The 10th Kingdom/Headscratchers

Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

  • Why didn't Virginia call the police after she trapped the trolls in the elevator or after Wolf attempted to eat her grandmother?
    • Because both of those situations were way too crazy for the police to believe?
    • Not really, they're basically just a flamboyant serial killer and a weird looking street gang as far as she knows at that point.
  • Why does Prince Wendell's voice sound muffled when he's holding a pencil in his mouth? He speaks via telepathy, if that.
    • Rule of Funny, methinks.
    • It's not telepathy, it's magical translation of Dog to English.
  • Why is it the key Tony got the Tooth Fairy to make didn't work on the door? I can see three explanations:
    • It was the wrong key.
    • The watch Tony gave the Tooth Fairy was in fact fake (lampshaded by him having doubted its authenticity himself as a Call Forward to this moment), so the Tooth Fairy retaliated by making a faulty key.
    • There was a prong or other shape to push aside tumblers on the other side of the key which didn't get reproduced, since the impression in the soap was only for one side. (See Indiana Jones and Toht only having one side of the medallion burned in his palm.)