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Some ‘MST3K’ Facts and Secrets From the Not-Too-Distant Past
You know Mystery Science Theater 3000 from ten seasons on Comedy Central and the Sci-Fi Channel. (They used to spell their name right.) But did you know that MST3K started on a local station in Minnesota named KTMA? The original version of the show ran for 21 episodes before KTMA filed for bankruptc…
Prepare to Get Caught in a Loop of ‘Westworld’ Facts
You probably know that HBO’s hit new series Westworld is based on an old movie, also named Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton. But did you know there already was a Westworld TV show? After Westworld became a hit in theaters (and after a sequel, Futureworld, a few years later)…
10 Facts You Might Not Know About 'Six Feet Under'
HBO’s Six Feet Under famously gave fans about a million ways to die, but did you know the network deliberately asked it be “more f—ed up”? Or that you can visit the actual Fisher home, but not that famous tree? Load up the Sia and breathe me in, as the 38th episode of &#x…
10 Facts You Might Not Know About 'The Wire'
HBO’s The Wire famously shifted focus to different corners of Baltimore between seasons, but did you know creator David Simon based the series on his real-life time as a police reporter? Or that many real public officials and criminals actually played themselves? Get ready to hit them corners…
10 Facts You Might Not Know About 'Batman' 1966
Batman seems only to get grittier and grittier these days, but did you know the classic 1966 series actually coined the name “Mr. Freeze”? Or that Robin’s famous catchphrase got upwards of 350 uses? Slide down the pole and suit up, as the 36th episode of ‘You Think You Kn…
10 Facts You Might Not Know About 'The Office'
NBC’s The Office borrowed plenty from its British predecessor did you know the writers revamped the series in Season 2 to make it more optimistic? Or that everyone from Paul Giamatti to Patton Oswalt had a shot at Dunder Mifflin? Grab a beet and stock up on paper, as the 35th episode of …
10 Facts You Might Not Know About 'Sherlock'
The BBC’s Sherlock has plenty of Doctor Who in its blood between creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, but did you know Matt Smith even auditioned for the role of Watson? Or that Amanda Abbington (Mary) is Martin Freeman’s real-life partner? Flip your collar and swish that coat, as t…

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