Best TV trivia of 2017

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Trivia: Zoe Perry, who plays Sheldon's mother Mary, is the daughter of Laurie Metcalf, who plays Mary on The Big Bang Theory.

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Into the Forest I Go - S1-E9

Trivia: Paul says to Dr Cruz that they will take a trip to La Boheme. That is an homage to Paul's role on Rent, where he sings La Vie Boheme.

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Tricia Webster
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Trivia: Its teaser trailers are, for the most part, out-take footage that doesn't actually appear in the episodes. For example, in the scene in which ShadowMoon and Mr. Wednesday first meet aboard the airliner, the teaser trailer uses completely different camera shots and different performances from the actors. In the actual episode, the camera shots and performances for the same scene are noticeably different.

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Charles Austin Miller
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Season 1 generally

Trivia: While Danny is talking with Luke at the restaurant, he says "We make quite a team". That's a reference to the comic book Power Man and Iron Fist.

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Into the Fold - S1-E8

Trivia: At the start of the episode, the way Dr Finn's son is trying to wake her up is the same as when Stewie tried to wake Lois up in the Family Guy episode "Stewie Loves Lois", also by Seth MacFarlane.

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Trivia: Ben Barnes plays Frank Castle's friend Billy Russo. In Stardust he played the father of Charlie Cox, who plays Daredevil in another Marvel/Netflix series.

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Jon Sandys



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