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Gruesome animated barbarian show from 2006 (like an animated Conan the Barbarian)

A dozen years ago, I caught about two minutes of an animated show on television. I don't know the name of the show or which channel it was on, but I do know that it was quite late at night in spring ...
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Show similar to Black Mirror but a decade earlier

I watched a show perhaps 15 years ago wherein each episode depicts a different world, and in each episode the world is fundamentally broken in some way. I remember one episode really clearly: A man is ...
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Where are these floating eyeball creatures from?

I feel I saw these creatures somewhere (in a movies or a TV series...) but I can't remember a single detail. Can anyone identify what they are? Here's a drawing representation.
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Movie or TV episode where scientists go through a successively less and less probable set of circumstances to finally make first contact

I am trying to remember the name of a science fiction either movie or episode of a show like Black Mirror. The scenario starts where a group of astronauts is scheduled to blast off from Earth and ...
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80's/90's Show/movie about a telekinetic Alien Cat crash-landed on Earth

When I was just a kid, I remember watching a movie or TV show. I have tried many times to find it but failed. The details are very slim, but I strongly remember that the main character kept talking ...
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Bathroom and dining room reversal

This was part of something I watched on UK television sometime in the 1980s. I can't remember if it's from a film or tv series. There was an atomic war, however things seemed fairly normal afterwards ...
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Western buddy movie with a supernatural twist where a woman turns into an eagle at the end

A long time ago, probably 30 years, I saw a movie which I enjoyed but have not seen since. It may have been a TV movie. It wasn't Oscar worthy but it was unusual. Most movies are just the same basic ...
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2000's spooky show with a group of teens telling spooky stories in the woods

I am looking for a TV show I saw part of when I was a kid (circa 2003). I saw the show in Canada (probably an American show, though). It was in English. It looked contemporary. A group of teens are ...
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Outsmarting the Devil

In the early to late 1990's, a short story made into an episode of The Twilight Zone, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, or possibly The Outer Limits was the story of a man's encounter with the ultimate ...
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Show with a swarm of self-replicating robot spiders attempting to take over a starship

I don't really remember a lot about this show, other than that there was a swarm of self-replicating robot spiders that tried to take over a starship. I believe at some point several crew members ...
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Humourous television series. An arrogant man seems to be giving a blow by blow account of a dangerous battle. He was describing a game of Risk

Two men are on a spaceship. One is arrogant and a windbag. He is telling a long and detailed story that seems to be about a dangerous battle in which he fought. The other man loses his patience and ...
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What 80s TV show has a child trapped in a closet when rare sunlight appears?

This is a very hazy recollection, and I was very young, so please bear with me. This was probably from the early up to mid 80's. There is a particular child with other children. Not sure if it's an ...
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Villain uses hero to kill people by hitting them with him

I remember watching a series/movie (or maybe even read it on a manga – possibly Gantz, but I am not sure) where the villain just grabs the hero, who doesn't want to kill innocents, and uses him ...
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1990s TV series about a family getting stuck in Earth's distant past via a time portal/gate

This is another series I want to watch again, in color this time. When I was watching it it, something broke in my TV and it was showing everything in B&W :( I will list everything I remember from ...
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80s or 90s TV episode where a man trapped between two seconds sees world deconstructed and rebuilt

I'm trying to find an episode from what I think is a sci-fi TV series produced sometime in the 80s or 90s. In the episode, a man and another character(s) finds himself stuck in the interval between ...
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Looking for an old SF tv short story about blue men staging the future [duplicate]

Does anyone know a SF TV short story in which there were blue men who helped "stage" our world- at least the parts we saw, on a minute by minute basis. So, at each minute, everyone would be in the "...
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90s (or earlier) TV episode: man in a prison cell with a woman being changed into an alien

One specific SciFi story that really moved me as a child, is a rare episode of a TV series (this might be an adaptation of a written short story) that I watched in the early '90s. Given that I don't ...
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Tv scifi episode about a villainous doctor/scientist who has a protocol to ensure he stays "evil"?

