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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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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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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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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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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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Identify this show about teenagers chatting with a mysterious character

This is a show that I used to watch in the early 90s. I can't remember the back story of the main plot device, but there is someone who is communicating with a group of teenage kids via a computer ...
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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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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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Documentary: Man climbing big tree with rope to get honey

I remember watching a documentary about 10 years ago in a culture anthropology course where a man gets rope around a tree and then starts climbing it (huge, like as tall as Sequoia) and as he's ...
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80s/90s Sci-Fi TV show about an alien with a small flying friend

I saw a live action TV show when I was a kid and I can not remember the title and I only have vague memories of it. It was running at the end of the 80s, beginning of 90s. It is a science-fiction ...
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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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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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“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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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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Sci-Fi show with aliens that were like us

I remember this show from ~early 2000s. It was a Sci-Fi show where the humans had the ability to travel to alien planets. In the episode I remember, some humans arrived on a planet with intelligent ...
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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 ...
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TV-Series with outer-space girl being able to turn into flying sphere of light

This series was aired on a kids channel (can't remember which) when I was younger. I think it is from the US and probably 1990s. It was about a brown or black haired teenage girl who came from ...
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UK TV drama broadcast in 1970s / 1980s about two young boys in the Victorian era

I remember this show on British TV in the late 1970s / early 1980s. It was suitable for children and broadcast before the watershed, but I don't remember if it was part of a "programmes for children" ...
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Help identifying police procedural drama tv show from early to mid 2000s

The lead actress was blonde. They were all cops, or FBI, or some sort of law enforcement division. I think another guy on the team played a minor role in one of the Matrix movies. I think it aired ...
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Name of cartoon where kids turn into race cars?

When I was a kid in the mid to late 80's ('85 - '87 ish), I saw a cartoon where this kids turned into race cars somehow. I seem to remember that it was when they got wet or something. Whatever episode ...
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Alien invasion with a barrier on Earth

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie or probably a series about some kind of alien invasion. I vaguely remember some parts: there was some kind of barrier on earth with aliens of the other side ...
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TV series about futuristic earth where brutal ruler rules

I remember watching a TV series on Bindass or its sister channel about a Futuristic earth (looks like de-evolved) in Hindi dubbed language may be 5-6 years ago. Where a Brutal King rules a large land. ...
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An anime tv show from the early 90's, that I can't seem to identify or find anywhere

Back in the early 90's, I used to wake up really early in the morning to watch this anime tv show that was only on at that time for me. It was essentially an anime version of Power Rangers. A group ...
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Help find funny ninja movie (Or was it Chips on TV?)

Some rocket was on an island about to be launched by terrorists to the mainland? I think there were hostages? A team of ninja hit the island, American I think, male&female black&white. One ...
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Help me find this tv series : weird unkillable evil neighbor

I've seen it long ago (prolly 10 years ish now?), only like once or twice, pretty sure it was a tv show and not a movie but could even be wrong on that, all i remember is: There is a guy and a girl ...
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Film finale ends with rooftop standoff where hero is forced to choose who to sacrifice

I'm pretty sure this is the ending from a film, but there is a chance it may be a TV series instead, hence the extra tag. This is a film seen recently, set in modern day America. All I can remember ...
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Telepathic female alien in the Antarctic

I'm looking for a movie from the late 50's or early 60's about a female alien invader from a frigid planet who "lands" in the Antarctic (Arctic?) near a research station manned by 3 scientists. She ...
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Anime where mecha is controlled by a boy playing an ocarina

I've been searching for this anime for years, but I can't find it! It was shown in the early 90's on a Chinese channel so I never got the name of it. I can't really remember much but here some stuff ...
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Identify a movie/tv show where a janitor/custodian fights a jacked blonde dude

I watched this movie or TV show episode in early 2000's. I don't remember that much, but there was a muscular, blond, (and possibly superhuman), bad guy who tries to take over some kind of a ...
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Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
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TV series where a large space ship has to eject their reactor before it explodes

I'm looking for an old TV show/series. This is what I recall, I saw it around 6 years ago, watching it on a VCR tape, and since then it has been thrown out. This is what I recall of the show: Some ...
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Woman imagines seeing old man lying in a bed

Which movie or TV series is this? A couple arrive at a house (their new home or a holiday retreat). The woman (A) goes into a bedroom, and to her surprise find an old man lying in a bed, and by the ...
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Ocean-themed animation TV show with a “digital” intro

This has bugged me for years! I'm hoping to find again a TV show that I saw in the late 90s / early 2000s. Some features of it I remember: The protagonist is a young adolescent female, possibly a ...
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Help identifying an episode from an old sci fi tv series

Ok, this is a long shot but here we go: I remember watching an episode of an old (60's or 70's) sci fi tv series as a kid, in which a man and a woman are stranded on a planet, inhabited by 3 aliens ...
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Looking for an episode of a Saturday evening adventure show (A-Team?)

I am looking for an episode of a TV show. It would've aired in the UK on ITV in a weekend early evening slot which tended to air American adventure shows such as Knight Rider, A-Team, Street Hawk ...
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Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bets against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his ...
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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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A 90s cartoon show about racoons

Please help me identify a 1990s cartoon show in which the main characters are Racoons. I don't remember much about the antagonist, but he had pigs as his guards/assistants/minions.
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Help identifying a movie (or en episode), I only remember the end, possibly from the 90's

In the end of the movie a man is in an empty room of an empty house (no furniture, paintings), he opens a little trap door in the middle of floor of the room he is in, he enters the trap door, he ...
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What is the movie where a stone fall from the sky and turns people into aliens?

I saw this movie 10-15 years ago and I remember it vaguely, so some points may be wrong. A kid finds a rock in his front yard and, after a while, finds out that anyone touching the stone is ...