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Animated series where the main antagonist is the “East Wind”/“Blizzard”

I am trying to find a series which I cought only a few episodes of as a kid, but which seemed really interesting. To be fair, it might also have been a movie broken down into parts, though I find that ...
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What fantasy film or TV show first depicted a sentient automobile? What kind was it?

Which film or TV show first depicted a sentient automobile? I can think of three that could qualify, Herbie, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and my mother the car. I know there are likely others that predate ...
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First Instance of the Classic Alien Depiction [duplicate]

I was just wondering where the first instance of the classic tall, skinny-limbed, greenish grey, large bulb head, and black eyes alien was shown in either film and TV or described in book form.
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Red Dwarf: time and space travel paradoxes in “Tikka to Ride”?

The Red Dwarf episode Tikka to Ride has confused me more than any previous episode: How was it possible for the crew to use the Time Drive to travel back to 1960's Earth, when in the previous ...
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How Do We Know The Name of the Robot on the Jupiter II?

In this answer, the Robot on the Jupiter II is stated to have the name B9. This seems common knowledge among viewers and fans and is generally accepted as fact. In the Lost in Space pilot and first ...
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Where is this dinosaur from?

I was looking through some T-Shirts from shows from my early childhood, and I came across this one: Where is this dinosaur from? What show? I feel like I know it...
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Name of an English-dubbed Japanese show about a man who became a giant robot

I remember back in the late 70's or early 80's a show about a man who became a giant, possibly a robot, and fought monsters. I am fairly sure it is not Ultraman. I remember his giant form was a ...
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CG series about a beast planet

I remember seeing this series back when I was in the early grades of primary school (prep to 3) so this would be between 1996 and 1999 from what I remember it was set in space and the cast was made ...
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TV series in the early 90s about war with robots (or aliens)

There was this series I watched in the early 90s, about a group of soldiers fighting against some androids (or aliens, can't remember). The enemies definitely looked like androids, but I can't recall ...
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What TV show has kids entering a video game of some sort?

I've been searching the entire internet for this show about 4 teenagers that enter a video game world where they have to fight monsters that looked like insects. Every time they had to enter the ...
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Name of a syfy tv movie about passengers on an airplane

Does anyone know a tv movie of the 90s that had 2 parts, and it was about the passengers on a plane that lands in an airport and everyone has disappeared? That's the only thing I remember...
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Weird (japanese?) live action movie with man in full metal suit that fights giant creatures

Now this one is tough, i have talked to so many people and i have tried to search so much. I saw a film when i was a kid, it was this strangest thing. In my country the film was actually called "man ...
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What happened to Kazak?

In the Archer episode Un Chien Tangerine, Archer and Lana have to recover a K9 agent whom they soon discover is actually a dog. His name is Kazak, he's an English Mastiff, and he is possibly the ...
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Identify a TV series involving characters in spaceships

It was a series which I watched in 2005-8. It was about a crew in a cargo ship who have various adventures throughout the Galaxy. I remember the protagonist was a man, the engineer had special arms ...
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Science fiction series where humans (from another world) find the Earth

The plot had humans from a different system that suffered a catastrophic event on their home world, if I remember correctly. It was implied that their ancestors seeded life in other planets too (or ...
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Is it possible to determine when the events of Archer take place?

Archer seems to take place in an invented timeline: the internet is commonly used by civilians (which actually began in the mid-90's), the I.R.A. is still active (in the real world, they ceased ...
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Why does Archer hate cyborgs?

I don't know the show well enough to know if Barry was the first cyborg Archer met, but it is obvious that he despises cyborgs, and I was wondering if we ever learn why this is the case. ARCHER: ...
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What does “Wildfire” mean?

In season 1, episode 5 of The Walking Dead, we see Dr. Jenner at the CDC recording a video journal, which, it is implied, he intends to send to his superiors (although he clearly suspects that they ...
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How long was Rick in the hospital?

I have always assumed that Rick was in the hospital for about 3 weeks. Several factors led me to this conclusion: The length of his beard; the fact that the IV bag was empty, but he didn't die of ...
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What was the name of the tv show about a guy who lives in a town with aliens disguised as humans?

I watched it a while ago and I can't remember the name of this show. A guy -- who is a detective I think -- lives in a smallish town where aliens have disguised themselves as humans and he is the only ...
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Was it ever revealed what pedaling the bicycles in the second episode was doing?

I'm going to assume they were probably some sort of turbine...electricity...something, but I'd prefer to know for sure.
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Goofy looking alien robots lose a “Kleptonite Ball” towed behind their spacecraft

I remember watching this on TV in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s or early 1980s. I only saw one episode, and the ending resolved very little, leading me to believe that it was a pilot for a TV ...
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Tv show with invisible boy

I vaugely remember a TV show, it may or may not have been black and white but in it there was a school boy who could become invisible when he asjusted his school tie. He may have been a ghost, my ...
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Why is Mr Norrell so anxious to keep Mrs Pole's fate a secret?

