Questions tagged [continuity]

Continuity, in this site's context, refers to how continuous two different works in the same franchise are. This usually means consistency, but could relate to other concepts.

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Does the new Netflix She-Ra recognize He-Man and Eternia at all?

Having seen only season 1 and part of season 2 of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, I understand that it diverges in some major ways from the original canon. Up to what I last saw, no mention was ...
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Is Zack Morris's 'time stop' ability in “Saved By the Bell” a supernatural ability?

I've always wondered if Zack Morris's ability to stop time in the show was to be taken literally as an ability, or if it was just a story device. The latter actually would make more sense... but for ...
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When does Pug tell Miranda this?

I've finally got around to reading Wrath of a Mad God by Raymond E. Feist, and I just got to chapter 4 in which Sezu, the Emperor of the Tsurani, shows Miranda a note from Pug from the future. This is ...
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Why wouldn't Cylon Raiders immediately send at least one by FTL to report contact with military enemies?

In Season 1, Episode 9 "Tigh Me Up,Tigh Me Down" it is very clear that Cylon Raiders have FTL capabilities (since part of the main storyline is about that fact). Now one can wonder why that Raider did ...
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Is there a continuity error between “Half Blood Prince” and “Chamber of Secrets” regarding the time the Chamber was first opened?

In "Chamber of Secrets", Draco Malfoy mentions that the chamber was opened 50 years prior, and that it was before his father's time [at Hogwarts], and we know that Voldemort was the one to open it. ...
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Is what Rei said in the Altered Carbon episode “Nora Inu” a continuity error?

I've watched the episode ending several times and have not been able to figure out how this scene could maintain continuity. In the scene Rei answers "I told her it was because they gave me life," ...
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Does Transformers history still apply in the Bumblebee movie?

The newest Transformers movie, Bumblebee recently came out and everybody who's seen it has noticed that the Transformers look different than they did in Michael Bay's version of Transformers. My ...
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Was the use of “puddle jumper” in the Stargate SG-1 episode “Moebius” a continuity error?

When Stargage: Atlantis was launched, my wife and I started watching it, but we got tired of it fairly quickly and went back to just watching SG-1. From what we saw of Stargate: SG-1 in season 8, ...
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Which dimensions from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse exist in other works?

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse features versions of Spider-Man from various parallel dimensions. Are all of these "new" dimensions, or are they intended to be existing-dimensions within the Marvel ...
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SG-1 Torment of Tantalus: The book and universal language

Did Jackson or anyone else ever specifically ask the Asgard, Nox, etc. about what was inside the "book", the "atomic language", etc?
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Continuity of characters and timeline in comics during crossovers

When crossovers happen within titles we see that characters from titles which are not necessarily crossed over with appear in them. For example, the Avengers and their members appearing in Infinity ...
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Were there two endings to Conan the Barbarian?

Recently I watched Conan the Barbarian (the '82 film) on Blu-ray. In the final scene, when Conan sneaks into the temple to kill Thulsa Doom, the princess that Conan and company stole away from Doom ...
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Given the supposed time-line of GOTG Vol.2 why did Stan Lee claim to have been a Fed-Ex man?

Perhaps an overly pedantic observation, however, in the Guardians of the Galaxy cameo Stan Lee claims to have been a Fed-Ex man. This is presumably a reference to the Stan Lee cameo at the end of ...
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Why did Sirius get Harry an extra birthday present?

In Prisoner of Azkaban Chapter 22 Sirius tells Harry the following: Crookshanks took the order to the Owl Office for me. I used your name but told them to take the gold from my own Gringotts ...
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How long did Harry's belief that he would live with Sirius last?

Prisoner of Azkaban Chapter 22 But the thing that was lowering Harry’s spirits most of all was the prospect of returning to the Dursleys. For maybe half an hour, a glorious half hour, he had ...
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How many times did the library fail Hermione?

