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Why did Don Lockwood lie about his background?

During the intro to Singin' in the Rain, Hollywood star Don Lockwood shows up at the launch party for his latest movie. The venue is packed with adoring fans, and Don gives a brief speech about how ...
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Kenny stopped dying. Why?

In later episodes of South Park, Kenny stopped dying. Why did South Park stop killing Kenny? Just Wondering.
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What did Dr. Arden say before attempting suicide in AHS S02E10?

In American Horror Story: Asylum episode 10, Dr. Arden kills the Raspers and tries to shoot himself too, which he failed to do. But before the suicide attempt he said something, which was not in ...
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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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What was the point of showing sexually provocative film in Asylum?

In American Horror Story: Asylum, Jude seems to be turned religious and tries religious ways as per her beliefs but why did she allow to show a provocative film on movie night? What was that movie and ...
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Is Jar Jar Binks a Sith Lord?

I have found on the internet many sites (see here, here and here for example) that "prove" that Jar Jar Binks is a Sith Lord. My question is: Is this only a fan theory, or is there an official ...
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Who was the man in Wanda's flat?

In the beginning of "Ida" (2013 Best Foreign Language Film of the Year), Anna/Ida visits her aunt Wanda for the first time. As she enters Wanda's flat, the camera pauses on a man getting dressed. He ...
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Why does Loki's superior damage his investigation?

Det. Loki's superior in Prisoners is also often slightly rude. He cancels the surveillance at one point, and does many other disturbances to the investigation. Why does he seem to damage Loki's ...
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Dr. Brennan's Academic Position?

Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan is the foremost Forensic Anthropologist in the world. As part of that, she works as the chief Forensic Anthropologist at the Jeffersonian Institute's Medico-Legal Lab, ...
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What changes to Mockingjay Part 2 were made due to P. S. Hoffman's passing?

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who portrayed a character in The Hunger Games, passed away during the middle of filming for the Mockingjay movies. His character Plutarch Heavensbee is a central figure ...
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Was Snow turning Senile?

President Snow is characterized as being a very cunning, calculating man. He has a long history as Dictator of Panem, making allies and killing enemies as needed, and being basically untouchable. Yet ...
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Any significance as to why the sheriff's name in Cut Bank is Vogel?

In many plays, novels etc character names are of some sort of significance. I noticed that in Cut Bank, the sheriff's name is Vogel which means bird in German/Dutch. Is there a connection to his ...
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“Madman with cat cannon” mentioned in the Daily Show

I recently heard Trevor Noah of the Daily Show say: Not to be confused with the D.C. Madman, the eccentric 19th century scientist known for attacking the White House with a cat-cannon Who ...
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What was the purpose of Abel's family being sent to meet Donovan in Bridge of Spies?

In Bridge of Spies, Jim Donovan meets Rudolf Abel's family in East Berlin. Who was behind these people putting on this act? And what was their purpose in arranging for them to put this act on? ...
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Is Michael Corleone against his father's business?

In the Wikipedia article about Michael we have: Unlike his two older brothers, Michael shuns the Corleone "family business" In the first movie of The Godfather trilogy, the first talk of Michael ...
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Was Inspector Villiers part of the cover-up conspiracy at East Proctor?

David Kessler and Jack Goodman are attacked by a werewolf after leaving a pub called The Slaughtered Lamb in East Proctor. The people of East Proctor are attempting to keep a secret from the rest of ...
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Why did Professor Snape hide his relationship with Lily from Harry Potter?

I just re-watched Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and was wondering why Snape kept his relationship with Lily a secret from Harry Potter. Why didn't he let him know that he was on the ...
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Why was Lagertha made mother of Bjorn?

According to historical story/myth, Tale of Ragnar's sons (Old Norse: Ragnarssona þáttr), Bjorn's mother was Aslaug. Yet in the 2013 show Vikings, Bjorn's mother was Lagertha. Why was this change ...
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Possible disease of Kramer

Throughout all episodes of Seinfeld, we've seen that Kramer might have a neurological disorder, which could explain why he falls so frequently. However, the writers did not clarify which disease that ...
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Why was Hermione Granger's character in Deathly Hallows so weak in the climax?

I understand that Voldemort's snake is a powerful one, but why were Hermione and Ron so helpless in the climax of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2? Hermione was supposed to be the best ...
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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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Inconsistencies in Todd's Behavior

I've recently finished Breaking Bad, and although I really loved some characters such as Walt and Jesse, I feel weird about Todd. Even if many characters have multiple personalities, they tend to ...
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Where is Hannibal's extra finger?

In the TV series Hannibal, a prequel to Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal clearly has a normal set of digits. But, in the book Hannibal, set after Silence of the Lambs, there is great discussion about ...
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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 there any criteria for selection of James bond?

We have seen many actors playing "James Bond". So is there any criteria that actor has to fill in order to be James bond.
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Does Noel ever comment that Frasier looks like Captain Bateson?

In the series Frasier, Noel Shempsky is a huge Star Trek fan. Now, the character of Frasier character is played by Kelsey Grammer, who also played Captain Bateson in Star Trek: The Next Generation ...
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Is Roy based off of a comic book character?

