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Questions tagged [tv]

This tag is used for content originally distributed by television. It should only be used when it may not be immediately clear that the question is about content produced for television.

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Discovery Channel movie about a rover entering an organic spaceship, activating a green light that causes black spheres to appear on Earth

This isn't something I remember well, but I'll do my best to describe it. I watched this around 2013-2014, on Discovery Channel. It was some kind of movie or TV Show about a hypothetical situation ...
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Identify Request : A Girl Falls Down (a Well?) And Wakes Up In Alternate Dimension (maybe dead?)?

So I am usually good about movies but my daughter presented me with this info and it is so familiar but I can't place the movie (or possibly part of a TV show). Can you help? Girl falls down (...
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Stop motion sci-fi kids show

I’m trying to recall a kids show (possible kids show or even movie?) I remember a few details but cannot think of its name. I’m under the assumption the show is based off of a surrealism artist who ...
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80s/90's Robot cartoon, one like a Transformer

I'm pretty sure the show was out in the 80's or maybe even very early 90's but it could also of been an animated movie (If so would most likely of been a straight to VHS effort)... Now all I have is ...
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Children's ghost story in 1980s whose character names started A, B, C

There was a creepy programme we watched when I was at primary school, possibly about a haunted house. The main characters were children. This would have been early 1980s in the UK. We watched it at ...
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Old TV Show with creatures who could hear your heart beating

The other day I had remembered and old show/movie that I had watched as a kid that actually gave me nightmares back in the day. I'm fairly certain I watched this about 30 to 35 years ago (so, early 80'...
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Sci-Fi style TV ad/short film with “magnetic liquid” guy

Quite a while ago I saw on Youtube (?) a video, where we see from behind a glass a room for focus groups/interrogation/group therapy, with several people around a table taking turns and telling their ...
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Girl becomes a tree and then ends up with losing her arms/branches

I remember watching a tele-film/short-film/episode on the Indian TV channel Doordarshan (DD1) in late 90s (Most probably coloured). Genres: Sci-fi drama. Story: Happy go lucky girl loves trees and ...
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What is the name of the anime kids, mecha and fantasy series with a group of 4?

I am looking for an old kids, mecha, fantasy anime series which possibly aired on Toonami, Cartoon Network or a channel possibly before that. The main cast consisted of a group of 5, with 4 of them ...
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60s SF show: “Citizen of Alta on the Planet Protos”

Does anyone recall a SF programme (possibly part of a series) that I saw as a kid in the 1960s? The central character discovers a plot by aliens to take over the world. After various attempts to ...
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TV Series about witches who are supposedly from Asgard

I recall watching this series on regular Australian TV about 10 or so years ago I think on Southern Cross 10 but don't hold me to that. From what I remember the series was sort of similar to Charmed ...
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Why did Wednesday tell Shadow to toss the cell phone?

Why did Wednesday tell Shadow to toss the cell phone when "2 Cell Phones" was on his shopping list? Why didn't he note that to Wednesday?
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80's Short TV story about a monster in the closet which grabs the mother during the day

I remember seeing this when I was really young, sometime between 1985-1989 but the show itself could be older of course as I know this was just something that was on TV. I remember a boy thinking ...
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TV episode with characters similar to the Smash Martians [duplicate]

I am trying to identify a TV show I watched as a child in the UK. It is rather obscure. The show aired on the ITV network in the late 1970's, I would guess between 1978 to 1973 and definitely shown ...
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Old fantasy/horror tv series identification

TV Series Identification: Each episode tells an isolated and closed story of light terror/fantasy, much like the style of "Tales from the Crypt" (or this way I remember, I was younger). In one ...
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Speculative or educational TV show about interplanetary space travel

I'm afraid this might be too broad, but I remember watching this old show on US TV (basic cable) in the late 1980's or early 90's, but it looked even older, perhaps from the 1950's to 1970's. Portions ...
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90s cartoon TV show about a boy and a dimension hopping dinosaur

It's NOT Denver the Dinosaur I know that much. All I remember is he could open portals to other dimensions/times(?) and kept showing up at the worst times and the kid was always keeping him hidden ...
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TV Series [1990s?] About a soldier lost in Amazon - Becomes super body guard

Not a lot to go on, but... I remember watching a tv series in the 90's about a soldier who was lost/mia in the amazon(?). When he finally returned to civilization, he uses the things he learned in ...
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Late 70s/early UK supernatural drama with an alien sitting on a bed

I can remember a drama shown on a Sunday night, at around 9pm, which featured an alien creature sitting on the end of someone's bed. I think it was set in Victorian times. The alien was semi-...
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TV movie about old man washed up on shore, later he sets out to sea and washes up again as an old man

I saw a TV show (70s or 80s) when I was a kid, where a man was lost at sea. Then near the end of the movie, he sets out again and ends up washing back up on the beach as an old man. Was there ...
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60s TV series episode with a giant hand

During the 60s, I remember watching a TV live-action episode in black and white. I am almost certain that it belonged to the 1966 Japanese series adaptation of Akuma-Kun. Here below the only memories ...
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TV series with a Team

I remember watching a tv series back in 2008-2009 where theres a group of young girls and boys. They fight monster that come to the city and that comes in their way. I kinda remember the name as ...
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Young Tv-Show from 90s or 2000

I used to watch a live-action science fiction TV series about a young boy and his sister (named Rom). They were taken to a Utopia place where they were obliged to take injections to make them always ...
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80s-90s thriller with a telekinesis wielder called to prevent a chemical from dripping off a hangar's ceiling

In ~1990, ~1995 I saw a movie in TV, kind of thriller about a person with telekinetic abilities. The only scene I remember is probably the final one, gripping, in huge hangar? Some chemical ...
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90s TV show about a girl who travels to Australia through a secret gate in her room

It was TV series from the 90s about a girl who lives in a cold country, maybe US or Canada, and travels to her boyfriend in Australia through a secret gate in her room within just minutes.
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80s Cartoon like Scooby-Doo but with an invisible dog

This was an 80's TV cartoon series that was a lot like Scooby-Doo. The dog characters catchphrase was something like "it's ridiculikulous" and turned invisible (when scared?).
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2000s TV-movie/film where a futuristic tank/AFV crew end up dying and the last survivor wrenched something from behind his neck

Watched on TV sometime between 1998 and 2002. Definitely European/American film. There's a female member on the crew. At first they're doing a regular mission, later one by one the crews end up dying/...
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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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Was the 90's Flash TV Show set in the same universe as Tim Burton's Batman?

