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Does George Costanza have a brother?

In two separate episodes of Seinfeld, George mentions his brother. The first, in episode fifteen of the third season, titled "The Suicide": RULA: Who’s Pauline? GEORGE: Pauline? . . . Wait a ...
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Won't Seven of Nine get tired legs or feet?

Won't Seven of Nine from Star Trek: Voyager get tired legs or feet from standing almost continuously, even when regenerating? I could imagine a borg drone not getting tired legs because of all the ...
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What was with Ron Perlman's character's nose obsession in Cronos?

In Guillermo del Toro's 1993 Bi-lingual first film, Cronos, Ron Perlman's character Angel has an obsession with his own nose. He plans on getting rhinoplasty, and is seen in every scene doing ...
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Why did Jamal kill his Norwegian girlfriend?

On the show Tyrant, Jamal kills his Norwegian girlfriend. Why?
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Was Mace Windu falling into the Dark Side?

Watching Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, Jedi Master Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu) attempts to arrest Sith Lord Darth Sideous, commonly known as Senator/Chancellor/Emperor Palpatine, for crimes ...
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Which is the correct pronunciation of Han in Star Wars?

The release of "The Force Awakens" reminded me of something I found confusing in both the older and newest Star Wars movies -- the pronunciation of Han Solo's first name. It seems that some ...
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Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?

Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?
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Was Martin Riggs' age ever established?

Lethal Weapon, released in 1987 starring Mel Gibson as Martin Riggs and Danny Glover as Roger Murtaugh is continually alluding to the fact that Martin Riggs is much younger than Roger Murtaugh. Other ...
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Why was Michael Myers credited as “The Shape” in the first 2 Halloween films?

In the original Halloween (1976), Nick Castle as Michael (in the mask) is credited as The Shape: The other credits; Michael age 6 is the shot at the start of the movie when his parents take off his ...
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Is there any way in which to use cross-over characters from other TV series?

I am writing a pilot for a TV Series, and wondered if it may be legally possible to write in a character from another (relative) series? This isn't it, but for example: If I was to write about an ...
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Did the same dog play Einstein in Back to the Future I and II?

The question is self explanatory: did the same dog play Einstein in the first two Back to the Future movies?
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How long can a Jedi hold their breath?

Rewatching Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, and one of the first scenes shows a young Obi-Wan and his master, Qui-Gon, being trapped in a waiting room. The room starts to fill up with Dioxis, a toxic ...
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Grandfather Unable to Look at Grandson

In the 2015 film, Room... During a scene at dinner following the escape, the daughter remarked to her father that he would never look at or make eye contact with her son, his grandson. Her father ...
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What really happened to Dr John Woods?

Is Dr John Woods in Extant really dead? We see him in a seemingly inescapable situation and then, 6 months later, we hear someone claiming that he died. Given that season 2 is still running, do we ...
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Don Draper's Past With Bert Cooper

I recently finished Mad Men and I wanted to know if Bert actually knew about Don's past because he has always been extra affectionate towards him, something he even rarely shows to Roger during the ...
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Why doesn't Alan Shore contest for partnership?

In Boston Legal Alan Shore is an excellent attorney who brings in loads of cash, has sued and won against the tobacco industry and various government branches. He has been to the Supreme Court and won ...
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How did Lord Varys end up in the king's council?

As we know, Lord Varys from Game of Thrones was one of the true well-wishers of the seven kingdoms and a brilliant diplomatic person of Kings' Landing. As per my knowledge he had no relationship with ...
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What is the story behind Lord Varys' box and the prisoner he held there?

As we know, Lord Varys from Game of Thrones was one of the true well-wishers of the seven kingdoms and a brilliant diplomatic person of Kings' Landing. As per my knowledge he had no relationship with ...
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What happened to Sheldon's assistant, Alex?

In some episodes of Season 6, Sheldon had a young assistant named Alex Jensen. However, she did not appear in Season 7 nor 8. Is there any mention or explanation as to why she did not appear in later ...
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Is Walter White characteriazed to sympathize with?

Is Walter White from Breaking Bad characteriazed to sympathize with? I'm just asking this my self because I don't do so. But have a lot of respect for the character. My personal point of view is that ...
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What is the mental illness of Tiffany in Silver Linings Playbook?

Tiffany in Silver Linings Playbook said she was depressed. So, I guess she had at least one depressive episode. Does she have MDD, BD (like Pat), BPD or PTSD? I read some speculation on Tiffany having ...
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Pumpkin and Honey Bunny from Pulp Fiction - did they appear in another movie?

Did Pumpkin and Honey Bunny from Pulp Fiction appear in another movie? Because I believe I've seen some coffee addicted idiots looking similar to them in some another movie. Am I confusing them with ...
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Why does Annie use a revolver as her primary sidearm when everyone else seems to use semi-automatics?

In the TV show Covert Affairs the lead character Annie uses a Chiappa Rhino revolver as her personal/primary sidearm. This seems to be a distinct stylistic choice for Annie because everyone else seems ...
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What does Mr Bean have against the three-wheeled car?

One of Mr Bean's quirks is that he hates this particular three-wheeled car: My question is then, do we know why he hates this car? Has Atkinson or any of the writing staff ever commented regarding ...
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Immortan Joe and Rob Zombie's “Dragula” character similarity

While watching Mad Max: Fury Road, in the episode when Immortan Joe is riding his buggy I got this instant feeling that the character looks familiar and I could relate it to Rob Zombie's Dragula ...
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Why Alice is chosen as the main protagonist in Resident Evil?

