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Was Father Mulcahy a Jesuit?

When I see Father Mulcahy (M*A*S*H) every now and again I see him wearing a grey sweatshirt with Loyola (with obvious Jesuit connotations) written across it. I was wondering, is there any indication ...
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How did Ronan the Accuser become so powerful?

From what I saw, I don't believe Guardians of the Galaxy did a terribly good job of identifying Ronan for what he is. The Terrans defeated the Kree, which means that species is manageable for mortals....
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NCIS McGee is he theater, or actual geek?

McGee has some textbook "geek" checkboxes: old mac computers online role playing games problem retaining girlfriends However, I don't think McGee does "R", "Python", or "MatLab". What actual ...
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What type of creatures are the young ladies of Mrs. Poole?

At the beginning of Penny Dreadful season 2 we see 3 creatures attack Ethan and Miss Ives. Later we learn that they are working for Mrs. Poole along with a 4th one, named Hecate and called daughter of ...
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Why is Howard Wolowitz' mother not shown in The Big Bang Theory?

In spite of being one of the most hilarious voices in The Big Bang Theory, why was Howard Wolowitz' mother never shown?
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How did Klink ever become a colonel?

Colonel Klink (Hogan's Heroes) shows himself time and again as a completely incompetent officer. My question is: is it ever explained how Klink was promoted to the rank of colonel?
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Why does the Hulk always move away from the town in every movie? [closed]

In each movie the Hulk is in, he is found and he is being asked for help. Then why does he always leave the town?
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What killed Jenny?

What disease killed Jenny in the movie Forrest Gump? The movie is vague. Jenny tells Forrest she has some virus and the doctors do not know what it is. At no point in the movie itself does it ...
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Is there any information if Deadpool will break the fourth wall in the 2016 film?

In the comic book, Deadpool is self-aware of his existence as a comic book character and often breaks the fourth wall. Will they do this in the upcoming film, too? Is there any evidence or ...
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Is Kattappa bound to serve whoever sits on Throne even usurpers and forceful conqueror?

Kattappa is royal guard and serves to Mahismati's king as his ancestors has taken vows to serve the kingdom generation after generations. It is shown in movie that Kattappa continue to serve Bhallala ...
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Question about historical figures and timeline in “Ever After: A Cinderella Story”

I understand that Ever After: A Cinderella Story is a fairytale; however, the film included actual historical figures and references in the film. The historical figures do not coincide with movie ...
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Did Ilsa Faust lie?

In the opera Turandot which is held in Vienna, Ilsa Faust failed to kill the Austrian Chancellor with a gunshot. While Ethan saved the chancellor by shooting his arm, when Ilsa was asked why she ...
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Was John Christie supposed to return for a later Mission: Impossible episode?

In the episode "Spy" (S01E14) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible the IMF team is tasked with finding and destroying a chemical weapons factory owned by former MI6 agent John Christie and putting ...
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How old is the Dude?

Is there any reference as to how old the Dude is in The Big Lebowski? Looks 45ish but I was wondering if there is any reference to it in the movie.
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Why do Minions want to serve vicious villains?

From wiki about Minions: Minions are small, yellow creatures who have existed since the beginning of time, evolving from single-celled organisms into beings who exist only to serve history's ...
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Is there some additional Information about the killer couple in The Raid 2?

In The Raid 2 there is a Killer couple. He uses a baseball and a bat, she wears sunglasses, has a destroyed eye, does not speak and uses hammers. Is there some more information about the characters? ...
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How did Gandalf survive the fall in the cavern in “Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring” and reincarnated as “Gandalf the White”? [duplicate]

In the "Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring", while Gandalf the Grey was fighting inflaming demon Balrog, he fell into cavern. So, did he survived the fall or died and reincarnated as "...
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Is The Common Man's identity hinted in the movie A Wednesday?

In the Hindi movie A Wednesday!, Naseeruddin Shah played the role of "The Common Man", and Anupam Kher plays the role of "Prakash Rathod, Commissioner of Mumbai Police". When Prakash asks The Common ...
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Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...
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Why didn't Tyrion confront Littlefinger for telling Catelyn that the knife belongs to him?

In season 1 of Game of Thrones, Littlefinger tells Catelyn and Ned that the knife used for trying to murder Bran belongs to Tyrion ("the Imp"). He told them that he lost it to him in a wager. On that ...
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What is the nationality of Felonious Gru in Despicable Me?

I wonder what is the nationality of Felonious Gru from the movie Despicable Me. I have seen the movie both in English and Spanish, and both voice characterizations makes me think that he is East ...
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Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumpelstiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?
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Why are all the normal Minions yellow in color?

Till now we have seen that the Minions in the Despicable Me series and in Minions are yellow in color when normal. In Despicable Me 2 they turn into Purple-furred monsters when mutated with the highly ...
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Why did Jamal kill this person?

On the show Tyrant, Jamal kills Why?
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Is the Keeper of the Code (Jack Sparrow's father) immortal?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, during the scene where the Brethren Court meets to decide to fight against the East India Company (Lord Beckett), we hear this conversation between Jack ...
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Was Louis Bloom a meth head in Nightcrawler?

