Questions tagged [character-similarity]

Use this tag for questions about similarity between fictional characters. The similarity can be either related to the plot or based on out-of-universe inspirations for a character. To be on topic, at least one of the characters needs to be from a work of science fiction or fantasy.

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Was Trinity (The Matrix) based on Molly (Neuromancer)?

I just started reading Neuromancer, and found Molly being very much like Trinity from the Matrix: similar clothing, proficiency in combat, sometimes cold attitude, even the black sunglasses/lenses. ...
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Are Mr. Poopybutthole, Noob-noob and Stealy of the same [alien] species?

Has it ever been revealed (or mentioned) by the creators of Rick and Morty that whether Mr. Poopybutthole, and Stealy belong to the same species (alien or otherwise)? Additionally, although Noob-...
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Was Governor Pryce's character inspired by Colonel Spalko?

Is there any official confirmation that the character of Arihnda Pryce, the governor of Lothal in Star Wars Rebels was inspired by the character of the KGB Colonel Doctor Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones ...
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Was Edward Pickman Derby from “The Thing on the Doorstep” based on Robert E. Howard?

"The Thing on the Doorstep" (1937) is perhaps my all-time favorite horror story—one of H.P. Lovecraft's best pieces. One of the main characters is Edward Pickman Derby, who finds himself battling ...
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Were the writers of Voyager: Cathexis influenced by the TNG: Lonely Among Us episode?

Does anyone else see the parallels and similar aspects between the following two episodes: Star trek Voyager: Cathexis (1X13) Star Trek TNG: Lonely Among Us (1X07) Have any of the writers or ...
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Is Forever Ω actually The Biologist?

In the Ayreon chronology, the Forever are The Forever (as the name implies) are effectively immortal and can stay around, well, forever. However, this begs the question if anyone from 01011001 is a ...
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Is there any evidence that Lana Beniko's character was based on Obi-Wan Kenobi?

A friend recently pointed out to me that Beniko is an anagram of Kenobi. In addition, Lana, despite being a Sith, follows the path of the light so the choices she makes seem to be more in line with ...