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Questions tagged [character]

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

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Why is there no Hawkeye movie? [on hold]

From this answer: Hawkeye is far from a filler character. He's been in every Avengers lineup in every continuity (Comics, Animated, Movie ... etc). Why, then, does Hawkeye not star in his "own" ...
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Who is Scoutmaster Kevin?

During this scene in Deadpool 2, after Wade wipes his face, he asks, 'Scoutmaster Kevin?'. Is he referring to a real-life person? A character in another movie ...
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What was Sakurai's motivation?

In the movie Before we vanish we see the reporter Sakurai meeting and helping the alien Amano in his quest to find Akira. At the beginning out of curiosity and seemingly disbelief, but later he seems ...
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Is Marcus Tremaine based on Cinderella's father from any of the movies?

He is Anastasia and Drizella's father, like Francis Tremaine, but he was like a father to Cinderella. On the Disney Wiki, he is on the Sir Francis Tremaine page, but on the Once Upon A Time Wiki, it ...
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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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Why is Skinner so awkward in Hot Fuzz?

In Hot Fuzz, Simon Skinner is one of the core members of Neighborhood Watch Alliance, which have successfully managed to hide numerous murders for years. Why does he talk so awkwardly though? He ...
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What is the timeline of The Lorax? Why don't the older townspeople remember the trees?

My daughter is obsessed with The Lorax (2012), so I've watched a few times in the past week, and there's one thing that bugs me: what is the age of the characters of the movie? And in particular, the ...
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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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Why do all/most TBBT characters have three names?

As seen in What is Penny's last name in Big Bang Theory? The main characters of Big Bang Theory (excluding Penny) are: Sheldon Lee Cooper Leonard Leakey Hofstadter Howard Joel Wolowitz ...
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What is Gilligan's full name?

Almost everyone knows Gilligan's Island. But can anyone tell me his full name? I do not think "Little Buddy" counts! Can someone possibly provide a reference with Gilligan's full name?
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Did Bruce's mother end up as the Joker?

In Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox, as Barry's memories are being replaced we see that night where Bruce's parents would have been murdered, but thanks to the ripples of the altered timeline, ...
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Alternate conclusions of The Usual Suspects

I've heard Stephen Baldwin talk about The Usual Suspects fellowships who meet and try to pin the Keyser Söze identity on characters other than Verbal. I know that Verbal is the true Keyser Söze, but ...
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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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Why does Star Boy name get changed in DCAU?

In comics, Star Boy's name is Thom Kallor (not Thomas) but in Justice League vs. the Fatal Five, his name was changed to Thomas Kallor. But why was this change done? Is it something to do with Bruce ...
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Is Ann Walker suffering from PTSD or DID or both?

In the BBC ONE/HBO series Gentleman Jack, the character Ann Walker seems to suffer greatly from a series of traumatic events, including loosing most of her immediate family (older brother, a sister, ...
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Who was this awkwardly excited girl at the wedding in Supergirl S03E08?

During the Arrowverse crossover in Supergirl S03E08, there was one girl who met Barry on his wedding but behaved way too awkwardly: She said she was excited for the wedding and then corrected herself ...
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What happened to Flint Lockwoods mother?

In Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, there is a running plot line about the mother of protagonist Flint Lockwood. She believed in him, where his father did not. It is mentioned in passing, that she ...
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What is the name of this creature in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”?

In Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), what is the name of the woolly mammoth titan? I found this post that refers to him as Behemoth but would prefer a more official source. The creature was one ...
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What is the significance of the constant spitting of Josey Wales?

In The Outlaw Josey Wales, Josey Wales always spits something from his mouth. It's a Western movie, the lead role should act decent. But this guy, Josey Wales, always spits like an old man. What is ...
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Is the Flash really the “Fastest man alive”?

In the series The Flash on CW, at the beginning of each episode's intro Barry Allen says "I'm the fastest man alive". But in each season, there was a much faster character in the show than Barry. Like ...
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Meaning of the troubled parent theme in Lost

I have noticed that Lost series has a number of characters damaged in some way by their parents: John Locke (father stealing John's kidney and throwing him out of building) Sawyer (father killing ...
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Was Mace Windu falling into the Dark Side?

Watching Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, Jedi Master Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu) attempts to arrest Sith Lord Darth Sideous, commonly known as Senator/Chancellor/Emperor Palpatine, for crimes ...
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Why can't King Horik face Jarl Borg alone?

Horik is a king, which means he has several Jarls (earls) at his service, holds a lot of land and should somehow have a big army. I assume this based on European nobility. However, Horik needs Ragnar'...
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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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What happened Gennaro Malanga (Little Pussy)?

In Season One Gennaro Malanga was to be cliped/Wacked/Killed by Junior Soprano. It obviously is a point of a power struggle between Tony and Jonior as Tony specifically tells Junior that Artie Bucco'...
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Why does John Reese always speak with such a low voice volume?

I've been watching Person of Interest and couldn't help but notice how quiet John's voice is. So my question is: why? Is it to make the character appear more professional or something? Is the ...
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Does Sheldon Cooper have Asperger's Syndrome?

Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory has many personality quirks, some of which make him a tad hard to take at times. He has difficulty expressing empathy He has a good vocabulary but has ...
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Did Sofia truly like Cruise's character in Vanilla Sky?

Just saw Vanilla Sky and am a bit lost. Was Sofia showing up at Cruise's character's funeral crying real or part of the Lucid Dream? Did Sofia really love him or was it just the dream?
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Is Reverse Flash​ more powerful than Flash?

In The Flash, why do they have to bring back Reverse Flash all the time to show he is a perfect villain? And why is Flash also scared of Reverse Flash although both were speedsters?
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Is Dr. Ratha's role similar to some comic counterpart or is it kept only for popularity of the actor?

In The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Dr. Rajit Ratha's role played by Irrfan Khan, which appear to me as an open-end character. Is his role similar to some Comic counterpart or is it kept to earn from ...
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Significance of Cersei's obsession with elephants?

In Game of Thrones S08E01, Cersei was so disappointed for not getting elephants and it's being part of so many memes and jokes now. But why do elephants matter? Her competition/rivalry is with ...
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Did this character show any indication of wanting to rule before S8E6?

When Tyrion nominates Bran to become King of the Six Kingdoms at the end of Game of Thrones, Bran replies with a cheeky "Why do you think I came all this way?" response. This implies on some level ...
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Who are these lords at the council of lords?

So in the council in Game of Thrones S08E06 where the new King is elected in we see 15 (if I counted correctly) remaining Lords and Ladies representing various areas/houses. I can easily see: Sansa, ...
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Why are they avoiding showing Arys Oakheart's face?

Game of Thrones edited out a lot of characters/stories from books like Lady Stoneheart (which is discussed here) and even shortened the stories of a few characters like Cold Hands (which is further ...
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Can Bran see the current past?

We know Bran from The Game of Thrones can see the past, but can he also see things that happened after he became the Three-Eyed Raven? Can he see current events without warging? An example would be: ...
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Why is Eve so sure about Father Kinley going to hell?

I was thinking about what Eve said to Father Kinley in Season 4, Episode 9, when he told him to get a demon from hell and try to convince Lucifer to come back. What does Eve mean saying that? There ...
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In Ernest Goes to Camp did the Chief speak an actual language?

In the film Ernest Goes to Camp when the Cheif was speaking seems to have been using real Plains Indian Sign Language based on the Wikipedia article for the movie. But that's just the sign language, ...
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How did Jack Sparrow become the captain of the ship?

In the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise, the movie begins with Jack Sparrow facing a mutiny from his first mate and coming to Port Royal to commandeer a new ship with the hope of going to ...
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How did the T-1000 die with molten steel?

How did the T-1000 die with molten steel in Terminator 2: Judgement Day? The T-1000 is very powerful and has the ability to rejoin his body parts, but why was it unable to do so after being in molten ...
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Why is there no Earth 1 Jesse Wells

In season 2 of The Flash, you meet Earth 2 Harrison Wells and his daughter Jessie. However, she has no E1 doppelganger.
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Why wasn't Valkyrie present at the funeral?

Was watching Avengers: Endgame one more time and noticed that Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) wasn't present at the funeral at the end. This answer lists all the people who attended the funeral including ...
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Did Robert Downey Jr starve himself for Avengers: Endgame or was it CGI?

In Avengers: Endgame, Tony & Nebula are stuck on Titan and later on the Guardians's spaceship, running out of food and water. During the scene in which he records a message to Pepper and when ...
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Why did the Mountain become almost immortal?

In Game of Thrones s08e05 we see a fight between the two Clegane brothers, Sandor(Hound) and Gregor(Mountain). From the start of the fight, the Hound seemed to have the control and stabbed the ...
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What is Dean Winters' character Avi's function in John Wick?

In the movie John Wick (2014), we meet an associate of Viggo Tarasov named Avi, played by Dean Winters (maybe best known from Allstate Insurance's Mayhem ads). In the few scenes that we see Avi, he ...
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Why did Jordan kill herself?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 1, 3rd episode John and Cameron are entering a new school. When they came to the school they saw some kind of drawing on the school wall and they also ...
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What happened to Hulk's rage?

It is understandable that Professor Hulk has really dealt with Banner and Hulk and have got the "best of both worlds" as quoted by himself. But, I would disagree to some extent from this statement. ...
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Why does Jon Snow blindly trust Daenerys?

We have seen Jon Snow through different seasons of Game of Thrones, leading different groups and bringing them together without violence (or at least tried to avoid when he could). On the other hand ...
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Why did Tyrion reveal Varys?

So far Game of Thrones has shown Varys and Tyrion to be somewhat good friends and people on a similar level of understanding in terms of what they want to accomplish. In the previous episode, Tyrion ...
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Is this character still alive after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”?

During Avengers: Infinity War Thanos killed Vision to take the Mind Stone from his head. During Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark (Iron Man) tells Professor Hulk to bring everyone back as they were 5 ...
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How did Tal make into the U.S and into the CIA director's home without getting caught?

In the show The Enemy Within, the team is hunting down and trying to capture a terrorist named Tal. We see in flashbacks that Tal makes into the U.S and threatens Erica Shepherd, even going to her ...