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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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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What's the show & episode where an inmate escapes jail via astral projection?

I'm rather confident the show in question was something like Tales from the Crypt or Tales from the Darkside, and aired in the late 80s or early 90s. In the episode, a young and soon-to-be-released ...
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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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What episode is this from on Batman?

Anyone know what episode on the 1960s Batman TV show this is from?
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In what continuity does Joker want his "g** d*** electric car"?

I came across this video clip where Scarecrow and Joker have captured Batman and are going to interrogate him and Scarecrow takes his mask off: [Joker] WHAT!!? [Scarecrow] Bloody hell, it's ...
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Which episode(s) of the Jackie Chan adventures featured a female sumo wrestler?

I'm sure I saw a female sumo wrestler in one or more of the episodes. Toru bumps into her during a sumo wrestling convention? All my attempts at googling have failed, and just bring up Toru himself.
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Spock notes that even the highest forms of intelligence need to "play"

This should be easy for Trekkies and shouldn't be hard for me but I can't remember enough to even construct a search. At the end of this Star Trek TOS episode Spock notes something to the effect that ...
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Background science officer possibly played by Brent Spiner?

I remember an episode where there is a science division officer in the background in Ten Forward who seems to be played by Brent Spiner out of makeup - I thought it was The Game, but I can't find that ...
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Episode of "The Familiar of Zero" where Saito feeds Tabitha's dragon again

I've forgotten which episode of The Familiar of Zero Saito feeds Tabitha's dragon again in. Because it's been a long since I last watched it, and I don't remember the scene.
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In which SG1 Season and Episode did Teal'c say 'Medical Operation'?

I am looking for the episode where Teal'c says something like: 'medical operation' and O'Neill says: 'It's surgical...'
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Dr Smith meets an alien

I have a faint memory of a Lost In Space episode where Dr Smith is getting things he wants from an alien device. He gets (I think) a drink of wine and then he asks for a beautiful girl but this ...
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I can't find an Ezra Bridger opening vid scene from Star Wars: Rebels

I vividly recall a scene from Star Wars: Rebels that I can't find any more. Was it removed? It is a holovid of Ezra Bridger saying something along the lines if "I'm Ezra Bridger..." It was a ...
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TV episode, possibly "Twilight Zone" about a man who becomes a card dealer by putting on special shoes

Looking for a TV episode, I'm thinking Twilight Zone. A man tries on dress shoes he's not supposed to. Every time he puts them on he becomes a card dealer and he falls in love with the night life. His ...
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1970s live action Spider-Man TV series fancy dress/costume party episode

Did this happen or am I suffering from the Mandela Effect? I remember watching a live action episode of The Amazing Spider-Man in the late 1970s and Peter Parker was getting ready to go to a fancy ...
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Which issue of which Spider-Man series had Spidey fighting a villain in a white costume with black spots?

I remember reading an issue of a Spider-Man series that had Spidey fighting a villain in a white costume with black spots. The spots were actually a kind of portal, which meant that the villain couldn'...
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Which episode of Floogals is this scene from?

Which episode of Floogals is this from? It appears in the start sequence and has been used by the official Floogals facebook and Twitter feeds
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Power Rangers episode where a male Ranger adopts a kung fu stance after defeating a monster

I recall seeing an episode of one of the various Power Rangers shows. I couldn't tell you which specific series the episode was from, except that I'm pretty sure it wasn't from the original series, as ...
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Which episode of TMNT has a comic book writer with a crystal pen?

I'm trying to remember an old episode where there's an author who straps a crystal to his pen and what he draws becomes real. He draws another dimension, the turtles end up there and there's some sort ...
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When did Dr. Carolyn Trainer start calling herself Lady Octopus?

Dr. Carolyn Trainer, Dr. Octavius' prodigy, first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #405. But I can't find a reference for the issue where she takes on her own name — Lady Octopus. I've checked her ...
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Animated show where Ghost Rider put Penance Stare on Galactus

I remember watching this animated marvel show episode show but don't know the name: Plot: Galactus attacking search and hell lot of marvel characters comes and fight with Galactus. Fantastic four, ...
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Show where an episode ends with a man levitating, imprisoned in a top secret facility?

I watched the show in the 90s possibly early 00s, and it didn't seem like it could have been made any earlier than the late 80s. The show was part of an episodic mystery show like Outer Limits or ...
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When did Aayla Secura almost fall to the Dark Side?

