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Questions tagged [character]

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

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Dr. Strange's preoccupation with time before being entrusted with the Time Stone

At the very beginning of the movie, we see Dr. Stephen Strange ask a colleague to cover his watch while in the operating room. We then see Strange looking through his vast collection of watches just ...
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Who is the kid on the DVD cover of Totoro?

DVD box cover: Movie: https://video.disney.com/watch/at-the-bus-stop-my-neighbor-totoro-4d7fff1b07bfda973adbb234 Satsuki's hair is very short and can't be tied in double ponytails. She's a few ...
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Implications of Ares picking her knife instead of reloading her gun before the climax fight

In John Wick, Chapter 2, after the climactic fight, Wick checks Ares' empty gun and reloads it using her own ammo. She could have done so and shot him instead of engaging in a knife fight. Was ...
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What is Stuart's full name?

What is the full name of comic center's owner Stuart from The Big Bang Theory? Why don't they say his full name like they do for others like Sheldon and Raj and Howard? I feel he is mostly ignored by ...
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I am Groot? translation: Is there an English translation for all of Groot’s dialogues?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy films we can gather by how he says it and by how a character that understands Groot responds as to what was said or asked, but do we have or will we ever get, subtitles ...
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Is Nebula actually Thanos’ daughter or another adopted daughter like Gamora?

Nebula looks like she's same colors as Thanos but so much of her is different. Is she an actual daughter of Thanos? If so, can she wield the infinity gauntlet too?
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Why “Jack Ryan”…when it isn't? [closed]

The body of work from Tom Clancy regarding Jack Ryan runs so contrary to the material in the new Prime series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" that other than the name and very few other factors "this" Jack ...
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Possible continuity error in The Nun?

At the end of the movie The Nun, we see that Frenchie's real name is Maurice. And as they are leaving the Abbey, an inverted cross appears on his neck indicating that he's possessed. The scene cuts to ...
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Why is Tony Stark so arrogant in the MCU?

We see in The Avengers that Tony Stark is not a Team Player, he does not play well with others. In every movie, including the Iron Man trilogy, he behaves a little rudely with others. Why is Tony ...
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How many gadgets does Gadget have? [closed]

I know that Inspector Gadget has a dizzying amount of gadgets, but does anyone know how many gadgets Inspector Gadget actually has?
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How does Chigurh know where to go to find Moss when the transponder isn't beeping initially?

Just rewatched this masterful film, No Country For Old Men. A few things came to light from having watched an interview with the Coens, Brolin and Bardem on YouTube. A couple things, though, ...
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Was Mathis a traitor?

Was Mathis a traitor? I know that in Quantum of Solace Mathis was cleared of his innocence. However I believe that his character was written as a villain in Casino Royale. Why would Le Chiffre say ...
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Why did the Joker rob the bank?

Why did The Joker rob the mob's bank in the beginning of The Dark Knight when he didn't care for money at the end of the film?
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Who are the nine Pirate Lords?

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End mentions the Pirate Lords. It states that there are nine Pirate Lords. Hector Barbossa tells a story about Calypso and how the Bretheran court acts on binding ...
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BBC Sherlock - addictions [closed]

Are Sherlock's addictions good for his mental condition? I noticed he avoids alcohol (rarely drinks), but used to smoke (still does, on occasion) and does / did drugs. As if drugs and cigarettes ...
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Why did Hank Pym choose Scott Lang?

In the movie Ant-Man (2015), Hank Pym tells his daughter that he thinks he found a guy to take on the Ant-Man persona. He then apparently sets up an elaborate scheme to get Scott Lang to break into ...
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How was Thanos able to defeat Hulk in Infinity War without using any stone?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we saw that Hulk started beating up Thanos easily but suddenly Thanos overpowers him. Probably, the only way that would be possible, would be because Thanos ...
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Has Emilio Estevez ever made a cameo as Charlie Sheen's brother?

So I know Martin Sheen has made several cameo appearances on shows that Charlie Sheen has been the star, Spin City and Anger Management, as Charlie's father. My question has his real life brother ...
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Was Billions character Craig Heidecker based on Elon Musk or Steve Jobs?

In Billions s03e04, the Farpoint rocket exploded with Craig Heidecker on board. I assumed the character was based on Elon Musk, but in a comment on this youtube clip of the explosion someone said ...
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Why do so many characters on The Office have the same first names as the actors who play them?

The Office has 4 characters who have the same first names as the actors who play them. Angela, Phyllis, Oscar, and of course Creed Bratton (who goes by his actual full real name). For the sake of ...
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Who is “the Butcher out of A.C.?”

In The Sopranos S6E3, when Christopher calls the Wiseguy in their film idea "The Butcher", Silvio goes "need I remind you of a certain Butcher out of A.C.?" Who is Silvio referring to here?
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Did Stan Lee get erased by Thanos

In the Avengers: Infinity War, post Thanos' Finger Snap, do we have any information regarding the Stan Lee cameos? Is he alive or erased due to the snap?
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When did Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm get introduced?

I know they were introduced in the later seasons, but I'm not sure exactly when Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm were introduced respectively. When were they introduced into The Flintstones anyway?
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Did Perry Mason ever lose a case?

