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

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Did the Salamanca brothers always plan to do this in S3E1 of Breaking Bad?

In Breaking Bad Season 3 Episode 1 "No Mas" there is a scene at the end of the episode where the Salamanca brothers are crossing the border into the US in a truck with other illegals. One of the ...
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Is White Widow the daughter of Max from the first Mission: Impossible movie?

In Mission: Impossible - Fallout we meet the character of White Widow (Vanessa Kirby), an arms dealer, on some party in Paris. In her speech she commemorates her mother, naming her "Max". In the ...
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How does catdog reproduce?

In the episode where they go to the future there is a tiny catdog, now my question is how does catdog reproduce? I know that it’s a cartoon and all but do they have reproductive organs?
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Why was Jimmy so condescending (S4 EP2)

In the episode Breathe, Jimmy goes on a job interview for a sales position in a copier/printer store. He did a spectacular job at selling himself and ends up being offered the position on the spot. ...
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What's freaky about Anne Wheeler (Zendaya's character)?

In The Greatest Showman, what's freaky about Anne Wheeler (Zendaya's character)? (Or in today's more politically-correct language, what's her disability?) All I could tell was that she's very ...
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Where is Bob in Deadpool 2?

Is there a reason why Bob (the soldier that appeared in the first Deadpool movie working for Ajax) didn't make an appearance in Deadpool 2?
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Why didn't Harry like the way Kevin looked at him?

In "Home Alone", after Harry says "Merry Christmas" to Kevin after telling him to look out for Traffic and then Kevin looks a little shocked with his mouth open, why does Harry not like the way he ...
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What is the relationship between Alejandro and Fausto Alarcon?

What is the relationship between Alejandro (played by Benicio Del Toro) and Fausto Alarcon (played by Julio Cesar Cedillo) in Sciario? I know that Alejandro is a laywer - was he a lawyer for the ...
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Why is Kathy Nicolo sometimes homeless and (later) sometimes staying in a motel?

In House of Sand and Fog, Kathy Nicolo is evicted from her house. After that, mostly we see her sleeping in her car and washing up in public bathrooms (while telling people she's staying in a motel). ...
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Who is the 6th pallbearer for Leo McGarry's coffin?

Leo McGarry's funeral occurs in The West Wing S07E18. He has six pallbearers. I can identify five of them, but not the sixth From left-to-right: Josh Lyman (Chief of Staff to the President-Elect, ...
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Why is it so much worse for Offred this time?

The question title is deliberately vague because I don't want to spoil anything. Every ceremony in The Handmaid's Tale is a rape scene, but the one suffered by Offred in S02E10, The Last Ceremony, is ...
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Why isn't Slade ever referred to as “Deathstroke the Terminator”?

In Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go, and Teen Titans Go to the Movies, the villain known as Slade Wilson is simply called Slade (Slaaaaaaaade) and is never referred to by his comic book alias, Deathstroke ...
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Does Colonel Saito commit suicide?

Towards the end of the movie Bridge on the river Kwai, the Japanese Colonel writes a letter and cuts off his hair knot on top of his head. Does this mean he eventually plans on committing ritual ...
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Why did Dr. Sheppard help Poirot with the investigation?

In Poirot: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, why did Dr. Sheppard help Poirot with the investigation? He seems to have a rather extreme interest in seeing Poirot fail,so why bother helping at all?
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Did Churchill say “You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth”?

At 1:09 into Darkest Hour Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) says (yells): You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth Is this an actual quote (I cannot find it), or just the ...
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Is Spider-man's suit in Infinity War nanotech?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man gets a new suit from Iron Man during their way up to space. The suit was also seen in the ending of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Iron Man used a nano tech suit in the ...
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What does Maria vomit in the movie 'The Impossible'?

There is this scene in the movie 'The Impossible' when Maria (the mom, played by Naomi Watts) starts vomiting and pulls out some wiry stuff from her mouth. What is this? Is it something from the ...
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What's exactly happening to Charlotte Byrde in the swimming at night scene?

