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Questions tagged [character]

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

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How is professor Mc.Gonagall present in Crimes of Grindelwald?

Is there any official explanation or quote regarding the appearance of Professor McGonagall in 'Crimes of Grindelwald', given that McGonagall is born in 1935 (CoG takes place in 1927 or 1928)? Was ...
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Why didn’t Thanos keep his armor on?

In Avengers: Infinity War, why didn’t Thanos keep his armor on or why didn’t he put it back on? He wasn’t finished retrieving the Infinity Stones so he knew there was still work ahead of him. And ...
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Infernal Three in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Who were the Three Judges in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Part 1 Episode 3) ? Are they Blind? And how much power do they have as their decision is binding over the Devil itself?
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Why didn't Don Draper follow hair and facial hair styles that trended in mid/late 60s?

The TV series Mad Men plot starts in 1960, where we can see that hairstyle is mostly short, greased, combed, flat and facial hair style is freshly shaven. Matthew Weiner seems to have worked close to ...
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Is it possible to debug 2 millions lines of code? (The scene with Nedry at Jurassic Park) [closed]

In a famous scene with John Hammond & Nedry, Nedry say than he is the only once than can debug 2 millions lines of code.So after that scene and with my frustration i googled and some websites say ...
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Why did Bella become more powerful when she became a vampire?

In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, why did Bella become more powerful when she became a vampire? Even Edward, Rosalie and Jasper were humans who later became vampires and no doubt they all ...
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Why does The Dark Lord have a goat's face and limbs in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina?

When Lucifer was outcast from heavens he must have had a normal face and body. How did he end up deformed into a goat-like form in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina?
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Is Flashpoint the reason for Caitlin Snow's powers in the TV series Flash?

In the TV series The Flash Season 4 episode 22, they show that Killer Frost was there within Caitlin Snow since childhood. That means Killer Frost did not get her powers because of the particle ...
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Did Groot's arm grow back in a minute?

In avengers: Infinity War Groot sacrificed his arm to finish making Thor's axe, because they couldn't find the handle. And in a minute Groot's left arm grows back and looks like he never sacrificed it....
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Did Rohan also become a ghost at the end?

In the movie Vaastu Shastra, every dead person became a ghost. Has Rohan also become a ghost?
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Where did Star Lord get his boot engines from and how do they work?

It seems, that Star Lord from the Guardians of the Galaxy just couldn't use simple engines, because he has no space for a lot of fuel. One thing left is a nuclear reactor. Did he steal them from Stark,...
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Dwight and Sprinkles in S04E01

In season 4 ep 1 of The Office Dwight kills Angela's cat Sprinkles. The general motivation makes sense, Dwight has a farmer's mentality and wants to put the sick animal down. However at one point ...
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Who beheaded the celestial that became knowhere?

Guardians of the Galaxy did a lot for the MCU. It presented a likable group of rag-tags to audiences, introduced the universe's cosmic corner, and inadvertently created one of the franchise's most ...
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Did the writers intend to suggest Captain Lawson was a pacifist at heart?

Although I have loved this film since first seeing it when it came out on home video, naturally there were many elements of the film that only became clear as I grew older (as I was only five in 1984)....
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What is the backstory of Donkey?

Honestly, why did donkey follow Shrek? Did he not have a family or what? What's the back story of donkey? Where did he come from?
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Why was Hank tagging trees in the college?

In S5E8, Hank talks about the job he had when he was on college and implies how simple, but easy the life was back then to Walt. Why that job is selected as the college job of Hank by the writers? Why ...
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Was Gus ready to have Walter White killed if he refused to cook after he shows him the lab for the first time?

I finished watching Better Call Saul. No spoilers -- but in light of the methods Gus employs to ensure the secrecy of the lab... can we retrospectively suggest that Gus would have had Walt killed if ...
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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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How does Eames get access to Fischer's office?

In the movie Inception, Cobb employs Eames for his Inception task as a forger. As a part of the task, Eames observes Browning and his behavior and mannerisms so he can forge his identity seamlessly ...
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Why did Christine start the fire at the bookshop?

At the close of the 2017 movie The Bookshop starring Emily Mortimer as Florence, Florence's young friend Christine starts a fire at the bookshop. As Florence departs forever onboard a boat, she looks ...
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Is Comic Book Guy's Treehouse of Horror alter ego based off the Marvel franchise?

In The Simpson Treehouse of Horror X, Comic Book Guy has the alter ego called The Collector. The plot is that he kidnaps sci-fi/fantasy characters and preserves them. From the hot network questions, ...
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Why does Thor entrust The Collector with the Aether/Reality Stone?

Is there a particular reason that Thor/Asgard entrusted the Collector with the Reality Stone (Aether) in Thor: The Dark World? Besides the stated reason of having two stones together, but why with ...
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Why has the reason behind killing of women not been mentioned in the film?

The American film The Frozen Ground was based upon the real life story of Robert Hansen, who used to kill women. But, the psychology behind his criminal activities has not been mentioned in this film. ...
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Why didn't Lt. Kellaway thank Stanley Ipkiss at the end of The Mask?

At the end of the 1994 Comedy Film "The Mask" starring Jim Carrey, why didn't Lt. Kellaway (Peter Riegert) thank Stanley Ipkiss for saving everyone's lives in the Casino when Mayor Tilton (Ivory Ocean)...
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If it took thousands of years for Kal El to get to earth from Krypton, then how old is superman?

I'm referring to the first few minutes of the 1978 Superman movie with Marlon Brando. Jor El comments on the amount of time necessary to travel to earth but Clark arrives here and looks like a 3 or 4 ...
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Third character in 10000 km?

