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Futuristic show/film about an empire and rebels where the empire rigs a rebel to explode

This is a very close match to the Blake's 7 Episode "Traitor". It does feature "imperial" type officers interrogating a rebel and after said rebel is sent on his way the "...
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Episode of a sci-fi series about a salesman who loses the ability to understand English

I believe this was "Wordplay", the first segment of the second episode of the first season (1985–86) of The New Twilight Zone, which you can see here. The 'dinosaur' and emergency room ...
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A 90s (maybe) made-for-TV movie (maybe) about a group of trainees on a spaceship. There is some kind of emergency and all experienced officers die

This sounds like Star Command (also known as In the Fold). Quotations below are from the linked Wikipedia article's plot summary. A 90s (maybe) made-for-TV movie (maybe)... Star Command (secondary ...
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A 90s (maybe) made-for-TV movie (maybe) about a group of trainees on a spaceship. There is some kind of emergency and all experienced officers die

Is this Earth Star Voyager (1988)...? From TV Tropes: Earth☆Star Voyager is a Pilot Movie that originally aired as a 2-part miniseries on ABC's The Disney Sunday Movie in January 1988. It focuses on ...
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Film/series involving a rich/poor divide and a guy and a girl who fall for one another

It is Downsizing with Matt Damon. In this movie people can pay to be shrunk to a tiny size. The very wealthy live in one area. And all of the staff of the community live in another. Paul and Audrey ...
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Fantasy TV series with a male protagonist who uses a bow and arrows and has a hawk/falcon/eagle type bird companion

This is the TV-movie, The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981). The hero is given his mentor's bow (the Heartbow) which chooses its new owner when passed on. It fires arrows that blow up like ...
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Wizard trapped in a cave, and some kids travel to the past find an item that could free him

Could this be Into the Labyrinth? This was a British children's TV series, first broadcast in 1980. It deals with a wizard, Rothgo, who was weakened and left trapped in a cavern after a battle with ...
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Looking for a scifi movie probably 80's. Ends with a shepherd boy falling into an earthquake ravine but becoming a council member of the universe

You might be thinking of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century - The Guardians (Season 2, Episode 3, 1981). This review offers a synopsis Buck is discouraged that his lame-one couldn't be who they seek. An ...
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Tv show - women look for men in deep hole in the future

I'm going to take a wild swing at this one and suggest a short-lived TV show from the year 2000. Memories fade after more than two decades, but based on what little data has been provided I'm going ...
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Kids show with roly-poly ball creatures; they live in a big treehouse on a hill

Could this be Rolie Polie Olie, which aired from 1998 to 2004? It features 3D characters, some of whom were able roll around as you describe. I don't remember nor can find any characters that have ...
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1980’s (or 70’s) show where the main character could teleport by pushing a button on their belt

You might be thinking of Dimension 5, a film originally from 1966, but replayed on TV every so often. In the opening scene, Our Hero, Justin Power (Jeffrey Hunter) is chased through a tunnel by ...
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Animated show where a girl is kidnapped by some creature after a fight with her parents

I guess you might be talking about "Coraline" Although "Coraline" is a stop-motion animated film, its visual style can give the impression of a 2D animation in some scenes.
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Animated show with a group of friends fighting virtual (?) monsters

This description fits "World Trigger" reasonably well. The full cast is rather large, but the core group of 5 or 6 live together in a house. The senior member is an older guy with glasses. ...
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2010s Netflix show where monsters took over the world

Quickly posting a placeholder answer that the querent found the program, Mutant Busters. After the cataclysm known as the Big Fart, Earth has turned into a giant butt under threat of mutant invasion. ...
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2010s Netflix show where monsters took over the world

It's possible this was The Last Kids on Earth, which was on Netflix during 2019. It consists of three separate "books", and is a remake of a popular children's book series (the show is rated ...
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Animated show with a group of friends fighting virtual (?) monsters

Kids fighting virtual monsters and it being in French makes me think of Code Lyoko. Code Lyoko is a French animated television series created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo. The series centers on ...
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Old episode from the 60s in which two pilots landed at their base and realized they had somehow traveled ahead through time

Is this "The Premonition" (1965), S02E16 of The Outer Limits (1963–1965)...? From Wikipedia: Jim Darcy, the pilot of an X-15 rocket-powered research aircraft, and his wife, Linda, become ...
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