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MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did The Internet Change "Snakes On A Plane"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did The Internet Change "Snakes On A Plane"?

Discover how an Internet parody of "Snakes on a Plane" led to alterations to the Samuel L. Jackson film.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: The One Where We Learn Which "Friends" Character Nearly Had A Baby

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: The One Where We Learn Which "Friends" Character Nearly Had A Baby

Discover which surprising "Friends" character nearly had a baby, and why the sitcom's producers changed their minds.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Mr. Smithers On "The Simpsons" Originally Black And Married?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Mr. Smithers On "The Simpsons" Originally Black And Married?

As Harry Shearer returns to "The Simpsons," we spotlight a legend involving one of the characters he plays: Was Mr. Smithers originally black, and married with children?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: The Feminist Origins Of Disney's "Beauty And The Beast"

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: The Feminist Origins Of Disney's "Beauty And The Beast"

Discover whether the original version of Disney's 1991 animated classic scrapped because Belle wasn't independent enough.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What Celebrity Was "South Park" Not Allowed To Kill?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What Celebrity Was "South Park" Not Allowed To Kill?

We know "South Park" has a long history of targeting celebrities, but what actress would Comedy Central not allow the show to kill in a Season 1 episode?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford And George Lucas Meet?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford And George Lucas Meet?

This week we get to the bottom of one of the most prolific "Star Wars" legends: whether Harrison Ford first met George Lucas while doing carpentry work for him.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED; What's The Secret Origin Of Lily From "How I Met Your Mother"?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED; What's The Secret Origin Of Lily From "How I Met Your Mother"?

Discover whether the person Lily Aldrin was based on would only permit the character to exist if she was played by "Buffy" veteran Alyson Hannigan.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED:  Discover "Family Guy's" Nearly "MAD" Origins

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Discover "Family Guy's" Nearly "MAD" Origins

This week, learn how "Family Guy" made it to the air, and just how close it came to being part of another Fox show!

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Back To The Future" Always "To Be Continued"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Back To The Future" Always "To Be Continued"?

This week we take the DeLorean up to 88 MPH to find out if the original "Back to the Future" really ended with "To Be Continued ..."

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What's The Secret, Lazy Origin Of "The Simpsons" Opening?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What's The Secret, Lazy Origin Of "The Simpsons" Opening?

The opening sequence of "The Simpsons" has become a television classic, but what's the story behind it?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Bambi Give Us Smokey Bear?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Bambi Give Us Smokey Bear?

Learn how Walt Disney's iconic animated movie "Bambi" led to the creation of the classic forest fire-prevention character Smokey Bear.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "South Park's" Cartman Originally Have A Dad And A Sister?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "South Park's" Cartman Originally Have A Dad And A Sister?

This week, we're going down to South Park to find out whether Cartman originally had both a father and a sister in the series pilot.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED; Was Judy Garland Paid Less Than Toto For "The Wizard Of Oz"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED; Was Judy Garland Paid Less Than Toto For "The Wizard Of Oz"?

We're off to see the Wizard to learn whether Judy Garland was really paid less than the dog that played Toto in the MGM classic.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Why Did CBS Replace "Cagney and Lacey's" First Cagney?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Why Did CBS Replace "Cagney and Lacey's" First Cagney?

Look back with us to an uglier time, in the early '80s, when TV executives feared "Cagney and Lacey" seemed like it was about two lesbians.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was It Alec Guinness' Idea To Kill Obi-Wan In "Star Wars"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was It Alec Guinness' Idea To Kill Obi-Wan In "Star Wars"?

Learn whether Oscar winner Alec Guinness hated working on "Star Wars" so much that he came up with Obi-Wan Kenobi's death to get out of the film.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED; "Little House On The Prairie" And The Baby Battering Ram

TV LEGENDS REVEALED; "Little House On The Prairie" And The Baby Battering Ram

We head to Walnut Grove for the bizarre story of why one particularly dark episode of "Little House" features a baby used as a battering ram.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Robin Williams' Character Originally Die In "Dead Poets Society"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Robin Williams' Character Originally Die In "Dead Poets Society"?

Learn whether the "O Captain! My Captain!" tributes to Robin Williams' character in the 1989 classic were originally meant to go with the character's death!

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What Message Did Paul McCartney Hide In A "Simpsons" Episode?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What Message Did Paul McCartney Hide In A "Simpsons" Episode?

Turn me on, dead man, and discover the secret message Paul McCartney hid in a 1995 episode of "The Simpsons"!

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford Accidentally Audition For "Star Wars"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford Accidentally Audition For "Star Wars"?

Discover how Harrison Ford found himself auditioning for the role of his lifetime as Han Solo in "Star Wars."

TV Legends Revealed: The Secret of "The Big Bang Theory's" "Bazinga!"

TV Legends Revealed: The Secret of "The Big Bang Theory's" "Bazinga!"

How does "The X-Files" tie in to the origins of Sheldon Cooper's famous catchphrase on "The Big Bang Theory?"

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Lois & Clark" Nearly Cast a Black Perry White?

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Lois & Clark" Nearly Cast a Black Perry White?

Learn whether the character was nearly portrayed on TV by a black actor 20 years before Laurence Fishburne played Perry White in "Man of Steel."

