Questions tagged [humanoid]

Humanoid is defined as (esp. in science fiction) a being resembling a human in its shape.

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Scifi book with battle spaceships and humanoid cat people who have eyes that change colors with their mood?

Does anyone know this book? It starts with a space captain and his ship and crew being attacked by another ship. Eventually the ship was so damaged that they had to board another ship after fleeing (...
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Pre-80s book about a man and a woman forced to fight golden “superior” aliens

I'm looking for a book about a human man who, along with a human woman, is forced to fight against aliens who are described as being a golden man and woman, very strong, beautiful and "superior". I ...
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Series of books about aliens with psychic powers, maybe called “The Others”?

I read a series of books way back in the 70s about a group of beings from another planet. The creatures had psychic powers but were trying to live in human society. I don't know the name of the series,...
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I once read a book about a spaceship captain that transported multi armed (i think six) humanoids

I once read a book about a spaceship captain that transported multi armed (i think six) humanoids. Thought it was a Daniel Leary book, just read the series and didn't find it. I read this about 10 ...
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Is Snoke human?

Do we have any canon description of whether Snoke is human or not? He certainly appears to be simply a disfigured human, tall in stature. Yet Wookieepedia describes him as "Force-sensitive humanoid ...
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Flexing in space habitats

I am trying to identify the name of a science fiction book I read in the mid-1990s. The plot loosely revolves around future humanity having spread or migrated to vast space city habitats. Very ...
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Name of a fantasy/science fiction romance book about human female and humanoid lion

I am looking for a book where the female hero is kinda depressed about life. I think she recently had a breakup or so, so she was unhappy with the contemporary male species. She gave a weird Chinese ...
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Movie where 3 aliens who look like hairless human children crash land

They are assisted by a couple teens who find them. They have advanced healing abilities. There is a scene where the teens are having sex (discreetly done) and the 'boys' are watching them out of ...
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What book follows family groups through the history of human evolution?

I read a terrific book a few years back and would like to re-read it, but I cannot remember the title nor author. In the story, the evolution of humans is the premise. The first ape/human's ...
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Possible short story about a psychically bonded human-alien society? (Not Romance)

From what I remember the story is about a girl and her alien partner who are being trained in a school (in space?) for alien/human bonded pairs. They share a strong psychic connection and they have ...
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Is there an in-universe explanation for why humans look like time lords? [duplicate]

Amy: You look human. Doctor: No, you look time lord. We came first. (from Series 5, episode 2, The Beast Below Is there an in-universe explanation for why time lords and humans look ...
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Phoebus declaration from the book “Stories of Ibis”

After reading the book The Stories of Ibis, I was curious if the author has ever published a full version of the declaration of Phoebus, the speech that the android Phoebus held when asked to express ...
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Are the humans in the Star Wars Galaxy really humans?

Related: Why are there humans in the Star Wars Universe? This is a subtly different question because I'm not asking whether there's a historical relationship between the two lineages. I am asking ...
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Story ID - Humans of various epochs are transported to a world

I woke up the other morning with this story on my mind. I've tried some googling, but my efforts are coming up with nothing useful. My memory of the specifics of the material is pretty pathetic, ...
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Has any Star Trek alien ever commented on humans' plain features?

Many a Star Trek alien has bumps, ridges or markings on their face or head. In universe, has any alien ever commented on how humans have suspiciously even skin tone, lack of markings and extra head ...
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Why does Data want to be human?

If Data cannot be happy or sad, why does he try to be more human and is wanting an emotion?
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Was the concept of The Doctor being half-human mentioned again after the 1996 movie?

Is the concept of The Doctor being half-human (as mentioned in the 1996 movie) ever mentioned again, and confirmed to be part of the universe's canon? Or was this thrown away in the 2005 series, and ...
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Are Oompa-Loompas human?

I was watching the movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and saw that Willy Wonka employed a race of short humanoids with burnt orange skin. It was implied that they are not human, but never ...
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A book series about a Prehistoric Man versus Intelligent Reptilians [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trying to Remember a Book that explored evolution of Dinosaurs to intelligence and then encountering humans In this series prehistoric man is constantly fighting a reptilian ...
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What's the earliest example in Science Fiction of a robot 100% mimicking a human?

The classic example is, of course, Stephen Byerley from Asimov's "Evidence". Were there SciFi works featuring robots that are able to be indistinguishable from humans (by sight or behavior) prior to ...