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TV and movie facts are fun to research. There are so many out there, I could only list a few. Every show out there has a fun fact that they keep secret. It's sure interesting looking through them.

Surprising TV and movie facts for childrens shows:

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, was home to Rocky and Bullwinkle.

The writers of The Simpsons have never revealed what state Springfield is in.

In the Mario Brothers movie, the Princess' first name is Daisy, but in Mario 64, the game, her first name is Peach. Before that, it's Princess Toadstool.

The name of Popeye's adopted son is Swee'pea.

Scooby Doo's first real name is Scoobert.

The Simpsons is the longest running animated series on TV.

TV and movie facts from some of our favorites:

The TV sitcom Seinfeld was originally named "The Seinfeld Chronicles". The pilot which was broadcast in 1989 also featured a kooky neighbor named Kessler. This character later became known as Kramer.

In every episode of Seinfeld, there is a superman somewhere.

In the original "Star Wars: A New Hope", Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker, called out the name of actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia, instead of actually calling out "Leia" in the scene near the end where he gets out of his X-wing after destroying the Death Star. The error was never caught.

Useless TV and movie facts:

For many years, the globe on the NBC Nightly News spun in the wrong direction. On January 2, 1984, NBC finally set the world spinning back in the proper direction.

Some television families' home addresses: The Simpsons - 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield; The Bunkers (All In The Family) - 704 Hauser, Queens; The Munsters - 1313 Mockingbird Lane, Mockingbird Heights

The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It to Beaver."

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