A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Refers to the large group of creatures based in magic in mythology, fantasy, and science fiction, such as elves, dwarves, and unicorns. Not to be confused with aliens.
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on story-identification questions about works in unknown styles of animation in conjunction with another media tag such as [movie] or [short-film] when [animated-series] wouldn't make sen…
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Webcomics are comics published on a website. Many of them are SciFi or Fantasy themed.
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Refers to the transmission of information from one person to another without using any of our known sensory channels or physical interaction. Also known as mind reading.
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The Klingons are a major race in the Star Trek universe. The primary antagonists in The Original Series, the Klingon Empire and the Federation form an alliance before the time of The Next Generation. …
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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002, fifth movie produced) shows the early days of a civil war between the Republic and the Separatist movement spearheaded by Sith Lords Palpatine and Cou…
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Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019, ninth movie produced) The Sith return to build a new Empire under Darth Sidious, who seeks to make Rey a Sith. Use with the [star-wars] tag.
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Star Wars Rebels is an American animated television set 14 years after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and 5 years before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Always use in conjunction with t…
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A 1984 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. An artificial intelligence losing a brutal war with humanity makes a last ditch effort to win by sending an assassin to the past to prevent the birth of the…
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A trilogy of Batman films conceived and directed by Christopher Nolan between 2005 and 2012. They are Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises.
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Generally, a clone is grown from a tissue sample taken from another person. Sometimes, many clones are made, while a lot of situations only see one new clone. In some cases, cloning is combined with r…
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Continuity, in this site's context, refers to how continuous two different works in the same franchise are. This usually means consistency, but could relate to other concepts.
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The first in a series of science fiction novels by Orson Scott Card as well as a 2013 movie of the same name. A child prodigy is trained nearly from birth to defend mankind from a formidable alien ene…
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Tag for general questions about ghosts. Use [ghost-1990] for questions about the 1990 film featuring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg.
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The Walt Disney Company is a major US media company best known for its in-house animation, most notably the iconic Mickey Mouse. Disney also owns several media properties, including Marvel, Pixar Stud…
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For questions about the fictitious in-universe science found in works of speculative fiction. DO NOT USE for questions purely concerning real-world science as they are off-topic.
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only on questions specifically about super hero as a concept or idea. DO NOT include this on every question about a specific super hero.
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For questions about Deadpool, a comic book mercenary and anti-hero created by Marvel Comics. Use this tag to refer to both the comic and movie franchise. For the first movie use [deadpool-2016]. Alway…
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For questions specifically involving (usually non-robotic) computers in a science-fiction work. Use the AI tag for artificial intelligence-themed questions.
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An element introduced into a story, film, play etc. to advance the plot.
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Refers to musical themes, cues, or scores present in works of science fiction. Usually used in relation to film or tv series.
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For questions about the character "Obi-Wan Kenobi", one of several primary characters in the Star Wars series. Use this tag for questions about the character, not those that merely mention him. Use th…
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A werewolf, also known as a lycanthrope, is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf, often after being placed under a curse and/or lycanthropic affliction via a bi…
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In Harry Potter, Muggles are persons without magical ability born outside of the magical community. The term is almost always derogatory. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and any …
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For questions about the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" franchise spanning film, television, novels and comics. The titular character, Buffy Summers, is chosen to be the Slayer.
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For use when referring to any part of the Blade Runner franchise. Use with any work set in the Blade Runner universe ([blade-runner], [blade-runner-2049] [blade-runner-black-lotus], etc).
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The first installment of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, detailing the history of the One Ring and beginning the journey of Frodo and the titular Fellowship. It became the first part of an un…
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For questions about the DC superhero alias of a number of comic book, animated, and movie characters. Their powers comes from a ring fueled by willpower and lantern. The first Green Lantern was in a c…
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Vulcan usually refers to a humanoid race in Star Trek (or to their home planet of the same name). Use this tag with the [star-trek] tag.
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should be used when asking about J. K. Rowling's motivations, philosophies, and comments on her works. She is a famous fantasy author, best known for her Harry Potter series. For questions ab…
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For questions about the physics of a fictional universe. Questions purely concerning real-world physics are off-topic. Always use in conjunction with the specific work tag in question.
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For questions about Robert A. Heinlein who was an American science fiction writer. Often called "the dean of science fiction writers", he was one of the most popular, influential, and controversial au…
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Pokémon is a media franchise published and owned by Japanese video game company Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996, focused on the titular creatures.
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Kylo Ren is the primary antagonist of the Star Wars sequel trilogy (Episodes VII - IX). Use this tag for questions about the character, but not for questions which merely mention him. Always use in co…
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Space colonization is the permanent human habitation outside of Earth.
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For questions about the DC Comics superhero "The Flash", a speedster superhero that spans different DC Comic universes and timelines. Always use in conjunction with the [dc] tag and add the relevant …
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