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What 90s TV show had the protagonist travel into the past using a sword?

So I was feeling a bit nostalgic. I watched a show sometime during the mid-90s, but I can't remember the name for the life of me. I will try to give some very fuzzy details: I believe there was ...
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Would you consider Numb3rs to be science fiction rather than math fiction? [closed]

I haven't watched many episodes of that show. But from what little I've seen, they seem to be dealing more with scientific concepts than with mathematical concepts, like the episode in which they ...
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Need help locating a tv episode from late 70's to early 80's, seems similar to Buck Rogers setting

I remember this one snippet of a scene from a tv show I saw as a child. I could have sworn it was from Buck Rogers, but searching there has been fruitless. It is set in space and I remember the ...
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I am trying to track an Asimov short story in black-and-white

I watched a black-and-white short-story when I was a kid on TV many years ago. The plot involved humans that lived below ground in a highly technological age and never ventured to the surface and ...
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Trying to identify a 1990s mini-series exploring near-future scenarios

I apologize for the vagueness, but I've exhausted the limit of my google-fu on this one. I'm looking for a mini-series that probably aired on UK Channel 4 in the 90s. It probably had 4 episodes, ...
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Looking for a 80's movie where a man jumps on a desert train

The film starts in a desert and a man is there. This sci fi train goes through the desert, while the man jumps on and fights some badies I think; he ends up in city, rescues the princess etc Saw it ...
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Batman (1966) episode where they're stuck in a room?

I'm trying to remember an episode from the 1960's Batman TV show that I saw when I was a kid. I'm not quite sure who the villain was in the episode but I'm pretty sure it had Batman and Robin. The ...
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What dystopian TV show has kids running an underground newspaper?

I am trying to remember a TV series that I watched as a kid in the early 90's from either the 70's or 80's that involved a group of kids living in a grey (literally) dystopian world. They were running ...
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Identification: 90/80s young adult sci-fi tv show. Young girl turns out to be alien princess (or some such)

I'm trying to find a tv-series/mini-series that I viewed as a teenager, probably in the 90s, possibly late 80s. A pair of siblings (twins as I remembers) grow up in a nice neighbourhood. One day an ...
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How long was G1 Optimus dead?

In the G1 continuity, Unicron attacks the Earth and Cybertron in the year 2005, and during a battle with Megatron, Optimus dies. Of course, Optimus is revived in later episodes of the tv show. The ...
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Identify animated TV series having Silver Surfer

I once used to watch an animated TV series (having Silver Surfer) which I have almost forgotten. Here are some blurred visuals in my mind: The villain's ship was of a monster face shaped which ...
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What is the name of an 80s TV Movie where a man gains self-healing and endurance powers after a crash with a vehicle containing radioactive material?

What is the name of an 80s TV movie where a man acquires endurance powers and quick self-healing ability after a crash with a vehicle containing radioactive material?
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Could American Dad be considered a Sci-Fi series? [closed]

American dad is a Fox Television animated series that is full of satirical humor on pop culture made by the same animators as Family guy. It has the makings of a Sci-Fi: A CIA agent with access to ...
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Scifi anthology series episode, movie, and book about doctor whose dreams change the world [duplicate]

I saw a science fiction anthology series episode in which when a doctor, I think a psychiatrist, slept and dreamed he would wake up to a world affected by what he had dreamed. When I saw it, I looked ...
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Which fictional character has the greatest volume of content created about him/her? [closed]

Perhaps there is a better place to put this, as it transcends sci-fi and fantasy, but my proposed answer fits in with sci-fi and fantasy, and there is no "literature" or "narrative" SE that I could ...
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Looking for an old horror show that featured two stories after an introduction by a man in a manor

I'm looking for an old paranormal/horror TV show that featured two unrelated paranormal stories after an introduction by a man in a manor (he was standing in a darkened room, maybe candle lit and ...
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Time freezing by will

Spoiler up to and including episode 19 season one:
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Late 70's or early 80's horror anthology?

Trying to find the name of a late 70's or early 80's tv horror anthology show. One story I remember was about a baseball pitcher who loses his hand or arm in car crash and gets the arm of an executed ...
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Television; female time travel police officer

My friend remembers an older cop show where the lead is a woman that time travels to the current day. The only other thing he remembers is that the cop got upset when someone wanted to shake her ...
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Is there some episode list for Game of Thrones that rates how violent each episode is?

Some episodes are milder than others and it would be nice to know how much to brace myself for each week. I really like the plot and everything is interesting (ie don't want to stop watching the ...
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Deathstroke's Gear

I need to ask about deathstroke's gear. I wanna know all about Deathstroke's gear specifically this thing: I specifically wanna know are the things circled. i hope you guys can help. Thank You In ...
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TV's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. vs The Comic Books

Without revealing any spoilers concerning information beyond that which has been televised thusfar, can someone please answer how closely related the TV show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is to the ...
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Help Identifying A Medieval / Fantasy Animated Cartoon Quote: “Fireball, Fly!”

I need help identifying a Medieval / Fantasy Animated Cartoon featuring a Wizard and (partner[s]?) He is able to cast spells; but not infinitely and his most famous ability I can remember is that he ...
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Has Wonder Woman got superpowers in 1974 TV series?

