Questions tagged [tv]

For questions about content on television, in order to distinguish it from other types of story. Do NOT use this tag for every question which happens to be about a TV show. Use to either identify the media on a [story-identification] question or disambiguate works where the tag covers the TV show and its form in other media.

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TV series about an incoming end of the world. The characters think they can only save part of the world, possibly a hemisphere

I have some very vague memories about a TV series (I think) that I used to watch as a kid back in the late 90s/early 2000s (I'd say around 1995-2003). I don't really remember anything about it; the ...
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British TV show from 1970s set after a nuclear war

I vaguely remember watching a British TV show (possibly only one show, but maybe a series), where nuclear war has occurred. A family (maybe in Wales) has survived because they live in a remote valley,...
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Why did Super Friends change the Darkseid's "Boom Tube" to a "Stargage"?

As a kid, I started reading the original New Gods comics around the same time Darkseid first appeared on the Super Friends television cartoons. One of the peculiar differences I noticed between the ...
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Live-action wuxia TV series about two brothers who were demigods with special powers

I remember when I was a kid (I think in 2004), I watched this live-action wuxia TV series on DVD in the US about two brothers who were demigods with special powers. The youngest had eyes that could ...
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What episode is this from on Batman?

Anyone know what episode on the 1960s Batman TV show this is from?
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1950s TV episode where a motorcyclist takes a drug which changes his time perception, enabling him to avoid logs falling off a truck

On a show like Science Fiction Theater (but not that one), a maniac was releasing logs from the back of his truck and killing motorcycle riders. A man took a drug which changed his time perception, ...
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Black & white TV episode where germs are intelligent

This was something I watched on UK TV in the late 1960s, (maybe a series like The Outer Limits or The Twilight Zone). A large team of Earth space explorers are visiting some planet, lots of ground ...
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Sci-fi Show with Tech Magic/Psychic Powers

The show was on in the late 90's or early 00's. It may have been re-runs at that point though. It was on the SciFi channel. I don't remember much of the plot, but it involved characters on a larger ...
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High-tech jet crash, brain injured soviet pilot commits killings

A British TV sci-fi drama, perhaps a one-off or short miniseries (2 or 3 parts). BBC or ITV around 1970-80. A foreign power, probably Soviet, has developed some kind of advanced fighter plane. ...
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Cartoon series about post-apocalyptic world

I am looking for the name of an anime-ish, both in drawing and story-telling styles, cartoon (I am pretty sure it wasn't an anime) that aired somewhere between 2000 and 2010 in Nickelodeon, Cartoon ...
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TV show where a kid summons/transforms into a monster to battle

I'm looking for a TV series from around 2010-2014. I think it was an animated show following a kid who builds(?) things that he can use to duel people. In a duel, it's 1-v-1 and you pick a battlefield,...
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Old TV show with ghost attacking settlers on Mars

Looking for an old TV show that dealt with Mars, aliens and ghost that would attack the settlers. Can not remember if it was from the '70s or '80s.
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Show like Pokémon, with three teens finding a bear with crystals in a jungle lab [duplicate]

When I was younger I watched this show on Hulu. I would like to find it. I think the first episode went like this: three teens were in a jungle and found one kids dad's lab, and found a bear that ...
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'90s UK kids' series where scientists or the military had to fire a laser beam into the sky to prevent something from coming

I’ve been trying to remember a UK 1990s TV series on kids' TV sci-fi drama where scientists or the military had to fire a laser beam into the sky to prevent something from coming. I remember the sky ...
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Saw a show about 5 or 6 years ago where a kid gets these crystals and then he can turn into the animal that gave him the crystal

I think it began with a Z, and I think title was something like Zanimal but I can't find it. His first crystal, he turns into an orange and white tiger. Also later in the show he meets a giant tree ...
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Film or TV show with spooky dead trees and singing

