Questions tagged [object-identification]

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What is the name of this grenade used in the Jedha ambush in Rogue One?

I can't find any pictures or information on this grenade. It was used by one of the Partisans to indicate the start of the ambush.
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What is this item in the movie Aliens?

There is a well-known image from James Cameron's science-fiction movie Aliens (1986) showing Ripley and Newt escaping from the queen and her xenomorphic fellows (see below). One of the two heroines (I ...
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What is this red thing on a Jurassic Park poster?

I came across this Jurassic Park poster and I was puzzled by something I didn’t recognize. In the top right there’s a red shape peeking out from behind the Jurassic Park gate. What is this red thing?
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What are these birds in episode 5 of Loki?

In season 1 episode 5 of Loki, we see a species of birds. What are these birds and what is special about them?
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Bridge lights dimming or changing color after "battle stations!" was declared on some ship in Star Trek TOS?

I seem to remember the lighting on the bridge of some ship1 in Star Trek TOS2 changing by design from normal to something attention-getting when "battle stations!" was announced. Changes in ...
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What else is in the TVA's junk drawer?

In episode 1 of Loki when Loki visits the TVA he sees: From this question Whose photo is this? we can see that the TVA put multiple items of value (in our reality) into the drawer. Can anybody ...
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In Loki, who is in this photo at the bottom of this box?

In season 1 episode 1 of Loki series when Loki visits the TVA he sees I would like to know whose photo is present in the drawer.
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What is the source of this lighting bolt shaped wand movement for Avada Kedavra?

On the Harry Potter wikia's page for Killing Curse, the following lightning bolt shaped icon is displayed as the wand movement. This icon is stylized like the ones that appeared on the old, pre-2015 ...
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Is there a Canon/Legend explanation of the symbols on two vessels inside the Tantive IV?

All these years I've been wondering about the meaning of these two polygonal symbols painted on the vessels or tanks located in the room where Vader chokes Captain Antilles, at the beginning of Star ...
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Which type of cannon does this housing in the remains of the Death Star II belong to?

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, during the fight between Kylo Ren and Rey on an almost-submerged wreckage of the second Death Star, visible in the background is what appears to be the sole ...
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Looking for details on this 'creation': Monod with his Ego-Puppet

Graphic artist Wayne Barlowe published a book Barlowe's Guide to Fantasy, wherein he depicts various creatures and characters from a wide range of fantasy works by different writers including Clive ...
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Can you identify this spaceship?

This is a picture from "Top Secret", a games magazine from Poland published in 1989. Some of the pictures in the magazine they drew themselves. But many others were just cropped pictures ...
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Jigsaw puzzle with astronaut and alien city

I'm trying to find an image from a jigsaw puzzle I had in the early-mid 1970s. I think I may have seen it on a poster some time later, too. A space-suited astronaut has climbed to the rim of a crater,...
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What are these things on the top of Palpatine's throne and what is their function?

What are these things referred to in the Emperor Palpatine throne chair? What is their function/job?
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What does this Metal Gear Solid boot-screen depict?

This boot screen is seen at the start of the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection: PS Vita edition. I can't make out what the picture is supposed to be.
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Triceratops head action figure?

In the early 80s, there was a series of toys that I recall were similar to Masters of the Universe (although probably lower quality). I think that many of them were based on Greek mythology. The one ...
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Do any images exist of Moff Gideon's combat helmet?

It is notable that Moff Gideon's dark-colored battle armor and cape resemble the style of Darth Vader/Kylo Ren. As an Imperial officer equipped for hand-to-hand combat, I can't imagine Moff Gideon ...
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What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer?

What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer, and who is the artist that designed it? Note that it's not from Justice League: Doom as an earlier comment suggested.
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Demonic looking samurai action figure from Bandai made of sticky rubber that wore white armor from the 90s

I had this action figure in the 90s which I believed was manufactured by Bandai. It was a rubber samurai figure (it looked kind of evil, perhaps an oni in samurai attire) that wore a white armor. You ...
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Who were the aliens seen in this scene from The Phantom Menace (alongside the ET species)?

In the image below, we can see ET's species at the bottom left. Is the species at the top right of the image known in Star Wars lore?
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What is this object seen on the floor in a cutscene from chapter 2 of Bayonetta?

This cutscene is from from chapter 2 of Bayonetta. What is this object on the cell floor seen at 28:30? [][2]
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Is it possible to identify the wands in the Wizarding World logo?

The Official Wizarding World logo depicts several wands: click to enlarge The middle wand seems to be the Elder Wand. Is it possible to identify the other wands (as in who are their owners)?
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Help identifying the fandom easter eggs in this intro

In the first area I guess we have some Marvel references, the second seems to be Star Wars, I have no clue what the third area is supposed to be from, with the orange/yellow area and the race track ...
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Identify all horror movies in this image?

I saw this image on the interwebs, with the caption that there are 40 movies referenced in it. Unfortunately I am so old and incompetent, I was only able to identify Casper the Ghost. Please identify ...
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Who this large blue droid seen behind Anakin Skywalker in Episode 1?

I want to know the name of this large blue droid seen standing behind Anakin Skywalker during Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
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Does anybody recognize this superhero t-shirt description?

I was in Dollar Tree the other day and passed a woman in a (formerly-) Marvel Comics tee which actually impressed me. Unfortunately, I neglected to immediately ask its origins and when I did come back ...
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What brand is this decanter from Alita: Battle Angel?