Goblet of Fire Chapter 26 “There’s a way of doing it!” Hermione said crossly. “There just has to be!” She seemed to be taking the library’s lack of useful information on the subject as ...
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Why doesn't MST3K release its episodes in chronological order?

When episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) are released in packages on DVD, they seem to release them in a random order- one episode from a later season may come before one of the earlier ...
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After “Timeslides”, did the others remember a live Rimmer and a different hologram?

In "Timeslides", But, has the timeline been altered? So should Lister, Cat and Kryten from then on remember a past in which Lister and Rimmer both had been alive until "Timeslides"? If so, shouldn't ...
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Why aren't Rogue One's event/characters ever referenced later?

The events of Rogue One are of vital importance in the history and the subsequent success of the Rebel Alliance. I won't go into the details here, we know that the successful mission to steal the ...
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In which episode was the time when Star Trek: TOS takes place set to the 23rd century? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek episode "The Squire of Gothos", Trelane suggested he was looking at Earth of 900 years ago, in the late 18th century, making Star Trek set in the 27th Century. According to ...
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Was the mistake in the Falcon's cockpit ever fixed?

In A New Hope, as this video points out, the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon has 4 windows on the very front (not counting the round center one) when seen from the exterior, but only 3 when seen from ...
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How many different universes do the episodes of the 1995 Outer Limits occur in?

As far as I remembered episodes of The Outer Limits (the 1995 relaunch) had no continuity, but I was just reading the Wikipedia page for The Sandkings and noticed this section mentioning later ...
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How did the Doctor remember where he got Gallifrey's seal?

In The Five Doctors, the third Doctor confiscates a seal he incorrectly believes the Master has stolen. Although he plans to return it, later the eleventh Doctor has the seal in The Time of the Doctor....
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How many rebel ships were at Eadu, compared to the Death Star run?

Watching Rogue One the other day, and noticed something along the number of 15 or so ships (or so it seemed) ordered to attack the base at Eadu. I thought this was a high number, given that the ...
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Did Voyager “shave off” more years than were necessary?

Every n episodes of ST:VOY, we get to watch as the titular ship gets "years" taken off its journey through some benevolent being, or one-time-use technology. In the beginning it was stated that they ...
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What are all the various Doctor Who continuities?

I know that Doctor Who does not have a canon, but it does have a continuity, or several continuities. From what, I know, there's: The TV series (1963-1989), (2005-present) and its spin-offs ...
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Inconsistency involving Melnibonean dragons

Various sources (including Storbringerwikia) said that the dragons on Melnibone must sleep a hundred years for every day they are awake. However, in the book Elric of Melnibone Someone points out to ...
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Are there books in the other Star Wars movies?

One part of the trailer for The Last Jedi always puzzled me: We see one shot of what looks like a shelf of books - you know; with covers, spines, paper pages, etc. Later we get this close up and see ...
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Did Sheridan really destroy the EAS Roanoke?

In Babylon 5 S3E10: Severed Dreams, the station along with the EAS Alexander and EAS Churchill are attacked by the EAS Agrippa and EAS Roanoke, plus supporting ships. After some initial fighter ...
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Is Covenant canon with the first Alien movie?

This question is a little complicated but I will try to outline problem as neatly as possible. In Alien, the crew of the Nostromo land on a planet, find what we would now know to be an Engineer ship, ...
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Why do all G1 leaders look JUST like Optimus Prime?

Question for any Transformers G1 fans out there, why do all G1 Autobot leaders except for Rodimus and all the ancient Primes before him look like Optimus in a cosplay? In Transformers Beast Wars II, ...
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Why does Green Lantern call Supergirl “Shayera”?

In S01E01 of Justice League Unlimited, Green Lantern, John Stewart, is wounded while on a mission with three other members - Green Arrow, Captain Atom, and Supergirl (Kara Zor-El). Believing Stewart ...
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Is Batman: Strange Apparitions part of the post-Crisis Year One main continuity, and if so, why?

