The Twilight Zone

Examination Day - S1-E14

Question: At the end of the episode, Dicky's parents are called and informed that the government has killed him? Why did they do this?

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Answer: They live in a totalitarian state where people who are deemed too smart (and therefore a threat to the authorities) are done away with. That's the point of the test, to eliminate potential troublemakers.

Brian Katcher
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Answer: It's the opposite - not smart but dumb. The voice said he failed to get a perfect score, less than one hundred percent.

Quote: "We regret to inform you that your son's intelligence quotient has EXCEEDED the government standard, according to section blah blah blah of the New Code." As in the original short story, they were eliminating intelligent people.

Brian Katcher
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The Misfortune Cookie - S1-E35

Question: At the end of the episode, Harry receives a fortune cookie that says, "You're dead." How did Harry die?

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Answer: Poisoned food, heart attack from eating too much food, or he slipped in the shower. The list is endless.

The Crossing - S3-E3

Question: How did the priest at the end die?

Answer: He was in an accident.

Song of the Younger World - S2-E20

Factual error: It's the 1800s, but Amy's skirt has a 20th Century zipper running down the back. (00:05:15)

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A Matter of Minutes - S1-E38

Trivia: It's a blink-and-you'll-miss-it in-joke: When the Wrights get trapped in time, they briefly take refuge in a movie theater sporting one-sheet posters for the film Time Bandits.. (00:07:40)

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