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* Ray Finkle and Einhorn

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* !! Ray Finkle and Einhorn


** Ray Finkle supposedly kidnapped and killed Lois Einhorn and then had surgery and assumed her identity. But when the new "Lois" reunited with her loved ones didn't her family think it was odd that Lois had no memories of her life before the kidnapping and her personality was now completely different? And that she suddenly now had an urge to join the police force?

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** * Ray Finkle and Einhorn

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Finkle supposedly kidnapped and killed Lois Einhorn and then had surgery and assumed her identity. But when the new "Lois" reunited with her loved ones didn't her family think it was odd that Lois had no memories of her life before the kidnapping and her personality was now completely different? And that she suddenly now had an urge to join the police force?


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** Ray Finkle supposedly kidnapped and killed Lois Einhorn and then had surgery and assumed her identity. But when the new "Lois" reunited with her loved ones didn't her family think it was odd that Lois had no memories of her life before the kidnapping and her personality was now completely different? And that she suddenly now had an urge to join the police force?


** It's possible that they weren't all still together, only some of them, and Ace simply crossed anyone off the list if they were living too far away (whether within the country or abroad) to have committed the kidnapping in Miami a couple of days prior. This would also [[BoringButPractical cut down his workload substantially]]. It's possible that the half-dozen or so people with rings who we see on-screen are the only people still with the Dolphins from their roster a decade prior -- which is still a highly unlikely number, though not impossible.

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** It's possible that they weren't all still together, only some of them, and Ace simply crossed anyone off the list (or picture) if they were living too far away (whether within the country or abroad) to have committed the kidnapping in Miami a couple of days prior. This would also [[BoringButPractical cut down his workload substantially]]. It's possible that the half-dozen or so people with rings who we see on-screen [[HardWorkMontage being investigated on-screen]] are the only people still players remaining with the Dolphins from their roster a decade prior -- prior, which is still a highly unlikely number, number though not impossible.impossible, or just those in general (active or retired) who are still living in and near Miami or the state of Florida.


* About the 1984 AFC Championship rings...this film was made in 1994 and takes place in that year so it has been ten years since the infamous Laces Out game. Ten years is an eternity in the NFL. The vast majority of the players from that 1984 team would have either retired from football or be playing for different teams by 1994. Ace would have to travel all over the country(or maybe even abroad) to locate these players to check their rings...yet it is implied in the film that the entire 1984 Miami Dolphins roster is still intact in 1994. This would be impossible even in the pre salary cap era.

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* About the 1984 AFC Championship rings...rings ... this film was made in 1994 and takes place in that year so it has been ten years since the infamous Laces Out game. Ten years is an eternity in the NFL. The vast majority of the players from that 1984 team would have either retired from football or be playing for different teams by 1994. Ace would have to travel all over the country(or maybe even abroad) to locate these players to check their rings...rings ... yet it is implied in the film that the entire 1984 Miami Dolphins roster is still intact in 1994. This would be impossible even in the pre salary cap era.era.
** It's possible that they weren't all still together, only some of them, and Ace simply crossed anyone off the list if they were living too far away (whether within the country or abroad) to have committed the kidnapping in Miami a couple of days prior. This would also [[BoringButPractical cut down his workload substantially]]. It's possible that the half-dozen or so people with rings who we see on-screen are the only people still with the Dolphins from their roster a decade prior -- which is still a highly unlikely number, though not impossible.


* On a related note, given the lost stone which started the whole investigation, presumably [[spoiler: Einhorn]] was wearing the ring while kidnapping Snowflake.

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* On a related note, given the lost stone which started the whole investigation, presumably [[spoiler: Einhorn]] [[spoiler:Einhorn]] was wearing the ring while kidnapping Snowflake.



*** Podactor probably never realized it was Finkle and Einhorn killed him anyway. The only way that he'd know it was Finkle is if she said something that gave off a red flag in addition to him finding "Captain Winkie."

