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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Sliders episode that makes fun of the Lewinsky Controversy

This episode shows the president of an alternate America hugging main character Maggie on TV similarly to the infamous footage of Bill Clinton hugging Monica Lewinsky - turns out this president's ...
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“Knight Rider” episode where KITT was remotely reprogrammed and turned evil?

I wasn't even out of Power Wheels in the hey day of the Knight Rider series, but a number of episodes stuck out to me. One I vaguely remember was when K.I.T.T. was somehow turned rogue, and Michael ...
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Which Star Trek TOS episodes show Dilithium Crystals on screen?

In which episodes of Star Trek: TOS were Dilithium Crystals shown on screen? This is not counting episodes where they were just mentioned; only episodes where they were actually shown.
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From the 1960s TV Show The Invaders: Carnivorous Moths?

I remember a scene where they feed these moths a pork chop of all things. It was as usual a way to take over the Earth. I may have the wrong show. I have searched for "carnivorous moths" and ...
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In which Batman comic issue was there a plague of illiteracy?

I read this one on paper so it was likely pre-2004, possibly pre-2000. Not sure which villain was the perpetrator -- maybe the Joker? -- but I seem to recall it being caused by a hand-sized, horn-...
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Did Wile E. Coyote ever catch the Road Runner?

In which animated cartoons did the Coyote even come close to catching the Road Runner? I know that he caught him once, but he didn’t know what to do afterwards.
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What episode of the original Spider-Man cartoon is this popular Internet meme format from?

This is a series of images from Spider-Man, the 1967-1970 animated TV series. What episode are these from?
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Doctor Who episode where the Doctor met someone who thought they were the Doctor

There was an episode where the Doctor met up with someone who thought they were the Doctor. What was it?
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Star Trek episode where old people have to die?

I'm looking for a Star Trek episode, I think it's from Voyager, where the crew encounters an alien race where the elderly have to die. I know of one scene where Janeway (?) talks to a healthy and ...
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What Star Trek movie/show are these images of a girl missing her school shuttle taken from?

This YouTube video contains a few shots I can't quite place, apparently featuring a girl missing her school shuttle. I'm not extremely well-versed in old Trek, but these images look very modern, ...
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The Clangers found by NASA

I was only in my lounge a few seconds one day last week while doing some home maintenance. A quick glance at the TV my grandson was watching, it was The Clangers. Later it struck me what I'd seen, it ...
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Story / Trailer about Tom Clancy's The Division where [spoiler] happens

I remember watching a trailer (perhaps live-action?) for The Division, where a lady asks a sanitation worker for help with her [brother?]. The sanitation worker asks if her brother is sick and when ...
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Episode: Batman trapped and escaping a Riddler like maze that is morphing

I am searching an episode of Batman: The Animated Series or related: I remember watching an animated Batman episode, where one villain, not sure if it was the Riddle, the Joke or else, setup an ...
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“Outer Limits” episode where a person in a bunker had to keep re-entering a code or pushing a button to avoid world destruction

There was an episode of The Outer Limits that I remember, where there was at least one alien ship landing on Earth, and there were several bunkers with a single person inside who had to keep entering ...
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Which Star Trek: TNG episodes show the Transporter controls in use?

I have an image in my head of O'Brien operating the transporter, sliding a finger or two up a marked panel towards a round area while saying "Energize". Which TNG Episode is this from? I know there ...
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Green Lantern comic with Hal or Guy offering another character a pack of alien beer

I have a recollection of a couple of panels from a Green Lantern comic depicting a Lantern offering another character an alien beer/brew out of a crate. I have no other memory of the plot. Judging by ...
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“Star Trek” novel with Kirk and Picard encountering a giant Borg drone

I'm looking for the title of a Star Trek novel in which the heroes encounter a Borg drone who was about three meters tall. I think the heroes were Kirk and Picard (which implies this is a ...
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Doctor Who episode where the name of the Doctor is revealed to be Victorius

I remember there is one episode where David Tennant plays the Doctor along with the Master and our Doctor Who's name is revealed as Victorius. Can anyone recall what episode that was?
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Short “Star Wars” comic where Luke and Leia encounter an alien in deep space, who defeats a Star Destoyer with antimatter blobs

I remember this from some thin comic from the 80s, possibly before The Empire Strikes Back came out. The artstyle was European-ish (Adamov? Moebius?) and the subject was Luke and Leia (both ...
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In which episode of Star Trek did Kirk read the Constitution?

As a Rude Boy in high school, my favorite Ska band was The Scofflaws. One of the most popular songs of their live sets was William Shatner, during which the band and the audience would run back and ...
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'The Invaders' episode with obvious body double for Gene Hackman

This question here Star Trek TOS episode with obvious stunt double for William Shatner made me think of an episode of The Invaders that features a very obvious stuntman instead of Gene Hackman. IIRC ...
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Identifying which Horus heresy book this happens in?

I am going back to the start of the Horus Heresy books. It has been a long time since I read them. I thought the first book covered the events at Ullnor, the moment the Emperor announced he was ...
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Movie or TV series episode where a kid has got some rocks that can't be moved, if so a monster could come catch him

I vaguely remember a story in which a kid was told to put some rocks in the fireplace; if a rock were moved from its place a monster could come to catch him. I Can't quite recall if it was his grandma ...
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Which 80s/90s “Outer Limits” or “Twilight Zone” featured two people escaping alien simulator pods?

