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12th Sep 2019

Cobra Kai (2018)

Counterbalance - S1-E5

New this month Trivia: When Daniel goes to talk to Mr. Miyagi at the cemetery, we see that Miyagi was born in June and died in November. Pat Morita, who played Mr. Miyagi, was also born in June, and died in November.

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New this month Trivia: Ted is from Ohio, as is Josh Radnor who plays him. Similarly, Robin is from Vancouver, as is actress Cobie Smulders who plays her.

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9th Aug 2019

Puss in Boots (2011)

Trivia: Salma Hayek plays Kitty Softpaws, the love interest of Puss in Boots, played by Antonio Banderas. Hayek also played the love interest to Banderas in Desperado, and in its sequel (Once Upon A Time In Mexico).

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Trivia: Two of the cast's real-life spouses have recurring roles on the show. Alyson Hannigan is married to Alexis Denisof, who plays Sandy Rivers (the news reporter who works with Robin). Neil Patrick Harris is married to David Burtka, who plays Scooter (the guy who is obsessed with Lily).

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8th Jun 2019

Aladdin (2019)

Trivia: After they escape the Cave of Wonders, we come to Aladdin, Genie, Abu and Carpet in the desert. While Aladdin and Genie are talking, Carpet is building a sandcastle. When Carpet is finished, the sand castle is the castle from the Disney opening logo. Carpet even does the arc over the castle, with sand.

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8th May 2019

Logan (2017)

Logan mistake picture

Trivia: Spoiler! At the end of the movie, when the children bury Logan, one of them can be seen holding a Wolverine toy. It is a toy of Wolverine in the yellow suit, which is how he appeared in the comic books.

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Trivia: Apocalypse's followers are referred to as The Four Horsemen in the comic, and there is also a brief mention of it in the movie (when Charles and Alex go to see Moira). The song playing when apocalypse goes to recruit Angel is "The Four Horsemen", by Metallica.

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Trivia: At the end of the movie, when Erik and Charles are saying their goodbyes, Erik asks Charles "Does it ever keep you up at night, the feeling one day they will come for you and your children", to which Charles replies "Yes it does, and I feel a great swell of pity for the poor soul who comes looking for trouble at my school." They have the same conversation, almost word-for-word, at the end of the original X-Men.

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15th Mar 2019

Made (2001)

Trivia: Ricky and Bobby go to a place with a sign that says "Luna Restaurant 112" to meet Sean Combs' character. 112 is the name of an R&B group, who got their start by signing with Sean Combs' Bad Boy label.

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7th Feb 2019

Heroes (2006)

Season 1 generally

Trivia: All of Season 1 is shot in Los Angeles, and surrounding areas. When you see skylines of popular cities like Las Vegas and New York, they are digitally added in post-production. Even the shot of Hiro when he first teleports to Times Square was done in Los Angeles using a green screen.

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6th Feb 2019

Heroes (2006)

Collision - S1-E4

Trivia: After Hiro and Ando are in Vegas using Hiro's abilities to "cheat" at gambling, they are riding an escalator dressed in identical suits. This is an homage to Rain Man, when Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman are in Vegas, also using a special ability to gain the upper hand in gambling, and are also in identical suits on the escalator.

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6th Feb 2019

Heroes (2006)

Season 1 generally

Trivia: On the floor of Isaac's loft, the painting of the New York explosion was originally done in black and white. The pilot episode and a couple others where shot with the black and white floor. The color was added in post-production. After a couple of episodes of them having to digitally add color, and realizing they would be shooting in Isaac's loft a lot, the producers finally decided to have the floor painted to save time and production costs.

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27th Dec 2018

Talk Radio (1988)

Trivia: On the second night of the show, Kent calls back. He chats with Barry, then asks to come to the station. The very next caller is a guy named Joe, who says that Kent "needs a good bust in the chops." Joe also threatens to come to the station with harmful intent. Both callers are portrayed by the same actor.

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Trivia: C-3PO from Star Wars makes a cameo, and he is voiced by Anthony Daniels, the same actor who has played C-3PO in all of the Star Wars movies.

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Trivia: All of the classic Disney Princesses (Jasmine, Cinderella, Belle, Ariel, Rapunzel, etc) have a cameo. Cinderella and Snow White were recast, as their original actors are deceased. They also recast Aurora, as the lady who voiced her had long since retired. All of the other princesses featured were voiced by their original actors.

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Trivia: When Han and Chewbacca are introducing themselves to one another, Han says "Chewbacca" for the first and only time in the franchise. He never refers to him by that name again in any of the other Star Wars movies.

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Trivia: Anthony Daniels once again portrays C-3P0, making him the only actor to appear in all 8 episodes. He also plays C-3P0 for a brief cameo in Rogue One.

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20th Jun 2017

Cars 3 (2017)

Trivia: When Cruise brings the mobile simulator to the beach, it makes the classic Apple startup sound that Mac computers make. Apple founder Steve Jobs funded Pixar in its early days and was a major reason for the company's success. The same sound can also be heard in Pixar's Wall-E.

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10th Jun 2015

Hitch (2005)

Trivia: Robinne Lee plays a past lover of Hitch, who we only see in flashbacks. The same actress is also in the movie Seven Pounds, and again plays a past lover of a Will Smith character, and again is only seen in flashbacks.

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14th May 2015

48 Hours (1982)

Trivia: Sonny Landham plays Billy. He meets his end when he is faced with an opponent who out matches him. But right before he does, he bravely takes out a large knife and decides to challenge his opponent anyway, coming to a rather quick demise. In the movie Predator, Sonny Landham again plays a character named Billy, who meets his demise in a very similar fashion. Shirtless and brave again, he brandishes what appears to be the same large knife to challenge an opponent who has the upper hand. And loses again.

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