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Scene from a TV show with two men talking and one of them summarising Star Wars in a funny way

A while ago I watched a scene from a TV show on YT. The title of the show was provided, but unfortunately I don't remember it. I think the show was British, but I'm not sure. The scene was around 1-2 ...
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TV-Show (maybe Movie) where four fathers/forefathers was a plot point

I'm looking for a TV Show, possibly a movie. Unfortunately I remember very little about it, not even if it was live action or animated. The one thing I do remember is that there was a plot point ...
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What was the name of the movie/TV series

I remember this scene where this serial killer lures another criminal(he had a grudge with him) into a trap by telling him he is gonna save him from the police (who were on his tail). He coordinates ...
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Spanish legal TV series

Some 12-15 years ago I watched on TV a Spanish series about a team of an investigating judge, a lawyer (two males) and their two assistants (female). The judge, if I'm not mistaken, was called Cosmo. ...
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Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...
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80 views

Help identifying a highschool reality show on MTV

I remember that I saw a reality show once on MTV, the satellite television channel. I have went through the List of programs broadcast by MTV but I couldn't find it. This series is about a group of ...
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118 views

Fighter planes join up to form a robot

I don't remember the entire plot. But there was this TV animation series (could be anime), in which there are 3 fighter planes which combine to become a massive robot. This robot then goes on to fight ...
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123 views

Identify this British miniseries about a scientist

I am looking for the name of a miniseries that I had watched a long time ago. It's plot was about a scientist and his apprentice in a university. The time line suggested it was between 1920s and ...
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UK show about a guy who has to perform crazy challenges or he gets tortured

In the early 2000s on comedy central, Sunday night had 2 TV shows back to back. First was Dave Attell's Insomniac. The second was some UK show about a guy who had to complete crazy challenges (like ...
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What cartoon show am I thinking of?

I can't remember what this show is called! It has the following features: American Television Mid 2000s? Possibly aired on Cartoon Network Contained Japanese Anime styles and themes (esp. facial ...
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164 views

Movie\show with futuristic soldiers and a flashback scene

So I keep having flickering memories of this movie or TV show from my childhood. Circa early 1990s I'm thinking. There's one scene in particular that I remember, where a man is being questioned by ...
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112 views

Identify: Alfred Hitchcock (?) where a cat keeps showing up

I was about three years old when I saw this. It is probably one of my earliest memories. I am pretty sure it was an Alfred Hitchcock episode but, it is possible it was an Outer Limits, or something ...
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identify tv show/episode

It was either barney or the wiggle but in the episode they were looking for something and inside the house was an infinite number of doors/rooms. One door I think had hundreds of balls bouncing around ...
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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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360 views

Cartoon with moose, raccoon and cavemen

I don't remember much about it, but is was something I watched when I was little, and it's been bugging me that I can't find it! I was a kid during the early 2000's, but I don't recall if the cartoon ...
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122 views

Cartoon in which little characters drink something and suddenly start bouncing

I remember seeing a cartoon back in early 2000s or late 90s. There are bunch of short guys, which on seeing some sort of danger would drink some liquid contained in a bottle. The liquid would give ...
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91 views

Car Warriors in a Junkyard

My friend and I were talking about this show the other day. It aired weekdays at 6 or 6:30 AM. Some or all of these details may be wrong, but it had a group of people (potentially Mighty Morphin' ...
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115 views

Female character hears a song that would trigger an alternate personality

I had just watched this show within the last year it had something to do with this lady who was nice and normal then these guys show up and started singing a song that triggers her into an alternate ...
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A politician say america isn't the best country

Four or five months ago, I have seen a video on facebook, it had over half million shares and thousands of likes. On the captions, it said it is a part of a series, however I can't find the video ...
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Sketch comedy about the British class system

Sometime in the 1990s (just maybe the 1980s) I saw one episode of a sketch comedy show that I was not familiar with and it has stuck in my head ever since. The episode was concerned with notion of ...
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Comedy sketch regarding bank bailout/debt crisis

I am looking for a sketch that I saw online a few years ago. My memory is that it included Mitchell and Webb from That Mitchell and Webb Look, but I was unable to find it from there. The sketch has ...
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850 views

A kids show about a boy who turns into a girl?

There was this show I used to watch occasionally as a kid, where the main character was a boy (forgot his name), and every time someone would scratch his elbow, he would turn into a girl. And this ...
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80's TV episode (maybe 70's rerun) with a helicopter and grenades

I have this obscure memory of this TV show I saw when I was a kid. In the episode, there were 2 guys in a helicopter and they were dropping grenades, but the grenades were exploding before they hit ...
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Scifi Movie or TV Series that I watched somewhere within 1990-2005

I remember little about the movie, but the plot was: in modern world wizards or mages or sorcerers exist and there are magic items. I also remember a boy or guy riding near some rocks on the river ...
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TV Show about criminals serving in the French Foreign Legion instead of going to jail

Some years ago I saw a (I think it was) British, TV-show which was a little like Bad Lads Army but in the French Foreign Legion. The show was about some minor criminals - people who got into bar ...
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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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1990s cartoon regarding three heroes

There used to be a show on Cartoon Network on late 1990s - where there used to be three super heroes. At the time of any war, one used to handle battle on earth wearing a yellow suit. One used to ...
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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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523 views

Movie (maybe show?) where clinic is held hostage for adult son who dies

At the latest, I saw this movie in January of 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. ...
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74 views

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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Black comedy mini-series with bloody shootings in public toilet

Black comedy mini-series (several episodes) about mafia/gansters. I've watched it in the 90's. Most probably in colour. I don't remember the language spoken, but my guess would be that the show was ...
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158 views

older children's shows [closed]

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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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869 views

80s TV action series about an “electric man”

I'm looking for an 80s tv-series. The main character was some kind of superhero-ish. He had a blue sparkling/glowing body, and he "healed" himself with electricity. He had a "sidekick" who was a star ...
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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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stand up comedy show in early 80s

In the early 80s, I remember watching a stand-up comedy special with several now-famous comedians and it was hilarious. It had Seinfeld, and Reiser as they were just starting out. I can't remember if ...
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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 ...