Questions tagged [episode-identification]

For use when you know the TV series an episode with a particular plot belongs to, but need to find the title or number of the exact episode. Also for use in situations in which you know the movie series, book series, or comic that a plot belongs to, but cannot remember the title or issue number.

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Comic where Kara and Kal-el are sent to Earth in pods, Kara comes late

What is the comic where both Kryptonians, Kara and Kal-el, are sent in pods to Earth; Kara's pod is hit by debris from Krypton exploding and goes off track and into cryo and ends up orbiting a star? (...
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Looking for a Discworld quote involving Rincewind running away and not looking behind

Rincewind is running away (obviously) and the quote goes along these lines: A less experienced coward might take a moment to look over their shoulder, but Rincewind knew better. Nothing he saw could ...
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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Comic Book

The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series of books by Betty MacDonald featured an occasionally magical woman in a small neighborhood who cured the bad habits of children around her with a combination of ...
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Simpsons episode in which Homer imagines Bart mounting his head on a wall [closed]

Can't remember the episode, but I remember a scene in which Homer imagines Bart mounting his head on a wall (like a stag head), then Bart and Marge are shown sitting and drinking. Marge is wearing a ...
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Which Star Trek TNG episode involves a planet fighting over territory and thus being unable to join the Federation?

I think the premise was that the planet was technologically advanced enough to join the Federation, but with people fighting over territory, they weren't allowed to join until that was resolved. I ...
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Which Third Rock From the Sun episode has the lobster claw?

I have seared into my memory a specific scene from Third Rock From the Sun, in which Harry reveals he is wearing a lobster claw-shaped oven mitt, and declares "Lobster claw!". Details I'm ...
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Faith cannot move mountains but can create someone who can (Discworld)

In one of the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett he wrote something along the lines of: Faith cannot move mountains but can create someone who can I think it is from "Reaper Man" but I ...
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When Time Travel Machine in Doraemon Doesn't Solve Their Problem

I am trying to locate the scene in a Doraemon show where Nobita, Doraemon and the gang has to use time travel machine again and again, their face starts from being excited to normal to frustration at ...
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An interview with Paul Kasey, movement advisor of movie "28 Weeks Later", during which he is dressed as an infected

There used to be a relatively short video on Youtube (about 3 minutes or less, I think), titled something like "28 weeks later - interview with the infected", which was kind of a featurette/...
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X-Files scene where the boom mic operator is visible

I remember seeing an X-Files episode, one of my first series play-throughs I did in around 2008, where I clearly saw the boom operator to the right of Mulder and Scully, but I can't find any evidence ...
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Where does this Pokémon video featuring Cleffa, Togepi, and Igglybuff come from?

I've tried searching everywhere but I can't find the source.
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Sliders episode that ends with a kid flying

In the end of this episode, after solving the crisis of the week on one world and moving on to another, the main characters freak out when they see a woman dangling her daughter from the upper floor ...
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The Expanse scene with Augmented Reality repairs

I'm looking for a scene in The Expanse where someone is doing a space walk to do a repair/maintenance. They have an Augmented Reality helmet on which highlights whatever piece of the ship they need to ...
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Star Trek: TOS episode involving aliens with mental powers and a tormented dwarf

In this episode, an away team from the Enterprise (standard team with Kirk, Spock and McCoy) encounter a small community of humanoid aliens who all have psychokinetic abilities, except for a dwarf ...
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What are the Star Trek episodes where the Captain lowers their shields as sign of trust?

I remember a few episodes where either Picard or Janeway are negotiating with a potential enemy and lower their shields as a sign of trust, but I can't remember the episode(s). I remember the captain ...
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Information/Device For Gaining Superpowers In Marvel Public Library

I asked in a previous question if there are any comics that show if books exist in the Gotham Public Library that allow you to learn how to gain superpowers. Now I am curious if there are any Marvel ...
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Name of anime I only saw 1 episode of that took place in the desert

Here is what I remember of it and other details: I watched it around 2012-13. I am pretty sure it was an anime. Had the stereotypical anime tropes(chibi, people getting comically hit into yesteryear, ...
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Name of Supernatural episode with evil car/GPS?

