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Questions tagged [character]

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

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What's the relationship between Thanos and Ronan?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe Thanos and Ronan are complete opposites. Thanos is cold, calculated and determined, he never does anything without thinking/planning/preparing/strategizing for/of ...
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How is Hawkeye able to withstand this thing? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, Hawkeye retrieves the soul stone, holding it in his hand (seemingly without difficulty). However, in previous movies, e.g., Guardians of the Galaxy volumes 1 and 2, it's an ...
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Exactly what is Thanos? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame Thanos single-handedly takes on Also, he did most of this BEFORE getting any of the Infinity Stones. So, what gives? What makes this character so powerful?
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Who is the character that appears at the end of Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, Pepper Potts gets an iron suit at the climax fight scene. Is this a known character from the comics source? What is the name of this suit and character?
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Who's the random kid standing in the gathering at the end?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, there's a gathering... During it, they move the camera over several characters, often Avengers grouped together. One person they pan over is a single teenager with ...
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Where did Arya get these scars?

In S08E02 of Game of Thrones we see that Arya has two vertical scars on the side of her abdomen. Was there an event portrayed in the series that shows how she got these scars?
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Is Captain America's “dark side” line in Age of Ultron reference to the Civil War?

During the events of the Avengers: Age of Ultron, after Wanda has played with the main Avengers minds, they end up in Hawkeye's safehouse to regroup. In the yard, Cap and Iron Man are having the ...
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Who's this lady in the war room?

In S08E02, while the war room scene, I noticed a lady being present, standing between Theon and Brienne. Her face seems familiar, but can't see to recall who she is. Apparently she is important ...
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How does Billy Russo acquire his 'Jigsaw' mask?

In The Punisher season 2, we see Billy Russo wearing this mask: Who provided Billy Russo with this mask which totally signifies his character in this series (Jigsaw)? If the hospital provided the ...
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Who's the ginger Eddie being referenced in the Bronn scene?

In Game of Thrones S08E01 Winterfell, when Bronn is in a brothel, one of the girls recalls a ginger Eddie Girl 1: That boy Eddie... Girl 2: The ginger? Girl 1: That's him. Came back with his ...
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Why was Sherlock so sentimental about Mrs. Hudson

Throughout the Sherlock series Sherlock Holmes behaves badly with Mrs. Hudson. However, in "A Scandal in Belgravia" (S2E1), when some American official (or someone) goes to Baker Street in the ...
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Why didn't Gimli know the password to enter Moria?

Since Gimli was very proud of the dwarves hospitality, how come he didn't know the password to enter the mines?
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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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Cookie Monster's first appearance

I think to have heard that the Cookie Monster first appeared in a commercial rather than Sesame Street itself. Is this true? If not, where was Cookie Monster's first appearance if not in Sesame Street?...
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Will Billy Batson grow up to look like Shazam?

In Shazam the child Billy Batson is able to transform into the eponymous hero that is an adult-like character in looks (face + body). But do we know if Shazam's look is Billy Batson's future look? I ...
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Why isn't Ned Stark's mother ever mentioned or shown?

After a recent rewatch of the HBO TV series, Game of Thrones I realized that Eddard "Ned" Stark's mother, Lyarra Stark is never mentioned or shown during the course of the series [to date]. Not even ...
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Who was the nitrogenised girl?

In Titans S01E04, we see Chief treating a girl who got nitrogenised. But we never see her again in Titans or Doom Patrol and we don't get to know what happen to her after treatment. Is it any nod to ...
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Who is Quinten on Supergirl?

Actor Jonathan Bennett announced on Instagram that he would be playing the role of Quinten (A government attaché) on Supergirl. Who is Quinten? Is he an important character in season 4? So far he ...
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What's the meaning of the little girl in V for Vendetta?

I know that she takes in the rebellion of V and moves forward with it, but then she dies. Is that a take on the casualties of a rebellion, the fault of oppression, or just showing that children are ...
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Is Ryan Clarke not a Phoenix?

In the episode 16th of "Legacies" (S01E16), Ryan Clarke (Landon's brother and Malivore's older child) was killed by Landon in the room of Malivore's pit. Now as Landon is a Phoenix, he catches fire ...
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How old was Carl in The Walking Dead?

According to the The Walking Dead wiki Carl was 12 years old when the show started, although the actor was 10-11 at the time. How old is Carl when season 8 started? He has a visible beard by then and ...
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Why is the king of Narnia a lion and not a human? [closed]

In the movie The Chronicles of Narnia, why did the producer make Aslan, The King of Narnia a lion, and not a human? Aslan is depicted as a talking lion and is described as the King of Beasts; the son ...
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Why did the first Predator come to Earth?

In the movie Predator (1987), why did the predator come to Earth? I only know a little bit about Predator lore/fandom. Was he hunting for a rite of passage? Was he already an established hunter and ...
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What agency were Nick Fury and Agent Coulson working for in Captain Marvel?

From the way Nick Fury and Agent Coulson were presented in Captain Marvel, it appears that S.H.I.E.L.D. hadn't been established yet. In fact, it was only until the end of the film that the concept of ...
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Does XXXX have a name in the movie? [duplicate]

In Layer Cake, I understand that we, the audience, do not know XXXX's real name (and it doesn't seem like we could know it, via hints in the movie, etc.). However, XXXX does have a name that the ...
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Why does Skrull's clothing not return to their original form when they die?

