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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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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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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 what context did Garak (ST:DS9) speak of a lie between two truths?

I don't think it was Garak. The line comes from "Deep Throat" on The X-Files. "A lie, Mr Mulder, is most convincingly hidden between two truths." (S1E7-EBE) ...
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Star Trek: TOS episode involving aliens with mental powers and a tormented dwarf

This is Star Trek: The Original Series S03E12, "Plato's Stepchildren" (1968). The Enterprise finds a planet inhabited by aliens who were once followers of the Greek philosopher Plato. The '...
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Episode about a group who book passage on a space ship controlled by an AI, who turns out to be a human who can't leave his ship?

This sounds a lot like the George R.R. Martin story "Nightflyers" which has been made into a couple of (disappointing) media versions. 1987 film version 2018 Syfy series It has the ...
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What is the context of this Superman comic panel in which Luthor is saying "Yes, sir" to address Superman?

Those panels are from Superman Vol. 1 #282. Lex Luthor de-ages Superman by a decade in order to rob him of his experience and memory. While a jet-hijacking distracts Superboy, Luthor dons his new ...
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What are the Star Trek episodes where the Captain lowers their shields as sign of trust?

An episode that could fit the criteria is Star Trek: Voyager S5 E04 - In The Flesh. Captain Janeway has a tense negation with Species 8472. However, it's not the shields she lowers as a sign of good ...
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In what context did Garak (ST:DS9) speak of a lie between two truths?

Garek's iconic quotes on lies... The moral of the boy who cried wolf is "You should never tell the same lie twice." Tain claims Garek will never tell the ...
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Which Star Trek TNG episode involves a planet fighting over territory and thus being unable to join the Federation?

I'm pretty sure you're conflating two episodes; TNG: Attached and TNG: The Hunted. Both revolve around planets that are in the midst of application for Federation membership. TNG: Attached focuses on ...
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Episode where Londo 'battles' an insect

Sic Transit Vir is the name of the episode. See the Lurker's Guide for additional analysis. http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/guide/056.html
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Gotham episode where the term 'black market' was taken literally

Sounds like you're referring to 'The Merc,' which appeared in Gotham S02E05, "Rise of the Villains: Scarification." From a recap of the episode: The youngest Pike heads to the Merc, which ...
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Name of Supernatural episode with evil car/GPS?

Is this Supernatural S10E13, "Halt & Catch Fire" (2015)...? To take his mind off of the Mark of Cain, Dean goes hunting. They track down a ghost that is killing college students through ...
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What are the Star Trek episodes where the Captain lowers their shields as sign of trust?

You might consider this: In the TOS story "The Ultimate Computer", when the crew have disabled M-5: "Since Scott is unable to restore communications immediately, Kirk decides to allow ...
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X-Files scene where the boom mic operator is visible

There's a goof in "Signs and Wonders" (season 7, episode 9) where a boom operator is visible in the shot: A boom mic operator is visible on the left hand side of the screen wearing a white ...
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Simpsons episode in which Homer imagines Bart mounting his head on a wall

According to the wiki that would be the episode "Tennis the Menace" (Season 12 Episode 12). The [tennis] court is very popular with the residents, who also insulting Homer and Marge for ...
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Which Third Rock From the Sun episode has the lobster claw?

This is the season 5 episode "Rutherford Beauty" (episode 13). The scene is in a kitchen store where Sally is browsing and getting caught up in a video from the show's Martha Stewart expy (...
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Comic where Kara and Kal-el are sent to Earth in pods, Kara comes late

This sounds like Supergirl's origin story from the 'New 52' comics. Kal-el discusses the trajectory of her pod in Supergirl Vol. 6 #12
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Where does this Pokémon video featuring Cleffa, Togepi, and Igglybuff come from?

The Pokémon element of the video is an advert for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Sun and Moon Cosmic Eclipse expansion. The below video, of the full advert, is from the official Pokémon YouTube Channel....
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Sliders episode that ends with a kid flying

This is 3x09, The Prince of Slides. The girl flying at the end was a fun 'throwaway' world. Girl: Please! Please! Don't! Don't! Don't do it, please! [The mother throws her off the balcony and she ...
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What is the source of this panel of Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars comics?

This is from Age of Rebellion - Darth Vader #1
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In which version of Blade Runner (1982) did Gaff say this alternate dialogue at the end of the movie?

I found it. Dangerous Days, 2:16:57 to 2:17:12. You can watch it here: https://archive.org/details/dangerous.days.making.blade.runner.2007.480p.dvdrip.aac.h.265sermov I've uploaded a version
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The Expanse scene with Augmented Reality repairs

It's season 1, episode 7, around 19:29. It's Kenzo Gabriel trying to get out of a cell.
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What comic run is Bruce Wayne fighting for 28 hours in the pit?

Batman Volume 2 #23 Bruce Wayne, during his early years of training, fought inside a Norway death-match pit for 28 hours straight. The facilitator is trying to get Bruce to kill someone in order to ...
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Yogi Bear episode where he's cursed with hunger, and Boo Boo falls off a bridge?

I found the episode your looking for! It's called "Bearly Buddies" Yogi kicks out Boo Boo because he saw him give a cake to Ranger Smith. It was for Yogi's birthday. However, I remember they ...
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Background science officer possibly played by Brent Spiner?

This guy behind Riker? This is the scene in The Game when Troi is eating ice cream. He definitely looks like Brent/Data, but I don't think it's him. His hair is different.
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Star Trek TOS episode with obvious stunt double for William Shatner

TOS: S1 E20 Court Martial possibly? 44:45 - 45:40
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