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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 ...
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Why did the inspector tell the book writer he should not have moved from the haunted home?

Spoilers ahead. Please do not read any further if you have not seen the movie and want to watch it. In the movie Sinister, the deputy inspector so and so calls Ellison after he leaves the county ...
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Was Barbara Kean always intended to be like this?

In Gotham season 2, it was shown that Was that always intended to be like this from the beginning or was it changed later on, due to the bad reception of her character or not getting access to a ...
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Was Jesse a true drug addict?

Was Jesse from Breaking Bad really a drug addict? I remember that his parents did say that they have tried everything but what made me wonder was how easy he could handle the "not using" on his own. I ...
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How is Bucky resurrected after death? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Bucky dies before coming back as The Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Why was he chosen to become The Winter Soldier and how was he ...
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Who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow?

In Arrow, Ra's Al Ghul is killed by Arrow, whereas in Batman Begins Ra's is killed by Bruce Wayne. How can he be killed more than once and who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow? Is Malcom ...
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Why is Jack Bauer always right, above the law and free to do what he desires, but no one else is?

The series 24 seems to contradict itself always in respect to Jack. He repeatedly seems to be acting against orders and for his personal goals, pretending to act for national security. Yet he always ...
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Does Rita find out about Dexter at the end?

In the absolute shock Season 4 finale, we see Rita bled out in a bathtub at the hands of The Trinity. Arthur had already found out everything about Dexter at the time he killed Rita. Is there any ...
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Was McMurphy a WW2 vet?

I am wondering if Mac from 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest movie set in Sep.-Dec. of 1963 was a WW2 veteran? He was 38 years old, born in 1925. Was he a veteran of that war probably?(He wasn't ...
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Why was Mr. Smithers black and then white?

In season 1, episode 2 of the Simpsons, Mr. Smithers has black skin. In later episodes, he has white skin. Does anyone know the reason for this change?
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Why is Mayor Quimby still mayor?

In spite of being corrupted, why has Mayor Quimby from The Simpsons not been replaced from the position of mayor yet. We have seen him taking bribes from Fat Tony, again some theft from tax money. So ...
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What does Leonard Hofstadter do at Caltech?

I have seen all the seasons of The Big Bang Theory but one thing that's bothering me was what Leonard really does at the California Institute of Technology. Is he a teacher or doing a research which ...
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Is Clarke bisexual?

In series The 100, we first see main character Clarke falling in love with Finn but the show season ends with her odd interaction towards the female Lexa. So is she really bisexual?
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How did the clock in the crocodile's stomach keep running all this time?

In the Peter Pan cartoon or movie how did the clock in the crocodile's stomach stay running all that time?
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What is Arthur's specialty?

In Inception, when Cobb is trying to recruit Eames in Mombasa, Eames expresses surprise that Cobb is still working with Arthur. Cobb replies "Well, he's good at what he does", to which Eames replies ...
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What would be the MBTI personality type of Sheldon Cooper?

What would be the MBTI personality type of Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory"? He is an introvert for sure. No idea about the rest of it. Any help here?
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How come characters use such words?

I believe that the more realistic the movie is, the more it is liked by the audience and the more it struck cords with them. Yet I have seen many movies and TV serials in both Hollywood and Bollywood ...
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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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Were Landa and Hellstrom lovers?

In Chapter Five of Inglourious Basterds, Revenge of the Giant Face, Colonel Hans Landa strangles Bridget von Hammersmark to death with his own hands immediately after placing her at the scene of the ...
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Olivia Godfrey's reflection in the mirror

Olivia Godfrey, a 150+ year old vampire (or more exactly, a upir), can see her reflection in the mirror. One episode, pictured below, makes a big point of showing this to the audience. Is she ...
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Is there any evidence that Doc Brown in Back To the Future has a degree?

Is Emmett Brown an actual doctor? It doesn't look like it's shown in the film and 'Doc' or Marty is an unreliable source himself.
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What is Mr. Bean suffering from?

Mr. Bean looks all funny on the TV. However, if he were to be a real person, what sort of mental problem would he be suffering from?
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The Italian from Leverage

The Italian form Season 3 of Leverage belongs to some agency which is, as far as I know, never explicitly named in the series. Are there any ideas about what that agency is?
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Who is Rigoletto in Marvel's Daredevil?

In Into the Ring episode we have heard that "Fisk had taken over Rigoletto's operation". Again in Rabbit in a Snowstorm episode we heard that "Did you hear about Rigoletto" So exactly who is ...
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Was the reason for Reed Richard's (and Sue Storm's) powers explained?

An aspect of 2015's Fantastic Four that I found quite interesting was their attempt to explain some of the gang's largely arbitrary superpowers in a more coherent way. While their 2005 incarnation had ...
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How many mailgirls were there on Monstervision?

On the 90's show TNT's MonsterVision with Joe Bob Briggs, how many mail girls were there? I've seen two, Rusty and the blonde one, but I'm not even sure of her name. I believe the blonde was in a ...
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How did Jaqen H'ghar end up in the dungeons of King's Landing?

Jaqen H'ghar from Game of Thrones is obviously a ninja-like fighter and has shown his incredible skills. How did such a great fighter get caught and end up in the dungeons?
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How does this person lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In some scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron man, War Machine, and Captain America try to lift Thor’s hammer but they end up failing. At some point Vision lifts it easily. How can Vision lift it?
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Is there any evidence to clarify Jon Snow's fate?

Does Jon Snow really die at the end of Game of Thrones season 5? I haven't read the books, but from what I have researched, he did not come back from the dead. There are many speculations out there ...