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Why did Sam have to wait for the 'rescuers' to arrive?

The pod that Sam II went back to Earth in launched from the base on the moon. Why did he have to wait for the rescue team to come in? Surely he could have escaped in the pod at anytime? I thought he ...
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Why is GERTY dirty?

Everything else about that space station (except SAM) was always very white and clean with the Base resembling a sanitary clean room, except GERTY. Why is that?
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In Moon, why wake up the second clone before the rescue team arrives?

The corporation should have waited and not woken up another clone in the meantime. The rescue team would have taken care of the first Sam (ie dispose of him) and then the second Sam would be woken up. ...
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What is the reason for GERTY having that name?

I've done some Googling but been unable to find out much about GERTY's name. My questions are: What does GERTY stand for (assuming it is an acronym)? (If, as it seems, GERTY does not stand for ...
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Why did GERTY do this (spoilers)?

About halfway through Moon, GERTY Up until that point, GERTY appears to be So, why did GERTY change its mind and decide to help Sam?
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Changing gravity in Moon (2009 film) - simply a mistake or was there an explanation?

Last night I watched Moon and it struck me that the gravity seemed to change depending on Sam's location: On the Moon's surface, gravity seemed to be as expected, as evidenced by Sam's slow movement. ...
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In Moon, what would the rescue unit have done to Sam?

In the movie Moon, Sam is told a rescue ship is coming for him. But from later events, we know that So what was the "rescue" mission going to do?
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In the movie Moon (2009 film), why doesn't Sam enhance his chances?

spoilers ahead In the movie Moon (2009)… …Sam Bell discovers… Since his ultimate goal is to… …why doesn't he… So, what's the reason for Sam not to use the (rather logical) option to… … to ...
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In Moon [2009], why are there any humans at all?

SPOILERS AHEAD Considering the level of technology it should be trivial to build machines to replace the clones, remotely controlled by the powerful AI. And if something went terribly wrong with the ...
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In Moon (2009 film), who are in the hallucinations?

In the beginning of Moon (2009), Sam had a hallucination of a teenage girl in a yellow dress. He later sees a figure standing on the moon surface, but this one is barely discernible. And who is the ...
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In Moon(2009 film), why did the base have so many successive caretakers?

In the movie Moon, when Sam goes down to the room with all of his fellows, he finds what looks to be hundreds of people. However, if I am getting the timeline correct, then How come there were ...
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In Moon (2009), why did Sam Bell become ill?

In the film Moon (2009), we see Sam Bell becoming ill towards the end. The symptoms are reminiscent of radiation sickness. Was the source of the illness explained? Of course, answer would be spoilers....
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