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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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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What episode of Star Trek is this creature from?

This little guy has been circulating around the internet today, claiming he's an alien from Star Trek. Do we know if that's true? And what episode of ToS is he from? What is he?
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What was that alien in Doctor Who that nobody saw?

There was this episode in Doctor Who where there is this alien that adapted itself so nobody could see it. I don't know if it was in that episode where he goes to the end of the universe to the last ...
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Identifying a Star Trek TNG episode by text passage occuring in Carbon Based Lifeforms song “Neurotransmitter”

Carbon Based Lifeforms, an ambient music duo, sometimes embed text passages in their music, taken from various sources. This website claims that a French text passage in the song "Neurotransmitter" is ...
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In which ‘Space Patrol’ episode was Captain Dart attacked by a two-legged, horned creature?

In the '60s I saw an episode of 'Space Patrol' - the first I ever saw - where Captain Dart is attacked and knocked down by a two-legged creature with a horn on its nose. For a puppet show it was ...
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Does a New Who Doctor use the “Broken Plate” analogy?

I saw someone post the "Broken Plate Analogy" on Facebook yesterday: Grab a plate and throw it on the ground. -Ok, Done. Did it break? -Yes. Now say sorry to it. -Sorry. Did it go back ...
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When did multiple Enterprises meet after flying into an anomaly?

I remember watching a Star Trek episode or movie, where multiple Enterprises from different times met after flying into an anomaly like thing, but I couldn't find anything on Google about it. Does ...
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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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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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What episode is the image that chat.SE uses for the not found from? [duplicate]

When you try to head to a page that doesn't exist on chat.SE, it gives you a 404 page, with something like: We couldn't find the page you requested. We did, however, find some guys with an even ...
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In what issue did Magneto trap Banshee in a metal suit?

I have been doing research for an X-Men fan-fiction story, and recently found a picture online, depicting Banshee trapped in a metal suit, along with 2 more pictures, one which shows Magneto using ...
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Fantasy TV series from the 80s with a ghost and suit of armour?

I am looking for a children's television series from the 1980s, it has a boy going into a haunted castle in which there was a ghost and a suit of armour that could both talk, they didn't like each ...
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Time rift episode on Star Trek TNG

I remember there was an episode in which the Enterprise was passing through an area of space that had pockets of accelerated time. What I so vividly remember about this episode is that Picard came ...
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1950s 'Space Patrol' episode

Commander Corey and Cadet Happy (did he ever advance beyond the rank of 'cadet'?) board an old, abandoned space station that is about to be destroyed as a menace to navigation. Criminals hiding out ...
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What was the story with Joker on death row?

Ages ago I read a quite interesting story. Somebody committed murder by using Joker's laughing gas. The Joker was accused for that crime and sentenced to death. In the meantime Batman starts to ...
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Weird movie/tv episode where chess game was played with human heads

It was futuristic and the chess pieces had personalities. They talked and when they took another piece they would murder them in some way. The player of the player of the game had to turn silver knobs ...
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In what cartoon was Vandal Savage nearly killed?

I have a vague memory of a cartoon, but I am not sure if it was a film or TV show. The climax involved Vandal Savage getting stuck by lightning or something like that. The other heroes thought he ...
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Which Star Trek Original Series episode has a Starfleet Captain leading an alien village?

The details I remember are too vague to Google... apparently. The story surrounds the crew of the Enterprise discovering that the leader of the village where they're visiting (I forget why) is ...
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Plastic Man peeping on Wonder Woman?

I read that Plastic Man once sneaked into Wonder Woman's room and watched her undress and from that point on the two don't work together often. Can someone tell me the name of the comic book/series?
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late 1950s science fiction TV episode - Flight?

I saw this science fiction TV show in the late 1950s, so it wasn't the Twilight Zone or the Outer Limits. I've also seen every episode of Science Fiction Theatre, so it wasn't that. I am pretty sure ...
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1963 Astro Boy episode

I saw this episode of Astro Boy in the '60s, so my memory is pretty vague. If I remember correctly, Astro Boy lands on - an asteroid? - some small space body, and finds the diary of a female astronaut ...
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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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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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What stories of classic Doctor Who have the Doctor or the companion deconstructing the bad guy's plan before resolution? [closed]

I'm leaving on a road trip to Sweden soon and I want to watch some Classic Doctor Who while in the car. Because there are too many episodes to watch in that short period, I want to focus on the ...
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Which comic had Batman getting punched by Wonder Woman after he kissed her?

I came across this comic book page on the Internet, I would like to know which comic this page belongs to.
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What Batman story mentioned Batman and Bat Boy?

