What's the Kennection? #123

Tom Hanks lost 26 pounds to play lawyer Andrew Beckett in what 1993 movie?

What German royal family also took over the throne of England when Anne Stuart died in 1714?

On what TV series could Melina Kanakaredes's character Syd Hansen chat with her dead mother Lynda?

In Homer's Odyssey, Odysseus is desperate to get home to what island?

Stephen Hawking's Centre for Theoretical Cosmology is located in what English city, where he also earned his Ph.D?

What's the "Kennection"?