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Why Was the DM CFO in Charge of Discipline and Branch Visits?

In The Office (US), we see David Wallace come to Dunder-Mifflin Scranton to talk directly to the branch employees or Michael directly. Either for discipline or some initiative they are doing, or ...
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Why did Nordstrom go from atheist to believer?

In Don't Breathe (2016), Nordstrom, the blind man antagonist (or protagonist?) explicitly says that he does not believe in God: Nordstrom: God? There's no God. It's a joke. It's a bad joke. However, ...
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Is Howl dealing with any sort of mental disorder?

I've recently watched Howl's Moving Castle (2004). When I was watching the movie, the changes in Howl's mood seemed really familiar to me, just like one of my near family members who has bipolar ...
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Why did Arthur Goldman impersonate Colonel Dorff?

The 1975 film The Man in the Glass Booth tells the fictional story of Jewish holocaust survivor Arthur Goldman. Thirty years after the war, Goldman impersonates an unrepentant concentration camp ...
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Is Chip really an alcoholic?

In the first words of the series, Chip, the main character of the Flaked is on an AA meeting where he tells a story about his accident: he was drunk-driving and he has killed a man. He is very ...
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Was there ever an explanation for the change in Ralph's character in the Simpsons?

In the earlier seasons of the Simpsons there is a version of Ralph that both appears slightly different and acts different. He appears even up to Season 4 Episode 4 Lisa the Beauty Queen, which is ...
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Actor reprising his character in a totally unrelated film or series [closed]

When was the first occurrence of an actor reprising his role as the same character in a totally unrelated show or movie like Bill Nye playing Patterson's father on Blindspot or Ursula Buffay appearing ...
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Did Taskmaster actually adopt others' fighting skills?

In Black Widow, Taskmaster is noted for her ability to adopt (or mimic) fighting skills. Throughout the movie, she displays fighting skills similar to that of many Avengers characters. However, in ...
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Why doesn't Chinatown have any dam alternatives?

One important plot element in Chinatown is the proposed construction of a dam, to create a new reservoir to supply water to drought-afflicted Los Angeles. Hollis Mulwray, Chief of the Department of ...
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Why is Bumi silent in Season 4?

In season 1 - 3 of The Legend of Korra, Bumi's defining trait is that he won't shut up. When season 4 hits Bumi suddenly doesn't talk. He's in the background of shots and he even assists in a raid but ...
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Do we hear about the nun Sheldon Cooper saved in the Big Bang Theory again?

In The Big Bang Theory S04 episode 21, Sheldon Cooper at one point states "I saved a nuns life, why am I being punished?". Do we ever find out more about this or does the character pop into ...
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When did Scrappy-doo become so hated?

I was initially going to ask the question of Why was Scrappy-Doo introduced to the Scooby-Doo series, but that seems to be answered succinctly by the below Wikipedia paragraph: In 1979, Scooby's tiny ...
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Are Bud and Tippi Dink actually D.I.N.K.'s?

Bud and Tippi Dink are the next door neighbors of Doug Funnie on the show Doug. A claim has recently come to my attention that the Dink's are so named because Dink is also an acronym D.I.N.K. meaning &...
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What is the significance of this man in O Brother, Where Art Thou?

In the closing scene of Coen Brothers' O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the old blind man driving the handcar, whom Everett and his associates had encountered near the beginning of the film, and who had ...
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Why does Donald Curtis have a Dutch/Netherlands flag pin displayed prominently when he is clearly American?

In the movie Porco Rosso, why does the character Donald Curtis have a Dutch/Netherlands flag pin displayed prominently when he is clearly American? I could be wrong about the flag being Dutch/...
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How did Reese's father die?

In Person Of Interest's final episode, the Machine, while fading away from the viral attack, talks to Harold and explains some key lessons it learned about people. One of the stories it tells, to ...
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Do we know what became of Fredo's wife?

I think the last scene in the The Godfather Part II Fredo's wife is in is after the shooting of Michael's bedroom -- I think she is being forced back to her quarters iirc. It is clear that things are ...
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What disorder does the Riddler have in Gotham?

I'm curious as to what disorder Ed Nygma has from Gotham. I know he has OCD from the comics but I'm talking about how his Riddler persona appears to and interacts with him. Something that caught my ...
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Were any Law & Order actors real law enforcement officers or attorneys?

In the Law & Order series (including the sister series SVU and Criminal Intent), were any of the cast actual attorneys in the past, or had they been in actual law enforcement as officers or ...
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What's going on with Laurits and his new "pet"?

This question contains spoilers for season two of Netflix's Ragnarok. You've been warned! About half way through season two of Ragnarok, Laurits acquires a new pet by highly unusual means (his ...
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Does Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character in The Dark Knight Rises have a comic-book counterpart?

Who is Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character in The Dark Knight Rises supposed to represent? Is there a character in comics for him? Is he Robin?
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Why does Reese get cleaned up?

In the pilot episode of Person Of Interest, we first meet John Reese as a depressed, possibly suicidal, messed up tramp. He has long dirty and unkempt hair and old, ragged clothes. After the incident ...
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Was Simon Gruber as ruthless as he made himself to be? [closed]

This movie was even more incredible than what I remembered. Everything just flowed perfectly and all the characters were on point. Simon made it clear that he would never bomb a school full of ...
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How did Angel Eyes become a sergeant in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?

When Blondie and Tuco are captured as Confederacy soldiers, Angel Eyes is a Sergeant in the Union army. Is there any explanation for this or is it just assumed that he stole the papers and the uniform ...
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Did the murder trial going on in the Cable Guy have anything to do with Jim Carrey's character? If not then was it just for world-building?

So in the Cable Guy at various points in the movie there is footage of a murder trial in progress for a guy (played by Ben Stiller) who murdered his twin brother. My question is did any of that have ...
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Why did Zemo lead room service to discover what's in his room?

