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Does Charlotte have siblings?

In Henry Danger, in the episode "Jasper's Real Girlfriend", Charlotte's bedroom is shown. I was wondering why she has two beds for one person. It could be because she has sleepovers with ...
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What is Cookie Monster's favorite type of cookie? [closed]

I know that Cookie Monster eats mostly cookies, now my question is this: what’s Cookie Monster's favorite type of cookie? It’s not stated on Sesame Street either way, hence my question.
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Why do Tom and Jerry wave their hands vertically?

When Tom and Jerry want to say goodbye to another characters (including themselves) they always wave their hands vertically instead of horizontally. Why do they do it in that way? Here's a picture ...
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Why was Mycroft indifferent about Mary's potential death and the possible consequences of Ajay's reappearance?

In season 4 Sherlock clearly says that Ajay is a killer and hints that he could murder Mary, but all Mycroft says is that agents die. Sherlock goes to Mycroft for help. He sees Mary as a friend. He ...
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Did Felix Leiter ever show up in the Brosnan era?

Was there ever an actor in the Pierce Brosnan era of James Bond in the late 1990s, who played Bond's steadfast ally in the CIA, Felix Leiter, for even the quickest cameo? By the first Brosnan film, ...
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So what did the soldiers do who didn't fight?

At the beginning of 21 Bridges Det. Andre Davis has to attend a hearing, presumably for killing on duty. He is called out for supposedly using his gun too often but he stands to it and believes he was ...
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What's the point of the song “look at me, I'm Sandra Dee” in Grease?

This song looks to be a reference to the actress Sandra Dee, as if herself or the roles she played were that of an "innocent" grown up woman. I'm not much an expert on what roles she played ...
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In Event Horizon, why was the doctor obsessed with hell?

Everyone from the crew was horrified or physically suffered from the infected ship. But somehow the doctor liked what he saw. Why? Why did he admire the horrors? And why didn't the ship hurt him? Is ...
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Is Rex real K9 working dog?

In Hudson & Rex, is Rex a real K9 working dog that works with a detective in real life? (In Canada)? As he certainly doesn't look like a family dog or is he?
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Who is the person Kreese called at the end of S03E10?

My GF insists it's the Sensei guy who sabotaged Daniel in Karate Kid 3. Clearly it's a person from Kreese's past, and the show doesn't have a problem bringing back any character from the KK universe. ...
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Was this predatorial villain original to the movie?

Late in Wonder Woman 84 Diana fights hand-to-hand with an animalistic human who is a main character transformed into the ultimate predator. The villain has fur and claws while remaining humanoid. Was ...
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Is there any reason why THIS character had no apparent interest in Moff Gideon?

In the final sequence of the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, there is a surprise rescue by The character takes out all of the threatening Dark Troopers and then makes their way to the bridge of ...
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Why was Steve Trevor not Steve Trevor, and how did he become Steve Trevor?

In the new Wonder Woman 84 (2020), Diana Prince makes a wish to see Steve Trevor, her lost love. In the next scene, a stranger approaches her and says something only Steve Trevor would know. In a ...
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What creatures presumably killed the character Gor Koresh in the season 2 premier of The Mandalorian?

In the first act of the second season of Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian, Din Djarin and The Child go to visit a mob boss named Gor Koresh in order to get information about where he can find more ...
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Why does Mazikeen so desperately want to get that thing?

Why does Mazikeen from Lucifer so desperately want to get a soul? She is clever, intelligent, inquisitive. She is emotional and understands emotions in others. She adapts and thinks ahead. She has ...
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What happened to Sandy from Season 3 Christmas episode?

Sandy was the cook teacher who was dating Alan and started living with him. Her food led to both Charlie and Alan to gain pot bellies. I do not remember the episode number but it was themed around ...
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What happened to the rest of the Animaniacs cast?

