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Which characters does this LOST promo refer to?

A very strange, rather avant garde LOST season one promo was shown in the United Kingdom. It referred to various characters from the show. However, many of the lines from it don't really make sense to ...
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Who are the red masked guards in the rathtar scene of TFA

Near the beginning of the rathtar scene in The Force Awakens, there are several guards or companions in the background. They never say anything that I can recall. Do we know who/what these are?
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Who was the woman in 'Turn Left'?

In "Turn Left" when Donna has a time beetle put on her back, who is the mysterious woman and what is her motivation?
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Have we met a certain entity in Supernatural?

So, I've been rewatching Supernatural, and I saw something which made me wonder. In the episode "Swan Song", This got me thinking, Supporting evidence includes: Anyone have any other ...
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Which Marvel Character is on this tie?

I found a tie with a Marvel tag on the back, but have no idea who the character is on it. Who is it?
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Who are all these Wheel of Time characters?

Earlier today I was shown the following picture in chat, some fan art of various Wheel of Time characters: Some of them, of course, are easy to identify: Rand, Mat, Tuon, Thom Merrilin, and Elayne ...
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Evidence of what the big alien at the end of Men in Black looks like?

At the very end of Men in Black (the movie), we zoom out into space and then eventually it appears that our galaxy is just something inside a marble that some huge alien is playing with, but we never ...
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Who is Ben in the John Carter universe?

I have found references to a character named Ben (old Ben or Uncle Ben) in a John Carter book. However, all I can find about him is he was likely a slave (or, "bondservant"). Is there any more ...
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Who is this Superheroine?

I was watching Justice League vs. Teen Titans today. At the end, there is this female superheroine (probably) She has the ability to fly or use that 'thing' under her feet to fly. She can be seen ...
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Identify a Marvel character with a two-piece magenta mask that does not cover the mouth

I purchased this item for my son, I'm not a Marvel expert and can identify all the characters except the last one that is used for the letter 'L': I can identify Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, ...
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What is Black Widow's history?

Black Widow is a very confusing character to me. Where does she come from? Was she just an average soldier taken for science experiments? I have heard about this Russian serum tested on her and ever ...
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Who are these classic DC characters?

I saw this T-shirt in store yesterday, and realized I couldn't recognize a good number of the villains, and a couple heroes. They're too early in comic history for me to be familiar with them. Who ...
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What are the droids in this Clone Wars Legacy episode?

In the unfinished-but-still-canon Clone Wars Legacy, Bad Batch episode 3: "On the Wings of Keeradaks", the Techno Union facility was guarded by what seems to me as a new droid model. It has limbs that ...
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Who's on my Marvel coffee mug?

I got a new mug recently and people will not stop asking who is on it. I can name the first few rows (mostly) but after that I'm really struggling. I can't find any other images online either, ...
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Who was the person Deadpool was sharing his “bucket list” with?

In the Deadpool movie, in the scenes where Wade is going through his "treatment" there is one "patient" that has bit more screen time than others - he and Wade lay next to each other and they have a ...
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Who are these people at Deadpool's wedding?

Who are these people, and what universes are they from? (If you have over 20 hand-drawn circles, you might get a bounty.)
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Who was this friend of Bill's?

In a few scenes of the Weirdmageddon arc, we see this guy: Bill names all his friends except for him and he's missing from many important scenes. So who is he? And why was he seemingly forgotten ...
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In what show were the little squealing wheeled robots that were disabled with champagne bottles?

I watched it, probably between 1980ish to 1990ish. A group of people were being menaced by a set of small robots shaped like rectangular prisms that kind of squealed when they moved, kind of like an ...
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Who is this goblin like character in the Phantom Menace?

At the celebration after the victory at Naboo, there is a Harry Potter-esque goblin standing next to Yoda. Who is this guy?
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Character identification: folklore villainess with a coat made of live animals

I think I remember hearing something about some snow queen who had a coat made of live animals; like it was just a bunch of stoats or ferrets or something clinging to her, maybe plus a fox as a stole. ...
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Who is the unidentified character in this photo of dead characters from The Walking Dead?

I was able to identify all but one of the people in this photo of actors who played characters who are now dead on the show. I can't figure out who the last one is - Randall? Gareth? Someone ...
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Which anime is this character from?

Which anime does this character come from? What is the genre? I'm trying to find more anime so that I don't run out of ones to watch.
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Where are the different Spider-men in this image from?