In Siberia, Zemo made a call to his German hotel to invite room service to his abandoned room and thus discover: It immediately hit the news and made Iron Man realize Captain America was right all ...
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Can Wonder Woman fly in DCEU?

I've read this question here, and it was while ago and answer by KutuluMike was only focused on first WW movie and BvS. With the second installment, WW84, She seems to be on air for a while, but uses ...
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Was Ricky's mother complicit in Colonel Fitts' racism?

In American Beauty (1999), Ricky shows Jane his father's secret cache of Nazi memorabilia. This gives us insight to his father's character as being racist. Ricky's mother seems to be a caring woman, ...
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Why is the translator disappointed when Flor agrees to stay in Malibu?

In the movie Spanglish, Deb accosts a Hispanic man to get him to translate between her and Flor. The man is instantly and clearly smitten with Flor. However, when she finally agrees to live in ...
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Bad accents of "foreign" characters in "native" dialogue [duplicate]

I am currently watching Falcon and the Winter Soldier in English and as a German native speaker I stumbled a fair bit about the terrible German spoken by the supposedly German extras. They sound like ...
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Why did Davy Jones agree to the task of ferrying the souls of those who died at sea to the next world?

Knowing that Davy Jones and Calypso would only be allowed to see each other for one day every 10 years, why did they even make that deal? Wouldn't they have been better off to just remain as they were?...
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What kind of hero archetype is Rocky Balboa?

I watched the Creed and Rocky films and I was wondering what kind of hero archetype (classic, anti, byronic) Rocky Balboa fits into. I'm guessing it's probably classic/traditional hero since he has ...
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Did the One Ring actually have an influence on Gollum serving Frodo?

In The Two Towers when Gollum first starts leading Frodo and Sam, Gollum swears on the One Ring that he'll serve the master of the Precious, and Frodo responds by saying that the ring is treacherous ...
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Does Becca Mansell know about Hutch's history?

In one of the early scenes in Nobody, Becca Mansell, Hutch's wife, is seen tending his wounds from the fight on the bus using something like superglue to close the knife wound (this is a military ...
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What was the exact purpose of the device in Regan's ear?

In A Quiet Place, there was a device like an earbud in the ear of the daughter, Regan, on day 472. Later, her father gives her a new device which she refused at first, but later wore it on her head ...
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Significance of the door Levee is trying to unlock

In the movie Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Levee character is shown to be always trying to break free from his own self and do something beyond his steady band performer role. He keeps talking about a ...
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Do we know Al Bundy's age in the show?

Do we know Al Bundy's age in the show? I tried googling but to no avail.
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Why does the character Max Arciniega share the same name with the actor of "Krazy-8"?

In Breaking Bad, there is a character Max Arciniega who was the best friend of Gus. On the other hand, there is another character in this movie called "Krazy-8". The thing is, Krazy-8's ...
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What’s up with Agent Valdez?

In the final episodes of Deutschland ‘89, Agent Valdez goes “rogue”: torturing Martin at a CIA black site, trying to force a false confession, after killing Lenora. What is his justification for this? ...
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What was the purpose of Bullock's maneuver regarding Otis Russell?

In Deadwood season one, episode 12, "Sold Under Sin", Seth Bullock beats Otis Russell near to death. Afterward, he asks Dan Dority to relay a message to Al Swearengen insinuating that, for ...
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Does Charlotte have siblings?

In Henry Danger, in the episode "Jasper's Real Girlfriend", Charlotte's bedroom is shown. I was wondering why she has two beds for one person. It could be because she has sleepovers with ...
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Why do Tom and Jerry wave their hands vertically?

When Tom and Jerry want to say goodbye to another characters (including themselves) they always wave their hands vertically instead of horizontally. Why do they do it in that way? Here's a picture ...
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Why was Mycroft indifferent about Mary's potential death and the possible consequences of Ajay's reappearance?

In season 4 Sherlock clearly says that Ajay is a killer and hints that he could murder Mary, but all Mycroft says is that agents die. Sherlock goes to Mycroft for help. He sees Mary as a friend. He ...
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Did Felix Leiter ever show up in the Brosnan era?

Was there ever an actor in the Pierce Brosnan era of James Bond in the late 1990s, who played Bond's steadfast ally in the CIA, Felix Leiter, for even the quickest cameo? By the first Brosnan film, ...
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So what did the soldiers do who didn't fight?

At the beginning of 21 Bridges Det. Andre Davis has to attend a hearing, presumably for killing on duty. He is called out for supposedly using his gun too often but he stands to it and believes he was ...
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What's the point of the song "look at me, I'm Sandra Dee" in Grease?

This song looks to be a reference to the actress Sandra Dee, as if herself or the roles she played were that of an "innocent" grown up woman. I'm not much an expert on what roles she played ...
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In Event Horizon, why was the doctor obsessed with hell?

Everyone from the crew was horrified or physically suffered from the infected ship. But somehow the doctor liked what he saw. Why? Why did he admire the horrors? And why didn't the ship hurt him? Is ...
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Is Rex real K9 working dog?

In Hudson & Rex, is Rex a real K9 working dog that works with a detective in real life? (In Canada)? As he certainly doesn't look like a family dog or is he?
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Who is the person Kreese called at the end of S03E10?

My GF insists it's the Sensei guy who sabotaged Daniel in Karate Kid 3. Clearly it's a person from Kreese's past, and the show doesn't have a problem bringing back any character from the KK universe. ...
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Was this predatorial villain original to the movie?

Late in Wonder Woman 84 Diana fights hand-to-hand with an animalistic human who is a main character transformed into the ultimate predator. The villain has fur and claws while remaining humanoid. Was ...

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