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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.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Michael Corleone Originally Settle All Family Business?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Michael Corleone Originally Settle All Family Business?

Brian Cronin goes to the mattresses to determine whether Al Pacinio's Michael Corleone exacted revenge for the murder of his first wife in scenes that were cut from the first two "Godfather" films.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Bay Really Apologize For

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Bay Really Apologize For "Armageddon?"

This week, Brian Cronin drills into a fresh movie legend: that director Michael Bay apologized for his commercially successful, if widely panned,1998 blockbuster "Armageddon."

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Nimoy Request Spock's Death in

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Nimoy Request Spock's Death in "Star Trek II?"

This week, Brian Cronin transports us back to 1980 to determine whether Leonard Nimoy made the death of Spock a condition of his participation in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan."

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Myers'

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Myers' "Minor" Change Cost "Shrek" $4M?

This week, Brian Cronin digs into whether a decision by Mike Myers to redo his dialogue for "Shrek" with a Scottish accent led DreamWorks to recreate $4 million worth of animation.

Movie Legends Revealed: How Did Optimus Prime Save Duke's Life?

Movie Legends Revealed: How Did Optimus Prime Save Duke's Life?

Because knowing is half the battle, Brian Cronin explores whether negative reaction to the death of Optimus Prime in the animated "The Transformers: The Movie" saved Duke from the same fate in "G.I. Joe: The Movie."

Movie Legends Revealed: Was

Movie Legends Revealed: Was "Toy Story 2" Nearly Deleted?

Brian Cronin explores the tale of computer terror involving the accidental deletion of almost all of Pixar's "Toy Story 2" in early 1998.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Die Hard 3" Start Out as "Lethal Weapon 4?"

This week Brian Cronin takes aim at the legend that 1995's "Die Hard With a Vengeance" began life as a screenplay for "Lethal Weapon 4."

Movie Legends Revealed: Was There Really an Octopus in

Movie Legends Revealed: Was There Really an Octopus in "The Goonies?"

This week, Brian Cronin wades into the movie legend that the 1985 comedy-adventure "The Goonies" originally included a scene in which the kids grapple with a giant octopus.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Spielberg Win Cut of

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Spielberg Win Cut of "Star Wars" Profits In Bet?

Brian Cronin travels to a galaxy far, far away to discover whether there’s any truth to the story that Steven Spielberg won a percentage of the profits to the original "Star Wars" in a bet.

Movie Legends Revealed: He-Man & Spider-Man Films Became

Movie Legends Revealed: He-Man & Spider-Man Films Became "Cyborg?"

In this week's installment, Brian Cronin looks into whether Jean-Claude Van Damme's 1989 sci-fi film "Cyborg" began as both a planned sequel to "Masters of the Universe" and a Spider-Man movie.

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