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Question: What happened to Harry and Marv's "Oh Kay Plumbing Van" from the 1st film?

Answer: More than likely, it was impounded by the police when they were arrested, as evidence of their crime spree.

Cubs Fan

Question: During the opening dialogue, it is explained that Carnaby's plane was brought down after a raid on Nuremberg. Later in the same scene, it is explained that he was on his way to Egypt when his plane was shot down. Which one was it?

Answer: The way I interpret it is that "following" the raid on Nuremberg, the plane was then on its way to Egypt when it was shot down by the Germans, prompting the mission to rescue Carnaby.

raywest

The "saturation bombing of Nuremberg" was a separate raid which should have lured all the fighters away from the Austrian border. The "General's" plane, on its way to Crete, was shot down by a roving Messerschmitt.

Answer: It is never explained and is considered by many to be a major flaw in the film. Presumably Satan wanted to torture Jericho, he definitely seemed to enjoy tormenting him throughout the film.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: It's not explained why he didn't kill him then. Any answer is speculative, but the obvious one is that Jericho is the main protagonist in the story and the plot needs to be allowed to play out in a contrived way to provide a satisfying conclusion. Abruptly killing off the character would end the story.

raywest

Question: When John was healing Melinda, why did the house shake so violently but, when John healed Paul and Mr. Jingles, the Green Mile didn't shake at all?

Answer: Possibly because of the power required to heal her tumor being greater than what is required to remove a bladder infection.

Answer: Also, the Green Mile is brick and iron, the house Coffey healed Melinda in was just a wood house in 1935. Not as stable, in the Mile the lights got brighter or exploded when he used his powers. But the house doesn't have that much electricity and all that power had nowhere else to go so it shook the house, but that's just my opinion though.

Question: What type of insects fly out of John's mouth after he heals somebody?

Answer: They are said to be flies, representing the evil leaving him Eg.Satan is often referred to as 'the lord of the flies'.

Answer: They aren't insects. They represent the evil leaving him.

Question: Mother Gothel chains Flynn to the post and says it is to keep him from following her and Rapunzel after Rapunzel heals him. My question is how was Flynn supposed to escape the chains when they were gone? Was he just supposed to starve to death?

Answer: Presumably, Rapunzel hoped that by reviving Flynn (Eugene) and leaving him behind, he would at least have a chance to eventually be found and released. Otherwise, he was most certainly dead.

raywest

Thanks. :D.

Question: Does Uncle Ben exist in this universe? I ask cause he's not mentioned by name but I thought I recognized him being referenced.

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: According to the writer of the film, yes Uncle Ben existed in this universe. When Peter mentions that Aunt May has "been through a lot lately" that was supposed to be a subtle hint at Ben Parker's recent death.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: The trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home shows Peter using an old suitcase with the initials "BFP", most likely standing for Benjamin Franklin Parker. While not directly referenced in this film, the sequel may well clarify the situation.

Jon Sandys

Answer: Dodge shot Ferriman, believing him to be dead. Ferriman was not dead, and he then killed Dodge. Ferriman then morphed into Dodge's form.

raywest

Question: When Ant-Man is traveling through the pipes, he reaches an intersection where ants hang down for him to grab and go up. How did those ants get ahead of him, and why didn't he just do what they did to get to that point?

Answer: The ants come from everywhere, they just came from the other side.

lionhead

Question: When Will convinces Mark to hold off leaving town so he can go save Lori, Mark says "OK, but if you're not here by morning, I'm outta here." Just wondering how Mark was going to leave town (if he survived the night and Will didn't make it back) since Will had his vehicle?

oobs

Answer: He could choose to either hitchhike or get someone to take him to the next town.

Answer: Mark could have hiked on out of town. Or he could have bicycled. Or got a bus. Or a cab.

ChristmasJonesfan

Answer: The town has said no-one comes in, and no-one leaves (which how do some of the character get to crystal lake which is in the movie mistakes as a plot hole) how could he leave?

oobs

Show generally

Question: This is a question for the XYZ series. I can't figure out if Alain is a good guy or a bad guy. He acts like he is good but I am not so sure if he really is. Can anyone tell me if he is good or bad?

