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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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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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Does producing blue meth make Walter a chemistry genius?

In Breaking Bad, a high school teacher, Walter White produced 99.9% purity blue crystal methamphetamine. Now is that something only a true genius is capable of doing or is any talented/average high ...
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How exactly did Seneca Crane die?

At the end of The Hunger Games (2012) we see head game maker Seneca Crane lead into a room that's Empty except for a single bowl of Night Lock berries. The same berries that Katniss and Peeta used to ...
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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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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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How much of what the second couple said was planned, and how much was improvised?

In The Overnight [2015], it quickly transpires that the second couple (Kurt and Charlotte) have a motive for inviting the first couple (Alex and Emily). How far did they plan ahead? And how much are ...
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How did Hannibal become the type of cannibal he is?

I watched Silence of the Lambs (1991) a long time ago, and recently watched Hannibal (2001) and Red Dragon (2002). I haven't watched the Hannibal TV Series or read any novel. I want to understand how ...
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What is the reason Jenny left Forrest without telling him after sleeping with him?

In Forrest Gump (1994), Jenny seems to be walking away from Forrest's life plenty of times. However, even though the other ones are coherent, the last one isn't meaningful at all. The first time she ...
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What is the real Yoda language?

Yoda speaks with difficulty with people, so what is his real language? Does exist a language for same species creatures of Yoda? (es. Shyriiwook for the Wookiees)
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Shouldn't Warren Worthington III be just a little child during X-Men Apocalypse?

Warren Worthington III (as Archangel) is one of the Four Horseman of Apocalypse. He'll be granting his role in X-Men: Apocalypse as well. However, we have seen him in X-Men: The Last Stand as a very ...
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Roughly how old was L?

When L and Soichiro are surveying the Yagami household L says. "When I was young I did strange things too", which indicated that he is considerably older than Light was at the time (17). However he is ...
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What was Luther's plan when he killed Cyrus in The Warriors?

When Cyrus proposed his plan of uniting the gangs of new york to rule the city, Luther killed Cyrus (probably because he didn't dig it). He later blamed the Warriors and then the movie really started. ...
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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 is Hawkeye's super power?

In the movie Avengers, Hawkeye seems like a filler character. He isn't in any of the previous movies, and there's no story about him at all. Does he just have super vision? Does he have a back story ...
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How does Vision 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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Why the subterfuge by Salino?

In The Sting, Loretta Salino, Lonnegan's assassin, masquerades as a waitress in a diner in order to get close to Hooker. Why the need for all the subterfuge? Considering how easily she herself was ...
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Why does Skyler put down a towel underneath her feet in Ted's house?

In Breaking Bad Season 3 Episode 05 - Mas, there is a scene in Ted's house, in the bathroom, where Skyler puts down a towel under her feet. In earlier episode Ted speaks about how the contractor ...
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Why does Frank peel off the labels from bottles and things?

Catch Me If You Can's fictionalized version of Frank W. Abagnale Jr. uses to peel off labels from things. While in certain cases this is part of his check frauds (especially the Pan Am labels), he ...
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Identify this movie character with a really geeky and complex persona [closed]

I've watched this movie, I don't remember the name or plot. But there is this character who is smart good at heart. and this character is more like a blend of that kid (Walter white Jr.) from ...
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What was the relationship between Sutton and Mrs. Harshaw?

In The Hot Spot, What was the relationship between the blackmailer Frank Sutton and Mrs. Dolly Harshaw? Was he blackmailing her or was it the other way around?
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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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How do Sentinels get the ability to adapt every mutant power from Mystique's DNA?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sentinels are able to adapt or compensate every single mutant power. It is shown that they get this ability from a research based on Mystique's DNA. However, Mystique's ...
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Mark's development of character in Operating Systems

Mark stays near the back of his Operating Systems class. He receives a note in class that is passed to him from the front. He then storms out and answers the professor's question accurately. Here is ...
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Background character in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

In Catching Fire, Katniss, Peeta, Haymitch and Effie are taken to the capitol. While Haymitch gives the Tributes his "forget everything you think you know about the games" speech there is some ...
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How many languages does Oliver Queen speak?

How many languages does Oliver Queen speak in the Arrow?
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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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Did The Big Short movie change names or conflate characters?

The movie The Big Short is based on the true story of the 2008 financial crisis as told by Michael Lewis in his book of the same name. The movie does a very good job of telling a story full of ...
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Mr. Wittaker does't take off his shoes in The Intern (2015) [closed]

In the movie The Intern (2015), Mr. Ben Wittaker is portrayed as a gentleman. However, he doesn't take off his shoes when entering his boss's house. Why not? This can be annoying to some people.
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Was there a romantic relationship between Gustavo Fring and his partner?

In Breaking Bad episode Hermanos, we take a peek to the past of Gus Fring where his partner gets killed by Hector. I know it is not unusual for a character (or a real human being) to be sad and hold ...
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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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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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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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Fitzgerald's choices

I have some doubts about Fitzgerald's choices in The Revenant. Why didn't he kill Bridger? He had the skills to do it, and many opportunities. I don't understand his choice to keep him alive.
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What's with the pens?

In Return to Sender (2015), Miranda (the main character) makes it seem like she has some kind of OCD, or phobia with germs and some kind of obsession with pens. What is the deal with the pens? Are ...
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In allegorical sense what does the mad dog represent in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

I cannot understand this particular moment in the movie. What does it represent for the story and how is it connected to the storyline? It appears to me that it's outside of context. Maybe I missed ...
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What are we to make of Detective Loki?

In Prisoners, what are we supposed to make of the character of Detective Loki? Is there some symbology to his name (the trickster from Norse mythology) and all the tattoos that adorn his body?
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Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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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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Gideon on The Flash and Gideon on Legends of Tomorrow

I've just started watching Legends of Tomorrow, and the time vessel's captain is aided by an AI called Gideon. Is that the same or different Gideon from the one in The Flash? Also, is the name a ...
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How old is Ross Geller?

In season 3 of Friends, Ross Geller says that he is 29 years old. In season 4 of Friends, Ross again states that he is 29 years old. In season 5, Ross talks about getting divorced twice before ...
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Is there any indication of what Richie and Ralph thought of each other?

Since Richie and Ralph were part of the same crew they must have obviously known each other. It's always interested me if they got on with each other. Is there anything in the show (or extra ...
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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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Are the Clean Shaven Officer and the Old Man supposed to be the same person?

In the first episode of the new season of The X-Files we see flashbacks to the UFO crash at Roswell and there is a character who is listed officially as Clean Shaven Officer. He is reported to be a ...
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How far away was Admiral Ozzel from Darth Vader?

As the title asks, how far away was Admiral Ozzel from Darth Vader during the Battle of Hoth in Empire Strikes Back? Was he on another Star Destroyer? Or was he on the Super Star Destroyer? If Vader ...
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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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Is Katherine Hepburn's shaking real or acted in On Golden Pond?

Throughout the film, Hepburn's character, Ethel Thayer, is wobbling in a fashion that some older people do when they start to lose motor control (sometimes as a result of a degenerative disease). Was ...
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Does George Costanza have a brother?

In two separate episodes of Seinfeld, George mentions his brother. The first, in episode fifteen of the third season, titled "The Suicide": RULA: Who’s Pauline? GEORGE: Pauline? . . . Wait a ...
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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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What was with Ron Perlman's character's nose obsession in Cronos?

In Guillermo del Toro's 1993 Bi-lingual first film, Cronos, Ron Perlman's character Angel has an obsession with his own nose. He plans on getting rhinoplasty, and is seen in every scene doing ...