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Concerning Percy Jackson & the Olympians, there are so many plot holes in both film (Sea of Monsters in particular), I belive they deserve their own page.
I haven't seen the film nor the play, but the entry seems fairly clear to me. Shelby is having the plug pulled, i.e. given euthanasia. In the play, Jackson and Drummond (presumably friends or next-of-kin to Shelby) couldn't stand to watch this and left the hospital room. In the film, they stay and watch over Shelby dying, but the dialogue still claims that they left the room because they couldn't handle it.
So basically "pulling the plug" is a metaphor for euthanasia? I haven't heard it, so I guess that was the reason for my confusion.
"Pull the plug" is pretty common parlance for "stop treatment to allow someone to die."
I'm not sure this is right. In both book and series Gilt is very keen on the company making a profit in the short term (after all he plans to steal it!), he just isn't interested in doing it by providing a decent service (because that would cost money), preferring to just kill the competition so nobody has any choice. He intends to skim off the top all the way to the bottom before it collapses and doesn't care what happens after that.
EDIT: Removed it again. Honestly, if Gilt wants the Grand Trunk to fail why does he burn down the Post Office?
The Game of Thrones section, as it stands now, needs to be removed in its entirety. Each point is from a narrow book-centric perspective, and ignores that each issue makes sense within the context of the show.
Although the fact that Shireen Baratheon, black-haired in the books, is blonde in TV canon can count, as the whole basis of Cersei's children being bastards is the fact that all Baratheon children have black hair regardless of who the other parent was.
Hah, I don't know why that had never occurred to me, but yeah. Is that a trope? Where you create a vast, all-encompassing rule for the purpose of exactly one plot point, and then drop it and forget it immediately and never reference it again? It's like the Plot Device meets Forgotten Phlebotinum. Probably already a trope, but damned if I can think what it is.
Should it be mentioned for The Wizard of Oz example that in the book Oz was real but the film changes it to All Just a Dream? So is it really a Plot Hole in Dorothy's dream where things aren't exactly supposed to make sense anyway?
Some of the Harry Potter examples need to go. It's just natter whining about what was cut from the books.
Subverted in Harry Potter: book 7 ends with Harry getting the Elder Wand, a MacGuffin which gives its legal owner the status of Fastest Gun in the West. Harry plans to live a quiet live and die of old age because Dumbledore told him to.
In the movie, Harry resolves the plot hole by snapping the Elder Wand.
I would put this on the Main Page, but I haven't seen the movie myself, I only heard the rumour from a friend who wasn't paying attention.
What's the Plot Hole?
Said novels were not adaptated, in other words, the changes not caused any Plot Hole in the Film series.
There's a rather large plot hole created by the anime adaptation of Fruits Basket.
Late in the manga it is revealed that Akito was a woman in disguise. This is made impossible in the anime in the last episode by Akito's kimono hanging open to show his chest.
Can someone clarify this example?
What is the plot hole involving Reverse Mountain, Marine ships, the Calm Belt, and Seastone equipment? I'm not seeing any repeated elements between the first half and the latter.
Reverse Mountain was the only known way to access the grand line and later it was revealed that people can go through the calm belt. What the original poster should have said was that later in the manga it was revealed they used the calm belt, not Reverse Mountain.
The following list of examples from The Last Airbender aren't really Plot Holes, especially since particular details are subject to be shifted around as anything is being adapted. The trope is about plot holes within the individual work itself, not when compared to details from the original material.
You're certainly free to argue Adaptation Decay in this regard, but consider this: firebenders needing a fire source does not void their ability to wage war, the movie emphasizes (more than the show did) how destructive Fire Nation technology was, made possible by fire bending. The earthbender prisoners may not have been on a metal platform but the same basic concept exists that their spirits were broken and that's why they never fought back. Jet was never that significant of a character that the story would fall apart without him, the Kyoshi Warriors are expected to be (re)introduced in the next movie and Katara can also discover her healing talent later. Aang being upset over not being able to have a family is the same basic dilemma he faced with Guru Pathik in the second season (and even addressed when Aang learned Roku did have a family)
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