Vector pours a whiskey for Hugo at the 117 minute mark. Does anyone know the brand of the decanter and glasses? I would like to buy but can't find details.
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What creature does the dinosaur-like skull on Ahch-To belong to?

Here's a screenshot. You can see it in The Last Jedi in the brief underwater shot when Rey falls into the dark side well. It's immediately preceding the famous "mirror Reys" scene; on the ...
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What is the magazine advert on Dennis Nedry desktop in Jurassic Park?

I wondered if someone may help me to identify the advert of the open magazine on Nedry's desktop in Jurassic Park. It looks like a computer advert with purple 3D mesh and some graphs. It's possible to ...
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Does the stuffed armadillo in Obi-Wan Kenobi's hut belong to a missing species?

At the beginning of A New Hope, we are introduced to the residence of old hermit Ben Kenobi: A synstone hut located at Tatooine’s Dune Sea. Inside the hut we can see a lot of artifacts. Some of them ...
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What is the nature of Luke's scanner used to track and find R2-D2?

In Star Wars: A New Hope, the next morning after R2-D2 got away on his "mission", Luke Skywalker and C-3PO (piloting the X-34 Landspeeder) headed off looking for the astromech until they track and ...
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What movie or fandom is this jewelry from?

My question is about these Bracelets I got at a Garage sale about 3-4 years ago. (because i just liked the way they looked.) But now that I've been looking at them more, I'm wondering if they are from ...
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Names of all the spacecrafts on the art by Philippe “Manchu" Bouchet

I just saw @retroscifiart's tweet with a neat illustration with lots of spaceships from different movies. Art by Philippe “Manchu" Bouchet. Some of the spaceships are familiar for me, but not all. I ...
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What are those two silvery objects resting on Ben Kenobi's table when R2-D2 plays Princess Leia's message?

In "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope", when R2-D2 plays the holographic recording of Princess Leia at Ben Kenobi's house, Leia's image is projected on a round stone table where two silvery objects, ...
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Spaceship from a film or show that is semi circular in shape with a section jutting out of the middle

I was out with friends last night and we went into a sci-fi bar where they have props and models all over the place. We had fun identifying all the ships, costumes and stuff, but one model had us ...
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What is the bio-hazard with an eye symbol on Moody's pocket watch?

In the film version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire we see Moody with a pocket watch that he uses several times. Click image to enlarge. It has a bio-hazard like symbol with an eye in the ...
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What game is John playing?

In the arcade in Terminator 2, John is seen playing some sort of game with a big seat that rotates around. What game is it?
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What's this object in SHADO headquarters?

The secret organization SHADO in the 1970s TV show UFO has this object in the middle of the floor in the operations room in their headquarters. The red disks rotate. Sadly, I can't quite make out the ...
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Double-sided action figure, early 80s?

Around 1983 or '84, I had an odd action figure. From the waist down it was basically a guy in an orange spacesuit. From the waist up, the figure was double-sided. One side was again the dude in the ...
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What is the name of this Sci-Fi Circular Interface Seen on Computers and Holograms?

Many Sci-Fi movies and video games have this circular interface used on touch-screens and interfaces (the Iron Man movies or the class select screens from Mass Effect are two examples). What is ...
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What are the exact memes that are being referenced in the new “SpongeBob SquarePants Masterpiece Memes” collection of action figures?

Nickelodeon has just released a new line of action figures called the “SpongeBob SquarePants Masterpiece Memes” line. Pic below. What are the exact memes that this commemorative collection is ...
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What's this round medallion from the "Rise of Skywalker" trailer? [duplicate]

This round medallion is held by someone in the trailer. It looks familiar but I can't place it. Is it something from existing Star Wars lore?
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What ship classes are shown in "Relativity"?

The first 21 seconds of the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Relativity" show the Utopia Planitia ship yards for the first time in Star Trek. During these 21 seconds I counted at least 15 ships which can ...
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Which ship classes are depicted in the cover art for the Imperial Radch books?

Which classes of ship are which in the art on the covers of the three books in the Imperial Radch series?
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Where is this triangular-shaped space station from?

I came across this image on Facebook. It looks similar to Deep Space Nine. A reverse image search on Google revealed that the station is from an old Chinese television show. Now I am wondering does ...
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Do these large-scale, human power-plant-tending robots from The Matrix movies have a name, in-universe or out?

Do these large-scale, human power-plant-tending robots from The Matrix movies have a name, in-universe or out? Source This one (found with search engine) already has a Stack Exchange imgur ID ...
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What are these Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and which anime characters are holding them?

This picture shows ten people holding Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, and I presume they are all from the anime series. The ones in the front are Blue Eyes White Dragon and Dark Magician, and the sleeves make it ...
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What plant are the vines in the fire swamp?

In the movie Princess Bride, Westley and Buttercup flee in to the Fireswamp where Westley uses his sword to cut through vines or vine like plants that are obstructing their path. What are those ...
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Old fantasy image depicting a kid in a space suit building sandcastles on the moon

I'm looking for an old image seen in the 1980s. Stylistically, it looks like it could have been by Boris Vallejo or Julie Bell (both famous for heroic fantasy covers and pictures), but as far as I ...
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What is the original work used for the album cover of Endless Power by Conquest?

When discussing a question about the cover of an album by Conquest in The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Alex noted that YouTube user Songofwyrd has written a comment referencing another album:...