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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.

TV Legends Revealed: Was"The Da Vinci Code" Nearly Turned Into a Season of "24?"

TV Legends Revealed: Was"The Da Vinci Code" Nearly Turned Into a Season of "24?"

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."

TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on "The Simpsons?"

TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on "The Simpsons?"

In his famous guest appearance on "The Simpsons," did Michael Jackson actually not sing any of the songs?

TV Legends Revealed: Can Snake Eyes Never Be Portrayed as a Yankees Fan?

TV Legends Revealed: Can Snake Eyes Never Be Portrayed as a Yankees Fan?

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!

TV Legends Revealed: The Many Mothers of "How I Met Your Mother"

TV Legends Revealed: The Many Mothers of "How I Met Your Mother"

Before "How I Met Your Mother" revealed the actual Mother, did the CBS comedy have a number of alternate candidates for the character?

TV Legends Revealed: Robert Downey Jr. Was Written Out of His Own TV Wedding

TV Legends Revealed: Robert Downey Jr. Was Written Out of His Own TV Wedding

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.

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Lost in Space" Coin the Phrase âDoes Not Compute?

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Lost in Space" Coin the Phrase ‘Does Not Compute?

Brian Cronin boards the Jupiter 2 in hopes of finding the origins of the well-known robotic response, "Does Not Compute."

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barbara Bush Write an Apology Letter to Marge Simpson?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barbara Bush Write an Apology Letter to Marge Simpson?

Brian Cronin books a return flight to Springfield to discover whether First Lady Barbara Bush really penned an apology letter to Marge Simpson.

TV Legends Revealed: Did Oprah Winfrey Gain Her Famous First Name Because of a Typo?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Oprah Winfrey Gain Her Famous First Name Because of a Typo?

This week Brian Cronin digs into the oft-repeated legend that Oprah Winfrey owes her first name to a typo on her birth certificate.

TV Legends Revealed: "Star Trek: TNG" Ran Afoul of Arthur Conan Doyle Estate?

TV Legends Revealed: "Star Trek: TNG" Ran Afoul of Arthur Conan Doyle Estate?

The game is afoot as Brian Cronin investigates if "Star Trek: The Next Generation" used Sherlock Holmes characters without authorization.

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 "Miracle on 34th Street" Released in May?

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.'

TV Legends Revealed: How Schulzâ Ford Led Indirectly to "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

TV Legends Revealed: How Schulz’ Ford Led Indirectly to "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.

TV Legends Revealed: Viewer Protests Led to Change in "Rudolph" Special

TV Legends Revealed: Viewer Protests Led to Change in "Rudolph" Special

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?

TV Legends Revealed: "Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon Originally Had a Sex Drive

TV Legends Revealed: "Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon Originally Had a Sex Drive

Brian Cronin looks back to the original pilot for the "The Big Bang Theory" to discover some characters fans would barely recognize.

TV Legends Revealed: How "Simpsons" Got "Revenge" on Justin Timberlake

TV Legends Revealed: How "Simpsons" Got "Revenge" on Justin Timberlake

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.

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