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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 ...
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What did Bullitt see or think of when he went back to the hotel where his partner and the mobster were shot?

Fairly early in the movie Bullitt Steve McQueen returns to the hotel scene where his partner and the mobster were holed up and shot by 2 mob hitmen. He opens the hotel door, now a crime scene, and ...
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Why did Andy lock himself in the music room?

Andy locks himself there to play music. Why would he do that? I get the philosophical aspect but it is a great risk. He is gaining favour with the prisoners but he could get moved to another cell or ...
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Who are the top two smartest men in the DC Animated Universe?

I was watching a sneak peek of the upcoming DC Animated Universe film Justice League Vs. The Fatal Five but I noticed Jim Krieg mentioning Mister Terrific being the third smartest: ...
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Why did Captain Mercer request another Xeleyan to replace Alara?

After Alara leaves the series, she's replaced by another Xelayan female with a bit of an attitude, Talla. Other than super-human strength, which is clearly an asset, what are the both in-universe and ...
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Is the bartender from The Punisher Season 2 a real character from marvel comics?

I don't have enough information about this, but I'd like to think that all Marvel movies/series are directly related and associated to the comics (Like Harry Potter maybe?). If this is wrong, then my ...
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What was the respiratory system Dhawan used?

In Inside Edge, Dhawan frequently uses this respiratory system: Others shots of the system: But what is this? What does it represent for his character?
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Why did the Station Inspector become teary?

In Martin Scorsese's Hugo, Hugo pleads with the Station Inspector, saying he didn't know why his father died. Then Georges Méliès comes to claim that Hugo is in his care and then takes him. Why did ...
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Is Dr. House of Dutch decent?

In the series, is it ever mentioned that Gregory House is of Dutch decent? If so, when is it explained or suggested? The reason for asking is that I found him listed on Wikipedia's 'Category:...
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Who is the animal statue of in the Game of Thrones Season 8 Teaser Trailer?

In the newly released Game of Thrones Season 8 Teaser Trailer, viewers are teased seeing three Starks (Jon, Sansa, and Arya) venture through the crypts of Winterfell. At one point (8 seconds in) Jon ...
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Why did all the Characters in “Hugo” have English Accents?

In Martin Scorsese's "Hugo", why did all the characters have English accents if the story is set in Paris, France? Wouldn't the characters have French accents?
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Why are John Clare and Lily immortal?

When the Creature/John Clare first appears in Penny Dreadful, he kills Proteus, Frankenstein's second creation, who is quite clearly mortal. However, in a number of instances afterward, the Creature ...
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Did Morpheus actually not know why the Agents want to apprehend Neo?

In the scene in The Matrix where Neo is escaping from work to get away from the agents, he asks Morpheus what the Agents who are coming for him want from him. Morpheus replies that he doesn't know, ...
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What makes Thanos the most powerful being in the universe?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, when Ronan got stone of infinity on Knowhere and decided to not give the stone to Thanos, Korath told him that Thanos is the most powerful being in the universe. Why is he ...
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Was Nolan Sorrento supposed to look like a nemesis from a 1980's movie?

In Ready Player One, the actor Ben Mendelsohn plays Nolan Sorrento, an authority figure who is out of touch with what's important to the "gunters" who play in the Oasis. I noticed that he bears a ...
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Was Fritz a Nazi all along?

During the course of Babylon Berlin's first season Charlotte's friend Greta falls in love with Fritz, who seems to be a passionate communist. Later in season 2 Fritz gets allegedly shot on the street ...
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Who is the last Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse during the scene after the credits, we can see a punisher like Spider-Man called Miguel (at least in the spanish dub). Who is he and how its related to the spider-...
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Did Aaron Davis give off any red flags?

After watching Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, it is revealed that Aaron Davis, Miles' uncle, is the Prowler, a villain working in league with Wilson Fisk. My question -- did Aaron Davis/Prowler ...
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How does everyone know Jack's name as Jack Sparrow?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales it is revealed that Captain Salazar named Jack as ‘Jack the Sparrow’. But Salazar was destroyed in the Devil's Triangle after some moments. So he ...
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Why does Nick say nothing to Mike except for “one shot”?

In the film The Deer Hunter, the effects of war on a group of small town men is shown in a very dark and depressing way. One of the characters, Nick, gets traumatized into becoming a famous Russian ...
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What was Junior-G's superpower?

In Junior-G, I just remember the titular character used to do "Jee, Jam, Jamni, Boom" (Boom with hands crossed) and his costume used to be changed in a snap. But, what were his superpowers?
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What does ULTRON stand for?

Like "Just A Rather Very Intelligent System (J.A.R.V.I.S. )", does U.L.T.R.O.N stand for something in comics or movies in Marvel Cinematic Universe?
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Why does Jonathan Hyde play two roles in Jumanji?

In the 1995 film Jumanji Jonathan Hyde plays two roles, one as Samuel Parrish, Alan's father, and the other as Van Pelt, a big-game hunter from Jumanji who is dead set to hunt Alan and other players ...
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Is Westworld intentionally referencing Hannibal Lecter?

A remake of the film of the same name, HBO TV series Westworld features iconic actor Sir Anthony Hopkins in a leading role, (as per the first season), a character named Dr. Robert Ford, who was the co-...
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Did the Simpsons (cartoon) couple ever cheat on each other?

Homer and Marge look like a loving couple. Has any one of them committed adultery and cheated before?
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Why did this character join the Mossad?

The character Samar Navabi is Iranian by birth, so what motivated her to sign on with an Israeli intelligence agency?
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Why do Auntie Em and Uncle Henry not have counterparts in Oz?

In the film version of The Wizard of Oz several characters play two roles - one from the scenes in Kansas before the tornado, and a second as a counterpart character in Oz. Miss Gulch is the Wicked ...
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Who is the guy in the men’s wash room who got killed accidentally?

In Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Ethan Hunt and August Walker tracked a guy in men’s wash room who got killed accidentally. He is not Lark, then who is this guy and how did he get the invitation band?...
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Are elves in Middle Earth mortal or immortal?

In Lord of the Rings, three thousand years before the story, Elrond is seen fighting in the war against Sauron. But after three thousand years he is still seen young. So I am guessing that elves are ...
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Could Doyle have survived?

I have been reading some Interstellar facts and came across one which caught my attention. It is not really a fact though - more like assumption. Here it is: Although Doyle is presumed drowned ...
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Why did Venom only eat heads?

Venom needs food for himself other than food taken by Eddie for himself. Sometimes Venom prefers human flesh as food while Eddie has no interest in it. In one scene when Eddie crashed with his ...
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Why didn't Vision follow Ultron's path through the internet and destroy him remotely?

Ultron got to Sokovia from Shield headquarters via the internet. Why didn't Vision follow the same path through the internet to destroy Ultron from within? That way the Avengers wouldn't need to ever ...
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Who is Aegon Targaryen?

In Game of Thrones season 3 somewhere Jorah Mormont said that a dragon is worth more than any army and Barristan Selmy confirmed it with saying that: Aegon Targaryen proved that. And in the season ...
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What were the “n-drink Amy” (Amy's personas after drinking)?

In Brooklyn-99, Amy's personality was undergoing radical change with alcohol. Gina, Amy's friend was calling that "one-drink Amy", "two-drink Amy" etc. Each of those "n-drink Amys" were different - ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury do something and where was he?

Nick Fury plays a very important role in creating the Avengers. But in the events of Captain America: Civil War Fury was nowhere to be seen. In the movie, the Avengers team is seen falling apart. So ...