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Question: Hermione couldn't understand why Ron wouldn't wear what his mother made him for Christmas but I am curious, was Hermione wearing what Mrs Weasley made for her when they were walking down the stairs?


Answer: No, she's wearing her own sweater when going down the stairs.

raywest Premium member

Then why would she not get why Ron isn't wearing it when she isn't wearing her own gift from Mrs Weasley?

Ron has a long history of being embarrassed by his mother's rather odd homemade gifts. Unlike Hermione, because his family was poor, he had few options on what else he could wear. Hermione, being a guest, would not be expected to wear her gift at any particular time. She also thinks Ron is over-reacting.

raywest Premium member

Boys II Mensa - S1-E6

Question: When Mr. Feeny is talking to Cory in the cafeteria about his score on the IQ test, Feeny is shown purchasing a coffee from the vending machine. Are there actual elementary schools in the United States with coffee vending machines where prepubescent students have the ability to purchase a beverage more suited for younger adults and older? This isn't the faculty cafeteria mind you, because it's the same cafeteria the students are shown occupying throughout the first season. Seems a little irresponsible on the school's part to give students access to coffee.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: How did Truman make a fake body sleeping and a hole in the closet while all cameras were watching?

Answer: There's a scene between Christof and Simeon where they discuss the fact that Truman has been moving things in the basement, but he "gave up and fell asleep." Truman tricked them into thinking he was upset about Meryl leaving and used the activity to mask what he was actually doing.

Jason Hoffman

Answer: Basically he got lucky that the camera angles weren't perfect. He knew he was being watches so he slowely and silently snuck out of bed and placed the doll. It's just luck that they didn't use the clearer angle of him sleeping until after he switched. The audio was focussed on that so they couldn't hear anything else going on in the room.


Show generally

Question: What episode was it where Sam was hanging outside of the supergate?

Answer: Season 9 Episode 20, "Camelot", Samatha goes out onto the Supergate to replace one of the dialing crystals. When the Ori activate the Supergate before she finishes, her magnetic lock is lost, causing her to drift into space.


Bart vs. Thanksgiving - S2-E7

Question: Why would Homer want his 'favorite team' to lose by less than five points? Is it a gambling thing?

Answer: Yes, it's a gambling thing. It's called "the spread." The Cowboys would have been underdogs, so the opponent (in 1990 it was the Washington Redskins) were favored to win. Homer bet money that the Cowboys would win or at least not lose by 6 points. That's why he says "five and a half points", since there's no way to score half a point, if the Cowboys lost by 6, Homer loses the bet. But if they lose by 5 or less, Homer wins the bet.


Question: What did Candyman mean when he told Helen it was always her? Why was he so interested in Helen?

Answer: When Helen goes back and sees the mural of his murder, the camera lingers on a woman in the picture that looks like her. This is the woman Candyman was in love with before he was killed. The implication is either she was reincarnated as Helen, or Helen reminded him of her, hence his interest in her.


Answer: She wanted room for her own things. The apartment was cluttered with so many collectables that Leonard never looked at, that he never noticed when she put some in storage.

Brian Katcher

Well if they're a couple why not talk to him about it? After all couples are supposed to compromise on things, imagine if he'd done this to her.


Not sitcom couples. Every reaction has to be exaggerated and borderline psychotic.

Sammo Premium member

It's a play on the "women always do what they want and the man goes along with it" type scenario. Plus, Penny is seriously hot and way out of Leonard's league so its entirely plausible she knows this and knows he wouldn't question her anyway, as he will always give in and give her what she wants.


Question: Why is it that Emma Watson was so thrilled that Hermione could finally wear jeans?

Answer: First I should say that Hogwarts students started wearing more Muggle type clothing due to director Alfonso Cuaron and the costume designer Jany Temime. Their decision was popular with the teenage cast because now the onscreen attire was more casual, even their school uniforms were more relaxed. Emma was quite happy with this change, because wearing jeans and other ordinary clothing was more comfortable than the entire school uniform, and it helped with the teen's personal character development, as well as being easier to do stunts.

Super Grover Premium member

Question: Why would he have to steal the money from the bank? Given everything else he makes.

Answer: While under the influence of the mask, Stanley repeatedly gets revenge on people that have wronged him. The Mask wouldn't even need to create money out of thin air to get into the club since he could just use his powers to get in, so since he feels that he is mistreated at the bank, he robs it.

Phaneron Premium member

Answer: Nothing he makes while The Mask is permanent, and when separated from him reverts or disappears, as we see with the piece of pajama. If he made money, for example to get into the club, then immediately after giving it to the people and walking inside, it would vanish, probably causing him then to be thrown out. As Phaneron said, in addition, by robbing the bank to get it, he also strikes back at one of those he feels mistreats him.

