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Question: When Robin and Azeem are catapulted into the castle near the end, Will says something just after the go. I thought he said "Well BLOW me, they made it", but another site says that he swears, if he did the film wouldn't be a PG would it? And when the film was shown on the television, he didn't say anything. So does anyone know the actual line?

Chosen answer: He says "Fuck me, he cleared it". However, this was most likely changed for other formats (TV, airline showings etc) to make it more family-friendly. The original is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK8tyQZVfcc.

Twotall

Question: What happens to Tommy and Trish's mom? We never see what happens to her after something startles her outside.

Chosen answer: Jason killed her. There was a scene shot but never shown where Trish discovers her mom's body.

SAZOO1975

Question: Just wondering, what is the Stephen King book that the teenage boy is reading?

Chosen answer: "A Bag of Bones"

Movieman123

Question: In the scene in the library, where Elle gets turned away from Vivian and Warner's study group, she and Enid get into an argument, where Enid remarks, "Like when you called me a dyke and then voted against me?" to which Elle then accuses Vivian of saying it. What scene are they talking about?

Chosen answer: It's not a scene in the movie, and presumably didn't actually happen as Elle protests her innocence.

Jason Hoffman

Question: What exactly happens to Ronny Cox? Does he get shot by the sniper, does he fall out of the canoe and drown, or does he commit suicide?

Chosen answer: Just like Burt Reynolds says. He clearly yells out "he was shot."

SAZOO1975

Question: At the meeting, what did Mother Nature mean when she said "Don't mess with me Santa. I'm pre-el niño." or something like that. What does pre-el niño mean, and why did she think Santa was messing with her

Chosen answer: By "pre-El Niño", she meant what to a mortal woman would be pre-menstrual. El Niño is "an oscillation of the ocean-atmosphere system in the tropical Pacific having important consequences for weather around the globe. Among these consequences are increased rainfall across the southern tier of the US and in Peru, which has caused destructive flooding, and drought in the West Pacific, sometimes associated with devastating brush fires in Australia."

Jeff Swanson

Question: Is that a tissue stuck in Miss Honey's watch band? And if it is, why is it there?

Chosen answer: That's were a proper lady keeps her tissue/handkerchief by rules of etiquette.

Rlvlk

Question: What is the meaning of the sign that Bugs pulls out after he's been told about Area 52 (the sign with the ball and the screw)?

Chosen answer: It is the cartoon indication of implying someone is a screwball; i.e., a nutcase, or in some other way crazy or out of their mind.

Cubs Fan Premium member

Day 2: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S2-E24

Question: At the end of the episode is the famous scene where the woman shakes hands with Palmer and gives him some kind of poison. When the camera first pans onto her it zooms in and suspenseful music plays. This indicates to me that we are supposed to be surprised who she is. Did I miss something? Was she on the show before and her appearance as the assassin supposed to be a surprise? Or was everything just for dramatic effect?

SAZOO1975

Chosen answer: She was in the first season. She was the woman who destroys and then parachutes out of the airplane in the first episode of the series.

JC Fernandez

Question: What kind of lizard does Annie put on Meredith's water bottle?

Cubs Fan Premium member

Chosen answer: It's a Chinese water dragon.

Day 2: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S2-E24

Question: Who are the people Kingsley are reporting to on the phone? I understand he works for them but was there ever any indication as to who they were or what their roll in all this was?

SAZOO1975

Chosen answer: As revealed in 24: The Game, Max was a weapons dealer with ties to terrorist organizations. It is further revealed in the game that his weapons dealings with terrorists were interfered with by American authorites. which caused the deals to go sour. His terrorist clients retaliated by murdering his family before his eyes. Presumably, he was primarily motivated by revenge against the American Government, with a secondary goal of driving up oil prices to make himself rich. To this end, he masterminded the plot to start a war between the US and three Middle Eastern countries.

Season 3 generally

Question: At the end of season 2, President Palmer relieves Mike of his duties. However in season 3 Mike is back working with Palmer. Did I miss something?

SAZOO1975

Chosen answer: Season 3 takes place three years after Season 2. Palmer could've forgiven and moved on in that time.

JC Fernandez

Show generally

Question: I've only seen up to the end of series 4- do Stottelmeyer and his wife get back together?

Blibbetyblip

Answer: She divorces him.

Chosen answer: No.

OneHappyHusky

Season 3 generally

Question: Why was Sharona written out of the show? If it was Bitty Schram's choice then why did she quit?

Blibbetyblip

Chosen answer: As with most "he-said she-said" situations, we might never know. USA Network spokesman said the show was already planning on going a different direction with some characters. That said, Schram was trying to renegotiate her contract terms, but USA Network did not give in. For more of the story; here's an older news story http://www.today.com/id/5875714.

Question: Right after you find out Oogie Boogie is just a bag full of bugs he falls into the lava, or at least what looks like lava. It looks as if this is not an animated shot, is it a shot from a real camera?

Movieman123

Chosen answer: Yes, it was shot "real time" as opposed to stop-motion animation as the rest of the film was.

CCARNI Premium member

Question: When, how and why was the police officer recruited by Jigsaw?

Simpsonholic

Chosen answer: We don't know. This will probably be covered in an upcoming sequel.

Twotall

Show generally

Question: In the very first episode of Transformers, you see them on Cybertron, millions of years before they crash land on Earth. Why is it that Optimus already resembles a semi truck? The truck parts are visible, the windows, doors, and tires and such. They don't scan Earth to look like vehicles till millions of years later. I never understood that.

Carl Missouri

Chosen answer: The toys came first, the cartoon and the movies came later, they were hardly going to let a small detail like that get in the way of business. So basically it's a deliberate mistake.

Season 5 generally

Question: When is the series 5 DVD going to be released in Australia?

Blibbetyblip

Chosen answer: Currently there is still no release date as of yet but my guess would be early 2008 it will likely be released in Australia.

Lummie Premium member

Question: When Marty is playing the guitar after he get fired in the future, Jennifer is trying to sneak out and while he's playing, she stops and turns around to look at Marty. Why does she do this? It made no sense, she could have been caught. Was he playing their "special" song or something?

Carl Missouri

Chosen answer: It is because Marty used to be a very good guitar player. After his accident, when he broke his hand, he couldn't play very well anymore. Jennifer stops in shock that he is playing so horribly now. She is used to him playing the guitar greatly.

SAZOO1975

The Snuke - S11-E4

Question: In the episode 1009 Mystery of the Urinal Deuce we get to know that Cartman believes 9/11 was a conspiracy. At the end, Stan and Kyle got to know the real truth, but Cartman didn't. Why would he think that new guy is a terrorist, if he believes that 9/11 was a conspiracy by the U.S. government?

A Demon Premium member

Chosen answer: Cartman is paranoid. Just because he believes 9/11 was a government conspiracy doesn't mean he doesn't also suspect everyone else.

Jason Hoffman

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