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TV Legends Revealed: Why Did Michael Landon Blow Up the

TV Legends Revealed: Why Did Michael Landon Blow Up the "Little House" Sets?

The classic family drama ended with Walnut Grove being destroyed. But why did Michael Landon do it?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did CGI Shrink Man of Steel’s Package in

Movie Legends Revealed: Did CGI Shrink Man of Steel’s Package in "Superman Returns"?

This week, learn whether Bryan Singer had to use digital effects to reduce the size of star Brandon Routh's crotch in "Superman Returns."

Movie Legends Revealed: Was the Owner in

Movie Legends Revealed: Was the Owner in "Major League" Secretly the Hero?

As the World Series finishes tonight, we reveal how the evil team owner in "Major League" was originally intended to be the hero of the classic baseball film.

Movie Legends Revealed: The Shocking Origin of

Movie Legends Revealed: The Shocking Origin of "Scream's" Ghostface Mask

Was the mask used in "Scream" discovered in an abandoned house during location scouting for the film?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Kevin Smith Write a Decoy

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Kevin Smith Write a Decoy "Batman V Superman" Script?

This week, we learn the truth of whether "Tusk" filmmaker Kevin Smith wrote a decoy script for the Warner Bros. sequel.

Movie Legends Revealed: Black Widow Nearly Beat Iron Man to the Big Screen

Movie Legends Revealed: Black Widow Nearly Beat Iron Man to the Big Screen

This week, learn how the Black Widow nearly made it into theaters before the rest of her Avengers teammates!

Movie Legends Revealed: How Did an

Movie Legends Revealed: How Did an "Avengers" Extra Land a Lead Role in Whedon's Next Film?

We examine the amazing story of how a background extra in "The Avengers" ended up with a lead role in Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing."

Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Star Wars" Add a Severed Arm to Earn a PG Rating?

In this week's Movie Legends Revealed, discover if George Lucas inserted a shot of a severed arm in "Star Wars" to avoid a G rating from the MPAA.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Robin Williams' Ad-Libbing Rob

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Robin Williams' Ad-Libbing Rob "Aladdin" of an Oscar?

Did the late Robin Williams' extensive ad-libbing in "Aladdin" make the Disney film ineligible for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar?

Movie Legends Revealed

Movie Legends Revealed" How "Let It Go" Saved "Frozen's" Elsa From Being a Villain

This week, we examine the history of Disney's animated hit, and learn how the Oscar-winning "Let It Go" changed the plot of the film.

Movie Legends Revealed: Dumbledore Was Originally Going to Be Straight in

Movie Legends Revealed: Dumbledore Was Originally Going to Be Straight in "Harry Potter" Films?

Head to Hogwarts to discover whether Harry Potter's headmaster was going to be straight in the films despite author J.K. Rowling writing him as gay.

Movie Legends Revealed: How a Horse Falling Off a Cliff Led to 'No Animals Were Harmed'

Movie Legends Revealed: How a Horse Falling Off a Cliff Led to 'No Animals Were Harmed'

This week, we look back at the sad origins of the tagline, "no animals were harmed in the making of this film."

Movie Legends Revealed: When Did the First

Movie Legends Revealed: When Did the First "Star Wars" Become "Episode IV?"

Movie Legends Revealed explores when George Lucas came up with the idea to produce prequels to his "Star Wars" films.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Disney Really Not Allow Women Animators?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Disney Really Not Allow Women Animators?

This week, we discover whether a famous rejection letter from Walt Disney saying women couldn't be animators is legitimate.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Godzilla Originally Going to Be a Giant Octopus?

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Godzilla Originally Going to Be a Giant Octopus?

This week, we discover whether the original design for the King of the Monsters was that of an enormous octopus.

Movie Legends Revealed: That Time King Kong & Donkey Kong Fought in Court

Movie Legends Revealed: That Time King Kong & Donkey Kong Fought in Court

This week we discover the mighty battle that King Kong and Donkey Kong fought -- in court! Was Donkey Kong a rip-off of King Kong?

Movie Legends Revealed: Were 'N Sync Members Nearly Jedi Knights?

Movie Legends Revealed: Were 'N Sync Members Nearly Jedi Knights?

Brian Cronin uses the Force to determine, did the boy band 'N Sync really film a scene for "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones?"

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Are All of the Clocks in

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Are All of the Clocks in "Pulp Fiction" Set to 4:20?

With 4/20 less than two weeks away, discover whether it is really true that all of the clocks in "Pulp Fiction" are set to 4:20.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did a Theater Accidentally Show

Movie Legends Revealed: Did a Theater Accidentally Show "Nymphomaniac" While Screening "Frozen"?

Did a Florida movie theater really accidentally show the sexually explicit "Nymphomaniac" trailer at a showing of Disney's "Frozen"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED:

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: "Pretty in Pink" Originally Ended With Andie & Duckie Together?

With "If You Leave" stuck in his head, Brian Cronin flashes back to 1986 to uncover the original ending of "Pretty in Pink."

Movie Legends Revealed: There Was No Decoder Ring in

Movie Legends Revealed: There Was No Decoder Ring in "A Christmas Story?"

