Best drama TV easter eggs of all time

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: The Office (UK) Series 1 DVD, on disc 2: Go to "Deleted Scenes" and choose "'Slough' by John Betjeman". Before the scene plays, there is a description page with a flickering fluorescent light. The screen will go dim for a few seconds just before the deleted scene begins to play. Press 'enter' or 'play' at this point, and the "Who Cares Wins" video from Episode 4 will play.

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The War Games - S6-E7

Easter egg: On the second disk, go to the subtitles menu, scroll to the second option down and press right. This will bring up the words "Doctor Who" underneath. Press enter to watch him standing trial before two sock puppets.

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The Final Frontier - S5-E6

Easter egg: On Disc 2 of the season 5 DVD set, enter the bonus features menu. Below the selection for the main menu, there is an image of a UFO. Select it for a short behind-the-scenes clip showing the construction of the "Nebula 9 Fan Experience" set.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On the extras menu, there are hidden segments (on the different parts of the ship ex:the deflector dish.). Use your controller to find them all.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 6, go to the Bonus Features section. Scroll down to the second option, and the light in the cabin on the right hand corner of the screen goes on. Click on it and you'll find a surprise.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On many (if not all) of the DVD sets, if you use the arrow buttons on the remote, you can highlight different parts of the station. This allows you to view small clips of interviews and such.

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24 (2001)

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Show generally

Easter egg: On both the first and second season DVD sets insert the special features disc of each set. When the menu comes up press your left arrow, then your right arrow. A star will appear below the menu options. On the season one special features disc there is an interview with the chief security guard of the set. On season two they discuss the fishbowl on the desk of C.J.Craig.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On disc 7 (Special Features) of the Region 1 DVD set, select 'Tales from the Island' and push 'Left'. The cursor will move to the left. Hit 'Select' and an alternate main title sequence will play.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On disc four of series 3, go into the scene selection, go to the last page, highlight "keep looking" and press "up." You know have the whole easter egg that was part of the story.

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Season 6 generally

Easter egg: On the third disc of season 6, select "bonus features." Once the bonus features menu appears, press up and the cherries next to the "next" button should have a red circle around them. Press enter to see Bill Lawrence and Randall Winston discuss season 7 plot points.

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Two Weddings and A Funeral - S1-E20

Easter egg: On the final disk of season 1, go to Special Features and click up. The bar that represent heart rate should be highlighted. Hit enter here to see Davis' screen test.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On the Series 1 Disc 4 on the main menu, when you have the 'Play All' button highlighted, go up and highlight what looks like a mobile phone. If you press enter you get the director of the first two episodes discussing the use of CGI within said episodes for about 2 1/2 minutes.

David Hutchinson

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Season 7 generally

Easter egg: On the 6th disk, under the "Featurettes" section of the Special features, press to the left and you will see a red "B" highlighted. Press enter to access "The Gift Montage".

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On Disc One of Quantum Leap, select Episode Index and press Enter. Then go to the word Menu at the bottom of the screen but don't press enter. Instead press right on your control and a silhouette of a man will appear in the middle of the screen. Press enter and you will see another interview given by Scott Bakula.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: In the special features on Disc 6, go down to "Inside Quantico and the Criminal Mind", and press right on your control; this should highlight the image of a gun. Select it to view a short tour of the CM offices and set with Edward Allen Bernero's assistant Rosalie.

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