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Trivia: Douglas Adams makes several cameo appearences in the series. A drinker in the pub in part one, the man walking into the sea and a member of the Cirius Cybernetics marketing division in part two.

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Trivia: Only mentioned in one episode early in the series, Steve Austin's least-referenced superhuman power was his ability to hold his breath for extraordinary lengths of time. Steve's phenomenal breath-holding ability was due to the fact that, even though he had two normal lungs, he had a much smaller circulatory system than a normal human being. Also, the Steve Austin in Martin Caidin's original book, "Cyborg," had an entire array of weapons, flares, communications gear, retractable swim fins, and scuba tanks built into his bionic body.

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Elseworlds, Part 2 - S7-E9

Trivia: When Barry and Oliver are fighting on the street, a police officer asks for backup and mentions Burton and Nolan street, as reference to Christopher Nolan and Tim Burton.

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In Brightest Day... - S3-E7

Trivia: When Kyle is knocked into the airfield by Siniestro, he crashes into a Sabre jet. As he recovers, we read the pilot's name as Col. Hal Jordan. This is the name of the second, Silver Age Green Lantern.

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Trivia: In Season 1 Episode 8 Edward. When the detective is first showing Zimmerman the sketches, when Zimmerman comments that the pictures are brilliant the sketch is of an Unas, a creature from Stargate SG1, starring Amanda Tapping, it also appears in the top right when Zimmerman shows the sketches to Dr. Magnus. (00:04:00 - 00:04:45)

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Avalanche - S1-E5

Trivia: When the Captain Scarlet series was sold to TV broadcasters, ITC (who had backed and then marketed the series) issued a "recommended broadcast order". This was not always the same order as the episodes had been made. Episodes 1 to 4 were made and broadcast "in sequence", but from episode 5 this no longer applied. Episode 11 ("Avalanche") was the 5th to be broadcast, swapping places with the episode "Point 783" which was the 5th to be made, but the 11th to be broadcast.

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Trivia: The season five episode "Independence Day" featured Chris Bruno's brother Dylan. The episode itself was Chris' first time as a director.

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Trivia: Bucky and Rhodey are the first characters to appear in all four phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, though this is due to Black Widow's theatrical release being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Go for the Green - S1-E4

Trivia: Tenaya 7 whistles "The Farmer and the Dell" before she appears to fight the mobsters. The infamous western outlaw Billy The Kid was rumored to whistle that tune before drawing his guns.

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