I'm trying to identify the different Spider-men in this image: Where are the different Spider-men in this image from?
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Identify these “Retro Machines”

Who are all of the "Retro Machines" depicted on this shirt design, and what properties are they from?
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What creature has spokes in its eyes, a beak, and strands of hair coming from the very tip of its triangular ears? [closed]

On the ski trips to France last year and this year, I saw shops selling decorative caps to be worn on a ski helmet. These caps depict the head of a variety of creatures, and are made of some soft ...
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Who is this size-shifter that gets smarter as he shrinks

I remember this character from a superhero comic book. It was almost certainly a book by a US publisher, and I'm pretty sure it was not older than late 90s. I'm also pretty sure that the character in ...
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Can you identify these Doctors of the science fiction genre in miniature formats?

Please identify these Doctors, their minions, their comic or science fiction genre of origin and links, if possible.
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Arthurian tale featuring enemy who is strengthened by the earth

I vaguely remember a tale of one of King Arthur's knights fighting an opponent who is magically strengthened by being in contact with the ground. I think the protagonist defeats him by bodily lifting ...
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Who are the Captains in this image?

I'm trying to figure out who the twelve characters in this picture are. I can figure out a couple of the easy ones, such as Malcolm Reynolds. Who are the characters in this image?
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Who are these Blizzard characters?

I came across this article that has an image with a bunch of Blizzard characters. *Please note this a editted(poorly) version that I made to group the characters together better. Click to enlarge. ...
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Was Constable Zuvio in The Force Awakens?

Constable Zuvio has his own page on StarWars.com and Wookieepedia and even a Black Series toy. Was Constable Zuvio even in The Force Awakens? If so, when did he show up and what did he do?
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Are these two women existing Star Trek characters?

During the trial scene at the end of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, there are three women seated on the front row in the background who appear to be existing characters, but since we never see them up ...
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Whos is the giant hologram in a chair guy? [duplicate]

In force awakens who is the hologram lord guy whom the dark side soldiers and captains consult? He's in a chair like that US president, and is a hologram, and is gigantic as well as old and alien like ...
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Is this the same droid in two scenes from the Force Awakens?

In this scene, we see... But, here, in this next scene we see... So, is it a big mistake in the movie??
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Did this stormtrooper in “The Force Awakens” have a name?

In The Force Awakens when the protagonists reach Maz Kanata’s castle and are abruptly attacked by the Kylo Ren and the First Order, an unnamed Stormtrooper has a scuffle with Finn, showing off his ...
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What happened to each of The Original Forty?

J. K. Rowling had released (Harry Potter and Me and then Pottermore) the original draft for the names of the students in Harry's year. Not counting the ones crossed out, these are the original forty ...
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What are the aliens species in the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”?

We see many alien species in the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", especially in Maz Kanata's castle: photo by Annie Leibovitz What species are they? Do all the species have a name? Is there a list ...
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Who's that big scary guy talking to Kylo Ren and Hux?

In the movie, Kylo Ren and General Hux go talk to someone who is shown as the hologram of a big, weird, and scary guy. They call him “Supreme Leader,” and he seems to be the power behind the ruler. ...
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What species other than humans and E.T.s managed to survive from the galaxy far far away until E.T. the Extraterrestrial was released?

What species other than humans and E.T.s managed to survive from the galaxy far far away and a long time ago until E.T. the Extraterrestrial phoned home?
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Who is the hobo?

In The Polar Express (2004) we see this hobo: He claims to be the 'King of the North Pole', but I'm not entirely sure. Who or what is he? I'm looking for an out-of-universe explanation regarding ...
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What did Profion put into Damodar's head?

In the Dungeons & Dragons movie from 2000, evil wizard Profion magically places some kind of creature into the head of his lieutenant Damodar. The creature serves two purposes, both enhancing ...
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Who was the old man at the beginning of The Force Awakens?

Who was the old man at the beginning of the movie? P.S. I don't believe I spoil anything with this question
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Who is this Star Wars character?

I was searching for Star Wars artwork when I found this. Being minimalist artwork, it's hard to tell who some of the characters are since they lack detail. I've been able to guess most of the ...
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What franchises are these robots from?

I know you guys love identifying things but we don't have any Robots! :D
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Who is this person on the cover of the Star Wars Radio Drama?

I don't remember this person being in the film, do we know who he is?
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Who is this character in the second Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer?

In the most recent Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer (apologies, this link will take you to Facebook), we see this character: . So do we know who he/she is?
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Identify this tribe from LOTR, and their eventual fate

I am trying to find the name of the group of generally neutral men who help guide Aragorn and company through the mountains. Google has been of no help, and my copy of the trilogy rotted in the ...
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D.C. Madman with cat cannon? [closed]

I recently heard Trevor Noah of the Daily Show say: Not to be confused with the D.C. Madman, the eccentric 19th century scientist known for attacking the White House with a cat-cannon Who ...
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Who are these alternate-dimension Batmen?

From Batman: The Brave and the Bold: These are various Batmen from different dimensions. Regular Batman is in the middle. I recognize Vampire Batman and Pirate Batman. I need help with the others. ...