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I'd suggest that this is Stargate: Universe, the starship does this on a couple of occasions Destiny reactors are fueled by absorbing and storing stellar material through a series of ram scoops on the underside of each wing. To accomplish this, Destiny dives into the photosphere of a star, absorbing material during its ...


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Not much to go on, but Stargate: Universe fits the few details. Its last episode aired 8 years ago, it has the group of people stranded on the spaceship flying on auto and the ship does refuel in a sun. See if this looks familiar:


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This is Curse of the Black Widow (1977). From IMDb: An old legend about a woman transforming herself into a human-sized black widow spider and preying on victims during the full moon comes to life in this thriller. Twin sisters Lee and Laura are plagued by the deaths of people close to them, and a savvy cop and a cocky private investigator begin to ...


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This is the (made-for-TV) movie Doomwatch: Winter Angel (1999), based on the Cult 1970s TV series of the same name. Neil arrives on the scene and finds that something is going very wrong - and that the facilities staff are desperate for his help. The research staff - whilst experimenting with particle physics - have created a tiny black hole - which they ...


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The show is The Legend of William Tell. I remembered it after so long. Thankfully, it is on YouTube. Now I face the dilemma of revisiting childhood nostalgia. Thank you all for your assistance. Described by executive producer Raymond Thompson as "Star Wars on the planet Earth", this is a fantasy saga of bravery, magic, myth and romance. William Tell is ...


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It could be The 4400 From wikipedia: The 4400 (pronounced "the forty-four hundred") is a science fiction television series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with BSkyB, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network.1 The show was created and written by Scott Peters and René Echevarria, and it starred Joel Gretsch and ...


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Bearing in mind that your teacher showed it to you, I reckoned it might have been an educational programme, and googled the BBC's "Look and Read" series to try to find a match: "Zzaap and the Word Master" was originally broadcast in 2001. Wikipedia's synopsis reads: "Josie and Peter get transported into an educational computer game at their school. Once ...


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Doomwatch: Winter Angel, 1999. IMDb lists it as a movie, though; but it is the continuation of a 70s series of the same name. Neil Tannahill a University lecturer is asked by the former head of Doomwatch (now very old and dying) to investigate the strange happenings at a remote nuclear facility. Dangerous nuclear waste from around the world is being ...


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Could it possibly be Spy Kids 3D: Game Over? It features children being pulled into a video game. It released in 2003 so it's from around the same time. Additionally it's live action with CGI components and the players trapped in the game are aided by the outside world. However this film doesn't, to my recollection, feature a blue sprite, the spelling of '...


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Partial match: Misfits (2009). It's a bit off your time frame, as it got released in 2009 and the duplicating guy, Rudy, only arrived in season 3, but from what I remember, the "freaky accident gives superpowers" and "clone merges after the fact" kind of match. However, Rudy's more of a "split personality" so to say, with one duplicate being a shy one, and ...


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Some of this (notably the bad special effects) seems similar to The Giant Spider Invasion -- originally in the top 50 grossing movies of 1975, it ran on network TV three times and eventually got roasted on Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1997. The exploding, car-sized spider is pretty distinctive.


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Could it be Felix the Cat? The theme song for the 1950s TV animation went Felix the cat The wonderful, wonderful cat Whenever he gets in a fix He reaches into his bag of tricks and that just about describes every episode of the cartoon. The character was from an earlier print cartoon, but the bag of tricks gimmick was introduced by the TV version.


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