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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80s US sci-fi TV show - family try to escape a fascist state after being stranded in an alternative Earth [duplicate]

This TV show has been floating around in the back of my memory for years. I’m not even sure it’s real, and I just imagined it. It’s an 80s US sci-fi TV show. I think I only saw be episode on British ...
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80's SF TV show where people are underground and cans have generic labels like MEAT [duplicate]

Anyone remember an 80's possibly early 90's show, seemed like it would be post-apocalyptic show, where people are underground buying food. The cans were all generic, white labels with black writing ...
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Children's Sci-Fi TV series from the 80s with a man in a black shiny helmet - perhaps called something 'galactic'

This is a long shot, but there was a Children's sci-fi TV series, either BBC or ITV, I am very vague on details, but I remember a guy in a black "space suit" with a shiny black helmet that ...
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Do we know anything else about the Kledian Warlord besides his apparel fit preferences?

Who is the Kledian Warlord and its Companions? The Kledian Warlord, his parrot-faced majordomo, and a Levi’s jean-wearing earth boy have a conversation about the boy’s jeans: ...
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What is Kool-Aid Man?

Besides being an anthropomorphic nearly full pitcher of cherry kool-aid, has there ever been any detailed description of how this pitcher of cherry kool-aid came to be so large, given appendages and ...
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What tv show is this about a boy travelling to another world in medieval times?

It's a kids/teen show not sure if it's the '90s or early 2000s. It's either another world or the protagonist travelled through time to the Middle Ages and stayed with farmers. There was this part I ...
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Anime about a school boy living together with an unintentionally (?) annoying alien

About 15 to 20 years ago I watched a TV cartoon series (probably an anime) about a school boy who was living together with some alien (I think it was an alien, but I do not know its origin; maybe a ...
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90's-2000's TV show that involving time travel, contains an episode where a boy and his sister(?) look for their father in ancient Rome/Greece [duplicate]

I have been looking for the name of a TV show I saw an episode of back in the late 90's or the early 2000's. It was about a boy and a girl (I think she was his sister) looking for his (their) dad. The ...
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60s/90s animated medival movie where an the main character meets an old woman who's been imprisoned since she was young and who then burns the castle [closed]

I can't exactly remember the plot but I do remember a scene where an old woman who said that she has been imprisoned since she was young and beautiful and then proceeded to burn the Castle and ...
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Scifi film involving humans thinking they live in a hollow planet

This film or maybe a series of films, which I think was Russian, involves some humans who live on a planet. They believe that the planet that they live on is hollow and that they live on its inner ...
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Movie about a cursed place where people die in bizarre accidents [closed]

To my recollection, this movie seemed to follow the archetypal "Cabin in the Woods" format, so I would guess that it is American. Basically, a group of characters go vacationing to some ...
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TV series about a group of friends collecting magical stones, which were then placed in a circle. They fight a big frog at one point

A TV show where there was a group of friends who were collecting special magical stones (each with different color, as I remember) and they had to defeat different monsters to get those stones. It was ...
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Do we know why Jovan Sex Appeal should only be used for good?

Jovan’s nameless barbarian climbs up a mountain fraught with danger: He is rewarded for his efforts with some Jōvan cosmetics that descend from the sky. A godlike ...
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Need to know the name of this 90s scifi paranormal show

I watched this show in 1991. One episode I remember is a teenage girl who had a crush on her teacher. She walked through a mirror and everything looked the same except it was backwards(?) She had a ...
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Kids show from the early 2000’s with a blonde teen that would turn into an electric superhero

This show would have been on in the early 2000’s and I remember it not being animated. There was a blonde teen that would turn into an electric superhero, I believe the colors were blue. Everytime I ...
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Live action series or movie with kids sucked into a video game

I have this very vague memory of watching some live action series or movie (can't remember which), where these kids got sucked into a video game/computer. I remember that there was this strange blue ...
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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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Late 90/early 00s direct-to-TV space opera movie where old threat re-emerges and the heroes supposed to fight it are killed by time travellers

This is a movie I saw in the early 2000s but it was possibly from the 90s. I was under the impression that it was a tie-in movie to a TV series. I remember the main character being someone important ...
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Horror movie about a killer who plays chess with his victims

In this horror movie, the main character is kidnapped by a man who forces him to play chess against him. He proves to be quite a good player. For their final game, the kidnapper and the main character ...
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Sci-fi show where a father, and later his son, are sucked into a computer, and transported into various historic moments

I saw this show one time, I can't remember where. I honestly think it was on PBS, but I could be wrong. The premise of the show is about a son who had a shaky relationship with his dad. His father ...
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Cartoon series of the '90-'00 involving amphibians

I watched some episodes of that series when I was young, and from time to time it comes to my mind; however, I had never been able to find its name. I am quite sure (from the drawing style) it was a ...
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What do King Bowser's escape potions actually do?

In the TV show Super Mario Bros Super Show-Bowser, after being defeated, usually escapes in 1 form or another. I saw him throw the red potions from the game(which he escapes with)-which in the game ...
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Miniseries about descendant of Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk

This miniseries came on TV in the early 90's- like I said in the question heading it revolved around a man (possibly played by Matthew Modine) whose ancestor was the titular Jack in Jack and the ...
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How often have Daleks appear on comedy television shows?