I have been enjoying the BBC adaptation of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. I am not familiar with the book. However, a key part of the plot that I don't understand is the desperation of Mr Norrell ...
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Cartoon identification: Two kids in a ship full of robots

I'm trying to find a cartoon I saw a few minutes of when I was young. It was on UK children's TV, probably between 1988 and 1992. I remember two kids, a boy and a girl, and there were some kind of ...
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Creating the future in boxcars [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the title of a sci-fi short story I either read or saw on TV - the plot is generally about possibly invisible (I might be wrong about that) people who build the future by ...
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Young boy turns his parents into superheroes

All I remember is a young boy who somehow manages to turn his parents into superheroes but later wants to change them back. There was also a character called Galacta-something, but I can't remember ...
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Black & white horror: ski lift with something in clouds that killed you

I'm looking for this black and white horror film I watched back in the 70s. It featured a ski lift, mountain top and these clouds, and there was something in the clouds that killed you. These films ...
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Man with saucer shaped machine that may or may not been a time travel machine

What is name of (TV?) Movie (possibly british) from between 1970-1980's involving a man with saucer shaped machine that may or may not been a time travel machine? I am trying to remember a film I saw ...
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A TV show, from the 90's or 80's, very weird

Does anyone remember a show, where: An alien girl lives with a family She comes from the moon She is looking for a new king because their king (a giant baby) is dying Her spaceship its a VW van They ...
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Science fiction series, asteroid-like space ship looked like a flying superhero

This probably would have been either in the mid to late 70's or early 80's. It might have been a Saturday morning show, and was live action. The only thing I remember about it was one of the space ...
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How do Superman, Batman and Justice League cartoons fit together? [duplicate]

In Justice League and Superman cartoon TV series, lots of things are common and looks like they are in the same universe. For example, Darkseid exists in both. Also, Superman didn't know about ...
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Identify a Spiderman TV episode in which the villain was a super-fast runner

I remember watching a Spiderman cartoon TV episode. The TV series was probably Spectacular Spiderman, but I am not sure. Here are the details I remember: The villain was in some kind of exoskeleton ...
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B&W TV show where people in a space ship are eaten by a plant

I don't know if I dreamt this story or of it was real but I remember watching this old black and white sci fi TV show. A group of people are taking a trip in a luxurious space ship. Something strange ...
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Oliver Queen's Bow

It is stated on the Arrow Wiki that the bow which Oliver uses has several modifications and that "The new Oneida Kestrel Compound Bow has a device that allows him to pull arrow hook by an ...
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Pilot TV series end in sea level rising

I am trying to recall the name of a TV series years ago, possible just a pilot episode. Following is what I can remember: A group of scientist tracking some huge sea creature with satellite tracking ...
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How did Oliver Queen get his scars?

Has Arrow shown how Oliver Queen got his scars? (And is there a up-to-date picture of his scars that display his new ones [Like from Ra's]?)
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Identify a Doctor Who episode featuring The Doctor destroying Weeping Angel with Sonic Screwdriver

There's a clear picture in my mind: There's this TARDIS door from inside. A Weeping Angel on the door. The Doctor (don't know which Doctor) points Sonic Screwdriver to the Weeping Angel and Weeping ...
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Post-apocalypse scifi series with two human classes

I remember watching a scifi series when I was growing up - it was either in the late 80s or early 90s that I watched it. These are elements I can recall The world was polluted or contaminated ...
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Why did the Reese stop aging after travelling back to 1987?

In 12 Monkeys the TV series, the 3rd episode from the end just aired, and it depicts Reese going back in time and then living 40 years without getting older. Likewise the mysterious woman is an adult ...
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TV Show with alien conspiracy theorist, one character has “lightning” superpowers

For some reason I have this very distinct memory of watching a specific scene in an episode of a show when I was very young. The main characters [there's two, a man and a woman] are talking to this ...
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TV show I think, where Aliens are leaving Earth, most people on Earth don't know that they are on Earth

I though it may have been an Outer Limits episode, but I couldn't find it there, this seems to low key for Outer Limits anyhow, maybe more like a Disney type..? Watched it when I was really young, ...
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School series about a portal

I remember being shown a series at school (about 17–19 years ago) and I really enjoyed it however all I can remember is: There was a young lad and girl who had some kind of portal in a box which if I ...
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American TV channel/network that aired old anime, in the 2000s that had an X in the Logo

The network/channel had Digimon on it and a show very similar to it, this was on about 10 years ago and I don't believe is currently on air. It had a logo of an X or something, sorry that's all I ...
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TV/Movie Identification: Evil person demanding the power source, people have scales falling off their eyes to see clearly

I've been trying to find out the movie or TV show where one scene has a evil person wanting to obtain the power source (something of great power). It is like a kid's sci fi show so this evil person ...
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Identify horror film/TV show where protagonists ostensibly hunting a Gill-Man are transformed into same

I am trying to track down the name of a film or TV show I saw as a child during the 70s, probably during a "Creature Feature" type TV rebroadcast. I believe the work was actually from the 50s or 60s ...
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can you identify a show about a man thawed from cryosleep to help future survivors of mankind?

This is driving me crazy. I think it was a short lived TV series, maybe scifi channel. Not real recent but within the last 10 years I think. The back story was a near future that had perfected ...
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Identify a TV show featuring exploration of a Spaceship

I used to watch a TV show in the 80s. In the show, the main characters used to explore a giant space ship having lots of chambers and in each chamber, there were a new group of people and situations ...
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Trying to ID a movie/or maybe TV show

I believe it was sometime during the 70/80s I would have seen a movie/TV show with the following elements. I could be combining several shows/movies together. I am unsure. 1) There is a motor-home ...
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Identify a story of carving half chair logo on Moon

Very long ago, I watched a cartoon. It's not in my mind whether it was telefilm or an episode of a TV series. Here are details I remember: The main character (probably a villian) I remember was ...