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24th Jan '17 8:01:46 PM Willbyr
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* Roji tends to play this role in ''MuhyoAndRoji'', often about the workings of magical law or Muhyo's past. Other times, the clients ask the questions.

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* Roji tends to play this role in ''MuhyoAndRoji'', ''Manga/MuhyoAndRoji'', often about the workings of magical law or Muhyo's past. Other times, the clients ask the questions.
24th Dec '16 1:32:28 PM MitchellTF
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* ''Webcomic/MSFHigh'': This is Donovan's role. Fortunately, he is also TheHero in training.
24th Dec '16 12:43:17 PM MitchellTF
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** This page was, it should be noted, [[RenamedTrope once named]] TheRick.

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** This page was, it should be noted, [[RenamedTrope once named]] TheRick.named The Rick.
11th Dec '16 3:38:59 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/TheExMrsBradford'': Paula is the female variant that plays a bigger role than the usual Watson, but she asks most of the questions.
10th Dec '16 6:28:24 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ''ConanTheBarbarian'' story "Beyond the Black River," Balthus. Conan repeatedly explains his acts, both how and why, to him.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ''ConanTheBarbarian'' ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian'' story "Beyond the Black River," "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver," Balthus. Conan repeatedly explains his acts, both how and why, to him.
25th Nov '16 11:43:16 AM DustSnitch
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* The ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' series has one of them for every episode:
** ''Film/TheTerminator'': Sarah Connor
** ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'': John Connor
** ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'': Kate Brewster
** ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'': Marcus
** ''Film/TerminatorGenisys'': Judging from the trailers, it's now Kyle Reese, with Sarah as ''his'' Sherlock.

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* %%* The ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' series has one of them for every episode:
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film:
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''Film/TheTerminator'': Sarah Connor
** %%** ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'': John Connor
** %%** ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'': Kate Brewster
** %%** ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'': Marcus
** %%** ''Film/TerminatorGenisys'': Judging from the trailers, it's now Kyle Reese, with Sarah as ''his'' Sherlock.



* ''Film/{{Thor}}'s'' Darcy asks genius astrophysicists Jane and Erik to translate their {{Technobabble}}. A role enthusiastically taken up by ComicBook/CaptainAmerica in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' for [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony]] and [[TheIncredibleHulk Bruce]].
* Staff Sergeant Lyman in ''Film/X2XMenUnited''.
* Caleb from ''Film/ExMachina''. He often asks the same kind of questions the audience is thinking of so that Nathan can provide the exposition.

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* ''Film/{{Thor}}'s'' Darcy asks genius astrophysicists Jane and Erik to translate their {{Technobabble}}. A role enthusiastically taken up by ComicBook/CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica, who has no scientific background and hasn't seen technology since the forties, in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' for [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony]] Tony Stark]] and [[TheIncredibleHulk Bruce]].
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Bruce Banner]], who use their scientific expertise to hunt down the BigBad.
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Staff Sergeant Lyman in ''Film/X2XMenUnited''.
* Caleb from ''Film/ExMachina''. He often asks the same kind of questions the audience is thinking of so that Nathan can provide the exposition. exposition.
* Jacob Kowalski in ''Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' serves this role, being a {{Muggle}} ([[SeparatedByACommonLanguage or No-Maj, as they're called in America]]) and therefore needing to have various aspects of the magical world explained to him by the wizards he accompanies, especially those not previously explored in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' films.
23rd Nov '16 4:15:55 PM nombretomado
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* Vittoria Vetra in the film adaptation of ''AngelsAndDemons''. Thanks to editing for time constraints, it's pretty much all she's there for.

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* Vittoria Vetra in the film adaptation of ''AngelsAndDemons''.''Film/AngelsAndDemons''. Thanks to editing for time constraints, it's pretty much all she's there for.
5th Nov '16 4:23:37 PM nombretomado
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** InspectorMorse had Sergeant Lewis, then Inspector Series/{{Lewis}} had Sergeant Hathaway.

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** InspectorMorse Series/InspectorMorse had Sergeant Lewis, then Inspector Series/{{Lewis}} had Sergeant Hathaway.
19th Oct '16 5:50:56 AM Lyendith
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* VisualNovel/AoNoKanataFourRhythm: Kurashina, who has dreamt for years of flying, enrolled at a school where everyone has [[ArtificialGravity flying shoes]], yet has never heard of them before. This is graduate-level cluelessness, so everything gets explained to the audience through her.

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* VisualNovel/AoNoKanataFourRhythm: ''VisualNovel/AoNoKanataFourRhythm'': Kurashina, who has dreamt for years of flying, enrolled at a school where everyone has [[ArtificialGravity flying shoes]], yet has never heard of them before. This is graduate-level cluelessness, so everything gets explained to the audience through her.her.
* ''Manga/ThePromisedNeverland'' has three protagonists, Norman, Ray and Emma. The latter is usually the one who has to be explained the plans the first two come up with to prepare their escape from their PeopleFarm. She's supposed to be one of the smartest kids in the orphanage, but is still a bit behind the other two when it comes to analysis power.
4th Sep '16 9:41:34 AM 1810072342
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* ''Webcomic/TheSanityCircus'': Attley's lack of understanding about magic conveniently means that the audience can get filled in on [[MagicAIsMagicA this universe's system of magic too]]. She also doesn't appear to know anything about Scarecrows, even though Fletch does - prompting explanations from Mr. Sparc.
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