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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Doctor Who episode where the Doctor drinks drugged wine

This was during the Tom Baker years, but I don't recall who his companion was during this arc. It takes place on a human (I think) colony that, though in the future, functions as a feudal society and ...
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Conan story with a wizard's wall of fire

I'm pretty sure at some point in the past I read a Conan story (could be from Howard or a later author) which features a scene something like the following: Conan leads an army against an opposing ...
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Buck Rogers episode with a “OMG humans ate MEAT!” scene

What I'm looking for is which episode of this show has a scene I remember. Buck and a friend crash their fighters in a desert planet. They survive unhurt, look around and the friend says there's no ...
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Dungeons and Dragons novel where girl accidentally wishes to be strong [duplicate]

Does any one know the name of the novel, written before 1995, from one of the Dungeons and Dragons series, where a girl accidentally wishes to become strong at the start of the novel? I remember that ...
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When did Batman become a vampire?

I remember a long time ago (in the 80's), my Batman comics took a cool turn... he turned into a vampire. This story ran for a while, but I can't find any info on it. I see there were a few other ...
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In which episode is the 'rebel song' sung?

In the BBC radio drama Journey Into Space (written by Charles Chilton), the crew hears a song 'the rebel song' sung by 'conditioned' humans working for the martians. In which episode is it? It really ...
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Star Trek episode where Tuvok is confused with time

What episode does Tuvok ask "what about the delta flyer?" And someone says "the what?"
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Red Dwarf episode in period costume where a time travelling assassin droid or simulant out to kill Lister or one of the others

Nope, not a quiz game... I've been racking my brain and reading the Wikipedia synopsis of each episode trying to work out which one I'm thinking of. If it is even a Red Dwarf episode! It involves ...
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Powerpuff Girls Supervillain School

I recall seeing a Powerpuff Girls episode with a super-villain school. In one scene a teacher was next to a blackboard, and on the blackboard were the syllables "Mwa-ha-ha-ha". The students were ...
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Count Duckula episode where he meets a girl, but ultimately loses her due to the castle teleporting

I watched Count Duckula a number of times as a child. I recently wound up on the TV Tropes page while following a wiki-walk, and it made me remember the bare bones of one of the episodes. One of the ...
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50/60s Twilight Zone/Outer Limits episode: long lost son comes back to his elderly parents, everyone else sees the “son” as an other being

An old woman is washing dishes. She looks out the window and across the field to see her long lost son coming home. She and her old husband are thrilled to tears. The family goes to the county fair ...
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In what episode of TOS did a character on the bridge make a comment about raising the number 1 to some power?

Long, long ago, I was watching an episode of TOS when a character usually or often on the bridge of the Enterprise made a comment about raising the number 1 [sic] to some power. I don't remember who ...
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“Twilight Zone”/“Outer Limits” episode: disfigured bullied boy gets enrolled in an interplanetary exchange program where everyone looks like him

It was back in the sixties or seventies. The story was of a boy with what appears to be a bad head/facial disfigurement. He's picked on and called a freak by all the kids in the neighborhood. He ...
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Star Trek episode with a scene where Data has to choose between three different time anomalies with him in each

What is the episode with a scene where Data has to choose between three different time anomalies with him in each? Data asks which one is the correct time frame in the scene and having chosen the ...
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Goosebumps episode about evil alter ego coming out of mirror

I remember quite a while back I watched a Goosebumps episode where some kids found a mirror that would bring their evil clone out in the attic or something like that, but I don’t know the name.
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Which Twilight Zone/Outer Limits episode featured a Manchurian Candidate-like terrorist cell?

I remember seeing either a Twilight Zone or Outer Limits (I think) with a plot line around a group of brainwashed/Manchurian Candidate-like mercenaries soldier types who were drawn together not ...
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Is there an episode of Game of Thrones where nobody dies?

So, after watching S4E08 - The Mountain and the Viper - I got to wondering. Is there any episode of Game of Thrones where nobody dies? I've watched every episode so far (and read all the books), but I ...
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Star Trek (TNG?) episode about finding a planet where the inhabitants want the stories from the ship's library?

I'm looking for the Star Trek episode where they encounter a planet where the people want to get the Enterprise's collection of stories from its library. I think it's about wanting too much stories? ...
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Doctor Who episode where people draw on themselves to remember when their memories are erased?

Title says it all, I can't remember it, it's the episode that's stuck out to me the most. People draw on themselves to remember when their memories are erased.
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What episode was being referenced by this part of Discovery's season 2 episode 13 recap?

At the beginning of season 2 episode 13, we're given a recap of some scenes I don't remember: Tilly meets an alien woman in what looks like a mess hall aboard a ship. Then we're given this scene: ...
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What was the Batman TV series (1960's) episode where he explains pyramid schemes?