I was looking at IMDb for Arrow, but it only shows the character as Roy. I've also never heard him referred by any code name in the show. Also, I'm not familiar with the Green Arrow comic. Is Roy ...
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Why did Cutter betray Angier and lead Borden to kill him?

Why did Cutter betray Angier and lead Borden to kill him Angier at the end of the movie? Angier's wife drowned, Borden's wife hanged, Fallon/Borden hanged. But Cutter had no motive to do any of this, ...
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Why does Joy glow?

In Inside Out, Joy, specifically Riley's joy, glows. She casts a yellow light around her, even though she has a blue aura. None of the other emotions in Riley glow, nor do any of the emotions in her ...
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How can Wells know what happened in the alternate time?

I can't be precise hence I have overloaded the question with pics As the title asks, when Barry went back to the past in The Flash, a series of events happened. One was Cisco discovering that Dr. ...
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Is Franz Oberhauser related to the original Blofeld?

Note: spoilers for Spectre ahead! In Spectre, we meet Franz Oberhauser (Christoph Waltz). He later reveals he now goes by the name "Ernst Blofeld", and has a scar just like the original Blofeld. But ...
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How old was Raoul Duke in the “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”?

The question is like in the title: how old was Raoul Duke in the "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"?
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How much resemblance is there between the “Arrow” TV-series and the “Green Arrow” comics?

I have seen Arrow season 1, 2, 3 and am currently watching season 4. And in season 4 Oliver Queen changes his name from "Arrow" to "Green Arrow". Also meta-humans or mystic powers villains are ...
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Why didn't Gary Powers use the cyanide in the coin?

In Bridge of Spies, Gary Powers is given a coin with a cyanide needle hidden in it, to be used in case of capture. But after his plane is shot down, we simply see him being in the custody of USSR ...
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Emotion Leaders/Managers in Inside Out?

In the movie Inside Out, I noticed that in Riley's mom the Sadness emotion was quite the one leading or managing the other emotions while in Riley's dad, the Angry emotion was the one leading the ...
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What was the nature of Dobby the Elf?

Dobby appeared frequently in the Harry Potter series and after rescuing Harry and friends. But in there he mentions that he is a free elf. If so, why does he save and follow Harry? Who exactly ...
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Why are some principal characters missing from some TV episodes?

Why are some principal characters missing from some TV episodes? What's even more difficult to understand is when they're even included in a few minutes of the episode, and then they are written out ...
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Where did Pied Piper go?

During the Flash season 1, Pied Piper, a man who controlled sound waves appeared. On the first episode he deliberately gets captured then escapes. On the second episode he gets beat up but doesn't ...
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Were they trying to kill off Klinger?

In the two parter 'Fade out, fade in' in MASH we see that Klinger enlists the services of a 'lawyer' to get him a section 8. Although this fails, out of universe, was this an attempt, at least ...
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Has Carol become unrealistically unhinged?

Carol, the former Babysitter Of The Year, has had an edge to her for some time. However, in the most recent episode of The Walking Dead, titled "JSS", she seems to be bipolar. In one moment she's ...
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Why did Weevil go back to his previous life?

In Veronica Mars the movie, why did Weevil go back to his previous life of crime? I am referring to one of the last scenes of the movie: Veronica looks out from a window and sees Weevil dressed like ...
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What does watering the plant signify?

In Nightcrawler, Louis doesn't do much in his free time. He just watches TV only to see his videos in news and waters his plant with a glass of water. He was shown with no empathy and being too ...
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Why is Mike so loyal to his men on Breaking Bad?

In S05E2, after discovering that his men have started to behave out of Mike's control (such as executing hits on each other for money), he calls Walt and tells him that he will join the team. I ...
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Explain the abilities/powers of this “The Flash” character

In The Flash S01 Cisco (Paco Ramone in comics) basically acted as genius engineer who can build many cool things to help The Flash. Later, near the end of the season, we saw that he might have gotten ...
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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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Who was that guy in the movie 'Spy' 2015?

I recently watched the movie 'Spy' released in 2015 and at one point of movie where Susan (Melissa McCarthy) was in Rome to track and report Rayna (played by Rose Byrne) mission and she saves Rayna ...
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Was Monica Gellar a bad cook?

On Friends, there are frequent references to Monica's cooking. As I think back, most of them seem to be negative. "Monica's cheesecake is dry and peely", "At least all my songs don't taste like ...
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How many people has Jim killed in Under the Dome?

How many people has Jim killed in Under the Dome? This is a serious question, as I'm starting to wonder if Jim is a greater threat to humanity than the dome and what's inside it.
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Why would being US Navy prepare someone to be a great velociraptor trainer?

This bugged me right the way through Jurassic World. Before Chris Pratt as Owen the velociraptor trainer is introduced, we're primed to expect a tough, world-class expert on animal psychology with ...
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Is Mister Bull actually a father?

Watching "Peppa Pig" with my kids a lot, I realised that Mister Bull is visiting Peppa's playground at time where other parents go to pick up their kids. So, the question arises: Is Mister Bull a ...