The process of giving details about a specific episode of a known TV series in order to identify which episode the asker is trying to remember. Please give as much information as is remembered, to include the name of the series itself.

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Is there actually an episode of Lassie whereby someone deduces from Lassie's barking that Timmy is trapped in a well?

The catchphrase "Timmy fell down a well", originating from the TV-show Lassie, is a common idiom in popular culture played for humorous effect, especially when deducing that fact from Lassie's ...
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The Simpsons - Episode Identification

What was that episode where we hear Bart's thoughts as a man about Homer in voice over while the camera starts taking a close up of Bart as a kid, just before the voice is interrupted by Homer, asking ...
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Which season/episode is the scene where Walter White enters the CT scanner/radiation therapy machine

I remember a scene in Breaking Bad where Walter White is covered in a plastic sheet and going into a machine for his lung cancer. It's a radiotherapy machine I believe, but for the life of me I cant ...
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A scene in Friends where Joey remembers not understanding something

I am trying to place a scene in Friends so I can use the episode for a school project, but I can't seem to place it. Basically, it revolves around Joey not understanding anything that the rest of the ...
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Simpsons episode where Homer is told to not feel bad

Homer was at someone's house partying. He said he feels bad because he ditched his family at home. Someone comes along and says to Homer that he should stop feeling bad. Immediately, Homer goes OK and ...
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Educational Cartoon children show about whole numbers and fractions

I saw this show in 1997. Educational cartoon about fractions and whole number. Not sure if it was a show or a one time lengthy episode. This was the only episode I saw. The story begins by telling ...
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Episode identification of divorce confusion scene

I want to know the season and episode of Friends in which this scene occurred: This scene was taken in Central Perk, where either Phoebe or Rachel is talking about some person, who just had divorce, ...
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Which episode of Top Gear is this?

I recently went through and watched the two amphibious cars episodes (s8 e3, s10 e2). I greatly enjoy those episodes. However, I have an image in my head that I swore was from those episodes, but I ...
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Star trek episode with Mr. Spock holding an “exotic animal”

I have found on 9-gag this still: with Mr. Spock holding an "exotic animal" which is actually an annoyed dog in a unicorn-suit (sorta...). From which episode is it? Unless it is a photoshopped ...
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Trying to find the title of a Mystery Science Theater episode with the riff “not just any arrow, a good arrow”

I saw this episode when it aired on the Scifi channel with my mom, probably around 15 years ago. I was very young at the time so I can't remember what the movie was, only that there was a scene where ...
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Engineering related TV show (Probably British) aired around 2006-07?

Note: It's not Discovery Channel's "The Big Brain Theory (2013)" Or the "Rough Science". Both shows sound pretty similar. The show I'm talking about was aired around 2006-07 (but I'm not sure) I'm ...
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Friends Episode Identification

I have been wondering this for a while, but as much as I try, I can't seem to find the answer. I really would appreciate if someone could tell me what episode of the tv show Friends this snippet is ...
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“Friends” episode where Chandler says he hates his job and the rest of the gang say they love their jobs

I cannot find which episode of Friends has this scene: they all sit in Central Perk and Chandler says he hates his work, while the rest of the gang say they love their jobs. I think the dialogue was ...
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Is there Goth Kids 2 episode of South Park?

Episode 17.4 of South Park is called "Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers". I would like to find episodes Goth Kids 1 and Goth Kids 2, but failing to do this. Are there such episodes at all?
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What was the Mad Men quote where Pete Campbell applauded himself for inventing something that had already been invented?

I'm pretty sure it was season 1-2. He was pretty exasperated, and was trying to justify his worth/creativity and said something along the lines of: Have you heard of Toaster Strudels? I invented ...
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What is the episode of scrubs where they end with Boston - More Than A Feeling?

I'm searching for the episode of scrubs where they get an air band together and at the end they play air instruments to "More Than A Feeling" by Boston.
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Jon Stewart Interview with psychologist

There was a Jon Stewart interview within the last year where the psychologist said that if you put a bunch of politically right leaning people in a room together they will come out even further to the ...
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Episode where a family is trapped inside a house

I remember seeing this episode when I was a child, around 1985, and at that time, it was the scariest thing I had ever seen. Here is the plot (or at least what I remember of it, so this may not be ...
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Trying to find an Alright on the Night episode

I've been trying to discover which UK (It'll be) Alright on the Night episode, from the 1980s, featured a clip of a TV presenter's voice introducing a prison drama, which then cuts to some kids ...
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode with a rooftop raid

I feel a little embarrassed by this, as I usually know my Law & Order: Special Victims Unit well, but I've been searching and can't seem to find which particular episode this scene constitutes. ...
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Which Monty Python's Flying Circus episode is this sketch about extremism from?

Which Monty Python's episode is this sketch about extremism from?
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Episode of Naruto with miniaturized characters

I stopped watching Naruto after the first 90 episodes, that was in 2005. I came across a channel on my cable tv that showed a strange episode of Naruto.. All characters are miniaturized (cute short ...
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What is this sketch by Rowan Atkinson?

I remember seeing this skit on the TV sometime during the 90's (the actual skit might (or might not) be older, it was not a stage show, and it was not Mr. Bean). It was a short funny sketch by Rowan ...
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In which episode was Ted Baxter offered a job as a game show host?

