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Does Sheldon Cooper have Asperger's Syndrome?

Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory has many personality quirks, some of which make him a tad hard to take at times. He has difficulty expressing empathy He has a good vocabulary but has ...
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Why was John Locke given choice to select an object by Richard in Lost S04E11?

Why was John Locke given a choice to select an object by Richard in Lost S04E11? What does it signify? I remember Locke (MIB in disguise) tells Richard to meet John because he will be their leader in ...
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True identity of Wonder Woman

When researching more about Wonder Woman depicted in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice I found slightly contradictory information about her background in the comics. On Wiki, it said: Wonder Woman ...
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Origin of Saul Goodman's Name

In season one of Better Call Saul, we hear James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill, Esq. say "'s all good, man" to another person as a joke. While this seems to be the origin, is it ever hinted at on Breaking Bad ...
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Short-lived 2000s TV series about a guy released from prison

The TV series was cancelled in the middle of season 2 (bad story line, goofs, not enough viewers). One of the biggest goofs is that one character died in an earlier episode, then appeared again in ...
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Wasn't the Dark Knight against killing criminals?

In Batman vs Superman, why does the Batman have no trouble in killing goons while rescuing Martha Kent, when we know that the Dark Knight is inclined towards lawfully trying criminals rather than ...
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Who is worthy to wield Mjolnir?

In the comics it is written on Mjolnir that "whosoever is worthy to wield the hammer will have the power of Thor". If so who in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is really worthy of gaining the hammer and ...
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'Tony Stonem' type in classical literature

So there is that 'Skins' UK series and its central character in the first two seasons Tony Stonem. In nature, he is an antagonistic due to his antisocial tendencies. However, he excels in giving a ...
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Who are the other three superheroes in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

When Wayne sends an email to Wonder Women, she sees three other superhero videos in it. Who are they? Do they appear in any other superhero movies?
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Why did he say “You are right about him” to Batman?

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, In a dream sequence a red suit character appears through a portal and it appeared like Flash to me. So why did he (maybe Flash) tell Batman that he is right ...
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Were Tina Fey and John Cena “digitally enhanced” in Sisters (2015)?

In Sisters (2015) there are some scenes where both Cena and Fey appear to be ... bigger than usual; Particularly in this image: Tina appears to have a bigger chest than on the rest of the movie or ...
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Why would Russians have perfect spoken grammar and yet terrible accent in Hollywood movies? [closed]

While being part of Eastern European culture, it has always amazed me how much of a gap in spoken English grammar and accent the Hollywood producers would create within their Russian characters. Most ...
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Why is Jeor Mormont on the Wall?

We have seen Jeor Mormont on the Wall from season 1. He was Lord Commander on the Wall and he is from the Mormont family. We don't know if he has done anything wrong. Some people like Benjen Stark, ...
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In Crimson Peak, why did Thomas Sharpe fall in love with Edith Cushing?

In Crimson Peak, Thomas Sharpe goes around the world collecting to be murdered rich wives. Why did he fall in love with Edith Cushing?
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What is the source of Dr. Dolittle's ability to talk to animals?

In the Dr. Dolittle film series, how does Dolittle talk to animals? Is it just a genetic trait? A gift from God? Alien experimentation? Did one of his ancestors sell his soul to the devil, or get ...
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Did John Locke have a mental condition?

In Lost series, John Locke becomes obsessed with his father who betrayed him. John drives to his house every day and just observes his father. It gets to the point that John trades his beloved for ...
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Is Lady Galadriel really stronger than the Ring?

In Lord Of The Rings: when Frodo met Lady Galadriel alone and showed her the Ring, did she really win over the temptation of the Ring? Is her power stronger than the Ring? Later in The Hobbit series,...
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Does Finn know the ways of The Force?

If Finn is not related to any Jedi, then why did he fight with the laser sword and why did Kylo Ren feel him when the First Order were invading the village at the beginning of Star Wars Episode 7?
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Meaning of the troubled parent theme in Lost

I have noticed that Lost series has a number of characters damaged in some way by their parents: John Locke (father stealing John's kidney and throwing him out of building) Sawyer (father killing ...
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How old is Mike's granddaughter?

Mike's granddaughter seems to be younger in Breaking Bad than she is in Better Call Saul. Is this just one of those things that gets changed in order to make the story line work?
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What happened to Buddy (Jack Black's character) in Community?

In Season 1 Episode 13: "Investigative Journalism" of Community, Buddy manages to include himself in the study group, having been sat unnoticed in the Spanish class all year. He later (after being ...
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What is the real name of the Resident Evil character “K-Mart”?

In the Resident Evil series (first on screen in Extinction), there is a girl who calls herself K-Mart. She's quite the fan of Alice, so eventually this happens: She befriends and looks up to Alice ...
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Why does Spence cause the infection of the Hive in Resident Evil?

Why does Spence infect the Hive at the beginning of the Resident Evil?
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What happened to the first actor to play Dan?

On the TV show Lucifer, why was the role of Chloe's ex husband recast? In the pilot he was played by a different actor to the full series. The new actor is shown in this picture.
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Why are there two Phils?

I only watched the first few "Last Man on Earth", so I guess I missed quite a bit. So when I started watching again I was surprised that either there are 2 Phil Millers, or Tandy and Phil switched ...
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Why isn't Jane Doe's face covered in tattoos?

In the series Blindspot, Jane Doe's body is covered from her top to her feet except for her face. Why wasn't her face tattooed by the bad guy? I can understand that they left her face untouched to ...
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Was the intense breathing of Mr Glass done on purpose in The Revenant or as filler?