Plot Summary I have only the vaguest recollection of this one. Apologies in advance for the scanty description and any potential inaccuracies in the details. As best as I can recall, the story ...
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Nuclear missiles about to land but time stops except for a lone housewife. What show is it?

Posted in the blog "Postcards from the Zone," a blog focused on the Twilight Zone, the following entries were made on the page for "A Little Peace and Quiet:" it was on chiller recently. This ...
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Show about a man who is held prisoner in a secret place where very peculiar things happen

I remember there was a Simpsons episode that mocked it, I don't know what episode or what season. I do know the show aired in the 60's or 70's. It's basic premise is: A man, probably a spy, was ...
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TV episode or movie in which investigators visit a town where people go insane if they hear "The Secret"

I once saw a show where investigators go to a town where people are going crazy. Eventually, they find out that anyone who hears "The Secret" goes insane. In the final scene the ...
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Trying to remember a Sci-fi movie or TV series where a human space fighter pilot chases an alien space fighter craft to the edge of a black hole

Trying to remember a movie or TV series. One scene I remember. The space fighter pilot is part of a squadron that has had a group dogfight with a bunch of nasty alien craft. One alien craft escapes so ...
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TV series episode about using oxygen in space suit helmet to fire gun

I remember watching a series a few years back where someone needs to fire a gun in space but the gun needs an atmosphere to work. So he comes up with an idea: He uses a spare space suit and puts the ...
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1980s movie/series on PBS about a man & his psychiatrist in a post-apocalyptic world

First, a word about the format - I don't know whether this was a movie or a TV series, b/c I saw it aired in pieces on PBS back in the 1980s. I don't even recall if it was originally voiced in english,...
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TV episode about a man in a deserted world that resembles a movie set under construction

I have a memory of what seems to me to have been a The Twilight Zone episode, but I have them all and can't find it. A man is on what appears to be an empty world. Buildings but no people. finally he ...
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TV identification: Short-lived TV show about a time traveller with a super-computer disguised as a credit-card

It might have only been a pilot or a made for TV movie, but I remember a male time traveller who was for some reason in 90s US from a semi-distant future. He had in his possession a super-computer ...
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90s/2000s TV show : man uses government time machine to fix national problems

This is a TV series from the early 2000s (maybe the late 90s). It was on prime time TV in the US. There is a government agency that has a time machine that allows the main character to jump back in ...
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1980s TV show where a man wakes from cryogenic suspension and discovers he is just a head?

I'm trying to identify a science fiction TV show I saw in the early-to-mid 1980s or late 1970s. This story was a self-contained episode, so it was probably part of a Twilight Zone-like anthology ...
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Identify a TV series episode where two friends are trapped at 'eternity party'

Old TV series episode: starts off with a host talking and then goes into a mini-story Two friends go to a party. One friend goes inside while the other waits in the car. After a while the friend in ...
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What movie has a scene near the end where a guy gets covered by newspapers blown by the wind, then disappears?

I saw this movie on TV, cable, or Cinemax, at least 10 years ago, maybe 20. I don't think it was sci-fi, but maybe involved "magic" of some kind, and was set in a large city. (NYC or Chicago perhaps?...
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What 70s (60s?) TV show / TV movie had a generation ship whose inhabitants did not know they were on a spaceship?

