Best TV easter eggs of all time

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Season 3 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 4, go to the Special Features from the main menu. On this menu, type in 742 (the Simpsons' house number) to view some hidden sketches. (Note: You may have to press Enter between each of the numbers.).

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Season 10 generally

Easter egg: Go on to the special features on the last disk and hit right on the first option.

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Season 4 generally

Easter egg: On disc 1 of the Red Dwarf series IV DVD enter the 'select episode' option. Before you reach the episode menu there is a sequence including a scutter which grabs a tape. When you see the scutter with the tape press enter and you will be taken to perhaps the best easter egg in all the Red Dwarf DVDs, the Red Dwarf actors actually having an easter egg hunt during the commentary recording session.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On the extras menu, there are hidden segments (on the different parts of the ship ex:the deflector dish.). Use your controller to find them all.

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The Final Frontier - S5-E6

Easter egg: On Disc 2 of the season 5 DVD set, enter the bonus features menu. Below the selection for the main menu, there is an image of a UFO. Select it for a short behind-the-scenes clip showing the construction of the "Nebula 9 Fan Experience" set.

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The War Games - S6-E7

Easter egg: On the second disk, go to the subtitles menu, scroll to the second option down and press right. This will bring up the words "Doctor Who" underneath. Press enter to watch him standing trial before two sock puppets.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On the main menu for Season 1 Disc 1 press right to highlight the limo. Press enter to view the film poster for the film 'Planet of the Clams'.

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Season 3 generally

Easter egg: There are 10 easter eggs on the Season three DVD. Here are the ones for disc one. 1. Go to Easter Eggs and press Enter. Go to Hints and press up twice. 2. At the main Title screen, make sure Play All Episodes is Highlighted and press left three times. 3. Go to Episode select and press enter. Go to the Return button and press down twice. 4. Go to Episode Selection and press Enter. Go to Episode 5 and press up three times. Easter Eggs for Disc Two. 5. Go to Episode Selection and press right twice. 6. Go to Episode Selection and press Enter. Go to Episode 9 and press up three times. 7. Go to Episode Selection and press Enter. Go to Episode 14 and press right twice. Easter Eggs for Disc Three. 8. Go to Episode Select and press down twice. 9. Go to Episode Select and press Enter. Go to Episode 16 and press up twice. 10. Go to Episode Select and press Enter. Go all the way to the last three episodes on the Episode Select and go to the Return button and press down twice.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 6, go to the Bonus Features section. Scroll down to the second option, and the light in the cabin on the right hand corner of the screen goes on. Click on it and you'll find a surprise.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On both the first and second season DVD sets insert the special features disc of each set. When the menu comes up press your left arrow, then your right arrow. A star will appear below the menu options. On the season one special features disc there is an interview with the chief security guard of the set. On season two they discuss the fishbowl on the desk of C.J.Craig.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: Season 1 DVD - Highlight Episode 2 on the main menu. Then click your right arrow once, and the blue thumbtack will be highlighted. Hit "Enter" and you will see Season 1, Episode 10 (Burning Man Festival) with the audio turned down very low and the cast members reenacting the sounds, including the theme music.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: Season 1 Disc 3: From the Settings menu, turn on the commentary and subtitles, wait 60 seconds, and you'll see two minutes of special effects test footage from "Spacefall."

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: In the special features on Disc 6, select "The Making of Criminal Minds" and press up on your remote. A small "x" should become highlighted. Select it to view the presentation of the "First Annual Gooby Awards", a collection of fictional awards for the cast and crew.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: Season One set, Disc 4: From Main Menu, go to Set-Up and press the down arrow. A red hexagon appears. Click on this for an un-aired trailer.

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Christmas Special (1) - S99-E1

Easter egg: Go to the special features and go down to 'If you don't know me by now.' Wait until the photocopier starts copying, then press LEFT.

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Show generally

Easter egg: In disc 1 of the DVD, play the Marjorie Dawes section in the character play list, then play the Lou and Andy sketches, and you get the option to crash the disc. Press yes 3 times and Lou crashes the disc, and Andy says "Oh no, its crashed".

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Show generally

Easter egg: Watch the main menu on the second disk of the season 2 DVD. Let the music play through once, then press 'right'. A yellow monkey head will appear. If you click that, a rap about Naboo the Shaman will play accompanied by clips of Naboo from the show.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On the 7th Disc, under Special Features there are 3 extra interviews that you can watch. 1) Highlight "Creating Enterprise" then use left arrow to highlight the top Enterprise model and press enter/play, 2) Highlight "Cast Impressions" then use the left arrow to highlight the middle Enterprise model and press enter/play, and 3) select "more" to go to the second page of special features, Highlight "Admiral Forrest takes Center Stage" and press the left arrow to highlight the middle Enterprise model and press enter/play.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On Disc 2, go to the Deleted Scenes menu and then hit Right once your there. A hidden "Viva La Bam" logo should appear, click it to see extra intro footage. Funny stuff.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 4, on the second special features page, highlight 'Joss sings the theme' and then hit the left arrow. Hit enter, and it will play a clip of Adam Baldwin singing the 'Hero of Canton' song from "Jaynestown".

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Scrubs (2001)

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Season 6 generally

Easter egg: On the third disc of season 6, select "bonus features." Once the bonus features menu appears, press up and the cherries next to the "next" button should have a red circle around them. Press enter to see Bill Lawrence and Randall Winston discuss season 7 plot points.

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Lost (2004)

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On Disk 2, go to Episodes, select Main Menu and hit the right arrow - this selects the chair of the cockpit (where the pilot put the radio). When selecting this, the French distress call the survivors later receive is heard. Yes, you hit the RIGHT arrow and the cursor goes LEFT.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On many (if not all) of the DVD sets, if you use the arrow buttons on the remote, you can highlight different parts of the station. This allows you to view small clips of interviews and such.

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Show generally

Easter egg: If you go to the extras menu, there are certain hidden segments (mostly called 'the red shirt logs'). Use your controller to search for them.

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The Ex-Files - S1-E5

Easter egg: When you get into the menu for The Ex-Files, highlight play episode and press up. You will be treated to an unadvertised outtake.

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Show generally

Easter egg: Enter the episode select screen on disc 1 then press title to return to the main menu. Remain idle on the main menu and you will hear an interview with Chris Morris and Peter O'Hanraha-hanrahan about the destruction of the world trade center.

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Season 6 generally

Easter egg: On the second DVD from select the episode 'Once More With Feeling.' In the following screen go to the 'Language Selection' and there highlight the menu entry 'English for the hearing-impaired.' Now press the 'Left' arrow key on your remote control and the Buffy 'B' will be highlighted giving you access to 3-minutes worth of footage from the soundtrack signing at Tower Records in Los Angeles. On the fifth disc select the episode 'Normal Again' and then go to the 'Language Selection.' Highlight 'English for the hearing-impaired' and then press the 'Left'. You will now see a sign saying that there is a 'Computer Download' available for the episode call sheet.

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Season 2 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 2 of series 2, enter 'Anglian Alan', press up once to highlight a video in the background, press enter to see fictious credits to Crash Bang Wallop What a video.

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Season 3 generally

Easter egg: In the Special Features section of the third season's DVD, you can find a comment on why there are an English and a Japanese version of the title song, together with a medley with both versions alternating along with scenes from the season's episode. In order to find it, you have to go onto Mas' symbol on his chest.

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24 (2001)

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Season 6 generally

Easter egg: On the Special Features disc, with "Season 7 Preview" selected, press up on the remote. A small "24" will appear. Select it to see the scene of Jack and Chloe on "The Simpsons."

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