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  • Substances
    • Aether
      • Haven 2010 TV Series
        • The substance that makes up the Void, what Mara and William used to create the Troubles. From seasons 4 and 5.
    • Bennigan Fire Silk
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Chiana tells Rygel she's going to indulge herself and buy some Bennigan fire silk for her bed. (Season 2 episode Liars, Guns and Money Part II: With Friends Like These…)
    • Big Bismuth
      • The Tick 2016 TV Series
        • Radioactive element discovered by Dr. Karamazov, and Superian's weakness, the Tick equivalent of Superman's Kryptonite. (Season 1 episode Tale from the Crypt)
    • Borite
      • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1986 Film
        • Substance mined in the 2286. McCoy: "It's bad enough to be court martialed and spend the rest of our lives mining borite, but to go home in this Klingon flea trap…"
    • Cameronium
      • Future Man 2017 TV Series
        • Fuel for time machine, James Cameron Pandora reference. (Season 1 episode A Fuel's Errand) The origin of Cameronium: In 2023, Sir James Cameron pilots his submersible, the Deepsea Challenge Extreme XG Ultra to the deepest part of the ocean. He pulls a variety of samples, including a phosphorescent microorganism he thinks looks cool. It sits in his home lab for 10 years before anyone figures out what it is and what it can do. (Season 1 episode A Blowjob Before Dying)
    • Chakan Oil
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Peacekeeper fuel, made from tannot root. (Season 1 episode Thank God it's Friday. Again, Bone to be Wild)
    • Chromextin
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Substance that the crew attempts to buy on the planet Kanvia, a medication for Talyn. (Season 3 episode Thanks for Sharing)
    • Clorium
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Element, one of the six cargos Leviathans are forbidden from carrying, because it has a numbing effect on them. An atmospherically induced isotope of twinium. Known as onlux by The Denean. (Season 1 episode I, E.T.) Substance mixed in with the shipment of chromextin that the crew buys on the planet Kanvia. (Season 3 episode Thanks for Sharing)
      • The Twilight Zone 2019 TV Series
        • An atmospherically induced isotope of the element twinium, one of six forbidden cargos for a Leviathan - they cannot transport it because it numbs them. (Season 1 episode I, E.T.)
    • Cogmium
      • Daredevil 2015 TV Series
        • Dr. Oyama applies Cogmium steel reinforcement to Dex's pulverized vertebrae. (Season 3 episode A New Napkin)
    • Concentrated Dark Matter
    • Corellian Hyperfuel
      • Star Wars Resistance 2018 Animated Series
        • a.k.a. Hot sauce. Fuel that Kaz's new friend Rucklin steals out of Yeager's trophy room, and almost blows himself up when his race starts. (Season 1 episode Fuel for the Fire) Yeager's brother Marcus Speedstar mentions having using hyperfuel in the past. (Season 1 episode The Platform Classic)
    • Corvinium
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Precious valuable metal, demanded by the Tavleks as a ransom for Rygel. (Season 1 episode Throne for a Loss)
    • Cotati Metal
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Gamora says of Thor, "it's like his muscles are made of Cotati metal fibers". In Marvel Comics, the Cotati are a race of intelligent trees from the planet Hala.
    • Crylliun
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • The pilot on the decrepit leviathan offers Crichton it's store of Crylliun alloy ore on tier seven as fuel, but his Module can't process it without purification and reduction. (Season 4 episode Crichton Kicks)
    • Crypto-chrome
      • Ubik 1969 Literature
        • Material used to make the chairs in Joe Chip's hotel room (variegated crypto-chrome-plated reclining chairs).
    • Crystallized Xanthanite
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • Substance that conducts electrons across dimensions - Rick uses it in his remote control that enables them to watch TV across different realities (episode 1-8 Rixty Minutes)
    • D.M.P.
