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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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TV series episode where humans nuke aliens before decrypting their message that states they come in peace

I remember one episode from The X-Files (I think) where aliens contacted people. They were using weird language and people were trying to decode it to understand what they want. I remember that they ...
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Does Anyone Know The Episode of Star Trek Where the Replicator is Used to Recycle a Book?

Does anyone know the episode of Star Trek: Voyager where Captain Janeway placed a book in the replicator and had it recycled? I am looking for the screencap when the book disappeared off the ...
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Looking for specific episode of Cyborg 009 (1979) where Heinrich makes a difficult decision

In the late 70's and early 80s in New York City, Japanese programming would take over on Saturday evenings on UHF Channel 47 which normally ran Spanish programming. Shows like Yuusha Raideen, Ikkyu-...
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Older Iron Man where he is remote controlling an Iron Man suit and it shoots up from the basement through a chute

I think I remember an image of Iron Man/Tony Stark remote controlling an Iron Man suit from a basement. He's sitting in a spherical control chair, and I think that the Iron Man shoots up from a ...
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In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past? I have been trying to figure out why they had him in prison during the events of DOFP.
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Which Howard Book features Derketo?

I was playing Conan Exiles on the weekend, then on Wednesday Conan Adventures in an Age undreamt of with the core book and Conan the Thief only. In either, there is mentioning of Derketo as a Stygian, ...
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The Next Generation episode where Picard encounters a life form (alien) who speaks in allegories (not Darmok)

I'm looking for a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode where Picard encounters a life form (alien) who speaks in allegories (not Darmok). Instead of saying humans, he says "Being mostly made of ...
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Did the Robinson's robot ever say this?

I have vague memories of watching the original "Lost in Space" (1965) during its initial run. After re-watching the series recently (broadcast by a local station), I now wonder if one memory I have is ...
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“Shipshape Home” as a radio program?

I just noticed the question about the '50s story which ends with the discovery that "the whole block's a rocket ship!" The story is Richard Matheson's "Shipshape Home." I heard this story late at ...
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Which of the Polity novels feature the character Sniper?

I recently stumbled upon The Skinner by Neal Asher and absolutely enjoy the character of Sniper! I tried to find out where else Sniper may appear, but couldn't find any character lists that helped ...
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Has there been an instance where the Tricorder was used to heal?

I have been reading about the Tricorder on Memory Alpha: A tricorder was a multifunction hand-held device useful for data sensing, analysis, and recording, with many specialized abilities which ...
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Comic story arc/issue where Deadpool is eaten by zombies and the zombies all turn into Deadpool clones

I vaguely recall the details of a Deadpool comic book issue I read around 4-5 years ago. Here are a few details I remember: Deadpool eats a load of chimichangas during a zombie apocalypse and ...
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In which episode of Doctor Who is the Tardis a Red Police Box and is there a significance for it?

I have seen a few pictures of a Red Police Box in the Doctor Who sites, but there are no particulars as to its significance. Can anyone help me out? I am trying to write a fiction based on the Red ...
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Was there a story where Superman defeated Brainiac by forcing him to fly into his own shrinking ray?

When Supergirl meets the Legion of Superheroes for the second time (Action Comics #276, "Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends") she is introduced for the first time to Brainiac 5, Brainiac's 30th ...
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What “Wolverine and the X-Men” collections concern Toad & Husk's relationship?

Trying to find Wolverine and the X-Men paperbacks that deal with the relationship Toad built with Husk, up to the point where he joined the Hellfire Academy with her and Quentin Quire, and where the ...
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In what issue of X-Force did Toad slime Siryn?

I was looking on Quora a few days ago and saw that apparently during the first few issues of X-Force, the writers decided to give Toad the ability to secrete slime from his hands and he used this on ...
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Wizards of Waverly Place episode place where Alex wishes her parents never met?

I saw a special episode or something of Wizards of Waverly Place where Alex got upset and said "I wish you and dad never met!" to her mom but then she regretted it after the wish came true and her ...
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Maeve's first encounter with an awake host?

I saw Westworld a couple of weeks ago, and a scene stuck in my mind. I "remember" Maeve coming across a person (or a situation) and trying to stop a host (probably giving a command), but failing. She ...
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Stargate SG-1 episode with religious conflict

I am looking for two things: a Stargate SG-1 episode, which is between seasons 1 and 5, and a specific quote in that episode. Episode The SG-1 team visits a planet where they are met by a team of ...
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What’s this Spider-Man comic, and did it inspire a scene in Avengers: Infinity War?

I recently came across this image of Spider-Man which is very similar I'm looking for the exact source of this snap-shot (intended pun here); the comic-book issue etc. Also, is this the original ...
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11th Doctor Who episode with Rory and Amy getting split up

I am trying to remember an episode of the 11th Doctor Who when Rory and Amy were his companions. I've tried looking through episode summaries in the TARDIS Data Core wiki but can't seem to find it. ...
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90s/early 2000s animated Superman TV show episode in which Superman goes rogue under the influence of a sea star-like creature

Many years ago, I caught an episode of an animated Superman show done in the iconic Bruce Timm style of Batman: The Animated Series. I've tried to figure out if the episode was from a Justice League ...
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Did Wile E. Coyote ever catch the Road Runner?

