Best TV trivia of 2010

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Trivia: Although Len Cariou plays Tom Selleck's father, he's only five years older than Selleck.

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Season 3 generally

Trivia: Sherlock's parents are played by Benedict Cumberbatch's real-life parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton.

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Trivia: Sharon Lawrence plays Sasha Alexander's mother in the series, even though in real life she's only 12 years older than Alexander.

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Season 5 generally

Trivia: Set in 1924, a set of publicity shots of the Series 5 cast members, new and old, were rolled out, and one shot in particular was quite revealing. Sitting on the mantelpiece behind cast members Hugh Bonneville and Laura Carmichael, who play the Earl of Grantham and Lady Edith, was a modern-day plastic bottle of water.

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The Homecoming Hangover - S1-E7

Trivia: The substitute teacher filling in for Mr. Fitz's class is played by Sara Shepard, the author of the Pretty Little Liars novels.

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Trivia: There are a lot of Greek references. Cerberus, Tartarus, a messengers boots (Hermes reference) and the princesses. Twilight is the Greek word for friend love, or Philia. Cadence is Eros, or romantic love. Celestia is Agape, the love God has for mankind. Well, Celestia is kind of a god. Luna is Storge, love of a mother and child. This works because she has helped Scootaloo and Sweetie Belle in a motherly way. She was a mentor to both of them.

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Trivia: This is Colton Haynes' third time playing a supernatural creature. He was a Werewolf in "The Gates" and a Jackal in "Nine Lives of Cloe King."

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Pilot - S1-E1

Trivia: McGarrett's father is named Jack in honor of Jack Lord, who played McGarrett in the original series.

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Suggested correction: The name of McGarrett's father is not Jack, it's John.

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Wi-Fi in the Sky - S1-E9

Trivia: Tori is on her laptop in the plane while sitting next to Trina. When she goes onto her video chat profile, there is a list of usernames of people online. One name is DanWarp, which is the website name of the show's creator, Dan Schneider.

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Trivia: Except for the pilot, all of the show's season 1 episodes are named after Led Zeppelin songs, and all of the current season 2 episodes are named after R.E.M. songs.

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Chicago Cubs - S2-E7

Trivia: Todd Ricketts was chosen to go undercover because it was felt that his brother Thomas, the public face of the Cubs' front office, would be too recognizable.

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The Shrieking Madness - S1-E12

Trivia: When one of the waiters is picked up and thrown by Char-Gar Gothakon during the attack at Campus Burger, he screams the Wilhelm scream.

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Not Indecent, But Not Quite Decent Enough Proposal - S3-E1

Trivia: This episode features real life mom and daughter Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith playing mother and daughter.

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Point, Laser Point - S1-E26

Trivia: When Sylvester goes to see Witch Lezah, the other names on the directory are of real life therapists (although Cecile Willis' name is reversed).

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The Guardian - S1-E5

Trivia: Stan Lee makes a cameo describing the Division's operative as being like a superhero. (00:07:00)

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Trivia: Ben and Chad have stated in the past that if they ever do a series finale, that the very last episode of Death Battle would be between the two hosts of the show, Wiz and Boomstick.

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