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What was an 80s TV series about family in future on the run

There was a short lived series in the 80s about a family that is traveling together in the future dystopian society. I can only remember one scene and it has bugged me for years. The scene is one in ...
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80's Scifi Show with Egyptian looking flying robots

Does anyone remember an 80's or early 90's TV show with Egyptian looking flying robots in it? It was on the Super Channel in the UK. It was primitive looking CGI in the computer game style of the ...
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Why was this person not affected (Arrow)

Some spoilers may appear. How come in green arrow people who are injected with the mirakuru die. But Slade and Roy survived. Why did these people not die and how?
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Mako Mermaids/H2O Just Add Water: Why do mermaids fear cats?

I've been watching "Mako Mermaids" - a Netflix Original series... a sort-of sequel to "H2O - Just Add Water" (which I believe Disney-channel aired). Anyway, a sort of running joke in the series, is ...
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Why can't the Speed Force take back Zoom's speed?

In The Flash TV series, why can't the Speed Force itself defeat Zoom by taking away his speed? P.S. I am not a comic guy!
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Science fiction show from the early 90s

I can remember very few details regarding this show. I believe it aired on the children's channel in the early '90s and was an Australian production. The show itself was about people on another ...
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Early 90s Sci-Fi Anthology series

I have been wracking my brain for years trying to remember the name of a very good Sci-Fi Anthology series from - I think - the early 90s. I'd always thought the two episodes I most vividly recall ...
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Show about maybe King Arthur or some Irish king from the 90s?

There's this kids TV show I'm thinking of from the late 90's. There was a kid who went into like a stone circle that had a throne and he had carved his name and '___ woz ere', and it turns out he was ...
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Movie about alien coming through a TV set

Since I saw this in Goulburn in the 70s I've been looking for it, it's a 60s or 70s UK TV movie short movie. The plot goes like this: an alien man was talking to a young girl in the family TV set, ...
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Childhood animated sci-fi series about blue man called “Blue”

It's an old animated series from either the 70's or early to mid 80's. I am sure the title character was named Blue, in addition to being blue and I remember a line from the title song as "Blue, the ...
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Should a question about a Sci-Fi Movie/TV Show be asked in “Science Fiction & Fantasy” or “Movies & TV”? [migrated]

I'm not sure if there is a subsite to ask about Stack Exchange itself. If I have a question about a Sci-Fi movie or TV show, is it better to ask this question here or under the Movies & TV ...
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Sci-fi show episode: patients being hunted in model hospital inside a real hospital

I'm trying to remember a TV show episode that takes place inside a model hospital, that's inside the real hospital. A woman wakes up in the hospital but nobody is in it, apart from a few patients ...
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Searching for a 80s/90s alien sci-fi (tv?) movie inspired by Lonnie Zamora incident

I am looking for a probably 80s or 90s sci-fi movie or TV series inspired by the Lonnie Zamora incident, also refers to Socorro ufo landing. I watched part of the movie in the 90s as I was a child. ...
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Has the character Shiva been confirmed to appear on The Walking Dead?

As people who read the comics know, there is a particularly unusual character who first appears in The Walking Dead shortly after Negan shows up. Her name is Shiva, and she is Have the producers ...
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Help identifying a cartoon featuring a girl riding a giant green worm

This was an an English-language children's cartoon from the 1980s or earlier. It featured a girl with pigtails riding through underground tunnels on a gigantic (sandworm-sized?) green worm.
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Is the Clanger's tandem rocket used in any episode?

During the title sequence of nu-Clangers (the third season released in 2015), two Clangers ride a tandem rocket past the Hoot planet. But I don't remember it appearing in any of the stories; does ...
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Is the Arrowverse watching order a bit jumbled? [duplicate]

So I've been looking at plenty of watching orders for Arrow season 4, The Flash season 2, Legends of Tomorrow season 1 and Supergirl season 1. As most of you know, there are crossovers but the airing ...
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Can't remember SciFi TV show [duplicate]

I have looked everywhere but can't find a TV show I am having flashbacks of! Here is what I remember Based in space on an alien planet there is conflict with any alien race the main character is a ...
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TV comedy about crew of low Earth orbit space station

I remember watching this series on TV in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s or early 1980s. It was live action and the main characters were the crew of a space station in low Earth orbit. Two ...
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Sci-fi series from 2000s with alien-like characters and a character resembling fire [duplicate]

As a child I watched a couple of episodes of a sci-fi series set on a planet, that was far from resembling Earth - I remember a dark, stoney scenery and tanks of some form. It was probably in English, ...
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TV episode where family survives explosion in cave, everything else dead

I'm trying to find out a sci-fi TV episode from the late 1950's to early 1960's. It involved a family traveling and somehow an explosion happened. This forced them to take shelter in a cave. The next ...
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Who are the 31 (three-one) individuals that the Red Dwarf crew have met?

In the episode Legion, Rimmer says In all our travels we have met precisely 31, 3,1 individuals and we’ve never felt moved to invite a single one to join us. True, most of them wanted in some way ...
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How did Wonder Woman changing into her outfit work on the TV show?

In the 70's TV show, Wonder Woman changes into her garb by spinning around and a red ball of light flashes. Then poof, Lynda Carter is in her satin tights, ready to ensnare the baddie in her truth ...
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What 90s or early 2000s tv show has a leopard-like woman and a super strong man?

I remember about 8 years ago there was a fantasy TV show going on my local channels with subtitles in my native language of Sinhala, in Sri Lanka. It was probably from the 90s or early 2000s. I ...
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What is the backstory regarding the suit of armor at the top of the Munster's staircase?

