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Questions tagged [character]

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

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Does Fredrick Zoller feel remorse for the actions he's famous for?

One of the things people have noticed is that the fictitious Stolz der Nation (Nation's Pride) in Inglourious Basterds, which is about the career of a military sniper, bears similarities to American ...
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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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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 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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Why does Wolverine drink alcohol?

In The Wolverine, Wolverine seems to be completely lost after Jean's death. Sleeping on the hills, the bottles suggests that he is drinking. What I don't get is, why? Intoxication is a state of being ...
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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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Why is Philip 'Lip' Gallagher such a sad character in Shameless?

In Showtime's Shameless, a series about Chicago's dysfunctional family, every character has its own ups and downs. But one character that started off really interesting in his own fashion has now ...
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Who are all the people who had dreams of becoming Hokage?

While watching Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, I noticed that the new main character Sarada Uchiha wants to become the Hokage. If I am not wrong there were many people who wanted to become Hokage ...
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Who is Amber in Green Room?

I just watched Green Room but I fail to understand what's going on with the character Amber (Imogen Poots). Is it ever explained in the movie who exactly is she? She's calm throughout the whole ...
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What is the significance of Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla in Alien: Covenant?

Early in the film, Alien: Covenant (2017), there is a scene in which Peter Weyland asks David to play a [Richard] Wagner composition on the piano, and David chooses to play Entry of the Gods Into ...
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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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What was the relationship of “Marion the Librarian” to the writer of “The Music Man” in real life?

"The Music Man," written by Meredith Willson, featured a heroine named Marion Paroo, or "Marion the Librarian." Apparently, she was based on a real life medical librarian named Marion Seeley of Provo, ...
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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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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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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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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 does Toph seem to change so drastically in these two videos? [closed]

In this Legend of Korra - "Out of the Past" clip about Yukone's trial, it shows a grown up Toph Beifong, a tall woman. In this video of the fight between Su, Lin and Toph vs. Kuvira it shows a ...
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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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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 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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How did Janet Van Dyne 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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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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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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Why does Quinn give up on catching Dexter?

In season 5 of Dexter, Detective Joey Quinn is heavily suspicious of Dexter and what he gets up to. Joey then hires Liddy to spy on him. Liddy gets some good evidence including pictures of Dexter and ...
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Why does Xerxes think he's a god?

In 300 (2006), why does Xerxes consider himself a god? Is there a back story for him somewhere?
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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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Why did so many different actors end up playing Quatermass?

Quatermass was a british rocket scientist in a pioneering series of early television science fiction on the BBC. There were originally three series (incidentally broadcast live to camera) with a forth ...
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Why did Olivia's family celebrate Thanksgiving?

In episode 8 of "This is Us", "Pilgrim Rick", Olivia opens up to Kevin and tells him: However, Olivia has a very strong English accent, which implies that she grew up in an environment where English ...
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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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What happened to Jim Paprocki's brother?

I recently watched Locked Up Abroad's episode Plane Crash Marijuana. A key character is Jim Paprocki's brother (whose name I can't recall). In the episode it isn't explained what ever happened to him ...
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Why does Ron Swanson work at the Parks Department?

For me, it not really clear why Ron Swanson is working at the Parks Department: Ron hates the government. Ron has a lot of money. (He mentions several times that he has buried gold.) He doesn't like ...
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Why did Ethan Hunt dream of Solomon Lane with a beard?

In the first minute of Mission Impossible: Fallout, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) has a dream that features Solomon Lane and Ethan's ex-wife Julia. In the dream, Solomon Lane does not appear clean-shaven ...
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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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Can JARVIS be for real?

I know how naive I seem asking this question but was far too fascinated by the character JARVIS in the Iron Man movies to not ask this. Well JARVIS is nothing but Tony Stark's personal assistant ...
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Why did Andy start digging a tunnel before he even knew he was innocent? Would he escape if he never knew he was innocent?

Andy comes to know that he is not guilty from a new prisoner, which he tries to avoid listening to. Before that even he was doubtful of his innocence. Now after this Andy escapes from the cell in a ...
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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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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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What is the purpose of Rust's one-eye mirror?

In the 1st season of True Detective one of the very few things in Rust's apartment back in 1995 is a very small mirror, just large enough to reflect a single eye, which he repeatedly looks into during ...
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Can Quicksilver push bullets out of the way?

In X-men Days of Future Past, we see Quicksilver running around pushing bullets to change their trajectories. In Avengers Age of Ultron, Quicksiver circles Hawkeye and a boy, and takes all the bullet ...
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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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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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Who are the other three superheroes in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

When Bruce Wayne sends an email to Wonder Woman, she sees three other superhero videos in it. Who are they? Do they appear in any other superhero movies?
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Is there a scene where Charles Townsend's face can be seen?

In the original TV show Charlie's Angels, no one has ever seen Charlie. We hear his voice, often see his back, hair, arms or legs, but never his face. No one seems to know who he really his or where ...
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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 is Benson a gumball machine in Regular Show?

Most of the main characters on the Regular Show are organic, anthropomorphized, animal-like creatures. And then there's Benson; the humanoid gumball machine. I don't get it. Why is he a gumball ...
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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?