I just watched the 1974 Wonder Woman TV movie which acted as pilot for TV series. Unlike Justice League cartoons, she didn't use any superpowers. All she used was her brain and a warrior skills. Upon ...
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Cartoon with 4-5 robots with “special powers” on Saturday mornings in the US in the mid-80s

Does anyone remember a cartoon with 4-5 humanoid robots on Saturday morning in the mid-80s. As far as I can remember, they had "powers" to zap things and maybe fly but I don't remember much of the ...
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TV series in which bunch of teenagers were trapped inside magic world having Dragons

Long ago I used to watch a cartoon TV series which I almost forgotten. In that, a group of teenagers somehow ported to a magic world from an amusement park. There they needed to save themselves from ...
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Black and white TV show or movie with human sized bird creatures killing people at night

I remember people trying to run from one house/cabin to another and being killed off by these man sized bird creatures, I think they had large beaks. this was taking place at night in an outdoor ...
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Was Carl sexually violated?

It is unclear the way the scene is shot whether or not Carl was violated sexually by the thug who was holding him to the ground, or if he was saved from it. (After Daryl's group found Rick and began ...
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What TV show (British I think) in the 90's had knights and helicopters/guns?

There was a TV show I used to watch, I don't remember much about it, except it was in a medieval setting (knights, castles, etc.), except one faction(?) had black helicopters and guns. What was this ...
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What blinks in the “Game of Thrones” intro?

A number of times in the Game of Thrones television series, what appears to be an eyelid drops over the scene and a blinking sound is played. Who is blinking, or what are these anomalies? My ...
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Do people in Wonderland know the power of true love in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland?

If they know, why didn't the Knave kiss Anastasia when she died? And why didn't Alice kiss Cyrus when he fainted at the end of S01EP12?!! Does the power of true love apply in Wonderland?
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Why is Twin Peaks rated so highly by critics? [closed]

I don't want this to just sound like an opinion thread, I just want to know if there was more to the TV show than what I interpreted. I've just finished the first series of Twin Peaks, and I can't ...
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What cartoon had a white stick figure protagonist with an M-shaped girlfriend?

I used to watch this cartoon series when I was very little (I'm 19, I probably watched it in the early 2000s). I can't remember much but I'll write down whatever I can. I first saw the show in the ...
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In what show did a man travel back in time whenever he heard ‘Do It Again’ by The Kinks?

I am trying to remember the name of a TV show from the 90s. The story is fiction - a man travels back in time every time he hears The Kinks’ song ‘Do It Again’, which may have also been the theme ...
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1970's PBS SciFi Miniseries

This one's driving me bonkers. There was a mid-70's - I'm thinking somewhere between 74-76 +/- year on the front-end - which I believe was Canadian-made. It was shown here in the States on PBS - ...
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What 80s BBC kids’ TV show had children fitting together machinery they found in the countryside?

I remember a series that I liked in the 80's. It was about a group of children that may have lived on a farm. They found pieces of machinery in the local countryside which they found fitted together. ...
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Need help identifying a 90's sci fi cartoon

Here is what I remember: It was a 90's (I think, not 100% sure, but it's very likely) cartoon series with a rather serious, non-goofy tone about a squad that dealt with paranormal / extraterrestrial ...
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What were the plans for future thunderbirds episodes?

The second series of Thunderbirds (the original 1960s series) was cut short at six episodes (see the below article) after the first series which had 26 episodes (because of the demand for a movie I ...
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Do any of the live-action DC Comics based shows share a continuity?

I understand that the live-action TV shows are separate from the comics, and that the recent/upcoming DC movies are separate from the TV shows, but do any of the shows share a continuity universe? ...
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70s or 80s tv show, possibly post-apocalyptic with a massive train-like car

Anyone remember this show? I seem to remember the intro having the train-car traveling amongst some barren mountainous terrain. I seem to remember that each section of the car-train had a different ...
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Cannibal eats himself, in movie or series episode

I can't recall the name of a movie, maybe a TV series episode, where one character that was a cannibal started eating himself, so that after a while only the skull remained eating the last piece of ...
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TV series about children ending up in father's computer game

So, I only saw a single episode of this during my childhood - 10 or more years ago I had guess - where there is a group of children whose father programmed a game and they ended up in the game and ...
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How does Bonnie (& her friends) not know that Katherine isn't dead?

Bonnie is an anchor to this world and the other side. So, Every dead supernatural must pass through her (when she experience pain). She is able to see everyone on the other side. Even if Bonnie ...
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What TV show has someone getting married and having kids in a VR machine?

I'm looking for a TV show that I vaguely remember, so the details may be off. It's about a man that creates a virtual reality machine. He has a subject enter the machine. The subject falls in love, ...
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Why did Heather Bram not get cured?

In Hair of the Dog they say that the death of the nineth werewolf from the same bloodline makes the damnation disappear. We see the FBI agent get cured when her boyfriend dies. Why does Heather not ...
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Businessman berates beggar and is then turned into a beggar

I remember seeing a TV show when I was younger, either in the 70s or 80s, in which a drunk beggar asks a businessman for spare change, and the businessman tells the beggar, "Get a job, you bum" (or ...
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Why does Koh steal faces

Why does Koh like to steal peoples faces when they show emotion of any sort. What does he gain from it beside people like Kuruk trying to kill him?
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Roku “I have mastered the elements a thousand and one times and lived a thousand lifetimes” [duplicate]

Just wondering. How can there have been one thousand avatars in the course of 10,000 years. Must have had pretty long lifespans. Quote to back this up. Jeong-Jeong saying to Aang: You Are Weak ...
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Can anyone tell me if there were any planned follow-ups to The Prisoner? If so, what were they?

Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner is one of the great television shows. Like Firefly, it was very short (17 episodes, I believe). It was brought to a somewhat hasty conclusion. Does anyone know if ...