When I was a child, I watched the 1960's Batman TV series every chance I got. One of the episodes came to mind this morning when I was trying to explain why the Secret Sisters gift exchange was a scam....
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Star Trek episode where an alien race enters the body upon death

Can anyone remember what episode of Star Trek it was that an alien species entered the body upon death and drew on the person of the deceased, on their memories, their personality, until it gradually ...
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Superman comic where he fights a progressively stronger alien creature

In which comic issue does Superman fight an alien creature with greyish-mud coloured skin that progressively grows stronger the longer it remains on Earth? The creature was very strong, making ...
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Did this official picture of Rohan (Tenzin and Pema's son) appear in an episode?

During the last few episodes of The Legend of Korra, the show page on Nick.com (the network for the show) included family trees of the major characters. It has since been taken down, but was preserved ...
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The Twilight Zone episode: a family unknowingly time travels

For a poll I've been conducting about people's favorite The Twilight Zone episodes, one friend wrote back to me: Unfortunately I have to admit that I don’t remember too many Twilight Zone episodes ...
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Did this story from S09E02 reference any old episode?

In this weekend's episode, Does this correlate to any episode of the original show?
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“Twilight Zone” episode with time-stopping aliens, a test pilot and a woman wonder at how marvelous things look while stopped [duplicate]

There is an old black and white episode of The Twilight Zone in which a test pilot and a woman in a car find themselves stopped a mere instant before a devastation crash would have surely killed them. ...
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What Stargate/Star Trek episode had people escaping capture using an invented card game?

Recently I started watching Star Trek TNG and there is the episode "The Big Goodbye" where in the first minute Picard is shown having to learn an alien languge. The language is quite complex having "...
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“The Outer Limits” episode: aliens intercepting an Earth spaceship, turns out to be a simulation, but an engineer activated self-destruct protocols

I remember watching an episode from "The Outer Limits" (the new series) in the late 1990s. It was about a spaceship from Earth, heading towards an alien planet. The spaceship carried a powerful ...
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“The Mummy” episode in which Einstein fooled Imhotep

I remember watching an episode of The Mummy: The Animated Series on Cartoon Network. Here are the details I remember: Imhotep gave Einstein a task to solve a mystery of a map. Einstein fooled Imhotep ...
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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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What Terminator movie or series has Arnie locked out of a blast room while two teenagers survive?

I saw a Terminator film or episode where on one day the machines turned on people. At the end two teenagers were locked in a blast room and Arnie did not make it.
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Which episode is Gene Roddenberry referring to?

Gene Roddenberry and Isaac Asimov had some communication after Asimov wrote some disparaging comments about the scientific accuracy of Star Trek. They eventually became firm friends and Roddenberry ...
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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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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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When did Batman say that killing a killer doesn’t change the number of killers in the world?

There have been a lot of memes made on this quote by Batman, but where or when did he say this line? If you kill a killer, the number of killers in the world remains the same.
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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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How many alien languages are spoken on screen in the entire Babylon 5 series?

In In the Beginning I know that Minbari is spoken briefly (I believe they opt to segue into English rather than use subtitles, but correct me if I'm wrong on that... it's been awhile). Narn and ...
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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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Is this image of Picard using Data as a phone from an actual episode?

Someone just sent me this image: And, this one is viral on Facebook and Google+: Are they from an actual TV episode, or are they Photoshopped images?
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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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Iron Man comic where he goes back in time and is defeated

I read this comic a long time ago. In it, Iron Man traveled back to the past (a time where people used swords and armor). He gets imprisoned and beaten up. His girlfriend in the present is an ...
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Ιn which “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episode does Picard demand arbitration by a hibernating species?

I remember in one of the episodes Picard has a trouble due to violation of some treaty with another species. After analysing the contents of the treaty he finds out that he can demand a 3rd-party ...
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Which season/episode is the “Picard Engage Photo” from?

Which episode is this widely-used 'meme' picture taken from?
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Is there an X-Files episode where the investigation concluded “natural” cause?

I watched seasons 1 & 2 recently and in each episode the cause of whatever they were investigating was either outright, or at least very likely to be, of supernatural origin. The only episode ...
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Gundam episode with scientists sealed in outer space, oxygen turned off

Around 10 years ago, I was watching Cartoon Network (Toonami) and I saw a scene from an episode of what I believe to be one of the Gundam series. In that scene, a half dozen or so older scientists ...
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What Star Trek episode has a ship twisted by a wormhole?

I have watched almost all episodes of all Star Trek TV series, but I am unable to recall this scene: In the image, I can clearly see a Warp Nacelle which is twisted/warped by a wormhole or something.
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In what episode(s) do the lines “Doctor Who?” “If you like” occur?

I was curious if someone could help me remember which Doctor had this exchange in the new series... I can't remember the Doctor (though I think it was the 11th) or episode. THE DOCTOR: I'm the ...