80s

Can We Talk About What's Going On With Randy Quaid?

Randy Quaid has been around Hollywood for a fairly long time. When he was just 23 years old, Quaid was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film, The Last Detail. Best ActorOlder brother of Dennis Quaid, Randy became a household name for his role in National Lampoon's Vacation as Cousin Eddie. Quaid married Ella Marie Jolly in 1980, and the two welcomed a daughter, Amanda Marie, in 1983. In 1986, however, the couple split after just six years of marriage. The divorce was finalized in 1989, and Quaid says it was all on him. "I

90s

9 Facts About "The Witches" That Might Turn You Into A Mouse

In 1983, Roald Dahl released his dark fairytale, The Witches. The book was relatively popular, but it wasn't until Jim Henson and director Niclas Roeg brought it to the big screen in 1990 that people truly appreciated how terrifying and dark it was. AmazonThe movie featured Anjelica Huston as the Grand High Witch, whose plan is to turn all children into mice. A young boy overhears the witches discussing the plan at a convention, and they test out the formula on him first. The boy must fight against the witches with some help from the hotel manager, played by Rowan

90s

8 Insanely Popular Shows You Didn't Know Were Spin-Offs

Most spin-offs aren't that popular, see: Joey, That 80s Show, and The Brady Brides. But a lot of our favorite shows actually are spin-offs, you just didn't know it. 1. Saved By The BellPopSugarYou can thank a bad Disney Channel series called Good Morning, Miss Bliss for your favorite gang of high school students. The original series still featured the characters (and actors) of Zack, Screesh, Lisa, and Mr. Belding, but the show focused on a character named Miss Bliss. After 13 episodes, it was clear that Miss Bliss was no good, so they re-worked the show and added Slater,

80s

10 Celebrities Banned From Saturday Night Live

We can all admit that Saturday Night Live is certainly not what it used to be. The current sketches are often dry, and the talent is nowhere near its prime. But that doesn't mean we don't tune in once in a while when a big-name celebrity hosts, just to see what might happen. If you watched in older seasons, however, it seemed like every week there was some controversial moment that made headlines. Some of them were behind the scenes, and even got celebrities banned. 1. Steven SeagalWikipediaThe action star was big in the 80s and 90s, and in 1991

00s

'The Prince Of Egypt' Was Insanely Star Studded And You Had No Idea

We've all watched 'The Prince of Egypt' at some point in our lives. The 1998 Dreamworks classic told the story of Moses and the Book of Exodus and made over $218 million at the box office. But even though we all know the story (and the timeless Mariah Carey/Whitney Houston duet), do you even remember who incredibly flawless the cast was? Val Kilmer as Moses/GodDreamworksThat's right. Kilmer has not only played Batman but he has also played one of the most-worshiped beings of all time. Ralph Fiennes as RamsesDreamworksBefore he was Lord Voldemort, Ralph Fiennes voiced Moses' step-brother.

70s

The Bizarre Story Behind This Famous Photo Of Richard Nixon And Elvis Presley

If you're old enough to remember The King, you've probably seen this famous picture of him shaking hands with President Richard Nixon.Maybe you thought it was a joke, or some kind of fake photo, but it's 100% real and the true story behind this famous meeting is impossible to imagine.This picture has inspired 2 movies and remains the most requested photograph in the history of America's National Archives, but what exactly brought this rock and roll icon to the White House?Smithsonian MagazineElvis famously collected cars and guns, but he also had a passion for police badges.The

90s

The Live-Action Mulan Has An Infuriating Difference

If you were getting excited about Disney's live-action remake of Mulan, I have some terrible news for you. It's been revealed that the study producing Mulan was dumb enough to decide to make the move NOT A MUSICAL. "Yes, from what I understand, no songs right now, much to the horror of my children," said director Niki Caro. Well maybe your clearly-smarter-than-you children should make the movie then, huh?HOW IS MULAN SUPPOSED TO GET DOWN TO BUSINESS TO DEFEAT THE HUNS?GiphyTo make matters even worse Li Shang, Mulan's love interest, won't even be in the movie. He's going

Retro

Remember Reba's TV Show? This Is The Cast Now

"My roots are planted in the past, though my life is changing fast. Who I am is who I wanna be. A single mom who works two jobs, who loves her kids and never stops. With gentle hands and the heart of a fighter. I'm a survivor!"When you heard those lyrics, you knew the next 30 minutes was going to be good. Reba was one of the last true family TV shows that gave us laughter, love, and family values. You could sit with your kids and know there wouldn't be any inappropriate scenes. It was all-around amazing. The

Retro

"Little Star" Was The Weirdest Show You Probably Don't Remember

Growing up, we had a lot of kids show to watch. Some great, some not so great. One of those "not so great" shows was something called Little Star. It was an...odd...mix of both animation and terrifying puppets. The opening credits take you through space, where the planets are actually fruit? And a dog? Because that's OBVIOUSLY what happens in space. Even on IMDB there's limited information on this show. "The heroes live on "Mimosa", a beautiful well-equipped space station that travels through the galaxy. Little Star is a charming fairy space that follows a cheerful team during

Retro

Do You Remember The Big Comfy Couch Clock Stretch?

"Are you ready? Are you ready? Are you ready to clown around? With Lunette and Molly, a clown and her dolly, on the BIG. COMFY. COUCH."Once you heard those words coming from the TV, it was time for everyone in the house to shut up so you could watch your favorite show.Lunette was many things, but subtle was not one of them. If she did something, she did it BIG. Which is probably why she chose to stretch every morning on a giant clock rug. Who cares why she did it, though? Odds are, I was on the