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Name of an 80's cartoon character?

Does anyone remember the name of this kid from an old 80's cartoon (and the name of the cartoon)?
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Boy discovers his life is a science experiment

Kids story about a boy who finds out his whole life is part of a science experiment. - near the beginning of the book there is a car accident where the father "dies" - boy discovers not only is his ...
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What movie was the first to feature onscreen zombie children?

The first zombie children I remember seeing in a movie were in Resident Evil. I may be wrong, but it seems unlikely to me that it was the first zombie flick to include them. What film was the first to ...
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Children's short story about kid with reshapeable face

I'm looking for a short children's story (or maybe an excerpt of a story) about a kid who realizes his (her?) face is suddenly shapeable like plastic or wax. That's all I've got. I remember reading ...
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Novel with travel to purple grassed planets and space pets. Possibly a series

So for years I have been trying to search for the book(s) that captured my imagination with sci-fi. I found the book in my middle school library some time between 1979-1983. The book may have been ...
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Boy makes clone of himself to stave off loneliness on a spaceship journey to his parents

The story is set in a space ship where a boy is traveling to his parents. To keep himself company he makes a clone of himself. For a while everything is perfect but then the kid starts feeling like ...
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Seeking kiddie anthology with telephone monsters, 13-year-old boy with telekinesis

When I was a young kid (I'd guess about 6-7 years old) back around the late 70's, I read an anthology of fantasy, or of fantastic stories at any rate, that really made an impression on me and still ...
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Looking for short story about genius children

Short Story in the 50's - 60's, children from women around world impregnated by a cloud drifting in space. Protagonist notes it's easier for him to stay hidden as his IQ is under 150. I want to ...
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What happens when the Borg assimilate a pregnant woman?

In Drone we see a Borg maturation chamber, and they obviously assimilate children (like Annika Hansen, later to be known as 7 of 9). So we know what happens when they assimilate a child. What happens ...
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Utopia of children brought up by robots

I am looking for the title of a science-fiction book describing a colony (utopia) on another planet that has been established as a social experiment. The inhabitants had been brought up only by robots ...
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YA horror/fantasy short stories: greenhouse, body-swapping, and a hurricane

I'm looking for fantasy or horror anthologies I read as a child/young teenager (1992-1995): Two stories that might be from the same one: A teenager has taken a summer job working for a relative who ...
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Illustrated children’s fantasy book, including a giant eagle and a phoenix having a battle

As a child in the 80s, my aunt gave me an illustrated fantasy book full of short stories. It was an 8-1/2 by 11 book, IIRC, and the illustrations were in full color, taking up half of the page space. ...
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Looking for two 1980s sci-fi children's books [closed]

This will be vague, but I'm hoping somebody out there will know of these two 1970s-1980s sci-fi children's books. Sadly, all I can recall of the first is that it starred two space heroes who patrolled ...
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Story about children who gained abilities to interact with ghosts/spirits

If I remember correctly, the book was about a group of kids playing a game which became real around them. I think they each got a different power to deal with ghosts/spirits. If memory serves, one ...
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Trying to find a book about kids with 'sunguns' revolting against alien overlords

I'm trying to identify a book (or possibly a series, as I seem to recall reading a sequel which still left the story unfinished). I read the book or books in the early 90's and had picked them up ...
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Short story about a wizard and a child

I believe I read this story in a fantasy anthology in the early nineties. It was about a child who is the only other human being in a tiny world created by a wizard who is all-powerful within their ...
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YA: girl wakes up on spaceship/station where everything is sterile and automatic

I read a book when I was in I think 4th or 5th grade and I am 30 now. I do not know when it was written, but I read it around the same time that "The Giver" came out which was 1993. A girl woke up ...
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SciFi bedtime stories suitable for children [closed]

My children love to hear SciFi bedtime stories. Most often i try to tell them stories spontaneously contrived by myself, but after a 10 hour day of work i find this too demanding sometimes. Do you ...
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Australian teen show about the planet jupiter 90s

I've been wondering for a while about a TV show that aired in Australia, I believe it was Australian made, that featured some teenagers on a spaceship either going to or coming back from Jupiter. My ...
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Does anyone remember a 60s 70s UK SciFi show with rocks moving in the children's back yard?

