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Short story about people who are unknowingly imprisoned by aliens in some sort of giant dome or underground chamber

I'm trying to find a short story I read a while ago about people who are unknowingly imprisoned by aliens in some sort of giant dome or underground chamber. They don't realize they are imprisoned ...
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Movie about two children who discover an alien stranded in an old English-style village

I've been trying to find an old movie I saw in the past and hoping someone here might know it. Following the helpful "how to ask a good question" meta post: Detail. The story follows two ...
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Time travel short story where a few people travel in a house and experience a large subjective duration

As the title says, I am looking for a short story I read probably one to two years ago. It's about three people volunteering for a scientific experiment concerning time travel. In it, they travel ...
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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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Did Jenny "The Doctor's Daughter" feature in any other Doctor Who stories?

Episode S04E06 of Doctor Who -- titled "The Doctor's Daughter" -- is about a war between two species. During the episode, the Doctor forcefully became the father of a girl named Jenny. Jenny ...
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Manga where the main character is held captive in some facility and experimented on

Where did you read it? Online, I don't remember the site. Art Style? Japanese Manga Manga & Anime? I don't know for sure but I don't think it has a anime adaption, there shouldn't be enough ...
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Old anime series where a clumsy kid was kinda beamed up into space and met with a princess

It looked like maybe '90s-2000s. I remember there was a clumsy kid who was supposed to be a chosen one or something and was kinda beamed up into space and met with a princess. Don't remember what the ...
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Kids’ picture book about a crash-landed rocket and a robot boy on another planet

A long time ago, around when I was in kindergarten (2006ish) I remember reading a book (or rather, looking at the pictures) from the school library. It was a picture book set on another planet, with ...
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Choose your own adventure book series, including one about an alien invasion, where I think you board the ship to try and beat them

I'm trying to find a series of choose your own adventure books. From what I can remember, they were standalone and the ones I have memory of are: You're a knight exploring a cave/dungeon looking for ...
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Why didn't Voldemort use Legilimency further to actually hear the prophecy in Harry's head?

In Order of the Phoenix, this dialogue happens shortly before Voldemort duels Dumbledore in the Ministry Atrium: “Don’t waste your breath!” yelled Harry, his eyes screwed up against the pain in his ...
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Journalist has a close encounter with a superhero (villain?) and gains a superpower. Subsequently, he learns that heroes and villains stage fights

I read this story as a Kindle book, I think about ten years ago. It's probably in my library if I search enough, but I'm putting down details while I remember them. The protagonist (a journalist by ...
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What is the origin of the name "Megatron"?

In A Wrinkle in Time, Meg's father calls her by two nicknames: "Megaparsec" (whose meaning she explains) and also the much more opaque "Megatron." At last she turned to her ...
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Why didn't Thor do this in Avengers: Endgame? [closed]

In "Thor : Love & Thunder" we saw Thor giving his power to kids to fight Gorr's shadow monsters. Why didn't he use this power in Endgame to fight Thanos's army? The Avengers army would ...
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What Marvel movies have a lead actor's spouse/significant other as a side role in the same movie?

In Thor: Love and Thunder, when describing Thor's love life, Korrg explains how Thor fell in love with a "swashbuckling pirate" among others. The pirate was played by Elsa Pataky, Chris ...
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Why didn't Thanos and the Avengers go to the realm of Eternity instead?

In Thor: Love and Thunder we get to know about the realm of Eternity and how it can grant one person a wish. Why didn't Thanos nor the Avengers go there to make their wish instead of collecting all ...
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Why did Gorr still want to kill Thor?

In Thor: Love & Thunder, Gorr the God Butcher goes on a mission to kill all gods after being betrayed by his own god, thinking that all gods are selfish and don't care about their people. He then ...
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Why didn't this happen to Captain America in Avengers: Endgame?

In Thor: Love and Thunder, we saw that In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America wielded Mjölnir, however that didn't happen to him (he retained his normal outfit). Why is this?
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90's Anime: High-tech tank with many secret features

I exhausted my resources on finding an anime that I watched as a child. I vaguely remember the whole plot but what I remember is the protagonist got a tank from his Father. I don't quite remember if ...
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Space opera about a Dyson sphere

Help me find a book, please. What I remember is that it was a space opera (fairly huge). It was about a star that suddenly went dark and people were intrigued. They set an expedition to find out why ...
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What is Blackheart’s participation in Infinity War in comics?

Blackheart was portrayed in several video games related to the Infinity War storyline; Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems. How does Blackheart fit in the Infinity War story ...
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Looking for a short story about space crew who are taken over by an alien consciousness

I think I read it in a collection of horror or SF. The incident happens after landing on an alien planet. It may be Mars. I can not recall a physical entity being involved but somehow one of the crew'...
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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 time dilation spaceship "restart the Earth's rotation" sci-fi short story, please

The plot is something happens to the ship, time dilation millions of years, the ship's AI is damaged but before it goes offline it relieves the Captain and puts the science officer in charge. They ...
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Fantasy comic where someone gets smothered by a thorny vine plant late 70s early 80s

Trying to find a story, or the comic magazine it appeared in. I read it in a childhood friend's garage around 1980-82 but given our ages (about 7) it was probably his father's from a few years ...
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Manhwa or color manga where the main character is a a guy reincarnated as the heroine's step-brother

I read a wonderful manhwa where the main character (MC) is a a guy reincarnated as the heroine's step-brother. The heroine was a little girl with blue hair (if I remember correctly). He also ...
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In Wishmaster 3: Diana’s father died when the family car exploded, after he rescued Diana. Was he able to save his wife (her mother)?