The film 10000 km (Wikipedia, IMDB, Mubi) is about a couple with a long distance relationship between Barcelona and Los Angeles. It is almost entirely shot in two apartments, and throughout the film ...
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Why is John Malkovich in Deepwater Horizon omitting words?

In Deepwater Horizon, John Malkovich says phrases like: You nervous as cats. or We a big company, Mike, BP. or So they the big picture. They the little picture, like you and the ...
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How does 'Agent Doe' end up where he does in Predestination?

In the movie Predestination, one of the pre-climax scenes shows that the barkeep (Agent Doe) turns into the Fizzle Bomber by killing his future self. This is described in the timeline on the main ...
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What is the relationship between Steppenwolf and Darkseid in the DC Extended Universe?

In the DC comics, Steppenwolf is the uncle of Darkseid. However, their relation was not made clear in the Justice League (2017) movie. I've read many CBR articles, as well as several other sources, ...
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Are the two main characters in the movie inspired by any particular singer’s personal life or biographies?

In the movie A Star is Born, I couldn't help but notice the resemblance of Bradley Cooper's look to Chad Kroeger and Lady Gaga's look being very similar to Lana Del Rey. I couldn't also help but ...
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Was Dominika really that cold-blooded?

In "Red Sparrow (2018)", Jennifer Lawrence's character kills two people in cold blood before both the hotel incident and joining the secret agency. What those people did to her was unforgivable- ...
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Why is Eve portrayed as manipulative and outright rude?

In Mother! (2017), if I am not wrong Michelle Pfeiffer's character is supposed to be Eve. Why is she shown to be as she is in the movie? I didn't understand her motives and her interaction with "...
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Does Thanos just instinctively know how to use the Infinity Stones or was he preparing beforehand?

Dr. Strange needed the book of spells to learn how to manipulate the Eye of Agamotto and control the time stone. How does Thanos know how to use the reality Stone after just getting it and the Space ...
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Was Aku created? If yes, who created him and granted him powers?

The Wiki says: ”Aku was the main antagonist of the series Samurai Jack. Born from a cosmic of black mass darkness…” Samurai Jack, Wiki. Did Aku always exist? Or was he created? Who gave him ...
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Why is Sméagol from Lord of the Rings talking to himself alone?

When I watched one of the Lord of the Rings films (don't remember which one), I saw Sméagol talking to himself and it made me feel uncomfortable. Why does Sméagol talk to himself?
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Why did this character leave the Lethal Weapon tv series?

Why was the character killed off the Lethal Weapon tv series after only 2 seasons? It seemed sudden and rushed and given the importance of the character to the movie franchise it doesn't really make ...
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What event led to Eddie Brock leaving New York City

In the movie Venom, Eddie Brock and his fiancée Anne discuss an event that caused him to leave New York during a date. They lightly allude to the situation from different perspectives, one saying he ...
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Why did Cap lose his temper in Avengers?

We all know Tony was the arrogant one among the Avengers from the very start. He was always about himself, considered himself above all, etc. Cap, on the other hand, is the ideal man, he carries his ...
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What happened to Reverse Flash?

How did Eobard Thawne appear on Earth-X? I thought: He got erased from existence from The Flash He summoned all his time remnants in order to kill the legends only to be erased from existence yet ...
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What does Hiroshi Abe (阿倍) do in Legend of the Demon Cat (妖猫传)?

I've watched Legend of the Demon Cat (妖猫传; IMDB; Wikipedia) a number of times now, but I still haven't figured out what this guy does I might not have understood primarily because I watch the ...
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Did Yoda live on a hill? [closed]

I had the following dialogue with my mother this morning, which took an unexpected turn Me: All this time gone by and only now do I find out that Yoda has a surname, it's Layheehoo Her: Oh, that'...
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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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Why was this character mentioned in the News in the final moments of Bodyguard?

Towards the the end of the last episode of Bodyguard series 1, the Chief of Police is watching a television news report summarizing the results of the investigation into the bombings. The head of the ...
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Did Holly get transferred because David Wallace was jealous of her and Michael?

Did David Wallace from The Office transfer Holly back to Nashua because he had a crush on her and was jealous of her and Michael's relationship? On the surface it appears that he came to the Crime ...
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How did Cull Obsidian's hand grow back in the battle of Wakanda?

In the fight scene near the Sanctum Santorum in Avengers: Infinity War Cull Obsidian's hand got cut off by a closing portal, but in the battle of Wakanda it was grown back to normal. Does he have ...
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David Rossi's age in Criminal Minds

Bios have David Rossi from Criminal Minds born in 1956; but in Vietnam in 1969. Impossible, since he would only be 13 at that time. What explains this contradiction and what would the character's ...
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Is Father Leviatch suicidal/depressed?

In the movie Lady Bird (2017), why did Father Leviatch quit being the director of the plays? Is his sad past being told by one of the girls really true? Why did he and Ladybird's mother meet and talk? ...
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Why was Kato's name never changed?

In the Green Hornet his partner is Kato. Why did he not have another name when not fighting crime? Like Britt Reid is the Green Hornet, Bruce Wayne /Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin and the list goes on.
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Is Thanos the *only* survivor of the collapse of Titan?

Is Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War the only survivor of the collapse of Titan? Where are his fellow Titans? Do the comics shed some light on this or is it just considered not important?
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Why does Thanos leave Thor alive?

Being Odin’s son, Thanos probably had some kind of trepidation about Thor. Whether Thanos did have it about Thor or not, way why does he leave Thor alive and not just finish him off in Avengers: ...