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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 the 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 ...
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Why does Barristan the Bold accept the pardon from Robert Barratheon?

Barristan Selmy is known for his character and honor in Game of Thrones. He was a member of the Kingsguard for the Mad King Aerys II and sworn to protect him and his family. He also seemed to be very ...
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Why did Jesse completely change when Walt gave him his $5 million in season 5?

Obviously Jesse was disturbed when Todd killed that kid on the bike in Breaking Bad season 5. Then he decided to stop cooking and asked Walt for his share of the millions. He wanted the money so that ...
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Why is Sheldon Cooper so bad at driving?

Sheldon Cooper is always shown as struggling when it comes to driving, so is there any particular reason behind that; being one the greatest minds, driving would never have been so difficult. Is there ...
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What happened to Robert Englund?

During the course of New Nightmare, when Heather starts to get plagued more and more by dreams of Freddy, she calls her friend and former Freddy Krueger actor Robert Englund and tells him about it. He ...
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Did Shosanna make her dress out of a Nazi banner?

In the movie Inglourious Basterds, Shosanna Dreyfus appears as a stunning woman in red on the Nation's Pride premiere. This image contrasts dramatically with her previous appearances in casual (or ...
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What is the story behind Lady Melisandre?

We have seen Lady Melisandre in season 2 of Game of Thrones with Stannis Baratheon, but who is she? How did she meet Stannis?
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Why is Walter White such an effective negotiator?

There are several heated scenes in Breaking Bad where Walter literally buys his life out by convincing his enemies using precise words. But why is he so good at it, he clearly does not have 20 years ...
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Is Hannibal's last will to eat himself?

In the early episodes of Hannibal season 3, I understood that Dr. Lecter believes we can change the taste of meats (humans and animals) while they are still alive by feeding them with refined flavors. ...
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Why is Rocket Raccoon obsessed with artificial body parts?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket asks Peter Quill to retrieve a prisoner's leg and he also attempts to get Ravager's cybernetic eye later in the movie. What's with his obsession for artificial body ...
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How did Michael “Mike” Ehrmantraut end up working with Gus?

We know that Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad was a former Philadelphia police officer who worked as the Head of Corporate Security at Los Pollos Hermanos. How did he end up working with ...
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What happened to the Shadow son of Stannis after killing Renly?

Melisandre promises Stannis to give a son in Season 2 on Game of Thrones. She births a Shadow/Ghost in front of Davos. He killed Renly Barathoeon. What happened to that shadow, is he back with Stannis ...
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What is Fight-Club's main character's real name?

The 1999 film Fight Club stars Edward Norton as an average "everyman" character, a random nobody, that develops an all around better secondary personality called Tyler Durden. Edward's character is ...
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Who exactly was Don Eladio within cartel?

Gustavo's revenge on Don Eladio in Breaking-Bad must have meant more than just personal satisfaction for Gustavo. Was Don Eladio running the entire cartel or who was he in general? I assume if he wasn'...
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What happened to Edmure Tully after the Red Wedding?

All the soldiers and commanders from Tully and Stark family were killed during the bedding ceremony of Edmure Tully. What was his fate after this massacre? Did Walder Frey got his own son in law ...
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Deeper meaning to Hank's affection with minerals

I've always wondered what was the true meaning of the drastic shift in Hank's interests when he gets obsessed with minerals in Breaking Bad. There are answers floating around the web saying "minerals ...
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How did Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus?

In Breaking Bad, Walter needed money to support his family at any cost, however, how would a highly intelligent and independent man like Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus Fring? I know it was a ...
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Did Joffrey believe that he is not the true-born son or heir, but a bastard?

Joffrey in Game of Thrones always seems to believe that it is king's right that he can do whatever pleases him. He justified most of his actions by the same fact. However, he is always challenged for ...
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Do we ever find out what happened when Gary Parsons hit a woman with his car?

In the show Damages, in Season 1, Episode 8, Ellen Parsons takes some time away from the main plot to help her father with a civil suit in which he hit a woman with his car. The last we hear of it, ...
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Why did Bran Stark start having weird dreams?

As we saw, after falling from the tower, Bran Stark started having dreams about the Three-Eyed Raven and a tree. Did the dreams start after the fall or was he also having the dreams before that ...
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Does Hulk care for Bruce Banner

We know that Hulk and Bruce Banner are two different personalities sharing the same body. Bruce Banner mostly doesn't trust the big guy (Hulk). However, Hulk takes over everytime someone tries to hurt ...
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Who is Silas Ramsbottom based on?

The figure of Silas Ramsbottom in Despicable Me 2 looks like a British actor. Look at the top half of his face, the bottom is too exaggerated. The resemblance is strongest when he lifts his eyebrows ...
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How did Cruella de Vil and Ursula not age a bit?

In Once Upon a Time, Cruella de Vil and Ursula were not in Storybrooke when they got stuck in Land without magic. So why does their age not change in 28 years? In Land without Magic, people do get ...
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Why is Kathryn's dog's name Ajax?

In Once Upon a Time, every character seems to have a significant name in Storybrooke, they complement their real names. Even Pongo is a reference to 101 Dalmatians, but why is Kathryn's dog's name ...
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What do we know about fighting skill of Wights

What do we know about Wights? They are raised by White Walkers and it seems they don't have memory of what they were before dying (as we have seen the Night Watch and wildlings, after becoming wights, ...
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If Scarlet Witch of MCU has the ability to fly, why didn't she attempt to fly earlier?

Apparently Scarlet Witch does have the ability to fly. She's clearly levitating in this particular scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron which I didn't notice until I watched AoU for the 4th time today. ...
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Where is Rickon Stark?

I always thought being part of the Stark family Rickon is an important character in Game of Thrones. We have not seen him after the 4th season. He left with Bran from Winterfell, however he is not ...
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Is Latika from “Slumdog Millionaire” Muslim?

Jamal and Salim are Muslim. Their family was targeted by an anti-Muslim riot, and Salim is a Muslim name, and I think Salim said "Allah Akbar" once. Is Latika supposed to be Muslim? She didn't wear a ...
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On the Jeeves and Wooster TV show does Wooster say “Don’t you know?” much like the character does in the P.G. Wodehouse books?

In the British Jeeves and Wooster ITV TV series (1990-1993) with Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, does Wooster ever—or indeed frequently—say “Don’t you know?”, like he frequently does in the books? For ...
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Why is Mrs Bale so fascinated by the forecast of the English Channel?

Mrs Bale (the housekeeper of Rocky and Madge in As Time Goes By) frequently provides the forecast of the English Channel. I have noticed that this is often used as a technique of foreshadowing the ...
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Was Raj playboy or after every girl before meeting Simran

We see that Raj starts trying to flirt and woo Simran in first meet itself in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. That time, he didn't had any feelings for Simran. And later he tries to woo her friend and ...