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Question: What is the name of the song being played in the background when Raymond is destroying the 4x4?

The_Iceman

Chosen answer: It's "I Check My Bank" by Sir Mix-A-Lot.

Bishop73

Question: What is the name of the music being played when Clarence enters the club and kills Drexyl? And the name of the song being played when Drexyl kills Samuel L Jackson?

The_Iceman

Chosen answer: When Clarence kills Drexel: "I want your body" by Nymphomania. When Drexel kills Samuel L Jackson: "Skinny (They can't get enough) " by The Skinny Boys.

Question: Why do all the SEALS have scruffy beards? Usually they are clean shaved, right? I was just wondering if it's maybe for the mission that they are on, but I see all the SEALS there have a bunch of facial hair. Can someone confirm this?

Answer: SEALs are allowed to have 'modified grooming standards'. They are often undercover in other countries and it helps them to blend in, as beards are far more common in the Middle East.

Grumpy Scot

Question: Why does Freddy come back in the end? I thought he was dead? Why is he killing now the adults?

Answer: It's a nod to the original Nightmare on Elm Street where the same thing happened at the end of the movie to Nancy's mother. Also you have to remember that Gwen, whom he killed at the end, was part of the mob who burned him alive. Can we say revenge?

lartaker1975

Question: If Professor X transferred only his consciousness into his twin brother, why is he not able to walk? His brother did not suffer a spinal injury, he only suffered from basically being brain dead. So why can't the new Professor X walk around? He can speak, move his head, and arms but not walk.

Answer: If his brother was bedridden his entire life then his leg muscles never would have developed enough to allow him to walk. That's why babies can't walk as soon as they are born. They have to build the muscles first. A lot of time also passes between the movies - we have no idea what's happened.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: When the moon is made small and the waves disappear there are two surfers who fall. Is that a mermaid to the right of the surfer in the water?

Answer: No, it's his surfboard.

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: What's the song playing at the beginning of the DVD main menu, when you hear ghostface say "slice you up"?

Den Mitchell

Show generally

Question: Who will teach Bart's class after Mrs. Krabappel's passing?

Answer: According to Al Jean, the producers haven't decided yet but they have some ideas.

Phaneron Premium member

There was an episode in which Ned went to Springfield elementary as a substitute but left. Bart convinced him to come back. Then in S30s finale, "crystal blue haired persuasion", Flanders show Marge a test that Bart got in "his" class, suggesting he is the new teacher. However, Simpsons wiki fandom shows that it a is a temporary job.

Question: How did Hercules get into the Underworld?

Answer: I always assumed one of the gods told him how to get there after they won the battle. The underworld in Greek mythology could be traveled to by mortals, albeit extremely ill-advised.

Jordan Oxendine

Question: Ed Exley recommends that the LAPD shift the blame for Bloody Christmas to men whose pensions are secured, and he names Bud White and Richard Stensland as two such men. But when Dudley Smith later tells Bud White that Stensland has been forced to retire, White says "A year from his pension!" So was Stensland entitled to a pension or not?

Answer: Exley is suggesting two things: to shift some blame to three officers with secured pensions and forcing them to retire; when he refers to White and Stensland though, he is saying "someone has to swing" and that they should be charged, tried and imprisoned - so Stensland is not entitled to a pension.

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: Why isn't Heather Graham credited in the end credits?

amycamille1975

Chosen answer: There are a number of reasons actors are sometimes unlisted in the credits. If it's a surprise cameo appearance, then the name is withheld to keep that information from leaking out before the movie is released. Also, some actors appear in another actor's movie as a favor because they are friends. They may receive only a scale wage or even nothing at all. Being listed in the credits would involve more contractual negotiations, different salary, affect the film's marketing, etc. Being unlisted simplifies everything.

raywest Premium member

Question: After the pie tin toss, why does Tannen call Marty Mr. Parsley after he say "mighty strong words, runt"?

Answer: You misheard the line: Buford Tannen says "You man enough to back 'em up with more than just a pie plate?" - "just a pie plate", not "Mr Parsley".

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: Why is the defibrillator scene in Casino Royale cut from the TV versions?

Answer: For time. For American TV, a film needs to have a run-time in increments of 45 minutes (An hour with 4 commercial breaks.) Casino Royale runs 144 minutes, so 9 minutes have to be trimmed somewhere, and this scene IS a bit drawn-out. We know Bond's going to survive because the game isn't over.

Captain Defenestrator

Question: At the Ewok village, Luke tells Leia that she is the only hope for the Alliance if he doesn't return from his meeting with Darth Vader. However, if he had died, how could she have become a Jedi? Would the ghosts of Luke, Yoda, or Obi-wan have trained her?

Answer: It is quite possible their spirits could have contacted her, and while she may not be able to be trained as a Jedi, they could certainly guide her into developing her powers to use the Force that would help her lead the rebellion. There may even be other Jedi still alive that she would find out about.

raywest Premium member

Question: Why was Thurman's father in prison and where was his mother?

Answer: Thurman's mother died, and his father was in jail for embezzlement.

raywest Premium member

Question: At the end of the movie, Aidan asks Rachel what will become of the person they show Aidan's copy of the videotape to as, according to the rule, in order for Aidan to be saved, he must make a copy (which Rachel helps him do) and show it to another individual. I want to know who? The second movie, which takes place about six months later, never clears this up. If Aidan is still alive six months after the events of the first movie, who did he show the video to in order to save himself? It couldn't have been his mother, because the rule says anyone who watches the cursed tape must show it to someone who has never seen it before.

Answer: A deleted scene shows the tape sitting on a shelf in a video rental store. It's safe to assume someone from that store rented it.

lartaker1975

M. - S1-E12

Question: How did Holmes know where M was, so he could have found him and taken him away? And how did Holmes transport M on his own? Was M unconscious, or alert and thus went where Holmes told him to go, or he'd kill him? But M wouldn't do that; he doesn't mind dying.

kh1616

Chosen answer: M broke into the brownstone and left a note. Holmes deduced he was staying at a high-class hotel from the soap scent on the note, and gave a picture from a hidden camera to his "irregulars" on the street to stake out hotels. One of them saw him, so Holmes followed him to his next intended victim and knocked him unconscious with a baton.

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: I have a few questions: 1) In this film we learn Letty survived the explosion of her car after Fenix shot at it. My question is why did he shoot the car and not her? Realistically she would've died either way which is probably what Fenix assumed, but since it seemed like he was about to shoot her did he have some ulterior motive? 2) When exactly could Braga have found out Letty was alive? Before or after he was captured? 3) Seeing Shaw's attitude towards one of his own men being killed/failing a job it seems like he had no sympathy for anyone, so why did he let Fenix live after he found Letty alive in the hospital?

Answer: 1. I think that Felix wanted to get rid of both the car and Letty at the same time. Or maybe he wanted to leave clues for Toretto to find (as only he could). But then again this could all be a cover up because of what happens later on. 2. Braga was working with Shaw so it is possible for Shaw to tell Braga this information. 3. Shaw possibly wanted to kill Felix (i think that Feix died before Shaw found out that Letty was alive). He went to where Letty was to kill her but then realised that Letty knew nothing about what happened so recruited her as a member of his team (also he liked her as well).

Question: Who played the actress who tried to return the song bird?

Question: What year/make/model of car did the family leave in?

Answer: If you're referring to the family car they leave the house in, it's a 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet B. If you're referring to the car they borrow from the convent, it's a Citroën 11 Légère Traction.

Greg Dwyer

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