Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Motaba. The virus was named after the Motaba River in Zaire, Africa. It was first discovered in 1967, and later resurfaced in 1997. The people in Africa who became infected were infected by the Colobus monkeys in the area. Sam Daniels is the only one who believed it was heading for America.
James Scott. James Scott, also known as Jimbo, stole Betsy from the facility. He was planning on selling her to a pet store.
Biotest Animal Holding Facility. Betsy is in a cage, which is being carried by a forklift, and driven by James Scott.
|When General Ford tells Sam that he's sending him to Mexico because there's an outbreak of the Hanta virus, whose team does Sam tell Ford to send?||'Outbreak' For Diehards, Part 1
Peterson's team. Billy replies, 'You go to where I tell you to go'. With that, Sam walks out of the office.
Sample of the virus from 1967. He gives the sample from 1967 to his own laboratory team and they compare it to the one Sam retrieved from Zaire.
One billionth our size. Sam says this after Salt brings up a life size image of the virus on the computer screen. The image shows what the virus can do in 8 hours to a healthy human kidney.
Small tear in the left forearm. As Casey is taping Sam's gloves so nothing gets into the suit, he discovers a small tear in the left forearm. Casey takes a piece of duct tape and covers it. Sam says, 'That was scary'.
Head of the CDC. Robbie's job at the CDC is exactly what her soon-to-be ex husband's job is in the Army.
Tae Kuk Seattle. We see Betsy, in a small cage, on the Tae Kuk Seattle, being fed by one of the men. He is giving her pieces of bananas, and she is taking it from his hand.
Dirty socks. Billy told Sam that he smelled like dirty socks. When Sam demanded that Billy put an alert out for the virus because, according to Sam, the virus is coming to America, Billy said, 'What about Lassa in '89?', and Sam said, 'I was wrong'. Then Billy said, 'What about Hanta in '94?', and Sam said, 'I was wrong'. Then Billy said, 'But you're right about this?', and Sam said, 'No, I could be wrong'.
Senator Rosalis. Billy says this to Sam as he is berating him for crashing the party. The reason Sam crashed the party was because he wanted to tell Billy about the deadly virus, but Billy says that the virus is working in their favor because it kills fast.
Net. Poor Betsy! She's with her family in the trees, and she climbs down onto the ground and gets caught by a net that was hidden in the leaves.
false . When Sam, Casey, and Major Salt enter the medical facility of the village, Salt happens across a child who is dying from the virus. This makes Salt so sick he wants to vomit. He runs to Casey, who is trying to make Salt keep his protective gear on. Casey fails in having Salt keep the helmet on, and Salt vomits. Sam orders Casey to take him back to the plane and isolate him, but Dr. Benjamin Iwabi, the village doctor tells Sam not to worry because the virus isn't airborn.
'You got up this morning, didn't you'?. Sam and General Ford, who is also called Billy, are friends for 20 years. Sam asked Billy this when Billy said he wants Sam to return safely, even though he makes his life miserable.
Nixon. This was said when Sam went to the airport and met with his crew. Sam was surprised to see General Ford there, and Casey said, 'he hasn't been up this early since Nixon was in office'. In this scene, too, we first meet Major Salt, who replaced Jaffe.
Berkins. The box clearly reads Berkins. During this scene, Sam tells Robbie that he would be gone for four days, and she tells him that if he isn't back by Thursday that Henry and Lewis would be going with her to Atlanta.
4. Ford tells Sam that the it's a Level 4, which means that the virus is extremely biohazardous. After Sam hangs up, he sees Henry and Lewis on the sofa, and he says 'which one disobeyed me first? Lewis? You two look awful guilty'. Of course, the dogs hung their heads in shame.
|While Sam is bathing the dogs, the phone rings. It's General Ford telling Sam about a virus outbreak in an African country. Which African country did Ford tell Sam he had to go to?||'Outbreak' For Diehards, Part 1
Zaire. When Sam went to answer the phone, the dogs, who were wet and sudsy, went and sat on the sofa. General Ford tells Sam that he wants him to go to Zaire because there is an outbreak of some kind of illness, and they aren't exactly sure what it is.
Henry and Lewis. When Sam is giving Henry and Lewis a bath, you can clearly hear him saying their names. The dogs look like they are St. Bernard mixed.
Palm Scan. To get into any of the Biosafety Levels you must scan you entire palm. The machine has an outline to show you how to place your hand.
Virology Section Restricted Area. This is clearly seen as a soldier enters the area. There are four levels of Biosafety in here.
Fuel Air Bomb. The sick villagers, soldiers, and doctors begged McClintock and Ford to help them. Instead a fuel air bomb was dropped on the village, evaporating all living things in it.
Zaire. The village in Zaire, Africa, which had the disease in 1967, doubled as a mercenary camp for American soldiers.
|In the beginning of the movie, we see an African village being swarmed by Army helicopters and men. According to the African doctor, how many villagers and soldiers, in all, died from the virus?||'Outbreak' For Diehards, Part 1
48. McClintock and Ford are in the village, and they see Africans and Army soldiers dying from a mysterious virus. McClintock asks the African doctor how many have died, and the doctor replied, '30 men yesterday, and 18 the day before'.
1967. In 1967, Zaire, Africa, a deadly virus attacked an African village. An Army medical team, which is primarily made up of Donald McClintock and William Ford, was sent to help the men, women, and children of the village, and American soldiers, who were unfortunate enough to be in the village. When they arrived, they were horrified. The medical team had never seen a virus which killed that fast.
Cedar Creek. Cedar Creek is a mile away from the Pacific Ocean. It's home to 2618 people, and of course, one airborn virus.
612. Unfortunately, she is also infected with Motaba.
2618. Ford tells Colonel Briggs that he wants every single one accounted for.
White. The Army tells the citizens of Cedar Creek to hang a white pillow case or sheet out of their windows are on their doors, if they are showing any symptoms.
The monkey from the pet shop. The monkey from the pet shop is brought in because it's sick. This monkey has the original virus, not the mutated strain. Therefore, E-1101 only works on him.
|When Sam figures out the the virus is airborn, he goes to Ford's office. While there, Ford tells Sam that he can stay, and that he never saw him. What was Sam's response?||'Outbreak' For Diehards, Part 2
'No. I've always been here. I followed the bug here. I've always been here, and you remember that. Don't threaten me. Don't threaten my crew. Leave us to do our work'. Sam tells this to Billy after Billy tells him that he can stay. During this scene, Sam also tells Billy that they have to get everyone inside because if one has it, then ten have, and if one of the people get outside of Cedar Creek, America would be in trouble.