In which episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show was Ted Baxter offered a job as a game show host? I remember it had something to do with horse racing as contestants answered questions. He was over the ...
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Malcolm in the Middle episode where Hal shouts in a box out of despair

Scene: Hal and Lois are both in the bathroom and discuss (or discover) another haywire situation that their children triggered. Hal calmly asks for the box (which has a dedicated name I can't ...
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Person of Interest - Where Finch snoops on a bunch of webcams in an apartment building?

I'm trying to figure out which Person of Interest episode had a certain scene. I don't recall the particular plot of the episode, but the scene I'm looking for had Finch set up in an apartment with ...
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Identify the episode of 80-90's TV show ALF

I watched that episode when I was 6 so I don't clearly remember which episode it was or what season, because it aired in the 90's in India after it was actually ended. The only thing I remember from ...
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Episode of Rugrats where Phil pushes Lil over and says it's because he likes her

This has been driving me crazy but I remember years ago watching an episode of Rugrats and Phil pushes Lil to the ground.. Lil responds with "why did you do that for?" Phil replies "Cause I like ya" ...
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Homer is bobbing his head and singing at a concert in what episode from The Simpsons?

In what episode does Homer go to some concert and sings along with the band, where he is bobbing his head back and forth saying "badabadaba badababadaba"?
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What is this episode of Monk I'm remembering?

A few years ago, I watched an episode of Monk from someone's box set. All I remember about the episode is that Adrian befriends a young boy (I think), and this makes him temporarily forget about his ...
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Helium balloons at party gives criminal away

I'm looking for the name of a movie with the following plot ingredients: a criminal (murderer?) is almost getting away with his/her (not sure) crime somehow, a bunch of helium balloons (kites?) at a ...
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Looking for a specific “Gummi bears” episode

I am looking for a particular episode of "Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears" in which there is a scene where Toadie leads the ogre troops and they all sing like in the US army. The Bulgarian ...
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Children scamming people trying to get quarters for the arcade

The short (from the late 70's or early 80's, I think) was about video game addiction and had children scamming people trying to get quarters for the arcade. I remember one kid claiming it was for ...
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Is this outfit of Lisa Simpson's from an official source or fan-made?

I came across this image on the Internet, and thought Lisa looked really adorable in this outfit, but I am not sure which episode it comes from, or if it comes from an episode at all. I tried a ...
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What's the House MD episode where he hired a woman to fake dead to fool the team?

I remember a (supposedly dead) woman waking up and giving a high-five to House. Which episode was this from?
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In which episode did Joey teach Ross on how to caress a face?

I recall an episode of Friends with Ross telling Joey about a woman putting her fingers on his face and interpreting that as flirting. Joey, being a master at seduction, showed what actually caressing ...
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Short sketch about spending time with “Friends”

I remember what I think was an episode of Mad TV with a short sketch in which a character (who I'm pretty sure was played by Phil LaMarr, but I could be mistaken) is talking to friends on the phone. ...
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Babylon 5 characters are holograms created by an adversary

I'm looking for a particular Babylon 5 episode. In this episode some crew members are holograms that were created to resemble the original humans. I'm not sure whether the holograms know in the ...
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Criminal Minds: Which episode has Garcia dressed in a suit?

I'm trying to chase down the season and episode which has Penelope Garcia wanting to be a little more hands on with the rest of the BAU... So she has a makeover which involves dolling herself up in a ...
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Sketch where one caveman has invented the complete English language

I'm looking for the Not the Nine O'Clock News episode where cavemen have not yet invented human speech and suddenly one caveman has invented the complete English language "forming words into ...
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Which Chopped episode has this line, which is shown in the opening credits?

For one season of Chopped, the opening credits shows Scott Conant telling a contestant during judging: It's a poor representation of an entire culture. This opening sequence is played through ...
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Barney Fife: “In life there are many roads…” quote?

One of our most beloved TV characters is the Incredible Barney Fife, from the Andy Griffith Show. In one episode, I remember Barney giving Gomer a monologue that included "In life there are many ...
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The Episode In Which Fry Enters His Mother's Dream in Futurama

I found these images on an online forum but no one seemed to be mentioning what episode it was. In this episode (from what I read in the forum) Fry enters his Mom's dream, probably Nibbler helps him ...
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What episode had Butters cracking a safe?

Saw this in the opening bit to South Park, was curious which episode it was from (see below). It shows Butters taking a torch to a safe.
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“Never mistake motionless for inactivity” quote from NCIS LA

A few days ago I heard this quote from Hetty on TV: Never mistake motionless for inactivity, Mr. Callen. Crocodiles get most of their meals that way. I have been googling around but I couldn't ...
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A TV show episode about a killer

I'm looking for a TV show, specifically an episode from it,about a man being "possessed" by a prisoner/killer's soul and kills his whole family. In the end the man gets his body back but his family is ...
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British TV show 999

Hi my question is regarding British TV show 999 hosted by Michael Buerk (or at least I think). One episode many moonlights ago told a story of a group of classroom students who went cave diving in ...
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bannas in pajamas episode

The episode, bananas in pajamas had a wet paint skit in it that was part of a show where kids sang in it. I remember one scene had a girl with black hair, yellow and red overalls but the overalls may ...
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What episode of Cops would this be (aired between 1990-1991)

This is about an episode of Cops that I heard my brother tell me about, back in early 90's. It was either 1990 or 1991 and that would have made this one of the Season 2 episodes (unless he was ...
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An episode of Roo wailing from the new adventures of Winnie the Pooh?

This is an episode where the kangaroo named Roo is wailing and crying and the screen was backing out where you could still hear wailing but the screen was backing out of a house made of trees or a ...