In The Revenant, you can see Hugh Glass fight with a bear, he gets wounded badly. From that point on you can hear Hugh Glass breathe very loud & clear. Almost every time he's in the screen. I ...
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What is Howard's psychological history that made him crazy?

In 10 Cloverfield Lane, Howard is a conspiracy theorist but has also kidnapped and presumably murdered a local girl, who he renamed Megan. Was his story about his wife turning his daughter against him ...
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What is the relation between Jim and Richard?

In the SHERLOCK episode "The Reichenbach Fall," Sherlock and John Watson ran into James (Jim) Moriarty in the home of a journalist determined to expose Sherlock as a fraud. Sherlock was furious and ...
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What is Mr. Bean's full name?

We know Mr. Bean, a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson in the title role. But I always wonder what Mr. Bean's full name is. It's never revealed in the series.
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Why did Allanon want to live and changed his mind all of a sudden to die?

In The Shannara Chronicles, around episode 5-6. The druid (Allanon) gets wounded by the 'special' sword obtained by the kings son. He lies in his druid cave, bleeding to death. Q: What was the ...
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Relationship between “Mr. Orange” and “Mr. White” in “Reservoir Dogs”?

I find the relationship portrayed between Mr Orange and Mr White intimate and I saw a powerful emotional bond formed between these two characters. In the opening when Mr. Orange was shot and ...
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Why didn't Lou hide from the gangster in the climax of “Nightcrawler”?

After the car crash, even after his partner got shot (his impromptu to kill Rick) while filming the gangster, Lou keeps filming the incident without hiding from the gangster. This scene didn't make ...
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What is the “child” in Season 4?

In Season 4 of Game of Thrones Bran met with a "child" who saved him and guided him to meet the Three-eyed-raven. What are those "children"? And are they different from the White Walkers?
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Connection between Jar Jar Binks and the film “Alice”?

I was watching Jan Švankmajer's 1988 film Alice recently and was struck by the strong apparent similarity between the Frog Footman character that takes delivery of an invitation for Alice and Jar Jar ...
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Why did Zootopia change newscasters based on country?

The recent Disney movie Zootopia has a scene with newscasters. This scene changes based on the area/country where the movie is released. Why? Are they just representatives of animals native to those ...
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What happened to the Kuwaiti woman after evacuation in Airlift?

I watched an Indian movie Airlift (2016) starring Akshay Kumar. The movie is based on a true story. It showed (as a subplot) a Kuwaiti woman with an infant child who wanted to escape Kuwait during ...
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Why does Kylo Ren wear a mask?

Vader needed his mask due to his horrific lava skinny dipping. In the now non-canon game, Star Wars- Knights of the Old Republic, the main character Revan wears the mask as a symbol against the ...
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Why did the cops shoot Danny even though he stopped pointing the gun at them?

So I recently saw a movie from 1984 called Teachers with Ralph Malchio, Crispin Glover and Morgan Freeman but I am wondering that the character in the movie, a 16 year old stoner named Danny who had ...
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Why didn't Shannon heal?

Why didn't Shannon in Lost heal from her Asthma when others did? Ben, Locke and Rose's physical disabilities were healed. As shown, several other people were healed as well but not Shannon. Why did ...
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What is Vern's role at the recovery house?

In the 2015 series Recovery Road, Craig is the main counselor at the recovery house. However, I am a little confused about Vern. Does he have some sort of administrative role too or is he just another ...
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Major twist in The Winds of Winter which is not possible in HBO's Game of Thrones? [closed]

In a recent interview with IGN, George R. R. Martin said that the major twist in the sixth installment of his "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel series involves a character who's already dead on the HBO ...
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Inspiration for the Newsroom?

Was The Newsroom's cast inspired by real personalities, since I know that many of the story-lines were based on true news events, but could find no reference to the inspiration behind the lead cast ...
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Is Blofeld in previous James Bond movies same as in Spectre

In Spectre, Blofeld reappeared after Diamonds Are Forever. Unlike previous movies, in Spectre, it was shown that Blofeld was actually Franz Oberhauser who faked his death and became the head of ...
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What is the longest running TV role for a child actor?

What is the longest running TV role for an actor who started in the role as a child (regardless of their age at the end of their role)? I'm especially interested in those that were part of the main ...
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Who is the Bond Girl in Skyfall?

In almost every James Bond movie, there is always one girl who is called 'the Bond Girl'. However, in Skyfall, who is the Bond Girl? Is it Eve Moneypenny (portrayed by Naomie Harris), or Séverine (...
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Why was Walter White acting so strangely with the tequila during his remission party?

For the most part the motivations behind Walter's many bad choices and irrational actions make sense to me, with the one big exception of the "tequilla scene" in season 2. Giving Walter Jr one cup of ...
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How strong are Jessica and Luke?

In Jessica Jones, and the upcoming Luke Cage spin off, how strong are they, objectively? Jessica can obviously be hurt by a gun shot, while Luke can take a power saw to the gut, so they both have ...
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What are the triangles around Kermit's neck?

What is the ring of triangles around Kermit's neck? Looking at pictures of frogs, I have been unable to find one that has similar markings. For example, take this picture of a typical frog: Kermit,...
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How did Hugo not lose weight while on the island?

Has always wondered, in Lost series, the "big" guy by name Hugo did not seem to be losing any weight while on the island. This seems rather impossible considering the drastic change in the amount of ...