      • The Dalkey Archive 1964 Literature
        • Substance developed by the scientist and philosopher de Selby, capable of extracting all oxygen from an airtight enclosure, thus disrupting the sequentiality of time, incidentally making it possible to produce fine mature whiskey in a week. de Selby vows to use the substance to destroy the world in the name of God.
    • Danlandium
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Substance Physician Tocot instructs the crew to spray on Moya's burns. (Season 2 episode Die Me, Dichotomy)
    • Death Crystals
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • Death crystals show you how you're going to die. When Morty uses one to die with Jessica, he becomes an unstoppable science-fiction boy attacking the nation's final line of defense. (Season 4 episode Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat)
      • Star Trek Beyond 2016 Film
        • Fuel that Chekov mentions when preparing the U.S.S. Franklin for flight - the dilithium chambers are at 70% and climbing.
    • Dorian Ore
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Metal used aboard the Scarran flagship the Decimator, resistant to pulse blasts. (The Peacekeeper Wars)
    • Drexim
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Synaptic fluid naturally occurring in Leviathan conduits, bearing some similarity to adrenaline in humans. If it becomes acidic, it may erode conduit seals and spill into the ship's atmosphere in gaseous form. Drexim vapours appear to affect different life-forms differently. (Season 3 episode Meltdown)
    • Dysonium Ore
      • The Orville 2017 TV Series
        • The Orville detects deposits of Dysonium Ore beneath the surface of a planet. (Season 2 episode Primal Urges)
    • Element X
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • The first atomic bomb wasn't actually detonated in Los Alamos, it was detonated in Eureka using a rare element found only in certain meteorites known as Element X, which created a certain unique by-product in the blast chamber. Los Alamos learned from Eureka's mistakes and went with plutonium. (Season 3 episode From Fear to Eternity)
    • Endexoprene
      • The Defenders 2017 TV Series
        • Product hazardous to children at the heart of Matt's trial - a company endangered people in the interest of saving money, not replaced until findings were made public. (Episode The H Word)
    • Fallian Marsh Gas
      • The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy 1978 Literature
        • Substance mentioned in the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster recipe. "Allow four litres of Fallian marsh gas to bubble through it, in memory of all those happy Hikers who have died of pleasure in the Marshes of Fallia."
    • Ferrofluid
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • Alien goo that wraps around Hologram Rick's legs, allows him to feel and gives him mass, until he thinks he's a god, shortly before he's killed by Wasp Rick laying eggs in his eyeballs. (Season 4 episode Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat)
    • Ferrolignin
      • Max Headroom 1987 TV Series
        • Some sort of building substance that Edison Carter mentions during a broadcast: "These are the walls of the city: stone, brick, wood and ferrolignin. But there are other walls in the city: electronic ones…" (Season 1 episode Security Systems)
    • Fornus
      • Skeleton Crew 1985 Literature
        • 
Good-luck dust that Fornits provide, the luck elves that lived in author Reg Thorpe's typewriter. (story The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet)
    • Fyang Powder
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Medicinal powder that Noranti mentions, that will deepen Aeryn's sleep. When Noranti reaches out her hand with it, Aeryn, slaps it back in her face, knocking Noranti out cold. (Season 4 episode Promises)
    • Gamephenomene
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • According to Eternity magazine, the feeling of guilt has been linked to the neurotransmitter gamephenomene. Dow chemical is developing a minty gel which will eliminate excess guilt but it won't be on the market for six months. (Season 3 episode Bart's Friend Falls in Love)
    • Gamma-amino Methionine Hydrolase
      • Jurassic Park 1990 Literature
        • Fictional protein found in the saliva of Procompsognathus. It is a marker for genetic engineering. Chapter: The Shape of the Data
    • Globaflyn
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • Chemical Rick uses to create Tony's perfectly realized toilet-filled simulation of Heaven. It connects the whatever-you-want section of your brain to the whatever-you-have section. (Season 4 episode The Old Man and the Seat)
    • Globidium
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Element used in power cells at Global Dynamics (Season 3 episode It's Not Easy Being Green)
    • Hemodrone
      • Logan's Run 1967 Literature
        • Ritual gypsy poison. One swallow and a man would begin to die. Unless the victim received an antidote he would continue to die slowly as the hemoglobin of his blood absorbed the virulent poison. It would take hours and bring great pain.
