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My Sister, Benedict Arnold - S3-E5

Question: In this episode Marcia dates Greg's rival Warren Mulany. I noticed in the credits the actor's name was Gary Rist, is he related to Robbie Rist who played Oliver?

Jackson

Chosen answer: Since Robbie Rist has no brothers, the answer would have to be no.

Gavin Jackson

Question: Shortly after Leo enters a pod to try and save Pericles, the crew of the Oberon receive a distress signal from an old man. Who exactly was that guy?

Chosen answer: It's Lt. General Vasich. It's a message from the future--or from the past depending on how you read the timeline--made after they attempt to rescue Captain Davidson and get thrown in time to well before Leo arrives on the other side. That's why Vasich looks so confused after seeing the message.

Garlonuss Premium member

Question: The whole point of the ending is that if it was revealed that Dent was a murderer, the criminals that he locked up would be released. Same thing with the fake cop he was threatening. I get all this, but here's the problem: Dent falsely proclaimed that he was Batman in front of the press. Yes, he was lying and the real Batman later showed up, clearing his name, but wouldn't it be just as damaging to Dent's image to show him as a vigilante thug that half of Gotham hates for being responsible for the deaths of innocent people? Surely, at least for a brief time, the locked up criminals would have sufficient grounds for appeal.

Brad Premium member

Chosen answer: It might, had the story lasted more than a few hours. Immediately after the Joker's capture, which occurs on the same evening as Dent's press conference, reporters are already asking Dent about working with the Batman, indicating that they're already aware that the story is false. From the public point of view, Dent told a lie in order to set himself up as bait to draw out a dangerous criminal. This can only enhance his reputation, and, given that the story lasted, at most, a few hours, there could be no possibility of any criminals managing to get an appeal in.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: How did Turbo turn himself into King Kandy? Also, why did he choose Sugar Rush as his game to take over compared to any other game in the arcade?

Chosen answer: Turbo is shown to be able to manipulate a game's bits and codes, as seen when he enters through the safe to retrieve Ralph's medal; he probably tweaked his image while disconnecting Vanellope and locking away the citizens' memories. He most likely picked Sugar Rush because he was already a racer, and was determined to become the best in the arcade, without facing any possible competition from other games or racing characters. His goal to completely take over was incited when he became fused with the virus cy-bug.

Question: When Ralph sees Vanellope's picture on the side of the cabinet for Sugar Rush, how come she is not wearing her princess gown?

Chosen answer: There could well have been multiple outfits planned for Vanellope from the beginning. The gown could be just for making announcements between levels, while the tracksuit could be what Vanellope changes into when she actually joins the races.

Bag of Magic Food

Question: What exactly is a chafing dish?

Awesomo

Chosen answer: A chafing dish is a large metal pan or glass container (either is called a "dish") that is used to serve hot food at a buffet. The dish fits into an elevated metal stand that has one or more holders on the bottom for small sterno containers. The heat from the lit sterno keeps food warm

raywest Premium member

Question: Right after WALL-E introduces himself to Mary and goes off to find EVE, Mary is surprised to find that the Axiom has a pool. First of all, how could she not have noticed that after living her whole life there? She must be at least 20 years old, and the pool, or Lido Deck, is obviously a very popular place for people to hang out at. And second, how does she even know what a pool is? If she's never been to Earth and she never knew the Axiom had a pool, then she's never been in one. And we can see that the captain is very uneducated about things on Earth. So how does Mary know what a pool is if she's never seen one before?

Zinka17

Chosen answer: She never noticed the pool because she's always had her face buried in that 'screen' displayed by her chair. She knows what a pool is because the entertainment programs she views on that screen undoubtedly contained a swimming pool at least a time or two.

Phixius Premium member

Question: What song is playing when Jonathan is showing his scooter skills to the monsters?

Chosen answer: LMFAO - Sexy and I Know It.

Question: Is there a process of how King Kandy transforms into a cy-bug once he is eaten?

Chosen answer: Calhoun states that the cy-bugs turn into whatever they eat as it shows them gaining weapons and changing to candy colored when eating some candy. So when the cy-bug ate King Candy he basically became a mutant version of one.

Question: On Disney Wiki, there is a suggestion that Felix had fixed Calhoun's broken heart. Did he do that by kissing her cheek, or how else did he do it?

Chosen answer: He fixed her heart by showing her love again, but this time with a happy ending. Her back story was made so that her previous lover was eaten and killed on their wedding day. Felix is supposedly able to fix anything - not necessarily just with his special hammer. He fixed her heart with himself. He gave her a new back story.

Quantom X Premium member

Question: When King Kandy returns Ralph his medal, King Kandy also convinces him that if Vanellope wins the race, she will become a popular player for the children that play in the arcade. Yet, with her glitching making the game seem like it is malfunctioning, the game will be unplugged while Vanellope stays in the game and dies. He even mentions that he is trying to protect her. Ralph knew that King Kandy and his minions where chasing him and Vanellope because she was like a wanted criminal as a glitch. Why does Ralph believe him anyway?

