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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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Did Skyler have genuine feelings for Ted Beneke?

In the series Breaking Bad, I couldn't quite figure this one out completely while observing Skyler and her affair with Ted Beneke. So, did she really have any genuine feelings for Ted or was it plain ...
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Is Walter White's character designed so we will be sympathetic to him?

Is Walter White from Breaking Bad intended to be a sympathetic character? I'm just asking this myself because I don't do so. But have a lot of respect for the character. My personal point of view is ...
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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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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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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 happened to Gideon on “The Flash”?

The rather powerful, time sensitive, and literal deus ex machina was a stunning find by the team. The team seems to be immune to the temporal fact of "unwinding Wells" assumably due to Star Labs ...
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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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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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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 video....
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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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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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Question about Oswaldo's background in The Hateful Eight

We learn throughout the film that Oswaldo was a "gangster", pretending to be the new hangman in town. When Chris Mannix asked him about the hanging of the man who had shot the sheriff that Mannix is ...
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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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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 how quiet John's voice is. So my question is: why? Is it to make the character appear more professional or something? Is the ...
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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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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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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 did Lombard keep calling Blore “Tubbs”?

I've just finished watching the 2015 BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. It's a minor point, but there's one thing I couldn't understand: why did Philip Lombard keep calling ...
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Is this body in “Jessica Jones” a character in “Daredevil”?

In "Jessica Jones" episode 11 AKA I've Got the Blues Jessica and Trish search for the body of an old man. In the first morgue they visit the morgue technician says: Weird thing. He got hit by a ...
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Is there some term for the English used by Yoda?

Yoda speaks in normal English with few words misplaced, mostly initial or middle words in the end. Does this kind of English have some term name associated with it?
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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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Why does Sheldon Cooper love The Flash?

There are many superheroes. But Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory loves The Flash very much. He loves Batman too. But Why? What's the reason?
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Why did Tom want to name his kid Coop?

In Interstellar Tom, in his record, says that he wanted to name his first kid (Jesse) 'Coop' but his wife said "next time." But Cooper is a last name in the movie, not the first name of the character. ...
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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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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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Who is Lor San Tekka?

At the beginning of the movie Star Wars: The force Awakens we see an old man that gives to the rebel Poe Dameron a map to find Luke Skywalker. His name is Lor San Tekka. When Kylo Ren arrives, the ...
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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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Who are these characters?

I ran across this image on Blender.SE, where it was used to illustrate that good cartoon characters have very recognizable silhouettes. What characters are in the image?
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Did Yoda appear in Star Wars The Force awakens?

Yoda is my son's favorite character. He said if Yoda is not there, he does not want to watch. Is Yoda going to be in The Force Awakens? If yes, will he be one of the main characters?
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Does the title “An Officer and A Gentleman” refer to one person or two?

There are two main actors in the movie "An Officer and A Gentleman", Richard Gere, and the other guy who committed suicide. Are An Officer and A Gentleman referring to the same guy, Richard Gere? ...
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Is Mr. Robot Real? [duplicate]

The older fsociety dude with the specs, that recruits Elliot on the train.. And pushes Elliot off the pier onto the rocks or whatever it is that happened. Is he real, Elliot's alter ego? Or some kind ...
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Did Yitzhak become a new Hedwig?

Near the end of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hedwig removes her wig and hands it to Yitzhak, who eventually realizes that Hedwig wants him to wear (as opposed to wanting Yitzhak to put it back on Hedwig'...
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Is Penny an alcoholic?

I'm struggling to recall a scene in The Big Bang Theory where Penny isn't drinking, getting ready to drink or making a crack about needing a drink (usually in order to make some interminable event go ...
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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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Why Teddy asked to change the place where the picture was about to be taken?

In the end of Memento (and beginning of its story), Lenny wants to take a picture of Teddy. Does anybody have a clue why Teddy asked to change the place where the picture was about to be taken? ...
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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? ...