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Why so many character cliffhangers in the last episode of season one, "Chrysalis", and why wait one episode to resolve them?

I'm watching Babylon 5 for the first time, and while watching the last episode of season one, "Chrysalis", I thought something like wow, they're really hedging their bets! A lot of the ...
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Pokémon Question: Which Pokémon city is the most difficult city to navigate? [closed]

In your opinion, Which city in the Pokemon universe is the most difficult or a nightmare to navigate?
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A manga boys love [closed]

I’m looking for a manga that was about a Priest who saved a man from suicide because he was charged of murder and told him he was the one who framed him and then I think raped him and then it goes ...
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Short story about a young man who comes of age in a world where everyone gets a trade downloaded into their brain

However, they say he is not suitable, so they send him to a college where he has to learn by reading. He breaks out and tries to convince the spacers that they can save loads of money by training ...
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Longer story like "Toy Shop" by Harry Harrison

I just read the short story “Toy Shop” by Henry Maxwell Dempsey aka Harry Harrison. An inventor sells a toy space ship that can fly - by means of some cleverly hidden wires, plus some unexplainable ...
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Movie that included an AI that goes rogue and ends up decimating the human race

I believe it's a SF thriller movie, possibly based on a novel, featuring an artificial intelligence that eventually gets/takes over a body at the end. I think the movie starts and ends in a dystopian/...
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Book Identification: sentient tanks, a fake war, fighting on the heart of a gas giant scoured by a neutron star, medical AI run rampent

I am trying to remember the name of a science fiction book I borrowed from a library in BC, sometime between the years 2005–2008. I don't believe it was part of the Bolo series, though have had that ...
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Why is a Green Lantern's weakness the color yellow?

When Batman tries to argue that he should lead the Justice League, he says that Green Lantern can't lead because: Your weakness is the color yellow. [...] If you're going to stop a mugging and the ...
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Science fiction book - defending earth with space shuttles

Read this a while ago: the space-opera theme of aliens attacking Earth. The defenders fly "space shuttles" armed with rockets (perhaps originally intended for meteor defense). Notably the ...
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Movie about space with monsters with rock tentacles/spiderlegs

I remember watching a movie where there’s a group of spacefarers on a moon/desert like planet. They have gotten stuck on this planet. It’s pretty barren except for these tall rock pillars every now ...
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Worm fanfic where Amy/Panacea winds up with a goth girlfriend associated with Youth Guard

I was recently reading a Worm fanfic (one of the ones I asked about before) and the Youth Guard, a group in-universe who operates to try to prevent exploitation of youths with superpowers, came up in ...
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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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1970's? (or 1980s?) graphic novel about a swords-and-sandals protagonist that founds a space-faring kingdom that lands a ship on Earth

When I was a kid, I remembered finding a very old comic book (I think it might have been from the 70s or 80s) that had a unique plot. The comic opens up with a spaceship with a space crew that was all ...
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Aniara Spear - One of many sent to destroy the Earth? [duplicate]

In Aniara (2019), the large metal Spear was made of an "unknown" material, so if we take this to mean "Alien" in origin and open the possibility that this Spear may have only been ...
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Who is Dracula's son as mentioned in the song Monster Mash?

Just been listening to the song Monster Mash and it mentions Dracula having a son The zombies were having fun The party had just begun The guests included Wolf-Man, Dracula, and his son The scene was ...
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Science Fiction movie which used Eagles from “Space: 1999?”

I seem to remember seeing a science fiction movie in the late 1970s or 1980s which seemed very cheap. As I remember, the eagle spaceships from Space: 1999 were used as alien spaceships instead of the ...
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Very short story about a macho astronaut on an all-female planet

A friend of mine remembers a very short (just a page or two) science fiction story in which a macho astronaut landed on a planet of women, who were first amused then irritated by his chest-beating ...
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Historical romance manhwa with a strong red haired female lead and a younger white haired boy

I am looking for a historical romance manhwa that I once read in which the female lead is older, has red hair and fights with swords. She is from a noble family and has to protect a white haired boy ...
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Who is the 19th century human character mentioned in Brass Man (Neal Asher)?

In the Neal Asher novel Brass Man, the character Dragon is philosophizing on the theme of human failings with the passage: Temptation ... There was a saying attributed to a nineteenth century human ...
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1980's book that had a small paper rocket ship the reader would push across the page and through little slotted holes to get to the next page

Looking for a book I had as a little boy in the early 1980's about a rocket ship. It had a small paper rocket ship that I would push across the page and through little slotted holes to get through to ...
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Book involving a boy who somehow gets on an alien ship and has star powers

Looking for a book I read years ago, probably around 2014-2017. It was a futuristic/sci-fi setting, and there were two species; humans and this other alien one. They had this weird thing where the ...
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What is the source of these panels featuring Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?

What is the source of these panels featuring Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?
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What is the source of this panel of Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?

