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1. My friend begins, "'The Rescuers Down Under' starts with a boy named Cody who lives in Australia. He's trying to rescue an animal called Marahute from poachers."
What kind of animal is Marahute?
2. "Then Cody gets kidnapped by a poacher who's trying to capture Marahute. And he's got Jeremy Irons' voice."
Not quite right. Who voices McLeach?
3. "So, the Rescue Aid Society asks Miss Bianca and Bernard to save Cody. They're married now."
Are Bianca and Bernard married at the beginning at the movie?
4. After being corrected, my friend goes on. "They go to Wilbur or Orville, I can't remember which one, to get to Australia. The albatross gets hurt on the way there and a group of crazy mice try to operate on him with a chain saw."
Help her out: what ails poor Wilbur?
5. "Then the mother notices that Cody never came home and sends out searchers. They don't find him, but they do find his backpack."
What do the searchers think has happpened to Cody?
6. "Then Cody tries to get free from McLeach's compound by building this strange contraption to snag the keys. It doesn't work, so the animal he's with tries to bust himself out."
How does the lizard do this?
7. "Oh! And McLeach has a funny lizard sidekick called Joanna. She likes to eat eggs and keeps trying to steal them from a box McLeach has. I remember that he tells her, 'These are not Joanna eggs.'"
How many eggs does Joanna end up stealing?
8. "Then McLeach tricks Cody into revealing where Marahute is. There's a funny scene where Joanna tries to eat Marahute's eggs but ends up throwing them off the cliff because the Rescuers replaced the real eggs with...something else, I can't remember what."
What do the Rescuers replace the eggs with?
9. "So, McLeach captures Cody and Marahute, but Bernard comes to their rescue on an elephant."
Nice try. What animal does Bernard really hijack?
10. "The Rescuers save Cody, Marahute is safe, and McLeach ends up dying, though I hope Joanna didn't. And that's the basic story."
How does McLeach die?
Source: Author Caseena
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