Questions tagged [identify-this-tv-show]

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Techno-spy TV show/TV-movie from the mid-1980s, almost certainly Canadian or Can/US co-production [closed]

In the 1980s I lived in the boons north of Toronto, and had only three channels on TV - CBC, CTV and Global. On one of these, and I want to say CTV but I have no idea why, I watched an extended ...
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Movie or TV show with a flamethrowing badguy and a deathtrap car that raises taunting signs [closed]

I was three or four years old (late 1980s) and had been left unattended with the television. Something was on, probably from within the last ten to fifteen years, so think 1970+. The language was in ...
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TV show about man transforming into animals [closed]

I recall very rough memories about a TV show where a man could transform into animals, which you might help me identify. I watched it a long time ago and it should be a US-show from the 80s or very ...
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1990s sci-fi tv show with invading humanoids and dull crosshatched eyes [closed]

I am remembering a sci fi TV show from probably around the 90s in which the enemies had strange eyes. The eyes were dull and had either a cross or a line through them. Weaponry was like assault ...
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Scifi/supernatural TV show about two kids (brothers or friends) in a weird town [closed]

There was this TV show about two brothers or friends, about 12-14. It had scifi and I think supernatural elements. The only episode I remember went like this: A mom dad and 2 kids go to a chinese ...
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Identify movie: The set is a space crew on a space station and war starts on earth [closed]

Please help identify this movie/tv show. All I know about it is detailed below: The set is a space station orbiting earth. I think it has a multinational crew. The crew is small (3-7 people, both ...
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Sci-fi/paranormal TV show from the 90s to 2000s - Female investigator [closed]

I'm trying to find out the name of an older TV show I watched when I was a kid. It was a supernatural/sci-fi TV show, and involved a widowed (I believe) mother with her young teenaged daughter. The ...
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Series with “dark” hero riding futuristic bike [closed]

I have very few details about it but here I go: I watched a few episodes on French television (Canal+ I think) during late 90s/early 2000s but it was definitely not a French series It was about some ...
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Pre-2006 movie/series about a kidnapping with a character possibly named China [closed]

Pre-2006, color, originally watched on TV (could have been on a cable channel like Lifetime but not sure), think it's a movie, but could also be TV show, English, USA Stuff that I'm more sure of: ...
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TV short horror stories from 90's [closed]

I remember staying up really late when I was young (mid to late 90's) and watching a TV series with short horror stories. The stories weren't connected into a single story, at least as far as I can ...
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Movie/show about interracial relationship and drugs [closed]

I am looking for a TV show or a movie. The couple I remember from the show/movie were not the main characters. The show/movie reminded me of Breaking Bad and The Fast and the Furious. Plot details ...
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Name of old sci-fi show - man on a deserted planet, looking for a woman [closed]

I am looking for the name of an old sci-fi show of which I saw only a part in the 90's (in USA). The part that I remember had this person (I thought it was some astronaut on a planet) walking through ...
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TV series about a man who scammed his fiancée [closed]

I recently watched a TV series where the plot revolves around a con man who scammed his fiancée to steal $3m. He then leaves her, convinced he's won. His fiancée then steals the money back, forcing ...
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TV episode about patient who has revenge on plastic surgeon who botched his/her surgery [closed]

I'm not sure if this was an episode of "Tales from the Dark Side" or "Twilight Zone" or something else from the 90s (or late 80s). The plot was a patient (transgender?) wanted to have surgery to make ...
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Pink bird and turtle travelling in time? [closed]

Back in 2005-2007, there was a TV cartoon series being aired on TV. The show main characters were a pink bird and big yellow beak but didn't look like a flamingo. The main character was accompanied ...
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Crime tv series (older than 10 years) with stone circle [closed]

I'm looking for crime tv series that was realised between 2000-2008 Language: English Country: UK (not sure) Date: Older than 10 years I think the main protagonist was female, and she returned to ...
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90's or 00's show/movie - Teens with super suit [closed]

It was a live-action, can't remember if its a show or a movie (I was really young then), but here's everything that I can remember: Three teens (two boys and a girl) found an old device (in a garage, ...
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Identify anime robot show from 80s/ early 90s, song sounds like Silver Surfer? [closed]

Okay, I'm getting insane from this. I have this theme song from my childhood stuck in my head and vague memories of anime movie/tv show. Theme song goes something like this and I remember only refrain:...
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TV-Show: Time travel with group of different times. Fork-like tool used as weapon [closed]

I saw this TV-show in the '80s. I scarcely remember a thing. There was a group of people of different times traveling together across time. Here are two characters that I remember: FORK-GUY: A man ...
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Plane crash survivors stuck on a creepy island [closed]

About 20 years ago, I saw part of a film or TV series about a group of people being stranded on a creepy island after a plane crash. I can't remember whether it was a movie or a TV episode, but it ...
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80s / 90s Sci Fi movie or show about aliens/monster that look amish [closed]

I am trying really hard to remember where I saw this. I remember it took place in a modern world, but there was a field or dome that they could see in to. The beings inside looked 1800s or amish and ...
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Comedy sketch satirising excessively complicated British train tickets [closed]

This was a sketch in a sketch show on British terrestrial TV some time around 1997-2007. I think the show was a less successful contemporary of shows like Big Train and Smack The Pony. I don't ...
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Identify 80's “horror” film with elements of Hell on earth and an astronaut savior [closed]

My dad used to tape these late night films on VHS and most of the time they were diabolical but one has always stayed with me. It must have been in the 80's when it was televised, and I apologize ...
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TV show about stories where host told "Imagine, Imagine a story! [closed]

