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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 Griffith.


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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:


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The Quatermass Experiment (1953, BBC), "A thriller for television in six parts", had episodes with individual titles. Here's episode one - "Contact has been Established" - on YouTube - The title card looks like this: The episodes were transmitted live and recordings only exist of episodes one and two. There are some ...


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According to Wikipedia, Farscape debuted on the Sci-Fi (SyFy) Channel on March 19, 1999 and First Wave debuted on September 9, 1998. Other shows that debuted in that general time frame were: Sliders, which was not a new show. It debuted on Sci-Fi on Jun 6, 1998, but previously had been on FOX. Poltergeist: The Legacy debuted on the Sci-Fi Channel on March ...


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Short answer: Thee is evidence that the use of episode titles was normal in science fiction television programs made in the USA in as early as 1949. But I note four problems that make assuming that is correct a little uncertain. Long Answer: Others have mentioned Flash Gordon (1954) and Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954) as the earliest science fiction ...


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I think that the TV or movies series you remember, when the main characters, including a boy and a girl, have a quest and travel in time and/or space, possibly to parallel worlds, and at the end there is a switch in who the good side and the bad side are reversed, is probably Josh Kirby: Time Warrior! (1995,1996). I have only seen part of the series as far ...


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Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (February 1954) This series aired from February to October 1954, with the first episode airing half a year before the 1954 Flash Gordon series. Strictly speaking, most named stories consisted of three episodes with a "Chapter 1", "Chapter 2", and "Chapter 3". but there were three single-episode stories, with the first, "Escape ...


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Flash Gordon (1954) You can see the list of episodes on Wikipedia: S01E01: Flash Gordon and the Planet of Death S01E02: Escape into Time S01E03: The Electro Man and so on. I found episode 3 of Captain Video (June 1949) has a name "Code of Honor" on Trakt.tv, but I couldn't confirm its authenticity because other episodes have bizzare names like "episode ...


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