Answer: He is a good guy but just found himself in a bad situation when he worked for Lysander. He didn't want him to harm Ash and his Pokémon when he was trying to get the special bond between Ash and his Greninja to work. He does leave Lysander and go back to being a good person.

Question: What is the story behind Grizabella? Why do the other cats seem to hate her and shun her?

Answer: It's a bit vague, but when Grizabella was young, she left the other Jellicle cats, turning her back on them to live another life, thinking she was more glamorous than the others. Now that she is older and has fallen on hard times, she returns, wanting to rejoin the tribe. The other cats are resentful that she considered herself better than them, and they are put off by her shabby appearance, so do not want her back.

raywest

Question: When Staker takes Mako's spot he has to wear her (metallic?) protective suit. How did he instantly get it to fit him?

Answer: Stacker Pentecost doesn't take either Mako's spot or her suit, he takes the spot of Herc Hansen. The suit was just a spare one, with the implication that he had gained some weight since he was a Jaeger pilot himself.

Friso94

Answer: Aquaman does in fact have powers. It is a long running joke that Aquaman is not a useful member of the Justice League due to a seemingly useless set of powers.

Dr. Hans Koehler (No. 33) - S6-E1

Question: The plastic surgeon used computers and software to change Constantine's face. Yet the agency keeps saying they didn't know what he looked like. Why did they not review the computers? Re the "bones and DNA", previously using a glass for DNA it was Keen who identified Red as her dad due to matching DNA, but now she believes he is not and the DNA report with the bones is accurate. Why? if DNA reports can be manipulated how to know which was the correct one?

The Corsican (No. 20) - S6-E2

Question: When Ressler is trying to find the elusive Constantine, why don't they radio descriptions such as (grey hair, sunglasses, blue blazer)? As he tends to the victim shot at UN, why does he not simultaneously radio for perimeter search with description? In same episode, Keen states how much "good" Red does as if defending him to her "sister" yet she then says she is the one who turned him in? Not logical. And besides, was it ever proven that the sister is in fact Liz's sister via DNA etc.? Not very good FBI work.

Answer: In the main Marvel continuity Aunt May does eventually find out that Peter is Spider-Man. Her memory is wiped of this knowledge later on.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: In Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2. Number 35 Aunt May permanently finds out about Peter's secret identity and knows from then on.

lionhead

That gets changed later on. Not sure which issue but it's after Civil War, she has her mind wiped after Peter gives her radioactive blood to save her life. I'm not entirely sure if that too is eventually changed but from what I remember Aunt May hasn't known his identity since Civil War.

BaconIsMyBFF

Yeah it does switch around a lot. Dr. Strange made it so nobody will find out unless he wants them to. I suppose Aunt May doesn't know anymore then.

lionhead

Keeping up with comic book continuity is an absolute nightmare.

BaconIsMyBFF

I couldn't agree more. I've always wished for some kind of easy, interactive overview of what I was reading. I've actually given up on comics because of the hellish chronology. Well, except Judge Dredd which is pretty straight forward.

lionhead

Question: Who drops Lee and Carter off after the fight at Heaven on Earth?

Answer: Although it's never shown, it was probably Ricky Tan's henchmen. Lee and Carter were outnumbered and decided to give up. After the fight, they were dropped off in the middle of a busy highway with no clothes on as a way to add insult to injury.

Answer: Hu li is in the front passenger side of the car so it is Ricky Tan's gang.

Question: In the making of the movie, there's this song being sung by one of the slaves girl's at Jabba's Palace, that's also featured in the original "Star Wars Battlefront II" in the assault mode. What is the song in question?

Answer: The song is called "Lapti Nek." It was the song Max Rebo Band performs in the original theatrical cut of the film, and was replaced by "Jedi Rocks" in the special editions.

Sierra1

Question: Perhaps a weird question but why did Patty call the cops when she found out Dewey was posing as Ned? Wasn't that ridiculous since it didn't really seem like too much of a crime - as Dewey said to Patty "it's not like I murdered anybody"?

Answer: It's fraud at the end of the day. And in doing so he has put the kids at risk, and possibly ruined Ned's reputation.

Ssiscool

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