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Questions tagged [character]

Typically questions about a specific character in a movie/tv show.

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Why didn't Arrow (Oliver Queen) just become part of the League of Shadows?

I understand that "League of Assassins" are supposedly the bad guys and no matter their philosophy, it usually ends in destruction of lives. But hear me out. Arrow was, in Ra's own words, "one of the ...
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What is the inspiration for Ducky Momo?

After going through the question about Mr.Slushy Burger and “Hey Ferb” song? from Phineas and Ferb I realized the show is full of so many out of universe references. And one of the major recurring ...
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Is Venom a villain in the movie with Tom Hardy?

In the new movie with Tom Hardy, is Venom considered to be a villain? From the movie, it doesn't appear so. This is more true since Eddie Brock tells him you can eat only bad people. But recently I ...
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A Girl Falls Down a Well And Winds Up In Alternate Dimension (maybe dead)? [closed]

So I am usually good about movies but my daughter presented me with this info and it is so familiar but I can't place the movie (or possibly part of a TV show). Can you help? Girl falls down (...
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Why is the Mother Wolf named Nisha in Netflix's Mowgli?

I'm watching Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle on Netflix, and I noticed that the Mother Wolf who adopts Mowgli is named "Nisha." Best I can tell, Kipling's book names her Raksha, as in this exchange ...
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What is significance of Frank watching Lucas kiss Zoe?

During season 01 episode 07 of House of Cards, at about 41 minutes into the episode, Lucas drunkenly stumbles into Zoe and in a half-coordinated romantic advance, kisses her. Frank, watching in his ...
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Is there any indication that New Olympians can be related to the Third Race?

In Gargoyles all the Egyptian and Norse Gods who appeared came out to be Children of Oberon/Third Race. But what about Olympians? Is there any canon indication about it in any of the episode or in ...
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Was Mjolnir also Hela's weapon?

I watched Thor: Ragnarok yesterday and saw this scene where Hela, look above the ceiling and saw Thor, Loki, and Odin. A picture of a "peaceful" Asgard. She then said the Odin is fond of "covering" ...
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Why was Rapunzel with long hair?

According to this question about Tangled, Rapunzel couldn't get her hair back. Then why is she shown with long hair in Ralph Breaks the Internet?
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What purpose does the cop play in Hotel Artemis?

In Hotel Artemis Jodie Foster's character goes against the rules to rescue a cop. We find out that she knew her son when they were younger. After being patched up she is released and never seen again. ...
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Why does Edward call his sparkly skin “the skin of a killer”?

In Twilight, why does Edward call his sparkly skin "the skin of a killer" when it's actually the skin of a unicorn?
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What happened to Hodor while Brandon was having the vision with the Three Eyed Raven?

In S06E05 ("The Door") of Game of Thrones, what happened to Hodor while Brandon was having a vision with the Three Eyed Raven? How did Hodor get mad or abnormal in the first place?
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Are Agent Barton and Agent Romanoff ever called 'Hawkeye' and 'Black Widow' in the MCU?

I recently read an article that claims Hawkeye, Black Widow and Scarlet Witch are never called by their comic-book names in the movies. While I'm pretty sure this is true for the Witch, I'm less sure ...
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What's Akshay Kumar's role and his super power?

I've seen South Indian movie 2.0 starring Rajnikanth (Chitti) and Akshay Kumar (Pakshi Rajan). We know that Chitti is a super robot and can conclude that it is still a machine although it has human ...
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Disney's common theme of villainesses

Many of Disney Animation Studios movies have had a common theme where the antagonist was a female. From the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, to Cruella DeVille in 101 Dalmations to the Wicked ...
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Why should NASA send a poet to space?

In the 1997 movie Contact, Jodie Foster’s character says, “They should have sent a poet.” Why should NASA send a poet to space?
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What is the symbolism of the raven scene in the movie “The Witch”?

