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Questions tagged [miniseries]

This tag may be used for: questions specifically about television miniseries versions of a work which has been adapted in different media (answers may draw on any version but must be relevant to the question); questions seeking identification of a particular television miniseries (use together with the [story-identification] tag); or wider questions about the television miniseries genre as a whole (usually together with the [history-of] tag).

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Anthology TV mini series soft-hard sci fi, every story for itself, different humanoids

I am searching from years for TV show, anthology, mini series, soft-hard sci fi, every story for itself, no humans in the story, only aliens similar to human specie. Different episode different aliens....
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Black and white series with an episode about the hunchback of Notre Dame

I have been going crazy trying to figure out the name of an old series I watched as a kid in the 80's. It could be originally from a different time period. It was a horror / thriller mystery series ...
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TV miniseries about a race to Mars from summer 2014

I saw two episodes of this series on an airplane flight probably in 2014, I believe on the SciFi (SyFy?) channel. The basic story was a race to Mars between NASA (or its successor) and China. The NASA ...
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English Animated late 90s/early 2000 mini-series similar to Xyber9 [duplicate]

Was trying to recall an English (American or Canadian) animated mini series I'd seen around late 90s/early 2000s. Its premier was heavily advertised on the channel where it was broadcast (might've ...
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Show/miniseries which aired on HBO in the early '90s, featuring "Water Police"

This is something I've been totally unable to find any information about through search engines. In the early/mid '90s, I remember seeing what I think was a show or miniseries about a dystopian future ...
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90s sci-fi film or miniseries with alien non-realtime teleporter technology on earth [duplicate]

Searching for a film name here, or possibly a TV miniseries. Plotline: aliens came to visit Earth and stayed, generously offering their travel technology to us humans. I think it was aired in the mid- ...
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Title of late 80's/90's japanese live-action tv mini series featuring a female cyborg named Maria

Looking for the Title of a late 80's, early 90's Japanese live-action tv mini series featuring a female cyborg or robot named Maria clad in black armor (perhaps her body actually). I think it was a ...
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Time loop or time travel in an aeroplane, where the main character disappears to save the others [duplicate]

When: I recall seeing this when I was young so could have been early to mid 1990s. Setting: It is either based primarily in an aeroplane around the passengers and may also involve the airport but ...
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Miniseries in post-rapture US with good/evil conflict

I remember seeing this dramatic mini-series in the late '90s-'00s, but it may have been created in the '80s. I believe it was an adaptation from a book by a well-known author. The setting was in the ...
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What fantasy TV miniseries had immortality as the ultimate punishment? [duplicate]

I vaguely remember this fantasy-esque miniseries (or was it a made for TV movie?) that featured a society where some of the worst criminals were punished with immortality along with imprisonment as a ...
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Sci-fi/fantasy TV pilot from the 90s about a frontier doctor

I remember watching something on TV that seemed like it was the first episode of a TV series. It might have just been a pilot of something that got cancelled, or I guess it's also possible it was a ...
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