Question: Why does Rosemary change her hairstyle in the movie and why did Terry die?


Answer: Terry was murdered by the the Castevets, but why is unclear. Terry may have become suspicious about Roman and Minnie and the reason they had taken her into their home. It may also be that once they met Rosemary and Guy, they found Rosemary to be a more suitable "mother." Regarding Rosemary's hair. When she became pregnant, she experienced severe and constant pain keeping her housebound. She finally decided not to give into it anymore and made an effort to go about her normal life, having lunch with Hutch, getting a new haircut, planning a party for her and Guy's old friends that they never saw anymore, and so on. It was only after she threatened Guy to go back to her original doctor that a spell was apparently put on her to stop the pain.

raywest Premium member

Terry may have actually committed suicide (with a little 'help') because she couldn't face the fact that she was to be used to procreate with Satan. This is indicated if you listen to Ruth Gordon's voice as the nun in Rosemary's "dream" when Rosemary was actually overhearing Minnie through the wall, chastising Roman with "If you had listened to me we wouldn't have to do this! We would have been all set to go instead of having to start from scratch! I told you not to tell her in advance. I told you she wouldn't be open-minded!"

Answer: They may have found out that Terry was not healthy-or fertile-enough, is my guess.


Question: What was the CD he was playing while Creasy was attempting to kill himself?

Answer: Blue Bayou.

Answer: Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt.

Question: Why didn't the guys at the bar surround Fuller like they did Lewis?

Question: Why did the ghosts of the Elisabeth Dane try to kill Stevie?

Answer: Six lives for the six members who betrayed them a hundred years ago.

Question: What age is Andy in this movie?

Answer: In Toy Story, Andy's birthday is in the summer (Sid was at camp and "must've been kicked out early"), with Andy presumably turning 6 years old and Molly approx 10-12 months old (she's not more than a 1 year old), then at the end of Toy Story it's Christmas, which is at least 4 months later. In Toy Story 2, it's August when Andy goes to cowboy camp, then at the end of the movie Andy's mom encourages Molly as the toddler walks toward her. So it seems Toy Story 2 takes place the following summer after the family's move, which is 1 year after the start of Toy Story, with Andy having just turned 7 and Molly being about 2 years old. If, however, Toy Story 2 takes place 2 years after the start of Toy Story, that would mean Andy just turned 8 and Molly would be about 3 and delayed at walking on her own.

Super Grover Premium member

Question: So if Thomas Wayne is Arthur's father does that mean that he and Bruce Wayne are brothers?

Answer: Half brothers, yes, provided Thomas really is Arthur's father.

Brian Katcher

Question: Why does Pennywise feed on the adult at the start? I thought he only fed on children as seen in the previous movie and this movie. Or is it fear that he feeds on? I haven't read the book so maybe it's better explained in there.

Answer: Pennywise eats Adrian Mellon because he has just awoken from his sleep and is hungry. Pennywise will feed on anyone but prefers his victims to be afraid because the meal is more satisfying. It is described in the book as like "salting the meat." Likewise, Pennywise prefers children because their fear is more intense.


Season 1 generally

Question: I've been watching through Season 1, and haven't gotten further than that yet while paying attention. But any time there is a scene in the kitchen when them at the table, Stewie is always seated in the same spot at the table with his char having its back to the cabinet next to the sink. On the counter top directly behind Stewie in each episode, there is a pink rectangular item sitting there, and I have seen it in every episode of season 1. What is that item? Is it a sponge or a scrub thing? Why is it pink?

Quantom X Premium member

Answer: It is just a dish sponge. Scotch-Brite sells pink sponges. There's no particular reason it's pink, it could just show Lois likes pink or one of the animators grew up in a home that always had a pink sponge.


Question: When they go into Sam's room, Jay tries it on with his girlfriend. What does he say to the girl... It sounds like "Sorry I did this to you, it's because you are so fat" but then after they run off, he asks her out and she says "Yeah yeah, I'm your cow" Did I mishear something? Why would you want to be with someone who just said the reason he can't get an erection is "because you are so fat"?

Answer: Unless I'm mistaken, you misheard. It is implied that they sleep together and he climaxes in a matter of seconds. He then apologises to the girl that he didn't last longer and blamed it on her "being so fit." Also, she says "I'm your girl" not "I'm your cow"

Question: How did Luke and Leia know that Rey was Palpatine's granddaughter?

Answer: Off screen between Episode 3 and Rogue One.

Answer: They felt it through the force. It's kinda like a signature. They feel each other's powers and recognize it. Both have met the Emperor and they felt similar powers inside Rey.


When did Leia meet the Emperor?

She was a senator and her father (Bail Organa) introduced her to him when she was younger.


Question: Where is the mailbox with the Abbott's name on it?

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