There was a TV show or film available in the early- to mid-nineties when I was growing up that featured a forest of pale, spooky dead trees. They were not animated. I think they were either costumes ...
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Cancelled series on WOR channel 9 or WPIX 11 in the 70’s about a dystopian future humans live underground

There was a series or limited pilot that never took off about a dystopian future where human regressed to caveman like people that lived on the earths surface due to a vaccination gone wrong. There ...
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Live-action sci-fi show or movie where soldiers discover a portal to an ideal universe that looks Victorian

The only thing I can remember is that soldiers have discovered a portal that they can see through, but not pass through. On the other side is an ideal universe that looks Victorian. They are using a ...
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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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Show where beasts are stored in capsules and a girl had a polar-bear-like beast

So I can't remember too much but I know it was on TV in 2013 and they had little capsules or something to store their beasts and when they'd use them they would go big and they would ride them and I ...
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Sci-fi film or TV episode ending with a female astronaut turing into an alien, fish-like creature

I'm trying to help a friend. He wants to find the name of an old sci-fi film. Supposedly, it should be from the '60s-'70s, maybe an Alien rip-off, but he only recalls the ending. After a space journey,...
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Looking for a 90s tv show (approx. 5 min per episode) about the special effects in Science Fiction movies

I remember when I was a kid in Canada, there was a series of short episodes explaining how special effects were made in science fiction movies. I remember there was an episode on Armageddon and ...
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TV show or film where dwarf hides in hay before being thrown in fire

This was on TV and can't have been past 2004 - it might have been the '90s. This was live-action. Flipping channels, I saw something [I think it was a pigman?] looking for dwarves hiding in a pile of ...
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Monster in basement attracted by music

This was an episode of a show I saw on Canadian TV in the early 90's. A boy's family moves to a new house where a monster capable of appearing in different forms lives behind a door in the basement, ...
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Old TV show (80’s/90’s) about this boy who finds something in his dad's room that allows him to summon a winged creature/monster [duplicate]

I was on Netflix a while ago, and saw an old TV show ('80s/'90s) about this boy who finds something in his dad's room and then the bad guys come after him. It’s some kid of creature/monster that he ...
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What language is being used in season 2, episode 2 of Evil?

When David speaks to and/or hallucinates the angel in 'A is for Angel' they both speak in a language other than English. Was this a real (natural) language or a constructed one? It sounded like it ...
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Kids sci-fi show episode where a group of kids order a pizza, which is then taken away and eaten by an invisible being

In one episode, a group of kids are experiencing supernatural things. For example, they order a pizza which is taken away and eaten by an invisible being. Another example is their friend named Ranger ...
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TV show with a boy who uses a sandglass to stop time

Broadcasting Period:1990s Key Items: sandglass Main character:boy Contents: They fight with the enemy for the magic sandglass that controls time. The boy uses the power of the sandglass to freeze his ...
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Steampunk-heavy TV series which had time travel. BBC, maybe?

Several years ago, which was 2012-2014, I got into steampunk. I got to looking for TV shows with that campy, pulp-adventuring feel. When I asked on Reddit, and also googled for some to watch. ...
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Old cartoon/animated series? - desert, cupola, monsters

Don't remember much, but the action definitely took place in a desert where a group of survivors(?) were living under a cupola, which protected them from monsters living under the sand. Also, I think ...
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There was a movie I saw in the late 60s/early 70s, people were trying to drill into a blue alien ship. I thought it was called “10,000 years to earth”

I watched some trailers of 5 million years to earth, but that wasn’t it. And it didn’t have “journey” in the title. The blue ship-thingy was pretty tough to drill. Finding this movie is driving me ...
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Does anyone know of a show where a kid could turn into digital monsters and his dad worked an ice cream store

He went through portals to a digital world (not Digimon) and could turn into digital beings. I remember a sort of panda and the terracotta army. There was an evil corporation.
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What is this story with three humanoid robots that looked realistic?

