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Who is Fredo's body double and why use one in this scene?

At 36:38 in The Godfather, Fredo and Michael arrive at the casino for the meeting with Mo Greene. I've seen that scene (and movie) tens of times before I notice that it's not John Cazale who gets out ...
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In what episode did Jillian give birth? [closed]

In Ryan's Hope (1975-1989), which episode did Jillian give birth? I remembered that she gave birth with the help of Seneca but I don't remember what episode or date it was aired on. Does anyone know? ...
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What happened to Ben Mitchell's Glasses?

As seen below, previous actors of Ben Mitchell have always worn glasses. However, when Max Bowden was recast, these disappeared. Has there been any mention of this / any reason why the actor doesn't ...
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In "Air", who is Richard, and what happens to him?

In Air (2023), the story of Michael Jordan's signing with Nike, there is a very minor recurring character that has enough airtime; I would think he should be more significant. I can't understand why ...
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Is “Golden Freddy” a separate character?

In Five Nights at Freddy’s (2023), the animatronic mascots at the abandoned pizzeria are: Freddy Fazbear (a brown bear), Bonnie (a blue rabbit), Chica & Mr Cupcake (a yellow chicken with a pink ...
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Who is Rittenhouse in the TV Show “Timeless?”

I just finished watch Timeless (2016-18) and my question is who is Rittenhouse? I am deaf and watch with closed captioned but the problem is they change too much. So who is actually Rittenhouse?
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Why was Vicki Fowler briefly given an American accent?

In EastEnders, Vicki Fowler recently re-emerged, having apparently been living in the US, with probably the most unconvincing American accent ever. What was funny was, about two weeks into her return ...
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Are the Vogons based on English culture?

In Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the least pleasant race in the galaxy are known as Vogons and they are bureaucratic and highly obedient to rules. Is this supposed to be a satire of ...
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Who is this actor/character in this "The Big Bang Theory" cast photo?

I stumbled upon this photo of "The Big Bang Theory" cast: I recognize all of the cast, except the actor highlighted in the white block. He somewhat looks like the character of Dale, from ...
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Is this Wonka character's name a pun?

In the 2023 movie, Wonka, the title character befriends others who befell similar misfortune to him... I recognize most of these characters' names as puns on their (former) jobs. E.g. "Abacus ...
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Exploring Valentine's Background and Role in 'Ender's Game' Movie

I recently watched "Ender's Game" and found the character of Ender's sister Valentine quite fascinating. The film seems to hint at a deeper background for her, but I'm left with some ...
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Significance of Incorrectly Written Car Plate in 'Memento'

I recently watched Christopher Nolan's 'Memento' and found myself puzzled by a specific detail. There's a scene where the main character, Leonard, writes down a car's license plate number but gets it ...
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Why does the Joker deliberately mislead Batman about hostage locations in "The Dark Knight"?

I recently rewatched Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight movie, and a particular scene caught my attention. In this scene, the Joker provides Batman with the locations of two hostages: Harvey Dent and ...
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How many different versions of Spider-Man appear in "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse"?

I recently watched Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2018) and was fascinated by the concept of multiple Spider-Men from different dimensions. The film features a variety of Spider-Man versions, ...
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Why did Paul, not his mother, fight in the final scene of 'Dune'?

I recently watched "Dune" and was intrigued by the final scene where Paul, instead of his mother, Lady Jessica, accepts the challenge of fighting Jamis. This scene raised several questions ...
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Was Sammy Jankis a Real Person or an Alter Ego of Leonard in "Memento"?

In Christopher Nolan's Memento, the character of Sammy Jankis plays a crucial role in understanding Leonard Shelby's condition and motivations. However, the film presents a complex narrative structure ...
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How Many Tattoos Does the Main Character in 'Memento' Have?

