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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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Magical red sphere, in a Smallville TV show

Does anyone remember a scene from the Smallville TV show, where Lionel Luthor is lying on a bed in a room and the camera takes into his eye and shows some magical red spinning sphere? Does this sound ...
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Looking for title of old Star Trek TOS book where Spock is captured and gets earring

Two decades ago I read a lot of the old TOS novels. There was one novel where Spock was captured (on a planet iirc) and made prisoner of a female person/ alien. She equipped him with accessories like ...
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Is there a scene in Farscape where Aeryn is hanging on to something to avoid getting sucked out into space?

I thought I remembered seeing an episode of Farscape where I believe the ship winds up decompressing and Aeryn is holding on for dear life so she wouldn't get sucked out into space. Anyone know the ...
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Marvel comic where Wolverine thinks Spider-Man is too dangerous

It is when Spider-Man marches towards his target with some superheroes and Wolverine orders all the superheroes to retreat because Spider-Man isn't talking, and Wolverine thinks Spider-Man is too ...
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Which episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" has a discussion about the shape of a glass?

In which episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation do Picard, Data, and La Forge discuss the strange shape of a glass with a replicated drink? I believe it happened in the meeting room and they ...
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Doctor Who episode where the Doctor and Clara split up and hide from an alien that can hear their thoughts

Please does anyone know the Doctor Who episode where the Doctor (not sure which one) and I think Clara are on a spaceship with another lady too. They split up to try hide from the alien who can read/...
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Is there a connection between Bastion’s backstory involving his parents in X-Men '97 and the original animated series?

In the X-Men '97 episode "Tolerance Is Extinction - Part 1" (Season 1, Episode 8), we get a glimpse into Bastion's backstory when Jean Grey reads the psychic imprint of a drawing he made as ...
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Is the X-Men '97 opening sequence showing Gambit and Nightcrawler (dual-wielding swords) fighting enemies a reference to a pre-existing X-Men story?

In the opening sequence of X-Men '97, Season 1, Episode 5, "Remember It", there's a brief clip of Gambit and Nightcrawler (dual-wielding swords) fighting foes wearing green helmets with ...
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Red Dwarf: Episode in which Holly Offers to Make a Woman?

Semi-Spoiler since I am revealing something very funny. I remember the lines sort of but can't find a clip, no idea of episode or season: The computer asks Lister something to the effect, "How ...
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Which episodes are the scenes depicting the "worst things Rick did to make sure someone else survived" from?

In the season 1 finale of The Walking Dead spinoff, The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live, a series of clips from The Walking Dead are shown after Rick is asked by Beale, "What was the worst thing ...
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Do Wraiths ever get shot in the face?

In Stargate Atlantis there are lots of scenes where Wraith get killed, but it often takes several shots to do it. Yet as far as I can see their faces are unprotected (so that they can feed?) so ...
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Which episode of “X-Men: The Animated Series” shows Lilandra hitting a control panel?

In the opening sequence of X-Men '97, Season 1, Episode 3, "Fire Made Flesh", there's a brief clip showing Lilandra aggressively hitting a control panel while Araki and a shocked Professor X ...
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"Heavy Metal" comic back-issue with a story about a woman restrained on a table and tortured, who ended up defeating her captor

I know this is a long shot, but I’m wondering if anyone can help me track down a back issue of Heavy Metal. I had it in my late teens, so I’m assuming it was an early 2000’s issue, but it may have ...
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Star Trek Episode – Possible Time Travel or Alternative Timeline with No Federation

In a Star Trek movie or TV episode, there is some sort of time travel or travel to an alternative timeline to Earth where they detect no Federation. But their sensors detect some Romulan ship activity ...
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What is the source of these comic book panels of the Batmobile garage?

What is the source of these comic book panels of the Batmobile garage?
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What is the source of this panel of Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?

What is the source of this panel of Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?
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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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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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