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Retired gentleman that solves people's problems

I believe this started as a TV movie (circa 1980's) and segued into a short-lived series. The protagonist was a retired gentleman who took up lost causes from people who could not afford outside help....
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Mad ex-movie-maker who makes his own movie monsters alive

I remember a TV series about a famous movie maker who got mad and in each episode he make a monster alive from his own old movie. There's a gang, like Scooby Doo gang, with two girls and two boys that ...
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Self made vehicles game show

I'm looking for the name of an old TV game show (1980s/1990s) where contestants must race along an above water track in self made vehicles, winners must reach and ring a bell at the end of the track. ...
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Teenager or kid competition reality show with different themes

It started off with a bunch of different teams competing each other, then elimination starts until there was only one winner left. Each episode had a different theme. I remember parts of a few ...
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Kids TV show on Animax with a red bird

I am looking for a name of a kids TV show. I used to watch it on Animax about 6-10 years ago (I am not sure). It was about this bird which used to draw himself with this big pencil on the beginning. I ...
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Looking for an old tv show featuring tiny caricature red haired boy with human blond girl

I don't remember well the date, I guess it would be late 80's and early 90's. The show was about a tiny caricature boy who had wild red hair and a blue overall. He was very naughty and got in trouble ...
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Identify movie/TV show with a guy pretending to be a god

A while ago I watched either a TV show or movie where one of the main character was considered a god but it turned out that he just had a lot of people working for him to set up scenarios he would ...
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Female fight scene from a movie or TV show, 1979 or 1980

This is probably a tough one but it never hurts to ask. One night in High School (10th-11th), lateish, probably shortly after midnight, maybe 11:30 PM. I turned on the TV for a few minutes, regular ...
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Identify Anime set in some other universe with odd group of main characters flying around in spaceships

I remember only two or more episodes of this particular anime. Some instances that I remember are this: The enemy once managed to install some purple crystals onto the protagonists' ships which ...
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1970s or 1980s UK scifi movie with alien slugs?

I'm looking for a movie (or TV episode?) I saw on TV at least 30 years ago! Here's what I remember: Plot Details there are these slow-moving grey slug monsters that make a weird sound. There are ...
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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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Help identifying TV show/movie with disabled kid and angry father

I don't know what spurred the curiosity about this, but a while back, maybe 10-15 years I saw a movie/show on TV (I feel like it was on Lifetime but I could be way off) where a disabled child and his ...
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Looking for an anime style show with a skyship and kids flying planes from either the 80s or 90s

I am looking for an animated series that was on South African television in the 90s. It may have been broadcast in the 80s in other parts of the world. It had to have been an Anime type show since the ...
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Twilight Zone? Outer Limits? Can't remember!

Have gone through all the episode plots as listed in IMDb, this plot doesn't show up, so I'm thinking maybe it wasn't Twilight Zone or Outer Limits. Plot: A quiet neighborhood develops ...
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Identifying an older fantasy variety TV series

There's an old variety TV series I have watched during the 90s. I don't remember the exact format, but it featured a constructed dungeon/castle with several rooms in it. A group of adventurers would ...
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Name this TV show with a fat policeman with beret

I'm seeking to identify a TV show I vaguely remember from my childhood. It might be 10 years old or older, I have no idea now. I don't know the country of production because I watched it dubbed to my ...
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Old cartoon about a man living on a spacestation

I remember watching an old cartoon about 10-15 years ago. A man was living on a space station with his family. The space-station looks like a normal neighborhood except that they have some kind of ...
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TV show about evil clown/circus/carnival and a young boy trying to stop this evil

I can remember watching this show during the early 2000s. I think it was a kid show, even though I can remember it being quite dark. All I can think of is that there was this evil clown/circus/...
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In which episode do all Marvel heroes team up to fight Galactus?

I am trying to identify a crossover episode from some 90's Marvel animated series where Galactus comes to earth because he is becoming weak and needs to feed and one of his heralds is creating trouble....
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What is the name of cartoon series?

In my child age I seen Scooby Doo and I watched some cartoon series where Scooby and his team mates are participating in an event and scoring points. Is it a part of Scooby Doo or it is other cartoon ...
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Movie/TV Show Ep with bloody screwdriver punching through car bonnet/hood

Have asked this on another forum but to no avail... So I’m not entirely sure if this was even a movie (vs some sort of TV show) as my best googling efforts have been unable to track it down and I’ve ...
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Identify an old (Russian?) Cartoon. “the 3 ____”

I had a cartoon I watched as a child on VHS I'm trying to remember the name of. Here is a list of details I can recall about it. Its old - pre 1960's (at a guess) Its called "The 3" Something I ...
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TV serial from the 80s or 90s with a magic lantern

I've been trying forever to identify a show that I watched in 1997 or '98. I believe it was a US-made television serial, and I think the running theme was that someone had a "magic lantern" (a type of ...
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“End of the world” type TV series

I remember a TV show that was aired around 10 years ago. Trying to remember what it was called. The world froze over Humanity lived in these domes ontop of the ice Domes were connected via bullet ...
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Identify this educational Japanese cartoon show

This show was a big hit in the 80s when it aired in the Middle East (dubbed into Arabic). The show is about a school boy and his sister who encounter various topics each episode and are assisted by a ...
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Please help identify this TV series/movie from the '90s - pirates, tropical island, sailing

I'm looking for an adventure live action TV series, mini series or movie from mid '90s. The plot is set in older days (maybe 19th century). I remember a tropical island and blue seas. The main ...
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About teens learning to fight off monsters (tv show I think)