I don't remember the exact comic, but I read one a while back where Aayla was going on a solo mission. Yoda warned her to be careful, referencing some event where she almost fell to the Dark Side. ...
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In what Atlantis episode was a wraith stunner pistol shot and destroyed?

In an episode of Stargate Atlantis, I recall a battle where a wraith stunner pistol was shot and destroyed/disabled. I seem to recall it was Sheppard who was using it at the time, but I could be ...
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Batman and Joker comic where they are compared to tarot cards and Batman gets stuck under a statue

In which comic issue does Batman try to stop the Joker from robbing some kind of artifact at a museum or auction house ? Throughout the entire comic, both the Joker and Batman are compared to certain ...
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MIB episode- begins in a movie theater

In the teaser to this particular episode of MIB the series, K and J track an alien criminal to a crowded cinema; when J asks how they're to identify their suspect, K points out the one moviegoer ...
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What Star Trek episode is the "Kirk and Bones" nodding gif from?

What episode is the "Kirk and Bones nodding" gif from? My guess is Season 1 from the apparent age and hair style of Shatner (Captain Kirk), but I couldn't find the scene in a cursory search ...
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80s-90s comic where Punisher's van gets blown up... twice

This happened probably sometime in the late eighties to mid-nineties, when Microchip was Frank's regular partner. Frank had his Battle Van, equipped with a lot of expensive technology. It got blown ...
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Xanatos is getting bored... but when and where?

There is the following conversation in the "Gargoyles - The Goliath Chronicles": David Xanatos: Sorry to cut short your reunion, but frankly, I'm getting bored! [Helicopters appear and they ...
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The Hulk and the Thing fall from space - Marvel comic

I have a memory niggling from many years ago (late 1960s to early 1970s) about a story in Marvel. There were like slaver space pirates who used solar sails and three mast galleons to fly through space,...
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TOS episode- Crew meets immortal from Earth's past

In this episode, Kirk and an away team go to another planet they find uninhabited except for a millennia-old man who claims to have been various figures in Earth's history, including Alexander the ...
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What episode of "Star Trek" shows a planet where time runs eerily fast?

I can remember watching a Star Trek episode where the crew entered a region of space where time runs much faster than on board of the Enterprise. At a given moment there is a planet visible, seen from ...
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What is the source of this Batman artwork that my family member copied?

The image below is a semi-exact reproduction of a picture found in a Batman issue. It was drawn by a family member and should be reasonably accurate, including the folds of clothing, musculature and ...
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What is the origin of this Batman comic book panel?

A comic book panel that circulates around social media from time to time features Batman kicking a criminal in the groin, where his loaded gun goes off. It's kind of a hilarious image but I have no ...
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Which episode of The Real Ghostbusters showed them playing baseball in hell?

I have a very strong recollection of watching this as a child. The Ghostbusters get dragged into a game of Baseball played by the forces of Good and Evil. I think this was done in hell? The plot ...
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In which episode of "My Hero Academia" did Bakugo yell at a little girl...?

I found this clip, but the description doesn't credit where it's from. Does anyone know where it's from, and where I can watch the full episode?
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Which Babylon 5 episode introduced the control creatures?

I know: The episode is in season 4 It takes place on Mars During this episode, Marcus and Doctor Franklin are taking a shuttle to mars, and encounter someone who they are suspicious of at first, but ...
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"How can I get any rest with all this excitement?" (Gerry Anderson/Supermarionation)

Years and years ago, I caught a snippet of what looked like a Gerry Anderson supermarionation show on TV. The only one of those I'm really familiar with is Thunderbirds, and this didn't look like any ...
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Which Star Wars comics does this page (featuring Emperor Palpatine's throne room) come from?

Which Star Wars comic does this page (featuring the Emperor Palpatine's throne room) come from?
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An episode from Spider-Man animated series (1994-1998) in which he has a dream sequence or an hallucination about being an actual spider

I'm practically sure this was part of an episode from the Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994-1998), although I can't remember anything else from that episode. The way I remember it, there was a ...
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Superman comic book with an alien villain who was frozen and dumped in deep space, rather than being executed

I just remembered a Superman comic book that I read, which seemed apropos to a conversation I was having about alternatives to capital punishment. So now I would like to find that issue again. ...
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