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*** Podactor probably never realized it was Finkle and Einhorn killed him anyway. The only way that he'd know it was Finkle is if she said something that gave off a red flag in addition to him finding "Captain Winkie."
Winkie".
* The cops might simply have not looked down there; after all, they were aiming at Ace, not Einhorn. Also, if memory serves, Ace bent Einhorn over slightly when showing them off to the assembled police, and the key parts might have been concealed beforehand but were emphasized as a result.




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* It's entirely possible that Einhorn was already with the police or in training, and after Finkle assumed her identity, they then transferred to a different detachment or some such.




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* He may also have acquired it from someone on the team as a collectible.



During the climatic final showdown, when the police bust in, why didn't Marino take the opportunity to say 'Ace is telling the truth, the psycho red head 's the bad guy' or something?

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During the climatic final showdown, when the police bust in, why didn't Marino take the opportunity to say 'Ace "Ace is telling the truth, the psycho red head 's the bad guy' guy" or something?




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!! The entire 1984 team still being together after a decade

* About the 1984 AFC Championship rings...this film was made in 1994 and takes place in that year so it has been ten years since the infamous Laces Out game. Ten years is an eternity in the NFL. The vast majority of the players from that 1984 team would have either retired from football or be playing for different teams by 1994. Ace would have to travel all over the country(or maybe even abroad) to locate these players to check their rings...yet it is implied in the film that the entire 1984 Miami Dolphins roster is still intact in 1994. This would be impossible even in the pre salary cap era.



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* One could probably infer that it's been nearly as long as the real Lois Einhorn went missing (I don't remember if it was established how long ago that was). Finkle assumed her identity, and may have even been the cause of her disappearance. Shortly thereafter, "Lois" applied for the MMPD and began working her way up the ranks. As Ace is essentially a highly specialized private detective, he's probably had a lot of dealings with the MMPD over the years. Aguado seems to know him pretty well too.

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* He was probably scared to. He was tied to a tackling sled in an unfamiliar place, held prisoner by people with guns, and he couldnít even bribe them when they knew he could pay. He probably thought that he would be shot if he spoke up, especially if the henchmen knew the jig was up and they had nothing to lose (bear in mind that their reason for working for Einhorn was that she kept them out of prison, and at the time, neither of them knew she was Ray Finkle.)

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!!Why didn't Marino say anything?
During the climatic final showdown, when the police bust in, why didn't Marino take the opportunity to say 'Ace is telling the truth, the psycho red head 's the bad guy' or something?


* Camp owned the Dolphinsí stadium.

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* Camp owned the Dolphinsí stadium.stadium, making him at least somewhat part of their organization.

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* Camp owned the Dolphinsí stadium.


* To answer both the above points: It may not be a Superbowl ring, but itís still a marker of being the best team in the AFC for that season. Yeah, losing the Big Game sucks, so it may sour the attitude toward the AFC championship accomplishment a bit, but itís still an accomplishment worthy of praise. As for previous SB winners wearing their rings: Odds are, they rotated what rings they wore and Ace snooped at their rings during those rotations. And for Finkle wearing his ring in the tank, itís worth remembering that ring represents the greatest accomplishment of his pro career, especially because he never got a chance at redemption. The only other time we see him wearing it is when he confronts Dan at the start of the climax, so he probably wore it as a reminder of how the Dolphins screwed him(as well as Dan Marino, even if it was false), justifying his revenge. Itís worth remembering that Finkle, despite being an elite kicker who could kick a perfect kickoff even in Ďíhigh heelsíí despite having been off the field for years, so that choke cut deeper than the movie lets on because he wasnít signed after he was cut(honestly the biggest HS of the film).