Google put the video "Dalek Seven-2 on Spike Milligan's 'Q6'" in my search results, and I found it surprising to see a Dalek appear in a television sitcom (if indeed that's the right take on ...
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Black & white movie where someone is turned into a voodoo zombie by being made to repeat the words "I am dead" and "I am a zombie"

This movie I watched was black & white. I think it took place inside some person's house. The one scene I remember was this man turning another character into a voodoo zombie by making him repeat ...
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TV Episode involving a male and a female reporter where she gets the exciting pieces including one involving a werewolf

I think I saw this on PBS somewhere in the late 1980s to the early 1990s. It might have been a segment on a show like 3-2-1 Contact or Electric Company. The core scene sticking in my head involves a ...
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Movie about King Tut and an archaeologist

In this movie I watched, the protagonist and the antagonist were looking for some artifact, I think it was an emerald tablet with a hole in it. I think the antagonist intended to use this artifact to ...
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Low budget Scifi show about people stranded on or near Mars(?) attempting to get back to Earth

I'm trying to remember the name of a live action show I saw on Canadian TV in English in probably the early 90s. It was probably a kids show. It was fairly low budget, about a group of people ...
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Comedy movie about an incompetent assassin trying to kill a Roman Caesar, and doping at an athletic contest (possibly the Olympics)

This is a live-action movie I watched that features several characters. I think the movie is set in Ancient Rome. One of the characters is an assassin who tries to kill the Caesar by bringing him &...
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Movie about people who take some kind of drug and hear a transmission from a numbers station

I only watched a small part of this movie. I think the premise of this movie is that a group of characters is under the influence of some kind of drug. One scene I watched involved one of the ...
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Movie where a professor opens a portal to hell

In this movie, a professor or maybe a scientist of some kind creates a device that opens a portal to hell. This ends up sending the main characters there. In hell, one of them is infested with ...
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Movie where humanity is turned into vampires

The premise of this movie is that almost the entirety of the world's population has been turned into vampires by a virus. Whatever humans haven't been turned into vampires are used as food by the new ...
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TV Show identification: 90's live action space kids show in another part of the galaxy [duplicate]

This might be a serious long shot - there was a show on YTV (Canadian kids channel). It was live action, and I believe that each of the characters had a particular color, like red/yellow, that ...
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Can anyone tell me if there were any planned follow-ups to The Prisoner? If so, what were they?

Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner is one of the great television shows. Like Firefly, it was very short (17 episodes). It was brought to a somewhat hasty conclusion. Does anyone know if there were any ...
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Late 2000s show similar to Power Rangers, with kids in space and a bad alien cat

My memory of this show is quite hazy now as it was such a long time ago. I'm sure it aired somewhere between 2005 and 2008. I used to think it was a version of Power Rangers but it's not; it's ...
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Movie about an insane doctor and a haunted monastery

The movie is about a set of characters who I think go to a haunted monastery of some kind. They are also tortured killed off by an insane, red-headed doctor with scars on his face. I think the doctor ...
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What happened to the budding TV series "Space Command"?

I was reading about what the cast of Babylon 5 was doing recently, and stumbled onto a TV show called Space Command that some of them were involved with. Delenn (Mira Furlan - I can't help it) was ...
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Cartoon about 4 kids going into a digital world and fighting with an army

There was this one cartoon that I can’t remember the name to, but this is how it went: There were 4 kids, and they had some sort of magic talismans that would transport them to a digital world, and ...
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Man tries to drive out of town, but keeps winding up at a diner outside of town

There was a TV episode of a man that cannot find his way into or as I remember out of a town. On returning to the town he stops at the same isolated diner over and over again. The diner is inside or ...
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Movie about Koschei the Immortal

I remember watching what I think was a Soviet or some other Eastern European movie about the mythical Koschei the Immortal. It was in color and ended with the characters finding Koschei's soul inside ...
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British Kids TV show involving collecting pieces of a MacGuffin over a series

I watched this television show in around the 1989-1994 period in the UK. It would have been on Children's BBC or Children's ITV programming. I think there were several seasons/series. In each season, ...
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Cartoon version of The Snow Queen

I remember watching one cartoon that is a retelling of the fairy tale by HC Andersen called "The Snow Queen". IIRC, it has a scene where Kai gets shards from the mirror in his eye and heart. ...
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Eastern European cartoon with a talking raven

I watched part of this cartoon. Judging by the style and the voice acting, I would say that it was probably made in the Soviet Union or one of the Eastern European countries. Anyways, one of the ...
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1960s/70s PBS(?) Science Fiction Story - Youth Culture Quarantines Old People

I saw this TV drama in the late '60s/early 70s in Los Angeles on (I think) public television. It was a sort of prequel to Logan's Run in which youth culture dominates the world and older folks have ...
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TV show episode about a spirit ripping out organs

I remember watching an episode of what I think was a TV show. I think it may have been Supernatural, but I do not know for sure. The episode was about several people dying due to having had some vital ...
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What did Adventures of Superman use from the comics and what was later added from the series?

This question asks about the villians from the Superman comics (or "magazine," as it is called on air), but beyond that, there are a number of other elements in the comics and a limited number of ...
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Aliens / UN / Media coverage / 90's episode

I saw this between 1996 and 2006 for sure. It was a short term video (maybe an episode? I already searched in Outer Limits, Twilight Zone and alike with no luck) It was about an alien warning, ...
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90's talking computer children's tv science fiction series

In the early 90's, when I was a child, I regularly saw a live-action (not animated) TV show with children that did something good (solve problems or chase away bad guys, I'm not sure). It was on Dutch ...
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1990s sci-fi series where humans in armed suits fight robots [duplicate]

I'm looking for the name of a sci-fi series, intended for children. Robots have control over the humans. There is a squad of humans who attack them. Every member in this squad has a badge on their ...
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Circa 1980s British TV series involving teens/young adults in a techno-spy mystery

I'm trying to identify a British import on Canadian TV I remember watching around the 1980s. The series involved a group of teens or young adults caught up in intrigue surrounding some sort of ...

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