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 show / movie where a group of kids get pulled from 1 universe/planet to another; they end up in a massive playroom and are toys for a giant's child

I have been trying to remember a series of videos (TV show, series of movies, or direct-to-video) I saw as a kid, possibly released in the 80s/90s/'00s. All I get is random memories of a couple of ...
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Was the caucus race filmed for the 1985 Alice in Wonderland miniseries?

In December 1985, CBS broadcast a two-night miniseries version of Alice in Wonderland, produced by Irwin Allen. I remember watching it at the time (although not live; it was actually the first ...
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Early 90s or late 80s TV series involving a spaceship or alien vessel hidden inside a cavern

I saw this series on TV as a child when it was broadcast in Hungary sometime between 1995-1997. It could have been either a North American or a European production. It was live action; it consisted ...
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Has there ever been a film treatment - tv or movie - of Man in the High Castle?

There's been quite a number of film treatment of SF novels by Phillip K Dick and they have all, at least to my impression, been wildly successful from Blade-Runner based on his Do Androids Dream of ...
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UK tv episode about a boy with mental powers

I saw this on UK tv sometime between 1964 and 1972. Maybe an episode of "Out of the unknown" or a similar series. I saw it in B&W There was a teenage schoolboy who wore glasses and ...
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A 1980 kids sci-fi series with robot puppets; not anime

All the robots are different. No animation, just "muppets". No humans (well in my memories) just those robots with some who wants to rebel I think. I remember fake grass, robots made of ...
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TV show or movie about cloned soldier babies adopted by normal parents and female main character's relationship with one

I've started watching Orphan Black and it reminded me of something. An American sci-fi TV show or movie from 1980s-90s with, I think, a female lead but it concerned a group of male clones produced by ...
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TV show, late 70s early 80s, two investigators searching for "unknowns"

I recall a US series from the late 1970s (possibly early 80s) that involved two protagonists (brothers?) who investigate science mysteries/paranormal. I only saw one episode and never saw the end, so ...
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Late 70's or early 80's apocalyptic sci-fi show about a boy in a deserted England. Similar to John Christopher's "Empty World"

TV movie / series, possibly BBC, seemed to be filmed in England (from memory). I saw it in Australia when I was a child in late 70' early 80's. It could be movie or series. It was a last person on ...
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Tryin to find this cartoon show in cafeteria where school students battle in flat screen with monsters or other students

I think it was on a Nickelodeon variant channel or Disney (/maybe XD). Here's a BIG CLUE I remember, they made toys for the show that uses Barcodes to collect monsters to battle with each other!
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Early '90s sci fi anthology episode about a man who is granted wishes, but has to spend eternity working in a mine to pay them off

Looking for an episode from a sci fi anthology series where a man is granted wishes, but has to pay them off by working in a mine forever.
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Looking for Tronk the kids TV robot 1960s/1970s

As stated in the title I'm looking for a robot featured in a kids UK TV series in the late 60s/early 70s. It was (I think) live action in a studio with a cartoon cutaway to whatever Tronk was up to ...
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'90s/'00s sci-fi anthology TV series episode involving a woman who kills men by having sex with them

The episode I recall opens at this lady's cabin/house by a lake. She is in the water with a guy. A bunch of fog starts in the water. Having sex with men kills them. She thinks maybe this time is ...
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Show with kids on a ship who were keeping a little alien thing as a pet or something

Some kids, like early teens, were on a ship and it was something with aliens or something, but it was this forest they were in one time and it was like hella foggy. But one of the girls had like red ...
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Teenage boy travels to another planet/dimension where the ruler can transform his arms and body parts into weapons

Early 2000s sci-fi show, maybe late 1990s. A teenage boy and his friend, I think she was a black or Spanish girl. The boy ends up going to another planet or dimension. I think he was looking for his ...
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TV Series? After the Collapse, a Cheerleader organizes the nerds and jocks to survive

Trying to recall a TV series (maybe a movie) set after the collapse of society. (Not zombies AFAIK, maybe nukes, or EMP or virus that killed the adults.) The show takes place shortly after the event, ...
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Animated TV show with magic gloves

