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Why is Robin Hood French in Shrek?

In Shrek there is a character called Monsieur Hood, also referred to as Robin Hood later on. He is a clear parody of Robin Hood, a legendary figure from England. What I don't understand though is ...
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Was Dama Fortuna from Fiona’s Prologue the witch that Fiona mentioned in Shrek 1? [closed]

In Shrek 1, Fiona said, “When I was a little girl, a witch cast a spell on me.” Some people think she was on about the “witch” aka fortune teller, Dama Fortuna from the deleted scene “Fiona’s ...
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Who and where is Artie’s mother in Shrek?

In Shrek the Third, Shrek and Artie talk about their respective fathers. But no mention was given to Artie’s mother.
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Why couldn’t Fiona stay as a human and Shrek an ogre?

Just, why not? She can be herself and him himself without any of them needing to change. Besides, I think they might give birth to half-ogre humans or half-human ogres.
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Why does Puss in Boots have a new girlfriend “Dulcinea” in the 2015 TV show?

Why does Puss in Boots have a different girlfriend in the adventures of Puss in Boots TV series compared to the Puss in Boots movie? He's seeing Dulcinea in the TV series And Kitty Softpaws in the ...
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What is Farquaad’s first name?

Or surname if Farquaad is his first? I mean, in Mr Stink, the titular character’s real name is Lord Darlington. We can safely conclude that Darlington is his surname.
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Which King did Farquaad swear allegiance to?

Given that Farquaad is only a lord, his land must be a vassal to a much larger kingdom. He may have sworn allegiance to King Harold, but another king (King Midas) was mentioned in Shrek Forever After. ...
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What kingdom was Farquaad’s mother Princess of?

In Shrek the Musical Farquaad says: My momma was a princess Who left her crown behind. The Shrek wikia says she was Princess of Duloc, but the Mirror only said “You can be king by marrying a ...
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Is the Puppet Master's name Stromboli in Shrek the Third?

In Shrek the Third, we see the Puppet Master and we know it's him because of the following conversation with him and Prince Charming. Prince Charming: And you? Your star puppet [Pinocchio] abandons ...
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Who did Captain Hook’s voice in Shrek Forever After?

In Shrek the Third, Captain Hook redeems himself and says he grows daffodils. On the Shrek Forever After soundtrack, he talks to Rumpelstiltskin about his daffodil garden. I know Tom Waits and Nick ...
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Should Harold have taken Lillian’s surname upon marriage?

In Shrek 2, we are introduced to King Harold and Queen Lillian. At the end of the film, it is revealed that Harold was born a frog, which must mean that it was Lillian’s family who held the throne. ...
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Is Prince Charming a Charming or a Fortuna?

In Shrek 2, Shrek looks through Fiona’s diary and flicks through pages that say: Mrs Fiona Charming However, The Fairy Godmother‘s is named in one of the deleted scenes from Shrek 1 as "Dama ...
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Is Prince Charming based on the Prince from the Rapunzel fairytale?

Shrek 2 revolves around Prince Charming being with Fiona. But then in Shrek the Third, he is with Rapunzel. A few people have theorised that he isn’t Fiona’s Prince, but Rapunzel’s Prince and that ...
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Shouldn't Farquaad have been a Prince Regent in Fiona's Prologue?

There is an alternate opening to Shrek called Fiona's Prologue. In this opening, Fiona was born to the King and Queen of Duloc, who locked her in the tower because she was born an ogre. When they died,...
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The Fairy Godmother and the Wicked Witch of the West

In The Fairy Godmother's Magical Cottage in Shrek 2, we see a couple of pictures of the Wicked Witch of the West. The 'Before' picture shows her as a beautiful woman and the 'After' picture showed her ...
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Evil Queen - Good Queen?

In Shrek the Third, the Evil Queen is, well, the Evil Queen because she’s based on the antagonist from Snow White. But because she reforms at the end, can she be known as the Good Queen or would that ...
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Did Shrek the Third imply that Snow White and Dopey are married?

In Shrek the Third, when Snow White pulls off her dress sleeve, you can see that she has a heart tattoo with Dopey’s name in it. Does that mean they’re married?
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What would the effect of the Happily Ever After potion have been on Fiona?

In Shrek (the first film of the Shrek franchise), an alternate opening was story boarded but never filmed, called "Fiona's Prologue". In it, Fiona was born an ogre, which was why she was locked in ...
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What land is the Evil Queen ruler of?

In Shrek the Third, we see the Evil Queen as a minor antagonist. But what was she Queen of? Duloc? Far Far Away? If she was Queen of Duloc, that would explain how Farquaad got the Mirror. But if Far ...
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Is Rumpelstiltskin’s name Rumpel Stiltskin in Shrek?

I’m asking, because people call him “Rumpel” or “Mr. Stiltskin” and Shrek calls him “Stiltskin.”
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Where does the Muffin Man live in Shrek?

Yes, I know he lives on Drury Lane, but where is Drury Lane located? I thought it was in Far Far Away, but the Shrek Wiki says Duloc, since Lord Farquaad knew about him. I changed Duloc to Far Far ...
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What did the Fairy Godmother do to Doris?