In episode 1.09 of the TV series Ozark, the character Charlotte Byrde decides to take a swim at night after trying to run away and failing at it, along with generally being lonely and previously ...
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Why does Lucille Bluth's family call her “Gangie”?

In Arrested Development, Maeby and George Michael refer to Lucille as "Gangie". The other family members do this too, but usually only when speaking about her to Maeby or George Michael. So this ...
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How did Janet survive in the Quantum Realm?

I am asking the question that the OP here started to but doesn't quite at the end. Janet van Dyne was lost in the Quantum Realm for 30 years. In those years, she gained certain abilities. These ...
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Why is the other black power caller's name bleeped?

In Sorry to Bother You (2018), whenever anyone is talking to the other black power caller (below), his name is always censored. Looking in the movie's IMDB, the character is credited as "Mr.___" . ...
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What does it mean to be a show's “screech”?

The Drop the Mic battle between Kunal Nayyar and Mayim Bialik has the following line from Mayim Bialik: You're basically our show's Screech. The battle between Ashton Kutcher and Sean Combs has a ...
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Did Captain Flint love Miranda Barlow more than Thomas?

There was a quote in season 3 when he had a vision of her after she died and he said when I lost Thomas, I raged. I was distraught, I wept. But with you, I'm ruined over you. Is that mean Capt. ...
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How did Draco Malfoy get selected so quickly?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, we see at the selection ceremony that Sorting Hat sorts Draco Malfoy into Slytherin even though Professor McGonagall didn't properly put the Hat on Draco's ...
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Why did the Wormwoods move to Guam?

Towards the end of "Matilda" (1996), when the Wormwoods come to pick up Matilda from Miss Honey's House, they say they are moving to Guam to escape the FBI since they have been caught. But why Guam? ...
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Was Cpl. Dietrich killed by aliens?

In the movie Aliens (1986), after the marines and Ellen Ripley landed on LV-426, they discovered Newt. Corporal Dietrich on the marine team checked Newt. This character only had a few lines. After ...
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Why is Henry Jones Jr. named Indiana?

In the movie series Indiana Jones, the title character is often called by Indiana Jones or just Indy. According to wikipedia, Dr. Jones' full name is Henry Walton Jones Jr.. I understand that ...
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Was John's new dog at the end of the movie intentionally symbolic?

After his wife's death, John receives a small puppy named Daisy in order to cope and provide the company to not grieve alone. At the end of the movie, after finishing his final act of retribution, ...
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How old is Charles Muntz during “Up”?

In Up, Charles Muntz is the main villain. At the beginning of the movie, he is shown when Carl and Ellie are young - he's an adult already. Fast forward to when Up takes place. Ellie has passed away, ...
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Jokers pencil trick? He knew someone would get up to allow it to happen?

This pencil trick scene here from "The Dark Knight" never made any sense to me: Joker says "How bout a magic trick", pushes pencil into the table, at which point the ...
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Is it normal for actors to name their characters?

In this question it says Will Smith named his character because, if people were going to remember his character's name then it may as well be the same of his work... Alfonso remarked that Will had ...
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Why isn't there an “I” (Incredibles logo) on Jack-Jack's suit?

Why isn't there the Incredibles logo on Jack-Jack's suit in Incredibles 2 ? Is it because Pixar want to portray Jack-Jack as a possible antagonist in upcoming movies? The logo contains a homing ...
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Where was Combo between This Is England and This Is England 86 E03?

The movie This is England (set in 1983) ends with Combo bashing up Milky. (It is not explained what happens next, including whether Milky even survives.) In the TV series This is England 86 which ...
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Does Captain Tracey (Star Trek “The Omega Glory”) resemble a figure from American history?

