Archive for the 'TV Urban Legends Revealed' Category

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 […]

Was TaleSpin Sued Over the Voice of King Louie?

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: TaleSpin was sued over the voice of King Louie. In 1967, Disney released an animated film adaptation […]

Did the Host of Family Feud Marry One of the Contestants?

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: Richard Dawson married a contestant from the Family Feud. Richard Dawson was the original host of the […]

Did How I Met Your Mother Create An Actual Canadian Sex Acts Website?

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 created an actual Canadian Sex Acts website. Like many other long-running sitcoms, […]

Was the Brady Bunch’s Dog Replaced Mid-Episode Because Their Original Dog Was Killed?

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. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: The Brady Bunch’s dog was replaced mid-episode because the original dog was killed. Audiences are very familiar […]