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Trivia: In this incredibly stupid NBC television sitcom that lasted only one season (from Sept. 1965 to April 1966), Jerry Van Dyke's late mother is reincarnated as a hideous vintage ragtop jalopy called a "1928 Porter"; but, in fact, no such vehicle was ever produced in automotive history. The 1928 Porter was a fantasy car assembled strictly for this short-lived TV show, using bits and pieces of a Model-T Ford, a Maxwell, a Hudson, and a Chevrolet.

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Trivia: After the series became a major success upon release in 2008, director Joss Whedon teased that he would be doing a sort-of "sequel" at some point in the future. At one point, an outline and a number of songs for the sequel were written, though due to other obligations, Whedon had to push back production. As of 2018, the long-rumored sequel has yet to materialize, though everyone involved has continued to hint that a follow-up may still happen eventually.

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Trivia: A sequel to the original film, titled "The Power of the Dark Crystal," was initially planned. However, the film spent many years in development hell with several different writers and directors being attached at different points. Eventually, French director Louis Letterier became attached to the project around 2012, and it was subsequently retooled into this prequel series for Netflix. "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" was finally released in the Summer of 2019 - almost 37 years after the original debuted in Winter, 1982.

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Trivia: Laura Palmer's murder was supposed to remain unsolved, but ABC demanded that the murderer be revealed. Many people believed that that moment was when the series jumped the shark.

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Trivia: Dr. Dae-Sun tells the TV interviewer that the Synths have "Asimov blocks" in their programming so they can not do us any harm. This is a reference to science fiction writer Isaac Asimov and his "3 laws of robotics."

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