Was a backstory ever revealed in any of the TV series or movies regarding who the suit of armor at the head of the stairs under which Spot lives belonged to? If so, what is the backstory? I ask ...
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What happens after “V” season 2?

The 2009 reimagined series V (for Visitor) was cancelled after only two seasons. Many shows, especially if they're sci-fi or fantasy shows, manage to wrap up the story in some other way after being ...
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In Supernatural, why can't just the Winchesters ask for Death's help to defeat the Darkness?

Death once said that he is as old or maybe older than God. He also said that when God dies, he will be the one who will reap him, which sort of implies that he is more powerful than God. Now, the ...
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Who is Shepherd Book? [duplicate]

I've watched the Firefly TV series, and seen the movie, and would love to have seen it all continue, but the main thing that bugs me about the show being cancelled is not knowing more about Shepherd ...
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Trying to identify a U.S. TV sci-fi episode (1990's)

I remember watching some late-night episode of a U.S. sci-fi program when I was a kid in the 1990's, here in the UK. I'm pretty sure the episode was made in the 90's too. What I remember of the ...
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Animated show: mechs in space and anihilating shield-field-like weapon

I've watched it in 90' on some Cartoon Network or Fox Kids or something like that. There was a Space Fleet, with a mothership of course, and there was a team of people, of whom each piloted one mech ...
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Animated TV show about pirates in a future earth

I remember watching a few episodes of an animated TV show set in a future version of the earth that was flooded. The main character was a pirate, sailing around the place. I think he had a tail. This ...
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Has any character or setting introduced in a Marvel TV show gone on to appear in a movie?

As may be well known, there is a rift between Marvel Studios and Marvel Television. In general, while officially set in the same universe, the shows will reference the movies, but the movies won't ...
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Can anyone identify a recent Supernatural-style TV or cable show?

A recent show was on cable or Netflix about a girl whose family started a cult. They were subsequently killed and she became possessed by a demon. She was trying to learn of her past and at the ...
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What episode of what show had the devil saving a singer's life?

I'm trying to identify this episode from some 1980's show. This would have been Twilight Zone, Outer Limits, Monsters, Amazing Stories, one of those shows. The plot was something like: a broadway ...
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Can someone find an episode of a show that ends on a battlefield after a planetary battle?

I am looking for a sci-fi show where soldiers are staging on a space station preparing for an assault on a planet. With all the soldiers on the space station, tempers flare and there is a brawl. A ...
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A powered hockey suit

I remember a TV movie or mini series from the early 80’s that involved an iron man type of power suit, and I think it was used to play hockey. I don’t think that was the main focus of the show, but ...
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What movie or tv show has a tribe of “bird men” outside a walled city in the desert?

A long, long time ago in the era known to some as the 90's, I was channel surfing and caught the end of something that might have been a TV show or a movie, I have no idea which. It was set in an ...
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TV show from the BBC - man in cold round room with huge gun

I've been hunting for old science fiction books and TV shows from my childhood. This question is about a TV show (or it may have been a film) shown on the BBC in the late 70's or early 80's. In my ...
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Who created the version of Kilgrave in the Jessica Jones TV series?

I am curious, who is behind this version of the main villain (played by David Tennant) in Marvel's Jessica Jones TV series? I don't mean the character itself (which I believe is from the comics), I ...
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Searching for specific anthology show

I remember watching a lot of horror/suspense anthology shows in the 90s but one I can't remember sticks out in my mind prominently. In the episode a woman is getting help from a psychologist to block ...
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Identification for TV Series

I can't for the life of me remember the name of a TV series. I saw commercials for it around the time of Penny Dreadful in April 2015 while staying in Cuba. The first episode starts with friends ...
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70s TV rendering of some old sci-fi story (aliens in the sky doing experiments with bodies - blood and body parts fall on Earth)

Okay, this is going to be a tough one. Back in the seventies (max early eighties) I watched a TV production - a low cost one with basic (not so special) effects - probably only painted backgrounds. It ...
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Kids SF TV show: kid gets a laser as a gift and uses it to solve mysteries

I'm trying to remember the name of a kids TV show I saw in the early 1980's. It was shown in the UK probably on the BBC but may have been channel 3. The story was this: a kid gets a laser as a gift ...
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Where did Ravi get the tainted Utopium?

A major plot point during the first season of iZombie is the creation of a cure for zombie-ism. This is done by recreating the source of the zombie infection using tainted Utopium. It is rather ...
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What was ReBoot's hidden message to censorship?

Considered the first half-hour CGI animation series, ReBoot really gripped me back when I was a kid. Unfortunately, a lot of things were censored such as Dot being 'too sexy' to young viewers because ...
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Looking for title and author of children's science fiction book series and tv show

I'm looking for a sf story that was broadcast on BBC children's TV in the early 1980's probably as part of the long running Jackanory series. Based on what i recall of other events at the time of ...
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Name of a show about kids in simulation - samurai and cat dude

It's about these kids who go in a simulation and have to fight monsters and stuff. One of them is a samurai and another is a cat dude and the last is a guy who is not in the sim and is helping them. ...
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Desperate to find the name of 1980's “twilight zone” type show with “ Time People”

In this episode there are " Time People" who move in a slightly different dimension. We see them as a slow moving blur....they hide your keys, move stuff so you can't find it, and love to cause ...
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Have the producers of The Walking Dead acknowledged that the logo is supposed to be decaying?

This picture has been floating around the interwebs, along with claims that the idea was to create a sense of increasing decay in the show's logo: Season 6 However, the logo seems to have become ...
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How many people live in Alexandria?

On The Walking Dead - the television show, not the comics - do we know how many people were living in Alexandria Safe Zone, prior to the events of the second episode of season six, "J.S.S."? Again, ...