So there was this show that used to be on Netflix and I can't for the life of me remember the name. It was one of those weird kinds of early-2000s shows I think. (Similar to things like Huntik and ...
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3D/CGI cartoon about three tribes of cavemen / prehistoric people

It was a 3D animated TV show that ran on Slovak (or maybe Czech) television sometime between 2004 and 2013. I am sure it is a foreign show, since neither of these countries had produced animated TV ...
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Animated/3D show about a boy who travels to another dimension with two friends and meets a tiger or lion creature

I’m trying to find an animated/3D show made around 2009 to 2013 about a kid who is linked with a tiger or lion and that creature leads him to a another dimension, where he goes with his two friends, a ...
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Movie/TV show about people living in a fortress-like city, surrounded by a wasteland populated by violent, mutated humans

I am looking for what I'm pretty sure was a movie. I remember seeing it late at night in the '90s, because I had severe insomnia. People lived in this huge, fortress-like city, and outside it was a ...
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TV Episode (anthology?), sleeper ship with arguing old men

looking for short film about two old men arguing onboard a sleeper ship. I think it was an episode of a TV scifi anthology series, I'm struggling to remember when but guessing about ten years ago, ...
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TV series about aliens that hook up to an energy source called 'The White'

As far as I know this was around 2012. I thought the show was named THE WHITE, but haven't found anything on it. Also, I have only found one other person who remembers this show, which as far as I ...
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Animated series cartoon with good animation and a triangle artifact

The main character was something like a teen in age. His weapon was a triangle artifact with a yellow sphere in the middle that could change side and go purple. The main character had something like a ...
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1980s movie or TV show with killer seaweed in a lake

Trying to identify a movie or TV show that I briefly caught a glimpse of in the early to mid 80s. The scenes I recall were: boys in a lake throwing a football, seaweed or green thing is shown ...
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80's Sci-Fi TV Movie About a Guy Whose Eyes Change Color as His Powers Increase [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the name of an 80's sci-fi TV movie, possibly something that was intended as a pilot but was never picked up, that featured a guy, as I recall male Caucasian, who gained enhanced ...
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Movie about a Wild West town which is invaded by aliens

This is a movie I watched that featured a Wild West town which is invaded by aliens. The aliens resemble giant tripods from War of the Worlds, but they appear to be purely biological. Their weapon ...
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Movie or TV show that involves a mutagenic substance, similar to the Forced Evolutionary Virus dipping vats from the first Fallout game

This could have been a movie or TV show, but I believe it was in colour. There was a villain who had given himself a reptilian tail and menaces the heroes in some sort of facility with walkways above ...
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Sci-fi TV show sexy villainess 70s-80s

I'm trying to remember the name of a TV actress who played a sexy villainess in a popular sci-fi TV show of probably late 1970s to 1980s. I'm thinking of something in the original Battlestar ...
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Mafia-style modern vampire fantasy TV show

Some years ago I watched a TV series about a Mafia-style contemporary vampire family. It was American (or possibly Canadian) and centred on a man who had separated himself from the family but returned ...
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Looking for a scifi movie probably 80's

In the movie a spaceship and crew have come across a stone that is pulling them towards a planet. When they get there, they find a shepherd boy that falls into a earthquake ravine and sacrifices ...
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What's the show & episode where an inmate escapes jail via astral projection?

I'm rather confident the show in question was something like Tales from the Crypt or Tales from the Darkside, and aired in the late 80s or early 90s. In the episode, a young and soon-to-be-released ...
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Has there ever been a Marvel television show with a (consistent) opening intro with sung/spoken lyrics?