After drinking plenty of Ovaltine, Brian Cronin deciphers the secret code of the beloved holiday movie, "A Christmas Story."

Movie Legends Revealed: Robin Williams Split With Disney Over

Movie Legends Revealed: Robin Williams Split With Disney Over "Aladdin" Poster?

Brian Cronin uses one of his wishes to find out if the size of the Genie on the "Aladdin" poster led Robin Williams to vow he'd never work for Disney again.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Vader Originally <i>Not</i> Luke’s Father?

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Vader Originally Not Luke’s Father?

Brian Cronin uses the Force to uncover whether the original draft of "The Empire Strikes Back" depicted a vastly different Skywalker family tree.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was the Voice of Bugs Bunny Allergic to Carrots?

Movie Legends Revealed: Was the Voice of Bugs Bunny Allergic to Carrots?

A story persists that voice actor Mel Blanc, best known for his role as Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots. Brian Cronin finds out what's up, doc.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Disney Bar Snow White Star From Other Roles?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Disney Bar Snow White Star From Other Roles?

Brian Cronin digs into the legend that Walt Disney kept Snow White voice actress Adriana Caselotti under contract to prevent her from taking other roles.

Christmas Legends Revealed: Did Protests Change the Original Rudolph Special's Ending?

Christmas Legends Revealed: Did Protests Change the Original Rudolph Special's Ending?

Everyone knows the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, but did you know the TV special's original ending was much different? Check it out now!

Christmas Legends Revealed: Was

Christmas Legends Revealed: Was "Miracle on 34th Street" Released in May?

Did Fox try to hide the fact that "Miracle on 34th Street" was a Christmas movie by releasing it in May while hiding Christmas aspects in their marketing?

Christmas Legends Revealed: Was there a Coke Ad in the Middle of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'?

Christmas Legends Revealed: Was there a Coke Ad in the Middle of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'?

It's almost Christmas, and SPINOFF is spotlighting a few Christmas themed legends, including whether a Coca-Cola ad was mixed into the original 'A Charlie Brown Christmas.'

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Fox Hide

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Fox Hide "Miracle on 34th Street's" Christmas Theme?

This week, Brian Cronin writes to Santa to learn whether Fox originally tried to hide that the holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street" was a Christmas movie.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was

Movie Legends Revealed: Was "E.T." Originally A Horror Film?

Brian Cronin hops on his bike to find out whether Steven Spielberg originally conceived "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" as a horror film.

Movie Legends Revealed: When Did Vampire Fangs Make Their Film Debut?

Movie Legends Revealed: When Did Vampire Fangs Make Their Film Debut?

For Halloween, Brian Cronin breaks out the garlic and silver crucifix to go in search of the big-screen debut of the classic vampire fangs.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Star Wars" Toys Keep Han Solo From Dying?

Brian Cronin determines whether concerns about toy sales kept George Lucas from killing off Han Solo in "Return of the Jedi."

Movie Legends Revealed: Nintendo Owns Rights to

Movie Legends Revealed: Nintendo Owns Rights to "Super Mario Bros." Porn Parody?

This week, Brian Cronin powers up to discover whether Nintendo bought the rights to a "Super Mario Bros." porn parody simply so it could bury the film.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did H.R. Giger Design a Batmobile for

Movie Legends Revealed: Did H.R. Giger Design a Batmobile for "Batman Forever?"

This week, Brian Cronin heads to the Batmobile to discover whether famed "Alien" designer H.R. Giger actually came up with a radical new look for the Dark Knight’s ride for "Batman Forever."

Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Dream Weaver" Inspire "A Nightmare on Elm Street?"

This week, Brian Cronin climbs aboard the "Dream Weaver" train to discover whether the hit 1970s pop song influenced Wes Craven to create "A Nightmare on Elm Street."

Movie Legends Revealed: Marty McFly Nearly Time-Traveled in a Refrigerator

Movie Legends Revealed: Marty McFly Nearly Time-Traveled in a Refrigerator

This week, Brian Cronin travels back in time to discover whether the original plan was for Marty McFly to use a common home appliance, rather than a DeLorean, to travel "Back to the Future."

Movie Legends Revealed:

Movie Legends Revealed: "House Party" Nearly Starred DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

This week Brian Cronin examines how "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and the song "A Nightmare on My Street," could've led DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince to star in "House Party."

Movie Legends Revealed: The Strange Tale of How

Movie Legends Revealed: The Strange Tale of How "Scarface" Beat the X Rating

Say hello to Brian Cronin's little friend as this week's Movie Legends Revealed examines whether there's an X-rated director's cut of Brian De Palma's 1983 gangster film "Scarface."

Movie Legends Revealed: Did a Sci-Fi Comedy Change Its Name Because of the Trayvon Martin Case?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did a Sci-Fi Comedy Change Its Name Because of the Trayvon Martin Case?

This week, Brian Cronin investigates an instance in which real-world events force a studio to change the marketing, and even the title, of one of its films.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was

Movie Legends Revealed: Was "Willy Wonka" a Big Ad For Candy?

This week, Brian Cronin takes a sunrise, sprinkles it in dew and determines whether the 1971 musical "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" was really just a big commercial for candy.

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