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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, ...
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Name of a show where a young boy goes on a quest to heal someone named Caleb

I've tried for a long time to find the title of an sci-fi fantasy show--perhaps a made-for-TV movie?--out of Australia or New Zealand in which a young boy goes on a quest to heal a sorceress, or a ...
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Help identify Animated Fantasy TV Series

Back in 1992-1993 when I was a kid I saw an animated Fantasy TV series about some magical kingdom fighting some dark kingdom from another universe or something like that. I don't remember anything ...
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How did Rick make a silencer out of a flashlight?

As you can see in this meme, in Season Three of The Walking Dead, Rick has a silencer built from a flashlight - it looks to be a maglite. How did he make this silencer? Note: The brass loops ...
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Whose names were written in the Governor's notebook?

On The Walking Dead, in the episode Say the Word (Season 2 Episode 5), Michonne sneaks into the Governor's office and finds the following list of names written in a notebook, with his daughter's name ...
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Cartoon series about transforming cars

Looking for a cartoon tv show from my past. Like I said in the title it had cars and men in spacesuits/helmets. Cars can transform ( No it is not Transformers ) There is a kid and a robot I ...
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Looking for tv series title about space ship hidden on earth

I've seen this show as a kid, and sadly - was not able to find any info using Google. Back at the time it was aired in Poland, its title was translated as "Andromeda" (or "Andromeda" was part of the ...
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What does “My shoes are too tight” mean?

On Babylon 5, episode 7 ("War Prayer"), Londo Mollari says, "My shoes are too tight, and I've forgotten how to dance." The scene: LONDO: ...My shoes are too tight. VIR: ...Excuse me? ...
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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 an animated movie broken down into parts, though I ...
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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: ...