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Poll: The Title Remains the Same, Except...

The following sets of movies and TV shows have the same names but are otherwise unrelated. Which duo contains the two titles which have the most divergent subjects and stories?

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Note - all the titles that are listed are the TV show half of the sets

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    Arthur (1996)

    TV: These are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another. --- Movie (1981): Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which will only be his if he marries.
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    The Avengers (1961)

    TV: A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners. --- Movie (2012): Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
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    Being Human (2008)

    TV: A werewolf, a vampire, and a ghost try to live together and get along. --- Movie (1994): One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.
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    Bad Education (2012)

    TV: A comedy series about a teacher who is a bigger kid than the kids he teaches. --- Movie (2004): An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.
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    Bad Girls (1999)

    TV: Drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison. --- Movie (1994): Four prostitutes join together to travel the Old West.
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    Dead Ringers (2002)

    TV: Celebrities and politicians are lampooned by a talented team of impressionists in this comedy sketch show. --- Movie (1988): Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
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    Dear John (1988)

    TV: After his wife leaves him for his best friend, John Lacey joins the One Two One Club, a support group for divorced and widowed people... --- Movie (2010): A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.
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    The Game (2006)

    TV: A spin-off of "Girlfriends" featuring a group of women who all have relationships with professional football players. --- Movie (1997): A wealthy banker is drawn into a dangerous game where the lines between the game and his real life become more and more blurry.
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    Law & Order (1990)

    TV: Follows a crime, often adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court. --- Movie (1953): Frame Johnson already cleaned up Tombstone and hopes to settle down near Cottonwood. But a marshal's work is never done...
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    Life (2007)

    TV: A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years. --- Movie (1999): The story of wrongfully convicted men who discover the value of life after serving 65 years in prison.
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    Nashville (2012)

    TV: A fading country music star comes into conflict with a rising young star. --- Movie (1975): Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.
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    Outlander (2014)

    TV: Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743... --- Movie (2008): During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen.
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    The Replacements (2006)

    TV: Two orphans decide to order two normal parents from a foster agency, but end up receiving a British secret agent mother and reckless stuntman father. --- Movie (2000): During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.
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    Revenge (2011)

    TV: An emotionally troubled young woman makes it her mission to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father. --- Movie (1990): A former fighter pilot finds himself irresistibly drawn to the beautiful wife of an old friend.
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    Rules of Engagement (2007)

    TV: Two couples and their single friend, all at different stages in their relationships, deal with the complications of dating, commitment and marriage. --- Movie (2000): An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
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    Taxi (1978)

    TV: The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things. --- Movie (1998): To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.
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    The Thin Blue Line (1995)

    TV: Follows the various mishaps at a police station in an English town. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot. --- Movie (1988): A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
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    Titus (2000)

    TV: A mechanic, Christopher Titus, along with his brother and his friends, try to deal with his father, a lewd, crude, drinking multiple divorcee. --- Movie (2000): Titus returns victorious from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family.
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    Wings (1990)

    TV: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees. --- Movie (1927): Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.
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    Zoom (1997)

    TV: A group of older children do arts and crafts, cooking, science and technology, and games sent in by viewers. --- Movie (2006): Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private Academy.

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