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What's the name of this animated movie/show featuring a coconut as a plot device?

What's the name of a movie about a professor or scientist who sends a group of kids to search for the missing ingredient for one of his recipes that is actually a coconut and in the end all he needs ...
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TV Series about a girl pretending to be a boy? [on hold]

For a long time I have been looking for an old TV series that was about a girl, and she pretended to be a boy so she could go to an all-boy school. She falls in love with a boy there, but he doesn't ...
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British tv comedy skit show where an actor plays a blackface vagabond

Maybe you can help me name a British skit show that I saw an episode or two of on Netflix a while back where in one skit a white man in blackface plays some sort of vodoo vagabond that talks jibberish ...
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Snowman cartoon

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a snowman was made with the help of the moon. The cartoon had only snowmen, no people. They used to live in igloos. ...
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Help me identify this tv show! [on hold]

Okay I can't remember much but I think it's a teen nick show that was shown at night sometime in the year 2008/2009? Basically it was about girls and boys and their relationships? I think there was ...
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Name of an English-speaking sketch show with the character “Rabbi the Rabbit”

About 10 years ago I watched on German television channel ARTE an English speaking sketch show with subtitles. The English that was used was definitely not American English, but I am not sure if it ...
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Help identifying TV scene where a weak/innocent female finds out someone betrayed her and gets revenge?

I'm looking for a scene from a TV show (within past 10 years) where a female character who's friendly and innocent finds out that someone betrayed someone she loves/cares about and they do a close up ...
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Movie (maybe show?) where clinic is held hostage for adult son who dies

At the latest, I saw this movie in 2008 on TV. I'll describe what I remember and see if it rings any bells. There were three adult men, including what I believe to be a father and a son. The adult ...
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Movie/ Short series about man telling his story to a servant

This could be a movie split into 3 parts, or a short show of 3 episodes. Throughout the time, we hear an old man telling the story of his romantic endeavors (how he met his first love, how they broke ...
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TV special about Downton Abbey that featured modern poor estate owners

Some time in the last two years I watched a special on TV (can't remember which channel) about Downton Abbey that featured a family who owns a British estate like Downton Abbey today, but the cost of ...
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Direct to TV movie about a middle class girl and hobo family

I remember watching this movie in the beginning of the 90s. My recollection for the story is very limited, but still: A middle class girl get lost in a city and a family of hobos (professional ...
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older children's shows [on hold]

i joined here in hopes to track down two shows i remember from my childhood, they might have aired on pbs kids in the late 1990s- early 2000s when i seen them. The one all i remember is a grumpy rat ...
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What was the name of the comedy show with british teens doing stupid stunts like eating hot peppers and doing charades?

Modern show, maybe a few years old. In the charades game they are acting out non-sexual clues that end up making them look like they are doing a bunch of stupid dirty sex acts. For instance drinking ...
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Name of a series where a guy owns a boxing place

I watched a series a year or two (or even three?) ago in which a guy owns a boxing place.. and the main character sort of "handles" stuff as his job. And the main character and the owner of the boxing ...
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Does anybody recognise what this tv show is? I thought it was The Outer Limits but maybe no?

So, at least 15 years ago I watched what I thought was an episode of The Outer Limits which was really good. But as I've looked back through the synopsis of them I can't find it so I'm hoping that ...
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Looking for name of a very old short cartoon

So I'm looking for an old short cartoon I used to watch on Cartoon Network in the early-90's. The cartoon was one of those stand alone, independent pieces, and it felt and looked like "Symphony in ...
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Kid's dog chewing on device that looks like a bone, turns out to be a bomb

So this was a Sci-Fi TV series about a kid who happens to find part of a device that looked like a bone that his dog was chewing. This device was later known to be a bomb. The boy was joined by some ...
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Sci-fi movie with near-death experience and a… plant chair?

I saw a few minutes of a movie (or hey, it could have been a series) back in the 90s on late night television and I'm suddenly curious as to what it was. It was a long time ago so I might have flubbed ...
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What is this 90s Cyberpunk themed cartoon?

I'm looking for the name of a Saturday morning American cartoon from the 90s with a distinctly Cyberpunk theme. The villain is a corporate CEO type guy, who I believe wore a black suit, and had black ...
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Cartoon show about 5 heroes dressed like owls/birds

This show could be Japanese anime, but I am not sure. I saw this show in the 1980s and I vaguely remember 3 of the heroes. There is a standard hero (male, handsome). There is the typical girl ...
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A show about two blonde teenage geniuses

The series is about 2 teenagers, a boy and a girl, both of them are blonde; they are both geniuses I think, and the girl is evil. I don't know many details, but I think the girl invents destructive ...
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Cartoon show about 5 dinosaurs with special abilities

I have seen this show in late 1980's early 1990's. It is about 5 little cute dinosaurs (each from a complete different species of dinosaurs) and each one has a distinctive color. But they all have ...
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Identify TV series with supernatural elements

I was stuck and standing on a very crowded train when I observed a seated passenger watching what I presume was a TV series on an iPad. It seemed intriguing, so i'd like to work out what it was. The ...
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Identify a TV series: factual, about body language, broadcast in the UK, around 2010

I'm looking for a TV series about body language that I really enjoyed. These are the facts I remember: Broadcast by Channel 4 (so the audience is the UK) There were 3 presenters: an older white ...
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Early '90s horror/thriller movie/tv show - guy's head and arm trapped by closing electric car window

From a young age, early nineties, I've always remembered quite vividly a couple of scenes from what I 'think' was a movie (I was young so could have made it up although that's unlikely as it scared ...
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What 70's/80's movie? A woman with letter 'A' in her dress is comdemned of witchcraft

What movie/tv series is this? A woman in 16th/17th (?) century is hiding her identity, because she either is thought to be a witch or is a witch, and there is a letter 'A' in the upper part of her ...
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Kids show with martial arts elements and magic

I've been trying to find the name of a TV show that I used to watch a few years back (more than 10, I think). I can only remember that it was about some kids who trained in some martial art by a ...
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What movie/TV show is this death scene from?