In the 2020 Animaniacs cartoon only the three Warner siblings and Pinky & The Brain (as well as one other cameo in the final episode) are featured. All the other old characters like Slappy ...
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Who did Valentine call?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Valentine calls his friend to borrow a satellite when his own is shot down. He asks his glasses to call "E-man", then says "Hi E, this is V" Who is ...
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Who was the man making the phony phone call?

I am watching the TV series Blindspot and I am currently on episode S02E13. If you have not watched until S02E09 then please do not read forward if you want to avoid spoilers. In S02E09 a man makes a ...
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Why didn’t Beth return to see Mr. Shaibel after she gained national recognition?

In The Queen's Gambit, Beth promised to pay him back $10 if she won her tournament but never sent the money or paid him a visit. She criticized the media for leaving him out of publication, leaving me ...
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Is “breaking the 4th wall” a thing in animations too?

There are some examples in which animated characters look directly at the viewer with or without quotes. Can we call these "breaking the 4th wall" while the characters are non-living? Some ...
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Why does the Wizard stall after Dorothy gives her the Witch's broom?

In The Wizard of Oz, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Lion, and Dorothy ask the Wizard for a brain, a heart, courage, and a way home, respectively. The Wizard refuses to grant their requests until ...
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Did the Wizard disguise himself as the gatekeeper, coachman, and guard?

In The Wizard of Oz, Frank Morgan plays the title role, but also the gatekeeper of the Emerald City, the coachman that drives Dorothy and her friends around the city, and the guard at the Wizard's ...
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Did Cleo purposefully try to sabotage Beth?

In the episode 6 - Adjournment - of the Queen's Gambit series, Beth is preparing for the big game with the Soviet champion Borgov. However, on the evening before, she receives a call from Cleo - a ...
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Why did Trinity intentionally bump into Lundy?

In S4E04 of Dexter when Lundy is retired and back in Miami chasing Trinity, why did Trinity decide to intentionally bump into Lindy and pretend to drop his keys for Lundy to then return? Just a moment ...
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David sold to large corporations, “assists” employees and/or does things employees might find “distressing” — do we have details?

I would imagine that Davids would cost many millions of dollars each and do not do routine physical labor. Do they work as executives? Enforcers? Do we have any information from books, etc. about how ...
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How does a Vow of Silence relate to Nietzsche?

In Little Miss Sunshine, Dwayne, a teenage nihilist, is implied to have taken a vow of silence, "because of Friedrich Nietzsche". In another scene, he is shown to be reading "Thus Spake ...
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Is any superhero in The Boys parodying a Marvel superhero?

Is there an official statement from Eric Kripke (showrunner) or The Boys comics creators (Garth Ennis or Darick Robertson) of at least one superhero parodying a Marvel superhero or made in the image ...
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Why did Mel Blanc abruptly change Barney Rubble's voice?

Anyone who's watched enough of The Flintstones will have noticed that the character of Barney Rubble had three distinct voices over the course of the series: For the first season and the earlier part ...
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Why does not Sheldon use Taxi Cabs for his Transport issues?

In some episodes of The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon needs a ride everywhere he wants to go because he doesn't have a driving license and he cannot drive. Also Sheldon doesn't like to go in the bus. So my ...
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Is Senator John Iselin a deliberate parody of Joseph McCarthy?

In the excellent 1962 movie The Manchurian Candidate one of the key characters is a rabble-rousing and bibulous US Senator called John Iselin. In the movie his claim to fame and the cause of his rise ...
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What is the relevance of Héloïse's eyes turning black in the movie “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”?

In the movie Portrait of a Lady on Fire, the character Héloïse has blue eyes, but in a particular scene, we see her eyes turn pure black in color. In the background, we can hear Marianne saying "...
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Is Buzz Lightyear forgetting his origins like Woody?

According to the answers here Why is Buzz the only toy that does not believe he is a toy? a toy starts its existence thinking it is the character it is based on, then it realizes its true nature as a ...
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Did Ash know that Kane was carrying a baby alien?

