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Movie with 3 siblings in foster care. Eldest seeks out younger siblings. [on hold]

I need to know the name of a TV movie from the late 70s to early 80s about 3 siblings separated and put in foster care. When grown, the oldest sets out to find siblings, the youngest always wore a ...
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BBC4 financial crash mockumentary?

I recall watching around 2006 a mockumentary (of sorts) portraying a scenario for a financial crash that, in hindsight, played out quite like the events of 2008/2009. I believe it aired on BBC4 (or ...
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Can't remember the names of two TV shows [on hold]

Trying to find the name for two TV shows. The first show is about a monster that can control people after touching them and each episode ended with the monster typing on a typewriter. I believe he ...
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Looking for the name of a Japanese TV Show starring two high school girls in a paranormal setting

I'm looking for this Japanese TV show where the first episode is about a book called "Jack and Emily". One of the two high school girl protagonists is like a detective and the other one wears glasses ...
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70's TV show with a witch with a cauldron

If anyone can help, I would be extremely grateful. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. In the 1970's, after school, we would sometimes watch a show where the lead character was an ugly witch. It took place ...
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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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Can't remember movie/TV show, end scene about a man on his death bed.

So all i can remember about this movie/TV show is that it involved a woman who was abused by her father or something along those lines, and there is a scene at the end where the abusive father is on ...
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695 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

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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English tv programme about the origins of words and idioms

Does anyone remember a series of programmes, I think around the year 2000, on UK TV about the origins of English words and idioms? They focused each programme on a different aspect of society, for ...
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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 ...
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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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What was the movie with the invisible creature with a tail and footprints?

Made in the same era as E.T. A small boy had a sometimes-invisible muppet creature friend. It had a tail, stood about 2 or 3 feet tall, was hairy, left footprints, tickled the kid around his family.. ...
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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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Animated show in cartoon network about warrious fighting with magic cubes

I used to watch the show when I was a kid. It had guys fighting with cubes with designs in them; they used to yell out something and the cube would transform. can anyone help?
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looking for a tv show from 90s with child who stopped time for others by clapping

There was a girl living in a house with her parents. Any time the girl clapped her hands, time stood still and everything held on. The only one who was able to move was the girl. When she clapped her ...
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What is the name of this 80s TV special for kids?

Really struggling to remember this one, it's killing me and my friend. It was some sort of After School special in the 80s, thought I'm not sure on which network it aired. It could have been a ...
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Animation : on card game

hi can anybody know the animation series name which is based on concept of card play in which monster come out of card when it card called this show is similar to "Yu-Gi-Oh!" but not based on ancient ...
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Looking for this horror anthology from the early 90s

From what I remember, the each episode starts off with a "monster" family sitting on the couch eating humans as snacks and watching TV which airs the actual episode. One episode I remember involves ...
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Looking for an old puppet show with squirrels/chipmunks?

Does anyone remember an old puppet show with squirrels/chipmunks? You could visually see their strings. All of the characters had big fluffy cheeks. One of the characters was named Tippo or something ...
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Parents are secret agents and their son is kidnapped

I want to say it came out after 2000. There is a mother, father and one son. The parents are both secret agents and while the boy was growing up the father faked his own death by a car bomb so even ...
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Mid-1990s HBO documentary featuring a disabled Asian-American teen

The Asian-American boy had birth defects that left him with deformed limbs. The documentary features some footage of him as a small child and then focuses on his life as a 15 or 16 year-old in ...
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Is there any TV show which represents Alexander the Great's life (before and after)?

Is there any TV show (not documentary) which represents Alexander The Great's life, from his early beginnings to his successful military campaigns and then the state of Greece after his death? I'm ...
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“Zulu” person and white boy travel in Africa, probably 90's

There was a TV series that telecast probably 1990's in Sri Lanka (but it's not a Sri Lankan production). It was about a Zulu person. And he traveled with a white boy in Africa. They met different ...
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Sarturday morning cartoon identification

I loved this cartoon back in the day... Mid 90s Saturday morning thing. A bunch of teenage American football players that get transported / sucked through a wormhole to some fantasy dimension. ...
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Help identifying a terror series that looks like an older version of the X Files

When I was young, I used to watch a terror/fantasy series that was in the vein of the X Files, but before that show was aired. From what I can recall, the series seems to be from the late 80's early ...
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I am trying to remember an old cartoon

The premise of the show seems to be competitive hand-to-hand combat, but this is from fuzzy faded memory. The character I remember is a reptilian humanoid. His one arm is a T-Rex head and his other ...
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Late night TV series about young detective who also makes women's high heel shoes

Looking for a TV show my Wife watched in 2000-ish...on late...Midnite...specialty channel like Bravo, Showtime etc. About a young detective who also makes women's high heel shoes...I don't know much ...
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British TV ghost story from 90s?

