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Thursday, March 07, 2013

Micah: Why is your face covered with food?
Mickey: Because I was doing what my mother told me to do.
Micah: What did she tell you to do?
Mickey: To shut my mouth and eat my dinner. emoticon
What wood was used to make Harry Potter’s magic wand? How about Voldemort’s wand?

Harry’s wand was made of holly; Voldemort’s was made of yew. Both had a phoenix-feather core—from the same phoenix.
Mork from Ork

In 1978, Happy Days creator Garry Marshall asked his young son Scott, who didn’t watched his dad’s show, what would make him tune in. Scott didn’t like sitcoms, but he loved Star Wars. So he answered, “If it had a space alien in it.” Marshall ordered his staff to write an episode about an alien. After auditioning more than 20 people, he gave Robin Williams the part when he sat on a chair upside down. Mork, and Williams, then got their own show, Mork & Mindy, which ran for four seasons. (Nanu, nanu!)

British actor with most hours logged on American TV: Angela Lansbury.
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