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Trivia: The pilot crests (worn by Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict, among others) on their collars were actually U.S. Army Military Intelligence Class A uniform crests.

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Trivia: The show's two hour premier broke the SCI-FI's ratings record by attracting over 4.2 million viewers. It was also the most watched cable program that day.

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Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Trivia: Also on the Blackboard QPR appears, this is a reference to the British football team "Queens Park Rangers", of whom Tracey Torme's Dad was a player in the 40's.

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Living in Harmony - S1-E14

Trivia: This episode was not shown in the initial U.S. airing of "The Prisoner" on CBS. There was speculation that its pacifist, anti-violence moral might have been construed as a Vietnam War protest, but the network's reason for censoring the episode has never been disclosed.

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Logan's Run - S1-E1

Trivia: In this episode, actress Lina Raymond introduces herself as "Siri" in a voice exactly like the Siri voice heard on Apple iPhones. This episode and the introduction of The Siri voice for Apple products were nearly thirty years apart.

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Trivia: In the spy episode where Jimmy, Sheen and Carl are swimming underwater, you can see Spongebob's pineapple next to them.

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The Arrival - S1-E4

Trivia: Michael Cerveris makes his first significant appearance in this episode as The Observer/Bald Man. However if you watch the series from the beginning, he makes fleeting appearances in every episode, sometimes on a tv screen.

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Arms and the Humanich - S2-E8

Trivia: The 'dialysis machine' which Molly obtains from the GSC to use on her son is actually an Apple AirPort Extreme Wireless Router turned upside-down. (00:32:00)

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Trivia: This is not the first time that Laura Vandervoort, who stars as Lisa, has played the part of a glamorous female alien as she was Kara (aka Supergirl) Superman's cousin in Smallville.

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The Bicameral Mind - S1-E10

Trivia: Dolores tells William: "They say great beasts once roamed this world, as big as mountains, but all that's left of them is bone and amber." This is a general allusion to dinosaurs, of course; but, more specifically, it's a tip-of-the-hat to "Jurassic Park," by author Michael Crichton, who also wrote The Original "Westworld." The theme of most of Crichton's science fiction was human shortsightedness resulting in scientific nightmares. Crichton's "Westworld" and "Jurassic Park" are virtually identical stories about scientific amusement parks running amok.

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...Different Destinations - S3-E5

Trivia: While they're waiting for the Venek Horde to attack again, when John's chained to the statue Scorpius/Harvey's playing the harmonica with his feet up on John's lap. Notice that both soles of Scorpius/Harvey's red boots have the name "Andy" written on them. In "Toy Story" Woody's boot has "Andy" written on its sole, and here in John's mind it's to signify John's ownership of the neural clone.

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Trivia: Robin Williams improvised so much of his dialogue that the show's writers finally stopped writing his lines and just left blank space in the scripts with cues and prompts for him.

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Mega Mission - S1-E1

Trivia: Gosei says to the rangers,"My mentor, Zordon, placed me here to be guardian of this planet." Zordon was the mentor for the original rangers to the first half of Turbo and was killed in the finale of In Space.

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Horizons - S1-E1

Trivia: When Dirk and Todd are talking about if Dirk ever solved a case, he mentions there was a bit about a sofa and Thor. This is a reference to the first two Douglas Adams' book in the Dirk Gently series, "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" (which had an immovable sofa) and "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul" (which had Thor).

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