The Tomatometer score — based on the opinions of hundreds of film and television critics — is a trusted measurement of critical recommendation for millions of fans. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is below 60%.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or
higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for
limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
Why were the U.S. paper currency bills redesigned? Nova explains in Nova: Secrets of Making Money that the project was undertaken primarily for security reasons. The original bills were too easy to counterfeit and procedures for doing so are demonstrated. New features to thwart would-be counterfeiters in the 100 dollar bill include a watermark, a bigger portrait, microprinting, and color-shifting ink. Also shown is the torture tests bills must go through to pass muster. The Treasury Department subjects them to washing, exposure to sun, gasoline, drying, and crumpling.