The Taste metadata mayhem

Once again I am fuming at the mouth that I don’t have absolute control!! I have this series: The Taste (TV Series 2013-2015) — The Movie Database (TMDB)
yet Infuse thinks (thank you TMDB) it is The Taste (TV Series 2013- ) — The Movie Database (TMDB)

How do I make the distinction between the two?

Related as it was recognized correctly and then TMDB messed it up:
The directory is called Space 1999Space 1999. Yet it is recogtnized as Spaced
and just for fun…

drwxr-xr-x    5 me  staff   170 Sep  7  2016 .
drwxr-xr-x@ 120 me  staff  4080 Mar 22 01:11 ..
-rw-r--r--@   1 me  staff  6148 Sep 10  2018 .DS_Store
drwxr-xr-x   26 me  staff   884 Jul  5  2016 Season 1
drwxr-xr-x   26 me  staff   884 Sep  7  2016 Season 2
me@mybitbucket Space 1999 % 

Another example:
The Sandman… According to the enemy: The Sandman (TV Series 2022- ) — The Movie Database (TMDB)
yet… when i name the directory The Sandman (2022) it is still not recognized… How shall I name it?

I guess that will suffice for now… When do we have 100 % control of our metadata?

Tomorrow I’ll try and rectify the crap with shows like Game Of thrones that suddenly have their specaisl renumbered, replaced, whatever… I’ll see tomorrow.

It only shows (once again) : 100 % control!!! TMDB cannot be trusted!

Could you provide examples of how you currently have the files named?

When you have a TV series with the same name and year if you get the wrong one you’ll have to do an edit metadata and select the correct one. That correction will be synced to all devices so you only have to do it once.

/Volumes/Entertainment TV (N - Z)/Series/Space 1999/Season 1/S01E01 - Breakaway.avi
/Volumes/Entertainment TV (N - Z)/Series/The Sandman (2022)/Season 1/S01E01 - Sleep Of The Just.mp4
/Volumes/Entertainment TV (N - Z)/Series/The Taste (2013)/Season 2/S02E01 - The Auditions.mkv

I’ve already corrected the metadata, but it would be nice to know how to name so the metadata fetcing is correct. Though I think with The Taste it will be quite difficult as they are both from 2013.

Make it
Space 1999 (1975)/Season 1/Space 1999 (1975) - S01E01 - Breakaway.avi


The Sandman (2022)/Season 1/The Sandman (2022) - S01E01 - Sleep Of The Just.mp4

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For this, you can now try The Taste [ABC] (2013), with or without the brackets, and it should select the correct one.

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