Alice is the main protagonist in the Resident Evil film series and even the main attraction of the movie. What was the reason to choose a different protagonist from the video games? There are so many ...
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Was Assistant DA Serena Southerlyn known to be gay before her exit on the show?

Assistant D.A. Serena Southerlyn was a character for 4 seasons on Law and Order played by Elisabeth Rohm during the years 2001 through 2005. The character became unexpectedly pro-defense during her ...
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What is Max's background in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road, I didn't catch any mentions of who Max was and where he came from. His name was barely mentioned in the end. However, IMDb provided his character name as Max ...
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Why did Walt tell Skyler he did that?

Why did Walt tell Skyler he killed Hank in Breaking Bad? Was Walt trying to send a message? Was he trying to protect Jack's men?
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What is the significance of “The Girl in Red” in Schindler's List?

"The Girl in Red" is a character talked about as much as the movie itself! However, I don't exactly understand the significance of the character itself and the usage of the color. Wikipedia ...
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Is power more important than love for Stannis?

As shown in the season 5 of Game of Thrones, Stannis' daughter was burned alive by Melisandre, the Red Woman. Why did Stannis not try to save her? He seemed to really love her. Is ambition and power ...
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Did Terence Mann die?

At the end of "Field of Dreams", Terence Mann gets invited to go with the baseball players into the corn field, and presumably the after-life: Ray. Ray. Listen to me, Ray. Listen to me. There is ...
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Who is Supreme Leader Snoke?

Supreme Leader Snoke is, as his title suggests, the supreme commander of the First Order in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His appearance suggests he is large in scale and old (though those are ...
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Why was Chiwetel Ejiofor made to be part Indian in The Martian?

Why was Chiwetel Ejiofor's character made out to be part Indian (Vincent Kapoor) in the movie The Martian? He otherwise has no Indian history, looks to be Nigerian. Was there a reason why the creators ...
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Is Gandalf really that great of a wizard?

Is he, like, a supreme wizard? I'm asking this because I just got done (over the past day) binge-watching all 3 parts of The Hobbit. And there's a scene in it where (forgive my lack of Middle Earth ...
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How does “the gimp” come to be in Maynard's basement in Pulp Fiction?

After seeing "the gimp" character in Pulp Fiction, two questions come to mind. How does "the gimp" come to be in Maynard & Zed's basement? and Why is "the gimp" covered up with a mask?
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Why do Minions want to serve vicious villains?

From wiki about Minions: Minions are small, yellow creatures who have existed since the beginning of time, evolving from single-celled organisms into beings who exist only to serve history's ...
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How old is the character SpongeBob SquarePants? [duplicate]

In the first SpongeBob SquarePants movie, SpongeBob stated that he has been employee of the month over 370 times. If you divide that by 12, that means he's been working at the Krusty Krab for over 30 ...
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What happened to Penny's pharmaceutical sales rep job?

At the start of season eight in The Big Bang Theory, Penny quits her job as an actress and becomes a pharmaceutical rep in the same company where Bernadette Wolowitz works in. Apparently, she's good ...
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Physiological changes in Klingons between Star Trek TOS and Star Trek TNG

I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, thus I always took it for granted that Klingons look like this: Now I'm watching Star Trek: The Original Series for the first time (thank you, ...
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What was Quint eating in the town hall meeting?

In the movie JAWS, when Quint interrupts the meeting to make his bid on catching and killing the shark, he is eating something. I couldn't quite make out what it is. If anyone knows, please help. ...
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Why does John Reese always speak with such a low voice volume

I've been watching Person of Interest and couldn't help but notice John's low voice volume. So my question is: why? is it to the character appear more professional or something? is the character's ...
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What happened to Harrison's First nanny?

In Dexter Season 5 Harrison's nanny looks like an important part of the story. She is the only one who passed the nanny interview held by Debra. She really even cares for Harrison. So why did she ...
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Why does Leonard on The Big Bang Theory always wear socks when he goes to bed with Penny?

Leonard always wears socks when he goes to bed with Penny. This seems pretty weird to me. Is there any specific reason why he does this?
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Does Magnussen have any disorders?

People here and on the Web generally have established that Sherlock is not a sociopath and that Moriarty most likely is a psychopath. Can we say that Magnussen from Sherlock season 3 has any ...
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Why did Deborah start a relationship with Bailey?

At the end of Once Upon a Time in America, when Noodles visits Deborah and asks her about Senator Bailey (who later turns out to be Max), she first denies to know him but shortly after we learn that ...
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When did Joey become an idiot?

Joey from Friends never started out an idiot. He started as a smart guy giving normal advice but at some point, the writers decided to change his personality. Can we pinpoint the exact episode when ...
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Who is the father of Darth Vader?

In 'The Phantom Menace', Anakin's mother says: There was no father. I carried him, I gave birth to him. I can't explain what happened. So who was his father? Was it Darth Plagueis; because ...
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Why is fear running the mind of riley's mother and anger running the mind of riley's father? [duplicate]

Why is fear running the mind of Riley's mother and anger running the mind of Riley's father? Is the idea a stereotype or did the creators talk about this, why in this very instance the emotions are ...
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Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumpelstiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?