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Questions tagged [character]

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

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Why did the Station Inspector become teary?

In Martin Scorsese's Hugo, Hugo pleads with the Station Inspector, saying he didn't know why his father died. Then Georges Méliès comes to claim that Hugo is in his care and then takes him. Why did ...
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Is Dr. House of Dutch decent?

In the series, is it ever mentioned that Gregory House is of Dutch decent? If so, when is it explained or suggested? The reason for asking is that I found him listed on Wikipedia's 'Category:...
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Vikings - Season 4: Why does Ragnar say that he has to die? [closed]

In the 4th season of Vikings series, when Ragnar and Ivar go back to England to take revenge, I think that there is something that needs discussion. It looks like Ragnar goes there with the only ...
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How come Gideon has a different accent?

Why does Gideon, the A.I. from DC Comics, have an American accent instead of her normal British accent?
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Who is the animal statue of in the Game of Thrones Season 8 Teaser Trailer?

In the newly released Game of Thrones Season 8 Teaser Trailer, viewers are teased seeing three Starks (Jon, Sansa, and Arya) venture through the crypts of Winterfell. At one point (8 seconds in) Jon ...
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Why did all the Characters in “Hugo” have English Accents?

In Martin Scorsese's "Hugo", why did all the Characters have English Accents if the Story is set in Paris, France? Wouldn't the Characters have French Accents?
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Why are John Clare and Lily immortal?

When the Creature/John Clare first appears in Penny Dreadful, he kills Proteus, Frankenstein's second creation, who is quite clearly mortal. However, in a number of instances afterward, the Creature ...
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Did Morpheus actually not know why the Agents want to apprehend Neo?

In the scene in The Matrix where Neo is escaping from work to get away from the agents, he asks Morpheus what the Agents who are coming for him want from him. Morpheus replies that he doesn't know, ...
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What makes Thanos the most powerful being in the universe?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, when Ronan got stone of infinity on Knowhere and decided to not give the stone to Thanos, Korath told him that Thanos is the most powerful being in the universe. Why is he ...
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Was Nolan Sorrento supposed to look like a nemesis from a 1980's movie?

In Ready Player One, the actor Ben Mendelsohn plays Nolan Sorrento, an authority figure who is out of touch with what's important to the "gunters" who play in the Oasis. I noticed that he bears a ...
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Was Fritz a Nazi all along?

During the course of Babylon Berlin's first season Charlotte's friend Greta falls in love with Fritz, who seems to be a passionate communist. Later in season 2 Fritz gets allegedly shot on the street ...
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Who is the last Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse during the scene after the credits, we can see a punisher like Spider-Man called Miguel (at least in the spanish dub). Who is he and how its related to the spider-...
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Did Aaron Davis give off any red flags?

After watching Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, it is revealed that Aaron Davis, Miles' uncle, is the Prowler, a villain working in league with Wilson Fisk. My question -- did Aaron Davis/Prowler ...
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How does everyone know Jack's name as Jack Sparrow?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales it is revealed that Captain Salazar named Jack as ‘Jack the Sparrow’. But Salazar was destroyed in the Devil's Triangle after some moments. So he ...
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Why does Nick say nothing to Mike except for “one shot”?

In the film The Deer Hunter, the effects of war on a group of small town men is shown in a very dark and depressing way. One of the characters, Nick, gets traumatized into becoming a famous Russian ...
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What was Junior-G's superpower?

In Junior-G, I just remember the titular character used to do "Jee, Jam, Jamni, Boom" (Boom with hands crossed) and his costume used to be changed in a snap. But, what were his superpowers?
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What does ULTRON stand for?

Like "Just A Rather Very Intelligent System (J.A.R.V.I.S. )", does U.L.T.R.O.N stand for something in comics or movies in Marvel Cinematic Universe?
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Why does Jonathan Hyde play two roles in Jumanji?

In the 1995 film Jumanji Jonathan Hyde plays two roles, one as Samuel Parrish, Alan's father, and the other as Van Pelt, a big-game hunter from Jumanji who is dead set to hunt Alan and other players ...
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Is Westworld intentionally referencing Hannibal Lecter?

A remake of the film of the same name, HBO TV series Westworld features iconic actor Sir Anthony Hopkins in a leading role, (as per the first season), a character named Dr. Robert Ford, who was the co-...
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Did the Simpsons (cartoon) couple ever cheat on each other?

Homer and Marge look like a loving couple. Has any one of them committed adultery and cheated before?
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Why did this character join the Mossad?

The character Samar Navabi is Iranian by birth, so what motivated her to sign on with an Israeli intelligence agency?
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Why do Auntie Em and Uncle Henry not have counterparts in Oz?

In the film version of The Wizard of Oz several characters play two roles - one from the scenes in Kansas before the tornado, and a second as a counterpart character in Oz. Miss Gulch is the Wicked ...
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Who is the guy in the men’s wash room who got killed accidentally?

In Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Ethan Hunt and August Walker tracked a guy in men’s wash room who got killed accidentally. He is not Lark, then who is this guy and how did he get the invitation band?...
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Are elves in Middle Earth mortal or immortal?

In Lord of the Rings, three thousand years before the story, Elrond is seen fighting in the war against Sauron. But after three thousand years he is still seen young. So I am guessing that elves are ...
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Could Doyle have survived?

I have been reading some Interstellar facts and came across one which caught my attention. It is not really a fact though - more like assumption. Here it is: Although Doyle is presumed drowned ...
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Why did Venom only eat heads?

Venom needs food for himself other than food taken by Eddie for himself. Sometimes Venom prefers human flesh as food while Eddie has no interest in it. In one scene when Eddie crashed with his ...
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Why didn't Vision follow Ultron's path through the internet and destroy him remotely?

Ultron got to Sokovia from Shield headquarters via the internet. Why didn't Vision follow the same path through the internet to destroy Ultron from within? That way the Avengers wouldn't need to ever ...
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Who is Aegon Targaryen?

In Game of Thrones season 3 somewhere Jorah Mormont said that a dragon is worth more than any army and Barristan Selmy confirmed it with saying that: Aegon Targaryen proved that. And in the season ...
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What were the “n-drink Amy” (Amy's personas after drinking)?

In the "Brooklyn-99", Amy's personality was undergoing radical change with alcohol. Gina, Amy's friend was calling that "one-drink Amy", "two-drink Amy" etc. Each of those "n-drink Amys" were ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury do something and where was he?

Nick Fury plays a very important role in creating the Avengers. But in the events of Captain America: Civil War Fury was nowhere to be seen. In the movie, the Avengers team is seen falling apart. So ...
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Why didn't Arrow (Oliver Queen) just become part of the League of Assassins?

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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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 the 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? [duplicate]

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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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 ...