Archive for the 'TV Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Were the Little House on the Prairie Sets Destroyed So That No One Else Could Use Them?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Michael Landon had the set for Little House on the Prairie destroyed so that no one other […]

What Famous Talk Show Host Wouldn’t Appear on the Simpsons if They Made Fun of Him?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Johnny Carson wouldn’t guest star on The Simpsons if they made fun of him. The Simpsons have […]

Was the First Interracial Kiss on a TV Drama Originally Going to be Between Uhura and SPOCK?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: The first interracial kiss on a TV drama was originally going to be between Mr. Spock and […]

Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing in His Guest Appearance on The Simpsons?

TV URBAN LEGEND: Michael Jackson didn’t actually do any singing in his guest appearance on The Simpsons. Celebrities guest-starring on The Simpsons has become almost a right of passage for celebrities. You haven’t truly “made it” until you have appeared as a guest voice on The Simpsons (a while back, we featured a TV legend […]

Were There “Back-Up” Mothers on How I Met Your Mother?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: There was at least one back-up Mother in the show How I Met Your Mother. The CBS […]

Was Robert Downey Jr. Written Out of His Own Character’s Wedding Episode on Ally McBeal?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Robert Downey Jr. was written out of his character’s wedding episode on Ally McBeal. One thing that […]

Did Lost in Space Coin the Term “Does Not Compute?”

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Lost in Space coined the term “Does Not Compute” Along with “We Come in Peace” and “Take […]

Did First Lady Barbara Bush Write an Apology Letter to Marge Simpson?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Did First Lady Barbara Bush write an apology letter to Marge Simpson? With the Simpsons now in […]

Did the Golden Girls Begin as a Joke?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: The Golden Girls spun out of a joke at an NBC function introducing the 1984-85 NBC lineup. […]

Did Dick Gregory Receive Almost 50,000 Votes in the 1968 Presidential Election?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Dick Gregory received almost 50,000 votes in the 1968 Presidential Election. Yesterday’s legend about Gracie Allen’s run […]