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MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Vicki Vale Originally Going to Die in 1989's "Batman"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Vicki Vale Originally Going to Die in 1989's "Batman"?

Discover whether Batman's love interest Vicki Vale was originally going to be killed by the Joker in Tim Burton's 1989 blockbuster.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which "Grey's Anatomy" Actor Was Added to the Pilot With CGI?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which "Grey's Anatomy" Actor Was Added to the Pilot With CGI?

We head to Seattle Grace Hospital to learn which original "Grey's Anatomy" cast member was inserted into the pilot through digital effects.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Splinter of the Mind's Eye" Nearly a "Star Wars" Sequel?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Splinter of the Mind's Eye" Nearly a "Star Wars" Sequel?

Travel back a long time ago, to the '70s, to learn how the classic "Star Wars" novel "Splinter of the Mind's Eye," was almost the saga's first movie sequel.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Viacom Sued For "Ruining" "Star Trek"?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Viacom Sued For "Ruining" "Star Trek"?

This week we boldly look at a surprising lawsuit in which a video game company claimed the owners of "Star Trek" essentially ruined the franchise.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Why the Heck Was There a Talking Robot in "Rocky IV"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Why the Heck Was There a Talking Robot in "Rocky IV"?

We step into the ring to solve one of the great mysteries of the 1980s: why a talking robot was featured so prominently in the blockbuster "Rocky IV."

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which "Simpsons" Character Nearly Had a Live-Action Spinoff?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which "Simpsons" Character Nearly Had a Live-Action Spinoff?

Discover which fan-favorite "Simpsons" character was (somehow) being considered to star in a live-action spinoff series.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did a Nudity Clause Lead Princess Leia & "Carrie" Actresses to Swap Roles?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did a Nudity Clause Lead Princess Leia & "Carrie" Actresses to Swap Roles?

Did George Lucas and Brian De Palma really switch Sissy Spacek and Carrie Fisher in their iconic "Carrie" and "Star Wars" roles?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: What Classic Christmas Song Was Originally Too Depressing to Exist?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: What Classic Christmas Song Was Originally Too Depressing to Exist?

Just in time for the holidays, learn the story behind the classic Christmas song that was initially so depressing it nearly wasn't released.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "A Charlie Brown Christmas" End the Era of Aluminum Trees?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "A Charlie Brown Christmas" End the Era of Aluminum Trees?

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas," discover whether the special was responsible for driving aluminum trees out of fashion.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "Han Solo" Originally Shoot First?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "Han Solo" Originally Shoot First?

We get to the bottom of the great "Star Wars" debate that's been raging for years: "Who shot first, Han or Greedo?"

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "How I Met Your Mother" Create a Canadian Sex Acts Site?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "How I Met Your Mother" Create a Canadian Sex Acts Site?

We know the writers of the CBS comedy would go to great lengths for a gag, but would they create a Canadian Sex Acts website?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: The Accidental "Star Trek" Actress?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: The Accidental "Star Trek" Actress?

Discover the amazing story of the young woman who accidentally landed a speaking role in 1986's "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home."

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Why Did "The Brady Bunch" Have a Doghouse But No Dog?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Why Did "The Brady Bunch" Have a Doghouse But No Dog?

Learn the sad story of why "The Brady Bunch's" dog Tiger disappeared, and the odd reason the show kept his doghouse around.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Waldo Appear in Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Waldo Appear in Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto"?

Discover the controversial inclusion of the children's book character in Mel Gibson's 2006 adventure about the end of the Mayan civilization.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: How Congress Inspired an Extra-Violent "Treehouse of Horror"

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: How Congress Inspired an Extra-Violent "Treehouse of Horror"

Just in time for trick-or-treat, we look back at how complaints by Congressmen two decades ago led "The Simpsons" to create its most violent Halloween special.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Back to the Future Part II" Almost Set in 1967?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Back to the Future Part II" Almost Set in 1967?

In celebration of "Back to the Future" Day, find out how the first draft of the 1989 sequel took Marty and Biff back in time to another decade entirely.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did "Back to the Future Part II" Change Actors' Rights?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did "Back to the Future Part II" Change Actors' Rights?

How did Crispin Glover's absence from "Back to the Future Part II" lead to a lawsuit that changed the rights of actors forever?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which '80s Teen Icons Turned Down the Lead Role on "Breaking Bad"?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which '80s Teen Icons Turned Down the Lead Role on "Breaking Bad"?

Discover which two 1980s teen icons had to turn down the role of Walter White on "Breaking Bad" before Bryan Cranston was given a shot at it.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Bruce Willis Appear On "Friends" Because He Lost A Bet?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Bruce Willis Appear On "Friends" Because He Lost A Bet?

Discover whether Bruce Willis' Emmy-winning guest role on "Friends" really came about because he lost a bet to Matthew Perry.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Were Luke & Leia Intended To Be Twins When They Kissed In "Empire"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Were Luke & Leia Intended To Be Twins When They Kissed In "Empire"?

We figure out just when George Lucas decided that Luke and Leia were twins: Was it before or after he had them kiss in "The Empire Strikes Back"?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" Reveal The Waitress' Name?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Did "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" Reveal The Waitress' Name?

We head to Philadelphia to tackle a popular fan theory about the real name of the Waitress on the long-running FX/FXX comedy.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Carrie Fisher Have A Career As A Script Doctor?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Carrie Fisher Have A Career As A Script Doctor?

This week we discover whether the "Star Wars" icon had a second, uncredited career polishing scripts for Hollywood movies.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What "How I Met Your Mother" Mystery Was Never Solved?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What "How I Met Your Mother" Mystery Was Never Solved?

Discover how close a "How I Met Your Mother" mystery from the first season came to being revealed on one of the last episodes of the show.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Disney Nearly Cancel "Toy Story" Entirely?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Disney Nearly Cancel "Toy Story" Entirely?

Discover just how close "Toy Story" came to being shut down by Disney, and the odd reason for the studio's problems with the script.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "South Park" Originally Going To Be Like "The X-Files"?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "South Park" Originally Going To Be Like "The X-Files"?

Learn whether "South Park" was originally supposed to be about a vast alien conspiracy, much like the classic series, "The X-Files."

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.

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