So I'm not sure whether this scene was from a movie or TV show. I only vaguely remember it, but I'll describe it as best as I can, but I can't be sure whether some details are accurate. The thing ...
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Cartoon about a robot that comes out of a pool

I saw this cartoon as a kid(80's). All I can remember is that there was a pool that split open and a robot would come out and help defeat the bad guys. I want to say it came on during the block with ...
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what is this 80's teen tv series? a girl with psychic visions

Does anyone know this tv series from 80's? I don't remember much, but it was a really exciting and a little bit dark story. A girl has short (b&w?) psychic visions about walking in a dark ...
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Help identifying an episode where the grandmother is radioactive?

I watched a portion of a TV show years ago that involved an old woman who glowed in the dark. From what I remember a man was shown in to the grandmother's bedroom by her family members, then the ...
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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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Identify a 80's/90's live-action kids show or movie (not sure) with a maze and magicians

Okay, I remember a show/movie from my childhood, had to be 80's or 90's -- pre-1995 at the latest. I have only a very vague memory of it. It was definitely live action. I'm leaning toward it being a ...
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Identify this pre-2000s film or TV show with a passionate standing makeout scene between two men

I saw a scene from a movie or TV show as a kid and it's always stuck in my mind and for years I've always wanted to know what movie or TV show it belonged to. I have no information about this ...
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Documentary about people who torture

Looking for a British documentary, ca ten years old, possibly made by BBC. It was a controversial piece where they interview a number of torturers who are free men today. They even manage to film an ...
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A show about four heroes fighting against evil

I'm looking for a show I watched about 10 years ago. I don't remember much from that show, but I hope it will suffice. The show has a medieval setting. The four protagonists have each a specific ...
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Kids show about two robots isolated on a planet

I have seen this show back in the 80s. It is in color. The characters spoke English (probably British English). In each episode, they appear on a planet full of junk. (Maybe it is Earth after an ...
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Identify an American TV Show Car Chase - Aired in early 2000's

The American TV show was staged. It was almost like a game-show in which they drove to an isolated or abandoned town, and a "criminal" would be selected. The criminal could select to be in any type of ...
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Need the name of this 80s Vampire TV series episode/short movie?

Definitely not big budget. Production values felt like Dark Shadows of the 1990s. One of the soon-to-be-revealed vampires is a middle-aged caucasian woman. The episode/mini-movie started out with the ...
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Reunion of group captured & tortured in WWII

Can anybody identify this TV episode, probably from the 1950-1960 era? In WWII, a group of people had gotten captured by the enemy. They had agreed among themselves not to reveal any secrets if this ...
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Help identifying movie based on one weird scene in a bowling alley

I was on a flight and as I was waiting to disembark I oversaw a scene from a movie or TV show that a guy was watching a few rows ahead of me. The scene was sufficiently weird that I would be glad to ...
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Animated fairy tales with a blond narrator

I have flashes of one of my favourite ever videos as a kid, but I cannot for the life of me think of the name. I also can't remember much about it, which isn't helpful, I know, but it was very old and ...
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WW2 TV series about evacuation during bombings. set in england

i am looking for a tv series we used to watch in junior school about world war two. all i can remember is that two or three children were evacuated to the countryside after their house got bombed. ...
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TV episode with a man betting on a ship

Can you identify this TV episode (probably from the 1950-60 era, possibly Hitchcock)? Man is on an ocean liner to Europe. There is a game for the passengers: bet on how far the ship will go in the ...
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A murder hidden amidst serial killing

I'm trying to recall a crime story made (and probably set) in the 20th century, where there's a serial killer with several victims. Our perceptive protagonist figures out that one of the crimes is ...
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About a show started or produced by Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov started or produced a show about a genius who owned a warehouse full of stuff and experiments and he with an assistant (who was assigned to watch him) solved a number of unusual crimes ...
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TV Show about colony on a prehistoric earth

This TV Show I'm looking for is about earth being ruined by global warming. A small group of people is allowed to go back in time to a prehistoric earth to start a colony and make a new beginning.
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758 views

90s TV series with flying hero?

IIRC there was a TV series, live action where the hero at night was flying over the city and he had some glow from his eyes and a blue superhero suit. Which was it? I'm fairly certain that he had some ...
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TV show about teenagers living on an island after a plane crash [closed]

I used to watch some episodes of a show about teenagers whose plane crashed on an island and they survived. We see their life on the island. Some of them collect fruit like papaya, some try to work on ...
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Bear with an airship

I remember a cartoon from when I was younger (late 80s early 90s) with a bear who had an airship. The ship was like a pirate ship with a quilted balloon on the top. I believe the enemy was some sort ...