    • Hydro-honium Steel
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Religious zealot Borlik on the space station in the Sacred Stillness adheres herself to a pipe made of hydro-honium steel, which is full of frozen exhaust. Crichton almost shoots her loose, but he is advised that if he ruptures the pipe, they will all freeze in ten microns. (Season 3 episode Suns and Lovers)
    • Hydrogen Dixoride
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Frozen substance in the white hose that Chiana and Sikozu discuss when making their plan to attack the Grudeks. (Season 4 episode Crichton Kicks)
    • Hypnostone
    • Instantanium
    • Isotope 317
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • The Death Stalker tribe in the post-apocalyptic world worships a glowing green rock that Rock identifies as Isotope 322 - "so powerful it makes isotope 465 look like isotope 317" (Season 3 episode 2 Rickmancing the Stone)
    • Isotope 322
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • The Death Stalker tribe in the post-apocalyptic world worships a glowing green rock that Rock identifies as Isotope 322 - "so powerful it makes isotope 465 look like isotope 317" (Season 3 episode 2 Rickmancing the Stone)
    • Isotope 465
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • The Death Stalker tribe in the post-apocalyptic world worships a glowing green rock that Rock identifies as Isotope 322 - "so powerful it makes isotope 465 look like isotope 317" (Season 3 episode 2 Rickmancing the Stone)
    • Jelifan Fire Paste
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Substance found in Rygel's homemade bomb. (Season 1 episode Durka Returns) John mentions. (Season 2 episode Liars, Guns and Money Part I: A Not So Simple Plan)
    • Kronite
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Liquid that Zhaan uses to make a bomb. When lutra oil is injected into containers of kronite shavings from Moya's cargo hold, the mix becomes highly explosive. (Season 1 episode Family Ties)
      • Smallville 2001 TV Series
        • Shards of the meteors that rained down on Smallville the night Clark arrived as a baby in his space ship, remnants of his home planet of Krypton. Green Kryptonite makes Clark weak. (multiple episodes) Red Kryptonite turns him into an immature rebel. (Season 2 episode Red)
      • Superman Returns 2006 Film
        • A green crystalline material originating from Superman's home world of Krypton, extremely dangerous to Superman. The meteor containing Kryptonite found in a mine in Ethiopia is named Addis Ababa L9 Pallasite Meteorite.
      • Star Wars Resistance 2018 Animated Series
        • Mentioned in joke at Flix and Orka's, when Kaz and Tam come looking for a CoMar Trish-Tracker chip to repair the Colossus' turbo lasers. (Season 1 episode Synara's Score)
    • Leatheroleum
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Material used for the covers of Retrospectives, the Springfield Elementary School yearbook. "You can smell the benzene." (Season 7 episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2)
    • Lutra Oil
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Liquid that Zhaan uses to make a bomb. When lutra oil is injected into containers of kronite shavings from Moya's cargo hold, the mix becomes highly explosive. (Season 1 episode Family Ties)
    • M.R.D.
      • Synchronicity 2015 Film
        • Extremely volatile radioactive substance used to open a traversable wormhole in the space-time continuum
    • Madium Steel
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Natira tells Zhaan that the vault is made of madium steel. (Season 2 episode Liars, Guns and Money Part I: A Not So Simple Plan)
    • Madranite
      • The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy 1978 Literature
        • Mineral. "Ford stared at Arthur, and Arthur was astonished to find that his will was beginning to weaken. He didn't realize that this was because of an old drinking game that Ford learned to play in the hyperspace ports that served the madranite mining belts in the star system of Orion Beta."