Which animated cartoons did the Coyote even come close to catching the roadrunner? I know that he caught him once, but he didn’t know what to do afterwards.
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Battlestar Galactica episode with a western gunfight

Very faint memories of this, probably from the original Battlestar TV series. I've tried searching for Wild West shootout and variations but no joy. There was like a cowboy saloon and a fighter pilot ...
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The Twilight Zone episode where a man doesn't stop learning

I'm looking for an episode of The Twilight Zone where a man in a house doesn't stop learning. His learning process is more and more speedy until the other human wants to kill him. He has power now ...
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Comic about a (possibly) mutant soldier with a partner attempting to avoid a sniper/enemy

I was watching Clive Barker's Nightbreed, which stirred a memory I had of a comic I read when I was a child. It seemed to be a compilation issue of a few comics, involving the first bit of Akira, a ...
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Looking for an episode of Farscape where Rygel goes back to his planet with Chiana and Ka Jothee

Has anyone seen the episode of Farscape where Rygel goes back to his planet with Chiana and Ka Jothee? I can´t find it anywhere.
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What TV series had an adaptation of “Inconstant Moon”?

Larry Niven wrote a short story called "Inconstant Moon." It starts with the hero waking up in the middle of the night to find that the moon is drastically brighter than he has ever seen it. Wackiness ...
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Which Star Trek movie has a scene where there is a “bomb” that creates life?

Can anyone tell me which Star Trek movie had the scene where a "bomb" of sorts is dropped on a planet - and instead of destroying - it creates life in atomic-bomb like fashion?
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Comic about a man on the run who helps a lost girl and encounters a woman who can see into the future

In the early seventies DC reprinted a story as a second or third feature in one of their comics. It was possibly a National story from the forties or fifties about a man on the run from the law. He's ...
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What is the Star Trek Episode where aliens from another dimension are sent to our dimension when they die?

I am wracking my brain for this episode. I think it was a Next Generation show, but I can't find it on the list of their episodes. The ship comes across a small vessel which contains an alien from ...
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Outer Limits or Twilight Zone episode about a little girl who sneaks onto a spaceship

All I know is that it's basically about a little girl who sneaks onto a spaceship. The ship can't land because its too heavy, all automated or something. But she is found and they try to shoot a ...
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Original Series Trek episode where the crew go to a planet where whatever they think comes true

Does anyone know the name of the episode from the original Star Trek series where they are on a planet and whatever they think becomes true? I remember Bones McCoy was thinking about a beautiful "...
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From what Star Trek script was Sasheer Zamata's name taken from, and what was the original spelling?

In the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert video Sasheer Zamata Is A Tough Name For Certain People after about 02:00 the comedienne says: …my name doesn’t come from any African or island culture. It’...
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What episode of The Expanse shows how the poor in New York City live?

This episode showed what appeared to be homeless people just scraping by in New York City. Any idea which episode this was? It was season 1 or 2.
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Where is this Narbonic panel of Dave meeting a female fellow henchman from?

On the TV Tropes page for Commonality Connection (Warning: TVTropes link!), the page image is the following: It shows Dave Davenport, of Narbonic fame, speaking with a girl named Jamie as they come ...
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A season of this tv series has the protagonist stranded on a wild west planet

All statements subject to memory corruption. Considering my age, I probably saw it no earlier than 2000. The protagonist is a white male adult. The first of the episodes ends with his scream and a ...
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When did Iron Man fake his death with a suit full of plasma?

Sometime during the 80s or 90s when Iron Man's suit was red and silver, he got into a losing battle with someone in another overpowered suit. At the end of the issue he dies. In the next issue it is ...
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1980s “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” Episode search [closed]

Trying to identify an 80s AHP episode, about a guy with 2 girls, I think he was a burglar (maybe a killer?), & he moved in with them, or one fell in love with him (?)
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Star Trek - Weapon of Peace [duplicate]

This piece of Star Trek has been eating me for a while. Many years ago, I saw an episode of Star Trek - it was either the original or TNG. The Enterprise crew comes across a strange device which ...
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Looking for a specific Conan comic strip story

I have been searching for a particular Conan comic strip story for a very long time. I do not recall which series it is hence the difficulty...the story is from the perspective of a winged demon ...
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Episode of possibly The Outer Limits w/ mind-controlled alien spaceship found in a cave?

I remember an episode of what I think to have been The Outer Limits, but I can't seem to be able to identify it. The plot is as follows: Some children/teens play outside and at one point they find a ...
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Has John Stewart ever worn a mask to conceal his identity?

John Stewart was the fourth Green Lantern of Earth, formerly a sniper for the U.S. Marines (Prime Earth) and an architect (New Earth). In his origins story, when Hal Jordan presents Stewart with the ...
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Batman and Batboy: Identify story?

Some time ago, I asked a question about a precursor for Robin named Batboy, see here. I've since found the following image that I think is the story I was thinking of and it turns out the character ...
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Which Twilight Zone episode is this…: a family unknowingly time traveled

For a poll I've been conducting about people's favorite Twilight Zone episodes, one friend wrote back to me: Unfortunately I have to admit that I don’t remember too many Twilight Zone episodes but ...
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Doctor Who recent reference to Tegan

A recent Doctor Who made a comment about an Australian who got stuck on the Tardis, obviously a reference to Tegan. But can anyone tell me which Doctor and episode it was in?
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Star Wars the clone wars episode where Anakin & Ashoka meet?

I am trying to watch the series but can’t find the episode when Anakin meets Ashoka. I can find bits of it but not the full episode .
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Supergirl (CW): Searching episode with POV view of Kryptons destruction

I've watched a Supergirl episode on TV some time ago and there was a scene where Supergirl remembers flying away from her home planet Krypton (destruction). It was shot from her point of view (POV), ...
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Table top town used by advertisers [duplicate]

A man begins to suspect there is something wrong in his city, in which, we notice, product offers are repeatedly made to him. The denouement is that the town all died in an industrial accident and ...