I have the vaguest memory of a TV show (maybe a BBC import?) in which the protagonists were moving through the sections of a massive generation ship whose inhabitants had forgotten that they were on a ...
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Looking for a time travel TV series with champagne that apparently bubbled down [duplicate]

I am looking for a TV series I saw around 2000-2005. I believe it was about a secret organisation sending people in the past to prevent a disaster. I remember at the end of the episode, they were ...
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2000s TV show: people stuck in primitive other world, bit of magic and bit of dinosaurs

I'm trying to identify a TV show I saw when I was a kid (I was born in 93). The show, as far as I remember, was around 2003-2005. There were a couple of people stuck in a primitive other world. ...
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Film or series where bacteria were the protagonists

I think this film/show was made in the early 2000s. It featured some sort of bacterial habitats co-existing in a boy's body. The good bacteria would fight off the bad ones, and when they failed, the ...
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80s/90s sitcom with a girl who could stop time and spoke to her dad through a "gem thingy"

I remember this show I used to watch. It was a girl, she had blond hair and she lived with her mom. The theme song at the beginning of the show was like "would you like to swing from a star". She ...
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TV episode about man who has the meanings of words change

I'm trying to remember where I saw a Twilight Zone-like show about a man who hears increasing percentages of words swapped out for other words, until everything becomes incomprehensible to him. It ...
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Old kids show from the 80's about two kids with a magical compass that took them to another world

I remember watching this one show when I was a kid in the 80's/early 90's in Canada. It was a live-action show about these two kids and had some puppet/muppet-like characters, but it kind of had a ...
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Children's science fiction show with two robots on a planet of junk

I've been trying to remember the name of a British children's science fiction show from (I think) the 80's. The show revolved around two robots who lived on a planet made up of junk. I think the ...
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TV Alternate World Story - No WW2

In the 1960s or possibly 1970s I saw a British tv programme in which a man gets transferred into an alternate world. I only remember a few snatches. He gets a coin in change with Edward VIII's head ...
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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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TV series with pull out phone screens and pink/purple space ships

I’m looking for a TV show where an alien race comes to Earth and sets up big purple/pink cylindrical or cone shaped spaceships in various cities around the world. The Aliens are not hostile but ...
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TV series involving some kind of global phenomenon affecting people, in which there are also mass deaths of birds

I have been for some years trying to recall the name of this TV series. I saw only a few episodes, but am now curious to see if it's still available (streaming, DVD, reruns on SciFi, etc.) ...
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Science fiction TV series, priest bringing Bible to spaceship?

I vaguely remember seeing an episode of a Science-Fiction series many many years ago. It was something about a conquering alien race coming to Earth. In this episode a priest brought a Bible to the ...
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TV film or mini-series about an isolated matriarchal community, accessible via a wooden bridge

I'm trying to identify what I believe to be a TV film or mini-series (maybe only 2 parts) from the late 70s (or early 80s). It had a wooden bridge (see image) in it (maybe white) that might have ...
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Can you identify this 90s TV show where some characters walked around supporting their protruding heads with sticks?

Some friends remember having seen something like this in Argentina during the 90s. After a lengthy Google search I found this forum talk, but I'm afraid their powers seem to be insufficient, as the ...
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TV show episode about an afterlife predator

I remember a long time ago watching an episode of a TV show. I think it might have been Red Dwarf, but I'm not sure. Here are some notable details that I remember about it: A female character flies ...
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Cartoon series about transforming cars

Looking for a cartoon tv show from my past. Like I said in the title it had cars and men in spacesuits/helmets. Cars can transform ( No it is not Transformers ) There is a kid and a robot I ...
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Name of a live-action Saturday morning show from the '70s, involving bigfoot/caveman?

I remember a 30-minute Saturday morning show growing up in the US that involved something living in the hills outside of a town. It was either a bigfoot or a caveman (can't remember). The creature was ...
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A TV show involving brains being sucked out and launched into space

Some years ago, I watched a series on Swedish television. I remember the show was NOT Swedish, but from the UK (maybe USA?). I only remember one episode specifically and I can't get it out of my head....
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1980s horror program where a birdwatcher is found ripped to pieces on a fog covered island

This a long shot. Back in the early 80s (when I was about the 10 years old,) my parents let me watch a couple of minutes of a horror program on RTE. I think the program was a British production. In ...
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