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Question: Is the rivalry between Cyclops and Wolverine present in the comics, or is it made-up by the screenwriters?

Chosen answer: It's there in the comics, although it's largely been replaced with a mutual respect after working together for as long as they have in the comic stories.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: I've heard rumors that there are several possible different scenes that are shown after the credits - is this true, or is there only one?

Chosen answer: Just one.

Phixius Premium member

Question: Could someone please tell me what happens in the extra scene with Professor X after the credits roll? I made the stupid mistake of leaving before they were over.

Chosen answer: We see the hospital bed of the man mentioned earlier in the film in the ethics class, the one who has no higher brain function - Xavier asks if it would be ethical to transfer the mind of somebody dying into his body to keep them alive. We see Moira McTaggert checking on him - as she does so, he turns his head towards her and we hear Xavier's voice saying "Moira?" She's clearly shocked, then the scene ends as she says "Charles?"

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: I've heard that X-Men: The Official Game explains the absence of Nightcrawler in the movie. Since I don't have the game, I was wondering what happened.

Chosen answer: In the game, Nightcrawler accompanies the X-men on a series of missions. Completing that, he tells Xavier the life of an X-man is that of violence, while he is a man of peace, and leaves.

Question: Is Mary Magdalene really buried at the Louvre, or are they just making that up?

Chosen answer: Come on. The whole book and movie are a work of fiction. The whole thing is "made up" with a few references to historical events and a few real organizations thrown in.

wizard_of_gore Premium member

Question: This actually may not be on the movie, but it's bothering me: If the Ministry knows exactly when Harry conjures the Patronos spell, how come they can't tell when Voldemort uses the Avada Kedavra curse, which is supposed to be much stronger?

Chosen answer: Only underage witches and wizards are monitored for using magic outside Hogwarts, and Harry in particular has always been closely watched. Any use of magic by him would immediately be noticed. It's not until the end of HP and the Order of the Phoenix that the Ministry of Magic finally acknowledges that Voldemort has returned. Until then they were not searching for signs of him. Also, Voldemort has supporters working within the Ministry who could have hidden evidence of his presence.

raywest Premium member

Question: How did Marvin get the point of view gun to function the way it did (The front part popping open and firing a huge, wide-coverage blast)? That never occurred any other time the weapon was fired, and Marvin couldn't have known how to do it since they had recently discovered the gun.

Chosen answer: Marvin does have a brain the size of a planet! He could have easily worked out the controls or directly interfaced with the weapon.

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: Wouldn't David & Jennifer's mom be worried about the sudden disappearance of her daughter, seeing as how Jennifer stayed behind in Pleasantville rather than returning to the "real world"?

Chosen answer: We don't see much of the "real world" after David returns other than his conversation with his mother. I am sure in time she would have been worried but there seem to be many unanswered questions which might make it not so simple.

Lummie Premium member

Question: The credits and IMDb claim that clips from the movies The Premature Burial (1962) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) are used in the film. Where are these clips?

Chosen answer: A clip from Mutiny on the Bounty is used in the ship scene. I believe it's on deck before Renfield and Dracula are seen. The premature burial is the scene when Lucy's coffin is being carried on the moors.

Question: I'm sure Tseng was killed in the game Final Fantasy VII. However he appears at the beginning and end of this movie. Does anyone know why he is still alive? I thought he was killed by Sephiroth in the Temple of the Ancients.

Chosen answer: Actually, you don't see Tseng die. Tseng is only cut by Sephiroth - if you talk to him he says something like "I am...... still alive......". It is the little talk from Elena which confuses so many people into believing that Tseng died - it's actually a mistranslation in the US and European Versions of the PS1 game. Elna says something like: "How dare you do that to my boss!", then: "But you really got guts doin' my boss in like that!" In the PC Version of the game this is correctly translated to "You got guts messing up my boss like that."

Orion Hardy

Question: Is the correct grail made of wood or metal? Was the comment "the cup of a carpenter" referring to the grail looking simple or the substance it was made of? It looks like gilded wood but makes a sound when picked up like it was metal.

Chosen answer: It is made of wood, possibly with a metal base. The line about it being the "cup of a carpenter" is primarily referring to the fact that it's simple and unadorned, but could also be interpreted to include the material.


It was actually made of clay.

Question: When Isolde asks Tristan "how many have you loved before me and after me" does she mean how many he had slept with or how many he had loved?

Chosen answer: Both or either. Basically what she's asking is, "Are you really mine and no one else's?"

Earthshock - S19-E6

Question: In Earthshock, season 19, at the end of episode 3, the Cyber Leader views his troops marching down the corridor. Each column is headed by a Cyber Leader. Is this a mistake, or is there more than one Cyber Leader allowed per army?

Chosen answer: In 'The Five Doctors', three separate Cyberleaders are definitely used. So it's likely that Cyberleaders are like unit commanders, of which a fair-sized army might have several.

Daria Sigma

Backwards - S3-E1

Question: What exactly happened to Cat at the end of this episode?

Chosen answer: He had to use the toilet, but since they were in the Backward World, whatever he excreted would already be there, and go back INSIDE his body, which would be very disturbing.


Question: What's the name of the first techno/dance song that's played in the masquerade ball scene?

Chosen answer: 'Jump 2' by the Sunclub.

Jennifer 1

Question: Where is the school that Daniel was seen riding his bike to, and is the school real and/or still there?

Chosen answer: It's the Charles Evans Hughes Jr High School in CA and it still stands.

ChiChi Premium member

Question: When Beast is in the mansion and says hello to Storm and Xavier, why does Professor X say "Henry you are always welcome here." I thought his name was Hank?

Chosen answer: Hank is a nickname for Henry, like Jack is for John.


Question: When talking about Kenickie's car, Sonny says: "The girls are gonna have to put out, before they get in." What does he mean?

Chosen answer: To "put out" is slang for a girl to give in to sex. A girl who is a slut or sleeps around will sometimes be referred to in such terms as "Betty puts out" (meaning she gives it up easily.) Here in Texas, at least in San Antonio, you still hear that phrase used commonly.

Luna Negra

Question: The Irish man uses the "F expletive" in one of his first scenes. Would that word have been in existence then?

Chosen answer: It might have as the word is very old. But since it has always been considered very obscene it doesn't appear much in written form (before modern time). The earliest written occurrence known is in a poem from before 1500. But regardless of whether the word existed or not; the dialog in Braveheart is in contemporary English, since 13th century Scottish would be impossible to understand for the average moviegoer. So it's not a mistake for a character to utter the f-word.


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Question: Why doesn't Hank like Oklahoma? He makes jokes about the state and the people there.

Chosen answer: There is a long standing rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma, so being a loyal Texan he would make fun of Oklahoma.