I recently watched the movie Memento and was intrigued by the use of tattoos as a key plot device. Leonard Shelby, the main character, uses tattoos as a way to remember crucial information due to his ...
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Unexpected Turn in Loki Season 2 Finale: The First Unseen Event by 'He Who Remains'

Throughout the series, 'He Who Remains' has been portrayed as a character who possesses extensive knowledge about the events transpiring in the timeline, seemingly aware of everything that is going to ...
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What Language Do the Fremen Speak Upon First Seeing Paul in the Dune Movie?

In the movie adaptation of Dune, there is a specific scene where the Fremen encounter Paul Atreides for the first time. During this encounter, the Fremen characters speak a language that is not ...
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Does Joe start over in “May December” (2023)?

In May December (2023), before graduation, one of Joe's butterflies emerges from its chrysalis. Does this symbolize he is starting over too?
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Why does Oppenheimer appear naked in this scene?

Oppenheimer is being cross-examined and suddenly there's a noticeable change in his attire, transitioning from being naked to wearing a coat and back again. This shift seems abrupt and potentially ...
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How many different versions of Barbie are featured in the “Barbie” movie?

In the recent Barbie (2023) movie, how many different versions of Barbie are featured? I'm interested in the diversity of characters and roles they represent.
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Why does Jaya talk directly to the camera in the film Qarib Qarib Single(2017)?

Throughout the film Qarib Qarib Single, Jaya(Parvathy) talks directly to the camera, whereas Yogi (Irrfan) does not. What does this imply?
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What didn't Gaetano take revenge on Josto?

In the Fargo S04, We see that after Doctor Senator's murder by Calamita and Gaetano, Loy Cannon captures and chains Gaetano. When Josto finds out about him, He meets Loy and surprisingly suggests him ...
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How did Jim Rockford compensate Angel?

In The Rockford Files, Jim Rockford often tapped his friend Angel to play a part in a con. How did he compensate Angel for his work? What incentive did Angel have to help Jim?
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Who is the mysterious man in the bowling alley in Fargo S03E08 and what is his role?

In the Fargo TV series S03E08, we see that Nikki and Mr. Wrench sneak into a bowling alley after the deathly chase between them and Yuri Gurka. Sitting in the bar, there's a mysterious man in a suit. ...
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Why is Buzz Lightyear's catchphrase British?

Buzz Lightyear is a toy manufactured in the USA. Also his voice-actor (Tim Allen) is American, and his name is inspired by American astronaut Buzz Aldrin. But Buzz's catchphrase (blast!) is British. ...
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Role and Impact of Einstein's Character in 'Oppenheimer'?

I recently watched Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer and found Albert Einstein's character intriguing, especially in his interactions with J. Robert Oppenheimer. Can anyone explain what was the overall ...
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Understanding the Emotional Shift in '12 Angry Men' (1957): From Outburst to Tears in the Not-Guilty Verdict

I recently watched the classic 1957 film '12 Angry Men' and found myself puzzled by a particular scene towards the end. In this scene, one of the jurors, who had been vehemently arguing that the boy ...
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Did Mike Ross receive an acceptance to enter Harvard?

Did Mike Ross receive an acceptance to enter Harvard? At the time Rachel applied to Stanford U in Season three? If not what was the envelope that Rachel showed him that could have indicated he had ...
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Is Asia Ortega actually deaf or hearing-impaired?

Asia Ortega plays a hearing-impaired character in The Boarding School: Las Cumbres There was an episode where she removes her hearing aids but in real life, is she actually deaf/impaired or is she a ...
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How many Clint Eastwood characters are war veterans?

Walt Kowalski from Gran Torino (2008) and Earl Stone from The Mule (2018) are both Korean War veterans (Clint Eastwood himself is a Korean War veteran). How many Clint Eastwood film characters are war ...
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Why is Gerald McCloy able to imitate sound effects only?

I recall watching 2005 TV series Gerald McBoing-Boing. He was a human child living with his parents and their dog. He also had several friends of his age. But he was odd. He was communicating with ...
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When Ember's mom in Elemental was first seen giving a love reading, were they two guys that she was reading?