Batman: Strange Apparitions is a 1999 collection of Len Wein/Steve Englehart stories that were originally published in the 1970s. I've seen mention online of these pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths ...
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What's the difference between alternate continuity, alternate universe and how does this work with regard to multiverses? [closed]

As I understand it, an alternate universe is a world similar to ours, but not quite the same, and that in a universe, there is only one of everything, but a multiverse has several. One term I have ...
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How did Voyager reach the wreckage so fast going warp 2?

In the Voyager episode Scorpion Part 1 (season 3 finale) our heroes are headed to a destination that is 5.2 light years away. Captain Janeway orders Paris to set a course and move at warp 2. According ...
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Is Tresina Lobi a Chev or a Chevin?

The Jedi Tresina Lobi became a semi-major character during the later years of the Yuuzhan Vong story arc. During the first meeting of the new Jedi Council, she was described as having the standard ...
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How does Teen Titans fit in with the Young Justice continuity?

Specifically, I am curious about Dick Grayson, as he's the Robin in both shows. The interesting part is thus: Cyborg and Raven from the Teen Titans are both founding members of The Justice League, and ...
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Why does the Empire need Leia to give them the location of the rebel base?

Given the number of rebels they captured at the end of Rogue One who came straight from Yavin, why did Vader and Tarkin need to go to such lengths to extract that information from Leia? Just what ...
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How did Círdan have a beard?

While reading this answer, I saw that it says: In the Unfinished Tales Christopher Tolkien states that: In a note written in December 1972 or later, and among the last writings of my ...
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Why does Captain Antilles in a New Hope say they're on a diplomatic mission?

Given the ending of Rogue One... Therefore why does Captain Antilles, while getting choked by Darth Vader, say: We intercepted no transmissions. ... This is a consular ship. We're on a diplomatic ...
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Which direction do the Winged Keys ( or Flying Keys) fly?

It looks like in the movie they are flying with the "handle" to the rear. But I've seen illustrations where it looks like they are flying with the "handle" forward. So which is it?
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What is canon/in continuity in DC Rebirth?

Also, how does DC rebirth affect the continuity of green lantern?
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In what ways does The Cursed Child contradict established Harry Potter canon?

For those of you who don't know, Jack Thorne, has written a script called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which is set nineteen years after J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books. As to be expected ...
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In Enterprise canon in the same timeline of Beyond? [duplicate]

We know that the accident that causes the universes of Star Trek to diverge happend in the XXIII century. We also know that everything that happens after it (and so TOS, TNG, DS9 and VOY) is set in ...
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Why did Admiral Paris' pips change between episodes?

Why does Admiral Paris in the Star Trek: Voyager episode Pathfinder have 4 admiral pips on his uniform, and in the season 7 episode Inside Man have only 3 pips on his uniform? Did he get demoted?
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Marvel now! (Reboot) canon

Is marvel rebooting (again) after civil war 2 and going back to the name marvel now? If so will all the old marvel now titles be in continuity? Thanks!
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Did Tom Riddle and Voldemort have the same wand?

This question caused me to think of another question. The books/movies establish that Voldemort (as well as Harry) has a wand with the incredibly rare Phoenix feather as the core. Voldemort's wand ...
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Nightcrawler in X2 and Apocalypse

In X2, it appears that Jean and Storm don't know who Nightcrawler is. In Apocalypse, they do. By my understanding, Apocalypse was set in an earlier chronological time reference. What's going on?
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Where does the “Spidey” comic fit in Marvel's space-time?

Marvel Comics is presently (May 2016) publishing a comic titled "Spidey", which depicts a teen aged Peter Parker early in his superheroing career. The setting appears to be contemporary, in spite of ...
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How did Newt graduate from Hogwarts if he got expelled?

JK Rowling revealed1 on twitter that Newt Scamander got expelled from Hogwarts. J.K. Rowling @JK_Rowling Dumbledore was a young teacher at the time Newt was expelled. He wasn't able to revoke ...