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Questions asking for help identifying a TV series, comic-book issue/story arc, movie, book, or other story. For help identifying an episode of a TV series, use the [episode-identification] tag instead…
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Harry Potter, the highest-earning book series of all time, consists of seven fantasy novels by British author J. K. Rowling, 8 full length feature films, 3 supplementary works, and 1 play. The subject…
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a series of seven films (to date) that began in 1977 with "A New Hope." Created by George Lucas, Star Wars has spawned a large franchise, including five animated series and numerous 'Expa…
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American science fiction franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. This tag is appropriate for questions related to any Star Trek television series or film, or about characters, events, and technology i…
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an epic fantasy novel written by philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. As well as being the second best selling novel of all time (150+ million copi…
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a film with science fiction themes, usually involving space travel, aliens, or high technology. A fantasy film is a film with fantastic themes, usually involving magic, super…
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a fictional work too small to be called a novel, usually less than 10-20 thousand words and no chapters.
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a British science fiction television programme that depicts the adventures of a mysterious and eccentric Time Lord known as the Doctor who travels through time and space in his time mach…
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Marvel Worldwide, Inc., often referred to as Marvel Comics and formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, is an American company that publishes comic books and related media. It is one …
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a science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry and set in the 24th Century. It aired from 1987-1994. Use this tag for questions concerning th…
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J.R.R. Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Ri…
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a media franchise and shared fictional universe that is centered on a series of superhero films, independently produced by Marvel Studios and based on characters…
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TV show based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. Use this tag for questions relating to the TV series, and [tag:a-song-of-ice-and-fire] for questions relating to the books.
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only to differentiate the book from the movie or other media. For questions about a specific book, use the author's name as a tag (plus the series or book title for popular authors). If a…
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A series of epic fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. For questions about the TV series based on them, use the [tag:game-of-thrones] tag.
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a graphic medium in which images convey a sequential narrative. The term could include 'graphic-novels'.
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one of the largest and most successful comic book companies in the world, and traditionally the rival to Marvel Comics. Use this tag for questions about DC Comics' properties as a …
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The term 'alien' generally refers to a life-form not of Earth, but it can also be used to describe anything, including objects, from another world or system. Use [aliens-1986] for the sequel to the…
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a book of long narrative in literary prose. The genre has historical roots both in the fields of medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter supplied t…
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Regarding travel forwards or backwards in time, outside of normal temporal constraints, and the implications and repercussions thereof.
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the latest installment of the Star Wars cinematic universe, released in December 2015.
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used for content originally distributed by television. It should only be used when it may not be immediately clear that the question is about content produced for television.
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a superhero team in the Marvel Universe, all of whom are mutants and therefore posses an innate special power due to genetic mutation. This franchise first appeared in 1963 in comics by …
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a television series in the Star Trek Universe. It is the only Star Trek series to be set aboard a space station rather than a starship, and is notable for its lengt…
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a 1937 novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien and can be considered as the introduction to his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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Batman, the Caped Crusader, Dark Knight, World's Greatest Detective, etc. is a DC comics superhero and Justice League member. Unlike most DC superheroes, he has no superhuman abilities, instead relyi…
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a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The series follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which becomes stranded in the Delta Quad…
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Magic refers to powers obtained by supernatural or spiritual means outside of science or technology.
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a fictional comic book superhero appearing in publications by DC Comics, widely considered to be an American cultural icon. Created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born Americ…
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Star Wars Legends relates to continuity outside of the Star Wars canon. Most works that used to be in the Star Wars Expanded Universe (EU) are now part of the Legends continuity. Legends continuity is…
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The major antagonist of the Harry Potter series of books by JK Rowling, a powerful evil wizard who seeks to cheat death and rule the world
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a region within J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world Arda and the setting for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
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a vehicle designed for traveling in or into outer space. Spaceships are a common trope in many science-fiction stories.
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A 1999 film in which most humans live in the "Matrix", a shared virtual reality created and maintained by sentient machines in order to aid in the use of live human bodies as a power source. The franc…
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a team of superheroes, appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics, movies, and TV shows. It may also refer to the 2012 film *The Avengers*, also known as *Avengers Assemble* i…
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A collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's works edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher Tolkien in 1977 which describe (incompletely) the universe in which Middle Earth is found