And if not, who was she cared for by, afterwards? She was a teenager in the movie, and flashbacks show the crash happened when she was a little girl.
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Monster battling cartoon show where the characters are able to go to the monster realm to talk to the monsters and possibly befriend/recruit them

I think the show aired somewhere around the early 2000s. It kinda has the same premise as Yu-Gi-Oh! or Pokémon, but they go to a huge lobby area to watch other battles and they’re able to go to the ...
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Who exactly is "you" here?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), Aunt May stabs Norman with a green-colored syringe: GOBLIN: It didn't work. Norman was right. He got it from you, that pathetic sickness. Who exactly is "you&...
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Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends comic from the early 80s

I had a comic when I was younger that I believe came with the Sunday paper in the US, specifically Colorado. It was branded as 'Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends', the same as the cartoon of the time ...
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In The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, where is Jordan's mother?

Is there an explicit reason for her mom’s absence, and is her little brother merely adopted or a step/half-brother?
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Sci-fi or horror, guess from Mars

When I was young, I saw a movie from space. I remember just this scene: bloody red sand, astronauts building a white oxygen tent. Inside, they take off their helmets, and from behind the tent window ...
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Body-swapped racist learns about tolerance

I have a vague memory of a film, probably from the 1960s. The main character (an older, slightly overweight white man) living in the Deep South is magically(?) turned into an African American. He ...
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Cartoon about a boy and a robot in a red cape [duplicate]

My friend is looking for a cartoon about a boy and a robot in a red cape (the robot itself is not red, it is dressed in a red cape). The action takes place in the desert, where they were preparing for ...
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Anime/cartoon about a boy and a stone dog

Anime/cartoon about a boy and a stone dog. The dog was a stone statue who spoke without opening his mouth. There was some kind of magician or just man in a hat in the anime, if I'm not mistaken. The ...
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Looking for a sci-fi text about investigation on countries and continents economic output

I guess this text belongs to Asimov, but I might be wrong. It was an investigation (auditory) about the economic output of countries and continents. There was a super computer that could predict it, ...
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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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Episode from 90s X-Men cartoon where all the X-Men are defeated by a single individual

While scrolling the X-Men section in the Disney+ catalog, I started to remember a scene from the 90s X-Men cartoon. As far as I remember, this was a multipart episode which ended like this: Before ...
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Are there any works that explore what might have been if Blackarachnia was never reprogrammed? [closed]

In the Beast Wars: Transformers episode "Double Jeopardy" a Maximal protoform is captured by the Predacons and reprogrammed into Blackarachnia. Are there any Transformers: Beast Wars works (...
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Manhwa or manhua where the artist of an unpopular story gets hit by electricity and isekais into his story as a side character

I remember this guy caused the hero to die and almost destroyed his manga world by saying he was the creator to the Demon King and everyone. Then he chose restart and had to keep the story going and ...
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'90s movie where two prisoners are being transported during an alien invasion

I can't remember the name of this movie where they are transporting two prisoners. They are driving and turn on country music and pick up some people off the side of the road. The van rolls over and ...
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Manga about a boy with the power to grow plants

The story is about a boy with magical powers related to growing and reviving plants. One day, another boy appears in his home. The stranger is from another world, where there are no plants because ...
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In which (if any) Star Trek episodes does that show’s captain not appear?

I’m curious as to how many, if any, episodes of the original five broadcast Trek series did not include a single appearance by that show’s lead actor, the Captain for that particular show. I.E., TOS ...
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Manga about a manga author and elf drawing things together

I read this manga sometime back then. It's about a guy drawing manga art and one of his characters, which is an elf, comes out from his manga and then ended up blowing up his apartment or house. ...
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How fast can the Mark 43 armor fly?

In Iron Man 3, Iron Man creates the Mark 42 Iron Man armor that is brought to Tony Stark via implants in his arms. During the movie, Stark takes the Mark 43 armor as he escapes from Aldritch Killian's ...
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A story where two self-aware starships land on Earth to pick someone up [closed]

I'm trying to find a story where two starships land on Earth to pick someone up. The starships lost their original crew. They were not human. The two ships were self-aware.
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Female Lead is adopted into a family by the mother and has an older brother. The two are in love [closed]

A manhwa where the female lead is adopted by the mother of the male lead. The female lead isn't aware of the fact that she is adopted but the male lead knows that. The two had a very difficult ...
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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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Anime where a girl kills her friend over and over because she was going to a different school

I remember the anime was about a girl who would kill her best friend over and over because she was going to a different school. The girl going to the different school had blue hair i believe, and she ...
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Short story where a couple trapped in a fallout shelter is afflicted by roaches

A young couple is just getting started and they are happy to find an apartment with more amenities than they expected, and in a more central location in the city. The rub is that it's an underground ...
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Why are subsequent Enterprises designated NCC?

I seem to recall that in TOS the 'NCC' designation referred to "Constitution Class" yet all Federation starships seem to have that designation, regardless. Shouldn't the Enterprise-D be NGC-...
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