I remember watching this about 5 or 6 years ago. It was a live action show with a few seasons, about this family with this inventor guy and his wife and son. He lived in a house that was very ...
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Face appears on printed writing when viewed from a distance

Can someone remember the 90s episode where the detectives find a room with printed papers all over the floor and, when they view these papers from a gallery above, a low resolution face could be seen? ...
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2005-2010s animated TV show featuring different colored monkeys with super powers

I remember watching a kids' science fiction show on Cartoon Network around 2010-2013 in India, though it looked like a show from early 2000s. The show had different colored monkeys with super powers (...
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2018-2019 short Netflix series about a world that splits into two identical halves

Trying to remember a short Netflix series about a world that experiences a catastrophic event where it splits into two separate but identical halves. Each half is a whole image of the original world, ...
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Similar show to Power Rangers, but each color has three Rangers

So as stated from the title, it's similar to the Saban Power Rangers shows, but each color has 3 members each. I think it was 2 boys and 1 girl per group or sub group. For the Megazords, the red one ...
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Cartoon episode where the protagonists encounter a futuristic shopping mall with no exit

I vaguely remember seeing an episode of a children's cartoon on German television in the 90s where the group of protagonists finds a futuristic looking mall. Upon entering it, they are welcomed by ...
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TV show with a family stranded on an island with weird spider webs

I saw this live-action show in France in the late 70s and it was in color. It was a family (I believe two parents, one boy and one girl) that end up stranded on some island and they have to survive. ...
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A 70-80 TV series predicting Reality TV/Big Brother

A series set in future. TV is the entertainment for the masses. 3D-TV; camera is a cylindric acrylic tube around the scene. Sex on screen, with artificial sound enhancement. Some contestants are ...
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Anime where a villain tries to kill the heroes by placing them in a giant centrifuge

I've only watched one scene from this anime. Although it is an anime, that's not to imply that it is or isn't from Japan. In the scene, the bad guy tries to kill the protagonists by restraining them ...
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Russian cartoon about bogatyr

This is a Russian cartoon about one of the Bogatyrs. Here are some elements I remember from it: There is a talking horse who gambles with a talking tree for "Two half-kingdoms", with the bet ...
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Made for TV movie (I think) about a parapelegic man making a suit to walk [duplicate]

I believe that this was a made for TV movie, probably from the late '70s or early '80s. One scene has been stuck in my mind since, for unknown reasons, it terrified me as a kid. In this scene, the ...
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Early 80’s to 2000’s kids show with kids in a space convertible with someone in a bear costume

It was a kids show and the one scene I remember is that there were kids in space with a guy in an animal costume (I believe a bear) and they were on a spaceship that was, I guess, convertible. That's ...
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Movie where countries kill their citizens to combat overpopulation

I remember seeing a trailer for this movie and reading its Wikipedia summary. Basically, the premise is that the world is plagued by overpopulation, and so the UN passes a resolution that this is to ...
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Post Apocalyptic show in the desert with a vehicle named the “Green Monster”

I remember seeing it on network TV in the early to mid '80s. Post-apocalyptic world. The scene I recall is two men driving down a desert highway in a vehicle with “Green Monster” painted on the side. ...
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Animated show with transforming or talking cars fighting like gladiators

I remember this show from my childhood, probably between 1990 and 2000. I remember it was 3D animated. There were transforming cars (it was not Transformers) or they were talking cars. I was watching ...
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Animated show with this "trial by cards" scene with a twist [duplicate]

I am trying to find an animated show I watched as a kid, probably sometime around mid 2000s. It was either an anime or western animation. Sadly I can't remember much: it was probably in a fantasy ...
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Old TV series with a time-travelling boy and girl and a mechanical time guardian

There was a boy and a girl, and they were doing time traveling. Mechanic person guarding a big clock, his hands like clock hands. Like some time guardian.
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Old cartoon where the main guy and his friends capture monsters and fuse them

This is an old cartoon from 15 years ago or more, where a guy and his friends capture monsters in the real world, and after capturing the monsters, they fuse them to create even better monsters. They ...
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