I believe one of the actors was Manu Benett from Spartacus, although further inspection it didn't pop up under his IMDb. But the guy who I thought was Manu Bennett played a role as a teacher for for ...
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Zombie movie with evolving zombies - ability to run & speak

I'm looking for a zombie apocalypse movie (or show but I think it was a movie, not 100% sure). It was spoken in English, I've seen it between the years 2000-2010. It didn't look too old so I would say ...
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Identify this (French) animated series, produced in the 80s and featuring a very futuristic setting

When I was a kid I remember watching this French animated show on TV (though there's a slight chance I might be wrong about the country of origin), probably produced in the 80s. It was about these ...
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TV show consisting of unrelated episodes mainly about science fiction from the early 2000s I think

I only saw about 6 episodes on TV, it usually ran late at night in my country, but I can only remember the plot of one episode. In this episode the structure was like a detective movie, there were two ...
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Cartoon about a sea princess

I'm looking for a name of a cartoon series I watched in ~2000th. The main character was a sea princess, and the story took place underwater. The main villain was searching for several powerful ...
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What is the name of the cartoon that was referred in The Dictator (2012)?

In the Nuclear-Nadal scene, Both Aladeen and Nadal argue about the nuclear missile being pointy. In that argument, Aladeen refers to a cartoon (as per him they are research films) where the missiles ...
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Need help identifying TV show with Hiroshima/Nagasaki survivor

I once saw a youtube clip of a 1950s/60s american TV show that had a japanese man on (i want to say in his 40s or so). The host/show brought in many influential people from the Japanese man's life; ...
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Japanese TV show that had a recurring plot device, the seal of the emperor

So, a long time ago at an anime convention (I think it was Otakon 2001 or 2002). A guy showed this parody video, which was supposed to be lampooning a popular TV show. This TV show's main character ...
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TV series about youth with super human powers

I am searching for an English language TV series. Could be an Australian one but I am leaning towards American. This is definitely before 2000. I watched it when I was a kid on a state run television ...
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What is the name of the 2 episode series/movie where passengers disappear from a flight? [duplicate]

I remember around 15 years ago I watched a 2 episode movie/series about people disappearing on a flight. I don't exactly remember how it started, I recall I watched some passengers on a flight who ...
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60/70's tv show where they visit a town where everything is frozen from time having stopped

In the middle of nowhere in a small town, birds are frozen in flight, people are in mid motion frozen, pouring water is immobile, etc. Some visitors drive into the town amazed by what they see. They ...
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Cartoon teaching about growing a business

I'm looking for a specific old educational cartoon that teaches about business (and/or the importance of capitalism). It showed some guy building his business when the narrator says something like "...
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Need help identify Sci-Fi channel TV show/Movie [duplicate]

I am fairly certain I saw this on the Sci-Fi channel, let's say 7/8 years ago. I remember one scene vividly: A bunch of people were on a plane/spaceship of sorts and they needed to fly through some ...
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Trying to locate the name of this movie or TV show from 70's or 80's with specific plot

I am going crazy searching for the movie or TV show that I saw in childhood. The plot goes like this: There is this guy who was severely injured in some accident and lost his ability to move or ...
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TV show with a villainous plastic surgeon who ends up getting beat down by a good guy

It's a recent work (last five, maybe ten years), American, and I'm pretty sure it was a TV show, although I can't rule out a movie. I think it was pretty high-budget, it had a pretty Hollywood feel to ...
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TV Show where the hero would shrink into computer and fight viruses [duplicate]

I have wondered about this for years, and so my memory is a little flaky on this now, but here goes: This was a TV show, aimed at children/teenagers, on British TV around 1997 (I doubt it was a ...
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What show/movie is the quote “Yonder over yonder” from?

I only vaguely remember this quote, but it goes something like: "Where over yonder?" "Yonder over yonder." I'm pretty sure it's two men talking, but not 100%. I have a feeling it's from ...
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Evil queen uses crane to dip slaves in liquid gold for statues

I saw this scene briefly in the mid-80s and for some reason it's stuck in my head ever since. There's an explorer. He finds himself in a cave, where this evil lady is driving a light crane which ...
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Short-lived 2000s TV series about a guy released from prison

The TV series was cancelled in the middle of season 2 (bad story line, goofs, not enough viewers). One of the biggest goofs is that one character died in an earlier episode, then appeared again in ...
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Anime style show about a female space ship racer

There was a show on Disney channel or Disney XD around 2009. I think it was an anime styled and futuristic. this girl raced what seemed to be space ships and had many friends. I'm not sure if she ...
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Who said “When you see 666 on the kid's head, you know there's going to be trouble”

I've been googling for two weeks and my head is just about to explode. I know I've heard this reference to the Omen trilogy somewhere. Someone says something like "When you see 666 on the kid's head, ...
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Cartoon where heroes drive a Blue and a Pink race car

I have a feeling this was from the late 80's (uk) and I think I can remember watching inspector gadget at around the same time growing up. It was a cartoon with two lead heroes who might have been ...
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TV villain armed missiles with open source

Help me recognize a tv-series or a movie, AND an open sourced project: The tv-series (or a movie) had a villain hacking a missile system of some sort. The program code was briefly shown on-screen, ...
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Acid Rain Killing Woman

I saw this movie/series at least 10 years ago. I think this was the beginning, and it shows a caucasian woman in a village surrounded by forest. It starts raining, everyone goes inside, and in the ...