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Arrow" Nearly Feature Blue Beetle Instead of Atom?

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Arrow" Nearly Feature Blue Beetle Instead of Atom?

Find out how close Ted 'Blue Beetle' Kord came to filling the role Ray 'The Atom' Palmer does on "Arrow."

TV Legends Revealed: What Famous Guest Wouldnât Let "The Simpsons" Make Fun of Him?

TV Legends Revealed: What Famous Guest Wouldn’t Let "The Simpsons" Make Fun of Him?

Discover which celebrity wouldn't initially appear on "The Simpsons" because they made fun of him in the script.

TV Legends Revealed: Did a Missing Book Lead to "Rudolph" TV Special?

TV Legends Revealed: Did a Missing Book Lead to "Rudolph" TV Special?

Legend has it, the "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" TV special would have been a lot different if the screenwriter had access to the original picture book.

TV Legends Revealed: Was the "227" Set On Sesame Street?

TV Legends Revealed: Was the "227" Set On Sesame Street?

This week, learn whether the 1980s sitcom "227" actually shared a set with "Sesame Street!"

TV Legends Revealed: Did Bill Bixby Star in a She-Hulk Pilot?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Bill Bixby Star in a She-Hulk Pilot?

This week, we examine whether there was a failed "She-Hulk" TV pilot that would've been Bill Bixby's final appearance as David Banner.

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

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?

TV Legends Revealed: The Truth Behind CBS's "Scorpion"

TV Legends Revealed: The Truth Behind CBS's "Scorpion"

Every week on the hit TV series "Scorpion," we hear about Walter O'Brien having the fourth-highest IQ ever recorded. But is that really true?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barack Obama Personally Quash a Saturday Night Live Sketch?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barack Obama Personally Quash a Saturday Night Live Sketch?

This week, we learn whether then Sen. Barack Obama really had "Saturday Night Live" pull a political sketch in 2008.

TV Legends Revealed: Did "HIMYM" Work Jason Segelâs Insult of the Show Into an Episode?

TV Legends Revealed: Did "HIMYM" Work Jason Segel’s Insult of the Show Into an Episode?

This week, we look at whether "How I Met Your Mother" worked star Jason Segel's insult of the series into an episode of the hit show.

TV Legends Revealed: Was There Almost Never a Cory and Topanga?

TV Legends Revealed: Was There Almost Never a Cory and Topanga?

"Boy Meets World's" Cory and Topanga became an iconic couple for a generation of fans, but did the pairing of Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel nearly not happen?

TV Legends Revealed: Did No "Simpsons" Fan Correctly Guess Who Shot Mr. Burns?

TV Legends Revealed: Did No "Simpsons" Fan Correctly Guess Who Shot Mr. Burns?

We travel to Springfield to learn whether "The Simpsons'" "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" contest really ended without anyone correctly guessing the culprit.

TV Legends Revealed: Is Laverne Cox Really the First Openly Transgender Emmy Nominee?

TV Legends Revealed: Is Laverne Cox Really the First Openly Transgender Emmy Nominee?

This week, we celebrate Laverne Cox's historical Emmy nomination by revealing an unsung transgender nominee from 30 years ago.

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Miami Vice" Really Begin as "MTV Cops?"

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Miami Vice" Really Begin as "MTV Cops?"

This week, we don our pastels to learn whether the hit 1980s drama really originated as a two-word network memo stating simply "MTV Cops."

TV Legends Revealed: Was "Buffy" Star Banned For Life From McDonald's?

TV Legends Revealed: Was "Buffy" Star Banned For Life From McDonald's?

This week, we unwrap whether Sarah Michelle Gellar was banned from McDonald's for life over a series of commercials she made as a little girl.

TV Legends Revealed: Did Kiefer Sutherland Try to Get "24" Fans Drunk?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Kiefer Sutherland Try to Get "24" Fans Drunk?

As time runs out on "24: Live Another Day," we examine whether Kiefer Sutherland decided to play along with his own "24" drinking game.

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Golden Girls" Begin As a Joke By NBC?

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Golden Girls" Begin As a Joke By NBC?

This week, learn whether the hit 1980s sitcom "The Golden Girls" owes its existence to a joke by the network.

TV Legends Revealed: Did Mr. T Never Say 'I Pity the Fool' on "The A-Team?"

TV Legends Revealed: Did Mr. T Never Say 'I Pity the Fool' on "The A-Team?"

This week, we discover whether Mr. T ever actually used his famous catchphrase, "I pity the fool" on "The A-Team."

TV Legends Revealed: Was 'TV's First Interracial Kiss' Nearly Between Uhura and Spock?

TV Legends Revealed: Was 'TV's First Interracial Kiss' Nearly Between Uhura and Spock?

We boldly go back to 1968 to discover if the famed "first interracial kiss on American network television" was meant to be between "Star Trek's" Uhura and Spock.

TV Legends Revealed: Did Mississippi Really Once Ban "Sesame Street?"

TV Legends Revealed: Did Mississippi Really Once Ban "Sesame Street?"

Sweepin' the clouds away, this week we learn if the birthplace of Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog, once banned the beloved children's show from public television.

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