How come when a Skrull dies they change back to their natural form but their clothing does not? In Captain Marvel, when Fury crashes the car, a Skrull dies and changes back to their original form ...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark get hurt by the inside of his Iron Man suit?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe Tony Stark repeatedly falls from a great height. Tony survives! Tony gets hit by a rocket. Tony survives! But that is from the outside. But how does the Iron Man suit ...
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Is Carol Danvers called Captain Marvel in universe

So I'll start by saying Brie Larson's Carol Danvers is Captain Marvel and we should all call her that. My question is though is the title diegetic? Can we expect anyone in the movies to call her that?...
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What's the significance of David's back pain in The Lobster?

In the film The Lobster (2015), the pain in the back is such a defining characteristic of David. Does it have any particular significance? Why did the director decide to give him that burden?
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How was Forrest Gump inducted into the military despite being a bit mentally challenged?

I know the military demands for a candidate which serves as the right fit. But looking at Forrest Gump I think one would have to think maybe thrice!!
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What is a Flerken?

What exactly is a Flerken in Captain Marvel? How does it swallow things much bigger than itself? Where do they originate from? Do they show up anywhere else in the MCU?
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Why was God depicted this way?

In the show The Umbrella Academy S01E07, Klaus has a black and white sequence where he has a conversation with God, shown here as a little girl riding a bicycle: Is there a reason why God was ...
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Is the Devil Sams father?

In the TV series Reaper the main character Sam has to capture escaped souls from Hell and the request of Satan himself. As the show continues it turns out Sams parent are demons and sold his soul to ...
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Why is Seven of Nine called Seven of Nine?

I'm pretty sure there's a lot more than nine Borgs, and probably quite a few that have groups of nine entities. Is there any in-universe description of how Star Trek: Voyager's Seven of Nine gained ...
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Where was Karl Mordo in Infinity War?

Karl Mordo was a huge role in Doctor Strange and there's no explanation for where he was in Avengers: Infinity War. If Wong was there Karl should have been too.
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What is Mycroft Holmes' full name? Is there a mention anywhere?

In the BBC Sherlock series, Sherlock mentions that his full name is William Sherlock Scott Holmes. Has there ever been a mention of Mycroft's full name anywhere? (including other series, books and ...
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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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Was a deal made with Warner Bros so that Peter Porker can do the things he does?

In the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse there is this spider-man character called Peter Porker, who is an alternate funny cartoon version of Spider-Man: He does things and says things closely ...
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What is the nature of the Nuclear Family?

I know a little about Nuclear Family from Justice League Action etc but in Titans I am confused about the nature of the Nuclear Family. In comics and cartoons, it's a family of robots with different ...
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What happened to Agu's mother?

In the movie Beasts of No Nation (2015) what happened to Agu's mother? Was Agu able to find her? It is not mentioned in the movie. Is there any explanation in the book which the movie is based on?
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Why did the Jennings even have kids?

In The Americans, if it was such a problem for the Jennings to have kids in the first place as revealed in Season 3/4: Why bother at all? It would have looked perfectly normal to be an American ...
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Why is Sheldon such a big fan of Doctor Who? [closed]

In some episodes of The Big Bang Theory we can see that Sheldon is a big fan of Doctor from Doctor Who. We also see that one of his greatest dreams is transferring his mind into a cybernetic body. ...
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Was Leonard Hofstadter's character inspired from George Costanza's character?

I have already seen The Big Bang Theory TV series and now I am watching Seinfeld. By looking at George Costanza's character I can relate too many similarities between Leonard and him, let alone their ...
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Why is Cyborg in Doom Patrol instead of Titans?

I recently started watching DC Universe show Titans and realized Cyborg was not there but he is apparently in the spinoff Doom Patrol in a prominent role. But why this change? Titans is based on ...
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Why Jinni but not Genie?

In Legacies S01E10, we see the first Jinni/Genie in the Vampire Diary universe but Ablah gets so furious when Lizzie calls her Genie and always corrects her or shows agitation. But why? Is there any ...
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In the Lost in Space intro why was Dr. Smith actor listed as a special guest star?

In the intro/theme song for the 1965 TV show Lost in Space the actor who played Dr. Zachary Smith (Jonathan Harris) is listed as a special guest star. How could this be if we look at the meaning of a ...
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What caused Doctor Strange to repent of his selfishness and become Earth's protector?

In the movie, Doctor Strange learns the mystic arts for entirely self-interested reasons, in order to effect healing of his hands and to be able to resume his surgical work. As matters escalate, ...
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Is Mindy St Claire the best person in 500 years?

By season 3 of The Good Place we know that: no human has entered the Good Place in 500 Years the only person that has avoided going to the Bad Place is Mindy St Claire Is Mindy St Claire the best ...
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What are the Mayan King feelings during the ceremony?

An extensive part of excellent 2006 movie Apocalypto depicts the organization and conduct of the religious ceremonies held on the top of pyramids, and understood to assert the power of the rulers in ...
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Why did Mike leave?

I don't think Mike's character should have vanished like what the creator showed in Suits. While it is true that Meghan Markle is now Duchess of Sussex and probably can't work (or something), the ...