There was British ghost story TV-show from the 90s that I watched as a child and it really scared me. I'd love to see it again. It involved a woman and husband possibly, moving to, or staying in a ...
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Animated TV series with a man fighting mosquitos

I watched this show last year on TV The only one episode i watched was about a round shaped mosquito trying to go inside a house (or apartment?), and a man who owns the house trying so hard to keep ...
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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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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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80's-90's Science Fiction Time Travel TV Series,

Okay, so I remember this TV Show but the details are a little fuzzy. I remember the show must of taken place in the eighties or somewhere around there, the characters had crazy eighties hair and ...
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TV show about pseudo-science and paranormal activity

I'm looking for a TV show that was broadcasted in my youth (late 90s, early 00s) on a Belgian Children's TV Network although it definitely was definitely a show that originates from the English world ...
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90s TV series with hidden camera

First of all sorry my english BUT I'm looking for an english TV series (USA) which I love but I can't find it. It was taken in 90s, I think, and it was about a boy who had a lot of hidden cameras in ...
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Repeatedly stating: “I apologize!”

Since I just used the phrase "I apologize" in a comment here, I find that I have a fragmentary audio portion of a scene ear-wigged into my brain. I know I've seen it many times, but it just won't worm ...
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Identify Hong Kong or Taiwanese drama involving a love “quadrilateral”

I saw this TV series late 90's and would really like to learn its name again. When I saw it, it was relatively new. It was most likely made by Hong Kong or Taiwan with the setting being a modern ...
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About a mysterious T.V. series with Bruce Greenwood

There was a mysterious T.V.show with Bruce Greenwood ( I think this is his name) where he worked for some mysterious huge company that tries to control everything and tries to find and make ...
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Aliens whose symbol is a six-pointed star

I think this was a movie, but it may have been an episode of a TV show. I saw it on US TV in the 80s or early 90s. The main plot point was the arrival on Earth of an alien spacecraft emblazoned with ...
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Cartoon show from the 80's with kids going to sleep and go into a magical world

There was this cartoon I used to watch... kids (usually sad ones) went to sleep, woke up and went through a glowing door that led them to a magical world/forest with animals helping them to become ...
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Animals driving cars and rescuing others

I am trying to find a series I watched as a kid. I had a VHS in 90's that had animals driving cars and rescuing others, I think. I don't remember much about it. I think it was animals. They had their ...
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Ghost Ship horror movie [not Ghost Ship (2002) or Death Ship (1980)]

I am looking for a ghost ship movie I saw a few years back, and it is not Ghost ship (2002) or Death Ship (1980) -- I already watched them in the last few days on my search for this movie, which I ...
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TV scene with punch line “Turns out I'm a notary”

I recall seeing this TV show - it might have been from a sitcom, or perhaps from a skit on Saturday Night Live or something like that. The gist of the conversation was that this man had done ...
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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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1980-90 Cartoon with rainbows and bears in the ending that had a very beautiful catchy song?

It's not Care Bears but it's from around that time up to the 90's. The ending had an animation of the land, with bears, magic flying carpets, rainbow waterfalls or something along those lines, ...
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Quote about two types of people: “poor people and gangsters”

Please help me identify the source of an audio sample I heard in a song. The sample sounds like it's from a movie or TV show. The sample consists of someone saying: "It's all the same everywhere -- ...
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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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UK crime show\film with balding creepy lady like in Shutter Island

I'm trying to find the name of a crime movie\tv show that had an identical scene involving a balding creepy woman as the one in Shutter Island, the scenes were so similar I'm sure that's how Scorsese ...
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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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Damon Wayans, as stand-up comic, says “Is this thing on?”

Help me remember the movie or TV show, pre-2005, with a scene where Damon Wayans is playing a stand-up comedian. He's on stage and he says a joke about race and penis length. The camera cuts to the ...