Charlie's Angels

Trivia: The original actor who had been cast as Charlie had a drinking problem, and couldn't deliver his lines properly. John Forsythe got called up by creator Aaron Spelling after midnight on a Friday night and was asked to record lines ASAP because the show had to be aired Monday night. He headed straight down to the studio at 20th Century Fox, still in his slippers and pyjamas, recorded the lines and went straight back to bed.


Trivia: David Doyle plays John Bosley in this series. The surname Bosley was an in-joke reference to the fact that Doyle was often misidentified as Tom Bosley, who played Howard Cunningham in "Happy Days".

Trivia: Throughout the entire series, John Forsythe's name was left off the credits. This was done on the request of Forsythe as he felt it would add more mystery to the show.

Trivia: It's been said Cheryl Ladd hated Shelley Hack due to her size intimidating her. She also had Edward J. Lasko reduce Hack's number of lines. Some have reported Shelley would go home in tears which would lead to her resignation at the end of Season 4. Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl wouldn't talk to her at lunch and sat together away from her.


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Question: How is it possible that Kelly got shot in the head two separate times and is still a private eye?

Answer: She had the kind of incredibly fortunate recoveries that only television writers can provide.

Michael Albert

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