Chosen answer: Ralph knew Vanellope was a glitch. His choice was either let Vanellope win the race but let the players think she was malfunctioning and have the game unplugged or stop her from racing and the game wouldn't be unplugged. Ralph wasn't going to take the risk of the game getting unplugged and have Vanellope die so Ralph had no choice but to believe King Candy so Vanellope would stay safe no matter what.

Casual Person

Question: The human race has lived on the Axiom for 700 years, with no trips to Earth during that time. So how do they keep making food after all that time? Especially with no plants or animals on the ship.

Zinka17

Chosen answer: You are assuming that there are no animals on board. The Axiom is a massive ship so plenty of room to put animals. Even if there are no animals on the ship there could be processing facilities that might be creating chemical based food products.

Question: When Auto shows the captain the video about the president saying life is unsustainable on Earth, you can see the president putting on a helmet before going outside. The air is obviously toxic. So how, 700 years later, are the humans able to breathe when they go back to Earth? The air would be even worse by then.

Zinka17

Chosen answer: After 700 years the toxins were all filtered away through the plants that eventually started to grow. with oxygen being the obvious aftermath.

MasterOfAll

Question: Where exactly does Felix and Calhoun's wedding take place?

Chosen answer: It takes place in Hero's Duty. We know that from the earlier flashback where Calhoun and her previous fiance we going to get married and the fiance was killed by a cy-bug. Since the cy-bugs were only ever in Hero's Duty, then it would have to have been in Hero's Duty.

Casual Person

Question: In the beginning of the film, Eli kills the cat with the arrow. He has donned a full gas mask and protective clothing. If the air was bad enough that he was not able to breathe it for fear of toxic fallout, how could he have eaten the cat and not gotten radioactive poisoning anyway?

dbfilms

Chosen answer: I believe Eli was donning such protective gear, not as a means to protect himself from fall-out or any other such dangers but rather, as a means to mask his scent from the wild animals he was hunting. He would have been 'sniffed out' otherwise and nothing would have even come close.

It was camouflage.

Question: I've seen this movie about 10 times now but I always wondered the next thing. After the Titanic hits the iceberg, they knew the ship would sink. Couldn't they go back to the iceberg and survive there and wait for help? Surely there would be more places, and it would be warmer on the iceberg than in the water?

Loesjuh1985

Chosen answer: Trying to turn the Titanic and return to the iceberg would just have put additional strain on the ship's structure, likely hastening its sinking. So the only available option, short of swimming, which is obviously insane, would be to use the ship's lifeboats to ferry passengers over to the iceberg, which, given the lack of capacity, would have taken multiple trips and a considerable amount of time. Once they reached the iceberg, there would be no way to tie the boats securely to the iceberg to allow the passengers to cross over safely; icebergs usually have pretty sheer sides anyway, making boarding impossible without specialist equipment that they didn't have. Even assuming, for the sake of argument, that somehow this could be done, the passengers are now sitting on a large block of ice in the middle of the night, in, for the most part, inadequate clothing. Hypothermia would rapidly set in, leading to death within at most a couple of hours, before any help reached the scene.

Tailkinker Premium member

The Thin White Line (1) - S3-E1

Question: In this episode, Peter and Brian escape the rehab centre to visit the teenage pregnancy clinic, where they prank the girls who are asleep by dipping their hand in a dish of water, which causes them to give birth prematurely. How does that prank make that happen?

OliviaD3601

Chosen answer: It's a common slumber party trick to put someone's hand in warm water, which is supposed to relax the person and make them wet the bed (this is in fact a myth). Peter and Brian's plan just worked better than they'd planned.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Season 10 generally

Question: Does anyone know why in season 10 Calleigh Duquesne is not seen as much as in previous seasons and when she is seen she's never in the field?

Chosen answer: She was pregnant and they did not work the pregnancy into the show, so she had to stay behind a desk where we couldn't see that she was pregnant.

Question: In the middle of the film Mr. Lovett tells Rose that "the ship will sink, don't tell anyone to cause any panic and go to a boat, quickly!" After that he says "you remember what I told you?" which Rose replies "yes, I understand". What was this about?

Loesjuh1985

Chosen answer: When this happens, Rose is talking to Mr. Andrews and he is referencing a conversation they had while walking on the deck of Titanic (when Rose wears the blue dress). He said that there weren't enough lifeboats for half the people aboard because the deck would look too cluttered.

CuriousKid1

Question: This might be a dumb question, but when Snape and McGonagall are dueling, it seems like McGonagall casts a spell which Snape blocks and it hits the Carrows who are behind him. My question is did the Carrows die as a result of that? Was it really the Avada Kedavra curse? And if it was McGonagall's spell then whose fault was it? Hers? Or Snape's because he blocked it?

Chosen answer: The Avada Kedavra is depicted as involving a flash of green light, which is not present in this case; McGonagall's spell has a more fire-like appearance. It is therefore reasonable to assume that the Carrows were merely knocked unconscious when Snape deflected it (almost certainly intentionally, given his true allegiances) towards them.

Tailkinker Premium member

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