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* To answer both the above points: It may not be a Superbowl ring, but itís still a marker of being the best team in the AFC for that season. Yeah, losing the Big Game sucks, so it may sour the attitude toward the AFC championship accomplishment a bit, but itís still an accomplishment worthy of praise. As for previous SB winners wearing their rings: Odds are, they rotated what rings they wore and Ace snooped at their rings during those rotations. And for Finkle wearing his ring in the tank, itís worth remembering that ring represents the greatest accomplishment of his pro career, especially because he never got a chance at redemption. The only other time we see him wearing it is when he confronts Dan at the start of the climax, so he probably wore it as a reminder of how the Dolphins screwed him(as well as Dan Marino, even if it was false), justifying his revenge. Itís worth remembering that Finkle, despite being Finkle was an elite kicker who could kick a perfect kickoff even in Ďíhigh heelsíí despite having been off the field for years, so that choke cut deeper than the movie lets on because he wasnít signed after he was cut(honestly the biggest HS of the film).


* To answer both the above points: It may not be a Superbowl ring, but itís still a marker of being the best team in the AFC for that season. Yeah, losing the Big Game sucks, so it may sour the attitude toward the AFC championship accomplishment a bit, but itís still an accomplishment worthy of praise(see also: Finkle being an elite kicker even post-transition after years of being off the field, kicking a mock-kickoff during the third act in HIGH HEELS and still nailing it. The fact that he wasnít signed by another team even after being cut is more of a Headscratcher). As for previous SB winners wearing their rings: Odds are, they rotated what rings they wore and Ace snooped at their rings during those rotations. And for Finkle wearing his ring in the tank, itís worth remembering that ring represents the greatest accomplishment of his pro career, especially because he never got a chance at redemption. The only other time we see him wearing it is when he confronts Dan at the start of the climax, so he probably wore it as a reminder of how the Dolphins screwed him(as well as Dan Marino, even if it was false), justifying his revenge.

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* To answer both the above points: It may not be a Superbowl ring, but itís still a marker of being the best team in the AFC for that season. Yeah, losing the Big Game sucks, so it may sour the attitude toward the AFC championship accomplishment a bit, but itís still an accomplishment worthy of praise(see also: Finkle being an elite kicker even post-transition after years of being off the field, kicking a mock-kickoff during the third act in HIGH HEELS and still nailing it. The fact that he wasnít signed by another team even after being cut is more of a Headscratcher).praise. As for previous SB winners wearing their rings: Odds are, they rotated what rings they wore and Ace snooped at their rings during those rotations. And for Finkle wearing his ring in the tank, itís worth remembering that ring represents the greatest accomplishment of his pro career, especially because he never got a chance at redemption. The only other time we see him wearing it is when he confronts Dan at the start of the climax, so he probably wore it as a reminder of how the Dolphins screwed him(as well as Dan Marino, even if it was false), justifying his revenge.
revenge. Itís worth remembering that Finkle, despite being an elite kicker who could kick a perfect kickoff even in Ďíhigh heelsíí despite having been off the field for years, so that choke cut deeper than the movie lets on because he wasnít signed after he was cut(honestly the biggest HS of the film).



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* To answer both the above points: It may not be a Superbowl ring, but itís still a marker of being the best team in the AFC for that season. Yeah, losing the Big Game sucks, so it may sour the attitude toward the AFC championship accomplishment a bit, but itís still an accomplishment worthy of praise(see also: Finkle being an elite kicker even post-transition after years of being off the field, kicking a mock-kickoff during the third act in HIGH HEELS and still nailing it. The fact that he wasnít signed by another team even after being cut is more of a Headscratcher). As for previous SB winners wearing their rings: Odds are, they rotated what rings they wore and Ace snooped at their rings during those rotations. And for Finkle wearing his ring in the tank, itís worth remembering that ring represents the greatest accomplishment of his pro career, especially because he never got a chance at redemption. The only other time we see him wearing it is when he confronts Dan at the start of the climax, so he probably wore it as a reminder of how the Dolphins screwed him(as well as Dan Marino, even if it was false), justifying his revenge.

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