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10 Facts About 'Roseanne' That Will Make You Miss The Original Series

Roseanne will be back in just a few short months, but now is the best time to catch up on our old favorites. There are a lot of things about the classic series that we may not know, and it might change how you feel about the revival. ABCRoseanne Barr's first TV show obviously helped her career, but how much do you really know about the classic sitcom? Find out now! 1. Because Roseanne was successful, other stand up comedians got their own showsSplitsiderBetween Roseanne and Seinfeld, TV executives were realizing that stand up comedians were a great resource for

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15 Facts About 'ThunderCats' That'll Have You Yelling "ThunderCats, Ho!"

Thunder...Thunder...ThunderCats! Even today, every time we hear those words it takes us right back to the 80s, when after school wind down meant tuning in to watch a badass group of feline humanoids from planet Thundera fend off their enemies, who followed them to Third Earth. The show was so good that it spawned comic books, toys and video games. It may not have been as popular as GI: Joe or Transformers, but those who watched it religiously knew that the show had heart and taught us many lessons. ThunderCats eventually faded into obscurity, but fans of the

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Remember Ernest? The Strange Life Story Of A Forgotten Movie Star

If your childhood was anything like mine, you probably wore out the tapes of movies like Ernest Goes to Camp by playing them over and over again.Still hilarious.Buena VistaBut you also probably wondered the same question I did: who was Ernest? Obviously we knew that Ernest was a funny guy who always wore the same clothes and got into wacky hijinks, but why did they make so many movies about this Ernest guy anyways? It turns out that the character had a long and interesting career."KnowwhuImean?"Hey Vern It's ErnestErnest was played by

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14 Facts About 'MacGyver' Made Only From A Toothpick And A Wristwatch

While MacGyver may be part of the reboot series phenomenon, there's something about a classic that just seems so authentic- and we can't get enough of it!Even though the show ended in 1992, the inventive agent has remained part of our pop culture with parodies on Saturday Night Live and commercials starring Richard Dean Anderson. "MacGyver" has even become a verb! He taught us to never underestimate our resources, with thousands of uses for duct tape and a Swiss Arm Knife. There are some awesome facts you didn't know about this seven-year series that taught and entertained us. 1.

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7 Bob Ross Products That Every Happy Little Fan Needs

Bob Ross is an absolute treasure. There is no doubt in my mind that he was a saint and we were lucky to have lived at a time where we could witness his genius. His ability to calmly paint some of the most stunning pictures while giving out little pieces of wisdom that apply so well to everyone's lives. There are no mistakes, we have happy accidents! PBSHe is full of joy and cheer, and has managed to bring an entire generation of people joy. It seems now more than ever we need his positive demeanor and cheerful nature, and

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14 Totally Rad Beauty Products That Every 80s Girl Swore By

The 80s was a time of gravity-defying hair, flashy clothes, bold makeup and funky gadgets. While a lot of products from that era continue to exist today, there were many that faded into obscurity. There were as many cool products as there was wacky, but things wouldn't have been the same had they not existed. Here are 14 cool, wacky, and totally rad beauty products that every girl who grew up in the 80s owned:1. Press-on NailsBlue MaizeBetween time spent working out to jazzercise videos and styling your hair, there wasn't enough left to sit through a manicure session.

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How 'WarGames' Freaked Out Ronald Reagan And Ticked Off The Military

It's hard to believe today, but when it was released in 1983 WarGames - a silly little sci-fi movie starring Matthew Broderick - absolutely terrified the leader of the free world. Public enemy number one.KitGuruFor those of you who missed this genuinely fun movie, it stars Broderick as computer hacker David, who accidentally hacks into NORAD's top secret threat-detection computer the WOPR, inspired by a real NORAD machine named the BRGR - get it? Whopper, burger? Of course, while trying to play games on this computer, David accidentally triggers a thermonuclear war.In a race against time to stop

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6 Facts About 'The Golden Girls' That Even The Most Die-Hard Fans Probably Haven't Heard

Before there was Carrie & Co., there was Rose, Dorothy, Blanche, and Sophia. Golden Girls was the daring sitcom that followed glamorous grannies and beloved by anyone who couldn't help but smile at their antics. We all remember the then-shocking bedroom humor from Miami's most provocative senior debutantes, whether we watched the show ourselves or looked on in horror as our mothers cracked up at their innuendos and sexual escapades. Little did we know there was a ton of drama going on backstage that would have made for an interesting few episodes by itself! Let's see how much you know about

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12 Facts About Doogie Howser That Will Leave You Blogging About It

Neil Patrick Harris wasn't always known as Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother. From 1989 to 1993, Harris was known as Doogie Howser M.D., and he will never live it down. Doogie was a child doctor (no, not a pediatrician) who was dealing with patients and puberty. What a combo. But there are some things about Doogie Howser you probably didn't read about on his blog. 1. The Network Hated Harris and the ShowLions of LibertyABC was not pleased with Neil Patrick Harris as the lead, and they also didn't care for the show in general. But