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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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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Movie or TV series' episode where a bad guy was punished by putting him in a deadly maze

The maze was constructed using wood, I think. Also there were dogs inside with him, and razor blades stuck to the walls.
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Movie or TV series' episode, where psychics with telekinetic power deal with supernatural enemies

I vaguely remember a man and a woman whose names were those of gemstones, ruby, emerald or something. Particularly I remember them fighting with some ghosts, or invisible people, possible coming from ...
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Is the Doctor Who episode 'Blink' the first use of the phrase “timey-wimey”?

Was the phrase "timey-wimey" (or time-y wimey) used in Doctor Who, or elsewhere, before it appeared in the script of the 2007 episode "Blink"?
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In which episode does Wesley not know how to open a regular door?

Picard opens the manual non-sliding glass door for him. Here's Wil's reference:
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When did Aquaman lose his left hand?

Aquaman is definitely not the same superhero I grew up watching and reading about. He seems to have undergone a change from his mild mannered full bodied self to a somewhat darker and more disturbed ...
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I'm looking for an episode in Star Trek: TNG where aliens are testing on the crew

I'm looking for an episode from Star Trek TNG where the crew is being tested by aliens. The only part I remember is near the end where Picard traps one on the bridge in a force field and says "we know ...
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What Superman comic “proved” Clark Kent is not Superman using a cardboard cut-out?

I'm looking for a Superman comic that I saw years ago. I'm guessing it was first published in the 70s or early 80s. The premise was that in order to prove to others that Superman and Clark Kent could ...
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90s/80s Cartoon with rebel helper robots resembling transformers?

I can distinctly remember watching some 15 years ago a cartoon where in robots were helpers to humans in a futuristic city. A faction of Robots (and perhaps humans, even maybe predominataely humans) ...
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Which Doctor Who episodes were written by Steve Cole?

I read on his personal website that Steve Cole wrote some Doctor Who episodes. Which episode(s) did he write?
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Which Star Trek episodes were based on spec scripts?

It recently came to my attention that some Star Trek episodes for various series were based on spec scripts, essentially unsolicited (fan) submissions. (And as the cliche goes, that blew my mind) For ...
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Star Trek: The Next Generation episode with a black snowman

My three-year-old daughter has just been telling me about an episode of The Next Generation which was on earlier. The man runned on the sand and he fell in the black thing, and he came up a black ...
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Music brings monsters

There was an Outer Limits, Twilight Zone, or Night Gallery episode (definitely in color) where a town didn't allow music or singing because they believed it would bring the monsters out. The newcomer ...
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Is this from an actual episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation?

Is this an actual, unaltered (aside from the text!) screenshot from a ST:TNG episode (or movie)? What is the explanation for Troi's face?
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In which comic does Adam Warlock die and in which is he reborn?

Adam Warlock is mentioned as dying and being reborn in his various wiki bios and the comics without it being clear when/how each happened. In which issue does Adam Warlock die and in which is he ...
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Wolverine (with a criss crossed skin?) rescues the X-men which are in a strange hallucinated world

Some 20 years ago (I feel old: we are talking the first half of the 90s) I was reading (in italian translation, so probably we were lagging some years with respect to the original publication dates) ...
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Does Cubert have a clone-day?

I'm sure at some point I've seen an episode of Futurama where they celebrate Cubert's cloning day, or his sample taking day? I've searched on two separate occasions to find the reference but I can't. ...
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Where was Scarlet Witch depicted as a cellist?

Recent rumors and theories surrounding a plot point in Marvel's the Avengers centers around long-time Avenger Scarlet Witch being depicted as a cellist. I have been trying to find the specific ...
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In what comics do the Avengers and the Phoenix Force battle in?

I've been keeping up with the Avengers vs X-Men storyline but in a couple of the ones I've read, I've gotten part of the Avengers vs Phoenix Force fight but not all of it. The parts I've found are ...
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Why does the Night's Watch wear black?

I think I remember a line in A Clash of Kings or A Storm of Swords where some guy talked about why (at least, why he thought) the Night's Watch wore all black. I think it had to do with something ...
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Star Trek TNG episode with three timelines and a trial about mankind's right to exist

After reading the question Cloaking the USS Enterprise, I'm trying to remember an episode of TNG. It seems to run 3 different timelines in parallel, Current-time past time and future time. They all ...
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What Star Trek TNG episode involves Troi being assaulted after a betting game of some kind?

I vaguely recall watching part of an episode at a young age, that left me with only these impressions: Gambling / games… Leading someone (Worf?) to lose and become excessively angry… Which caused him ...
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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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Star Trek The Next Generation episode where computer search took hours

In Star Trek TNG, the crew would often ask the computer to perform certain searches. Usually the computer would respond, "Working..." and after a few moments give the answer. I vaguely remember an ...
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Which episode should I watch to know how the Time Lords died?

The doctor has made several allusions to the fact he is the last of his kind. (example: The Beast Below). He also states on several occasions (more specifically in The Doctor's Wife) that he is the ...
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Funny Martian Manhunter Comic

I remember quickly reading this Martian Manhunter comic that was absolutely hilarious. In it, two guys (I think it was Blue Beetle and Booster Gold) steal MM's cookies. He gets so mad he basically ...
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What comic is this scene between Darth Vader and C-3PO from?

I ran across this image on Tumblr today: It depicts an in-between-scenes moment during the Bespin part of Empire Strikes Back, where Darth Vader laments the fate that has befallen his creation. This ...
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Doctor Who episode where a time machine needed to be 'Primed' via a Genetic sample from a Time Traveler

I was pretty sure this was Tom Baker (Doctor #4), but haven't been able to find the episode. Some race or group had developed a time machine or time-cabinet type of device, but exposure to the time ...
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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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Which episode of Star Trek: TNG is the image on the chat servers' error pages taken from?

On the three Stack Overflow chat servers, the chat room not available page displays the following image: Is it from an actual episode, or is it a 'shop?
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Which Sandman issue(s) has the man who cannot die?

I am looking for the particular issue of The Sandman, in which a man decides not to die. Can anybody tell me which issue is it?
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Which episode is the “double facepalm” image macro from?

There's a Demotivational-style image macro that features Picard and Riker facepalming at the same time: I believe the person in the left of the picture may not be Picard in the original scene: the ...
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Which episodes deal with the “Dark” jumper in Quantum Leap?

I vaguely recall a series of episodes (perhaps not all consecutive?) in Quantum Leap that dealt with a "dark" (i.e. bad, evil) equivalent to Sam. Which episodes of which seasons did this dark jumper ...