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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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In which SG1 Season and Episode did Teal'c say 'Medical Operation'?

I believe this is from the Season 1 finale, titled "Within the serpent's grasp". This is either episode 22, or it is sometimes numbered as episode 21, depending on whether the double-length ...
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Spock notes that even the highest forms of intelligence need to "play"

I believe you are referring to the episode Shore Leave The following is the quote you are referencing, though it is Kirk rather than Spock who says this line. "An elderly man appears; this ...
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In what continuity does Joker want his "g** d*** electric car"?

This clip comes from the HBO Max Series Harley Quinn (2019-). The episode is titled "The Final Joke" (S01E13) and first aired 2020-02-21. Ivy is dead, Harley's crew is captured, and Batman ...
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From which episode of TOS was this gif of Spock pulling clothes out of a dresser drawer taken?

The episode in question is Star Trek: The Original Series S01E12, "The Conscience of the King". From Wikipedia: "The Conscience of the King" is the 13th episode of the first ...
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Which issue of which Spider-Man series had Spidey fighting a villain in a white costume with black spots?

He was defeated after picking too many portals from his costume, which meant that Spidey had more surface to hit the villain. Judging by this part of your description in particular, it sounds like ...
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Movie or episode of a TV series about a virtual prison that’s only revealed at the end

"Hard Time" is the 91st episode of the American syndicated science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 19th episode of the fourth season (1996). In this episode, Chief ...
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Which episode of TMNT has a comic book writer with a crystal pen?

This was (originally) a comic, the sole issue of the Donatello: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle micro-series, titled Kirby and the Warp Crystal Kirby turns to see the turtle, and remarks that he doesn't ...
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Dr Smith meets an alien

"Wish Upon a Star" Although Smith remains ensconced in his now fabulously appointed camp, he graciously shares the helmet with the Robinsons. Very soon, though, it becomes apparent that ...
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Movie or episode of a TV series about a virtual prison that’s only revealed at the end

"The Sentence" is an episode of The Outer Limits television series. It first aired on 4 August 1996, and is the final episode of the second season. In a near future plagued by prison ...
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1970s live action Spider-Man TV series fancy dress/costume party episode

Sounds like you're thinking of The Amazing Spider-Man S01E04, "Night of the Clones" (1978). From IMDB: Peter goes and takes photos of a scientist who has perfected the art of cloning, ...
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When did Dr. Carolyn Trainer start calling herself Lady Octopus?

The first issue where she was shown sporting tentacles was Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #406 (October, 1995). At that time though, she called herself 'Dr. Octopus', as the original Doc Ock was dead, and ...
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Episode from "The Fairly OddParents" where Timmy replaced his German teacher with a lumberjack

Sounds like you're thinking of "German Squirmin'", S01E16 of The Replacements. From Wikipedia: The Replacements is an American animated television series that aired on Disney Channel from ...
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TV show, late 70s early 80s, two investigators searching for "unknowns"

The show is Kolchak: The Night Stalker, the episode is "The Energy Eater". Its up in parts on YT and the x-ray scene I recall is found in the 3rd part, about half way through. Interestingly, ...
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Help identifying the various series in the Toonami 'Advanced Robotics' commercial

0:00 - 0:28 - The Big O. First episode. 0:28 ("It's coming") - ??? 0:29 - 0:35 - Probably Gundam Wing. 0:35 - Dragon Ball Z. Probably main series. I suspect they're operating on Frieza after ...
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Movie or episode of a TV series about a virtual prison that’s only revealed at the end

"Ex Post Facto" is the eighth episode of Star Trek: Voyager. In this episode, Lieutenant Tom Paris is convicted of the murder of engineering physicist Tolen Ren. As punishment, he must ...
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What episode is this from on Batman?

The Unkindest Tut of All - (Batman 1966; Season 3 Episode 6). These are Tut's henchmen in disguise. You'll be pleased to learn that Batman and Robin managed to defeat them.
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Animated show where Ghost Rider put Penance Stare on Galactus

This is Fantastic Four: When Calls Galactus Galactus' new slave and herald, double-crossing Terrax, asks Fantastic Four for help. However, Johnny's Inhuman girlfriend Frankie supports Galactus. Thor ...
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In what Atlantis episode was a wraith stunner pistol shot and destroyed?

I ended up watching the series again and found the damaged stunner in Season 4, Episode 5, "Travelers" Larrin picks up the stunner from the dead wraith that Sheppard killed and discovers ...
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Power Rangers episode where a male Ranger adopts a kung fu stance after defeating a monster

With a bit of hunting, almost certainly episode 22, 'The Chosen Path', of Lightspeed Rescue, originally shown in 2000. The blue ranger in this series is Chad Lee, played by Thai actor Michael ...
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Episode from 90s X-Men cartoon where all the X-Men are defeated by a single individual

I don't know this entirely fits, but the episode Mojovision (S2E11, or Episode 24) features Spiral capturing most of the X-Men and taking them to an alien world. There's a long-running sub-arc in ...
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Red eyed monster with gaze that turns you into a wooden doll?

I posted this as a comment, since it didn't seem to match on most of the details, but since you said in the comments that it may be a match, Ernest Scared Stupid does involve children being turned ...
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"Shipshape Home" as a radio program?

"It's midnight...the witching hour...and this is the voice in the night." The name of the radio show was "The Unknown" on WINS (NY) 1957-1958, midnights on weekends. It was done ...
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Which episode(s) of the Jackie Chan adventures featured a female sumo wrestler?

She wasn't a wrestler (which is why your Google search failed) but a cosplayer known only as Sumo Girl: She only appeared in Season 5 Episode 7.
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Star Trek novel with Kirk stepping on a venomous creature?

The novel is Double, Double by Michael Jan Friedman. On a routine exploratory mission, the Starship USS Hood picks up a distress signal from a research expedition thought lost long ago – the ...
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I can't find an Ezra Bridger opening vid scene from Star Wars: Rebels

Found it! I tried typing Disney XD rebels intro. Looked through a few choices and this one was about the fifth one in.
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Did either Captain Scarlet or Thunderbirds air an episode on UK TV that used real actors between 1998 and 2005?

There was a Thunderbirds FAB stage show with live actors playing the parts. It featured characters from Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet. With a cast of 2 playing all the parts. It toured for years. ...
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Which source DC comics does this page (featuring the Batcave Frank Springer 1968 white/red-shaded version Repost for Batcave Batman #203) come from?

I believe that the messy signature below the batmobile that was referenced in another answer belongs to my uncle, Frank Springer. Just says Springer. I have attached an image if one his signatures ...
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Movie or episode of a TV series about a virtual prison that’s only revealed at the end

It seems possible this is a somewhat faded memory of Quantum Leap -- starring Scott Bakula (more recently seen as Captain Jonathan Archer in four seasons of Star Trek: Enterprise) as Sam Beckett. Sam ...
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What episode of The Fairly OddParents did Cosmo say "three rights make a left"?

This is from The Switch Glitch Wanda then tells Timmy that two wrongs don't make a right (meaning that everything he put Vicky through made him just as horrible as her), but Cosmo jokingly says "...
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