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The classic family drama ended with Walnut Grove being destroyed. But why did Michael Landon do it?
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?
This week, we learn whether then Sen. Barack Obama really had "Saturday Night Live" pull a political sketch in 2008.
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.
"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?
We travel to Springfield to learn whether "The Simpsons'" "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" contest really ended without anyone correctly guessing the culprit.
This week, we celebrate Laverne Cox's historical Emmy nomination by revealing an unsung transgender nominee from 30 years ago.
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."
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.
As time runs out on "24: Live Another Day," we examine whether Kiefer Sutherland decided to play along with his own "24" drinking game.
This week, learn whether the hit 1980s sitcom "The Golden Girls" owes its existence to a joke by the network.
This week, we discover whether Mr. T ever actually used his famous catchphrase, "I pity the fool" on "The A-Team."
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.
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.
Celebrate the upcoming premiere of "24: Live Another Day" and learn if Fox nearly bought the rights to "The Da Vinci Code" for the third season of "24."
In his famous guest appearance on "The Simpsons," did Michael Jackson actually not sing any of the songs?
Brian Cronin celebrates MLB's new season by seeing if it's true Hasbro won't allow Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe to be portrayed as a New York Yankees fan!
Before "How I Met Your Mother" revealed the actual Mother, did the CBS comedy have a number of alternate candidates for the character?
Learn how a pre-"Iron Man" Downey was fired from "Ally McBeal," leading to the big plans for the Season 4 finale to be scrapped.
Brian Cronin boards the Jupiter 2 in hopes of finding the origins of the well-known robotic response, "Does Not Compute."
Brian Cronin books a return flight to Springfield to discover whether First Lady Barbara Bush really penned an apology letter to Marge Simpson.
This week Brian Cronin digs into the oft-repeated legend that Oprah Winfrey owes her first name to a typo on her birth certificate.
The game is afoot as Brian Cronin investigates if "Star Trek: The Next Generation" used Sherlock Holmes characters without authorization.
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!
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?
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.'
This week, Brian Cronin retraces how Charles Schulz’ ownership of a Ford started his Peanuts characters on the road to A Charlie Brown Christmas.
You know Dasher and Dancer, but did you realize complaints after the first airing of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" led the network to add a new scene?
Brian Cronin looks back to the original pilot for the "The Big Bang Theory" to discover some characters fans would barely recognize.
Brian Cronin returns to Springfield to look at how "The Simpsons" writers got back at guest star Justin Timberlake for objecting to one of his lines.
Did a short-lived, and largely forgotten, '80s Matthew Perry sitcom correctly predict the year Moammar Gadhafi would die?
This week Brian Cronin beams down to explore whether there's any truth to the rumor that actress Denise Crosby was fired from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" after posing nude in "Playboy."
Brian Cronin knows he's got a mystery to solve: Whether or not "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?" was based on a popular live-action sitcom. And if he comes through, he's gonna have himself a Scooby Snack!
This week, Brian Cronin boldly goes back to the 1980s to discover whether an episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" wasn't produced because it featured two gay Enterprise crew members
This week Brian Cronin pays a visit to Springfield to determine whether there's any truth to the legend that there's an unaired episode of "The Simpsons" in which Bart dies.
This week, Brian Cronin flashes back to the '80s to examine how Bill Cosby had initially intended Phylicia Rashād's character on "The Cosby Show" to be a hot-tempered female version of Ricky Ricardo.
Brian Cronin returns to uncover whether singer, actress and savvy businesswoman Dolly Parton was actually a producer on Joss Whedon's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" television series.
This week Brian Cronin is live from New York, where he investigates whether Abraham Lincoln, a llama and showgirls appear in every backstage sketch of "Saturday Night Live" since Seth Meyers become head writer.
Brian Cronin tunes in at the same Bat-time, same Bat-channel to find out if actress Julie Newmar, the original Catwoman on the '60s "Batman" TV show, really patented a pantyhose that accentuates a woman's behind.
This week, Brian Cronin is goin' down to South Park to determining whether it's true that aliens have made an appearance in every episode of the long-running animated series.