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Question: Other than bail, how did Clyde even attempt to expose any flaws in the justice system? It seems like all he did was kill people.

MikeH

Answer: He wanted to teach Nick a lesson. His entire revenge revolves around the whole justice system for doing deals with criminals.

Question: Why would Jack instantly believe the weed wasn't Denny's? Isn't he supposed to be a human lie detector?

MikeH

Answer: Confirmation bias - he believes what he wants to believe is true, since he wouldn't want to believe his own son is a drug user, and wants to believe Greg is.

Answer: There are certain physical tells for when someone may be lying as well. This is what Jack is doing at the end of the movie when he's interrogating Greg at the airport: checking his pulse, monitoring his breathing, and looking at his eyes.

LorgSkyegon

Felina - S5-E16

Question: Why did Walt save Jesse, when he wanted him dead?

MikeH

Answer: He originally wanted him dead but over the year or so he was on the run he lost his family and his money and realised the horrible person he had become. He thought Jesse was already dead but when Pete and Badger told hi the blue meth was still in circulation he realised Jesse was being forced to cook and decided to save him because he was no longer the ruthless Heisenberg but was now back to being Walter Whiter.

The_Iceman

Question: Why is Bud angry with Bill?

MikeH

Answer: Tarantino once explained to David Carradine that Budd was also in love with Beatrix. He left the DVAS right after the wedding massacre because he was upset he had to kill her.

LorgSkyegon

Question: There was a flash back to cheerleader camp. Big red was there. Why would she be there? She was a graduating senior. She shouldn't be there since she was a senior. Once they graduated they don't go to the summer camps for the next year.

Answer: Kirsten Dunst states that the incident happened last summer. Big Red would have been between her junior and senior year at that point.

Question: Usually pep rallies are held during school. Why are the clovers holding a pep rally at night?

Answer: Maybe it's for the sake of the plot. After all other things here are also impossible. One being Torrance taking an interest in a regular guy who's not a cheerleader.

Rob245

Question: Why did they burn the Mariners boat? Wouldn't it have made more sense to capture it and use it for themselves? They know they are gonna run out of "Go Juice" at some point so why not use the fastest sail boat to find dry land?

Answer: If they'd have captured it and took it for themselves then they wouldn't have been able to follow them either. They could have used the Trimaran to find dry land a lot faster than using the tanker. Once they'd found dry land, simply go back to the tanker and tell them where it is so the tanker can make its way there too.

Answer: Most likely to make sure that the Mariner and Helen couldn't follow them and rescue Enola. They were trying to find Dryland and if Enola was taken from them, they'd never be able to find it. Also the smokers ship was filled with people and using the Mariner's boat and constantly going back and forth from Dryland to the ship would have taken too long. Better to use the ship they're all on and get them there quicker. Also, none of the Smokers could read the map that was on Enola's back.

Question: We know that for a hybrid to be created it needs a vampire virus a lycan virus and the Korvus gene. If that's accurate then why does Lucian needs blood from an elder vampire like Amelia and Marcus doesn't need blood from an elder lycan? I mean why didn't Lucian take the virus from a non elder vampire? The only thing that comes to my mind is that one of the two viruses must be from an elder either a lycan or a vampire. And Michael turns to a hybrid because Selene, the person who gave him the vampire virus, was turned by Viktor an elder vampire.

Answer: Lucian wants the most pure and powerful blood.

LorgSkyegon

Answer: Lucian is an elder werewolf. Selene could be considered an elder vampire because she is over 500 years old.

Question: At the end of the wedding celebration, Jess is sitting in the car when her sister says 'Don't you want all of this?' What does Jess mean when she replies 'I want more than this'?

Answer: She means she wants more than a conventional life of being an average married woman. She wants more out of life.

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Question: How the did the cases carrying the money survive intact after being dropped from so high?

Answer: For one, they fell into snow which would have softened the blow. Also, as common in aviation or even just cases that are meant to contain valuables like money, they are designed to withstand impacts or attempts to break them open.

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Wouldn't the bad guys have to spend what could be weeks trying to find the money if the cases were to break open?

Probably yes.

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Question: What was Rick trying to do when he ended up going inside the T-rex using a stick?

Question: What if the Volturi died? Vampires would end up killing all humans, right?

MikeH

Answer: It would be rather difficult for the small number of vampires that exist to kill six billion humans. Even if they could, they would be eliminating their food supply. As to the Volturi, it's unlikely all three would die and at the same time. It's probable that a line of succession is in place to replace them. There are other vampires working within the Volturi organization that we don't happen to see.

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Question: Shouldn't Peter's spider sense work when he meets Dr Octopus?

Rob245

Answer: She wasn't a danger to him in the moment they met. The Doc Oc from his universe was likely still the male version we all know and his senses were attuned to recognize him. At the moment they met and she started geeking out over him, she wasn't immediately trying to harm or threaten him so his senses had no reason to be triggered by a strange woman who, at that moment, seemed normal.

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Question: Since David was a politician, couldn't Elise have just looked him up?

MikeH

Question: Why did one of the Nazg├╗l stab Frodo at weathertop?

Answer: Because they were trying to kill him and take the One Ring for Sauron.

Question: Do phones on planes really exist? I've never seen one.

MikeH

Answer: Yes, they were called "Airphones." They provided air-ground telephone services, although they were pretty expensive to use. They were more popular in the 90's, but by mid-2000's their use started to decline. In 2008 only a handful of airliners kept them in their planes, and even those were limited.

Bishop73

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Question: How does Spectrum recover its wrecked SPVs?

Darth Crucible

Question: Can Sauron sense when the ring is near him?

Answer: Frodo entered Mordor and came close to the tower whilst carrying the ring and Sauron didn't notice it, so this ability is either not there or highly limited. He can only sense it when someone puts it on. It's possible he can sense it when it's inside his tower though.

lionhead

Question: Why were the zombies in a huddle?

Answer: The creatures in this film are not true zombies. They are still humans still alive, but mutated by the virus and in an altered state of mind. They still have their own society and social circles. They often go into a trance like state when dormant and would just be around each other for comfort.

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Question: What happened to Short Round?

MikeH

Answer: It was never revealed in the film series what happened to him.

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