I remember being freaked out by a UK sci-fi show where children looked out of the top window and saw rocks that were in their backyard. When they looked away the rocks moved. I seem to recall their ...
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Shown in elementary school; sci-fi mini-series with kids about a book or reading. Tonal notes involved

For years I've been trying to remember more about this little mini series thing they showed us in school. A class or two of us at a time would be herded into the library adn we'd all watch on a ...
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Seeking to find a children's scifi series from mid-1980s

The first sci-fi I ever read was in the middle school library (appr 1988), and to be honest I was amazed it was even there, given the size of the library. It could have fit into a McDonald's ...
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Short story about genius kids who disappear and run into trouble in another dimension?

I am looking for the name of an older sci-fi short story (read about 40 years ago) about genius kids who disappear (possibly into another dimension) and their father feels they ran into trouble there ...
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Searching for movie similar to Children of Men

I saw a movie [maybe a short film or TV episode] where the world was undergoing some kind of epidemic - where women couldn't have healthy babies anymore. They weren't sterile, they just had ...
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Short Story about Schoolchildren on Venus [duplicate]

I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out the title and author of a short story I read in school so that I can share it with my husband who also really appreciates science fiction. It is about ...
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Marvel Unlimited - comics aimed at young children

My oldest son is five. He's already a capable reader and is becoming very interested in super heroes. He's watched Avengers, after his mother and I previewed it. He didn't seem terribly interested ...
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Boy and girl living in an underground city (post nuclear?)

I probably read this children's science fiction story in the late 1960s, so the similar-sounding 1980 book, "This Time of Darkness" by Helen Hoover can not be it. It may have been a short story, but ...
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Sci-Fi Drama TV Series about telepathy between an alien and a boy

I'm trying to remember this show, 80's or early 90's, about a boy who receives telepathic messages from an alien, and his family thinks he's going crazy. All very serious and dark. The only thing I ...
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90's talking computer children's tv science fiction series

In the early 90's, when I was a child, I regularly saw a live-action (not animated) TV show with children that did something good (solve problems or chase away bad guys, I'm not sure). It was on Dutch ...
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Short story about a boy and girl enclosed in an experiment and given injections to age rapidly

The story is told from the point of view of one of the scientists. He meets the subjects in the experiment as they play in the lab before being put into the enclosure that will become their ...
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World where it rains every day of the year except one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the name & author of this short story that takes place off planet involving sun & rain? This question reminded me of a story that I read (plus saw a ...
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Boy writes story, interacts with his alter ego

Publishing language: Unknown. I read this book in school many years ago, then in my native language: Swedish. Likely it was originally in some other language. What I remember: The protagonist is ...
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Name this children's sci fi show from my childhood

I am trying to remember what this show was from when I watched it in my childhood (I grew up in the 90's). It was a sci-fi television series with a crew of children/young adults that were stranded in ...
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And then her head fell off

I remember reading a compilation of childrens/bedtime/scary story's as a child, one of which was about a girl and a boy who eventually got married. Throughout the short story, she had a black ribbon ...
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Any movies with zombie babies? [closed]

I was watching the Talking Dead for the Walking Dead season two finale, and they talked about not actually being able to show a child being shot. But they have shown zombie children. But this made ...
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80s TV movie: ship with child crew

Question regarding a TV movie from the 80s with a ship crewed entirely by children. These children were geniuses who were specifically chosen because it was the only way a crew could make it all the ...
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Is there a specific reason why Karlsson is rather overweight?

Karlsson-on-the-Roof has these features: overly confident prank inclined button-operated propeller likes sweets rather overweight All except the last one are the features a child would want for ...
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Name the children's Science fiction show with two robots on a planet of Junk?

I've been trying to remember the name of a British children's science fiction show from (I think) the 80's. The show revolved around two robots who lived on a planet made up of junk. I think the ...
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Name of fantasy book with Monster Under the Bed

I read a fantasy book long ago, about a kid who rode a monster under the bed as his steed. It was made out of dust, and was semi-sentient. I've been looking for several years for this book, with no ...
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Story where the number 3 is the monster?

I remember as a child (in the nineties) reading a story where the narrator was a little boy and how he was scared only twice a day – when the clock read 3:33. The 3's would be powerful enough (there ...
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Story about earth children playing with alien toys. Who wrote it?

I remember reading what I believe is a short story about a brother and sister who somehow come into possession of some toys which turn out to be from aliens. Through playing with them they develop a ...