    • Medaplast Preservatives
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Gas that the Scarrans attempt to use on Crichton and his friends on the Screen flagship the Decimator. (The Peacekeeper Wars)
    • Melmac (substance)
    • Mental-plasm
      • The Tick 1994 Animated Series
        • The substance of psychic energy, thought and flesh created when Mr. Mental uses a device Pendecker created (Season 3 episode 5 Devil in Diapers)
      • Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series
        • Intelligent microscopic life forms that lived symbiotically inside the cells of all living things. Overheard mentioned in that bar scene. (Season 4 episode A Friend in Need)
    • Navidian Micro-silk
      • The Orville 2017 TV Series
        • Substance Captain Mercer mentions, that's used to make his special floss. (Season 2 episode Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes)
    • Nilanium
      • Batman 1966 TV Series
        • Episode: I'll be a Mummy's Uncle. Tut escapes from Mount Ararat Hospital and purchases a piece of land adjacent to Wayne Manor to mine a vein of the world's hardest metal, Nilanium.
    • Nogelti Crystals
    • Nuclear Optocrystal
      • ThunderCats 1985 Animated Series
        • The ThunderCats time capsule was made from an optocrystal that contained the history of our planet right up to the time of its destruction. (Season 1 episode The Time Capsule)
    • OZME Proto-Nuclear Froonium
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Farscape version of an ACME product, from Crichton's Looney Toons inspired hallucination, after being knocked unconscious during an altercation with D'Argo. D'Argo, in Wile E. Coyote's role, chasing after Crichton in the Road Runner's role, sets a trap for him by digging a hole with an OZME branded shovel and filling it with radioactive OZME branded froonium. (Season 3 episode Revenging Angel)
    • Partanium Isotope
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Fuel Jack requests from Furlow to build his bomb that will destroy the Scarran Dreadnought. (Season 3 episode Infinite Possibilities, Part 1: Daedalus Demands)
    • Pelvoth Oil
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Valuable oil that Rygel mentions. Rygel: "I'll buy you an entire vat of Pelvoth oil! " (Season 2 episode Picture if You Will)
    • Petro-tech
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • High tech material used to insulate buildings in Eureka. "It's a reactive thermal barrier. Best cold weather insulation in the world. All of G.D. is insulated with it, along with every building in town." (Season 3 episode Have an Ice Day)
    • Prometheum X
      • Spider-Man: The Animated Series 1994 Animated Series
        • John Jameson and fellow astronaut Paul Stevens discover a rock known as "Promethium X", which is said to be more powerful than plutonium. Unknown to the astronaut though, Promethium X also contains a mysterious element which manages to break free and tries to consume the two Astronauts. The space shuttle crashes on Manhattan Bridge, near the Hudson River, where Rhino is sent by The Kingpin to steal the Promethium X.
    • Promicin
      • The 4400 2004 TV Series
        • Synthetic neurotransmitter that gives the 4400 returnees their abilities. (Season 2 episode The Fifth Page)
    • Promicin Inhibitor
      • The 4400 2004 TV Series
        • Substance that NTAC injects into 4400 returnees in order to block the synthetic neurotransmitter that gives the 4400 their abilities. (Season 2 episode The Fifth Page)
    • Prototaxites Stellaviatori
      • Star Trek: Discovery 2017 TV Series
        • Mycelium spores harvested from the species Prototaxites stellaviatori were used in the USS Discovery's experimental spore drive.
    • Purgenol
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • Chemical in Yummy Yums candy bars that amplifies all your violent tendencies for the Festival - the Rick and Morty version of The Purge (Season 2 episode 9 Look Who's Purging Now)
    • Red Matter
      • Star Trek 2009 Film
        • Substance that Spock uses to create a black hole to absorb the energy of the supernova of the Romulan sun, and Nero uses to destroy the planet Vulcan.
    • Rymplon TM
      • Mostly Harmless 1992 Literature
        • Synthetic fabric. "The taller one was a very good looking woman wearing soft and crumply clothes. Old Thrashbarg didn't know this, but they were made of Rymplon TM, a new synthetic fabric which was terrific for space travel because it looked its absolute best when it was all creased and sweaty."