The story was from a comic that must have been from the early to middle 1960's and it looked at the question why Robin was not called Bat Boy. It seems that Batman had a previous side-kick before ...
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Episode name of what I believe was The Outer Limits new series

Episode name of what I believe was The Outer Limits new series, where an android squad is ambushed and killed, except the medic, who is captured by the "Creeter" who turns out to be a human, the ...
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Magneto and the loss of his powers

Repeatedly it is said that Magneto lost half of his powers while trying to destroy some Apocalypse starship. Do you know the name of the comic, or is it just a fact mentioned - but never depicted - in ...
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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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Fantastic Four: Franklin controls Galactus

I'd like to know: what's the comic in which this happened?
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“Then our enemies are fortunate” as a response to “today is a good day to die”

A friend of mine remembers a scene in DS9, which she believes was an exchange between Worf and Ezri Dax, where Worf says the immortal Klingon line: Today is a good day to die. To which Ezri ...
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In which episode of Game of Thrones did some men of the Night's Watch attack Craster's Keep?

I believe I missed that episode or was confused how the baby and mother got away and why the original men of the Night's Watch party in the mountains did not return as was hinted in later episodes.
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Star Trek TNG episode: silly game causes addiction in the Enterprise's crew

Does anyone remember which episode of STNG had someone at a starbase, as I recall, passing out a silly game in a head-mounted thing like a pair of glasses to the crew of the Enterprise, with said game ...
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In which Star Trek TOS episode do the protagonists have to stay awake?

I am seeking to identify a Star Trek TOS (IIRC) episode. In my unreliable recollection, two Starfleet protagonists out of Spock, Bones, and Kirk are stranded on a planet and have to stay awake until ...
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Does “The Naked Now” refer to any particular TOS episode?

In the TNG episode The Naked Now, the crew of the Enterprise come across a strange contagion which they discover is almost identical to one found by the Enterprise under Captain Kirk: RIKER: ...
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Dr Who episode with bat like creatures [duplicate]

I was just talking with a friend about an old Dr Who episode from the late 70s or early 80s where there were some kind of humanoid bat like alien with leathery wings that they used like a cloak to ...
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When did Patrick Stewart appear in Star Trek with hair?

I just saw this on imgur, and while at first I didn't notice, image four shows Patrick Stewart in a Star Trek uniform with hair. When did that happen?
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What's the first aired episode where we hear the Borg say “resistance is futile”?

IIRC the first episode we see them in is TNG's Q Who when Q throws the Enterprise into another quadrant to prove to Picard that they aren't ready for what's out there, but I don't recall whether they ...
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Which is the TNG episode where “time warp” is considered as a means of travel?

In Star Trek: The Next Generation, which episode talks about "time warp" as a means of travel?
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In which Voyager episode did the Doctor have sexual relations?

In the Star Trek Voyager episode "Message in a Bottle" (which is the 14th episode of the fourth season), the following dialogue takes place: The Doctor: I'm as close to a sentient life-form as any ...
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SCP involving a grounded cargo ship

I remember reading an SCP from a while ago that I wanted to look at again, but I can't seem to find it. Here's what I remember: Euclid class A cargo ship that has run aground Mobile Task Forces ...
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In what show were the little squealing wheeled robots that were disabled with champagne bottles?

I watched it, probably between 1980ish to 1990ish. A group of people were being menaced by a set of small robots shaped like rectangular prisms that kind of squealed when they moved, kind of like an ...
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Deleted scene with Rose and 10th Doctor shortly after regeneration?

2005 was a long time ago (I was 8) but there's a scene in my memory that I can't find on Netflix. I remember a scene, immediately after the Doctor regenerates into his 10th form (excluding War Doctor)...
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Did Odo ever transform his head into a weapon?

Years and years ago, before I had ever seen Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, my friend was telling me that Odo was a badass — he described a scene where Odo transforms his head into some sort of hammer-...
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Where did the animated section of this image come from?

The bottom still is from Suicide Squad, but what episode of what animated incarnation of Batman is the top still in this meme taken from?
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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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Identify an Iron Man animated TV episode in which Iron Man recharged his armor using a Walkman

I remember watching an Iron Man cartoon on TV. I don't know the name of the original TV series because I watched it on a TV show called Fox Kids, which used to show different cartoons each day without ...
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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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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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When did Doctor Who explain how the chameleon circuit works?

I have no idea when or where, but I seem to recall the Doctor saying at some point that the TARDIS’s chameleon circuit is not broken—on landing, it scans the surroundings, determines a suitable form ...