I remember watching this Supernatural episode like back in 2015-2016. All I remember about it was that it had an evil GPS or maybe car, and it locked a victim in the car and the GPS then displayed 666 ...
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What comic run is Bruce Wayne fighting for 28 hours in the pit?

What is the issue where Bruce Wayne fights for 28 hours in the pit?
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In which version of Blade Runner (1982) did Gaff say this alternate dialogue at the end of the movie?

By the end of the movie Blade Runner (1982), the following conversation happens between Gaff and Deckard: Gaff: You've done a man's job, sir! I guess you're through, huh? Deckard: Finished. However, ...
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Episode about a group who book passage on a space ship controlled by an AI, who turns out to be a human who can't leave his ship?

I think that this is probably an episode of a show like The Outer Limits. From the 1990s or early 2000s. It could possibly be a made for TV movie. A group of people from a planet without independent ...
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Episode where Londo 'battles' an insect

This scene was, from what I remember, intended as comic relief. Ambassador Mollari complains to the personnel running the space station of a large insect in his quarters; upon being told by the staff ...
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In what context did Garak (ST:DS9) speak of a lie between two truths?

In Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, there were a number of scenes of conversations between Garak and Dr. Bashir. I'm pretty sure there was one in which Garak says something like "a lie is most ...
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What is the context of this Superman comic panel in which Luthor is saying "Yes, sir" to address Superman?

I asked this question where a user posted an answer containing this - So what is the context of this and why is Luthor calling Supes "sir"? I did ask in the comments section for the context ...
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Gotham episode where the term 'black market' was taken literally

In this particular episode, there was a 'Black Market' where types of contraband were sorted in different aisles with signs marking where each type of illegal item was, in a similar manner to a real-...
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An episode from Avengers Assemble TV series in which Iron Man saves a grand piano from a falling chandelier

This was an episode from Avengers Assemble (TV series). Although I cannot remember which season exactly, my guess is it happened after season 2 (most likely in season 3). I think Captain America and ...
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Scifi TV show about an AI from a spaceship, contacting different teenagers?

I am searching for a 90s TV show. It is about a spaceship with an AI that contacts different teenagers each episode. In one of them, the alien AI sends a message to a teenager asking What is the FBI? ...
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Tom Corbett, Space Cadet TV episode about a moon tunnel

Trying to identify an episode of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950-1955) in which Tom, Roger, Astro, and Dr. Dale walk through a subterranean tunnel under a moon. In a September 1952 issue of Popular ...
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Yogi Bear episode where he's cursed with hunger, and Boo Boo falls off a bridge?

I distinctly remember watching a rerun of an original cartoon episode matching this description. Yogi Bear is cursed with insatiable hunger leaving Boo-boo. Boo Boo, eyes blinded by tears falls off a ...
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Star Trek episode involving an old person who was supposed to be buried alive/dying on a moon or asteroid because he reached a certain age

This must be the easiest question for Trekkies … but I just can’t find it with a Google search. They find a moon or asteroid with dead people on it, but one just arrived through a portal or a ...
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Silver Surfer issue where the Surfer was captured by an enormous spaceship and held prisoner

There was an issue of Silver Surfer that was a very good satire on reality TV. The Surfer visited / was captured by an enormous spaceship and held prisoner. The only way he could buy back his freedom ...
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What is the context for this panel of Superman tossing a cross at super-speed?

I accidentally stumbled on this while browsing trivia about Superman. Some people seemed to suggest this would be silver age Superman, but so far I was not able to find any context for it yet. Which ...
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Star Trek: TNG episode where Mr. Data struggles to master a piece of music

I'm looking for the Star Trek: TNG episode (or rather the scene) where Mr. Data practices playing a musical instrument, possibly the violin. He complains about being unable to get the performance ...
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Atomic superhero cartoon pilot from early 1990s

This has been driving me crazy all day, yet I am embarrassed to ask it. I am trying to remember the name of a kids’ animated cartoon I watched obsessively, produced around 1992+-2 years, for the US ...
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Which episode of "Space: Above and Beyond" has the famous regulators quote?