I've been searching for two hours for the answer but can't find it. I saw many years ago, late 1990's, an episode of possibly The Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits, in colour, looked late 1980's - ...
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What “Star Wars” comic featured a character using the old “Battlestar Galactica” laser pistol?

What I know: this was a current-canon comic (so published within the last 7-ish years). I saw pictures/panels/illustrations from it on Wookieepedia within the last six months (so it might be an ...
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Mecha anime where a boy got jealous over a girl he likes for kissing an old man

I'm trying to find a somewhat old mecha anime that I used to watch at Hero TV channel. It's been driving me crazy over the past few years. All I can remember in a specific episode, is that there was ...
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Looking for a Star Wars comic where Han carries Leia on his shoulders?

At the beginning of the 1980s, during my high school years, while going in the school bus, I remember seeing one of my classmates reading a Star Wars comic. The only thing I remember from that pulp ...
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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 origin story, when Hal Jordan presents Stewart with the ...
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Who is the invisible princess on “Star Trek: Discovery”?

In the "previously" clips for Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Episode 13, there is apparently a princess who can turn herself invisible. She says "I ran away because I wasn't ready." in the clip. Tilly ...
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In which comic was it revealed that Alfred was the Joker?

There was a comic book where Alfred is shown sitting alone in a room, putting on the Joker make-up, thereby revealing him as the Joker. It was probably an alternate universe, but in which comic book ...
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Sliders episode identification (Season 4?)

I have very little on the episode itself, but I believe it may be from Season 4. All I remember is that Quinn and Rembrandt are discussing their sliding adventures with a woman from that world, and ...
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Is there an early 90s DC series or tales about a race of aliens that could transform and give others powers accidentally?

After the Death of Superman in 1992, comics changed, and DC got a lot of stories out of it. Subsequent to Superman's demise, 4 new "Supermen" appeared to take his place; one was John Henry Irons (...
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Story identification: 60s tv episode where a man tries to drive out of a town but always end up in it?

I thought this was a Twilight Zone or Outer Limits, but after reviewiing the lists of episodes, it doesn't appear to be. I remember it as black and white.
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Early 90s Sci-Fi Anthology series

I have been wracking my brain for years trying to remember the name of a very good Sci-Fi Anthology series from - I think - the early 90s. I'd always thought the two episodes I most vividly recall ...
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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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Which TOS episode is that gif of Spock turning around and raising eyebrow from?

I'm looking for a Star Trek (the original series) clip where Spock slowly turns around and raises an eyebrow like in the below gif: Or this one. Could anyone help me find the episode of this or a ...
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Fifth Doctor Who episode with him monologing about how being a time traveller means you don't solve problems like humans

There is an episode of Doctor Who, the Fifth Doctor, in which he launches into a monologue about who he is and how being a time traveller means you don't solve problems like humans - while he is ...
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In what episode of TNG was an ancient Vulcan psionic weapon discovered?

In what episode of TNG was an ancient Vulcan psionic weapon discovered? If I recall correctly, the device had 3 parts: life, death and balance in between. It worked only against aggression (to the ...
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Australian TV show, The Magic Boomerang, cricket episode

Back in the late 1960's/early 1970's the Australian show The Magic Boomerang was broadcast in the UK. I'm reasonably certain I watched an episode where the kid with the boomerang was watching a ...
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The original Mutant Ninja Turtles Graphic Novels

I remember when I was about 13-14 years old a friend had the original Mutant Ninja Turtles graphic novel. It was much much darker in content and played on the Vigilante theme a lot more. In ...
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Comic book panel with at least three trained assassins in melee trying to kill each other, quips about deadly feet

I know... that sounds terribly generic. I was reading Jab's reposting of Deathlok and it brought back memories of reading a comic book in the 90s where some assassins were trying to price themselves ...
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The words “Ion Drive” spoken by Scotty in TOS?

I'm looking for a moment when I remember Scotty uttering the words - I think - "Ion Drive" while looking at a screen (or Kirk) in astonishment, or something in that vein. I found these clips of ...
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Issue of Superman Adventures where Livewire was convoyed in a yellow truck?

I remember an issue of Superman Adventures where Livewire were convoyed inside of a yellow truck, probably there was also parademons in that issue. Could you help to find what exact (number) issue ...
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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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The Flash (Vol. 2) where Wally West casually fetches the Cosmic Treadmill from the past under his own power?

There's a 2-3 panel sequence during the Wally West era of The Flash (volume 2), when the Flash Family are planning to save the world or something. At the time, Wally is the only Flash who can time ...
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2000ad story line where “repetitive thumping sound heard in people's head” saves them from apocalypse

I am looking to identify a 2000ad story where the protagonist is able to broadcast a repetitive thumping sound and in doing so leads a group of folks off Earth to the Moon(?) to colonize and in so ...
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When did William Shatner have a relationship with Joan Collins in the 1930's?

As a Rude Boy in high school, my favorite Ska band was The Scofflaws. One of the most popular songs of their live sets was William Shatner, during which the band and the audience would run back and ...
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Star Trek TOS episode with obvious stunt double for William Shatner

I'm trying to find an episode of Star Trek TOS where Kirk was in a one-on-one fight, and the stunt double for Shatner was so glaringly obvious that it was laugh out loud cringeworthy. I believe the ...
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The Fall Guy episode where Colt has a genuine close encounter with aliens

A recent discussion about Close Encounters prompted a memory from the 1980's. An episode of The Fall Guy where Colt was investigating some place where they were faking alien spaceships to keep locals ...
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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 the mystery of a map. Einstein fooled ...

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