Archive for the 'TV Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Did the Original Host of Blue’s Clues Leave the Show Because He Was Going Bald?

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 original host of Blue’s Clues left the show because he was going bald. One of the […]

Did CBS Create An Alternate Version of Gilligan’s Island Where The Boat DOESN’T Get Lost to Show How That Was a Better Idea for a Show?

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 head of CBS insisted on making an alternate version of Gilligan’s Island to show why his […]

Which Original Cast Member of Grey’s Anatomy Was Added to the Show’s Pilot Through CGI?

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: One of the original cast members of Grey’s Anatomy was added to the show’s pilot through digital […]

Did David Brenner Really Shave NINE Years Off His Age When He Started Doing Comedy?

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: David Brenner shaved nine years off of his age when he began doing comedy in the late […]

Did a Video Game Company Once Sue Viacom For Ruining the Star Trek Franchise?

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: A video game company once sued Viacom for, in effect, ruining the Star Trek franchise. As we […]

Did John Amos Quit Good Times Over How JJ Was Portrayed on the Show?

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: John Amos quit Good Times. Good Times was a spin-off, of sorts, from Maude, with her housekeeper […]

Did Jackie Mason Give Ed Sullivan “the Finger” on National Television?

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: Jackie Mason gave Ed Sullivan the “finger” on the Ed Sullivan Show. Jackie Mason became a stand-up […]

Which Simpsons Character Nearly Got a LIVE-ACTION Spin-Off 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: There was nearly a live-action spin-off of The Simpsons. In 1997, during the eighth season of the […]

Did a Survivor of the Bombing of Hiroshima Meet One of the Men Who Dropped the Bomb on a Reality TV Show?

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: An episode of “This Is Your Life” introduced a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima to the […]

How Close Did “One Shining Moment” Come to Becoming a Football Song?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: “One Shining Moment” was nearly played as part of the Super Bowl before becoming a NCAA basketball […]