Very similar to my previous question. I recall that one of the episodes of "Space: Above and Beyond" (1995–1996) includes quote similar to this one: -- The Regulator... -- Yes? -- Who ...
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Which episode of "Space: Above and Beyond" starts with a broken heart quote?

Very similar to my second question. I recall that one of the middle episodes of "Space: Above and Beyond" (1995–1996) starts with the quote similar to this one: It is year 21XX. We can cure ...
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? episode—drugged kids feed lizard people babies

This was a while ago: In an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? two siblings are sent to a fancy private school where music is banned and the students are fed some mystery gruel at lunch, which ...
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What episode of The Fairly OddParents did Cosmo say "three rights make a left"?

The IMDB quotes page for The Fairly OddParents has the following quote: Wanda : Two wrongs don't make a right. Cosmo : But three rights make a left, and now it's time for the show! I believe the ...
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Help identifying the various series in the Toonami 'Advanced Robotics' commercial

This classic Toonami commercial for 'Advanced Robotics' contains a mashup of a few different robot/mecha-centric franchises but I don't recognize them all. Toonami Advanced Robotics Can I get some ...
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TV show, late 70s early 80s, two investigators searching for "unknowns"

I recall a US series from the late 1970s (possibly early 80s) that involved two protagonists (brothers?) who investigate science mysteries/paranormal. I only saw one episode and never saw the end, so ...
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Identification: Star Trek Voyager - real civilization treated like Age of Empires (i.e. a real-time strategy game)

I'm pretty sure there was a Voyager episode where Tom Paris (and another officer) were playing a real-time strategy game (like Age of Empires) but then they found out they are controlling actual ...
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Did either Captain Scarlet or Thunderbirds air an episode on UK TV that used real actors between 1998 and 2005?

I have some contradicting memories: Between 1998 and 2005, I was informed that a Thunderbirds episode of some sort would be airing. It would be an older episode, but with real actors this time. I ...
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Red eyed monster with gaze that turns you into a wooden doll?

Back in the early to mid 90s, my mom was channel surfing and stopped on something where some people were investigating missing kids and these wooden dolls were showing up. One kid decided to go out at ...
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Episode from 90s X-Men cartoon where all the X-Men are defeated by a single individual

While scrolling the X-Men section in the Disney+ catalog, I started to remember a scene from the 90s X-Men cartoon. As far as I remember, this was a multipart episode which ended like this: Before ...
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Episode from "The Fairly OddParents" where Timmy replaced his German teacher with a lumberjack

I am looking for an episode from The Fairly OddParents where Timmy replaced his German teacher with a lumberjack. I can only remember that it was a lumberjack, who said something like "Enough ...
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Episode where the Hulk uproots a tree stump

In this episode Banner's job for the episode involves removing a massive tree stump; following his first hulk-out the first thing he does is tear the stump, roots and all, out of the ground.
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From which episode of TOS was this gif of Spock pulling clothes out of a dresser drawer taken?

Which episode of TOS was this gif of Spock pulling clothes out of a dresser drawer taken from? I saw it on a Facebook comment and it's driving me crazy that I don't remember ever seeing this scene.
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Episode of Wonder Woman (1975) with some crystals as a core part of the plot?

Around 1990, they were broadcasting Wonder Woman (1975) in my country, and I believe it was in this series where there was an episode revolving around some crystals. Perhaps they were alien crystals? ...
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Cartoon episode aired in the eighties featuring underwater dry land and a suspended water ceiling sustained by volcanoes

I remember watching a certain US cartoon episode in the middle eighties in Brazil as a kid. Possibly a Godzilla, Sealab 2020, Johnny Quest or similar Hanna-Barbera cartoon featuring ocean waters. As ...
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Movie or episode of a TV series about a virtual prison that’s only revealed at the end

I have vague memory about a movie or episode where someone was trapped in a fantasy driven nightmare like hellscape scenario similar to the movie The Cell and has to fight someone there or help ...
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