Apart from being a very few years apart, I remember the show had certain aesthetical choices like Danny Elfman's music, the latex-neckless muscled suit design and a dark-cartoonish tone that related ...
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Man awaken from suspended animation to stop an asteroid heading towards Earth, which turns out to be a space craft from the past

This story was from a Sci Fi TV episode in the 1980's or 90's, but I cannot remember exactly when or from where. A man is awaken from suspended animation to a post-apocalyptic society facing an ...
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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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90s Sci-Fi series about a vigilante with a bullet proof suit

I'm trying to find an old series that I saw on TV in the 90s. I don't remember exactly the plot just fragments but it was about a vigilante of some sort. I remember he had a cool black costume that ...
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Why isn't Parchhayee black?

In Captain Vyom TV series, all of the Parajeevs (English: Parasites) of 7th Dimension are black. Actually, this blackness has been emphasized a lot. Black ink flows in their body instead of blood. ...
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Show where kids can transform into robots in a fantasy world

I saw a show a long time ago where a group of children (probably 10 years of age to maybe preteen) and they were transferred into a fantasy world (I don't know how?) in which they can transform into ...
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70s UK science fiction TV show with time travel and telepathic cat

I'm trying to identify a science fiction series on UK TV during the 70s, but I can only recall the following: A party of adults and children. There was a woman with a telepathic bond to her cat: she ...
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Marionette/puppet sci-fi show with replaced limbs and alien control

I watched this sci-fi show as a kid during the late 1980s in South Africa. The show itself likely came from Japan. It definitely wasn't a domestic production. The show's protagonists were human like,...
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Scary TV series where a light spot would move around the floors, go underneath doors and evil would come

As a child I saw bits and pieces of a TV series that absolutely scared me. It was shown on Dutch television in the 80’s, English or US series. I can’t tell what it was actually about. A light spot ...
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Movie/series about people fighting off a fake human to protect a pregnant woman

I'm not totally sure if this one was a movie or a series, though I think there's more chance of the former than the latter. By the sound of it, it looks more like a TV movie than a theatrical film. ...
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TV series: girl becomes a mermaid by rubbing a gel on her legs, brother grows into a man in one day

I remember watching a TV show where there's a family consisting of a father, mother, elder daughter and a son. The intro of the show is like any other intro just showing them and their names and some ...
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Larry Niven short story “Inconstant Moon” made into TV episode? What series?

Larry Niven wrote a short story called "Inconstant Moon." It starts with the hero waking up in the middle of the night to find that the moon is drastically brighter than he has ever seen it. Wackiness ...
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Cartoon on TV with a guy and a helicopter

There was this cartoon which has this human guy (the main character) and his friend, a helicopter (or maybe some other sort of aircraft). The ending of the cartoon has them singing, saying "I am .......
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A live-action show where a family adopts a group of colorful slimes

I am trying to remember a live-action show or miniseries I saw in Russia in the late 80s. The show was being translated from another language, most likely French. It could have also been a multi part ...
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2000s (?) movie/TV show where music makes white foam come out of people's ears

When I was younger (20-15 years ago), I accidentally watched something on TV where there's a group of people at a party, dancing. A person comes in with a boombox and turns on his music, which causes ...
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Television episode about scientists discovering the Grand Unification Theory, as each one discovers it they begin to vanish

I'm still trying to find another sci-fi show/series/episode - it has similarities to the one Twilight Zone with the downed WWII aircraft. But in this one, a bunch of scientists stumble onto ideas that ...
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TV show about a senior crew member who has to leave the base to see his daughter and give her a dog

I thought it was an episode of Stargate but now I can't find it. I think there was a facility or base in which the crew members worked at, which was on Earth, not a ship and there would be workers ...
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A mysterious tv show about a weird alien gel area that starts to grow on Earth

I remember a TV show I saw some years ago. It was about a weird area that starts to grow on Earth. Scientists can't control it, and we understand it's connected with aliens. Humans send some people ...
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TV show about children trying to escape a school run by a computer

I remember that there was only one season and it ended in a cliffhanger. I would have watched this in the 90's. The series starts with a teenage boy waking up in a boarding school. There are others ...
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80's TV series where a boy's bedroom becomes a space ship, steering it with his desk lamp

Looking for the name of a children's TV show. Saw it first on TV in the early 80's but possibly produced earlier. Might have been of British origin. Plot: When a boy fiddles with the lamp on his desk,...
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Cartoon from the 80's or early 90's with 3 robot suits

This was a cartoon TV show from the 80's or early 90's. There were 3 different sets of robotic suits one small, one medium and a large one. The small one would go inside the medium one, and then the ...
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TV Series - A girl living in a hotel has a ghost friend that only she can see

When I was a kid in Iran, around 1999, I remember there was a TV series where a girl and her family had bought a hotel and were living there. The girl had a fringe haircut and had become friends with ...