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If the journalist is a girl and not a boy, and the series has only 3 episodes, then there's a chance it's Residue (2015): The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city. ...


I think this might be Æon Flux. According to Wikipedia it was shown on BBC's Liquid Television. In the mid-1990s, the BBC showed the Liquid Television shorts, which included all of the Æon Flux shorts. This is one of the characters from it which might match the style you remember.


This is GG Bond: Lollipop in Fantasy (2019) by "Beijing Joy Pictures Co., Ltd". I found this by looking through the list here for the company and checking the listings. The above IMDb link also has the same cover art as what is clicked on in the video. You can see the clip from the TV at the start of this trailer:


It's not a perfect fit, but this reminds me a bit of 1973's The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, one of the three Sinbad films made by stop-motion effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen and his production partner Charles H. Schneer. It is my personal favorite Harryhausen movie, and apart from the visual effects, it is especially notable especially for the excellent sound ...


It's from the Superboy TV series, namely season 4, episode 13, "West of Alpha Centauri". From Wikipedia: Superboy and Lana are kidnapped and taken aboard a spaceship whose destination is a paradise planet just west of Alpha Centauri. Inside the ship, Superboy finds most of the occupants are prisoners of a deranged captain, and they all believe Superboy ...


Tv show Alienators: Evolution Continues (Known as Evolution: the Animated Series in some regions including the United Kingdom) could fit the bill. It is animated comic sci-fi television series based on the 2001 film Evolution. Original release dates:September 15, 2001 –June 22, 2002 More details here. Why it might fit: Teenage "wannabe fireman" Wayne ...


Finally found the film I was thinking of... And it turns out it was He-Man & She-Ra: a Christmas Special from 1985... As it was a special it was clearly hard to remember... Anyway the episode had lots of little transformer type characters called "Manchines", with each having unique abilities and different colours like I remembered! The Manchines are ...


You can see the opening for the show Insight (1980-1983) below. This magazine (p43) mentions that WordWitch and SuperSign are the main characters and IMDb lists the actors as Victoria Wood and Derek Griffiths.

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