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Is Mr. Robot in Elliot's head?

Having watched the first 4 episodes, I've noticed something rather peculiar: No one ever acknowledges Mr. Robot, except Elliot. Is Mr. Robot just in Elliot's head, similar to
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“Steel Mountain” in Mr. Robot is underground, right? So how does that offer the implied vulnerability? [migrated]

The Steel Mountain data storage facility in the series Mr. Robot is described as being an old mine. We see it has roads and enormous galleries in "L2" which doesn't have radio reception. So as of this ...
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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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Name a TV show with a non-standard protagonist. [closed]

I am looking for a fantasy-based TV show to watch. There are lots of really good fantasy series out there, unfortunately lots of them have protagonists with a very similar basic concept. They tend ...
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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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At any point was Wednesday Addams ever called Tuesday Addams?

So, there has been several people saying at some point in the original TV series that Wednesday had been called Tuesday Addams, does anyone know if there is truth to this or not? If so, can you give a ...
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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 small town with aliens disguised as humans?

SO I watched it awhile ago and I can't remember the name of this show so basically what it is about is this guy who is a detective I think and he lives in a smallish town where aliens have disguised ...
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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 ...
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He helps terraform Mars, and then regrets it [duplicate]

I saw a story on TV when I was a child (in the 80s) that involved a man working from earth to transform the climate of Mars. Then, later, he travels to the surface of Mars, and discovers the corpses ...
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Manticores on Grimm

I just watched an episode of Grimm featuring a manticore. I'm curious do we ever see clothes torn in any episode where a wessen suddenly grows in size or grows an extra appendage like the manticore?
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What did Adventures of Superman use from the comics and what was later added from the series?

This question asks about the villians from the Superman comics (or "magazine," as it is called on air), but beyond that, there are a number of other elements in the comics and a limited number of ...
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Need to know the name of this 90s scifi paranormal show

I watched this show in 1991. One episode I remember is a teenage girl who had a crush on her teacher. She walked through a mirror and everything looked the same except it was backwards(?) She had a ...
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The reason for two year skip in the past?

In 12 Monkeys (TV series) the "meet me in two years" serves as major part of initial plot set up. At first I thought Cole is stuck jumping in intervals or something. But later it's clear that it's ...
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What is the tv show from 80s or 90s?

What is the tv show from the 80s or 90s that had a short haired girl talking in a strange voice, maybe even robotic? It was part of the show, but i cant remember what else the show was about. Maybe ...
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Identify an animated TV series which was copy of Harry Potter

Once I used to watch an animated TV series on Hungama TV (India) which was almost a copy of Harry Potter. While it was on Indian channel, I can tell by cartoon senses that that was neither Indian nor ...
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What happened with Ghost Pokémon?

As I remember, in the original series, there were three Ghost Pokémons which were able to disappear, immune to attacks and so on. To beat someone, Ash needed to catch one of those and he somehow ...