Archive for the 'TV Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Did How I Met Your Mother Work an Insult of the Show by Star Jason Segel Into an Episode of the Series?

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: How I Met Your Mother worked an insult of the show by Jason Segel into the series. […]

Did Cartman on South Park Originally Have a Father AND a Sister?

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: Originally Cartman from South Park had both a father and a sister. Throughout the long run of […]

Was Danielle Fishel Originally Cast on Boy Meets World in Another, Non-Topanga Role?

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: Danielle Fishel was originally cast in another non-Topanga role in Boy Meets World. The enduring popularity of […]

Did No One Guess the Right Answer in The Simpsons’ “Who Shot Mr. Burns” Contest?

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: In The Simpsons contest “Who Shot Mr. Burns?,” no one guessed the correct answer. Fan contests have […]

Did Ellen Burstyn Get an Emmy Nomination for a 14 Second Appearance in a TV Movie?

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: Ellen Burstyn was nominated for an Emmy Award for an appearance that lasted fourteen seconds. In the […]

Was Meg Foster Replaced as Cagney on Cagney and Lacey Because CBS Executives Felt That She Made the Show Seem Like it Was About a Pair of Lesbians?

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 Cagney from the first season of Cagney and Lacey was replaced because CBS executives felt that […]

Was Laverne Cox Really the First Transgender Person to be Nominated for an Emmy Award?

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: Laverne Cox is the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy Award. The 2014 […]

Did Miami Vice Come About From a Two-Word Brainstorming Memo Stating “MTV Cops”?

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: Miami Vice originated as a two-word brainstorming memo – “MTV Cops.” Few network executives have ever experienced […]

Is Sarah Michelle Gellar Really Banned for Life From McDonald’s?

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: Sarah Michelle Gellar was banned for life from eating at McDonald’s. In the first episode of her […]

Who is the Tallest Actor to be the Lead of His Own TV Series?

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: James Arness is the tallest person ever to be the lead in a television series in the […]