Best TV trivia of 1996

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Halloween Candy - S3-E6

Trivia: Frank dresses up as Frankenstein in this episode for an in-joke alluding to the role he played in 1974's Young Frankenstein.

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Trivia: When this series was shown on Canadian television, it was called "Beasties."

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Dick's Big Giant Headache (1) - S4-E23

Trivia: When the Solomons meet the Big Giant Head at the airport and ask how his flight was, he says that it was horrible because when he looked out the airplane window, he saw something on the wing of the plane. Dick responds that the same thing happened to him. William Shatner appeared in the 1960's Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" in which a gremlin tried to destroy the wing of a plane. John Lithgow appeared in "Twilight Zone: The Movie" playing the same character in the same situation.

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Helga's Makeover/The Old Building - S1-E4

Trivia: Helga walks by the "Law Office of Garcia, James A."; Tricia Garcia is the storyboard artist for this episode.

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Good as Gold - S1-E49

Trivia: Steve Cardenas, who plays Rocky, did not make a personal appearance in this episode - only in morphed form.

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Trivia: During the opening credits of the first seasons, there is a dog taking a dump on the sidewalk.

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Toy Surprise - S2-E12

Trivia: For some reason there is a picture of Batman's eye on Miss Parker's desk. It is between the picture of her and her father and a candy bowl. It looks like the Val Kilmer Batman, but I'm not sure. (00:00:25)

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Trivia: The episode titled, "Dexter's Rude Removal" was never aired on the Cartoon Network because of inappropriate content. However, it has been shown in comic conventions and in private viewing. This is currently (as of January 2004) the only Dexter episode to never air on the Cartoon Network.

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In Brightest Day... - S3-E7

Trivia: When Kyle is knocked into the airfield by Siniestro, he crashes into a Sabre jet. As he recovers, we read the pilot's name as Col. Hal Jordan. This is the name of the second, Silver Age Green Lantern.

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Steve Gets the Sniffles - S2-E1

Trivia: During a mailtime segment, there's a rare Blue's Clues poster visible.

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Trivia: Famous (and infamous) science fiction writer Harlan Ellison actually wrote and narrated the opening voice-over that sometimes occurs before episodes.

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The Return of the Beast: Part 1 - S1-E1

Trivia: When we see the flashback of the accident that caused Bruce Banner to become the Hulk, at first we see the Hulk colored gray and then slowly turn green. This is a reference to the comics, in which the Hulk was gray in his original appearance.

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Lamentation (1) - S1-E18

Trivia: As Frank is running up the stairs in the FBI, just before he meets Peter you can see "Mulder and Scully" walking down the stair case - this is in fact David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson's stand-ins, but they do look a lot like them.

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