Marvel has a slew of television shows that it has released over the years, from MCU television shows more recently (Wandavision, Loki, Hawkeye, and more) to ABC/Hulu/Netflix shows (Daredevil, Runaways,...
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Show/movie from the late '80s where an extraterrestrial girl causes pool balls to float above a table

It may have been a made-for-TV movie, or perhaps a Tales from the Crypt / Tales from the Darkside episode. I don't remember much of the plot, although it was likely the typical alien-on-the-run-from-...
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Animated show where the main character travels to another world. His father had apparently also been there

Watched it on Cartoon Network in 2007-2010. A boy travels to another world. A magical one. I think his father went there before and saved it. This boy also saves it. He is not necessarily a boy. A ...
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Episode of a series from the late 90's-early 2000's where an alien criminal is sentenced to live on a primitive planet and becomes Hitler

Before I get into it, I have to say I've only seen this once, and not all of it. As the title says, it was in the late 90's/early 2000's. What I do remember of it is that it involved some alien(?) ...
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Short horror film about about a vampire woman who kills a man who followed her home at night

I watched a short horror film on Shorts TV years ago about a woman followed home at night from a restaurant or bar. The man follows her all the way into a gondola / travel lift. When the lift reaches ...
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Cartoon about 3, maybe 4 kids that use a portal to travel to another world and fight evil with these weird animals

I remember watching a show during my childhood, maybe when I was 12-13. There were 3-4 kids who were the main characters. I think the main boys name was hiro/hero. He found a portal or some sort of ...
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TV show or movie about a creature in a basement that can only be killed with a silver sword

So I saw the end of this show or movie. A creature is in a basement and a man is explaining that it can only be killed by a silver sword he has. It grabs a guy who was by the basement and drags him ...
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Live action TV show about normal siblings who go to a monster high school

There was this live action show I watched in I think the early 2010’s, and it was about two normal siblings, an older sister and younger brother who move house/school and the new school is a monster ...
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Animated TV show about guy with metal arm hunting monsters

When I was younger I watched an animated Series on Cartoon Network about a young blonde man, killing off biohazard monsters. Memorably, he had a metal arm.
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TV animated series where the villain would casually change his eyes' color from blue to red

I'm looking for a series or a character (Most probably a villain) who would casually change his eyes' color; by casually, I mean that he had blue eyes, but then he would close them and when reopening ...
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US Cartoon show that aired in 2000s, main character looked for their dad; involves blue, red, orange creatures [duplicate]

I distinctly remember a cartoon show from the early 2000s - early 2010s, which involved the main character looking for his father, which was the inventor or discoverer of these blue creatures that the ...
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Do you remember a TV play in the 1970s/80s about clones?

I am trying to find out if anyone else remembers this: UK play on TV from late 1970s or early 1980s Featured 2 scientists coming home from work. They explain to their wives (classic sexist set up) ...
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Teenage time travel movie (or series) with a watch like time machine [duplicate]

I am looking for a teenage (or child) time travel movie or series I have watched as a child in late 90's or early 2000's. My memories are quite vague, but here are the details as I remember them: ...
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Cartoon mini-series from late 80s, early 90s

Okay, this is about a super obscure sci-fi animated series that I recall very, very vaguely. One was a short animated series that ran during a week (I recall coming home from camp to watch it on ...
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90s cartoon TV series about a group tasked with saving children's dreams

I'm looking for a cartoon TV series that I watched in the late 90s. It's a cartoon about dreams, where they're monitoring children's dreams and if something is wrong, a group is tasked to save the ...
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Children's CGI show about people flying around on an airship between sky islands

I've been trying to identify this show for a while, however my memories of it are fuzzy. I watched it at some point between 2003-2012, likely on one of the following channels in England: CBBC, CITV, ...
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80s/90s live-action TV show with flying suits

It was a sci-fi show with real actors that I believe had accompanying toys, if that helps. Late 80s / early 90s. It was some futuristic Robocop kinda stuff, with a flying suit contraption that looked ...
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'90s-2000s TV series about two teenagers who find an old book and end up inhabiting the bodies of famous figures from history/mythology [duplicate]

I remember watching this as a child and can not for the life of me remember the name and it’s driving me crazy. The show consisted of a teenage boy in a wheelchair and his neighbor, a teenage girl, ...
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Teletubby-type creatures turn out to have eldritch connection

This is a tip of the tongue thing. It was either a movie or a TV series that I watched within the last 5 years. There are these Teletubby like characters, I think under the control of a major ...
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