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11 TV Theme Songs That Secretly Have Lyrics

Chances are, you’ve been humming these classic TV theme songs for years. Now you can get their lyrics stuck in your head, too. 1. We mentioned last week that Andy Griffith recorded a version of “The Fishing Hole” – AKA the theme song to The Andy Griffith Show – that was replaced by the all-whistling version. [...]

Beyonce’s "All the Trekkie Ladies"

(Video Link) Not sufficiently retro for you? Then you could try the Andy Griffith version of “Single Ladies.” As for me, I think that we should start an Internet movement to summon Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, and LeVar Burton together to present a real-life version of this video. -via The Mary Sue | Previously: Wrinkled Ladies

Statues from Movies and TV

Detroit mayor Dave Bing reached out to citizens of the internet for suggestions for how to invigorate his city. One of the suggestions that came in yesterday was that Detroit should erect a statue of Robocop, from the 1987 film Robocop, which was set in Detroit. The mayor seemed to dismiss the idea out of [...]

The Mayberry/Star Trek Connection

Star Trek and The Andy Griffith Show were sometimes filmed on the same lot. Specifically, the episodes “Miri” and “City on the Edge of Forever” used the lot that was also used to represent the town of Mayberry. You can view more pictures of this connection at the link. Link via reddit | Image: Paramount

Remembering the People of Mayberry

The Andy Griffith Show (TAGS) premiered on television on October 3rd, 1960. That means Sunday will mark the show’s 50th anniversary! There are events scheduled all over the country (and on TV) to celebrate this milestone. In the series’ eight-year run, we got to know the residents of Mayberry as if they were our own [...]

15 Famous People Who Used to Teach

Students, we know you may not be all that ecstatic about seeing your teachers – and the homework they assign – as the school year starts up. Pay attention in class, though; you never know what hidden talents your teachers might have. Just look at all of these famous former teachers: 1. Gene Simmons The tongue-flicking [...]