Best TV trivia of 2001

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Trivia: Clark always wears blue and red clothes (or at least one of these colors). No surprise that when he got his Superman costume, he chose those same colors.

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Trivia: Ben Sullivan, Dr. Cox's best friend and brother-in-law, loves his camera and takes pictures everywhere he goes. Brendan Fraser, who plays Ben, has a great interest for photography in real life.

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Trivia: Throughout the show, the number 47 appears many times. There are multiple room 47's (where Syd found the Circumference in season 1 and the room in her memories from season 3, among others.), there are 47 Rambaldi artifacts, and page 47 of the Rambaldi manuscript was the page that had Sydney's picture on it.

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Trivia: Actor Patrick McGuinness, who plays Paddy the doorman is actually Peter Kay's best friend in real life. They also appear in a John Smith advert together.

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24 (2001)

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7:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. - S1-E20

Trivia: Lou Diamond Phillips made two appearances on the show, as Mark DeSalvo, the security chief where Victor Drazen is being held. Philips and star Kiefer Sutherland are known for having worked together in Young Guns and Young Guns 2.

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Chin Up! / Dog's Day Afternoon! - S1-E5

Trivia: The Crimson Chin is played by Jay Leno. That's why they say that he was a "struggling talk show host" when he got bitten by a radioactive celebrity.

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Regeneration - S2-E23

Trivia: A film reference to Star Trek: First Contact: Archer says something about a group of cybernetic creatures (The Borg), that tried to stop Cochrane from launching his mission into space that was stopped by a group of humanoids, that were also from the future (USS Enterprise NCC 1701-E).

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Trivia: Andrew McFarlane has played two characters on the show, who were both Claire's boyfriend. He first appeared in the season 1 episode "Breaking Up and Breaking It" as Roger, Claire's boyfriend who was more interested in playing video games with Michael than being with Claire. He then landed the recurring role of Tony, Claire's religious boyfriend. He first appeared as Tony in the season 2 episode "Letting Go".

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Crossroads - S1-E5

Trivia: In the scene where the Red Devils toast the 101st Airborne, when the camera shows the assembled soldiers you'll see Tom Hanks as one of the Red Devils in a beret at the back left (5 or 6 men in) with his right hand on his hip. His head moves forwards to become obscured behind another soldier. (00:30:30)

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Van's Agent - S4-E4

Trivia: As everyone is getting ready to welcome Sadie, Barbara-Jean randomly says, "Jerry Maguire is my favorite movie." Mellisa Peterman (Barbara-Jean) played Hooker 2 in Fargo which was up against Jerry Maguire for a Best Picture Oscar.

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Trivia: In series 5 in the episode "Fresh Lick," when Tam shows Navid the video tape in the back of the shop, the customer gets impatient and says she is going to Kohli's. This is a mention to Navid's actor Sanjeev Kohli.

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Season 4 generally

Trivia: In the promos for season 4 you see the characters shopping in a small grocery store to the song "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone. This is a tribute to a scene in the movie "Point of No Return" where Bridgette Fonda's character does the same thing.

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II (The Samurai called Jack) - S1-E2

Trivia: Some of the dogs working at the mine look like ones from "2 Stupid Dogs".

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Pilot - S1-E1

Trivia: The name of Byers' father is Bertram. In The X Files episode, "The Unusual Suspects," Byers tells the police that his name is John Fitzgerald Byers, born on 11/22/63, and that before JFK's assassination, his parents were going to name him Bertram.

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Trivia: "Stress Position" was the first time Chris Noth had played Mike Logan since Exiled: A Law & Order Movie.

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Trivia: In the movie, a soldier called Petronius unsuccessfully tries to murder the emperor Valentinian. The name "Petronius" was probably chosen because in reality the emperor was eventually killed by a senator called Petronius.

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Trivia: Adam is the first scripted trans-gender teen character in television history (not including documentaries or one-time guest roles).

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Fiend is Like Friend Without the 'R' - S1-E4

Trivia: Nergal is the villain introduced in this episode. "Nergal" originally was the name of the Babylonian God of Fire and Guardian of the Underworld. In the Bible, he is one of the demons allied with Satan himself. In the series Nergal is associated with the underworld and fire.

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Trivia: In the final episode of series 6, you can see the brand name on the crisp packet that kills Kelly. It is Nickson's - named after Susan Nickson, who created the series.

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Rated Aargh - S1-E18

Trivia: When Lizzie, Miranda and Gordo are discussing movies and talking about seeing the R-rated movie, Miranda says "I can't stand watching another movie about a talking pig!" Lalaine, who plays Miranda, provided additional voices for both Babe and Babe: Pig in the City.

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