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13 Facts About 'Married With Children' That Will Just Make You Miss The Show Even More

It's hard to believe the Bundy's have been off the air for 20 years, because reruns of Married With Children are still fresh and funny to this day.Here are 13 facts you probably never knew about the classic sitcom:1. The Lost EpisodeThe show's racy storylines attracted a lot of attention, including a letter-writing campaign over "anti-family" content that made advertisers pull their money from the show. Ironically, these protests only made the series more popular.BundyologyBut censors still cracked down on sex after the campaign, and wound up taking one episode from season three, "I'll See You In

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13 Magical Facts About Jim Henson's 'Labyrinth'

While we think of Labyrinth as a classic '80s movie, it was actually a flop when it first came out.Jim Henson's dark and bizarre fantasy adventure (and his last feature film) only gained a cult following when it was released on VHS. We watched it over and over again as kids, but there are some small details you probably missed.1. It took six people to work the Hoggle puppetLucasfilmActress Shari Weiser was inside the Hoggle suit, while four puppeteers worked the outside of the costume. Brian Henson, director Jim Henson's son, provided Hoggle's voice, and also controlled the

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15 Annoying Things We Definitely Don't Miss About Playing Video Games In The '90s

Do we wish we could go back in time, and play all our favorite classic video games without worrying about jobs, family, or other distractions?Absolutely. But while we're making wishes, there's a few other things we'd like to change. Yes, we made a lifetime of happy memories with our old games, but they could be a real pain some times. Technological limitations, bad design, and bizarre choices made gaming in the '90s a pretty stressful experience.Here's 15 things we don't miss about gaming in the '90s:1. Running out of batteries for your handheld consoles Four AAs could

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20 Toys That Were On Everyone's Christmas List In 1987

Kids these days. What do they know about real toys? These days kids are more likely to ask their parents for in-app purchases than an action figure. Maybe that's just how things are now, but it makes us long for the Christmas mornings of our childhoods. Here are 20 toys every kid was asking for 30 years ago:1. Lazer TagFuture War StoriesVersions of this toy, which brought laser tag action into your home, are still around today. But Lazer Tag was a real phenomenon when it came out in 1986. Sadly, a 19-year-old was killed in 1987 after police

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Almost 20 Years After They Left TV, What Happened To The Winslows?

We all loved watching Urkel upset the Winslow family with his wacky antics, but did you know the show was a spin-off of Perfect Strangers?Family Matters left the airwaves in 1998, and since then the cast have been keeping busy. Let's see what they've been up to through the years:1. Telma Hopkins (Rachel Crawford) Before Hopkins was an actress, she was part of the vocal group Tony Orlando and Dawn. She had regular roles on sitcoms like Bosom Buddies and Gimme a Break! before joining Family Matters as Harriette Winslow's sister.ZimbioAfter the show ended, Hopkins starred in

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11 Creepy Toys From Our Childhood That Still Give Us Nightmares

Maybe you weren't a total fraidy-cat like me, but being a kid is still a pretty terrifying experience.While we all dream of going back to the days without work or responsibilities, we forget how scary it was just to walk down into a dark, empty basement when we were kids. Even playtime wasn't safe, because some of our toys could be downright disturbing. These 11 were the creepiest by far:1. The Chatter TelephoneAmino AppsIf your toddler has been fed, changed, taken his nap, and has eaten a full meal, but he still won't stop crying, it's probably because

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The 21 Absolute Weirdest 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Novels

When we were kids, we couldn't get enough of these addictive novels that put you in the driver's seat.Writer Edward Packard revolutionized kids' books when he wrote the first "Choose Your Own Adventure" novel, but his flagship series inspired some pretty odd titles. Here are 21 of the series' most bizarre entries:1. Prisoner of the Ant PeopleBantam BooksAs you can probably guess from this insane cover, this books puts you in the middle of inter-planetary intrigue as you combat the Evil Power Master and his Ant People. "Evil Power Master?" Isn't that name a little obvious? How about

90s

10 Facts About 'Office Space' Including What "PC Load Letter" Really Means

When Office Space came out in 1999, it gave people everywhere an excuse to quit their crummy job. Seriously.Director Mike Judge says that to this day people tell him they stopped putting up with their bosses after seeing this movie. If you're still wondering what the heck a TPS report is after all these years, check out these 10 facts about the movie:1. It began as a Liquid Television shortWhen Mike Judge was an engineer, he had an actual coworker named Milton, who really threatened to quit because his desk kept being moved. Judge went on to create