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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From which Star Trek TNG episode/movie has this famous facepalm image been taken?

This Picard Facepalm image is very famous. You can find it in countless memes. Everyone keeps using it on social media. Even Fortune.com has used it. It is so famous outside its dimension that when I ...
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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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In which Deadpool comic does he kill over liking Star Wars prequels?

I read somewhere that Deadpool once killed a man just because he said the Star Wars prequels are better than original series. I know he's really insane but did he really kill a man over this? When ...
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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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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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What is the context for this panel of Captain Marvel(Shazam) and a vibrating mechanical horse?

So, I ran into this panel on a search some months ago, and got curious about the context. So I tried a Google search. Big mistake. There exist a completely different assortment of Marvel vibrators ...
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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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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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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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Simulated wars with real casualties

I'm trying to find a specific episode of an old sci-fi show I watched decades ago. It involved two planets that were originally at war with each other, but the wars became too costly, and both planets ...
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Superman computes pi

My father remembers an old Superman comic in which Lois Lane is kidnapped and her return is conditioned on Superman computing the last digit of pi (you know, 3.1415926535...) Or perhaps this is just ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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Which Star Trek episode featured humanoids who have a one-month life span?

In this Star Trek episode, the crew visits a planet which seems a lot like Earth, but it turns out the inhabitants have a life span of only 30 days, if I remember correctly. Since their life spans are ...
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What Star Trek episode has a prison experience that is only in the mind?

I'm fairly sure this was a Star Trek episode. A character went through a horrible prison experience for years, only to find out when he woke up that merely months had passed and it was all part of ...
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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 is the Star Trek Episode where aliens from another dimension are sent to our dimension when they die?

I am wracking my brain for this episode. I think it was a Next Generation show, but I can't find it on the list of their episodes. The ship comes across a small vessel which contains an alien from ...
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Which was the X-Men comic where the mutant Santa Claus appeared, and what are his powers?

I've heard so many times that Santa Claus is the most powerful mutant. But when did he appear in the comics, and what kind of powers does he have?
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11th Doctor Who episode with Rory and Amy getting split up

I am trying to remember an episode of the 11th Doctor Who when Rory and Amy were his companions. I've tried looking through episode summaries in the TARDIS Data Core wiki but can't seem to find it. ...
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Stargate SG-1 episode with religious conflict

I am looking for two things: a Stargate SG-1 episode, which is between seasons 1 and 5, and a specific quote in that episode. Episode The SG-1 team visits a planet where they are met by a team of ...
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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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From what Star Trek script was Sasheer Zamata's name taken from, and what was the original spelling?

In the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert video Sasheer Zamata Is A Tough Name For Certain People after about 02:00 the comedienne says: …my name doesn’t come from any African or island culture. It’...
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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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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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Which “Classic” Doctor Who episode involves a companion doing surgery in a ball gown?

My auntie, Ivana Vasak has revealed to me, that she once worked on a Doctor Who episode. She said it was filmed in Canada, therefore she was called to help out. It was a looong time ago (she said - "I ...
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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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In which episode did Worf's say his famous phrase about humanity?

In which episode (and in which moment) of Star Trek: The Next Generation did Worf say his famous line? People have a lot to talk, yet little to say. I can only recall that it was probably halfway ...
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What is the original context of this Spock video clip?

This clip has surfaced on the internet, and was particularly brought to my attention alongside a caption that implied Spock was examining a rather attractive derriere. I find it generally unlikely ...
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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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From what Star Trek episode did Wobbler learn of the grandfather paradox?

In Terry Pratchett's Johnny and the Bomb, chapter 9, Kirsty tries to explain that Wobbler couldn't come back to the future with his friends because he changed history and accidentally killed his own ...
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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 ...
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Is there an issue where Deadpool kills off everyone?

I saw this post on Facebook: And I thought that if it was real, it would be a good issue. So, is there any issue where Deadpool kills off everyone, as well as the writers?
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Which Star Trek:TNG episode does Data asks Picard whether a human has a moral obligation to use augmented prosthetic?

I remember a scene in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, where Data and Picard are discussing Data and humanity. In particular, whether Picard would have a moral obligation to upgrade ...
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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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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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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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When did a paramedic lift Mjölnir?

I've seen numerous references on the internet to an event where a paramedic picked up Mjölnir and handed it to an injured Thor. The clear implication is that this unnamed medic was unknowingly worthy ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Which was the comic where a kid mistakenly called Deadpool Spider-Man?

I saw a panel where a kid goes up to Deadpool and thinks he's Spider-Man and then Deadpool just pretends to be Spider-Man for the kid. Does anyone know which comic book that is from?
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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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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 ...