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In which Deadpool comic does he kill over liking Star Wars prequels?

I believe you're thinking of this scene: It comes from "Deadpool, Merc With A Mouth #5" In Deadpool's defense, the guy was a member of AIM, generally considered a terrorist organization of evil ...
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Simulated wars with real casualties

This is a Star Trek: Original Series episode: A Taste of Armageddon In the episode, the crew of the USS Enterprise visits a planet whose people fight a computer-simulated war against a neighboring ...
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From which Star Trek TNG episode/movie has this famous facepalm image been taken?

From KnowYourMeme.com, emphasis mine: One of the most popular facepalm images is one of Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek the Next Generation taken from the episode “Deja Q,” in which Picard is ...
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What episode of Star Trek is this creature from?

This is from "The Enemy Within", episode 5 of season 1 of Star Trek: The Original Series. The creature is never named in the episode, although the planet they found it on is stated to be Alpha 177, so ...
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What is the Star Trek episode where aliens from another dimension are sent to our dimension when they die?

The episode you're thinking of is from Star Trek: Voyager and is called Emanations. Excerpt from Act 1: Chakotay reports that they have discovered eighteen bodies on the asteroid – eleven male, ...
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In which comic was it revealed that Alfred was the Joker?

You're most likely describing this scene from Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?. Alfred isn't really The Joker, he's merely pretending to be him.
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Identification: Star Trek Voyager - real civilization treated like Age of Empires (i.e. a real-time strategy game)

I suspect you are getting Voyager confused with an episode of Stargate Atlantis. The Season 3, Episode 15, The Game had the same premise, with McKay and Sheppard finding and playing what they believe ...
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Doctor Who episode where the Doctor met someone who thought they were the Doctor

Although the era of this episode isn't clear based on your question, my guess is that you are referring to "The Next Doctor", one of the later Christmas specials from the Tenth Doctor run. ...
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What is the context for this panel of Captain Marvel (Shazam) and a vibrating mechanical horse?

I did some diggings. As it turns out, that's part of the 21st page of Captain Marvel Adventures #82 - The Streamlining of Captain Marvel As it turns out, Captain Marvel was afraid he took on some ...
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Faith cannot move mountains but can create someone who can (Discworld)

The quote is indeed from Reaper Man, but concerns belief rather than faith. The exact quote is: Belief is one of the most powerful organic forces in the multiverse. It may not be able to move ...
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In which comic was it revealed that Alfred was the Joker?

A quick search brought up Batman #686 ("Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? (Part 1 of 2): The Beginning of the End") from February 2009, set in an alternate version of Gotham City. It is ...
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Which Star Trek movie has a scene where there is a "bomb" that creates life?

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Also Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. The Genesis bomb creates a new planet that is explored in Star Trek III.
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11th Doctor Who episode with Rory and Amy getting split up

The episode you're thinking of is called "The Doctor's Wife". In this episode the TARDIS' energy is placed into a body of a female named Idris by a sentient planetoid (named House) that wants to ...
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TV series episode where humans nuke aliens before decrypting their message that states they come in peace

This is probably the Outer Limits episode "Trial By Fire" From the Wikipedia synopsis: En route to his Inauguration Ball, newly sworn-in President Charles Halsey, his campaign slogan "...
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In what episode of TOS did a character on the bridge make a comment about raising the number 1 to some power?

"Court Martial" (TOS 1x15) Kirk is facing a court martial. In his defense, the Enterprise crew are trying to find someone hiding aboard the ship. From the transcript: KIRK: Gentlemen, this ...
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What Superman story was it where Lois Lane had to breathe liquids?

This is Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane Vol. 1 Issue 60 (1965), in particular the "The Amazing Hydro-Girl!" story line. Lois Lane takes an experimental serum that will let her breathe ...
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The Next Generation episode where Picard encounters a life form (alien) who speaks in allegories (not Darmok)

I think you might have confused two or more episodes. The episode Home Soil (s 1, ep17) involves the Enterprise visiting a planet believed to be completely devoid of life, except for a Federation ...
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TOS episode- Crew meets immortal from Earth's past

This is Requiem for Methuselah. Here's Memory Alpha's brief synopsis of the episode: While the Enterprise searches for the rare cure to a deadly disease, the landing party is confronted by a ...
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What are the Star Trek episodes where the Captain lowers their shields as sign of trust?

This is from the TNG episode The Enemy. Picard is speaking to Tomalak. From Memory Alpha, the dialog is: Commander, both our ships are ready to fight. We have two extremely powerful and destructive ...
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Doctor Who episode where people draw on themselves to remember when their memories are erased?

You are probably remembering "Day of the Moon" (2011), where the main characters marked themselves every time they saw a Silent, since they could not remember seeing them, but physical records ...
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Star Trek Episode – Possible Time Travel or Alternative Timeline with No Federation

"Past Tense" - episodes 11/12 of DS9's third season. Back in the 24th century, the crew left on the Defiant, Major Kira, Odo, and Chief O'Brien, lose contact with Earth as all traces of the ...
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Stargate SG-1 episode with religious conflict

This might be "New Ground" (S3E19). From Stargate SG-1 solutions: The SG-1 team travels to the planet Bedrosia where, unbeknownst to them, the planet's two cultures have been at war over ...
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1970s team-up comic in which Superman nonchalantly kills a sentient brain?

This is George Dyke (AKA 'Gorilla Boss'). Sinestro blew his brain up to the size of a planet in World's Finest #251 - "Invasion of the Deathless Brain" and Superman and Batman teamed up to ...
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Looking for a Discworld quote involving Rincewind running away and not looking behind

From Interesting Times: A less practised runner would have risked a glance behind, but Rincewind instinctively knew all about wind drag and the tendency for inconvenient rocks to position themselves ...
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In which episode did Worf's say his famous phrase about humanity?

This is TNG: The Emissary. Note that he's talking about people rather than humans. K'EHLEYR: Worf, you're the perfect Klingon. The ultimate minimalist. Talk to me. WORF: I've noted that some people ...
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What episode of "Star Trek" shows a planet where time runs eerily fast?

That should be "Blink of an Eye", Season 6 episode 12 of Star Trek: Voyager. From the Wikipedia article: The episode follows the crew's interaction with a world where time passes rapidly, ...
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Star Trek TOS aliens won’t fight

Sounds like Errand of Mercy, with Kirk trying to protect the steadfastly pacifistic Organians from a Klingon invasion force. KIRK: Is that's all you can do, smile? AYELBORNE: You are free, Captain. ...
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In which Voyager episode did the ship go to warp despite having sustained damage?

You might be referring to the Voyager's episode Scorpion S03E26 in which: On the bridge, Paris reports that the alien ship is detaching and powering up, apparently readying to fire a weapon. Kes, ...
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The Next Generation episode where Picard encounters a life form (alien) who speaks in allegories (not Darmok)

Are you thinking of the crystal microbrain alien they find in "Home Soil"? It's the only time in the series that humans are refered to as bags of mostly water as far as I know.
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Picard/Crusher Love Scene

The closest any episode comes to exploring the Crusher-Picard love interest was the episode Attached. Picard and Crusher are captured and neurally linked. When Crusher picks up on Picard's thoughts, ...
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