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Sliders episode: City surrounded by huge wave

I'm afraid i cant be very helpful here but when i was much younger i watched an episode of a tv series which i remember being Sliders but cant seem to find any episode of that show with this ...
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Identify this late 80s, possibly early 90s stand-up special with a comedian who sings “I don't care.”

I watched this stand-up comedy special at a friend's house sometime between 87-91. It would have been on a premium channel (my guess is either HBO or Cinemax). I don't remember if there were ...
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Cartoon about computer programs fighting computer viruses

I am looking for the name of a cartoon that was made in the late 80's or early 90's. The premise was a group of sentient computer programs who were fighting computer viruses. It might have been ...
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Soldiers hiding from robots or mechs in a forest

I'm 25 (born 1987). When I was young (must have been very young) I saw a show or movie that was an anime, but the kind that has a mature drawing style, smaller eyes, more serious, and the character ...
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Looking for the name of a science fiction/horror movie or possibly series where a girl is slid head first down a narrowing tube

This was one of those things I had on 10-15 years ago as background noise while totally invested in some Gameboy game and ended up watching bits and pieces of. May have been a movie, a mini-series ...
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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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Documentary series in one episode they attacked a casino

I am trying to get the name of a tv series which had R. Paul Wilson from 'The Real Hustle' in it. The episode I saw was when he performed a penetration test on a casino with some colleagues he picked ...
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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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Name that 80's educational TV show

Back in the 80's there was a really neat educational show on PBS in NY. I remember having to wake up just before 6 am to watch it on a weekday right before school. The episodes might have only been 15 ...
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Random cartoon from the 90s?

I'm trying to remember a cartoon that aired in the mid or late 90s (I think 1996-1997), the good guys drove high tech armored vehicles (It was not MASK) and had specialized suits. One of the vehicles ...
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TV series where they plant a chip in the brain of students

I watched these as a kid and have no idea what the series was called... The idea is that students get a chip implant in their brain (the parents don't know this), and when they try to escape from some ...
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Aliens arrive to stop a hybrid child who has telekinetic powers

I've got a random memory of a science fiction film from either the late 80s or early 90s. It's a fairly sketch memory but a few key points stick out: Aliens (that look human) travel to earth to stop ...
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TV-series, 1980s, British, city, working-class-people, apartment-block, fall from window, children taken

I'm looking for a British TV-series that also aired on Norwegian NRK between 1981 and 1984 - so lets say it may have been made 2-3 years earlier. I think it was around 6 episodes, though it may have ...
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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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Old cartoon where a boy with a skeleton friend in a baseball cap battles monsters

Ok, I know this is a longshot, but I hope that somebody out there is able to help me. What I want to know is if anybody has ever heard of this. It is either a TV show or movie that I'm about to ...
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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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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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Television show similar to Supernatural

I saw an episode of a TV episode a few years ago. I've asked about it on other sites and got almost unanimously pointed to Supernatural. However, I've been watching Supernatural and I'm up to season ...
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Television show with a cross-eyed lion

Looking to identify a television show that I saw a long time ago. I believe the show was from the 80's but may have been even from the late 70's. It involved people living/working on a game preserve ...
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What is this episode about tiny people/humans?

I'm looking for a TV show where a man who creates miniatures wakes up one day to discover that there are two tiny human characters alive. Then a society starts to develop out of tiny humans that ...
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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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Need help identifying movie and/or TV show by plot point

There was a movie or a show where a guy has a date with a girl. He thinks it goes well, but she doesn't return any of his calls so he begins to think something terrible has happened to her. He ...
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Pollution-themed animated TV-series that aired in the early '90s?

I watched this show as a child in North America in the early '90s, though it is probably older, and have nothing but vague memories with which to identify it. Thus, anything fitting even one of the ...
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Animated apocalyptic sci-fi movie from the 70's or early 80's

Every few years I make an attempt to find information about this barely-remembered show that I saw. I was probably around 6 years old, and lived in South Africa at the time, for what that helps. ...
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Old series about guy scientist and future?

