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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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Looking for a TV series about becoming invisible

The show is about two teenage friends who find a formula in an old book that makes objects invisible. To make the invisibility potion, they find an old book in the library and borrow chemicals from ...
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Movie where the only survivor from a space colony or expedition is found and recovered by a ship. He turns out to be infected and turns evil

I am thinking that I have seen this in the 1990's or 80's but am not sure. I did not see the complete movie and don't know how it ended or began. When I started watching it, they recovered a guy that ...
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Alien show concept on Netflix where Earth is taken over by aliens who hunted humans

It was an end of the world scenario where aliens had taken over the Earth and hunted humans, the captured ones would be stored in a greenhouse as the air was not breathable. Humans would be ...
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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie or TV series that involved a talking goose/duck

I'm trying to identify a movie or TV series I've seen as a child/teen (so in late 1990s / early 2000s, though this could be an older production that got re-broadcasted). I'd gladly get some help, here'...
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TV show where a spaceship's weapons were activated by the operator punching and kicking

I barely remember seeing what I think was a TV show, probably from the late 90's. It was about the adventures of a spaceship and crew. I remember it being absolutely atrocious. The one thing I can ...
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Caves and Caverns TV movie? [closed]

Way back when, my sister talked about a TV movie she saw which I missed called Caves and Caverns, about a group of students who play Dungeons and Dragons for real in the steam tunnels beneath their ...
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Program: human-like species, they are terrified of some sort of monster, that is themselves in next stage of their lifecycle

This was a programme (similar to The Outer Limits, but earlier). There is a human-like species that peacefully live in a community. There is some type of monster that lives outside the village and ...
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Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool?

Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool? I think it was kept in a briefcase and was not meant for the person it was put on but the ...
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TV show that had a Pokemon-like mechanic except monsters were found inside relics

back in 2016-2017, there was this Pokemon rip-off that I watched just for the fun of it tbh after 1st episode I knew it was not one it was on Netflix can't find it now tho it went like find artifacts, ...
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Old show with four kids who were like detectives for their school and would fight monsters whenever they solved a case

It was a show I used to love and watch all the time, maybe from like 2016. It had like four kids who were like detectives for their school, but they could like turn into cartoons and they had like a ...
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Identifying a (French?) music video from the 2000s, featuring inanimate objects/plants/animals whose shadows are moving as if they were alive

This was a music video I saw on French TV in the 2000s, probably around 2006 or 2007. I don't remember on which specific TV station. It just occurred to me that I could take a shot at asking it here, ...
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Old kids' show where kids get diamonds and turn into fairies

I remember this old kids' show (I think I might have been Barbie) but the kids go to this place and the fairies wake up every morning and color everything with their diamonds. And then at some point, ...
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TV show or movie, possibly from the 1970s, descendents of some people who perjured themselves

Possibly from '70's. Maybe from anthology on TV or TV movie. Film/episode about a group of people who call themselves "Pergies" or Perjies. Not sure of spelling. Character/s from a long time ...
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Sci-fi streaming series where a mother hides a portal from her daughter

I watched either the first few episodes or the first season of this series within the last four years. It may have been cancelled or, like many series, delayed by COVID and the writers' strike. In the ...
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Horror/Monster movie shown on TV in Basic Instinct

In a scene in Basic Instinct, where Nick Curran has nodded off on his sofa and is awoken when someone calls to tell him a detective he has locked horns with has been killed, there is what looks like a ...
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1970s TV show - Two children find a barrow containing King Arthur

A live action TV show in which two children find a barrow containing King Arthur or some other sleeping knight. That's all I remember about the entire show I'm afraid, that and being mesmerised by it
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Black and white series with an episode about the hunchback of Notre Dame

I have been going crazy trying to figure out the name of an old series I watched as a kid in the 80's. It could be originally from a different time period. It was a horror / thriller mystery series ...
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Ben Hur set reference in Good Omens?

In season 2 episode 2 of the "Good Omens" TV series, a scene occurs about halfway through with Aziraphale and Crowley. The space looks to me a lot like Ben Hur's home as it appeared in the ...
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Tv series abut kids/adults who had cars that could turn into big robot animals

Does anyone remember a tv series in which there where small cars that could turn into big animal robots to fight. I remember that they where in a different world when firing. There was also a girl ...
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TV series where child is sucked up by a vacuum cleaner

I remember watching this around 2016 on live tv, although the episode/movie looked older. It consisted of a spoiled child acting up and then getting sucked up by a vacuum cleaner. I also think I ...
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Fantasy episode with mermaid or other creature, strangling with her prehensile hair

I am looking for English/American movie or an episode from TV series, in which someone told a legend about a beautiful naked woman strangling on the beach/island with her hair. She was naked ...
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TV show or movie in which a man is hiding from an alien and using the reflection on his knife to watch it

I remember watching a TV show or Movie back in the mid 2000s. The part I can remember is a man hiding behind some rocks and watching an alien in the reflection om his knife. Then some glowing bugs ...
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Old sci-fi episode/movie: man on a spaceship replaced his dead wife and kids with robot replicas

A man is in a spaceship with only his family (wife and kids) on another planet. I believe it was for some sort of mission, or maybe Earth was dying and they were trying to recolonize or something. One ...
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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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Pre-80s sci-fi movie/tv show where children stare into mind-control like devices that they hold

Had a conversation with my relative about a movie/TV show they saw in the late 70s/early 80s. It could potentially be a movie from an earlier period. They say: "I was young, I think it was the ...
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Show with 12 members, like Power Rangers, who could form a giant robot when together

I watched a show that was very similar to the one mentioned in this link. It was just like Power Rangers but it's not one of them. The show featured 12 members. There were three teams and each team ...
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Tv show set in a near future law firm. Lots of ethical problems caused by technology were considered

I watched this on TV in the uk in the 00s. It was made and set in America.It was set in a law firm maybe ten or twenty years in the future. There was only ever one season it was not renewed. Most of ...
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Old animated show about magic stones from the lost library of Alexandria?