Is there any indication that Ash knew about Kane being infested with an Alien but said nothing? It seems there is hardly a way how he could not have known. It seems obvious that the facehugger did not ...
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Why does Ulysses Klaue think this about Wanda?

During Avengers: Age of Ultron Ulysses Klaue has the following conversation with Wanda: Wanda: Everybody's afraid of something. Ulysses Klaue: Cuttlefish! Deep sea fish, they make lights, disco ...
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Is Varela actually a competent detective?

In spite of being in charge of the safety of the ship in High Seas, Detective Varela does not have a good record on security. He failed to notice a person being carried in someone's luggage. Twice. ...
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Why did Kay marry Michael, anyway?

Prior to the assassination attempt against Don Vito, Michael’s whole trajectory had been a sort of WASP-ization, a gradual migration towards the “respectable” law-and-order Anglo-American values ...
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Why was Mycroft wandering around naked?

In Sherlock Holmes 2 we meet Mycroft Holmes for the first time. When Mary Watson is sheltering with Mycroft, he wanders around naked at home. While amusing, is there any special reason for this, ...
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What did Ultron mean by “You want to protect the world, but you don’t want it to change” and was it related to what he did to Strucker?

Ultron claimed the Avengers were hypocrites for trying to protect the world without wanting to change it. What did they he expect them to do to stop being hypocrites? Regardless of other means Ultron ...
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Why did Iron Man give a different treatment to Dr. List?

In the beginning of Avengers: Age of Ultron (see clip), Strucker's Hydra base is raided by the Avengers, but it looks like the Avengers try to stun, not kill. It's especially highlighted when Iron Man ...
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What is the character arc of Captain Jack Sparrow?

I am a novice author in the process of writing a nautical historic fiction. My protagonist is inspired by Capt. Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean (POC). I am studying his character arcs ...
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What was the first TV character death to have a large public impact? [closed]

Note that I mean TV character here, not actor. By impact, I mean things like staged funerals, grieving letters sent to the network, wide-scale news media coverage, etc.
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What exactly is Dennis' role in prison in Starred Up?

During my second viewing of Starred Up (2013), some scenes piqued my curiosity. Dennis clearly is the prison boss who everybody in the prison is afraid of. Even the guards take their cue from him. But ...
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Who is this character in Little Baby Bum?

I’ve been trying to piece together who is who in Little Baby Bum, most of the characters are characters from a particular nursery rhyme but I’m really struggling to name this girl between Jacus and ...
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Was Amy Sedaris' role on Mandalorian counter to the entire Star Wars aesthetic?

It's been noted that her wardrobe and hair were from Ripley in Alien. However, my question relates to two things I also observed: Pacing: Star Wars is know for pacing--this applies not just to ...
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Is the character played by Andy García in Stand and Deliver based on a real person?

In the movie Stand and Deliver (1988) Andy Garcia plays Ramirez, one of the two ETS officials who start an investigation into the alleged cheating of the Hispanic students in their AP Calculus exam. ...
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Who is Aslan in the Pevensies' world?

At the ending of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader (The Chronicles of Narnia 3), before Lucy and Edmund return to their world, the following dialogue happens: Lucy: Will you ...
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Why weren't Hitler's actual facial features used in The Man in the High Castle?

I've started watching The Man in the High Castle (2015) and became quite impressed with the overall idea and presentation of the post-WWII alternative reality. It looked like the producers chose to ...
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Why did everyone turn away from this character?

This is a question about the very ending of the 6 season series How to Get Away with Murder, so obviously HEAVY spoilers ahead: I am failing to understand the final reaction that the main cast had in ...
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Did Heavyweights' Tony Perkis Inspire Dodgeball's White Goodman

In 1995, Ben Stiller started as Tony Perkis in 'Heavyweights'. Tony is a fitness nut who believes he can whip the campers into shape because he too was once fat with low self-esteem. Similarly, in ...

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