Archive for the 'TV Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Did B.A. Baracus Never Actually Say “I Pity the Fool” On The A-Team?

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: B.A. Baracus never actually said “I pity the fool” on The A-Team. The A-Team was a fascinating […]

Did the State of Mississippi Once ban Sesame Street?

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 state of Mississippi once banned Sesame Street. Mississippi has a unique place in the history of […]

Was The Da Vinci Code Nearly Adapted Into the Third Season of 24?

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 Da Vinci Code was nearly adapted for the third season of 24. One of the great […]

Did the Producers of Cagney and Lacey Keep an Actor’s Name in the Opening Credits Even After He Died to Help His Family Continue to Receive Royalties?

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 producers on Cagney and Lacey kept Sidney Clute’s name in the credits after his death to […]

Did Oprah Winfrey Get Her Name From a Typo on a Birth Certificate?

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: Oprah Winfrey got her name via a typo on her birth certificate. Talk-show-host turned actress and media […]

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?

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 Jackson didn’t actually do any singing in his guest appearance on The Simpsons. Celebrities guest-starring on […]

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 […]