I remember watching this show on Netflix when Netflix was young, but the show was from the 80s or 90s. The show was about these adults who were 'chosen' by these magic stones that gave them super ...
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TV show where a boy's bracelet signals his soulmate is a girl from a lower social class that is disapproved by his well-off family

I'm seeking the name of the TV show this episode must have been a part of. The episode starts with the parents going on about how the time has come for the bracelet their son is wearing to find his ...
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What is this series about people working in a mining cave hallucinating and going mad after seeing tiny feet?

I can't remember too much about this series. It was either late 70's, or early 80's. All I can remember was that there were people working for a mining company and people started to go crazy (or died)...
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Is the age of the Earth in the novel "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" 10 million years?

At the time of the destruction, the Earth was 10 million years old. However, in the series, the guide indicates a scientifically recognized age of 4.5 billion years. Is there a logical explanation for ...
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Cartoon where military protagonists stop a train by shooting glue (?) at the wheels

I remember watching a cartoon on VHS pre-2006 where some military-looking protagonists are trying to stop a train from crashing into something (a port or some other facility). They end up stopping the ...
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Kid or young adult live action TV show. Giant Robots?

Boy finds some device that puts him in a giant robot suit and can see other similar Robots. Humans cannot see them. Was possibly 90s I could be wrong. We could see like a weird coloured outline of ...
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Sci-fi series from the 70’s/80’s about a group of children from outer space living in America

I thought it was called 'Children of Z' or 'Children of X' - but I have not found it. It was written by a woman, I believe.
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Looking for a show from the old sci fi channel that aired somewhere in mid 90s to early 2000s

The one thing that stuck with me was one scene where the main character had a fight with 2 (alien maybe) goons in an alley, the goons each had a weapon called a glowfist which was a superheated glove. ...
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Star Trek Episode – Possible Time Travel or Alternative Timeline with No Federation

In a Star Trek movie or TV episode, there is some sort of time travel or travel to an alternative timeline to Earth where they detect no Federation. But their sensors detect some Romulan ship activity ...
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TV show similar to Digimon, featuring some kind of lion/feline with a red mane and blue eyes

In the show, I think they summoned the creatures using cards, or at least the obtained them like that. I remember a dragon Agumon type of partner that like donuts (Spanish dub) or some sweet. There ...
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Series or movie with long-lived witches hiding in the modern world?

I'm looking for a series (or perhaps a movie) that I watched just a few years ago and which was relatively recent (> 2010). In the story, very old witches hide in the modern world. A young biotech ...
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Name of old tv show where they find out they are actually living in one pod on a spaceship and the crew is all dead? [duplicate]

Does anyone remember the name of an old tv show where they find out they are actually living in one pod on a spaceship and the crew is all dead. Each pod has evolved into a different type of world.
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3D-animated kids' show about a man who wants to become a knight but has a magical part of a sword

I remember when I was young, there was a 3D-animated TV show. It was around 2010-2015 I believe. In it, a man really wanted to become a knight but he never passed. I believe he lived up on a floating ...
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Identify kids fantasy anthology series circa 1995

Please could you help identify a children's TV show that aired on UK terrestrial television (not satellite) perhaps some time between 1992 and 1998? Details : Anthology series, not a serial Stories ...
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What is the name of this series aired on AXN TV from the early 2000s

In the pilot episode, a middle aged obese man in standing in an underground subway and gets killed in a train accident. He is survived by his wife. This man's heart/brain are transplanted into a young ...
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Old TV series about a blonde alien girl who can read minds and a man who must help her [duplicate]

This show is almost certainly from the 80s, maybe early 90s. A long-haired, slender blonde young woman arrives on Earth escaping from some organization, I think, and encounters a man who has to help ...
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1990s/2000s live-action show with kids in tribes in a dystopian sci-fi/fantasy setting

I've been trying to find/remember this show for years but unfortunately I don't remember much except that: It was live action. I think it was some sort of dystopian sci-fi/fantasy setting where there ...
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Chinese show where a boy befriends a robot who was able to disguise itself as a toy

I remember the beginning: the main character waking up in his bed. The show's premise was around a male teen (I think) who lived under a family convenience store/diary that had toy machines. What made ...
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A sci fi movie aired on Discovery where robots are sent to an exoplanet

I remember watching a movie or an episode on the Discovery Channel somewhere between 2008 to 2012. Humans sent a few robots to an exoplanet. This exoplanet had dinosaur-like animals and a very ...
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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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Science fiction miniseries involving a team of teenagers on a spaceship with a mainframe named Priscilla [duplicate]

It was a miniseries (hope so), possibly Disney, but I am not sure. It aired in Russia around 1992-1996. It was in color, so possibly was filmed in the 60s-80s. A team of teenagers were on a spaceship ...
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TV show or movie that uses fruit to shoot weapon

A TV show or movie maybe 1970s or 80s. A group of people, one from the past may be frozen and reawakened. The guy could have been away from Earth for a long time before returning, like an astronaut. ...
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Animated show about a little boy who could travel to different places

The start would always either be the little boy on his bike or playing. He would travel to different places. One place was Canada and he helped drive a train and gave different people syrup. Another ...
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