What I remember: * First episode: Scientist (Second brain in the world (by volume or mass)) found a guy in our days and take him to future. They said that the "first brain" started apocalypses and ...
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Cartoon with a muscular main character who's wearing sunglasses

I'm looking for a cartoon show in which the main character is a muscular male, has ginger/yellow afro, is wearing sunglasses, has an absurd name ("bon pon", "pon pon", or something like that), and ...
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Nineties TV Show About Preventing Crimes

Okay, so as I remember it, the show was on TV in the UK on BBC2 in the second half of the nineties. It was American and would have been a standard 45 minute episode as it was in the tea time slot. ...
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1990s TV series featuring underwater habitat and girl with the ability to breathe underwater?

I'm trying to find the details of a TV show that was aired on British Morning Television in the mid to late 1990s. I vaguely remember it being Australian, but that could simply be due to the number ...
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Looking for title of an old show for teens

I used to watch an old TV show for teens in which a girl got soaked in some stuff that fell off a truck (it was in barrels). And from that point, she could melt and slide under doors and reform in her ...
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“Rock TV” animated/live action series from the early to mid 80s

Riffling through my memory on another question, I was reminded of a series that aired in the States on broadcast (NBC, I think, though it may have been syndicated), probably Saturday mornings. I seem ...
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Intelligent cars that could talk and drive themselves

What is the name of a TV serial or movie that had a group of intelligent cars that could talk and drive themselves? As far as I can remember, the drivers were law-enforcers. They also had a big custom ...
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British children's cartoon about a sailor

I have a TV theme song stuck in my head. Please help me identify the TV show so I can listen to the song. It was a catchy sea shanty, and I'm pretty sure it was played on a concertina. Here's what I ...
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TV Show/Movie that has Bill Nye and a wormhole!

All I remember is that it's either a TV show episode or a movie that has main characters who are going to a science convention where only the top scientist attend. This is when Bill Nye steps in as a ...
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Which TV series featured children on a tropical island stopping criminals?

I am trying to remember a TV series from my youth in the UK (approximately 1990-1995). It featured a band of children, somewhat attached to a hotel, on a tropical island. They would prevent crime ...
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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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Cartoon with dinosaur named Scott

There was a cartoon (probably around 1990) with a dinosaur named "Scott" (or something like this). He had his purpose to reach the green valley. Although he didn't manage too, he was happy because he ...
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Cowboys and Indians TV-series produced in Germany

Possibly made 20-30 years ago, with those now in their late 30's probably watching it when they were children. It was an American style western but produced in the outback of Germany somewhere. It ...
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Police officer falls for sister of person he killed

I was watching "Shades of Blue" (please don't judge) and they started a plot line where the rookie cop starts a relationship with the sister of the guy he killed and I thought "wait, a second I've ...
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What TV show or movie does this quote about the four horsemen of the apocalypse come from?

Introduction A while ago (two or three weeks tops) I was watching something on TV or similar: could have been either a movie or an episode of a TV series and didn't think much of it, but today I ...
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Name of kids TV show where dog was the messiah

This was a kids show which would have been on TVO (TV Ontario) around twenty years ago. It was a live action show, I think from Britain or Australia, as I recall them having funny accents. Now then, ...
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Boy turns into car and back again…?

I remember ages ago back in the 80's when everything was still cool and Optimus Prime was still voiced by Peter Cullen... But there was another cartoon which although was somewhat crazy in concept ...
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Made-for-TV movie about a man who gets better by taking Vitamin C

There was a TV movie in the early 80s about a man who cured his sickness by taking Vitamin C. I was very young the time it aired so that is the gist of my recollection. It would have been broadcast ...
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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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Identify a 90s show about ruthless careerist

I saw a show in the 90s about a young man who gets an entry level job (admin or maybe data entry) in a big corporation. He quickly climbs the corporate ladder by manipulating, backstabbing and ...
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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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Early 90s sci-fi show with a race of mutants

There was an early 90s SciFi show that played in the New York City area on public television. All I remember were there being like two races of people, one being normal human and the other were ...
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Character can release sharp and thin threads from his body

If this is very unclear and is like impossible to identify without further description, Please let me know, All I have is one episode I saw on TV of it(on Animax). My hope is that someone may ...
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Miniseries featuring an upside down ziggurat-shaped spaceship

An American made for TV movie shown over several nights in, I think, the 90's, that featured a spaceship resembling an upside down ziggurat hovering just above ground that was later discovered to have ...
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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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Children cartoon about a boy who lives with his father

I watched this cartoon as a kid when I lived in France, so the years are between 1985 and 1989. The cartoon was drawn with pastel colors and simple clear lines, the faces of the characters were ...