I have read the other questions with the 'Nightcrawler' tag and some query the odd behaviour of the film's hero, Louis Bloom. My question is a bit more direct: was he a meth head? This suspicion is ...
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What are Melfi's sugar substitutes?

In Episode 2x05 Big Girls Don't Cry of The Sopranos, Dr. Melfi has the following dialogue with her therapist and former teacher, Dr. Kupferberg: Kupferberg: You mentioned you've put on a little ...
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How did Rick Grimes “change” throughout The Walking Dead series?

If you've seen all the seasons of The Walking Dead you've probably noticed that Rick's personality changed throughout the series. Now I have seen all the seasons and I'd like to know what the main "...
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Why will Dorothy miss Scarecrow the most of all?

Near the end of The Wizard of Oz, after Glinda informs Dorothy she can go back to Kansas, Dorothy says her goodbyes to her traveling companions. When she gets to the Scarecrow, she simply embraces ...
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Why did Syrio Forel choose his wooden sword over a metal one?

During this scene in Game of Thrones where the Kingsguard go to kidnap Arya and Syrio fights them, Syrio uses his wooden practice sword against their real metal swords. Syrio had several ...
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What happened to Rocky in The Lazarus Effect?

Rocky was a dog who played a principal role in the first half of "The Lazarus Effect". Weird things happening to the dog gave a foreshadowing of what was about to happen to the humans. But once the ...
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Why was Don Draper self-destructive?

The recurrent theme of Mad Men was Don's self-destruction. Right from the start, he had everything - he was hailed as an advertising genius, his boss (Roger Sterling) was practically his friend, he ...
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Explanation about Hank Schrader's character as a brave law enforcement officer

I am from India and in our country, the law enforcement department (Police Department) starts the new recruits with same training. But later on based on the recruits inclinations and skills, they are ...
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Was Aydın really that bad?

Just finished watching Winter Sleep, and am wondering if maybe I missed something. In the Wikipedia article on the film, it states: It turns out that most people have at least one very good ...
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Why do we see Tesla “inventing” the machine in “The Prestige”?

I understand the whole magic/cloning/one-upping each other bit in "The Prestige". I don't understand why they specifically needed Nicola Tesla to be the inventor/creator of this cloning machine. ...
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What really happened to Dr John Woods?

Is Dr John Woods in Extant really dead? We see him in a seemingly inescapable situation and then, 6 months later, we hear someone claiming that he died. Given that season 2 is still running, do we ...
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How does Sarah Jane meet the Doctor?

So I've started watching some of Old Who on Netflix, and I think Netflix may not have all the "classic" episodes (as they put it) on there - it seems to skip over some of the specials, at least. ...
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Why are the Na'vi in Avatar blue in color?

In the movie "Avatar", why are all the Na'vi people blue in color?
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Who was cast for the role of Bill Gates? [closed]

Watching the new trailer of Steve Jobs (2015) , I was wondering who played Bill gates. As IMDb plot says, the movie Follows the life and legacy of Steve Jobs. I'm thinking there must be Bill ...
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Did the same dog play Einstein in Back to the Future I and II?

The question is self explanatory: did the same dog play Einstein in the first two Back to the Future movies?
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How old was Renly Baratheon?

So we know that Renly Baratheon from Game of Thrones was young. But I'm having a hard time figuring out just how young. He was young enough for Robert to question his manhood but was old enough to ...
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Why does Dr Mann act so stupidly?

When Cooper and Tars figure what Dr Mann is up to in Interstellar, he tries to escape with a shuttle and manually docks the Endurance but he doesn't manage to get a secure lock. As a highly-trained ...
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Why does Tom not want to leave even if his son is dying?

Quick recap of Tom's life in Interstellar: everyone he loves dies. He loses his mother, his father, his first son and his grandfather. After his dad spends Tom's childhood making it clear he prefers ...
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Billy Bibbit's age in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

Sure we all know Billy Bibbit from 1975's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was young, but what about something more specific? How old was Billy in this movie?
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What was the name of the turn-into-by-touching character in “The Last Starfighter”?

The movie "The Last Starfighter" from 1984, featuring a kid getting sent on a mission by winning at a video game, had a character (a parasite?) which touched him, gave him a shock, and then after a ...
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Was The Reverse Flash gay?

In S01E011 of The Flash we see flashbacks from "Harrison Wells'" perspective involving a chess game with Hartley Rathaway ("The Pied Piper"). In these flashbacks it is clear that the two have feelings ...
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Why didn't Aragorn Let Theoden kill Grima?

After Gandalf released Theoden from Saruman's spell in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Theoden wants to kill Grima for making him "crawl on all fours like a beast". But Aragorn stops him ...
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Does the Film Drive Have a Cameo from the star of Maniac Cop

The Film Drive has the Below image: Is this an uncredited Cameo from Laurene Landon, the star of the Maniac cop films? It looks like her, and Refn has gone on record as saying he is a fan of those ...
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What was Saruman's motivation in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

I have seen all three Hobbit movies and Saruman was a good friend of Gandalf and he even helped him when the Orcs had caught him. I have just seen The Lord of the Rings Part one few days back (...
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What happens to Omar Sy's character “Barry”?

Of all of the loose ends left by Jurassic World, the biggest question I am left with is what happens to Barry? One of the raptors is trying to get him while he takes cover in a log, and Chris Pratt's ...