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Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. It was written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, based on a story by Rubin. It chronicles the story of the weather presenter Phil Connors (Murray) reliving the same day over and over again.

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What caused Groundhog Day?

Was there any any explanation, either in canon or out of universe (e.g. interviews with the writers), as to why Bill Murray's character initially got stuck in the time loop?
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How was Ned in the same spot when Phil left slightly earlier than usual?

In Groundhog Day, Phil begins one of his first few days differently by not stopping to talk with anyone and instead heading out right away to the Groundhog Day celebration. That should mean that he's ...
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How long was Bill Murray's character (Phil Connors) supposed to be in a time loop in the film “Groundhog Day”?

I've often wondered how long Bill Murray's character (Phil Connors) was supposed to be in his time loop before he got out of it. You could count the number of days depicted in the movie, but there are ...