In Shrek 2, just before Shrek interrupts the Fairy Godmother (Dama Fortuna) making Love Potion No. 9 for Fiona, you can see 2 pictures of Doris the stepsister from earlier at the Poison Apple, one ...
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Why does the Fairy Godmother use The Little Mermaid as an example fairy tale?

In Shrek 2, Dama Fortuna (the Fairy Godmother) gets out fairy tales with happy endings without ogres. But one of them is The Little Mermaid. Is she aware that it has a sad ending of the Prince ...
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In Shrek, did DreamWorks make Cinderella a princess at birth?

The Magic Mirror presents Farquaad with 3 princesses who he could marry to be King. One of them is Cinderella. But Cinderella wasn't born a princess. So what gives? Did DreamWorks make her a princess ...
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Why didn’t Lillian kiss Fiona?

OK, so Fiona’s curse goes: By night one way, By day another, Until you find true love’s kiss, And then take love’s true form. True love. True love. So why didn't Queen Lillian kiss Fiona? As ...
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How did Rumpelstiltskin become king without marrying a princess?

In Shrek, Lord Farquaad can't become king unless he marries a princess. However, in Shrek Forever After, Rumpel became King of Far Far Away without needing to marry a princess. Is this a plot hole ...
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Wouldn’t Farquaad already be a King?

In Shrek The Musical, it’s revealed he was the son of the Princess from The Princess and the Pea. “My momma was a princess, who left her crown behind.” So if that’s true, why does he have to marry ...
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Would Farquaad be King of Far Far Away?

I mean, sure, he wanted to be King of Duloc, but since he married the Princess of Far Far Away, surely he should be King of both Duloc and Far Far Away. I mean, in Shrek 3, King Harold says, This ...
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Was King Harold born a human or a frog?

In Shrek 2, King Harold intercepts a curse intended for the titular character so that it rebounds and hits the Fairy Godmother. She evaporates and it appears as though (at least some of) her former ...
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Was Fiona actually cursed to be a human?

Since her mother was a human and her dad was a frog, it makes sense that Fiona was born a half-human, half-frog hybrid, which is what an ogre is. So was she cursed to be human?
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I am auditioning for a role in Shrek. Which role is bigger? Fiona as a princess or Fiona as an ogre?

I am auditioning for a role in Shrek The Musical and I want a big role. Which role is bigger (e.g. more stage-time): Fiona as a human, or Fiona as an ogress?
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Who was the real life inspiration for Prince Charming?

In the movie Shrek the Third (where as usual for the franchise the traditional roles in folktales are subverted), Prince Charming appears as the main antagonist. Charming in a position of power ...
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Why wasn't Donkey afraid of Shrek?

On first impression Shrek is pretty scary. Donkey has good survival instincts (seeing as he tried to keep his mouth shut when the old crone tried to sell him, and after the fairy dust mishap he ran ...
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Does Donkey even have a real name at all?

Does Donkey introduce himself as "Donkey", or does Shrek start calling him that because he is a donkey and everyone just rolls with it? Does Donkey even have a real name at all?
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Are all donkeys colorblind in Shrek?

In Shrek there is a scene in which Shrek gets shot in the butt with an arrow. To distract Donkey, Fiona sends Donkey into the woods to find a blue flower with red thorns. Donkey exclaims that it would ...
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Why didn't Fiona have that “True love's kiss” special effects in Shrek: Forever After?

Do you guys remember when Fiona's permanent Ogre figure was activated by Shrek's kiss in Shrek? It had that amazing transformation effect! see: Source In Shrek: Forever After, why was it passive?
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What was fairy godmother's spell at the end supposed to do to shrek?

At the end of Shrek 2 Fairy godmother said"I told you ogres don't live happily ever after" then she shot something at him but king Harold jumped in front of it. What was it she shot? What was it ...
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What was the Fairy Godmother and King Harold's deal?

In the movie Shrek 2, when King Harold and the Fairy Godmother are in her "car" she says "we had a deal, and I assume you don't want me to go back on my part". What was the deal?
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How does Shrek's rescue party reach him so fast at the end of Shrek 2?

In the beginning of Shrek 2 it is shown that it takes a long time to reach Far Far Away from Shrek's swamp. Although not explicitly mentioned, from the visuals it seems obvious that the distance is ...
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In the Alternative Universe, why didn't Charming rescue Fiona?

In Shrek: Forever After, Fiona said she rescued herself from the dragon's tower. Since Shrek was never born, shouldn't Prince Charming have rescued her?
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Is the story of Fiona based on an actual fairy tale?

The story of Shrek and its sequels contain and reference many different fairy/folk tales. However, I am not familiar with the story of Fiona - a woman imprisoned in a dragon-guarded castle who is ...
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What happens to Dragon after Donkey & Shrek drank the Happily Ever After potion?

Every time after watching Shrek 2, I'm disappointed that we don't get to see Dragon while Donkey is transformed into a steed. Is there any information as to what happens to her or what she looks like ...
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Why wasn't Fiona in human form in Shrek: Forever After?

Why wasn't Fiona in human form? Rumpelstiltskin had the contract signed by Shrek costing his existence. Shrek didn't exist, which means that Fiona was always a human (unless at night when the curse ...
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Why does Shrek pause before he says his name?

In Shrek when Donkey asks Shrek his name, Shrek pauses before giving it: "Eh ... Shrek". He does this again when Princess Fiona asks his name. Anyone know why?