I can vaguely remember a TV show from my childhood about stories at bedtime. I really want to find out what it is called. What I know: Aired around 7 to 8pm GMT on Cbeebies Created a story from a ...
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80s/90s TV show with hero with abilities similar to Unbreakable? [closed]

When the movie Unbreakable came out, it triggered so many memories of a show I saw as a kid in the 80s/early 90s, but I can't remember the name of the show. The TV show was similar to The Six Million ...
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Television show similar to Supernatural [closed]

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 7,...
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Animated series about a woman who had a mechanical arm [closed]

I've been feeling nostalgic lately and have been searching for animated tv shows online which I used to watch as a kid in 1998 and 1999. I only remember a little bit of information. It was about a ...
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Miniseries featuring an upside down ziggurat-shaped spaceship [closed]

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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One-eyed, tentacled aliens that disguise themselves as humans [closed]

I saw this when I was very young, so my memories are spotty. I cannot recall if this is a movie or a TV episode (older), nor whether it was color or black and white (though my memories include color,...
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Random cartoon from the 90s? [closed]

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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Sable Ranch Dragon's Head set/prop? [closed]

Sable Ranch, a California ranch used as an outdoor filming location for numerous films and TV shows, was hit by a wildfire on July 24th. CNN ran a story about the wildfire which included this ...
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What British TV series featured characters fighting over an alligator doll? [closed]

I recall watching a British TV series in 2012. Here are the details: The main character was a clown who performed at birthday parties. There was another clown, who stole the main character's name. ...
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Cartoon in which Donald Duck tries to stop another duck from committing suicide [closed]

This is a cartoon I watched on English TV about a decade ago, maybe more. I have no idea when it was released but it can't have been much earlier than 1990, as the animation looked fairly modern. I ...
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TV series where a boy moves to a weird town with an episode where an angel statue cries [closed]

In my country, when I was a child, I used to watch this TV series, dubbed to my native language. It was about a weird town, where always something happened. Each of the people who lived there knew ...
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An episode from an old horror series with human sacrifice [closed]

I am trying to identify and purchase an episode from one of the old horror or supernatural tv series. I don't remember if it was Twilight Zone, or The Outer Limits, or Night Gallery or Tales from the ...
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Please identify a series in which some teens meet in the night and tell horror stories [closed]

Possible channel: Hungama, Animax Possible age of characters: all were teens Possible time period when I saw the series: 2007-2013 Where did I see it: India Language: it was Hindi Dubbed Origin of ...
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One-season comedic satire about a modern Hollywood producer [closed]

There was a one-season TV satiric comedy that aired on a major U.S. network, something like ten years ago, about a sleazy Hollywood producer struggling to get a film made. He hires a prostitute to ...
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Very old animated show taking place in the insect world [closed]

When I was little, I had this one VHS with home-taped cartoons [but not by us] that I watched endlessly. One of the cartoons was unknown to me even then, but it was very characteristic and I'd love to ...
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Episode From Old Sci-fi TV Series [closed]

I'm trying to identify an episode of a 60's or 70's sci-fi TV series where a group of military people (and possibly scientists) in a very secluded base in possibly arctic or Antarctica are visited by ...
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Cartoon similar to Transformers, with two gangs, good and bad [closed]

I was born in 90's, and I used to watch Cartoon Network. I have been trying to identify a show for the past 3 years, but I have not yet found it. It was a bit like a Transformers style, but not ...
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Tv show about kids traveling parallel worlds to find their dad [closed]

What is the TV show that a father is a scientist or something who invents a machine to travel parallel worlds but traps in somewhere, leaving just a mystery message to their kids. And the kids (one ...
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Woman trapped in her house by dead alien's forcefield [closed]

I am trying to identify an old film, or possibly a 30 minute TV show. It involved two aliens who looked like men going to a boarding house on Earth. The aliens could control a force field shaped like ...
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Identify Kids Time Travel TV Show [closed]

I've been looking for this tv show for a while, but I can't find any references to it at all. I know it is definitely pre 2001 The series starts with some teen from the future looking for someone who ...
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TV Mini Series with people that control Elements [closed]

I remember seeing a live action TV mini series on American TV between 2001 and 2007ish. It may have been on the Sci-Fi channel, but I am unsure. I know for a fact it wasn't on any premium channels, ...
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1980's young-adult Television show - crashed alien ship (possible A.I) [closed]

I'm trying to identify an old show. Late 1980s, possibly 90s. Details that I can remember are as follows - Set on a farm, surrounded by woodland and near a swamp. Involved a long-crashed alien ...
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Looking for possible Hercules legendary journeys episode [closed]

Yes, I mean this series: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hercules:_The_Legendary_Journeys Anyway, I'm not entirely sure if this is indeed an episode of the series since I cannot find an episode that ...
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Spiritual/religious tv series about mystical investigations [closed]

I'm looking for the tv series which: was made after 2000 probably it was not continued, the number of episodes was small English language it presents current events Scenes which I remember: the ...
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Identify this animated series with the animal fighters which transforms [closed]

Approximately 7-8 year before I have seen a cartoon series where animals fight with their enemy using super natural powers. The main enemy in the series is a self minded machine which sends mechanical ...
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TV series, a blonde lady talks every day with a stranger on the phone [closed]

I can't remember a TV show that I watched almost 10 years ago. A woman dials a wrong number, but after that she talks the man every day. I guess it was about 10-15 episodes, but I don't remember a ...
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Show with car going over cliff into the (actual) Grand Canyon [closed]

I was at the Grand Canyon last week and did a tour of the west rim. During the tour, one of the guides pointed to the bottom of the cliff and there was (what appears to be) a mangled up car that is ...