In the Star Trek episode "Whom Gods Destroy" (1969), I consider the character Garth a George Washington figure (whether consciously intended or not). He was a great military leader; also, his "...
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Did Jim ever truly hate Dwight during the course of The Office?

Jim and Dwight's rivalry is one the biggest hallmarks for the show The Office, with both attempting to prank the other (mostly Jim) at any opportunity given. But does Jim pull these pranks because ...
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Why is the Spirit of the West metal detecting in Rango?

In Rango, the spirit of the West (who may or may not be Clint Eastwood) is metal detecting for fishhooks in a dry river bed. His metal detector model is the (fictional) Eaglemaster 3/JRB (or JRE) ...
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Why did Thanos not assume Cull is dead?

In the Avengers: Infinity War on the planet Titan, when Thanos sees Dr.Strange he says Thanos: I take it that Maw is dead? This day extracts a heavy toll. How does he know which member of Black ...
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What is Dominic Toretto's personal code?

My sense is that, for Dom from the Fast & Furious series family takes precedence above all else. Beyond that, honor seems to be critically important, but because Dominic is an outlaw, his ...
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What was Cheddar Bob's last name?

This refers to the character of Cheddar Bob, played by actor Evan Jones in the seminal 2002 musical drama 8 Mile starring rapper Eminem as Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. Do we know what his last name was?...
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Jack-Jack's powers

In the movie Incredibles 2 Jack-Jack was one of the best part of the entire movie. In the entire run of the movie, Jack-Jack's many different powers are shown, ranging from Laser eyes to Angry Demon. ...
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Is Krull optimized as is, all characters as stripped down tropes in service of myth-play? [closed]

A modern viewing of Krull is handicapped by our acclimation to higher-budget productions. So, set that aside. Its other main criticism is the gob-smacking absence of character development. But ...
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Did Edna already know about Jack-Jack's powers?

In The Incredibles, when Helen goes to ask Edna about where her husband Bob disappeared to, Edna assumes Helen has come to inspect the Supersuits for the entire family. We see that each suit is ...
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Why does the demon cat only eat eyeballs in Legend of the Demon Cat (妖猫传)?

The demon cat in the Chinese movie Legend of the Demon Cat (妖猫传) only eats eyeballs. From 25 minutes into the movie: 我只吃眼珠子 I only eat eyeballs In the movie, he eats both fish eyeballs and ...
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Does Vision have AI capabilities like Ultron?

As seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ultron had all the abilities of an AI. Going into the internet, absorbing all of human history, creating "copies" of himself in other robot bodies, etc. Why hasn't ...
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Where is, or what happened to, the absent Ocean?

Having just attended a showing of Ocean's Eight, I couldn't help but note the absence of Danny Ocean from the film. Is there any information as to why Danny is absent, and what might have happened? I ...
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Why does Lisa despise Daisy so much?

It's established in Girl Interrupted that Lisa enjoys messing with Daisy; from trying to get into her room in a Claymore to pushing her towards her breaking point at Daisy's apartment. While overall ...
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Did Snape actually care about Harry Potter?

Snape has always treated Harry with pure and utter loathing during the whole Harry Potter series and always looked for a chance to put him down during class. But was his helping/saving of Harry for ...
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Ragnar's injury after the Paris battle

In Vikings, in the first attack on Paris, Ragnar jumps from the tower, hits his back on one of the siege towers and then hits the pile of dead bodies. After this, it is shown that he is injured, but ...
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When was the picture of Lockwood's daughter and Maisie taken?

In the movie Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, when Clair visits Lockwood for the first time at his estate, she sees a little girl and upon asking, Mills tells her that it's Lockwood's granddaughter and ...
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Why doesn't Professor X use one of Magneto's henchmen to take off his helmet and then control Magneto?

In the X-Men Cinematic Universe, Professor X. has the ability to mind control people. The only problem is, he can not mind control the antagonist of the movie, Magneto, because he wears a helmet that ...