Pyle loaded his rifle with live ammo, Hartman finally realises that Pyle has gone crazy and then tries to talk him down gently. When that failed, why did he start shouting at Pyle again? Couldn't he see that yelling at Pyle constantly is what pushed him over the edge?

Answer: He spoke to Pyle in a (relatively) calm tone. Yes, he believed Pyle to be mentally challenged, but when the Private failed to respond to the nicer tone he went full-on Marine at him. He didn't necessarily believe he was God to the recruits, but to effectively train and adapt their motivation he must ingrain in them that he alone is in charge of them.

kayelbe

Answer: He didn't start talking to him calmly, he started talking to him slowly, emphasizing his commands to him, hoping he would understand, because he thinks Pyle is mentally deficient. Hartman is not a sensitive or patient man, not really in touch with reality either, thinking he is God within that compound. His mistake of course, was not realising where the danger was, for himself mostly.

lionhead

Question: Is this film supposed to be set in the same universe as the DC Extended Universe (in other words is this supposed to be a prequel, with Robert Pattinson's Batman being a younger version of Ben Affleck's) or is this set in a completely different continuity?

Answer: This is answered in a later episode so you should watch the entire season, but if you really want to know...SPOILERS She didn't, 1 (Vecna) killed all those children.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: What town is the Mist supposed to be in, I know it's Maine, but what town?

Question: How could any electrical lines, water pipes or even the basement be placed under the house without graves being discovered?

Answer: As you could see at the end in the pool, the graves were buried really deep. Obviously below the sewage and water lines.

lionhead

Goodbye, Alice, Hello - S4-E10

Question: It's known that Robert Reed did not appear in the show's final episode due to differences with the producers/Sherwood Schwartz, but he did not appear in this episode either (an earlier episode). Does anyone have the reason why?

Answer: Robert didn't appear in this episode because of a prior commitment with Broadway.

Question: How did the German U-boat know where the ship carrying the ark was? They completely lost track of it after the truck chase, so they should've had no clue as to where it was and where it was going.

Answer: True, but they had agents everywhere and could make an educated guess that Indy and Marion would try to smuggle it out of the country, so they would have been watching the ports and seen them board the ship.

Question: Where did Dre and his class go to on their class trip?

Answer: The forbidden city.

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