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Help identifying obscure sci-fi movie from late 1970s/early 1980s

I need help jogging my memory about a low budget science fiction film (or perhaps TV series) from the late 1970s or early 1980s. The first scene of the movie depicts the characters on a disabled ...
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Possible Twilight Zone or Outer Limits

An engineer/scientist is revived from cryogenic sleep in the future of a farm community. He is operated on to remove a tumor and needs to repair a transmitter. The transmitter is repaired and a ...
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Why is Wednesday Addams named … Wednesday?

Her mother's name being Morticia, it strikes me odd that her daughter would be named after a day of the week. Am I missing something? What is the reasoning behind that character being named Wednesday? ...
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Why did John Scott attempt to kill Olivia in Fringe?

Since John Scott is later revealed to not be the traitor that we had thought that he was, why, near the end of the pilot episode, did he try to kill Olivia? I have seen all the episodes of the tv show ...
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1980s/90s cartoon about infected people with powers hiding in a fog?

I'm looking for the name of a cartoon, but I only remember bits and pieces of it. In it half the planet (Earth?) is taken over by some sort of virus. The virus maintains geographic control of its ...
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PBS(?) TV show - Artist draws horror story - Man reincarnated in Hell as a pig

When I was a child in the late 70s (possibly early 80s?) I used to watch a show where a man would draw a picture while a fiction story was read. I can only recall a single story, but it was about a ...
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Does Henry Morgan age?

Does he age in-between deaths? Or does he remain the same age regardless of how long he lives between deaths?
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In which Stargate movie or TV series did the 'USS Excalibur' appear?

I recently saw on the internet there is a ship called the 'USS Excalibur' in the Stargate series but I can't find which movie or the season it appears in. Can anyone tell me where this reference ...
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Scifi movie/tv-show identification: Cyborg with heart in a box, loses his cyborg arm in gunfight. + Handsome guy that sleeps in green goo

I remember watching a movie or tv-series in the 90's, could be from the 80's too. They're probably on a spaceship, one guy is a cyborg with a human head. He's got his human heart in a box in his ...
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TV movie - some kind of secret agent who had total recall

I can only remember one scene where he is trapped under a tractor in a corn field and remembers the technical blueprint of the tractor and disables it. It might be called something like "Man from ...
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British miniseries that explores universes inside a man's brain

I am trying to remember the name of a miniseries I watched as a child from the 1990s, probably produced by the BBC. It had plots within plots and episodes reveal that some of what is taking place is ...
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Identification: animated TV series 2000-2005, possibly canadian, using “Right here, right now” music

Please help me identify a sci-fi cartoon TV series from the 2000. One of the most salient feature of the series was the rock/electronic music used in the background, and especially the famous Right ...
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Statues that move (and kill) only when not looking at them

I watched a movie or show (NOT DOCTOR WHO) on TV about statues that move (and kill) only when not looking at them. I'm 90% certain it was a Sci-Fi channel show (before the name change). I would have ...
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What TV movie has a man seeing glimpses of dystopia in his utopian world?

This movie came out around 2000 and was created for one of the cable networks (and never in the theaters). I think it was on the original Sci-Fi Channel or maybe the USA Network, but really not sure. ...
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How do Xavier's leg braces work in Wolverine & The X-Men?

Please note that this question is about the TV show Wolverine & The X-Men, not the comic of the same name. When the show finally picks up with Professor Charles Xavier, He is still unable to ...
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TV series involving a man with some electricity superpower but who suffers from severe headaches

I'm looking for the name of a TV series, probably from the 80s or early 90s, involving people with superpowers. In particular, I remember a man who can shoot lightning from his hands (similar to the ...
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19th Century Children's TV Drama

I was watching "The Secret Garden" film yesterday and it made me remember a TV fantasy drama I watched when I was young. I would have watched this mid 80's but the program could have been a repeat. ...
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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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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 ...