What is the source of this panel of Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?
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Movie about two blond boys who are identical and switch places

The movie is about two blond boys who switch places at a play structure. One boy is evil and lives in a prison for bad kids while the other lives with his parents and has a loving life, but is shy. ...
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Telekinetic female alien [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure this came out in the late 80's or early 90's. A TV movie about a female alien with telekinetic powers comes to earth. She meets a guy who helps her (naturally). I believe she's running ...
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Mind-swap movie in which a guy swaps bodies with his personal trainer, who then exercises while the guy relaxes in the trainer's body [duplicate]

I am looking for a movie I have seen maybe in 2000-2010. It is about mind swapping. People can swap minds easily with others. There's a scene in the movie where a guy swaps with his personal trainer, ...
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Book about a boy who's kidnapped by an alien after getting in a car accident

The story begins with a father and son on a night trip in a car when they encounter an accident caused by something hitting their vehicle. The son survives the accident, but instead of the police ...
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Old obscure mech anime about a girl and a robot that gets activated by her blood

I don't remember a lot of details; I was young when I watched it. I remember that it was in a dark setting, like most 1980s/early 1990s anime (though it could have been a late 90s or early 2000s, ...
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Japanese Manga, Kid Main character [duplicate]

Basically a male mc isekais to a world of non-magic, but he discovers there isn't any magic out there so he is disappointed big time. So his next step is to invent magic of sorts, and one of the manga ...
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From the perspective of the prime directive, were the humans in “Star Trek: Voyager” S02 E01 a pre-warp civilization?

In the Star Trek: Voyager “The 37’s” (S02 E01) the humans were aware of warp drive or at least interstellar travel. However, they descended from pre-warp humans and they themselves did not have warp ...
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Prince who was either a robot or a human who needed another heart

The book as about a girl who worked in a bar or something similar, I'm not sure. There was also a prince who was either a robot or a human who needed another heart. His heart needs constant ...
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Book series with parallel earths and a secret governmental agency

What's the book series where there are secret pocket/parallel earths, and nobody knows that they live in a pocket/parallel earth?  The story is set in the present. The main character is from a ...
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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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What are these objects shown in the movie, Avatharam (2014)...?

In the movie, Avatharam (2014), some entities are shown. Here are a few screenshots of them: And here is a video itself: Are these a part of science fiction? What are ...
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Short story in which time slips and the passenger pigeon reappears in North America

I read a sci-fi short story in an anthology. The story featured a college professor who realized time was unravelling when the skies darkened with passenger pigeons. This was in the early seventies ...
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If Darth Sidious was deformed by Force lighting in Episode III, why is he deformed in Episode I but not in Episode II? [closed]

If Darth Sidious was deformed by Force lighting in Revenge of the Sith, why is he deformed in The Phantom Menace...? You see him with Darth Maul (his new apprentice) on a holotape, but then in Attack ...
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Short story about a man who gets trapped inside a woman's breast

It's a science fiction short story I read in the late 90's, but I don't know when it was published. A man is making out with a woman when they get hit by a science experiment and the man is trapped ...
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Horror short story set on Everest, where climbers left behind are eaten by a creature masquerading as a climber

Ran into this story from a twitter post from the author, but cannot seem to find it. The point of view character was a wealthy frequent climber who was on the mountain in a group including his boss ...
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Book set in a New Zealand or Australian future society where the rich and poor live separately. Includes a character named Billy, short for Billy Goat

Read this book in the 90s. Future society where the rich and poor live separately. Poor live in hundred-storey towers with no working lifts. Community leaders organise able-bodied people to carry ...
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Anime/show about a giant robot shaped like a human with no hair in a red and white suit, that is controlled by a man seated within it

I remember this show vividly. I used to watch it on an old CD of my dad's and I don't remember the title. All I can remember is a guy getting into a giant robot. The robot is shaped like a human with ...
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2-Wheeler Race Movie [closed]

I saw this movie in the late 1980s or early 1990s. Genre was most probably slapstick comedy. Unsure of the language. The movie was certainly about a race (either bicycle or a small two-wheeler race) ...
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Batman Beyond: Terry's Fighting Skills

For most of the series "Batman Beyond", Terry McGinnis has relatively poor or basic fighting skills. He can overcome simple thugs but lacks the skill and discipline to take on skilled ...
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Manhwa where a gaming Nutuber who saw the ending is pulled into the world

Hero, a gaming Nutuber, was the only person who saw the ending of the game [Tower of Trials]. However, when the game's popularity declined, it became difficult for him to continue making a living as a ...
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Horror movie with several stories. One had a werewolf in human form disguised as a red riding hood, saying "my, my, what big eyes you have" at the end

This is a movie I never watched but read about while I was busying myself reading plot summaries on Wikipedia. I probably read it some time around 2015 but I think the movie came out somewhere between ...
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A manhwa about a girl who wants to summon a spirit for her magical academia homework but instead summons a cultivator from another world

A few years ago, I read this Manhwa and I can't remember the name, and I can't remember the entire plotline but if anyone knows the name, please help. It's about a girl who wants to summon a spirit ...
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Sci-fi short story about a teacher who was being studied to learn how to get robots to replace teachers in classrooms

Looking to identify a sci-fi short story I read in high school. The story was about a teacher, the last in the country (I think), who was being studied by an AI/government group to learn how to get ...
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What film had an amnesiac time-travelling android from the future who became Jesus?

I have a dim memory of a movie (it might have been a TV movie) made in the 70s or 80s about an android who time travels from the future and washes up on a beach in the 20th Century, possibly a Greek ...
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Late 70's/early 80's LP vinyl book. Other worldly illustrations of people, landscapes, and character sets. I think the music was classical-like

I have a memory of an amazing late 70's/early 80's illustrated LP vinyl book. Other worldly illustrations of people, landscapes, and hieroglyphics-like character sets. I think the music was classical-...
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SciFi story about random teleportation to frozen alien planet

Can anyone help me identify what novel this might be? From what I can remember it was about a group of human colonists who leave earth using some kind of teleportation technology with their ship. Some ...
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I believe it was a horror/thriller/slight comedy. film has to be between 2010-2020 [closed]

The only scene I can remember is the end, when the main man, and the main woman, both early twenties, are in their car, and this crazy ex girlfriend is chasing after them. They think they are in the ...
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