During the climax of the movie, Katherine is deceived through viewing an illusion of her two dead sons, Samuel and Caleb. Overcome with emotion, Katherine holds Samuel and begins to breast feed him- ...
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Why did Will Ferrell have such a short run on The Office?

Will Ferrell had a short lived role on The Office as Deangelo Vickers, the replacement branch manager when Michael Scott moves to Colorado. His role ends abruptly after a basketball injury leaves him ...
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Why was Michael's mother so ruthless to him in Prison Break?

In Prison Break, why was Michael's mother so ruthless and why did she want to kill Michael?
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Is Wonder Woman even a Wonder Woman in DC Extended Universe?

In DC Extended Universe, Wonder Woman made three appearances till now but I never noticed anybody referring to her as Wonder Woman. Did I miss something or she is not even Wonder Woman in DC ...
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What did Cody Fern mean when he said that Ayn Rand inspired his character and acting?

Cody Fern was asked how he prepared for playing the role of the Son of Satan in American Horror Story. The actor replied: I read a lot of Ayn Rand and I read a lot of old testament... source: ...
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Why did they change character names in The Big Short?

I have been studying this stack post: Did The Big Short movie change names or conflate characters? It was a great movie, and after reading the book, I wondered why the name changes in the movie?? In ...
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How is professor Mc.Gonagall present in Crimes of Grindelwald?

Is there any official explanation or quote regarding the appearance of Professor McGonagall in 'Crimes of Grindelwald', given that McGonagall is born in 1935 (CoG takes place in 1927 or 1928)? Was ...
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Why didn’t Thanos keep his armor on?

In Avengers: Infinity War, why didn’t Thanos keep his armor on or why didn’t he put it back on? He wasn’t finished retrieving the Infinity Stones so he knew there was still work ahead of him. And ...
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Why did it confuse the siblings when they notice Luan not telling any jokes or pulling pranks?

In The Loud House, why did it confuse the siblings when they notice Luan not telling any jokes or pulling pranks? Earlier, they all complained about how annoying she is, Lincoln also wanting her to ...
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Infernal Three in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Who were the Three Judges in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Part 1 Episode 3) ? Are they Blind? And how much power do they have as their decision is binding over the Devil itself?
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Why didn't Don Draper follow hair and facial hair styles that trended in mid/late 60s?

The TV series Mad Men plot starts in 1960, where we can see that hairstyle is mostly short, greased, combed, flat and facial hair style is freshly shaven. Matthew Weiner seems to have worked close to ...
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Is it possible to debug 2 millions lines of code? (The scene with Nedry at Jurassic Park) [closed]

In a famous scene with John Hammond & Nedry, Nedry say than he is the only once than can debug 2 millions lines of code.So after that scene and with my frustration i googled and some websites say ...
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Why did Bella become more powerful when she became a vampire?

In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, why did Bella become more powerful when she became a vampire? Even Edward, Rosalie and Jasper were humans who later became vampires and no doubt they all ...
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Preacher S01 E05: Detailed understanding on sequence of events of Cowboy prior to Title?

There's a sequence of the cowboy heading into town into a bar, sees some atrocities/ sexual activity, gets some liquid in a bottle and then rides back out, but out of conscience heads back into town ...
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Why does The Dark Lord have a goat's face and limbs in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina?

When Lucifer was outcast from heavens he must have had a normal face and body. How did he end up deformed into a goat-like form in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina?
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Is Flashpoint the reason for Caitlin Snow's powers in the TV series Flash?

In the TV series The Flash Season 4 episode 22, they show that Killer Frost was there within Caitlin Snow since childhood. That means Killer Frost did not get her powers because of the particle ...
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Did Groot's arm grow back in a minute?

In avengers: Infinity War Groot sacrificed his arm to finish making Thor's axe, because they couldn't find the handle. And in a minute Groot's left arm grows back and looks like he never sacrificed it....
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Did Rohan also become a ghost at the end?