Did Perry Mason ever lose a case and if he did how many cases did he actually lose?
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Who is the man who fails to engineer dinner with Julia Montague?

In episode 2 of Bodyguard (the 2018 BBC drama), Home Secretary Julia Montague meets a man for dinner. It transpires that none of her other friends have been told to attend, even though she was ...
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Scene explanation from Citizen X

In the movie Citizen X, there is a scene where Donald Sutherland’s character (Festisov) heaps praise on Stephen Rea’s character (Bukarov). Bukarov abruptly stands up, and Festisov says, Bukarov, ...
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References for children's names in Deadpool 2 specifically Earl

There are so many movie/character references in Deadpool 2. Vanessa and Wade are discussing names for children. Vanessa says, "How about Earl? No, he will end up in jail". I was wondering if this ...
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In 007 movies, have all the M's had a name beginning with M?

In Casino Royale (2006), James Bond breaks into M's apartment. They have a brief conversation regarding her codename: BOND: I though "M" was randomly assigned. I had no idea it stood for... M:...
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Who was the man with one sunglasses lens in Casino Royale?

In Casino Royale (2006), the main villain is named Le Chiffre. His left eye has been injured somehow, which causes him to bleed from his tear duct on that side. The best explanation comes from Le ...
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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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Is White Widow the daughter of Max from the first Mission: Impossible movie?

In Mission: Impossible - Fallout we meet the character of White Widow (Vanessa Kirby), an arms dealer, on some party in Paris. In her speech she commemorates her mother, naming her "Max". In the ...
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How does catdog reproduce?

In the episode where they go to the future there is a tiny catdog, now my question is how does catdog reproduce? I know that it’s a cartoon and all,but do they have reproductive organs? I just needed ...
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Why was Jimmy so condescending (S4 EP2)

In the episode Breathe, Jimmy goes on a job interview for a sales position in a copier/printer store. He did a spectacular job at selling himself and ends up being offered the position on the spot. ...
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What's freaky about Anne Wheeler (Zendaya's character)?

In The Greatest Showman, what's freaky about Anne Wheeler (Zendaya's character)? (Or in today's more politically-correct language, what's her disability?) All I could tell was that she's very ...
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Where is Bob in Deadpool 2?

Is there a reason why Bob (the soldier that appeared in the first Deadpool movie working for Ajax) didn't make an appearance in Deadpool 2?
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Why didn't Harry like the way Kevin looked at him?

In "Home Alone", after Harry says "Merry Christmas" to Kevin after telling him to look out for Traffic and then Kevin looks a little shocked with his mouth open, why does Harry not like the way he ...
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What is the relationship between Alejandro and Fausto Alarcon?

What is the relationship between Alejandro (played by Benicio Del Toro) and Fausto Alarcon (played by Julio Cesar Cedillo) in Sciario? I know that Alejandro is a laywer - was he a lawyer for the ...
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Why is Kathy Nicolo sometimes homeless and (later) sometimes staying in a motel?

In House of Sand and Fog, Kathy Nicolo is evicted from her house. After that, mostly we see her sleeping in her car and washing up in public bathrooms (while telling people she's staying in a motel). ...
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Who is the 6th pallbearer for Leo McGarry's coffin?

Leo McGarry's funeral occurs in The West Wing S07E18. He has six pallbearers. I can identify five of them, but not the sixth From left-to-right: Josh Lyman (Chief of Staff to the President-Elect, ...
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Why is it so much worse for Offred this time?

The question title is deliberately vague because I don't want to spoil anything. Every ceremony in The Handmaid's Tale is a rape scene, but the one suffered by Offred in S02E10, The Last Ceremony, is ...
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Why isn't Slade ever referred to as “Deathstroke the Terminator”?

In Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go, and Teen Titans Go to the Movies, the villain known as Slade Wilson is simply called Slade (Slaaaaaaaade) and is never referred to by his comic book alias, Deathstroke ...
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Does Colonel Saito commit suicide?

Towards the end of the movie Bridge on the river Kwai, the Japanese Colonel writes a letter and cuts off his hair knot on top of his head. Does this mean he eventually plans on committing ritual ...
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Why did Dr. Sheppard help Poirot with the investigation?

In Poirot: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, why did Dr. Sheppard help Poirot with the investigation? He seems to have a rather extreme interest in seeing Poirot fail,so why bother helping at all?
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Did Churchill say “You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth”?

At 1:09 into Darkest Hour Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) says (yells): You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth Is this an actual quote (I cannot find it), or just the ...
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Is Spider-man's suit in Infinity War nanotech?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man gets a new suit from Iron Man during their way up to space. The suit was also seen in the ending of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Iron Man used a nano tech suit in the ...
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What does Maria vomit in the movie 'The Impossible'?

There is this scene in the movie 'The Impossible' when Maria (the mom, played by Naomi Watts) starts vomiting and pulls out some wiry stuff from her mouth. What is this? Is it something from the ...
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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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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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Why is the other black power caller's name bleeped?

In Sorry to Bother You (2018), whenever anyone is talking to the other black power caller (below), his name is always censored. Looking in the movie's IMDB, the character is credited as "Mr.___" . ...