I was watching the new movie Elemental, but as I watched it, it seemed like that, while Ember's mom was doing a love reading (near the beginning), one of the people she was reading seemed like a man. ...
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What happened with Ros?

What was Ros final destination in Game of Thrones? As I recall she was finally seen with Pycelle.
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Who killed Summer in "Reptile", and how is the witness's description of the killer having a limp relevant?

In Reptile (2023), Tom (Benicio del Toro) and Cleary (Ato Essandoh) interviewed a witness, Brenda, who described the man who entered the house where Summer (Matilda Lutz) was killed as someone who &...
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Why does Robin Williams have a dark beard in the poster?

In the poster of 1997 movie Good Will Hunting Robin Williams' character Sean Maguire has a dark beard compared with the movie itself: Why is there this difference?
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Why did the hijacker tell the air attendant to use the "sing song accent you all do"?

In Hijack episode 4, there's this scene where the hijacker yells at one of the air attendants to go on the intercom to warn all the passengers to behave. But then he tells the attendant to use ".....
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In The Rookie, who is Nolan's secret dalliance? Can't tell because of my face blindness

I just started watching The Rookie, but my face blindness is causing me issues. I have no idea who Nolan's long-haired secret dalliance in the first episode is. At first I thought she was the bunny ...
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Has Arnold Schwarzenegger's accent ever been acknowledged in-universe in a movie?

I've seen a lot, but not nearly all, Arnold Schwarzenegger films. And he almost always plays an American, who is never referred to as being an immigrant or something like that. Even when playing a ...
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Why didn't the villain repair his own injuries?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, we see that the villain still has the injuries inflicted on them (presumably) many years prior. Given all of the wealth and technology at their disposal, ...
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Why did the producers of "This Is Us" use Sylvester Stallone as the "special" star?

One of the main themes of the TV series This Is Us is showing how even many years after the accident, the three siblings still have problems dealing with the loss of their father. In the second season,...
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What was the sausage made of?

In S01E12 of Victorious, Sikowitz offered kids some sausages, Tori even ask him what it was made of but he laugh weirdly and never answered it. Even Robbie told other students about getting the same ...
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Who is the "prodigal son" that shows up to dinner in Episode 1 of Unorthodox?

In episode 1 of Unorthodox, at 12:45 we see a man show up to dinner. He is greeted with "The prodigal son returns". The man takes a drink, eats some food, and then leaves. The subtitles ...
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How did Gamora survive this action by Iron Man?

Although Bruce Banner restored every victim of Thanos' Snap back to life, an alternate Thanos brought his armies through the Multiverse from his reality to the Avengers' prime timeline along with 'his'...
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Why was Ray serving community service?

In </ Scorpion> season 2, Walter pleads guilty and is sentenced to community service. He then meets Ray Spiewack, who becomes his friend. It's never said why Ray was sentenced. I haven't found ...
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Why did Catherine continue her hate for her father?

In the 1949 black and white film The Heiress the titular character (Catherine) falls in love with a man (Morris). Her father who is a doctor finds out from Morris' sister that he is just seeking the ...
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What was Hugo Stiglitz's motivation for killing Gestapo Officers?

In Inglorious Basterds, just as Stiglitz was introduced, we are informed of his previous run-ins with the German army for killing 13 Gestapo officers. What I've always seemed to miss was Stiglitz's ...
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Who does Lucky call in Lucky (2017)?

Lucky calls someone twice in Lucky (2017), first to ask, "Is realism a thing?" and the second time to share a personal story. I've never figured out who is on the other side of the phone.
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Was the driver intentionally screwing over the two goons at the start?

So in the first scene, the guy went for the good old 'get lost in the crowd' kind of trick by driving into the stadium full of people, leaving the car behind, altering his appearance quickly, and then ...
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