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I think the show is the serial Masters of Science Fiction. It ran in 2007 and was quite dystopian. Each episode was a adaption of a short story by a well known writer, and it was hosted by Stephen Hawking. Somehow this was not enough and it was canceled after its first season of 6 episodes. The episode you remember was called Little Brother and was adapted ...


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Could this be the 1990s reboot of "The Tomorrow People"? The first episode had Adam Newman (played by Kristian Schmid) falling into a spaceship that was buried on a beach in the South Pacific. As in the 1970s original, it dealt with the adventures of a group of adolescent children, with various psychic powers. The third season of the show started ...


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I think what you're looking for is a show called "Scene of the Crime", hosted by Orson Welles. Specifically, the episode titled "The Babysitter". I found this by Googling for "anthology film babysitter magician", which led me to someone else looking for it on The Straight Dope. The whole episode can be found on YouTube, though ...


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It's off your timeframe, but the 1995 made-for-tv adaptation of Harrison Bergeron fits part of the bill. From Wikipedia: Unfortunately, his first intelligent conversation ever (with "mind whore" Phillipa) is interrupted by a police bust. While the raid on the police station is underway Phillipa addresses a hidden camera saying, not to take him ...


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I've not seen it, but Frankenstein's Aunt (Teta) sounds like a match. Other than the fact that it's colour, but maybe your local station broadcast it in black and white. The IMDB description: Aunt Frankenstein arrives to her nephew's castle to set things right and to clean the family name. Could she hope to work out the consensus between the angry villagers ...


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I think the story is "A Serpent's Tooth". It is episode 8 of season 3 of Tales from the Dark Side. From wikipedia A controlling mother is given the title item by a friend, causing her warnings and metaphors to come true. This forces her children to obey her; her son studies to be a dentist instead of agriculture, while her daughter is forced to ...


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One of the comments nailed it for me. I think I've been trying to remember this myself for years, but their mention of The Six Million Dollar man and, "Om, Shanti, Peace" really set my brain going, and I was able to find it. The Bionic Woman, Season 2, Episode 12, Biofeedback Jaime teams up with Darwin Jones, an expert in meditation and ...


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I found the series I was looking for by random luck this morning. It is called "Deadly" and was shown 2006-10. Thanks to those who helped find it. It's hard work when you're twelve years old, and have to look after your mother – who has just turned two. It's frustrating being a runaway in search of your family – with only a faded photo to go on. ...


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Is it A.J.’s Time Travelers? He gets a ring and by saying knowledge is power at the computer screen he gets teleported to the spaceship. At the end of each episode he has to answer 3 questions.


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Possibly season 1 episode 20 of the x-files "Darkness Falls" see if this looks familiar They get into the car through ventilation, someone could consider the way the victim acts as being burned alive and there is a slight green glow elsewhere in the episode


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It’s older than the dates you gave but could have been a repeat, but this sounds a lot like Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors. Intro: It was first broadcast in 1985. The protagonists are a small group of (mostly) humans who drive vehicles with special abilities and weapons. I don’t recall a specific ability of saws coming out of ...


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Cyberkidz TV Series - In the Power of the Glove! Cyberkidz sci-fi TV series from 1996 featuring Zorak, the thousand-year-old evil wizard; Zeist, his henchman; and Kyle, Ian, Danica and Zak (K.I.D.Z. - get it?), who use the Power of the Glove to protect Cyberland and Earth. They use 3D glasses and power gloves to meet in white void, there is a black kid and ...


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It might not be a TV episode but a television two episode mini series *The Langoliers (1995) based on a story by stephen King. An airplane on a flight from LA to Boston enters some kind of portal and ends up in a time between moments of time. Many of those aboard disappear from the plane when it enters the portal. They land at a deserted airport and refuel ...


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The show you're thinking of might be The 10th Kingdom, starring Kimberley Williams as Virginia. She gets transported from New York City to a fairy tale kingdom via a magic mirror. I came across this question while trying to remember this show myself. I also checked the Wikipedia list of Sky One programmes but managed to miss it as it was the first one on ...


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