In the movie Vaastu Shastra, every dead person became a ghost. Has Rohan also become a ghost?
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Where did Star Lord get his boot engines from and how do they work?

It seems, that Star Lord from the Guardians of the Galaxy just couldn't use simple engines, because he has no space for a lot of fuel. One thing left is a nuclear reactor. Did he steal them from Stark,...
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Why is Alan Harper broke?

In Two and a Half Men, why is it shown that Alan Harper is broke, while Charlie Harper is rich and Walden Schmidt is also a very rich person?
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Dwight and Sprinkles in S04E01

In season 4 ep 1 of The Office Dwight kills Angela's cat Sprinkles. The general motivation makes sense, Dwight has a farmer's mentality and wants to put the sick animal down. However at one point ...
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Who beheaded the celestial that became knowhere?

Guardians of the Galaxy did a lot for the MCU. It presented a likable group of rag-tags to audiences, introduced the universe's cosmic corner, and inadvertently created one of the franchise's most ...
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Did the writers intend to suggest Captain Lawson was a pacifist at heart?

Although I have loved this film since first seeing it when it came out on home video, naturally there were many elements of the film that only became clear as I grew older (as I was only five in 1984)....
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What is the backstory of Donkey?

Honestly, why did donkey follow Shrek? Did he not have a family or what? What's the back story of donkey? Where did he come from?
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Why was Hank tagging trees in the college?

In S5E8, Hank talks about the job he had when he was on college and implies how simple, but easy the life was back then to Walt. Why that job is selected as the college job of Hank by the writers? Why ...
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Was Gus ready to have Walter White killed if he refused to cook after he shows him the lab for the first time?

I finished watching Better Call Saul. No spoilers -- but in light of the methods Gus employs to ensure the secrecy of the lab... can we retrospectively suggest that Gus would have had Walt killed if ...
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Was Geeta working for Tamraj Kilvish?

I was a great fan of Shaktimaan from my childhood. I watched all the episodes, including the sorry Shaktimaan section in last. As we know Geeta was close to Shaktimaan, and Tamraj Kilvish used to ...
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How does Eames get access to Fischer's office?

In the movie Inception, Cobb employs Eames for his Inception task as a forger. As a part of the task, Eames observes Browning and his behavior and mannerisms so he can forge his identity seamlessly ...
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Why did Christine start the fire at the bookshop?

At the close of the 2017 movie The Bookshop starring Emily Mortimer as Florence, Florence's young friend Christine starts a fire at the bookshop. As Florence departs forever onboard a boat, she looks ...
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Is Comic Book Guy's Treehouse of Horror alter ego based off the Marvel franchise?

In The Simpson Treehouse of Horror X, Comic Book Guy has the alter ego called The Collector. The plot is that he kidnaps sci-fi/fantasy characters and preserves them. From the hot network questions, ...
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Why does Thor entrust The Collector with the Aether/Reality Stone?

Is there a particular reason that Thor/Asgard entrusted the Collector with the Reality Stone (Aether) in Thor: The Dark World? Besides the stated reason of having two stones together, but why with ...
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Why has the reason behind killing of women not been mentioned in the film?

The American film The Frozen Ground was based upon the real life story of Robert Hansen, who used to kill women. But, the psychology behind his criminal activities has not been mentioned in this film. ...
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Why didn't Lt. Kellaway thank Stanley Ipkiss at the end of The Mask?

At the end of the 1994 Comedy Film "The Mask" starring Jim Carrey, why didn't Lt. Kellaway (Peter Riegert) thank Stanley Ipkiss for saving everyone's lives in the Casino when Mayor Tilton (Ivory Ocean)...
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If it took thousands of years for Kal El to get to earth from Krypton, then how old is superman?

I'm referring to the first few minutes of the 1978 Superman movie with Marlon Brando. Jor El comments on the amount of time necessary to travel to earth but Clark arrives here and looks like a 3 or 4 ...