    • Sal-gar
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • Leslie invents a new spice that's part salt, part sugar. Good on butterscotch pudding and strawberry margaritas. (Season 4 episode Citizen Knope)
    • Serillium
      • Dark Matter 2015 TV Series
        • Mineral associated with Tataryn's Disease. Marcus (Three) was wounded hijacking a shipment, which led him to Sarah finding him near her house (Season 1 episode 7)
    • Sevar Crystals
    • Siljot Bacteria
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Bacteria in Chiana's hair that Grunchlk mentions, saying that if the doctor Tocot breathed in, would kill him. (Season 2 episode Die Me, Dichotomy)
    • Solanterum
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Toxic absorbing regulator within Moya's filter system. (Season 4 episode Natural Election)
    • Tarium
      • Dark Matter 2015 TV Series
        • Mineral from various episodes. Mining colony in Season 1 episode 1. Used to make a bomb in Season 2 episode 3.
    • Terillium
      • Big Trouble 2002 Film
        • The Russian nuclear warhead has a plutonium rod encased in a terillium core
    • Thalaron Radiation
      • Star Trek: Nemesis 2002 Film
        • Originally though to be theoretical, Thalaron research was banned in the Federation because of its biogenic properties - It has the ability to consume organic material at the subatomic level.
    • Thundranium
    • Thundrillium
      • ThunderCats 1985 Animated Series
        • The ThunderCats have work to do in the Thundrillium fields. (Season 1 episode Pumm-Ra) The ThunderCats need Thundrillium to use as fuel for the Thunder Tank and the ThunderCats stronghold. (Season 1 episode Trouble With Time) Panthro detects a meteor that¡¦s 100% Thundrillium. (Season 1 episode Lord of the Snows)
    • Time Crystal
      • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
        • Crystal that Rick uses in his attempt to fix time. (Season 2 episode A Rickle in Time) Crystal that Rick mentions using to build Morty's save point device. (Season 4 episode The Vat of Acid Episode)
      • Star Trek: Discovery 2017 TV Series
        • A crystal with a non-equilibrium matter state, identified by their orthogonal indices. (Season 1 episode Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad, Season 2 episode The Red Angel)
    • Toubray
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Leviathan neural cluster tissue. Many cultures consume it to enhance higher brain function. (Season 4 episode Crichton Kicks)
    • Translator Microbes
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Micro-biological organisms that allow alien races to understand each other. (Premiere episode)
    • Trat
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Foul smelling substance. Rygel: Smells like trat. (Season 1 episode That Old Black Magic)
    • Trilithium
      • Star Trek: Generations 1994 Film
        • Experimental compound that Soran uses to collapse the Amargosa star in aorder to change the course of the Nexus ribbon.
    • Tritium
      • Spider-Man 2002 Film
        • The fuel that makes Dr. Octavius' project go - there's only 25 pounds of it on the whole planet.
      • Avengers: Age Of Ultron 2015 Film
        • The strongest metal on Earth. Howard Stark was thought to have extracted all the Vibranium there was from Wakanda decades ago.
    • Viridium
      • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 1991 Film
        • Spock places a viridium patch on Kirk in order to be able to track him before he leaves for Klingon Chancellor Gorkon's ship. It is how the Enterprise is able to rescue him from Rura Penthe.
    • Vokaya
      • Star Trek Beyond 2016 Film
        • A mineral unique to Vulcan which emits low-level radiation. Spock has Chekov scan the planet for this mineral in order to locate Uhura, who wears a Vokaya amulet that Spock gave her.
    • Witches Jelly
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • The scientists refer to this as a colloidal gas. The substance penetrates any organic material, plus plastic, metal and concrete. Only special ceramic vessels seem to contain it. Almost everything that it touches transforms into more Witches Jelly.


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